Countryside Cottage near Lake Minnetonka in Independence, Minnesota

Independence, Minnesota (United States)
1 unit
14 guest capacity

Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly

This inviting, countryside cottage is located near Lake Minnetonka in Independence, Minnesota and can comfortably accommodate up to 14 guests. The retreat boasts three elegantly designed bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and one half bathroom. The first bedroom has one queen-size bed and two full-size beds. The room's pitched ceiling and stylish decor add to its cozy atmosphere and make for the perfect bonding escape. The second bedroom has two twin beds and more relaxing, countryside-inspired accents. The third bedroom has one queen-size bed, along with an inviting, carpeted floor and beautiful views of the surrounding greenery. A fourth sleeping area can be found on the lower level, where there are two more twin beds and one full-size bed. In the first full bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a combined shower and bath with beautiful subway tiles and warm, wooden decor. The second full bathroom has a toilet, a sink, and a shower. A half bathroom with a toilet and a sink is also provided for guests' convenience. Linens and towels are provided.

In the inviting living room, guests will find a comfortable sofa and an armchair with an ottoman. The room's large windows offer views to the outside and floods of natural light. The warm and cheerful decor make this room the perfect place to unwind and relax in good company. A separate television space is also provided on the ground floor with two wicker chairs. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a stove, an oven, a coffeemaker, and a refrigerator. Two dining areas are included in the cottage, with plenty of sitting space for all guests. Other amenities include a washing machine and dryer, on-site parking, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Outside, there is an acre of lush, green lawn and tall, striking trees that surround the accommodation. A back deck with outdoor furniture makes for the ideal place to relax under the stars after a long day of exploring all that the area has to offer, and the countryside setting provides glampers with an authentic escape for the bustle of everyday life. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Running water
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Electricity
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • Bathroom
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Television
  • Toilet
  • Iron
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining table
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Coffeemaker
  • Dining room
  • Oven
  • Washer
  • Linens
  • Heating
  • Twin/Single bed

This luxurious property is fully prepared to provide guests with the perfect, countryside getaway. Complimentary Wi-Fi and a television are provided for guests' entertainment, along with a washing machine and dryer for their convenience. Heating and air conditioning ensure comfort despite the weather outside, and the acre of land that surrounds the accommodation allows for guests to take in the nature around them, as well as offers children the chance to play in a safe, open space.

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Guest Services

  • Laundry service

Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Museums
  • Shopping

This gorgeous retreat is located in Independence, Minnesota, and is surrounded by beautiful countryside views with tall trees and lush, green fields. The getaway sits just a short distance from the Lake Minnetonka area, allowing for easy access to water sports and points of interest such as Wayzata Beach, the Noerenberg Memorial Gardens, and the Luce Line Trail. Other great outdoor attractions such as Minnehaha Park, Lake Harriet, and the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway are also nearby. Located just 25 minutes from the city of Minneapolis, the property offers glampers close proximity to all of the city's main attractions, such as the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, while still providing a countryside setting with a true atmosphere of relaxation and escape. Read More


  • Whitewater rafting
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Biking
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Winter sports

This property's prime location allows glampers to take part in a wide variety of enjoyable activities. Guests can take advantage of the plethora of natural attractions within close reach, such as the Noerenberg Memorial Gardens and Wayzata Beach. The surrounding lakes offer opportunities for water sports such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing, along with spectacular animal watching. Great hiking trails can be found at the Minnehaha Regional Park and the Mississippi Gorge Regional Park, offering the chance to feel completely enveloped in the stunning natural beauty of Minnesota.

During winter months, this wonderful area provides the chance to snowmobile, cross-country ski, snowshoe, and ice fish. After exploring all the natural attractions that surround this property, guests can head over to the Minneapolis to enjoy its many museums, galleries, and cozy restaurants and cafes.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in:
    3 p.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
  • You will receive a full refund for the remaining nights and charged for one full nights stay if you cancel within 24 hours.
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Additional Information

This property does not allow smoking and is not pet-friendly.

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