Scenic Cabin Retreat Perfect for Groups near Caledonia, Minnesota
Guests will find an open-plan living, dining, and kitchen areas. Large windows provide views of the gardens and wildlife. The living room has three sofas, luxurious oak floors, butternut cabinets, and an exquisite piano. A separate family room has an excellent entertainment center and library. The room also includes a sleeping area for two.
The fully-equipped kitchen comes with an island, a modern coffeemaker, a toaster, dishes, and utensils. There is an oven and a stove for cooking, and a large fridge. The dining area has a wooden table, seating eight. Other amenities include a washing machine and dryer, an iron and board, and a television. Glampers can stay entertained with books, a DVD player, games, a stereo, and a television. There is also heating within the property and Wi-Fi is available.
Outside there is a stone fire pit and a charcoal grill for cooking. There is a large picnic area and lawn chairs for dining under the stars. Tomatoes, herbs, cucumbers, and peppers can be found growing in the garden while in season. Spacious yards and grassy clearings in the woods are ideal for relaxing or picking berries. A badminton net is also set-up for exercise.
There are car parking facilities on-site.
If the guest cancels 7 days or more prior to check in.
- Cell service
- Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Safe box
- Queen-size bed
- Dining room
- Game room
- Dining table
- Linens and pillows
- Twin/Single bed
- Fire pit
- BR/DVD player
- Washing machine
- Cooking basics
- Shared Barbecue
A badminton net is set up in one of the grassy clearings for the sporty-types. There is an expansive yard with a modern picnic table and lawn chairs for afternoon relaxation in the sun or stargazing at night. For cozy nights in, there is heating and Wi-Fi. Linens and towels are provided. Glampers can also make use of the on-site car parking facilities.
Location + Surroundings
Grampers can enjoy hiking, birdwatching, and hunting nearby. There are miles of maintained snowmobile trails in winter and guests can explore one of the many parks close to the cabin. Raspberries, strawberries, black caps, and blackberries grow on site during August and September. A range of wildlife, including eagles and hawks, can also be seen within the property.
The scenic Beaver Creek Valley State Park can be reached in under 10 minutes from the property. Viking Memorial Park is just one hour from the site while Trollskogen Park and the Swim Centre are both within 30 minutes’ drive. Ye Olde Opera House is just 20 minutes’ away while Schech’s Mill is only a mile from the property.
- Wildlife watching
Adventures and sports
- Winter sports
The property is located near several parks, nature trails, and entertainment venues. Guests can take a stroll along West Beaver Creek, just steps from the property, and into the Beaver Creek Valley State Park. In the park, there are beautiful flowers and birds to view, including the rare songbirds and kingfishers. In the stream, fishing enthusiasts can catch brown and brook trout. Just 20 minutes from the location, the Norwegian Ridge Birding and Nature Trails are perfect for year-round hiking. In the summer, guests can take on the one-mile, two-mile, or 3.5-mile tracks in their boots, or in winter snowshoeing is popular. Birdwatchers can also spot hawks, hummingbirds, owls, and bald eagles on the routes. Glampers can walk around the grounds of Viking Memorial Park or take a picnic to Trollskogen Park, within an hour of the cabin. The Swim Centre is also just 30 minutes’ drive for both kids and adults to enjoy.
The natural limestone bluffs are ideal for climbing and getting panoramic views across Spring Grove and the surrounding areas. Guests can take part in the Sawmill Trail which goes through the hardwood forest on the outskirts of Caledonia. The route is great for horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, and in winter snowmobiling, or snowshoeing. Indoor attractions include the historic Schech’s Mill and Ye Olde Opera House. Schech’s Mill is one of only three watermills still running solely on water power in Minnesota. Guests can take a tour to see the original millstones that are still being used or to buy a bag of ground cornmeal. The Opera House is the community theater that hosts a variety of performances throughout the year.
The city of Caledonia, with its range of restaurants, bars, shops, and cafes, is just over a 10-minute drive away. Further afield, Rochester, Minnesota and La Crosse, Wisconsin are both within an hour’s drive. Glampers who are looking for a more relaxed day closer to home can play badminton or pick berries on the property grounds. In winter, guests can stay cozy indoors reading a book, playing games, or watching DVDs.
Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
ModerateFree cancellation up to 7 days
You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.View policy details
There is an additional guest fee per person, per night. Families with children under six are not required to pay an extra fee for the children.
There is a refundable damage deposit of $1000.