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Hastings Cottage - Mississippi & St. Croix Rivers, Twin Cities

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of the Hastings vacation house rental

1890-Built Cottage in Scenic Area, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Looking for lodging in Hastings or near Prescott, Red Wing, and the St. Croix/Mississippi Rivers? Why stay in a hotel when you can book this 1890 Cottage in the heart of Hastings!? The location is within easy walking distance to the historic downtown and the Mississippi River. It is also convenient to St. Paul, Minneapolis, and the many miles of renowned scenery in the river valleys.

****** SEE RATE BREAKS for staying more nights and please check for available dates (use the calendar buttons on this Web page). Also, NOTE: We will be happy offer a 2-night rental deal for an appropriate rate. ******

Built in 1890, and extensively remodeled more than 100 years later, the house has 1 BR on the ground floor (king bed), 2 BRs upstairs, and full bathrooms on both levels. It has plenty of space indoors and out for a small group, including a fully-equipped kitchen, dining room, living room, main floor laundry, front porch (with table and chairs), back patio, and an extra-large backyard. The location provides outstanding access to recreational and scenic attractions and is a great base from which to enjoy the rivers and many miles of exceptional trails.

Need to stay in touch and entertained? We provide a WiFi connection, basic cable TV (living room and main bedroom), a huge selection of DVDs, Netflix access, and many books. The house also features a classic 70s-era Yamaha stereo receiver with a connection for your portable and switchable speakers in both the living room and kitchen.

Hastings is a historic river community with vibrant downtown businesses, classic cars on cruise nights (every two weeks in summer), and many other special community events. Local and nearby attractions include shopping and dining, the 1860 LuDuc Mansion/Estate (open for tours in season), Mississippi River parklands, Vermillion Falls/Gorge Park, and many other cultural and recreational sites. Hastings is located ideally for access to the Twin Cities (30 minutes from the airport and the Mall of America) while also convenient to Minnesota’s most scenic rivers, including Lake Pepin and the bluff country to the southeast. Nearby river towns include Afton, Prescott (WI), Welch, Red Wing, Lake City, and Pepin (WI).

*** Summer 2017 News... New walking and bike trails on and around the Hastings Bridge are completed, as well as major downtown and riverfront park improvements. Several miles of other paved trails are also new throughout the area. Downtown Hastings and the bridge are located only blocks from the rental (see photos). ***

In addition to outstanding boating, fishing, and swimming, nearby parks/attractions include Levee Park next to the bridge, Spring Lake Park Reserve (Schaar’s Bluff), Lock & Dam # 2 (and adjacent trails/parks), Carpenter Nature Center, St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park, Freedom and Kinnickinnic State Parks (in WI), several golf courses, and countless other parks with abundant paved and hiking trails. In winter, there are many miles of cross-country ski trails and downhill skiing at Welch Village or Afton Alps, both within about 20 minutes. For touring ideas, look online for the Great River Road, including the Wine Tour, leading you to many nearby wineries and orchards. Contact us; we’ll be happy to provide more information!

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More Details
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Doug (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
6-8 blocks away
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Dakota Pines Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highways 55 and 61
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
6-8 blocks away; many more a short drive
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Welch Village OR Afton Alps
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Prescott Beaches on the St. Croix River
Nearest Point of Interest
Mississippi River
Nearest Point of Interest
Historic Bus. District
Nearest Point of Interest
Tennis Courts, Pool
Nearest Point of Interest
Vermllion Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
St. Croix River
Nearest Point of Interest
TO: Spring Lk. Park Reserve
Car: recommended

Hastings Aquatic Center (nearby), Frisbee/Disc Golf Course, Great River Road, Orchards, Wineries


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Hastings, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 20 2017 - Sep 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$7 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$7 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$200

************** MAKE A DEAL!! **************
Contact Owner about rate offers and we will work with you. For the best value, stay more nights!
4 night rate = $110 / $125 summer
5 night rate = $100 / $115 summer
(adjusted rates may apply for more than 2 guests or for a 2-night stay; don't hesitate to ask for a fair deal)
******* Pay by check or credit card - Either is OK and secure. ******

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Hastings

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Plenty of soft towels are provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Single bed, loveseat & coffee table, dresser, closet.
    Air Bed (Queen Size) - Available - plenty of room for this in an upstairs bedroom.
    Main Bedroom (ground floor) - 1 king , Plush king-sized bed, credenza w/cable TV, dresser, closet.
    Upstairs Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Single bed(s) - one or two (trundle), dresser, closet.
  • Cozy bedrooms. The two upstairs provide lots of flexible floor space on new carpet.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The neighborhood and vicinity are very walkable and the bicycling is excellent! Longer-term rentals (a few weeks to a few months) are welcome from November to April and will be a great deal.