Welcome to our inviting custom built cottage. It is located on our property, approximately 300' from on our home on our 88 acre land plot, located 10 minutes outside of St. Joseph, MN. We are very near St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict. Hiking trails located on our property as well as nearby County parks and St. John's University. We are 6 miles from the

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Welcome to our inviting custom built cottage. It is located on our property, approximately 300' from on our home on our 88 acre land plot, located 10 minutes outside of St. Joseph, MN. We are very near St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict. Hiking trails located on our property as well as nearby County parks and St. John's University. We are 6 miles from the Wobegon Trail (76 miles long) which is great for biking, roller blading, walking and running.

Come explore Creekwood Acres which is host to a great deal of wild life as well as sustainably raised animals with a process we call rejuvenative farming. Wander through the woods and listen to the birds, watch monarch butterflies, our cattle, pigs, free-range chickens, and hear the frogs, crickets and occasionally distant coyotes. The Watab Creek runs through the property which consists of fields, forest and a pond.

Our cozy cottage was built by our family using lumber sawn on our property. There are two double beds up in the loft accessible by ladder and one queen size sofa sleeper on the main level . A wood burning stove keeps the cottage cozy in cooler weather. There is a composting sawdust toilet in the cottage and an exterior outhouse, running water with a hot shower. Electricity keeps the cottage aglow and runs a refrigerator, microwave, sound system and fans. Also available for your convenience, an apartment size range/oven.

Enjoy a fire in a private fire ring near the cottage. Firewood available for purchase (for exterior fire ring). Enjoy a wood-fired sauna upon request. The sauna has been known to get quite hot!

A fresh farm breakfast can be purchased for an additional fee of $12/person. It is helpful to us if you order the breakfast prior to your arrival

At this time, we are taking reservations for the Cottage. We are currently working on developing campsites and another rustic cabin on the property for people who wish to tent camp with a goal of creating a unique experience and wonderful memories. Theres so much more to come and your current support to help with our reinvestment in Creekwood Acres is so greatly appreciated!!!

Side Note: We truly strive to accommodate everybody's needs and wishes. The more we host, the more I understand some people just want to be left to enjoy a quiet weekend while others love to engage and develop a connection. I love to engage and develop connections and yet completely respect the desire for others privacy to the utmost degree. I try to let the guest set the stage and expectations based on the first greeting and any encounters. Please feel free to state your hopes and wishes, Also..., we are passionate about our farming methods with a strong sense of homesteading. If your are interested in learning more about regenerative farming or would like to secure a plot of land of your own, but are unable to secure financing..., our Realestate holdings company may be able to help finance that for you. Our quest with this thought would be to bring people back to the land in a holistic, spiritual, and conscientious manner. Todd

Lodging provided
Tents
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Amber

Wonderful stay

Amber K.
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May 11th, 2022

Our time at Todd & Sarah's Creekwood Cabin was fantastic! The location was close to the city yet far enough for the feel of a true getaway. Their land is gorgeous. It was so much fun wandering the trails with their dog Frances and soaking it all in. Todd and Sarah were the perfect hosts. We had such a great time getting to know them and learn about their passion for animals and the land. They gave us space to enjoy the best Mother's Day I've ever had, complete with the most delicious homemade breakfast. The minute we stepped foot into the cabin our kids were asking when they could come back and as we left they said it felt like we had been visiting family. We all loved it! Thank you for a fantastic weekend!

Hipcamper Todd & Sarah
Response from Todd & Sarah, the Host, on May 12th, 2022

Thank you so much for staying at Creekwood Acres! We enjoyed getting to know your family- such polite, adventuresome boys! Frances also loved showing you around the property😊 We hope you’ll be back! It’s people like you that remind us why we do what we do! Thank you

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Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah G.
recommends this listing.
April 3rd, 2022

Wow - what an incredible cabin, and what amazing hosts! We had such a great time visiting the farm, and this cabins is truly a treasure built with incredible craftsmanship and attention to detail. The cabin also has everything you need for a relaxing and fun stay - great selection of board games, books and kitchen cookware & appliances. We also loved getting to know Todd and Sarah and thank you for the amazing tour of the property!

Hipcamper Ivy

Creekwood cabin

Ivy M.
recommends this listing.
January 15th, 2022

Our experience was delightful, everything we wanted and more!

Can’t wait to share this place with my friends as it’s a great retreat from the metro.

Highly recommend a stay.

Hipcamper Megan

Cozy cabin

Megan W.
recommends this listing.
January 2nd, 2022

We stayed over a cold winter weekend, and the cabin was so cozy and warm with the wood stove! It is very unique and tucked in a beautiful part of the farm. We woke up to cattle outside the first morning and saw stars at night! Todd and Sarah were very friendly and gave us a tour of the land and we played with their dogs. What a treat!

Hipcamper Brian
Brian B.
recommends this listing.
November 29th, 2021

Todd and Sarah are the best hosts. We stayed for one night and had a fabulous time. Everything we clean and we had everything we needed in the cabin. This is our 4th trip and the cabin and will continue to come back.

Hipcamper Sascha

Perfect stay.

Sascha M.
recommends this listing.
November 7th, 2021

Fantastic experience. Great people, relaxing stay, and a really nice hand-built cabin to stay in. Sauna was rad. Puppies super cute. 10/10

Hipcamper Lucas
Lucas K.
recommends this listing.
October 24th, 2021

Beautiful cabin and great people, we will be back!

Hipcamper gillian
Gillian M.
recommends this listing.
October 12th, 2021

Creekwood Cottage was fantastic! A really well built and thought out space ended up being even better than we thought it could be. A very peaceful place and our hosts were incredibly kind.

Hipcamper TJ

First time but not the last

Tj G.
recommends this listing.
October 2nd, 2021

Todd and Sarah were amazing hosts who know how to make some amazing eggs (and breakfast in general!). What a wonderful getaway not to far away with everything you could need. I will definitely be returning!

Awards

Best of 2022 Cabin
Finalist
Best of 2022 Minnesota
Finalist
Best in 2021 Minnesota
2nd place
Property
Creekwood Acres
State
Minnesota
Country
United States
$130/night
1 Site

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