The Cottagewood Store 20280 Cottagewood Ave, Excelsior, MN55331 The Cottagewood Store in "Cottagewood USA" is located in Deephaven, and is an iconic landmark and meeting place.…More In traditional general store style, the coffee and ice-cream shop is the neighborhood epicenter of one of Lake Minnetonka's most charming secluded neighborhoods. While the annual Fourth of July celebration is a favorite, neighbors and friends make this a common stop on bike-rides and neighborhood strolls throughout the warmer months. The store orginally opened in 1895. In 1995, it was closed and was locally re-opened as a community supported foundation. Local volunteers help keep the store vibrant with tasty treats, engaging neighborhood events, while retaining the historical significance of the store. The store is closed in the winter and opens in the spring.