Craftsman Gathering Place: Upper 3BR-1BA | Lwr 2BR-1BA Near Minneapolis
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
In Saint Paul's Merriam Park neighborhood, only one block from historic Summit Avenue, and two blocks from lively Grand Avenue, this comfortable 1400 square foot per apartment upper and lower homes with hardwood floors and built-in woodwork is your home away from home. Enjoy gathering with family and friends in the spacious front sun room, living room and dining room with streaming sunlight.
Now offering the flexibility of multiple rental options: 1) Upper Level, private apartment with three bedrooms and three beds; OR 2) Lower level, private apartment with two bedrooms and three beds; OR 3) BOTH levels (5BR-six beds). Levels connected with INTERIOR front & back stairs. There are many children's toys and books.
INSTANT QUOTE/ONLINE BOOKING ONLY INCLUDES FIRST FLOOR, TWO BEDROOM. PLEASE SEE RATES BELOW and CONTACT OWNER FOR ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION for desired configuration.
***AVAILABILITY***Online Calendar indicates when BOTH levels already reserved. If property appears in availability search then at least ONE unit is available!
LOWER 2 BR Booked: Nov 14-Dec 2nd; Dec 28-Jan 3.
UPPER 3 BR Booked:
UPPER Private Level (3BR/1Ba): Three bedrooms. King bed in first bedroom.
Queen bed in second bedroom.
Double bed in a small bedroom that overlooks the backyard.
Pull out sofa in living room.
Blackout bedroom curtains. Ceiling fans. Window unit air conditioning cools entire house. Mini portable dishwasher.
LOWER Private Level (2BR/1Ba): Two bedrooms. King bed in first bedroom.
Double & twin bed share second bedroom.
Blackout bedroom curtains. Ceiling fans. FULL size dishwasher.
Window unit air conditioning cools entire house.
When renting BOTH levels, the lower level dining room has leaves for the table to seat 10 and there is a set of 24 dishes.. There is ample seating for everyone in the living room with two couches and two love seats, plus comfortable chairs. There are big salad bowls and table linens and place mats.
Each private apartment contains:
--Complete kitchen (refrigerator, stove, oven, cookware) including blender, microwave, drip coffee maker and grinder, and toaster.
--Bathroom with hair dryer. Mirrors in all bedrooms.
--UPstairs has Mini,portable dishwasher and DOWNstairs has Full dishwasher.
--Use of full-size washer and dryer (in basement) free of charge.
--All linens provided (towels/sheets). Four pillows per bed.
--ONE bathroom with bathtub and shower in EACH apartment. Each bathroom has its own hot water heater.
Conveniently located within five miles of both downtown Minneapolis and downtown Saint Paul, it is walking distance to either Macalester College or St. Thomas University. Take the Mississippi River Road to University of Minnesota. Hamline University and Augsburg are nearby, too. Enjoy city life and walk to the grocery store, shops on Grand Avenue, Selby and Marshall, movie theater, bike routes and Mississippi River paths.
Families and children heartily welcome! There are books, abundant toys, highchair and pack-n-play available. Back yard with brick patio and iron patio table and chairs.
USUAL CHECK-OUT TIME: 11 AM
USUAL CHECK-IN TIME: 4 PM
- upon request - flexible check in times based on availability
* Free laundry on-site, including detergent.
* Free Secure WiFi Comcast High-speed Internet.
* Free Wireless NETFLIX. Basic cable stations only.
* Free local and long distance telephone calls (upon request).
* Free use of tennis racquets and used tennis balls.
** Entire house window A/C. Programmable Thermostat each level.
** Downstairs full dishwasher. Upstairs mini- portable dishwasher.
** Brick patio with iron table & chairs in backyard.
** Blackout, thermal bedroom curtains & 4 pillows per bed.
*** additional pictures by request ***
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- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- UPstairs private home has 3 bedrooms with a king, queen, double & sofa sleeper. DOWNstairs private home has 2 bedrooms with a king and a double & twin sharing second bedroom. Mirror in each bedroom. Beds are Orthopedic Original Mattress Factory. High thread count, COTTON sheets (flannel seasonally) Four pillows per bed (two for twins) Child Bed pack-n-play, upon request...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player:
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Ice Skating
- Roller Blading
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
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- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
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- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 4 - Dec 5, 2015
2 night min stay
Dec 11 - Dec 12, 2015
2 night min stay
Weekend- 5 bedrooms
Dec 18 - Dec 19, 2015
2 night min stay
Upper level 3BR only
Mar 30 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
Lower level 2BR only
Apr 4 - Apr 29, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Refunded for eCHECK $50
- Flat Rates Include Above $1
- Cleaning Fee (per level) $80 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.625%
INSTANT QUOTE/ONLINE BOOKING ONLY INCLUDES THE FIRST FLOOR, TWO BEDROOM. Add first floor and second floor together for rental rate for whole house and includes 8 guests. Please add $15/night/person for additional guests.
******* Accurate Online Payment option can be initiated by owner *******
*****EVENT- WEEKEND pricing is good for all weekends & already INCLUDES cleaning fee & all City Taxes*****
Please indicate first floor, second floor or both.
If renting BOTH levels, rate includes up to 8 guests. Then $15/person/night.
*******Ask about WINTER DISCOUNTS JAN | FEB | MARCH *******
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Car: Not Necessary
Our location is central to all the Twin Cities have to offer:***AIRPORT***: Minneapolis-Saint Paul (5 miles);
***DOWNTOWNS***: Saint Paul (5 miles), Minneapolis (6 miles);***COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES***: St. Thomas (0.5 mi), Macalester (0.8 mi), St. Catherine (1.6 miles), Hamline Univ. (1.8 miles), Augsburg College (3.4 miles), University of Minnesota [U of M] (5 miles), Metropolitan State College [Metro State] (5 miles);****SHOPPING****: Mall of America (9 miles), Grand Avenue shops and restaurants (2 blocks away); Rosedale Mall & Har Mar (6 miles);****GROCERIES****: Whole Foods Market (0.3 miles), Mississippi Coop Market (2.5 miles); Kowalski's (1.5 miles);****CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS****: Best Buy (12 miles), General Mills (13 miles), 3M (19 miles);****SPORTS****: Metrodome (4 miles), Target Center (5 miles), Xcel Energy Center (4 miles);****CULTURE****: Guthrie Theater (4 miles), Ordway Theater (5 miles), Minneapolis Institute of Arts [MIA] (5 miles), Walker Arts Center (9 miles).
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: We are a family of world travelers, now living our travel dreams through our guests. We have two children, ages 12 and 9.
Why the Owner Chose St. Paul:
We bought this wonderful duplex after taking a year to travel with two very young children. We wanted to be near colleges (I grew up on a campus in California), with walking and biking opportunities (we bike every day we can). We still travel to visit family, and like being close to the airport, as well as both downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Flexibility of multiple rental options: First Floor Two Bedroom OR Second Floor Three Bedroom OR BOTH levels combined for five bedrooms and two bathrooms. Gather your friends and family together! Walking to everything, easy bus access and immediate access to some of the best bicycling in the Twin Cities.
- Primary: (651) 528-2027 (Minnesota, USA)
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Welcome to the gathering place!
Plenty of seating. Lower level living room gathering place.
UPPER living room with sun room to left and dining room to the right
LOWER dining room. Leaves extend to seat 10. Additional chairs easily accessed.
LOWER: kitchen cupboards and counterspace
UPPER Kitchen with farmers sink and portable dishwasher
UPPER: Master Bedroom with King Bed
LOWER bedroom with double & twin beds
Each level has games!
LOWER one bathroom with shower/tub and pedestal sink
Backyard brick patio, two tables & charcoal grill. Off-street parking spot.
Front view of the property
Comfortable gathering place for family and friends!
LOWER dining room. Seats 10 with leaves for table.
UPPER dining room. Left swing door to kitchen and right door to bedrooms
LOWER: Kitchen with full size Dishwasher
UPPER kitchen counter space
LOWER: Master bedroom with KING bed
UPPER ONLY has 3rd small bedroom with Double bed overlooking backyard
UPPER one full bathroom with shower/tub combo
Lower level keyed door. Interior stairs connect upper/lower apartments.
Back yard looking at house (before brick patio added)
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Monday, November 30, 2015
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