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Parkway Beauty - Enjoy the Best of Quiet, Comfy Sw Minneapolis Parkway Living

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Front view from prestigious West Minnehaha Parkway

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Last updated: 02/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Minneapolis house description

Located on prestigious West Minnehaha Parkway, with beautiful parkway frontage, facing Minnehaha creek in a natural wooded valley.

Paved bicycling/rollerblading/c-c skiing and jogging paths right out the front door that are part of a metro-wide grand round parkway system, including nearby Lake Harriet, a leading outdoor family recreation area of the cities.

Extensive walking-distance services available, including: ATMs, gourmet grocery, liquor stores, highly-rated restaurants, coffee shops, and gift stores.

Central metro location with easy drive to most area locations, with multiple excellent freeway connections, 15 minutes to airport, downtown, Mall of America/494 strip.

Several bus line connections within 3 blocks, including expresses to downtown & the U. of M. Good bus connections to the Metrodome, Mall of America, and Southdale mall.

-- Please do check our Availability Calendar for open dates - we keep it fully updated at all times. We tend to book up well ahead of each season.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Patio and screened-in sunporch are OK for smoking....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Must be fully house trained, higher damage deposit required....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main floor, elegant marble decor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Lower level; toilet, sink, & shower; access to hall & BR #4...moreless

  • Main level bath is adjacent to master and 2nd bedrooms, with tub & shower, marble tile. Lower bath is accessible to the 4th bedroom, with shower and natural light....moreless

Other Amenities

  • On Lush Minnehaha Parkway, Part of Minneapolis Scenic Grand Rounds, with Bicycling/Rollerblading/Jogging Paths Right Out Front Door, Short Walk to Lake Harriet, with Boating, Picnic Area, Concerts, Snacks. Lovely Unique SW Minneapolis Neighborhood - Walk to Gourmet Restaurants and Grocery, Video Store, Coffee Shops, Wine & Liquor Shop, and Pizza....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront:

    Lovely Minnehaha Creek is in a beautiful wooded ravine, right out the front door to the jogging and bicycle paths. We provide inner tubes for relaxing tube rides. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Bright, convenient dining area with sconce lighting and classic wood hutch built-ins....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    High-speed cable Internet....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    Macintosh + laser printer provided. Handy for getting maps and finding restaurants & recreational activities....moreless

  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace:

    Nice classic open wood fireplace with safety grate. Wood is provided....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    Detached garage accesses the kitchen entry and quiet alley in back....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Handy indented parking lane along the single lane one-way Parkway in front. Very quiet residential street, often more walkers and bicycles than cars....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Rumpus Room
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Laptops & smartphones can connect wirelessly anywhere around the house, sun porch, or patio....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Well-laid out kitchen / breakfast area, fully stocked with dishes, pans, gadgets, spices, coffee & grinder, salt / flour / sugar, etc. Lots of serving dishes, wine glasses for meals & parties....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Fully stocked with basics - salt, sugar, coffee beans & grinder, flour, spices, cooking oil, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    4 huge truck inner tubes for very pleasant creek floating....moreless

  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$190 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,350 $5,250

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $100 + tax
  • Pet Fee $35 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.3%

Notes:

2014: Regular Weekdays $190/night, Weekends $225/night; Weekly $1350; $10 nightly fee per person over 8.

Holidays - Weekdays: $250/night; Weekends: $300/night; Weekly $1775

Sales tax 11.3% applies to all fees. Discounts available for non-holiday Nov. - Feb.

Reservation & damage deposit: $500. Cleaning fees: $100. Pet (must be housebroken, not allowed on upholstery) extra cleaning fee $35.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 02/27/2015
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Location

  • The Malt Shop

    "Great casual dining and malts, with vegetarian options."

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  • Prima

    "Very nice local Italian bar / restaurant. Casual, easy walking distance."

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  • Broder's Pasta Bar

    "Superb pasta restaurant, with Broder's deli across street and their stylish Terzo wine bar a..."

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  • The Lynn on Bryant

  • Patina Inc

    "Gift store with very fun, eclectic, reasonably priced items."

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  • Kowalski's Markets

    "Superb neighborhood grocery, deli, bakery, and gift market. "

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  • Cub Foods

    "Big box store with national & private brands. Great produce, organic, deli, bakery, and phar..."

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  • Starbucks Coffee

    "Nearby community Starbucks. Smaller than some, fits in a nice little commercial district wal..."

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  • Lake Harriet

    "Top metro area lake and park, with swimming, boating, beach swimming, excellent food, and a ..."

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  • Lynnhurst Park

    "Nearby park with playground, tennis courts, basketball, baseball / hockey."

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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Minneapolis-St. Paul International; Flying Cloud
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Uptown district - Lyndale to Hennepin on Lake St.
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hiawatha - Public; Minikahda - Private
4 Miles
Nearest Train
AmTrack, Northstar, Hiawatha Light Rail
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 35W, also Crosstown 62
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Prima (Italian); Malt Shop; Broder's
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
Buck Hill, Hyland Park
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Harriet

Car: Not Necessary

Located in quiet, exclusive neighborhood near Lake Harriet, Downtown, Mall of America, airport, and 494 strip. Close to world-class cultural sites - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and Guthrie theater. Neighborhood has great walking-distance amenities - library, coffee shops, video rental, top-rated restaurants, gourmet grocery, fitness center, pizza, gift stores, dry cleaning. Several bus lines allow access to all metro attractions without driving, including expresses to downtown and U of M. ***PLEASE CHECK the Availability Calendar for available rental dates - we keep it carefully up to date***

Other Activities: Top-rated unique restaurants. Close to the Mall of America, Minneapolis Convention Center. Located directly on the Minneapolis Grand Round parkway system, connecting to the Mississippi River and the Chain of Lakes.

Golf: Minnekahda Club and the beautiful public Haiwatha course are both very close by.

Ski: Buck Hill ski center is a quick drive from the home, as well as the Hyland Park ski jump. Cross-country skiing is accessible directly out the front door on the extensive separate ski trail system along the Parkways and around the lakes. Sledding hills are available a few blocks down the parkway. Large Inner tubes are available for creek running and sliding.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Greg and Doris have enjoyed hosting guests in their next-door rental home for the past 10 years. Avid gardeners and remodelers, they have poured great effort into making the house a relaxing and enjoyable place to stay. Having done extensive international travel themselves, they understand the little touches that make for a comfortable visit.

Why the Owner Chose Minneapolis:
Having lived next door for over 30 years, we had considered buying the home for family member use at various times, but then had an opportunity when the neighbors were suddenly transferred out of town for business. We targeted the house specifically for international and corporate relocation families, and have developed some great continuing friendships with our guests. Being right next door, it has been very convenient for us to attend to the property and assist guests when needed.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Spacious home, great for wedding parties, family or friends reunions, business groups. Mixture of comfortable modern ranch layout, with classic woodwork & coved ceilings.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Front view from prestigious West Minnehaha Parkway

    Front view from prestigious West Minnehaha Parkway

  • Classic living room with fireplace, coved ceilings and modern art

    Classic living room with fireplace, coved ceilings and modern art

  • Sunny living room with Parkway view with classic wood-burning fireplace

    Sunny living room with Parkway view with classic wood-burning fireplace

  • Spacious modern kitchen with full supply of dishware, pans, spices, sugar, etc.

    Spacious modern kitchen with full supply of dishware, pans, spices, sugar, etc.

  • Sunny dining room with classic woodwork, linens, and serving dishes

    Sunny dining room with classic woodwork, linens, and serving dishes

  • Spacious second bedroom with king-size bed

    Spacious second bedroom with king-size bed

  • Main bath with marble tile, full mirror, and tub with shower

    Main bath with marble tile, full mirror, and tub with shower

  • Quiet and comfortable 3rd bedroom

    Quiet and comfortable 3rd bedroom

  • 2nd bathroom with shower and natural light

    2nd bathroom with shower and natural light

  • Back patio with seating, gas grill and great greenery

    Back patio with seating, gas grill and great greenery

  • Family entertainment / media center with surround sound system

    Family entertainment / media center with surround sound system

  • Sunny Game room

    Sunny Game room

  • Lovely Minnehaha Creek and Parkway jogging/bike path systems are right in front

    Lovely Minnehaha Creek and Parkway jogging/bike path systems are right in front

  • Macintosh computer with printer and wired and wireless Internet

    Macintosh computer with printer and wired and wireless Internet

  • Breezy sunporch with Parkway view

    Breezy sunporch with Parkway view

  • Kitchen island provides great gathering spot

    Kitchen island provides great gathering spot

  • Comfy, quiet Master bedroom

    Comfy, quiet Master bedroom

  • Den serves as a quiet study, TV room with movies, + double sofa bed

    Den serves as a quiet study, TV room with movies, + double sofa bed

  • Elegant marble shower

    Elegant marble shower

  • Quiet, private fourth bedroom with adjacent bath

    Quiet, private fourth bedroom with adjacent bath

  • Restful lush gardens

    Restful lush gardens

  • House Hunters TV show featured this classic home in a prime location

    House Hunters TV show featured this classic home in a prime location

  • Twin beds in Family room provide extra space for family or kids

    Twin beds in Family room provide extra space for family or kids

  • Game, play, hobby or serving counter in family / game area

    Game, play, hobby or serving counter in family / game area

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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    23
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/27/2015
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Parkway Beauty - Enjoy the best of quiet, comfy SW Minneapolis parkway living

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