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Minnetonka Cape Cod Charmer 6 Mi. to Minneapolis--Garden Acre Near I-494 & I-394

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Minnetonka Cape Cod Charmer from west with fall colors

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Minnetonka Cape Cod Vintage Charmer with classic features throughout. First floor includes a large living room with a wood burning fireplace and leather queen sleeper sofa, a center hall with mahogany stairs, formal dining room, bathroom, refinished hardwood floors, several closets and entry rooms, antiques and leather furniture. The first floor also has a bedroom with a mahogany 4 post double bed. Adjacent to the bedroom and separated by room darkening draperies is a sun room with a leather couch, an antique English armoire, French doors to the backyard gardens and folding doors to the living room which can be secured. The fully equipped kitchen has a refrigerator with ice and water, stove with convection oven, dishwasher, disposal, Corian counter tops with marble back splashes, etc. Lower level includes a new bedroom, bathroom with marble shower and family room. The second floor includes bedrooms, all of which have antique desks, and a full bathroom with new granite topped vanity.


Gardens and patio: Outside there is a large brick patio with three tables, gas grill, wood burning stove, etc. all surrounded by gardens and paths to the large, private rolling yard with its pond, waterfalls, professional landscaping and gardens.

Gorgeous acre of gardens and rolling landscaping with pond, waterfalls, birds, deer and wildlife. Pick your own flowers, apples, cherries and raspberries. Antiques, hardwood floors, brick patio and sidewalks, basketball hoop, regional bicycle trail 200' away with bikes included. Set on a secluded, safe cul-de-sac of 5 homes on acre lots seemingly away from it all but convenient to Interstates 494, 394, Lake Minnetonka with its 125 miles of shoreline, Shady oak Beach, Minneapolis and its Chain of Lakes, downtown Hopkins and its farmer's market, Excelsior and Wayzata with their boat cruises, upscale shopping and restaurants. Walk to Minnehaha Creek, 3 parks, tennis courts, Dunn Brothers coffee shop, churches, art and historic tours of Minnetonka Mills. Biking distance to Ridgedale Mall, Target, Hennepin County Library, etc.

Kid Friendly:: Minnetonka has about 50 parks including several within walking distance. Minnehaha Creek runs through Burwell park 3 blocks away which is a historic farmstead/flour mill with picnic grounds. Meadow park is a short walk or ride up bicycle trail and has tennis courts, play equipment, walking paths through huge nature preserve, ball field, picnic areas, hockey and ice rinks. Home comes with basketball hoop and ball, soccer ball, football and room to play. Baseball and tennis equipment upon request. Shady Oak Beach is a short drive and has lifeguards, swimming dock, diving boards, etc. Lake Minnetonka has 125 miles of shorline, numerous swimming areas including a beautiful guarded beach at Excelsior Commons, fishing, excursion boats including $10 narrated tours aboard the 1906 Steamboat Minnehaha operated by the MN Transportation Museum. Minnetonka, and nearby towns of Hopkins and Excelsior all have farmer's markets.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    16' thick mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Trundle beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    4 poster refinished antique double ...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Rec room double & siingle ...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Livingroom queen leather sleeper sofa, leather sofa, privacy...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Pack-n-play & cots, airbeds, hammock, etc. also available....moreless

  • * Queen Bed: Sleigh bed with 15' thick mattress with 450 thread count sheets. * Double Bed: Newer Serta Perfect Sleeper mattress with 450 thread count sheets. * Twin/Single Beds: Trundle bed with new Serta mattresses * Convertible Bed: Leather queen sized sofa bed in living room *Double futon in finished lower level plus over-sized single click-clack futon *Pack and Play crib/bed available for toddlers *Additional beds available upon request...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Second floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Marble in finished basement...moreless

  • First floor Spa : combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Adjacent to first floor bedroom w/French doors to gardens....moreless

  • First floor Bathroom: toilet

    Adjacent to first floor bedroom, hallway and kitchen w/views...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer Wi-Fi, telephone, cable TV: 6 flat screen cable TVs in lower level rec room, kitchen, first floor bedroom with adjacent sun room and bathroom, living room, and second floor bedrooms Catering Available: Numerous nearby restaurants deliver. Deck/Patio: Large brick patio with fountain, propane grill and wood burning stove. Additional patio. Professionally landscaped with blooms throughout warmer months, apple, cherry and pear trees. Pond and waterfall. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    6 flat screen cable tv's including a 50' in living room, 42" in rec room, 32" in bedrooms, etc. ...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Park (free) & Ride Express services to Downtown Minneapolis are nearby and operated by metrotransit.org offering trips to downtown in 16 minutes plus anywhere in the metropolitan area....moreless

  • Resort:

    Lake Minnetonka with over 100 miles of shoreline has been a favorite resort for America since the 1890's. Minnetonka has over 50 parks including Burwell and Meadow Parks nearby with miles of trails....moreless

  • Town:

    Only 6 miles to Minneapolis, 1 mile to I-494 & 2 miles to I-394, but an upscale rural feel with acre lots on cul-de-sac of 4 homes in original part of Minnetonka, a western suburb of Minneapolis....moreless

  • Village:

    Minnnetonka Mills so called for the flour milling on Minnehaha Creek 3 blocks away, apple orchards, etc. gives the feel of a village enhanced by organic cafe/coffee shop, Dairy Queen, Feed & Fuel, etc...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central and auxiliary on 2nd floor....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Two dryers, one with steam and the other stacked. ...moreless

  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Long driveway with turn-around and off-driveway parking as well. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Long driveway with turn-around and off-driveway parking as well. ...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Study Room
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Two front loading washers, one stacked, one free standing....moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    On brick patio in back yard...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Several types including French press...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Numerous sets...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Very well equipped ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Oil, sugar, salt, pepper, spices, condiments, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side with ice maker and water in door....moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat:

    Rent boats and pontoons on nearby Lake Minnetonka; Many cruises too:. steamboatminnehaha.org, wayzatabaycharters.com, twincitiescruises.com, bayviewevent.com, al-almas.com, ladyofthelakecruise.com...moreless

  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio:

    Brick patio with 3 tables, umbrella, heater, wood burning stove, lights, etc. ...moreless

  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    New 5 burner propane grill with electric push button starter....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    At Meadow Park within walking distance...moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$275 $395
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,250

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $266 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $215
Fri, Sat
$5,000

Discounts: 30 nights or more: $149 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Rates are based on 6 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:

  • Cleaning fee $200
  • Extra person/night >4 pp $15
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates and $150 cleaning fee may differ with number of guests, holidays and particular nights requested.

Base rates are low season. Please inquire with your specific needs and feel free to make an offer.

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Last updated: 08/23/2015
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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Airport
MSP
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Champs, Redstone Grill, Applebees, Macys Ridgedale
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Steamboat Minnehaha
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Oak Ridge Golf course
4 Miles
Nearest Train
Wayzata
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interestate 494 & Minnetonka Blvd.
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Redstone, Champps, Chipotle, Origami, Applebees
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hyland Park, Bloomington
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Minnetonka, Deephaven or Shady Oak Lake

Car: Recommended

6 miles to Minneapolis, 4 miles to Lake Minnetonka; 18 miles to MSP Airport), 12 miles to Mall of America,11 miles to Twins Stadium in downtown Minneapolis!

Other Activities: kayaking, boating, wilflife viewing, rock climbing,

Golf: Numerous golf courses nearby

Ski: Cross country skiing in nearby Meadow Park, Burwell Park, Theodore Wirth Park and yard. Downhill skiing at Hyland Park, Buck Hill, etc.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Minneapolis:
Beautiful, spacious, convenient and quiet while accommodating 14 on 3 levels. New whirlpool bathtub on first floor in master suite!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Gorgeous rolling acre lot at end of cul-de-sac of only 4 homes with Cape Cod style home built in 1941 extensively updated. Convenient to anywhere in the Twin City area being about 1 mile to I-494 and 2 miles to I-394 and about 20 minutes to MSP airport, Downtown Minneapolis, Mall of America, water park, Twins, Vikings & University of MN, etc. Only about 4 miles to Minnesota's premier Lake Minnetonka with over 100 miles of shoreline, excursion boats, restaurants, shopping, etc.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Minnetonka Cape Cod Charmer from west with fall colors

    Minnetonka Cape Cod Charmer from west with fall colors

  • Fireplace

    Fireplace

  • Living room with leather sleeper sofa, fireplace, 50' flat screen tv & oak floor

    Living room with leather sleeper sofa, fireplace, 50' flat screen tv & oak floor

  • Kitchen w/ Corian countertop, marble, convection oven, fridge with ice and water

    Kitchen w/ Corian countertop, marble, convection oven, fridge with ice and water

  • Bathroom on 2nd floor, new vanity; bathtub w/shower, window overlooking backyard

    Bathroom on 2nd floor, new vanity; bathtub w/shower, window overlooking backyard

  • Lower level bedroom window 4' x 4' with twin bed plus twin trundle bed, cedar lined chest, large closet,

    Lower level bedroom window 4' x 4' with twin bed plus twin trundle bed, cedar lined chest, large closet,

  • Patio and grill with flowers from the gardens

    Patio and grill with flowers from the gardens

  • Dining room mirror and garden flowers on dining table

    Dining room mirror and garden flowers on dining table

  • Patio umbrella, grill and  back yard

    Patio umbrella, grill and back yard

  • Back yard rock paths

    Back yard rock paths

  • Birch tree east by driveway

    Birch tree east by driveway

  • First floor bedroom 4 poster bed adjacent to sun room and bath

    First floor bedroom 4 poster bed adjacent to sun room and bath

  • Dining room with mahogany furniture

    Dining room with mahogany furniture

  • Minnetonka Charmer brick patio lilac tree

    Minnetonka Charmer brick patio lilac tree

  • Minnetonka Charmer garden yard

    Minnetonka Charmer garden yard

  • Lower level futons, desk, 42' television, knotty pine ceiling, etc.

    Lower level futons, desk, 42' television, knotty pine ceiling, etc.

  • Minnetonka Charmer path to hammock

    Minnetonka Charmer path to hammock

  • Living room to center hallway and dining room

    Living room to center hallway and dining room

  • Back yard early spring

    Back yard early spring

  • Side lot from street

    Side lot from street

  • Lake Minnetonka Map--Nearby boating, fishing, cruises, reataurants, shops, etc.

    Lake Minnetonka Map--Nearby boating, fishing, cruises, reataurants, shops, etc.

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/23/2015
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