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Lake Calhoun View in Uptown~Only Aug Monthly Summer Rental Still Avble!

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LOVELY VIEW OF LAKE CALHOUN FROM THE LIVINGROOM & MASTER BEDROOM WINDOWS

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Property description

~JAMES LAKEVIEW HOUSE IN UPTOWN~
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•• SUMMER DATES FILLING UP~~ONLY AUGUST STILL AVAILABLE! ••
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ENJOY this Turn Key Spacious Sunny Two Bedroom Main Level Duplex Unit with a Lovely View of Lake Calhoun and all of the Comforts of Home in the charming East Calhoun neighborhood. Completely Furnished with Fully Equipped Kitchen.

ENJOY living four houses from the Beach. Stroll down for a Swim or a Bike Ride or a Sunset Picnic or a Ski or simply Bird Watching! On a good day you can see Eagles and Loons (or other migratory birds) on the Lake during the day and enjoy a lovely Dinner, Movie or Live Music in the evening.

ENJOY easy access to the network of Walking/Biking Trails circling Lake Calhoun and connected to the Regional Bike Trail System. Nice Ride Bike Rental kiosks are located throughout Uptown to get you where you want to go or just for Bike Cruising.

ENJOY Winter Recreation! Lake Calhoun is Your Entrance to a 25K network of Cross Country Ski Trails from the Chain of Lakes to the Famous Theodore Wirth Park. A Lake Ice Skating and Hockey Rink is also nearby.

Lake Calhoun is also part of a Migratory Bird Flyway. It is not unusual to see Loons, Eagles, and even Trumpeter Swans (seasonally) on Lake Calhoun.

Avoid Car Rental Fees! It is an easy walk to all of the Restaurants, Cafes, Shopping and Entertainment that Uptown has to offer--the Most Popular Location in Minneapolis! Uptown is also well served by Transit--making it an Easy Trip to Downtown Minneapolis or to the University of Minnesota. There is also Easy Access to all of the Major Freeways serving the Region.

ENJOY coming 'Home' to the James Lakeview House--a Lovely Restored House built in 1903. The owners live on-site but renters have their own private entrance.

ENJOY the gleaming hardwood floors, charming details like leaded glass and stained glass windows, a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove, dishwasher, laundry access, a flat screen TV and comfortable furniture for power lounging make it easy to enjoy your stay. (Wood Fireplace available October-April.)

WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR?

The James Lakeview House sleeps 4 comfortably. The restored vintage bathroom is equipped with both a shower and a tub comfortable for soaking. The Master bedroom has a comfy Queen sized bed and a lake view visible from your pillow! The Second bedroom is equipped with a pillow top Queen sized bed and it's own desk. Another large desk is located in the home office alcove. FREE Wifi as well as cable modem. Satellite TV. A klick-klack couch in the Fireplace Alcove can be used for an extra temporary sleeping space for guests. The maximum occupancy is 4.
~PLEASE NOTE: NO LARGE PARTY POLICY ENFORCED WITHOUT OWNERS' CONSENT.~

Keywords: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lake Calhoun, Uptown, Lake View, Spacious Duplex, Private Entrance, Main Floor Level, Off Street Parking, Two Bedroom, Vacation Rental, Corporate Rental, National Geographic Top 10 Summer Destinations, Family Friendly, Business Traveler, Twin Cities, Twin Cities Marathon, Minneapolis Loppet, Uptown Art Fair, Minneapolis Aquatennial, Loring Park Art Festival, Minnesota Fringe Festival, Bastille Day, Minnesota State Fair, ArtCar + ArtBike Parade.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    No Renters Under 23 years old without being accompanied by Parents or Legal Guardians. This property is not available for Parties or Groups of College Students. Maximum of 10 people for gatherings without consent by owners....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Accompanied by Parents or Legal Guardians....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Ten outdoor steps leading to front door....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • New Queen Sized beds in both bedrooms. The Master Bedroom has a Lake View from your pillow! The Second Bedroom has it's own desk and a New Queen mattress., Comfortable Klik Klak Fold Out Bed with a Memory Foam mattress pad available in Fireplace Alcove for occasional extra sleeping space for guests. Max period for extra guests is one week without written permission from owners....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Vintage Bathroom with ceramic tiled floor and shower area. Nice sized tub perfect for soaking!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Owners who are knowledgeable about the area live on-site. Our goal is to introduce you to the wonderful amenities that Lake Calhoun and Uptown have to offer and invite you to explore. We have plenty of information on local merchants, restaurants, and events. Questions and requests for recommendations are welcome. Make yourself at home!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Childrens books available for kids of many ages on request....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Board games available for relaxing evenings....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Free Cable Access. Satellite TV....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Compact Stereo System with iPod type docking access....moreless

  • Television:

    Flatscreen TV....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    The only vacation rental property listed with a view of lovely Lake Calhoun! Four houses from the beach!...moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Four houses from the Lake Calhoun Beach, which connects to a series of lakes and Theodore Wirth regional park--all with groomed ski trails. Come 'home' and stoke the fireplace!...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Four houses from the Lake Calhoun Beach, which connects to a series of lakes and ski trails, including the world class cross country skiing and even a snow boarding hill at Theodore Wirth park....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Spacious Diningroom with table that comfortably seats six....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air Conditioning throughout. Ceiling fans as well, to make the most of balmy days with a cool breeze. Vintage House on a corner site with naturally good ventilation and plenty of light....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Free High Speed Fiber optic Internet and Wifi....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Free access....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Enjoy watching the sunset in front of a blazing fire in the winter season!...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Easy walk to the local US Swim & Fitness and YWCA....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Hot Water Radiators. The Best kind of heat on brisk winter days!...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free High Speed Fiber optic Internet and Wifi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality 100% cotton sheets and towels. Beach towels also provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spacious and airy with a beautiful Sunset View of Lake Calhoun....moreless

  • Parking:

    One off-street parking space reserved for guests. Plenty of additional on-street parking directly in front of unit, which is located on a corner lot. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Free off street parking space....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Free access. Dry Cleaners and Laundry Services, as well as Laundromats are also close by for your convenience....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free High Speed Fiber optic Internet and Wifi....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots, pans, all basic kitchen utensils....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes and glassware supplied for home cooked meals with family and friends....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New built in dishwasher....moreless

  • Freezer:

    As part of refrigerator....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen including gas stove, blender, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, and pots & pans....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic spices/condiments. Organic instant oatmeal, orange juice, locally roasted coffee , tea & cocoa and half & half provided to get you started. Nice grocery store just blocks away!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With Ice Maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas stove with Pot Rack....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Bike rental a couple of blocks away. Also Bike Rental Kiosks at numerous local locations. Explore the trails around the famous local Chain of Lakes as well as the Midtown Greenway regional bike trail...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large outdoor 'Room' under grape vine arbor. A perfect place to relax in the shade or for al fresco dining!...moreless

  • Golf:

    Theodore Wirth Public Golf Course 15 Minutes Away by Car....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe, paddleboat, and paddle board rentals two blocks away on Lake Calhoun....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lovely organic gardens with lake view from the garden bench. Nice place for that first cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine at sunset. Guests have homegrown tomato privileges in season!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Cross Country Ski or Ice Skate on Local Lakes. Snowboard Hill at Theordore Wirth Park 15 Minutes Away by Car. Ski Rental at Wirth Park and Hoigards....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Several Tennis Courts within Biking/Walking/Driving distance....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
MAY-SEP
May 26 - Sep 30, 2015
30 night min stay

$5,000
OCT-APRIL;90 DAY MIN=$2500/MTH
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
30 night min stay

$3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

SEE SPECIAL RATES FOR 90 DAY MINIMUM RESERVATIONS OVER THE WINTER SEASON!

- Guests under 23 years old must be accompanied by parent.

- No Large Party Policy enforced.

- No Smoking.

- No Pets.

- No Sales Tax for Monthly Rental.

- Rental is confirmed once acknowledged Rental Agreement, 50% Rental Fee and Damage Deposit are received and payment has cleared.

- Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Minneapolis St Paul Airport (MSP)
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Barbette Bar/Restaurant--2 blocks away
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Light Rail Station in Downtown Mpls
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-94 and 35W
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many within 2-3 Blocks in Uptown
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Lake Skiing from the Beach!
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Calhoun Beach--500 feet away!

Car: Not Necessary

The activities and amenities of East Calhoun and Uptown make it feel like a Four Season Resort!

Besides enjoying the lake, biking and skiing trails, cafes, and shopping--there are many local and city wide events that showcase the rich arts and fitness culture of Minneapolis. See the CityPages website for the most updated calendar of local events.

Besides everything offered right outside of your door in Uptown, Minneapolis also features new or renovated facilities for the Guthrie Theatre, Orchestra Hall, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Walker Art Museum, the Children’s Theatre and the Weisman Art Museum.

The Hennepin Avenue Theater District now has four restored theaters which serve as venues for touring Broadway plays and concerts. Minneapolis is also the home of three of the state’s professional sports teams, the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Timberwolves and the Minnesota Twins, at their new outdoor stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Excellent transit service or a short taxi ride from Uptown will conveniently take you there!

You can also simply bike or walk your roller blades to the nearby network of walking/biking trails.

It's all right here!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: We have done a lot of travelling throughout the US and have bicycle toured in Holland, Spain, France, Corsica and Italy. We enjoy meandering, taking roads less travelled, and the joy of discovery-- whether it is an unexpected garden, a new cafe, hearing a new band, or spotting an eagle flying over Lake Calhoun. We enjoy playing host to our renters and introducing visitors to our wonderful city of Minneapolis.

Why the Owner Chose Uptown:
We fell in love with this house and this wonderful area. Hard to beat the combination of natural and urban amenities of Uptown and Lake Calhoun! NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE RANKED MINNEAPOLIS 4TH in it's TOP 10 WORLDWIDE SUMMER DESTINATIONS FOR 2011, behind Patagonia and Washington's San Juan Islands! UPTOWN is a friendly urban neighborhood, lined with beautiful turn-of-the-century homes as well as a fun collection of stores and coffee shops, fancy to funky restaurants and music clubs which appeal to a wide variety of preferences and tastes. LAKE CALHOUN provides plenty of opportunities for recreation and relaxation. In Summer there is beaching, biking, blading, walking, sailing, canoing, wind surfing, paddle boarding, and even paddle boats accessible for rent. There are even sailing classes available! Almost like Summer Resort Living! Winters are Sunny and and Brisk--none of the dreary gray of many Northern Cities. This home has great Sun Access. You can cozy up by the Fireplace or just enjoy a nice Sunbeam. Minneapolis was recently ranked the NUMBER ONE BIKE FRIENDLY CITY in the nation by Bicycle Magazine. Access to the system of local and regional bike trails is steps away with bike rental available locally during summer and bicycle rental kiosks available all over the city from April to November. Lake Calhoun features 3 miles of bike and walking trails with a great view of the Minneapolis skyline. It is part of the city’s Chain of Lakes trails and also intersects with regional/commuter biking/blading/walking trails like the Midtown Greenway Trail. We like our big small town of Minneapolis!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
- Beautiful View of Lake Calhoun. - Steps to the Beach. - Spacious, Comfortable, and Fully Equipped Accommodations. - Centrally Located! - Bikes for Rent at local kiosks - Steps away from an extensive network of skiing/biking/blading and walking trails. - Live Music at local restaurants/venues. - Art and Music Festivals, theaters, performance venues and world class museums. - Easy access to all Winter Loppet Events! -- Enjoy living in a real home with all the benefits of a wonderful neighborhood! Besides everything offered right outside of your door in Uptown, Minneapolis features new or renovated facilities for the Guthrie Theatre, Orchestra Hall, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Walker Art Museum, Children’s Theatre and the Weisman Art Museum. The Hennepin Avenue Theater District now has four restored theaters which serve as venues for touring Broadway plays and concerts. Minneapolis is also the home of three of the state’s professional sports teams, the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Timberwolves and the Minnesota Twins, who play in their new outdoor stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Excellent transit service or a short taxi ride from Uptown will conveniently take you there!


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Photos

  • LOVELY VIEW OF LAKE CALHOUN FROM THE LIVINGROOM  & MASTER BEDROOM WINDOWS

    LOVELY VIEW OF LAKE CALHOUN FROM THE LIVINGROOM & MASTER BEDROOM WINDOWS

  • RELAX IN THE SUNNY & SPACIOUS LIVINGROOM WITH LAKE CALHOUN BEACH ONLY STEPS AWAY

    RELAX IN THE SUNNY & SPACIOUS LIVINGROOM WITH LAKE CALHOUN BEACH ONLY STEPS AWAY

  • SPACIOUS DININGROOM FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY!

    SPACIOUS DININGROOM FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY!

  • COZY ALCOVE WITH WORKING FIREPLACE FROM APRIL THRU OCTOBER.

    COZY ALCOVE WITH WORKING FIREPLACE FROM APRIL THRU OCTOBER.

  • SECOND BEDROOM HAS IT'S OWN DESK AND NEW QUEEN BED.

    SECOND BEDROOM HAS IT'S OWN DESK AND NEW QUEEN BED.

  • GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO RELAX IN THE WOODLAND GARDEN FACING THE LAKE.

    GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO RELAX IN THE WOODLAND GARDEN FACING THE LAKE.

  • EARLY SPRING BIRD MIGRATION ON LAKE CALHOUN.  ANNUAL NESTING BY EAGLES & LOONS.

    EARLY SPRING BIRD MIGRATION ON LAKE CALHOUN. ANNUAL NESTING BY EAGLES & LOONS.

  • SAILBOATS ON LAKE CALHOUN.

    SAILBOATS ON LAKE CALHOUN.

  • THE TIN FISH ON LAKE CALHOUN. FISH TACOS & MORE UNTIL MID-OCTOBER!

    THE TIN FISH ON LAKE CALHOUN. FISH TACOS & MORE UNTIL MID-OCTOBER!

  • STROLL A COUPLE OF BLOCKS TO AL FRESCO DINING AT CAFE AMORE AND BARBETTE.

    STROLL A COUPLE OF BLOCKS TO AL FRESCO DINING AT CAFE AMORE AND BARBETTE.

  • JAMES LAKEVIEW HOUSE IN DEEP WINTER. LOOKS LIKE GOOD SKI CONDITIONS!

    JAMES LAKEVIEW HOUSE IN DEEP WINTER. LOOKS LIKE GOOD SKI CONDITIONS!

  • SUNSETS, BEACHING, SWIMMING AND BIKING JUST STEPS AWAY! NICE!

    SUNSETS, BEACHING, SWIMMING AND BIKING JUST STEPS AWAY! NICE!

  • GRACIOUS LAY OUT SO EVERYONE CAN SPREAD OUT AND RELAX!

    GRACIOUS LAY OUT SO EVERYONE CAN SPREAD OUT AND RELAX!

  • VINTAGE KITCHEN UPDATED WITH MODERN CONVENIENCES & NEW BUILT IN DISHWASHER..

    VINTAGE KITCHEN UPDATED WITH MODERN CONVENIENCES & NEW BUILT IN DISHWASHER..

  • SERENE MASTER BEDROOM WITH COMFY QUEEN BED AND LAKE VIEW..

    SERENE MASTER BEDROOM WITH COMFY QUEEN BED AND LAKE VIEW..

  • CHARMING VINTAGE BATHROOM WITH NEWLY TILED SHOWER AND TUB GREAT FOR SOAKING!

    CHARMING VINTAGE BATHROOM WITH NEWLY TILED SHOWER AND TUB GREAT FOR SOAKING!

  • ENJOY THE LAKE YEAR 'ROUND. HOW ABOUT A PICNIC AT THE BEACH?

    ENJOY THE LAKE YEAR 'ROUND. HOW ABOUT A PICNIC AT THE BEACH?

  • FAMILY FRIENDLY LAKE CALHOUN!

    FAMILY FRIENDLY LAKE CALHOUN!

  • LAKE CALHOUN SAILING SCHOOL IN SUMMER--ONLY 2 BLOCKS AWAY!

    LAKE CALHOUN SAILING SCHOOL IN SUMMER--ONLY 2 BLOCKS AWAY!

  • HANGING OUT ON THE TIN FISH DECK. BEER, WINE, AND FULL MENU AVAILABLE!

    HANGING OUT ON THE TIN FISH DECK. BEER, WINE, AND FULL MENU AVAILABLE!

  • NEARBY AWARD WINNING LUCIA'S SERVES SEASONAL FOOD ALL DAY & INTO THE EVENING.

    NEARBY AWARD WINNING LUCIA'S SERVES SEASONAL FOOD ALL DAY & INTO THE EVENING.

  • THE LAKE CALHOUN WINTER SCENE-- SKIING, SKATING, KITE SKIING & EVEN ICE FISHING!

    THE LAKE CALHOUN WINTER SCENE-- SKIING, SKATING, KITE SKIING & EVEN ICE FISHING!

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