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Minutes from the Hub of Des Moines

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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Des Moines house description

Welcome to Des Moines! This cozy 2-story house is located just outside the heart of the city in a quaint neighborhood of Waukee. Conveniently, it is located just off University Avenue and near all major interstates to take you anywhere. With a large deck and fenced in backyard, this house is perfect for summer entertaining, grilling and outdoor socializing. The fireplace and large kitchen are sure to warm you up during the winter months. Upstairs, there is a large master bedroom with a private bathroom. The additional three bedrooms are spacious and comfortable. The laundry room is located accessibly upstairs and near all the bedrooms.

This is the second house I rent in the Des Moines area. You can check out my other listing (Listing #619945 ) if this home is not available for the dates you are looking for.

This home can sleep 8-12 guests and features many amenities including:

- Professional grade kitchen utensils
- Wine/bar area in the kitchen
- Complimentary wireless internet
- 46' flat screen smart 3D TV with access to Netflix
- Large deck and yard
- Stainless steel grill
- Patio set

Area activites include:
- Golfing at numerous locations
- Saylorville lake which offers boat rentals
- Dining (casual and fine dining at numerous restaurants)
- Wells Fargo Arena
- Wine tasting / tours

Thanks for looking at the listing and we look forward to providing you a comfortable place to stay during your visit to Des Moines. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us directly.

We offer two options for damage protection (you choose):
1) $49 non-refundable property damage protection (this is a type of insurance product through VRBO/Homeaway)
2) $400 fully refundable deposit if no damage is found

At times we may be willing to lower the minimum night stay. If you would like to stay for just 1 or 2 nights please contact us and we will see if we can make it work.

**If you email me and don't hear back within a few hours please call the number listed (712-292-0205) or CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER as my reply emails sometimes goes into your spam folder. There have been a few occasions where the email has not gone through. Or, if you prefer, call me directly at anytime!**

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


          • Satellite / Cable:

            Cable TV...moreless

          • Television:

            HDTV 3D TV with a 3D DVD player and access to Netflix in the main living room. The master bedroom also has a TV....moreless


          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Shopping
          • Shuffleboard
          • Sledding
          • Walking

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Racquetball
          • Rock Climbing
          • Roller Blading
          • Snowmobiling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing


          • Dining:

            There is a dining room that can seat up to 10 people as well as a seperate table in the kitchen which can seat 6....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 10 people


          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace:

            Gas fireplace...moreless

          • Garage:

            3 car garage. 3rd stall is for owner storage. The main garage is available to renters....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet:

            Access to wireless internet...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            All linens are provided....moreless

          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided:

            All towels are provided....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Detergent provided....moreless


          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes for up to 8-12 people. All needed utensils are provided....moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            All needed appliances are in the kitchen....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            The majority of spices and condiments are available....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            The majority of condiments you need will be provided....moreless

          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Deck / Patio:

            Large patio. Patio set in the warmer months....moreless



          Write a review 5
          from 43 traveler reviews
          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Winter Months
          Oct 31 - Mar 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $225 $250
          Fri, Sat
          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          $225 $250
          Fri, Sat

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees and Rental Conditions:

          • Property Damage Protection $49
          • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
          • Tax Rate 12%


          The rates in the table above are approximate. Please see below to get a more accurate picture.

          3-6 nights - $225 per night.

          7-14 nights - $175 per night

          Friday / Saturday - $250 per night

          *If stay is going to be 15+ call to discuss rates.

          *Damage Protection - You can choose between a fully refundable $400 damage deposit or $49 non-refundable property damage insurance.

          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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          Last updated: 11/20/2014
          Check availability
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          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
          23 Selected dates


          10 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Des Moines International Airport
          0.25 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Jethros BBQ
          2 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Des Moines Country Club
          1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          I-80 & I-35
          0.25 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Jethros BBQ

          Car: Necessary

          The house is located in Waukee which is a suburb of Des Moines. You can reach the majority of Des Moines within 15 minutes. The Jordan Creek Town Center is about 4 miles away from the house. This area includes a number of unique shops and restaurants. Downtown Des Moines is about a 10-15 minute drive. Within walking distance of the house is Jethro's BBQ which has won a number of national awards and has been seen on Man vs Food!


          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2012

          Why the Owner Chose Des Moines:
          I chose this property because it is in a area of Des Moines that has experienced great growth over the past few years. The property is located near some of Des Moines newest restuarants, bars, and shopping areas yet close enough to downtown.

          Contact us

          Speaks: english



          • Entry


          • Reclaimed bowling lane dining table! This table can seat up to 10.

            Reclaimed bowling lane dining table! This table can seat up to 10.

          • Wine / bar area in kitchen

            Wine / bar area in kitchen

          • Half bath on main floor

            Half bath on main floor

          • Master bedroom - King size bed

            Master bedroom - King size bed

          • Master bath

            Master bath

          • Bedroom 3 - Queen Bed

            Bedroom 3 - Queen Bed

          • Bedroom 4 - Queen Bed

            Bedroom 4 - Queen Bed

          • Grill and patio set

            Grill and patio set

          • Large deck and backyard

            Large deck and backyard

          • Main entry

            Main entry

          • View of the kitchen from the living room.

            View of the kitchen from the living room.

          • Living Room

            Living Room

          • Main hall on 2nd floor

            Main hall on 2nd floor

          • Master bedroom - Bed is to the back, master bath to the right

            Master bedroom - Bed is to the back, master bath to the right

          • Bedroom 2 - Full Bed

            Bedroom 2 - Full Bed

          • Bedroom 4 - Queen Bed

            Bedroom 4 - Queen Bed

          • Shared bathroom on 2nd floor

            Shared bathroom on 2nd floor

          VRBO #452573

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Thursday, November 20, 2014

          $225 - $250 per night (USD)

          4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 10

          View calendar: Updated 11/20/14
          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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          Member since: 2013
          Speaks: english
          • Response time: Within a few hours
          • Response rate: 100%
          • Calendar last updated: 11/20/2014
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