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The Johnson House -- Charming 2 bedroom condo - Historic Cathedral Hill

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1000 sq. ft. condo in a desired historic neighborhood

Charming, designer renovated one level condo in the heart of historic Cathedral Hill district. Wonderful eateries within 1-2 blocks, Easy access to light rail, Interstate 94, Metro bus line. Walking distance to Excel Energy Center, Science Museum. Antique Shops, Minnesota History Center, Bookstore, Fitness Center and Coffee Shops, and a short walk to Grand Avenue for a lovely shopping experience.

The condo consists of two bedrooms and a sofa sleeper-all with queen size beds. Kitchen is well equipped for guests wishing to cook and entertain in the dining room.

The sunroom is a cozy area for morning coffee and a nice view of the back patio and yard.

The sunroom opens to the l patio to enjoy after a day's activities. Cozy, warm, and well stocked property with all you'll need to enjoy.

Large trellis covered patio overlooking the historic Blair House is perfect for entertaining, grilling or relaxing with a glass of wine.

Keywords: Condo

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Amenities

Summit - University House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • tennis

Reviews

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The Johnson House -- Charming 2 bedroom condo - Historic Cathedral Hill
average rating of 4.854701 based on 117 reviews
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed this beautiful apartment with its charming furnishings and voluptuous garden. It was cozy, felt immediately welcoming to be here. Lois is a dear, and helpful whenever needed. A great stay.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alayne and family-- Thank you for your review and again, for visiting. Come again!
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Portland, OR
4

Gorgeous house, incredible location!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at the Johnson House. Lois really thought of everything and made sure we had everything we needed. The house is lovely, and very comfortable, including having access to so many restaurants, shops, and more. The location made it easy to get everywhere we needed to in the MSP area.

The kitchen was very well organized and we felt very comfortable. My kids loved the sun room and playing chess in the morning light. They also really enjoyed having a yard to play in.

My suggestions for improvements: The main bedroom was cramped and the bed, while very comfortable, was too high for many to get into, and really wiggly. We ended up sleeping in separate beds because one small movement would wake the other person. Also, the doors on the closet mixed with the 4 poster bed were tough to get around.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting the Johnson House. The bedrooms are small since the house is over 100 years and apparently large bedrooms were not done back then. I will check the bed and make that correction—sorry about that. It’s important for me to know my guests have a good nights sleep.
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5

lovely home and wonderful location.

  • 5 of 5

walking distance to restaurants and shops. fun place to stay

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Omaha, Nebraska
5

Cute condo in convenient location

  • 5 of 5

My husband, son, DIL and I enjoyed our recent stay in the Johnson House. It is only a couple of blocks from lots of good restaurants and bars but is on a quiet street. Parking can be a challenge but our car fit in the driveway and our son was able to find off street parking. The condo is very nicely decorated and we loved the outside patio. It was perfect for enjoying a glass of wine or a cup of coffee.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Lovely house, great location. Clean, very comfy beds. Back porch was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable house with a great location!!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at The Johnson House. Great location close to the Xcel Center.

Hope to stay again and take in a Wild game.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

Lois Johnson
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About Lois Johnson

I am a semi-retired interior designer and enjoy all aspects of creating lovely surroundings. I have children and grandchildren in my neighborhood and we all enjoy this area. I enjoy meeting people and I believe I am friendly and accessible to answer questions or take care of your stay.

Lois Johnson purchased this house in 1997

Why Lois Johnson chose Summit - University

I have always enjoyed turn of the century architecture and seeing wonderful structures renovated and brought back to their original grandeur, and Catherdral Hill is a lovely example of that. This property is easily accessible to freeways, , light rail, metro bus service, etc. I believe you will enjoy all the condo has to offer.

What makes this house unique

You will be within walking distance of wonderful shops, fine restaurants, downtown St. Paul, fitness center, coffee shops, bookstores. Strolling down beautiful Summit Avenue (blocks of lovely Victorian homes) is a lovely way to end the day.

Access to Intetstate 94 (3 blocks) or a 20 minute walk to our new light rail is easy and quick.

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
MSP
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Red Cowl
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Light rail
Nearest Motorway
0.7 Miles
Interstate 94
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Fitzgeralds
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Afton Alps

Science Museum-St.Paul library-Como Park & Zoo-Children's Museum-Ordway Theatre

Xcel Energy Center

Landmark Center

Minnesota History Center

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Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20

Rates for up to four guests- $143 per night. - additional $25 for each added guest
Holiday rates
Pet-$20 per night

Super Bowl rates to be determined.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.