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Great South hill home - 1 block to Starbucks, shopping & minutes to downtown

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 MASTER SUITS 4 Bedrooms total (See Description), 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 8

New owners as of June 30, 2015. This cozy home was originally owned by a famous local bandleader during the 40's and it's fun to imagine how the musicians might have gathered in the Great Room that he built for jam sessions and parties. The acoustics do seem to enhance the music we play. With two Master suites there's plenty of privacy, and the third bedroom allows for another couple on the third floor. Two full baths; one with a jetted tub and a Powder Room on the Main floor are newly remodeled. There's a living room with Granite Fireplace on one side of the kitchen and the Great Room is on the other. Both fireplaces have been recently finished with new Marble & Granite. The ground floor offers a private, spacious bedroom and full bath, which was beautifully remodeled recently.

We've enjoyed many family gatherings in the oak furnished dining room that can easily accommodate eight for dinner. The front yard is partially enclosed allowing privacy and ambiance in the covered Lanai which features 'musical note' tiles on the floor, which is another feature left by the bandleader.

Keywords: South Hill Home close to Downtown

More Details

Property Manager
Brian & Angela Simpson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Brian & Angela Simpson

As much as we love living in Sandpoint Idaho we also enjoy going to Spokane for Family & Cultural events.

Brian & Angela Simpson purchased this house in 1999

Why Brian & Angela Simpson chose Spokane

This home was purchased so that we could spend time in the City of Spokane without having to drive home after a day or an evening on the town. Having just finished the remodeling project, we felt it was ready to share with others who might enjoy the history & ambiance as much as we have.

What makes this house unique

How nice it is to walk to the grocery store or Starbucks in the morning before breakfast for some freshly baked bread OR to walk to our favorite local restaurant called Vintages 611 down Grand Blvd. on the way to town. Driving to the theatre, restaurants, or sporting events is never a chore with available parking easy to find.


Moran Prairie House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (3)
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Great South hill home - 1 block to Starbucks, shopping & minutes to downtown
average rating of 4.263158 based on 19 reviews

Great place to stay for a family visit.

  • 5 of 5

My three siblings and I stayed here for four days and found the house to be very comfortable and accommodating. We are all in our 70s and we appreciate quiet times mixed with visits and games. This house filled all our needs. We used the BBQ one night to entertain cousins and we were grateful for the WiFi. I highly recommend this property for a gathering place. The management is responsive and friendly and we will come back again if the opportunity arises.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you and your family had a great time at our home. We pride ourselves on making the home comfortable and offering wonderful customer service to our guests. We hope to see you again.
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Great place to gather with a group of friends

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed relaxing here for 2 nights with a group of friends from MT and Seattle. South Hill location is great for all we wanted to do. We had lots of room to spread out with 4 bedrooms, a great gathering space in the dining room, a cozy family room and workable kitchen. One night out for dinner and one night in which we cooked with groceries from nearby Trader Joes. A wonderfully equipped, relaxing weekend get away.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Hill Comfort

  • 5 of 5

Great South Hill location and comfortable home. My busy family of 5 really enjoyed the relaxing space and local market just down the road. Was a bit touch and go when booking but all that has been sorted as the new management are very professional and attentive. Thank you very much and look forward to another visit soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Butler, PA

Family Rental for Son's Wedding

  • 5 of 5

We came to Spokane for our son's wedding. We found this spacious house to be perfect! With four bedrooms and two living areas, we were never crowded. The house was clean and well supplied. The DTV and Wifi were a welcome surprise. The enclosed patio and yard was a boon, as well. The location is great as there are grocery stores, drugstores, bars and restaurants all within walking distrance. Downtown is ten minutes away!

The new owners were very responsive. We would highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place

  • 4 of 5

We were in town for a golf tournament and needed a place to stay. The place was clean and well maintained. There was plenty of room to relax and the barbeque out back worked nicely. We will definitely consider staying here in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wedding Celebration in Spokane!

  • 3 of 5

We were in Spokane for our son's wedding and this South Hill Home provided a great family center for us to work out of throughout our wedding weekend. The spacious home and location provided a nice place for all of us to stay. We received our deposit back in full within the thirty day requirement without problems. It took a few phone calls to confirm our reservation but otherwise the management team seemed responsive to our needs. It would be nice if housekeeping supplied at least an initial supply of toilet paper and paper towels and we had to sweep the front porch upon arrival, but otherwise the home was nice and comfortable. Wi-Fi access would be a nice addition. Thank you for sharing your home with us for such a momentous occasion.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Daniel, thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay. The home is under new ownership and management, as of June 30, 2015, thus we have upgraded the following since your recent occupancy: -New wifi access installed July 8, 2015 -New DTV installed July 8, 2015 -Text, email and phone access to any questions before, during and after your stay = fast response times -Management lives minutes away to maintain supplies and cleanliness prior to arrival. We hope that you will stay with us again.
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Spokane International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Tap House
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Qualchan or Hangman golf courses
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Amtrak Station in Downtown Spokane
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Starbuck's is 1 block away
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
49 Degrees North or Mount Spokane
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Car: recommended

This is a great option for long term Sacred Heart Hospital visitors. There are so many options for so many types of travelers coming into the Spokane area. Here is my TOP 10 favorite 'Must-Dos': (1) Golfing at Qualchan or Indian Canyon, (2) Wine tasting at Barrister Winery or Arbor Crest, (3) People watching at Gonzaga University (10 mins. away) or even Washington State University (60 mins. South), (4) Bloomsday race the first Sunday in May, (5) Hoopfest the last weekend in June, (6) the Christmas tree and Santa display at River Park Square, (7) Skiing with my kids at Mount Spokane or 49 Degrees North, (8) wine tasting and dinner at Luna on the South Hill, only 3 mins. from the House, (9) walking the bridges downtown when the Spokane Falls are huge, and (10) Walking around Manito Park and the Japanese Gardens or Hiking in Riverfront State Park and seeing the Bowl and Pitcher


Rates & Availability

Moran Prairie House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 8 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $195
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

More than 8 guests we charge an extra $50/ per night

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation refunds are as follows:
60 - 90 days plus - 75% + all damage & cleaning deposit
31-59 days – 50% + all damage & cleaning deposit
0-30 days – no refunds for daily rental fee and tax, 100% damage & cleaning deposit

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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