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Idlewood apartment in Byrd Park

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment Between Byrd Park And Cary Town,near Fan

Enjoy a entire apartment with your friend and family in historic town Richmond,Va

This is a apartment on second floor in byrd park area. It is near by Fan district and Cary town. the First floor apartment also listed with another website (if you are interested to see first floor picture you can inquiries me)

If you walk accross footbridge near by you will see Fan district. (10 min walk) Lamplighter coffee shop is the first spot you will see (recommended) also you will see a lot of restaurants and bars Pearl, Sticky rice, 3 monkeys etc. included one of ours PikNik (American fine dine with concept small plates around the world). Richmond local love to hang out around Fan area. Me and my husband also live in Byrd Park as well and we love to walk around.

it is close to Byrd Park, Maymont Park and also Cary town , you can walk to Cary Town in about 20-25 min walk. Cary town has so many restaurants, bars, Byrd theater, Grocery stores and retail stores shopping also VMFA (Virginia museum fine art) and not too far from Children museum and science museum

5 min walk to park, you can walk around in byrd park and Maymont park (20 min walk to maymont but recommended you to drive there and park your car at front to go walk inside Maymont park)

This apartment has 2 bedrooms with closet and flatscreen TV. In each room, small living room,1 bath and open space for living and kitchen

We have wifi, TV and cable to provide and side street parking

This house is close to bus stop ( 2 min / accross street) It is very convenient for travelers to go by bus to the middle of downtown and west-end and VCU

feel free to contact us anytime if you have a question and we will do our best for you

Pet not allowed in the unit

Note: Our Rental house do not fit with guest that can not walk up and down to upstairs because is on Second floor. Also someone to have high expectations like 4-5 star hotel. Our house is a regular house and will fit with group of people to love Adventure, eat, drink, travel, hang out, love museum and love walking around town. It will not fit at all to someone want to stay only in apartment :)

More Details

Bordeenuch Sirinunnapat
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Thai
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2018

About Bordeenuch Sirinunnapat

My name is Bordeenuch Sirinunnapat but you can call me Bree.I am 34 years old I live in Richmond about 10 years with my husband (his name is Sonny / 37 yrs). His family live in USA about 20 years. Our nationality is Thai.

His Family has a Thai restaurant business in Cary Town "Mom's Siam" (2811 W.Cary street) about 18 years now. If you love Thai food :) and also we open our own American fine dine with concept small plate around the workd call Piknik at 2301 W. Main Street ( 6 blocks from apartment)

Sonny and I love to travel around and cooking. We also live in Byrd Park as well. Our house is 5 min drive from our apartment that we listed. We love our neighborhood. It is not the best area but we are happy to live in the park and convenience for us to go hang out in Fan and downtown. We go to Thailand almost every year to visit my parent in Bangkok

Bordeenuch Sirinunnapat purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Bordeenuch Sirinunnapat chose Byrd Park

We bought this house from auction in August 2012 and used to live here. Beside restaurant business our family also do a rental property around VCU and byrd park. After we moved to another house in Byrd Park. We thought is spot is a good spot to do rental vacation. Not too quite and not too crowded. It will fit with guest that have a lot of energy like us to walk around and explore my old town with ppl.

What makes this apartment unique

We love this apartment because it is pretty close to lake and park just 3 blocks walk and also convenient to walk to Cary town (25 min walk / and VMFA (museum : 15 min walk) close by to Fan district (15 Min walk from footbridge at front of apartment) a lot of restaurant and bar. Local love this area to have night life activities. Our restaurant and bar (Piknik) is also in Fan too :)


Byrd Park Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • remodel bathroom with tile.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both of Bedrooms are pretty good size with closet and queen size bed I turn an office room to be a small living room with Sofa bed (just in case you need an extra bed)
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(25 traveler reviews)

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Idlewood apartment in Byrd Park
average rating of 4.0 based on 25 reviews

Old and needs a lot of work

  • 1 of 5

The people are very nice, but the home needs work. The Mattresses are not comfortable. No bars of soap in the bathroom. One washcloth for 2 people for 4 days. Outside of home is bad. Steps has peeling paint and concrete. Junk in the backyard, grass not cut. On bus line and noisy at night. This home would be better as a low end rental and not a vacation rental

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Not bad, not great.

  • 3 of 5

Great location, convenient to major road ways, not a far drive to Cary Street and close walking distance to restaurants. We stayed for two nights...overall it was okay. While the location was great, I really look for places to be a "home away from home." I have two children so it's important for us to have a comfortable, clean place. A fresh coat of paint would go a long way for this place. It's not the most updated apartment, so minor changes would really freshen this place up. We couldn't have asked for more perfect weather this past weekend, so I went to open the windows as soon as we got there. There was quite a bit of dust on the blinds, window sills and kitchen fan.

I always look to see what amenities are included beforehand so that I don't have to run out after a long drive. It would have been nice to have a roll of paper towels. We did end up finding some napkins (probably from a previous guest) that got us through the first evening.

Due to it being an older home converted to apartments, the insulation and sound is probably difficult to fix. There were guests that arrived in the downstairs apartment on our second night. It must have been around 5 a.m. that they began packing to leave. It was so loud it felt like they were in the room beside us. The noise carried directly into the bedrooms. So not a pleasant way to be woken up on a Sunday morning after walking for hours the day/night before.

The water pressure in the shower isn't the best and could have been cleaner. The shelving unit beside the shower looked dusty and there is mold on the window sill in the shower. Not very appealing. The bathroom sink vanity is new and looks really nice.

Having a TV in the bedrooms is a plus since there isn't a "living/family room" space. It was great for my kids as they were falling asleep.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice play to stay

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice play to stay close to downtown Richmond and the Cary district. Plenty of room and comfort to stay in while traveling. The owners very willing to help with any questions. Not enough parking. Only parking is on street and limited. Vehicles can and will be towed at your expense!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place, easy walk to Cary Street.

  • 4 of 5

Nice place, saved lots of money on hotels

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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High Point, NC

Nice Weekend in Richmond

  • 5 of 5

The place is as cute as it looks. Lots of room with 2 BR, BA, Sitting room and nice sized kitchen. It was easy to get into and park at. And it was spotless.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida and Virginia

Convenient and well-equipped

  • 5 of 5

The place worked out well for traveling to see our two daughters on opposite sides of Richmond .

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Nearest Airport
8.7 Miles
Richmond International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
in Cary Town
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
willow oaks country club
Nearest Train
2.9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.6 Miles
I-64 W
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
in Cary town
Nearest Beach
96 Miles
Virginia beach
Car: necessary

My second floor apartment is in Byrd Park area and not too far from Cary town and Maymont Park. This apartment has 2 Bedroomsand 1 Bath, laundry room and living space

This apartment is pretty close to Byrd park,Lake,Maymont Park,Zoo and James River(Texas Beach). you will have fun with outdoor activities also you can walk to Cary town.

Cary town has so many restaurant,Bar,Grocery,Byrd theather,Coffee shop and retail shopping store


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $30
Pet Fee $10

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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