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Historic Luxury Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Location and Luxury!! Welcome to our beautiful, restored and updated turn-of -the century three story home. Located in the heart of the Historic Lafayette Square District, it is within walking distance to many outstanding restaurants, specialty shops, and the picturesque Lafayette Park. Explore the many attractions St. Louis has to offer: The Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium, Missouri Botanical Garden, Fox Theatre, Powell Symphony Hall, St. Louis Art Museum, Forest Park, the St. Louis Zoo and so much more! All within a 10-15 minute drive from this home away from home. Experience the charm of the quaint Lafayette Square neighborhood while enjoying all the amenities of this spectacular retreat. Cozy up next to the fireplace, chill out watching the big screen HDTV in the third floor theatre room, or relax on the deck overlooking the lovely view of the private courtyard. Regardless of the season, your stay is sure to be memorable at our Lafayette Luxury Retreat. Always included for all guests is coffee, an asssortment of teas, and snacks.

Property Manager
Susan Holeman
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

Why Susan Holeman chose St. Louis

I love older homes and this house has so much character, is nestled in St. Louis' premier historic neighborhood, sits on a quiet street, and is close to downtown.

What makes this house unique

Relaxing backyard deck....convenient location...quiet... comfortable...nicely furnished.


Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Lambert STL
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
Amtrack and Metrolink (light rail)
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I-64, I-44, I-55
Car: recommended

The house is very centrally located--near downtown, near Forest Park, near the Missouri Botanical Gardens, near the Science Center, Art Museum and Zoo.


Lafayette Square House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • $50/night extra for each adult over 4
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Main bedroom has queen bed. Guest bedroom and office each have a double bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading


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Historic Luxury Retreat
average rating of 4.93617 based on 47 reviews
Cape Girardeau, MO

Great location for our STL weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We are return visitors to this lovely home in Lafayette Square! The house is perfect for a group of "almost 60, but really feel 40" girls who all graduated together in the mid 70's. We rented the house for the weekend, took in Sqwires Happy Hour on Friday night (located within walking distance), visited the Soulard Market Saturday morning, and then attended the Cardinal ballgame on Saturday night. What a fun-filled weekend. The highlight of the house is the nice deck off the kitchen, where we spent most of our time. Plenty of room for the 8 of us to gather with a great kitchen area, spacious bedrooms, with 3 bathrooms.

Susan, as always, was a gracious host. She met me on Friday afternoon with a smile and a hug. We are so looking forward to booking this nice historic home again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paragould, AR

The property had everything you need to feel at home.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. Loved sitting on the shaded back deck. Several fantastic restaurants within walking distance. We walked to Union Station to catch the Metrolink to Busch. The house was historic and charming and had everything you need to have a vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a convenient neighborhood.

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful home in a convenient neighborhood. The owner and his representative were very nice people, and the home was very well equipped. The kitchen had basics and luxuries, and the neighborhood many interesting restaurants. Only one caveat: the bedrooms are on the second and third floor, reached by steep and narrow stairs.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baraboo, WI

Gracious STL row house, we will be back!

  • 5 of 5

This house took us back a century or so with its 12 foot ceilings and 10 ft windows. However, every modern convenience was also present. We entertained friends and it was perfect. It was a cool, clammy day so we had a fire in the parlor. Lovely! Plus walking distance to some nice restaurants. We also enjoyed the home theater. The only downside was sluggish wifi.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Niceville, Florida

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with our accommodations. The home is absolutely lovely as shown in the pictures. The location near Lafayette Square could not have been better for us. The walks around the neighborhood were an event in and of itself (beautiful homes, gorgeous landscapes and gardens, LaFayette Park, shops and restaurants...) We could get everywhere we wanted in such a short time. Went to the Arch, Forest Park (History and Science Museums), The Courthouse, Cherokee Street antiquing, toured Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser), and my personal favorite - The Botanical Gardens. Food was amazing. Left our recommendations in journal in the VRBO rental. Our experience with the owner and manager could not have been more welcoming or gone smoother. I highly recommend staying here and we hope to return someday!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable home in an ideal location!

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend this lovely home!

2 adults and 2 teenagers had the perfect amount of space for our own time and then could gather as a family in the 3rd floor media room. Susan was wonderful to work with and was very helpful in getting us settled upon meeting us at the home. Hope to stay in this fabulous home again in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Deposit $300

Extra $50 per night per person for more than 4 adults.

Deposit and payment can be made via check or PayPal.

We accept PayPal

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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