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Historic Luxury Retreat

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017

Why Susan Holeman chose Lafayette Square

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.

Map

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.

Amenities

Lafayette Square House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • 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
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Historic Luxury Retreat
average rating of 4.92 based on 50 reviews
4

Wonderful Historic Location.

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location of this historic home and walked to area restaurants, coffee shops and the beautiful park at Layfayette Square. We would have given the home, with all of its historic charm, a 5 star rating, but it needs some minor repairs and deep cleaning. I left a detailed list for the property manager, but never heard from her.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback as we work to ensure a high quality experience for our guests. We have made the minor repairs. The house is cleaned between guests. We have gone back through with a deep clean.
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5

Great location and beautiful, old world charm.

  • 5 of 5

The house was fantastic for our party of 4. We enjoyed the movie room upstairs several different times during our stay. The location was the best, as we were able to walk to several locations to eat and hang out. A quick jaunt to the highway to go in pretty much any direction. The house itself was a classic. Amazing architecture from before the 1900's with those great high ceilings. The beds were comfortable and there was plenty of room to spread out. We would stay here again when in the St Louis area.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast! We had 3 couples that stayed at the property and was very spacious. The kitchen was fully stocked, although we didn't really cook anything since there are awesome restaurants close by. Susan the property manager was friendly and helpful at check in. I would recommend this place-very close to Busch Stadium but the property itself is on a very quiet quaint street.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cape Girardeau, MO
5

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: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paragould, AR
5

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: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

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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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
one time cleaning fee $100

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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