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Charming 4 bedroom 2 bath home in Quiet Merriam Park Neighborhood, Near Colleges

Merriam Park, Saint Paul, MN, USA
  • House1364 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay2 - 4 nights

Great home for family or business team stays. Close to light rail and colleges.

LOCATION: Less than a mile away are St. Thomas, Macalester and Concordia colleges, and in less than 3 miles are Hamline, the St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota, and St. Catherine University. The Minnesota State Fairgrounds, hosting one of the best state fairs in the United States (1st place in USA Today 2015 Reader's Choice Award) , is just 2.5 miles away. Via the light rail, which is a short 4 block walk from this home, you have access all of the major sports, concert and special event stadiums the Twin Cities have to offer--US Bank Stadium (Vikings), Target Field (Twins), Xcel Center (Wild), Target Center (Timberwolves), TCF Stadium or Marinucci Arena or Williams Arena (Gophers). Also within 4 blocks, on "happening" Selby Avenue, is Whole Foods, Starbucks, and many great restaurants, bars and shops. If you prefer to navigate by vehicle, you are just 2 blocks to Interstate 94, which will carry you east or west between Minneapolis and St. Paul. THE HOME: This home was fully remodeled by licensed contractors in the Fall of 2016. Beautifully refinished wood floors and period woodwork, including the original built-in buffet and open stairs, retain the character of this 1919 home, while the new kitchen (new cabinets, new appliances, granite counters) and updated bathrooms provide classy comfort for your stay. The open concept living/dining/kitchen provides a nice atmosphere to entertain guests or watch the kids. The master bedroom on the first floor includes a full on-suite bathroom. Upstairs you will find 3 additional bedrooms and another full bathroom. No cold feet in this Minnesota home--both bathrooms have heated tile floors! All of the mattresses (3 queen and 2 twin) are new with high quality pillow tops, ready to provide a good night's sleep for up to 8 guests. Enjoy morning coffee or evening refreshments on the cozy enclosed front porch. Furnishings are new, with a few vintage pieces added. Free laundry on site. Newly paved off-street parking behind the home. AMENITIES: New stainless steel appliances include a large refrigerator with ice and water dispenser on the exterior of the door, gas stove, dishwasher, and built-in microwave. The kitchen is fully stocked with coffee maker, tea kettle, blender, can opener, other small appliances, pots and pans, dishes, glassware, utensils, linens--you need only bring the food and drinks. Linens for the bedrooms and bathrooms are provided. Wall-mounted flat screen TVs are in the living room, the master bedroom, and in two of the bedrooms. Cable is included. RATES: The standard rate applies to stays of two nights. We provide a discount on weekly and monthly stays, which will be automatically calculated into your quote. FEES: Each stay will be charged a cleaning fee. The home will be cleaned and all linens washed and changed once after each stay. For stays greater than a week, additional cleaning services can be arranged for you at your cost.


Nancy Tuttle

  • Member Since 2016
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Speaks: english


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, 1st Floor, TV, on-suite bathroom
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, 2nd floor, TV, shared bathroom
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, 2nd floor, shared bathroom
      • Bedroom 4
        2 twin/ single, 2nd floor, bunked twin beds, shared bathroom
      • All new pillow-top mattresses and bedding; lots of extra blankets. The twin beds in bedroom 4 are bunk beds that accommodate children to small adults. Closets in each bedroom. There are alarm clocks in 2 of the bedrooms. Window air conditioners in each bedroom, during summer months.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1st Floor
        toilet, combination tub/shower, On-suite, heated floors
      • Bathroom 2nd Floor
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Heated floor
      • Bathroom floors are heated. Both baths are full baths. All towels are new. Body wash, shampoo and conditioner provided. Toilet paper and facial tissue provided. A hair dryer is provided for each bathroom.


        • Family


            • Guests provide their own meals


                • Iron & Board
                • Air Conditioning
                  Window A/C units are in each bedroom and the main living area, during summer months. A/C units are new and cool very quickly.
                • Hair Dryer
                • Heating
                  Hot water heat throughout, electric floor heat in both bathrooms. It is nice and toasty in the winter!
                • Internet
                  You will be provided access information upon arrival.
                • Clothes Dryer
                  Complimentary, located in the basement. Dryer sheets provided. Iron and ironing board is provided.
                • Linens Provided
                  Sheets provided
                • Living Room
                  Full-size couch, two leather chairs, coffee table, end table.
                • Parking
                  Off-street parking for at least 4 vehicles accessed through the alley behind the home. Ample on-street parking in front of the home.
                • Towels Provided
                  Kitchen and bathroom towels provided
                • Washing Machine
                  Complimentary, located in the basement. Laundry detergent provided. Do not use fabric softener in the washer!


                    • Coffee Maker
                      Coffee maker and coffee filters
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                      Dishes, cooking and eating utensils, knives, cutting boards, tumblers, glassware, pots, pans, bakeware
                    • Dishwasher
                      Stainless steel, dishwasher soap and conditioner provided
                    • Kitchen
                      Newly renovated, refinished wood floors, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, farmer's sink, breakfast bar, open to dining/living area.
                    • Microwave
                      Stainless steel microwave with exhaust fan mounted above stove
                    • Oven
                      Stainless steel gas oven, self-cleaning
                    • Pantry Items
                      Coffee, tea, salt, pepper, olive oil, spice rack with assorted spices, aluminum foil, paper towels, facial tissue
                    • Refrigerator
                      Ice and water dispenser in door
                    • Stove
                      Stainless steel gas stove
                    • Toaster
                      4 slice toaster. Blender also provided.


                        • Child's Highchair
                        • Dining
                          Dining table and 4 chairs; 2 stools at counter bar; 4 folding chairs in the basement or front closet, for additional seating, if needed. We also have a high chair.
                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 11 people


                            • Satellite / Cable
                              Complimentary cable. Any charges incurred by guest over and above the basic cable package will be charged to Guest, by reduction of the damage deposit and/or invoice.
                            • Television
                              Flat screen TVs are located in the living room, the 1st floor bedroom, and in one of the bedrooms upstairs.


                                • Lawn / Garden
                                  Large grass back yard. Patio being added.


                                    • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                    • wheelchair inaccessible


                                        • Baby gate to block off stairs is provided.

                                          House Rules

                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                          Check-out: 12:00 PM

                                          Cancellation Policy

                                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                          17 Reviews


                                          Latest reviews

                                          Wonderful property awaits

                                          This house worked wonderfully for my family. We were six adults and 6 month old baby. The kitchen was well stocked with everything you would need to cook and there was a Whole Foods near by. The hardwood floor was beautiful and the bathrooms were very clean. Dishwasher worked perfect too. The oven was gas and frozen pizzas cook great! The entertainment was cable TV with all the standard cable networks. We found the beds to be very comfortable and the house was well heated during an extended Minnesota cold snap. Nancy was easy to contact and very responsive. This would be a great place in the summer too or even state fair time.
                                          Jan 10, 2018
                                          Dec 2017
                                          Owner's Response:Thank you for your kind comments. I am glad the house and location worked so well for you and your family. There is nothing like a White Christmas, as long as you have a good heat system! I look forward to having you again. We already have a high chair at the house, to accommodate your youngest!

                                          Loved this place!

                                          Clean, modern, lots of parking and the location was easy to get anywhere! Owner was very cool. You won’t be disappointed. Stay here.
                                          Jan 10, 2018
                                          Dec 2017
                                          Owner's Response:Thanks, Ryan. It was great working with you as well. I am glad we were able to make it all work out for you. If the need arises again, please think of the Carroll House!

                                          This house was exactly what was shown in the pictures. We were 7 adults and a three year old

                                          Lovely baths with heated floors. Nicely appointed kitchen. Comfortable chairs and beds. Walking distance to Starbucks for the New York Times. We shopped at the super target on university to avoid the parking at Whole Foods and we're delighted with the selection including an array of gluten free breads. Who knew! We'd happily return - especially since it's within an easy walk of my daughter's place.
                                          Nov 05, 2017
                                          Nov 2017
                                          Owner's Response:It was a pleasure to have you Mary. Yes, Target is a very well-appointed grocery stop, my daughter's favorite. I welcome you back any time.

                                          Very nice clean and comfortable accommodations. Fit all 7 of us!!

                                          Nice quiet neighborhood and nicely updated home
                                          Aug 22, 2017
                                          Aug 2017
                                          Owner's Response:Thanks, Susan. I am glad the house worked well for your long weekend in the Cities!

                                          A lovely home away from home

                                          The house was perfect for our stay. We were in town for a small family reunion. It was so nice to have 3 rooms with queen beds, hard to find it seems, and another room with bunk beds for the kids. The décor is beautiful and everything in the house very clean! There were plenty of towels and blankets and seating for all of our family. Also, plenty of convenient parking. I have to say the comfort of the house helped us really enjoy family time. And Nancy was always quick to respond to any questions we had. We will be back!
                                          Aug 18, 2017
                                          Aug 2017
                                          Owner's Response:Thanks for your kinds words. I am glad the house worked so well for you, and I look forward to having you back!

                                          Top Rate

                                          We were very pleased with the immaculate look of the property as well as the quality appliances, furniture, mattresses, bedding, and towels. The property is well cared for, roomy, and comfortable. We had eight people in our group. There was space for everyone, even around the table when we used the four nice folding chairs from the closet. Loved the front porch. The neighborhood is a bit sketchy though. One morning we walked to the gas station around the corner and there was a homeless person sleeping on the steps in front of the house across the street. We will consider staying there again.
                                          Aug 18, 2017
                                          Aug 2017
                                          Owner's Response:Thanks for the review, Aleacia. I am glad you found the Carroll house a good fit for you.


                                          Merriam Park, Saint Paul, MN, USA

                                          Take a walk to the end of the block, to get your mojo on at Starbucks. Or walk a few more blocks to the coffee bar or juice bar at Whole Foods, which opened in 2016. Great food is found at Whole Foods, which is complete with a bar/restaurant, or across the street at O'Gara's or the Neighborhood Cafe.

                                          17 Reviews

                                          Wonderful 4.9/5

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