About the property
- House2400 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay2 nights
4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6 at standard rate but up to 9 at 15.00 per day
My Tenants all say the Pictures and description don't do this fun ,Beautiful home justice and that it's much better than they expected.This vintage, victorian-style brick house has a vast history, but has also been completely restored in the last couple years. The structure of the home, along with some of the original elements (door handles, light fixtures, etc) provide a real sense of old world charm. These things contribute to the historic value of the once farmhouse, fitting in well with the Carver Historic District which the home is apart of. However, most elements (kitchens, bathrooms, etc) have been redone to give the house modern conveniences. Overall, the home is very spacious, with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. It is fully furnished. There is a bonfire pit and a gas grill in the fully landscaped backyard. It is also walking distance to the quaint downtown area of Carver.
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
About John Willard
John Willard bought this home in 2012. He was born and raised in Bloomington, Minnesota. He works in real estate and builds cabins on the north shore.
John Willard purchased this House in 2012
Why John Willard chose Carver
When I saw this house, I couldn't resist buying it. It is so rare to see the older homes built in this victorian style and also completely redone on the inside, it's a real treasure. Someone clearly took very good care of it for a long time.
What makes this House unique
The outside of the home is beautiful. The brick and the structure are gorgeous. Then you go inside and it's just as wonderful. The old wood floors, the stained glass windows, the front porch, the flowers and plant life in both the front and back yard all add to the appeal of the home.
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Perfect for our trip!
Nice house, was perfect for what we needed. Also, John was quick to respond to any questions we had.
A real home
John was really helpful & accomodating & we enjoyed our stay. Especially late night snacks around the big kitchen island.
Beautiful Old Victorian Home! Great Host!
My family and I had the pleasure of staying at the Victorian home in Carver. This home was better than advertised. The kitchen was a joy to cook in, the front parlor a great space to read a book while the afternoon sun beat down on a rather blustery Christmas Eve day, and the bedrooms were spacious and comfortable. Downtown Carver was festive over the holiday weekend. While we didn't get to explore, did I mention it was a bit blustery, as a family we can't wait to come back for another holiday gathering set in this historical Victorian home. Thanks John for being such a great host!
House was nice, beds were very comfortable and John was great to work with.
Update vintage home.
Loads of space. Walking distance to eat and shop. Small town charm. Very nice kitchen. Enjoyed the outdoor seating.
A home with character!
This house has so many memories! You can just feel it! It was a get away for myself and my son and his family: 3 adults and 3 kids, and 1 dog, and it was so perfect in size and location! They all want to come back in the summertime when some of the quaint shops are open, and we can walk to the river! The sheer size of the rooms and the WONDERFUL kitchen for baking and cooking was all it took for me to be sold! Thank you for this fantabulous experience and we look forward to doing it again!
This vintage Victorian-style home has been completely restored and is located in the heart of historic Carver, Minnesota. It is short walking distance to the small downtown area of Carver which includes a nice restaurant, two bars, post office and a general store/gas station. It is driving distance to anything else that Minneapolis or the Southwest suburbs have to offer.