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Mid-Century Modern Home in Downtown Royal Oak!

Bedrooms 3
Space 800 sq ft
Property type house


About the property

Charming, immaculate home right in downtown Royal Oak!

Immaculate home in downtown Royal Oak. Large living and dining areas, kitchen and bath with everything you might need for a short or long-term stay. The house is dedicated to visitors- we live two miles north, also in Royal Oak!

Two bedrooms- one with a full bed and the other with a twin and IKEA fold-out twin sofa. DirectTV, DVR to record your favorites, TVs and cable in living room and master bedroom. Central air, fenced yard helpful for furry friends (pets welcome!), full basement with washer and dryer, on-street and nearby parking. Please note that yard is large but not fully enclosed- keep your pets close!

Ideal for those who want to be close to downtown Royal Oak (75+ restaurants, bars, natural foods, coffee shops, bookstore, yoga, gym, FedEx-Kinkos, library and parks). Four blocks to Emagine movie theater with bowling at the heart of downtown.

4 minute drive to Detroit Zoo

18 minute drive to downtown Detroit (Tigers, Red Wings)

9 minute drive to Beaumont Hospital

Very private street surrounded by new condos and lofts- but a large private yard, front and back covered porches. Walk to town, Uber, drive, or bus station is one block away.

Perfect for anyone- couples, friends, family. Single story home, contemporary and minimal decor, every amenity we can think of (breakfast goodies, pantry staples, wine and other drinks, all kitchen gear, toiletries, towels, iron and board, hair dryer, hangers, board games, books, yoga mat, crafts).

We are excited to share our beautiful home and city- with as much communication and assistance as you prefer!

More Details

Jennifer King
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

About Jennifer King

My husband and I have lived in Royal Oak for over 20 years. I was a bartender through college (so fun!) and then directed schools in Royal Oak. My husband is a builder and can fix or install anything as needed- huge Detroit sports fan and devoted golfer. Our little boys are just happy little Minecraft/Lego/soccer kids. We are happy to share this home with others- it was my husband's bachelor pad before we got married. I attended UM but had much more fun on the weekends in East Lansing at Michigan State! So we are fans of both. My husband and I both know the area so well and are happy to help you enjoy your stay!

Jennifer King purchased this house in 2000

Why Jennifer King chose Royal Oak

My husband was happily single for 20 years in this home. Then I scooped him up, late in our lives, to have two little boys and move to a bigger house in north Royal Oak. So his house is full of happy memories and has the proximity to the Royal Oak scene that we both love. It's got nightlife, restaurants, art, yoga, festivals, music, movies, a great library and many parks- close to Detroit, Ann Arbor, north to outlet shopping, lakes in every direction- we are Michiganders for life!

What makes this house unique

Really, the house is immaculate and modern and comfortable. It's like an upscale hotel but you have a light-filled, peaceful home with full kitchen, great coffee, crisp white linens, a huge sectional sofa, a DVR to record shows, a yard for your dog, room for kids, laundry if you need it, space to stretch out, listen to music, and enjoy a drink. The house is a 3 minute walk from the heart of Royal Oak. It's not a mile away, or even a half mile- a quiet, private home but fun and people and places just around the corner!


Royal Oak House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • 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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom recently updated- go IKEA! Toiletries, towels, etc
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , TV with DirectTV and DVR in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Single beds separated by table, lamp, books.
  • Both bedrooms have a closet with hangers. Room with double bed has dresser. Closet in hallway has additional storage space.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Mid-Century Modern Home in Downtown Royal Oak!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews


  • 5 of 5

A cozy and nice home with a very accommodating host. An excellent rental.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Royal Oak

Our Favorite Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house, beautifully curated, immaculate, charming, one block from downtown Royal Oak.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome house, so much fun!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect; it was like a really modern hotel but a home setting. Host left us a great bar, tasty food, and it was super clean and beautiful. Loved the DVR so I didn't miss Game of Thrones! 3 blocks to the movies and dinner every evening. Hosts were excellent for recommendations, responded to texts immediately. We will be back; this Airbnb gave us the most for the price out of any we have experienced. Super peaceful and chill getaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Royal Oak

Beautiful- we will be back!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful, the extras were amazing, host warm and welcoming. Thanks for making a potentially stressful trip so fun and relaxing; especially appreciate the personalized goodies and tasty wine! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Pet Fee $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $100

Check in time- anytime after 2 pm. Check out time is noon. Just let us know if you need flexibility with those times and we will work with you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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