Charming Cottage on Main St. in Historic St. Charles! Jetted Tub, 2 Fireplaces!!(79 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Beautifully Restored Family Friendly Home, Sleeps 8, 2 Fireplaces, Jetted Tub
The main floor of the house that walks directly out on to Main Street, has an open floor plan with comfortable living room with a large gas fireplace to snuggle up to, large flat screen TV with DVD player, full kitchen with high end cabinetry, refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher, and plenty of seating for meals with a great view out to the Missouri River. Huge rough sawn walnut support beams decorate the ceiling.
The 2nd floor bedroom suite, with 12' vaulted ceilings and large walnut support beams, sleeps 6 people. There is a large dormer overlooking Frontier Park, the old Train Depot and cabooses, and a beautiful view of the Missouri River flowing north that includes the custom built in king bed. Across the room there are 4 individual twin beds (2 sets of custom bunks) that allow for everyone to have their own comfy bed. Every bed comes with their own private lighting to make guests feel as comfortable as possible. There is also a giant flat screen clearly viewed from every bed for all to enjoy a movie night or game night on the Nintendo Wii. Also on this level is a full bathroom including a tiled walk in shower with dual shower-valves, and a sitting area with mirror for extra space to get ready, and the dormer on the front by the vanity overlooks the cobblestoned streets of Main.
The historic home has been 100% completely remodeled in 2013 and designed entirely with vacation renters in mind. All modern amenities are included such as two 80 gallon hot water heaters so you never run out of hot water, two separate heating and cooling systems so separate floors can control desired temperatures, cable TV, Wifi, Keurig coffee maker, and so much more. The location is excellent. Walk out your front door directly onto the cobblestone sidewalk along the one of the largest historic districts on the national registry. Countless shopping and dining options await you, all within walking distance (less than a half mile in either direction). The best part, most are unique businesses that you won't find anywhere else, like Braddens restaurant, Lewis and Clark restaurant, Winery of the Little Hills (great outdoor seating with fire pits located right across the street),The Mother-in-Law House restaurant 98ft away, The Hobbit Hole Antiques, Moss next door for some of the latest fashion, Trailhead Brewery, Grandmas Cookies a few doors down, Kat and Me, and countless others. A personal favorite with our family of four small of children is Riverside Sweets located only two doors down where visitors of all ages can enjoy some of the best ice cream, homemade candy and fudge, caramel apples, and walls of candy and collectibles to choose from. A few blocks north, Picasso's offers a great cup of coffee and some live music at times. Grab breakfast at The Bikestop Cafe and rent a bike for a peaceful ride on The Katy Trail just a few hundred feet from the home. Ameristar Casino is also located within a mile of the home just outside the Historic area for those looking for a little nightlife. Two major malls, Mid-Rivers Mall, and St. Louis Premium Outlet Mall, are located 10 minutes in either direction. Located on the other side of highway 70, The St. Charles Convention Center and Family Arena are located about five minutes from the guest house. A short 25 minute drive will get you to most St. Louis Attractions such as The Arch, The St. Louis Zoo, The Magic House, The City Museum, The Art Museum, Grants Farm, Busch Stadium, The Fox Theatre, The Peabody, The Art Museum, and so many other fun things to do and see. Spend the day seeing the sights of St. Louis and then head back to family friendly St. Charles, walk to dinner, and kick back and relax and visit with your loved ones at night. The home is located approximately 10-15 minutes from St. Louis Lambert Airport, with plenty of public and private transportation available. St. Peters Catholic church is just a short 1/4 mile stroll away, as well as the Main Street Church on North Main. SSM St. Joseph Health Center is also located within 1/4 mile for those needing a place to stay while visiting loved ones, or if health issues arise. With many fantastic festivities on Main Street and in Frontier Park for year round interest for all ages, there's always something new to experience when you stay at the Main Street Guest House! For some additional information, please go to for lots of great information and a calendar of upcoming events. Please feel free to call us at anytime. Hope to hear from you soon and thanks for your consideration!
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Member since: 2012
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Also a pull out couch on the main floor
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Gambling Casinos
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 12.95%
Cleaning Fee of $50 and taxes of 12.45% are not included in nightly rate
Holidays require a 3 night minimum stay.
No Sunday check-ins, please (This ensures that our cleaners do not have to work that day)
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Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Just west of St. Louis you'll find St. Charles, a river city with a unique historical perspective, beautiful sites, friendly people and a pace just a little slower than that of the big city. Founded as Les Petites Cotes (The Little Hills) by French Canadian fur trader Louis Blanchette, Saint Charles, MO grew into a thriving riverfront trading center for a young America.
Thousands passed through on their journeys westward, replenishing supplies before departing into new territory. Saint Charles is a source of historical encounter: the Lewis and Clark Rendezvous, Missouri's First State Capitol, origin of the Boone's Lick Trail and home to Daniel Boone.
The people of St. Charles have labored lovingly to preserve and share its treasured river heritage. As destination for almost one million visitors each year Saint Charles history comes alive to welcome you.
You'll find St. Charles offers first rate vacation with over 150 restaurants to choose from, and so many things to do, you may have to come back to try everything.
Experience the charm and beauty of a city that has been welcoming visitors since 1769.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Our family of six loves to travel, and when we discovered the vacation home option instead of hotels, we knew we wanted a rental property of our own to share with others. We hope our cottages enhance your vacation like so many homes have done for us. We love meeting and talking with people from all over, so please feel free to give us a call!- Audrey and Matt
Why the Owner Chose Saint Charles, MO, USA:
We've always loved Old Town St. Charles because of its charm, fun atmosphere, and historic architecture. When we realized that there wasn't much in the way of lodging for families like ours, or larger groups wanting to stay together, we knew this home would fill that void and would be a way for us to enjoy the area even more and let other people experience it too.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The ability to walk out the front door in the morning, eat and amazing breakfast. lunch and/or dinner, shop to your hearts content, be amazed by the history and all the fun happenings, and then walk back to a great gathering place without ever getting in your car.
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- CLICK HERE - Virtual tour of the Main Street Guest House
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The Main Street Guest House, located at #422 S. Main St, sleeps 8
Off street private parking located in the rear, enter through the private garden
Lower level Master Suite
Oversized jetted tub with Chroma-therapy lights and Shiatzu jets. Large walk-in shower with 2 shower heads. Fireplace and TV
Main Floor with kitchen and living room area
Full kitchen with seating for 6-8 (bench not shown).
Great space to get ready for a fun night on the town located in 2nd floor bathrm
View out the back toward to the gardens and Riverfront Guest House.
Bradden's, one of the many great restaurants on Main, is right across the street
First Missouri State Capital Historic site
Sea lion exhibit at the St. Louis Zoo
The Main Street Guest House located right on the cobblestone streets of Historic St. Charles, MO
Lower level master suite with king size bed, fireplace, flat screen TV, and master bath
Fireplace and flat screen next to king bed in lower level private Master Suite
Bathroom lights on a dimmer switch for total relaxation and romance
Upstairs bedroom with 2 sets of built-in bunks and king bed, large flat screen, and full bath
Private 2nd floor full bathroom overlooking Historic cobblestone Main Street
Large 2nd floor tiled shower, double valves, rain shower heads, dimmable lights
Just a couple doors down, Riverside Sweets with ice cream and home-made candies!
Moss's Boutique is right next door and an example of the unique shops on Main!
Most St. Louis attractions are less than a half-hour away
Thanks for looking! Check out our other houses in Historic St. Charles, vrbo# 403124, and 469831!
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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