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Historic Home in the Heart of Lexington Village

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Last updated: 12/08/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

A short block from the Great Lake Huron and only 4 short blocks to Village Shops

LESTER ST RETREAT HAS 5 BEDROOMS/4 FULL BATHROOMS: 4 Bedrooms upstairs, and 1 bedroom main floor. 3 bathrooms upstairs, one bathroom main floor, (2 with showers, 2 with antique tubs). All Bed Linens, Pillows and Towels are provided. Fully Equipped Kitchen with many extras, Dining Room, (combined seating of 12 for Kitchen and Dining Room) Living Room, Foyer, Laundry Room with washer & dryer. 16 x 25 Cedar Deck with a Natural Gas Grill, Granite Counter and Outdoor Sink. On a Corner Lot. 4 short blocks from the LEXINGTON VILLAGE THEATRE.

STAY MORE, SAVE MORE WINTER RATES * (Sept 7th thru June 21st 2017)
2 NIGHTS FOR $ 900.00 ($450 per night)
3 NIGHTS FOR $1275.00 ($425 per night)
4 NIGHTS FOR $1440.00 ($360 per night)
5 NIGHTS FOR $1600.00 ($320 per night)
6 NIGHTS FOR $1680.00 ($280 per night)
7 NIGHTS FOR $1750.00 ($250 per night)

2017 SUMMER RATES
2 NIGHTS FOR $ 900.00 ($450 per night)
3 NIGHTS FOR $1350.00 ($450 per night)

"STAY MORE, SAVE MORE RATES" *
4 NIGHTS FOR $1500.00 ($375 per night)
5 NIGHTS FOR $1600.00 ($320 per night)
6 NIGHTS FOR $1700.00 ($283 per night)
7 NIGHTS FOR $1820.00 ($260 per night)
10 NIGHTS FOR $2500.00 ($250 per night)
Rates are based on 10 guests or less and are
subject to change until your reservation is confirmed.
Additional Charges: Cleaning Fee $300
6% Sales Tax
Refundable Damage/Security Deposit: $500
*Rate Calculator does not apply "Save More Discount". Please contact us personally for discounted rate. Holiday Rates and credit card payments may be slightly more.

Accepted Payments: Personal Checks 30 days in advance (preferred), VRBO E-Pay, , Chase Quick Pay, Post Office or Bank Money Orders, Credit Card, Cash. Please contact us for more payment information. 810-201-0101

Our availability calendar is kept up-to-date. Please feel free to call and follow up on your inquiry. I look forward to speaking with my guests and appreciate any questions you may have before submittting your payment. To view our Rental Agreement and House Rules or to view insurance options, click the yellow Book It Button. These items are available to view before submitting payment information.

We take pride in our property and are responsive to all of our renters needs. Since we are local, we attend to our guests directly. We personally welcome you to the house and give you an acquaintance tour. The house is fully furnished and has all the amenities of home! We are very accessible by phone to answer any questions you may have prior to renting and also during your stay (texting available). 810-201-0101
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810-201-0101

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/08/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    This is not a PARRTAAAAY house. It is located in a residential neighborhood and we ask that our guests are respectful to the neighborhood. With that said, there is no minimum age limit....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids love this house. However, due to the era of construction, a guided safety tour and waiver must be signed, due to the stairs and upper windows at floor. (However, all the windows are double pane and new construction with safety glass, and open easily.)...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    ABSOLUTELY no smoking in the house. Did I mention ABSOLUTELY NONE? Thank You. :)...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Due to the potential allergies of future guests, no pets please. We love animals, but animal hair often burrows its way into carpet and furniture. This house is clean and animal hair free....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

  • West Bedroom (Upstairs) : 1 queen

    Attached to the West Bathroom with Clawfoot Tub...moreless

  • East Bedroom (Upstairs) : 1 king

    Shared Bathroom with shower down the hall a few steps...moreless

  • Back Bedroom (East side) (Upstairs) : 1 double

    Shared Bathroom with shower, across the hall....moreless

  • Downstair Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    DayBed w/Trundel, Adjacent to Bathroom w/Clawfoot Tub...moreless

  • Master Bedroom (Upstairs): 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    Sitting Room with Daybed and Private Bathroom with shower...moreless

  • Crib(s) Available Upon Request: 3 baby crib

    Full Size Crib, Infant Crib, Portacrib...moreless

  • Master Bedroom has a private bathroom with a shower. There is one King Bed and an attached sitting room with a twin daybed with a pull out /and up, twin trundle. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, tub

    Clawfoot Tub, vanity....moreless

  • Masterbath: toilet, shower

    Private Entry from Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Back Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Shower surround with corner seat....moreless

  • West Bathroom: toilet, tub

    Clawfoot Tub, Private entry from Bedroom, & entry from Hall...moreless

  • Three Bathrooms are upstairs and one bathroom is downstairs. Both showers are located upstairs. Towels and washcloths and soap are provided. Baby wipes for makeup removal are provided. We do suggest you bring your own makeup removal washcloths if you prefer to use a cloth....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Lester St Retreat is centrally located in the village. We are a block from the beach, which has about a 60 foot public access. There is another public access two blocks down, at the end of Lake St, with a stretch of beach the size of an extra large lot. The DNR Boat Launch is at the end of Boynton St, and the Marina is at the end of Huron Ave. The Patrick Tierney Park entrance is located at the end of Simons St. The Park has a long stretch of sandy beach, playground equipment, picnic area and the break wall to walk. 4 short blocks to the Lexington Village Theatre http://lexingtonvillagetheatre.com/tickets...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV and Uverse Wifi...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    3 TV's (2 Downstairs, 1 TV upstairs in Master Bedroom)...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large tables in both the Kitchen (84' table if leaf is added by request) and the Dining Room (102' table). Combined seating for 12. The large deck also has table and chairs plus bench seating....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window Air Conditioners in all upstairs bedrooms. 3 Air Conditioners downstairs. The house has all new windows and is very well insulated, which keeps the house cool and comfortable....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas Fireplace is not operable from May through September....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Clean towels, sheets, pillows, blankets are provided. We do ask that you do not remove makeup with our nice white linens. We provide babywipes for makeup removal....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Half circle drive. Easy in and easy out for trailered boats or jet skis. 6 vehicle limit, please....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    A few Tide Pods are provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    2 Coffeemakers available. Keurig Single Serve (K-cups) and Cuisinart Thermal Carafe Coffeemaker (ground coffee)....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    You will be pleasantly surprised with the extras available for your use. Wine opener, wine glasses, cheese grater, hand can opener, tongs, scissors, extension cord, dish soap, dishwasher soap, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Soap provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Large tables in both the Kitchen (84' table) and the Dining Room (102' table). Combined seating for 12....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Sugar, salt, pepper and a variety of spices. Napkins, paper towel, partial rolls of wraps ( foil, plastic) and parchment paper,...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    CHECK OUT OUR NEW DECK! Natural Gas Grill and outdoor counter with sink. Extra bench seating, table with outdoor chairs. You are going to love this!...moreless

  • Golf:

    Lakeview Hills Golf Course is 3 miles West...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Natural Gas Outdoor BBQ Grill....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis Court is located by Tierney Park...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016/Winter 2017
Sep 7 - Jun 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$450
$1,750 $4,800

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2017
Jun 22 - Sep 6, 2017
3 night min stay
$450
$1,820 $6,500

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Fall/Winter/Spring 2018
Sep 7 - Jun 20, 2018
2 night min stay
$450
$1,750 $6,500

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
$250

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $300 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

All ONLINE BOOKINGS must be followed up with a Rental Agreement from LEXINGTON RETREAT, LLC. I will customize your Agreement for you and email it to you. Please contact me in person either prior or as soon as possible after you use the "BOOK IT NOW" feature.

2017 SUMMER RATES

2 NIGHTS FOR $ 900.00 ($450 per night)

3 NIGHTS FOR $1350.00 ($450 per night)

"STAY MORE, SAVE MORE RATES" *

4 NIGHTS FOR $1500.00 ($375 per night)

5 NIGHTS FOR $1600.00 ($320 per night)

6 NIGHTS FOR $1700.00 ($283 per night)

7 NIGHTS FOR $1820.00 ($260 per night)

10 NIGHTS FOR $2500.00 ($250 per night)

STAY MORE, SAVE MORE WINTER RATES * (Sept 7th thru June 21st 2017)

2 NIGHTS FOR $ 900.00 ($450 per night)

3 NIGHTS FOR $1275.00 ($425 per night)

4 NIGHTS FOR $1440.00 ($360 per night)

5 NIGHTS FOR $1600.00 ($320 per night)

6 NIGHTS FOR $1680.00 ($280 per night)

7 NIGHTS FOR $1750.00 ($250 per night)

Rates are based on 10 guests or less and are

subject to change until your reservation is confirmed.

Additional Charges: Cleaning Fee $300

6% Sales Tax

Refundable Damage/Security Deposit: $500

*Rate Calculator does not apply "Save More Discount". Please contact us personally for discounted rate. Holiday Rates and credit card payments may be slightly more.

Accepted Payments: Personal Checks 30 days in advance (preferred), VRBO E-Pay, , Chase Quick Pay, Post Office or Bank Money Orders, Credit Card, Cash. Please contact us for more payment information. 810-201-0101

Our availability calendar is kept up-to-date. Please feel free to call and follow up on your inquiry. I look forward to speaking with my guests and appreciate any questions you may have before submittting your payment. To view our Rental Agreement and House Rules or to view insurance options, click the yellow Book It Button. These items are available to view before submitting payment information.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 12/08/2016
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Location

0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Steis's Village Inn
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lakeview Hills Golf Resort
Lexington, MI, USA
Nearest Motorway
M25
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
A short 4 block walk to the Theatre & Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Patrick Tierney Harbor Park

Located in the Village of Lexington, just a few blocks from everywhere! Enjoy the parks, beach, marina, town shops, restaurants; all in walking distance. Boat launch is 3 blocks from the house. Golf Course is less than a 5 minute ride. Everything you need is where you are! Lexington Village Theatre is a short 4 block walk.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: This Victorian Italianate Home, is a registered State Historical Home; formerly owned by Civil War Captain Rudolph Papst. A labor of love has kept the character of the 1870's, yet all the conveniences of today. We take pride in our property and are responsive to all of our renters needs. Since we are local, we attend to our guests directly. We personally welcome you to the house and give you an acquaintance tour. The house is fully furnished and has all the amenities of home! We are very accessible by phone to answer any questions you may have, prior to renting and also during your stay (texting available).

Why the Owner Chose Lexington, MI, USA:
Located in the Village of Lexington, 4 blocks South of Downtown Lexington and 6 blocks from Patrick Tierney Harbor Park and Public Beach. Lake Access 1 block and can be viewed from the street. 2 blocks from Lake St Beach. 3 blocks from the DNR Boat Launch. 4 short blocks from LEXINGTON VILLAGE THEATRE

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Plenty of space for plenty of fun! Plenty of parking. Long half circle drive for easy in and out with a trailered boat. Corner lot just a few steps from Lake Huron. Walking distance to Downtown Shopping, Restaurants, Parks and Beach. Great place for scrapbooking retreats, (Kitchen table 70 - 82', Dining Room table 102') Create you own retreat with family and friends!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/08/2016

Send email

 

Photos

  • Deck

    Deck

  • Patio

    Patio

  • Dining Room table is 102'

    Dining Room table is 102'

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bdrm w/private Bath (shower).  Dbl Twin Daybed behind camera view. AirCon

    Master Bdrm w/private Bath (shower). Dbl Twin Daybed behind camera view. AirCon

  • Master Bathroom with Shower.

    Master Bathroom with Shower.

  • West Bedroom with connecting Bath

    West Bedroom with connecting Bath

  • East Bedroom.  King Bed, Ceiling Fan, Window air conditioner.

    East Bedroom. King Bed, Ceiling Fan, Window air conditioner.

  • Back Hall Bathroom with Full Size  Shower and Pedestal sink.

    Back Hall Bathroom with Full Size Shower and Pedestal sink.

  • Lake St Beach, 2 blocks from the house.

    Lake St Beach, 2 blocks from the house.

  • 4 blocks from Downtown and the Lexington Village Theatre

    4 blocks from Downtown and the Lexington Village Theatre

  • Deck at Dusk

    Deck at Dusk

  • Natural Gas Grill/Granite Counter w/Bar Sink

    Natural Gas Grill/Granite Counter w/Bar Sink

  • Full Kitchen.  Table is 82' w/leaf.

    Full Kitchen. Table is 82' w/leaf.

  • Dining Room and Window sitting area.

    Dining Room and Window sitting area.

  • Foyer/Wine Glass Cabinet

    Foyer/Wine Glass Cabinet

  • Daybed in Master Bedroom. Twin with Trundle that pulls up and out.

    Daybed in Master Bedroom. Twin with Trundle that pulls up and out.

  • West Bedroom.  Queen size bed. Ceiling Fan.  Window Air Conditioner.

    West Bedroom. Queen size bed. Ceiling Fan. Window Air Conditioner.

  • West Bathroom connected to West Bedroom

    West Bathroom connected to West Bedroom

  • Back Bedroom.  Full size bed. Ceiling Fan, Air Conditioner.

    Back Bedroom. Full size bed. Ceiling Fan, Air Conditioner.

  • End of Lester Street.  40 steps on left side.

    End of Lester Street. 40 steps on left side.

  • 4 short blocks to town

    4 short blocks to town

VRBO #484022

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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