Sylvan 2 Bedroom Retreat in the Heart of South West Minneapolis Chain of Lakes!(41 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Top floor of your 2 br sunny, private, spacious duplex+patio completely updated!
Newly renovated kitchen and spacious living and dining rooms.
Beautiful bathroom features Travertine tile and pebble floor.
The custom built kitchen has a brand new gas stove and refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, blender, electric kettle, and an attached large work island complete with breakfast bar.
Four season porch behind the kitchen offers a great place to watch the sunset.
Comfortable large bedroom has a queen pillow-top four poster bed, a brand new overhead fan and a large closet.
Second bedroom has two single beds, a large closet and lots of windows.
A stackable laundry facility with ironing board and iron is around the corner from your bedroom.
The back stairs lead to a newly built private stone patio.
We have lived in the Twin Cities for many years and as avid field trippers, know the ins and outs of local eateries, watering holes, theatres, festivals and special events. We love hiking, biking, swimming, museums, movies etc and are delighted to share our information with you. We use VRBO ourselves and know first hand the importance of welcome hospitality, while honoring our guests privacy. We try to meet our guests at the airport, and are on site to help you with anything you might need.
All the natural wonders the Twin Cities has to offer are at your fingertips: we are tucked next to the city's Chain of Lakes, Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway, many parks, Minnehaha Creek, an amazing waterfall and the Mississippi river. KingField boasts over 25+ restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops, farmer's markets, boutiques, 'green' dry cleaners and upscale grocery stores. We are surrounded by some of Minneapolis' most fun-loving and lively neighborhoods.
Nearby are some of the world's most renowned museums: the Walker Art Center and adjoining Sculpture Garden, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Russian Museum, the Weissmann Museum and countless galleries and art lofts.
You'll be a few minutes away from freeway entrances and multiple bus lines connecting you to downtown -7 mins-, Twins Stadium- 7+ mins-, Uptown-7 mins- LynLake-3 mins-, Mall of America-15- mins, Saint Paul-15 minutes-and the airport-15 mins.
Member since: 2011
- On floor 2
- 1150 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Events Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Minneapolis and Saint Paul are THE tourist destination many people are discovering! We are surrounded by water ways of all kinds- lakes, rivers, creeks, waterfalls-and that's just within our city limits! Rock climbing- indoors and out, historic paddleboat rides along the river and inside the lock and dam, amazing urban hikes along the river, and the country's most extensive park system. Must boast about our proximity to the MOA- yes, the world's largest shopping experience, soon to be doubled in size! We are surrounded by small, intimate restaurants, boutiques, wine bars and coffeeshops, and there are 5 farmer's markets within a few miles!...moreless
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Kayak / Canoe:
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.75%
Rate per night is for 2 guests, additional guest $15 per person/ night, maximum 4 guests
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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1/2 block to the 40th street Greenway to 26+ connected miles of multi use paths. Lake Harriet is just around the corner, connected to a peaceful bird and wildlife sanctuary. KingField boasts an impressive range of world restaurants- Spanish, Cuban, Vietnamese, Mexican, Asian, Middle Eastern and Malaysian cuisines. We are a mile from Eat Street, an international smorgasbord of restaurants, a 20 minute walk to uptown with great shopping, art movie houses, terraces with great happy hours. We live near 5 Farmer's Markets- and not too far from the Saint Paul one! Two personal trainers -Thai Body Work and Pilates -live down our street, they're wonderful! There are a handful of trusted babysitters ready at a moment's notice. KingField borders fabulous Linden Hills, a charming small shops 'village' on the other side of Lake Harriet, Lyn/Lake, another great urban gem full of dozens of innovative restaurants, comedy/ improv club. Eat Street, name speaks for itself, a handful of blocks north from your apartment. Uptown, offers all of the above, plus two art movie houses. The aforementioned Grand Rounds bike path leads you to the Mississippi river, our unique Minnehaha waterfall fed by fast moving Minnehaha creek- all complemented by more restaurants!
Year Purchased: 1982
About the owner: We met one the Greyhound bus travelling through North America and have been married for forty years. Jeanine is from Amsterdam and John is from Winnipeg, Canada. We have lived in the Twin Cities for many years including more than thirty in this home. We are avid field trippers in our beloved Twin cities, and know the ins and outs of local eateries, watering holes, theaters, festivals and special events. We love hiking, biking, swimming, museums, movies etc and will be delighted to share our information with you. We use VRBO ourselves and know first hand the importance of welcome hospitality, while honoring our guests' privacy. We are on site to help you with anything you might need and hope to make your stay and enjoyable as possible.
Why the Owner Chose Southwest Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN, USA:
Located close to Minneapolis' famous chain of lakes, Uptown, and just a few blocks from the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway, one of the country's longest continuous systems of public urban parkways. Lake Harriet is just around the corner, connected to a peaceful bird and wildlife sanctuary and a beautiful rose garden. The neighborhood boasts an impressive range of world restaurants- Spanish, Cuban, Vietnamese, Mexican, Asian, Middle Eastern and Malaysian cuisines. We are a mile from Eat Street, an international smorgasbord of restaurants. A 20 minute walk to Uptown which has great shopping, art movie houses, and terraces with great happy hours. We live near 5 Farmer's Markets- and not too far from the Saint Paul one! Two personal trainers -Thai Body Work and Pilates -live down our street, they're wonderful! There are a handful of trusted babysitters ready at a moment's notice. KingField borders fabulous Linden Hills, a charming small shops 'village' on the other side of Lake Harriet, Lyn/Lake, another great urban gem full of dozens of innovative restaurants, comedy/improv club and movie theaters; Eat Street, the name speaks for itself, is a handful of blocks north from your apartment. Uptown, offers all of the above. Aforementioned Grand Rounds bike path leads you to the Mississippi river, our unique Minnehaha waterfall fed by fast moving Minnehaha creek- all complemented by more restaurants!
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our duplex has so many large yet comfortable rooms! Four finished cozy porches, bay windows that overlook front and back yards, plenty of built ins and closets, multiple work spaces, and a lovely landscaped front/back yard.
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Living room seating for 6 comfortably
Newly remodeled bathroom
Spacious and cool bedroom with ample storage and new overhead whisper-quiet fan.
Formal dining room with excellent storage.
Second bedroom with queen bed.
Front of home
Your private patio.
Roberts Bird Sanctuary, 5 blocks away at Lake Harriet
Patisserie 46 features great coffee drinks and French pastries a short walk away
Victor's, one block away, has been featured on 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'
Travertine/Limestone/ pebble floor walk in shower.
Newly custom built kitchen with work island, gas stove and new fridge.
Stackable washer-dryer around the corner from the kitchen.
Sitting room off kitchen, bay window
This patio with gas grill is for your exclusive use during your stay.
Your hosts enjoying their daily walk around Lake Harriet
The Grand Cafe is one of three restaurants within a one block walk.
The North Beach at Lake Harriet is a 10-minute walk through leafy parks.
Rose garden at Lake Harriet.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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