Comfortable House Close to Downtown, Airport, Mall of America & University

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Comfortable Living room with pull out couch


Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This Century old home was converted into a duplex. The upper unit has 2 bedrooms and can sleep 6 comfortably. The large master bedroom has a comfortable queen size bed and giant walk in closet. The closet leads to a comfy porch where you can relax in fresh air, drink your morning coffee, read a book or watch the world below you. The second bedroom has a cozy feel with a full size bed and dresser.

The living room is spacious and has a pull out couch and comfy chair. There is a flat screen TV in the living room and as well as in the Master Bedroom. Both TV are connected to Dish. There is also private WiFi for the unit. The kitchen is fully equipped with pots, pans, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, utensils, etc. There is also a washer and dryer on the same floor as where you will be staying. Off street parking also available. Bikes available so that you can easily access the bike paths for easy transportation.

House Rules: No smoking inside the house. Please no loud music or noise after 9pm. Respect the neighbors. No loud parties. No more than 10 people in this unit at 1 time. No Pets.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    I do have a blow up bed for children and other baby accessories upon request....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Can smoke on the porch only. Not inside the unit....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Master Bedroom has Queen size bed, Flat Screen TV, and huge walk-in closet that opens up to a private porch. Second room has Full size bed and dresser....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower



  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located just outside of Downtown about 3 miles away...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The table has inserts to fit 6-8 people. Set up to seat 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Street or off street also available...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee, cream and sugar available...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully Equipped with Refrigerator, Stove, Oven, Microwave, Toaster and dishes...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.5
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 27 - Dec 21, 2016
1 night min stay
$675 $2,000
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$800 $2,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $55
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
Check availability
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Minneapolis St Paul International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
35W, Hiawatha, I-94
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
May Day Cafe
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Nakomis

Car: Not Necessary

The house is centrally located in the city. It is about 10 minutes driving or 15 minutes biking to Uptown, Downtown, or the University of Minnesota area or the Lakes. The Greenway Bike Path which connects to over 51 miles of paved trails that wrap around lakes and along parkways is easily accessible and only a few block away. It is close to lots of restaurants as well as downtown night life. The Airport and Mall of America are also about 10 minutes away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I am inspired by traveling, meeting new people, and exploring new cultures. Besides living in the US, I have lived in Costa Rica, Panama, Hawaii, the Netherlands, and Venezuela. Traveling, I have become best friends with fellow couch surfers and have had the opportunity to work in a butterfly garden, teach yoga, Spanish, and English. I am currently back in MN raising my 2 year old son and working at coordinating music festivals. I am only able to survive life in MN by leaving for part of the winter. My soul sings with the sun and I take every opportunity that I get to be somewhere warm.

Why the Owner Chose Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis, MN, USA:
I purchased this property while I was going to college. At that time I had a great time living there with all my college friends. It was so nice living under the same roof but also having two separate spaces. As the years went by I was able to come and go from here between my travels. It was so nice to always have a place to come home to. I have done so much work to this house in the past ten years. It has been an amazing learning and growth experience for me. It is definitely filled with my blood, sweat and tears. I am now married and have my 2 year old son. We have now purchased a home in the suburbs but I am so happy to now be able to use the space to share with others traveling through.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house was built in 1888. I love the history that this home holds. I love the diversity of the neighborhood and how convenient it is to get to most parts in and out of the city. It is close to walk or bike to parks, Minnihaha Falls, coffee shops, restaurants, and bars.

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Speaks: english, spanish



  • Comfortable Living room with pull out couch

    Comfortable Living room with pull out couch

  • Master Bedroom with Queen Bed and Huge walk in closet

    Master Bedroom with Queen Bed and Huge walk in closet

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Bathroom with Tub and shower

    Bathroom with Tub and shower

  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living Room with TV/Blue Ray and Dish Network

    Living Room with TV/Blue Ray and Dish Network

  • Porch off of the Master Bedroom

    Porch off of the Master Bedroom

  • Coffee Station

    Coffee Station

  • 2nd Bedroom with full size bed

    2nd Bedroom with full size bed

  • Backyard with patio furniture

    Backyard with patio furniture

VRBO #624800

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, October 24, 2016

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