About the property
- House1900 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay2 nights
3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 max
Beautiful tudor 3 blocks from Lake Michigan and walking distance to local shops, restaurants and bars. Minutes from downtown Milwaukee. Three bedrooms upstairs comfortably sleep 6 and finished basement has a queen sleeper sofa to sleep another 2 guests. Spacious family room open to kitchen. Living room with fireplace. Dining room seats 6-8. 1900 sq. ft plus finished basement area. Outdoor amenities include garage, driveway & cozy fenced in patio/yard.
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
Why Marija Madunic chose Whitefish Bay
Let our guests tell you: Let me tell you about this little gem I stayed in while attending the Bruce Springsteen concert in March 2016. The house is in a beautiful setting with older, tutor type homes that are well kept and nice & quiet. Marija, the owner, was so nice, helpful, and knowledgeable about Milwaukee, so we texted her with any questions and she responded extremely quickly. The first thing we noticed when we walked in the door was a fresh bowl of fruit and real flowers throughout the house. I rent a lot of places, and no one else has gone that far to make us feel comfortable. All the furnishing were well thought out- not just thrown in there for a rental, but what you would want at your own home all the way down to the pots, pans and utensils that we used. The bedding was outstanding and the towels were even better! Aside from the house itself, the area was fantastic; we took the five minute walk down the road to local bars and restaurants several times during our stay. This was definitely a home away from home!
Local Services & Businesses
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:30 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Cozy & warm with all the comforts of home!
My husband and I rented this beautiful home for a week around Easter time..
Our son attends Marquette University and being from the East Coast, we wanted to spend time with him and also have our older children join us for the Easter weekend. The home is beautifully decorated with interesting pieces and beautiful colors...so warm and cozy, but still with plenty of space for the 6 of us...The kitchen is well-stocked, and I was even able to cook a huge meal for my son and 12 teammates, finding all the pots and pans necessary!
My husband and I walked into Shorewood for coffee and lunch each day since we were working out of the house, and at night, either took a short Uber ride into Milwaukee to see our son, and on one occasion, walked the 1 1/2 miles along the lake to Whitefish Bay for dinner at an adorable little restaurant called Moxie. From the house, we also walked to the grocery story and Walgreens if we needed to ...less than a mile walk. Marija was a wonderful host, and even though we did not meet, exchanged several texts to assure we could get into the house easily, and she answered questions about restaurants, etc. Most notably, she left me a note saying "please forgive the yard as winter has been harsh, but I tried to bring a little bit of Spring inside:)" To our surprise, she had placed at least 10 small vases of daffodils and tulips all around the house-- what a wonderful treat! Would highly recommend this lovely home for couple getaway, girls' weekend, or family gathering. Thank you, Marija!!
Would not recommend
The house met expectations and was as described in the rental listing. However, the property manager did not meet my expectations. Our issues began upon checkout, when we alerted the property manager to a possible gas leak in the stove. We preemptively raised our concerns with the property manager on a phone call out of concern for future guests and their safety. Her primary concern was the condition of her “very expensive stove”. She immediately blamed us for breaking the stove, which I strongly dispute. The alleged damage she accused of us involved breaking two knobs on the range.
When considering booking this property, ask yourself the following questions:
1. Do you want to rent from a property manger who seized our security deposit for damage to the stove that we did not commit (and do not understand how we could have committed)? Please note that the house is in a certain degree of disrepair – the dishwasher was not fully functional during our stay and has been broken for nearly a year (see review from November 2, 2016 with the same information).
2. Do you want to rent from a host who immediately accused guests of causing damage without any discussion, inspection, or investigation?
Regardless of how the property manager responds, note that we lost our entire deposit without an opportunity to discuss our concerns or issues with the property manager.
Sam, it provides us the greatest pleasure to hear from our guests how much they enjoyed the comfort and warmth of our home. It is unfortunate perhaps for both of us that you and your guests were not a match for our home and what it offers. You neglect to mention in your review the additional damages you caused to the home during your stay. I did anticipate a vengeful response to the one star review I left for you, but felt it more important to caution other VRBO owners from opening their home to you. As both an owner and traveler of VRBO, I value its platform and do my best to maintain its integrity.
Convenient, clean home with lots of character.
Conveniently located only a few blocks from restraunts, bars, and coffee shops. Clean, comfortable home with everything you would need. Stayed with our 3 kids and 2 grandparents and everyone had a good time and was comfortable. Would recommend!
Perfect for a girls weekend
Our group had a fabulous time at the house! It was the perfect location to the shops and restaurants down the street. There was plenty of room for our large group and it was convenient that the driveway fit five parked cars. There were also plenty of towels and linens for our group of 10. We especially loved the outdoor patio which was peaceful and quiet, and we enjoyed the space for morning and evening time. Thank you for letting us enjoy your space, Marija!
Stunning home, great location!
We were so pleased with everything about this home. Photos don't do it justice. The location is wonderful - perfect for our Marquette graduation celebration. Bedrooms are spacious and the beds are very comfortable. Close to bakeries, cafes and Metro Market. Plenty of parking, too. We will definitely stay here again when we return to Milwaukee. Thank you, Marija!
The house is fabulous and Marija was helpful, available and accommodating! There were 7 adults in this house for 3 nights and we had plenty of room to enjoy a Thanksgiving/Christmas together. The house is bigger than you think and it has a nice yard and is in a great location for shopping, groceries, etc.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Non-Smoking Property. No Pets. House is available for a maximum of 8 guests and is not available for parties or events.