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Parkway Beauty - Enjoy the best of quiet, comfy SW Minneapolis parkway living

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8-12

Located on prestigious West Minnehaha Parkway, with beautiful parkway frontage, facing Minnehaha creek in a natural wooded valley.

Paved bicycling/rollerblading/c-c skiing and jogging paths right out the front door that are part of a metro-wide grand round parkway system, including nearby Lake Harriet, a leading outdoor family recreation area of the cities.

Extensive walking-distance services available, including: ATMs, gourmet grocery, liquor stores, highly-rated restaurants, coffee shops, and gift stores.

Central metro location with easy drive to most area locations, with multiple excellent freeway connections, 15 minutes to airport, downtown, Mall of America/494 strip.

Several bus line connections within 3 blocks, including expresses to downtown & the U. of M. Good bus connections to the Metrodome, Mall of America, and Southdale mall.

-- Please do check our Availability Calendar for open dates - we keep it fully updated at all times. We tend to book up well ahead of each season.

More Details

Owner
Greg & Doris
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2018

About Greg & Doris

Greg and Doris have enjoyed hosting guests in their next-door rental home for the past 10 years. Avid gardeners and remodelers, they have poured great effort into making the house a relaxing and enjoyable place to stay. Having done extensive international travel themselves, they understand the little touches that make for a comfortable visit.

Greg & Doris purchased this house in 1998

Why Greg & Doris chose Lynnhurst

Having lived next door for over 30 years, we had considered buying the home for family member use at various times, but then had an opportunity when the neighbors were suddenly transferred out of town for business. We targeted the house specifically for international and corporate relocation families, and have developed some great continuing friendships with our guests. Being right next door, it has been very convenient for us to attend to the property and assist guests when needed.

What makes this house unique

Spacious home, great for wedding parties, family or friends reunions, business groups.

Mixture of comfortable modern ranch layout, with classic woodwork & coved ceilings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a beautiful home in a wonderful neighborhood. We definitely would like to use these accommodations down the road.
Mar 2009
  • 1 of 25

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Lynnhurst, Minnesota

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Rumpus Room
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Main floor, elegant marble decor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Lower level; toilet, sink, & shower; access to hall & BR #4
  • Main level bath is adjacent to master and 2nd bedrooms, with tub & shower, marble tile. Lower bath is accessible to the 4th bedroom, with shower and natural light.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , with bath
    Convertible Bed - 1 sofa bed/futon , in Den
    Family room - 2 single bed , in Den
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • conservatory
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wooden decking
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
On Lush Minnehaha Parkway, Part of Minneapolis Scenic Grand Rounds, with Bicycling/Rollerblading/Jogging Paths Right Out Front Door, Short Walk to Lake Harriet, with Boating, Picnic Area, Concerts, Snacks. Lovely Unique SW Minneapolis Neighborhood - Walk to Gourmet Restaurants and Grocery, Video Store, Coffee Shops, Wine & Liquor Shop, and Pizza.

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Parkway Beauty - Enjoy the best of quiet, comfy SW Minneapolis parkway living
average rating of 4.923077 based on 103 reviews
5

Loved the charming Parkway Beauty! Would definitely return.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was immaculate when we arrived for our girls' weekend. Have never seen such a well-stocked kitchen of dishes, silverware, cookware, etc. The location was great with convenient parking. Look forward to a return stay!

  • Review Submitted: 06/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

One of the best we’ve ever stayed at!

  • 5 of 5

The owners had the house stocked with absolutely everything we could have ever needed. It was very clean and well organized. Loved the location and quiet neighborhood. Would definitely stay there again and recommend for large families. There were 10 of us and we were all very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 02/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments - we’ve really enjoyed the large family and friends groups who are able to be together but also spread out in the different areas of the home. Regards, Greg & Doris
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5

Very clean, all the amenities you need.

  • 5 of 5

Charming house, very clean, and a great location. $10 Uber & Lyft to Downtown, MOA, & Airport.

  • Review Submitted: 21/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re glad you enjoyed your visit! The combination of being centrally located to key attractions of the metro area while being in a very quiet, green part of town make it a great place to be.
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5

it was a wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

the greatest gift the owners of this very lovely home have for their guests is in how thoughtful they are for their guests. Yes.... coffee beans fresh and wonderful We did not need to scramble to go out for a cup when it was very bitterly cold. Their care shows up in many lovely details that make this home truly a home away from home. The house was toasty warm though outside was seriously cold!!!!

we are looking to returning next year!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 17/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

Usually don't write reviews but what you see on the website is exactly what you get, which is not always the case. Really appreciate this. I would highly recommend this property to anyone wanting to stay in the TCs area.

  • Review Submitted: 21/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It is a parkway beauty!

  • 4 of 5

Greg & Doris were great hosts. House rules were clear, still had the privacy we hoped for even though owners lived next door. Comfort knowing that we had easy access to owners, if needed.

  • Review Submitted: 17/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Minneapolis-St. Paul International; Flying Cloud
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Uptown district - Lyndale to Hennepin on Lake St.
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Hiawatha - Public; Minikahda - Private
Nearest Train
4 Miles
AmTrack, Northstar, Hiawatha Light Rail
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 35W, also Crosstown 62
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Prima (Italian); Malt Shop; Broder's
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Buck Hill, Hyland Park
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Lake Harriet
Car: not necessary

Located in quiet, exclusive neighborhood near Lake Harriet, Downtown, Mall of America, airport, and 494 strip. Close to world-class cultural sites - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and Guthrie theater. Neighborhood has great walking-distance amenities - library, coffee shops, video rental, top-rated restaurants, gourmet grocery, fitness center, pizza, gift stores, dry cleaning. Several bus lines allow access to all metro attractions without driving, including expresses to downtown and U of M. ***PLEASE CHECK the Availability Calendar for available rental dates - we keep it carefully up to date***

Other Activities: Top-rated unique restaurants. Close to the Mall of America, Minneapolis Convention Center. Located directly on the Minneapolis Grand Round parkway system, connecting to the Mississippi River and the Chain of Lakes.

Golf: Minnekahda Club and the beautiful public Haiwatha course are both very close by.

Ski: Buck Hill ski center is a quick drive from the home, as well as the Hyland Park ski jump. Cross-country skiing is accessible directly out the front door on the extensive separate ski trail system along the Parkways and around the lakes. Sledding hills are available a few blocks down the parkway. Large Inner tubes are available for creek running and sliding.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Lynnhurst, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial Day
25 May 2018 - 29 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$335
From
AU$421
Fri,Sat
AU$2,420
AU$7,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
4th of July
29 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$335
From
AU$421
Fri,Sat
AU$2,420
AU$7,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
X Games 2018
18 Jul 2018 - 23 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$395
From
AU$428
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
31 Aug 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$335
From
AU$421
Fri,Sat
AU$2,420
AU$7,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall 15% discount
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$217
From
AU$263
Fri,Sat
AU$1,572
AU$6,044
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
16 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$335
From
AU$421
Fri,Sat
AU$2,420
AU$7,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Later Fall discount
25 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$217
From
AU$263
Fri,Sat
AU$1,572
AU$6,044
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Years
21 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$335
From
AU$421
Fri,Sat
AU$2,420
AU$7,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 15% discount 2019
3 Jan 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
1 night minimum stay
AU$230
From
AU$276
Fri,Sat
AU$1,644
AU$6,176
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Final Four 2019
5 Apr 2019 - 9 Apr 2019
1 night minimum stay
AU$428
From
AU$493
Fri,Sat
AU$2,493
AU$7,491
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 2019
18 Apr 2019 - 22 Apr 2019
1 night minimum stay
AU$362
From
AU$428
Fri
AU$2,493
AU$7,491
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$20 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day 2019
24 May 2019 - 28 May 2019
1 night minimum stay
AU$362
From
AU$428
Fri,Sat
AU$2,493
AU$7,491
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$20 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4, 2019
28 Jun 2019 - 6 Jul 2019
1 night minimum stay
AU$362
From
AU$428
Fri,Sat
AU$2,493
AU$7,491
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$20 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day 2019
30 Aug 2019 - 4 Sep 2019
1 night minimum stay
AU$362
From
AU$428
Fri,Sat
AU$2,493
AU$7,491
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$20 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Discount 2019
4 Nov 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
1 night minimum stay
AU$230
From
AU$276
Fri,Sat
AU$1,644
AU$6,176
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2019
22 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
1 night minimum stay
AU$362
From
AU$428
Fri,Sat
AU$2,493
AU$6,176
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$20 per night, per additional guest
 
Later Fall 2019 discount
1 Dec 2019 - 14 Dec 2019
1 night minimum stay
AU$230
From
AU$276
Fri,Sat
AU$1,644
AU$6,176
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas-New Years 2019
20 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
1 night minimum stay
AU$362
From
AU$428
Fri,Sat
AU$2,493
AU$7,491
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$20 per night, per additional guest
 
Standard pricing
1 night minimum stay
AU$263
From
AU$322
Fri,Sat
AU$1,842
AU$7,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$657.7
Pet Fee AU$46.04 + Tax
Cleaning AU$131.54 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.53%

2014: Regular Weekdays $190/night, Weekends $225/night; Weekly $1350; $10 nightly fee per person over 8.
Holidays - Weekdays: $250/night; Weekends: $300/night; Weekly $1775
Sales tax 11.3% applies to all fees. Discounts available for non-holiday Nov. - Feb.
Reservation & damage deposit: $500. Cleaning fees: $100. Pet (must be housebroken, not allowed on upholstery) extra cleaning fee $35.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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