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The Berg House - Elegant City Living

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 167 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 6-8

Centrally located in historic Crocus Hill/Cathedral Hill area this Victorian home, built in 1884 and fully renovated, will guarantee you an unforgettable time in Minneapolis-Saint Paul area.

Just steps from dining and shopping of Grand Avenue and historic homes of Summit Avenue, it will envelope you with all modern day comforts: classy furnishings, fireplace, fully equipped office with wireless Internet, luxury mattresses, highest quality linens, all utensils and appliances in the kitchen, boutique master bathroom, dimming lights, free local calls.

Here you are surrounded by local favorites. Mississippi Market - local organic food store is next door, excellent wine shops, restaurants and bakery. Whether you are in town for work or leisure, you are guaranteed a rich and satisfying experience of city life.

More Details

Owner
Svein A. Berg
Member since: 2007
Speaks english, russian, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 January, 2018

About Svein A. Berg

We are a family of five, currently living in Manhattan, New York. Olga is born in Ukraine and Svein is from Norway. Our three children Sebastian, Sophie and Ingrid keep us pretty busy.

Svein A. Berg purchased this house in 2005

Why Svein A. Berg chose Summit - University

We bought this house in 2005 when we moved to St. Paul. The house was built in 1889, and has a character and charm that spoke to us. It is in a child friendly neighborhood, with a huge park just and a public tennis court across the street. Mississippi Market, our local Coop with local and organic produce, is just a two minutes walk away.

What makes this house unique

The house has character, and a great floor plan for having friends over.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your house was terrific, and again, big thank you for renting it to us. We had some family over and they all commented on what a great house you have, very cozy and Christmas-like.
Dec 2007
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Summit - University

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 167 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Town
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Full 2 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Living room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen size sleeper sofa
  • King size beds (2) Sleep well in our high quality Stearns and Foster King Size mattress, Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleeper Sofa, Queen size (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • games - kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fully equipped office, designer furnishings and linens, all kitchen appliances, quiet, extremely comfortable home in the middle of the city

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Berg House - Elegant City Living
average rating of 4.864865 based on 149 reviews
5

Beautiful home and great location

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for a small group work retreat and had a great time. The house is in a great location, walking distance to many shops, restaurants and grocery. It is very spacious and more beautiful than the pictures show. Everything was very well stocked and sparkling clean. We would definitely stay there again and the host is very quick to respond and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 05/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Place to come back to

  • 5 of 5

This is the 3rd time we’ve stayed in the Berg House (2 thanksgivings & a wedding) & every time has been a joy. A very easy place to come back to!

  • Review Submitted: 02/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Twin Cities Wedding weekend

  • 5 of 5

We were pleased that the home was just as pictured. A very charming home in a quiet neighborhood. It was close enough the a 5 minute Uber ride got us to the heart of downtown. A 15 minute drive and we were at the airport to drop our daughter off for her flight home. There was plenty of room for the 6 adults that were staying. If we are headed back to the Twin Cities we wouldn't hesitate in booking it again. The home was very clean and had everything that we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 08/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious accommodations and great location

  • 4 of 5

My family of four plus my mother in law stayed at the Berg House for a family wedding. The location was wonderful. We did a lot of walking in between wedding related events and we were able to relax on the back patio as well. The house has steep staircase (which we knew) but may be tricky for some guests.

  • Review Submitted: 01/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Roomy, quiet, and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for my family of 5 adults and a toddler. Great neighborhhod - easy walking to groceries and restaurants. Very quiet neighbothhod. The back patio was perfect for grilling some steaks and letting the toddler throw a ball and work off some energy. I would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 27/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family friendly and great location!

  • 5 of 5

My family of five (including 3 small boys) was in town for a family wedding and this house was absolutely perfect! It was close to all of the wedding festivities, in a lovely quiet neighborhood. We enjoyed having the extra space for our boys and they were thrilled to discover some toys in the corner of the kitchen. We also enjoyed having the fenced-in patio in the backyard. We would definitely love to stay again if we have another opportunity--I think we all wished we had more time! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 31/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Many in the area
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
I-94

Very close to Excel center, Minnesota Public Radio's Fitzgerald Theater, downtown Saint Paul, with easy access to UMN campus, downtown Minneapolis, airport and mall of America (all less than 15 minutes drive).

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Summit - University

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2018
1 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$250
From
AU$313
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,564
AU$6,130
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add AU$19 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer2 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$313
From
AU$344
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$2,102
AU$8,633
 
 
Summer 3 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$313
AU$1,877
AU$5,004
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$238
From
AU$281
Fri,Sat
AU$1,576
AU$6,381
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add AU$19 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Out-cleaning AU$218.94
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$375.33
Tax Rate 10.9%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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