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Sleeps 6 -Adorable and cozy 3 bedroom brick home w fireplace.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Located in a quiet neighborhood with an easy commute to any DSM attractions.

Relax in this darliing 3 bedroom brick home. It is within walking distance of the best Beaverdale locations. A grocery store is 3 blocks down the street. Nice neighborhood with lots of street appeal. The Franklin home is about 1/2 mile from Drake University campus.

2 deluxe bedrooms with queen beds, a 3rd bedroom upstairs with 2 twin beds and nice linens for up to 6 guests.

The living room has a gas fireplace with remote and tv/dvd. There is wireless for your use. The kitchen is well outfitted for cooking, there is a nice outdoor patio in the back yard. A two car garage with remote is included so you can keep your car snow free in winter. A washer and dryer in basement are included for your use.

More Details

Leslie Gearhart
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Neighborhood is lovely and is very quiet. The host made sure I had everything I needed. She even left a charming welcome gift. The kitchen was well stocked with pans, utensils, and other thoughtful odds and ends (like an apron) that made it easy to cook meals, although I definitely missed having a dishwasher. Would stay here again in a heartbeat.
Oct 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Beaverdale, Iowa

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Sleeps 6 -Adorable and cozy 3 bedroom brick home w fireplace.
average rating of 4.888889 based on 40 reviews

Comfortable, clean and thoughtful!

  • 5 of 5

Leslie is the quintessential hostess with a comfortable and clean house. Centrally located and full of thoughtful details, she made being away from home for the holidays just like being home for the holidays! We appreciate all the little details and will be back! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 06/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Great location within walking distance of store, restaurants, and bars. House was immaculately clean. Hosts were wonderful to deal with. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 01/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a great rental!

  • 5 of 5

This is a high-quality rental in a nice neighborhood at a distinctly fair price. The photos accurately represent the quality, layout, and furnishings of the home. Beds were comfy, plenty of hot water, all was as stated in the ad and even better in many respects.

Communication with the owner was excellent, home was spotlessly clean, well-furnished, - no complaints AT ALL and I am a particular person who likes to complain.

Just a few observations (which in no way are complaints - just observations that might help future renters):

The yard is very, very small especially if you have children who want to play outside. Backyard has a small patio and a very small grassy area. The front lawn is small and has a steep slope down to the street.

The kitchen is on the small side. It is totally usable and is well-stocked but it is very narrow.

The washer/dryer is located in the basement so if it is difficult for you to navigate stairs, this might be a problem. Washer and dryer appear to be brand new and work like a dream.

If I am ever in Des Moines again I would never stay anywhere else but this rental even if just for one night. It is truly a gem.

  • Review Submitted: 15/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, clean and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for 6 days with my husband and sister while in town for a family wedding. It was one of our better decisions. The house is an oasis. It is nicely equipped, absolutely spotless and all of the beds worth fighting over. Leslie is a gracious landlord who provided clear instructions about the house and welcomed us with local coffee and sweet treats. You will not regret booking this Beaverdale Brick.

  • Review Submitted: 31/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We recently rented this charming house. We came from Oklahoma to attend a gymnastics clinic at Chow's. Leslie was wonderful to answer questions about the home and area. The house has everything you need! No running to the store for garbage bags, soap, etc. Leslie also had delicious chocolates and freshly ground coffee waiting on us when we arrived. I loved the handwritten note welcoming us! She also texted me that evening to make sure we arrived safely. The house is located near grocery stores and restaurants. Thank you for a perfect stay!

Michell Higinbotham

  • Review Submitted: 04/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable accommodations for 6. Small, but efficient kitchen. Everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Adorable house.

  • Review Submitted: 31/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

This home is located in the Beaverdale Neighborhood. It is nice residential with a interesting business district near by. Local independent restaurants, bars, ice cream store, book store, coffee shop, candy store, cute clothing shop, bike shop etc.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Beaverdale, Iowa

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas 2017
15 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
April J Nieto
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
1 May 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
10 Jun 2018 - 8 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
2018 Ia State Fair
9 Aug 2018 - 19 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2018
20 Aug 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$262.1
Cleaning Fee AU$131.05

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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