check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag

Frederick Kidd

Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks english

Large, Upscale Craftsman near Downtown Grand Rapids

15 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Midtown holiday apartment

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Welcome to the Lockwood Manor. A lovingly restored 1920's Craftsman-style apartment with all the modern updates and conveniences.

Perfectly and centrally located in the convenient Midtown neighborhood. Walk, bike or drive to everything!!

1200+ square feet for you to enjoy. All you need to to is arrive and drop your suitcase.

We took the last few months to restore this 1920's gem into a modern, upscale version of it former glory with warm, handsome decorations that compliment its already stately space.

The living spaces offer a HUGE room sizes with exceptional furnishings. The living room boasts all-leather furniture (including a u-shaped sectional sofa and two comfy reading chairs), 50" Smart Tv (capable of streaming Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO GO and more..) . We have whole-house WiFi

Our large dining room offers seating for eight at a beautiful, Amish-crafted cherry-wood table, a matching buffet table, and small antique desk for when you need to get some work done.

The kitchen is separated from the dining room with the original butler's door, and offers new counter tops, new stainless steel appliances, and original butlers' pantry. Very cool.

The kitchen is fully stocked with microwave, toaster, coffee maker, pots, pans and utensils. Lets get cooking!!

The bedrooms feature queen sized beds with new, high-quality, high thread-count linens and large closets with hangers.

A full-sized washer and dryer are located in the basement of the building for your use.

The bathroom has been brought up to modern times with a new vanity, custom tile, modern lighting and medicine cabinet.

Guests will enjoy access to the entire apartment.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Frederick Kidd (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks english

About Frederick Kidd

I am a West Michigan native who loves taking spaces and making them into inviting and unique homes. I operate several furnished rental properties in the midwest, including Chicago Il, Grand Rapids Mi, and Spring Lake Mi.

Frederick Kidd purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Frederick Kidd chose Grand Rapids

This one is great. It has all the charm of a 1920's mission-style Craftsman home, but with just enough modern updates to make the space seamless. The location could not be better. This one is my West Michigan home when I'm not traveling or working in Chicago.

What makes this apartment unique

- Perfect location

- Big, comfortable spaces.

- Equipped with just about everything you need to simply live and enjoy your time.

Reviews

4.5
based on 15 traveller reviews

Large, Upscale Craftsman near Downtown Grand Rapids
average rating of 4.5333333 based on 15 reviews
Thousand Oaks California
5

The perfect place..

  • 5 of 5

We were planning an almost month long trip to Grand Rapids, which makes choosing a place to stay sight unseen even more daunting. From the moment we arrived here everything met or exceeded my expectations. Driving into the neighborhood I knew we'd hit the "jack-pot"..adjacent to beautiful heritage homes, walking distance to one of Grand Rapids treasures "Martha's Vineyard" a neighborhood corner store that offers specialty wine, gourmet food, deli, pizza, and is open daily until midnight. Several parks and four thriving business districts that make up "Uptown" and you still haven't had to use a car. Downtown Grand Rapids is literally down the street and the homes location is also freeway close so travel to anywhere outside the area or to the airport is convenient and easy. All of this without the "perfect" home would still be enough for a great review, but for someone like me who appreciates a good interior aesthetic more than most, I have to say that the owner Frederick did an amazing job. Its exactly as described, an upscale restored Craftsman style home with every attention to detail taken care of. It's the perfect amount of space, the kitchen and bathroom are both modern and high-end, and even someone not usually a fan of this style home would be impressed. I feel fortunate that we were able to call this place home, which is exactly what it felt like after almost a month! Frederick was awesome to work with, the neighbors became friends and when we left I could only hope that we hadn't overstayed our welcome and would be allowed back :). This is the home you want to stay in, in the neighborhood you want to be in, the next time you come to Grand Rapids.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Gorgeous wood appointed apartment

  • 5 of 5

The 2nd floor unit has nice furniture and beautiful wood floors, trim and doors. The furniture is high quality and comfortable. Air conditioning made my summer visit comfortable. The kitchen is equipped with nice cookware. I loved having a basement laundry room.

The neighborhood is friendly and shared with beautiful trees. It was a $5.00 Uber ride to downtown. There are 2 Family Value grocery stores close by negating the necessity to get on the inter-state and find a Meijer Store. I found Mr. Kidd to be accommodating and helpful. This unit met my needs while attending a conference downtown.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
1

Place was nice, but owner is not!

  • 1 of 5

I have no complaints about the property. It was as described - clean, neat, and well maintained. The apartment is in a nice, safe area. Close to restaurants and shops.

Be aware though, if you need anything from the owner, good luck. He's rude and not helpful. Would never rent from this person again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I always find it disheartening when people take to the internet to write reviews such as this. This young lady didn't get what she wanted, and she took to the internet to harm me and my reputation. I had difficulty with one of the two guests, and it had nothing to do with the home or their stay. The home was left in good condition upon their departure, and my dealings with the person who booked the home was easy and without incident. It is important to note that these guests stayed at my home in April. This review was left in June. The writer of this review did so after an uncomfortable conversation I had with her regarding her demanding a receipt from me for her half of the payment. She and her co-traveler split the bill, and each made a separate payment to HomeAway.com. Her issue was that because the reservation was made in her co-travelers name, and although she paid with her own credit card (and received a receipt), she could not use the receipt to gain reimbursement from her school. I tried to calmly explain to her that I did not personally bill her or accept payment, and that she paid HomeAway.com, not me. While trying to explain this to her, she was extremely aggressive and would continually interrupt me. After several interrupted attempts to explain to her how she could resolver her issue, I handled her like I would have handled a screaming four year old who was not getting what they want - I walked away (in the form of hanging up on her.) Was this the best way for me to handle this? Probably not. But there was no reasoning or an adult conversation involved. Be very weary of this traveler.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great place...will stay again!

  • 5 of 5

Frederick was wonderful to work with. He does vet his occupants prior to renting which I completely understand. The apartment has lots of charm and the photos are accurate. Lots of extra little details that make the stay very nice. The beds were very comfy! The location is premium as I love Brewery Vivant which was very close. I will stay here again sometime in the future!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Nice place

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Very nice inside. Will stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very charming and cozy unit. The provided necessities were super helpful like shampoo, conditioner and coffee. It felt very clean.

My only suggestion would be to have a bit firmer/stiffer mattresses. They would be fine for one person, but with two people, it creates a bit of a taco effect, but tolerable for a short stay.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Gerald R Ford International Airbort
Car: not necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Midtown, Michigan

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
2 Sep 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
A$155
From
A$175
Thu,Fri,Sat
A$1,075
A$2,956
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 8 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$208
From
A$235
Thu,Fri,Sat
A$1,511
A$5,374
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$155
From
A$168
Fri,Sat
A$974
A$3,224
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$101
Property Damage Protection A$133
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Enter dates to see total
Contact Me Send a Message
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Midtown, Michigan

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Updated bathroom with custom tile, new and modern lighting, vanity and medicine cabinet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
  • New, comfortable queen beds with high-quality, high thread-count linens.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing