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Charming 2Br House W/ WiFi, Updated Kitchen & Nice Yard In "The Hill"

Bedrooms 2
Space 83 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

This Charming 2BR St Louis house has been completed updated to give it a modern/vintage style. It includes WIFI, an updated fully equipped kitchen, Nice Yard/porch to relax in, and most importantly it's close to several attractions such as The STL ZOO, Science Center, Botanical Gardens, Tower Grove Park, and the AMAZING restaurants nearby in "The Hill". Also, we offer off street parking and a washer and dryer at NO additional cost!!

Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

About Alex

Hello my name is Molly! My fiancé Alex and I both grew up in St. Louis! The newest member of our family is baby Mason- he's 10 months old! We do pretty much everything as a family and wouldn't want it any other way! It is our highest priority to ensure every guest has an exceptional stay with us!

Alex purchased this house in 2014

What makes this house unique

This house is located in the historic "St. Louis Hill". There are the greatest Italian restaurants just blocks away! Some other attractions that are just a few miles away is: The St. Louis Zoo (its FREE!), Ted Drews, St. Louis Science Center, Forest Park, The Muny, Tower Grove Park, Central West End and MUCH MUCH more!!!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Southwest Garden

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 83 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Charming 2Br House W/ WiFi, Updated Kitchen & Nice Yard In "The Hill"
average rating of 4.571429 based on 35 reviews
Jeffersonville, Indiana

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this house for a couple of nights on a quick getaway from real life. The house is close to everything. I don't think we had to drive more than 10 minutes to get any where that we wanted to go. The house was very clean and had all the comforts of home. I will definitely stay here again the next time we visit St. Louis.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice comments and allowing us the chance to host you! We would love to have you back anytime ! :) Alex
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just right

  • 5 of 5

This place was very clean and fully updated. It was just what we needed for the right price. We would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely house, great location. Close to Zoo and many neighborhood restaurants and bars.

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely and well kept. We had 2 little dogs so the fenced yard was great for them.

We spent a lot of time traveling to friends and family but still got to enjoy walking the neighborhood with the dogs and finding many wonderful local eating/drinking establishments all within walking distance,.

The only comments I have and they are more suggestions would be a storm door on the front so you can see outside and since we were there for almost 3 weeks more dish towels as I don't use dish washers. Overall a wonderfull time and great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for the price!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our visit to St. Louis and staying at this house made it even better. The Owner communicated well and met all our needs. We would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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June 2017 Stay

  • 3 of 5

We chose to stay here for a week in June due to so many things to do with our 16 month old. The location of the home made it easily accessible to so many things to do in St. Louis, such as the Zoo, the Science Center, Grant's Farm, etc.


- Cleanliness - the house was very clean and well presented. All the blankets and pillows were also clean and we didn't have an issue sleeping on them.

- Comfort - The beds were comfortable and we slept easily enough in the beds.

- WiFi - the internet connection was an acceptable speed and we were able to use Face Time to call our family easily enough. Watching Netflix and other streaming shows/movies was also fairly easy with the speed of the internet.


- Parking - You are unable to park on the street between 4-6 PM, so you have to park in the detached one car garage down the back alley. There is a concrete wall on one side of the alley that makes turning or backing into the garage a large task. Granted, we were able to park, but it took some practice with our SUV.

- Noise - There is a busy street in front of the house that never seems to quiet. You can hear traffic in the bedroom and living room easily at all times of the day. The honking and the sirens at night or during our toddler's nap made it difficult for us all to get a sound sleep and I felt like I was having to continue to rock our toddler back to sleep.

- Security - Additional deadbolts on the front door would have made us feel more secure. We were in an area that we didn't know. Also, the back door handle seemed faulty as it was quite loose - maybe replace that would also make it feel more secure.

- Pests - The lawn needs to be treated for bugs and mosquitoes. We were unable to spend any time outside. As soon as we walked in the grass, we got bit by a number of bugs. And my son was bitten by a spider while sleeping in the bedroom - which we had to take him to urgent care for.

- Basement Stairs - The basement stairs seem unsafe and you have to use extreme caution walking down them, as they are very steep and feel as if they may break when walking up or down them.

- Availability of Cooking Utensils - We had to go buy another skillet, a colander, and some additional baking sheets (we left the skillet and colander for others to use) . We planned to cook most of our meals there so, there could have been a better selection of pots, pans, baking sheets, and large spoons.

Overall, the stay was adequate, but we would not return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, clean house in a convenient location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little historic home that was no more than 20 minutes away from everything we wanted​to do: Arch, zoo, City Museum and Magic House.

House was clean with a nice cool air conditioner. It is on a noisy street so a white noise machine was helpful at night.

There is a garage in the back. By about day 4 we were getting pretty good at backing our minivan into the garage. It definitely took a few tries and someone helping with directions.

The house has everything you need. There is only one couch, so not a lot of seating in the family room and the tub really is slick. We would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you SO much for your feedback Kammi! You gave me two things that i'd like to add to our list. Another comfortable chair in living room and white noise machine in bedroom. Hopefully the TV helped too :)
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Across the Street
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Forest Park
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Joey B's
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Southwest Garden

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$62.72
Pet Fee A$31.36

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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