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Historic Southwest Gardens Neighborhood, Convenient To Everything, King Bed (1W)

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 81 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Large 1 Bedroom Apartment with a Bonus Room (Sleeps 5)

The Southwest Gardens Apartment is a large one-bedroom, one-bathroom home with a bonus room located just one-block west from the Missouri Botanical Gardens, three-blocks north of the historic Tower Grove Park and less than a mile from the Hill neighborhood. This apartment comes with everything you would need for daily life and comfort. I have laundry machines located in the basement, WiFi and a fenced back yard for your enjoyment. This apartment can sleep up to five guests: one king-sized bed with a memory foam mattress, one queen-sized sleeper sofa with a three inch gel-infused memory foam mattress topper, a full-sized sleeper sofa with three inch gel-infused memory foam mattress topper and linens. The building is located in the heart of the city, making it a perfect location for getting out and about in St. Louis.

FAQ:

Q: Will you take a single night reservation?

A: Only during some fall/winter months, on NYE, or if it is a last minute reservation (call me for single day last minute reservations, I have to enter them manually)

Q: How far are you from downtown St. Louis and the Edward Jones Dome aka America's Center?

A: 5-6 Miles or about 10-12 minute car ride depending on where you are going.

Q: Is there public transportation close to the apartment?

A: Yes there is a bus stop one block away. However St. Louis is a car city and there is usually free parking or at the most $5.00 parking in most areas.

Q: When can I check in and how do I get the keys for the apartment?

A: You can arrive anytime after 3:00pm. I can do earlier check in times for no extra charge if the apartment is ready, contact me the day of your check in. There is a lock box next to the main entrance of the building with your keys inside.

Q: What time is check out?

A: (10:00am) However I can do later check out times for no charge if I do not have another guest checking in the same day. Contact me the night before you check out.

Q: Is the neighborhood safe?

A: Yes, I have been living in this building since 2009 with no problems of any kind.

Q: Where is parking and does it cost anything?

A: Parking is on the street in front of the building, it is free and there is plenty for everyone.

Q: What do you provide in the apartment?

A: Please review this entire advertisement, I am very detailed in what I DO and DO NOT provide with updated pictures of everything.

Q: Can we bring our pet if it stays in a cage, is really small, house broken or any other reason you could possibly come up with?

A: NO and if I find that you have a pet in my building I will ask you to leave and you will not get a refund. Also I live in the building so do not try to sneak one in, this includes visiting pets of local friends and family members.

Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: 60-days to receive a refund from me. However the website offers separate cancellation insurance that can be purchased for a small fee. You will be offered this when you make your reservation.

Q: Do you accept paypal, cash or paper check?

A: No, I accept payments through the website in the form of credit card or E check.

Q: Will you waive the service fee and/or cleaning fee?

A: The service fee is charged by the website, I have no control over this fee and I do not get it. NO I will not waive the cleaning fee.

Q: Are large parties allowed?

A: NO, the apartment has a maximum limit for the amount of guest that can stay. Family and friends are welcome to visit but nothing excessive. This includes family reunions, children's birthday parties, retirement parties, adult birthday parties, ETC.

If there is anything at all wrong with your apartment or something that needs to be addressed during your stay please contact me. I live in the building and can take care of any needs you might have at a moment’s notice.

More Details

Owner
Mike York
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

About Mike York

I bought this historic property in 2010 and have been working to upgrade it over the years. I was born and raised in the St. Louis area and enjoy getting out and about in the city by foot, bike and car. Most of my vacations are spent in the mountains either skiing or down-hill mountain biking. I prefer using VRBO for my vacations and have used my experiences to help shape my own. Feel free to ask me for recommendations of good local eats and key attractions on your visit.

Mike York purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Mike York chose Missouri

I bought this building because it is in a quiet, safe, and historic neighborhood. The centrality of the location allows you to drive, walk or bike easily around the city.

What makes this apartment unique

Location, location, location. The apartment is just one-block west of the Missouri Botanical Gardens and three-blocks north of Tower Grove Park. You can walk to several restaurants, shops, parks, the Missouri Botanical Gardens, grocery stores and so much more. Some of the close by neighborhoods that you can walk or bike to include: South Grand, The Hill, Tower Grove South, Shaw, Central West End & The Grove. Also, you have easy freeway access to 64/40, 70, 55 and 44.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mike,

I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for our wonderful stay in St. Louis this past weekend. Your place was just as expected, clean and spacious, and the location was magnificent for our needs. We left your unit the gifts of a simple cheese grater and small cutting board:).

If we head back to St. Louis I will definitely think of you again.

Best Regards,

B. D.
Apr 2014
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Southwest Garden

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 81 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • READ THE RENTAL AGREEMENT FOR A FULL LIST OF THE HOUSE RULES BEFORE MAKING YOUR RESERVATION.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • One roll of toilet paper, hand soap, towels, travel-sized shampoo, travel-sized conditioner, and travel-sized bar soap. You will need to supply any additional toilet paper, soaps or personal items.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Memory Foam Mattress
    Living Room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen pullout sleeper sofa with 3" gel-memory foam topper
    Bonus Room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Full pullout sleeper sofa with 3" gel-memory foam topper
  • FIVE GUEST MAXIMUM REGARDLESS OF AGE OR SIZE
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
Notes:
You are welcome to bring your own bicycles and store them in the basement, it is a great way to tour the city and/or the surrounding neighborhoods.

Reviews

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Historic Southwest Gardens Neighborhood, Convenient To Everything, King Bed (1W)
average rating of 4.6847825 based on 96 reviews
5

Great host! Super simple self service from check in to check out.

  • 5 of 5

Great place, great host for a great price. No complaints.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying and taking the time to leave a review on my property. Please come stay again on your next trip to Saint Louis.
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5

Wonderful experience!!

  • 5 of 5

This place was clean and so close to everything we wanted to do. Check in and out was so easy. The neighborhood was nice and quiet. Would definitely recommend this place!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave my property a review. Please come stay again on your next trip to Saint Louis.
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5

Lovely apartment, great neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

Easy walk to the Botanical Gardens, easy access to everything else we love about STL. Mike was quick to respond to a call, and the apt has everything we could have needed. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St Louis

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time in St. Louis. This rental was in the perfect location for us to visit the museums and gardens. The unit was clean and just as pictured and Mr York was available when needed to work the tv remote. Parking was available right in front of unit each day. We would stay again if we return to St. Louis. Everything you would expect in a 1920's building, the central AC kept the unit very cool as the week we stayed hit record highs.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our weekend away

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful weekend trip in St. Louis. This apartment was located perfectly for all the activities we wanted to do. We will definitely stay there again if we come back to St. Louis.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very pleased

  • 5 of 5

Our family was very pleased with this apartment! It is very clean, offers a few games, lots of channels, washer, dryer and supplies if needed. It is quite and we were not bothered by anyone! Great location and close to most places you want to visit with kids. Owner provides helpful hints of restaurants to visit. We actually felt like we were on vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15.6 Miles
Lambert International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sasha's Wine Bar
Nearest Golf
4.8 Miles
Forest Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.8 Miles
Interstate 44
Nearest Restaurant
0.06 Miles
Favazza's
Nearest Ski
26.9 Miles
Hidden Valley Ski Resort
Car: not necessary

Must See Sites: Missouri Botanical Gardens, St. Louis Zoo, Tower Grove Park, The Arch, St. Louis Science Center, Missouri History Museum, Art Museum, City Museum, Union Station, Busch Stadium, Budweiser Brewery, Schlafly Bottle Works, 6 Flags Over Mid America, Forest Park, The Hill, University City Loop, and many more.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$31.95

Please read the full rental agreement and view the entire online advertisement before submitting your reservation. You will find all the information you need for the property including rules, location, how to enter/exit, parking and much more. If you have any questions at all please call me at the contact number I have listed or email me and I will respond immediately. Also I own the entire building and I live in the building, should you have any troubles, need help with anything during your stay or just need some tips on the city, I can be available at a moments notice. However during your stay I will not disturb you unless absolutely necessary but you will see me working around the building most days during business hours, feel free to come say hello.

-THIS APARTMENT ALLOWS A MAXIMUM OF 5 GUEST, I DO NOT ALLOW OVER CROWDING REGARDLESS OF AGE OR SIZE

-NO PETS (I HAVE A MEDIUM SIZED DOG WHO IS VERY FRIENDLY, IF HE IS OUTSIDE I AM OUTSIDE)

-NO LARGE PARTIES

-NO SMOKING INCLUDING E-CIGS

-MUST BE 24 YEARS OF AGE TO RENT

-60-DAY CANCELLATION POLICY TO RECEIVE ANY REFUND. TO MINIMIZE YOUR RISK PURCHASE THE OFFERED CANCELLATION INSURANCE THE WEBSITE OFFERS WHEN MAKING YOUR RESERVATION.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.