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Mansion on Irvine Park, over 5,000 ft of extraordinary space

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 full & 2 half Baths, (Sleeps 9)

Located on beautiful Irvine Park, the 1889 Ohage mansion is a couple of blocks from the Xcel Center, the Mississippi River, and downtown Saint Paul. This is the place for families, wedding guests, groups of friends, book lovers, foodies, writers, or any type of group!

Leave your car in the driveway and stroll to the X, the Ordway, the Fitzgerald, the Science Museum, The Children's Museum and other venues. Fine and casual dining and the river walk are minutes away.

The mansion has two parlors, a dining room that seats 10, a large kitchen with a commercial stove, a basement bar with pool table, bubble hockey, pinball, and a 50' plasma TV. There are four+ bedrooms. Two bedrooms have queen beds and share a full bath. The third bedroom is a suite with a queen bed in one room and a twin/daybed in the adjoining room. The fourth bedroom has two twin beds. Another full bath is on the bedroom level.

The historic Irvine Park neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Take the self guided Irvine Park walking tour or the hosted tour of the Alexander Ramsey house and eat at historic Forepaugh’s Restaurant. See for yourself what preservation looks like in Saint Paul!

You will find freshly roasted Dunn Brothers coffee and breakfast bars in the kitchen. Enjoy your drinks with delicious ice from the ice maker at the basement wet bar. Leave your hair dryer at home and don't worry about wrinkles; we supply an iron and ironing board.

Should you wish to get in your car, downtown Minneapolis, the Mall of America, and the airport are 10-15 minutes away.

The owners or a caretaker may need to access the third floor office or other areas of the house during your stay. They are available to help you enjoy your visit in historic Saint Paul.

visit : ohagehouse dot com

Keywords: Mansion, House, Irvine Park, Xcel Center, Historic, Downtown, Ordway, Science Museum, Mississippi River

More Details

Owner
Dirk
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your home with us to help celebrate our son's wedding. The last few days have been the best -- your home was a big part of that!
Aug 2009
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Amenities

West Seventh House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Hall - toilet , combination tub/shower
    shared - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared between Park and Green bedrooms
    First floor - toilet
    Basement - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Park - 1 queen
    Green - 1 queen
    Suite - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Twin - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Have fun at the bar and game room! Enjoy the large landscaped yard with views of the Mississippi River and a fire pit. Relax by the beautiful fountain in Irvine Park.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Mansion on Irvine Park, over 5,000 ft of extraordinary space
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 41 reviews
Minneapolis, MN
5

Absolutely breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for a girls weekend to celebrate my sisters wedding. The Ohage house had a tremendous part of making the weekend memorable. The home has so much history and charm, not to mention it is impeccably decorated. Dirk and Ruth were so accommodating and truly thought of everything to offer. Most of our time was spent gathered around the giant kitchen island while playing music through the sound system in the house. The beautiful dining room was perfect for games such as cranium and cards which were also available in the house. I cannot fail to mention the basement with a large bar complete with karaoke machine. We did at times, although we never had to leave the house to have a good time! The location is perfect for the St. Paul area. We were a short walk to all the attractions and restaurants downtown. I could go on and on about our experience, but I will say my best advice would be to rent the ohage house and experience it for yourself! We all would love and hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Forest, Illinois
5

Unforgettable

  • 5 of 5

Our son who lives in the Twin cities, with his girlfriend, was unable to make it back home for Thanksgiving. On a whim, we decided to bring the entire family to Minnesota instead. There was a problem: His tiny kitchen and small apartment were not going to be able to accommodate our family of multiple generations... a family who enjoys hanging out in the kitchen and cooking together. Hotels were not an option. What would Thanksgiving be without a home cooked meal? And then we came across Ohage house. From the minute we entered the front door with expansive hallways, high ceilings, a dramatic staircase, we knew we were in for a treat. Elegant, yet homey. Two separate parlors allowing the comfort of curling up with a great book, or playing board games. A surprise lower level with bar, pool table, pinball games and cozy room for watching television made our grandchildren repeat over and over, "best vacation ever"The large dining room with it's round table, allowed for excellent conversation and plenty of platters of food. . Wonderful second floor with spacious bedrooms and very comfortable beds. The kitchen was amazing and beyond what we would have expected. well stocked with every tool needed to create and complete a wonderful dinner.We walked to the science museum, we played football in the park across the street, but mostly just enjoyed the precious time we were able to spend in this wonderful historic home, catching up with each other and listening to the most amazing play lists of eclectic music our hosts provided through a fantastic sound system through much of the house. The convenience of this location being within walking distance to everything, entertainment, great restaurants. The home itself is spotless and clean. We knew that our hosts were always a phone call away. We all had a hard time leaving this most magical home and would love to see it in summer.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Memories in the mansion on Irving Park

  • 4 of 5

The Mansion on Irving Park was perfect for our family reunion. Easy access via MSP, loved the riverwalk, plenty of room to enjoy the house and garden for all. Thanks for the memories. The Smith Family

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

It was such a pleasure to stay in this amazing historic home in such a great neighborhood. Walking every day by the river, enjoying the screened porch and basement while also a short car ride to everything we needed to do. There were 7 of us and it was beyond spacious. Great main street with restaurants and coffee and Cossettas is a must do for food and atmosphere. Dirk was easy to work with and very accommodating. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous home base for family vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely property. We were in town for a short family getaway. Ages ranged from 18 months to 61 years. We took advantage of the great back yard for Frisbee and playing catch. Enjoyed the screened porch early morning and evening. Skeptical of the round dining table at first but found it worked wonderfully for our group of 9. Lower level game and theater rooms came in handy after the little ones went down for the night. Great amenities and location. We could walk for coffee and pastries early in the morning . Very close to museums. Awesome park across the street. Only things we could have used were crib/pack 'n play and a high chair. Very enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

35th Reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Dirk and Ruth have a VERY special place that they graciously loan/rent to those who also appreciate a time honored historical home! 6 women enjoyed and basked in the warmth of this "mansion" on Irvine Park. We were comfortable, fine accomadations for us. The Kitchen was more than adequate, as we did blend eating in and dining out! The weather did not cooperate for us to utilize the great firepit, and outdoor/ screened porch social areas. Multiple sitting areas, enjoying conversaton and a glass of red, were available for our choosing. Our group is well traveled and accustomed to luxury accomodations. EVERYONE loved the venue for our every 5 year reunion! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Xcel Center, Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Science Museum of MN, Fitzgerald Theater, MN Childrens' Museum, State Capital, Minnesota History Center, Ordway Theater, Park Square Theater, Mississippi River Boat Tours.

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Rates & Availability

West Seventh House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 29 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$700
$4,200
 
 
Super Bowl
Jan 29 2018 - Feb 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
Frozen Four
Apr 4 2018 - Apr 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$700
$4,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.62%

Three night minimum over holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years

10.625% sales & lodging tax

$200 cleaning fee

$500 reservation/damage deposit to secure dates. 50% of rental due 60 days prior to check-in. Balance due upon check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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