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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Leslie Gearhart
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 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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Amenities

Beaverdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • 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
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Sleeps 6 -Adorable and cozy 3 bedroom brick home w fireplace.
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5

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!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oklahoma
5

Perfect!

  • 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

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern California
5

Very comfortable accommodations for 6. Small, but efficient kitchen. Everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Adorable house.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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