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THE PERFECT GETAWAY4 blocks from the Big House

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Just four blocks from the stadium this charming home offers 3 bedrooms (with an extra single bed), 1&1/2 baths, fireplace, a covered deck & open patio , a Weber gas grill & small charcoal grill, parking for 2 vehicles. Located on the corner of Fifth St. and Pauline Blvd. the spacious backyard is enclosed and provides the perfect place to

entertain. Consider this lovely home whether visiting Ann Arbor for graduation, a special holiday or a football weekend.

Cass Ormiston
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017


Allmendinger Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • tennis
My wonderful house and yard offer the perfect place to celebrate Michigan football with your family and friends.


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THE PERFECT GETAWAY4 blocks from the Big House
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

not the perfect getaway

  • 3 of 5

Overall we had a nice weekend. House was clean and conveniently located.

However, I think it is false advertising that the listing for thee property says it sleeps eight. That is certainly a stretch. Luckily one of us had two blow-up beds so we made do but it was rather tight.

Also, we had no idea that there would be cars on the lawn for the game.

I did check the listing after the fact and saw (at the very bottom of the property description below the rates, availability, photos, reviews, map, etc.) that the owner retains the use of the remainder of the yard for game day parking but it would have been courteous and professional to have told us that. We were rather surprised to see all those cars on the lawn when we came back to the house. There were even two chairs and a grill at the front door. We paid a lot of money to rent the property and assumed it was ours for the weekend and were surprised to see the lawn - front and side - filled with cars. A bit disconcerting as all of our belongings were in the house while people were roaming around the property.

We had a lovely weekend but I would not rent your property again.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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What a great place in Ann Arbor.

  • 5 of 5

Cass was a fantastic hostess, and the house was great. Kept nice and warm as the weather turned cold; super clean, and very nice neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience for a Michigan home game!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and a very accommodating / friendly owner in Cass. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Home

  • 5 of 5

Cass is a great host who was very helpful through the whole weekend. The house is very charming and very close to the stadium. No complaints, we had a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful football weekend. House was delightful, great location and Cass a truly caring warm host.

  • 5 of 5

The property was very clean, comfortable, and perfect location for walking downtown and to the stadium. Once we parked our car Friday, we did not move it until time to leave on Sunday. There were six of us who stayed there and we were very comfortable. Charming home, kitchen well equipped. Cass is a warm and caring host. She was always available to us. I would not hesitate to spend time there for another football weekend. It was great fun in a relaxed environment.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, great location, awesome host

  • 5 of 5

What a great weekend. Cassandra is a wonderful, responsive and thoughtful host whose house is perfectly located for a football Saturday. It's just far enough away to be apart from the massive crowds, but close enough that you can leave the house 15 minutes before game time and still be in your seat for kickoff. The backyard is also great for summer/fall weekends and evenings. We're definitely planning on coming back soon. Thanks again Cassandra!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Michigan Stadium
Michigan Stadium
Zingerman's Bakehouse
Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Detroit Metro
Nearest Barpub
1.8 Miles
The Quarter Bistro & Tavern 300 W Stadium
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak 325 Depot St.
Nearest Motorway
2.2 Miles
Interstate 94
Nearest Restaurant
1.7 Miles
Zingerman's Roadhouse 2501 Jackson Av
Car: recommended

The Big House

U of M Stadium 4 blocks away

Allmendinger Park

across the street

full compliment of

playground equipment,

grills, picnic tables and

ball fields


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $500

2-6 parking spaces are available for guest use. owner retains the use of the remainder of the yard for game day parking
(guests are assured that this will not interfere with their privacy or security).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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