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1870's Luxury Guest Cottage, Historic Downtown St. Charles, Mo.

78 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Saint Charles House Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

The Old Town Guest House is an upscale vacation home originally built in 1870 and beautifully renovated with tasteful and modern accomodations to make your stay a perfect one. The history and charm of a bed and breakfast with the privacy and space of your own home. Located in the historic district of old town St. Charles, you'll love strolling along the cobblestone streets, visiting all the unique shop, restaurants and entertainment Main Street has to offer. Right off the Katy Trail and great for cyclists looking for lodging beyond the hotel scene. Only 9 miles from Lambert Airport and a short half-hour drive to the all St. Louis Attractions, you can explore it all!

The bottom floor with walkout to the the backyard and parking, has 1 bedroom with a king size bed, full bathroom, and washer and dryer. Main floor boast a beautiful kitchen with breakfast and snacks awaiting you (full kitchen except for no stove/range), comfortable and lovely livingroom, room with a daybed, and another full bathroom. Upstairs is a charming half story room with 2 queen beds, closet, and plenty of space.

Perfect for a romantic weekend, wedding night stay, girlfriends' getaway, family fun retreat, or anything other group looking a unique vacation. We are here to make your stay an unforgetable one, and would love to have you as our guests.

Keywords: guest house, bed and breakfast, colonial, historic

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Audrey and Matt
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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About Audrey and Matt

Our family of six loves to travel, and when we discovered the vacation home option instead of hotels, we knew we wanted a rental property of our own to share with others. We hope our cottages enhance your vacation like so many homes have done for us. We love meeting and talking with people from all over, so please feel free to give us a call!- Audrey and Matt

Audrey and Matt purchased this house in 2012

Why Audrey and Matt chose Missouri

We've always loved Old Town St. Charles because of its charm, fun atmosphere, and historic architecture. When we saw this little brick house for sale we thought it was just perfect and would be a way for us to enjoy the area even more and let other people experience it too.

What makes this house unique

With everything in walking distance, we love that we don't have to pile everyone into the car when we want to go eat, shop, or play. The many festivities and events happening all year round, give the whole family something to enjoy.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We rented all 3 properties for my daughter's wedding in St. Charles. We had plenty of space for everyone and they were all so impressed with the homes. The homes were meticulously kept, and the furnishings were lovely. We were right in the middle of the historic district with shops and restaurants on our doorstep. The owners had very thoughtfully provided an array of snacks and menus for local restaurants. Although we did not make use of them, there were strollers, play pens, bouncy seats, ice chests. Upstairs were a few toys for younger children, wii games and board games for the whole family. I don't think you could find a better place to spend a few days--or longer. We are already planning a return visit with children and grandchildren. And we will most certainly be staying in the same property. It is a great base for exploring St. Louis and being able to walk locally in St. Charles and along the river. "
Mar 2015
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1870's Luxury Guest Cottage, Historic Downtown St. Charles, Mo.
average rating of 4.923077 based on 82 reviews

Beautiful place; so convenient to shops and restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

We all had a relaxing time and loved, loved the cottage. Very well kept ; would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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St. Louis, MO

Girls Staycation

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 5 women that stayed in this lovely home for the weekend. We were all from St. Louis but felt like we really "got away!" We had a full day of activities on Friday and found the house very welcoming and clean when we arrived late afternoon. It's a one minute walk to Main Street where we shopped and popped into a local restaurant for drinks and appetizers. Coffee and snacks provided by the owner were a nice treat early Saturday morning before our walk on the Katy Trail and a day of exploring nearby wineries. A late return Saturday afternoon was followed by more shopping on main street and dinner at a local restaurant . All five of us would recommend this home for a nice getaway. Lots to see and do in the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario

Great location and beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Looks can be deceiving. I had anticipated a small place by the photos but was surprised house large the guest house was when I got here. Spread across three floor there is a lower level with foyer, washer/dryer, full bathroom and bedroom. On the next level (main floor) there is a large living area, nice sized kitchen/dining room, a bedroom and a full bathroom. Upstairs is a large bedroom with two beds. The house was very clean when we arrived. You park behind the house in parking spots (fits about three cars) off an accessway - very convene t to,get in and out from. The backyard area does have a couple seats on the porch. Inside traveller information awaits and there is a selection of coffee for the Keurig. There are also snacks available. The kitchen is has everything except a stove (which was no problem for us). In terms of location, the house is very close to the beautiful historic town of St Charles (must be explored!) where you can tour the many nice shops, museums or rent a bike (unless you have your own) to ride the Katy Trail. If traveling to St Louis it is about 30 minutes and there is freeway access nearby. We loved the house and enjoyed its historic charm and modern comfort. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great girlfriends weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This house was a perfect spot for a 40th bday and girlfriend get together. Everything looked great and very clean when we got there. The Keurig was much appreciated by everyone. We brought a fair amount of our own food for the weekend, planning on only going out to dinner. Mostly food that didn't need to be cooked due to no stove. There was a nice gas grill which we didn't take advantage of due to being mostly vegetarian. The Bella Vino tapas restaurant on Main St had fantastic food and great craft cocktails. Everyone loved that place - highly recommended. We had a spa day at Metro Spa which is a half block away. The Katy Trail along the river was a nice morning walk and we loved all the shops on Main St. Note: Most shops don't open until 1 on Sunday so don't plan a whole day of shopping there. You can wait it out at the charming Picasso Cafe.

Everyone wants to come back. Very nice amenities at the house and Audrey was very attentive and returned my call shortly after I left a message on Saturday morning. We heard the Christmas season is the time to come back for the festivities on Main St.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Classic and luxury touches

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the guest house. The details the owners have included were excellent from the high end fixtures, snacks, to beverage's and wonderfully soft sheets. Excellent location and parking. Will stay here again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A historic property with modern convenience

  • 5 of 5

House clean, comfortable, and so close to everything we wanted to do. Easy parking. Comfortable beds. Owner very responsive to our questions. Would certainly stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Lewis and Clark Restaurant
Car: not necessary

One block from numerous shops, restaurants, and other historic attractions


Rates & Availability

Saint Charles House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.45%

Cleaning fee of $50 and taxes for 12.45% not included in nightly rate
Holidays require a 3 night minimum stay
No Sunday check-ins, please (This ensures that our cleaners do not have to work that day)
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Saint Charles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
  • Town
  • Village
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 full baths
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Daybed and trundle
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
  • pack n' play, and a crib size mattress for the floor
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
Some snacks and drinks; Keurig Coffee Maker; Crock pot, toaster oven, electric skillet, toaster; Iron and ironing board; NO stove/oven Outside games- washers, soccer ball, football, toys, etc; Wii system and games; Cd player with Ipod dock

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