Parkway Beauty - Enjoy the best of quiet, comfy SW Minneapolis parkway living
Located on prestigious West Minnehaha Parkway, with beautiful parkway frontage, facing Minnehaha creek in a natural wooded valley. Paved bicycling/rollerblading/c-c skiing and jogging paths right out the front door that are part of a metro-wide g …
Greg and Doris have a wonderful rental home. 5 women stayed very comfortably in this home for one week. We were delighted that is was right across the street to the very bike path we took every day to see Minneapolis and surrounding areas. The house was withing walking distance to stores and restaurants if we decided not to drive or bike. The neighbor hood is completely safe and quiet. The kitchen was fully equipped with everything we needed to cook with and Doris even included spices, coffee, and condiments! I cannot say enough about the extras with this rental!
Loved every part of this home from the minute we pulled up until the minute we left. Which actually made me quite sad. It's in a beautiful neighborhood on a greenbelt, barely any traffic, lots of bikers, runners, and families walking. Gorgeous scenery. I could have sat in the front window all day drinking tea.
Definitely try out Lake Harriet a mile down the road. Beautiful beach and lunch at the Bread and Pickle was a favorite for all of us.
Pizzeria Lola, Malt Shop, and Prima are all great recommendations for great nearby restaurants.
If visiting any part of this city I HIGHLY recommend this great house. We will definitely stay again.
Really lovely,quiet, comfortable property near lovely Minnehaha Creek and a short walk to Lake Harriet and local shops and coffee shops-even closer once Lyndale Avenue Bridge is open again. This property's location makes you feel you are somewhere semi-rural but is ideal for visiting Minneapolis-an easy 15 minute drive to Downtown and about the same to Mall of America. It has lots of space and would easily accomodate many more than the 5 that were in our party. The house is well equipped and clean and the laundry is certainly an assett when you stay as we did for over 2 weeks. Doris and Greg, the owners, are very friendly and gave us all the help we could wish for including allowing us the use of the house long beyond our check out time, making planning for our late evening flight home a no stress event. All the members of our party are very grateful to them and so pleased to have found this fantastic little haven so close to the city. It will certainly be top of our list to book on any return visit to the Twin Cities.
Lovely house. Hosts were great. I highly recommend this rental.
We had an excellent time at the Parkway Beauty! Our stay was a long weekend girl's shopping trip. There were 8 people in our party and the house was more than accommodating. Plenty of room for everyone to have privacy, but plenty of areas to get together and play games and hang out as well! Everything we needed was there! We will probably stay again next year!!
Spent first night alone but felt at home right away. Son had picked me up at airport, then we were joined by his fiance and we walked a few blocks to a malt shop for dinner on Doris' rec. Even though I am a vegetarian and the young couple are vegans, we all found something to eat that we enjoyed despite our self imposed restrictions. Shopping area within walking distance and I was able to use a child's stroller I found in the hall closet to transport a few bottles of wine from the huge liquor store. Within a few days we were a group of 6 adults and there were plenty of bedrooms to accommodate us. I baked 2 cakes for the rehearsal dinner and apparently had too much butter in the cheesecake crust which leaked out, causing the smoke alarms to go off. In addition to meeting some concerned neighbors, I got to see Doris and Greg in action. They got some fans up in the kitchen windows and turned off the alarms. Never did they make me feel uncomfortable or awkward for the commotion I caused.The cakes turned out fine for the dinner and there were plenty of serving pieces, plates, flatwear, glasses, etc for all the appetizers, food and drinks and plenty of room for all the guests. Downstairs was convenient as a play area for the children. The home is spotless, the beds comfortable, the neighborhood is lovely, couldn't ask for anything more. I'd love to stay there whenever I visit my son and new daughter in law and promise Doris and Greg I won't bake any more cakes.
You will be very happy to stay here, we definitely were!
There are so many good things to say about our experience in this home that I am not sure where to begin. First, Greg and Doris are so friendly and welcoming. They really go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. The house itself is huge and even though it is accurately described, it is much bigger than I expected so we had plenty of space.
Having four rooms allowed us four guys to spread out and have our own room as we were in town to see the Vikings play. That reminds me of how perfectly situated this house is. It is about 15 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from the Metrodome, 15 minutes from downtown, and seemingly 15 minutes or less from everywhere we wanted to go.
The price is VERY reasonable and you are just throwing your money away if you stay anywhere else. I highly recommend this vacation rental.
je vous recommande cette maison,elle est très agréable, dans un quartier calme.
l'intérieur est vraiment très bien et est extrément bien équipé.
les propriétaires sont sympathiques.
My husband and I have been doing vacation rentals for two decades and this is definitely at the top of the list of all the places we have stayed. Not only is the home itself a dream for a larger group wanting relaxing time together, but Greg and Doris also go out of their way to be fantastic hosts. After burdening them with an early check-in, they rewarded us by taking us out to the garden and pointing at the fat cucumbers ready to be picked and enjoyed--by us. We stayed there with 6 adults and 2 kids and there was enough space for everybody to sleep, and more. We even hosted a small BBQ for my cousin and her groom to be so that the family could get to know him. Greg and Doris were totally laid back about our having people there, and we couldn't have had a better time. My husband forgot his phone charger and Doris promptly mailed it out for him. Oh, and did I mention that they stock things other rentals don't: various toiletries, ample paper products, etc. There is an entire spice rack that has been accumulated through past guests, and a perfectly stocked kitchen to get the job done. The standard joke quickly became "I wonder if there is a [x]" followed by "of course there is." (paper towels at hand in the downstairs entertainment room, food processor, Qtips that we forgot, etc.) The area is absolutely beautiful, one of the nicest neighborhoods in Minneapolis, with plenty of parking and even a garage for guest use, which would come in very handy in the winter months. I can't say enough good things about our experience here, and hope that we'll be able to return one day!
Thank you for the incredible accommodations you provided at the "Parkway Beauty!" The house had absolutely everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. It was a great place to stay while visiting our family in the twin cities. We loved the bike path and the closeness to Lake Harriett. We can't wait to visit again!
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Scrumtious house Twin Cities Scrumptious house fully furnished,(linens, dishes, shampoos, etc, etc.) and including all utilities, with W/IFI and 42" flat screen TV (200 channels). Wood burning fireplace, large desk. .Fully equipped kitchen with heated ceramic floor, dish washer, microwave, gas stove, refrigerator, disposal and loads of cupboard/.counter space. Master bedroom has a flat screen TV with 200 channels for your private viewing and a queen bed. Second bedroom has a double bed. Additionally, there is a twin bed/daybed in the alcove near the fireplace, Too, another small daybed is in a separate room with a closet. Washer and, dryer.. . Spacious deck on three sides with picnic table.. Large corner lot with oak tree, choice neighborhood, parking for two cars on asphalt driveway and more parking available on both sides of the street.. One block to Belaire Beach..Kayak, boat rentals available for White Bear Lake a few blocks away near Kowalski's Grocery. It may be the only grocery store with a fireplace. Fabulous baked goods and meat, etc.. A fun place to shop.
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