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4 Bedroom, Sleeps 10, Heart of Beaverdale, Comfortable, Clean & Centraly Located

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,041 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious, 4 Br, 2 Bath, Quiet Home. Comfortably Sleeps 10 People.

This entire 2000+ sq.ft., 4 BR home is for your private use. It is located in a quiet neighborhood. It will comfortably sleep 10. There are 3 queen size beds, 2 twin beds and a futon.

The 1st floor has a large BR w French foors opening to the private back yard, formal dining room, laundry, large living room, sun room off living room has futon couch. The kitchen is well equipped. Remodeled bath w walk-in shower.

2nd floor has 3 more bedrooms, one a large suite w sitting area. There is a remodeled full bath with tub/shower upstairs.

More Details

Owner
Leslie Gearhart
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

About Leslie Gearhart

I was born in Newton, Iowa and have lived in DSM since 1984. I was co-owner of Metropolitan Properties for 19 years. We were a woman owned company that started by purchasing substandard central city properties we rehabbed ourselves to provides safe rental housing for women and their children primarily. In 2000 we won a 7 month long fight to save the Arlington and Hallet apartment buildings from demolition in downtown Des Moines. We had both buildings placed on the National Historic Register. They are located at 1301 & 1305 Locust St. adjacent to the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in the Western Gateway. We sold those 2 builldings and most of the 152 units we had aquired over the years to slow down. My former business partner kept one of our buildings and I started HomeBaseDSM to provide short term, furnished rental housing.

Leslie Gearhart purchased this house in 2014

Why Leslie Gearhart chose Des Moines

I made an offer to buy this house the first time I saw it. I love older homes, love Des Moines, and the Beaverdale neighborhood is teriffic. I have made a living rehabbing older properties in Des Moines for over 25 years and while I wanted to slow down, I am not ready to retire. This property had fairly good care over its interesting life. However it still required significant investment in rehab and updates. Just the thing I love to do.

What makes this house unique

This home has a great vibe and it very comfortable to be in. It has beautiful hardwood floors downstairs, a fireplace and large livingroom. I fell in love with the private back yard. I also love that it is within walking distance of the Beaverdale Business district.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Des Moines in Iowa

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2041 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1st floor - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Newly remodeled with walk in shower with built in seat.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Of course there is also a sink and vanity. Newly remodeled.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1st Floor - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2nd floor middle - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4- smaller kids room - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2nd floor front - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , This is a large bedroom with a sitting area and futon.
  • 1st floor bedroom is large and opens into private back yard. It has a queen bed and lots of closet/drawer/shelf space. The other 3 bedrooms are upstairs. New mattresses and nice linens.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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4 Bedroom, Sleeps 10, Heart of Beaverdale, Comfortable, Clean & Centraly Located
average rating of 4.775 based on 40 reviews
5

Everything about this place was spot on for our family vacation! Lots of space, phenomenal location!

  • 5 of 5

Leslie was great to work with! The house had everything we needed!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

Leslie was very kind and accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

lots of space but not what you'd expect for the price

  • 4 of 5

had everything you need beds were good but just not what we expected for the price.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cozy house in Des Moines

  • 4 of 5

House was well kept and good for a medium size group of folks. No private baths which works fine for us but worth noting. Backyard patio area was very nice and private. We had no issues with the property and it was delivered as presented with no surprises. Thanks for the week in Des Moines!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quaint, homey and close to downtown.

  • 5 of 5

We scheduled a girls tip here for a 75th birthday party. Lovely home, close to everything. Clean and comfortable with all the amenities. We had a lovely time.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
5

Awesome Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our weekend with friends. It is in a great location for enjoying all parts of Des Moines. Leslie was very accessible and went the extra mile to ensure all of our questions were answered and made us feel very welcome! Could not have asked for a better home to spend the weekend at.

Jayme

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Des Moines International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Good Sons & Christopher's
Nearest Golf
2.4 Miles
Waveland Golf Course- Public Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-80
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Good Sons & Christopher's
Nearest Beach
4.8 Miles
Gray's Lake
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £115.88

Absolutely no smoking in the home. Please dispose of any smoking litter. Sorry, no pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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