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CHAUFFEUR SERVICE TO SUPERBOWL/ Excelsior Escape begins on Private Rooftop Deck

People8
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Private Master, Livingroom Has Queen Size Hideabed & Blow Up Mattresses If Nec.

Come experience the serenity of our Excelsior Escape. Our private designed suite encompasses the total unique upper flat including a full living room with Queen size sleeper couch, den, dining room serves eight, foyer, full kitchen, full bath, Master quarters fit for Royalty, surrounded by imported silk drapery with fine linens on King size bedding. What makes Excelsior Escape a truly memorable experience is the breathtaking views from your private accessed Rooftop deck. Enjoy the changing seasons that embrace the St. Croix River and Historic Stillwater! Reserve your escape today for a romantic get-a-way extravagant, anniversary extraordinaire, and girl's night out(bridal showers, baby showers) bachelor parties, birthday celebrations, family get together, honeymoon, or in town for business, we will arrange the perfect stay, may it be one day or one year.

We also will provide private rooftop dining with a three, four or five course dinner with wine pairings or specialty dinners of your choice by a seasoned chef. (check for prices and with advance notice) Forgot to mention the Gateway Trail; this a wonderful resource for biking/roller blading/walking, etc.The Gateway Trail’s generally flat( an old rail bed) terrain is a great place to ride, especially for new riders.

More Details

Owner
Katherine B. Francis
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2017

About Katherine B. Francis

My passion is design, the minute I laid eyes on this building I knew I had to have it. So much character, I even took my daughter and showed it to her, telling her I was going to buy it and what did she think?. I then thought I would have a tea shop there, as my Mother and Father are Irish. It seemed like it could be a family affair. Shortly after I purchased the building Charles Nelson who was the State Historic Architect suggested to me that I get on the Stillwater Heritage Commission, as they needed my help. Charles and I had worked on other projects in the past together. WA Frost was one and other Twin City projects. I dove into the second floor of Excelsior building opening up all the rooms that had been separated by doors and exposing brick where it would make a difference. Then the worst happened, my Mother died and my whole world feel apart. My passion was gone and the building restoration stopped. I was lost without my Mom's encouragement. So the building was rented out, left to it's own. In the last two years, I have restored woodwork and had all but one room floors restored, new windows, painting and the fun part decorating. I had a new roof put on with a new outside rooftop deck, a new deck outside master suite, complete new kitchen, all materials out of recycled historic items. New Furnace/Central Air. Tuckpointing of Exterior. It takes you back to the late 1800's with flair of the 2000's. I am so proud of the restoration at Excelsior Escape. It's fun, open and a great piece of living history. It is centrally locating on Main Street and it's a contributing part of Historic Stillwater.

Katherine B. Francis purchased this apartment in 1987

Why Katherine B. Francis chose Stillwater

We live in Stillwater and I sell real estate here. We raised our children here and they both graduated from school here. We go to church here. Stillwater's home, we love it! we shop locally, we volunteer and we have been involved here. Stillwater offers so much quality of living. Great restaurants, great shopping and a outstanding library. Our hospitals and medical doctors are the finest. Our schools are award winning. We are rich in history and our St. Croix River offers so much activities.

What makes this apartment unique

You can also rent this 'one of a kind' location for a special event. Fee for Rental is $900.00 per function, (Showers, Birthday Parties, Bachelor Parties, etc)per day.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Stillwater in Washington County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Awesome Full Bathroom...Rain Shower, also a hand shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King Size Bedroom, Queen hide abed in Living room and two queen blow up beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(18 traveller reviews)

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CHAUFFEUR SERVICE TO SUPERBOWL/ Excelsior Escape begins on Private Rooftop Deck
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Second Visit and We'll Return Again

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying at Excelsior Escape, both times for a long weekend. There were four adults both times and it meets our needs so well. The bathroom update was a good choice. We love how the apartment is decorated. So many amazing touches. We love sitting on the top outside deck with the beautiful views of Stillwater and St. Croix River. We love the location right on Main Street with so many places to walk to. Katherine and her husband are extremely welcoming and available to answer any question.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Susan. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed our home away from home. I really wanted the 'Bathroom' to be a "WOW" reaction, totally not expected. Thank you for thinking of Excelsior Escape and look forward to sharing our place again next year. ( the new furniture looks great up on the roof)
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5

Perfect home for Stillwater fun

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect. It was close to everything but quiet inside. The decorating is wonderfully creative and fun. The view from the roof top patio was awesome. We had a great time and will be back! Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was fantastic. We stayed over Labor Day for a girl's weekend, and could not have asked for a better location. The apartment is tastefully decorated and the rooftop deck is huge. On our second night there, we loved the deck so much that we just stayed on the rooftop all night instead of going out. Katherine is very easy to work with and gave us lots of good recommendations for our stay in Stillwater. I would definitely stay here again and recommend this place to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kristen, Thank you for your kind words, so happy you enjoyed your stay at Excelsior Escape Suite.
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5

Awesome.

  • 5 of 5

A great get a way. Love the location. Historic feel yet modern conveniences

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

5 plus stars!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing! Best location, beautifully decorated and the private rooftop deck is outstanding! I can't say enough great things about this place or the owners. Right in the heart of downtown Stillwater. You can walk to anything your heart desires. This is one to add to your bucket list!

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: AAAHHH, Thank you Chris, Joy and Barb. A real pleasure to have a group like you all, it really is special to share this great piece of history with guests like yourself. I am so happy that Barb, got waited on, hand and foot and enjoyed the people watching from the roof, as well as, our lovely Saint Croix River...until we meet again, take good care.
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5

A Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

This loft was an amazing and perfect place for the girls and I. We loved the location as it was walking distance to the shops and restaurants. I will definitely be coming back with my husband and kids, and hopefully for another girls weekend. If you are thinking about going to Stillwater this VRBO destination is a must!!!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. Your group of young women were delightful, and so grateful you all had a memorable experience. Congratulations to the Bride!!
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Location

Car: not necessary

Stillwater is known for its historic St. Croix River, Lift Bridge, architecture, unique shopping, fine dining to casual food, entertainment and leisure. In the 1800s, the downtown was anchored by the Lumber Mill, Lumber Exchange and Train depot. It was named the Birthplace of Minnesota in 1843. Located on Main Street in the historic 1882 Excelsior Block Building.

Biking or walking along the river bank, offers great views and you can also create a challenging workout by going up and down the many stairs our town provides. Library is within working distance, as well as, winery, grocery store, bookstore, dining, shopping and antiquing. Make a date for the trolley strolling through the residential area, enjoying all the colors of historic homes while sharing history of the town. http://www.ci.stillwater.mn.us/

Awarded Midwest winner of 'AMERICA'S PRETTIEST PAINTED PLACES' by the Paint Institute of America. Check out our beautiful, romantic, painted B&B's, and Stillwater's Victorian architectural gems by visiting the Paint Institute's video and preview the entries that won Stillwater this award. Other awards include Forbe's 'Prettiest Small Towns In America', and Minnesota Monthly's 'Best Day Trip'.

Stillwater...Located on the beautiful St. Croix River

Where paddleboats, riverboats and gondolas sail the waters

And unique shopping, dining, lodging and entertainment are yours

all wrapped inside this quaint and charming rivertown

where time stands still.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Stillwater, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
SuperBowl2018 w/Driver Xtra
2 Feb 2018 - 6 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£6,278
for 3 nights
From
£2,053
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£669
for 2 nights
From
£275
£1,843
£7,509
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44
Administration Fee £74.57
Tax Rate 10.12%

DRIVER AND VAN COMES WITH THIS HOME FOR SUPERBOWL......For Showers, birthday parties, or gatherings there's a special event fee of 500.00 a day. Please contact owner for more information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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