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Uptown Urban Living at its Finest & Urban Retreat in Uptown #789824

46 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday condo in Southwest Minneapolis

State of the Art Condo in the Uptown Area. Classic Craftsman architecture with all the modern conveniences and upgrades. Enjoy a king sized memory foam mattress, stainless steel appliances with granite countertops, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine and all the utensils and dish-ware for entertaining and cooking. The living room encompasses large restful leather couches and a 55' flat screen TV and beautiful stain-glass windows. The sunroom is spacious and bright, a wonderful place to enjoy your morning coffee and paper. Dining area offers seating for 6 guests. There is a large fenced backyard to take in the beautiful Minnesota seasons and let the kids run free. The unit has free cable TV with HBO/Showtime and Hi-speed wireless internet. Both bedrooms have flat screen TV's / Cable and DVD players.

Enjoy beautiful Lake Calhoun & Lake Harriet with live music in the outdoor bandshell on most evenings. Walking distance to playgrounds, 2 amazing coffee shops, 7 restaurants, 2 convenience stores, 3 salons and boutique shops and much more. Easy access to public transport. Just miles from other great attractions like the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens, Hennepin History Museum, Como Zoo, Minnesota Streetcar Museum, take pleasure in a vintage streetcar ride. The area has so much to offer. Come Enjoy, Explore and Relax in Uptown.

Downtown Minneapolis: Thriving Performing-Arts Scene near Idyllic Lakes

Downtown Minneapolis is more than just the geographic epicenter of the city—it’s the cultural heart too. Sports venues home to the Timberwolves, Vikings, and Twins neighbor the lively nightclubs of the Warehouse District and the neon-lit marquees of the Hennepin Theater District. In recent years, the city’s arts scene has gotten a lot of attention, and for good reason: Minneapolis has more live theater shows per capita than any other US city except New York. Additionally, dozens of eclectic galleries complement the wide-ranging exhibits at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, which showcases everything from Japanese woodcut prints to turn-of-the-century European advertisements.

To navigate downtown with ease, step into the Skyway, the city’s ingenious solution to harsh Minnesota winters. The Skyway is a network of indoor, aboveground tunnels connecting a slew of buildings downtown. A popular stop along the way is Nicollet Mall, a shopping thoroughfare where cars are not allowed. This is where you’ll find the iconic statue of Mary Tyler Moore tossing her 10-gallon Stetson into the air.

Nicknamed “The City of Lakes,” Minneapolis has 22 natural bodies of water within the city limits. A 10-minute drive from downtown brings you to the picturesque Chain of Lakes, which are surrounded by 12 miles of walking and biking paths. In the summer, the Lake Harriet band shell hosts summer concerts, which frequently include the renowned Minnesota Orchestra.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Lance Bondhus
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
26 October, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Cozy. Comfortable. Charming. Convenient location. Accommodating owner. I was really glad we stayed here. The owner responded quickly to my emails and wanted to ensure that our needs were met and that our stay was pleasant!
Dec 2014
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based on 46 holidaymaker reviews

Uptown Urban Living at its Finest & Urban Retreat in Uptown #789824
average rating of 4.9347825 based on 47 reviews
Los Angeles, CA

Truly is an urban retreat!

  • 5 of 5

A really fantastic place. Clean, charming, well appointed and equipped. Perfect location. Lance's tips on where to eat and what to do --very helpful and hospitable. Definitely would come back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, VA

Great location and very cozy

  • 5 of 5

Lance's place is very cozy with a lovely sunroom that's fun to have tea or coffee and read. The kitchen was well stocked, although we didn't cook. The beds were very comfortable. This is located very near some good breakfast eateries and several good evening restaurants. We also rented bikes from Lance, which was really fun to ride around the lakes. Lance was excellent to work with, helping to adjust dates when our travel plans changed and allowing a late checkout so we could shower after biking. He also was very supportive of any potential issues-which we had none. We enjoyed the complimentary wine left for us also. We plan to return since we will visit MN at least once a year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 4 of 5

Good location....several good eateries nearby and downtown is a short drive. Lance was very helpful and his "local guide" book he personally assembled is very useful. We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I always love coming to Minneapolis. We spent a lovely week and a half in Uptown Minneapolis in this extremely comfortable and inviting house. We were greeted with a bottle of wine and gorgeous weather. The beds are great, the kitchen very well equipped (made a huge pot of soup for my lunches), we walked all over to really good restaurants and coffee shops. We were so pleased that the house had an enclosed back yard for our dog and was within walking distance to two dog parks, perfect way for both of us to get our exercise. My favorite room was the glassed in front room. Thoroughly enjoyed having the sun coming in, a cup of coffee and my book. It was a perfect house for us. We look forward to returning soon! Lance, thank you for being such a gracious host.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Braunfels, TX

Just do it!

  • 5 of 5

Never had been to Minneapolis before and booked this on VRBO. What a gem in a very cool area. We stayed in the upstairs 1 bedroom and Lance provided an air bed for a guest we had for 2. Nights of our stay. Clean and well decorated inside but best of all the location is walking distance to great cafes and restaurants also to parks and lakes and things to do. The owner also provides lots of local info with maps and menus that are very helpful. The owner, Lance is also very responsive if you need anything at all. We did good finding this place and recommend you do the same.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and great owner

  • 5 of 5

The house was in a good location - close to freeways and restaurants. It was really clean and the bed was super comfortable. Lance responded to our request very quickly and was really accommodating.

There was a bottle of wine waiting for us when we arrived, something we've never seen from other VRBO rentals. He also had a basket of things such as a new toothbrush, shampoo, dental floss, and other similar things available if needed. These little touches make a big difference when you are traveling.

I would definitely stay at this house again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chino Latino
Sushi Tango
Calhoun Square
Caribou Coffee
Yogurt Lab - Calhoun Location
Uncommon Grounds
Uptown Diner
Williams Uptown Pub
Calhoun Bike Rental
Wheel Fun Rentals
Butter Bakery Cafe
Blackbird Cafe
Pat's Tap
Hola Arepas
Lake Calhoun
Lake Harriet
Lake of the Isles
Stella's Fish Cafe
Lucia's Restaurant and Wine Bar
Landmark Theatres Lagoon Cinema
Blaisdell YMCA
Walker Art Center
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Loring Park
Galactic Pizza
Pizza Luce - Uptown


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Southwest Minneapolis, Minnesota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
22 Nov 2016 - 28 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
21 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
9 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
21 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
Super Bowl
1 Feb 2018 - 6 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
15 Jul 2018 - 25 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £62
Pet Fee £123
Refundable Damage Deposit £288
Tax Rate 10.78%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Southwest Minneapolis in Minnesota

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Memory Foam Mattress. TV with cable and DVD
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King Memory Foam Mattress. TV with cable and DVD
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

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