Norman Ridge Gardens is a lovely 5-bedroom home with classic features throughout. It is a very quiet and relaxing retreat with private access and parking in the front of the home. NMRG is a perfect setting in all seasons. It includes an open plan large living room with cozy seating and a 50-inch flat screen television with cable and DVD player. A large formal dining room table has 2 extra leaves, perfect for large social gatherings and feasts! Leading from the living room, you enter an adorable sunny three-season porch, ideal for chilling, chatting, or reading. This room leads to an outdoor patio complete with furniture and gas grill overlooking this beautiful 1+ acre lot, including a large Gazebo. NMRG has 1 ½ baths, close to all bedrooms. The five bedrooms have cozy and comfortable beds (1 King, 1 Queen, 4 Twin, & 2 inflatable mattresses if needed) all with ample closet space. One twin bedroom is equipped with a 20” flat screen television. Your vacation rental includes eclectic and antique pieces of furniture and accessories creating a calm and soothing atmosphere. The fully equipped kitchen features a full size refrigerator, electric stove, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, and all dishes & cookware necessary for your cooking needs. There is a washer and dryer in the home for your convenience. NMRG is completely handicap accessible. Central air/heat for you to adjust the temperature how you like it. We are very close (2 miles) to Bush Lake for great fishing, and a picnic with swimming beach and children’s playground, 10 minutes from the Mall of America & Water Park of America, Normandale College, Highland Hills Ski Resort -less than 5 minutes away! Valley Fair and Canterbury Horse Track is less than 20 minutes. Mystic Lake Casino has a free shuttle if gambling is what you desire. Biking trails, lakes, fun and action abound or come back to your vacation rental for peace and quiet, although it is not unusual to see a deer or two in the yard! Only 15 minutes to the International Airport! Downtown & Uptown Minneapolis are easily available if you desire more action! The Children’s Museum, Science Museum with Omni Theatre is a short drive over the river to St Paul. The Twin Cities are full of culture and diversity. If you wish to book this home for your next vacation spot the Reservation Deposit is due at time of commitment to your booking A $200.00 reservation deposit ensures your spot on the calendar. Full payment for rental is due 21 days prior to the commencement date of your rental. A cleaning fee ($125) is added to all stays. Also, a refundable damage deposit ($200) for all stays. Pet fee is $10 per pet per day-no exceptions. We invoice through PayPal.