The SpaceCenterpiece of the home is the open plan Kitchen/Dining/Conservatory/Great Room which measures 30x60 ft. It has a white beamed ceiling in the kitchen area opening up to the 24’ tall living room space featuring 9 large windows and large potted tropical plants.
Contemporary stained glass brings sparkling rainbows and highlights to the dining room and soaring entry space. An Amish quilt adorns the 24’ living room wall above a massive craftsman-style fireplace that houses an entertainment center Guest AccessGuests have full access to the their guest suite, loft, main floor and rear deck. A front door key will be provided so you can come and go as you like.
Coffee anyone? You're welcome to help yourself to the Keurig machine with complimentary coffee and other beverages available in the kitchen. A continental breakfast of croissants, pastries, sweet breads and yogurt will be available mornings and cookies late afternoon - help yourself! Any leftovers you collect you can store in the fridge and reheat in the microwave although we ask that you not plan on making meals during your stay. Interaction with GuestsAs our house guests, we look forward to meeting you and being of any help we can during your stay. Anything you'd like to know about local attractions, transportation, dining, recreation, just ask. We're originally from Chicago and Iowa but lived near Philadelphia for many years and have enjoyed the past 17 years here in Minnesota. The NeighborhoodThere's so much to enjoy in the immediate area and across the Twin Cities! We're literally minutes to:
Chanhassen Dinner Theater
MN Landscape Arboretum & Gardens
Hiking trails and nature preserve - named top 10 for trails in the country
MN Renaissance Faire
Hazeltine National Golf Course
Paisley Park (Prince's Home & Performance Studio)
Valley Faire Amusement Park
Canterbury Park Racetrack & Events Center
Mystic Lake Casino
Flying Cloud Airport (private)
Mall of America
Bank of America Stadium (Vikings Football)
Target Field (Minnesota Twins)
Downtown Minneapolis: Target Center, Convention Center, Orchestra Hall (Minnesota Orchestra), Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Russian Art Museum, Uptown and Warehouse District Entertainment Areas, Hennepin Ave Theater District all within a 30 min. drive. St. Paul: Como Park Conservatory and Zoo, Science Museum, Excel Energy Center, Fitzgerald Theater, Ordway Hall (St. Paul Chamber Orchestra) within a 45 min. drive. Wonderful restaurants for all tastes and budgets both near and far. Ask for recommendations. Getting AroundLyft and Uber service is available as well as Southwest Transit and Southwest Prime bus service that connects our home to the entire region. Light rail operates from MSP airport to the Mall of America, downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. Light rail connects to Southwest Transit at the Target Field transfer station downtown. If you're planning to use mass transit for your visit best to check routes in advance. Southwest Prime is a $3 per-ride service by reservation and will pick you up and return you to our address like a taxi. Check online for Southwest Transit, Eden Prairie. Other Things to NoteThe queen sofa bed in the adjacent loft may be rented for up to 2 adults or children in the same party at $30/person/nite. When you reserve for 2 people, AirBnb will show you the availability for 2 more at the additional rate. If you book for one, it won't. So you should email us to let us know you want the other bed for one or two people and be prepared to pay us directly for them.