Private attached bath with tub and heated flooring. Clean, fresh towels, hair dryer, shampoo, conditioner, body wash are provided.Another view of the bedroom, windows look down the back yard
Private room
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

Master suite with comfortable queen bed and private attached bathroom with heated flooring. Charming and quiet historic Sherman Hill neighborhood, close to downtown Des Moines.
10 minutes drive to Des Moines airport.
Free street parking right in front.
The suite has TV.
No desk.
Beauty Rest queen size mattress on the firm side.
This is one of the 2 suites listed. Please look for "Des Moinse Retreat" which is across the hall, separated by the laundry room.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Cancellation: Flexible


The space

This is a quite unique home. Built in 2000 by two widows the home was built with 2 master suites, plus 2 additional bedrooms. Since the home was built in the historic Sherman Hill neighborhood the exterior design had to meet historic regulations, thus the home appears to be early 20th century Queen Anne architecture, but once inside you walk into all the modern style and features of homes built in the last couple of years.
Each room is complimented with its own unique lighting fixtures and modern furnishing.
Wireless internet is available to all guests as well as use of the majority of the common areas of the home, including the theater room, outdoor spaces, living room, dining room and kitchen areas.

Guest access

Guest have access to all common areas of the home including kitchen/dining area, living room, and all outdoor spaces.

Interaction with guests

Since this is our home we will be here most of the time. Alan is self employed and is in and out of the home throughout the day, Dat works 8-5 Monday through Friday as a software engineer so he will be around most evenings. One or both of us will be here to give our guests a tour of the property and any instructions as to use of electronics available throughout the home.

The neighborhood

Living in Sherman Hill is like living in a small town right in the middle of a large city. A very family friendly area with plenty of street parking.
1 mile from Des Moines Marriott Downtown.

Getting around

Using Uber (app on iPhone or Android) to have your private chauffeur taking you anywhere. Use the code 55wo7 and enjoy $20 off your first ride!

10 minutes walk into Pappa John Sculpture Park. There is free shuttle bus that make a loop through downtown on Locust street to the Capital Building and back on Grand Ave.

The Greyhound bus station is a 10 minute drive from the house.

10 minutes drive from Des Moines airport.

Other things to note

Clean, fresh towels, shampoo, bath soap, hair dryer is provided.

We have washer and Dryer, iron for you to use in the Laundry room just right next to your suite.

NO CLEANING FEE. We do not charge cleaning fee.

Plenty of free street parking right in front of our house - parking is allowed on both sides.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is after 2PM

If you have any kind of allergy please let us know in advance!

We do not have pets. We do not allow pets.

We do not serve breakfast. But coffee and coffee maker is available. Milk is in the fridge. You are welcome to use the kitchen to prepare a light meal/ breakfast.

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

1 night minimum stay

Your Host

Dat & Alan

Dat & Alan

Des Moines, Iowa, United States · Joined in October 2013

Dat is software engineer and Alan is self employed.
We enjoy remodeling, gardening, and landscaping in our spare time. We also enjoy renovating two 1880 era homes we own in our neighborhood.

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