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1 Bed

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Our tiny fairy tale guest house in Downtown Madison is surrounded by James Madison Park and Lake Mendota with spectacular views, and intimate garden. Our amenities? king bed, all organic products, central to everything Madison; bikes, bus are close

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Outstanding on Lake Mendota
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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $35
Weekly discount: 5%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

I have a small but luxurious guesthouse, about the size of a garage (never was a garage, we built it as my office) with spectacular vistas AND ACCESS TO LAKE MENDOTA and our lovely garden in Madison, WI. There is a small bathroom with a shower and fluffy towels and a bedroom with a king size bed, brand new mattress and crisp, ironed linens. There is a cute cupola in the ceiling as well as a skylight and it is decorated with antique china on the walls, colorful furniture and rugs and privacy from our main house. We use only organic and natural cleaning products on the premises. Location is excellent, walking distance to state capital and UofW campus. The cottage has air conditioning, TV, and WiFi. We also have a PIER (on the water) Lake Mendota to enjoy the rowers, sailboats, etc. going by. Maybe sit and picnic during sunset? Within a few short blocks are many amazing restaurants that have made Madison a go to place for more than the University and business meetings.
On a bus line, access to Lake Mendota for guests, WIFI

Guest Access

Guest house of course but also our flower filled back yard with several seating area including a patio table and a water fountain, and roses on fence framing the lake.

Interaction with Guests

We love to visit with our guests but only if you wish and have the time.

The Neighborhood

The heart of Madison surrounds us. We have the big lake (Mendota) eclectic Willy Street with its great new restaurants, State Street where business and students mingle, the Capital, and the amazingly redone Children's Museum, as well as UW University in walking distance. Rental bikes are also very close by and a bus stops on our corner.

Getting Around

Bus and bike rentals very close. We have a bike to lend out as well

Other Things to Note

We have no pets and we only use organic products.

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House Rules

No smoking please!

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
Outstanding on Lake Mendota
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About the Host, Sonja

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Member since May 2012


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