Unique "Little Italy" Apartment

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Private room in hostel hosted by Greg

3 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 private bath
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Drive into the attached garage where you will find your very private entrance to a quiet, peaceful, and restful living. Located 1 mile from the downtown area on a street loaded with large Oak and Walnut trees. A huge back yard in which to stroll or barbecue.

The space
You are welcome to play Croquet, use the hammock, pick flowers in the garden, or use any of the yard furniture to just relax.

I have updated the apartment with a private deck that over looks the backyards of the south side.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 king bed

What this place offers

Lake access
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
TV
Washer
Dryer
Air conditioning
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.96 out of 5 stars from 481 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Des Moines, Iowa, United States

This area of town has been called "Little Italy' for decades. My neighbors have told me that boot legging went on in this area during Prohibition. The police would drive into the area looking for bootleggers and the bootleggers would escape by using the alleys that were here.

Hosted by Greg

  1. Joined in March 2016
  • 481 Reviews
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I am a retired Programmer/Analyst who loves to bike ride, travel and ballroom dance. I have been to England, France, Greece and Ireland. Standing in the stadium at the top of the Oracle of Delphi and being at the Acropolis are moments that I will always cherish. Going to movies is one of my favorite pastimes but most of all I like to dance. I dance at least 3 times a week and encourage anyone I meet to at least try it. People who stay at my home I hope will at least think of joining me in learning how to ballroom dance. I'm easy to get along with and very accommodating.
I am a retired Programmer/Analyst who loves to bike ride, travel and ballroom dance. I have been to England, France, Greece and Ireland. Standing in the stadium at the top of the O…

During your stay

I will more than happy to help you get to wherever you are going. Just ask and I'll see if I can help you.

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House rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Show more
Smoke alarm

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