Detroit-Ferndale Charming Bungalow

House - Entire home/apt · Grayson Street, Ferndale, MI 48220, United States
Your host, Sandy
39 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

The Space

Charming, small 1926 house in Fabulous, Fashionable, Ferndale, just minutes from Detroit. Lake cottage decor-even though there are no lakes nearby!

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, kitchen and finished room in basement and laundry. It's small and cozy, perfect for singles, couples or a small family visiting Metro- Detroit. There is a futon in living room, and a twin air mattress in basement room, the bedroom has a full size bed. New gas stove/oven and has central heat and in the summer a window air conditioner.

Neighborhood is in transition, small older homes, new homes and small, new townhouse complexes, several restaurants within walking distance.

This little home is comfortable, cozy, clean and has positive, warm energy. I will make sure you are comfortable and enjoy your stay in fabulous Ferndale. The home is older and modest, has hardwood floors.

Home is small but has an enclosed sun room, full basement, and partially fenced backyard. There is a driveway to park your car too.

Guest Access

You will have access to the entire home. The kitchen has pots, pans, dishes and basic cooking gadgets. There is a flat screen TV and DVD player, and basic cable channels.

Included in the rental are free Wi-Fi, freshly laundered linens, towels, free laundry, kitchen items, and coffee/tea, and basic breakfast items.

The garage is not available at this time (will try to get it cleared this Spring!)

Interaction with Guests

I live nearby and can meet you when you check in. If your arrival time conflicts with my schedule we can arrange for you to get the key for an easy check in. If you have questions I am always available by phone.

The Neighborhood

The neighborhood is quiet and there are some restaurants within walking distance. Ferndale is a fabulous and fashionable town, with a mix of quiet residential streets, a trendy downtown shopping and restaurant scene, a variety of nightlife.
Downtown Ferndale is a few miles away and has easy access to freeways and Woodward Ave. and public bus systems. Close to Royal Oak, Birmingham which are a popular and fun cities as well.

Other Things to Note

I am very flexible with check in and check out times. But appreciate it if you give me an approximate time you plan to check in and out.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $390 /week
Monthly Price: $1200 /month
Cancellation: Flexible
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • Sandy was responsive to inquiries beforehand, welcoming, and easy to work with. Her house worked out great for our visit with family. It was very comfortable and we appreciated the special touches - entertainment recommendations, fluffy bath towels, coffee and chocolate! This is the community I grew up in - the neighborhood was quiet and I really enjoyed being able to walk everywhere.

    June 2014
  • Our stay at Sandy's bungalow was perfect. The neighborhood was quiet yet we had nearby access to 696. Sandy had everything set up for us. We are missing our time there already!

    June 2014
  • We had a great stay at Sandy's place in Ferndale. The location was perfect -safe, quiet neighborhood and super convenient to highways. The house was very clean and comfortable. The breakfast and coffee/tea was a nice touch. I would definitely stay here again!

    June 2014
  • We enjoyed our stay at Sandy's cozy, quiet house. Sandy was flexible about our check in/out times and provided good instructions for everything. Ferndale is a fun neighborhood, conveniently located.

    May 2014
  • Sandy is a great host and this Ferndale bungalow was a great place to stay! Sandy was very helpful and generous, and she has made this old house very comfortable. It was clean and well-appointed and perfectly met my needs. Yes the floors creak and the house isn't sparkly and new, but overall this house is wonderful and appeared to me to be exactly as advertised. Also, she provides very nice sheets and towels. Ferndale is a nice community and not far from downtown Detroit. I will consider staying again and would happily recommend this listing to others.

    May 2014
    Response from Sandy:

    Sorry about the mirror, I didn't realize it did that. Thank you for letting me know, I will take it down and replace it perhaps.

    May 2014
  • I had a wonderful stay. I love the house, the space, the charm. It was great, perfect and I'd love to stay at Sandy's place again. Great neighborhood and location. I could not have asked for more.

    May 2014
  • My girlfriend and I cruised to to Ferndale from Chicago for a Spring Mead fest at B.Nektar(if you're thinking something Ren Faire you would be sadly mistaken. This place is a bunch of bearded beer nerds getting into some pretty far out mead. Do not leave Ferndale without a trip to B.Nektar). The highlight of the trip by far was this cozy little home. With it's sea side theme and a bottle of wine we felt like we were sea side in central California. Clean, charming, adorable. Catherine and I were truly shocked as to how vibrant downtown Ferndale was. Very indie, great food. Wish some of the shops along the main street were open, but we didn't go out till 9pm. Our fault. We look forward to coming back soon and can only hope that Sandy will have us. I'm thinking that Ferndale is a secret MidWest treasure. Shhhhhhh. Don't tell anyone, yet.

    May 2014
  • We are new to Airbnb and starting with Sandy as a host was perfect. She was quick with answers to my many questions and her little house was a great place to land for my family. The house is clean, cozy and comfortable. Sandy left a stocked cupboard and the fridge even had goodies in it. The neighborhood was perfect for walking our little dog. We certainly hope to stay here again on future trips to the area.

    May 2014
  • Great place. Centrally located, really convenient. I plan to stay here again.

    May 2014
  • Sandy was a gracious host. She asked us what we wanted in the fridge for breakfast, and left us some other treats upon arrival! In addition, she was flexible with checkin and checkout times, and quick to respond to correspondence.

    If looking for a reasonably priced place to stay in Ferndale for 3 people or less I would definitely recommend her place.

    April 2014
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Michigan State University, University of Santa Monica
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I am a therapist and wellness coach. I moved to Michigan 7 years ago from Los Angeles and have hosted many friends and family. They all love my little house and found it cozy and comfortable. I love to prepare my home for guests and make sure they have what they need for the first meal, books and magazines to read, and tips on where to visit in Metro-Detroit.
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