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Peaceful upstairs room (breakfast included)

Private room in house hosted by Dorian
1 guest1 bedroom1 bed1 shared bath
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Sunny second-floor bedroom with a queen-size bed. Miles of nature trails start 300 ft from our front door.
--Long-term stays are possible after we get to know each other. First reservations can be up to 10 nights.
--My rooms are sometimes more available than their calendars show. Click the "Contact host" button below, send me your dates, and I'll reply quickly. Thank you!

The space
Your room is on the second floor at the front of the house, with a private bathroom across the hall. The room has a mini-fridge to keep your beverages, snacks, and left-overs cold, and a microwave so you can heat things up. On the dresser are a coffee maker/water heater and a toaster, so you can fix yourself coffee, tea, or instant cocoa anytime, plus toast or bagels with jam and peanut butter (all provided).
You'll also find individual cereals on the shelf, and yogurt, milk, and a selection of juices in the mini-fridge.

Your bedroom has thermal-barrier window drapes plus ...
--Summer: A three-speed ceiling fan and an oscillating, three-speed desk fan. Guests have never reported that any of the fans are noisy.
--Late fall, winter, and early spring: Flannel bedding and two extra blankets in the closet. I’m happy to use regular cotton bedding instead, if you prefer!

And your bathroom has ...
--During warm weather: An oscillating, three-speed fan you can put on the floor or counter.
--During cold weather: A thermostat-controlled space heater.

Guest access
—Please note that the living room and kitchen are not shared spaces. My home office is in a corner of the living room and I tend to work at all hours. And the kitchen is quite small, and not set up for sharing with guests.
—Feel free to relax on our front porch, on our deck, or in our back yard.
—You're welcome to use our main-floor laundry room (washer and dryer) for $4 a load each machine, cash up front. Exception: No oily or heavily soiled work clothes.
—Parking is either up in the driveway or on our side of the street right in front of the house. The city prohibits overnight street parking from November through March so the snow plows can do their thing. During those months, we'll coordinate the two driveway spots to make sure that we all can come and go when we need to.

Other things to note
—I'm almost always here for check-in. If I'm not here, I'll send you instructions and you'll find the house key in a convenient place.
—We have a permanent tenant on our lower level, whom you might meet in the driveway coming and going. She has her own private entry from the backyard patio (one story under our deck), has no access to the rest of the house, and does not share the deck.
—Ideally, you're comfortable with pets, because we have a full-size collie and an indoor-outdoor cat.
—If you're traveling with a service or support animal, please be aware that our collie is territorial with other dogs, and our cat is not friendly to other cats.
Sunny second-floor bedroom with a queen-size bed. Miles of nature trails start 300 ft from our front door.
--Long-term stays are possible after we get to know each other. First reservations can be up to 10 nights.
--My rooms are sometimes more available than their calendars show. Click the "Contact host" button below, send me your dates, and I'll reply quickly. Thank you!

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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wifi
Breakfast
Dryer
Washer
Hangers
TV
Hair dryer
Iron
Heating

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota, United States

We're in a quiet residential neighborhood with very little motor traffic during the day on weekdays. You’ll see many people out walking in the evenings and on weekends.
Your welcome packet includes maps of neighborhood trails and the nearby regional trails, as well as ethnic and American dining within 10 minutes of our house.
We're in a quiet residential neighborhood with very little motor traffic during the day on weekdays. You’ll see many people out walking in the evenings and on weekends.
Your welcome packet includes m…

Hosted by Dorian

Joined in April 2014
  • 286 Reviews
  • Superhost
Hello, and thank you for clicking this far! Hosting on Airbnb satisfies something very basic in my nature, and meeting people through this platform has been enriching my life since March '14. Airbnb suggests that we share a motto here, and mine is "Life is a guest house" (Rumi). My actual job is teaching technical communication at two or three schools, depending on their need. My work week is divided almost evenly between my office at one of the schools and working from home. Outside of work, I like to spend time reading, trying to exercise enough, walking my dogs, being a personal assistant to my cat, and planning my next trip. I like to garden in the summer and don't complain too much about shoveling snow in the winter. Enough about me--I look forward to learning a little about you! Hoping to help you have a great Airbnb experience, ~Dorian
Hello, and thank you for clicking this far! Hosting on Airbnb satisfies something very basic in my nature, and meeting people through this platform has been enriching my life since…
During your stay
—I work from home, so will likely be around during the day and evening. However, our house is laid out in such a way that you might only see me when you're coming and going.
—If you're a deck lover, we might be sharing some time on the deck.
—I work from home, so will likely be around during the day and evening. However, our house is laid out in such a way that you might only see me when you're coming and going.
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House rules
Check-in: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
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