About this listing
Master suite with comfortable queen bed and private attached bath room with heated flooring. Charming and quiet historic Sherman Hill neighborhood close to downtown Des Moines.
10 mins to drive to Des Moines airport.
5 mins from Drake University.
Private attached guest bath with heated flooring. Towels, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, makeup remover and hair dryer are provided.
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, outdoor spaces, living room, dining room and kitchen areas.
Guest have access to all common areas of the home including kitchen/dining area, living room, laundry 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
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 free street parking
Using Uber (app on iPhone or Android) to have your private chauffeur taking you anywhere. Use code 55wo7 and enjoy $20 off your first ride!
5 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.
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
We do not allow pets.
Please no food in the room. Snacks are okay but we would like you to enjoy your meal in our beautiful breakfast nook or in the sunny dinning room.
About the Host, Dat & Alan
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.