About this listing
Located in a Historic Neighborhood within walking distance of lots of bars and restaurants in Midtown and Uptown 23rd Street. Just 1.5 miles north of downtown OKC, Chesapeake arena, Oklahoma River. Very quiet neighborhood with tree lined sidewalks.
Very cozy, retro decorated garage apartment with kitchenette and flat screen TV, queen size bed, and free WiFI. There are two hot plates, a toaster oven, microwave, mini fridge, and a Keurig with assortment of coffee and teas provided. There is an ironing board and blow dryer too.
Gated Backyard (guest given small remote) with charcoal grill, bike available with lock for cruising around Midtown, Uptown 23rd, Bricktown or any other local attractions. Apartment is on second floor with stair access only.
Interaction with Guests
I will be happy to share any information about neighborhood or Oklahoma City. Washer and Dryer available in the basement on weekends and evenings if needed. My Labradoodles go out early in the morning and in the evening so you may not even get to meet them. They prefer to spend their time lounging on the sofa watching Dog TV unless it's a really nice day and I am working in the yard.
Quiet, beautiful, historic neighborhood walking distance of lots of restaurants, bars, gyms, yoga studios and perfect for walking and running outdoors too.
Bike share program nearby that can be turned in several locations in and around Downtown. Parking is free on the street in front of our house. Everything you need is within walking or biking distance, but there are always Taxis or Uber if you prefer.
Other Things to Note
$50 cleaning fee 2 night minimum
Additional $50 fee for guests with dogs. No Cats please, and all dogs must be pre approved prior to booking. There will be an additional $250 security deposit that will be returned if there is no damage.
Absolutely NO SMOKING on property!!! No parties or loud music, and please treat my house as you would your own. Apartment is not suitable for small children.
Melinda and Dale have a great studio apartment set up for guests. My husband stayed there for 2 weeks and loved it! I am so thankful that he had a nice, safe place to stay while we were in the process of moving from another state. He really enjoyed getting to know Melinda and Dale and they were always available if needed. This was an absolutely wonderful place for him to stay, thank you!
Apartment is so nice and comfy. I slept really well and wish I could have stayed longer. Overall very good experience. Will rent again:-)
I stayed in this wonderful garage apartment for three months while in Oklahoma City for training. The apartment is well maintained and is very inviting. I love the charm and character of historic districts, so this apartment, which is in historic Heritage Hills, was exactly what I was looking for during my stay in OKC. The neighborhood is very safe. I felt very safe at all times. It's minutes from downtown OKC and is easily accessible by Uber ($4 each way), if you're in need of transportation or want to visit one of the bars in Bricktown. I'd highly recommend this apartment if you're visiting OKC for a couple of days. If you're planning to stay more than a couple of days/longer term, be advised that there's no stove/oven (there is a one burner hot plate and a toaster oven), dishwasher, or storage space for food. You're also limited to a mini fridge. While I was able to make do without these kitchen "necessities" for 3 months, you may want to take this into consideration. Overall, I had a great experience.
Melinda's apartment above the garage is an excellent place to stay when visiting OKC. It's located in a beautiful neighborhood in a central area of downtown, easy walking distance to many great restaurants. The private room and bath are very tastefully done, super clean and has everything you could ask for. Melinda and her husband are very gracious and accommodating; and her two pooches are lovable. i would highly recommended staying here if visiting OKC
Melinda and Dale made me so welcome, and were very responsive to texts and messages. When there was a leak Dale came and fixed it immediately and I wasn't inconvenienced in the slightest. They even drove me to the store one day, and helped me with my bags upon departing. The studio was very bright and the bed was amazingly comfortable. The water pressure in the shower is a bit feeble, but I appreciate hot water on demand, for energy conservation! I was warm and cozy all week. The neighborhood was gorgeous and an easy 25 minute walk to my work in the downtown area. There were a few restaurants within walking distance, but with a car one would easily have it made. Thank you Melinda and Dale!
Melinda was great. The garage apartment is in Mesta Park, a beautiful historic neighborhood full of wonderful houses and impressive mansions, many trees and parks, and on a walkable distance to upcoming midtown with some good restaurants and bars.
The apt is small, but nicely decorated, very cozy and (website hidden) is possible if creative, there is one electric burner + a microwave, and an oven.
Melinda was so sweet to buy a six-pack of Grolsch beer, brewed in the Netherlands, because she knew I am Dutch. Great, delicious surprise! She also had bought some magazines about Oklahoma City, knowing that I was starting a new job in this city. A very warm welcome!
Staying with Melinda and Dale was an absolute pleasure. They are very friendly and provide a homey atmosphere. I had a small problem late one evening (which turned out to be user error) and Dale came to help me figure it out right away.
The garage apartment is cozy, comfortable and clean. It feels secluded and private tucked back behind the main house and electronic gate, and is safe and quiet. It has a very comfortable bed, quality linens, excellent temperature control, a couple different options for cooking, and pretty much everything else I needed. The location is great for access to many hot spots in Oklahoma City in addition to every necessity – grocery stores, pharmacies, etc. – one could need, much of it within walking distance. I highly recommend staying here!
Special note: Melinda and Dale’s garage apartment is a great option for those who have animal allergies. I suffer terrible animal allergies and had zero problems here. The apartment is very clean and has hardwood flooring.
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