Location is the big draw here: Situated where Downtown meets the Old West Side, this bottom half of a Victorian house on a quiet street is just three blocks from Ann Arbor's bustling Main Street restaurant scene, shops and nightlife. The YMCA and several yoga studios are a two-minute walk away, the University of Michigan's central campus is a 10-minute walk, and the bus to/from DTW Airport and other points is a five-minute walk.
The small bedroom features a queen bed with a high-end mattress. You'll have the run of the kitchen, dining room and living room, in this beautifully remodeled house with wood floors.
Also offered: wi-fi, off-street parking, laundry, dishwasher and all kitchen appliances.
At times when I am out of town (often), I can accommodate up to four people. Adults or kids can use the second bedroom's futon and/or loft bed.
I'll also lend you a bicycle (SPD pedals) and a bus pass, if you like.
I can't offer weekly rates, and I require that, after booking, my guests provide their actual emails and phone numbers.
I'm totally flexible about arrival times. Unless I have something unusual going on, you are welcome to arrive and make yourself at home any time on your arrival date.
Thanks -- and I'm looking forward to seeing you in Ann Arbor!
Other Things to Note
Feel free to help yourself to anything in the fridge or cupboards…and let me know if you'd like to use my bus pass or bike (and bike lock). I'll get you set up.
I'm pretty laid-back and flexible. No smoking please, and no dental floss in the toilet (according to the plumber, that caused quite a problem once...). Apart from that, I only expect guests to be kind and considerate and leave everything at least as clean as you found it.
Mostly, I want you to relax and enjoy your experience here!
A very cozy home to return to every day and a particularly good shower; I would be very glad to stay again should I return to Ann Arbor.
Great, warm, attentive host. Made my trip easy and interesting through thorough communication re: details/logistics, a warm welcome (including breakfast and espresso) and fascinating conversation.
Had a lovely stay in Ann Arbor. The apartment was great and Tom was very accommodating even though he was on a trip already when I booked the reservation. There were some minor problems when I stayed there that he couldn't take care of because he was away. But, he generously reimbursed me for one night's stay.
Tom was not it town when I stayed. However, he left detailed instructions on how to get in and where to find towels, extra sheets, thermostat, etc. Despite being in a remote area for work, I still found Tom to be responsive to any questions I had. Parking in the back was super easy!
Great location a quick walk to many restaurants, bars, and shops. Also, about a 25-30 min walk to the UofM Public Health School and campus.
Listing was very accurate - no surprises : )
We really enjoyed our stay at Tom's. The location is completely fantastic - 2 blocks to Main Street, UMich campus in 10 minutes, and just over a mile to the stadium if you are in town for a football weekend. Parking in back is great. We pretty much parked our car and walked the rest of the time. The heat works great, as does the hot water heater and shower - plenty of hot water and water pressure. We didn't get to meet Tom, but he communicated beautifully before and when we got there to make sure we got in OK and had what we needed. WiFi was very reliable and fast - always important for my partner. We especially enjoyed the twinkle lights in the living room when we were vegging out in the late evening after a full day of walking, socializing and enjoying Ann Arbor. We had a very comfortable stay. Thank you, Tom!!!
Tom was a great host. Very easily communicated with from the start. His place was very comfortable for my boyfriend and I to stay in, and was very close to downtown. We walked everywhere the whole weekend which was nice since it was packed for the Manchester United vs Real Madrid game we were attending. Thanks Tom!
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