Wayzata, Minnetonka & Plymouth area, near the suburban lake system, businesses, nightlife, shopping. Year round "Cozy" for vacationers & weary business travelers. For 1 or 2 adults(18+yrs.) only. No children allowed & Inquirers must identify the 2nd guest. Not a lower level or attic conversion.
Ground level suite.Full private kitchen, bathroom, free cable tv & laundry in the suite. Single vehicle parking in driveway. SMOKE-FREE,GUN-FREE, ILLEGAL DRUG & ILLICIT BEHAVIOR FREE HOUSE.
Our special suite was remodeled with space enough for only one or two guests. We respectfully request inquiries do not ask to increase that two person limit. Everything is space saving & comfortable without wasting any room or crowding the maximum two guests while here. No children under 18yrs.are allowed to stay in the suite or visit for more than a 2-3 hours once during your reservation. No child daycare allowed in the suite.The suite is not set-up for children & the property is not child friendly. You will always be greeted when you first arrive. Regardless of check-in weather or time. I am fairly flexible for your convenience. Since I communicate with my guests a few times before actual arrival, my guests have ample time to introduce themselves, their accompanying guest & get to know me long before they stay. It is very important that any health conditions that may affect your stay be disclosed before booking a reservation. Guests need to be mobile enough to navigate 2 stairs in the yard & suite. The standard bathtub includes the shower & needs to be stepped up into for use. In colder months, After booking I will always ask bedding preferences ( flannel or cotton). I ask that guests conserve energy while staying here. There are many LED night lights for suite night navigation. There are fan & heater timers in the bathroom to make our energy conservation easier for all my guests. I also request that if you have a reverse resting schedule, that I be informed. Your "Suite Tour" takes a few minutes & will cover most of your need to know subjects, our house rules are on tv room desk. Your suite is a perfect size tiny home, only(2) steps to navigate throughout,with your own private entrance area.(It is slab on grade not a basement or an attic conversion) No basement mustiness or annoying noise from above or below. No pets live here. Your own private, newly updated eat-in kitchen. Some Snacks, coffee, tea provided & filtered water at kitchen sink.All appliances, cookware, dishes, flatware, glasses & disposable plates, everything you may need to make all your snacks & cooking meals & quiet dining area to enjoy your little home away from home. Includes all paper & cleaning products. You may get offered a sampling of a favorite meal on occasion. I do love to cook for my guests.
A separate (URL HIDDEN) office has WiFi internet , a large variety of cable t.v.channels - HBO included. A memory foam futon in T.V.room is great for lounging. The cozy, darkening draped bedroom has a queen sized memory foam bed, includes a dresser, full closet & separate desk vanity area. Your own private, full 4 piece bathroom with separate timed fan & heater, bath linens, toiletries & my souvenir bath brush & net scrubber as a gift to take home.
Your own private, free, full size laundry in your suite. Includes all stain stix, detergent & softener sheets.FOR GUESTS STAYING LONGER THAN A FEW DAYS, I request that i launder all blankets,comforters, larger towels & rugs.Please place THOSE soiled suite linens in hamper provided in bedroom & call my cell phone or just tell me there are things to launder. Your personal items, if those loads are kept small, will wash & dry faster. l So, loads should be kept below center line of drum doors. An Ironing board, iron, extra space heaters, fans & hair dryer provided. I DO NOT provide an electric razor.
A quiet deck just outside your patio door is perfect for relaxation & new this summer a propane grill for our guests. Be secure knowing a friendly, tree lined residential street with parking for one car per reservation, in our private driveway, just steps away from your suite.
Wayzata & Lake Minnetonka 5 min. away - water & ice fun, w/summer beaches, winter ice activities, groomed walking paths & that small town
feel all year round. Not a party house, you must let me know if you want to have visitors beforehand, limit 2 visitors/day. Any extra vehicle must park in our driveway, NEVER in the street, please. The suite & deck area is a compact design and does not comfortably accommodate more than 2 extra adult visitors at once. There are many eateries nearby to have guests gather. Wayzata has many spots to picnic / gather.
No tobacco products, smoking, firearms, illegal drugs or illicit behavior allowed. Smokers have a covered, screened in, outdoor smoking porch available. Coded keyless deadbolt plus separate doorknob with lock on your private entry door. Steam boiler baseboard heat means even, cozy warmth. The main thermostat for heat & air conditioning is controlled in our living area. Per your request, I'll keep the temps.between 68 & 74 degrees most of the year. I will call 1st to check the boiler once a week & to stock paper supplies in your suite. We live on site & will always assist our guests when needed, never be afraid to call. You are our guests(s) & we appreciate you choosing to stay with us. You are now in our BNB family & strangers no more.
I check my Airbnb account info. between 10am & 2pm & then from 5pm to 10pm every day. I do not have a smart phone nor do I text. I use a telephone or email to communicate with my guests. I live on site & would never have my guest feel stranded in a strange place far from home. You are in our BNB family & strangers no more.
If Airbnb account holder brings a guest during the reserved stay, they must be identified prior to account holders arrival. Account holder can not reserve for someone else to stay without my permission. NO children are allowed to stay in the suite & Hour or two visiting once per reservation is only allowed with prior notification.When you arrive, you will ALWAYS be greeted & get your keyless entry lock code. The Garage & out buildings are CLOSED to guests for safety reasons.
Upper decks are in our personal living space & are CLOSED to guests, unless we bring you there ourselves. Enjoy our private landscaped yard w/gardens, a warm weather pond w/ fountain & for winter a wonderland of snow covered evergreen trees. No children allowed in yard without supervision. We are not responsible for any injury or loss if house rules are not observed or if guests are careless. Great bird watching,deer,turkeys,foxes & seasonal wildlife.
Full range of cable t.v. & WiFi internet access (passwords given during "GUEST SUITE TOUR") with USB ports in Bedroom & t.v. room at desk. An outdoor smokers porch is steps away from your suite. Our mechanical room is located in your suite & we will always need to have access. This room will be locked to guests. I reserve the right to inspect the suite with a few hours notice. One motor vehicle per reserved stay may park on our driveway in front of our garage. Will always call b-4 we check the mech.room or enter your suite while you are our guests. I check the mech.room at least once every week. There are timers for bathroom fan & space heater. For guests staying longer than a few days, Please DO NOT launder BLANKETS, COMFORTERS, TOWELING OR RUGS. Personal items, clothing & bed sheets are fine, but I prefer to launder the heavier suite linens myself. I always appreciate energy conservation. When using space heater or fan in TV room or Kitchen area, use outlets from the kitchen area only. DO NOT plug either heater or fan in the TV room outlets. Thank you for choosing "b.r.guest suite".
Interaction with guests
We do our own lawn mowing & all the gardening, cleaning & home maintenance ourselves & you will see us around the property at times tending our home. We will use our other house pathways that will accommodate your privacy as much as we can. But, we live on site & want to be visible to guests & neighbors.
Other things to note
NO children allowed to stay longer than one or two hours once during your reservation. NO daycare allowed in the suite. NO children allowed alone in yard ever. The yard is not child friendly. In winter months we will stay on top of the snow removal as best we can. Sometimes we just have to wait for the snow to stop. If you need the temp.warmer than 70-72 degrees, please use the space heaters provided. . Smaller personal item, laundry loads wash & dry faster. I will always need mechanical room access ( in your suite,next to your entry door. ) We always call b-4 entering. This will not be often & we appreciate your privacy at all times. Since the suite is arranged for adult comfort & privacy, I do not allow any children (birth to 18yrs.), I believe the space would not give enough room for a child to have its own privacy or comfort for their own personal needs. The grounds are not child friendly. No second party guests allowed. Anyone reserving our suite with a guest must notify us ahead of arrival of the identity & name of your guest. Please let me know of any health restrictions or conditions that may affect your stay before booking your reservation. Guests need to maneuver two stairs indoors & outdoors, as well as stepping up into the standard bathtub to shower. For guests staying longer than a few days I request that I launder the heavier suite linens myself, includes all blankets, comforters, rugs & more than four towels. Place items in hamper (in the Bedroom closet) & Call me for a laundry pickup at the TV room door. Not responsible to any loss or injury during your stay.
- Quiet b-4 9am & aft.10pm(Additional Quiet gatherings ok with our prior notification) No children allowed - must be 18+yrs.or older. Any health issues or conditions must be mentioned prior to booking. Guests will need to maneuver 2 stairs & standard tub enclosure.
-We are not responsible for guests personal belongings. Any unusual damage to the suite or property will be paid for using the agreed to damage deposit in our listing.
- No Drugs, Firearms,Tobacco products or Smoking allowed. Smoking outdoors only. Before booking Account Holder must have my permission for guest to stay without the account holder for any part of the stay. Any need for law enforcement call to be made will cancel the reservation immediately without refund of payment already made.
- Will clean daily, unless guests prefer otherwise - flexible.Mech.rm service is done every week. Will need access to Mech.Rm. I will call you before I enter the suite. (URL HIDDEN) PLEASE DO NOT LAUNDER HEAVY SUITE LINENS YOURSELF(BLANKETS, COMFORTERS, RUGS OR TOWELS) They can be easily damaged & I prefer to care for them myself. Just Call me for a laundry pickup & If something needs repair call us immediately.
- Private driveway parking for one(1) motor vehicle per reservation. If guests have visitors we need to know in advance to make room in the front driveway. Any visitors must park in our private driveway, never in the street.
Retired grandmother of two teen-aged young men, home-maker & gardener.
Live on site. Do-it-yourselfer. Love to read actual books. I love winter & shoveling snow. I've loved cooking all my life & try new recipes frequently. I make custom ragdolls & projects from recycled material & do painting on canvas. I can't live without fiance Ivar - a real Norske viking carpenter.
Golden oldies music from the fifties, sixties to 1975 is still groovy.... Rock on !!
I love being at home with peace & quiet in a lovely & lively neighborhood.
I love Turner Classic Movies, Retro TV & cooking shows. Favorite word = NAP!
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