This bright and sunny home is close to downtown Ann Arbor, YMCA, restaurants, farmers market, University of Michigan hospital, museum, football, basketball, hockey stadiums and auditoriums such as Hill, Rackham and the Power Center. Main Street downtown is a 10 minute walk away. This is a carefully updated historic home on the Old West Side and was built sometime around 1880. It's spacious and professionally decorated with comfortable furniture and new firm mattresses with luxury linens. This home is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, and families.
This house was built sometime around 1880. The interiors were designed with reuse in mind. The mattresses, one bed, one rug and 4 kitchen chairs are new. The rest of the furniture and decor came from local resale shops, antique shops, Recycle, Habitat Restore, Recycle and eBay. Two of the chandeliers were handmade.
This is is a 4 bedroom house. Three bedrooms are on the 2nd floor and one on the 3rd floor. There is a powder room on the 1st floor and two full baths on the second floor. There are 3 queen beds and one full bed. The bathroom with the shower is located in one of the bedrooms. The house has a driveway that can hold up to 4 cars.
There is a private landscaped side yard that is great to relax, grill or eat. The outside table seats 4 people. There is a teak bench in the area also.
Interaction with guests
I'm am easy to contact and am available by cell phone once you check in. Please call me for any dining recommendations, directions, etc.
Other things to note
Our house was built sometime around 1880. It is located on a main corner in the historic Old West Side of Ann Arbor and is a registered historic home. It has been beautifully updated and restored. There are 3 bedrooms on the second floor and 1 on the third floor. Two full bathrooms are located on the 2nd floor and a powder room is on the first level by the front door. The house is very private and has a quiet side yard.
There is outdoor seating in the side yard and includes a grill. There are front porch chairs. In the kitchen there is a coffee pot, kettle, microwave, toaster, blender and all pots and pans you will need. I will provide you with Zingerman's coffee including regular and decaf and a selection of teas. There is also an array of spices, olive oil and balsamic for cooking.
Guests under 21 are allowed if accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Please do not flush anything other than toilet paper and the obvious down the toilets. The pipes are old.
Parties are not allowed in our house.
Please keep the noise to a minimum between the hours of 10pm and 9am in consideration of our neighbors.
Check in is after 3pm and check out is at 11am. If there is a problem please call us and we will accommodate you if possible.
Smoking and illegal drugs are not permitted in our house. Please do not engage in illegal activities anywhere on our property.
Please start the dishwasher, gather towels in the bathroom areas and leave used beds unmade prior to check out.
Please put your trash and recycles In the receptacles near the garage when you leave. This will help us get the house ready for the next guests.
Pets are not allowed in our house.
If you break or damage something, please let me know and arrange for its replacement or repair.
Please call us immediately if something is not working correctly in the house. We will try to get it fixed as soon as possible.
Maximum capacity is 8 guests. Overnight guests without previous approval are not allowed. Please call us if there is an issue with this.
Please remove your shoes when in the house. There is a shoe tray provided by the back door.
Please return your keys when you are done with your stay. Do not take the skeleton keys. They are original to the house and cannot be replaced.
Food is only allowed in the eating areas. Please do not take food upstairs to the bedrooms.
While this house is great for families, you must take responsibility for small children. There are a lot of stairs and the side yard is not fenced in. There are no baby gates provided. Please email us if there is an issue.