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The Guest House - Estate

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Location: Excelsior Type: Urban Homes
10 Bedrooms Full Baths: 7, Half Baths: 1 Sleeps 23 Pets Not Allowed
The historic 1858 Victorian Italianate was recently renovated as documented in the new television series "Miss INNdependent".

Enjoy the charm of historic Excelsior. The Guest House, is the perfect rental for larger groups with room for up to 23 guests. Our home is steps away from fine dining, shopping and beautiful Lake Minnetonka! We are located along a bike trail that travels east to Minneapolis or West through beautiful regional parks. You will sure to leave your stay with us relaxed and refreshed!

The home is just two blocks from scenic Lake Minnetonka in the lakeside village of Excelsior, MN. Just twenty minutes from the Minneapolis. The home overlooks downtown Excelsior’s popular Water Street, selected as one of the sixteen “best main streets in America” by Parade Magazine. Excelsior Bay is the perfect point of departure for a fun getaway weekend, special occasion, romantic escape or a refreshing change of pace for the business traveler.

*Home Features*

Main House: Main Floor
* 1 Bedroom with ensuite (Tub/Shower), Queen Bed
* 1 Bedroom with ensuite (Whirlpool Tub/Shower), King Bed
* 1 Bedroom with 2 Full Beds
* Half bath
* Washer / Dryer

Main House: Second Floor
* 1 Bedroom with Ensuite (with Tub and separate shower), Queen Bed
* 1 Bedroom with Ensuite (With Tub/Shower), King Bed
* 1 Bedroom with Ensuite (Walk in Shower), King Bed
* 1 Bedroom with Ensuite (Walk in Shower), Twin over Full Bunk Bed

Carriage House: Main Floor
* 1 Bedroom, Queen Bed
* Pull out sofa - Full

Carriage House: Second Floor
* 1 Bedroom, Queen Bed - Share a hallway bathroom with Tub/Shower
* 1 Bedroom, King Bed - Share a hallway bathroom with Tub/Shower
* Pull out sofa - Queen

Main House : Kitchen
*Stainless steel appliances: 6 burner gas stove, dishwasher, refrigerator
*Large island with seating for six

Carriage House: Kitchen
* Double ovens
* Stainless steel appliances: 5-burner gas stove, dishwasher, refrigerator
* Eat-in area with table for four

Main House: Outside
* Patio / Courtyard / Deck (gas grill)
* Fire Pit (shared by estate)

Carriage House: Outside
* Deck (gas grill)
* Fire Pit (shared by estate)

*Concierge Services Available*
Groceries* Personal chef* Mobile sauna* ANYTHING AT ALL, PLEASE JUST ASK. We strive to make “Every Stay a 5-Star Stay”

***Please reach out to us directly if you're looking for a stay longer than 28 days***

• All guests must be over the age of 25, unless part of a family unit. Verification may be required.
• All check-ins are contactless! To provide this service, we require a selfie of you holding your ID to verify your identity prior to check-in. No exception.
• Bookings made within 10 days of arrival will require additional credit card documentation.
• Our Rental Agreement must be signed prior to arrival. This will require your email address. Please inquire about the terms and conditions prior to booking. More info can be found on the Minnestay website, under Guest Services - Rental Policies.
• Minnestay uses a third-party to screen the identity and check criminal databases for all guests in order to confirm a reservation. Guests will be required to complete the screening by responding to an email sent by the third-party. Complete terms regarding guest screening can be found on the Safely website, under Terms.
• No smoking inside of the home.
• This property may have a noise monitoring device on the interior of the home. Additional noise monitoring devices may be located in gathering spaces on the exterior of the home, as well.
• This property does allow events for up to 50 people (including guests staying at the home) with prior authorization. An event fee of $850 will be charged.
• No pets allowed!
• Please respect the home and clean up after yourself!
• Quiet Hours: 10PM-7AM. We love our neighbors!! Please be respectful of the permanent residents on either side of this property.
• Direct bookings or other online booking sources may be subject to a 3% cancellation fee.

Deviation from these rules can result in an eviction from the premises with no refund, as stated in the signed rental agreement.

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  • Meals: Catering Available
  • Other: Staff
  • Other: Private Chef
  • Other: Massage
  • Other: Concierge
  • Other: Chauffeur
  • Other: Car Available
  • Meals: Guest Furnish Own


  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rec Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Library
  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Winery Tours


  • Recommended


  • Television


  • Kitchen
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Private Entrance
  • Private Living Room
  • Shampoo
  • Towels
  • Washer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Hot Water
  • Heating
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bed Linens
  • Dryer
  • Essentials
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hangers
  • Wireless Internet


  • Free Parking
  • Laundry

Home Safety

  • Cleaning Procedure
  • Contactless Check-in Available
  • Smoke Detector
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector


  • Wine Glasses
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Spices
  • Room
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • Cooking Basics
  • Coffee Maker


  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Walking
  • Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Photography
  • Bird Watching
  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping


  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Hospital
  • Fitness Center


  • Long Term Stays Allowed


  • Patio or Balcony
  • Grill
  • Garden or Backyard
  • Deck Patio Uncovered
  • Balcony
  • BBQ Area


  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Racquetball
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Basketball Court


  • Family


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