Our house is next to 500 acres of parkland & less than ten minutes from downtown, VCU, Carytown, and the Fan. It's ideal if you're traveling with dogs, love the outdoors, want quick access to the city, or just want to hang out.
Dog door leads to a large fenced yard with sun & shade.
Forest Hill Park (next door) connects directly to James River Park. The two parks have wild trails; paved paths around a lake; river access with rafting/tubing/sunbathing/rockhopping; birdwatching; playground.
House has fully equipped kitchen; sunroom with dvd projector for warmer weather; Netflix and wireless.
Within 3/4 mile is neighborhood cafe with good coffee, beer, pastries, and ice cream; several good restaurants; local foods market; drugstores. Within short drive are the city's best restaurants, Bowtie Cinema and Byrd Theater, and downtown cultural events. Summertime presents music festivals and more.
Four bedroom house includes guest room in finished basement. Two upstairs bedrooms (used as offices) are not accessible to guests, but remainder of house is available. Upstairs bedroom is shown. Basement bedroom is quiet and private but no separate bathroom on that floor. Half bath on first floor and full bath on second. Living room has futon couch that folds out. Sun room is best used in spring and fall. Two zone air conditioning and two kinds of heat (radiator and heat pump).
No off street parking but plenty of parking directly in front of house (the exception is Saturday mornings in summer when the market is in full swing.)
We have a lock box with keys on the front porch railing.
Interaction with guests
We will be out of town when house is rented but are accessible by phone/email.
Other things to note
If you will bring dogs, please let us know any concerns or needs you have. If you are averse to pets, please let us know so we can remove dog furniture covers, etc.
Children aren't excluded. However, because the bedrooms are two floors apart, parents may find the quarters insufficient if children want to sleep nearby. There's enough room for one child to stay with parents in the upstairs bedroom.