The house is a few blocks walk from town,a few minutes drive to both collages or nice walk. It is well shaded by big trees and yet still cool, flooded with southern mottled light and faces west. It is on the corner and has a big green double lot back yard, magical, with two huge pines that make it feel like the North Woods from the back bedroom windows where it is quite and very serene! The master bedroom has a little juliet balcony were two can sit and star gaze that is quiet and very romantic!
The house is a beautiful four square from 1915. It has four bedrooms, two large and two smaller in the back front and side of the (URL HIDDEN) has one full bathroom and upstairs and a small half bathroom downstairs off the kitchen. There is a huge private garden with big old growth threes. there are exposed hard wood floors through out and forced air heating. The house has fantastic southern light exposures with rooms being flooded with orange light at the front of the house in the evening.
The house is situated in the leafy historic small town of Northfield, home to one of the great defeats of the Jesse James gang, and to two top ranking liberal arts colleges, of St Olaf (Known for its world famous Christmas Choir) and Mini ivy league Carlton.
The Neighbourhood is three blocks walking distance from the beautiful small down town, that although very quite still bustles with a vibrant coffee house, English style pub, ethnic eateries, an Aveda hair salons, and art galleries.
The two Liberal arts colleges lend a sophistication to this town without taking any from it's rustic rural charm. It has a great feel!
Northfield is 47 miles south (45 mins) of the twin cities and just 5 miles off a direct drive down on Interstate 35W.
There is a coach service, Jefferson lines, that services the area.
Smoking only allowed outside. No big loud parties but small house parties okay upon approval. Only house broken pets. Guests responsible for any snow shovelling.