Miss INNdependant's newly renovated property

At Minnestay, we’re happy to feature The Guest House as one of our properties! The historic 1858 Victorian Italianate was recently renovated, and the process was documented in the new television series Miss INNdependent on ABC 5. From completely transforming this 10-bedroom home to drastically increasing its property value, the nine women who took on this project have brought the life back into The Guest House! Keep reading to learn more about Miss INNdependant‘s newly renovated property that you can reserve right here on Minnestay.

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Miss INNdependant‘s Newly Renovated Property


The Guest House’s History


The Guest House is located in downtown Excelsior, Minnesota just two blocks from Lake Minnetonka, the most popular recreational lake in Minnesota. The town is about 20 minutes southwest of Minneapolis and is known as a point of relaxation for people around the state. The home was built in 1858 and was previously a bed and breakfast. Within the one-square-mile downtown area, The Guest House is a main focal point.

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About The Guest House


Two homes, The Guest House and The Carriage House, make up The Guest House estate. Perfect for larger groups, The Guest House sleeps up to 15 guests, featuring seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The Carriage House accommodates up to nine guests. It has three bedrooms, a bathroom, a full kitchen, and a living space. Even larger groups can reserve the entire estate for anything from weddings to family reunions. The property can accommodate up to 23 guests!

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About the Miss INNdependant Show


Miss INNdependent follows nine women as they come together to purchase and renovate The Guest House property. With the help of a father/daughter build and design team, the group transforms the former bed and breakfast into a modern vacation rental and event space. Along the way, they face challenges like building issues and a surprise snowstorm. With the odds against them, they manage to complete the renovation in time for their first wedding at the estate!

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Stay at the Miss INNdependant‘s Newly Renovated Property: The Guest House


After you catch this Minnesota restoration project on ABC 5, come stay at The Guest House yourself! You’ll love being in arguably the state’s most relaxing lake town. From world-class outdoor recreation to a historic downtown lined with restaurants and shops, Excelsior is a picturesque destination for any vacation. Get your group together and start planning your getaway to The Guest House estate and Lake Minnetonka today!

Check The Guest House’s availability or browse all of our Minnesota vacation rentals and start anticipating your dream vacation!


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