IN THE NEWS
Architectural Digest, April 2022
The Rise of Kitschy, Themed Vacation Rentals
In the fall of 2020, Eva began renovating what would become known as Grandpa’s Pool House, a late ’70s/early ’80s dream home with lots of wood paneling and an indoor pool. An hour north of the Twin Cities, the home is located in the small town of Stanchfield.
Mpls St. Paul Magazine, April 2022
A Time Warp Vacation Rental
Some of her family members thought she was crazy. But despite receiving cautionary advice after her grandparents, Vernon and Gin passed away, St. Paul native Eva Slattery opted to take her inheritance in the form of their run-down 1980s rambler in Stanchfield, Minnesota.
Racket, January 2022
Built by Grandpa and Left to Rot, This Vacation Rental Was Resurrected as a Retro Wonderland
Growing up, Eva Slattery never associated her grandfather’s house with fun. Grandpa Vern, a devout Baptist who forbade dancing and drinking, built churches for a living, and he constructed his Stanchfield home with leftover materials in 1980. The beams and soaring ceilings are unmistakably churchy.