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Next to Campus - Bed & Breakfast Historic Southside Area

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Historic Home Built in 1936, Next to Texas A&M University

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This property is best viewed by visiting our website...see link below.

The guest house has been completely renovated with antique furnishings and historic photos of Texas A&M University. It includes a porch for sitting out, and the back yard can be reserved for entertaining.

The main house was built in 1936 by a professor in the Texas A&M Veterinary School, and although it has been updated, the structure and its furnishings, are a vivid reminder of its past. The living areas in the main home (i.e. living room, study, dining room, kitchen, and breakfast room), are also available for rent, for modest sized receptions, for a variety of occasions, such as for wedding receptions or bridal showers.

In addition to the location in an historic neighborhood close to the campus of Texas A&M University, College Station is the home of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library, which is full of historical exhibits.

The owners also have property in the mountains of Northern New Mexico, which is linked to their website below.

Keywords: Guest house with full kitchen, next to A&M campus, with antique furnishings, and large private deck overlooking historic homes and landscaped back yard.

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Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 2
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full Kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Texas A&M Campus Course is just down the street...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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2 night min stay
$175

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

The football game weekend rate for the fall of 2015 will be $225 per night plus tax. The nightly rate for Parents Weekend beginning in 2016 will be $250 per night, plus tax. Until the time that we add credit card payment, we require a 50% deposit to confirm with the balance due upon arrival. The deposit is refundable only if we can rent those same nights to other guests.

Until the time that we add credit card payment, we require a 50% deposit to confirm with the balance due upon arrival. The deposit is refundable only if we can rent those same nights to other guests.


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Last updated: 07/26/2015
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Location

4.1 Miles
Nearest Airport
Easterwood
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Along Texas Avenue
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Texas A&M Golf Course
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State Highway 6
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Along Texas Avenue

Car: Necessary

The guest accomodations have two twin beds plus a single sofa bed. The home is within easy walking distance of the Texas A & M campus. The George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Messina Hof Winery are also located in the Bryan/College Station area. You might enjoy spending some time walking in our neighborhood among all of the old homes. There is a park called Brison Park on Dexter, which is just 3 blocks west of Lee. This is a very nice park if it is not too hot. But, watch out for the flock of guineas.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Vicky and Josh Harrison moved to College Station in 2004. They split time between their historic home here, which was built by a professor in the Texas A&M Vet School, back in 1936, and a home in The Woodlands, where Josh practices law. The photo above was taken in August, 2012, at Butchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia.

Why the Owner Chose College Station:
We purchased this home because of the neighborhood. It is a unique area of older homes, next to the campus of Texas A&M University.

The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
Visitors will experience a comfortable place to stay with antique furnishings and a large deck with a view overlooking the back yard and the rest of the neighborhood. It is a great neighborhood to take a walk to the Texas A&M campus or to local parks well within walking distance.You might enjoy spending some time walking in our neighborhood among all of the old homes. There is a park called Brison Park on Dexter, which is just 3 blocks west of Lee. This is a very nice park. But, watch out for the flock of guineas.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Historic Home Built in 1936, Next to Texas A&M University

    Historic Home Built in 1936, Next to Texas A&M University

  • Includes Historic Photos of Texas A&M, and Scrapbook of A&M Sports Events

    Includes Historic Photos of Texas A&M, and Scrapbook of A&M Sports Events

  • Full Kitchen with Refrigerator, Oven/Range, Microwave, and Dishwasher

    Full Kitchen with Refrigerator, Oven/Range, Microwave, and Dishwasher

  • View of newly landscaped back yard from the front door of the Loft

    View of newly landscaped back yard from the front door of the Loft

  • View of newly added walkway in front yard.

    View of newly added walkway in front yard.

  • Photo of back yard.

    Photo of back yard.

  • Newly Renovated with Antique Furniture

    Newly Renovated with Antique Furniture

  • Includes Single Sleeper Sofa and Full Bath, which has Tub with Shower

    Includes Single Sleeper Sofa and Full Bath, which has Tub with Shower

  • View of bathroom with tub/shower.

    View of bathroom with tub/shower.

  • Private deck for our guests with entry from Loft.

    Private deck for our guests with entry from Loft.

  • Fire Pit in back yard.

    Fire Pit in back yard.

  • Photo of back yard from the Loft.

    Photo of back yard from the Loft.

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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
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  • Calendar last updated 07/26/2015
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