15 Minutes from Baylor! Comfortable and Family Friendly!

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Last updated: 08/02/2015

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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Our spacious 2400 sq. foot home is nestled in a grove of elm, oak and native pecan trees. Relax on our back porch and look out over a small pond with ducks and pastures with cows grazing. Although we're located less than 15 minutes from Baylor, Homestead Heritage, The Dr. Pepper Museum, Waco Mammoth Sight, Cameron Park Zoo, Waco Airport and many other places, our 30 acre farm gives a peaceful, rural atmosphere. Between the porch and the pond we have a small rock lined pit for roasting hot dogs (weather permitting). We also have two rope swings for the kids.
We purchased this home in the Spring of 2006 and moved it onto our property. (We live walking distance from the house) We completely remodeled the entire house over the next 2 years and added extra rooms. We opened up in the Fall of '08. Each bedroom has a queen size bed and we provide soft, all cotton linens. All the bedrooms have lamps on both sides of the bed. The Suite, Room A and Room B have ample floor space if you want extra space for children to sleep.
The bathroom in the Suite has a large, fully tiled shower, a toilet and sink with lots of counter area. Rooms B and C share a bathroom which include a bathtub and tiled shower, a toilet and sink. The bathroom in Room A has a small fully tiled shower a toilet and small sink area. All of the bathrooms are well stocked with thick cotton bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths. We also provide shampoo and soap.
Enjoy the spacious living room area which includes comfortable seating for 6 plus dining area for 10. There's also a small dining table in the Suite which can seat 3 more people. The kitchen is stocked with coffee, various teas, hot chocolate, sugar and creamers. The kitchen is equipped with a full size refrigerator/freezer, a smooth top electric range, double electric ovens, a counter top convection oven, a pop toaster, coffee pot and microwave. We have dishes for twelve + pots and pans and various cooking utensils. The Suite area also has a small kitchenette-sink, coffee pot, microwave, mini refrigerator and pop toaster. We also have a full size washer and dryer with detergent and softener provided + 2 irons and ironing boards. We do have High Speed Internet (WiFi), but we DO NOT HAVE TELEVISIONS.

Keywords: Spacious, great place for family coming to weddings, graduations, family reunions,retreats, less than 5 minutes from Homestead Heritage, country, homey, optional breakfast, private


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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Daily Maid Service


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Over 18...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • Games For Kids


  • Budget
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    We have three tables. The one in the main dining area seats five. One in the living room area that seats four and one in the Suite that seats three....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    There is only covered parking for 1 vehicle, but we have plenty of other parking spaces available...moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of luxurious cotton towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker:


  • Cooking Utensils:


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    plates, bowls, flatware, mugs, mixing bowls, pots and pans...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave:



  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    Outside table for 4 + benches for up to 20+...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$260 $310
Fri, Sat
$1,620 $6,330
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Each Pullout Sofa $20 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%


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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Waco Regional Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cottonwood Creek Country Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
FM 308 and FM 933
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cafe Homestead

Car: Necessary

Less than 5 minutes from our vacation home is Homestead Heritage, a local crafts community. In the Craft Village, they have a wonderful Cafe open from 10-6 Monday- Friday and 7-6 on Saturday. Most of the wonderful food is local and organic. Also, they have a Gift Barn with hundreds of beautiful and unique handmade items made by craftsmen in their community. They also have a Potter's House, Wood shop, Blacksmith Forge, Water Wheel Powered Gristmill and Fiber Crafts Cottage where they sell many more items. They also teach all these crafts + cheese making, canning, homesteading and many other classes year around to the public.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2006

About: We moved this home onto our property in the winter of 2006. Over the next two years we completely remodeled the house. In August of 2008 we had our first guests.

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Suite


  • Room B

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    Room A

  • Suite


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  • Back Porch

    Back Porch

  • Room A

    Room A

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    Room C

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Room A

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VRBO #397126

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, November 14, 2015

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  • Calendar last updated 08/02/2015


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