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Peaceful Country Setting with Free Tamu Football Parking

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The newly-constructed guest house includes one bedroom with a comfortable queen-sized bed, closet, living area with pull-out sofa bed, full-size kitchen, pantry, bathroom, and laundry room. The front door opens to a large, upper-level deck with tables and seating for four.

The fully-functional kitchen includes a full-size refrigerator, oven and cook-top with vent hood, large microwave, toaster oven, and coffee maker. There are place settings, cookware, cooking utensils, glasses, and other basic items for cooking.

The living area includes a sofa that expands to a queen-size bed as needed, table and chairs, and a flat-screen TV with local channels and DVD player.

The large, outdoor deck has two bar-height tables with seating for four. The deck overlooks the oak tree forest to the back of the property. It is perfect for relaxing, barbecuing, and entertaining.

The guest house is located on the second level of the building and is accessible by stairs only. The building is completely private (no one lives downstairs). Solar panels on the roof supplement the building's energy systems and provide most of the electric and hot water usage.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    The pull-out sofa is great for kids. A pop-up child play-pen is available on request for younger children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    If you must smoke, the outdoor deck (away from the doors and windows) is allowable....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    It can add quite a bit of time and effort to the clean-up when pets have visited. We will consider pets, and we do have an additional charge for this service....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The entrance is located at the top of a flight of stairs....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Separate bedroom with queen-sized bed, side table, and closet

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Heated tile flooring, comfortable bathroom rugs; tall shower with large, tall shower head; elegant sink with granite countertop...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Blue-Ray/DVD Player accesses the internet, through which you can watch films on Netflix and listen to music with Pandora. Other services may also be available online....moreless

  • Television:

    flat-screen TV with local HD channels and Blue-Ray/DVD player...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Nestled among hundreds of oaks and in a neighborhood of lots two acres and larger, the setting is quiet and rural. Even so, you're only 7 minutes away from downtown College Station. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining area is part of the open space that encompasses the living area and kitchen. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Extremely quiet and energy-efficient 'mini-split' HVAC unit...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Maytag gas dryer...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In-floor radiant heating; extremely quiet and energy-efficient 'mini-split' HVAC heat pump for backup...moreless

  • Internet:

    FREE, fast wireless access. Password given upon arrival...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living area with sofa (pull-out bed), flat-screen TV with local HD channels and DVD player, table with seating for four. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Separate, private parking next to entrance. Includes FREE PARKING less than two blocks from Kyle Field!...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Bosch front-loading high-efficiency unit...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    fresh-roasted coffee included standard drip coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plates, bowls, glasses, flatware, coffee mugs, and cooking utensils included...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Nice kitchen area with granite countertops, cabinet space, and built-in pantry...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Large over-the-range microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Standard, full-size oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic stock items including cooking basics, pasta, spaghetti sauce, oatmeal, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full size refrigerator and freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full-size cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster-oven countertop unit...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large upper-level deck with bar-height tables and seating for four...moreless

  • Golf:

    One of Texas' best courses just three miles down the road...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    You are welcome to enjoy the 2.5 acres of (mostly wooded) natural landscape. Depending upon the time of year, we may also have a vegetable garden with fresh vegetables growing....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    An outdoor gas grill is available on request....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
TAMU Graduation Spring
May 14 - May 16, 2015
1 night min stay
$189
TAMU vs Cardinals
Sep 10 - Sep 12, 2015
3 night min stay

$449
flat fee
TAMU vs Nevada
Sep 17 - Sep 19, 2015
3 night min stay

$449
flat fee
TAMU vs Bulldogs
Oct 1 - Oct 3, 2015
3 night min stay

$549
flat fee
TAMU vs Alabama
Oct 15 - Oct 17, 2015
3 night min stay

$549
flat fee
TAMU vs South Carolina
Oct 29 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay

$549
flat fee
TAMU vs Auburn Tigers
Nov 5 - Nov 7, 2015
3 night min stay

$549
flat fee
TAMU vs Catamounts
Nov 12 - Nov 14, 2015
3 night min stay

$549
flat fee
TAMU Graduation Fall
Dec 17 - Dec 18, 2015
1 night min stay
$189
$556 $1,335
Parents' Weekend 2016
Apr 8 - Apr 9, 2016
2 night min stay

$378
flat fee
TAMU Graduation Spring 2016
May 12 - May 14, 2016
1 night min stay
$189
$745 $1,335
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$89
$445 $1,335
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8.75%

Notes:

If you are staying just one night, there is a cleaning fee of $50. If you are staying two nights or more, this cleaning fee is waived. Due to the limitations of the VRBO system, this fee may be added manually to the quote for single-night bookings. If the system charges you the fee by mistake, you will be refunded the full $50. -AJB


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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
CLL
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Duddley's Draw
165 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Bolivar Ferry
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Traditions Club and Golf Course
80 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak station Temple, TX
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Texas State Highway 21
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cafe Eccel
150 Miles
Nearest Beach
Galveston Island

Car: Necessary

Situated on 2.5 acres in a quiet and friendly neighborhood, our guest house includes a large, upper-level deck that overlooks the peaceful oak forest. The wonderful country setting feels miles away from busy city life, which is why our guests find it hard to believe that downtown is only a seven-minute drive. You're just five miles from the Northgate area, five miles to some great, local restaurants, and only five miles to Kyle Field!

While you're here, be sure to visit the newly-restored, picaresque, historical downtown Bryan area as well. You'll find many local specialty shops and unique restaurants, including a popular German restaurant modeled after the owner's original restaurant in his home country. (The elaborate bar woodwork, which stretches from the first to the top of the second floor, was imported from Germany.)

If you enjoy golf, there are at least four courses to choose from around town. The closest (about three miles) is Traditions Gold Club, a Jack Nicklaus Design Championship course - considered one of the best courses in Texas.

Texas A&M Aggie football games are probably the biggest local attraction. Hotel rooms and other accommodations are usually booked to 100% occupancy many _months_ in advance. The Piper Place Guest House is perfect for home games because it offers a quiet getaway just minutes from town, and it INCLUDES FREE PARKING just two blocks from Kyle Field! We have reserved a great, convenient parking space for you in the historic neighborhood across the street (south) from Kyle field.

INTERNET: Free, fast Wi-Fi service is included.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Adam and Kathrin both attended and obtained degrees from Texas A&M University. We have lived and worked in the area for more than ten years. Adam owns a solar business and teaches at the university, and Kathrin is a veterinarian and doing research at Texas A&M.

Why the Owner Chose College Station:
This property offers the best of both worlds: It is a peaceful, country-like setting on 2.5 acres, away from busy town life, town lights, and town noise -- yet it is only seven minutes away (by car) to the university or downtown Bryan!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The New England style construction is cozy and somewhat unique in this area. The wooded setting and large area of natural landscape offers more privacy than typical neighborhoods. The neighbors are friendly, helpful, and many are often out walking on the main road.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german, spanish, danish

 

Photos

  • Living Area seating

    Living Area seating

  • Bedroom (looking through living area doorway)

    Bedroom (looking through living area doorway)

  • View from the living room window

    View from the living room window

  • Deck Seating

    Deck Seating

  • View of living area from kitchen

    View of living area from kitchen

  • Pantry stocked with some breakfast items and other basics

    Pantry stocked with some breakfast items and other basics

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bathroom and shower

    Bathroom and shower

  • Kitchen view from living area

    Kitchen view from living area

  • Kitchen appliances

    Kitchen appliances

  • Staircase leading to entrance and front deck

    Staircase leading to entrance and front deck

VRBO #445405

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, spanish, danish
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/03/2015
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