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Renovated and Fully Furnished Historic House (2038 sq. ft.) with Lush Flowers.

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

College Station house description

Closest to KYLE FIELD, 1 block

I take great pride in my accomplishment in making Casita de Cruzita very classy, colorful, comfortable, and enjoyable for my guests. I pamper my guests with many great amenities that you don't want to carry with you when you are traveling to a 'home away from home'. I put myself in your shoes and strive to have everything you might need especially in my well-equipped and stocked Country kitchen. As soon as you walk in the door, you will smell the freshness and see the immaculate clean rooms in my spectacular and beautiful home. I promise you a memorable and comfortable stay! A basket of snacks awaits your arrival. Mi Casa es Su Casa!

This historic house (2038 sq. ft.) was custom built in 1928 and has 4 interior French doors with many large windows throughout the NINE rooms. Texas A&M University, shops, and restaurants are one block away. House sits on a large corner lot and located in the Southside Historic Area, a 2 minute walk to Kyle Field Football Stadium and 1 minute drive to Reed Arena and Bush Library & Museum. College Station is between Houston (1 hour) and Austin (2 hours). This home has easy access from Hwy 6 or Texas Avenue. Easterwood Airport is 7 minutes away.

The house has been professionally remodeled and decorated in an eclectic colorful decor by an Interior Designer. You will admire the many art wall paintings. The bedrooms are personal and intimate with their cozy charm from decorative accents. They are unique in their tasteful themes - Victorian, Safari, and Southwest. The new 3 queen size beds have Denver Mattress (Doctor’s Choice with double pillow tops) with beautiful comforters, high threaded count cotton sheets, and pillows for a goodnight restful sleep. All bedrooms including the living and dining rooms have refinished cherrywood hardwood floors with area rugs. Ceramic tile floors are in the kitchen and bathroom.

The charming Country kitchen is fully functional and well-equipped with functional appliances and all the many necessary accessories including cookbooks amd two sets of dishes. You are able to cook your own favorite meals and share with family/friends and avoid the cost of dining out and crowded restaurant. The kitchen is homey enough to cook a turkey during Thanksgiving/Christmas.

The Country Living with a Cottage Style large living room has a BIG Screen 56' HDTV with surround sound and cable with 200 channels plus many movies provided for your entertainment during your stay. It has a cozy gas fireplace for the winter colds and a ceiling fan for a summer coolness. We have a library with selections of books, magazines, games, and puzzles to enjoy your leisure time in our house, too. It's better than a hotel suite!

The spacious Country Living dining room has a large Oak dining table with 8 comfortable chairs to have informal or formal meals (with candles). You may want to remove the tablecloth and enjoy a game of Bingo, cards, or put a puzzle together while playing selective music from the cable channels.

The utility room (276 square feet) is equipped with Sears washer/dryer for your laundry. An iron and ironing board are provided. In addition, laundry soap to wash your clothes.

There are 3 sets of thirsty hotel towels for each guest and baskets with variety of bath spa for your bath. Extra linens for each bed, too.

Our Hacienda Courtyard has 20 ft. banana, palm, and tropical plants, roses, shrubs, vines, 3 water fountains, hacienda brickwall, pavers, etc. The rear deck has a Mexican art painted wooden bench and wrought iron table with 2 chairs. Two hut umbrellas. An 8ft. cedar bench to sit and read a book or you may want to enjoy the Texas breeze and sunshine. The side covered porch has colorful Mexican leather and wood round table with 4 chairs, Mexican red wooden bench and 2 wooden chairs with cushions. A ceiling fan and light fixture. These large backyard decks and porches are popular to gather for a BBQ before/after an Aggie football game. Have your own tailgate party. You may cater food from a local restaurant to celebrate a graduation, birthday party, small wedding reception, business group meeting, etc.

**** FREE Wi-Fi (Wireless Internet) **** bring your laptop and let your fingers do the work in a beautiful atmosphere.

Sorry,
* No Smoking or Drugs Environment
* No Pets Permitted
* Not Handicap Accessible
* Not Equipped for Infant/Toddler (bring your own bedding)



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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Not Equipped for Infant/Toddler. Nice large backyard to play....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Sorry, No Smoking or Drugs on the Premises....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 2-7

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Queen size Beds (1) 3 Bedrooms (Safari, Victorian, and Southwest) with Denver Mattress (Double Pillowtops) Doctor's Choice. Excellent Comfortable Beds for a goodnight sleep., Twin or Single Beds (1) 8 ft. Sofa with Topper for 1 person in Living Room...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • 56' HDTV with surround sound, stereo VCR/DVD/CD + cable w/200 channels. Fully functional and well-equipped kichen with new appliances (electric glass stove/oven, large built-in microwave, refrigerator w/ice maker, garbage disposal, & dishwasher), small appliances (toaster, Krups coffee maker, blender, mixure, toaster for pop pies, juice squeezer), Faberware stainless steel cookware, 5 frying pan, electric skillet, Fine China & ceramic dishes and silverware, glassware, baking pans, 40+ Spices, Start-up Paper goods (toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, Kleenex), Folger's Coffee, Tea, & Cocoa, Cooking Utensils, Iron & Ironing Board, Smoke & CO alarms, Emergency/Sewing Kits, Linens & Thirsty Towels provided, Soap (body, hand, dish washing, & laundry), 2 make-up mirrors, Library (books, magazines, games, puzzles), 3 Parking Spaces. In addition, a welcome basket of snacks upon arrival, In-house massages for a fee upon appointment with Gracie Perez Lartique (979-255-1100)....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library:

                    Cable TV has various channels with different kinds of music...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    SuddentLink Cable TV with 200 channels for 56' HDTV with Surround Sound and TV in the kitchen...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    Please find instructions for TV on coffee table...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Many DVD movies provided...moreless

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hunting
                  • Racquetball
                  • Sailing
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    New 4-Ton AC and Heating System...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    276 sq. ft. Utility Room with large capacity Sears Dryer...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    Fireplace screen doors are hot. Be careful opening to shut off....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Extra linens, 2 sets of pillows with pillow cases and covers, 21 sets of thirsty towels, kitchen towels...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    New concrete driveway with 3 Private Parking Spaces and free parking on the street, too....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    276 sq. ft. Utility Room with large capacity Sears Washer. Laundry detergent provided for guests....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Suddenlink Provider for Wi-Fi. Bring your own Laptop. Desk is provided in the Living Room....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    Catering available from local restaurants...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    2 coffee makers...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Stainless Cookware, 5 frying pans, Electric skillet, Cast iron skillet, griddle, 3 roasting pans, baking pans, Set of Cooking Utensils, set of cutlery, etc. Many small appliances....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    2 set of dishes and utensils...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Electric Dishwasher with Cascade...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully Functional, Well-Equipped, and Stocked Kitchen. Basic Cooking Supplies, Coffee & Creamer, 2 Sets of Dishes and glassware, Utensils, 2 sets of silverware, Start-Up paper goods, dish washing and hand soaps, mixing and serving bowls, picnic basket, etc....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Large Built-In Microwave....moreless

                  • Oven:

                    gas ...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    sugar, flour, cooking supplies, tea, Country lemonade...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Refrigerator with freezer and ice maker. Equipped with condiments. Large bottle of water....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    gas -- 4 ceramic burners...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Rear Deck with Mexican wooden bench with coffee table, small black wrought iron table with 2 chairs, and 8ft. bench. Two hut umbrellas. 1 wall water fountain. Backyard has 1 small deck with cedar bench for 2 to sit while grilling on the 2 BBQ grills.....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Covered Side Porch: Hacienda decor with Mexican leather & wood patio table with 4 chairs, red carved bench with cushion. 3 large woodent Mexican chairs with cushions. 2 water fountains....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

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                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $275 $350
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,750 $4,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Tax Rate 15.75%

                  Notes:

                  Special Event Rate: $1200/2 NIGHTS for Parent's Weekend, Graduation, and Holiday

                  50% Deposit to Reserve your dates. The remaining full balance due 30 days prior to arrival date.


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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2001

                  About the owner: Howdy, My name is Victoria Martinez Nichols, President and Founder of Casita de Cruzita. I am a proud Aggie Mom and an AT&T retiree. My former Aggie and Marine son, Andy Valadez graduated from Texas A&M University in 1993 in Marketing. Andy has been instrumental in assisting me in my business venture in having the first vacation rental home in Aggieland on February 24, 2006. My husband, Marcos and I have put a lot of hard 'work with love' in my historic home for others to enjoy and appreciate the little things you might forget when leaving home. I'm a big supporter of Texas A&M University Alumnus, donating to the Aggie Moms Club, MHMR, Hispanic Forum of B/CS, Champion Kids Camp in Alvin, 14th Annual Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival, etc. I graduated in 1964 at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station, Texas and was the first grandmother in my 20th Class Reunion at the age of 37. I am enjoying life to the fullest! I was a long distance and directory assistance operator for General Telephone Co. in Bryan for 8 1/2 years before moving to Austin in 1976. In 2009, I was a nominee for the Hispanic Owned Business of the Year with The Hispanic Forum of Bryan/College Station. I love to travel nationwide and stay at vacation rental properties with my family or friends. 'I can tell you one thing, I haven't yet found a home that has more amenities than Casita de Cruzita.' I love to pamper my guests for I care. That's a fact and not a brag! Marcos and I welcome you to Casita de Cruzita-a history of family and friends--Su Casa Tambien. I promise you a memorable and comfortable stay!

                  Why the Owner Chose College Station:
                  I have taken ownership of our family (The Martinez) home of 55 years after my retirement with AT&T in Denver, Colorado in 2001. The business became my dream to have the best well-equipped, comfortable, and enjoyable vacation rental home in Aggieland. Families or friends traveling together can share the cost of lodging and cooking their own meals to avoid the cost of dining out. Guests have their own private domain without an innkeeper. I named and dedicated this home 'Casita de Cruzita' after my late mom, Cruz Alonzo Martinez. She was selected as 'Mother of the Year for Brazos County' in 1978 for her familial dedication in rearing 27 children (16 of her own). Our family was one of the first Hispanic settlers in town. The home always welcomed friends and family with hot food on the stove to include beans, pappas, and carne guisada or other Mexican cuisine with homemade tortillas and hot chili salsa. Across the street in front of the home lived the famous Movie Director and Producer, Allen Coulter of the Sopranos on HBO, Sex and the City, Six Feet Under, etc. We went to the same school together and Allen's Dad, Frank Coulter was my Choir Director teacher.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  I love and enjoy staying in my childhood historic home. Casita de Cruzita's impact in the community is growing evey year, gaining in beauty, prestige, and allure. Just like the rare St. Joseph Amaryllis that grace the property and planted by my mom decades ago. Each year they bloom and add to the mystique of this home. It shows my mom's love to her family and dedication to the community and the Texas Aggies. Many fond memories are made in this house. If these old walls could only talk!


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                  • Renovated and Fully Furnished Historic House (2038 sq. ft.) with Lush Flowers.

                    Renovated and Fully Furnished Historic House (2038 sq. ft.) with Lush Flowers.

                  • Colorful Mexican Leather and Wood Patio Table, Red Bench, and 2 Wooden Chairs

                    Colorful Mexican Leather and Wood Patio Table, Red Bench, and 2 Wooden Chairs

                  • Victorian Bedroom with Regency Queen Bed, Bombay, Stained Glass Ceiling Light.

                    Victorian Bedroom with Regency Queen Bed, Bombay, Stained Glass Ceiling Light.

                  • Safari Bedroom with comfy Denver mattress, leather chair, large wall mirror

                    Safari Bedroom with comfy Denver mattress, leather chair, large wall mirror

                  • Large LR with Gas Fireplace, Comfortable Seating for 7 people.

                    Large LR with Gas Fireplace, Comfortable Seating for 7 people.

                  • Desk for your Laptop. FREE WI-Fi Internet Service. Books, Games, and Magazines.

                    Desk for your Laptop. FREE WI-Fi Internet Service. Books, Games, and Magazines.

                  • Rear Deck with Hut Umbrellas, Wall Water Fountain, and Patio Furniture

                    Rear Deck with Hut Umbrellas, Wall Water Fountain, and Patio Furniture

                  • Closest to Kyle Field. 5 Minute Walk. Avoid Parking Fee on Campus.

                    Closest to Kyle Field. 5 Minute Walk. Avoid Parking Fee on Campus.

                  • Southwest Bedroom with armoire, stained lamp. Comfy queen bed w/Colorful Bedding

                    Southwest Bedroom with armoire, stained lamp. Comfy queen bed w/Colorful Bedding

                  • Cozy Safari Master Bedroom. Two floor lamps, private bathroom with shower

                    Cozy Safari Master Bedroom. Two floor lamps, private bathroom with shower

                  • Charming Well-Equipped Country Kitchen w/New Island w/Granite Top, 50 Spices

                    Charming Well-Equipped Country Kitchen w/New Island w/Granite Top, 50 Spices

                  • Hacienda Courtyard w/Banana, Palm, and Tropical Plants, Roses, 3 Water Fountains

                    Hacienda Courtyard w/Banana, Palm, and Tropical Plants, Roses, 3 Water Fountains

                  • 56 HDTV w/Cable, Surround Sound, and DVD movies. 3 Double French doors and Foyer

                    56 HDTV w/Cable, Surround Sound, and DVD movies. 3 Double French doors and Foyer

                  • 2 Water Fountains in our Hacienda Courtyard. Covered Porch to Relax or Eat.

                    2 Water Fountains in our Hacienda Courtyard. Covered Porch to Relax or Eat.

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                  Sleeps 7

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                  Speaks: english, spanish
                  • Calendar last updated: 04/13/2014
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