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Old Southern Country Charm

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 7)

Old country southern charm is the feel of this delightful cottage that dates back to the early 1900s. This cottage called 'Magnolia' is tastefully decorated with wonderful antiques and period furniture that give it a casual country feel. Along with its sister cottage 'Maple' (vrbo #162157), and now the newest addition 'Mulberry', this cozy guest cottage, surrounded by forest, is on the north side of Tallahassee on the beautifully Canopied Meridian Rd adjacent to Alfred B MaClay State Park and Lake Overstreet Trails. Across the street is Forest Meadows Athletic centre with Tennis courts and swimming pool (open summers). Enjoy the melody of birds, crickets and cicadas throughout the day and see the deer in the morning and evening from the front and back porches furnished with comfortable wicker couch and chairs.

Tallahassee is the State Capital of Florida and has the downtown Capital Buildings just 7 miles away, as well as governor's's mansion, museums, and Imax theatres. Shopping and airport close by. Antique shopping is available in the quaint towns of Havana, Monticello, and Quincy(20-30 mile drive).

Check out the beautiful southern plantations on the way to Thomasville, Georgia only 30 miles away. Just 20 miles to Wakulla Springs State Park and 60 miles from the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Lake Jackson is just 3 miles away.

Keywords: Green, old country 2-story home

More Details

Owner
Diane Roorda
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Diane Roorda

The owner has an interesting story in that she was born in the Netherlands, grew up in Canada and has lived in Tallahassee for the last 35 years where her children grew up. The Dutch background spells the importance of cleanliness; the Canadian background spells the gift of hospitality; and the south spells relaxed and casual. So the 3 C's: cleanliness, comfortable and cozy best describes what you will find in each of the 3 M's: Mulberry, Magnolia and Maple cottages. The owner has made lots of good memories on this 3 acre property. We stay here to celebrate various holidays with our 10 grandchildren. The space outside has room for outdoor games and cookouts and the cottages are comfortable and cozy

Diane Roorda purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Diane Roorda chose Rosehill

This property provides a place for me to enjoy my gardening hobby. I have planted many flowers, shrubs, fruit trees so that there is something blooming and something to eat year round. During the winter the oranges are delicious and a great way to start the morning. In addition there are lemons, kumquats, figs, loquats, persimmons and even some blackberries and mulberries growing.

The camellias are growing and will start flowering in December so there is plenty to see and enjoy.

What makes this cottage unique

The property is located next to a state park that offers 900+ acres of woods and trails to walk. The wildlife is fun to watch and the house has the feel of stepping back into another century

Amenities

Rosehill Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Front and back porch, outdoor firepit, room for outdoor games such as volleyball

Reviews

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(27 traveler reviews)

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Old Southern Country Charm
average rating of 4.962963 based on 27 reviews
Kentucky
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Felt like being at my grandmothers as a kid. Its cozy and welcoming. The property was perfect for our children to run and play. They enjoyed the fruit trees and the swings hanging from the trees. The owners are great and have done an amazing job in bringing the house back to life! It has a uniqueness that you do not see anymore or its really hard to come by. We enjoyed our stay and our son celebrated his 10th birthday here...amazing memories were made! Thank you!!❤️

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is our delight to have our guests enjoy their visit and make use of the large yard, swings and fruit. So glad you had a Happy Birthday celebration
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TWIN FALLS, ID
5

Wonderful location, quite, neat porch

  • 5 of 5

Location excellent, quite, well equipped for our group. Owner very hospitable. Will do again

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This country retreat, 20 minutes from Whole Foods, is an ideal get away, clean, tidy and ship shape.

  • 5 of 5

A Tallahassee favorite.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great memories made here

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay in a comfortable, cozy home

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Words can't describe our stay in this special home. My family stayed in Diane's lovely home for our daughter's graduation. We had a party on the property with family and friends and it was the perfect day! The memories created last weekend will stay with us forever. The house was clean and was perfect for all 7 of us who stayed there.

I would love to stay at this property again one day! Thank you for your hospitality Diane.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So many memories are made here by our guests and our own family as well. So glad you were able to share that
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5

Great place, convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Magnolia cottage. It is conveniently located between the Longleaf pine forests of the Red Hills and the amenities of Tallahassee. The house is well appointed and comfortable. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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