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Stately Antebellum Home - 5,000 Sq Ft - 5 Bedrooms Decorated

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Last updated: 10/25/2016

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Chateau / Country House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Chateau / Country House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Water Oak Manor can also used for Special Event activities in addition to being a Bed and Breakfast. It sits under a canopy of beautiful oak trees that are ove a hundred years old. The one large Water Oak that the Manor is named after sits right in the back yard of this antique home. The porches have sitting areas for enjoying your meals or just reading a good book or visiting with friends.!

The classic details and southern charm have been preserved while all the important updates have been completed. A historic home with executive style comforts, designer flare and period details all nested under ancient water oaks and magnificient magnollias.

This home has 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, huge gourmet kitchen, a formal dining room, formal living room, a gracious sized and light filled den, a foyer for each wing of the home, anteroom, a study with built ins, an enormous sunny laundry room and so much more! A number of sofas provide extra sleeping space if needed.
Keywords: Beautiful Country Home Estate with 5,000 square feet of heated and cooled living area with 900 square feet of porches. Built in 1840 on 12 acres of land within the city limits of Auburn, AL. The home has all the modern ameneties to include a large gourmet kitchen with 2 dishwashers and commercial stove! Huge Oak trees, patios, outdoor walkways, wireless internet and satelite dish television. It was featured on the Auburn Christmas Tour of Homes and was featured in Society South magazine in 2011. Just lovely -- come visit us today and sit back and relax. Just 3 miles to the AU football stadium for those great Game Day experiences that only Auburn can offer.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    27 years of age or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside is permissible if you must - but please remove your 'butts' after use....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Home Owner also works as a Home Stager / Decorator. The home is also currently available for Special Events like Weddings, Family Reunions, Class Reunions, Tail Gating, etc. We can rent tents, set up food, arrange for live bands, etc. Birthday parties, showers, rehersal dinners, etc. Corporate Events. Most anything your mind can conceive wanting to do for a Special Occasion could be achieved in this gorgeous setting....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Heat and Air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large Laundry Room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    11 Acres of land surrounds this lovely home....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Lots of room for your needs but no hook ups for RV's....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Front Loading...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available:

    This home is also an Event Center - any extra services can be provided....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Feel free to look in the drawers and cabinets for all your cooking needs....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Two full size dishwashers in the kitchen....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet Kitchen - extra large! 2 Dishwashers with Commercial Stove 4 ft x 5 ft center island Heart Pine Counter Tops Large Farm Table One Refrigerator / One Full Size Freezer Completely Stocked with Dishes, Pots & Pans, etc....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Large brick patio under the massive Water Oak with brick walkways surrounding the house....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 7%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is made. There is a two night minimum for all reservations.

Payment - personal check, cash, money order, cashiers check - must be received in full at least one month prior to your stay. A $500 reservation/damage deposit must accompany reservation form. If stay is within one month of reservation, payment must be paid in full by certified funds payable to "Water Oak Manor." Full payment for all AU home football games must be received by August 31st.

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Keisel Park, a city park, is very close to this property where there are walking trails, picnic areas, etc.

This house is on the Bike Trail that runs around Auburn. We are only 4 miles from the AU campus but you feel like you are out in the country for leisure activities.

We are 30 minutes from Lake Martin where you can participate in water sports.

Chewalca State Park affords lots of fun hours of hiking, paddle boats, fishing, etc.

Tuskegee National Forest is nearby for nature exploring.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2003

About: The owners are AU graduates... they enjoy sharing these lovely surroundings with everyone!

Why Auburn, AL, USA:
The Owners of this home have enjoyed taking this 'diamond in the rough' and polishing it until it shines so beautifully!

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Unique Benefits: * 5,000 square feet to enjoy! * An extra large kitchen with handhewn plank counters and gorgeous heart pine and pine wood floors everywhere! * Over 900 square feet of porches for relaxing or just visiting with your friends!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, March 06, 2017

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