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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
1160 Sq. Ft., 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Study, 5 Sleeps - Peaceful Setting
Short term rental $110.00 per night for up to two adults (additional $10 per adult per night) with monthly and multiple months available at a reduce cost. This fee is not assessed on children. The longer rental price adjusts to the amount of time included in the contract and the number of people.
If you plan to have a large party or gathering, prior approval is needed. An additional cost may be charged. The nightly charge for the Matson House is very low. In order to keep the cost low for other guests, additional charges to those with large gatherings may be added. Thank you for understanding, and please let me know if you have any questions concerning this statement.
Price includes electric, water, trash pickup, HD cable, high speed wireless internet, ADT security monitoring, pest control, lawn care. NO animals are allowed. THIS IS A NON-SMOKER PROPERTY.
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Member since: 2013
- 1160 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 5
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Built in 1900 and used for a school until 1936,the home's inside has been totally remodeled.All new foamed insulation,windows, ADT security,new electrical and plumbing,replaced interior walls with new 9 ft. ceilings and trim,tile and laminate floors,new water heater,new central heat/air unit as well as all new ductwork,window blinds and curtains, and all furnishings make this home very comfortable. The study includes furnishings of a desk, desk chair, additional chairs, and area rugs. Some holiday decorations are located in the study closet as well as a vacuum cleaner and iron/ironing board.For daily and weekly rentals, laundry and cleaning supplies are furnished. Maid service is available at an additional cost. ...moreless
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
The dining area is in the open area between the TV sitting area and the kitchen. There is also a small bar area separating the living area from the kitchen. This bar is large enough for two chairs. ...moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Stainless steel-Refrigerator, dishwasher, smooth glass-top stove, microwave.Small appliances- keurig, drip coffee maker, can opener, crock pot, toaster oven, electric skillet, hand mixer, blender...moreless
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- Deck / Patio:
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- Outdoor Grill:
- Ski & Snowboard:
- Water Sports Gear:
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool:
- Heated Pool
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Longer rental terms are available at a reduced rate determined by length of stay and number of people.
$110 per night based on up to two adults with an additional fee of $10.00 per adult per night. This additional fee is not assessed on children. Large gatherings or parties must have prior approval and an additional fee may be charged.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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The home is located approximately 3 miles from Johnson City Medical Center, East Tennessee State University, Mountain Home Veterans Hospital, and Jonesborough. Numerous chain and locally owned restaurants are within minutes. Historical Jonesborough is the oldest town in Tennessee and the home of the National Storytelling Festival. It is approximately 5 miles from Interstate 26, The Mall, and Science Hill High School/Freedom Hall complex. The home is located inside the city limits of Johnson City but has a Jonesborough mailing address and GPS location.
Views of the mountains and visiting wildlife are a plus to this country setting so close to the conveniences of Johnson City and Historical Jonesborough. Many TVA lakes provide opportunities for fishing, picnics, and boating--Watauga Lake (45 minutes), Boone Lake (10 minutes), Cherokee Lake (60 minutes) and Douglas Lake (70 minutes). Many hiking and biking trails are within minutes of this location, and the Appalachian Trail is accessible from various locations including Erwin, Tennessee, 20 minutes away. The Virginia Creeper Trail is a 34 mile rail-to-recreation trail starting in Abingdon, Virginia, traveling through Damascus and ending just past White Top Station at the Virginia-North Carolina border. This is a favorite hiking/biking trail about an hour's drive from Johnson City. The house is located 30 minutes from Bristol Motor Speedway, an hour from Asheville, NC, a little over an hour to Gatlinburg/Great Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge/Dollywood, and Knoxville, Tennessee, home of the Tennessee Vols and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: After retiring from public school teaching with 30 years, I wanted to do something totally different. When the Matson House became available, I purchased the property and totally renovated the inside and decided to use the house for short term vacation guests. I have two adult sons, Jason and Aaron. Jason was commissioned from United State Naval Academy with a mechanical engineer degree and is a Lieutenant in the US Navy stationed at Pearl Harbor, HI. Aaron earned a degree in physics and is finishing a masters in renewable energy engineering at Oregon Tech. I also volunteer in juvenile court through CASA (court appointed special advocate) and work sporting events at Science Hill High School.
Why the Owner Chose Johnson City, TN, USA:
Since I was a public school teacher, the Matson House fits my style. It was built as a school in 1900. Matson Institute continued for 36 years. The Matson House is located on adjoining property to my log home and additional acreage. The house is very comfortable and nicely furnished. I guarantee the house will be very clean and ready for you at check in. I am always available for directions, suggestions, or any need you might have.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The inside of the house is completely new and very clean. All new plumbing, electrical, foam insulation, high speed wireless internet, HD cable-TV, ADT monitored security and all furnishings create a comfortable home environment. The house is user friendly!
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Bedroom area of second bedroom
Second bedroom bath
Front view of house
Living room with view of the main bath, study, second bedroom and back door
Second bedroom with bath entrance
Back outside view
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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