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Great Location in the Heart of Columbia!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,375 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1017 W Confederate Avenue, Columbia, SC. 29201

Presenting: our true Southern Belle with modern sensibilities. This lovely home is making her official debut appearance to the HomeAway/VRBO family. We cordially invite you to stay at this beautiful brick bungalow in the heart of the historic Elmwood Park neighborhood, in Columbia, SC. This home has been lovingly restored, keeping many of the original finer details, such as the newly refinished hardwood floors, curved archways, transom windows, large farmer's sink, and shaker style cabinets in the Butler's pantry and kitchen. There have been many updates that will bring you all the modern conveniences, as well as the technology necessary for the business professional, and recreational user. The house is fully furnished, and stocked for your weekend getaway, family vacation, and frequent business traveler. The central location of this house is close to everything wonderful that Columbia has to offer, including the USC Williams-Brice Stadium, Spirit Communications Park, the home of the Columbia Fireflies, The Vista, Five Points, the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens, and many more fun activities. The Congaree, Saluda and Broad Rivers offer opportunities for natural outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and kayaking. Fort Jackson is a quick 28 minute drive from the house. The food scene in Columbia is terrific, and the variety of restaurants rivals that of many, much larger cities, while still maintaining that wonderful southern flavor. The house is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood, yet is very close to the major highways for an easy commute. We believe that this home is the best one in Columbia for all your traveling needs, and look forward to booking with you soon.

Rob and Cathy Geiger
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Rob and Cathy Geiger

My husband and I have traveled all over the world and have had our share of experiences living in hotels. It didn't take long for us to realize, that even in the nicest hotels, it just wasn't as comfortable as our own home. We have worked very hard to make sure your stay will have all of the comforts of home.

Rob and Cathy Geiger purchased this house in 2017

Why Rob and Cathy Geiger chose Midtown - Downtown

Location location location. Our home away home is located in central Columbia. minutes from Firefly Stadium, USC, downtown, Gervais St, 5 points and the expressway.


Midtown - Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1375 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Located in the bedroom closet with the double bed, there is a Pack & Play crib for your little ones.


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Great Location in the Heart of Columbia!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Clean, well kept, charming,

  • 5 of 5

Would stay again. Good location and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Traveled to Columbia, South Carolina for my sons graduation, at Fort Jackson Army Base, from Basic Combat Training. Traveled with my 4 adult children, LOL(Parents;ages 85 & 84; Wife-ageless, Daughter- age 24). I had much to consider, notwithstanding price, as I searched through various sites for homes and hotel accommodations. Mom's comfort and happiness became my inspiration. After viewing Rob and Cathy's pictures, I knew my prayers had been answered. Timeless character is what this house is all about. No Southern home is complete without a wide front porch. Mom, being from the South, spent most of her time perched here. My daughter and I played a few games of connect four while sitting atop the steps of the porch, within 15 minutes of arriving at our new home away from home. The front door, with personalized code, opens to an inviting true family room, that offers easy flow to each living space in the house. Perfect for seniors, or any age! Antique furniture, gleaming original hard wood flooring, transom windows over the interior doorways, fine china, ceiling fans, and a smart tv, are just a few details and amenities that create a mixture of traditional and modern. There's much more I could list, must experience for your self. The southern charm and special attention to detail, that we found and enjoyed in this home, created a manifestation of memories that our family will cherish forever. The level of cleanliness, comfort, and accessibility to Everything in the city, was perfect for our needs. In conclusion, to the Geigers, Rob and Cathy are Excellent hosts, who are responsive, caring, friendly folks, that I would rent from again and again. I implore, enjoy your stay at their Southern Belle.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 Stars

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing visit to USC for our son's orientation - our son is an incoming freshman. We stayed at the house with 2 other families from Vienna VA. The home was perfect for our needs. I really hate giving a 5 Star rating selfishly because we do not want it to be booked for our next visit. The A/C is amazing - very clean and the washer and dryer have a wrinkle free cycle which saved us gals from ironing. Great dinning close by we recommend COLA and Pearl - both are fantastic. The house is equipped to cook and eat at home too. Very pleased!!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 Stars!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time in Columbia. This home was beautiful, very clean, and in a great location. The communication with the owners was excellent. I would highly recommend this home and would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Home

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this home. Very clean! Has everything you could ever need and more to make your stay comfortable. Great location. Friendly and helpful owners.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for this great review. We welcome you back any time!
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We would re-book in a heartbeat!

  • 5 of 5

Cathy and Rob are amazing hosts. Fast communication and a pleasure to deal with. The home is gorgeous, it felt like being at a close relative's house. Location is ideal and all the ammenities made our stay sooo pleasant. Thank you Cathy and Rob for trusting us with your beautiful home, we will def come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. Since we are new to HomeAway/VRBO we are working hard to make our guests feel welcome, as well as provide a comfortable in which to stay. You were terrific guests and are welcome back any time.
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Nearest Airport
12.6 Miles
Columbia Metro Airport
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 26
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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