A 1910 original craftsman home, over 1800 sq ft., beautifully maintained with all amenities within the McKinney Historic district. 5 minutes walk to McKinney's Historic square!
When you walk into the back of the home, you are in the Kitchen. It is fully equipped with everything you need, if you cannot see what you want on the counter space it will be in the cupboards. The stove is Gas, as is the Hot Water. The rest of the house is electric, the house is built as a square, easily accessible.
The two bedrooms come with fresh linens, there are extra linens in the trunks of each of the bedrooms. All the furniture is empty of personal items and for your use, dressing table, chest of drawers, night stands etc. There is a full closet in the guest bedroom but not the master, in the master there is plenty of hanging space behind doors, on the rail between the bathroom and hallway as well as hat stand.
In the laundry room there is a camp bed that can be used for a young person, as well as a camp pad. I do not consider this adequate to call a bedroom but the bed can be put in sun room or Master bedroom if needed. The washer and dryer are available for your use. Feel free to fill the bird feeders in back yard with the birdfeed from the large blue container beside water heater.
Has recently been modernized and comes with large shower, double sinks and cupboard/shelf space. Hand towels and face cloths in top drawer, hairdryer also in a drawer as well as other styling tools. The large bath towels are in the guest bathroom, white shelves. You can ignore the scales, I never use them myself.
Has a large original claw foot tub and an added shower. Please keep WHITE shower curtain in bath all way around when using the shower. Bath towels, hand towels and face cloths for both bathrooms are in the white drawers in this bathroom. Hair dryer for your use.
A large table/chairs that will seat 6. A very pleasant setting for casual or more formal meals.
Two huge comfy sofas and a lounging chair, TV has local channels only, use the SOURCE button on Large remote to toggle between TV and HDM1, HDM1 has Netflix, Amazon Prime Movies and Acorn TV, paid access. Use the small remote to move around when on HDM1. There are various CD movies available on living room shelves for your use.
This was a sun room but is now an office area for me, you are welcome to use as you wish. There is a separate "Hard Wire" if you want to use with your the main (east) windows wall.
Landscaped front and back yard, fenced, with two gorgeous covered porches to enjoy your days here. The backyard has complete privacy and the Front Porch is great for relaxing and saying Hi to the neighbors.
McKinney is renowned for History, Hiking, Biking, access to local Malls for shopping and community theaters for the Arts.
Check-in occurs after 3PM. possibly earlier if there is not a guest the night before..
Check out is by 11:00AM.
Please reset the Thermostat to 78F if it has been moved ,the thermostat is in dining room, North wall.
Please leave your key in the lockbox and put back in same drawer on back porch.
Please strip bed linens and put linens and towels in the washing machine.
Empty trash cans by putting them in the Trash AND Recycle bins next to the garage.
If it is Wednesday evening, please put trash cans by the front kerb after 7pm, they are collected early on Thursday morning. Please return trash cans to same spot next to the garage after collection.
Parking is available on the East side (right side, facing the house) of the house, also in the public parking lane located at the front of the house. Please remember Virginia is a one-way street. This is a shared driveway, Please leave enough room at the side of the house for my neighbors to access their parking spots beside their house.
Everything you will ever need for an enjoyable stay. Ideal for short-term corporate relocation, business trip or family visits. Appeals to guests who value the comfort, warmth and extras that create a real home away from home feel. The rooms are wide and open, very welcoming. The whole house gives a wonderful warm welcoming vibe. I live here myself when I am not travelling. I sit on the back porch and listen to the birds for hours, complete privacy. A table/chairs on back porch great for casual dining, right off the fully appointed kitchen.
A 5 minute walk to the McKinney Historic Square which has unique shopping, one of a kind boutiques and two welcoming pubs. All kinds of restaurants from formal to casual to coffee and dessert only. Three restaurants/pubs have on going music, you will be well entertained. Local supermarkets within five minutes. A whole list of helpful numbers and addresses will be available on kitchen counter for all your various needs. Make sure you go to the local Farmers market of the Square every Saturday morning from 8am till Noon, not just fresh fruit and vegetables but great Arts and Crafts, also make sure you try the local Honey and home made Breads, my personal favorite.
Located with quick access to businesses in Plano (e.g. Legacy West), Frisco, Allen & Richardson. Shopping, dining & entertainment just minutes away. McKinney has one of the oldest thriving historic downtown's in Texas. The downtown commercial district offers more than 120 unique shops and over two dozen restaurants! Discover Downtown McKinney with eclectic shopping from independently owned stores and rising culinary scene.
If you are in town for a wedding located at one of McKinney's rustic locations, you are in luck ~ we are centrally located to all of them! Just a short drive to Gather (wedding venue), The Cotton Mill, The Bingham House, The Sanctuary, and many more.
The whole house is yours, great laundry room with large washer/dryer. All kitchen cabinets are stocked with all eating utensils, dishes etc that you will need. Ample pots and pans and cookware. Plenty of drawer/closet space in bedrooms.