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The Cottage has a private entrance and parking separate from the main house.

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Last updated: 09/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

*** Located in Oxford's Historic District
*** Short walk to the Grove
*** Just a few blocks from the Square
*** Cottage built in 1950s, remodeled in 2014

Just a few blocks from restaurants, shopping and nightlife, the Walkington Cottage is the perfect retreat for any occasion. Located in the Historic District, a few blocks from the Oxford Square, the Walkington Cottage is nestled on a half-acre lot. You'll enjoy all the Southern charm this updated and restored 1950's one-bedroom cottage has to offer.

Cottage:
The 1-bedroom Cottage is well appointed with original white oak wood floors, old heart pine floors in the kitchen, a gas fireplace, LCD TV, Queen-size sleeper sofa and a screened side porch that is shared with the Main House. The Cottage features a spacious back deck, 12’ x 20’, that offers a great outdoor area for dining. The Cottage has a private and separate entrance from the Main House and off-street parking. It sleeps up to four.

Make the Walkington Cottage your Rebel sports headquarters with a short walk to Ole Miss ballgames. Plus, you're only one block from Rowan Oak, William Faulkner’s historic home. If you love nature, you will enjoy the walk through Bailey’s Woods Trail that links Rowan Oak, to Vaught–Hemingway Stadium, Tad Smith Coliseum and Swayze Field.

We hope you enjoy your upcoming visit to Oxford, and we hope you choose the Walkington Cottage for your Oxford stay. If there is anything we can do to make your stay more memorable, please don't hesitate to ask. We love helping celebrate special occasions, and helping coordinate a variety of services for our out-of-town guests.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    You must be over the age of 28 to rent our home....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Pack n' Play available (for a baby/toddler) with fitted sheets. Children's books and toys are also available for use....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Cottage: Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Bedroom: luggage rack, chest-of-drawers and closet provided....moreless

  • Queen Sleeper Sofa: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Brand New queen sleeper-sofa in living room....moreless

  • *Allergy Blocking Bedding Encasements The Cottage: Sleeps 4. The Cottage has 1 Bedroom with a Queen Bed and the Living Room has a new Queen-size Sleeper Sofa. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Cottage Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Completely updated and remodeled in 2014....moreless

  • **The full bathroom in the Cottage has a walk-in shower that features classic white subway tiles. There is ample storage space for personal items. Towels, body gel/wash and a blow dryer is provided. **An iron and ironing board is provided and kept in the bedroom closet....moreless

Other Amenities

  • ***The Cottage has an iron and ironing board in the closet of the bedroom. ***Allergy Blocking Bedding Encasements...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    COTTAGE: 42' flat screen in living room....moreless

  • Toys:

    Toys, games and puzzles for babies and toddlers....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Seating in the kitchen for four. The deck has a large table and chairs with a sun umbrella. The deck table seats a total of 10. Highchair available upon request...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Heating and A/C...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Brand new gas insert fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The living room seats 5 on the sofa and two accent chairs. The ottoman can be used to seat 2-3 additional people. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    COTTAGE: off-street parking for 2 cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    The Cottage has a drip coffee maker with service for 4. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with a range, refrigerator, 1950's Farmhouse sink, toaster, microwave and coffee maker. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Tea, Coffee, creamer, sugar, salt, pepper and other spices. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The Cottage has a 20' x 12' deck off the kitchen. One common area: a screen porch; both houses have French doors that open onto the porch....moreless

  • Golf:

    There are several golfing opportunities around town. Ask for details....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill available....moreless

  • Tennis:

    John Leslie Park, 1 mile away, has brand-new public tennis courts....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016 Memphis
Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2016
2 night min stay

$900
flat fee
2016 Auburn
Oct 28 - Oct 29, 2016
2 night min stay

$1,600
flat fee
2016 Georgia Southern
Nov 4 - Nov 5, 2016
2 night min stay

$1,200
flat fee
2016 MSU
Nov 25 - Nov 26, 2016
2 night min stay

$1,600
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$325 $350
Thu, Fri, Sat
$2,100

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

No cancellations or refunds.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

NO SMOKING INSIDE THE HOUSE/COTTAGE AND NO SMOKING ON THE PORCHES OR EXTERIOR. This is a smoke-free property.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 09/21/2016
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Location

  • The Grove

    "Enjoy the Grove while tailgating before a ballgame, or take a picnic on a Saturday afternoon..."

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  • Big Bad Breakfast

    "Consistently good breakfast! Great service!"

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  • Ajax Diner

    "YUM! Comfort food you can count on after shopping all day at the Square. One thing to note, ..."

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  • Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

    "Hotty Toddy!!!!! Best place to be on game day!!! Very kid-friendly too!"

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  • Handy Andy

    "One of the best BBQ joints in town. Yes, it's a hole in the wall, but it's SO fabulous. I al..."

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  • Boure'

    "Great place to sit on outside on the balcony, enjoy a drink and watch the people go by... Re..."

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  • Rowan Oak

    "You can find your muse at Rowan Oak, and a bunch of squirrels which my dog loves!!!"

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  • Bottletree Bakery

    "Their biscuit and sausage is so yummy!!!! And their cinnamon roll can feed a family of 5...d..."

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  • Soulshine Pizza Factory

    "SO kid-friendly!!! Great outdoor patio. Great pizza! Great location! Need I say more! I like..."

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  • City Grocery

    "This is my FAVORITE restaurant in Oxford. Period."

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  • Proud Larry's

    "Decent food, but it never wows me.... it's more of a have a beer and watch the live music pl..."

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  • McAlister's Deli

    "Sorry, but I don't eat at the one on University. I ordered a salad there one time and it was..."

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  • Chick-Fil-A

    "Great place to go on rainy days because it has an indoor playground for the little ones. Of ..."

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  • High Point Coffee Shop

    "Great scones, muffins and GREAT coffee!!! "

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Car: Not Necessary

When you stay at the Walkington House & Cottage you are walking distance to many of Oxford's best attractions and activities, including:

-- One block from Rowan Oak - home to Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner.

-- Four blocks to The Square - The square is home to a variety of shops and elegant boutiques including the south’s oldest department store. Around the bend you will find one of the nation’s most renowned independent bookstores and an art gallery featuring a variety of art forms and monthly showings. Extraordinary cuisine is also abundant around the Historic Downtown Square. From down-home southern cooking to elegant haute cuisine, there is something to satisfy everyone’s appetite. The epicenter of Oxford’s nightlife is the Square.

-- 15 minute walk to The Grove - the legendary tailgating area located in the center of the University of Mississippi's campus. It's the best pre-game spot to be!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, I grew up spending a lot of time in Oxford visiting family and friends. My father was born in Oxford and my grandfather went to Ole Miss. I even spent a short time as a student at Ole Miss and have always loved the town. I have lived in Nashville, Tennessee and most recently San Diego, California where I met my husband. After we had our daughter, I realized the greatest gift that I can give her is a Southern upbringing with all it's rich culture and history. So, we all moved back to Mississippi, and more specifically to my father's hometown of Oxford. Luckily, my California surfer-dude husband loves cornbread, sweet iced tea, fried chicken, pecan pie, and sittin' on our porch swing!

Why the Owner Chose Oxford, MS, USA:
I chose this particular property in Oxford because of it's location. Walking distance to the Oxford Square and Ole Miss football games!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
I fell in love with this home because of its charm and location. It sits on half an acre in the heart of Oxford's Historic District. You can walk everywhere -- one block to Rowan Oak, four blocks to the Square and 10 minutes to the Grove or a ballgame. It also offers flexibility in living spaces. The main house is separated from the cottage by a screened porch. Both houses have privacy with outdoor living spaces too. There's plenty of off-street parking for both the main house and the cottage which is a big bonus on ballgame weekends.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Cottage has a private entrance and parking separate from the main house.

    The Cottage has a private entrance and parking separate from the main house.

  • The Cottage - Front Door offers privacy with  parking for two cars.

    The Cottage - Front Door offers privacy with parking for two cars.

  • The Cottage - Queen-size bed overlooks back yard and private deck on 1/2 acre.

    The Cottage - Queen-size bed overlooks back yard and private deck on 1/2 acre.

  • The Cottage Kitchen - 1940's Farmhouse Sink, door opens onto 12' x 20' deck.

    The Cottage Kitchen - 1940's Farmhouse Sink, door opens onto 12' x 20' deck.

  • The Cottage - remodeled bathroom with original hardwood floors.

    The Cottage - remodeled bathroom with original hardwood floors.

  • Private backyard.

    Private backyard.

  • The Walkington House & Cottage - sits on half an acre three blocks from Square.

    The Walkington House & Cottage - sits on half an acre three blocks from Square.

  • The Walkington Cottage is four blocks from The Square.

    The Walkington Cottage is four blocks from The Square.

  • Double Decker weekend

    Double Decker weekend

  • Taylor Grocery serves up yummy catfish!

    Taylor Grocery serves up yummy catfish!

  • Are you ready!?

    Are you ready!?

  • Snow at Rowan Oak, just a block away from the Cottage.

    Snow at Rowan Oak, just a block away from the Cottage.

  • The Cottage - Living Room, French Doors  open onto shared screened porch.

    The Cottage - Living Room, French Doors open onto shared screened porch.

  • The Cottage - 42' Flatscreen TV, free Wifi and original art by Chris Vance.

    The Cottage - 42' Flatscreen TV, free Wifi and original art by Chris Vance.

  • The Cottage Kitchen - Walk onto the back deck for bird, rabbit and deer watching

    The Cottage Kitchen - Walk onto the back deck for bird, rabbit and deer watching

  • The Cottage - bathroom offers walk-in shower with classic subway tiles.

    The Cottage - bathroom offers walk-in shower with classic subway tiles.

  • The Cottage - private 12' x 20' deck offers relaxation, entertaining and more.

    The Cottage - private 12' x 20' deck offers relaxation, entertaining and more.

  • Enjoy seeing deer from the Cottage bedroom and kitchen windows.

    Enjoy seeing deer from the Cottage bedroom and kitchen windows.

  • When you don't want to cook go to Lindsey's Chevron, north of the Square.

    When you don't want to cook go to Lindsey's Chevron, north of the Square.

  • Ole Miss Campus

    Ole Miss Campus

  • Walk from the Cottage to the Grove in the spring to see tulips in bloom.

    Walk from the Cottage to the Grove in the spring to see tulips in bloom.

  • Fireplace with gas insert.

    Fireplace with gas insert.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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  • Bathrooms
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