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Family-Friendly Harris Creek Guesthouse-Close to Baylor and Magnolia!

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Park-like backyard with retro playset. This is the view from your side door.

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Last updated: 12/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Fully equipped 3 bed, 2 bath, 1600 sq ft guesthouse 20 minutes to downtown Waco

Fully equipped 1600 sq ft guesthouse in the beautiful Harris Creek neighborhood, just 20 minutes from Baylor, Magnolia Silos, and downtown Waco. Perfect for long term, mid term, or short term stays!

We are NOW BOOKING winter Texans 2016-2017--monthly availability for parts of December and all of March 2017. $2000 monthly or for less time, with opportunity to bundle Baylor basketball season tickets!

Harris Creek is a quiet, safe, park-like neighborhood with mature trees. Gas grill, a retro silver swing set and slide in the yard, and private patio off your guesthouse, plus 2 more outdoor seating areas (3 total), all for your use!

Inside you'll find a fully equipped home to sleep 5 guests or more. Includes washer/dryer and all kitchen appliances. Master bedroom has king size bed. Second bedroom has also has a king size bed. Living room has pull-out sofa with super-size twin mattress and pillow top. Two full bathrooms are also full equipped with all the essentials for your trip to minimize your packing. We provide a portable crib, as well as various sizes of air mattresses, if needed.


Owners live on-site for easy access, but you have your own detached, private guesthouse. It's the perfect home away from home!

Please note: We require a 2-night minimum during big event weekends in Waco (e.g., game weekends, graduation, etc). All other times we welcome 1-night stays!
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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Air mattresses and portable crib available in house....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    2 stairs leading from living area to hallway that goes to bedrooms....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 5-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 1 will accommodate queen size air mattress on floor. Bedroom 2 will accommodate baby bed or twin air mattress as well. Big walk-in closets in both bedrooms would also accommodate baby bed and air mattresses. Bedroom 1 (master) also has a cozy seating area for added comfort. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Attached to Master Bed, with full walk-in closet...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Right off main hallway, and next to Bedroom 2...moreless

  • Large vanities and mirrors in both bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Owners live on-site in separate house and are more than willing to accommodate your unique needs. Just ask and we will see what we can do! Area attractions include Fixer Upper's Magnolia Silos and new Magnolia House B&B (6 miles away), BSR Cable Park, Baylor University, Cameron Park and Zoo, Mayborn Museum for children, numerous other museums (Dr. Pepper, Texas Rangers, Texas Sports Hall of Fame), Mammoth Site, Hawaiian Falls waterpark, Lake Waco, and much more. If you want any help planning your visit, just ask!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV Xtra Package with DVR, and OnDemand for free movies and TV shows....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Can play provided CDs (or your own) through TV speakers using DVD player. DirecTV package also includes many music stations....moreless

  • Television:

    Very large flat screen HDTV...moreless

  • Toys:

    Chest full of toys plus playset in backyard...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Large selection of DVDs available....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    More space available in open kitchen-dining-living area and 4 wooden TV trays are provided as well....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi - instructions in rental. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Open to dining and kitchen....moreless

  • Parking:

    Max 2 cars. Please confer with owners if you have more....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry detergent and fabric softener also provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee provided, creamer, sugar provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All the basics for cooking meals, and more can always be requested if needed. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Full size dishwasher...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some basic pantry items, including coffee, hot chocolate, and tea provided for free. Some basic ingredients also included (flour, sugar, salt/pepper)....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size, stainless steel....moreless

  • Stove:

    Full size electric cooktop....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered patio for grilling, private patio with privacy fence off living area with 2 chairs and table....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Shared backyard with playset. Fire pit and tiki torches also available. Big open side yard also perfect for playing catch or kids running around....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas and Charcoal grills available...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Aug 12 - Jan 7, 2017
1 night min stay
$250
$1,000 $2,000
Winter 2017
Jan 8 - Feb 28, 2017
1 night min stay
$150
$1,000 $2,000
All Year
Mar 1 - Aug 28, 2018
1 night min stay
$250
$1,200 $2,000
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$250
$1,200 $2,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates listed are for maximum 5 adults (children are free) with 2 max cars. For more adults, a $20 per night, per adult charge is added.

For pets, we charge a $150 refundable deposit instead of the standard $100 deposit. Please check with owners if you are bringing a pet.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 12/06/2016
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Location

0.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
McGregor Executive Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Harris Creek Grocery (best burgers in town)

Car: Necessary

Plenty of information provided, including a self-guided driving tour, on Fixer Upper, the hit HGTV show.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: We are a family of 4 living in Waco, working at Baylor, and fans of all things local. We love hosting families as they visit Waco!

Why the Owner Chose McGregor, TX, USA:
Beautiful neighborhood with mature trees and big lots. Lots of peace but close to everything. A few special amenities, including nice linens, all the kitchen and bathroom essentials, and a special Fixer Upper driving tour!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This guesthouse offers complete privacy with convenience of the owners being nearby when you need us.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

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Photos

  • Park-like backyard with retro playset. This is the view from your side door.

    Park-like backyard with retro playset. This is the view from your side door.

  • "front porch sittin"

    "front porch sittin"

  • Open Living Area adjecent to kitchen and dining area

    Open Living Area adjecent to kitchen and dining area

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master bedroom with king bed, sitting area, attached bath, and walk-in closet

    Master bedroom with king bed, sitting area, attached bath, and walk-in closet

  • Master ensuite bathroom

    Master ensuite bathroom

  • Bedroom 2 with king bed and walk in closet

    Bedroom 2 with king bed and walk in closet

  • 2nd full bathroom off hallway with tub

    2nd full bathroom off hallway with tub

  • Toy box ready for the kiddos!

    Toy box ready for the kiddos!

  • Private patio off living area

    Private patio off living area

  • View from third outdoor patio area

    View from third outdoor patio area

  • Front view with plenty of parking on right side of driveway

    Front view with plenty of parking on right side of driveway

  • Open living area with large flatscreen TV and DirecTV

    Open living area with large flatscreen TV and DirecTV

  • enjoy the sun set behind the trees when looking out from the front porch

    enjoy the sun set behind the trees when looking out from the front porch

  • Living room with 2 loveseats (1 pulls out into a bed) and 2 recliners

    Living room with 2 loveseats (1 pulls out into a bed) and 2 recliners

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Another view of master bedroom

    Another view of master bedroom

  • Master Closet

    Master Closet

  • Walk-in Closet in Bedroom 2

    Walk-in Closet in Bedroom 2

  • Hallway cabinets with toys and games for all ages

    Hallway cabinets with toys and games for all ages

  • Laundry Room with all supplies

    Laundry Room with all supplies

  • 3rd outdoor seating area with a nice view of the backyard

    3rd outdoor seating area with a nice view of the backyard

  • Side door of guesthouse that goes out to backyard.

    Side door of guesthouse that goes out to backyard.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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