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Historic Downtown Aiken - Luxery Walkup Apartment - Walk to Restaurants/Bars

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Last updated: 05/12/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Two Bedroom Fully Furnished 1,200 Sq Ft Apartment With Balcony And Great View.

This historic 1,200 square foot two bedroom walkup apartment is located in downtown Aiken at the intersection of Park Ave SE and Union Street, next to the Aiken Railroad Depot (Visitors Center and Museum). This comfortable well-appointed apartment is within walking distances to the shops, restaurants, bars, and antique stores.

This special apartment has been lovingly renovated with an eye toward authenticity, comfort, and beauty. The original heart pine flooring exudes a warm glow that only well worn restored original flooring can provide. All the rooms are illuminated with unique antique chandeliers, hanging lights, and floor lamps.

The master bedroom opens to the balcony with intricate wrought iron work. You can enjoy a beverage seated at the wrought iron table on the balcony while enjoying the views of scenic parkways that are famous to Aiken’s downtown area. The master bedroom is decorated with French and Italian inlaid wood antiques and includes a queen sized bed.

The guest bedroom is appointed with antique hand-painted cottage furniture and includes a full size bed.

The dining room is decorated with antique French and Italian marquetry furniture and can accommodate 6 at the dining room table. Of note are the hand-carved chairs that have been recently restored and were originally designed and used by Aiken’s historic Wilcox Inn.

Enjoy the original historic flavor of the original coal burning fireplaces (dining and living room), heart pine flooring, and original bead board paneling in the bathroom. The bathroom offers a luxurious marble custom built shower and one-of-a-kind hand painted pedestal sink.

The living room is comfortably appointed with a large over-sized couch, fire place, large high definition 55 inch smart (Internet) TV and high speed wireless Internet.

You will love the newly renovated kitchen that includes all new appliances and lovely granite counter tops.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/12/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Memory foam mattress and pillows....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Memory foam mattress....moreless

  • Master Bedroom: Queen size bed with memory foam mattress and pillows, 20 inch smart (Internet TV), large closet, and doors leading to balcony. Guest Bedroom: Full size bed with memory foam, 20 inch smart (Internet TV), and large closet. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Marble tiled bathroom with custom marble tiled shower and pedestal sink....moreless



  • Historic


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    We are located in the historic downtown area of Aiken. Come and park your car and enjoy great places to eat and shop. There are also museums and public gardens to enjoy year round....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    State of the art new washer/dryer combo. Will wash and dry in the same unit. ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace in dining room and living room. Original fireplaces - no fires please....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed wireless....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    55 inch smart (Internet) TV...moreless

  • Parking:

    Street side parking....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited local calls. Please limit long distance to 5 minutes/day....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    State of the art new washer/dryer combo. Will wash and dry in the same unit. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete set - if you need anything, just ask...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large kitchen with complete set of cooking pots and serving dishes....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven


Building Type

  • Building


from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$800 $1,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $80 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/12/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Augusta, GA
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Aiken Golf Club
50 Miles
Nearest Train
AMTRAC in Columbia, SC
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 20
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wilcox, Casa Bela, Brewery, Malia's
120 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hilton Head Island, SC

Car: Not Necessary

Cottage Rose Guest House is located in the downtown area of Aiken next to the Union Street Train Station/Visitor's Center. Our balcony overlooks scenic

parkways near historic neighborhoods. We are close to equestrian facilities and several golf courses. Best of all we are located within walking distances to great places to eat and shop.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: We (Greg and Melanie Powers) moved to Aiken in 1990 and raised 3 wonderful children in this great town. We lived and traveled in Europe and enjoyed traveling seeing old and unique cultures. We live a few blocks away on Park Ave. and live in a 100 year old Victorian house. We both enjoy collecting and restoring antiques.

Why the Owner Chose Aiken, SC, USA:
Besides the great location, the Guest House has been renovated while preserving the historic flavor of both the interior and exterior. The furnishings are in most cases are antiques and unique. The kitchen has granite tops and all new appliances. The bathroom has been tiled with marble and the original bead board walls have been restored. The apartment has high speed wireless Internet service and TV is a high definition smart with Internet connectivity.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Location and proximity to the downtown restaurants, bars, and shopping all within walking distance.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/12/2017

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  • Front of Cottage Rose Guest House

    Front of Cottage Rose Guest House

  • Stairway


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Hall Hanging Lamp

    Hall Hanging Lamp

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Pedestal Sink

    Pedestal Sink

  • Balcony Facing West

    Balcony Facing West

  • Street Level

    Street Level

  • Hall


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kichen


  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bathroom


  • Shower


  • Balcony Facing East

    Balcony Facing East

VRBO #629431

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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