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Tree-Lined Private Decatur House, full kitchen, laundry, patio, hardwoods SAFE!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house


About the property

Private 2BR, Huge, 1,100 sq feet, full kitchen, hardwoods, laundry, parking

Safe old neighborhood, , furnished, full kitchen, laundry, 1100 sq feet. On a Cul-de-sac set back in woods, on a gurgling stream (great birding!!) behind Agnes Scott College in Winnona Park. On--street parking for this duplex with laundry, fenced yard, patio, garage. Pets OK. You can't see it from the street!! Gotta cross a bridge. But this is a walk-around-at-night and come-home-in-the-dark kind of neighborhood!! Full of kids and families. It's right in-between downtown Decatur and downtown Oakhurst, both being a three minute drive away. Or a 10 minute bike ride.... You have private access to this huge fully furnished apartment; unlimited WIFI (avg 30mbps down) , Premium Cable TV (cable, Showtime, HBO) Chromecast for streaming Netflix... Amazon... DVD player (with movies), stereo, printer, 2 bedrooms with sheets and towels, full-on kitchen, bath, living room, fenced yard, patio ... Laundry room is in garage. Towels, Linens, soaps, coffee, snacks, hairdryer, laundry soap...

King and 2 bunk bed twins in 1 bedroom--- two full-size beds in 2nd bedroom, sofa is big and good for sleeping, i can bring up a twin mattress with some notice

More Details

Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2018

About The Owner

Decatur Native attorney married to Atlanta native attorney, 3 kids, urban gardener with about 750,000 bees (not on this property!) and exactly 26 laying hens (not here either). Youth coach, Rotarian, Mountain Biker, Birder, Geek.

I couldn't have imagined what an incredible business experience this has been for a young lady. Letting her convert a few of our apartments into short-term rentals has given her first-hand business experiences that babysitting just doesn't cover!!

The Owner purchased this house in 1995

Why The Owner chose College Heights

When i retire, i'm going to build a Frank-Lloyd-Wright ish house on this creek, it's an amazing piece of property

What makes this house unique

Decatur! Don't get me started.....

It's a $5 uber ride to the train station

Great dog walking. Great patio for hanging out.

It's a side-by-side duplex but you only share ONE wall, and it's a hallway. You share no space at all, separate entrance, everything

Late check-ins are never a problem since we'll assign you a door code, and you don't need to meet for your 'key". Early check-in and late checkout depend on both your requests and the preceding/ following guests', then me negotiating something reasonable.


College Heights House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • UNLESS YOU REQUEST flexibility with plenty of notice, check-in will be anytime after 3 pm and Check-out will be anytime before 11am
  • We’ll do sheets/ towels; leave 'em on the bed. Turn off the Air. Close/lock windows on porch. Do your dishes. Lock up. Go forth and do good work!
  • The $15 @pet fee does NOT cleaning carpet/furniture/bedding cleaning. So please use covers if your pets are couch surfers!
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , I provide towels, sheets, soap, shampoo, other basics....
  • I provide towels, sheets, soap, shampoo, hairdryer, iron, ironing table
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , the two bunks have proper, real twin mattresses.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 1 child bed , Please alert us ahead of time if you'll need portable crib
  • with some warning i can bring up a portable crib. The sofa is a fold-out queen sleeper in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
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(50 traveler reviews)

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Tree-Lined Private Decatur House, full kitchen, laundry, patio, hardwoods SAFE!
average rating of 4.56 based on 50 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very homely in a quite secluded spot, you could almost be in the countryside but still close enough to stroll to the centre of Decatur.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place filled with everything one might need!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Charming historical Home super close to downtown Decatur! We felt so comfortable during our stay. Despite the fact that we brought our own Keurig and toiletries etc. the owner has gone above and beyond to provide everything one needs to feel at home. Clean and Would definitely stay here again!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Helena, Montana

Great value and terrific location

  • 4 of 5

We were a family of three (2 adults and a teenage girl) with a stay of 5 nights, and the rental was a great value for us. It had everything we needed--full kitchen, comfortable bed, and excellent location for our stay. Thank you Scott!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Alabama

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! The only complaint I have is there is a tree growing over the gate to the fence and you had to duck under it to open the gated area to walk the dog. If that was trimmed it would be perfect. I put it on the suggestion board. There is great restaurants and pubs about a mile away.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I had a great time celebrating my birthday here, Scott was helpful and a great host.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Knoxville TN

My go to spot to stay in Atlanta

  • 5 of 5

Whenever I visit this is always the first place on my list! The space is great and not far of a drive to most things.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Fernbank Museum of Natural History
great planetarium, IMAX , dinosaurs
Dekalb Farmers Market
best lunch buffet in town
Dekalb Farmers Market
It's the first place I take out-of-towners, go for lunch, just go for lunch, you won't belie...
Cakes and Ale Restaurant and Bar
my wife's perfect fancy dinner out!
Thumbs Up Diner
Biscuits!! ask for the chicken spinach sandwich, it's not on the menu anymore
cool neighborhood
Sun in My Belly
all meals , but breakfast is the key for me.
The Iberian Pig
well, we do love us some pig!!
Leon's Full Service
nationally rated gastro-pub
The Brick Store Pub
go-to beer with boys
Dancing Goats Coffee Bar
walk 3 min to this classic Decatur meeting place
Istanbul Cafe
No. 246
maybe too hip for hipness, great food
Farm Burger
the kids' choice for dinner out... try the mac and cheese with pork cheek. The green goddes...
Wahoo! A Decatur Grill
Mom's favorite, eat on the patio
Raging Burrito - Sycamore Street
a business lunch fav for me
Java Monkey
Hey Stephanie!! the biscuits are actually great!
Cafe Lily
my favorite dinner out, great date place
Mojo Pizza
hella good pie
Pastries a Go Go
better than flyin biscuit biscuits, just saying...
Revolution Donuts
DOUGHNUTS -- not just for breakfast anymore!!!
Oakhurst Park
dog walking, people watchin fun
Burnt Fork BBQ -- CLOSED
one of our two go-to BBQ places. they've actually got a vegan BBQ that i keep hearing abou...
Fabu Face Spa
kids' fav
Oakland Cemetery
download a walkin tour, no kidding
Decatur Cemetery
dog walkin' fun
Winnona Park
great playground
Dearborn Park Trail
dog- walking, hiking
Columbia Theological Seminary
walk around, tennis courts
Three Taverns Brewery
take the tour, get some growlers
Tickle My Tummy
go, eat, be happy
McKoy Park
playground, walkin around
Agnes Scott College
set of lots of cool movies!! awesome campus, walk around
La Calavera Bakery
just wow, reminds me of downtown San Antonio places on sundays
Twain's Billiards & Tap
yes!! another brewery! and you can play pool... darts... and that game where you slide puck...
The Corner Pub
yep... another pub, good food, fried fish!
Trackside Tavern
it's where the profession tavern people go
Piece of Cake
cupcakes and red velvet rule
Oakhurst Market
blow your mind takeout
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
ATL Hartsfield Jackson
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
U Joint
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
East Lake Bobby Jones course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Decatur MARTA station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Candler Road, I-20
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15
Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $35

Pet Fee is $15 per pet, per stay--
PET OWNERS - We are dog and cat people, too. We need your help in order to maintain our open policy to pets. Pets are not allowed on furniture/beds without drop cloths or sheets. We have a few at each listing. $15 per per , per stay fee does NOT apply to carpet/furniture/bedding cleaning!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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