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Your Athens Home For Football Games, Graduations, Parents Weekends, And Holidays

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 5

This house is our dream home! However we spend half the year in abroad and open it up to respectful renters for the time we are away. We are walking distance to the bars and restaurants of the hip Normaltown area and short walk or a quick bus ride or Uber to downtown. Our home has 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, a modern kitchen, dining room and living room. Living room has a fold out couch for accommodating a 5th guest. Our backyard is large, beautiful and completely fenced in for keeping your dog from escaping. We have all your basic amenities including a grill for outdoor BBQs.

Available for longterm rentals of 1 to 6 months for the fall and winter.

More Details

Owner
Fife Bentley
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 14, 2017

About Fife Bentley

I have lived in Athens since 2003 and love the community and easy access to some many great activities. I spent 5 years in central america, first with the peace corps then working for NGOs. I currently spend half the year abroad during which time I rent my home out.

Fife Bentley purchased this house in 2015

Why Fife Bentley chose Metro Atlanta, Central & Southern

I bought this house because its location, classic style, big back yard and modern kitchen. This is my dream home and I take very good care of it. You'll love the ability to stroll over to one our neighborhood bars or restaurants in the afternoon or evening.

What makes this house unique

Big back yard that is great for dogs. Doggie door that can accommodate all but the biggest dogs. House is fully equipped for cooking.

Amenities

Athens House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Your Athens Home For Football Games, Graduations, Parents Weekends, And Holidays
average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews
4

House is a great place to stay in Athens...

  • 4 of 5

Home is clean, comfortable and located in a nice area. Two small issues need to be addessed by owner. The beds need to be upgraded and the wifi service is rubbish.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the comments and letting me know about the wifi acting up. I will have it looked at this week. The router is about 6 months old and the internet should be be around 60 MBS. Cheers!
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5

Great place, near everything

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for a weekend stay in Athens. Super convieniant to everything, uber rides were around $6 for just about anywhere we wanted to go. Highly recommend. The only issue I had was the bluetooth door that didn't work for us but there was a spare key near by.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice, lots of amenities, close to everything

  • 5 of 5

Our dogs loved the big backyard. We even had a neighbor stop by to tell us he loved how the yard looked.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, lots of room, big yard and great location

  • 5 of 5

Best location in Athens and a great house. We normally travel with our two dogs, and we were able to walk them everyday in this laid back neighborhood. Spent time walking and dining in downtown with our friends. Make sure to walk to The Grit for breakfast, Ike and Janes for doughnuts and Hindershots for coffee.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words!. I also recommend, if you have the time, to take the dogs out to Burton park, about 8 minutes from the house. There is a creek and lots of green space for the dogs to run around. Also, afternoon beers at Normal Bar, BBQ sandwiches at White Tiger and catching a band on Sunday evenings at HiLo are all part of my favorite things to do within walking distance. Cheers!
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

I rented Fife's home in Athens this past week. His home presented well and is well maintained and located in a great location near the UGA campus. Fife was extremely prompt with any inquiries that I had and communicates well. When I do return back to Athens I will definitely want to stay in his home again.

The house offers two bedrooms and 1 bath with an updated kitchen. There is also a washer and dryer on the back porch area. It's a great place!

Keith Rost

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very glad you enjoyed your stay in our home. We love knowing that guests enjoy our home as much as we do. By the fall we hope to have the some picnic tables set-up in the backyard as well as small office,work space behind the living room. Cheers Fife
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3

Good property in a pinch

  • 3 of 5

I needed a place to stay that would take my little dog, and ALL the hotels were full for the weekend! I found this house, and it was nice. The only thing was it didn't really have very comfortable furniture, so if you had guests over, or even if you wanted to sit and enjoy the place, you couldn't. Nor could I ever get the TV to work? But it served its purpose -- the beds were comfortable, and it was clean. The owner was very available, as I had some problems with getting in using the keyless system. He was always available by email to respond.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello! It was a pleasure to host you and your pup! I hope found the pictures online to accurately represent our home. If you were to stay again, please don't hesitate to reach out if you have a problem with the TV or other. Sorry to hear that you found our furniture uncomfortable. We may have different tastes in furniture. I especially like the yellow chair (throne as I call it) for reading in. I hope you had a great meeting. Warmest regards, Fife
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Rates & Availability

Athens House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
App State
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$800
Flat fee
 
 
Samford
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$800
Flat fee
 
 
Miss State
Sep 22 2017 - Sep 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$850
Flat fee
 
 
Mizzou
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$900
Flat fee
 
 
Gamecocks
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$900
Flat fee
 
 
Kentucky
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
$850
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$99
From
$135
Fri,Sat
$900
$2,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $30
Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $20

Once you have been confirmed I will send you a house manual.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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