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Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Standalone casita on our property with separate access from our main house

Spacious casita that sleeps 2-4 opens up to a beautiful pool and courtyard area (shared with homeowner.) This paradise retreat tucked away in the beautiful addition of Smoking Oak will make you forget you are in Norman until you discover it's proximity to campus (2 miles) Discounted weekly rates apply. Parking spot available. His and her bicycles available for guest use. The casita has one bedroom, one full bathroom, large living room area, kitchenette with microwave, 4 burner stove top, full size fridge, and Keurig coffee maker. Includes pots, pans, blender, and dining essentials. The living room has a Queen sofa Sleeper and is equipped with a large 62" HD TV with full COX cable service, Blu-ray player, and an X-Box original. Additional single air mattresses, Pack & Play, and highchair available upon request.

If it's an OU game day, we are most likely hosting a before/after gathering out back, come join us! If it's summertime, we will most likely be in the pool. Occasionally neighborhood friends/kids come to swim. This is our home but we are happy to share pool and patio areas with our guests.

Can assist with what to do, where to eat, where to drink, and how to get around.

Please ask before inviting additional guests into our backyard. Our home is on the property. Special events may be considered.

More Details

Shannon Carrion
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Shannon Carrion

We are a family of 3 who love to travel and meet new people who travel to Norman as well. Shannon works in the oil & gas business and Katie works in hospice. The casita is our fun little side business. We are both OU grads and love living in Norman. We want our guests to love our town as much as we do, so please ask us for tips on the town.

Shannon Carrion purchased this guest house in 2014


Norman Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Pets considered, please ask homeowner. Pool and patio area are our home. We are happy to share the area with our guests but please ask before inviting additional guests.


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(26 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews
Tulsa Oklahoma

The private guest house was great

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Norman. This home is close enough to bike to campus, and it's proximity allowed us to easily tour the campus with frequent stops to enter familiar buildings such as the magnificent library and administration building. When it came time for a meal, we enjoyed looking theough the menus of favorite locations provided by the homeowners. Our favorite time, however was sitting in the beautiful backyard oasis at the end of the day. This home is a wonderful alternative when planning a stay in Norman.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We love hearing when our guests enjoy our property as much as we do. We look forward to having you and Susan back!
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Homeowners were very accommodating. House was clean and close to everything. Great neighborhood. We enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable place in good location

  • 5 of 5

The casita was fairly private and well stocked for a short stay. Our hosts were lovely and I wouldn’t have hesitated to ask if there was something we needed (there wasn’t)! Perfect size for two and only a few minutes drive to campus.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mansfield, Texas

A gem in Norman

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the guest house for two nights while visiting my son at OU and attending a football game. The owners have put a lot of thought and hard work into this adorable little place. Even though the cottage is small, it has everything you could need in it. The big screen TV was great for watching football and the kitchen was well stocked. We loved the college-town feel of the neighborhood and took lots of walks to enjoy the fall foliage. We enjoyed meeting and talking with the very gracious owners and their friends. Everything about our stay at this cottage made our weekend visit with our son very special. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Littleton, CO

Clean and comfortable, very quiet and hosts were extremely gracious.

  • 5 of 5

Top of the line place to stay in Norman. Hotels were either completely booked or 200 a night for football weekend at OU. This cottage was easy to get to, close to campus, and the hosts were extremely friendly and hospitable. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Omaha, NE

Delightful, Quiet, and Relaxing Stay, Will Return Again

  • 5 of 5

Stayed the weekend for an OU Sooners game. The accommodations were just what we had wanted: 1) Not a hotel, something friendlier and more secluded to meet our desire to relax. 2) Ease to get to campus for the football game. 3) Reminds us of home. The kitchenette was perfect. Keurig coffee maker a definite plus and the hospitality of the owners was above and beyond. They invited us to join them for pre-game tailgating and after-game relaxing by the pool. We're not all about the go-go-go, we prefer to take our vacations and weekends slow. If one of us wants to take a nap or read a book, then that's what we do. These accommodations were perfect for that kind of philosophy of travel. Location is perfect for those going to campus. Parking was convenient and off-street. Owners were responsive and answered questions unrelated to the accommodations about places to eat and shop with great offerings. They really care about people, and it shows in a warmth that's genuine. Can't wait to return and make this a yearly event. Thanks for a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Norman icon! Best patio in Norman, famous for the Original Swirl.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $30
Pet Fee $50

The Service Fee is paid directly to VRBO and not to the property owner. For information on the Service Fee, please go to the link below.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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