This beautiful home boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, with a wrap around porch is only 5 min to downtown, 7 minutes to Baylor and the Magnolia market and has plenty of parking on the property. This home can accommodate up to three families or about 12 guests comfortably. We are kid friendly so cribs can be provided upon request. The fenced yard has ample play space or room for entertaining large groups of people, big or small. Perfect for wedding parties too. Each reservation requires a 2 night minimum stay or one night stays are available but please contact the owner to set up the reservation. Check for availability as dates go quickly.
- House3000 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Min Stay1 - 3 nights
5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
- Calendar last updated:
- Sep 24, 2018
About Charmaine Hooper
I am an ex pro soccer player who represented Canada on the national team for all of 2 decades. After soccer, I found myself being drawn toward real estate and hospitality. Very strange, since I studied neither during my 5 years at North Carolina State University. I work a lot with kids. That might explain why the home is kid friendly. In whatever spare time I have, I volunteer at Meals on Wheels in Waco.
Charmaine Hooper purchased this House in 2011
Why Charmaine Hooper chose Waco
We were so attracted to this property simply because of its beauty, character and great bones. It has undergone an incredible transformation, thanks to the HGTV stars of Fixer Upper. I had no intentions of being on a TV show and definitely neither did my husband. This house had been transformed from "crappy to happy" in a matter of a very short period of time and the fact that the home is located only 7 min. from Baylor University and only 5 minutes to the Silos and downtown makes it a great place to stay for any events around town.
What makes this House unique
Upon entering the home, one gets a sense of a comfortable home away from home with the open kitchen and dining area, perfect gathering place for everyone while the chef creates. The 5 bedrooms make it possible for large groups to stay together in the same place at a fraction of the cost of hotel rooms. The wrap around porch is a perfect place to sit and enjoy the day in the early morning or late afternoon. Also, the open grassy area makes it possible to play ball or have a party. Check in is 3pm and check out is 11am the latest. Please check with the owner first to see if early check in or late check out is available for your specified dates.
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Check-in: 2:30 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Wonderful Girls Trip!!
We had a wonderful time. Beautiful home.
Charmaine is the sweetest person I have ever rented from.
She went above and beyond with every detail.
This was a girls trip for 5 of us.
It was 4 of the girls birthday's within a month. We ordered a cake and had decorations
sent to the house. Charmaine had the cake picked up and she decorated the table for us and had the cake set up as a surprise from me for the birthday girls.
Within a mile or 2 of everything! We went to Magnolia Markent, Magnolia Ware House, Magnolia Table, antique shops, the suspension bridge, the Dr. Pepper Museum, many nice restaurants, and a day trip to San Antonio. We had a packed 3 days!!
Again, I can not say enough about the Gorman House and especially Charmaine!!!
A wonderful house for a family gathering!
As huge fans of Fixer Upper, I was very excited to find this house available. Charmaine Hooper is a wonderful host, and very helpful. We had a surprise 70th birthday family gathering and things worked perfectly. We also took the 2 1/2 hour Waco Tour with our guide David and driver Tim. It was fantastic! Charmaine was very attentive to our questions and comments. The house was so much fun! Thank you for a great time!
My friends and I had a wonderful time at the Gorman house! Everyone had their own room and bathroom.
The house is beautiful! We got to meet Charmaine and she was great! She was quick to respond to any questions that we had. I would definitely recommend!
Fun Girls' Trip!
We loved the house and all the extra touches that made our stay feel like home. We had room to gather, play games, and talk! It was easy to get around to all the places we wanted to go. Thankful to Charmaine for making helpful information so available by texting us to see how it was going! I am coming back in October and can't wait.
Perfect House for a Very Special Weekend
This beautiful home was the perfect spot for our annual girl's weekend, celebrating our friendship of forty years! We took full advantage of the amazing kitchen, talked for hours in the spacious living area and enjoyed our morning coffee on the picturesque porch. The only time we left all weekend was to go out for dinner on Saturday night! A wonderful time was had by all!
We were extremely happy with the accommodations
We were not at the house much...touring! The only complaint was the upstairs bathroom shower curtain was awkward...seemed to suck into the person taking a shower....maybe replace the plastic liner with cloth😀
Cameron Park Zoo is 10 min. away. Antioch Church is 3 blocks away at Waco Dr. and 20th street. There is a wonderful Mexican restaurant 3 min away at 25th and Waco Dr. The courthouse is 5 min away on the corner of Washington and 5th street and the County District Clerk's office is across 5th street. Also, the Waco convention is 2 min from the courthouse at 100 Washington Ave. Not to mention, Spice Village. In a nutshell, this is a collection of shops and restaurants, all with a little something to spice up your life.
Additional information about rental rates
One night stays are available but it's not included for a weekend stay. Stay at a rate of $475.00. Please contact the owner at 630-715-3760 to make the reservation. If guests are not checked out by the set checkout time, there will be an automatic $100 charged for every hour the guest stays past the checkout time, unless previously discussed with the owner. For 1 month stays or longer, there is a substantially discounted rate. Please check with the owner for more details.