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*Location Location Location!* Historic Cottage 1.4mi from center of DT Book Now!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Centrally Located to Everything Downtown 1.4 Miles from Center of Downtown

Permitted with Metro Codes. See Photo.

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths

Queen Beds in Bedroom, (Queen) Futon in Living Room

Large Garden Tub with Whirpool

Tankless Hot Water Heater

New Kitchen and Baths

Screen Porch, Privacy Fence

***This property is close to Broadway, Convention Center, Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Tootsie's, Gulch, 12 South, Farmer's Market, Broadway Brew house, Nashville Predators, Tennessee Titans, Ryman Auditorium, Interstates, Tennessee Capital, Farmer's Market

Stephen L. Smith
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Stephen L. Smith

We purchased this house in 2008 and have completely renovated it. I am a Real Estate Appraiser and have lived in Nashville my entire life. My wife is a retired nurse and has lived here since 1966. Before becoming an Appraiser, I was a Building Contractor who specialized in restoring Historic Properties. We love to spend time with our Grandchildren, Trout Fishing, Canoeing, and Traveling.

Stephen L. Smith purchased this house in 2008

Why Stephen L. Smith chose Buena Vista

We purchased this home because of its Downtown location---close to everything. The Ryman, Broadway, Tootsie's, Bridgestone Arena, Nissan Stadium, First Tennessee Ball Park, Farmer's Market, and Germantown with many restaurants and bars are all within a short distance. Kroger grocery/pharmacy is only a couple of blocks away.

What makes this house unique

We love our Historic Shotgun Style Home. It was built between 1870-1897, according to the archives at the library. We are still researching to see if we can determine the exact year. Wait till you see the Brick Wall in the Living Room and the 10' ceilings. This house looks small from the outside but lives very large!


Buena Vista House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Parties or Events. Quiet hours are from 10 PM - 8 AM
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kettle ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , You will love the Whirlpool Tub !!!
  • Main Bathroom has a very large vanity Granite Top. Plenty of room to move around.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen Beds in Each Bedroom Full Bed (Futon) in Living Room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Completely furnished kitchen. Shampoo, conditioner, hand soap, make-up remover pads, hair dryer, iron and ironing board are also provided.


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*Location Location Location!* Historic Cottage 1.4mi from center of DT Book Now!
average rating of 4.633333 based on 30 reviews

Close to downtown & perfect size for a group of 4!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, convenient to downtown without being in the hustle & bustle.

Perfect size for 2 couples, easy clean up.

Nice enclosed porch to hangout on at night.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brian,. We are so glad you enjoyed our home. Please come back soon!
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  • 4 of 5

House was cute and comfortable and we enjoyed our stay. Only thing we were uneasy about was the over all cleanliness and the back yard we weren’t able to enjoy as there were not outside lights we could find and walking out the door was bombarded with comb webs and spiders.

The owner was friendly when we needed to contact him and appreciate that! Home is in a perfect location!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and charming home with southern character. Perfect for a weekend getaway!

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean, quiet and beautiful! I was satisfied with the overall stay. About 1.5 miles from the heart of Broadway St (all the Honky Tonk fun and museums) which cost me $5-$7 one way for an Uber. It’s on the rougher side of town which was the only negative comment I have but I felt safe while inside the home and the immediate houses surrounding the home were also updated and newer. I would definitely stay here again for how updated, beautiful, and quiet the home is!!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute cottage, noisy location

  • 3 of 5

The cottage was updated nicely and was nicely appointed. There are several pieces of information that renters should know before booking. First, the location is very close to a major highway with a lot of truck traffic therefore it is noisy. Second, although the cottage is close to downtown it is not walkable nor is it advisable. This area of the city is undergoing renovation but it is a long way from being revitalized or “historic”.

The inside of the cottage was nicely appointed and comfortable. It was clean and updated.

Stephen, the owner, was very responsive and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and owners

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and the house was perfect! Very clean and the owners were incredibly helpful and responsive!!! The location is convenient and the house seemed very safe, however the area is in the process of being developed so we (all women) didn’t feel comfortable walking anywhere so thankfully Uber made getting around super easy!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cottage was so charming and comfortable. It was obvious a lot of though went into having everything you could need. Hosts were super easy to work with. Thanks Stephen and Charlene!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda, Thank you for your kind words. We try very hard to accommodate our guests. Please come back soon! Best, Stephen & Charlene
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Car: not necessary

This property is within walking distance of Restaurants and Coffee Shops in Germantown. It is also within walking distance to the Farmer's Market which also has many places to eat. Broadway is a $7 Uber ride away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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