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3 Blocks from Historic Downtown Square

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,080 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Completely Remodeled, Full Kitchen - Laundry On-Site.

Perfect location for a long weekend this Fall or a long-term home for whatever your needs may be! 2 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 4 max, completely remodeled, all new appliances, large walk-in shower in the bathroom. Wi-fi equipped, flat screen TV, cable provided with over 200 channels. Bedroom #1 has queen bed and large closet. Bedroom #2 has daybed which serves as a twin bed or opens to a queen size bed. Also has a large closet with storage unit and a desk. Living room sofa/chaise lounge could be optional sleeping arrangement for a child. Also in the living room is a reading area and a game/eating/work table. This home is light, airy and uncluttered! Open the back door to a deck where you can sit outside and enjoy the cool Texas evenings.

More Details

Jon Whittemore
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Jon Whittemore

My name is Jon Whittemore. My wife and I grew up in Forney, TX, just 30 east of Dallas. I'm a retired school superintendent and my wife, Marion, is a retired teacher and school librarian. We have two sons, Joseph, age 26, and Ben, age 16. Our family is active in Wellspring United Methodist Church here in Georgetown. Ben attends Georgetown High School, where he plays soccer and runs cross country and Joseph works at Dept of Public Safety in Austin. Three years ago, our family retired to Georgetown because of its beautiful geography, its friendly and helpful people, and its excellent schools. It's the best move we ever made.

Jon Whittemore purchased this house in 2016

Why Jon Whittemore chose Georgetown

We chose this property as a rental vacation home not only because of all that Georgetown has to offer with its beautiful outdoors and being the home of Southwestern University, but also for of its proximity to Austin and Round Rock. Whether you're visiting the area for a family reunion, a sporting event at UT, or one of the area's many festivals, you cannot beat staying in our rental home in Georgetown.

What makes this house unique

Our rental home is just a short 3 block walk from the historic Georgetown square, the amazing public library, Palace Theater, Southwestern Univ., many shops and restaurants, Blue Hole lagoon, and 9 miles of trails through San Gabriel Park. And it's only minutes away from I-35. You won't find a vacation rental home in Georgetown more centrally located to everything you need. Why spend 3x the money to stay in Austin, when you can spend a fraction of the cost and spend time with us in Georgetown?


Georgetown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1080 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is totally remodeled with large walk-in tiled shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Daybed is a twin, pulls out to 2 twin beds. Nice closet.
  • Bedroom #1 has a queen bed, 2 bedside tables with lamps and storage drawers at the foot of the bed. Closet is a good size with plenty of hanging, shelf and foot space. Bedroom #2 has a daybed which sleeps a twin bed, and pulls out as 2 twin beds. Closet is a nice size with a storage unit. This bedroom also has a writing desk, chair, and a floor lamp.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews

A great house in a quiet location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I very much enjoyed our 3 month stay in this bright and cheery house. The bathroom is a good size with a great shower. The queen mattress is VERY comfortable, the closets are roomy. The kitchen is spacious with lots of counter area, and well equipped for basic cooking. The floors are new tile throughout the house. The deck outside is perfect for catching the winter sun. Parking is off street. It’s in a quiet neighborhood, but walking distance to everywhere you’d want to go downtown. I don’t think you could go wrong booking this house for either a long or short stay. We were very satisfied and wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. Early on we had one problem with the microwave, but the owners were there immediately to get it fixed and were always available should anything need their attention. All in all, it was a good stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anne and Gary, It was such a pleasure having you both in our vacation rental home these past several months. We're very glad you all felt comfortable and enjoyed your stay. Thank you for taking care of the home as though it were your own. Please come see us again if you're ever in this part of Texas! God bless you, Jon and Marion
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Great location, cosy, comfortable house.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks over Christmas whilst visiting family. The house is super cute, clean and very comfortable. Jon and Marion were great hosts, explaining how everything worked and answering my one query within minutes. Will definitely be in touch next time we visit Georgetown.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gill - Thank you so much for staying with us the past 2 weeks. We're so happy our home was the perfect place for you while in Texas and we look forward to seeing you again one day. God bless and Happy New Year, Jon and Marion
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Great location and great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect Ladies Getaway Spot! Walking distance to food and fun and shopping. Your hosts have thought of everything and life is good for the weekend :)

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Laura - Thank you again for allowing us to be a part of your girls' weekend in Georgetown. We do hope you return and will remember us next time. God bless and Happy New Year, Jon and Marion
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Great central location and owners.

  • 5 of 5

Jon and Marion did a great job communicating our stay, met us in person to explain home amenities, and gave recommendations around Georgetown.

We were in town for a short family visit and the central location of their home was perfect for the four of us. Only a couple of blocks to central downtown shops, restaurants, and walking trail along river.

Safe and quiet neighborhood across street from county annex building.

My sister, who lives in Georgetown, stopped by to see the home and she will also recommend it to her out of town friends.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tim and Patsy, It was such fun meeting you, both your mothers, and Tim's sister. Thanks for staying with us and we hope you'll remember us when you return to Georgetown. Thanks again and God Bless, Jon and Marion
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amazing and cozy !!

  • 5 of 5

Me and my fiancé had an amazing time !

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Louis and Gladys, We were so happy you all had a great weekend here in Georgetown. Thanks again for staying with us and please come back anytime! God Bless, Jon and Marion
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Cute little house in Georgetown

  • 5 of 5

We had a great Thanksgiving in this house with our family of four. It was clean and comfortable. We would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for allowing us to be part of your Thanksgiving holidays with your family in Georgetown. We're so happy the house was able to meet your need and please call on us again in the future. May God bless you in the new year. Jon and Marion
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Car: necessary

Newly list property Labor Day Weekend 2016! Located only 26 miles north of Austin, Georgetown is one of the most beautiful cities in TX. Our rental home sits only 3 blocks from the scenic downtown square, where you can tour the historic courthouse, shop in the friendly shops, or eat at one of several restaurants. If you’re in the mood for a glass of wine and live music, you’ll want to stroll to the Georgetown Winery. Also located on the square is an office of the Chamber where you can gather local information or even….. check out a bicycle! And there’s no better way to see the beautiful historic homes of Georgetown than to spend an afternoon peddling the tree-shaded streets.

Here are just a few more activities to enjoy while you’re in Georgetown:

*Enjoy a live theater production at the downtown Palace Theater

*Check out books from the Georgetown Public library – just 3 blocks from the rental home

*Shop and eat at Outdoor Fridays, the 1st Friday of every month on the square

*Catch some sports action at Southwestern University, located just blocks from the square. Or spend some time with your son or daughter who’s spending thousands of your tuition dollars.

*Picnic and wade at the Blue Hole, a lagoon 3 blocks from the rental home, bordered by limestone bluffs of the San Gabriel River.

*Play golf at one of the several local golf courses

*Watch first run movies at City Lights Theatres

*Shop at Wolf Ranch open air community center where there are over 80 retail stores and restaurants

*Run, Walk or Bike at the 180 outstanding acres of the San Gabriel Park, with 9 miles of trails along the San Gabriel River

*Take in some beautiful red poppy blooms and wildflowers during spring and summer.

*Explore Inner Space Cavern, one of the best preserved caves in TX only a few miles south in Round Rock

*On your way to Austin, shop at Round Rock Premium Outlets, with 125 shops just south of Georgetown off I-35 - you're only 10 miles away.

*University of TX and the LBJ Library are 30 minutes south, depending on traffic.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Damage Deposit $150

100% refund if canceled 30 days before arrival.
50% refund if canceled more than 14 days before arrival.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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