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Nick Arredondo

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish

Beautiful Historic Landmark Downtown Estate

17 Reviews
People16
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 8 bedroom holiday estate in Walla Walla - The Landmark Lilac Cottage

8 Bedroom 4.5 bath Sleeps 16 on historic Palouse St.

Walla Walla's premier destination for the discerning traveler. This 1910 Tudor revival built by famous architect, Kirtland K. Cutter makes the perfect pied a terre for your Walla Walla Valley vacation. Much original remains in this masterpiece of a home. It has recently been lovingly restored to a very high level. Originally Wilbur Toner received this country cottage as a wedding gift from his neighbor and father-in-law, Gilbert Hunt. In the past century some of Walla Walla's most storied families have called this estate home. Stucco and false half-timber framing, German Beechwood floors, crystal chandeliers. Modern comforts include - kitchen with gourmet appliances, marble counter tops & butler pantry - surround sound in family/media room and patio. 2nd story - Jack and Jill bedrooms and bath - master suite w/walk-in closet, seating area, marble slab/tile in bath, heated bath floors and custom shower. 3rd story includes game/sitting room, 3 bd/1ba. Privately walled backyard with pool and spa, centurion trees, garden space, and cafe-style covered patio on nearly an acre in the middle of town. Well appointed with luxury linens and all the amenities to make this your home away from home. A short walk to main street, downtown wineries, restaurants, Whitman College, Pioneer Park and YMCA.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
Nick Arredondo (Property Manager)
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the manager

The Chicks of '66 had a wonderful weekend at your beautiful house. It

couldn't have been more perfect for our needs. The location was ideal for

walking and the nooks were great for small groups visiting. Everyone loved

the house and our beautiful community. A couple even went house hunting.

Thanks for making this wonderful home available for rental.
Jun 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

Beautiful Historic Landmark Downtown Estate
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Renton, WA
5

Beautiful home that exceeded our expectations!!! Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 7 couples and 1 single adult, all 55+. The home is immaculate and beautifully maintained. Although we were a large group, we never felt crowded. There is ample room indoors and out. In fact several rooms (such as the formal dining room, den, etc.) were never used. We prepared 4 dinners during our stay and found the kitchen well-equipped and easy to work in. It would be wonderful to have an extra refrigerator in the mudroom or garage. We made it work by using ice chests for beverages. We also made use of the patio BBQ. The pool and hot tub were greatly appreciated as well.

The home is beautifully decorated with high quality bedding, comfy beds, and plenty of towels, with additional pool towels.

The mature landscaping and large lot make the backyard feel very private. Our only complaint is the neighbors dog (driveway side) that started barking every morning at 6:30. What a nuisance! Also, the bathroom situation was difficult at times since there was no easy access to the 2nd floor bathrooms (master & Jack & Jill bathrooms) for 3rd floor occupants if the 3rd floor bathroom was in use. This would most likely be less of a problem if multi-generational families rented the home as opposed to a large group of adults. The addition of an outdoor shower would be great!

Although we had 8 vehicles, parking was never an issue. Occasionally we had to shuffle them around a bit, but the ample parking was great! The proximity to downtown was perfect for a morning stroll to Starbucks. Property manager, Marysia, was very welcoming and did a wonderful job introducing us to the home and was always quick to respond when we had questions. All in all we had a spectacular time and hope to rent the home again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Spectacular!!! Everything we were hoping for & more!!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was amazing! It's beautifully decorated & maintained with comfortable beds, quality linens, ample plush towels, (for both the pool & for bathing) etc. Having a washer & dryer available was handy. There were 15 adults sharing the home & we never felt the least bit crowded. In fact there were several rooms that were never used. The outdoor patio/pool area & large family room was where we spent the majority of time. Even though the home is in a traditional neighborhood, the over-sized lot & mature landscaping create a very private backyard with plenty of room for outdoor games, etc. We cooked/BBQ'd several of the nights & found the kitchen to be well-equipped. We could have used another refrigerator, but got by with ice chests for beverages. A second refrigerator, maybe in the mudroom or garage would be ideal. We were concerned we may have a parking issue as we had 8 cars, but there was ample space. It was occasionally necessary to shuffle cars around a bit, but it was never an issue.

With 7.5 couples the 4.5 bathrooms was somewhat of a problem at times, but we managed. We're planning to return, but will most likely have just 6 couples. An outdoor shower would be a wonderful addition!

Easy access to downtown (less than a 10 min walk) was ideal. We made several trips, as well as walking & jogging around the neighborhood.

We greatly appreciated property manager, Marysia's friendly welcome & quick response when we had questions.

The dog next door (driveway side) that started barking every morning at 6:30 was very annoying. Perhaps the neighbor could be contacted.

All in all, we had a wonderful stay. The home truly lives up to its description! Thank you Nick for sharing your beautiful property with us!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house and property was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time - a group of 10 of us enjoyed wine tasting and staying at this home was perfect. Thanks, Candy

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful old home with so many wonderful and unique rooms. The updates are current and the pool and hot tub are fantastic amenities. Our friends had stayed here previously and we all came back together this time. We'll do it again! Thank you Nick!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Issaquah, WA
5

Love this house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house for a second time over Presidents weekend with a large group and enjoyed it thoroughly again. The room and bathroom setup for our group of 14 was ideal, plenty of space for everyone. We also really enjoyed the kitchen and family room space, we cooked a few times (breakfast and dinner) during our stay and it's nice to have room in the kitchen for people to hang out and keep the cooks company. The main family room area is a great size for playing games. We were pleasantly surprised at the proximity to the Fat Duck Inn where we went for one of the BYOB dinners on Friday night, it's a 3 min walk around the block from the house, I'd highly recommend doing it. You can also easily walk downtown or to other dinner spots like Saffron if it's not raining. The house itself is well stocked with anything you'd need and is such a lovely rental. The property manager and owner are both wonderful to work with, highly recommend this house!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic 30th birthday celebration

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful residence for hosting a large group. Patio, pool and backyard were beautifully maintained and decorated. Kitchen was large enough for cooking meals. Each bedroom was unique and well organized within the home to give each couple privacy. Location was central for travel around the valley to wine taste, yet far enough away from campus to enjoy the peacefulness of the landscape. Providing local coffee and wine were additional, appreciated surprises.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Walla Walla

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in the Walla Walla, Southeast Washington

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
2016
12 Apr 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£3,299
for 3 nights
From
£1,023
From
£1,194
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£6,046
£15,631
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£3,299
for 3 nights
From
£1,023
From
£1,194
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£6,046
£15,631
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £193 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £386
Property Damage Protection £76
Cleaning £139 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.9%

Cancellations may incur a fee depending upon the timing of cancellation.
Damage Protection: An $89 fee for up to $5000 protection from damages along with a $500 deposit that may be fully refunded if no losses or damages occur.
We also recommend you purchase travel insurance.
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Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Walla Walla, USA

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 7200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 8 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Catering arrangements available. Events require prior approval.

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