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The Perfect Guest Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Perfect for 1-2 person get-a-way. (NOTE: NO VISITORS OR ADDITIONAL GUESTS WITHOUT OWNER APPROVAL VIA EMAIL OR TEXT). Beautiful 400 sq ft upscaled guest cottage, at owner's residence, in exclusive quiet neighborhood near shopping, movie theaters, restaurants, easy drive to anyplace in the Lafayette area. Cottage is open plan with queen bed, sectional sofa, chairs, dining area for two, bath with shower (sorry, no tub). Covered private patio with French doors for view. Lawn is beautifully landscaped. No pets, please. Kitchen is small but very adequate for minor cooking. Apartment stove, microwave, full size fridge, garbage disposal, coffee maker, but no dishwasher. 32' Sony TV, free fiber-optic cable, WiFi, A/C, radio, private off-street parking next to cottage. Daily towel service and assistance from owners in residence. Guest Cottage is separate from main home and very comfortable for your stay in Lafayette for our many festivals or as a more personal option instead of hotel bookings. Personal laundry service available by arrangement with owner.

Christian & Edwin Chapman
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 September, 2017

About Christian & Edwin Chapman

Retired couple, loves to travel, entertain, and meet new friends. Active and enjoying life.

Christian & Edwin Chapman purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Christian & Edwin Chapman chose Louisiana

Property is secure, private, and very comfortable. Very nice patio to enjoy reading or just dozing in the sun. Quiet dead-end street with great neighbors. Nice neighborhood for walking, jogging, or attending Anytime Fitness gym nearby for members. Special arrangements may be made with owner for temporary use of Gym.

What makes this cottage unique

Modern and clean decor. Renovated in late 2014 for your comfort. Reasonable and helpful Hosts to make your stay a special experience. Close to all needs.


Car: necessary


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lafayette in Lafayette Parish

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with large shower, no tub but new and clean.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen Bed with very comfortable mattress, cabinets, and pull-out night stands on each side of bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • tennis
Anytime Fitness Gym ½ mile away for Members


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The Perfect Guest Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
Georgetown, Indiana

Perfect guest cottage

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, comfortable, upscale cottage with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Beautiful and private back yard to enjoy morning coffee. The owners were there if you needed them but not intrusive in any way. The neighborhood was lovely for morning walks. Would definitely stay here again. Perfect for 2 people.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lafayette Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This place is GREAT! It is a very cozy little garden cottage, extremely well decorated and located in a quiet neighborhood. This is the nicest accommodations we've found through VRBO. It is very well appointed with high quality EVERYTHING, from the appliances to the towels. The kitchen was stocked with many of the basics (spices, water, soda) and had the basics if we'd decide to cook. Everything was impeccably clean.

We very much enjoyed the Lafayette area as it was our first time there. We toured the Tabasco plant and enjoyed the cuisine but especially the Cajun Food Tour and have recommended that to several people.

We recommend this cottage to couples and not really families with young children. It is smaller than many of the condos we've rented through VRBO.

The best part are Christen and Edwin. They made us feel very much at home and like friends and certainly NOT customers. They are quick with suggestions of places to go when we asked, and very attentive to anything we might need. They provided REAL southern hospitality, at least in the eyes of these Yankees.

We have already recommended this to friends we know travel to Louisiana. If we travel back that way (and we hope to), this will certainly be our first choice.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Hideaway!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property. On a quiet, beautiful street. Extremely clean and comfortable. Christian was a very gracious host. We would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Piedmont, NC

A Favorite

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely excellent accommodation during our week in Lafayette. Very comfortable and beautifully appointed. The location is in a lovely neighborhood and was ideal for us. The hosts are friendly and very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I was in love with it from the moment I walked in the door ♡

  • 5 of 5

I was in need of a getaway after the recent death of my mother. I am from Branson and had never been to Louisiana. I booked my stay very last minute and was very pleased with Ed & Christian and the hospitality they provided. I will definitely stay here again if ever in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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OMG Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

Hands down the best airbnb or vrbo experience we've ever had!!! SO private! Awesome location and the owners make it feel like we're with family!! This is a first stop for us in lafayette from here out!! Thanks again gents! And we WILL hurry back!! Xo

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This sweet couple was a joy to visit with. Full of laughter and hugs with a generous share of happiness to enjoy. Exceptionally clean and left the cottage in immaculate condition. Would enjoy having them back anytime.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lafayette, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £18.52
Damage Insurance £58.52
Damage Deposit £111.12

Stains, breakage, or damage to cookware and stove will be considered property damage as well as any damage other than reasonable wear and tear.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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