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Tree-Lined Private Decatur Home, full kitchen, laundry, patio, hardwoods SAFE!

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Private 2BR, Huge, 1,100 sq feet, full kitchen, hardwoods, laundry, parking

Private, NOT shared, safe old neighborhood, , furnished, full kitchen, laundry, 1100 sq feet. On a Cul-de-sac set back in woods, on a gurgling stream (great birding!!) behind Agnes Scott College in Winnona Park. Offstreet park, laundry, fenced yard, patio, garage. Pets OK. You can't see it from the street!! Gotta cross a tiny bridge. But this is a walk-around-at-night and come-home-in-the-dark kind of neighborhood!! Full of kids and families. It's right in-between downtown Decatur and downtown Oakhurst, both being a three minute drive away. Or a 10 minute bike ride.... You have private access to this huge fully furnished apartment; unlimited WIFI (avg 25mbps down) , Premium Cable TV (cable, HD, Showtime, HBO) Chromecast for streaming Netflix... Amazon... DVD player (with movies), stereo, printer, 2 bedrooms with sheets and towels, full-on kitchen, bath, living room, fenced yard, patio ... Laundry room is in garage, underneath. towels, soaps, coffee, snacks, hairdryer, laundry soap.

King and 2 bunk bed twins in 1 bedroom--- two full-size beds in 2nd bedroom, sofa is a sleeper with a pillowtopper mattress (very comfy) - i can bring up a twin mattress and/or futon for the 10th or 11th person, with some notice

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Scott H. Thompson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2016
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About Scott H. Thompson

Decatur Native attorney married to Atlanta native attorney, 3 kids, urban gardener with about 750,000 bees (not on this property!) and exactly 26 laying hens (not here either). Youth coach, Rotarian, Mountain Biker, Birder, Geek.

I couldn't have imagined what an incredible business experience this has been for a young lady. Letting her convert a few of our apartments into short-term rentals has given her first-hand business experiences that babysitting just doesn't cover!!

Scott H. Thompson purchased this house in 1995

Why Scott H. Thompson chose Georgia

When i retire, i'm going to build a Frank-Lloyd-Wright ish house on this creek, it's an amazing piece of property

What makes this house unique

Decatur! Don't get me started.....

It's a $5 uber ride to the train station

Great dog walking. Great patio for hanging out.

It's a side-by-side duplex but you only share ONE wall, and it's a hallway. You share no space at all, separate entrance, everything

Late check-ins are never a problem since we'll assign you a door code, and you don't need to meet for your 'key". Early check-in and late checkout depend on both your requests and the preceding/ following guests', then me negotiating something reasonable. If the night before you is not booked (and we won't know until that afternoon!) we'd normally be happy for you to check-in at 8am.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(37 traveller reviews)

Tree-Lined Private Decatur Home, full kitchen, laundry, patio, hardwoods SAFE!
average rating of 4.7297297 based on 37 reviews

Great value

  • 5 of 5

This property is in a quiet location, which is very important to me. It's also very affordable. The unit itself is in good condition, but some of the furniture is not. Nevertheless, for the price, we had no complaints. We also like that we could have our dog there.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I made a last minute trip to Atlanta for a dance audition. Scott and Margot gave us a last minute reservation and the house was perfect for our needs. It was very quiet and the beds were extremely comfortable. House was well stocked and maintained! Loved Margot's notes throughout the home! We would definitely stay here again and recommend highly to our friends and family!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quite and private location in Decatur

  • 5 of 5

Spacious 2 bedrooms with lots of privacy and

great location. Close to restaurants and shopping. Comfortable, safe ,convenient

and well stocked. Scott was friendly and great to work with. Have booked with Scott for next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome location for any trip to Atlanta

  • 5 of 5

This place was just what we were looking for when we planed our trip to Atlanta. The location was great, the town of Decatur was an awesome town to hang out in and walk around. Its only 15 min from turner field or downtown. Very clean and an awesome place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Large, quiet and clean.

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay in Decatur. The house has a nice kitchen with all the basics for cooking, was house was very clean and spacious, and the bed was very comfortable. The house is at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac backing into the woods. We didn't hear a sound other than birds in the trees. Scott was very accommodating with our fluctuating arrival times, stayed briefly to show us some basics of the house, and responded quickly when we had questions. Decatur is a up and coming suburb and we had a great time checking out the restaurants and breweries. Overall the experience was better than we expected.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great pad for me and my groomsmen

  • 5 of 5

Scott was very responsive and personable throughout booking and the stay. This was a great for relaxing and as a launching point for me and my groomsmen during my wedding week. Fit us all great and was comfortable. Thanks for everything!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Fernbank Museum of Natural History
"great planetarium, IMAX , dinosaurs"
Your Dekalb Farmers Market Cafeteria
"best lunch buffet in town"
Dekalb Farmers Market
"It's the first place I take out-of-towners, go for lunch, just go for lunch, you won't belie..."
Cakes and Ale Restaurant and Bar
"my wife's perfect fancy dinner out!"
Thumbs Up Diner
"Biscuits!! ask for the chicken spinach sandwich, it's not on the menu anymore"
"cool neighborhood"
Sun in My Belly
"all meals , but breakfast is the key for me."
The Iberian Pig
"well, we do love us some pig!!"
Leon's Full Service
"nationally rated gastro-pub"
The Brick Store Pub
"go-to beer with boys"
Dancing Goats Coffee Bar
"walk 3 min to this classic Decatur meeting place"
Istanbul Cafe
No. 246
"maybe too hip for hipness, great food"
Farm Burger
"the kids' choice for dinner out... try the mac and cheese with pork cheek. The green goddes..."
Wahoo! A Decatur Grill
"Mom's favorite, eat on the patio"
Raging Burrito - Sycamore Street
"a business lunch fav for me"
Java Monkey
"Hey Stephanie!! the biscuits are actually great!"
Cafe Lily
"my favorite dinner out, great date place"
Mojo Pizza
"hella good pie"
Pastries a Go Go
"better than flyin biscuit biscuits, just saying..."
Revolution Donuts
"DOUGHNUTS -- not just for breakfast anymore!!!"
Oakhurst Park
"dog walking, people watchin fun"
Burnt Fork BBQ -- CLOSED
"one of our two go-to BBQ places. they've actually got a vegan BBQ that i keep hearing abou..."
Fabu Face Spa
"kids' fav"
Oakland Cemetery
"download a walkin tour, no kidding"
Decatur Cemetery
"dog walkin' fun"
Winnona Park
"great playground"
Dearborn Park Trail
"dog- walking, hiking"
Columbia Theological Seminary
"walk around, tennis courts"
Three Taverns Brewery
"take the tour, get some growlers"
Tickle My Tummy
"go, eat, be happy"
McKoy Park
"playground, walkin around"
Agnes Scott College
"set of lots of cool movies!! awesome campus, walk around"
La Calavera Bakery
"just wow, reminds me of downtown San Antonio places on sundays"
Twain's Billiards & Tap
"yes!! another brewery! and you can play pool... darts... and that game where you slide puck..."
The Corner Pub
"yep... another pub, good food, fried fish!"
Trackside Tavern
"it's where the profession tavern people go"
Piece of Cake
"cupcakes and red velvet rule"
Oakhurst Market
"blow your mind takeout"
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Hartsfield Jackson
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
U Joint
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
East Lake Bobby Jones course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Decatur MARTA station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Candler Road, I-20
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in College Heights, Metro Atlanta

Rental Basis:
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1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £16
Cleaning £28
Refundable Damage Deposit £79
Tax Rate 3.0%

Pet Fee is $15 per pet, per stay--
PET OWNERS - We are dog and cat people, too. We need your help in order to maintain our open policy to pets. Pets are not allowed on furniture/beds without drop cloths or sheets. We have a few at each listing. $15 per per , per stay fee does NOT apply to carpet/furniture/bedding cleaning!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in College Heights, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , I provide towels, sheets, soap, shampoo, other basics....
  • I provide towels, sheets, soap, shampoo, hairdryer, iron, ironing table
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , I have a few futons that can float around...
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 2 Bunk Bed , Give me some warning about the pack and play, if you need it
  • with some warning i can bring up a futon and/or a twin bed. The couch is a good sleeper, very comfy and comes with it's own mattress memory-foam pillow topper
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
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