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

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

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

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. On--street parking for this duplex with laundry, fenced yard, patio, garage. Pets OK. You can't see it from the street!! Gotta cross a 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 30mbps down) , Premium Cable TV (cable, 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. Towels, Linens, soaps, coffee, snacks, hairdryer, laundry soap...

King and 2 bunk bed twins in 1 bedroom--- two full-size beds in 2nd bedroom, sofa is big and good for sleeping, i can bring up a twin mattress with some notice

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 March, 2018

About The Owner

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!!

The Owner purchased this house in 1995

Why The Owner chose College Heights

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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in College Heights in Decatur

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • UNLESS YOU REQUEST flexibility with plenty of notice, check-in will be anytime after 3 pm and Check-out will be anytime before 11am
  • We’ll do sheets/ towels; leave 'em on the bed. Turn off the Air. Close/lock windows on porch. Do your dishes. Lock up. Go forth and do good work!
  • The $15 @pet fee does NOT cleaning carpet/furniture/bedding cleaning. So please use covers if your pets are couch surfers!
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 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 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Bunk Bed , Give me some warning about the pack and play, if you need it
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , a few twin mattresses that can float around. Need notice!!
  • with some warning i can bring up a twin mattress and crib. The couch is wide and good for sleeping,
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • 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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(46 traveller reviews)

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Tree-Lined Private Decatur House, full kitchen, laundry, patio, hardwoods SAFE!
average rating of 4.5434785 based on 46 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I had a great time celebrating my birthday here, Scott was helpful and a great host.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Knoxville TN

My go to spot to stay in Atlanta

  • 5 of 5

Whenever I visit this is always the first place on my list! The space is great and not far of a drive to most things.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice accommodation, need bridge repaired.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed my stay, thanks!!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Disappointing, at best!

  • 1 of 5

The house/accommodations were acceptable. "Getting there" proved to be a challenge. While the original listing for the property included off-street parking, the "tiny bridge" you need to cross to get to the property was caved in with no auto access. In fact, we had to walk (carefully) across a makeshift "walkway" to get from the beginning of the driveway, over the creek, to the main driveway/garage/apartment, causing personal safety concerns, especially while carrying luggage and at night with no lighting. We had rented and paid for the listing NINE MONTHS in advance of our daughter's grad school graduation and had several email communications with the owner, including during the last three weeks before our arrival. At no point were we informed of the bridge collapse prior to our arrival or offered options to make other arrangements while we still had time to do so. We had made plans to have guests over for a graduation celebration for our daughter and three of her fellow graduates but had to change our celebration location just 24 hours before the scheduled time to a public park due to our concern for the safety of our guests. As it turns out, there was an elderly grandparent of one of the graduates in a wheelchair. We would not have been able to accommodate him safely if we had not changed the location of the celebration. At the very least, we should have been informed of the bridge collapse immediately and offered a refund while we still had time to make alternate suitable arrangements. We did see the landlord several times during our four day stay. He was pleasant at all times but the condition and accessibility of the rental were very disappointing. In spite of it all, we were determined to make the best of our daughter's graduation and address the rental concerns once we were back home. A word to the wise - be sure you know what you're getting yourselves into before exchanging any funds. While we understand that anything can happen (like a bridge collapsing), we feel we deserved full disclosure in enough time to make other arrangements for such an important event.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The bridge is well-disclosed on the listing's description (before you even book). . She had handicapped folks in her party. How were they going to get up the stairs, anyway? She was embarrassed. Hundreds of folks have walked over the bridge. .
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Pleasant, enjoyable

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay, Scott was very helpful and easy to work with. House was clean and all the necessities were there. We would recommend a stay here. Thanks Scott

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location in Decatur

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience at this home in Decatur. The location is great for anyone visiting Agnes Scott College or downtown Decatur. The area is very quiet and there's plenty of space in the home for large groups. Scott was very accommodating and everything was ready for us when we arrived. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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
15 Miles
ATL 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:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10.83
Refundable Damage Deposit £72.21
Cleaning £25.27
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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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