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Season 1 Episode 1 of HGTV’s"Fixer Upper" 7 min to Magnolia Market, Baylor

People12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WCs1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12

This beautiful home boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, with a wrap around porch is only 5 min to downtown, 7 minutes to Baylor and the Magnolia market and has plenty of parking on the property. This home can accommodate up to three families or about 12 guests comfortably. We are kid friendly so cribs can be provided upon request. The fenced yard has ample play space or room for entertaining large groups of people, big or small. Perfect for wedding parties too. Each reservation requires a 2 night minimum stay or one night stays are available but please contact the owner to set up the reservation. Check for availability as dates go quickly.


Owner
Charmaine Hooper
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2018

About Charmaine Hooper

I am an ex pro soccer player who represented Canada on the national team for all of 2 decades. After soccer, I found myself being drawn toward real estate and hospitality. Very strange, since I studied neither during my 5 years at North Carolina State University. I work a lot with kids. That might explain why the home is kid friendly. In whatever spare time I have, I volunteer at Meals on Wheels in Waco.

Charmaine Hooper purchased this house in 2011

Why Charmaine Hooper chose Waco

We were so attracted to this property simply because of its beauty, character and great bones. It has undergone an incredible transformation, thanks to the HGTV stars of Fixer Upper. I had no intentions of being on a TV show and definitely neither did my husband. This house had been transformed from "crappy to happy" in a matter of a very short period of time and the fact that the home is located only 7 min. from Baylor University and only 5 minutes to the Silos and downtown makes it a great place to stay for any events around town.

What makes this house unique

Upon entering the home, one gets a sense of a comfortable home away from home with the open kitchen and dining area, perfect gathering place for everyone while the chef creates. The 5 bedrooms make it possible for large groups to stay together in the same place at a fraction of the cost of hotel rooms. The wrap around porch is a perfect place to sit and enjoy the day in the early morning or late afternoon. Also, the open grassy area makes it possible to play ball or have a party. Check in is 3pm and check out is 11am the latest. Please check with the owner first to see if early check in or late check out is available for your specified dates.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Waco in McLennan County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please do not attempt to go out on the second floor balcony/roof of the porches. Please put trash into bags before putting it into the bins outside.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
  • 3 bathrooms have claw foot tubs with showers, one with a stand up shower and the other is a half bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , With it's own ensuite bathroom.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , With it's own ensuite bathroom.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , This room is on the third floor with an ensuite bathroom.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , this room shares an ensuite bathroom with bedroom 2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Shares an ensuite bathroom with bedroom 1
  • On the second floor, there are two rooms that share a full bathroom and both have queen beds. There is another room with a queen bed and a full bathroom as well as another room with a full/full bunk with a small, full bathroom. On the third floor, there is a full sized bed with a full sized futon if needed. This room also has a full bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
The calendar online will show that there are no dates available in a particular month. Unfortunately, one-night stays may not show up online. Check with the owner directly about one night stays that might be available.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Season 1 Episode 1 of HGTV’s"Fixer Upper" 7 min to Magnolia Market, Baylor
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5

We were extremely happy with the accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We were not at the house much...touring! The only complaint was the upstairs bathroom shower curtain was awkward...seemed to suck into the person taking a shower....maybe replace the plastic liner with cloth😀

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Experience in Waco

  • 5 of 5

Such an enjoyable stay in Waco with four life long girlfriends. This homeowner was so welcoming! I can't say I've ever stayed somewhere that the owner kept a look out for us as to if we had all that we needed and were comfortable. Charmaine, Thank you so much!!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We all had a lovely time in Waco - saw and did lots.. as well as made awesome memories!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was super cute and very comfortable for all of us. Lots of room to gather as a group and a room for quiet time if needed!! We loved the kitchen area - and did lots of visiting, eating and laughing around the island. We also spent many hours on the little porch out front!! We all loved it!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

just booked it for our fourth annual weekend

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this house. The downstairs makes visiting, relaxing, cooking and eating a group activity. The kitchen is well stocked with all cooking appliances you could ever need.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

It was a girls trip to the Silos. The House was the perfect place for 5 of us. We each had our own comfortable room. Fabulous kitchen. Great gathering places including the porch for end of day cocktails. Off street parking.

Waco had a lot to offer. Lots of antique & junk ❤️ stores. Great places to eat. I would recommend checking out the suspension bridge and walk by the brazos river.

Hated to leave. We would definitely do it again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely restored house in an eclectic neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

Girlfriend weekend was fun in this lovely restored house.

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Magnolia Market
If you're looking for something that is vintage Joanna Gaines, this is the place to shop. Ge...
Dr Pepper Museum
Definitely enjoy a yummy Dr. Pepper after checking out the museum.
Cameron Park Zoo
Enjoy activities that allow a more in depth understanding of the animals and conservation ac...
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Twisted Root Burger Co
Definitely a good burger but just a little pricey.
Car: necessary

Cameron Park Zoo is 10 min. away. Antioch Church is 3 blocks away at Waco Dr. and 20th street. There is a wonderful Mexican restaurant 3 min away at 25th and Waco Dr. The courthouse is 5 min away on the corner of Washington and 5th street and the County District Clerk's office is across 5th street. Also, the Waco convention is 2 min from the courthouse at 100 Washington Ave. Not to mention, Spice Village. In a nutshell, this is a collection of shops and restaurants, all with a little something to spice up your life.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Waco, Texas

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Aug 31-Sept 2
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Sept. 8-9
8 Sep 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
£554
for 1 night
From
£440
 
 
Sept. 14, 2018-Sept. 16 2018
14 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Sept. 21, 2018-Sept. 23, 2018
21 Sep 2018 - 23 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Sept 2018
28 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Oct 2018
5 Oct 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Oct 19
19 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Oct 26
26 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Nov 2018
2 Nov 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Nov 2018
9 Nov 2018 - 11 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Nov. 16-Nov. 18
16 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,434
for 3 nights
From
£440
 
 
Christmas 2018
20 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,434
for 3 nights
From
£440
 
 
Sept. 13-Sept.15
13 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Sept. 20-Sept. 22
20 Sep 2019 - 22 Sep 2019
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Sept. 27-Sept. 29
27 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Oct. 4-Oct. 6
4 Oct 2019 - 6 Oct 2019
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Oct. 11-13
11 Oct 2019 - 13 Oct 2019
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Oct. 18-Oct. 20
18 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Oct. 25-Oct. 27
25 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Nov. 1-3
1 Nov 2019 - 3 Nov 2019
2 night minimum stay
£994
for 2 nights
From
£440
 
 
Nov. 20, 2019-Nov. 24
20 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,434
for 3 nights
From
£440
 
 
March 31
29 Mar 2024 - 4 Apr 2024
2 night minimum stay
£1,874
for 2 nights
From
£880
 
 
April 2024
5 Apr 2024 - 9 Apr 2024
2 night minimum stay
£2,226
for 2 nights
From
£1,055
 
 
April 2024
10 Apr 2024 - 14 Apr 2024
2 night minimum stay
£1,874
for 2 nights
From
£880
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£774
for 2 nights
From
£330
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £114.72
Refundable Damage Deposit £382.4

One night stays are available but it's not included for a weekend stay. Stay at a rate of $475.00. Please contact the owner at 630-715-3760 to make the reservation. If guests are not checked out by the set checkout time, there will be an automatic $100 charged for every hour the guest stays past the checkout time, unless previously discussed with the owner. For 1 month stays or longer, there is a substantially discounted rate. Please check with the owner for more details.

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