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Lovely Home Away From Home... Walk To The Park!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Details
Property
house
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Washington Park - Lena

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Spacious three bedroom, two and one half bath home located directly house across the street from Washington Park. This house features all major appliances, including a washer and dryer, fireplace and dishwasher. The master is large with a balcony that overlooks the park. Washing parks includes tennis courts, a swimming pool and a large playground. The basement apartment is not included, but can be made available for an additional fee.

Located just 2 miles from downtown Atlanta, we are convenient to Centennial park, The Georgia World Congress Center, World of Coke, Georgia aquarium, Georgia Dome Phillips Arena, Fox Theater and all downtown and midtown attractions.

Public transportation MARTA is 2 blocks away.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016

About Owner/Property Manager

I'm an outdoor enthusiast with a fondness for the quirky and unusual. Find me on the bike trail, on the beach or scaling a mountain. I love to cook, travel and explore!

Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 2005

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Atlanta

My home is convenient to so many things, we are 2 blocks from public transportation, 1 mile from the Georgia Dome and less than 2 miles form all the downtown attractions. We are also located across the street from a park which features, an indoor pool, tennis courts and a playground

What makes this house unique

We a located on a quiet street, but living here feels like in town living!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Monique and her friends were excellent guests. Everyone was respectful and very neat, they left my home just as they found it. She and her friends are welcome back any time!
Jan 2016
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Lovely Home Away From Home... Walk To The Park!
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 14 reviews
5

Beautiful property. A Hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our three little girls were very happy with our stay at Diane's property. The house is lovely and large, and equipped with everything you need for an extended stay. It's very close to many attractions, which was a huge plus for my family. The park across the street from the house was very clean and quiet, tucked up in some beautiful trees and next to a ball park and a natatorium for those interested in getting outside or getting some exercise. The house was very clean and inviting, and we didn't hear a peep out of neighbors so it ended up being a quiet stay. The on site laundry was a welcome convenience, and there was a grill outside in the back deck. We didn't really find any shopping or restaurants within walking distance necessarily, but there is a Wal-Mart close for last minute necessities, and tons more shopping and plenty of restaurants just a short driving distance from the house. We have stayed at a lot of places through HomeAway.com and this ranks high on the list of properties in our opinion. If we had to suggest anything it would be perhaps two items.

1) Perhaps share a list of some favorite local restaurants/shopping spots within walking distance (if applicable), or a list of places (with phone numbers) that will deliver food to the house for those nights when you don't feel like going out for yet another meal.

2) Maybe leave a sheet detailing some rules and/or guidelines for staying or just basic helpful information. (ie: internet log on, Netflix log on, where/when to take out trash and which cans, what is available for use by guests in the house and what is off limits, clean-up rules for last day such as what needs washed, what to do about bedding, what to do with final dishes, etc)

We have found these lists to be very helpful in the past, and found our time bothering the owner/property manager decreased when all of these questions were addressed in advance and put in a place that was easy to repeatedly refer to. It is by no means the end of the world not having that information at arm's length however, as Diane was incredibly accommodating and was more than happy to help us promptly when we had a question or problem. She is sweet and kind and I would be happy to recommend her home to a friend, and would happily consider staying at her property again in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Micki, Thanks for your suggestions... I am in the process of putting a guest guideline book together now! best, diane
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5

The Perfect Spot!

  • 5 of 5

I was in Atlanta for a conference that was taking place downtown. This house is perfectly located. I was able to get to and from in 10-15 minutes everyday. Lena Street is lined with great neighbors that are friendly. I met many of them when I took my Chihuahua out for walks. The park across the street is great if you have a dog or if you just want to take a nice walk after a long day. Miss Diane's home is beautiful. She is so nice, attentive, and available. My mother, my dog, and I loved your home and we cannot wait to plan our next visit to Atlanta. If this property is available, I would definitely make it my 1st choice every time I'm in town.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home on a quiet street

  • 5 of 5

I booked this house for a conference at the GWCC. The location was perfect. We were able to walk to the MARTA and take it a short ride to the convention center. The house was lovely, and the upstairs porch was perfect to sit out and unwind after a long day. The owner was helpful and available, but not intrusive. I would stay here again for a conference or with my family.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Good Stay - Urban Setting Close to Downtown Atlanta

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this home with our family in late June/early July. We chose the home for its size and its accessibility to downtown. Our party included older teens, middle agers and septuagenarians. The home is very comfortable and well-appointed -- it feels like "home." The location is very convenient to downtown Atlanta as well as other locations in West and South Atlanta. The neighborhood is urban, yet feels like an oasis - quiet, tree-lined street and a large park directly across the street. There is a metro train station within a few blocks. The home's front porch and upper gallery are nice and shaded and the swing upstairs is particularly nice. Though there is really no yard to speak of, there is a nice sized deck off the kitchen which has a table, chairs and a BBQ grill (which we did not use). The beds in the three bedrooms were comfortable and the bedding was adequate and clean. There were plenty of bath linens available along with a washer and dryer conveniently located upstairs. The home owner checked in with us appropriately to make sure we had what we needed and was very responsive to our questions both before and during our stay. All in all, this home was perfect for us in terms of location, comfort, suiting our needs and meeting our expectations. All that said, I have an observation and a critique: (1) if you are not comfortable with an urban setting, this home may not be for you. I want to emphasize we felt entirely safe in this property at all times, however, some may find portions of the surrounding neighborhoods (which are passed through by car or when accessing the metro train station) to be a bit unsettling due to some urban blight and poverty; (2) the home's kitchen deck along with the front porch and gallery were in need of a good "spring" cleaning during our stay. Given the condition of the rest of the home, I feel confident this issue was merely a function of the homeowner not yet being able to get to that detail. We would stay again at this home next time we are in Atlanta.

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

Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at Diane's house. The location was great - within walking distance to the MARTA station and close to other attractions. The house was so nice, everything that the pictures and the descriptions say it is. Diane herself was gem. She answered multiple questions I had before we even arrived, and continued to be of service throughout our stay. She always responded to any question within the hour. If you plan on traveling to Atlanta, Diane's home is definitely worth a try!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Horrible

  • 1 of 5

I recommend you not to stay at this property the owner lives in the house. The refrigerator was filthy, there was photo's of her family all over, her personal items in the closets, dressers, bathrooms, with trash and shoes boxes under the bed. I planned on staying in the house for 5 nights only being there in the evening hours. I only stayed 2 nights on the property do to the ceiling cracking and water leaking. I contact the owner upon it happening at about 1130pm she suggested it was the washing machine and asked us not to use it. Upon asking for a refund the owner told lies like we destroyed her property after 2 evenings, when the ceiling was previously repaired, she also lied on Home Away and say they were expediting our refund and in actuality she had the money all along and did want to give it back by trying to dumb her house repairs on us. This was the worst experience ever.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My home is always clean and ready my guests, I hire a professional cleaning service to come in and clean between bookings. Blaire booked my home for 4 adults, to stay 5 nights. Instead, She arrived with 3 adults and 8 children. On the second evening, while using the upstairs bathroom, she or her children allowed the tub to overflow and flooded the entire bathroom, causing considerable damage to the ceiling on the first floor. While staying in my home, Blaire removed pictures from the wall, moved photos as well as other personal items. Several of my belongings were broken including; a decorative box, a picture frame, the spout from the water cooler and a pullout bed. In addition to the damage to my property, she and her guests left the house in a complete mess and stole from me. The claims she has made in her review of my home are completely false as evidenced by my other reviews.
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Jackson Hartsfield
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Ashby
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Washington Park, Metro Atlanta

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Christmas/NY
16 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,008
for 4 nights
From
£217
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£393
for 2 nights
From
£126
From
£189
Fri,Sat
£1,087
£2,506
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £79
Property Damage Protection £47
Cleaning £95
Pet Fee £79

*Basement apartment not included in rental fee, but may be available for additional rental. Email for additional information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Washington Park in Metro Atlanta

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master with bathroom and deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Notes:
This home also includes an optional basement, available for rent for an additional rental fee. (not included in rental quote).

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