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Unique & Historic Home ~ circa 1929
Unique & Historic Home ~ circa 1929
8 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
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Beautiful and original home built in 1929. Well appointed with special details: Plaster details, detailed molding, walnut doors, crystal door handles, built ins, 10-foot ceilings. An opportunity to stay in a unique and special property.

The space

An unusual attention to original aspects of this home make it special and unique. Plaster restoration completed by British Craftsman. Original windows. High ceilings and ornate woodwork and crown molding.

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and common areas: living, dining, laundry room, lawn.
Fully outfitted kitchen.
Wireless internet.
Expanded basic cable.
Netflix and Pandora subscription.
Stereo with turntable and various records.

Very walk-able neighborhood with historic sites within a reasonable walk.

Super-convenient grocery, restaurants, and shopping near by. CVS Drug Store 0.2 miles from house.

Guest access

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and common areas: living, dining, laundry room, lawn.
Twin sleeper sofa that will accomodate 2 additional people that don't want to sleep side by side. Sleeper sofa is in living room.
Fully outfitted kitchen.
Super Fast Wireless Internet 75 mbps/second speed
DVD Players.
Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Pandora subscriptions.
Stereo with turntable and various records.
Games and large book collection.

Interaction with guests

I am available by text anytime. There is an apartment at the back of the house. I am in and out and when I am in guests report they can't hear me. I strive to be available when needed but invisible otherwise. I drive a silver Pathfinder.

Other things to note

There are ongoing restoration projects in order to maintain and upgrade this historic home.

A note about cleanliness and old homes: Part of the charm of old homes and buildings is original and often now unavailable trims and fixtures. One of the reasons I bought this particular old house 10 years ago is that so much of the house is original to the 1929 building plan. Please try to understand that a house that is 86 years old with most of its original fixtures and trims will not be picture perfect. The patina that accumulates over time while charming to one, may be off putting to another. Please be assured, while I'm not perfect, the house is cleaned in between visits and maintained as efficiently as possible. Very old tile floors and original cast iron tubs may not be what you are used to seeing in a hotel room and aren't going to be Ajax white. Wood floors stained and washed over 86 years may not pass the white glove test. I only include this information to be fair to the house and to you. It's not perfect, It's old, I love it and most others do too. But if antiseptic surroundings make you most comfortable please reconsider this property for a new one or a hotel room. I do not want anyone to ever be disappointed and thank you for considering this property.

I have an apartment at the back of the house. It's part of an add on to the original structure and I aim to be very discreet when guests are staying. Outside of my Nissan Pathfinder being visible you may not know I'm in. I am often away especially when guests are staying.

Liquor is not sold in Walker County and City of Lafayette by the bottle or the drink. Plan accordingly. Beer and wine are sold Monday through Saturday.

This business is listed with the State of Georgia and pays sales taxes as required by law. Sales taxes are included in the daily rate for your convenience.


Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.

Amenities
Pets allowed
Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Free parking on premises

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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad
Security deposit is ₹6687

No inside smoking, ashtray available outside.
No candles.
Guests are expected to be quiet and respectful of neighbors. House is in upscale, residential neighborhood.
Pet policy applies. See listing for requirements.
At end of visit:
- house MUST be left clean (no obvious spills, messes, etc.)
- remove used sheets and towels and leave in laundry room (Unless soiled, leave duvet covers and ornate pillow covers on.)
- wash and put away any dishes and pans that were used
- discard remaining food items
- take out trash and place in bin by fence


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Peggy User Profile
October 2017
The house is wonderful. You feel like you're walking in history. Lovely depression glass in the hutches, furnished for the time era and just fun to see. Everything you need from home. Close shopping. We hope to stay there again.

Bryan User Profile
October 2017
Nice place and a great value! Sleepy little town with some good food.. and I even had a just in time for Halloween ghost experience while photographing the nearby cemetery!

Angela And Matt User Profile
October 2017
Janet's home is wonderful!! The decor is funky cool and the outside lounge area is a perfect setting to relax with friends. The beds are comfy and architecture is unique. A great place to stay when visiting the area!!! Close to everything you need and much is walkable! We really enjoyed our stay.

Tom User Profile
October 2017
Beautiful home on Main St in LaFayette.

Geri User Profile
October 2017
Beautiful old house.

Suzy User Profile
September 2017
All the comforts of home!

Alyssa User Profile
September 2017
Such a great big historic home!!! Would definitely recommend this place to anyone!

LaFayette, Georgia, United StatesJoined in August 2014
Janet User Profile

I love to travel and I also love unique architecture. My home was built in 1929 and is categorized as City Cottage style. I am only the third owner. After being built in 1929 it was sold very recently after that. I suspect, but have no proof, that the market crash may have forced the sale of their newly built home. The Campbell family purchased it not long after and lived in this home until I purchased it in 2006. The Campbells were a notable Lafayette Georgia family. Mr. Campbell was the town Justice of the Peace.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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