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The Cottage at Tell Story Walk

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Private Room , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Waco, Texas
Charming cottage in the country, nestled among shady oaks on seven acres of meadows and woodlands.

Features fully equipped gourmet kitchen, great room with fireplace, loft, private bedroom, roof porch, patio, outdoor grill, TV & stereo, and a selection of books from contemporary to classic.

Beautiful nature setting has wide range of wildlife, including frogs to sing you to sleep and song birds to wake you. On a clear night stars fill the sky from every horizon.

Enjoy a breakfast of dark roast coffee, juice, fresh fruit, homemade granola, quiche, fresh baked scones or bagels.

15 - 20 min. from Baylor, the Ranger Museum, Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the Magnolia Silos (Chip & Joanna), the Farmers Market, and the Waco Mammoth National Monument.
Five min. from Homestead Heritage, featuring a craft...
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Listing #FKN7082733
About the Owner
Mark D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2016
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lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday


Reviewed 10 August 2018

I know you're reading this review to learn more about the cottage but I have to start with the owners, Mark and Mary, because they're the ones that make this special place extraordinary. They are, without a doubt, two of the warmest and most genuine...More

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lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Pete, Some folks say we should always go with our first reaction. Upon reading your review, the first thing that came to my mind was, "I wonder if I could get him to speak at my funeral?" In truth, you leave me without words. Your...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

From the moment we arrived, we felt at home. Mark and Mary are a wonderful, Christian couple with a huge heart for hospitality. This is evident in the Cottage but more importantly in themselves. Nothing has been spared to provide guests the utmost experience at...More

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lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Bob, On behalf of all of Waco, but especially Mary and me, thank you. Your gracious, comprehensive, "one-for-the-books" review has us laughing in delight. Honest. It's become a custom that when a guest reviews us, Mary curls up in the wing back with a cup...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We accept children age 13 and older. Exceptions on a case by case basis, per discussion with host.

Parties or Celebrations? Please discuss plans with host in advance.
    2 Full baths
    1 Queen
    3 Twins
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