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The Cottage at Tell Story Walk

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Private Room
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. ... 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 crafts guild, general store, cheese shop, and cafe, all set in an early American lifestyle. When reserving, please let us know if you have any special requests. More
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our overall experience here with Mark and Mary was fantastic. Wonderful people who really know how to host is an understatement. Mary may be one of the best cooks on the planet. One of the people in our group was lactose intolerant, and Mary prepared...More

Date of stay: March 2020
Thank mattntandi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you ever visit Texas you should absolutely stay at this cottage. Mark and Mary, the owners, are 2 of the loveliest people we have ever met. They pour their hearts and souls in to this cottage and you can see it through every piece...More

Date of stay: March 2020
Thank G5218OSwendyw
lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lee and Wendy, Every couple of weeks I'm asked by a family member, "What's new?" For years, my answer was the same: "Nothing ever changes in the hospitality business. You're always either taking care of one guest, or preparing for the next." About a year...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2019

My two best friends and I spent the most wonderful couple of days at The Cottage. We were in Waco to see the Magnolia sites, shop, and just relax and catch up with one another. We had expected most of our attention would be on...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank bobbialf
lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2019

Bobbi, What a refreshing review! And so personal, so filled with all the little things others might see but never think to mention. Like the flashlights. You really covered the gamut. Thank you. As to Mary and I, you're right; we do love what we...More

Reviewed 28 October 2019

This well stocked and beautifully appointed cottage nestled under live oaks outside Waco was one of the most amazing vacation rentals in which we have had the pleasure of staying. Mark and Mary are the most gracious hosts. Communication during the booking process was excellent...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Navigator29551495557
lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2019

Kelly, Thank you for a review worthy of a travel magazine. Kelly, your professional background shines through your descriptions. We're blessed to be on the receiving end of such eloquence. These are the only opportunities we get to publicly post reflections about our wonderful guests....More

Reviewed 24 October 2019 via mobile

Our second year to make time for a Waco getaway to The Cottage. Warning...the warm reception from Mark & Mary & the beauty of the land & the amazing breakfasts from “Mary’s Kitchen” and the peacefulness there - all is addictive! We will return next...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Cynthia T
lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2019

Cindi, Another year passes, and another gracious review from you. Thank you. It's been said before, but it remains true: you and Paula are two of a kind. You bring a presence to Tell Story Walk with style and grace. Mary and I enjoy your...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Staffed Property
DVD Player
Grill
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Balcony
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a loft?YesNoUnsure
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