Magnolia Avenue Getaway

House - Entire home/apt · S. Lake Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104, United States

Two houses off Magnolia Avenue-Restaurants,Bars,Art Galleries and more. Walk to it all!

The Space

This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home is located in the National Historic District of Fairmount-right in the heart of 'Near South Side'.

About the Neighborhood:
We're located on a street two houses off Magnolia Avenue. Just steps from eclectic eateries and one-of-a-kind bars. A few favorites include: Spiral Diner (Vegan Restaurant); Ellerbe’s Fine Foods (Excellent Farm-to-table meals), The 'Usual' (place to try 'classic cocktails' in an upscale environment,) Zio Carlos (our newest Gastro pub brewing some of FW finest and serving some amazing pizza. BREWED (referred to as 'The Locals living room') serves up great coffee, amazing beers on tap from all over the world and excellent food. Lilly's Bistro, Sunjiko Station Sushi, Hot Damn Tamale, the list goes on and on for fun things to do on Magnolia and it’s all walking distance from the house. We're very excited that Cane Rosso pizzeria (authentic Naples style pizza) is opening in November '13! Rahr Brewery is only a 1/2 mile from the house. If you're here on a Saturday afternoon or Wed evening, pay $10 for a glass and get four pints of beer-you'll most likely see a Sports game on the big screen (email hidden) band playing. Check out the live music line up at the Live Oak Lounge and have a drink on the rooftop before the show.

'Share a Bike' is Fort Worth’s newest bike program. Located along the street you can swipe your CC, pick up a bike and return it to one of the many bike stations located within the city. Near South Side is situated just two and a half miles from downtown Sundance Square and three miles from West 7th Street.

About the House:
This house was designed too keep the original old school theme from the early nineteen hundreds with an added modern/eclectic urban feel. Open floor plan makes the home feel vary spacious along with eleven foot raised ceilings. Wrap around kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances including a commercial grade oven and gas range. The master bathroom has a built in tile shower while the guest bathroom has a original claw-foot bathtub from 1908. Living room features a 46 inch LED/TV with stereo surround sound and cable. Fast WI-FI internet.

Although I'd love to meet you-time doesn't always permit in which case you'll have access to the property with a key from the lockbox. Once you make the reservation I'll email you with details on how to get in.

If you’re looking for one of the coolest places to hang out in Fort Worth then Fairmount is the place to be.

Guest Access

The property is under lock and key. Three days to check in you'll receive a email on how to access the property

Interaction with Guests

Often times I don't get the opportunity to meet the guest face to face or even talk to them on the phone although I'm happy too. I let guest enjoy their stay and don't want to bother them. I always leave my cell number in the welcome letter and tell them don't hesitate to call should they need anything or have any special request.

The Neighborhood

The house is located in the National Historic District of Fairmount. A community driven neighborhood with community gardens, parks, a library, and community theater.

Getting around

Fort Worth Nike Share-rent a bike by the hour. Bus that pick up one block from the house and a train that will take you directly to Dallas.

Other Things to Note

You can tell from the reviews that the house gets great remarks but people often leave out the backyard. It is really nicely landscaped with lots of cactus, agaves, hanging lights with a seating area. It make for a great place to relax with a glass of wine when weather permits.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 8
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Extra people: $5 / night after 2 guests
Security Deposit: $200
Cleaning Fee: $45
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • LOVED our stay at the Magnolia house. It's so close to everything from coffee shops, cafes, fine dining, bars and even a nice shopping center just a couple of miles up the street. I took my mom and my sister to Fort Worth for a girl's weekend trip and we had an amazing time. Andy was a great host and answered any questions I had. We had a great time our first night just hanging out at the house in the backyard having some drinks and catching up with each other under the globe lights!

    April 2014
  • THIS IS WHAT airbnb IS ABOUT! Great space. Terrific Host. Outstanding experience. Andy was an excellent communicator/host. We arrived to fresh flowers, a personalized note and a pristine loft with off street parking and TONS of CHARM. The beds were comfy and the towels were cloud-like. We were less than a 10 minute drive to the Fort Worth Convention Center and a 4 minute walk to the best restaurant in FW along the Magnolia Avenue strip. Andy also gets KUDOS for best TV instructions (laminated instructions with photos of clickers to aid visual learners like me!) of ANY airbnb in which I have stayed. Andy also provided super fast wireless internet and an iPad! - AMAZING. We used the kitchen with all the high-end appliances after a visit to Market Cafe - a short drive west of flat. I highly recommend this space and host.

    March 2014
  • We loved the house. Everything was set up just how Andy described. Plenty of hot water, towels, toiletries, coffee, etc. It is in walking distance of everything you'll need for a short or extended stay. There was even an iPad there for guests.

    March 2014
  • It was a perfect stay! The house was just as pictured, very spacious, and wonderful in every way. Andy was a great host and the communication was smooth. I would definitely stay here again, and I would recommend it to anyone. Very pleased.

    March 2014
  • The house is great, good location and nicely decorated. Andy has been very helpful before our arrival and during the stay.

    February 2014
  • Andy's place was great! Perfectly clean and more spacious than it appears in the photos. Comfortable for six adults. The location is perfect for walking to dinner on Magnolia Avenue. Andy provided a notebook with restaurant menus which helped us decide where to eat, and a bottle of wine for a nice happy hour. Highly recommend this place for anyone planning a trip to Fort Worth.

    February 2014
  • Fantastic place. Just like the photos. The neighbourhood is also a great plus. No complaints whatsoever. I can't wait to come back!

    January 2014
  • The reservation was canceled 37 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    January 2014
  • FIRST TIME AIRBNB, I was skeptical and now I will NEVER stay in a HOTEL again.

    My wife and I recently celebrated our 3 year anniversary (with at least 63 more to come) and wanted to get away for the night. I priced out different hotels in the Fort Worth area and though we live in Fort Worth we needed a night away. I wasn't particularly impressed with previous stays in high priced downtown hotels so we came to AirBNB.

    When I searched Fort Worth the Magnolia Ave Getaway was one of the first to popup and it fit all of our needs. Especially since we already had dinner reservations around the corner (no need for a cab) and all of the places we love to hang at are right there too.

    When I spotted this place I had no idea HOW GREAT IT WOULD ACTUALLY BE. Andy responded almost immediately to confirm reservation. We were given instructions for checkin and had no problems accessing the house. We walked in and were taken aback by all of the charm. This little getaway has so much character. And Andy left us a little treat. My wife took a soak in the claw foot tub, an afternoon nap in the cozy bed. We took a deep breath and just relaxed. The home made it easy. We readied for dinner and WALKED just around the corner to one of the hottest restaurants in town. Went for a drink. And WALKED home. We climbed in bed and soared off into a dream world.

    I awoke the next morning to fresh coffee that Andy had left and a beautiful sunrise. We shared breakfast at the little table to some music on the sound system and smiled.

    THIS PLACE WAS SO PERFECT. Such an incredible getaway for locals and out-of-towners alike.

    January 2014
  • Andy is a spectacular host and we highly recommend this Magnolia Avenue Getaway. The house is comfortable and stylish and in a nice historic neighborhood. The two-bedrooms worked perfectly for two couples. Andy had a well-stocked refrigerator, whole bean coffee for our morning cup, a bottle of wine to welcome us -- really above and beyond our expectations. And a big plus for us is the walkability of the neighborhood. Magnolia Avenue is just a block away and it was fun to walk to dinner and a late-night treat. One more thing: Andy has a great notebook with good local places that is really helpful for visitors.

    December 2013
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I own a small youth cultural exchange company in Fort Worth, TX called 'Work and Travel Abroad' in which I send students and young adults to Australia and New Zealand to work and travel. I enjoy most spending time with my family. Aside from that, travel-travel-travel, work some more then travel some more. Real Estate is one of my passions as well as I love sailing, traveling by boat, eating good food and having good conversation with friends. Something most people don't know about me... I love receiving old school post cards in the mail.
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