About this listing
Elegant historic home, off Milledge Ave, within easy walking distance of stadium and downtown. Four bedrooms, each with its own full bathroom. Enjoy the comfortable living room and dining room, wood kitchen, the front porch with swings, and the large screened porch overlooking a private "Charleston Style" garden.
Built in the 1870's, our house is situated on one of Athens's most historic streets and is within easy reach of cafes and restaurants. You will enjoy the high ceilings and the heart of pine floors as well as all the modern conveniences of comfortable beds with European comforters and pillows.
Guests will have access to the full house, free parking, kitchen with all appliances, screened porch with grill, free wi-fi. Fresh towels and linens, toiletries and kitchen essentials all included. Detailed guide to our house, historic Dearing Street, and Athens provided.
Interaction with guests
Guests can use lockbox to enter. Hosts are available if assistance requested but will not be on site.
Quiet, historic neighborhood but yet close to all the downtown and Milledge Avenue action. We have printed Walking Tour Guides and Booklets available should you wish to walk around and learn about our beautiful town and especially, Historic Dearing Street.
Parking gets tight around football games. Fortunately we have a long drive way that you can fit up to 3 cars. We also have Reserved Parking on our street (weekdays 8am – 5pm) and you will find the permits in the hall table drawer. Please be sure to return them to the drawer before you vacate the house.
Other things to note
Our house dates back to the 1860's but has been updated to offer all the comforts of
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My husband and I are both from Ireland. We have lived in many places including Rosslare, Dublin, Harare (Zimbabwe), Boston, and Charlottesville but have spent the last 25 years in Athens, Georgia. Mark teaches Sociology at the University of Georgia and I work as a Social Worker. We have two children: Nicolas Tendai who makes wonderful wire wrapped jewelry and lives in San Francisco, CA, and Zara who works in the field of Public Relations in Denver. CO. We all love to travel!