This is a great home to share with family and friends. It's fully loaded for entertainment with a 3.5ft deep bay bale pool, 3000+ game arcade machine, darts, foosball, basketball, bag toss, grill, 3D TV, and everything you need for cooking!
Large HD TV with 3-D glasses for the whole family. Tv has Netflix, Hulu, Amazon videos and basic network television
Our guest house is a unique family getaway in the north of Dallas / McKinney area. There's room for the whole family, or maybe even 2.
The master bedroom is downstairs with a private en-suite bath. Upstairs has 2 bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a comfortable 2 person futon on the landing. There is a 1/2 bath downstairs.
The downstairs has a game area with a free arcade machine with 3000+ games, a foosball table, and darts. The backyard is enclosed with an 8ft privacy fence and includes a bag toss, 3ft deep x 15 ft wide hay bale pool, and a basketball hoop. There are plenty of tables and chairs for family get togethers.
We are slowly working on creating a more sustainable lifestyle in a suburban environment, without sacrificing modern amenities. You will see our projects, and you can enjoy fresh eggs from our chicken-coupe, herbs from our raised bed garden, and vegetables from aquaponic fish garden.
You'll be given a key-code for the door on check-in.
Extended guests can arrange for storage in the garage, otherwise it is locked.
Interaction with Guests
We attempt to meet all of our guest on check-in.
After check-in you may see us about. We live down the street and we do all of our yard work. You may catch us maintaing the pool, cutting the grass, watering the garden, feeding the chickens, working on the aquaponic fish garden, or fetching tools from the shed and garage.
Just minutes from history downtown McKinney, easy access from highway 75!
There are many parks in the area, including multiple play grounds, 2 disc golf courses, soccer fields, and hiking / biking trails. There is a community centers less than 1/4 mile down the road that has free ping pong, basketball, billiards and $3 per visit gym. There is also an indoor pool, less than 2 miles away. Ten minutes down the highway in Allen there is a Natatorium with a very nice indoor pool that has slides for kids of all ages.
* Highway 75 (North Central Expressway) is right around the corner
* There is plenty of on street parking
* The charming McKinney historic square is just 2 miles away
* The closest public transport is 10 minutes south at the DART Parker Road station. It provides access to Dallas.
Other Things to Note
A guide book with all the information you need is provided after booking.
A front door access code will be provided when you check-in.
Check-in/check-out times can be flexible based on our other bookings. Please ask if you'd like to check-in early or check-out late.
All pet guests, events, and parties need to be disclosed before booking.
Pool is seasonal (please ask).
Note: At our discretion bookings may be required to purchase a supplemental non-refundable short term rental insurance product through a reputable 3rd party. This is to protect us from damage to amenities which can't be covered by a reasonable security deposit (such as the arcade machine). Avg. cost is $60.
- Respect our home and neighbors
- Respect all local,state,national laws
- McKinney has 10pm noise ordinance
- No-smoking inside. Clean up all butts outside
- Flat pet fee of $60. (Pets must be disclosed before booking. Clean up all yard waste)
- Leave space in front of all mail boxes for the mail truck
- 3pm Check-in / 11 am checkout
Patrick was an outstanding host! We enjoyed our stay at he and Jody's house. We had so much fun with our entire family being able to be all together just relaxing and enjoying all the house has to offer. If back in the McKinney area again, we will definitely stay here again!
Very hospitable host. Quiet and peaceful neighborhood. Didn't get a chance to meet Jody but Patrick met us when we checked in and showed us around the place explaining stuff. Great place for kids and family with games and a nice backyard. Would definitely come back to stay if I am in town.
We had a great experience staying with Patrick and Jodi! The house was very welcoming, comfortable and homey. It had lots of room to accommodate our family, including an energetic toddler and 3 dogs. We really appreciated being able to bring our dogs along with us on vacation and the fenced in yard was great. We were able to fix meals in the kitchen, have family meals at the spacious kitchen table, and the house was conveniently located to shopping and restaurants in the area. Overall we had a wonderful experience and would recommend to others!
We had a great experience with Patrick and Jody's Airbnb. Booking was smooth, as was getting into the home. We never got to meet Patrick or Jody, but communication was easy. We unfortunately didn't have a chance to use the swimming pool, but the video games and Foosball were a lot of fun. The neighborhood was nice and convenient for where we needed to be. We would definitely book with them again.
This was a wonderful place! From the hay bale pool (complete with sitting area), ping pong, lovely vegetable garden, and chicken coop to all of the inside amenities- classic arcade games, great TV, games...a fully stocked kitchen and super comfortable furniture and beds.. it really is set up to be a true vacation home (and GREAT for teenage kids!) Patrick and Jody were a joy to deal with from start to finish and incredibly friendly, accommodating, and generous- it was like having new friends next door (that I feel like I totally took advantage of). I'm certain that when I next travel down to visit family I will be staying here again.
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