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Bright, charming, and historic home


Bright, charming, and historic home

5 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath

Conveniently located 1 mile to downtown, 10 minutes to Duke, and 15 minutes to RTP, this is a great base to explore Durham. The house boasts tons of charm with a foodie kitchen and beautiful craftsman detail in a transitioning, racially and economically diverse neighborhood.


Free parking on premises

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


26 Reviews

Nancy User Profile
June 2016
Our host had all the amenities of home. The neighborhood was friendly, neighbors waved and said hello.
Mimi User Profile
November 2015
Mariel's house has so many characteristics and the beds are comfortable. Everything was clean, and tidy. Vintage stove was awesome and worked well. We had to move some stuff around because we had 2 active kids. (Things that would break) We would stay there again.
Elizabeth User Profile
October 2015
This house was beautiful and better than described. The 1930s style was so well kept and taken care of with its beautiful furnishings. Mariel was extremely kind and helpful. She made us feel so welcome and at home. The setting of the house was very quant and we loved it. We wi…
Kexin & Rob User Profile
Kexin & Rob
September 2015
Mariel's house was great - spacious and lovely with great water pressure. Mariel as a host also did a very good job in terms of instructions and recommendations - there were toiletries for us to use and restaurant / coffee shop recs in a handy book she compiled and left for us. I…
Christine User Profile
August 2015
Everything about our stay at Mariel's home was perfect! I absolutely fell in love with her home. We were all so comfortable there and felt instantly at home. Mariel was quick to reply to any question I had and offered tips and suggestions for local things to do. It was a very dif…
Casey User Profile
August 2015
My boyfriend, doggies, and I had a great stay at Mariel's house. She was very communicative through the process and very accommodating. It was very convenient to the downtown area and her suggestions proved to be excellent. We would definitely stay here again.
Danielle User Profile
July 2015
Mariel had a great guest manual waiting for us in a visible place with things to do in the area, instructions for the house, and other info we may need. The neighborhood was a little sketchy than I expected, but her house was the nicest on the block. We did not feel comfortable l…

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Durham, North Carolina, United StatesJoined in April 2013
Mariel User Profile
73 Reviews
I am a 30 year old female and a researcher at Duke University. I enjoy reading, traveling, riding bicycles around town, and watching minor league baseball.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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