18-hole Golf w/Pool &Tennis-Gray

House - Private room · Mediate Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603, United States

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Our son has moved away to college and has given us his permission (lol) to rent out his room so that he can help offset his college expenses. What a hoot!

Welcome to our home. We have 3 of our bedrooms listed on Airbnb. This listing features our Gray guest room. You can enjoy all the comforts of a clean and peaceful home if you choose to stay with us. Upon request I can serve a breakfast between 7:45am - 9:00am on your first day of your stay. A real twin-sized bed to sleep in and WiFi at your fingertips. There is also a restaurant with a full bar serving breakfast, lunch and dinner within a 5 minute walk. You will have complimentary access to the swimming pool, tennis courts and pond. All are within a 30 second to one minute walk from our front door. There is a pond in our backyard if you enjoy quiet time fishing or just want to chill and watch the water. We absolutely love our location which allows us to enjoy our feel of country living within 8 miles to downtown Raleigh. I will be a great hostess and even show you around if you would like and my schedule permits. I also love to cook, eat good flavorful food and have a nice large kitchen for you to make yourself at home in. Washer and Dryer is available for an extra fee. Pets count as a guest. Our neighborhood is a golfing community.

NEARBY: Starbucks, another coffee house called Electric Beans, Sheets gas station, Advanced Auto Parts, Walgreens, Rite-Aid (a pharmacy), a nail salon, a hair salon, a Spa, 2 Chinese restaurants, 2 sub sandwich shops, Dollar General, McDonalds, Hardees, Wendy's, Smithfield's Chicken & Biscuit, a vet, a car wash and 2 major grocery stores Food Lion and Harris Teeter (which is open 24 hours) are a 5 minute drive away.

If you are from out of state or out of the country and scouting out colleges for your son or daughter, we welcome you to stay with us. There are several great colleges in the Raleigh area to choose from. We have southern charm and enjoy hosting people to our city!

If you are relocating to Raleigh and need a place for you and or your family to stay while you search for permanent housing, we'd love to have you as our guest. We are not realtors but could help by giving you a description of the different areas to live and what they might have to offer you or your family.

When you're looking for the excitement and attractions of a great city, combined with the affordability, approachability and appeal of a classic Southern town, look no further than Greater Raleigh.

Best known for its world-class museums, best of Broadway shows and live concerts, Capital area historic sites, professional and amateur sporting events and shopping mecca status with 11 major retail areas, Greater Raleigh truly offers a variety of entertainment all in one park-like, scenic setting.

Come see why with Raleigh attractions and entertainment it is continually ranked as one of best places to live and an even greater place to visit.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 7
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $300 /week
Monthly Price: $900 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

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  • Dear Lilla,
    Thank you so much for having me in your beautiful home. You made me feel so welcome. The room was wonderful, the bed comfy, and the location perfect for my visit...any one will be pleased to stay with you. (And just I case *you* are there when Lilla decides to bake, you are in for a treat.) What a nice place to stay! Thank you Lilla and John.
    Sincerely,
    Alexandra

    March 2014
  • I had a wonderful stay with Lilla and John. I felt completely at home with them. Lilla definitely outdid herself every morning with breakfast. I wish I could eat like that everyday. I would recommend them to anyone.

    November 2012
  • Lilla and John were most gracious and accommodating. I especially enjoyed sumptuous breakfasts and the beautiful area and pond that borders their home. Everything I required to have a comfortable stay was thoughtfully provided before I even asked. The home was immaculate, the conversations lively, the food delicious and though they were friendly, I had privacy when I wanted it. Seeing the swans on the pond and riding the paddleboat were especially fun, and as an animal lover I enjoyed their two well-behaved dogs. I would definitely choose them again.

    November 2012
  • Lilla & John are wonderful hosts (As well as Crash and Sonic; the two kid friendly dogs). We arrived as guests, but left as family. Not only did they accommodated my family for our stay, but provided directions to local spots, provided equipment for our trip to the beach, and had more than enough entertainment for my 3 year old niece and 8 year old nephew. Breakfast for our 5 day stay was a great way to start the day, and everything from the home to the Neighborhood Park was terrific. We simply had a wonderful time, and look forward to continue our friendship with Lilla and John.

    September 2012
  • Lilla and her home were very inviting. She more than exceeded our expectations with her hospitality. My kids loved the convenience of the playground and the tennis courts and wanted to stay longer. I had my coffee on the back deck (peaceful space) in the morning overlooking the pond, which had 4 beautiful swan. We were made to feel like family here. We absolutely loved their dog Crash. Don't know when we'll be back through Raleigh again but we certainly know we'll be staying here. We'll be sure to extend our stay next time.

    September 2012
  • Great host. Great house. Welcomed with opened arms and fresh baked cookies! Really enjoyed my stay. Thanks.

    September 2012
  • Lilla and John were outstanding. I can't recommend them highly enough. They were considerate and went out of their way to make sure my stay was excellent. If you're near Raleigh you should absolutely stay with them.

    January 2014
  • Well what can I say, the second room "Gray" room will not disappoint. With large desk, big fluffy pillows and a warm blanket. As always the room is very clean & decorated beautifully! Even thou the rooms are in front my widow open at night the sounds of birds in the morning, crisp dew is refreshing and peaceful. Juice, coffee, fruit and waffles in the morning with a walk around the pond. Both Emma (my basset) & I will truly miss Lilla, John, Sonic & Crash. If you are passing through or coming to this area - This is the place to stay!

    Only that both Emma & I will miss Lilla, John, Sonic & Crash

    October 2013
  • If only they would adopt me! Both Lilla & John are the nicest people I have ever met in a long time. Lilla is funny, warm, open. Their home sits in a beautiful subdivision overlooking a big pond. Once you step inside, you have a warm feeling like you are coming to visit family. The Safari room is clean with big pillows & warm blankets. The bathroom is spotless with clean fresh towels. First night Lilla made me dinner which was wonderful. Wait that is not all! Breakfast is a feast of waffles, grits, bacon, eggs, coffee & juice. Honestly you will not be disappointed there are not enough stars to rate them. Oh lets not forget Sonic & Crash both loving sweet dogs. My dog felt right at home! For me personally, I am overwhelmed and truly met life long friends. Thank you both so very much!

    October 2013
  • Lilla was a great host-and I didn't even stay there! I had a friend traveling through the area, and was in a tight spot economically. I decided I would treat her to a night at Lilla's and very last minute, Lilla agreed to help my friend (and her dog) out. She took her in and I was able to book and pay from my end with no trouble. We really appreciated how kind she was. My friend gave her 5-stars and said Lilla was very welcoming and kind.

    October 2013
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I work as a research recruiter and am a giving and a gracious hostess through Airbnb. My home is kept clean and peaceful. I joined Airbnb to meet interesting people and share conversation and or activities as much or as little as they desire while making extra money for my son's college expenses. I love dogs, flavorful food, gardening, tennis, volleyball, billiards, beaches and cruising. I enjoy being outdoors mostly. I also occasionally enjoy movies but not at the cinema because I would prefer to curl up in a blanket while watching the movie. I will work hard to provide the best information, insider tips and recommendations, to ensure you have a great stay here in Raleigh.
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