About this listing
This historic stone guest cottage is located in the heart of Five Points, walking distance to many Athens jewels: The Five and Ten restaurant, Two Story Coffee House, Earthfare Grocery, also blocks from UGA campus and the football stadium.
This historic stone guest cottage is located in the heart of Five Points, walking distance to many Athens jewels: The Five and Ten restaurant, Jittery Joe's coffee house, and Earthfare Grocery, also blocks from UGA campus and the football stadium.
The cottage was build around 1920 and is very cozy and comfortable. It features hard wood floors, central heat and AC, a large television with Direct TV, wireless internet and a galley kitchen. One bedroom has a comfortable queen bed, adjoined by a little sleeping room with a twin bed. Mattress and linens are premium quality and very comfortable.
The front of the property is on Milledge Avenue with a large historic stone house. The guest cottage is in the back very of the property and is surrounded by the backyards of neighboring residences. An historic alley runs behind the cottage and guests can walk to shops and dining in Five Points and avoid Milledge Avenue all together.
This cottage is perfect for a couple and a child or secondary guest needing limited space. If another adult guest joins, the arrangement is comfortable if the party does not have too many clothing storage needs. If the party has special needs please communicate your needs in your request.
The kitchen is small and basic and appropriate for basic cooking. The appliances are new - under two years old. There is a gas range, a fridge and microwave and coffee maker. There is no dishwasher and no ice maker.
There is a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board. There is cable tv with premium channels including sports channels. There is internet directly to the cottage.
$60 cleaning fee - two night minimum.
NO SMOKING ALLOWED. AT ALL.
Pets are permitted with approval - pet must meets criteria agree to pay pet deposit. The deposit will be charged through the additional guest fee. Owners are required to pick up after their pets. No pets allowed with a history of biting, this includes small dogs who nip at ankles. Pets are not allowed on the upholstery.
A WORD ON SOCIAL GATHERINGS. The cottage is located in a mostly quiet little pocket in the center of the bustle of Five Points. This is an asset to be guarded and respected. If you'd like to have a gathering of people during your time as a guest, please ask permission and be prepared to give full details of the gathering. Loud parties of many people and events at night are not permitted. There are no more than two cars allowed without permission.
Maximum 3 guests. Max two cars.
Interaction with guests
Guests will not be required to check in, but I or someone will be available if questions or needs arise.
Within yards, walking to 2 coffee shops, Jittery Joe's and Two Story Coffee, (Two Story is hand poured) Independent Baking Company, Condor Chocolates (try the brownie & sipping chocolate), Earthfare Grocery (juice bar within), Marker 7 Restaurant, The Pine Restaurant, two running outlets - Fleet Feet and Athens Running Company & a bike shop, The Hub. A premium liquor store with a great wine selection, Five Points Bottle Shop, next to Five Points Growlers - for the beer lover. The Royal Peasant is a great pub. Award winning Five & Ten restaurant just up the street. Two locally owned pharmacies: Hodgson's offers ice cream and Add Drug has a lunch grill. Gift and Interiors shops include Hawthorne House, BMA Home & Appointments At Five.
The University Campus is less than a mile away. Stanford Stadium for football & UGA swimming Gabrielsen Natatorium are less than two miles as are also UGA Hodgson Music Hall, The State of Georgia Museum of Art & the State of Georgia Botanical Gardens.
Memorial Park around the corner boasts a zoo, a lake and a playground. UGA Intramural fields are less than a mile away and offer wooded running and hiking paths and dog activity areas.
Downtown Athens is less than 2 miles away with a plethora of offerings...
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There is a city bus stop across the street and a UGA bus stop 1/2 mile away on the North side of 5 points. Athens also boosts Uber services.
Other things to note
A note about the internet:
The cottage has recently been update by AT&T with a designated buried DSL cable. The small cottage has it own individual internet connection and is the best connection that is available in 5 points. In the past the internet connection was shared with the larger building on the property. Now the cottage band width is wide and true as possible in 5 Points.
1. NO SMOKING ALLOWED AT ALL. No smoking inside cottage AT ALL. Cigarettes are not to be left on the ground - ever.
2. Pets are permitted, if guest agree to pay a pet deposit, but there are rules. Pet deposit will be charged through the additional guest fee. Pet are NOT allowed to roam freely on the grounds.
If pets are inclined to biting, they are NOT WELCOME & the pet owner shall be responsible for such, - (consider this a black and white & a very heavy & serious subject, even if your dog weighs only 3 pounds - NOT, NOT TOLERATED - ever.)
Pets are not allowed on the upholstery and pet droppings on the grounds are to be picked up by pet owner, bagged/sealed and placed in exterior trash bins. If pet droppings are not disposed in proper manner, the pet deposit will be forfeited.
3. No one under 21 years of age unless accompanied by an adult or unless approval in writing. No parties with people under 21 years of age, unless the purpose of the party is that of the parent of the under 21 year old person.
4. No damage to unit or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear. No linens nor towels are lost, missing, nor damaged. No dishware nor glasses are lost, missing or damaged. No broken glasses. No glass rims on funiture - use cocktail napkins, please.
5. PARKING – Parking of 2 vehicles is permitted. Max 2 cars. Additional parking on street- Milledge Terrace. No parking on grass or shrubbery.
6.MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY- The maximum number of guests for this home is limited to (3) persons. Three adults - max.
7. INCLUSIVE FEES – Rates include a one-time linen-towel setup.
8. NO DAILY MAID SERVICE – While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate however is available at an additional rate.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.