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The Cottage at Tell Story Walk

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Overview
Private Room , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Waco, Texas
Charming cottage in the country, nestled among shady oaks on seven acres of meadows and woodlands.

Features fully equipped gourmet kitchen, great room with fireplace, loft, private bedroom, roof porch, patio, outdoor grill, TV & stereo, and a selection of books from contemporary to classic.

Beautiful nature setting has wide range of wildlife, including frogs to sing you to sleep and song birds to wake you. On a clear night stars fill the sky from every horizon.

Enjoy a breakfast of dark roast coffee, juice, fresh fruit, homemade granola, quiche, fresh baked scones or bagels.

15 - 20 min. from Baylor, the Ranger Museum, Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the Magnolia Silos (Chip & Joanna), the Farmers Market, and the Waco Mammoth National Monument.
Five min. from Homestead Heritage, featuring a craft...
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Listing #FKN7082733
About the Owner
Mark D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2016
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

I know you're reading this review to learn more about the cottage but I have to start with the owners, Mark and Mary, because they're the ones that make this special place extraordinary. They are, without a doubt, two of the warmest and most genuine...More

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lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Pete, Some folks say we should always go with our first reaction. Upon reading your review, the first thing that came to my mind was, "I wonder if I could get him to speak at my funeral?" In truth, you leave me without words. Your...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

From the moment we arrived, we felt at home. Mark and Mary are a wonderful, Christian couple with a huge heart for hospitality. This is evident in the Cottage but more importantly in themselves. Nothing has been spared to provide guests the utmost experience at...More

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lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Bob, On behalf of all of Waco, but especially Mary and me, thank you. Your gracious, comprehensive, "one-for-the-books" review has us laughing in delight. Honest. It's become a custom that when a guest reviews us, Mary curls up in the wing back with a cup...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

My two daughters and my daughter-in-law thoroughly enjoyed our visit at Tell Story Walk. I can't really have enough good things to say. Mark and Mary were more than helpful. They are both interesting, kind, and considerate. The breakfast is great. We had a wonderful...More

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lmarkhamdawson, VR Owner at The Cottage at Tell Story Walk, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Sandra, Thank you for your kind and truly generous review. It's been said before, but bears repeating: Your coming to Tell Story Walk was a blessing. You and your family of girls were engaging from the beginning. What we particularly appreciated was watching how you...More

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We accept children age 13 and older. Exceptions on a case by case basis, per discussion with host.

Parties or Celebrations? Please discuss plans with host in advance.
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    3 Twins
    1 Queen
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