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Cozy Guest House Directly Across From Texas Tech

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Queen sized bed, bathtub, full kitchen. Very cute and perfect for a party of 2. Private entrance and off street parking. Small pets considered.

Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2017

About Owner/Property Manager

Dan and Margaret Gafford purchased the Krueger Mansion November 10, 2010. We have been happily married since December 1976. We are the owners of Battery Solutions Inc. and co-owners with our son Grant of Battery Joe retail stores.

Our three children Blake, Grant, and Megan currently reside in Lubbock.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Lubbock

Originally built by Dr. Krueger in 1937, it was the grandest home in West Texas. Dr and Mrs. Krueger lived in the servant's quarters while the main house was under construction. Dr. Krueger later became father-in-law to football Hall of Fame member Bobby Layne.

What makes this cottage unique

Conveniently located close to Texas Tech, the hospitals, and downtown Lubbock. A short walk to a wide selection of restaurants. If you have a child at Tech, odds are his/her dorm is directly across the street.


Tech Terrace Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
A small shopping area with a grocery store, pizza place, and coffee shop is available directly to the south on 26th between Boston and Canton avenue. Just a short walk.


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Cozy Guest House Directly Across From Texas Tech
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

Excellent Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great place with a good location. Clean and had everything we needed. Cozy and just the right size for a short stay. Would definitely stay there again. The owners even had a great bottle of wine to welcome us.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice quaint guest house

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! once we got past the VRBO emai difficulties it was a fun weekend!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in this little cottage and had a great time! My wife and I recommend it 100%!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Great location! Everything you need and easy to get to.

  • 5 of 5

We loved having the fire place. It snowed while in Lubbock and the owners were nice and called to make sure we were warm enough and had all we needed. We even played with their dogs, which were very sweet. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Beautiful place to stay! Convenient, clean and so very welcoming!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time on our trip, the house was very well equipped and located in a great spot! Loved the Keurig! This was an incredibly easy checkin, we were tired when we arrived and appreciated the ease. It was nice to stay at a home instead of a hotel! Great experience, we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oaks, Hearth, and Comfort

  • 5 of 5

This rental blends a quaint cottage, stately oaks, and a dreamy bed with a convenient location one block south of Texas Tech. I thoroughly enjoyed the stay and look forward to returning. The fireplace is an excellent touch and feels like a tribute to olden times.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Cafe J
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Cafe J
Car: recommended

In the eclectic Tech Terrace neighborhood directly across from Texas Tech, the rental unit was originally the servant's quarters for the historic Krueger Mansion. Still one of the most impressive homes in Lubbock.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $35
Pet Fee $25
Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change and may be higher on event weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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