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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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 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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(22 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Guest House Directly Across From Texas Tech
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews


  • 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
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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Great cottage near TX Tech!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the great accommodation's at this cozy cottage directly across from Texas Tech! It had everything we needed for our visit to see our kids at school. The owners were very quick to respond to any questions or needs we had. They also had a bottle of wine and a plate of cheese and crackers waiting for us when we got in! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your gracious comments and look forward to your next visit!
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Perfect Spot in Lubbock

  • 5 of 5

This was absolutely the best decision I've ever made - so grateful not to put up with hotel/motel Hell!!! This was the perfect place for privacy and comfort. I slept better in this bed than my own back home. No noisy neighbors; it was a big relief not to have to find a place for breakfast every morning (although Lubbock Breakfast House & Grill on 19th is awesome), and the biggest plus for me personally - the Gafford's sweet dogs!!! The Gaffords are marvelous, gracious hosts. This is my first experience with VRBO, so I don't know how other owners rate for courtesy and helpfulness, but I'll bet the Gaffords could give some valuable lessons!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 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

Tech Terrace Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Tech football
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Tech football
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Tech football
Sep 29 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Tech football
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Tech football
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Tech football
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $25
cleaning $35

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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