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Historic Cottage In Cameron Park Near Baylor

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5 (including 1 on the couch)

Come stay in our Cameron Park guesthouse! Built in 1925, the property has been lovingly restored. Walk the grounds, or walk one block to Cameron Park itself for kayaking, biking, etc. 4 minutes from NEW Baylor Stadium; 6 minutes from Ferrell Center.

Fabulous space for couples or small families. Great for Baylor events; 5 minutes from campus. Enjoy all the amenities of Cameron Park.

The area is wonderful for walkers and runners.

We're two Baylor professors with flexible schedules. Happy to host you & give you all the inside information about Waco--places to eat, stores, downtown, Baylor, etc.

Wonderful old, historic neighborhood; originally developed in the 1920s as a prime location near the 'new' Cameron Park.

One private bedroom, with queen bed, sleeps 2. One high-quality inflatable bed can be made up in the living area; perfect for kids. Can sleep up to 4 people.

Pets possibly allowed inside, depending on size and training. We do have a full outside dog kennel, with running water, where all pets are unreservedly welcome to stay. Also a fully fenced backyard.

More Details

Elizabeth Corey
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Elizabeth Corey

I'm a Baylor professor and mother of 3 children--ages 11, 9 and 2. I've lived in Waco since 2002 and in this house since 2008. We absolutely love Cameron Park, and think you will too!

Elizabeth Corey purchased this cottage in 2008


North Waco Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • 1 queen bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking


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Historic Cottage In Cameron Park Near Baylor
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 39 reviews

Beautiful, so green and peaceful, cottage located in a great area and close to everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was quaint and historic, I felt like I was there 200 years ago. All necessary items needed were there. We really enjoyed specific and helpful instructions left for us that included where to visit and eat.we are from California and if we ever get to come back we would check into this cottage again! 👍🏼

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Collinsville, OK

Cozy guest house close to so much!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect stop on our way home from the Gulf. The guest house was so relaxing and comfortable. Easy walk to Cameron Park and just minutes from Magnolia Market. Wish we had stayed more than one night!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous property, as described. Cottage was larger than expected. All amenities for a relaxing evening and breakfast after grabbing groceries at a local HEB. We enjoyed a river run but didn't have time to enjoy all the activities available! Would def book again! Thanks!!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Very special place!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cottage and grounds. Extremely accommodating host family. Comfortable, spotless and had everything we needed. Looking forward to staying there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ravenna, MI, USA

Peaceful Place

  • 4 of 5

The setting for this cottage could not be better. Located just north of downtown (less than 2 miles) is a little oasis of peace and tranquility. The owners have provided the basics for a short stay and were responsive to our needs. Spacious and comfortable with the additional privacy of a small patio at the back of the cottage made this a delightful retreat.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for family time.

  • 5 of 5

Nice people. Great quiet spot. The house was just right for us as we have two small children who tend to get rowdy in hotels and it's hard to relax. We didn't have to worry about other people. The yard is really cool too!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Car: necessary

Cameron Park is within walking distance, about 2 blocks away, and you can get there easily on foot. There should be maps (as well as other information about Waco) in the basket in the dining room.

Walking: Just across the street from our driveway, in the Methodist Children’s home. Nice and quiet, hilly campus.

Or, go to Cameron Park. Walk out our driveway, turn right and go down the hill to Lindsey Hollow. Turn left; you’ll see an intersecting street with white gates. It’s blocked off, but walk down it and you’ll get to Proctor Springs. Keep going straight and you’ll follow a path into the heart of the park, and to the river. There are playgrounds and trails. All beautiful.

Or, visit the fabulous Cameron Park Zoo.

Outdoor Waco, on University Parks, rents kayaks & bikes.

HEB is our local, excellent grocery store, and it has multiple locations nearby.

There is a Laundromat on 18th Street (Take Herring to 18th, turn right, and it will be on your left).

Magnolia and The Findery are fun shopping downtown. Cameron Trading Company has antiques, and is on Austin Avenue. Papillon is at 1025 Austin Avenue and has nice antiques and decor. Show and Tell Antiques is expensive but in a grand old historic house and worth a look at 1525 Morrow, near Harp Design, also on 15th.

Restaurant suggestions?

Try Bangkok Royal, downtown, for great Thai food.

Burgers: Dubl-R (on Herring and 18th St.) or Health Camp (on the Circle).

Kitok’s (on 18th) is also great—be sure to order the “Oriental Fries.”

Fancy, expensive steakhouse: Diamondback’s, on Franklin near University Parks. Also a bar, Cricket’s, and Mexican, Ninfa’s.

Lots of Food Trucks at University Parks and Franklin. Selections include BBQ, Indian, Cupcakes.

Great Mexican dive, in a converted Pizza Hut: take Herring to 19th, follow it 5 minutes until you pass the HEB; just next to Dairy Queen is “Taqueria Mexicana” or some such name. Fantastic Tortilla Soup & often margarita specials.

There’s also a Torchy’s Tacos, which is great, on 5th Street near Baylor.

Manny’s on the River: New, clean place on the Brazos for good quality Tex-Mex. Go watch the sunset! On Martin Luther King Drive, about 2 minutes from our house.

Two fun local bars/pubs: Barnett’s, downtown, and the Dancing Bear, near Baylor.

Good lunch place/coffee shop: Lula Jane's, on Elm (across the river in East Waco) and Dichotomy, downtown serves coffee AND cocktails. Thus the name.

Just further down from Lula Jane’s is Tony De Maria’s—great, authentic BBQ. But go early, as they sell out fast—usually by noon.

Baylor campus coffee shop: Common Grounds.

Really neat place out on Gholson Road, Homestead Heritage. Check it out on the web for more details; they make cheese, pottery, furniture, etc. and have a wonderful restaurant. They also offer HORSEBACK RIDING, as one of our guests found out!

The Waco Farmer’s Market is downtown on Saturdays from 9-1. Lots of fun stuff there.


Rates & Availability

North Waco Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Baylor Football--2 night min
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Baylor Football--2 night min
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $30
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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