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Texas Duck Pond "Home away from Home" in College Station. August graduation open

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

'Home away from Home' for all those Texas A&M festivities. Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath one story town home only 2 miles from Texas A&M campus. A straight shot down Wellbourn Rd. Town home Sleeps 8 comfortably and 1 on a twin roll away bed. Come and stay for those Texas A&M football weekends, Parent's weekend, graduation or just a visit to College Station. Fully furnished kitchen with all the comforts of home. Enjoy a DVD, play some cards, read a book or work on a puzzle.

Pet friendly with $50 pet fee per pet. Charcoal grill provided for your enjoyment. Plenty of room for multiple families to share.

Count the ducks in the townhome!

WIFI available for your use while staying at 'Home away from Home.'

New queen bed in each bedroom, back bedroom also has twin bunk beds.

Keywords: Spacious, comfortable one story town home only 2 miles from Texas A&M campus. Pet friendly, plenty of room for multiple families to share.

More Details

Owner
Pam Merkin
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Pam Merkin

David and Pam bought this townhome for their oldest son in 2001 when he was a sophmore at Texas A&M. Their second son also lived here while going to Texas A&M. They have a daughter who is also attending Texas A&M and she lives in another of the townhomes that they own in the same complex. They bought a third townhome March 2016 next door to this one and have it listed on verb also. They have decided to share this townhome with out of town visitors to Texas A&M for home football games, graduation, Parent's weekend or college visits. We allow pets since we don't travel without our little 'Angel' our Yorkie and know how hard it is to find a place that allows special family members.

Pam Merkin purchased this townhome in 2001

Why Pam Merkin chose Texas

Quiet,close to campus, clean 3 bedroom townhome.

What makes this townhome unique

A quiet townhome community close to campus and all Texas A&M festivities.

Amenities

Steeplechase Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , accessable from master bedroom and hallway
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , accessable from bedroom #2 and #3
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    portable crib - 1 baby crib , portable crib in closet
    roll away bed - 1 twin/ single , twin size roll away bed in master bedroom closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , twin bunk beds have been added to back bedroom
  • Queen size Beds (3) in all 3 bedrooms, twin bunk beds have been added to back bedroom,
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Notes:
3 reserved parking spaces in front of town home with guest parking located inside the town home complex and additional parking on street outside the town home complex entrance, twin bunk bed has been added to back bedroom

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(86 traveler reviews)

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Texas Duck Pond "Home away from Home" in College Station. August graduation open
average rating of 4.918605 based on 86 reviews
5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Always very nice and clean and has everything needed for a comfortable stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at the "Home away from home" to attend a funeral in a nearby location. A last minute reservation resulted in the condo being completely prepared down to the last detail. Very clean and comfortable layout with great personal touches. Will definitely stay there again when attending Aggie football games and other A&M events.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad we can provide a place for families to get together.
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5

Graduation

  • 5 of 5

We all gathered at College Station for my niece's graduation from Texas A & M. We had a wonderful experience...being from Denver but still Longhorn fans, the Aggie stuff was a bit overwhelming but what do you expect when you are in Aggieland! It was well stocked and had all of the comforts of being at home. Thank you for an amazing stay for a joyous occasion!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are a little over the top with Aggie decor, but what can I say except "Gig em Aggies."
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We came to College Station for the Christmas lights at Santa's Wonderland. The house was clean and had all the amenities we needed for two couples and their kids.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to have families and friends visit.
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5

Great for family gatherings

  • 5 of 5

The Duck Pond turned out to be a great home for our extended family during a visit to College Station for a wedding. There were nine of us but we never felt overcrowded in this layout. All was clean when we arrived. Although we didn't prepare any meals while there, the kitchen seemed fully stocked with everything you might need. Thanks for the hospitality!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoy having people stay at "Home away from home,duck pond"for special occasions.
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Ring Day Weekend Stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The house was very clean and felt like home. We are planning another stay for graduation if it is available during that time This is a home to consider if you are planning to stay in College Station it is close to everything.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always glad to have Aggie parents stay for special events.
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Map

Texas A&M University
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Messina Hof Winery & Resort
Kyle Field
Easterwood Airport
George Bush Presidential Library
Freebirds World Burrito
Kroger
Freebird's World Burrito
Freebird's World Burrito
Walmart
Blinn College
College Station Medical Center
Whataburger
Dixie Chicken
Navarro Dr
"this is the closest shuttle stop to the townhome"
Car: not necessary

Only two miles from Texas A&M campus. Aassorted books available for your enjoyment-take a book-leave a book, games and puzzles provided. Available for 2 day, weekly or monthly rent

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Rates & Availability

Steeplechase Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
$650
$1,900
 
 
August graduation
Aug 10 2017 - Aug 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
$1,250
$2,500
 
 
Texas A&M vs Nicolls State
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$450
$1,500
$2,750
 
 
Texas A&M vs Louisiana Ragin'
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$450
$1,500
$2,800
 
 
Texas A&M vs South Carolina
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
$1,350
$2,750
 
 
Texas A&M vs Alabama
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
$1,500
$2,750
 
 
Texas A&M vs Mississippi State
Oct 27 2017 - Oct 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
$1,500
$2,750
 
 
Texas A&M vs Auburn
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
$1,500
$2,750
 
 
Texas A&M vs New Mexico Lobos
Nov 10 2017 - Nov 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
$1,500
$2,750
 
 
December 2017 graduation
Dec 14 2017 - Dec 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
$1,250
$2,500
 
 
Parents weekend 2018
Apr 12 2018 - Apr 16 2018
2 night minimum stay
$450
$1,250
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$160
Fri,Sat
$900
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
cleaning fee $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.75%

Additional $25/person per stay may be added for over 8 people due to additional cleaning and linen use.
Rental rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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