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Designed and detailed for the perfect Fixer Upper inspired getaway!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Sleeps 10

The History:

It has been a great gift to discover this gem on the corner of 19th and Morrow in Waco, Texas. When I first drove by the home it was covered in vines, the yard was littered with trash and the front door was permanently open for those that needed shelter from the outside elements. Even in its dilapidated state, I could not resist the charm and the historical beauty of this home. After hours of research and countless phone calls we were able to purchase this home and begin our journey to restore it to its former glory.

The Morrow House was the very first home built in the neighborhood of Sanger Heights in 1886. It was built and owned by a man named Jacob Levinski that immigrated to our country from Russia or Poland. He and his family owned the local jewelry store on Austin Avenue. After his family passed away it was owned by Mrs. Bussey. She was well known for serving in the local church and teaching private violin and piano lessons inside her home. Some of her old students have reached out to us and have come to visit and take pictures in the home where so many of their childhood memories were created. I think the best part of our process has been the people we have met along the way and the new friends we have made in Waco. I hope you will feel the same way during your stay!

Details about your stay:

As you walk up the path to our home you will be walking on the original stones that we discovered deep under grass and mud. Make your way around the outside of the home where you will marvel at the original hand made lattice on the porch, the authentic windows, and the detailed, decorative trim that makes this house so special. As you enter the home you will fall in love with high ceilings, huge pocket doors and the shiplap we recovered under layers of sheetrock. Our contractor, Chuck Walker, was able to remove and restore and hand finish all 23 windows. As you will notice the light in the home is one of its significant and grandest of its features.

Our home will sleep 10 comfortably. There are two master en-suites. Both hosting luxurious king size beds and well appointed bathrooms. Our third bedroom has two full sized beds with its own private bathroom. We have also included a Restoration Hardware queen size sofa sleeper that is unbelievably comfortable.

Our state of the art kitchen comes fully equipped with all Jenn-Air appliances. Your family will love gathering around for a home cooked meal as you will have everything you need if you desire to work in the kitchen. And if you don’t feel like cooking, we have a list of great restaurants and you can call Sic Em’ Delivery to deliver straight to the doorstep. We have a large dining table that seats 10 and provided board games ready to play for those late night hang outs. Our living area is the hub of the home with ample seating and a flat screen T.V. is provided to watch the football games and your favorite shows.

We have spared no expenses to detail, design, or furnishings. From the large chandeliers, to the beautiful bedding and down to the tiniest of trimmings – we hope you will visit us soon and take in the wonderful city of Waco.

More Details

Property Manager
Amy Normand
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

Why Amy Normand chose Texas Hill Country

The History:

It has been a great gift to discover this gem on the corner of 19th and Morrow in Waco, Texas. When I first drove by the home it was covered in vines, the yard was littered with trash and the front door was permanently open for those that needed shelter from the outside elements. Even in its dilapidated state, I could not resist the charm and the historical beauty of this home. After hours of research and countless phone calls we were able to purchase this home and begin our journey to restore it to its former glory.

The Morrow House was the very first home built in the neighborhood of Sanger Heights in 1886. It was built and owned by a man named Jacob Levinski that immigrated to our country from Russia or Poland. He and his family owned the local jewelry store on Austin Avenue. After his family passed away it was owned by Mrs. Bussey. She was well known for serving in the local church and teaching private violin and piano lessons inside her home. Some of her old students have reached out to us and have come to visit and take pictures in the home where so many of their childhood memories were created. I think the best part of our process has been the people we have met along the way and the new friends we have made in Waco. I hope you will feel the same way during your stay!

What makes this house unique

Details about your stay:

As you walk up the path to our home you will be walking on the original stones that we discovered deep under grass and mud. Make your way around the outside of the home where you will marvel at the original hand made lattice on the porch, the authentic windows, and the detailed, decorative trim that makes this house so special. As you enter the home you will fall in love with high ceilings, huge pocket doors and the shiplap we recovered under layers of sheetrock. Our contractor, Chuck Walker, was able to remove and restore and hand finish all 23 windows. As you will notice the light in the home is one of its significant and grandest of its features.

Our home will sleep 10 comfortably. There are two master en-suites. Both hosting luxurious king size beds and well appointed bathrooms. Our third bedroom has two full sized beds with its own private bathroom. We have also included a Restoration Hardware queen size sofa sleeper that is unbelievably comfortable.

Our state of the art kitchen comes fully equipped with all Jenn-Air appliances. Your family will love gathering around for a home cooked meal as you will have everything you need if you desire to work in the kitchen. And if you don’t feel like cooking, we have a list of great restaurants and you can call Sic Em’ Delivery to deliver straight to the doorstep. We have a large dining table that seats 10 and provided board games ready to play for those late night hang outs. Our living area is the hub of the home with ample seating and a flat screen T.V. is provided to watch the football games and your favorite shows.

We have spared no expenses to detail, design, or furnishings. From the large chandeliers, to the beautiful bedding and down to the tiniest of trimmings – we hope you will visit us soon and take in the wonderful city of Waco.

Amenities

Waco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • We have 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. We also have a Restoration Hardware Queen size sofa sleeper in the living area.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services

Reviews

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Designed and detailed for the perfect Fixer Upper inspired getaway!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Absolute perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Loved every detail. The house is beautiful. I can't think of anything that was overlooked. All the little extras were just wonderful! I can't wait to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! It was our honor to have you !!!! And we are so glad you enjoyed your stay!
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5

Exceeding expectations !!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was absolutely darling with so many cute touches. We took a lot of

pictures and had a great time. The note about sisters on the board was a thoughtful

greeting. My sisters and I loved staying here.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio, Texas
5

Perfect weekend

  • 5 of 5

Wow was the first word all the guest said when we walked in! The Morrow House has everything you need, Waco has so much to offer but it was hard to get us out of the house because it is just that great! We are already planning our next stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautifully Restored Home in the Heart of Waco!

  • 5 of 5

This home is absolutely breathtaking! It's hard to believe it once was set to be torn down. The owners did a fantastic job bringing this home back to life. Every detail was thought of and beautifully done. We felt welcomed and right at home. The furnishings, linens and all amenities were clean and picture perfect! We will be back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words ! It was our honor to host your family!!!
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Montgomery, AL
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Great house. Great owner. Perfect for a game day weekend or a magnolia visit experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review ! We loved hosting your family !
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Map

We are 1.8 miles away from the Silos and awesome shopping downtown. And we are 3.3 miles from Baylor University and McLane Stadium.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $125
Tax Rate 15.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.