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Carriage House In The Heart Of The City!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps

The kirkwood cottage carriage house is located 4 blocks off i-630 - just minutes from the va med center, uams and children's hospitals, in the heart of the business, south main (soma) and river market districts. The carriage house is a good choice for business travelers or couples who want a romantic getaway and it is perfect to accommodate your extended stay guests. Pricing will depend upon length of stay.

A private entrance through the brick courtyard (doorbell at the privacy fence gate), carpeting in living room, painted wood floors upstairs and the original brick floors in entry and kitchen. Two gas log heaters, period light fixtures, and a wood-burning stove add to the historic nature of this upscale 1,400 square foot barn. Updated features like wifi and two flat panel tv’s with direct tv, a whirlpool tub in the downstairs bathroom, another full bathroom upstairs, a full size washer and dryer, and quality mattresses in the two adjoining bedrooms ensure you the comfort you deserve.

We are a small pet friendly place (owners have a yorkie) so you never have to leave home without them and the carriage house even has a doggie door (there is a deposit per pet).

The kitchen is furnished with a side by side refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, two coffee makers (12 cup and single cup) and self-cleaning oven. Dishes, silverware and utensils are included for your convenience, as well as thick, fluffy towels and linens. The enclosed courtyard has a small pond and a gas grill, should you want to cook or entertain outdoors. Automatic lighting means you never come home to a dark house. The carriage house is located in the governor's mansion historic neighborhood and is great for walking or bike riding, with an active arts and entertainment district just 3 blocks away on south main. The river market is quite close as well, with many restaurants, bars, shopping, and the clinton presidential library. Walgreens, a grocery store and post office are just blocks away.

More Details

Owner
Donna Skulman-Loyd
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 January, 2017

About Donna Skulman-Loyd

semi retired couple

Donna Skulman-Loyd purchased this cottage in 1983

Why Donna Skulman-Loyd chose Arkansas

We bought the historic Kirkwood Cottage (circa 1882) and its carriage barn initially because it was close to work. But the historic district is full of interesting people and always has something going on.

What makes this cottage unique

Large open space in the heart of the city - close to everything!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Carriage House In The Heart Of The City!
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
4

Carriage House- cute & cozy

  • 4 of 5

It was a cute, super quirky adorable place! Will definitely stay here again if in LR. Great location!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Business & Pleasure in The Heart of Little Rock!

  • 5 of 5

The Kirkwood Cottage became our "Home Away From Home" during our 3 month consulting project in Little Rock. What a perfect way to end each day, having this special space to come home to and recharge. So charming and cozy and situated in the heart of Little Rock's Historic District just blocks from downtown Little Rock and The River Market Area. Donna & W.B. have catered to every detail in assuring that everything necessary is at your fingertips and were right there to respond to any questions plus always proactive in keeping us aware of local activities and upcoming events. Even making our Holidays, extra special...as we returned one evening to find the cottage beautifully decorated for Christmas. Finding extended stay accomodations around the country, sight unseen, can be a challenge. In this case...no surprises! The Kirkwood Cottage was exactly as presented. Thank you Donna & W.B., we hope to have the opportunity to be your guests again, sometime in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sharon & Ken What a nice review! Thank you so much - it was our honor to host you all and hope you can come back this way again. WB & Donna
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5

Your home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We came to Little Rock to meet up with friends for the weekend. We were looking for place where we could relax and catch up. The Carriage House was the perfect place to do just that. The inside and outside living spaces are warm and inviting. Amenities abound and there was not a single thing we needed that wasn't at our disposal. The Carriage House has a true historic charm yet also offers every modern convenience you could possibly need.

The location is perfect for those that want to take in the historic sites in Little Rock and lots of great restaurants nearby.

We leave with fond memories of time shared with our friends and will definitely stay here on our next trip to Little Rock.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

From the moment I inquired about the availability of 1882 Carriage House, Donna was prompt to respond, informative and accommodating. She went above and beyond every step of the was to make sure our stay would be everything we wanted it to be.

My family of 4 had a wonderful time during our short stay. There is plenty of space, the area is full of beautiful victorian homes, neighbors are friendly.

The refrigerator was stocked with more than just the basics. Every pot or pan we needed was there, the gas stove was available to us as well. When we walked in, the table was set and ready for us, touches like this made the property incredibly inviting.

The bathrooms have several soaps, shampoos and lotions to choose from. The sheets are soft and the towels are soft yet absorbent-even in the Arkansas humidity. The doggie decor is fun, inspired by Bear, I'm guessing.

The restaurants in the area are great, and reasonably priced. We loved The Root--serving fresh, local food and drinks. The little green corner store was fantastic too. They had the best salted caramel ice cream I've ever tasted!

My favorite thing about the whole trip might have been the pillows. I literally placed an amazon order for them so I wasn't tempted to take Donna's with me! We would gladly stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Old but tons of charm.

  • 4 of 5

Overall, a very nice stay. Many of the amenities needed to stay 8-9 days were there. Laundry, soap, dishwasher, microwave, coffee, spices, outdoor grill, etc. Location is good. Close to downtown, gas, food, groceries and river.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for a nice review. Please consider staying with us the next time you come to Little Rock.
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5

A Place to Come Home To

  • 5 of 5

We give this place more than 5 stars, if possible 10 stars! The pictures are true, the carriage house looks exactly like the pictures. You cannot believe how quiet and Donna had everything we needed! Even provided the best coffee! Fridge and cabinets stocked with essentials, along with washing detergent in the laundry area. We have never stayed at a more equipped place. The neighborhood was awesome, old historic southern homes with character. Our cockapoo, Livvy loved Donna's Yorkie, Bear. We took a long walk and parked our car on the street.... we felt safe.

This is the place to stay in Little Rock. Moments from the airport! We highly recommend! Have to say the courtyard is beautiful! This piece of heaven is a place we will always remember!

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara: What a terrific review!! Thank you so much - you and your family (and Livvy!) are most welcome to stay with us again. Was there anything else I could have done to make your stay better? Donna & WB
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
I-630
Car: recommended

The Kirkwood Cottage carriage house is located 4 blocks off I-630 - just minutes from the VA Med Center, UAMS and Children's Hospitals, in the heart of the business, South Main (SoMa) and River Market districts. The carriage house is a good choice for business travelers or couples who want a romantic getaway and it is perfect to accommodate your extended stay guests. Pricing will depend upon length of stay.

A private entrance through the brick courtyard (doorbell at the privacy fence gate), hand-scraped hickory in living room, painted wood floors upstairs and the original brick floors in entry and kitchen. Two gas log heaters, period light fixtures, and a wood-burning stove add to the historic nature of this upscale 1,470 square foot barn. Updated features like WiFi and two flat panel TV’s with Direct TV, a whirlpool tub in the downstairs bathroom, another full bathroom upstairs, a full size washer and dryer, and quality mattresses in the two adjoining bedrooms ensure you the comfort you deserve.

We are a small pet friendly place (owners have a Yorkie) so you never have to leave home without them and the carriage house even has a doggie door (a $25 non-refundable pet deposit per pet).

The kitchen is furnished with a side by side refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, two coffee makers (12 cup and single cup) and self-cleaning oven. Dishes, silverware and utensils are included for your convenience, as well as thick, fluffy towels and linens. The enclosed courtyard has a small pond and a gas grill, should you want to cook or entertain outdoors. Automatic lighting means you never come home to a dark house. The carriage house is located in the Governor's Mansion historic neighborhood and is great for walking or bike riding, with an active arts and entertainment district just 3 blocks away on South Main. The River Market is quite close as well, with many restaurants, bars, shopping, and the Clinton Presidential Library. Walgreens, a grocery store and post office are just blocks away.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in East of Broadway, Arkansas

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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1 night minimum stay
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A$991
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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning A$46
Pet Fee A$33

a $25 non-refundable pet deposit per pet; pets must be approved by owner first

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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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in East of Broadway

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1470 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • City Centre
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Larger Bedroom - 1 large double bed , has flat screen TV and coffee bar.
    2nd bedroom - 1 double bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • water skiing