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Intown Carriage House

Bedrooms 1
Space 420 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Gorgeous One Bed, One Bath Cottage Surrounded by Lovely Garden

Walk along the pebbled, stone sunflower path to your very own private Atlanta retreat. The garden was featured on the Into the Wylde Decatur garden tour. This fashionable one bed, one bath unit delivers on both comfort and style. From its charming spiral staircase climbing up to the sunny reading nook or work space above, to its rustic barn door enclosure to the cozy boudoir, this sunny space will keep you smiling whether you’re here for two nights or two hundred.

Tina Maudsley
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2018

What makes this cottage unique

Surrounded by beautiful garden featured on the Into the Wylde Decatur garden tour. Very private, quiet retreat with sounds from fountains and abounding nature.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Tina’s carriage house is the reason one opts to stay in an independent house rather than a hotel. It is tucked away on a quiet, serene, family street which has virtually no traffic, in a great neighborhood walkable to many parks, or a mere 10-15 minutes to Ponce City Market. I was told the house was renovated and turned into a guest house only a couple of years ago, so all the appliances are new. Everything you need is there - washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave (better than mine at home!), slimline vacuum, and more. The kitchen was particularly perfect for me, as someone who likes to cook on weekends or when I’m not working late nights; it's outfitted with plenty of dishes, cookware, utensils, and gadgets. The shower feels new and clean. The quarters are “cozy” and perfect for one person, or perhaps a couple. There is an upstair “loft”, great for storing extra suitcases, or a child to sleep. When the temperature allows, I left the (new) windows open at night and fell asleep to crickets chirping. The house itself is nestled off a path behind Tina's main house, surrounded by greenery, so privacy is not a concern. Tina is the perfect host, as hands-on or off as you like, checking in from time to time and always accessible. I will definitely stay in the cottage when I’m in Atlanta again.
Oct 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Lake Claire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 420 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Newly tiled bathroom with new sink + faucet & toiletries provided. Stackable washer/dryer located in this room. Cottage has water heater for immediate heat to shower and other faucets.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Upstairs loft area with queen sized air mattress
  • Bedroom fan, window to garden, and full sized closet.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term rentals available
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Includes water heater.


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Intown Carriage House
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Lovely Carriage Home in Atlanta

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this Carriage House for four months over the summer and really enjoyed my stay! This house was perfect for my needs, not too big not too small. Everything worked properly, and the washer and dryer were a great addition to have. The upstairs room was great for reading in the afternoon, and the multiple windows helped create a breeze throughout the home. The property on which it sits is gorgeous and has an earthy feel to it, with a large garden in the backyard surrounding the Carriage Home. There is a nice sized porch on the front of the Carriage House with multiple seating options, and I often found myself sitting out there listening to the gentle hum of crickets as the sun went down for the night. There is plenty of privacy as well, though the homeowner is available if anything should be needed. I was greeted with a bottle of wine and various items in the fridge to make me feel at home on arrival. It was a very nice touch. I would gladly stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 27/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enchanted garden cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is the perfect stay for a quiet retreat. Set in a beautiful garden, the cottage is charming. I had a very enjoyable stay, and the owner very graciously met a few of my pressing needs. The front porch was a cozy place for breakfast and later a glass of wine. I hope to be back the next time I'm in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 22/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Sweet Peace of Home

  • 5 of 5

What a exceptionally warm, sweet, & thought-of-everything cottage!

First, Tina is absolutely wonderful and deeply attentive to any needs you may have.

Second, coming home to the serenity that is this house makes all the difference from the activity that is Atlanta. From the morning coffee porch to the quietude of the loft space upstairs, I was immediately made to feel relaxed and welcomed.

And finally, I would recommend Tina and her home to anyone looking for an oasis in the city!

  • Review Submitted: 28/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded by Expectations

  • 5 of 5

Tina, is a lovely host. The house is quant, well appointed, secluded and very quite. Upon check-in Tina made sure I had coffee, creamer, and wine...the essentials. I was there for 8 days and took Uber into work everyday. Convenient to popular shopping options as well as cool, quirky local places. I highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 30/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Atlanta Carriage House!

  • 5 of 5

The location was great...convenient to pretty much everything. Tina was super sweet and provided some extra treats for our stay. She was very welcoming and easy to work with! I would definitely recommend this house to anyone headed to Atlanta. Hopefully we'll be back sooner than later.

  • Review Submitted: 30/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Tina's Cottage for about 4 months in the fall of 2016. It was the perfect little bungalow. Tina takes great care in making her property clean and comfortable. If I needed an extra blanket or a blow up mattress in the loft it was there before I got back to the cottage. She welcomed my stay w/ a nice card and a bottle of wine and asked if she could anything to make my stay more comfortable. She has a housekeeper available if you feel you need it, and the washer/dryer was a much needed added bonus. I recommend Tina's Cottage to any traveler for a short or lengthy stay. It is close to all the Atlanta hot spots and just far enough away to be out of the buzz in a very quiet family friendly neighborhood. Scoop it up while you can. Thanks again Tina!

  • Review Submitted: 05/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Atlanta Hartsfield
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Thinking Man Tavern
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Candler Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Flying Biscuit
Nearest Beach
250 Miles
Ossabaw Island
Car: not necessary

Lake Claire is an intown Atlanta neighborhood known for its diverse mix of home styles, its abundant mature trees, its lovingly tended gardens and greenspaces, and—most important—its

community-oriented residents. The bustling community is nestled between Candler Park and Druid Hills.

Lake Claire is well known and beloved for its abundant green spaces, both public and private.

At the heart of the neighborhood sits Lake Claire Park, with its wooded areas and trails, large playing field, young children’s play area, and tennis courts. Other parks nearby include Candler Park, the Olmsted Linear Park, and Freedom Park. Not too far away from Lake Claire Park, at the end of Arizona Avenue, is the Lake Claire Community Land Trust, a communal green space and nonprofit neighborhood member organization with a mission to acquire, maintain, and protect green space for neighborhood enhancement and education, and to provide a place for neighbors and friends to celebrate nature, community, and the arts.

Local attractions:

Atlanta Botanical Gardens, GA Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, CNN Center, Fox Theatre, Atlanta History Museum, Fernbank Science Center, Children’s Museum of Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Piedmont Park, Buckhead Atlanta, Atlanta Zoo, Atlanta Belt Line.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Lake Claire

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$657.35
Cleaning Fee AU$131.47

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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