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5 Bed/ 2.5 Bath Modern House Close to K.U. Campus and Downtown Lawrence

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 185 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Wonderful 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath house in Lawrence, KS. Prairie Modern style home. Screened in Porch, large Open kitchen, living and dining rooms, hardwood floors throughout main level with 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths upstairs and 2 full bedrooms and 1 full bathroom downstairs. Two outdoor patios and ample driveway parking space. Private backyard but located close to the University of Kansas campus and lovely downtown Lawrence. Convenient to I-70.

Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018

Why The Owner chose Hillcrest

Privacy while being close to the Campus of KU and downtown. Easy highway access.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house couldn’t have been more perfect for us. Our 2yr old loved the little house on the patio and the adults loved sitting outside and watching her play. The children’s books and toys were a big hit too. She fell in love with the little stuffed lion (bear?) that was on the bookshelf in the living room—called it her baby and carried it everywhere. I had to hide on an upper shelf of the bookcase so we wouldn’t have to report a toy-napping incident. We went to the toy store on Mass and got her a substitute ‘baby’ to take with her on the plane.

The kitchen was thoughtfully & thoroughly supplied. The drawer with the large selection of spices/herbs was a delight to all the cooks in our family. The really nice selection of pots and cast iron pans, and the ample supply of dishes & silverware, made it easy to prepare family meals.

We were surprised at how quiet the house was in spite of being on 9th. The furnishings were all comfortable/attractive. Enjoyed the artwork too!

Also, appreciated how promptly you responded to my email questions. We would gladly stay at your VRBO again and recommend it to others.

Kind regards,

Mar 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Hillcrest, Kansas

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , Off first bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Hallway bathroom on main level.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Downstairs bathroom.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Half Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , 1 child bed , 1 cot , Also available toddler bed & pack n play by request
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
  • 3 bedrooms upstairs and 1.5 baths. 2 bedrooms (each with 1 queen) and full bath downstairs.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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5 Bed/ 2.5 Bath Modern House Close to K.U. Campus and Downtown Lawrence
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 28 reviews
Plymouth, MN

Ok at best

  • 3 of 5

Not real clean. Needs new furniture. Beds not comfortable and no extra blankets. Called landlord for Wi-Fi password and he couldn’t produce it. TV had analog channels only. Bottom line: it feels like they don’t care about what guests think of the house.

  • Review Submitted: 03/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed was right there. You could get anywhere in just a few minutes. We had the space and accommodations to host friends and family. This home was well equipped and nicely decorated. In a convenient location with necessary shopping nearby. Private, quiet and secure. Any questions to the owner were quickly answered and addressed. Everything you need is there. Spacious rooms and comfortable furniture. We would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 11/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house for large group

  • 4 of 5

Good location, clean, we had 10 adults, great space. Could use more glasses and towels, but overall great place

  • Review Submitted: 19/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roomy and comfortable. Conveniently located.

  • 5 of 5

Being from CA, we greatly enjoyed the firefly show in the private front yard every evening. The owners were very responsive to questions and there to help when we inadvertently got locked out. The home is filled with an eclectic selection of artwork and the kitchen had most of what we needed to cook a family style breakfast. The Merc market is within walking distance for healthy provisions.

  • Review Submitted: 13/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cheney, WA

Great place for our needs

  • 4 of 5

We had 9 adults and found the home to be roomy and great for family visiting. The location is convenient and hosts were very helpful answering our questions. One request was adding more facecloths. The dining table had not been cleaned very well and placemats were soiled. A few folks mentioned the cleanliness was less than expected so you may mention that to your cleaners. All in all it met our needs very well. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: 08/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, Thanks for the feedback! We will let our cleaners know. We are always happy to have the cleaners come back and fix any places they missed. I will remind them about the table and we'll replace the table cloths. There are more wash clothes available, we didn't realize you needed more. Please know that in the future we are happy to provide anything you need, all you need to do is ask!! Thanks, Evan
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A perfect fit for our family

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience with a VRBO and it exceeded our expectations. The house is located near downtown and KU campus, and the home was a perfect fit for our family while on a college visit. A wonderful weekend in Lawrence!

  • Review Submitted: 17/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$127.43
Damage Deposit AU$382.29

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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