Direct Book

This page allows you to book directly with us. You save money by not paying online travel agencies (OTAs) service fees. We do collect taxes, state and county. This is something Airbnb and other OTAs do not all do in my community.

This 2-story 1920’s era home offers the original Airbnb experience with a private room just for you. Off historic Midland Trail (U.S. Route 60), 3 miles to I-64/77, 15 miles to Downtown Charleston, 18 miles to Kanawha State Forest 35 miles to Hawks Nest State Park, 46 miles to Summit Bechtel Reserve. Walk or run the paved elementary or high school tracks two blocks away. Five food options within one mile.

The space

  • Check-in/out times are firm
  • No children
  • No pets
  • Not handicap accessible
  • No 3rd Party Reservations

Guests enjoy the original Airbnb experience with a solid night’s sleep on a full-sized bed in the upstairs bedroom. Local, digital over-the-air and ROKU television, and Wi-Fi, a selection of classic books, and local magazines to enjoy in the over-sized rocking chair are available no additional charge.

Complimentary items include home made soaps, along with traditional amenities such as shampoo, towels and wash cloths. Guests also enjoy use of a closet and dresser.

The downstairs bathroom features a 1918 cast-iron claw-foot tub with added shower, an early 1920’s cast-iron sink, and classic black-and-white tiles.

Quiet hours will be observed from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. No additional guests are permitted. Smoking is not permitted in the house. Designated smoking areas outside are established.

Guest access

Guest have access to the first level, front porch, and the guest bedroom upstairs. Guest are not allowed in the basement. Use of the kitchen should be limited to non-alcoholic beverages and snack. Guest are not permitted to cook.

Interaction with guests

Interactions with guest will be frequent, but not intrusive. We live in the house, I run my business from the house. A light breakfast (breads, coffee/tea, juice, milk, cereals etc. – no cooking) will be offered in the dining room most days.

Other things to note

Within one mile of the residence is a Walmart, Tractor Supply, Shoney’s, Taco Bell, McDonald’s, Arby’s, or SubWay sandwich (inside WalMart), all within one mile. Please note: no bars/pubs within walking distance. To protect our two Boxers, and three house cats we do not accept guests with pets. Anyone with pet allergies should consider another location.

Known food allergens are kept in-house, these include but are not limited to nuts, fish, milks, eggs, gluten, and others. This is a two-story, 1920’s era home and is not handicap accessible.

House Rules 
  • No smoking
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No parties or events
  • Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
  • Check in time is 2PM – 6PM
  • Check out by 11AM

You must also acknowledge

  • Must climb stairs – Bedroom is upstairs – 1 flight.
  • Potential for noise – Occasional/rare noise from high school football games during the season.
  • Pet(s) live on property – Two Boxers and cats in the house.
  • Some spaces are shared – Only the guest bedroom is private. Bathroom is shared, along with dining room and living room.

Cancellation Policy

For a 50% refund of accommodation fees, cancellation must be made seven full days prior to listing’s local check in time (or 3:00 PM if not specified) on the day of check in, otherwise no refund. For example, if check-in is on Friday, cancel by Friday of the previous week before check in time.

 

Holstein House front porch

Holstein House

 

We offer a light Continental style breakfast.

 

Vintage books line the built-in shelves.

Vintage books line the built-in shelves.

 

Image of rocking chair

Here’s a comfy chair just waiting for you to kick back in.

 

A full sized bed.

A full sized bed for a good night’s rest.