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3 walking Blocks to Bryant Denny Stadium, shopping restaurants and the Strip!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms 2 Bunk Beds + 2 Convertible sofas, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-12)

This is a DUPLEX. RENT ONE APARTMENT............. OR BOTH..... DISCOUNTED RATES FOR BOTH!! Email for Whole House Pricing. SEE DETAILS BELOW:

3 Walking Blocks from Bryant Denny Stadium! Sit back on the cozy rocking chair porch or in the grilling courtyard of our Totally Renovated 1930' s New Orleans style Cottage that overlooks Paul 'Bear' Bryant Drive.

1. THE UPSTAIRS APARTMENT has 2 Bedrooms and 1 bath. Sleeps 7-8 (sleeping double)

with 2 Queen Beds, 2 Bunk Beds and a Queen Sofa Bed in the Living area. Fully Equipped Kitchen.

Beautiful covered Rocking chair porch with Rocking chairs, swing and outdoor dining table.

You will have access to the courtyard with a charcoal grill and additional outdoor dining area.

2. THE DOWNSTAIRS APARTMENT has a full kitchen, Living room and 1 bath.

This apartment sleeps 4 (sleeping double). It has 1 bedroom with 1 Queen bed and 1 Queen IKEA Convertible Sofa in the living area.

ALL Kitchen Utensils, Plates and glasses are provided

ALL Towels, Linens, paper towels and toilet paper are provided

Extra pillows and blankets are provided

Flat Screen TV's and DVD's.

Washer/ Dryer available for guest use

The Courtyard's are complete with outdoor dining areas & Music.



It is an easy walk to The Quad, Bryant Museum, Tutwiler Hall, Sorority Row, and The Strip.

Enjoy the excitement of the crowd walking to the games from the porch or courtyard with lounge area. Walk to campus, the game, the strip restaurants or shopping. No traffic.......... no worries! OR just spend some quality time with your College Student!

We are VERY FAMILY ORIENTED!! Bring the Kids, the parents, the Grandparents! Grilling in the courtyard, Relaxing & Listening to the breeze rustle through the trees while lazily watching Bama Fans as the excitement of the season rolls out! Feel at home..... :-)





We have onsite management

Keywords: Short term furnished housing. Close to University of Alabama.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2018

About Jann

This Cottage Duplex has been a labor of love to restore! Built in 1928, There is a lot of Tuscaloosa AND The University of Alabama history in each room.

From the original owners to the many students that have lived in it over the years, If walls could talk, we would be amazed I'm sure!

Jann purchased this cottage in 1978

Why Jann chose Druid City

It was in danger of being demolished AND ( no disrespect) torn up by the Students. We wanted to help preserve the integrity of this beautiful home & neighborhood and lovingly restore this adorable cottage and have folks who will appreciate and love our Little slice of BAMA Heaven too!!

What makes this cottage unique

We are VERY FAMILY ORIENTED!! Bring the Kids, the parents, the Grandparents! Grilling in the courtyard, Relaxing & Listening to the breeze rustle through the trees while lazily watching Bama Fans as the excitement of the season rolls out! Feel at home..... :-)


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Druid City, Alabama

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 2:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 29
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Upstairs- Bathtub/ shower combo, Downstairs- Fully tiled Walk-in Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1) Chaise Lounge, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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3 walking Blocks to Bryant Denny Stadium, shopping restaurants and the Strip!
average rating of 4.981132 based on 53 reviews
Coppell, TX

Fun and Spacious!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here and rented two apartments for my daughter's graduation in December. Both of the units we rented were comfortable, spacious, and equipped with everything we could have possibly needed! We enjoyed visiting in the outdoor courtyard around the fire pit in the evenings or in the spacious living room when it was too cold outside. Jann was super nice to work with and made us feel like family. We would recommend this rental for anyone looking for a nice place to stay close to campus.

  • Submitted: 27-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys! Thanks so much for the great review. We really enjoyed your stay with us! Tell everyone we said Happy New Year! Sincerely The Bama Crimson Cottage Crew!
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Great location and nice accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

The property is even nicer In person and we felt more a part of the community, having stayed in a residential area, as opposed to a hotel. The place is spacious, comfortable, and clean. The outdoor space is so fun and inviting. Jann was really fast in responding and the rental process and access to the property was easy. This is our first visit to T-town, but definitely not our last.

  • Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We rented both the upstairs and downstairs units for our whole family (we were bringing our daughter back to school).

The entire experience was fantastic. The place was beautiful and cozy, great place and I would give it my highest recommendation.

  • Submitted: 10-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wade and Family, Thanks so much for the Great Review! We enjoyed having you and your family stay with us and look forward to seeing you again! Jann
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Great time had by all generations! surpassed all expectations!

  • 5 of 5

My whole family left feeling like it was a great experience. They enjoyed the Bama History, accommodations, the two kitchens, separate living areas (generational escapes), the outdoor grilling, entertainment areas and the well attended outdoor firepit.

The rental was well appointed and had everything we could possibly need. We rent summer beach houses each year, so we were impressed with the level of thoughtfulness put in making sure we had everything we could need. If you are a person that is flying in with only your luggage, you would appreciated the well equipped kitchen and bath.

My father, at 83 was very reluctant to join us, but raved about the week-end later, and loved the accommodations (and he was sleeping on the futon!) We will be back!

Caretaker was superb!

  • Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Debra thank you so much for that Glowing Review! We enjoyed having you stay with us and Im so glad that Dad had an enjoyable time. Russell fell in love with your whole Family. :-) Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year! Jann
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My new home in T-town!

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect little cottage! This place is such a joy to stay in, and I hope to come back lots over the next three years while my son is in school. Super clean, everything you need, super comfortable beds, and awesome outdoor spaces! I’ve been cooking and feeding hungry kids since I arrived, and had all I needed to make that happen. Russell has been awesome and so much help when this momma arrived with a full car and no darling son in sight! And you couldn’t have a better location. Felt like I was back in school, but much nicer digs than I had back in the day! Thanks, Jann....Can’t wait to come back! Roll Tide!

  • Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa thank you so much for that glowing review! I so enjoyed meeting you and chatting with you and John this weekend! You are super Mom! :-) I look forward to having you back soon and Thanks so much for your help in making that happen. Tenants like you are the reason we do this! * hugs & Roll Tide!! Jann & The Crimson Cottage Crew
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New Orleans, LA

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Huge space so close to the stadium!

  • Submitted: 1-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Car: not necessary

Between the Stadium and the Railroad Tracks


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Druid City, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter/ $200UP $150 DN
Dec 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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