The SpaceThe Matson House
Built in 1900 and used for a school until 1936, the inside of the home has been totally remodeled. All new foamed insulation, windows, ADT security, new electrical and plumbing, replaced interior walls with new 9 ft. ceilings and trim, tile and laminate floors, stainless appliances, new water heater, new central heat/air unit as well as all new ductwork, window blinds and curtains, and all furnishings make this home very comfortable. The kitchen is completely furnished including small appliances, dishes, utensils, cookbooks, spices, pots, and pans. The bathrooms are equipped with shower curtains, towels, and area rugs. Each bedroom has a totally new bed, linens, hangers in the closet, and chest of drawers. A study includes furnishings of a desk, desk chair, additional chairs, and area rugs. Some holiday decorations are located in the study closet as well as a vacuum cleaner and iron/ironing board. The great room is furnished with a leather couch and recliner, raised dining table and chairs, 42 inch flat screen 3D TV with a separate 3D DVD player both are internet connected, lamps, area rugs, and small end tables. Front loading washer and dryer are located in a laundry area with a laundry separating basket, coat rack, and shoe holder. For daily and weekly rentals, laundry and cleaning supplies are furnished. Maid service is available at an additional cost.
Short term rental $110.00 per night for up to two adults (an additional $10 per adult per night) with monthly and multiple months available at a reduced price. The price adjusts to the amount of time included in the contract and the number of people. Gatherings of additional people need prior approval, but a fee may be charged. Rental price includes electric, water, trash pickup, HD cable, high speed wireless internet, ADT security monitoring, pest control, lawn care. NO pets are allowed. THIS IS A NON-SMOKING PROPERTY.
The home is located approximately 3 miles from Johnson City Medical Center, East Tennessee State University, Mountain Home Veterans Hospital, and Jonesborough. Numerous chain and locally owned restaurants are within minutes. Historic Jonesborough is the oldest town in Tennessee and the home of the National Storytelling Festival. It is approximately 5 miles from Interstate 26, The Mall, and Science Hill High School/Freedom Hall complex. The home is located inside the city limits of Johnson City but has a Jonesborough mailing address and GPS location.
Views of the mountains and visiting wildlife are a plus to this country setting so close to the conveniences of Johnson City and Historic Jonesborough. Many TVA lakes provide opportunities for fishing, picnics, and boating--Watauga Lake (45 minutes), Boone Lake (10 minutes), Cherokee Lake (60 minutes) and Douglas Lake (70 minutes). Many hiking and biking trails are within minutes of this location, and the Appalachian Trail is accessible from various locations including Erwin, Tennessee, 20 minutes away. The Virginia Creeper Trail is a 34 mile rail-to-recreation trail starting in Abingdon, Virginia, traveling through Damascus and ending just past White Top Station at the Virginia-North Carolina border. This is a favorite hiking/biking trail about an hour's drive from Johnson City. The house is located 30 minutes from Bristol Motor Speedway, an hour from Asheville, NC, a little over an hour to Gatlinburg/Great Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge/Dollywood, and Knoxville, Tennessee, home of the Tennessee Vols and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. The NeighborhoodThe Matson House is located inside the city limits of Johnson City but has a rural setting. A beautiful view of the mountains can be seen from the back of the house. Deer, turkeys, and other wild life are nightly visitors to the field next to the house. Getting AroundThe house is located approximately 3 miles from East Tennessee State University, Mountain Home Veterans' Home, Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, and downtown Jonesborough. The house has easy access to Interstate 26, The Mall of Johnson City, downtown Johnson City. Other Things to NoteIf you plan to have a large party or gathering, prior approval is needed. An additional cost may be charged. The nightly charge for the Matson House is very low. In order to keep the cost low for other guests, additional charges to those with large gatherings may be added. Thank you for understanding, and please let me know if you have any questions concerning this statement.