• Private theater!
    Private theater!
  • Dining table seats 8
    Dining table seats 8
  • Air hockey!
    Air hockey!
  • Bedroom 1, king bed
    Bedroom 1, king bed
  • Bath for Bedroom 1
    Bath for Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2 king bed
    Bedroom 2 king bed
  • Bedroom 2; bunk room attached
    Bedroom 2; bunk room attached
  • Bunk area attached to bedroom 2
    Bunk area attached to bedroom 2
  • Bath for bedroom 2
    Bath for bedroom 2
  • Separate AC so you'll always stay cool
    Separate AC so you'll always stay cool
  • Huge screen and projector
    Huge screen and projector
  • Theater area small bathroom
    Theater area small bathroom
  • Video game arcade! Free!
    Video game arcade! Free!
  • Relax in the backyard
    Relax in the backyard
  • Fountain and seating in yard.
    Fountain and seating in yard.
  • Upstairs deck area off theater
    Upstairs deck area off theater
3 Bedrooms • 3 Baths (2 full, 1 half) • Sleeps 1-8
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License number:  STR0000886-08-2022

Welcome to Sweet Memories Movie House! Our almost 100 year old "fix up" look alike! Beautifully remodeled and furnished, our over 2100 square foot cottage offers your own PRIVATE HOME MOVIE THEATER with 8 leather recliners, surround sound and a 100 inch movie screen, game room featuring air hockey, corn in the hole and a professional free-play ARCADE GAME CONSOLE, with over 60 games like Pacman, Frogger and Centipede to name just a few! Our backyard has a covered patio and outdoor area with fountain, all decorated with lights. Our fully-stocked and remodeled kitchen boasts brand new stainless appliances, granite counters and a coffee "bar" featuring coffee maker, keurig machine, with 12 free K-cups, a coffee grinder, french press, and electric tea kettle. We have many appliances and utensils such as a blender, griddle, waffle maker, crock pot, immersion blender, wine opener, wine and margarita glasses, pitchers and all the other "essentials" you might need. We leave you plenty of dishwasher tabs, dish washing liquid, scrub sponges, trash bags, paper towels and toilet paper too. We also offer a tankless water heater so no running out of hot water here!!

All of our furniture is brand new, beds are all memory foam, furnishing include a few choice pieces from France, and several "Magnolia" decor items. We offer two large bedrooms with comfortable king beds, one of which has an adjacent bedroom with an adorable built in bunk bed, featuring a queen bed on the bottom and a twin XL on top. The kids, or young adults will love this room with it's fun ladder and personal light sconces for reading. Both beds feature Hearth and Home Magnolia Bedding by Joanna Gaines. This room is separated from the second bedroom by a cute barn door. In the game area/sun room there is also a charming twin-sized day bed. But be careful who sleeps in here! You may not be able to keep them away from the arcade game or air hockey!

We are conveniently located on Gorman Avenue in the heart of Waco just 8 minutes from the Magnolia Silos District, 8 minutes to Magnolia Table, 5 minutes from the Magnolia "little shop" on Bosque, and 9 minutes from Baylor University! Just a few minutes from downtown, Austin Avenue and prestigious Castle Heights.

Technology: We offer 5G high speed wireless internet, and each of the king bedrooms feature a 42 inch Samsung HD smart flat screen TV.  We feature a ROKU system on all TVs, which offers hundreds of apps that allow you to sign on with your subscription and watch all your favorites. Upstairs you can enjoy lounging in one of the 8 leather recliners in your private "movie room" . We have a 100 inch projection screen TV  there which offers all the same features mentioned above.  Because this room is upstairs and can get warm, we've added a separate air conditioning unit for that room alone to keep you super cool and comfortable. There is also a 1/2 bath adjacent to the movie room for your convenience.

Fun: And don't forget our fabulous FREE arcade game console! This one will really bring you back to the "good old days"! Make some memories when you challenge your kids or friends or family to game of Pacman, Centipede, Frogger, or 57 others!! These are real games just like you played in arcades years ago! Our game room also has a 5 foot air hockey table, corn in the hole, and a horseshoe and ring toss game for outside. We also offer several board games like Monopoly, Taboo, Scrabble, Yahtzee, Othello and more! Great memory makers for sure!

Outdoors: Under our cozy covered patio, you'll find a great round conversation area, small, charming fountain, and seating for 8 or more people, with hanging lights above the patio and garden area. There is a convenient pull down sun screen to block out the hot sun and a propane grill for your private use. We provide the propane! Then, under the trees, you'll find another cute fountain with 8 comfy rocking/glider chairs with lights dangling above. We designed a custom mural next to our garden for those fun "Instagram" moments! It's a truly magical setting at night. Upstairs right outside the movie room, is a fun deck with 6 rocking chairs and an umbrella. A nice place to "get away" from it all.

Practical stuff: You'll find a brand new Samsung washer and dryer for all your washing needs. Detergent, and stain remover are provided. We also have a bottle of sunscreen, and insect repellent that you are free to use. We have a first aid kit, fly swatters, and bug spray for the back yard lawn if needed. Each bathroom includes toilet paper, towels, wash cloths, shampoo, body wash, conditioner, liquid hand soap and hand lotion.

Baby stuff: For no additional charge, you'll find a pack and play, high chair and baby gate for our littlest visitors.

If you think of any questions not answered here, please do not hesitate to contact me!! We look forward to hosting your stay in Waco!!

PARKING:  Parking is available in the driveway only, and there is room for 3-4 cars/trucks.

CANCELLATION POLICY:  Full refund if cancelled 60 days or more prior to check-in date.  For reservations cancelled from 1-59 days prior to check-in date, cleaning fee and property damage fee will be returned, no refund on remainder. 

SECURITY DEPOSIT AUTHORIZATION: On your check-in date, a $300 authorization will be be put on your credit card as a hold.  Nothing will be charged to your card unless there are significant damages done.  Upon check-out, the authorization will be released 3 days after you leave.

If you have any other questions, do not hesitate to contact us!

Thank you for your interest in Sweet Memories Movie House

Kurt and Kathryn Heier, Owners

Higher Quality Vacation Rentals


We are Kurt and Kathryn Heier and we own Higher Quality Vacation Rentals. We specialize in providing cabins that are high quality, well stocked and offer lots of amenities! Higher Quality Vacation Rental's newest addition is the amazing 9 bedroom Holly Jolly Christmas Cabin in Blairsville GA, 6 other beautiful cabins ranging from 3 bedroom to 6 bedroom in the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area, and a 3 bedroom remodeled "fixer upper" cottage in Waco TX. We love to travel and explore new places and we fell in love with the Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains and all that they has to offer, but we noticed that many of the cabins weren't offering the type of quality we would expect in a vacation rental. We decided we could do better! We started purchasing cabins in the mountains in 2015 and we have remodeled or redecorated each and every one. We have replaced all mattresses, bedding, sheets and towels, added theaters, arcades and games like foosball, ping pong, pool tables and more. We have new TV's, and we have fully stocked the kitchen to capacity and labeled all drawers. Some cabins have new hot tubs too! In some cabins we have remodeled, added bathrooms, bedrooms, firepits, and completely re-themed and redecorated the entire cabin! We keep on top of maintenance, hire the best cleaners we can find, and are quick to respond to any guest needs or requests. We live just a few hours away, and visit our cabins often. We are constantly working on maintaining, upgrading and decorating them. When you rent a cabin or house from Higher Quality Vacation Rentals, you will be dealing directly with Kurt and Kathryn Heier, the owners of the cabins. We know our cabins inside and out, and you won't have to deal with calling a management company and leaving a message with an answering service. We take great care of our cabins, and strive the make our guest's vacation a memorable and worry free experience. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. We look forward to hosting you! Please check out all of our listings on VRBO: Pigeon Forge/Gatinburg: Hillsong Heaven, 5 bed, 5-1/2 bath, unique design, "treehouse" like corner windows, private jacuzzi's in 4 rooms, VRBO 1725702, Sleeps 16 Cadillac Creek, 6 bed, 4 bath, Luxurious kitchen, furniture and 50's style game area VRBO 1725670, Sleeps 18 Holiday Springs, 4 bed, 4-1/2 bath, Holiday Theme, private pool, 2 acres, lots of privacy VRBO 1725629, Sleeps 15 Cowboy Corral, 4-1/2 bed, 6 bath, Cowboy Theme, close to Pigeon Forge VRBO 1729779, Sleeps 16 Sweet View Springs, 4 bed, 4-1/2 bath, great views, close to Natl. Park, private pool VRBO 1729910, Sleeps 14 Waco, TX: Sweet Memories Movie House, 3 bed, 2-1/2 bath, Sleeps 8, gorgeous fix up with theater, convenient to Baylor and all things Joanna! VRBO 1636926,Sleeps 8 Blairsville, GA: Holly Jolly Christmas Cabin, 9 bedroom, 8 bathroom 6600 SF, Sleeps 28, Holiday Theme, conveniently located 10-30 minutes from multiple attractions! VRBO 270878, Sleeps 28

Waco, Texas

Property Type Bungalow
Accommodation Entire Home
Check-In A keypad is available 24 hours a day to provide entry for guests
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Infants welcome
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Limited accessibility
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets not allowed
Setting & View
  • Town
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Spices/Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Freezer
  • Blender
  • Kettle
  • Pots & Pans
  • Child's Highchair
  • Seating for 8 people
Bathrooms 3 Baths (2 full, 1 half)
  • Master Bathroom – Shower, Toilet
  • Hall Bathroom – Shower, Toilet, Tub
  • Theater Bathroom – Toilet
We have a tankless water heater, so no running out of hot water! Two showers and sink/laundry, etc. can be used at the same time!
Sleeping Arrangements 3 Bedrooms, sleeps 1-8
  • Master – 1 King bed
  • 2nd Bedroom – 1 King bed
  • Sunroom – 1 Twin bed
  • Bunk Room adjacent to second king bedroom behind barn doors – 1 Queen bed, 1 Twin bed, 1 Crib
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Video Games
  • Games/Board Games
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Baby Gate
  • Pack N Play/Travel Crib
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck/Patio (uncovered)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Veranda
  • Sunroof/Roof Terrace
  • Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Free Parking On Premises
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo
  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Water Sports
Sports & Adventure
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Smoke Detector
  • Requires Stairs
  • Cameras/Surveillance
Registration Number
Registration Expiration Date
Jul 14, 2023
Season Rate
Base Rate
1/1 - 12/31
$259 - $375
Weekend Night
$325 - $375
3/1 - 5/31
$249 - $495
Weekend Night
$315 - $495
May 23, 2024 - May 29, 2024
Weekend Night
6/1 - 9/3
$249 - $300
Weekend Night
$315 - $350
4th of July 2024
Jun 28, 2024 - Jul 10, 2024
Aug 29, 2024 - Sep 3, 2024
9/1 - 10/25
$299 - $475
Weekend Night
$365 - $475
Nov 21, 2024 - Dec 5, 2024
$340 - $350
Thanksgiving check out 2024
Nov 27, 2024 - Nov 29, 2024
Dec 19, 2024 - Dec 28, 2024
12/20 - 12/27
12/27 - 1/3
Dec 29, 2024 - Jan 5, 2025
Jan 16, 2025 - Jan 21, 2025
Feb 13, 2025 - Feb 18, 2025
Aug 28, 2025 - Sep 2, 2025
Nov 19, 2025 - Dec 3, 2025
Dec 14, 2025 - Dec 18, 2025
Dec 19, 2025 - Jan 2, 2026
Jan 2, 2026 - Jan 6, 2026
Jan 15, 2026 - Jan 20, 2026
Feb 12, 2026 - Feb 17, 2026

Cancellation Policy: One hundred percent (100.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 60 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. For cancellations made within 60 days prior to the arrival date, no refund will be issued.

Cancellation Policy: Full refund if cancelled 60 days or more prior to check-in date. For reservations cancelled from 1-59 days prior to check-in date, cleaning fee will be returned, no refund on remainder.