The Bird House


Entire cottage hosted by Emile

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Enhanced Clean
This host committed to Airbnb's 5-step enhanced cleaning process.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Emile is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
The Bird House is a luxury appointed cottage designed to cloak you in cozy relaxing comfort! Located in Columbia's Shandon neighborhood under a canopy of old oaks, minutes to everything. Coffee/tea provided. Dedicated 400mbs X 20 Spectrum Internet Ultra. HBO/Netflix/Showtime provided.

Pet policy: Maximum one dog less than 20lbs welcome! Must be house-trained, fully vaccinated, and able to get along with other dogs.

The space
Full kitchen, equipped with Dacor Range, GE Monogram hood and microwave, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, Bosch dishwasher. Private parking, exterior security camera, full blinds let beautiful light in or make it secluded and cozy, luxury bedding and throws. Enjoy watching the birds feed and bathe, you are in an official bird sanctuary!

Places for sleeping

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Luggage drop-off allowed
Security cameras on property

Select check-in date

Add your travel dates for exact pricing
Add date
Add date

4.93 out of 5 stars from 106 reviews


Where you’ll be

Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Walk to restaurants, bars, grocery stores, clothing and retail stores, churches, schools, USC in a heavily treed area with many beautiful homes and parks.

Hosted by Emile

Joined in May 2014
  • 106 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Husband of one, father of two, now grown -- time to travel!


  • Eme

During your stay

I have thirty years of hospitality experience and own a company that produces large scale public events. My girlfriend, Eme, and I live onsite, and we will do our best to ensure you have a peaceful and calming stay.

Emile is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Show more
Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Security camera/recording device Show more
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy