'THE MERLOT HOUSE' NEAR HISTORIC GRAPEVINE-DALLAS FORT WORTH

Roseanne S.

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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'THE MERLOT HOUSE' NEAR HISTORIC GRAPEVINE-DALLAS FORT WORTH

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

Grapevine Cottage Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

About the Merlot House:

Comfort, style and space await you in this 3 bedroom completely renovated 1950’s Craftsman style home. Furnished to appease both families and business travelers alike the tasteful mix of Casual and Timeless styles provides a sophisticated retreat at the end of each day.

Open living and dining lend themselves to family and relaxing TV time. The cook in the group can focus on the menu in the fully stocked and equipped kitchen. Upgrades include arched doorways, crown molding, quartz counters and wood floors. Touches of wine inspired decor adorn the interior in tribute to the many local Grapevine wineries.

• 1,400 sq ft-Open concept floor plan

• 3 bedrooms with queen beds

• Twin Bed in open Study

• 2 full bathrooms with shower/tub/double vanities

• Free WiFi internet in the office/study

• 42' TV with satellite/DVD player

• Laundry room with full size stackable washer and dryer

• Expandable dining table

• Patio table (seats 6) with charcoal grill & chiminea

• 1/4 acre lot with huge fenced backyard and shade

• Paved driveway parking (2-3 cars) and street parking is allowed

• Central Heat and A/C

• Soft linens and plenty of thirsty towels provided

• Ceiling fans in Living room and all bedrooms

• All full size appliances including a new side by side fridge (Aug 2012)

About Grapevine:

Location! Location! Location!

Stay close to all of the fun in Grapevine, the premier summer destination of North Texas, 'The Christmas Capital of Texas' and the home of the largest wine festival in the Southwest.

Centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth we’re only minutes to DFW International Airport, Grapevine Mills Mall, Lake Grapevine and the Cowboy’s Golf Club and Las Colinas.

The Merlot House is walking distance to the Historic District (3 blks)where guests can indulge in shopping, dining, art exhibits, nightlife, live entertainment and wine tastings at the local wineries. Walk 1 block to great restaurants like Bob's Steak & Chop, Fireside Pies and the Winewood Grill. Enjoy a ride on the Vintage Railroad from Grapevine to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards or stroll through vendor booths and entertainment during one of many festivals and events throughout the year. Summer fun can be found on Lake Grapevine with amenities and activities such as swimming,walking and biking trails, picnic areas, boat ramps, lakefront dining and the famous annual Fourth of July fireworks show. For your more adventurous side jet ski/boat rentals, fishing guide services and sailing excursions are also available. Drive 10-15 minutes to Southlake Town Square where you will find an assortment of high end shops and a variety of restaurants to choose from. If you prefer antique shopping a 2 mile drive will get you to Grapevine's Antique Mall or head over to Colleyville's Vineyards Antique Mall.

Regretfully, out of consideration for our neighbors, no special events/parties are permitted. Max occupancy is 6

Check in: 3pm Check out: by 11am

Additional Location Information:

DFW Airport-6 miles

Lovefield Airport-14 miles

Arlington (Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor, Ranger Stadium and the new Cowboys Stadium) - 17 Miles

Grapevine Lake - 2 miles

Downtown Fort Worth (Sundance Square)- 23 miles

The Gaylord Texan convention center-3 miles

Grapevine Mills Mall- 4 miles (Leggo Land Discovery Center)

Texas Motor Speedway-16 miles

City of Plano- 28 miles

City of Las Colinas/Irving - 5 miles

Downtown Dallas - 20 miles

Upcoming Festivals/Events in Grapevine:(please confirm exact dates by Visiting grapevine convention and visitors bureau for additional information

2014

In Grapevine:

April Annual Chocolate Fest

April Spring into Nash farm family event at Nash Farms in Grapevine

April New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail

April-Oct Weekends outdoor market DT Grapevine

May Main Street Days festival

07/04/ Fireworks Extravaganza

Sept Grapefest Festival!!!!!!!!

Nov-Jan Christmas Capital Of Texas fun begins!!!

Keywords: House, Cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Roseanne S. (Owner)
Advertiser since 2007
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About Roseanne S.

My husband, a former motorcross and supercross competitor, and I love saving and restoring old homes. We are real estate agents, investors, remodelers and for fun we like 'looking for the next project'. Every now and then we'll pack an overnight bag and spend a long weekend at The Merlot House and enjoy everything that Grapevine has to offer. Sharing our home with others has given us the opportunity to meet some great people and make new friends.

Why Roseanne S. chose Grapevine

We enjoy all of the festivals and special events in the area especially at Christmas time. In the summer we spend a lot of time time on Lake Grapevine so the location works well for us. We love the real small town feel Grapevine has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Roseanne,

Just a short note to let you know how much we enjoyed staying at your beautiful home Everything was wonderful and the house is equipped with more than what we expected! I will definitely recommend your house to my friends and if we come back to Grapevine we will definitely come stay again! It was a great location with plenty of privacy and we felt right at home from the start. Sorry for taking so long to send this note. Thanks again for having us and I hope someday to come back and meet you!

Have a great day and a great 2011!!

Kathy & Dan P.

Jim & Barb L.

Ontario Canada
Mar 2011
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 17 traveler reviews

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'The Merlot House' Near Historic Grapevine-Dallas Fort Worth
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
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'The Merlot House' Near Historic Grapevine-Dallas Fort Worth
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153886vb
-(817) 907-2009 (Texas, USA)
Grapevine Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW)
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5
Came to town for a creative conference at the Palace Theater in Grapevine and thought staying in a house rather than a hotel might provide some nice conveniences. We were right! With 6 women, there was more than enough space for everyone to not feel cramped and to get a good night's rest.

The location was unbelievably convenient only 5 minutes from the airport and the downtown Main Street area. If you were so inclined, you could walk. There was plenty of parking for multiple vehicles, a keyless entry in case your group wants to split up and plenty of kitchenware should you want to stay in.

I would highly recommend a stay at the Merlot House to anyone visiting Grapevine!
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! Hope you come back soon.
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'The Merlot House' Near Historic Grapevine-Dallas Fort Worth
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153886vb
-(817) 907-2009 (Texas, USA)
Grapevine Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW)
Central Texas
5

Little Jewel in a big city

  • 5 of 5
GIRLS TRIP for 5.....Central Tx teachers had a great get-a-way to Grapevine for 2 nights. I found this cute, comfy house by googling "Girl's Trip" suggestions and saw that other groups had rented this house for a gathering of friends.
House was easy to find once we got to Grapevine, parking was enough for 3 cars, entry was easy and we found a cute, comfy home to relax and reconnect with friends. When we got there, the air was on, ceiling fans in each room made for a comfortable setting on a HOT August day. Furnishings were very unique and bathrooms were very roomy and loved the fluffy white towels. Each bedroom was perfect and the beds were made for a queen... Kitchen was very modern and had most anything you needed although we only used the oven and fridge.
Welcome book on ottoman was very helpful, including maps and suggestions of where to eat. We felt safe in the nice neighborhood and it was a very quite street. Do be aware that you are very close to the airport (which can be a good thing) but we did hear those 'jet engines' doing their mag checks as my husband said. LOL...he's a pilot and I'm a former FA so it was not a problem. Unless you know that sound, you might think it's just the weather.
The keyless entry was nice.
This would be a great place for a family too as we noticed a pack n play in the closet and the yard out back would be good in cooler weather. There is a small sitting/grilling area on the side out back. We did not use this as it was a VACATION and we treated ourselves to eating out. Even ordered in one night by using Roseanne's book for suggestons. Enjoyed sitting at the antique dining table for 4.
There is a TV /DVD and internet service there too. Internet was working great.
Communication with the owners was a breeze and I would recommend this VRBO to anyone.
Thanks for such a fun trip. Look forward to staying at another one of your properties.
Paula & Friends
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hi Paula,
Thank you for your great comments! I am glad you enjoyed your visit at the home and in the area. Interesting to know how you found us in the first place! Please come back anytime and thank you for taking such great care of our home. :)
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'The Merlot House' Near Historic Grapevine-Dallas Fort Worth
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153886vb
-(817) 907-2009 (Texas, USA)
Grapevine Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW)
BOCA RATON, FL
5

Lovely home

  • 5 of 5
Thank you Roseanne and Roy for sharing your beautiful home. Wished we could of stayed longer. This property is close to everything, a stroll to Main Street, Dallas area, sightseeing and close to my family in Flower Mound. (No Roy, you did not leave a can of paint out in the open). The home was clean and highly recommended. Your listing of the Merlot House was true to its description. The only thing that we could find or should I say not find was in the second bathroom, no table or area where you could put your toiletries. Maybe between the two sinks, a table or counter of some sort. This property will most definitely be on my list for next time when I am in the area.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Linda! LOL...I must be getting senile in my old age! I thought I had left that can of paint on the counter. I agree regarding a place to put toiletries. Just the other day I was looking at the space to try to figure something out. I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Come back anytime! -Roseanne
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'The Merlot House' Near Historic Grapevine-Dallas Fort Worth
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153886vb
-(817) 907-2009 (Texas, USA)
Grapevine Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW)
Waxahachie, TX
5

Perfect Girl's weekend getaway

Perfect Girl's weekend getaway
  • 5 of 5
This is a wonderful house in a great location. It has everything we'd hoped for and more. The house is very well furnished and comfortable, in a great little quiet neighborhood just a short distance from the shops & restaurants. We had beautiful weather, and were able to enjoy the beautiful backyard and outside dining. It's obvious the owners take great care in upkeep of this beautiful home. It lived up to the photos.

We all agreed we will plan another trip to the area and stay in the charming home again.
  • Submitted: May 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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'The Merlot House' Near Historic Grapevine-Dallas Fort Worth
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153886vb
-(817) 907-2009 (Texas, USA)
Grapevine Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW)
Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5
Never been in such a beautiful house before. All was so a lot more beautiful as already on the pictures.
All was unfailingly perfect and clean.
Especially Roseanne, you have been so friendly and care for all of our questions, despite the fact that we'd never seen or known us before.
Thank you again a lot and we hope to stay again in this wonderful house, when we ever come back to Texas.
All the best for you and your husband.
Highly recommended for everyone.
  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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'The Merlot House' Near Historic Grapevine-Dallas Fort Worth
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p153886vb
-(817) 907-2009 (Texas, USA)
Grapevine Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW)
Pleasantville New jersey
5

2012 Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Roseanne, many thanks to you and your husband for allowing us to stay in your home. It was truly that "home". With all the great amenities and us bringing our tent to camp out back and hammock for early morings we felt at home. Great location quiet area. convient to all attractions. Our 9 day stay just wasn't long enough. We have and will continue to tell our friends and family to look you up when they make the trip to Dallas. If we can make a suggestion we loved the smoker however we also love to grill at home and the grill that was there was not large enough to cook for 6 ppl . A gas grill would be nice. :) Thanks again we will contact you again when we are ready to come see a game. like when the Eagles or 49ers play against Dallas... lol

Ronald & Patricia Harris
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Ron and Patricia! Thanks for taking the time to write a wonderful review! I agree regarding the grill...I've been meaning to upgrade it and will definitely do so soon. Do give me a call (or email) when you get ready to come back. Remember we have another home really close to the Cowboys Stadium too. And thank you for choosing our home and taking such good care of it! Best Wishes-Roseanne

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Winewood
Bob's Steak & Chop House - Grapevine
Big Fish Seafood Grill & Bar
Main Street Bread Baking Co
Weinberger's Delicatessen
Cinemark Tinseltown USA
Grapvine Vintage Railroad
Fireside Pies Grapevine
Farina's winery & cafe
Ferrari's Italian Villa
Tom Thumb
Braums Ice Cream & Dairy Strs
Grapevine Mills Mall

Close proximity to sports venues, New Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars. Easy access and commute to Texas Motor Speedway.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

Grapevine Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • $185/nt-$235/nt
  • US Dollars
  • Sunday - Thursday .. $220/nt, 2 Night Minimum.
  • Friday & Saturday .. $235/nt, 2 Night Minimum.
  • Security/Reservation Deposit: min $300 Departure Cleaning fee $75 (non ref)
  • Xmas and Thxgvg 4 night min req
  • Discounts on 5+ nights available (excluding Dec 23-Jan 2)
  • Must be 25 years or older to rent. Reservation will be confirmed with the
  • Applicable deposit and signed guest registration. Sorry-No Smoking-No Pets
  • We accept Paypal, Visa and MC and Discover
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Amenities

Amenities

Grapevine Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds -beds have mattress protectors and pads-pillows have protectors 1 twin bed located in the Merlot Red study
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Huge fenced in backyard

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