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