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Big Bend Getaway - Views, Comfort and Style - 10 Min to Pool !

Janet Eby

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Janet Eby

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Calendar last updated:
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Big Bend Getaway - Views, Comfort and Style - 10 Min to Pool !

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Lajitas House Rental Photos and Description

House, 1 Bedroom + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This custom adobe vacation rental home is the perfect 'getaway' when visiting the Big Bend. Located on 40 acres and at the end of a long drive, the Big Bend Getaway provides seclusion and privacy. Furnished in a western style with modern flair, the house is built for comfort and relaxation indoors and out. Thick adobe walls and efficient heat and air keep it cozy in any type of weather. The large front porch and screened dining porch provide shade from the heat and protection from flying insects. The carport will protect your car from desert sun and storms. The main bedroom has a queen bed and its own AC and heater for a perfect night's sleep. The kitchen is equipped with everything you would typically need to prepare and serve most meals. Enjoy your meals in the rock floored dining room or on the dining porch. Relax in the comfortable living room, the semi-private den, one of the porches, around the fire circle, or on the double hammock. If you need a second bed, we'll fold out the queen size futon in the den. If you need a third bed for young children, we have an inflatable mattress and extra bedding.

We can comfortably lodge four adults on a queen bed and queen futon. Dogs are also welcome. While we typically limit occupancy to four people, we can accommodate a slightly larger group if some are small children. Just let us know so we can make sure you will all be comfortable. If you have a larger group, consider renting the multiple homes. Terlingua Ranch Retreat, LTM Ranch, and Ringtail Cabin are all just a short drive away.

We recommend bringing a good book, or select one from our bookshelves, many about Terlingua and the Big Bend region. Just kick back and enjoy the solitude inside or out. Of course, there are lots of other activities to keep your stay busy and exciting. Watch the abundant birds, wildlife, and desert plant life on our twenty acres or as you walk, bike, or drive along the hundreds of miles of dirt and rock roads of the 200,000 acre Terlingua Ranch. Sign in at the Terlingua Ranch Lodge and hike along the remote and breathtaking trails through the Christmas Mountains. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the cool and inviting Terlingua Ranch pool (just six miles down the road). Visit Big Bend National Park (just 30 minutes to the west gate) or Big Bend Ranch State Park (just 45 minutes to the Barton Warnock Visitor Center). Enjoy meals, drinks, live music and more at the various restaurants and bars in the area. Sit out at night to watch the stars, tell tall tales, or enjoy a small fire. Drive along some of the most scenic roads in Texas. Raft or canoe down the Rio Grande. Enjoy a guided horseback ride or jeep tour through the rugged west Texas landscape.

With so many options, you can return home as relaxed or exhausted as you choose. Either way, you'll “getaway” from everyday life and bring back countless memories.

Keywords: House, casita,, adobe, southwest style, modern, private, acreage, mountain views, Terlingua, Terlingua Ranch

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Janet Eby (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2015

About Janet Eby

A human rights attorney, an anthropologist, a creative director and a radio personality got together one weekend for an 8 hour road trip from Austin to Terlingua – their destination ¬– the fantasy hideaway called “The Big Bend Getaway.”

After experiencing the breadth and freedom that the Big Bend area exudes, they decided to buy this little gem. Watching the full moon rise over Sombrero Mountain that summer evening sealed the deal.

We hope you’ll be taken with the magic of “The Getaway” as much as we were.

Experience the freedom in feeling small!

Joe, Shannon, Giuseppe and Renée

Janet Eby purchased this house in 2014

Why Janet Eby chose Lajitas

Located in the heart of Big Bend country, but secluded away from the nearby communities and public parks. The Getaway strikes the perfect balance between tourist hot spot and remote retreat. We even have WiFi internet to keep connected with the outside world.

What makes this house unique

Quiet, quiet, quiet. Birds, deer, javelinas. Views, stars, walks and drives down the scenic Terlingua Ranch roads, hikes up Christmas Mountains, swimming in Terlingua Ranch pool, grilling out, relaxing on the porch, trips into Big Bend National Park, restaurants, bars & live music in Terlingua. Mostly, just relaxing and 'getting away' from day to day stresses and routines.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 51 traveler reviews

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Big Bend Getaway - Views, Comfort and Style - 10 Min to Pool !
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 51 reviews
5

Fantastic Lodging for visiting Big Bend

  • 5 of 5

this lodging is well located and everything is well prepared for enjoying the visit. Lodging managers provided clear instructions to getting there, in the cabin all the necessary stuff for living and for preparing Big Bend visits are available. The cabin was clean and nice decorated for giving warm welcoming to us. We have had a very pleasant trip. Thanks so much

  • Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Houston, TX
5

Desert Quiet

  • 5 of 5

This is an island of comfort in the desert. This house kept us cool, let us cook like we were at home, yet put us right where we wanted in the quiet song of this land. You can count on a variety of wildlife here, and the pictures can't capture the experience. For our stay, we weren't just in slot 23 of a system supporting visitors, we had a week as if we lived in this haven. It was everything we wanted and more. We can't emphasize enough how pictures do not do this getaway justice.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

The Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. It was our first trip to the area and I can't think of a better way to experience it than this private oasis.

We'll definitely be back.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Richmond, Virginia
5

Amazing Place

  • 5 of 5

We stays 10 nights. It's a wonderful spot. Very beautiful and secluded. The house is very nice and the bed is comfortable. Kitchen is well-stocked with equipment.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Daytona Beach, FL
5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

The Big Bend Getaway is a very comfortable house for 4 people. Clean, well equipped and filled with helpful information, maps and guides to things to do and see in the park and the area. Very nice and we enjoyed the stay very much.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Kerrville, TX
5

jsmith

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed out stay. The solitude was great and house was well equipped. Got some great pictures and did some sightseeing. Enjoyed grilling every night!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Terlingua Ghost Town
"The Terlingua Ghost Town is a truly bizarre and wonderful place. Once home to a cinnibar mi..."
Starlight Theater
"The Starlight Theater isn't a theater. At least not anymore. It was once the "Chisos Movie..."
La Kiva Restaurant & Bar
"La Kiva is a one of a kind Terlingua bar and grill. Sadly, it is currently closed due to th..."
Big Bend National Park
"Words can't express the wonder of this amazing and diverse park. You'll have to experience ..."
Santa Elena Canyon
"Santa Elena Canyon is one of our favorite hikes. There is also a great scenic overlook that..."
Hot Springs Abandoned Resort
"The hot springs in Big Bend National Park are a great place to hang out along the Rio Grande..."
Chili Pepper Cafe
"This is our family's favorite local restaurant. Great food, friendly people, and good price..."
Chisos Mountain Lodge Restaurant
"For us, a trip to the Basin almost always includes a meal at the Lodge. If we've been on a ..."
Nearest Airport
230 Miles
Midland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
30 Miles
High Sierra Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
42 Miles
Black Jack's Crossing in Lajitas
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Texas State Highway 118
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Bad Rabbitt Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Scenic Walk
Nearest Point of Interest
Terlingua Ranch Pool
Nearest Point of Interest
Bad Rabbit Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Terlingua Ranch Office
Nearest Point of Interest
Funky Army Bull Statue
Nearest Point of Interest
Christmas Mountains Hike Trail head
Nearest Point of Interest
Interection:118 & Terlingua Ranch Road
Nearest Point of Interest
Grub Shack
Nearest Point of Interest
Scenic Drive or Bike Ride
Nearest Point of Interest
Scenic Drive or Bike Ride
Nearest Point of Interest
Chili Pepper Cafe

The Getaway offers a great home base for exploring Big Bend National Park, Terlingua Ghost Town and the Rio Grande River. However, don't overlook the opportunities that are a little closer to the house.

The hundreds of miles of Terlingua Ranch roads provide endless opportunities for walking, biking, or scenic drives, just don’t leave the road once off the Getaway property. This is all private land.

The Terlingua Ranch pool and Christmas Mountains trailhead are just 10 minutes away. Check in at the Ranch office to for access to either. The Bad Rabbit Cafe is also at the Ranch headquarters. The food is great and they often have live music on week-end evenings.

A short drive to Terlingua/Study Butte or the Terlingua Ghost Town offers restaurants, bars, live music, occasional live theatre. River guides, jeep tours, and horseback riding are also available in Terlingua.

Or, just relax in the hammock with your favorite book.

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Rates & Availability

From $129 Per night

Lajitas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Day
May 22 2015 - May 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
Regular
May 26 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$149
$899
 
 
Low Season
Jun 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$129
$779
 
 
Regular
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 3 2015
2 night minimum stay
$149
$899
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
Regular
Sep 8 2015 - Nov 4 2015
2 night minimum stay
$149
$899
 
 
Chili Cook Off
Nov 5 2015 - Nov 8 2015
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
Regular
Nov 9 2015 - Nov 24 2015
2 night minimum stay
$149
$899
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 2015 - Nov 29 2015
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
Regular
Nov 30 2015 - Dec 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
$149
$899
 
 
Christmas & New Years
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$169
$1,019
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$149
$899
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50.00 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $75.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes Cancellation Policy: If you cancel before 30 days of your stay, then we will refund 100% minus a $50 cancellation fee and any PayPal fees. If you cancel within 30 days, any refund will depend on us being able to re-rent that time.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lajitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The main bedroom has a comfortable queen sized bed. The semi-private den has a queen sized futon that we will set up as a bed or sofa depending on number of quests and guest preference.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Access to miles and miles of back country desert and mountain roads for your driving, biking, or walking pleasure. Extremely scenic and varied landscape.

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