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ROMANTIC AND LUXURIOUS TEXAS HILL COUNTRY COTTAGE

Kevin Burns

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

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Kevin Burns

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 23, 2014
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ROMANTIC AND LUXURIOUS TEXAS HILL COUNTRY COTTAGE

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Fredericksburg Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, sleeps 4 maximum

Bella Vista Cottage becomes your own private world, a secluded escape from the pressures of everyday life. Our cottage feels like home because that's what it was built for.

The Cottage is nestled in a small vale situated on 55 acres of scenic Texas Hill Country property and just 20 minutes from downtown historic Fredericksburg, Texas. We pride ourselves on having created a luxurious tranquil setting and atmosphere.

Our careful attention to detail and the natural beauty of the location help promote a feeling of peaceful elegance and grace. Upon arrival guests receive a bottle of wine and a box of hand made chocolates to begin the healing process.

The Cottage is a soothing Texas Hill Country retreat full of “Charm, Character, Calm, and Charisma.” Tranquility permeates the atmosphere of Bella Vista.

Further Details: Bella Vista Cottage was designed and built by Kevin and JoAnna Burns with the help of Eric Mustard, a local Fredericksburg architect. The 2,000 square foot cottage is meant to be a weekend getaway home to relax and unwind from the hectic stress of city life.

Kevin and JoAnna’s dedication to quality at Bella Vista shines throughout all areas of the house -- from its individualized room decorations, the handmade glass tiles and custom made pendant lamps in the kitchen and the tastefully coordinated original window treatments. The Burns’ used green and recycled technologies where practical and there is free WI-FI throughout the cottage to allow you to stay in touch with the outside world if the mood suits you. There is also covered parking to protect your vehicle.

The exterior design of Bella Vista contains architectural elements of the local German farm houses, Victorian style cottages and American Prairie architecture melded into a unique, inviting and modern approach. The beautiful and scenic views offered from the front and back covered porches enhance the tranquility.

Staying at the Bella Vista Cottage is a truly luxurious, memorable, romantic and fun experience. The Kevin and JoAnna pride themselves on taking excellent care of their guests making them feel at home from the first moment they step into Bella Vista Cottage.

About the Owner: We like to travel and garden. We have an antique Italian car and 3 cats: Merry, Pippen and Mr. Darcy.

Why the Owner Chose Fredericksburg:

We have been in love with the Texas Hill Country since our 1st trip there. We built this cottage from scratch and hope you will enjoy it as much as we do. There is much to do in the area: wine tastings, vineyard tours, the Nimitz Museum, Oktoberfest, many specialty and antique shops, Enchanted Rock and Lost Maples State parks, the LBJ Ranch and great roads to explore the local beauty.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kevin Burns (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 23, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
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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

5
based on 50 traveler reviews

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Romantic and Luxurious Texas Hill Country Cottage
average rating of 4.96 based on 50 reviews
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Fredericksburg Texas Hill Country
Baytown, Tx
5

Anniversary Stay @ Bella Vista

  • 5 of 5
The cottage truly surpassed our expectations! So cozy, so clean , so inviting! Interior and exterior atmosphere ' s will keep us coming back. The owners truly have worked hard to show their application of their guests! Freda the cat was a BIG hit to hang out with.
  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Romantic and Luxurious Texas Hill Country Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p394925
+1 -830 392-0625
Fredericksburg Texas Hill Country
Pearland
5

Solitude

  • 5 of 5
I love this place. Great for a girlfriend get-a-way. Surrounded in Hill Country beauty. They have furnished this place for complete comfort, lacking for nothing. If I should ever re-marry, my honeymoon will be here.
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Romantic and Luxurious Texas Hill Country Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p394925
+1 -830 392-0625
Fredericksburg Texas Hill Country
Katy, Texas
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5
Bella Vista Cottage is definitely a gem of Texas! My friends and I had the best time just relaxing at the cottage and looking at all of the beautiful scenery.
  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
business
Romantic and Luxurious Texas Hill Country Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p394925
+1 -830 392-0625
Fredericksburg Texas Hill Country
3

Could have been a 5 star rental, but apparent deferred maintenance compromised it

  • 3 of 5
One of the nicest VRBO's we've been too in terms of the accommodations, the well appointed kitchen, comfortable bed, owner accommodating our request for an early check-in, etc. I can say many positives about this place. It is a good 20-25 minute drive in from the country where the cottage is, to downtown Fredericksburg, so plan your days and evenings accordingly. Unfortunately, we were only there for 2 nights, and in the middle of the 2nd night, a smoke detector started beeping every 30 seconds, apparently because a backup battery died. We placed a blanket over the master BR door, a robe at the bottom of the door, and turned the fans on high to drown out the noise. I was able to sleep through it, but my wife was up all night. I couldn't get access to the smoke detector due to it's location high on a vaulted ceiling, and a ladder not being available. The owners live in Dallas, so there was no immediate solution available to us. In retrospect, we should have left the property and checked at a hotel in town. Quite a shame, because this would have otherwise been a 5 star review for us.
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so sorry that the backup battery failed on your visit and that your wife had trouble sleeping. We have addressed the problem. Unfortunately, whether we live next door or several hours away, the battery could not have been changed immediately – these things do happen and we have no control over it. You didn't notify us of the issue until you checked out, the v-mail stamp is 11:15 am the next morning, to give us the chance to correct the issue.

However, there is/was no deferred maintenance. We change the 9 volt batteries annually (we do it every Jan 1st so not to forget) as recommended by the manufacture of the detectors as part of our routine maintenance program. Our smoke detectors are hardwired and use batteries as a back-up to keep our guests safe in the event of a power failure. This week is the 1st time in 4 years the batteries have ever failed prematurely, I can only assume we purchased a bad batch as the expiration date was in 2017.

Again we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and are glad that you found our home satisfactory and hope that you would consider coming back.
business
Romantic and Luxurious Texas Hill Country Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p394925
+1 -830 392-0625
Fredericksburg Texas Hill Country
5

Wonderful Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I had every intention of spending our weekend in Fredericksburg strolling around the downtown, visiting wineries and dining in the local restaurants. Instead we spent almost our entire time at Bella Vista. Once we arrived we just didn't want to leave! Luckily we had arranged to have wine and cheese and breakfast food in the house when we arrived so we ended up having that for dinner the first night. It was by far the most peaceful and relaxing weekend we have had in a very long time. The home is so cozy and comfortable inside and out-we spent a great deal of time on the back porch with Frida the cat. My husband, who claims to not like cats, wouldn't leave Bella Vista until he said goodbye to her, she is very sweet!
We are already planning our return trip to Bella Vista. It was wonderful!
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Romantic and Luxurious Texas Hill Country Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p394925
+1 -830 392-0625
Fredericksburg Texas Hill Country
Austin, TX
5

What an amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5
What an amazing experience! My husband and I stayed at Bella Vista Cottage to celebrate our anniversary. We planned on touring the wineries, eating at the local restaurants, and doing some shopping. We were so in love with our surroundings at the cottage, we went to two wineries and cooked in the gourmet kitchen both nights instead. We couldn't resist sitting on the back porch and enjoying the gorgeous scenery and wildlife. I highly recommend Bella Vista to anyone who is looking for a beautiful, peaceful, scenic spot to enjoy time with a loved one.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Austin Bergstom International
Nearest Barpub
16 Miles
Hondos
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Hill Top Cafe

16 Miles West of Fredericksburg, Texas.

Other Activities: Health/Beauty Spa, Shopping, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing

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Rates & Availability

Fredericksburg Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • Weekdays for 2 people, 1 Bedroom .. $195/night 2-night minimum.
    Weekends for 2 people, 1 Bedroom.. $250/night 2-night minimum.
    Weekdays for 2-4 people,2 Bedrooms .. $250/night 2-night minimum.
    Weekends for 2-4 people, 2 Bedrooms.. $350/night 2-night minimum.
    Contact owners for long term rates
    Prices do not include applicable taxes.
    Weekend rates apply for holidays and festivals.
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Amenities

Fredericksburg Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Location Type:
  • Rural
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Jetted Tub in Bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King Bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Covered Parking, Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer.

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