LUXURY HILL COUNTRY RETREAT WITH POOL, TENNIS, CREEK, WIFI, HDTV, MORE

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Sleeps30
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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LUXURY HILL COUNTRY RETREAT WITH POOL, TENNIS, CREEK, WIFI, HDTV, MORE

Dripping Springs Estate Rental Photos and Description

Two house estate - 9BR, 5 1/2 BA total - sleeps up to 30 people

The perfect private retreat in the beautiful Hill Country, but still close to Austin and convenient for SXSW, ACL, Formula 1 and more for your big family or corporate gatherings.

Named for the ancient Aboriginals who roamed the vast Australian desert some 40-65,000 years ago,Tingari Ranch Retreat is a secluded yet luxurious retreat nestled in the Texas hill-country and waiting to welcome your family and friends for a truly magical escape.

The Ranch consists of two large homes, the Ranch House and the Bungalow, tucked away in a private tranquil valley on an escarpment with Onion Creek meandering through its center.Together, these homes total more than 7,500 square feet of living space (sleeping up to a maximum of 30 people - 15 in each house) set in a 72 acre oasis. In addition to the chef-equipped gourmet kitchens, and well-appointed indoor spaces, the outdoor facilities include hiking trails, full size tennis court, horseshoe pit, beach volleyball court, kayaking, paddle boat, a life size chess board set, a salt-water pool, and a built in fire-pit between the two houses, perfect for singing around the campfire. Wildlife is always in abundance, from a wide variety of native birds, deer and the occasional fox.

Accommodations between the two houses: The Ranch House consists of three floors of living space sleeping up to 15 people: 4 large bedrooms (1 with King beds plus sofa bed, 1 with King bed plus twin and trundle, and 2 with Queen beds - and 2 air beds accommodate 3 more sleepers), 2.5 bathrooms, (plus outdoor shower) large kitchen dining and living areas with two story stone fireplace, top of the line appliances such as a Thermador range/oven, two flat-screen HDTVs, a large game/media room w/foosball and air-hockey, a small home gym, ping-pong table, and a huge outdoor deck with an outdoor fireplace perched 20 feet above the ground amid the treetops overlooking Onion Creek just twenty yards away.

The Australian Bungalow, 50 yards from the Ranch House, sleeps up to 15 people. This single story house consists of 4 large bedrooms (2 with King beds, one with a King bed plus twin and trundle, and one with 2 bunk beds with 2 trundles), a small single bedroom with twin bed, 3 full bathrooms, large kitchen dining and living areas with a stone fireplace, a huge covered outdoor deck with outdoor fireplace and sweeping views through the trees beyond the pool to the nearby creek.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Mel (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Our thanksgiving week at Tingari Ranch was fantastic. I don't think it could have been any more perfect. The most precious part of the week was that I got to celebrate a big birthday with my three children, their spouses, my ten grandchildren and the wife of one grandchild and the fiancee of another in such beautiful surroundings. Nineteen of us were all very comfortable in the two lovely houses. We all got to enjoy the outdoors, hiking, bike riding, sitting around a lovely fire outside in the evening and just being together. We even had a photographer come out and take family pictures in the lovely setting. It was one of our best family vacations.
Nov 2012
  • 1 of 2
Sleeps30
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 18 traveler reviews

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Luxury Hill Country Retreat with Pool, Tennis, Creek, WiFi, HDTV, more
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
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Luxury Hill Country Retreat with Pool, Tennis, Creek, WiFi, HDTV, more
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399647
+1 (512) 917-9023
Dripping Springs Texas Hill Country
5

Great getaway in the Hill Country

  • 5 of 5
This is a very well maintained property and there is something for everybody there!
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jim - we are so glad you chose the ranch for your family vacation and look forward to your next visit to the Texas Hill Country!
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Luxury Hill Country Retreat with Pool, Tennis, Creek, WiFi, HDTV, more
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399647
+1 (512) 917-9023
Dripping Springs Texas Hill Country
4

Absolutely fantastic!

  • 4 of 5
We used the property for our son's wedding. Plenty of room for two large families. Our family stayed in the "big" house and the bride's family stayed in the bungalow. It was perfect. Both families had their privacy but we were able to grill out, swim in the pool and play yard games while visiting and enjoying each others company. Mel was on top of things and they were very accommodating. Waking up in the morning and being able to have coffee and sit on the porch was so peaceful and quiet. The grounds were well maintained and the houses were well stocked with towels and kitchen items. The two full bathrooms are spacious, however there are only two full bathrooms for each house, so I recommend that if you have a large group and you have an event to attend that you get everyone to shower early because when one person is showering, no one else can really use the bathroom. All in all, everyone was very complimentary of the property and how it worked so well for the two families to use it for the wedding. I know of at least one couple who were part of the wedding party asked how they can book the property for their own wedding in the near future.
  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very glad to hear that your family enjoyed staying at Tingari Ranch as your retreat for the Hill Country wedding festivities!
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Luxury Hill Country Retreat with Pool, Tennis, Creek, WiFi, HDTV, more
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399647
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Dripping Springs Texas Hill Country
5

Optimum.

  • 5 of 5
The property was fully functional and quite clean when we arrived. Dave quickly resolved our only two issues on the second day: burned out light bulbs. We were very pleasantly surprised by the very complete stock of supplies and every person in our group enjoyed the wide variety of activities offered by the Ranch. We will highly recommend Tingari to any that might be interested.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Luxury Hill Country Retreat with Pool, Tennis, Creek, WiFi, HDTV, more
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Dripping Springs Texas Hill Country
5

Spectacularly wonderful!

  • 5 of 5
Our extended family was visiting Austin for our son's wedding and we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay! Beautiful property, so much to do for all ages, tranquil, gorgeously furnished, very clean, and well maintained. The kitchens had everything we needed and more. We hosted the rehearsal dinner out under the trees and it was the perfect venue! It was a pleasure working with Mel who was on top of every detail. We loved the paddle boat and kayaks, bike riding on the trails, tennis, basketball, and mostly sitting by the fire on the porches (or on the comfy couches) talking and visiting. The cousins loved roasting marshmellows at the fire pit. Everyone would love to come back! We highly recommend it! The wedding was at the Plant at Kyle and that was fairly nearby as was a great grocery store and the fun town of Wemberley.
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, Cathy - you were wonderful guests and very easy to work with before and during your stay. We are so pleased you and your family enjoyed the ranch, and we look forward to having you back in the Hill Country any time!
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Luxury Hill Country Retreat with Pool, Tennis, Creek, WiFi, HDTV, more
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Dripping Springs Texas Hill Country
Houston, Tx
5

Tingari Ranch….Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5
This property was even better than described. We were in the area for our daughter's wedding and wanted a place for all of family to stay. These two homes directly across from each other on the ranch were fabulous. The property was very clean and well maintained. The manager was wonderful. She allowed us to bring things we were going to need the Sunday before our stay. Everyone enjoyed the kayaks, paddle boats, tennis courts and volleyball court. We visited several wineries while staying here and had the Salt Lick cater our dinner on Thursday evening. I would highly recommend Tingari Ranch if traveling in the Hill country. It was absolutely perfect for our family who came from all over the country to attend our daughter's wedding!
  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased your family enjoyed the ranch for your wedding weekend - please come back and see us again soon!
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Luxury Hill Country Retreat with Pool, Tennis, Creek, WiFi, HDTV, more
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399647
+1 (512) 917-9023
Dripping Springs Texas Hill Country
5

Gorgeous, spacious retreat for Wedding Weekend

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed in many rental properties, but this one tops them all! We rented the property for my and my husband's extended family to stay in for our son's wedding weekend in Dripping Springs. The pictures of the home and property can only partly convey the luxury and size of the property. Our party of 24 covering 4 generations had plenty to do, including hiking, kayaking, biking, tennis, and many trips to the grocery store, as we had the Rehearsal and Rehearsal dinner on the property - and the setting was magical under the large oak trees (we hung 70 paper lanterns lit by LED lights from the trees -- breathtaking!) . Everything was perfect. The kitchens were well stocked with cooking and eating utensils, and the beds were very comfortable. There was PLENTY of room for everyone to have their space, but then also to get together and chat over meals at the large dinning room table. And the kitchen in the main house was large enough that 5 people could comfortably work in there at one time. Mel and Dave were very easy to work with, and answered my endless questions. We would stay here again in a heart beat and we recommend anyone who is having a hill country wedding to rent TIngari Ranch for their family/guests.
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beth - thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are happy that you and your family enjoyed the ranch; you were excellent guests and we would be thrilled to have you back in the future.
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A beautiful secluded ranch just 35 minutes from Austin, nestled in an ancient valley where Tonkawa Indians camped on the banks of Onion Creek. Amid a typical Texan hill-country landscape of rolling hills, spring-fed creeks, abundant wildlife and majestic views, Tingari Ranch Retreat is just 3 miles from the small bustling town of Dripping Springs, known for generations as 'The Gateway to the Hill Country'. Dining and music can be found in Dripping Springs, including the famous Salt Lick Bar-B-Que Restaurant, and the Nutty Brown Cafe with its large outdoor live music venue. For more variety, take the 35 minute drive into downtown Austin and enjoy all that the Live Music Capital of the World has to offer. Shopping and more dining can be found up the road in Wimberley; other area attractions such as the San Marcos Outlet Malls and the LBJ ranch are also within a half-hour's drive.

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Availability & Rates

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Dripping Springs Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Formula One Race (both houses)
Oct 30 2014 - Nov 1 2014
3 night minimum stay
$7,500
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving (both houses)
Nov 26 2014 - Nov 29 2014
4 night minimum stay
$8,000
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas (both houses)
Dec 24 2014 - Dec 27 2014
4 night minimum stay
$8,000
Flat fee
 
 
New Years (both houses)
Dec 30 2014 - Jan 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
$6,000
Flat fee
 
 
Bungalow only - year round
Jan 12 2015 - Jan 15 2015
Changeover Day: Thursday
2 night minimum stay
$1,450
From
$2,000
Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring Break (both houses)
Mar 8 - Mar 17
4 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
Memorial Day Wknd (both houses
May 22 2015 - May 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
$6,000
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $600 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $69
Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes PLEASE NOTE: 15 guests maximum in each house.
A signed Rental Agreement is required along with the Deposit to secure a reservation.
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Amenities

Amenities

Dripping Springs Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Telescope
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • Macintosh Computer
  • PC
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Living Room
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave ...
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bungalow BA 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bungalow BA 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bungalow BA 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Ranch House BA 1 - toilet , shower
    Ranch House BA2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Ranch House BA3 - toilet
    Ranch House Outdoor - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bungalow BR1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bungalow BR2 - 1 king
    Bungalow BR3 - 1 king
    Bungalow Bunkroom - 6 twin/ single , 2 bunkbeds w/trundles
    Bungalow BR5 - 1 twin/ single
    Ranch House BR1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Ranch House BR2 - 1 queen
    Ranch House BR3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Ranch House BR4 - 1 queen
  • In addition to the bedrooms above, we also have a queen inflatable and twin inflatable beds that can be set up in the Ranch House game room, making the total sleep accommodations for up to 30 (15 in each house).
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Tennis
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Pedal Boat
  • Child's Swing
  • Tennis Court
  • Balcony
  • 24 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • festivals
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • kayaking
Notes:
Additional concierge services can be provided for additional fees including pre-stocked groceries and gourmet items from local bakeries.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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