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Stover House: Wedding Events, Gatherings and Getaways

Lauren Meader

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Lauren Meader

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2015
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Stover House: Wedding Events, Gatherings and Getaways

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Marfa House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 9)

This elegant Mid-Century modern home is situated on a large corner lot close to Downtown Marfa and has everything you need to create a memorable trip. Wonderful for intimate gatherings and large reunion or wedding groups alike. Stover House is the perfect Marfa retreat for a weekend or a week.

Host your celebration in the large, private back yard under the modern arbor amidst the lush native Texas plantings. There is plenty of room to entertain indoors as well in the multiple living and dining areas. From the Formal Living and Dining rooms to the oversized den with bar, there is plenty of space to spread out and relax. Cook and serve in the open, airy St. Charles Kitchen with double ovens, cooktop, dishwasher and microwave, plus all the gadgets.

There are 3 bedrooms- Master with King, middle bedroom with a King that splits to twins, and a third bedroom connecting to a full bath with a queen bed. The oversize den has a Queen Murphy bed and the office offers a convertible sofa bed. There are 2 full baths and one half bath. This offers sleeping space for up to 9 guests.

Please note in your inquiry if you would also like Event Hosting rates.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Lauren Meader (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2015

About Lauren Meader

This home was built in 1950 by Dr. Walter and Jane Stover. He was a local physician who practiced in Marfa from 1948-1976. Besides being a housewife and dietitian, Jane became an artist. She and a friend were the first students of National Academy artist Frank Gervasi. Their four children (who now live in Alpine, Dallas, Houston, and Round Rock) decided to update their childhood home for their own use and for others to enjoy.

Lauren Meader purchased this house in 1950

What makes this house unique

Large corner lot with privacy fenced back yard. Space for special event hosting with all the kitchen amenities necessary like double ovens, dishwasher and serving space. This home has been enjoyed by our family for the past 63 years and we want others to create special memories here, too!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay 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.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.8
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Stover House: Wedding Events, Gatherings and Getaways
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
Dallas
5

Great weekend get away

  • 5 of 5

A girlfriend and daughters indulged me with a quick trip to Marfa. A good friend living in the area recommended Stover House - and am I glad! We arrived Friday afternoon and left Sunday morning. The rental agent was great, contacting me earlier to ensure our arrival would be smooth. The house is truly a 1950's delight with many original features. Spotless and comfortable. Two large living areas (with great fireplaces!), comfortable beds, good, well-equipped kitchen, and a great back yard for happy hour(s)! The town has a unique charm that if you're reading this, you will understand. We stayed in town Saturday and walked all over - which is a great attraction for me - getting to eateries, book store, grocery, etc. I am returning with more family for a longer stay in a few months! And looking so forward to it!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Houston, Tx.
5

Thanksgiving Family Time

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 families, each with one child, and a grandmother in the Stover House for Thanksgiving. There was lots of room for all and the house still managed to be cozy--loved the fireplace in the living room! The house is located in walking distance of the town of Marfa and a huge playground is also right down the road! We were able to make and serve a delicious Thanksgiving dinner there, but missed a potato masher--all other utensils were there.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry about the potato masher! We've never had an inquiry for one but that's easy to fix. We are glad to hear your entire group enjoyed the house. Thanks for the great review and we hope you'll return to Stover House should you visit Marfa again.
Dallas, Texas
5

Marfa Fun!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late Thursday evening for a long weekend on our first trip to Marfa and could not have asked for a better place to stay. A charming, period decorated home, lent for a perfect weekend. Ideally located with plenty of amenties and rooms to lounge and relax in. Our favorite aspect of Stover House was the expansive back patio.. overall a true gem in the middle of a charming, quaint town!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Amazing, comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

A group of six friends and I came through Marfa coming off of a backpacking trip in Big Bend.

The Stover House made our stay in Marfa easy and comfortable, and I would recommend for anyone with a large group.

I wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Houston, TX
5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have enjoyed our stay more. Great 1950's feel with lots of room for entertainment - perfect for a larger group. I would definitely recommend the house to friends and family who are visiting in the area.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! We are glad you enjoyed the house and hope you will keep us in mind for future trips to Marfa.
3

Plenty of room

  • 3 of 5

Understated decor, with a vintage feel, so as not to assault too many senses. Nice things to read. Disappointed when basement toilet/bathroom overflowed after one use which then caused us to not want to use the den at all, which was going to be the highlight of the trip. Also, fireplace in den wasn't operational. Were told after the fact that the bathroom "does that", would be great to have know this in advance. Overall though, a clean place, and can fit a fair amount of people. Did not get a chance to enjoy outdoor area which might be a nice thing to do as well.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We apologize for the plumbing problem and regret that you felt you could no longer use the den. The manager would have arranged for a re-cleaning had it been requested. The den bathroom has never had an issue before. To clarify, the den is a few feet lower than the rest of the house due to the slope of the property and is not a basement. The gas fireplace in the den has been in consistent service. It is an older style, consistent with MCM heritage and its' operation may be unfamiliar to guests. Thank you for pointing out that issue; although instructions are explained in the onsite "House Mechanics" manual, we have posted instructions next to the unit.

Map

Nearest Airport
200 Miles
El Paso, TX
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Jett's Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Marfa Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
26 Miles
Alpine, TX
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY 90
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Jett's Grill at the Hotel Paisano
Car: necessary

Located within minutes of the Chinati Foundation, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa Contemporary and the Judd Foundation.

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Rates & Availability

From $300 Per night

Marfa 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
 
Labor Day
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
El Cosmico TransPecos Festival
Sep 24 2015 - Sep 28 2015
2 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Chinati Open House
Oct 9 2015 - Oct 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Marfa Film Festival
Oct 14 2015 - Oct 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 29 2015
3 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,560
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning <1 week stay $100.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes Base rate is for 4 guests. $20/night for each additional guest. Maximum occupancy is 9 guests. Children under 12 are free, minimum rental age is 25. National Holidays subject to Seasonal Rates.

Cancellation Policy

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

Marfa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Den 1/2 Bath - toilet
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Bed splits into two twin beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Connects to Full Bathroom
    Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Den - 1 murphy bed , Queen Murphy bed and 1/2 bath connecting
  • King size beds (2) One king sized bed in master bedroom and one king in additional bedroom can also make two twins., Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) In office space., Murphy Beds (1) Queen sized, in Den.
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

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