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Central Texas Hill Country Family Ranch Home with Pool

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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chateau / country house
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Round Mountain Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Chateau / Country House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10)

Relax and unwind at your own Hill Country getaway ranch where family and friends can explore everything from wild flowers to wildlife on 80 secluded acres. Spread out in this custom Texas native stone ranch house that sleeps 8-10 comfortably, with two bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a large playroom/loft. The family great room is open for social gatherings, with a large fireplace and a spacious and fully stocked kitchen. Pool & patio doors can open up completely for an indoor/outdoor feel. Enjoy the negative edge pool & spa with 180' views of the Texas Hill Country and its artistically painted skies. There are panoramic views from Every room in this luxurious custom home, shaded by three-sided porches.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Beth Cunningham
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
September 29, 2016

About Beth Cunningham

We are an Austin family of six who always dreamed of having that space in the country to let the children run and play, free from worry and plenty of room for imaginations to roam.

Beth Cunningham purchased this chateau / country house in 2001

Why Beth Cunningham chose Texas

We chose this idyllic location because it was private but easily accessible from our home in Austin. At night, the cool breezes, breathtaking Texas sunsets and the quiet, star-filled skies are irresistible. This is the place to re-charge!

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Less than a hour from the city, we discovered native Texas at its best:

The only sounds at this secluded hill country location are the cicadas, whiporwills and bullfrogs at sunset.

The only lights visible at night come from the moon and stars.

A few days and nights here and it is hard to return to civilization!

Twenty minutes from restaurants & shopping at the Hill Country Austin Galleria; 60 minutes from Austin Bergstrom & 90 minutes from San Antonio International airports.


based on 20 traveler reviews

Central Texas Hill Country Family Ranch Home with Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

So peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

I went with a group of girlfriends to relax the weekend before my future sister-in-law's wedding. The house is STUNNING and we didn't even feel the need to leave the ranch despite our earlier plans to hop around hill country. I would definitely recommend this place and hope to visit again in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Katy, TX

Wonderful, secluded, and exactly what we wanted.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to stay at Cunningham Ranch and we were just as pleased this time around. Very clean, plenty of towels, dishes, and the like. I planned our stay for those dates because I wanted the kids to see the night sky full of stars. We were fortunate to get 3 nights of cloudless, dark sky. Our first trip, we explored the area attractions. This trip, we knew that we had less time and none of us really wanted to leave the property! We did leave to eat at the italian restaurant close to the ranch and found the food very good. All of us enjoyed laying on floats in the pool and just taking in the views, the peace and quiet, and watching the hummingbirds as they buzzed around right next to us. The property has so many areas to explore and enjoy. There is a spectacular view from another hilltop close to the house, and there you usually see the BIGGEST rabbits running around! We saw deer, rabbits, pigs, lots of hummingbirds, and enjoyed the sunsets that brought the animals out to play and graze. The only thing I would change, is I would love to have blinds of some kind in the master bedroom. Otherwise, Beth and Kelly have made this another perfect little getaway, and they are always very hospitable.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, Texas

Beautiful Hill Country Get Away With The Girls

  • 5 of 5

We have a group of friends from Austin that plan a Staycation each year. This year we stayed at the Cunningham Ranch and it was amazing. The kitchen is perfect for cooking meals, the pool area was beautiful and there was plenty of living and bedroom space.

The property is very quiet and private and also very close to Austin. We loved the house so much we want to book it again next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sugar Land TX

Two nights was just not enough

  • 5 of 5

We took our son and a few of his friends to the Cunningham Ranch to celebrate his birthday. This property has something for everyone. The custom home is immaculate and has everything you need for a relaxing stay. We were surprised there were no washcloths to be found, so bring your own. But in the grand scheme of things....really? No washcloths? Um, still 5 stars. :)

The boys had a great time fishing and caught several big mouth bass and croppie. The infinity pool overlooking the pond and hills was a wonderful retreat. The water was so cold and we loved the 8 foot depth. The deer were plentiful. The seating on the deck made for a beautiful view in the morning while sipping coffee.

Inside, the pool table kept the attention of the boys for hours. The loft was the perfect size to fit all of the boys. The kitchen was amazing and don't even get me started on the warming drawer. It was a life saver when the whole meal wasn't quite ready. The huge island was perfect setting for our birthday celebration starring a five foot ice cream sundae. Plenty of room for all of the boys to gather around with their spoon in hand.

All-in-all we had a fabulous time. Wish we could have stayed a few more days. No one wanted to leave.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heaven in the Hill Country!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our group of women who like really nice "digs" but prefer privacy as to not bother any neighbors. The kitchen had everything we needed, the infinity pool was fabulous and the views were over the top! It's close enough to so many towns (Marble Falls, Fredericksburg, Austin) and vineyards that there is always something to do. And watching the deer every evening feeding in the pastures was a bonus. This is a lovely and restful place to hang your hat for a while.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Every Thing We Needed

  • 5 of 5

A week before our trip I lost my sister to cancer. The Ranch provided our family a great place to spend peaceful family time together in the hill country . We have rented many vacation homes , this one is several steps above most decorated beautifully. It provided everything we needed for a relaxing weekend. Our grand children loved watching the deer, jack rabbits ,squirrels and hummingbirds .We hope to make the Ranch a yearly destination to recharge .

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Austin Bergstrom Airport
Car: necessary

Swing from the hammock with a good book, sunbathe by the pool, cruise to local wineries & barbeque spots. Take the children on a nature hike at West Cave Preserve (10 minutes) or to swimming holes at Hamilton Pool & Reimers County Park (15 minutes), Krause Springs (18 minutes). Enchanted Rock, Longhorn Caverns, Schlitterbahn in San Marcos, the National

Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Sea World and Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio are all great day trips from this oasis in the Hill Country! Water sports at Lakes LBJ & Travis, fly fishing in local streams & rivers, numerous public & private golf courses in the vicinity.


Rates & Availability

Round Mountain Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall rates
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $800
Tax Rate 6.0%

$200 cleaning one time cleaning fee.
Check-in after 4pm/ Check-out 10am
Holidays 4 night minimum 10% increase in price per day. ( New Years, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas)
Holidays 3 night minimum 10% increase in price per day ( Easter, Memorial Day and Labor Day )

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Round Mountain Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • bath (1) master bath tub and walk-in shower bath (2) downstairs shower beth (3) up-stairs tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom,, Double Beds (2) Guest bedroom, (1) Pull-out sofa bed in loft,, Bunk Beds (2) In loft 6 ft-length bunk beds,
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Outdoor shower & sink - for kids clean-up, Horse barn & fenced pastures Second (ranch foreman's) house - not occupied, for your privacy - inquire for large gatherings, 'Green'' friendly - rainwater collection for best filtered drinking water ever! Deer & wild turkey feeders on property - no hunting

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