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Lonesome Dove Retreat Near Lake Grapevine

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4) Hot Tub

Lonesome Dove Retreat is a cozy home located in a quiet neigborhood near Lake Grapevine. Centrally located between Dallas & Fort Worth, it is a great place to relax while having easy access to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and DFW Airport.

The house features an open living/dining area and has a fully equipped kitchen, central heat & air, cable TV in the living room, each of the 2 bedrooms and on the patio. There is a separate office area between the bedrooms with wireless high speed internet and printer.

The secluded patio provides guests with outdoor seating, a gas grill and a hot tub.

Wine tasting is available year round and there are multiple festivals in historic Grapevine: New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail, Main Street Days, Grapefest and Christmas Capital of Texas mid November through December.

The City of Grapevine also operates a vintage passenger train that provides a round trip to The Stockyards in Fort Worth.

The Southlake Town Square is 3 miles, Great Wolf Lodge is 5.3 miles, Gaylord Texan is 5.5 miles, Dallas Cowboy Country Club is 6 miles, Bass Pro Shop is 6.5 miles, Grapevine Mills Mall is 7 miles, DFW Airport is 7 miles, Texas Motor Speedway is 14 miles, The Ballpark in Arlington, Cowboys Stadium and Six Flags are 19 miles.

Keywords: Cozy home located in a quiet neigborhood near Lake Grapevine, Wine Tastings, Great Wolf Lodge, Gaylord Texan, Dallas Cowboy Country Club, Bass Pro Shop, Grapevine Mills Mall, Legoland, Southlake Town Square, Texas Motor Speedway, The Ballpark in Arlington, Cowboys Stadium and Six Flags.

More Details

Lloyd Haevischer
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Lloyd Haevischer

This cottage has been in the family for over 30 years. After we built our cabin in the mountains we began to travel and enjoyed staying in VRBO homes. Instead of selling the house, we decided to share it with others who might be traveling to the Grapevine area. We enjoy meeting people from all parts of the country and welcome you to spend time at Lonesome Dove Retreat.

Lloyd Haevischer purchased this house in 1980

Why Lloyd Haevischer chose Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW)

We chose the name Lonesome Dove Retreat because we are only 2 miles from the historic Lonesome Dove Baptist Church which was the first established church in the area in 1846. Author Larry McMurtry actually chose the name Lonesome Dove for his epic novel and mini-series after seeing a Lonesome Dove Church bus in the parking lot of a restaurant.

What makes this house unique

Grapevine is a charming town with something for everyone. Whether it is shopping, sporting events or Texas Wine Trails Grapevine is sure to please. Our cozy cottage is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but it is close enough to the excitement of the DFW area to make it worth your stay. After a long day of shopping, touring the wineries or attending one of the area’s many sporting events, you can enjoy our patio and hot tub complete with a flat screen TV and gas grill.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was a lovely place to stay. We appreciated the comfortable beds and the neighborhood-great for taking a walk. Thank you.
Jun 2011
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Grapevine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2) There is a queen bed in each of the 2 bedrooms., Baby Cribs (1) Pack n Play available.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Quiet secluded neighborhood for walking, jogging, running and biking.


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Lonesome Dove Retreat Near Lake Grapevine
average rating of 4.83871 based on 63 reviews

Great location, great property!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great furnishings, good value. Would definitely rent again!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Loved the home.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house is in a great neighborhood and is very clean and well equipped. All the check in directions and communications were timely and accurate. Will certainly stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great small house

  • 5 of 5

Lloyd is so accommodating. Bends over backward to make your stay pleasant. Our grand children love this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private and tucked away in an upscale neighborhood near Grapevine Lake

  • 5 of 5

Had plenty of room for our small family. Very private back porch to catch the morning sun, enjoyed the sauna a couple times. There is a pool nearby on Dove Rd, just east. Glad to get away from the highways and town and enjoy some peace and quiet. We could have used a sharp fruit/veggie knife and maybe another hot pad or two. Otherwise, we had all the kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom supplies we needed for our 10 day visit. Well worth it!!!! Best of all, the couch was a great place to hang out at the end of the day. Nice to have a washer and dryer. Lloyd always got back to me with questions I had, and was very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great stay

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable, cozyand safe. Enjoyed the stay. Would come again

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
DFW Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Wildwood Grill
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Dallas Cowboy Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
TX Highway 114
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Wildwood Grill
Car: recommended

House is located close to DFW Airport, Grapevine Mills Mall, Legoland, Water Park, Aquarium, Southlake Town Square (shopping), Dallas Cowboy Golf Course, Texas Motor Speedway, Ball Park in Arlington, Six Flags and Cowboy's Stadium.


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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