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Lonesome Dove Retreat Near Lake Grapevine

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Grapevine House Rental Photos and Description

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
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Lloyd Haevischer
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 28, 2016

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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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Lonesome Dove Retreat Near Lake Grapevine
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 49 reviews
5

Perfect place for our family!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family! The backyard was gated, so our kids could run around safely. The house was equipped with everything we could possibly need for the weekend! The hot tub was an added bonus! The beds were very comfortable. The shower was great! The house was close to all the major things to do in Grapevine. It was THE PERFECT place to stay for our little family!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lonesome Dove Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and had modern amenities. There was a binder that contained useful information such as Wi-Fi password, instructions on using the wireless printer, television channel directory, and area restaurants. The neighborhood and location were nice. I would stay here again if I find my way back to Grapevine in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet, Clean, Close!

  • 5 of 5

This cute little house is tucked away in a nice quiet community. The beds are the most comfortable mattresses that I have ever slept on! Supportive, but with a soft pillow top! It is close to anything in Grapevine. The hot tub is private and clean, though the lights in it were not working (no big deal). The new propane glass rock fire feature and patio TV made relaxing in the hot tub after a long day just wonderful. Mosquitoes were a little bad. Maybe the owner could treat the back yard for them every other week. Citronella candles helped. The couch in the den is comfortable. Storage ottomans in the den vs. a coffee table. The kitchen is small but well equipped. Kitchen was stocked with coffee and teas, sweeteners, salt, pepper, spices, and basics. Fridge is nice and newer model (not the one in the picture) with great, clean ice maker. The 1 bathroom is small, but updated nicely. Please note there is no inside tub, but rather a nice walk in shower. There is a closet with a washer and dryer with detergent and softener for use. Wifi was fast and easy to connect. Satellite TV with tons of channels, but none of the typical movie providers (no HBO, etc.). Keyless door and gate locks made coming and going carefree. You enter via a side drive and motorized gate, and park behind the house in the gravel. Main St offers many shops and places to eat. Great burger at Jakes!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxed and inviting with an upscale Texas chic

  • 5 of 5

Clean, quiet, and well maintained. The hot tub was a big plus. Every room had a tv including the hot tub. Wifi was fantastic and the bed was amazing. Will def be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for needed downtime

  • 5 of 5

Thanks again for the welcome, Lloyd! The house was perfect for downtime while in town. Even more quiet, cozy and spacious than I had expected. I will definitely look to stay again when back.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A relaxed anniversary weekend

  • 5 of 5

The Lonesome Dove retreat was the perfect weekend getaway for my husband and me. It was very nicely and comfortably furnished, and had everything we could want. We loved being so close to Grapevine Main and Southlake Town Center with easy access on small roads. We'd love to return sometime with our family or another couple for another lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

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

Grapevine House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$155
$945
 

Additional information about rental rates

Clean fee (one time) $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Grapevine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Quiet secluded neighborhood for walking, jogging, running and biking.

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