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Patti Boyd

Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks: spanish

Hill Country getaway - Next to Hamilton Pool

29 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin

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Overview

Hammett's Crossing Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Free-standing rock and cedar guest house ~ 750 sq ft. First bedroom with queen bed. Second bedroom upstairs with full bed and day bed. Full bath. Full kitchen. Living,dining and kitchen combined. Roofed porch with swing and glider.. TV/DVD, Netflix. Wireless router. Deck 100 feet below cabin overlooking creek. Beautiful view of Hill County from porch. Gas grill available for your cookouts. Ping pong table with paddles and balls.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Patti Boyd (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks: spanish

About Patti Boyd

David Boyd, retired from UT Austin. Patti Boyd, semi-retired from self-employment. We both have lived in Austin area for about 50 years, and have lived at this property since 1995.

Patti Boyd purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Patti Boyd chose Texas

It is incredibly beautiful, truly, and a very natural area. Austin seems to grow daily, but our place here, only 30 miles from downtown, feels a world away. It is very a peaceful, relaxing place to be, a real getaway from the hustle and bustle.

What makes this cabin unique

The view from the cabin is phenomenal. Sitting on the porch and relaxing in the swing or glider and enjoying the view of Cypress Creek canyon 120 feet below is a mind-altering experience. It really takes you out of yourself for a bit. If you're a bit adventurous, you can climb down the custom-built iron staircase and trail to an incredibly beautiful deck built on a boulder overlooking Cypress Creek. It feels very much like a giant treehouse, with the sound of the falling water running down below.

Reviews

5
based on 29 traveler reviews

Hill Country getaway - Next to Hamilton Pool
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews
5

Incredible views with all the anemities

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay over the weekend of 8/26-8/28/2016. We received a break in the weather and enjoyed some cooler temperatures. The view of the hill country from the cabin is nothing short of spectacular. A creek resides down below from the cabin, and can be accessed using stairs near the cabin front door. You also have to hike a couple hundred meters from the bottom of the stairs to the creek, but the walk is worth it. The cabin itself had all the amenities you'd need: TV with Roku (to stream Netflix or Pandora, not that you'll be spending much time watching TV), full kitchen with utensils, and outdoor gas grill. There is a full bedroom on the ground floor and upstairs loft with bed and smaller day bed. We included breakfast with our stay and we were served delicious omelets with biscuits! You'll also enjoy the hummingbirds and the wildlife on the property such as goats and a turtle! David and Patti could not have been more accommodating and are very easy-going hosts who made us feel very comfortable during our stay. I can't recommend this place highly enough!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio, TX
5

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The property is so peaceful and the views are beautiful. We also ordered breakfast and it was fabulous!! I would highly recommend this rental. The owners are so helpful and nice!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful & secluded couples getaway in the Texas Hill Country.

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful retreat! This property was everything we were looking for and more. The house was beautiful and kept neat and tidy. The views were incredible from every window in the house. I've never seen so many hummingbirds in my life! The house was fully equity with everything we could have possibly needed to cook, but we opted for a pizza from Carmella's, which was delicious and highly recommended! The hosts were wonderful. Their home sits just a short walk from the property but separated adequately for total privacy. There are 2 goats on the property, as well as a 100+ lb tortoise named Sammie! The owner was so sweet to let us meet Sammie and take pictures. The walk down to the creek was beautiful. Also, I highly recommend the home cooked breakfast if it is offered during your stay, it was delicious! Cheese and sundries tomatoe omelette wit. Farm fresh eggs, crunchy bacon, homemade biscuits and fresh Oj. We highly recommend this romantic getaway to all! We hope to return one day soon!

Recommendation: if you plan your stay 2 weeks+ in advance, go online and make reservations for Hamilton Pool. They were booked solid for 2 weeks during our last minute stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Houston
5

Peaceful getaway far from the crowds!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Cypress Creek retreat! The hosts were so nice and not intrusive. The cabin is quite nice! it was very thoughtfully decorated and had all we needed. We enjoyed the creek alot! We were the only people down there all weekend long and the water was beautiful! It is a pretty steep hike but doable. We loved the sunsets, hummingbirds, and the owners mini farm. I loved walking in the morning and passing no cars or people ! It was 2 miles to the front gate and back. I saw deer, turkey,hawks, and a fox ! We had reservations at Hamilton Pool and we were 5 minutes away. Don't miss the opportunity to visit Hamilton Pool, a true texas treasure! We also did Cypress valley canopy tour, it was about 40 minutes away . It was so much fun ! Bring your swimsuit to enjoyed the clear pond afterwards. There is more to do but relaxing was first on our list. Wifi connection was good and kept our daughter happy! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Beautiful, relaxing

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect location for a quiet and private "staycation." Although we live nearby in Austin, we felt like we were truly getting away from it all when staying at the Cypress Creek Retreat. Patti and David were excellent hosts: friendly and helpful as could be while still giving us plenty of privacy. Would definitely stay here again; in fact, I look forward to coming back for another getaway in the fall so I can enjoy cooler temps in this beautiful locale.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great location and scenery!

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent experience with David and Patti. She was always prompt in getting back to me and David was very helpful and kind.

The cabin is located on their personal property but back behind the main house to still insure some privacy. You can hear the running water from the creek from the front porch. The creek down below (way down below!) is very beautiful and an enjoyable little trek. You will want good trail/hiking shoes or tennis shoes. The cabin is well furnished and comfortable. The owners are very helpful and accommodating.

We went to Hamilton pool the following morning. The cabin is just a few miles drive away. I definitely recommend getting a morning reservation and showing up 15 minutes before they open. It is a beautiful site, but way too overpopulated. By 10:30 the beach area was full. We were the first to arrive at the gate and the pool so we got some good pictures and a short amount of time before it felt crowded.

We would recommend this cabin and plan on returning again ourselves.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Cypress Valley Canopy Tours
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Carmela's
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Hamilton Pool / Pedernales River in Reimers Ranch
Car: necessary

Hamilton Pool Park is 2 miles and Reimers Ranch Park is 3 miles. We are about 30 minutes from the world famous Salt Lick Barbeque in Driftwood. Fredericksburg is about 1 hour away with many wineries along the way, the closest of which is one-half mile away from our gate.

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Rates & Availability

Hammett's Crossing Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$125
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$150
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.25%

Rates are for 2 people. Additional, add $10 per person.
Homemade Breakfast available at $10 per person.

Weekends have a minimum 2-night stay (Friday & Saturday, Thursday & Friday, or Saturday & Sunday)

Paypal deposit of $100 after making reservation. Cash or check for balance. We do not take credit cards.
Cancellation Policy: 7 days before reservation, full refund of deposit. Less than 7 days, no refund of deposit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Hammett's Crossing Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

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