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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.
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
We had an awesome visit to Patti and David's place in the Hill Country! It was such a peaceful place to return to at the end of the day. We enjoyed watching the hummingbirds from the porch and taking in the views. A very good location between Fredericksburg and Austin enabling you to make visits to these locations and those in between without spending hours in the car. Our flight arrived late in the evening because of a delay but with the great directions given to us by Patti and using Google directions we were able to find the place with no problem. The retreat was clean and very comfortable with all the amenities that we needed. Patty and David were awesome hosts and quick to answer our emails. If you are looking for a place out of the ordinary and not your typical hotel room, do spend some time here - you won't regret it!
This is a very nice, luxurious cabin with fully equipped kitchenette, TV (Netflix included), nice dining and living area and bedroom, positioned beautiflully at the edge of a canyon. We very much enjoyed the nice porch with views over the Canyon, watching the hummingbirds. The hosts are wonderful, generous people, with which we had many very nice conversations, but who also leave you alone if you prefer privacy. They provide lots of information about the area (also a folder in the cabin with all the info about things to do in the area), they provide coffee, filled the refrigerator with cooled bottled water, etc. Lots to do in the area. We had a great time.
Beautiful property with great views of the Texas Hill Country and wonderful areas to hike to including a serene deck that overlooks the creek. Cabin is cozy with lots of amenities and space for a family of 4. Perfect for a weekend getaway!! The owners, Patti and David were wonderful and gracious hosts and made our stay very comfortable. Fredricksburg, Gruene, Wimberley and Luckenbach are a hour or less drive away.
Definitely coming back!
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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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest|
|Pet Fee||$25 + Tax|
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.