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Rustic Hill Country Retreat - 4 miles from Main Street Fredericksburg

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 8)

This house is built in the regional 'Sunday Haus' style, and is nestled on a hillside offering expansive views of the Hill Country. Located 4 miles from Main Street, and a short drive to shopping and restaurants, but offering the quiet solitude of the countryside.

The wrap-around porch provides a wonderful gathering place. The pond features a waterfall and attracts deer frequently. All bedrooms are spacious, with one on the first level, and a den and three additional bedrooms on the second level. Three of the bedrooms have queen size beds, and the fourth has two twin beds. All beds feature memory foam mattresses and Egyptian Cotton Sheets.

The sizable kitchen is equipped with a gas stove, microwave oven, side by side fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. The first level has wood beamed ceilings and pine plank floors, while the upstairs has plush 'Berber' carpeting. A whole house water softener/filtration system has recently been added. Full size front load washer and dryer are available for guest use. This is an old Fredericksburg house that has been updated, but still maintains much of the old feel.

PLEASE NOTE;

* We do not have a hot tub, and because of frequent burn bans in the county, no longer have a fire pit

*THE POND IS NOT FENCED, AND THEREFORE THIS PROPERTY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR UNSUPERVISED CHILDREN

*NO PETS

*NO BACHELORETTE PARTIES

Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants, led by John O. Meusebach in 1846. Although the settlement was on Comanche Frontier, the Meusebach-Comanche Treaty established lasting peace. Many older buildings retain traditional German and frontier styles, with over 700 historical structures in the historic district alane. Many are on the National Register of Historic Places. German is still spoken on occasions, and old German customs are regularly observed. Schuetzen Fests (marksmanship), Oktoberfest, Weihnachten, and Kinderfest, to name a few.

Visitors are attracted by the scenic beauty,, European atmosphere, and historic landmarks. Fredericksburg is home to the Pacific War Museum, and birthplace of Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet during World War II.

More Details

Owner
Gavin Cain
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

Why Gavin Cain chose Texas Hill Country

Located close to, but not in town.

Easy access to many cycling routes.

Excellent star gazing opportunity.

Lot's of deer, turkey, many bird species, are often seen on the property.

Beautiful, relaxing views.

Large comfortable single family house.

Amenities

Fredericksburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Downstairs bathroom features a large garden tub/shower combination, vanity and toilet. Upstairs bathroom features a shower stall, vanity and toilet. Powder bath features a vanity and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedrooms are large and comfortably furnished. Three of the bedrooms have a queen size beds. The fourth bedroom has two twin beds. All beds have memory foam mattresses and Egyptian Cotton sheets.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
Notes:
Two separate zones of a/c and heat. Full size front loading washer and dryer. Dryer is in the house and not shared. 1 carport, and uncovered parking available on the property. All linens are provided. Fully equipped kitchen with side by side refrigerator with ice maker, gas stove/oven, microwave oven, mini convection oven, double sink, coffee maker, toasters, etc. Cooking Utensils Provided: All cooking utensils, including grill utensils are provided. Full size, side by side, with ice maker. Deck/Patio: there ia a wrap-a-round porch, and an upper and lower deck. Wireless Internet is available. Password etc in the house. Excellent Views of the Surrounding Hills, and a short drive to Enchanted Rock state Park. Great Location for Cyclists. The pond is not fenced, and therefore not suitable for small children. Definitely no smoking allowed in or close to the house.

Reviews

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Rustic Hill Country Retreat - 4 miles from Main Street Fredericksburg
average rating of 4.9313726 based on 102 reviews
5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Great property ! Secluded yet close to Main St. Well equipped home. The wrap around porch provided a great view and the perfect gathering place.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coppell, Texas
5

Peaceful, quiet and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

My group of friends and I had a wonderful stay. We loved sitting on the porch looking at the view and watching the hummingbirds.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Attractive, clean and all the comforts of home

  • 5 of 5

Our family of was able to spread out, each having a room to ourselves. The property is very attractive, clean and has all of the amenities of home. We enjoyed the porch, the grill, the den and the beds slept awesome!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Really felt right a home. The house was in the perfect place and at the right time.

  • 5 of 5

We'd like to express our thanks for a wonderful spot to call home over an adventurous weekend of biking, running and hiking. Close by to Main St and Enchanted Rock. House was tidy and clean. All was at reach and explanatory notes around the house made it easy. We truly have made memories here.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Austin, TX
5

Wonderful wrap-around porch with hill country views!

  • 5 of 5

We chose this charming country home for a family girls' weekend. Sitting on the porch for morning coffee or afternoon wine, this place provided the perfect setting for an enjoyable stay. The beds were comfy, the kitchen had all the necessities and more, and it was impeccably clean. There were lots of fans on the porch to keep us cool anytime we wished to be outside. This house is also nicely situated in cycling paradise. I enjoyed a scenic quiet ride each morning. Everyone thought it was a charming, comfortable house with plenty of space and very easy to venture to town to hit the restaurants and shops. We hope to come back again very soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Conroe TX
5

Great girls getaway weekend

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house for a few friends from college to get together and catch up! We enjoyed coffee on the porch watching hummingbirds and loved the view! Just far enough away from town to feel like you are in the country. Comfy beds and the house was equipped with everything we needed. Very enjoyable stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

National Museum of the Pacific War
Fredericksburg
Hondo's on Main
Crossroads Saloon and Steakhouse
Navajo Grill
Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course
Rathskeller Restaurant
Der Lindenbaum Restaurant
Fredericksburg Herb Farm
Fredericksburg Brewing Co.
National Museum of the Pacific War
Mamacita's
West End Pizza Company
Lincoln Street Wine Bar
Hondo's on Main
Mahaleys Cafe -- CLOSED
Cabernet Grill Texas Wine Country Restaurant
Bejas Grill & Cantina -- CLOSED
Peach Tree Tea Room
Airport Diner
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
Vaudeville
August E's
Clear River Pecan Bakery, Sandwiches and Ice Cream
Pasta Bella Restaurant & Bkry
Java Ranch Espresso Bar & Cafe
Otto's German Bistro
Nest Restaurant
Silver Creek Beergarden and Grille
Sunset Grill
Fredericksburg Brewing Company
Woerner Warehouse Country Market & Cafe
InSight Gallery
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Main Street
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Main Street
Car: necessary

The house is built in the regional 'Sunday Haus' style, and is nestled on a hillside offering expansive views of the Hill Country. Situated 4 miles from Main Street, and a short drive to shopping and restaurants, but offering the quiet solitude of the countryside.

The large wrap-around porch provides a wonderful gathering place. There is also an upper viewing deck. The pond features a waterfall and attracts deer and other wildlife frequently. All of the bedrooms are spacious, with one on the first level, and a den and three additional bedrooms on the second level. Three of the bedrooms have queen size beds, while the fourth has two twin beds. The large kitchen is equipped with a gas stove, microwave oven, and dishwasher. The first level has wood beamed ceilings and pine plank floors, while the upstairs has plush 'Berber' carpeting.

Full size front load washer and dryer, and wi-fi add to the many amenities of this special property.

Other Activities:

shopping

wildlife viewing

winery tours

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $35 per person per night
Damage Deposit $300

THREE NIGHT MINIMUM STAY FOR HOLIDAY WEEKENDS.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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