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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

$250.00 nt. 11-2 / 2-28 .... $300.00 nt summer rate

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Welcome to your hill country getaway. The ranch guest house is built hillside with a bridge so both the house and pool area (outdoor kitchen) are wheelchair friendly! The newly built guest house is waiting for you with flat screen HDTV's in every room, queen beds in both bedrooms, large living / kitchen / dining open floor plan, WIFI and dish network for the tv's. The views are amazing! Great picture opportunities. The sounds and sounds of the wildlife are awesome! We are close to a few wedding venues and wineries. Helicopter tours are available for additional fee (depending on weather). Ask owner for details.

Chad Varnell
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Chad Varnell

We live on the ranch in the main house with our twin 10 year old boys. We live an active lifestyle and are always moving around!

Chad Varnell purchased this house in 2013

Why Chad Varnell chose Dripping Springs

We have a laid back, easy going lifestyle and you will enjoy the peace and quiet.

What makes this house unique

New built house, pool, hot tub and outdoor kitchen with propane BBQ pit and wood BBQ pit. Did I mention helicopter tour? (additional fee applies, ask owner for details).


Dripping Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , With washer and dryer
  • Bring your own detergent.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Living area has full bottom/ twin top bunk bed
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Helicopter Tour available with additional fee, ask owner. Tether ball & board games included; Pool & Hot Tub hours: Sun-Thurs 8:00am-10:00pm and Fri-Sat 8:00am-midnight; Max 2 cars or trucks. Park in concrete parking spots, do not block circle driveway.


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average rating of 4.825 based on 40 reviews

Perfect Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

House was cozy yet roomy for all of us. Beautiful views. Quiet & Peaceful

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely quiet little house!

  • 5 of 5

We went here for a girls weekend and the house was perfect. Everything was so clean and nice. The house was plenty of room for all 5 of us. I would love to stay at this house again!!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome stay! Very quiet and peaceful!! Would definitely stay again!

  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous views in hill country!

  • 5 of 5

Mr Varnell & his wife are great hosts! They made us feel welcome, and offered suggestions for sight seeing and things to do in the area - very much appreciated. Their grounds are absolutely astonishing and a welcome hideaway from the busy city. I highly suggest booking their guest house; star gazing from the hot tub or just in the driveway was very memorable. If Chad is around, ask to meet Oreo! : ) I also recommend booking the helicopter ride. My family and I were able to take a helicopter ride through hill country, and loved the personal tour and views! Looking forward to returning in the future

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property

  • 4 of 5

The property was beautiful and the house and pool were well appointed. We had a wonderful time hanging out in the pool and hot tub. The views are amazing! Pictures don't do it justice. Our only complaint was the beds... they were very uncomfortable. If the mattresses were changed out I would give it 5 stars for sure.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: First and foremost thank you for the kind words and for choosing our house we surely appreciate the business all of the beds are changed out last year it's really hard to pick a mattress that everybody will like
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Beautiful property with amazing views. Great owners. Awesome pool.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. Beautiful views of the hill country. The owners are awesome. The owner surprised our daughter with cupcakes for her 8th birthday and sung happy birthday to her.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
ABIA, Austin, Tx
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Dudleys Down Under or The Barber Shop
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Amtrak Train
Nearest Motorway
4.8 Miles
US Hwy 290
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Oak Creek Cafe or El Rey Mexican food

Texas Hill Country Olive Company approximately 6 miles; Bell Springs Winery approx 8 miles; Solaro Estate Winery approx 12 miles; Driftwood Estate Winery approx 16 miles; Duchman Family Winery approx 17 miles & many others to explore.

There is also Mercer Street Dance Hall, Wimberley Market Days (1st Sat of month Mar-Dec), Fredericksburg Trade Days (3rd Sat), so many activities all around us. Wedding venues close to us: Vista West Ranch approx 5 miles, Heritage House approx 6 miles, Camp Lucy 6 miles among others.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $300

Guest must contact owner to gain access code for gate prior to arrival (24 hour notice). These gate codes are changed often.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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