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'All Country, Close To The City!' Kyle, San Marcos, Austin

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bath House On A 125 Acre Ranch. Close To Everything!

The H Heart Guest House is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath home located on a 125 acre working ranch in Kyle, TX. Inside the house offers you all the comforts of home. It is fully furnished and has a cozy, country cottage feel. All linens and towels are provided, full kitchen, satellite TV, DVD, Wi-Fi, coffee, tea, juice, fruit, and muffins are provided. Outside, the large front and back porches draw you to enjoy nature, the peaceful country living, and the wildlife of the area (deer, turkey, and birds). We always have livestock on the property including cattle, goats, donkeys, and chickens. If you enjoy looking at the night sky you will love it here; the stars are amazing.

We are centrally located between Kyle and San Marcos. Austin, San Antonio, Fredericksburg, New Braunfels, Gruene, and many other vacation spots are within a short drive. The Hill Country area of Texas is the place to be! Come join us for a relaxing stay at the H Heart Guest House. We guarantee that it will be hard to leave!

Weddings - There are several venues within a 5 minute drive. Texas Old Town, The Winfield Inn, Madeline Manor, The Plant, and Thistlewood Manor.

ACL and SXSW - Downtown Austin is 25 minutes to the North.

Formula 1 (F1) and Circuit of the America's (COTA) - Is about a 25 minute drive on the SH 45 and SH 130 Toll Roads.

Kyle has many chain stores and restaurants. It also has some great 'mom and pop' restaurants that are amazing.

San Marcos offers the outlet malls and many major chain stores. It is also home to Texas State University which is 5 miles from H Heart. Other attractions include floating the San Marcos River, Aquarena Springs glass bottom boat tours, Wonder World, and much more.

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Kyle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No glitter!!!
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Very large and spacious bathroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located between the Wasabi and Blue Rooms.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Wasabi Room - 1 queen
    Blue Room - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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'All Country, Close To The City!' Kyle, San Marcos, Austin
average rating of 4.82 based on 50 reviews
Houston Texas

Our second stay at H Heart Guesthouse

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at the H H Guesthouse. We have used it for two Texas State Univ graduation weekends. It is a perfect location to San Marcos and other areas. It's roomy for guests and very comfortable but quiet. Sitting on the back porch at night in May was a great way to unwind from the day's festivities.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Perfect accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family came together in Kyle for Thanksgiving holiday. Eight of us stayed at H-Heart home. Everything was perfect and we would definitely recommend this house.


  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Perfect location for Texas Old Town

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic house, with thoughtful amenities and nice touches like lovely towels and bedding. The location was perfect and it gave us a lot of flexibility for guests and pre wedding activities. I did find the massive list of rules a little intimidating and off putting, it’s unfortunate people abuse a lovely property and such a list is needed, it added a bit of anxiety to my stay due to its length. None of the rules were unreasonable at all, just set a strange tone to start our trip and made us nervous in the house. Would stay here again and highly recommend this location to quiet attendees of a wedding at TX Old Town

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Very nice.

  • 5 of 5

We had family and friends stay for a wedding had a great stay. Comfortable, clean, great location. Relaxing was the thing l felt most.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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The property is amazing !!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed three night for my son's wedding. The house was great and so convenient to the wedding venue. I want to come back so I can just sit on the back porch, drink coffee and read a good book. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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It was perfect. We enjoyed spending time with family and everyone felt at home.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay, and it will always be a time to remember with family.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Property Manager

Andrew Cox
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Andrew Cox

We are a lively couple who decided to start our guest house in the home next to ours. We had the idea one night and two months later we opened for business. We spend a majority of our time away from our normal job working on the ranch and enjoying the peace and quiet of the country. We will always respect your privacy; however, if you want to chat and have a drink together we would love to do so. If you ever need anything, please let us know.

Bonnie has deep roots in the San Marcos/Kyle area, and this property has been in her family for more than 4 generations. She is a graduate of Southwest Texas University, now Texas State, and majored in Sociology. She loves to get to know people, and you will love talking to her. She has spent time in Germany and loves to work on her Deustch when she has a chance.

Andrew is originally from Fredericksburg, TX and found himself in the Kyle area after leaving the active duty Army in 2004. He is a graduate of Texas Tech and majored in Business. He shares Bonnie's passion and love for the land and calls the ranch his 'happy place.' You will often see him on the tractor and working on the property. He is also a people person and can grill the best steaks in Texas. Andrew also has a daughter that you may see. Natalie is the light of our lives and she loves her home with us on the ranch.

We would love to share our little piece of happiness with you! Come join us on the ranch and we guarantee you will want to stay here again and again.

Why Andrew Cox chose Kyle

The Ranch and H Heart - The ranch is a small piece of what it used to be. All of the area around us and even up to Roland Lane was owned by several sides of the family (Hughson, Rowland [Roland], and Conway). Through the generations the land was swapped, split, or sold leaving us with this 125 acre track that we call home. We hope to continue the tradition and pass it on to a 5th generation in the future.

The name “H Heart” comes from the family brand. Cecil Hughson, Bonnie’s great-grandfather known by her as “Pop,” was a Kyle area cattleman for many years. The love for the land, farming, and ranching, continued in the Hughson blood line. Bonnie’s grandfather, Papa, also raised cattle. He was known in the local area for another reason; baseball. “Tex” Hughson pitched for the University of Texas at Austin and the Boston Red Sox in the 1940s. Stanley, Bonnie's father, followed in the family footsteps. He farmed this land and raised cattle and goats on it until his death in 2009.

What makes this house unique

As we mentioned above, the porches are amazing and we enjoy them as much as we can. Our past guests have really enjoyed them as well. Although we are close to the city, if you are in the back yard you would never know it. The property just has a great, peaceful, calming ability that can't be explained. You have to experience it to understand!


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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5.5 Miles
Taproom, San Marcos
Nearest Ferry
156 Miles
Port Aransas
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Plum Creek Golf Course, Kyle
Nearest Train
5.9 Miles
Amtrak Station - SMC, San Marcos
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Interstate 35
Nearest Beach
156 Miles
Corpus Christi / Port Aransas
Car: necessary

Shopping at the outlet malls in San Marcos, Texas State University events, University of Texas at Austin events, Circuit of the America's (COTA), Formula 1, F1, Austin City Limits, ACL, SXSW, ESPN X-Games, float the river(s), Aquarena Springs Glass Bottom Boat tours, Wonder World, Schlitterbahn, Gruene, Gruene Hall, Harris Hill Road (race track), Retama Park, San Marcos Area Youth Soccer Organization (SMAYSO), and many more!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Please accept the electronic contract when you book. No more than 8 guests! Call if you have questions about children or additional guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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