About the property
- House2028 sq. ft.
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay1 - 3 nights
2-3* bedrooms, 2.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 6.
Fredericksburg STR Permit # FBGTX-14188
Location, location, location! First block off Main, on San Antonio. Short walk to cute shops and tasting rooms, and super close to eateries with great atmospheres and music!
Das Tejas is a 2002 timber and stone home built with the historic styling of an late 1800's German pioneer home. We have been the proud owners of this lovely home since 2014. Our home features fine period antiques and primitives, along with fine textiles and a growing collection of the owners quilts. Architectural features of this home include a wood burning stone fireplace, cypress beam and pine wood ceilings, stained concrete floors down with wide-plank pine floors up, and granite counters. The large master bedroom is located downstairs off the comfortable living room, and includes an on suite bathroom with recently remodeled walk-in shower and two separate sinks. Guests will appreciate the convenience of an additional half bath, also recently remodeled with double sink and make-up station, along with a super fast download internet connection. The fully equipped kitchen allows for the preparation of a nice family meal when not taking advantage of one of the fine Fredericksburg restaurants within walking distance. The dining area opens up to the kitchen and boasts a table that will accommodate guest seating to six. This area is a perfect location for after dinner games and puzzles found in the home. There is a second private bedroom on the second level, along with a *(semi-private) sleeping loft/television lounge, and an additional bathroom. Covered patios and around the home and a large stone patio in the back allow for relaxation, with private hot tub. Enjoy star gazing around the recently added fire-pit.This home is best used for up to two couples wanting their own private spaces, or a family/friends group of up to six.
Please be considerate of our wishes that our home remain restricted to children under 12 and all pets. Travelers with pets are encouraged to contact us in advance of their stay to receive suggestions on pet resorts in the area. This is a non-smoking (non-vaping) home. No Batchelorette parties or groups over six.
Das Tejas (DT) - Zwei, a second guest house, sits at the back of the super deep lot (200 feet). This unit is used by the owners. If you are in need of additional space for your group, contact us and let us know. We may consider rental of DTZ too. Guest homes are separated by a, newly installed and expanding landscaped yard space.
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 26, 2018
About Missy Shelton
Hello, our names are Brice and Missy and we have recently moved to Fredericksburg, Texas. Now empty-nesters, we are enjoying the Hill Country and al it has to offer. Brice enjoys cycling and occasionally, I will join him (new tandem). I enjoy quilting and this area has a few amazing shops. I'm also a real estate agent, so just ask if you have any interest in seeing something during your stay.
Missy Shelton purchased this House in 2014
Why Missy Shelton chose Fredericksburg
We had been looking to purchase a home in Gillespie County for several years and were so excited to purchase this home this August of 2014. We have now met our goal of moving to the area after Brice retired in late 2015. This is truly our dream come true and we are looking forward to sharing it with you.
What makes this House unique
The greatest benefit of this home is the fantastic location. In addition to that, this home has all the benefits of a modern home, while maintaining the feel of an early pioneer home. Communal spaces, both inside and on the back patio, make this an exceptional home for small gatherings of family and friends, up to six total guests.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
This house was perfect for us to celebrate an anniversary with another couple. The back yard provided a great retreat with the hot tub and fire pit, both ready to use! She even provided cozy blankets to use by the fire pit!
Missy provided all the makings for a delicious breakfast!! The kitchen had everything we needed!
We drove to Main Street to shop—we could of walked but we were afraid it would have been a little too much to carry all of our purchases back! :). Keep in mind that the shops hours are usually from 10-5ish, so be sure to plan accordingly.
We would definitely come back!
Thank you Missy!
Nice home, not great experience
Hot tub was not well cleaned (excessive bubbles and the fact that my husband came down with pink eye the next morning are a testament to this). The owner charged extra amount 6 weeks after booking that was due to an error in the system but given the nominal amount of the delta ($65), I was frustrated to get this extra charge so long after the booking. The owner did offer to cancel the reservation but with the time that had elapsed my options were more limited by that time. Lastly, the owners are in the back yard the whole time which eliminates some of the privacy you may get with other home rentals.
Wow, we strive to make all our guests happy. Wish you would have called us, we would have worked harder to make this happen for you. This isn't the forum to debate, but the hot tub is cleaned between every guest, and the smell of spa chemicals should stand as proof of that.
Future guests, please read our full description, (including rate chart) and make sure you are comfortable prior to booking. There are two homes on the property and we disclose that we use the back home. Our goal is to someday rent the back home out too. There is a chance you will see someone drive down the driveway, Presently, we are hoping you know that if you need something, we can help you, our phone number is also left for you. So if you need something little like... adjusting the hot tub jets to produce less bubbles, please, just let us know.
Thank you, Missy, for sharing this wonderful house with us. The house is beautifully decorated and incredibly clean. I was ready to move in permanently! We particularly loved the outdoor seating area (rockers, grill, and a fire pit all set up with wood) and a hot tub which was hot and ready to go for us when we arrived. The refrigerator was stocked with a very generous supply of breakfast food...a delicious baked item from a local bakery, sausage, eggs, milk, OJ, English muffins, yogurt, and fruit. The beds and pillows were all very comfortable, and we loved having the robes and toiletries, as well. The house is within easy walking distance of the main shopping area and many restaurants, but on a very quiet street. The local wineries and the wildflower farm are all a short drive away. We were on this trip with my son and his girlfriend, and we all felt like we had plenty of space to spread out, read a book, watch TV, and catch a quiet nap. We really loved this VRBO and the personal touches provided by the owners.
Best place to stay in Fredericksburg !
I cannot say enough about this wonderful house and its amenities. From the breakfast in the morning to the authentic looking and comfortable accommodations, to the fire pit and Jacuzzi, to the location! All perfect!
Perfect for Girls GetAWay
Das Tejas was the perfect place for a celebratory weekend for 5 girls celebrating a 50th Birthday. Missy and Blake do think of everything. Location was perfect as well. Thanks.
Glad you guys had fun. We love our guests, they take such good care of our home.
Giggled here, I also love it when "Blake" aka Brice is acknowledged, he helps so much getting the home ready for guests. Really couldn't do this without him.
Hope you come back when traveling to the Hill Country!
Charming, clean, and perfect location
We stayed for a 4 day weekend girls trip. The home was so clean and decorated so beautifully. The beds were incredibly comfortable. We were so excited about the lovely baked goods left for us as breakfast treats. The hot tub was just an added bonus. The location was perfect for downtown shopping and wine tasting. I highly recommend this property!
Must see and do activities include: - Shopping Main ST - Dining local restaurants, weekend reservations recommended - Wine tastings at wineries and tasting rooms - Antiquing - Cycling the Hill Country - Hiking Enchanted Rock - Sightseeing the area - Museums - Pacific War and Pioneer are among some - Art Galleries - Fresh local produce - Peaches - Festivals - Trade Days
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Fee Description: Tax Rate - State and Local tax rates = 13% (Beware, some other homes are charging over governed rate) Damage Protection Fee - no longer charged! Owner has opted for a refundable deposit. That rate is $250. Assuming you leave the home undamaged, without bringing approved pets and children under the age of 12, you will get it back within 7 days! Service Fee - VRBO/HomeAway fee, owner never sees Cleaning fee - None! Standard cleaning is built into our rate! Call owner with any questions, ie: making damage deposit by check.