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Member since: 2011
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Secluded Two Story House in a Gated, Lakeside Commmunity

20 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Texas Lakes Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Get away from it all at Contrary Creek Cottage, a secluded two story house in a gated, lakeside community just ten minutes from downtown Granbury or the lakeside beach. Surrounded by trees on a quiet cul-de-sac, the cottage has a beautiful, serene view of the water. It's perfect for a romantic getaway or a relaxing overnight with the family at the lake.The community marina, boat ramp, and café are nearby. Dine on site in the fully equipped kitchen or experience Granbury’s fine restaurants, just minutes away. Relax on the front porch or in the Hot Tub and listen to the birds or watch the ducks swimming in the nearby creek. Located right outside of the city, you can do what your heart desires. From hiking, mountain biking, swimming, shopping, golfing, or just reading and relaxing, there are endless possibilities! Come enjoy Granbury, the lake, and the solitude of Contrary Creek Cottage.

Keywords: lake house, quiet retreat

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Four 65+ women friends on a 3-day girls' getaway to Granbury. Perfect location, quiet area of town and even though the creek was quite low, its area kept us isolated from noise and traffic. The back yard was lovely. We didn't use the hot tub, but the stockade-fenced back yard would keep all quite private. The owner made sure we were well stocked with breakfast goodies and checked in with us as we arrived. The whole place was so very comfortable. We especially liked the sun room in the back which served as my prayer place early in the am and our coffee get together place after the others joined me one by one. Close enough to town to be convenient, but far enough away to be wonderfully quiet. We'll be back!
Feb 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 20 traveler reviews

Secluded Two Story House in a Gated, Lakeside Commmunity
average rating of 4.8 based on 31 reviews
5

Quiet, clean, roomy home located in the middle of all the nearby fun

  • 5 of 5

Wanting to stay away from lodging in a hotel for 3 nights with 5 kids ages 7 and under, we looked into booking a rental home for the first time. We booked here and couldn't have been happier with the experience.

This home was located smack dab in the middle of all our activities; take a left after leaving the gated subdivision and your minutes from Dinosaur World, Dinosaur Valley State Park and Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (better than Natural Bridge Wildlife), or take a right and visit the nearby beach and playground -- both free and very clean. (Note: this seems the appropriate spot to tell those reading to eat at Babe's near the park on the town square. It's a country-style restaurant with more than enough of any kind of chicken you prefer and unlimited sides. Mmm)

This home was more than spacious enough to accommodate our crew, and not having to worry about traffic because of it being located on a cul de sac with only one other house gave us a bit more peace of mind. Also, the house comes fully equipped to handle anything I could think of, from extra linens to ample kitchen supplies.

Cindy was more than helpful and made our experience as smooth as could be. Oh, and the muffins she gave us were devoured. Thanks again for those.

Bottom line: Cindy is amazing to work with, it's impossible not to enjoy the house, there are many inexpensive things to do in any direction, and Granbury has to be the cleanest, neatest small town we've visited.

We will look to hopefully making this a yearly stop.

One last note: we didn't use the hot tub, but she has a very relaxing setup on the back patio. Seemed perfect for cocktails at night and/or coffee in the morning.

Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write out such a wonderful review! It makes us so happy when we hear that people have had a great "get-away" and that special memories were made! So glad you enjoyed the cottage's features and location! You have a beautiful family, we would love to have you back any time! Thank you again for your thoughtfulness and for staying with Contrary Creek Cottage!
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5

Exactly what we hoped for.

  • 5 of 5

Our time spent in the cottage was exactly what we had hoped for. We were in need of a peaceful, restful get-away and we were not disappointed. The location was very quiet and tranquil and the cottage was lovely. We enjoyed sitting in the rocking chairs on the front porch and also enjoyed the patio/deck area in the back. Our only complaint is that we wish we could have stayed longer! Hopefully next time we can! Thanks for sharing your lovely cottage.

David and Rebecca

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! You had said you all needed a quiet place to retreat, and I was glad you got to come to the cottage because it is in a peaceful, natural setting by the water. Thank you again for coming and please come again anytime!
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5

Granbury Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for giving us Mommas a place to rest, relax and rejuvenate! We enjoyed every minute of it! The house was very clean and in a safe area. Thanks, Cindy, for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We loved preparing the house for you all, and we are so glad you had a relaxing time! We have a lot of ladies' groups stay at the house, and it is in a quiet and safe area. Please come again soon!
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4

Great Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Four other ladies and I spent a long weekend in Granbury just for some girlfriend time. It was a perfect house for us. We enjoyed cooking together in the kitchen and visiting outside on the porch in the nice weather. The house was clean and comfortable!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property clean and furnished with flair. Quiet and out of the way, just what my family was needing. Unexpected amenities at every turn. We will consider this property again in the future.

The Russell Family

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We loved decorating the house for your family's Christmas, and we love to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves! Thank you for staying at the Cottage and please come again any time!
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5

Cozy Cottage with a GREAT small backyard!

  • 5 of 5

Cindy made our stay seamless! The house was adorable and had plenty of space. We had dinner out back every night and it was perfect. Very inviting with the creek behind the house and rope lighting along the fence. We would certainly stay here again if we are in the area. Thank you Cindy for the texts before, during and after our stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for letting us know you had a great getaway! We always love preparing for our guests to try and give them the best stay that we can! Please come again!
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Granbury Cottage Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

hot tub (if requested) $30 + Tax
cleaning fee $85 + Tax
handling fee $10 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

A waiver/release form signed by each person staying at the cottage is required. The responsible parent or guardian must sign for each minor child staying at the cottage. A copy of the waiver is available on the policy page of our website. Please view our policy page for additional information regarding rules, cancellations, and other policies.

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Amenities

Texas Lakes Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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