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The Farm Cottage On 50+ Acres & River Access

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1200 Square Foot, 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

This cottage is located on a farm property just East of San Marcos Texas. Very secluded but a short drive to town and a half mile walk or drive down to the river. This property has approx. 500ft of San Marcos River frontage. The river access is through our 31 space RV park that is located on the same property and same owners. Fishing, canoeing and tubing available during summer seasons through local outfitters. (We do not provide canoes, kayaks, fishing gear ect.) The cottage is located on 50+ acres just East of San Marcos Texas. We do not allow extra guests beyond six total. This house is not available for parties, family reunions, etc. Basically please do not book for up to six and show up with or invite additional folks that want to sleep in tents etc. Maximum of two vehicles.


Owner
Jennifer Cummings
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Jennifer Cummings

Local family that has had roots in San Marcos since the 30's. We own/run a 31 space RV park on the same property and have a working ranch adjacent to the property.

Jennifer Cummings purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Jennifer Cummings chose Texas Hill Country

Home was just completely renovated summer 2014 and is secluded on 50+ acres of farmland just minutes from town and the river.

What makes this cottage unique

River access via private road, tubing, canoe, fish, shop, ect.

Amenities

San Marcos Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Farm Cottage On 50+ Acres & River Access
average rating of 4.857143 based on 42 reviews
5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We loved sitting outside and having our coffee on the front deck. It seems secluded but you're just a few minutes from everything! You get that peace and quiet without really being too far! We loved the grill out back. Perfect for staying and grilling with your family and relaxing or floating the river.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Corpus Christi, TX
5

Awesome weekend on the river

  • 5 of 5

This is literally the *perfect* place to stay if you're planning a trip to float the river or just to get away from it all. The cabin has the feel of being "out in the middle of nowhere" as you are surrounded by fields and trees. However, it's only about 7 minutes to town where there's an HEB and Walmart. The cabin itself is quaint and comfortable. We loved the large back deck and BBQ grill. We cooked out every night. The only thing I missed was cooking wear. There was only 1 or two small pans that were pretty worn. We only cooked breakfast on the stove so we made it work. I would recommend bringing a small stock of cooking ware if you plan on using it a lot. But other than that we had a wonderful time, and everything was great. We plan on making this an annual tradition, and will be staying here every time.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Quiet, Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the farm cottage! It has plenty of space with different rooms for all to enjoy some quiet time. Both front and back porches provide a serene place to sit and rock. Everything was provided for a relaxing weekend away. We hope to be back!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very nice and quiet .

  • 4 of 5

If it had WiFi it would be 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Houston TX
5

The perfect find

  • 5 of 5

Our family booked this place for a three day weekend getaway. We had read the 30+ reviews before booking and the place seemed to fit our family's needs.

We read that the place was a little hard to find so I decided to research the location through google earth. The place was pretty easy to find because I knew what to look for.

We fell in love with the place and will go back!

The place was larger than appeared in the photos.

The place was secluded and private, far away enough from the RV park so that we enjoyed a peaceful and solitary vacation, but walking distance to river access.

We decided to tube with Texas Tube & Float (which drops off at the end of the county line road). We drove to the main office, rented tubes from them, and took a bus to the drop off. The tubing traffic was of no issue for us being further back from the road. But it was neat floating down the river just beside our place.

The place is close to 80 and 35 (a quick drive to Walmart and near enough to San Marcos restaurants).

The place is only about 20 min. from Wimberely where we hiked up Old Baldy and drove to the Devil's Backbone Scenic Overlook. We bought groceries at the HEB there. Perfect front porch for yoga.

Perfect reading room and we put it to use for a family game night.

The Master Bed and the full size bed were sooo comfortable! We saw hawks, fireflies, and turkeys!

The place was fully loaded with paper towels and toilet paper (which most places we stay at have minimal supply)

The pictures don't do this place justice!!!

There were only a few things we took note of that we would prefer :

The twin beds could use mattress toppers/pads (these were the least comfortable beds and were dull in comparison to the other comfy beds). We decided to wash some laundry and we had to buy our own detergent. There were dryer sheets so we assumed that they usually stock laundry detergent but ran out and forgot to replace it so we picked some up. No biggie, just inconvenient.The shower head probably needs a good cleaning because the water was going in different directions making showers a bit annoying (but overall it was a nice shower.. bench & all).The coffee maker is slow which made for a long wait before coffee. The dvd players didn't work but we got over it. The signs for the place could be freshly painted and a little more obvious to help guests find it easily. The pictures could stand to be updated, However we liked that this place was discreet and hidden away (like a secret gem).

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Perfect for a family

  • 5 of 5

We visited San Marcos for a family event. Since there would be multiple married couples all coming in, we decided a house would be a much better option than a hotel. This is the perfect solution!! It is a stand alone cottage - so serene and peaceful. The interior has everything you could want - 3 bedrooms, comfy beds, a kitchen and two sitting areas. Not to mention the porches on both front and back. It was close to everything we needed. I would rent this every time we visited the area.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
ABIA

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Rates & Availability

San Marcos Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150

Rates subject to change. No smoking, no pets. ***This is not a party house*** If you are looking for a place to be wild and crazy, this is not the place. We welcome having a good time, but need everyone to be respectful and responsible.

Liability Waiver: If you choose to stay at our rental home, you assume responsibility for yourself and your guests for personal injury and property loss/damage. You agree to indemnify/hold harmless the tenant, landlord and property management from any loss, liability, damage or cost incurred by you or your guests related to your stay at this property. By booking through this website you agree to these terms.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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