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Rustic Log Cabin on 160 acres

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Built in the 1860's and opened as a guesthouse in 1993, this popular accommodation represents the true Texas Hill Country experience. Only 7 minutes from downtown Fredericksburg. Enjoy lounging on the front porch and watching the moon and stars in the clear night air. Deer and wild turkey abound on this oak-covered 160 acres. Swing in the front yard under a century old beautiful live oak tree. Rustic antique furniture and memorabilia decorate the entire living area. History, romance, and relaxation are all awaiting you at Morning Star Guesthouse.

Property Manager
Lindsay Crenwelge
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2017


Fredericksburg Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Seperate Shower from the tub.
  • towels are provided sheets are provided pillows are provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • The upstairs has the 2nd bedroom. There is only access to the upstairs from outside staircase. The downstairs bedroom has a king size bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Rustic Log Cabin on 160 acres
average rating of 4.304348 based on 23 reviews

Charming rustic cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Fun to step back in time and stay in a place that has so much history.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rustic and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time..far enough away from town to be peaceful and relaxing. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing escape from our busy life

  • 4 of 5

This historic cabin reminded us of visiting our grandmothers. It was a very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. The bed was very comfortable. The gigantic bathtub surrounded by candles was a great place to unwind. At night, you can see stars, deer and cattle moving about. If you enjoy a ranch atmosphere, this is the place.

The cabin is 5 minutes from Main Street. It offers easy access to shopping and restaurants. We will definitely choose this location again.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Disappointed

  • 1 of 5

I honestly don't normally write negative reviews unless we have just a really bad experience. Unfortunately that is what we had at Morning Star Guest House. First of all, if anyone has a bad dust allergy, do not stay here! My sister and I couldn't breath all weekend! It doesn't look like the place has been dusted in years. We took pictures to show. Along the floor boards, the furniture and even the couch was so dusty and dirty.

We planned this trip for my moms 74th birthday and let me say that this will be memorable trip and not in a good way. When we first arrived, there was cow poop everywhere in front of the house. The house is tiny...nothing like the pictures portray. The rugs have stains on them, there was leftover beer and half bottle of wine in the fridge with a wine stain in the fridge. The back door doesn't close completely and kept opening. The upstairs bedroom is terrible. My sister bummed her head on the 3ft door to enter. You literally have to bend down to get into the room. The room was very hot. There is a fan but you cannot control the temperature. Also, if you have to go the bathroom in the middle of the night you have to walk outside, go downstairs and walk into the main house. This cabin is not for more than 2 people. Needless to say we were very disappointed. We did ask for a discount on our stay but the owner said no. If you don't care about cleanliness and want to really rough it then this place is for you.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We completely enjoyed our stay at the Morning Star Ranch! It was exactly what we needed. Peaceful and relaxing. Everything we needed to enjoy our time there. And the view from the front porch while enjoying coffee was the best part. We definitely will be visiting again!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect peaceful country cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Morning Star Ranch is a perfect getaway. Rustic in all of the ways that make it charming but with the comforts you would want and expect. The solitude and surroundings make it a perfect getaway to recharge and I love the history of the house. It was great seeing and hearing the cows, deer, and turkey and it really allowed me to sense how life in the 1800's would have been with your cattle, gardens, and everything that made up your life, literally right out of your back door. Mornings on the porch, listening to the quiet and seeing the beautiful sunrise over the pasture and hills was dreamy.

If you love history and the charm of how settlers lived, you'll love everything about this house.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Lady Bird Johnson Park
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Fredericksburg Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

If smoking is detected in the Guesthouse there will be a $200 cleaning fee charged to your credit card. Any damage to the Guesthouse will be charged to you at the actual rate to repair or replace. Any additional cleaning outside of the normal cleaning will be charged at $50 per hour with a minimum of one hour.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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