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Yo Haus-cottage in Historic District -close to Downtown~1 1/2 blocks off W Main

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bdrm/ 2 Bath Charmer with hot tub, WIFI, cable TV--screened in porch

2 bedroom, 2 Bathroom Bungalow in Quiet Old Neighborhood 1 1/2 blocks off of W. Main Street. Yo Haus is decorated with charming features in every room. The kitchen is stocked with utensils, plates, glassware, and basic condiments for your use~ coffee and condiments are provided ~NOTE--due to no kitchen vent,, stovetop frying and oven broiling are NOT ALLOWED ~ wi-fi, Netflix, and cable T.V. Screened in porch in front for quiet morning coffee as you listen to the church bells on the hour and half-hour. Beautiful backyard with hot tub for four and patio with fountain, fire pit, and cedar pergola. 2 bicycles for your use to pedal your way thru the lovely historic district. Master bedroom has brass queen bed with private bath and clawfoot tub. Second bedroom has cable TV, double bed and access to full bathroom with walk-in shower across the hall. Yo Haus is the perfect little spot to enjoy the ambiance and charm of Fredericksburg. Close but not too close to all the downtown activity. Are you celebrating a special event on your visit? Please let us know! NO CLEANING FEE if all criteria is met at checkout

Check in is at 4pm~~checkout at 11am--If you require a different time for check-in or check-out please inquire and we will do our best to help you out!

More Details

Property Manager
Stuart and Debbie Bradford
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Stuart and Debbie Bradford

We are long-time Austin residents and have always enjoyed visiting Fredericksburg. We purchase Yo Haus in 2014.

Stuart and Debbie Bradford purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Stuart and Debbie Bradford chose Texas Hill Country

Yo Haus is named for Debbie's parents, Girlie and Spike Yosten, who were of German and Polish heritage and lived their entire lives in the North Texas German town of Muenster. The house is sprinkled with photos and mementos from their life together, along with a few Yosten pieces. The front bedroom is nicknamed "Uncle Al's room" as the bedroom set came from Al and Dorothy Yosten. A picture of Uncle Al, at 99 years of age in his western chaps, sits on the vanity.

What makes this cottage unique

When we first drove up to the house we were immediately in love with the location. Yo Haus sits on the edge of the Historic Distric , perfect for walking through the old neighborhoods and to the Market Platz , but not so close that the peacefulness is disrupted by the downtown. The previous owners had recently restored the inside and it was all just to our liking and taste. We were so taken with this lovely little place that we decided on the spot this was the vacation house for us.

Amenities

Fredericksburg Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , Clawfoot tub--not a combo tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower
  • The master bathroom has a delightful clawfoot tub with a shower-sprayer attached at the faucet. The picture window above it allows you to soak and enjoy the outdoors at the same time. Turn on the scentsy and turn off the lights to enjoy the ambiance of mood lighting and mellow fragrances. The main bathroom has a tiled walk-in shower with a vanity created from an old dresser from days gone by. Both bathrooms supplied with soap, shampoo, hair dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , This is a DOUBLE (FULL) bed---
  • Master bedroom has a brass queen bed with ensuite bathroom with clawfoot tub and walkin closet. Cozy guest bedroom has a double bed with a flat screen TV in room with bathroom across the hall with walk-in tile shower. Check in after 4pm Check out by 11 am
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
Notes:
Check in time is anytime after 4 pm Check out time is by 11 am

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Yo Haus-cottage in Historic District -close to Downtown~1 1/2 blocks off W Main
average rating of 4.943396 based on 53 reviews
5

Wonderful time at Yo Haus cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Yo-Haus cottage celebrating my birthday! Debbie was so accommodating and put forth effort to make our stay extra special. The house is adorable and in walking distance to downtown. Beautiful backyard as well!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house was adorable and the back yard was beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved it here and would love to come and stay again. We appreciate all your recommendations for food and wine tours, we had an amazing breakfast and the tour bus was so much fun! Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kelly, for those kind words----we appreciate it so much! So glad to hear you had a fun stay and please come back and see us! The Bs
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5

Beautiful, warm home and gracious owner!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I took our mom here for a birthday girls weekend. Debbie was so lovely to work with! She left a special birthday basket with wine and chocolate and wrote "Happy 70th birthday, Mom!" with letters on the fridge. I cannot tell you how special that made our mom feel.

This house is beautifully furnished, clean and lovely. The pictures do not do it justice. We all slept great on the comfy beds. We could not get over all the little touches that made it feel warm and welcoming. The screened in porch was heavenly. The backyard was WONDERFUL. So many beautiful flowers and plants, bird feeders and decorative touches. Obviously created and cared for by a garden loving person. We enjoyed all the birds that visited and just enjoyed being out there as an extension of the living space.

I cannot recommend this home and this owner more highly. Truly the highlight of our visit to Fredericksburg.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Marci, for that wonderful review. It makes me so happy that you appreciate and enjoy the finer details that we put into our little house. We love the home and work very hard to make it inviting and comfortable for all who visit. Thank you for choosing us to celebrate your Mom's birthday--makes us feel special as well! Warmest regards, Debbie and Stuart
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5

Extremely quant and comfortable cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Great proximity to downtown

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pflugerville
5

Fantastic weekend at Yo Haus!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic weekend wine tasting, shopping and then ending our day at Yo Haus in Fredericksburg. The home was clean, located close to Main St, bikes (although we wished there were 4 for all of us) and we LOVED the robes for the hot tub. The weather was perfect for a dip and somehow we were blessed with a cool breeze and a clear night so we could relax under the stars. The home was the perfect size and the bedrooms were on opposite sides for privacy. We felt it was perfect for two couples and thoroughly enjoyed waking up late and sipping our coffee in the sun-room. We even made it a point to finish the puzzle. We would definitely stay here again!

P.S.

We loved the warm welcome of the wine and goodies plus the sweet note on the fridge!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

charming

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little place which is conveniently located near downtown. Enjoyed the screen in area and the hot tub in the backyard which looked exactly like this picture. Great place to stay while visiting this area.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Fredericksburg Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$175
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Rate
Oct 1 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$189
From
$198
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$188
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $200

Any evidence of undisclosed pets will result in a $200 fine billed to the credit card on file.

Smoking is not allowed inside the property, including the screened-in porch and pergola. Any evidence of smoking inside will result in a 200 fine billed to the credit card on file.

The kitchen is a limited use area. As we have no vent, stovetop frying and oven grilling/broiling are not allowed. Baking in the oven is fine, and heating up items on the stovetop is fine. If any evidence (fumes, odor, stains, etc.) of grilling/broiling or frying are evident, a $100 fee is assessed to your bill.

Check in time is after 4 pm~~~~~~Check out is by 11 am

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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