House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)
Dale Fortenberry Jr.
About Dale Fortenberry Jr.
I am an 8th generation Texan and this property has been in my family for some time. This particular house was my grandparents' and my parents' home is listed with VRBO as additional accommodation. I am also in the process of developing the Heart of Texas Ranch on which this property is located into a Winery and Event Center for Weddings, family reunions, celebrations and corporate events.
What makes this Chateau / Country House unique
I also own Heart of Texas Wine Tours and offer my guests a 10% discount on any wine tour taken.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Parties/events approved on a case by case basis
Outside in designated areas only.
Pets are allowed on a case by case basis
Minimum age of primary renter:30
I require photo ID from the primary renter/contact and in some cases from each adult staying at the property.
I require a phone conversation 24 hours after booking is made.
I require a signed copy of the rental agreement and house rules within 48 hours of booking or your booking will be canceled.
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Great for our Girls' Getaway
This was great for our girls' weekend. It was plenty spacious, comfortable beds, comforts of home PLUS an amazing deck with gorgeous lights that's perfect for soaking up any time of day - especially the hill country sunrises and sunsets. The Ranch is a place I look forward to coming back to with several couples to enjoy a wine tour weekend, too!
This was such a beautiful place to have our girls' weekend! The rooms were beautifully decorated and the beds were extremely comfortable. Sipping coffee on the beautiful large wooden deck every morning just set the best tone for the day. Look forward to coming back!
Just enjoyed an amazing "Girl's Weekend" at the Ranch! The ranch has all the comforts of home! We didn't want for anything during our stay. Comfortable and roomy and THAT DECK! Our favorite place to drink our morning coffee and our favorite place for that glass of wine in the evening while watching the sunset I have to say that the beds are more comfortable than any hotel I've every stayed in! Perfect place for a girl's weekend, or any get away or event!!! Definitely will stay again.
Perfect place to unplug!
We absolutely loved our stay here! It was the perfect relaxing getaway I needed and I really look forward to bringing my entire family here to stay a weekend in the coming months. I didn't want to leave!
Unforgettable Wedding Weekend
We picked this place to have our wedding reception--a small gathering of about 30. We couldn't have picked a better place! The homes were beautiful, the sunsets gorgeous and there was plenty of space for a group of 30. The bedrooms were luxurious and clean w/ attention to detail in each room--especially the bridal suite! The 6,000sq. ft. deck was incredible--especially at night. Dale, the owner, was such a sweetheart and very helpful. If it weren't for him the weekend would not have been so amazing. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a beautiful place to have a wedding reception, family reunion or a simple get away vacation.
Nothing will prepare you for the views....
Stayed there for sort of a guy weekend. We were supposed to be working, but we spent more time enjoying the views than we did working. Really cool place. It's a house so its sorta like you are visiting with a relative or an old neighbor. The beds are like sleeping at grandma's. We stayed up late, but on that bed I swear I got 8 hours of sleep in about 5 hours. Everything about the place is nice and much bigger than it looks on the web page. I think having an event there would be fantastic. Plenty of room to spread out and many places for good conversations. I can imaging a giant family dinner out on that deck under the trees. Trying to find an excuse to go back....
Hidden Falls Adventure Park for off-road vehicles is 3 miles away. Balcones National Wildlife Refuge is 5 miles away and offers extensive hiking trails and birdwatching.