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Relax in country near San Marcos w/Fishing Pond on springfed creek

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Country Home, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Near San Marcos, Lockhart, Austin. Check out our calendar & use the book it button (upper right hand corner) to secure dates immediately for our charming 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage on 18 acres 3 miles west of Lockhart with relaxing pond and spring fed creek. Fully furnished with all amenities. We will send you a complimentary 28 page visitor's guide to show you all the great things to do in the area while you visit central Texas. Located 30 miles south of Austin (ESPN X-GAMES, SXSW Musical Festival, ACL Fest,, Old Pecan Street Festival & University of Texas Longhorn football) and 15 miles south east of San Marcos (Premium and Tanger Outlet Malls, Aquarena Springs, Texas State University, San Marcos River canoeing, rafting, and tubing), it is centrally located near Lockhart, (over 50 movies filmed here in the Barbecue Capitol of Texas featuring the 'Most Photographed Courthouse' in Texas) so you can have that country estate feel, but still hop into the big city for entertainment or splash into the San Marcos River for a cool float down the river (Rent tubes at Don's Fish Camp or Texas State Tubes). One of the largest outlet malls in the country is just a 20 minute drive away. The Alamo, Riverwalk, Sea World and Fiesta Texas are just over an hour's drive to San Antonio giving you access to a world of entertainment at your fingertips. The Formula One track is just 20 minutes drive by the new SH-130 toll road. Outdoorsman paradise Cabela's in Buda is 15 minutes away. Quail Creek Golf Club is just 10 minutes northwest. Beautiful Lockhart State Park and Golf Course is 5 minutes south.

Keywords: Lockhart, Country, weekend, getaway, fishing, security, relaxing, charming, near outlet malls, river, tubing, canoeing, Formula One, X-Games

More Details

Owner
Terri & Dana Garrett
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2017

About Terri & Dana Garrett

Terri & Dana Garrett, local community newspaper owners having published the Lockhart Post-Register for the past 38 of it's 145 year history. We live adjacent to this rental property keeping a close eye on our 18 acre estate.

Terri & Dana Garrett purchased this cottage in 1997

Why Terri & Dana Garrett chose Texas

We built this home as a mother-in -law home and guest house, but have recently decided to share it with more travelers than just relatives.

What makes this cottage unique

Bass, crappie & perch stocked in fishing pond with over 300 ducks, geese, peacocks, guineas and chickens, this is a great place to relax and enjoy nature at its best.

Amenities

Lockhart Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Extra Grip Bars in bathroom and walk-in shower with multi-level shower sprays
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) This is a small trundle bed in the second bedroom perfect for children or teens.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Notes:
Home is located on 18 acres with a Pond and Spring Fed Creek available for fishing and relaxing. Resident geese, ducks, chickens, guineas, peacocks roam the property freely. Two horses are fenced in adjacent to property. Fenced back yard for small dogs. Relaxing front and back porch available for smokers.

Reviews

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Relax in country near San Marcos w/Fishing Pond on springfed creek
average rating of 4.9466667 based on 75 reviews
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Post Hurricane Harvey weekend escape

  • 4 of 5

My family was needing to get out of Houston to escape the depression that was Hurricane Harvey, and Dana and Terri's place in Lockhart fit the bill. My kids spent a lot of time outdoors down by the creek, our dog enjoyed the country sights and smells, and my wife and I enjoyed the laid-back vibe. Dana and Terri are great, and brought over some farm fresh eggs for us. We appreciated the "pass it on" beverages in the fridge...we left some of our favorites for others to enjoy on their future stay. After our stay, my family told me that we needed to get a country cottage for ourselves for weekend escapes.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Relaxing, private and had everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend at the guest house. There was plenty of space for us and our 3 children. Even with the heat, we had a great time fishing in the pond and exploring the creek. The kids loved all the birds and seeing the horses and there was a lot room to explore. The house was fully stocked with everything you need including the little things like condiments, foil and paper towels. The AC worked great and was a good escape later in the day. The owners gave us privacy and check-in/check-out was simple. Thank you for a great stay and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We loved relaxing at the guesthouse!!!! It is very clean and the beds are comfortable!!!!!! Can't wait to go back!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Nice quiet, outdoors-y place near Austin

  • 5 of 5

This is a nice place to relax with the family. The kids enjoyed fishing in the pond, swimming in the creek, watching the many waterfowl and peacocks, and just having the run of a wide open space. Recommended for families who want a quiet time that's not far from a biggish town (Lockhart) or a big city (Austin).

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great house to enjoy the country life

  • 5 of 5

The home was very clean, functional and attractive. The king size bed in the larger of the two bedrooms was like sleeping on a cloud. The bathroom was large and worked perfectly. The kitchen has great stove, oven, refridge, ice maker, micro, and dishwasher. It is also stocked with all kinds of kitchen aids( bread maker, mixer, blender).

The property is what you really go here for. The fishing pond is very close to the carport porch and has a tree covered picnic table and benches. This would be a great place to learn to fish. You will catch fish. My husband caught at least 10 fish every time he went out.

The rocking chairs on the front porch are a wonderful place to sit early in the morning and after dinner. The Bar-B-Q gas grill on the back patio is very clean, large and functions well. There is a nice size dining table on this patio as well as one in the dining room that is just inside the patio door.

The TV in the living room is large and has a high quality picture. You can also record things that you are to busy fishing and exploring to watch as they are aired. All of the animals (horses, ducks, geese, peacocks and many types of wild birds) come by to visit. The little bird nest on the carport porch had two baby birds inside. At first I thought they were fake, just put there for looks, but then thy moved.

There is also a full size washer and dryer just inside the back door so dirty stuff did not need to come into the house. This house was well designed for its function.

I would defiantly recommend this property to friends and relatives. I will also stay at this location again if I am fortunate enough to be in this neck of the woods once more.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Wonderful Property!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have stayed at a more comfortable location. The kids played in the creek, fished in the pond, and were worn out by bedtime. The cabin was very cute, clean and user friendly. Very close to town, but you would never know it. We enjoyed our stay very much.

Sincerely,

William & Charleen

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Pet Fee $75
Damage Deposit $200

Owner'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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