|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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This super cool and eclectic duplex house is clean, cozy, stylish two bedroom,(one King and one queen bedroom) one full bath, large kitchen and den that offers all modern conveniences of home.
We offer a complimentary welcome wine, coffee pods for our Keurig coffee maker, granola bars and biscotti, water bottles, snacks for those late night munchies. We also provide a forgotten toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, creme rinse, soaps, hair dryer, everything needed for a great stay.
Take a trip back in time while sleeping in comfortable beds and watching your favorite movies (on one of 3) 32' LCD TVs, or surf the internet with blazing fast fiber. A HGTV Designer provided most of the furnishings and colors in this house. The bathroom is brand new and offers a walk in shower. The bathroom is period correct with the tile work and white granite counter top. Wall attached hair dryer provided.
New plumbing was installed which provides fresh tasting Grapevine Water without that “Old” mineral taste from most older homes in Grapevine. No metal pipes here, PEX piping provides flavor like the Springs.
Central AC and Gas Heat in every room. Two bedroom (Guess which one Doc Slept in?) with a King in the Master and a Queen in second bedroom. Each mattress is encased in a zipped cover for your protection.
Guests in the 'Doc Holliday' house are just one block from Main Street, literally around the corner from Esparza's, and two houses from one of Grapevine’s many Wine Tasting rooms. Play it safe by not driving or walking long distances after enjoying your days at many Wineries, Festivals, and award winning restaurants along Main Street.
Don't miss a ride on Grapevine's Vintage Railroad traveling to Fort Worth's Historic Stockyards for an unbelievable feel of the old west. Enjoy a leisure ride on the Grapevine Tour Bus and Grapevine Wine Tour Bus or grab a famous Esparza’s Margarita on your journey to Main Street (which is only four houses down), or stroll back to Doc Holiday's house after an encouraging pitcher.
Safely park your vehicle in the driveway and leave it for the rest of your stay. No need to drive when you can walk to the fun vineyards and events in town. Grapevine is a fun, exciting, and safe place! Enjoy!
Please note ENTIRE house (Doc Holliday House and Doc TOO) can be rented together making the house a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 kitchen and den home. It can be opened up via the laundry room. Entire house rental rate is $434 per night with a one time cleaning fee of $150 and a $300 REFUNDABLE deposit.
We love to travel around the world and only utilize VRBO (or similar) services versus hotels. We finally decided to make the leap and offer our special property to travellers with similar needs as ours. This is not our full time job but rather a conduit of enjoyment. I (Rik) juggle many different things. I have been involved in Telecommunications for over 25 years. I also restore 1969-70 Shelby Mustangs with a NASCAR team to bring a unique and limited vehicle to the road. The 'Better' half (Wife) is retired from the airlines and currently manages the house and our two daughters along with a few other properties that will hopefully become VRBO's some day (Pending the outcome of this treasure...). This is our first stab at this so your feedback is very important.
Mary Ann Holliday purchased this house in 1992
The 'Historic District' within Historic Grapevine is where “its” all happening. No question that all the action is within the Historic District and the 'Doc Holliday' house is smack dab in the middle. Have you ever heard the phrase, “6 Degrees of Separation”? Well this story is more like 2 degrees of separation. I purchased a home from an older lady years ago whom was born and raised in Grapevine. She has since passed and would be pushing 100 if still alive. During the closing process of the house transaction, she noticed my name (Richard Holliday). She asked me if I was, “Kin” to Doc Holliday. I explained that I was and went through the story...She then shared with me that her aunt owned a house and rented a room to Doc Holliday for two months. She put me in contact with the current owner of the house of which I approached (They didn’t know the story) and I asked them if they had an interest in selling. They contacted me months later as they decided to move out West. The transaction was complete and I now own a house that my Great Great Great Grandfather slept in.
Late 1800's house where Doc Holliday rented for two months.
Within the Historic District
One Block from Main Street
Two Houses down from Wine Tasting Room (many more close by)
Wi-Fi (Blazing Fiber Speed)
FIOS TV. More channels than time to watch
Flat Panel TV in Living and Master Bedroom
BlueRay DVR with NetFlix
Our first time visiting Grapevine Texas, and choosing the Doc Holiday House was the perfect place to stay.
The house was spacious for 4 adults and a child. Mary Ann Holiday takes great care in providing everything that made our stay even more personal.
When we arrived, there were snacks, a complimentary bottle of wine, music playing... It just gave you the feeling that someone was looking forward to your arrival. I absolutely recommend the Doc House. We are already planning to return. Thank you so much Mary Ann!!!!
There is no better place to stay when visiting Grapevine. MaryAnn has thought of everything. The house is wonderfully decorated. The beds are nice and comfy. The rain head shower, oh my! We grilled outside one evening. We were sitting waiting at the outdoor seating area, the mosquitoes were awful. MaryAnn had citronella candles in the closet. Yay!! Even the light switches are labeled.
We were able to walk to the wineries and the Farmer's Market. Cannot wait to go back.
My husband and I stayed here for our wedding and again for our first anniversary....and hopefully many more times to come. The home is charming and immaculate. The attention to detail is outstanding. And the location is great. Highly recommend.
The Doc Holliday House is simply adorable. Wonderfully decorated, clean, and in a fantastic location within short walking distance to shops & restaurants. Mary Ann provides fantastic amenities such as coffee, creamer, snacks, a bottle of wine, and extra toothbrush/shampoo/razor. It was so nice not to have to run out to a store immediately upon arrival to get coffee, etc. The beds are extremely comfortable and the shower was great. With four women I was a bit worried that we'd run out of hot water or have problems with only one bathroom, but we had zero issues. Mary Ann is very accessible by text/telephone and wanted to make sure we had everything we needed, but other than that she left us alone (which is appreciated). She immediately inspected the house when we checked out and refunded my security deposit, also appreciated! I would highly recommend this house for your stay in Grapevine, you won't regret it!
What a fabulous long weekend we had in Grapevine. Doc Holiday & Doc Holiday Too we're perfect for our family trip. Great location walk to Main St and easy access to many DFW attractions. There wasn't anything I could've asked for from owners to make our stay more comfortable. Charming, clean and perfect for my husband and myself, our kids and grandchildren. We will be back!
We've had the pleasure of staying at both the Doc Holliday house as well as the adjoining property on multiple occasions over the last several years. The owners Mary Ann and Rik know how to do this right and could write the book on a seamless vacation rental by owner experience...and it should be required reading! They've thought of everything and we all look forward to the next time our travels take us there.
1 Block to Historic Main Street. There are no other properties or hotels closer than this gem. We are also located the closest to a wine tasting studio which is two houses down. Easily hop on/off the Wine Tour bus and explore 7 wine tastings. Esparza's Tex Mex cafe is known as the, 'Margarita Capital of Texas', so be sure to walk up four houses and try a few of your own. Main Street is loaded with a bunch of cool eclectic shops and outstanding eateries (Non big box types).
LOCAL ACTIVITIES: Happenings in Grapevine and local area (please verify dates with visitors bureau) 2016:
Fort Worth Stockyards Rodeo, January 15-Feb. 6
Sweetheart Wine Trail Feb. 13, and 14
Jazz Wine Train on March 18 and 19
Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival March 31-April 3
Day out with Thomas the Train April 1,2,3,8,9, and 10
April 9 Blessing of the Vines and New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail
April 15 and 16 is the Annual Chocolate Festival
April 16 'Spring into Nash' Farm Events
April 14-17 Fort Worth Main Street Arts Festival
April 22-24 Southlake Art in the Square
Outdoor Farmers Market, April 7 to Oct 15 (Thurs.-Sat.)
Grapevine Market April 7-Oct. 15 Thursdays and Saturdays
Main Street Days Festival on May 20,21,22
Great Train Robberies
Friday Fireworks on Grapevine Lake @9:30 PM beginning May 27-Sept.2
Grapevine Fireworks July 4th at Grapevine Lake @ 9:30 pm
Tax Free Weekend Aug.5-7
GrapeFest Sept.15,16,17 and 18
Texas State Fair runs September 30-October 23
Sunset Concert Series Oct. 1,8 and 15
Butterfly Flutterby and Fall Roundup at Nash Farm is on Oct. 15
HalloWine Trail October 29, 30
November is the Candlelight Tour of Homes
ICE at the Gaylord begins late November through beginning of January
Parade of lights Christmas Parade is December 1
North Pole Express Train is Nov.25-27, Dec. 2-4, 9-11, 16-23
Christmas Wine Trains Dec. 8,15, and 22
DFW airport-5 miles
Lovefield Airport-14 miles
Cowboy Stadium, Rangers Ballpark, Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor, Lone Star Park-14 miles
Gaylord Texan Resort/Glass Cactus-2.2 miles
Grapevine Outlet Mall and Leggo Land-3.3 miles
Southlake Town Square (high end shopping)-3.8 miles
Texas Motor Speedway-16 miles
Fort Worth Sundance Square and Stockyards-23 miles
Downtown Dallas-20 miles
Grapevine Lake-2 miles
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$150|
NOTE: Rentals of 30 plus days requires a $150 nonrefundable cleaning fee, and a $300 REFUNDABLE security deposit.
ENTIRE house (Doc Holliday House and Doc TOO) can be rented together making the house a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 kitchen and 2 den home. It can be opened up via the laundry room. Entire house rental rate is $440 per night with a one time cleaning fee of $125 and a $300 REFUNDABLE deposit. During Festivals, Thanksgiving and Christmas Season entire house rents for $475 per night with a one time cleaning fee of $125 and a $300 REFUNDABLE security deposit.
*For international credit cards/bank transfers there is a $18 bank processing fee on all transactions. Please inquire for rates on longer reservations.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.