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Winter rates. Stone farm house in Hill Country with a large pool, sleeps 8, wifi

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 8 Sleeps, Large Pool, Pets welcome WiFi, Cable

Large stone farm house with modern conveniences in the Texas hill

country west of Kerrville. Located on a private road (104 Easy St) off Hwy 39

between Ingram and Hunt across from the Guadalupe river.

Four bedrooms and 3 baths. A king in the master and 1 twin in the mother-in-law BR share a bath, 2 twins in the middle BR have a private bath w/tub and 3 twins in the loft with a shower. Sleeps 7 to 8 adults. Great for large or multigeneration families.

Wheelchair Friendly


Property Manager
Rocky McAshan
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Rocky McAshan

Papa Mac purchased this 1890s stone farm house and defunct dairy as a get away from it all. His personal Easy street. He promptly improved the farm house and added a studio and cottage. Soon after he added a pool, the first in the county. His wife, Edith, a painter, inspired and was the driving force to found the Hill Country Arts Foundation down the road. Along with assistance founding the art club and garden league, the family became a part of the area's history. Throughout the years multiple generations of the family have lived at Bumblebee Lodge and continued her legacy at the Hill Country Arts Foundation.

Rocky McAshan purchased this house in 1945

Why Rocky McAshan chose Ingram

Reasonably priced with lots of space, unique charm, and a large pool.

What makes this house unique

The ability to rent both the lodge and the cottage, as well as the large amount of parking available, makes this an ideal spot for family reunions.

Continuing with Papa Mac's theme of "getting away from it all" this also makes an ideal location for short or long term rentals here, on Easy Street.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful time! Lots of good friends and a family reunion. Sleeping arrangements were great, as were all the spots for visiting and gaming. Thanks again for a third wonderful few days.
Jun 2012
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Amenities

Ingram House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Single room - 1 twin/ single
    Loft - 3 twin/ single , Private bath, large 2nd floor porch
    King Bedroom - 1 king , Pack and play available
    Cowboy Room - 2 twin/ single , A daybed with a pop up trundle
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Shamrock Cottage (see links page) is available on the same property for large groups. Guests with pet dander allergies should look elsewhere.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Winter rates. Stone farm house in Hill Country with a large pool, sleeps 8, wifi
average rating of 4.714286 based on 16 reviews
5

Rustic farmhouse in great location!

  • 5 of 5

Bumblebee lodge was perfect for two families picking up campers over a long weekend. There is plenty of room for everyone and the pool was delightful for hot August days. Beds are comfortable, kitchen was well stocked and there are plenty of towels, pool towels etc.

See you next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Owner very nice ! Pool great!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful! Fun! Quiet!

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for some quiet family fun, this is the place to go. Overall, my family had a very pleasant stay at this house. The central heat and air worked well. There is an extra window a/c upstairs. There are a lot of different games, toys, high chairs, pots, pans, utensils, seating areas, etc. On one day out, when we returned, there was lost power in the kitchen, but after finally finding the breaker box, we reset it and didn't have any more problems. The upstairs beds (3) were not comfortable at all, but small kids may not complain. The downstairs beds (2) were very comfortable. There is an old electric coffee maker (bring your own filters and coffee). The bathrooms and showers are a good size with good pressure with plenty of hot water. The fireplace was nice but needed a good cleaning (dirty and full of ash). The floor downstairs is very squeaky. There is a musty old smell, especially in the room with all the old books. My son who has asthma had a really hard time trying to sleep with all the dust and mustiness and needed his inhaler frequently. We loved the piano. The pool could have used a good cleaning, however, that didn't stop my teenagers from jumping in. Someone eventually did show up during our four night stay to try and clean the pool and turn the water on for the water slide (which was turned off again on the morning of our departing day). We liked there is a BBQ pit, but the patio furniture needs cleaning and seat pads need to be replaced. We weren't able to enjoy the patio as much as we wanted. We just put a blanket on the wooden rocking bench so we could sit. Nobody bothered us the entire stay which was nice. The house is very roomy for large groups. Overall, a very nice and quiet stay. Definitely worth the money paid, and I got my deposit back quickly. There is no direct river access. It seems this was an awesome place at one time, but could use a little updating to make it awesome again. With particular attention to the outdoor seating areas. Afterall, that's where you want to be during vacation, outdoors enjoying the sun and sitting by the pool. 😎

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Long Weekend with our fur babies

  • 4 of 5

The house/lodge was so nice and large. Room for quite time and fun all in the same hour. The weather was a little cool for the pool, but that is a large and family friendly pool. The yard area is clean and very safe for kids and fur babies. We didn't spend much time at the property, but noticed the nice stairs to the creek. The nights were beautiful and we felt very safe in this area. We will be finding another long weekend to visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Marilyn Our family has enjoyed the Lodge since 1945. We try to keep it nice for our guests. Rocky McAshan
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5

Big House

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of room for a family/group!

Rustic with plenty of character

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Cass. We appreciate your.rating and comments. Our family has enjoyed the property since 1945. We hope you return in watmer weather to enjoy the pool. Rocky McAshan
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5

Beautiful !! Nice place

  • 5 of 5

The house is nice and has a real home like feel. Plenty of room. Kids loved the piano . Was too cold to enjoy the pool but kids really wanted to get in lol! Bed is comfortable. Will come back when warmer

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Kerrville - Private
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Ingram Social Club
Nearest Motorway
400 Metres
SH 39
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Elaine's table
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* See a play at Hill Country Arts Foundation.

* Deer Hunting in Kerr County.

* Swim and play in the Guadalupe River at Ingram Dam...

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Play in the Guadalupe River at Ingram Dam or Schumacher's Hole.....

Swimming, hiking, fishing, sunbathing, star gazing.

Nearby: Lake Ingram, Hill Country Arts Foundation, Point Summer Theatre, Stonehenge II and multiple summercamps.

Cruise up river to see deer and the various swimming holes in the Guadalupe. Head down river for more swimming and fun at Lake Ingram.

On Saturday nights, head to Crider's rodeo and dancing.

Visit Chocolat, the Quintessential Chocolate factory, numerous wineries and antique stores in Fredericksburg 30 miles north.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 6.0%

Holidays charged at standard weekend rates
10% discount on Shamrock Cottage if rented at the same time, Except Holidays

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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