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Beautiful Georgetown Square Minutes From Riverside Country Home, Family & Pets

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 large king bedroom suites, 2 baths, sleeps 6

Experience stress-free country living at this one-of-a-kind Texas Hill Country home. Situated among centuries-old live oaks on a mile of San Gabriel River frontage, 172 acres of working farmland, and full of history. This Georgetown ranch is sure to captivate the whole group with its stunning views, terraced patios and original charm.

Throughout this thoughtfully designed home, you’ll marvel at unique touches that speak to its special appeal. From the hand-laid stone pulled from the river, to the 5-tiered waterfall out back. You’ll even find framed reproductions of art painted by previous owner and artist C.P. Montague (who happened to be one of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s favorites) decorating the walls.

The open living area offers plenty of air conditioned space to catch up with friends, while the gourmet kitchen provides all you need to prep family-style meals, including a dishwasher for easy clean-up. Curl up with a book by the wood-burning fireplace (wood provided), host family movie night on the 60” flat screen TV and DVD player, or stream your favorite show through Wi-Fi on your devices.

Two luxurious king suites come complete with light-filled sitting rooms and beautiful linens, while a queen sleeper sofa in the living alcove or a 22” queen self-inflatable mattress with comfy bedding creates room for up to 6 travelers. If you brought the little one, a Pack-n-play and high chair are available too.

Two baths, one with a walk-in shower, the other with a square soaking tub offers a convenient way to share space. A front-load washer and dryer helps keep packing light.and addition

An entertainer’s paradise lies just outside! Relax with a glass of wine on multi-level terraced patios while listening to the soothing cascading waterfall, or the fountain in the pond below. Fire up the charcoal grill and large smoker and dine alfresco with the whole group. At dusk, a fire pit awaits for story swapping, S’mores making, and stargazing.

Just 10 minutes down the road is historic Georgetown, with "The Most Beautiful Town Square" in Texas", museums and live music. Wolf Ranch in Georgetown is a destination shoppers delight; shopping at IKEA and the outlet mall is just 20 minutes away; and you’ll be in the heart of Austin in 30 minutes.

Or stay close to home and find great fishing and tubing in the San Gabriel River, along with 172 acres for hiking and birding. Be sure to check out our farm tour where the whole family can learn about local fossils, search for arrowheads, engage with the animals, or take tractor rides. Don’t forget your pets! Open acres of leash-free space are a dog’s dream come true.

Ditch the city life for the serenity of the Texas Hill Country countryside and come see what it’s like to live on a working farm and explore a living museum!

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Amenities

Georgetown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1 is large and can be accessed through a connecting door to the Country Cottage bedroom or through a door into the hallway. It has a white square tub and a beautiful oil mural of a Texas landscape with a river running through it with limestone bluff and rocks, spreading live oaks and yellow wildflowers - very similar to the San Gabriel River that borders the farm. Two separate sinks and mirrored areas, large walk-in closet. Bathroom 2 is in the Royal Suite and has a very large walk-in shower. Both bathrooms have large spa quality towels and walk-in closets.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King Master Suite 1 - 1 king
    King Master Suite 2 - 1 king , 1 queen , Inflatable queen mattress
    Living Area Alcove with Screen - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper or 22" self-inflatable air mattress
  • New high quality, king beds and new queen sleeper sofa or a 22" self-inflatable air mattress. Quality linens provided - at least 2 sets of sheets, 4 pillows, and 2 blankets for each bed. Both have beautiful comforters. The queen sleeper sofa is located in a side living area, and a screen is provided and can be used for privacy. A 22' high inflatable queen mattress is provided and there is plenty of room in either of the master suites for it.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 23 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
If you would like to have the refrigerator stocked when you arrive, I can do this for you. $20 an hour plus actual cost.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful Georgetown Square Minutes From Riverside Country Home, Family & Pets
average rating of 4.9387755 based on 111 reviews
5

Welcoming property with options galore!

  • 5 of 5

The owners, Sheron and Dan, were attentive to our needs without being invasive. We loved the private tour of the property which included the San Gabriel river, visiting and feeding the goats and horses, 19 acre pecan grove, and several overlook scenic views. They maintained our firewood for the fantastic wood burning fireplace during an extremely cold couple of days.

The area on the backside of the house had several different tables with chairs for reading, bird watching or just sitting! It was a lovely experience.

The house was comfortably furnished and included beautiful artwork of the surrounding Texas hill country.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was fun giving you the tour of the farm. I am glad you enjoy the cold weather as you certainly had it during your visit! It is fun for me to share the farm's features with guests, and I always love it when they enjoy them. You will have to come back in the spring or summer and enjoy the tubing and wildflowers!
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5

It was beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The house and farm were beautiful and Sheron was so hospitable. :)

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Perfect, peaceful getaway for my family!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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5

very nice home and spot

  • 5 of 5

home was very nice and warm, especially the back patio area

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Owner's Response: Many guests spend a lot of time on the patio and I am glad you enjoyed it!
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Unique Experience

  • 5 of 5

My family and a blast! Loved the personalized tour about the farm. The river was gorgeous and we loved finding so many fossils of different things. Loved hearing the history of the farm and learning about some of the Texas edible native plants. Loved the artwork and all of the beautiful rock work in this exceptionally clean home.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Owner's Response: Glad you got to enjoy a lot the farm has to offer. Come back!
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5

Lovely place celebrate Christmas with our Adult Family.

  • 5 of 5

This will be something we'll do again and this location is ideal for our Central and North TX families to meet up.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you found Scurlock Farms for your family to get together to celebrate Christmas. Hope you can make it again next year, too! You are right about the location being good - it is not too far a drive as it is centrally located in Texas, and is perfect for day trips around the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Or, do as many guest do and simply stay on the farm and enjoy all the amenities offered here.
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Owner

Sheron Scurlock, Owner
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About Sheron Scurlock, Owner

Dan and I both grew up in Rockdale, a small town 45 minutes from Georgetown. I grew up in the country on a small 3 acre farm and Dan grew up in town. We were childhood sweethearts and both attended Baylor University.

I have loved furnishing and decorating the homes for our guests. I continue to do a lot of the landscaping and taking care of the general upkeep of the homes.

We love to travel, garden and I am an avid reader. Since I have retired I have more time to volunteer. Dan is always busy working on something on the farm - he will never be bored!

Sheron Scurlock, Owner purchased this house in 2010

Why Sheron Scurlock, Owner chose Georgetown

When my mom and dad bought this beautiful piece of property, they gave each of their 5 children the option of building a home at a location of our choosing. Dan and I jumped at the opportunity and were the only ones to take them up on it. We moved to the farm in 1971 and built our home in 1977.

After my dad died in 1986 Dan and I began buying the farm. When my mom died in 2010, she left her home and art studio to us.

We've raised our family here and made the same offer to our two sons and our youngest took us up on it and built a beautiful home for his family in the middle of the property.

Our oldest son can't wait to retire and return to the farm!

Rocky Overlook and The Palette Pad are the heart of the farm and I could not even think of selling them. I didn't want them to fall in disrepair from not being used, or vandalized. Both are so unique that I wanted to share them.

My sisters helped me and we totally remodeled the interiors of both and the results have been spectacular. It has been so gratifying to share my parent's dream home, history, and talents with others.

In each house, I have a notebook with the story of their searching for and finding the property and building the houses. Also, the story of mama's painting and how she became C. P. Montague and a favorite of President Lyndon B. Johnson. The joy and appreciation that guests have when staying there are a living tribute to mama and daddy!

What makes this house unique

This large, open home was designed around centuries-old live oak trees. It is constructed of river rock, every rock was picked up at the river on the property by Sheron's parents, Bill and Pauline Thweatt.

Guests have marveled at how the rock was laid - all of the grout exactly the same depth and smoothed, and the lines of rocks precisely straight. Mama laid all of the rocks that show on the front of the houses and the interior rock fireplace walls. Daddy laid rock on the back and sides where they would not be as visible! The artist in her had to have the very straight, precise lines!!

There are special rocks interspersed with the river rocks and mama could tell you a story about each one. I am sorry I didn't write those stories down.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay at Scurlock Farms was the highlight of our trip to Georgetown. This property is a unique gem in the hill country, true to it's description and other reviews. We stayed in the lovely and spacious Rocky Overlook house which was perfect for our family: very clean, with big beds, plenty of towels, many cozy places to sit, a big stocked kitchen with picture windows and it's own fireplace, in addition to the one in the living room next to the big flat screen TV. Firewood and movies are provided, as well as unique decor with a very interesting history. The garage is entirely a kiddie play area with toys and stuff to keep them occupied indoors, great for when it's too cold (or hot) outside. The house is surrounded by huge live oak trees, and has a big back patio with fire pit, tables, and lots of seating. There are many outdoor features to choose your own adventure. Georgetown is very close, 10-15 minutes maximum. The tour of the farm was so informative and fun, and we all loved meeting the goats. And, the freshly baked muffins made by our wonderful host were a delicious bonus. A+
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
ABIA
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Chili's, Snuffy's
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
TerraVista
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Temple Amtrac
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 29
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Chili's, Red Lobster, Outback, DosSalsa, Monument
Car: necessary

Check out our other properties on the farm: Light Filled Artist Studio - The Palette Pad 322820 and Indian Bluff 3732945.

Our setting will capture your attention and inspire you. Located 10 minutes from Southwestern University in Georgetown and only 30 minutes from Austin, you are close to all the recreation activities you desire.

Activities in or near Georgetown include

Southwestern University - a 10 minute drive

Williamson County Courthouse, Williamson County Museum

Lake Georgetown - fishing, boating, swimming beach, paddle boarding, kayaking

Rent a kayak or stand-up paddle board at Georgetown Paddle Company, 4405 Williams Dr. They will deliver it to the lake for you!

Georgetown's historic Square - voted The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas!

Festivals and events around the Square - Red Poppy Festival in April, Halloween Spook House, carnival and hayride, Christmas Stroll in December.

First Friday and Saturday on the Square. The Square is closed off and fills with booths of all types. Stores stay open late. Live music.

The downtown splash pad is located just off the Square, outside the Georgetown Art Center at 816 S. Main Street. It is free and open for the summer!

Explore Inner Space Caverns

Blue Hole is a scenic lagoon on the South San Gabriel River. The entrance to Blue Hole Park is located at Second Street and Rock Street, one block west of N. Austin Avenue. This scenic park lined by limestone bluffs is a good wading spot to cool down a little bit in the summer. Take your tubes and enjoy the deeper water above the dam.

Golf one of many nearby courses with 15 miles of the farm

Hike or bike the 9 miles of trails in Georgetown or around the farm

Other Activities on the farm: Birding, fishing, searching for arrowheads, looking for fossils at river, hiking, star gazing

Enjoy all that Austin has to offer just 30 minutes away<

Grand Prix Formula 1, X Games. SXSW, Lallapalozza, UT football, Bob Bullock Museum, LBJ Library

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $110
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $50

$245 per night, $1470 for week, $4500 for one month. $20 per person over 6 per night

Rocky Hollow is a great value for a small wedding venue - ask about pricing, family celebrations or for 2 or 3 couples vacationing together. There is no sales tax.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.