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Secluded Western Ranch House on 4 Acres less than a mile From Bandera

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Br, 2 ba, sleeps 6

If you are looking for a place close to Bandera yet in the country this 2 bedroom 2 bath home is the place. It is authentic vintage 1940’s Texas western. Located within a mile from Main street Bandera this home is situated on 4 acres and is quiet and feels secluded and offers perfect bird & deer watching. The house is loaded with character but has all of the modern amenities and is very comfortable with a restful atmosphere. This home will sleep up to 6 people. The master bedroom has a comfortable king size bed, the second bedroom has 2 twins, and there is also a fold out sofa bed that will sleep two. The house was built by my grandfather and father as a family vacation lodge in 1947-48. Outwardly it appears much as it did when it was built, but it has all brand new mechanicals, wiring, & plumbing. The large living room has a rock fireplace (wood burning), hardwood floors, finished pine walls and vaulted ceiling, & is decorated with Ranch Oak & W.R. Dallas furniture.

$195.00 a night for 2: The breezeway with D’Hanis tile floors and large windows looks out onto the wooded property and serves as the dining area. The second bedroom has a western theme with cowboy wallpaper, sheets, and furniture. The kitchen is fully equipped with all appliances, except there is no dishwasher. The home has a security system, covered parking, new central air & heat, satellite TV, a MP3 / Ipod capable stereo AM / FM sound system , CD player, and a washer & dryer, and there is no telephone service but excellent cell coverage. NEW for 2017 high speed internet & Wi-Fi.

The House features:

-King size bed in master bedroom

-First bath with glass enclosed shower

-Twin beds in second bedroom

-Second bath with tub / shower combination

-Fold out sofa bed for two

-Kitchen with coffee maker, microwave, range top &

convection oven, and refrigerator- fitted out with good cookware and appliances

-Large living room

-Large front porch

$390.00 for a couple for the weekend: Amenities:

-Washer & dryer in adjacent shed

-Bandera smoker & charcoal grill

-Firewood available

-Ipod / MP3 capable stereo sound system

-Satellite TV

-High speed internet & Wi-Fi

-Water softener system

-Security system

-Covered parking

-Dog kennel

-All bath & bed linens provided

-Utensils & dishes provided

Event & holiday weekends require a 3 night minimum

More Details

Owner
Max Tibbits
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About Max Tibbits

I grew up in this house and have many fond memories of many good times here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved staying at your house over the weekend. We really had everything we needed, right down to the spices to add something special to our meals. We enjoyed wine on the patio along with our dinners, and watched deer grazing. This was also a perfect place for bringing our telescope to look at the stars and moon. Besides the charm of this place, your great suggestions for things to do in the area, the 78's and record player made our weekend! (Listening to Dinah Washington as I'm writing this) Thanks for everything and we would recommend this to friend and family. We hope to come back again!
May 2014
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Amenities

Bandera House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Breezeway
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Courtyard
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Shed
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Secluded Western Ranch House on 4 Acres less than a mile From Bandera
average rating of 4.677419 based on 36 reviews
5

Riding the Hills

  • 5 of 5

This was the 4th annual memorial ride for a friend that is no longer with us. Perfect location. Easy to get to. Fully supplied. Always look forward to staying here. We were there during Hurricane Harvey. Ended up leaving early for safety reasons. But we were offered a free night if we wanted to wait it out. We very much appreciated the kind gesture and understanding. All around a great place to stay. See ya next year!!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Really Great

  • 5 of 5

Super big spread for our family of three. In the woods for a little privacy yet minutes from downtown Bandera. Furnishings are great and comfortable with two nice bathrooms and two nice bedrooms.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and cozy

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable and is in a great location! We will use this again for another trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming ranch house close to downtown Bandera

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our weekend getaway to the TX hill country. With 2 bedrooms and two baths plus a full size living room and kitchen, it can easily sleep 6 people comfortably. The house was very clean and decorated in rustic country charm. It also came equipped with AC, wifi, and Cable TV which was a plus! We were visiting for a family reunion in Medina, and Bandera was the closest town just a 15 min drive away. We are so glad we found this place. I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, beautifully furnished. Perfect to cook, read, play, relax, and watch the birds and deer.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great weekend with only a minor issue

  • 4 of 5

Max is a great host and the property is cowboy rustic. Not a hotel experience. Fireplace, cookout, fully equipped kitchen, TVs, stereo, porch, swing, wildlife, close to town. One thing---make sure plumbing is repaired and guaranteed before you book. TO BE FAIR...this was a bad issue for two of 3 days.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
11th Street
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Flying L Ranch
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bricks on Main
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night

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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