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Big Bend Getaway - Views, Comfort and Style - 10 Min to Pool !

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Getaway with morning sun and native plants

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Terlingua house description

This custom adobe vacation rental home is the perfect 'getaway' when visiting the Big Bend. Located on 40 acres and at the end of a long drive, the Big Bend Getaway provides seclusion and privacy. Furnished in a western style with modern flair, the house is built for comfort and relaxation indoors and out. Thick adobe walls and efficient heat and air keep it cozy in any type of weather. The large front porch and screened dining porch provide shade from the heat and protection from flying insects. The carport will protect your car from desert sun and storms. The main bedroom has a queen bed and its own AC and heater for a perfect night's sleep. The kitchen is equipped with everything you would typically need to prepare and serve most meals. Enjoy your meals in the rock floored dining room or on the dining porch. Relax in the comfortable living room, the semi-private den, one of the porches, around the fire circle, or on the double hammock. If you need a second bed, we'll fold out the queen size futon in the den. If you need a third bed for young children, we have an inflatable mattress and extra bedding.

We can comfortably lodge four adults on a queen bed and queen futon. Dogs are also welcome. While we typically limit occupancy to four people, we can accommodate a slightly larger group if some are small children. Just let us know so we can make sure you will all be comfortable. If you have a larger group, consider renting the multiple homes. Terlingua Ranch Retreat, LTM Ranch, and Ringtail Cabin are all just a short drive away.

We recommend bringing a good book, or select one from our bookshelves, many about Terlingua and the Big Bend region. Just kick back and enjoy the solitude inside or out. Of course, there are lots of other activities to keep your stay busy and exciting. Watch the abundant birds, wildlife, and desert plant life on our twenty acres or as you walk, bike, or drive along the hundreds of miles of dirt and rock roads of the 200,000 acre Terlingua Ranch. Sign in at the Terlingua Ranch Lodge and hike along the remote and breathtaking trails through the Christmas Mountains. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the cool and inviting Terlingua Ranch pool (just six miles down the road). Visit Big Bend National Park (just 30 minutes to the west gate) or Big Bend Ranch State Park (just 45 minutes to the Barton Warnock Visitor Center). Enjoy meals, drinks, live music and more at the various restaurants and bars in the area. Sit out at night to watch the stars, tell tall tales, or enjoy a small fire. Drive along some of the most scenic roads in Texas. Raft or canoe down the Rio Grande. Enjoy a guided horseback ride or jeep tour through the rugged west Texas landscape.

With so many options, you can return home as relaxed or exhausted as you choose. Either way, you'll “getaway” from everyday life and bring back countless memories.

Keywords: House, casita,, adobe, southwest style, modern, private, acreage, mountain views, Terlingua, Terlingua Ranch

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Someone in the group must be 21....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Please keep in mind that the desert is not benign and children need to be supervised. Thanks. ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking allowed outside but please dispose of your smoking materials so that our cleaning staff need not pick up butts. Thank you....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Dogs only, by arrangement, due to family allergies. An additional fee of $50 will apply....moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Den

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              • The main bedroom has a comfortable queen sized bed. The semi-private den has a queen sized futon that we will set up as a bed or sofa depending on number of quests and guest preference....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Access to miles and miles of back country desert and mountain roads for your driving, biking, or walking pleasure. Extremely scenic and varied landscape....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Lots of books. Mainly local interests. ...moreless

                  • Games:

                    We provide a few board games and puzzles....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View
                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Swimming
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Eat in the stone floor dining room or outside on the screened dining porch....moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    One PTAC heat and air unit for the whole house plus a second wall mounted AC/Heater for the bedroom....moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Covered Parking:

                    carport for one vehicle (or two Mini Coopers)...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    free domestic U.S. long distance...moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Cell phone signal strength varies. 3G available....moreless

                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    We try to make sure that coffee, creamer, sugar, and artificial sweetener are almost always on hand....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    All the basics...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    All the basics....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    The kitchen is stocked with all the basics....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    A few basic spices, oils, and canned items. Guest are welcome to use anything on hand or leave behind items for future guests....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    The fridge is usually stocked with basic condiments. You may also find some random produce of packaged items. Guest are welcome to use anything on hand or leave behind items for future guests....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Full porch on two sides, great views. Southern porch is screened for outdoor dining and refuge from any flying insects....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        The Terlingua Ranch pool is just ten minutes away. Access is free for our guests....moreless

                       

                      Reviews

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                      from 44 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Regular
                      Dec 2 - Dec 19, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $149
                      $899
                      Christmas & New Years
                      Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $169
                      Winter
                      Jan 5 - Feb 28, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $149
                      $899
                      Spring Season
                      Mar 1 - Mar 5, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $159
                      $959
                      Spring Break
                      Mar 6 - Mar 22, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $169
                      $1,019
                      Spring Season
                      Mar 23 - Apr 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $159
                      $959
                      Regular
                      May 1 - May 21, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $149
                      $899
                      Memorial Day
                      May 22 - May 25, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $169
                      Regular
                      May 26 - May 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $149
                      $899
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $149
                      $899

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                      • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 13%

                      Notes:

                      Cancellation Policy: If you cancel before 30 days of your stay, then we will refund 100% minus a $50 cancellation fee and any PayPal fees. If you cancel within 30 days, any refund will depend on us being able to re-rent that time.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                      Location

                      • Terlingua Ghost Town

                        "The Terlingua Ghost Town is a truly bizarre and wonderful place. Once home to a cinnibar mi..."

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                      • Starlight Theater

                        "The Starlight Theater isn't a theater. At least not anymore. It was once the "Chisos Movie..."

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                      • La Kiva Restaurant & Bar

                        "La Kiva is a one of a kind Terlingua bar and grill. Sadly, it is currently closed due to th..."

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                      • Big Bend National Park

                        "Words can't express the wonder of this amazing and diverse park. You'll have to experience ..."

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                      • Santa Elena Canyon

                        "Santa Elena Canyon is one of our favorite hikes. There is also a great scenic overlook that..."

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                      • Hot Springs Abandoned Resort

                        "The hot springs in Big Bend National Park are a great place to hang out along the Rio Grande..."

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                      • Chili Pepper Cafe

                        "This is our family's favorite local restaurant. Great food, friendly people, and good price..."

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                      • Chisos Mountain Lodge Restaurant

                        "For us, a trip to the Basin almost always includes a meal at the Lodge. If we've been on a ..."

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                      230 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Midland International Airport
                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      High Sierra Bar and Grill
                      42 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Black Jack's Crossing in Lajitas
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Texas State Highway 118
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Bad Rabbitt Cafe

                      The Getaway offers a great home base for exploring Big Bend National Park, Terlingua Ghost Town and the Rio Grande River. However, don't overlook the opportunities that are a little closer to the house.

                      The hundreds of miles of Terlingua Ranch roads provide endless opportunities for walking, biking, or scenic drives, just don’t leave the road once off the Getaway property. This is all private land.

                      The Terlingua Ranch pool and Christmas Mountains trailhead are just 10 minutes away. Check in at the Ranch office to for access to either. The Bad Rabbit Cafe is also at the Ranch headquarters. The food is great and they often have live music on week-end evenings.

                      A short drive to Terlingua/Study Butte or the Terlingua Ghost Town offers restaurants, bars, live music, occasional live theatre. River guides, jeep tours, and horseback riding are also available in Terlingua.

                      Or, just relax in the hammock with your favorite book.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2014

                      About the owner: A human rights attorney, an anthropologist, a creative director and a radio personality got together one weekend for an 8 hour road trip from Austin to Terlingua – their destination ¬– the fantasy hideaway called “The Big Bend Getaway.” After experiencing the breadth and freedom that the Big Bend area exudes, they decided to buy this little gem. Watching the full moon rise over Sombrero Mountain that summer evening sealed the deal. We hope you’ll be taken with the magic of “The Getaway” as much as we were. Experience the freedom in feeling small! Joe, Shannon, Giuseppe and Renée

                      Why the Owner Chose Terlingua:
                      Located in the heart of Big Bend country, but secluded away from the nearby communities and public parks. The Getaway strikes the perfect balance between tourist hot spot and remote retreat. We even have WiFi internet to keep connected with the outside world.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Quiet, quiet, quiet. Birds, deer, javelinas. Views, stars, walks and drives down the scenic Terlingua Ranch roads, hikes up Christmas Mountains, swimming in Terlingua Ranch pool, grilling out, relaxing on the porch, trips into Big Bend National Park, restaurants, bars & live music in Terlingua. Mostly, just relaxing and 'getting away' from day to day stresses and routines.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Getaway with morning sun and native plants

                        Getaway with morning sun and native plants

                      • Screened porch for dining or relaxing.  No need to worry about flying insects.

                        Screened porch for dining or relaxing. No need to worry about flying insects.

                      • Getaway and north, viewed on an easy hike up the road

                        Getaway and north, viewed on an easy hike up the road

                      • Terlingua Ranch pool is available for all of our guests.  Just 10 minutes drive.

                        Terlingua Ranch pool is available for all of our guests. Just 10 minutes drive.

                      • Shaded front porch, screened side porch and covered carport.

                        Shaded front porch, screened side porch and covered carport.

                      • Just after sunset.  The perfect time to relax on the porch or at fire ring.

                        Just after sunset. The perfect time to relax on the porch or at fire ring.

                      • Bedroom with queen comfortable queen bed.

                        Bedroom with queen comfortable queen bed.

                      • Dining room and fully stocked kitchen.  All you need to bring are the groceries.

                        Dining room and fully stocked kitchen. All you need to bring are the groceries.

                      • Living room with lots of natural light.

                        Living room with lots of natural light.

                      • Dogs love relaxing at the Getaway.  So do couples.

                        Dogs love relaxing at the Getaway. So do couples.

                      • Exploring on the hill out back.

                        Exploring on the hill out back.

                      • Relaxing on the porch after a hike down the road.

                        Relaxing on the porch after a hike down the road.

                      • Getaway in the morning sun

                        Getaway in the morning sun

                      • Relax in the double hammock.  Enjoy the views, read a book or take a nap.

                        Relax in the double hammock. Enjoy the views, read a book or take a nap.

                      • Sunset at Getaway, view from porch

                        Sunset at Getaway, view from porch

                      • View out the front door shortly after sunrise.  What a way to start your day.

                        View out the front door shortly after sunrise. What a way to start your day.

                      • Sunrise at the Getaway.  Time to head out to the park or just stay put and relax

                        Sunrise at the Getaway. Time to head out to the park or just stay put and relax

                      • Full bathroom with quality linens provided.

                        Full bathroom with quality linens provided.

                      • Den closes off with curtains.  We'll set up the futon as a bed or sofa for you.

                        Den closes off with curtains. We'll set up the futon as a bed or sofa for you.

                      • Kitchen and open ceiling den.

                        Kitchen and open ceiling den.

                      • Living room and open ceiling den.  Den closes off into a second bedroom.

                        Living room and open ceiling den. Den closes off into a second bedroom.

                      • Getaway in the snow.

                        Getaway in the snow.

                      • Getaway sunrise.  Time for an adventure.

                        Getaway sunrise. Time for an adventure.

                      • Lots of wildlife.  This bobcat was seen in the draw by our driveway.

                        Lots of wildlife. This bobcat was seen in the draw by our driveway.

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      $149 - $169 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                      Member since: 2006
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Response rate: 80%
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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