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Near Brenham & Round Top, Tx, Luxury Country House, Pool, Pond, Come & Enjoy!

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Lovely, Large, & Comfortable Farmhouse

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Last updated: 02/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Brenham farmhouse description

This bright & cheerful, newly remodeled farmhouse is nestled among large oak trees atop a hill between Brenham, Round Top, Texas & Bellville, all known for great antique shopping & scrumptious local restaurants.

With enchanting views of the rolling hills, a wrap-around front porch on 3 sides, a large back deck, patio off the sunroom, newly installed in ground swimming pool w/waterfall, a spring fed pond with pier & pavilion, large, new barbecue pit, & 3 zoned central units to keep you comfortable. You’ll never want to leave! If you do want to sightsee or shop, it’s a short drive to most everything. Outside you can barbecue, bike ride, hike around, take a dip in the pool, or settle in Skip’s favorite place-the hammock under the tree! A variety of wildlife will delight you – rabbits in the flower beds in the morning, barn-swallows, woodpeckers, cardinals, owls & deer.
This spacious farmhouse allows for gathering together with family & friends, meeting to do projects or finding a quiet place of your own with a good book. The well- appointed country kitchen with bead board cabinets, wolf stove, 2 farmhouse sinks & 11 foot island is a favorite spot. The family room has a large fireplace, pull-down movie screen, dvd's, games, game table, & comfortable sofas & rockers. Sleep comfortably on one of 3 King beds, one queen bed & 3 twins as well as a sleeper sofa. High quality mattresses and linens.
Area attractions: Enjoy the wineries, Bluebell Creamery, Antique Shopping, Live Music at the Kenney Store, & yummy local eateries. Huge HEB & Walmart nearby.
Do it all or do nothing at all but do come & enjoy! We’d love to have you!
Some history
In the 1800's, the folks who owned it did cotton farming. It was later purchased by a doctor who took two old houses and sistered them together. Original ceilings still remain in the dining room, living room and grand hall.
Years later, a lovely gentleman who was a structural engineer bought it and remodeled it, adding on two bedrooms with private bathrooms.
After looking for several years for just such a place, we knew we had found it the moment we walked on the land. We fell in love with the whole place & you will, too! We did some updating ourselves by taking in the large utility room adjacent to the kitchen, thus allowing us to create a huge country kitchen with 11 foot pine top island for family and friends to gather and keep the cook company. We added two farmhouse sinks and a stove any chef would be proud of as well as the updated dishwasher, refrigerator with ice maker, and a microwave. Then came a luxury bathroom with air- jetted tub in the master suite. A sitting room was created in the master suite from what was once an enclosed porch. Over the last few years, we added a stone fireplace in the large family room, enlarged the back deck, and added a 20 X 20 pavilion down by the spring fed pond.
Do come! You’ll love it!

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Farmhouse
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

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

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Wildflower Suite: 1 king

    Private bath...moreless

  • Master French Country Suite: 1 king

    Sitting Area, Views, Large and comfy. ...moreless

  • Upstairs Bedroom: 1 queen, 3 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bluebonnet Suite: 1 king

    Private bath...moreless

  • Sleeper Sofa in Sunroom

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Luxury Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Luxury bathroom with jetted tub, separate shower. ...moreless

  • All bathrooms have one bar of dove soap, toilet paper, plush towels, a hairdryer, and hand soap....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We will do our very best to make your stay as happy and relaxing as we can. We reserve the right to refuse entrance to anyone....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Televisions in each downstairs bedroom and one in the family room. Dish network....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Beautiful views of low rolling hills and surrounding country side....moreless

  • Water View:

    Spring fed pond with Pavillion. Swimming pool....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is a formal dining room with two leaves that can seat 10 to 12 comfortably. Separate breakfast room....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Three separately zoned air conditioning units....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Lovely stone fireplace in the great room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Three separately zoned units....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality sheets and towels, blankets and throws are provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    The great room can hold lots of people comfortably. There is a game table, couches, and rockers....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Very large circular drive and other parking areas provide parking for lots of cars....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Plush towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    We provide washing powder and dryer sheets....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-Fi...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Two coffee makers. One is cuisinart with timer. We supply Folger's coffee, sugar,splenda, and creamer....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    More than one set of dishes. Extra silverware. Cooking utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Very large country kitchen with 11' island, wolf stove, two farmhouse sinks, 2 coffeemakers, well appointed....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Olive oil, Pam, sugar, splenda, coffee, pancake mix, syrup, popcorn, pasta. Paper cups and plates....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Very large with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Wolf stove with large oven....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Bellville Golf Course is 15 minutes away....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Beautiful pool with waterfall!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 1 - May 20, 2015
2 night min stay
$369 $549
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Memorial Day Weekend
May 21 - May 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$600
Summer
May 26 - Sep 3, 2015
2 night min stay
$369 $569
Fri, Sat
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$600
Christmas 2015
Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2016
6 night min stay
$600

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$340 $510
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning fee $160 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change at anytime.

Check-in: 4:00 PM Check-out 11:00 am

-No Smoking & No Hunting allowed on property; NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY.

-Not responsible for accidents

Tenants are advised to be careful of all hazards of rural living, which may be different from what they are accustomed to. All wildlife can be dangerous.

Rental Rates higher during Summer, Antiques Week, Holidays.

Credit Cards Accepted - Visa, Mastercard, American Express.


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Last updated: 02/23/2015
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Location

7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chili's in Brenham

Car: Necessary

Close to Brenham, Round Top, Chappell Hill, Warrenton, and a pleasant drive to Austin or College Station.

 

Owner info

About the owner: Skip and I traveled all over looking for a beautiful setting to retire to one day. We fell in love with this place and feel blessed to share it with others.

Why the Owner Chose Brenham:
It feels so calm & peaceful here. A great place to get away from the city. But although it's out in the country, it is easy to get to and from town and HEB in Brenham is less than 10 minutes away! There's even a Starbucks right off 290 & 36 by Walmart.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
We love the gracious feel of the farmhouse & it's setting among large oak trees. The 11' island in the kitchen is a great place to gather while you cook on the Wolf stove. Outdoor areas to relax are plentiful and there is usually a lovely breeze to enjoy. Our 5 acre pond is spring fed and has had plenty of water even during the worst of the drought. Now we have an in-ground pool that really is great in the summer heat!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Lovely, Large, & Comfortable Farmhouse

    Lovely, Large, & Comfortable Farmhouse

  • Bluebonnets in March

    Bluebonnets in March

  • Bluebonnet room with private bath

    Bluebonnet room with private bath

  • Large Kitchen w/ Island

    Large Kitchen w/ Island

  • Formal dining room

    Formal dining room

  • Amazing sunsets off the back deck

    Amazing sunsets off the back deck

  • Wildflower Room has Private Bathroom

    Wildflower Room has Private Bathroom

  • Large Country Kitchen w/ Island

    Large Country Kitchen w/ Island

  • Early morning fog over the rolling hills in the back

    Early morning fog over the rolling hills in the back

  • Gorgeous!

    Gorgeous!

  • Swimming Pool has Shelf & Waterfall

    Swimming Pool has Shelf & Waterfall

  • Luxury Master Suite has Jetted Tub, Separate Shower

    Luxury Master Suite has Jetted Tub, Separate Shower

  • Bluebonnet Room has Private Bathroom

    Bluebonnet Room has Private Bathroom

  • Great room with projection screen TV, game table and fireplace.

    Great room with projection screen TV, game table and fireplace.

  • View of the small pond from the front porch.

    View of the small pond from the front porch.

  • View of the farmhouse from the spring-fed pond with catch and release fishing.

    View of the farmhouse from the spring-fed pond with catch and release fishing.

  • Sunroom with sleeper sofa

    Sunroom with sleeper sofa

  • Driveway

    Driveway

  • Spring Fed Pond- Catch & Release

    Spring Fed Pond- Catch & Release

  • Watch the babies at play!

    Watch the babies at play!

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Minimum stay: 2-6 nights
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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
  • Reviews
    13
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/23/2015
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