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Austinite Marfa: Beautiful Minimalist Adobe, Walk to Downtown

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View from Austin Street, large front porch, fully fenced large corner lot

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Last updated: 04/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Serene 3 bed/2 bath renovated historic adobe home with original hardwood floors. Antique, vintage and modern furnishings throughout. Completely fenced large corner lot is pet friendly and offers 2 outdoor dining areas plus a nice grass lawn. Uplifting, comfortable atmosphere with high ceilings, ceiling fans in most rooms, central a/c and heat. Other features and conveniences include a cast iron sink and claw foot tub with shower, modernized kitchen, dishwasher, Bosch front load washer and dryer, full size refrigerator with ice maker, wifi and hi-def satellite, desk with printer, and 2 indoor dining areas. Walk to almost every attraction in Marfa. Only 3 blocks from the courthouse.

Keywords: Spacious, historic, adobe, home, large, landscaped, lot, fenced, pet friendly, yard, Updated, modern, amenities, dishwasher, washer, dryer, laundry, casita, guest house, Pets, kitchen, oven, stove, renovated, updated,

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    responsible party must be 25 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking indoors. Smoking permitted outdoors if burn bans not in effect, all cigarettes must be extinguished and disposed of properly. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    no ramp, East Bedroom step only 6', inside of home is completely flat. Full bath has ADA height toilet and both the tub and shower are large enough for a shower chair (no chair onsite). ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • West Bedroom: 1 king

    flat screen tv with satellite...moreless

  • South Bedroom: 2 double, 2 twin/ single

    Bunk Beds are twin on top, full on bottom, desk and patio....moreless

  • East Bedroom: 1 queen

    En Suite Bath with shower....moreless

  • One bedroom features (1) King size bed, One bedroom features (1) Queen size bed, Double Beds (2) one bedroom features two sets of bunk beds- twins on top and double beds on bottom, Twin or Single Beds (2) one bedroom features two sets of bunk beds- twins on top and double beds on bottom, Bunk Beds (2) one bedroom features two sets of bunk beds- twins on top and double beds on bottom...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • East Bedroom En Suite Bath: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Full Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • sink, toilet antique cast iron claw foot tub converted with Shower in Full Bath, East Bedroom bath has shower. sink, toilet and shower in Bath 2...moreless

Other Amenities

  • outdoor fire pit, pond with fountain and goldfish

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    View of the Marfa watertower and courthouse...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Heating:

    central heat plus space heaters...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    street...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    RV/triler space with 220 hookup, no sewer. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Front load Bosch washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    12 mbps...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee makers, espresso machine, coffee grinder....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    upscale cookware, silicone and glass bakeware, ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    glass dishes, many different kitchen utensils...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Mexican glass dishes, wine glasses, cocktail glasses, flatware service for 12....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    full size oven...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (3) large patio in back, covered front porch and side porch...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.6
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 29 - Jun 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

July 4th
Jul 2 - Jul 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Viva Big Bend
Jul 23 - Jul 26, 2015
1 night min stay
$275

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Chinati Weekend
Oct 9 - Oct 12, 2015
3 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Marfa Film Festival
Oct 14 - Oct 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 21 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Winter Holidays
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$245

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Pet Fee $40 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

base rate is for 4 guests. Additional charge of $20/night/guest up to 10. children under age 12 are free, please request a custom quote for this as VRBO does not currently support age based pricing.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Calendar

Last updated: 04/21/2015
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Location

184 Miles
Nearest Airport
Midland International/El Paso International
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Jett's
3.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Marfa Municipal Gold Course
26 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Alpine Station
0.4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US HWY 90
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Squeeze Marfa

Car: Recommended

Glider Rides at Marfa Municipal Airport, Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center, Ballroom Marfa, Chinati Foundation, Judd Foundation

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: We began ranching in Presidio County in 2003 and found ourselves spending more time in the region after changing professions and wanted house in Marfa to help break up our long drive from Central Texas. We walked in this house and were immediately drawn to the positive energy of the home and landscaping. The Austinite has become a wonderful place for us to bring friends and family who want to see both sides of our lives in West Texas- the rugged ranch terrain and the charm of Marfa. As we split our time, we wanted to be able to share this wonderful adobe home with others who love Far West Texas as much as we do.

Why Marfa:
Location! You can walk to almost every Marfa attraction. The historic turn-of-the-century adobe house has been nicely updated blending original period details with modern amenities. The large landscaped and fully fenced corner lot offers space for pets and people to relax and lounge outdoors. The interior is light and calm and comfortably furnished. If you enjoy entertaining, this property also offers great outdoor options.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are repeatedly told by guests that the house has great energy- calm and uplifting. 2 full bathrooms! The pond with fountain and goldfish in back yard is soothing and the yard is a great place to drag chairs into and relax. The dishwasher, central air and heat, and quality kitchen accouterments are nice creature comforts not commonly found in Marfa.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View from Austin Street, large front porch, fully fenced large corner lot

    View from Austin Street, large front porch, fully fenced large corner lot

  • carport, large lawn, xeriscaped around house, fruit trees, koi pond

    carport, large lawn, xeriscaped around house, fruit trees, koi pond

  • fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, full size refrigerator with ice maker.

    fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, full size refrigerator with ice maker.

  • Living Room view to front porch door and West Bedroom.

    Living Room view to front porch door and West Bedroom.

  • Dining Room connects to kitchen, living, east &South bedrooms.

    Dining Room connects to kitchen, living, east &South bedrooms.

  • Clawfoot shower/tub in full bath.

    Clawfoot shower/tub in full bath.

  • West Bedroom opens onto porch and into the Living Room.

    West Bedroom opens onto porch and into the Living Room.

  • South Bedroom has 2 bunked beds, each with a twin and full size mattress.

    South Bedroom has 2 bunked beds, each with a twin and full size mattress.

  • Porch off of Middle Bedroom.

    Porch off of Middle Bedroom.

  • East bedroom features Heywood Wakefield furniture and satellite TV.

    East bedroom features Heywood Wakefield furniture and satellite TV.

  • East Bedroom En Suite bath.

    East Bedroom En Suite bath.

  • Front Porch with granite top dining table and antique Mexican wire chairs.

    Front Porch with granite top dining table and antique Mexican wire chairs.

  • Back Patio with shade sail, fire pit, table and chairs.

    Back Patio with shade sail, fire pit, table and chairs.

  • Living Room.

    Living Room.

  • Dining Room is in the core of the home with a large skylight & vaulted ceiling.

    Dining Room is in the core of the home with a large skylight & vaulted ceiling.

  • Full Bathroom with claw foot tub/shower.

    Full Bathroom with claw foot tub/shower.

  • West Bedroom King Bed.

    West Bedroom King Bed.

  • West Bedroom with Satellite TV

    West Bedroom with Satellite TV

  • South Bedroom has a desk with laser printer. This bedroom opens onto a porch.

    South Bedroom has a desk with laser printer. This bedroom opens onto a porch.

  • East Bedroom has a beautiful view of the backyard and and En Suite bathroom.

    East Bedroom has a beautiful view of the backyard and and En Suite bathroom.

  • East Bedroom opens into the dining Room and to the back yard.

    East Bedroom opens into the dining Room and to the back yard.

  • East Bedroom En Suite bath with glass pedestal sink and shower.

    East Bedroom En Suite bath with glass pedestal sink and shower.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/21/2015
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