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Restored 1920's Farmhouse on Working Ranch-Quiet Getaway

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Last updated: 11/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Round Top farmhouse description

This charming farmhouse is a place to get away from the hustle of the city. It sits on a 100+ acre ranch with barns, fenced fields and plenty of paths for walks or jogs. The front porch is an ideal place to have morning coffee or an evening cocktail as you look out over the 30 acre hayfield waving in the Southeast breeze. Two doors from the porch lead into the bedrooms. The master bedroom has a King-sized bed with a rustic carved door as a headboard and the other has 2 double beds with bright quilts. A painted desk with bookcase serves as a focal point in the room. The door from this room leads into the dining room and then onto the bright recently remodeled kitchen. All these rooms have tall beaded ceilings and wooden walls original to the 1920's. The master bedroom leads onto a hallway to the bathroom and then to the sunlit living room with a wrap-around sofa facing a wall of bookcases surrounding a window. The farmhouse is filled with eclectic art, antiques and books.

Yard
A door from the living room leads to to large yard with rose-beds, fruit trees-pear, fig, pomegranate, and mulberry and pecans trees. A swing set that has given hours of fun for our 4 children is sited where parents can keep an eye on it from the kitchen and living-room. A short distance from the living room door an old smokehouse serves as a laundry and workshop and houses the water filtration system. The original family smoked their sausage and meats in the back room. The outbuildings consist of a large round-bale hay barn, a four bay barn, a corn-crib and a long cattle barn with corrals where our children played. A walk around the secluded property takes you to pastures, hay-meadows, oak filled woods, ponds and a seasonal stream with no other houses in sight. At night there are no visible lights from the house-great stargazing. If you want a family getaway this farmhouse should be your choice. However, it also offers easy access to sophisticated and fun places and activities.

The surrounding area
Located 100 miles from Houston and 60 from Austin, it is an easy drive for a weekend or longer vacation. The towns of Round Top and Fayetteville are nearby and with Festival Hill Music Festival and Fayetteville Chamber Concerts as well as the twice yearly Antique Festivals with thousands of dealers you can experience world-class music and shopping. Shakespeare at Winedale offers the Bard at a historic stagecoach stop. Other excursions include visits to The Antique Rose Emporium, Bluebell Creamery, The Painted Churches, The Barbecue Trail (including our favorite-The City Meat Market in Giddings) local firemen's feasts, 4th of July parade in Round Top, the Houston-Austin MS150 bicycle ride and local holiday celebrations like the Lane of Lights with a hayride in Ledbetter. Attractions such as these and the privacy and peace of the farmhouse make this an ideal spot to have a family vacation, write your novel, paint, finish your thesis or sabbatical or have a romantic escape.



Keywords: farmhouse

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Swing set and 100 acres to explore...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs permitted but board fencing cannot contain dogs...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Double Beds (2) 2nd bedroom has 2 Double beds

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Live Theater

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Water Tubing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Air Conditioning
              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Filtered Water
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Local Maps
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking Off Street
              • Shampoo
              • Telephone:

                Have cell phone booster but not land-line...moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  standard
                  Nov 5 - Mar 14, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $225
                  $1,200
                  Antique Festival
                  Mar 20 - Apr 7
                  2 night min stay
                  $300
                  Fall Antique Festival
                  Sep 19 - Oct 7
                  2 night min stay
                  $300
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $225

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • cleaning $45
                  • Tax Rate 6%

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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 11/10/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  108 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Houston Intercontinental Airport
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  FM 1291 and US 290
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  JW's Steakhouse Carmine TX

                  Car: Necessary

                  birding, stargazing, jogging, walks, bluebonnets in spring, cattle on property

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1975


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Pietsch Farmhouse

                    Pietsch Farmhouse

                  • Second bedroom with 2 Full-size Beds

                    Second bedroom with 2 Full-size Beds

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • View from Living Room into Kitchen and Dining Room

                    View from Living Room into Kitchen and Dining Room

                  • Kitchen with Breakfast Bar

                    Kitchen with Breakfast Bar

                  • View of Porch and Yard

                    View of Porch and Yard

                  • View of house from parking area

                    View of house from parking area

                  • King Bedroom

                    King Bedroom

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Front Porch

                    Front Porch

                  • View of Hay Meadow from front porch

                    View of Hay Meadow from front porch

                  VRBO #369960

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Monday, November 10, 2014

                  $225 - $300 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 80%
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/10/2014
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