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Relaxing Cottage with Fishing Pond Near San Marcos & Austin on Springfed Creek

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Comfortable Patio is ideal for watching sunsets around a plush gas firepit group

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Last updated: 09/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

San Marcos cottage description

Check out our calendar for open weekends & use the book it button (upper right hand corner) to secure dates immediately for our charming 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage on 18 acres 3 miles west of Lockhart with relaxing pond and spring fed creek. Fully furnished with all amenities. We will send you a complimentary 28 page visitor's guide to show you all the great things to do in the area while you visit central Texas. Located 30 miles south of Austin (ESPN X-GAMES June 5-8 2014, SXSW Musical Festival, ACL Fest,, Old Pecan Street Festival & University of Texas Longhorn football) and 15 miles south east of San Marcos (Premium and Tanger Outlet Malls, Aquarena Springs, Texas State University, San Marcos River canoeing, rafting, and tubing), it is centrally located in Lockhart, currently filming the TV series 'Revolution', (over 50 movies filmed here in the Barbecue Capitol of Texas featuring the 'Most Photographed Courthouse' in Texas) so you can have that country estate feel, but still hop into the big city for entertainment or splash into the San Marcos River for a cool float down the river (Rent tubes at Don's Fish Camp or Texas State Tubes). One of the largest outlet malls in the country is just a 20 minute drive away. The Alamo, Riverwalk, Sea World and Fiesta Texas are just over an hour's drive to San Antonio giving you access to a world of entertainment at your fingertips. The new Formula One track is just 20 minutes drive by the new SH-130 toll road. Outdoorsman paradise Cabela's in Buda is 15 minutes away. Quail Creek Golf Club is just 10 minutes northwest. Beautiful Lockhart State Park and Golf Course is 5 minutes south.

Keywords: Lockhart, Country, weekend, getaway, fishing, security, relaxing, charming, near outlet malls, river, tubing, canoeing, Formula One, X-Games

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Small pets allowed in fenced backyard. Guests must declare pets in advance with $75 Pet Fee....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            No smoking in house but allowed on the relaxing front and back porches....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Wider doorways for wheelchair access Extra Grip Bars in bathroom...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Plenty of space to run and play...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) This is a small trundle bed in the second bedroom perfect for children or teens....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Extra Grip Bars in bathroom and walk-in shower with multi-level shower sprays...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Ice Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Plenty of room for parking for RV/Boat/Trailer if needed...moreless

          • Parking:

            Carport plus plenty of adjacent parking...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Comfortable leather couch and recliner...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Full size...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Full Size...moreless

          • Covered Parking
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Home is located on 5 acres with a Pond and Spring Fed Creek available for fishing and relaxing. Resident geese, ducks, chickens, guineas, peacocks roam the property freely. Two horses are fenced in adjacent to property. Fenced back yard for small dogs. Relaxing front and back porch available for smokers....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player:

                Samsung Smart DVD player with web browsing and Netflix movie streaming (Your own account login required)...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Over 40 dvd's of the movies that were filmed in Lockhart along with many dvd's for kids...moreless

              • Television:

                Large High Definition Plasma TV...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV with Showtime and HBO...moreless

              Communications

              • Broadband Access:

                Excellent Wi-Fi throughout the house and nearby outside...moreless

              • Free Long Distance
              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Front and back porches with cozy gas firepit group for enjoying the beautiful outdoors....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Charcoal Grill off back patio...moreless

              Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    Next to Spring fed creek and small fishing pond....moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  ACL weekends
                  Oct 3 - Oct 6, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $235
                  ACL weekend
                  Oct 10 - Oct 13, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $235
                  Formula 1
                  Oct 29 - Nov 3, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $250
                  Thanksgiving week
                  Nov 22 - Dec 1, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $235
                  Lone Star Grand Prix
                  Feb 27 - Mar 1, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $235
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $165 $215
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,090 $2,700
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $75
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Tax Rate 6%

                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 09/11/2014
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                  Location

                  • Black's Barbecue

                    "One of the four Barbecue restaurants that put Lockhart on the map as the the Barbecue Capita..."

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                  • Smitty's Market

                    "Where it all started. Barbecue basics. Some of the best you will ever put in your mouth! Go ..."

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                  • Caldwell County Courthouse

                    "Known as "The Most Photographed Courthouse in Texas" is quite a statement considering there ..."

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                  • Kreuz Market

                    "Thousands of tourists, the Food TV Channel, the Travel Channel have all hailed Kreuz Market ..."

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                  • Chisholm Trail Bar-B-Q

                    "Rated as the Best Barbecue, Best Brisket, Best Chicken Fried Steak in the 2013 Readers' Poll..."

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                  • Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

                    "Caldwell County voted Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant "THE BEST" Mexican Food, Hot Sauce, Mix..."

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                  • Mr Taco

                    "The Good: The Best Breakfast Tacos in Caldwell County. The Bad: Long wait if you go through ..."

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                  • Henry's Restaurant

                    "A recent guest from Massachusetts kept on going back to Henry's for breakfast and lunch. Gre..."

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                  • Whizzerville Hall

                    "The Best Pizza in the county! Cold beer and a Texas style dance hall with Saturday night. Wh..."

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                  • Dick's Classic Garage

                    "Dick's Classic Garage is a part of the Central Texas Museum of Automotive History. Founded ..."

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                  • Circuit of the Americas

                    "2012 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX scheduled to open in November 2012"

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                  • Barbecue Capitol of Texas

                    "Texas Legislature, first the House of Representatives in the Spring of 1999, then in the Fal..."

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                  • Martindale

                    "Tubing and Canoeing starting at the head of the San Marcos River ending in Martindale. One o..."

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                  • Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

                    "Austin-Bergstrom International Airport just 25 minutes away using 85mph Toll Road 130."

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                  • Texas State Toobs

                    "Tubing and Canoeing starting at the head of the San Marcos River ending in Martindale. One o..."

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                  • Austin

                    "Home of South by Southwest Music Festival. Over 2000 bands played in Austin in March 2013 fr..."

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                  • Aquarena Center Educational Tours

                    "Texas State University-San Marcos, then Southwest Texas State University purchased Aquarena ..."

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                  • Cabela's

                    "Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear"

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                  • Lockhart State Park

                    "Golf Course & Campground with very nice swimming Pool and nature/hiking trails."

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                  • Quail Creek Golf Club

                    "Enjoy the splendor of central-Texas golf at its best at Quail Creek Golf Club in San Marcos...."

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                  • Chisholm Trail Ballroom

                    "Good local music scene"

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                  • Cedar Hall

                    "Good local music scene"

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                  • Hometown Cinemas

                    "Good six screen movie theatre"

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                  • Gaslight Baker Theatre

                    "Excellent Community Theatre"

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                  • Palmer's Restaurant & Bar

                    "One of the best restaurants in San Marcos"

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                  • Fields Stable Antique Mall

                    "If you are in to antiques...this is the place to spend a few hours enjoying the past."

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                  • Jewel of Lockhart

                    "Small town jewelry store with customer service as golden as the jewelry there."

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                  • C & J Greenhouses

                    "If you have room in your car to take home a few plants...this is the place to go. Great whol..."

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                  • SeaWorld San Antonio

                    "What a wonderful way to spend the day with the kids or maybe just for the "inner" kid hidden..."

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                  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas

                    "If your are into roller coasters and other thrill rides...this is one of the best in the U.S.A."

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                  • San Antonio Zoo

                    "A great place to spend the day watching all sorts of animals, birds, and snakes. All hidden ..."

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                  • Schlitterbahn Waterpark Blastenhoff

                    "This is the great granddaddy of all waterparks. They actually design and manufacture water r..."

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                  • Gruene Texas

                    "This is what Texas is all about...small hokey town with antique shops, an old fashioned drug..."

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                  • Caldwell County Museum

                    "Caldwell County Jail is staffed from 1:00pm - 5:00pm Saturdays and Sundays and other times b..."

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                  • Tanger Outlet Centers

                    "Tanger and Premium Outlet Malls- Two of the largest in the country. A favorite stop while tr..."

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                  • Bordeaux's

                    "Quality Steaks and Seafood. Quiet romantic restaurant hidden away for just the locals to find."

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                  • Trattoria Lisina

                    "Damian Mandola opened this magnificent restaurant a few years ago after retiring from his fa..."

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                  • Cody's Bistro & Lounge

                    "This is the kind of "cool" place that you hear about in the big cities, but San Marcos score..."

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                  • Southwest Museum of Clocks

                    "This is the kind of place that history buffs love to go to. One of the important Museum ini..."

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                  • Lockhart City Park

                    "Lots of ways to have fun here! Beyond the swingset fare is a Frisbee Golf Course, a skateboa..."

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                  • Dr Eugene Clark Library

                    "The library is a two story, Greek cross plan and is a Classical Revival building of red bric..."

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                  • Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force

                    "Everyone loves to look at vintage aircraft, especially when they are quality restored like t..."

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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1997

                  About the owner: Terri & Dana Garrett, local community newspaper owners having published the Lockhart Post-Register for the past 35 of it's 142 year history. We live adjacent to this rental property keeping a close eye on our 18 acre estate.

                  Why the Owner Chose San Marcos:
                  We built this home as a mother-in -law home and guest house, but have recently decided to share it with more travelers than just relatives.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Bass, crappie & perch stocked in fishing pond with over 300 ducks, geese, peacocks, guineas and chickens, this is a great place to relax and enjoy nature at its best.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Comfortable Patio is ideal for watching sunsets around a plush gas firepit group

                    Comfortable Patio is ideal for watching sunsets around a plush gas firepit group

                  • A hammock near the front is close enough to read a newspaper thru WiFi signal

                    A hammock near the front is close enough to read a newspaper thru WiFi signal

                  • Carport is ideal for one car, but more parking is available adjacent to house

                    Carport is ideal for one car, but more parking is available adjacent to house

                  • Spring fed creek is beautiful at all times of the year

                    Spring fed creek is beautiful at all times of the year

                  • Large kitchen includes full size refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, &
microwave

                    Large kitchen includes full size refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, & microwave

                  • Large Master bedroom with King size bed and plenty of closet and dresser space

                    Large Master bedroom with King size bed and plenty of closet and dresser space

                  • Large bathroom with walk-in shower with body spray and overhead shower

                    Large bathroom with walk-in shower with body spray and overhead shower

                  • Large Living Room with big screen plasma TV, DirecTV w/ Showtime, HBO, DVD

                    Large Living Room with big screen plasma TV, DirecTV w/ Showtime, HBO, DVD

                  • Peacocks will sometimes spar with each other to decide dominance on the property

                    Peacocks will sometimes spar with each other to decide dominance on the property

                  • A rare visit from a large Pileated Woodpecker was a pleasant surprise recently

                    A rare visit from a large Pileated Woodpecker was a pleasant surprise recently

                  • Fancy & Nitro are fun to watch but keep their distance behind an electric fence.

                    Fancy & Nitro are fun to watch but keep their distance behind an electric fence.

                  • The picturesque San Marcos River flows through nearby Martindale.

                    The picturesque San Marcos River flows through nearby Martindale.

                  • Small, tranquil Fishing Pond is just west of the guesthouse

                    Small, tranquil Fishing Pond is just west of the guesthouse

                  • Tranquil foot bridge crosses the springfed creek.

                    Tranquil foot bridge crosses the springfed creek.

                  • Large windows open up spacious views of beautiful 18 acre property

                    Large windows open up spacious views of beautiful 18 acre property

                  • Rockers on the front porch allow you to view the beautiful flowers.

                    Rockers on the front porch allow you to view the beautiful flowers.

                  • Full size washer and dryer

                    Full size washer and dryer

                  • Spacious Backyard gives added security for small pets with picket fencing.

                    Spacious Backyard gives added security for small pets with picket fencing.

                  • Second bedroom with double bed and additional pullout trundle bed.

                    Second bedroom with double bed and additional pullout trundle bed.

                  • Walk-in shower with body spray and overhead shower

                    Walk-in shower with body spray and overhead shower

                  • Kids have a blast with the swings over the creek.

                    Kids have a blast with the swings over the creek.

                  • Wildlife and flowers are abundant in the Spring all over our 18 acre property.

                    Wildlife and flowers are abundant in the Spring all over our 18 acre property.

                  • Beautiful Caldwell County Courthouse is just 5 minutes away!

                    Beautiful Caldwell County Courthouse is just 5 minutes away!

                  • Resident Canadian geese are a joy to watch swimming in the pond and creek

                    Resident Canadian geese are a joy to watch swimming in the pond and creek

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 09, 2014

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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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