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Winter monthly rates available. Check out our calendar & 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, 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 near Lockhart, (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 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
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July 4th Weekend
Jul 3 - Jul 6, 2015
3 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
Formula One Weekend
Oct 23 - Oct 26, 2015
4 night min stay
Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2015
4 night min stay
Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2016
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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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.
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
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
Large kitchen includes full size refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, & microwave
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 Living Room with big screen plasma TV, DirecTV w/ DVD collection of movies
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
Fancy & Nitro are fun to watch but keep their distance behind an electric fence.
The picturesque San Marcos River flows through nearby Martindale.
Small, tranquil Fishing Pond is just west of the guesthouse
Tranquil foot bridge crosses the springfed creek.
Large windows open up spacious views of beautiful 18 acre property
Rockers on the front porch allow you to view the beautiful flowers.
Full size washer and dryer
Spacious Backyard gives added security for small pets with picket fencing.
Second bedroom with double bed and additional pullout trundle bed.
Walk-in shower with body spray and overhead shower
Kids have a blast with the swings over the creek.
Wildlife and flowers are abundant in the Spring all over our 18 acre property.
Beautiful Caldwell County Courthouse is just 5 minutes away!
Resident Canadian geese are a joy to watch swimming in the pond and creek
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