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Luxury Hunting Cabin 'on the Rocks'

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View of house from Muzquiz Canyon

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'On the Rocks', our mountain getaway, is located just southeast of Fort Davis on top of a scenic bluff overlooking beautiful Muzquiz Canyon and Mitre Peak of the Davis Mountains. There are porches on all four sides of the house, each with its own view of West Texas. We are less than 10 minutes from the history of Fort Davis, 25 minutes from the art galleries of Marfa, and 20 minutes from Alpine, making it easy to explore what makes each town unique.The master bedroom has a king bed with its own fireplace and bathroom. One guestroom has a king bed and the other a queen, each with their own bathroom. There is also a loft with two twin beds with access from the west bedroom.

Hardwood floors, cedar ceiling and non-mortared rock construction with a basement dug into the side of the bluff on which the house sits, make for a very comfortable stay throughout the year. Central a/c and heat were added early 2012, along with all new stainless appliances.

The house offers two fireplaces, both gas ignited, along with full amenities. Trophies of magnificent elk, audad sheep and deer adorn the walls. 360 views, porches at every bedroom.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

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  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • West Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • East Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Surrounded by the Davis Mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Alpine
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Alpine, Marfa
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Alpine
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ft. Davis, Alpine, Marfa

Car: Recommended

In the vicinity is Davis Mountain State Park, Big Bend National Park, and Balmoreah State Park lending access to most of what West Texas has to offer.

CAUTION: Due to drought there is a burn ban in effect, so please no open fires.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1983

About: The house was built by my father, Dr. Royce Read, in the mid 1980's as a second home away from Lufkin, Texas. He gifted it to me in 2012 and my husband and I have been updating it since. John and I live in San Antonio, Texas with our 2 children, Cuate and Ada. It is our hope that others can enjoy our west Texas hideaway as much as we do.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View of house from Muzquiz Canyon

    View of house from Muzquiz Canyon

  • Master King

    Master King

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • West Guest Room (King)

    West Guest Room (King)

  • Ladder leading to loft from West Guestroom

    Ladder leading to loft from West Guestroom

  • Table on back porch

    Table on back porch

  • Back Porch

    Back Porch

  • View from front porch

    View from front porch

  • View from front drive

    View from front drive

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Stone fireplace in master

    Stone fireplace in master

  • East Guest Room (Queen)

    East Guest Room (Queen)

  • West Guest Room

    West Guest Room

  • Loft

    Loft

  • Back Porch

    Back Porch

  • View from back porch into Muzquiz Canyon with Mitre Peak in the distance

    View from back porch into Muzquiz Canyon with Mitre Peak in the distance

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, April 24, 2015

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 04/24/2015
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