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Quaint Cottage with Modern Amenities Located in Historic District

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Last updated: 07/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Smithville Cottage, built in 1930, is located in the Historic District of Smithville, Texas on a tree-lined residential street. The cottage is perfect for a girls-weekend, small business retreats, time to recharge or romantic get-a-way. Decorated with comfort in mind the cottage offers plenty of space indoors and out to unwind and relax.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1658 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smithville Cottage is a smoke free property. NO smoking allowed inside or outside....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Smithville Cottage is not child proof nor do we represent it as such and thus require children to be supervised by an adult at all times. Amenities such as furniture with sharp edges, games with small pieces, knives, cleaning products and other examples known and unknown pose safety issues for children....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Master Bed Room: 1 king

    Luxurious king size bed in front bedroom with adjoining bath...moreless

  • Blue Room

    Offers a trundle bed for two or a double bed....moreless

  • Bed linens, and towels provided. Bedroom is comfortable and has everything you need for your stay....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Towels, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, hair dryer. Everything you need. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Quiet, private home less than an hour outside of Austin, Texas featuring a gourmet kitchen and all the tools of the trade necessary to treat yourself, your spouse or your friends to wonderful home cooked meal after spending the day on the river, antiquing or just relaxing on the back deck. Crawl into the luxurious king sized bed after enjoying 'Hope Floats', filmed right down the street, in the Texas Room. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    The 'Texas Room' is set up for you to enjoy the big game or your favorite movie. This room opens to the large deck and private, fenced back yard. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Lovely tree lined street great for a five min. walk to town, shopping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities await!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Eat-in kitchen seats 4 at island & bar. Two additional tables that seat from 2-4 more and outdoor dining area. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Two built in computer work stations off the kitchen offering easy access to internet and outlets. Built in bar seats 3 and offers more easy to reach outlets. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Front room, adjoining the kitchen, for visiting, reading & relaxing. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    A phone is located in the house should your cell not work....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee to brew is supplied, cream, sugar etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All furnished...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Double drawer style dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet, Chef's kitchen featuring a large Island & modern appliances. Small appliances include: toaster, hand mixer, coffee maker, can opener. Coffee & tea provided. Spices for cooking and more....moreless

  • Microwave:

    In counter Microwave...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic items for your use. Has been described by guest as 'surprised at how much was supplied, much more than other guest houses.'...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Modern French door refrigerator. Wine refrigerator Wet bar...moreless

  • Stove:

    Dual fuel range Convection oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The back deck features two seating areas, bench style seating with table. Second area is rocking chairs with table. The front porch has two chairs and a view of the tree lined street. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Near By...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Round Top
Sep 9 - Oct 3, 2015
2 night min stay
$210

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175 $195
Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Cleaning $40
  • Tax Rate 13.75%

Notes:

Rates

$175 Sunday-Thursday

$195 Friday & Saturday

Rates are based on 2 occupants. Each additional occupant $15 per person/per night. Maximum 5 guests.

Minimum 2 night stay preferred.

1 night stay requires an additional $40 cleaning fee.

Full payment due 7 days prior to your stay.

Rates are subject to change and vary during high demand.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

37 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstorm Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy. 71
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown - Main Street

Smithville, Texas is centrally located between Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Bryan-College Station. Main Street of this charming railroad town is within walking distance and offers numerous opportunities to enjoy the works of local artists, antiquing and dining. Old homes and businesses line the streets and 206 properties are listed in the National Historic Register. Smithville's old fashioned appeal has not been lost on Hollywood. Films such as Hope Floats, Tree of Life, Bernie and Shady Texas has had part or all of their scenes shot here.

Situated on the Colorado River and in the 'Lost Pines' of Central, Texas also means that the Adventurer in your party won't be disappointed. River activities, State Parks and golfing are all in close proximity to the cottage.

**30 mins away Spa Django at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort;

20 mins away The Bugle Boy LIVE music featuring local, up & coming and nationally known artists;

40 mins away Shakespeare productions by UT theater students;

40 mins away UT Brisco Center for American History;

45 mins away Circuit of Americas home of F1 racing in America;

45 mins away Round Top Antique Festival;

45 mins away Austin, Texas home to great food prepared by nationally renowned chefs like Paul Qui, wonderful shopping experiences and the Capitol of Texas;

*Find more on our website*

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Smithville Cottage is owned by native Texans Beverly and Joel Seffel. Joel is retired, but he stays very busy. Beverly has now retired and devotes her time to fundraising for her favoriate charities and running the cottage.

Why the Owner Chose Smithville:
Selecting Smithville, Texas for their home away from home was an easy decision to make for the Seffels. It is centrally located between Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Bryan-College Station. Main Street of this charming railroad town is within walking distance and offers numerous opportunities to enjoy the works of local artists, antiquing and dining. Old homes and businesses line the streets and 206 properties are listed in the National Historic Register. Smithville's old fashioned appeal has not been lost on Hollywood. Films such as Hope Floats, Tree of Life, Bernie and Shady Texas has had part or all of their scenes shot here. Situated on the Colorado River and in the 'Lost Pines' of Central, Texas also means that the Adventurer in your party won't be disappointed. River activities, State Parks and golfing are all in close proximity to the cottage.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
In 2012, after a multi-year search that took them through dozens of homes in every small town surrounding Austin, Beverly & Joel found and purchased Smithville Cottage. The home's history, it was once a boarding house for men working on the railroad, the charming front porch and tree lined street attracted them, but it was the modern kitchen expertly designed to replicate the era the house was built that stole their hearts.


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Photos

  • Smithville Cottage front porch

    Smithville Cottage front porch

  • Smithville Cottage

    Smithville Cottage

  • The Kitchen

    The Kitchen

  • The Kitchen

    The Kitchen

  • The kitchen.

    The kitchen.

  • Wifi, 2 work stations off the kitchen & a bar offering easy access to outlets.

    Wifi, 2 work stations off the kitchen & a bar offering easy access to outlets.

  • The living room.

    The living room.

  • The back deck

    The back deck

  • The Blue room.

    The Blue room.

  • The master bedroom

    The master bedroom

  • Texas Room

    Texas Room

  • Personal details found in master bathroom

    Personal details found in master bathroom

  • Morning view of the front porch

    Morning view of the front porch

  • Smithville Cottage

    Smithville Cottage

  • The Kitchen

    The Kitchen

  • The Kitchen

    The Kitchen

  • Bar seating

    Bar seating

  • Work stations tucked away in cabinets off of kitchen.

    Work stations tucked away in cabinets off of kitchen.

  • Dining for two with a view

    Dining for two with a view

  • The Blue Room

    The Blue Room

  • The master bedroom

    The master bedroom

  • The master bedroom & adjoining bathroom. The bathroom connects to Blue Room too

    The master bedroom & adjoining bathroom. The bathroom connects to Blue Room too

  • Texas Room

    Texas Room

  • Personal details found in 2nd bathroom

    Personal details found in 2nd bathroom

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/20/2015
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