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Relax Under the Stars After Wine Tasting, Shopping, or Cycling

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Cozy cottage just 8 miles from town, and minutes from wineries

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Luxury awaits you in the Texas hill country!

Luckenhouse is a beautifully renovated 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on two acres in the heart of the Texas Hill Country 290 wine road. From the back porch you can see four different wineries! There are over a dozen wineries located within just 10 miles of the house which is only 8 minutes east of Fredericksburg, Texas. The house sits a half mile from 290 which is far enough to give plenty of peace and quiet, while still being very easy to access. Luckenhouse is completely smoke and animal-free. The spacious two-story home boasts a stainless steel and granite gourmet kitchen which opens to views of the living area complete with wood burning fireplace. Residents enjoy plenty of room for relaxing after a day of winery trips, shopping, or cycling the awesome hill country roads. Watch the sun set while sitting in rocking chairs on the westward facing porch; or enjoy a coffee while watching the sunrise on the east facing patio. A selection of games and DVDs are provided for entertainment as well as wireless Internet service.

The kitchen is fully equipped for cooking in, with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, coffee maker, tea kettle, and all kitchen accessories required to cook in. The local grocery store is eight miles away if you would like to prepare your meals in the kitchen and enjoy the peaceful quiet of a hill country escape. If dining out is more your style, local places are nearby, including the recently opened Pink Pig and a wide variety of places in town, ranging from very casual to gourmet.

The main downstairs bedroom suite has a king size, memory foam bed and an iPhone compatible alarm clock. The downstairs bathroom offers a full bathtub/shower and sink plus a second vanity/sink area adjacent to the bedroom. New Egyptian cotton linens and comforters, pillows and blankets adorn the bed, along with views of the living room fireplace.

Upstairs are two additional rooms, both with queen beds, iPhone enabled clock radios, and bed side tables. These beds also feature luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets, comforters and plenty of pillows. Upstairs residents share a full bathroom.

During your get-away, enjoy the scenery and country air on the spacious front or back porches. Enjoy coffee, wine and cheese, or dinner on the comfortable patio furniture. In the evenings, you can watch the stars emerge and possibly hear the calls of a nearby peacock from the neighbor’s ranch. In addition, enjoy the garden and orchard on the property while viewing the wide-open Texas skies at sunset and star rise.

For those looking for shopping, venture into town for antiques and crafts, or meander two miles up the road for Trade Days held on the third weekend every month. The Wildflower Farm is also a popular attraction, about four miles down the road.

For avid cyclists, Luckenhouse provides a great launch place for those looking to enjoy the awesome hills of Gillespie and Kerr county as well as ample space for friends to meet post-ride. The famous Willow City loop is about a 20 mile ride from Luckenhouse. Enchanted Rock is also a popular attraction
Luckenhouse is the perfect location to enjoy the Texas hill Country. Everything is nearby and convenient, including travel from Austin, San Antonio and beyond.

Come enjoy the escape of Luckenhouse, we look forward to your visit.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Our family has allergies, so we cannot make any exceptions to this rule....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Entertainment

  • Books:

    A variety of books are available...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Several classic board games for your selection...moreless

  • Television:

    No cable is provided...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Egyptian cotton sheets ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with everything you need for cooking!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    There are porches in the front and back that offer sitting/eating areas....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    A community pool is about 5 miles away and open during summer months...moreless

 

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Three night minimum during holiday weekends. Due to allergies in our family, smoking and pets are not allowed.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

Car: Necessary

Luckenhouse is located approximately 1/2 mile off of 290, roughly 8 miles from Fredericksburg. There are many wineries nearby, and several are visible from the back porch. Our home offers convenient access to shopping in Fredericksburg or hiking Enchanted Rock during the day, and a quiet retreat with a view of the stars at the end of a busy day. The Hill Country roads are also popular for avid cyclists.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

Why the Owner Chose Fredericksburg:
We love the Texas Hill Country and this house is a perfect little representation of everything wonderful about the country escape experience.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Set directly among the Hill Country wine scene! You can see at least 4 wineries from the back porch. It's easy to get to and close to everything you want in Fredericksburg, yet far enough away to enjoy quiet evenings watching stars and listening to nature.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Cozy cottage just 8 miles from town, and minutes from wineries

    Cozy cottage just 8 miles from town, and minutes from wineries

  • Gourmet kitchen opens into living room with fireplace

    Gourmet kitchen opens into living room with fireplace

  • The fireplace in the living area can be seen from the master bedroom

    The fireplace in the living area can be seen from the master bedroom

  • Second upstairs bedroom with queen bed and Egyptian cotton sheets

    Second upstairs bedroom with queen bed and Egyptian cotton sheets

  • Downstairs separate vanity bridges bedroom to full bathroom

    Downstairs separate vanity bridges bedroom to full bathroom

  • Our first Daffodils of 2014 showed up in February!

    Our first Daffodils of 2014 showed up in February!

  • A path to lead you to the front porch from the driveway

    A path to lead you to the front porch from the driveway

  • A view of the gardens from the front porch

    A view of the gardens from the front porch

  • These are the onions in our garden that will be ready for our summer guests

    These are the onions in our garden that will be ready for our summer guests

  • 2014 Spring bulbs!

    2014 Spring bulbs!

  • Downstairs master suite with king size, memory foam bed

    Downstairs master suite with king size, memory foam bed

  • Stainless steel appliance and granite counters in fully equipped kitchen.

    Stainless steel appliance and granite counters in fully equipped kitchen.

  • Upstairs bedroom with queen bed and iPhone alarm clock

    Upstairs bedroom with queen bed and iPhone alarm clock

  • Shared upstairs full bathroom

    Shared upstairs full bathroom

  • Relax and enjoy the Texas Hill Country sunsets from the front porch!

    Relax and enjoy the Texas Hill Country sunsets from the front porch!

  • View the newly created garden paths from the front porch

    View the newly created garden paths from the front porch

  • Emily's garden

    Emily's garden

  • Granite paths will lead you through the garden beds

    Granite paths will lead you through the garden beds

  • Produce from our garden is often shared with our guests.

    Produce from our garden is often shared with our guests.

  • Marigolds in the garden

    Marigolds in the garden

  • Beautiful 2014 red tulips!

    Beautiful 2014 red tulips!

  • Bright 2014 spring color! Come relax on the porch and enjoy the sunsets!

    Bright 2014 spring color! Come relax on the porch and enjoy the sunsets!

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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/03/2015
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