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Authentic Fredericksburg Compound. National Historic District.

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Front view of compound from Austin Street.


Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fredericksburg house description

The Austin Street Retreat continues to be one of the most frequently photographed homes in Fredericksburg. The oldest room in the compound was built by European immigrants in 1867. As the family grew they added other rooms. It is the pioneer building techniques of this pre-Victorian era that have made Fredericksburg so enduring and pleasing. With careful restoration, thoughtful additions and an eye for premium quality, Austin Street Retreat has been in operation since 1990. The yard is beautifully kept and includes perennials from the LBJ Ranch. The owners’ love of Texas historic architecture and glamorous, comfortable surroundings all culminate in this compound. Kristin's is one bedroom/sitting room with a King size bed, wood burning fireplace, refrigerator, microwave and coffee/tea, phone docking station and individually controlled central heat and air. Located one block off Main Street in Fredericksburg’s National Historic District, this is a premier property. The immigrant heritage and sensual modern style are a natural combination which provide a truly personal “Retreat” in the Hill Country. This is the perfect place for birthdays, anniversaries, girlfriend outings, honeymoons, babymoons, family reunions and relaxed getaways.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Not Suitable For Children

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Kristin's Suite: toilet, jetted tub

                Tub has handheld shower....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Kristin's Suite has a small refrigerator, sink, microwave, coffee pot. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, popcorn provided. Plates, bowls, mugs, wine glasses, corkscrew and cutlery....moreless

              • Seating for 2 people


              • Fireplace:

                Large wood burning fireplace to be used in Fall and Winter....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Yes, sheets changed every 3rd day or at your request....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Yes, fresh ones provided at your request....moreless

              • Heating:

                Central heat with individual control....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central air with individual control....moreless

              • Parking:

                On street in front of compound....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Kristin's Suite is great for honeymoons, babymoons, anniversaries, birthday celebrations or get away from it all....moreless



                      Outdoor Features

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Large private terrace with hammock and fountain shaded by pecan tree....moreless


                          • Family
                          • Away From It All
                          • Historic
                          • Romantic


                          • Churches
                          • Hiking
                          • Cycling
                          • Swimming
                          • Golf
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Medical Services
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Hospital
                          • Groceries
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Antiquing
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Walking
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Museums
                          • Live Theater
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Restaurants
                          • Winery Tours
                          • Playground
                          • Library
                          • Festivals
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Spelunking


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                          1 night min stay
                          $165 $195
                          Fri, Sat

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                          • Tax Rate 13%


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                          Last updated: 08/27/2014
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                          22 Today
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                          65 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          San Antonio, Texas
                          0.25 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Hondo's Bar & Grill
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Boot Ranch
                          0.7 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          Car: Recommended

                          Art galleries, Vineyards/Wineries/Breweries, Shopping, Annual Film Festival, Theatre, Cinema, Yoga Studio, Enchanted Rock State Park, Great Restaurants, Pick Your Own orchards, Annual Festivals, National Historic District


                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 1990

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                          Speaks: english

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                          • Front view of compound from Austin Street.

                            Front view of compound from Austin Street.

                          • Bedroom/sitting room in Kristin's suite.

                            Bedroom/sitting room in Kristin's suite.

                          • Kitchenette in Red cabinet and foyer of Kristin's suite.

                            Kitchenette in Red cabinet and foyer of Kristin's suite.

                          • Front porch of compound.

                            Front porch of compound.

                          • Stone sign in front yard.

                            Stone sign in front yard.

                          • Fireplace in Kristin's suite.

                            Fireplace in Kristin's suite.

                          • Whirlpool tub for 2 in Kristin's bath.

                            Whirlpool tub for 2 in Kristin's bath.

                          VRBO #590620

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                          This listing was first published here in 2014.

                          Date last modified - Friday, June 27, 2014

                          $165 - $195 per night (USD)

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

                          View calendar: Updated 08/27/14
                          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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