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Authentic Fredericksburg Compound. National Historic District.

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Front view of compound from Austin Street.


Last updated: 05/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Kristin's Suite: toilet, jetted tub

    Tub has handheld shower....moreless

Other Amenities

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



  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    One block off Main Street in National Historic District...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air with individual control....moreless

  • Fireplace:

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

  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

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

  • Parking:

    On street in front of compound....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

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


  • 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


  • Deck / Patio:

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



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$165 $195
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  • Tax Rate 13%


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Last updated: 05/16/2015
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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.

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Minimum stay: 1 nights
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