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Charming home with large & shady front porch

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Last updated: 10/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Wimberley house description

Step back in time with a visit to Miss Lillie Dobie's House - like visiting Grandma! Just blocks from the 'Square' in downtown Wimberley & close enough to walk. A quaint and charming little village, Wimberley is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Just 40 minutes from either Austin or San Antonio, 30 minutes from New Braunfels, 20 minutes from San Marcos, Wimberley offers a host of activities. Beat the heat with a swim in the cool local swimming holes - Blanco River or Cypress Creek at Blue Hole; shop to your heart's content at the famous first Saturday 'Market Days' (Apr-Dec), two overflowing Thrift Stores with great bargains, or in the many unique boutiques and antique stores around town; visit art galleries; or dine at any one of several excellent restaurants.

Miss Lillie Dobie's House is a historical home built in the 1920s by John and Lillie Dobie, and was originally part of a 133-acre farm owned by the founding Wimberley family in the 1890s. Situated on an acre and a quarter of completely fenced land, Miss Lillie's house offers accommodations for overnight guests, private parties, or small, intimate weddings. WE WELCOME LONG TERM RENTALS!

This historic Hill Country home has been lovingly decorated with special attention to vintage and antique furnishings. The house contains all of the original doors, windows, wood floors,light fixtures,ceiling fans, & beadboard walls and ceilings,along with the original windmill which towers above the back yard. A rock wall fence with the original gate still in place graces the front yard, while an ancient, majestic oak shades the relaxing comfort of a wonderful front porch spanning the length of the house. Yet it is also fully insulated with central air and heat.

This cozy retreat offers two bedrooms, one bath, a living room, dining room, full kitchen, and will sleep four comfortably. The whole house is reserved for your stay. In addition, the quaint Bunkhouse out back will sleep 2 on the queen bed in sleeping loft, and one on futon downstairs, and has its own bath/shower and kitchenette. The Bunkhouse can be added to your reservation to allow additional guests in excess of 4 in the Main House at reasonable additional cost - contact owner.

Centrally located, Miss Lillie's house is within walking distance of the Blanco River and downtown, yet retains its charm as a cozy country 'oasis.' [This property is not handicap accessible due to its age]

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Please note that we have a firm no smoking policy....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                Please note that we have a firm no pets policy....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                This property is not handicap accessible due to its age....moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Queen size Bed in each bedroom (2) roll-away bed available upon request (at additional charge) Bunkhouse out back will sleep 2 on the queen bed in sleeping loft, and one on futon downstairs...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Central Air and Heat, Large and Comfortable Front Porch, River Access nearby(drive & park $5), Close to Downtown & shopping...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player

                  Theme

                      • Historic

                      Attractions

                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Winery Tours

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      Location Type

                          • Village:

                            Although the house is located close to town (within 0.5 mile of the downtown 'square'), the yard is 1+ acre, so it still maintains a country feel....moreless

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Kayaking
                          • Swimming

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 6 people

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Towels Provided

                          Kitchen

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

                            everything but dishwasher: full size fridge, 4 burner apt size stove, huge microwave, toaster,dishes, coffee maker...moreless

                          • Microwave:

                            very large!...moreless

                          • Oven:

                            apt size stove/oven...moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Discover
                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa
                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.9
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                          Minimum two night stay first Fri/Sat., April - December (Market Days)
                          $150/night weeknight(s) or two weekend nights NEW REDUCED RATE!
                          $400 any three day weekend (add Thursday or Sunday night)
                          $225 for single weekend night [Not available first weekends above]
                          $800 for one week/ 7 days - contact owner for longer term rental
                          Rates include 4 guests max in Main House only; additional guests require Bunkhouse
                          $150 Deposit (more if booking extended stay >7 days); Balance due upon arrival.
                          Credit card payment available through Paypal. Add 6% hotel tax to all of the above
                          

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/07/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          41 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Austin, TX
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          on the square in Wimberley
                          177 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Aransas Pass, TX
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Woodcreek Golf Course
                          37 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Austin, TX - Amtrak station
                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          IH35 in San Marcos, TX
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          San Angel Mexican Bar & Grill

                          Car: Recommended

                          Relaxation!

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2009

                          About the owner: Managers Leslie & John Howe live only 6 miles away. They are available to answer questions about the area activities and sites, and if you need anything at the house taken care of during your stay - John is a handyman. They have lived in Wimberley for 31 years.


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                          Photos

                          • Charming home with large & shady front porch

                            Charming home with large & shady front porch

                          • Relax on the porch!

                            Relax on the porch!

                          • Shady front yard

                            Shady front yard

                          • Vintage interiors and furnishings - front bedroom

                            Vintage interiors and furnishings - front bedroom

                          • Seperate dining room

                            Seperate dining room

                          • View of house from across the street.

                            View of house from across the street.

                          • Relax on the porch!

                            Relax on the porch!

                          • Front Hall

                            Front Hall

                          • Vintage interiors and furnishings - back bedroom

                            Vintage interiors and furnishings - back bedroom

                          VRBO #61746

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                          This listing was first published here in 2005.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, October 07, 2014

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                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 10/07/14
                          Owner
                          Member since: 1999
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 10/07/2014
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                          +1 (512) 422-2706

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