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Hope Farms Vacation Rental, F1 Race Lodging

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Six Bedroom home in center of 55 acre farm


Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:20
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Farmhouse, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12-20)

Hope Farms is a 5000 sq ft country estate home on a 54 acre river bottom farm and ranch. It is located 2 miles from Smithville, Texas, a historic railroad town with its own museum and a host of antique shops.

The town is noted for Sandra Bullock movie 'Hope Floats'. 'The Tree of Life' with Brad Pit and Shawn Penn filmed in Smithville.

The small town atmosphere is much like the movie, yet it only 35 minutes up Highway 71 to Austin's ABIA airport. Attractions in the area include the new Hyatt Regency at Lost Pines facility. There are four golf courses in the area, and two state parks. The farm setting is very unique as you can enjoy the breeze under the shade trees and watch and feed the longhorns, cows and their babies while they graze the fertile fields. It is never to hot with the cool swimming pool to enjoy. Their is also a 8' diameter hot tub in pool area.

Keywords: Country Farm Estate

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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 5000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 20
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age is 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside home. Smoking not allowed in swimming pool area....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 12-20

  • Hope Dreams bedroom: 1 king


  • Holywood Bedroom: 1 king


  • Orential Bedroom: 1 king


  • Moricann Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Hawiian Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Texas Western Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Day Beds in entertainment area: 2 twin/ single


  • Sleeper Sofas in entertainment area: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • King size beds (3) 2 King Beds in Suite Rooms. 1 King bed in Hollywood Room., Queen size Beds (2) Queen Bed in Morraccan Room and Texas Western Room in Entertainment Room., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 Twin Beds in Hawaiian room. One Twin Bed is Extra Long. , Baby Cribs (1) Crib in Hollywood Room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (4) 2 Day Beds in Entertainment Room. Queen and Single Sleeper Sofas in Entertainment Room. Additional comfortable couch in Entertainment Room....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Unique private farm setting surrounded by large cattle ranches. Watch the stars in the serene country and roast marsh mellows,...moreless


  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Game area has air hockey , foosball, Pool table...moreless

  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) Dish satellite on 4 TV's. 52' RCA HDTV in Entertainment Room....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Dining area in Kitchen seats 10 Island bar in kitchen area seats 6 Formal dining room seats 8...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air - 2 Units...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer in Garage...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    Pool Table, Foosball and Air Hockey tables. Ping Pong Table in Swimming Pool area....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WiFi in entertainment room...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Majority of sheets are 350 to 600 count. Some beach towels also provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Formal parlor with piano and fireplace...moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Parking close to house...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking in front and on side of estate...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    RV Hookup for electric and water....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer in Garage...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless hi-speed internet. Guests can bring laptop computers....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Parlor Room ...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Some vendors in area offer barbecue or other catered meals....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Spices available. Utensils, bakeware and pots and pans....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:


  • Dishwasher:

    New Bosch Dishwasher installed June 2010....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Large upright stainless steel separate from refrigerator...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Extra large kitchen with large island cooktop, double oven. ...moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:

    Electric double oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices in spice cabinet...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) New Electrolux 64' refrigerator and freezer installed March 2011. A spare refrigerator and freezer is in garage....moreless

  • Stove:

    Jenair cook top...moreless

  • Toaster:

    one Toaster...moreless


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Great area to bicycle on the paved roads to farm...moreless

  • Golf:

    Four golf courses in area...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    River outfitters available ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Large 8 ft Hot Tub next to swimmming pool....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    Large 20 x 40 ft in ground swimming pool enclosed in solarium. Pool is heated May through October and on special request for winter months....moreless



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from 16 traveler reviews
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$3,150 $11,600
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  • Tax Rate 13%


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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin ABIA
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Huebels country tavern
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pine Forest
3 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 71
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mexico Lindo

(Between Austin and Houston. 35 Miles from Austin ABIA Airport) Unique private farm setting surrounded by large cattle ranches. Watch the stars in the country quiet and roast marsh mellows

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, wildlife viewing


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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  • Six Bedroom home in center of 55 acre farm

    Six Bedroom home in center of 55 acre farm

  • Formal Dining area

    Formal Dining area

  • Oriental bedroom

    Oriental bedroom

  • Kandis feeding Renegade, The Longhorn.

    Kandis feeding Renegade, The Longhorn.

  • Pool area

    Pool area

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • Large 8' diameter hot tub in pool solarium area

    Large 8' diameter hot tub in pool solarium area

  • Parlor with hand carved fireplace mantle

    Parlor with hand carved fireplace mantle

VRBO #139620

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017

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