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Rustic Hill Country Retreat - 4 miles from Main Street Fredericksburg

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 8)

This house is built in the regional 'Sunday Haus' style, and is nestled on a hillside offering expansive views of the Hill Country. Located 4 miles from Main Street, and a short drive to shopping and restaurants, but offering the quiet solitude of the countryside.

The wrap-around porch provides a wonderful gathering place. The pond features a waterfall and attracts deer frequently. All bedrooms are spacious, with one on the first level, and a den and three additional bedrooms on the second level. Three of the bedrooms have queen size beds, and the fourth has two twin beds. All beds feature memory foam mattresses and Egyptian Cotton Sheets.

The sizable kitchen is equipped with a gas stove, microwave oven, side by side fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. The first level has wood beamed ceilings and pine plank floors, while the upstairs has plush 'Berber' carpeting. A whole house water softener/filtration system has recently been added. Full size front load washer and dryer are available for guest use. This is an old Fredericksburg house that has been updated, but still maintains much of the old feel.

PLEASE NOTE;

* We do not have a hot tub, and because of frequent burn bans in the county, no longer have a fire pit

*THE POND IS NOT FENCED, AND THEREFORE THIS PROPERTY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR UNSUPERVISED CHILDREN

*NO PETS

*NO BACHELORETTE PARTIES

Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants, led by John O. Meusebach in 1846. Although the settlement was on Comanche Frontier, the Meusebach-Comanche Treaty established lasting peace. Many older buildings retain traditional German and frontier styles, with over 700 historical structures in the historic district alane. Many are on the National Register of Historic Places. German is still spoken on occasions, and old German customs are regularly observed. Schuetzen Fests (marksmanship), Oktoberfest, Weihnachten, and Kinderfest, to name a few.

Visitors are attracted by the scenic beauty,, European atmosphere, and historic landmarks. Fredericksburg is home to the Pacific War Museum, and birthplace of Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet during World War II.

More Details

Owner
Gavin Cain
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

Why Gavin Cain chose Hill Country

Located close to, but not in town.

Easy access to many cycling routes.

Excellent star gazing opportunity.

Lot's of deer, turkey, many bird species, are often seen on the property.

Beautiful, relaxing views.

Large comfortable single family house.

Amenities

Fredericksburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Downstairs bathroom features a large garden tub/shower combination, vanity and toilet. Upstairs bathroom features a shower stall, vanity and toilet. Powder bath features a vanity and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedrooms are large and comfortably furnished. Three of the bedrooms have a queen size beds. The fourth bedroom has two twin beds. All beds have memory foam mattresses and Egyptian Cotton sheets.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
Notes:
Two separate zones of a/c and heat. Full size front loading washer and dryer. Dryer is in the house and not shared. 1 carport, and uncovered parking available on the property. All linens are provided. Fully equipped kitchen with side by side refrigerator with ice maker, gas stove/oven, microwave oven, mini convection oven, double sink, coffee maker, toasters, etc. Cooking Utensils Provided: All cooking utensils, including grill utensils are provided. Full size, side by side, with ice maker. Deck/Patio: there ia a wrap-a-round porch, and an upper and lower deck. Wireless Internet is available. Password etc in the house. Excellent Views of the Surrounding Hills, and a short drive to Enchanted Rock state Park. Great Location for Cyclists. The pond is not fenced, and therefore not suitable for small children. Definitely no smoking allowed in or close to the house.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(91 traveler reviews)

Rustic Hill Country Retreat - 4 miles from Main Street Fredericksburg
average rating of 4.923077 based on 91 reviews
5

Great Place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a quiet and relaxing weekend at this beautiful home. The house is well equiped and totally comfortable. Close enough to town to access what we wanted to to and far enough away to enjoy the view and peaceful surroundings. We are looking forward to returning in the future for a longer stay.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very comfortable home-loved the mattresses, wrap around deck with nice views!

  • 4 of 5

The home was a perfect place to have eight adults eat and drink and visit and be comfortable with everything provided nicely ! Just had one issue with the inconvenience of door knob that wouldn't open but we fixed eventually ! Good location, beautiful views!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with friends and loved the property. The porch is great and the kitchen had everything you would need to stay in and cook!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Oak Haven Haus

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our visit immensely! The house was beautiful and the surroundings were perfect but the wrap around porch was the best. We were in rustic Hill Country but could get to Fredericksburg in no time. The house was clean with good linens and a view to die for. So peaceful. And a bonus were the deer and of course the hummingbirds! We truly loved our visit and hope to one day come back.

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We came here to celebrate my parent's 40th anniversary, and we absolutely loved our stay, the experience, the location, the view, the fresh air, and much more!! Everything went smooth. The Retreat is perfect enough where it feels as if you are out in the hill county, yet close enough where you are minutes away from Fredericksburg's main street. The house had plenty of space for my family (6 of us), well organized, very clean, and super cozy. I totally recommend this treasure to anyone who plans to stay near Fredericksburg in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great family vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed, beautifully maintained. A great fit for our family of 5.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Main Street
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Main Street
Car: necessary

The house is built in the regional 'Sunday Haus' style, and is nestled on a hillside offering expansive views of the Hill Country. Situated 4 miles from Main Street, and a short drive to shopping and restaurants, but offering the quiet solitude of the countryside.

The large wrap-around porch provides a wonderful gathering place. There is also an upper viewing deck. The pond features a waterfall and attracts deer and other wildlife frequently. All of the bedrooms are spacious, with one on the first level, and a den and three additional bedrooms on the second level. Three of the bedrooms have queen size beds, while the fourth has two twin beds. The large kitchen is equipped with a gas stove, microwave oven, and dishwasher. The first level has wood beamed ceilings and pine plank floors, while the upstairs has plush 'Berber' carpeting.

Full size front load washer and dryer, and wi-fi add to the many amenities of this special property.

Other Activities:

shopping

wildlife viewing

winery tours

Photos

Rates & Availability

Fredericksburg House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$230
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.0%

THREE NIGHT MINIMUM STAY FOR HOLIDAY WEEKENDS.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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