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Last updated: 11/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Relax and enjoy our charming cottage located just one mile from Bobcat Stadium and 5 minutes from Texas State University and the crystal clear San Marcos River. We are nestled on a three acre hilltop within a quiet gated community. Hilltop Sunset Cottage is filled with antiques and can accommodate up to six guests. It boasts 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, dining room with wood burning fireplace, living room, large screened-in porch and multiple outdoor living areas with breath-taking sunset views. Kitchen features a new convection/traditional electric stove, colorful Fiestaware, and anything else a chef might need! Sip your coffee on the shady front porch in the Adarondack chairs or wooden swing. Enjoy your favorite beverage rocking in the large teak rockers on the deck while watching the deer and birds feeding at sunset. The backyard features a regulation horseshoe pit and a children's playscape. After a day filled with outdoor activities, exploring downtown San Marcos and dining at one of our wonderful restaurants, you may be entertained by our selection of vintage games and toys. We are the perfect location for a multi-generational family retreat, families of Texas State students and Alumni returning for a visit!

Conveniently located:
*30 minutes from Austin airport
*45 minutes from San Antonio airport
*Easy access to I-35
*10 minutes to outlet mall

Keywords: cottage, cozy, private, family getaway, convenient, spacious, Texas State University

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Manager

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/30/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 yrs. old...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

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

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Master bath has tub with shower Other bath has a walk-in shower only

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    included with TV in one bedroom...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee and fixins provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    more than you will ever need!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    more dishes and utensils than you can possibly use! ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Well-equipped kitchen New traditional/convection electric stove Crockpot, Blender, microwave, dishwasher Fiesta dinner ware, glassware, and silverware to entertain a crowd ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Many herbs, spices and other item needed for cooking are provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    1. screened porch with kitchen pass through window, serving counter, table for 4 2. Sunset deck, 4 teak rockers, 2 4 top tables with folding chairs 3. Front porch with chairs and wooden swing...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    regulation horseshoe pit, Bird feeders in front and back yard...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill on back deck charcoal grill on front side patio...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$170 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,100 $2,950

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $60
  • Tax Rate 8.5%

Notes:

Extra guest (2 max) fee not charged for children 16 and under. Damage protection may be added to any rental agreement at owner/manager's discretion. Rates are subject to change without notice.

WEEKDAY SPECIAL Monday - Thursday $170.00


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

Car: Necessary

The quiet cottage is located on gated acreage with easy access to IH35 with San Antonio and Austin less than an hour away. Texas State, Bobcat Stadium and the headwaters of the San Marcos River are within 5 minutes by car. Old Town Kyle event Center (north) and the Outlet Malls (south) are an easy 15 minute drive.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1985

About: Mike and Kirsten Ousey have been married 20 years. Mike owns a concessions business and Kirsten is a Speech-Language Pathologist for the San Marcos school district. They have three teenage children. We have lived in San Marcos since the early 1980's.

Why San Marcos, TX, USA:
We lived in the cottage after we married and, as our family grew, we purchased a larger house on adjoining property where we currently live.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/30/2016

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Photos

  • Front of Cottage

    Front of Cottage

  • Front of Cottage

    Front of Cottage

  • Flower Beds out front

    Flower Beds out front

  • Entry view

    Entry view

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Den looking out to screened in porch

    Den looking out to screened in porch

  • Front walkway

    Front walkway

  • Front porch

    Front porch

  • Dining room and fireplace

    Dining room and fireplace

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Kitchen fully stocked

    Kitchen fully stocked

  • Bath - Master Bedroom

    Bath - Master Bedroom

  • Den

    Den

  • View from back deck

    View from back deck

VRBO #412378

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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San Marcos, TX, USA #412378

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