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Restful Country Charm, World Renouned Antiquing, Concerts and Shakesperean Plays

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type bed & breakfast
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

26 acre country property with two houses, one a 3 bedroom, the other 2 bedroom

The Kottage has been loving restored with touches of days gone by including wood from the original German settlers house. It has a comfortable front porch and rocking chairs to view the countryside. A full kitchen, dining room and a living room greet our guests as they enter. We have WiFi available and modern conveniences in our country home. The Kottage has 1 bathroom and 2 bedrooms, each with a queen bed.

There is a picnic area that occupies the original home site of the German settlers that lived here in the 1800's.

The Kottage overlooks a native prairie in restoration with

many species of birds that can be seen as we sit astride a major Texas flyway.

You can also watch for the herd of deer that call this area home.

Take a stroll down to the pond and see the waterfowl that frequent this riparian area, or around the 26 acres to see the many types of Texas native grasses and wildflowers that inhabit the prairie.

Enjoy the sunrises and sunsets as well as the clear view in the night sky, along with the evening sounds that occur only in the country.

More Details

Owner
Eric and Deborah Kolber
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Eric and Deborah Kolber

We were both raised in the city but have had a yearning for the country for a long time. My wife's family and a friend owned this property before we acquired it so we have been enjoying it for 30 plus years. When the opportunity came to take over this property we leapt at the chance since we had been managing it for many years before that time. Our desire is to return this propery to the tall grass prairie it was 150 years ago when the bison ( buffalo) were grazing here and wildfires were the management techniques used by God to keep the prairie from being overgrown with non desireable species.

Eric and Deborah Kolber purchased this bed and breakfast in 2014

Why Eric and Deborah Kolber chose Burton

The 26 acres gives you a relaxed atmosphere with walking trails if you desire but yet you are minutes away from some of the best antique shopping in the nation, a world class concert hall and 40 minutes away from the birthplace of Texas, Washington on the Brazos, as well as many other sites & venues.

What makes this bed and breakfast unique

We are back off the road so the road noises practically disappear as you relax in a country setting. In season, some of the items we prepare for breakfast come from our gardens and orchards.

Just minutes from historic Winedale, the Kottage has lovingly been restored to a charming hideaway for rest and relaxation. It has a full kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with a front porch that overlooks a scenic view.The Kardinal is the newest of our cottages and sleeps six. There are 3 themed rooms, a full kitchen and living room. Sit on the front porch and enjoy the view. We also have the Texas Room, which is an open concept room, that sleeps 4, has a bath and a half plus a full kitchen. Have a picnic out the back door on the site of an 1870’s farmhouse. Located 4 miles from the Round Top Square in Burton, TX 77835.

Amenities

Burton Bed And Breakfast Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bed & breakfast
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Sink & Vanity area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Sink and vanity area
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , The Lantana
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , The Sunflower
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hunting

Reviews

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Wonderful home!

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Our stay was very comfortable and pleasing. We stayed in Kardinal house. The home is very lovely and very well kept. The Kolber's hospitality is superb! The best part was having hot muffins and fresh hand picked blackberries for breakfast. We were in town for the BP MS 150 and it was a short drive to the camp grounds. I highly recommend staying at any of the Kolber's homes.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Round Top
Round Top is a great place to visit and there is always something going on here or close by....
Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Austin Bergstrom
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Brenham Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Los Patrones, Royer's Cafe
Car: necessary

This area has one of the largest antique festivals twice a year as well as antique shops that are open year round. The world class concert hall at Festival Hill is only 10 minutes away. The Winedale Historical Center, run by the University of Texas which is available for tours of the early Texas houses and furniture. Additionally, there is a Christmas in Winedale celebration to see how the early pioneers of Texas celebrated and dressed. In July and August Shakeperean actors come alive in a renovated barn in the Winedale complex. There are several quilt museums nearby. Their are tours of the famous Painted Wendish Churches as well Texas own Bluebell Ice Cream Factory which is also open for tours. The Spring wildflowers have to be seen to be believed.

There are several Texas vineyards where you can tour and taste locatl wines as well many activities in downtown Brenham which is only 20 minutes away.

If you have a boat, the Fayette Co-op Powerplant lake is known for its plentiful bass population.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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