Fancy Pony Land House(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath artist's cottage (Sleeps 2-3)
This house is great for a single person, couple or a close family You can squeeze in a couple more if you're all good friends and don't mind a slumber party. The house is only 850 square feet and has no door on the one bedroom.
Nice neighbors, safe, quiet neighborhood (except for passing trains and peacocks) .
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landline is best--no cell service where we live!
Member since: 2012
- 850 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- World-class minimalist art at the Chinati Foundation, peak into Donald Judd's world at the Judd Foundation, amazing stars and dark skies, readings by writers in residence with the Lannan Foundation, Marfa Book Co., Hotel St. George, amazing food and drinks at the Capri, performances at the Crowley Theater, McDonald Observatory, Grilled Cheese Parlor And Museum Of Electronic Wonders, Camp Bosworth's art at The Wrong Store, live music at Lost Horse Saloon and El Cosmico, Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, CineMarfa and Marfa Film Fests, margaritas by the fountain at Jett's Grill in the Hotel Paisano, trains whistling through town, Marfa Public Radio, contemporary art at Ballroom Marfa and great opening parties, visiting musicians, Farm Stand on Saturday mornings, handmade boots at Cobra Rock Boot Co., amazing date pudding and great food at Cochineal, beautiful architecture, get anyplace in town by bike, sunset walks along the railroad tracks, birding, art galleries...moreless
- DVD Player:
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
Window AC unit in the bedroom can keep the whole house cool. An evaporative swamp cooler (desert air conditioner) in the kitchen also cools things down and adds much-needed moisture. Ceiling fans ...moreless
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- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker:
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- Dishes & Utensils:
Great little kitchen stocked with about everything you would need including basic condiments and spices as well as cooking/eating utensils and cookware, blender, toaster and microwave. Good knives. No dishwasher...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- cleaning fee $75
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 13%
We prefer checks but also accept Visa, Mastercard or PayPal. A signed rental agreement is required. A refundable damage deposit of $150-$400 (depending on length of stay) is also required.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Marfa is a mecca for minimalist and contemporary art pilgrims, writers, artists, film makers, collectors etc. It's a small town with big art, a great bookstore, great food, amazing artists and craftsmen and super friendly, interesting people.
Year Purchased: 2007
About: I am a clothing, jewelry & interiors designer and until 2012 had a store in Marfa called Fancy Pony Land. The store featured my clothing, train-squashed penny jewelry and artwork as well as work by artist friends from Marfa and around the country. In 2011 the store was featured in Vogue as one of their 20 favorite stores in 20 cities. The house reflects this artist-made sensibility. We now live in Big Bend National Park, where my husband is a Ranger. We lived in Marfa for 5 years and were super sad to leave the coolest small town in America and some of the world's best people. We come back whenever we can but when we're not there you can enjoy Marfa and the house for us.
Why Marfa, TX, USA:
We fell in love with Marfa after living in the tiny village of Redford (SE of Marfa on the Rio Grande) for 5 winters. It was really the people of Marfa and the good friends we made there that made us want to buy a house. This house was a good cute fixer-upper project for us. Just when we got it fixed up perfectly, we moved!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Marfa is a truly unique town that combines the sophistication and culture of a big city with the sweetness, friendliness and safety of a small town. People look out for one another and there is always something interesting going on. It is a town full of artists, characters and Texas tall tales.
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Front porch of Fancy Pony Land House
12ft. long custom built daybed. Super comfy for lounging or sleeping.
middle room looking to front room
looking from front room into middle room
cutest woodstove ever!
custom built queen bed with super comfy mattress
Bathroom with PENNY FLOOR! 18 hours to glue down, then poured marine epoxy
back porch with hammock, table and lots of chairs. Also a small grill
street view, Fancy Pony Land house
volcanic rock planter with cactus, local rocks and living rock plant
Front room with 12ft. long custom-built daybed and handmade cushions
looking from front room into middle room
middle room looking toward kitchen
We love this woodstove!
bedroom with window AC unit
Chambers stove in all its glory
Kitchen table with posters from Ballroom and local events
back porch with table and chairs
fire pit area with giant agaves
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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