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Stover House: Wedding Events, Gatherings and Getaways

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 9)

This elegant Mid-Century modern home is situated on a large corner lot close to Downtown Marfa and has everything you need to create a memorable trip. Wonderful for intimate gatherings and large reunion or wedding groups alike. Stover House is the perfect Marfa retreat for a weekend or a week.

Host your celebration in the large, private back yard under the modern arbor amidst the lush native Texas plantings. There is plenty of room to entertain indoors as well in the multiple living and dining areas. From the Formal Living and Dining rooms to the oversized den with bar, there is plenty of space to spread out and relax. Cook and serve in the open, airy St. Charles Kitchen with double ovens, cooktop, dishwasher and microwave, plus all the gadgets.

There are 3 bedrooms- Master with King, middle bedroom with a King that splits to twins, and a third bedroom connecting to a full bath with a queen bed. The oversize den has a Queen Murphy bed and the office offers a convertible sofa bed. There are 2 full baths and one half bath. This offers sleeping space for up to 9 guests.

Please note in your inquiry if you would also like Event Hosting rates.

More Details

Property Manager
Lauren Meader
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Lauren Meader

This home was built in 1950 by Dr. Walter and Jane Stover. He was a local physician who practiced in Marfa from 1948-1976. Besides being a housewife and dietitian, Jane became an artist. She and a friend were the first students of National Academy artist Frank Gervasi. Their four children (who now live in Alpine, Dallas, Houston, and Round Rock) decided to update their childhood home for their own use and for others to enjoy.

Lauren Meader purchased this house in 1950

What makes this house unique

Large corner lot with privacy fenced back yard. Space for special event hosting with all the kitchen amenities necessary like double ovens, dishwasher and serving space. This home has been enjoyed by our family for the past 63 years and we want others to create special memories here, too!


Marfa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Den 1/2 Bath - toilet
  • 2.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Bed splits into two twin beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Connects to Full Bathroom
    Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Den - 1 murphy bed , Queen Murphy bed and 1/2 bath connecting
  • King size beds (2) One king sized bed in master bedroom and one king in additional bedroom can also make two twins., Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) In office space., Murphy Beds (1) Queen sized, in Den.
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Stover House: Wedding Events, Gatherings and Getaways
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Lot's of space and so close to town

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with nine people and it was perfect for our group. We could easily walk into town anytime we like. There was enough space for us to hang out without being on top of each other. 10 out of 10 would do it again.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great get away

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely week at Stover house. Having two living spaces, in addition to the dining room and eat-in kitchen, meant there was always a place to congregate or get away. All the period details will charm you, but the house has all the modern conveniences you need. A great rental; we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay at Stover House! Thanks for the kind words, and come back soon.
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Perfect house and in good proximity!

  • 5 of 5

The house is homey and perfect for a bigger group. Our guests had a blast!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend get away

  • 5 of 5

Great house for big groups

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The place is spacious and clean. We did not expect it to be as big. The location is great a walk only a five minute walk to downtown. We did have w minor issue kitchen sink was not draining but property manager was able to find someone on a Saturday in a remote are to remedy issue. As a vacation property owner myself I know this task can be difficult on the weekends but she came through. I highly recommend this place if you plan to entertain some people or have large family

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Marfa Trip!

  • 5 of 5

The Stover House was a great place to stay during our trip to Marfa. The backyard is lovely with a wonderful patio. The house is spacious and is in a great location which made all the attractions in town accessible. I would happily stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
200 Miles
El Paso, TX
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Jett's Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Marfa Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
26 Miles
Alpine, TX
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY 90
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Jett's Grill at the Hotel Paisano
Car: necessary

Located within minutes of the Chinati Foundation, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa Contemporary and the Judd Foundation.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning <1 week stay $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Base rate is for 4 guests. $20/night for each additional guest. Maximum occupancy is 9 guests. Children under 12 are free, minimum rental age is 25. National Holidays subject to Seasonal Rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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