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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 day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 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!


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.


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


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Stover House: Wedding Events, Gatherings and Getaways
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

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: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio, TX

Great weekend get away

  • 5 of 5

Great house for big groups

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 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: Aug 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: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend get away

  • 5 of 5

A girlfriend and daughters indulged me with a quick trip to Marfa. A good friend living in the area recommended Stover House - and am I glad! We arrived Friday afternoon and left Sunday morning. The rental agent was great, contacting me earlier to ensure our arrival would be smooth. The house is truly a 1950's delight with many original features. Spotless and comfortable. Two large living areas (with great fireplaces!), comfortable beds, good, well-equipped kitchen, and a great back yard for happy hour(s)! The town has a unique charm that if you're reading this, you will understand. We stayed in town Saturday and walked all over - which is a great attraction for me - getting to eateries, book store, grocery, etc. I am returning with more family for a longer stay in a few months! And looking so forward to it!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Tx.

Thanksgiving Family Time

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 families, each with one child, and a grandmother in the Stover House for Thanksgiving. There was lots of room for all and the house still managed to be cozy--loved the fireplace in the living room! The house is located in walking distance of the town of Marfa and a huge playground is also right down the road! We were able to make and serve a delicious Thanksgiving dinner there, but missed a potato masher--all other utensils were there.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry about the potato masher! We've never had an inquiry for one but that's easy to fix. We are glad to hear your entire group enjoyed the house. Thanks for the great review and we hope you'll return to Stover House should you visit Marfa again.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $40
Damage Deposit $500

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.

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