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For The Budget-Conscious—Little Tin Guest House

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious 700 square foot house, air conditioned, 2 bedrooms (sleeps 6)

The Little Tin Guest House—Open floor plan with 2 private bedrooms, sleeper sofa; bathroom with shower, combination washer/dryer; fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher; wireless Internet, cable TV; central location near park and golf course; air conditioned and heated; ceiling fans throughout. Two bicycles with helmets available. Pack 'n Play available. Charcoal grill, outdoor table and chairs


Owner
Kathy Bork
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Kathy Bork

We came to the Big Bend from Austin in 2002, never expecting any visitors from our past. But we had so many visitors that we built a guest house for family, old friends, and new friends.

Kathy Bork purchased this house in 2012

Why Kathy Bork chose Big Bend Country

From The Little Tin Guest House it's an easy walk to the golf course, the city park and pool, the grocery store, and restaurants. And it's walking weather in Alpine almost any time of year.

What makes this house unique

Comfortable, open floor plan. Priced right. Perfect for 2 days or 2 weeks.

Amenities

Alpine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , combination washer/dryer
  • Shower, linens, washer/dryer combination, hair dryer, ironing board and iron
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(66 traveler reviews)

For The Budget-Conscious—Little Tin Guest House
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 66 reviews
5

It was perfect! Quiet but convenient to everything.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house for 3 or 4 people.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, charming, welcoming.

  • 5 of 5

Equipped with everything we needed! We enjoyed our time in this unique property.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice location

  • 4 of 5

This little house has good walks and runs nearby, a great kitchen, and lots of other amenities.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect for small groups, everything you need, great central location for side treks

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable, fills all needs. Need more towel hooks in bath, and better instructions for a/c operation, cannot see control panel on unit for remote control operation. Otherwise a great stay, would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Choice!

  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights in this very comfortable guest house while we explored the area around Alpine and Big Bend National Park. As advertised, it had everything we needed and was a quiet getaway. We would stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

great little cabin like home, close to university and town.

  • 4 of 5

great little house, has everything you need cook and serve. Close to the University and downtown. The only thing I would change is the parking area , many sticker burrs in parking area that your wind up tracking indoors. overall great place to stay or home base for Big Bend and state parks.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
175 Miles
Midland/Odessa
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Alpine Country Club Public Course
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 90
Car: necessary

The Little Tin Guest House is perfect for the budget- conscious family interested in outdoor activities:

• The nine-hole Alpine Country Club, a public golf course

• The city park and public swimming pool.

• The Sul Ross State University saltwater pool and tennis courts

• Museum of the Big Bend

• Front Street Books (sells Sunday New York Times)

• Big Bend National Park

• Davis Mountains State Park

• McDonald Observatory

• Balmorhea State Park

• Fort Davis National Historic Site

• Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

• Chinati Foundation (Donald Judd)

• Marfa Book Company (sells Sunday New York Times)

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Rates & Availability

Alpine House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$100
$630
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 13.0%

Cancellation policy: A cancellation less than 14 days out results in forfeiture of first night's rent ($100.00) plus all processing fees charged to me by VRBO/Homeaway (usually around $40). The deposit is refunded for cancellations more than 14 days out less all processing fees charged to me by VRBO/Homeaway (usually around $40).

$200 refundable security deposit after inspection.

$50 cleaning fee

Door code will be released once full payment is received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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