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Historic Victorian Adobe on One Acre Estate

Bedrooms 3
Space 1 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Please note: Two night minimum is flexible upon availability except on Holidays. The historic Trueheart-Neill House is a 1898 Victorian adobe house with gazebo situated on green lawns among volcanic outcroppings on a one-acre estate property. The home was built as a summer home by Galveston's Trueheart family, and is the oldest and most grand from that era. The home is located 6 blocks from historic downtown Fort Davis.

This historic home has three bedrooms, each with private bath. Two of these bedrooms have a sitting area. The home also includes a fully stocked kitchen, coffee pot with coffees and creamers, in-kitchen dining as well as a small formal dining room, parlor with a fireplace and a lovely shaded verandah.

One bedroom features a fireplace in the bedroom, queen bed with plush bedding, and a private living room with fireplace, queen sofa sleeper and bath with tub and shower and bathing amenities. One bedroom has a king bed with plush bedding, a private living room area with fireplace, queen sofa sleeper and bath with tub and shower and bathing amenities.

One bedroom has a queen bed with plush bedding, private exit to the patio from the bedroom. This bedroom has the largest bath with clawfoot tub and walk-in shower for two.

More Details

Property Manager
Mary Spencer
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Loved the old "style living" with great upgrades! Great for entertaining groups!
Oct 2014
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Fort Davis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 19
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , clawfoot tub and walk-in shower for two
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 with bathroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , bedroom has private door from sitting area
    Bedroom 3 with bathroom - 1 queen , private exit to the patio
    Bedroom 1 with bathroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , private door to bedroom from sitting area
  • Queen or King bed with plush bedding and fireplace.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Historic Victorian Adobe on One Acre Estate
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
Fort Worth, TX

Great place

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time to stay in the house. It's a wonderful place to stay in Fort Davis. Our favorite part of the house is the front porch where the whole family can sit and talk. I'm sure we'll be staying there again soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. So glad you and your family enjoys this home. We look forward to your visits!
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Midland, Tx

Amazing house!!

  • 5 of 5

I did not expect this house to be as beautiful as it was. Everything was provided for us so that he had q comfortable stay. It's the perfect place to get away with your significant other and relax. The bathroom in suite 3 is to die for. We will be coming back for sure..:)

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Veronica, Thank you for choosing our vacation rental and for taking the time to write a review! I am so glad you enjoyed Suite #3! I look forward to welcoming you back! Mary
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Lewisville, Texas

Beautiful and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Pictures do not do this lovely house justice! Staying here was like stepping back in time, but with modern creature comforts. We really enjoyed the beautiful, bright kitchen, the shady porch that was cool and pleasant even in the middle of a July afternoon, and the natural scenery that surrounds the home. Mary could not have been a better hostess; she answered emails and phone calls immediately, and was waiting on us upon our arrival. Excellent experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to give your review! I am so glad you enjoyed this historic home and the surrounding property. We look forward to your visit in the near future. Thank you again, Mary
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Gardendale, Texas, usa

True heart

  • 5 of 5

One of my favorite places now!! Just perfect!! And Mary has to be the BEST she was so accommodating! Other managers could learn from her! The house was emaculate, comfy, bed was amazing! I could never say enough wonderful things about this place! Loved every second of our stay! Telling my friends....thank you so much for a great experience!!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! I am very pleased to hear that your stay was pleasant and for recommending our home to other travelers. I hope your next stay with us is just right around the corner, we're looking forward to having you again as our guest!
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Cedar Hill, TX

The worst part about this place was having to leave! Clean, quiet, relaxing, beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This was a last minute trip so hotels were all booked up for spring break. I called Mary and had us a place booked in minutes and reasonably prized! Our 8 & 10 yr olds were content to just stay there climbing on the rocks and rocking on the porch. Beautifully decorated to match the era of the home, clean, and VERY spacious suites made it much more comfortable than any hotel room could ever provide. Mary was attentive to our arrival so not to miss us, and checked on us during our stay! She was honest and informative about our room and it's amenities as well. Located close enough to walk to the main drag of town and just a short car ride to the entrance to the Natl park entrance. Perfect location to have it all! We truly hated to leave this beautiful place and can't wait to return again soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experiences online. I hope you come back and visit us again, we would love to see you again soon!
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Austin, TX

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

The Trueheart Home is an exceptional place to stay. It is the perfect choice in Fort Davis for lovers of historic homes like myself. Stained glass, lovely lighting, wood floors, and huge windows compliment the house. The suites are roomy and beautifully decorated. The entire home is spotless. One cannot ask for more fabulous grounds - wrap around porch, patios, and awesome boulders in the large yard. It is one of my top 10 enjoyable retreats. We cannot wait to visit again. Mary is a great hostess and extremely accommodating.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you stay with us on your next trip to West Texas!
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Nearest Airport
160 Miles
Midland International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Fort Davis
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 17
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fort Davis
Car: necessary

Fort Davis is home to many interesting attractions including:

Fort Davis National Historic Site - A fully restored Texas outpost

McDonald Observatory and Visitors Center

Davis Mountains State Park

Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute

Nearby is the town of Marfa, known for its many art galleries and the Chinati Foundation featuring the work of minimalist artist Donald Judd.

Not far to the south is the dramatic Big Bend National Park which offers hiking, camping, river rafting, birding, and opportunities for spectacular photographing and painting.


Rates & Availability

Fort Davis House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $40 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Two night minimum is flexible upon availability. Holidays and Holiday weekends due require a two night minimum. Please contact us directly if you have any questions regarding the house. Cleaning fees apply for each additional room. If children in the party are less than 12 years old, please message the manager as two children may stay in same room that has a sitting area with a queen sleeper. If more than two children, additional rooms are required.

Manager'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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