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Historic Victorian Adobe on One Acre Estate

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The Trueheart-Neill House, built in 1898, the main house on the property

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10)

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.

Two guests per room. The home has three bedrooms, each with private bath. Two of these bedrooms have a sitting area. The home also includes a fully stocked kitchen for cooking, 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.


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Manager

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    19...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 2-10

  • Bedroom 2 with bathroom: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    bedroom has private door from sitting area...moreless

  • Bedroom 3 with bathroom: 1 queen

    private exit to the patio...moreless

  • Bedroom 1 with bathroom: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    private door to bedroom from sitting area...moreless

  • Queen or King bed with plush bedding and fireplace.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

    clawfoot tub and walk-in shower for two...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Trueheart-Neill House is an 1898 Victorian adobe, situated among volcanic outcroppings on a one-acre estate property. It is located six blocks from the historic Jeff Davis County Court House....moreless

  • Rural:

    The Trueheart-Neill House is located in the town of Fort Davis in the mountains of west Texas. Fort Davis is known for it's dry climate, perfect year round temperatures and crystal blue skies....moreless

  • Village:

    The Trueheart-Neill House is a historic home located in the residential area of Fort Davis. It is located six blocks from the center of historic Fort Davis, shops, galleries and historic sites....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Dining:

    In-kitchen dining and formal dining room. Each seats 4 people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace in the parlor as well as one in the bedroom and private living room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The house includes a parlor with a fireplace as well as a private living room included in the bedroom suite....moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffees and creamers...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full complete kitchen ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    A perfect place for coffee in the morning, or for a picnic. It is also a lovely spot for a wedding....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    For the pleasure of our guests. May be used for receptions, reunions and other larger groups....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

5
from 9 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
May 26 - May 27, 2017
1 night min stay
$225

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest

Christmas
Dec 22 - Dec 24, 2017
2 night min stay
$235

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest

New Year's
Dec 29 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$235

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $55 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee/2 guests $35 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

The rate of $225.00 is for two guests, per night. Additional charge of $55/guest/night. 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. Additional $35 cleaning fee/every 2 adult guests


Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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Location

160 Miles
Nearest Airport
Midland International
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Fort Davis
24 Miles
Nearest Golf
Marfa
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Alpine
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 17
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
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.

 

Manager info


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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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Photos

  • The Trueheart-Neill House, built in 1898, the main house on the property

    The Trueheart-Neill House, built in 1898, the main house on the property

  • The Trueheart-Neill House front porch and east entry

    The Trueheart-Neill House front porch and east entry

  • Parlor and formal dining room.

    Parlor and formal dining room.

  • Private living room with fireplace.

    Private living room with fireplace.

  • Gazebo in south lawn.

    Gazebo in south lawn.

  • Bedroom with queen bed/private exit to patio

    Bedroom with queen bed/private exit to patio

  • Sitting area of bedroom 1 with queen sofa sleeper

    Sitting area of bedroom 1 with queen sofa sleeper

  •  Renovated kitchen with top appliances, fully stocked

    Renovated kitchen with top appliances, fully stocked

  • The Trueheart-Neill Main House, view from the south

    The Trueheart-Neill Main House, view from the south

  • The Trueheart-Neill front porch and view to the south

    The Trueheart-Neill front porch and view to the south

  • Formal dining room.

    Formal dining room.

  • Bedroom with queen bed and fireplace.

    Bedroom with queen bed and fireplace.

  • Lawn between home and carriage house.

    Lawn between home and carriage house.

  • Bedroom with King bed/sitting area with queen sleeper

    Bedroom with King bed/sitting area with queen sleeper

  • Back door entrance to Kitchen from patio

    Back door entrance to Kitchen from patio

VRBO #487054

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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