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Marfa 2 Bdrm Luxury Retreat ~ Private Enclosed Yard ~ Easy Walk to Town ~

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bdrm, 1 ba - Large fully equipped kitchen - Central A/C

Enjoy high quality and comfort during your stay in Marfa. This is the perfect "home base" when visiting the cool minimalist art galleries, venturing out to the Big Bend National Park or taking in a star party at McDonald Observatory, etc.

2 BDRM 1 BA LUXURY - 1,200 sq. ft. one level home offers upscale interior with local art and accessories. Comfortable living room, separate den and two well appointed bedrooms. Home is ultra clean, upscale and beautifully decorated. Quiet location near Porters, Capri and just a short distance to downtown. Easy to get everywhere!

MODERN EAT IN KITCHEN - Fully equipped with higher end gas stove and refrigerator with ice & water dispenser. Stocked with every pot, pan and gadget you would need. Elegant dishes, barware and serving pieces for up to 12.

ENCLOSED PRIVATE BACKYARD OASIS W/ OUTDOOR DINING AREA - 7,500 sq. ft. of lush grass, abundant flowers and mature shady trees. Sundeck, covered dining with seating for 4, and a 6-burner gas grill. Tranquil setting with birds chirping and the occasional low rumble of the passing train.

SLEEP WELL - 2 Bedrooms each with queen beds, plush linen and ceiling fans. The master has an antique brass bed frame and both have full closets.

WHITE TILED BATH & FULL SIZE W/D - Fresh, clean and stocked with spa towels, shampoo, soap and hair dryer. Full size W/D & free detergent.

EXTRAS INCLUDED - FREE cable, WiFi, Central Heat & A/C, puzzles, board games and cards, carport parking for two vehicles, parking for RV or Trailer, local and friendly management.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Property Manager

I was born and raised in Marfa, Texas and now live on the East Coast with my wife.

Property Manager purchased this house in 1967

Why Property Manager chose Marfa

This home has sentimental value to me because my parents purchased it brand new in 1967 and raised me, my brother and two sisters here. My siblings and I have all since moved away and I decided to renovate the home because I wanted to keep visiting my home town and to share my house with travelers to the region. The kitchen is special to me because of my memories of my Mom cooking delicious food and the backyard holds fond memories of my dad taking care of the trees, plants and rose bushes.

What makes this house unique

High quality, comfortable furnishings and upscale finishes throughout. This renovation was thorough and no corner was cut. Casa Amarilla has a great kitchen and the backyard is by far one of the best in Marfa.


Marfa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • white tile bath, spa quality towels, blowdryer, soap, paper products, scale
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Bose Radio/CD player, ceiling fan, dresser, writing desk
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ceiling fan, dresser, clock radio
  • fine linens and closet in each room
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
7,500 sqft, privacy fenced back yard can host events, please inquire for rate.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Marfa 2 Bdrm Luxury Retreat ~ Private Enclosed Yard ~ Easy Walk to Town ~
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews

Great backyard!

  • 3 of 5

Great location! Great yard! But....there was a mouse in the house and the bed with the brown bedding is so hard it made sleep impossible - even after a Saint George frose!

Sarah Judge

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I regret that this incident happened during your stay. I had a professional exterminator come in right after your stay. The matter has been resolved. This was the first incident that has happened and we regret that it happened to you.
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Just what we were looking for

  • 5 of 5

Great place to spend the holiday weekend. The huge fenced yard was a perfect place to spend the evening with lots of room for the dog to run and play. The kitchen is well equipped and a grill in the yard was nice for late evening dinners at home. Great communication from the owner before our stay as well as timely responses to questions during our stay. The quaint town offered plenty of options for dining and wandering around and the grocery stores were convenient and sufficient for our needs. We will check availability here first if returning to the Marfa/Big Bend area.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying in our home and for providing us with comments. We would love to have you again whenever you come back to Marfa.
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Loved Marfa and the house was lovely.

  • 5 of 5

Great home! We recommend it!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your feedback. Thank You!
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House was perfect for the weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great, and the owners left lots of little hospitable touches that were very much appreciated. Wonderful stay all around!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your feedback and we are glad that you enjoyed staying in our home. We really hope that you will come and visit again soon.
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Beautiful, well-equipped home

  • 5 of 5

La Casa Amarilla is the nicest short-term rental we have ever stayed in. It was immaculately clean with beautiful artwork and antiques. The kitchen was full of high-quality appliances, cookware, and dishes. I really can't think of anything that would make it any better.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and found the home to your liking. Hopefully, we will see you again when you come back to Marfa. Thank you.
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A Perfect West Texas Getaway: Quaint Casa Amarilla in Marfa

  • 5 of 5

Accompanied by our in-laws, my wife and I headed west from San Antonio for a Thanksgiving weekend adventure in West Texas. We used Marfa as our centralized location to explore Big Bend National Park (2 Hour drive), Marathon, TX (1 hour drive), Fort Davis (30 minute drive) and of course the unique town of Marfa.

We were pleasantly surprised by the home in which we stayed in, the "Casa Amarilla" managed by Jesse Nunez and his wife. The house was perfect for 2 couples and we utilized the TV room for our 5th on a blow-up mattress. The house is fully equipped with kitchen wear, towels, extra pillows etc. A beautiful back yard with outdoor seating compliments the comfortable living areas inside the house. This quite simply was like being at home on the road.

Jesse, homeowner, is very responsive if needed. However, we had everything at our disposal that nothing was needed beyond what the house already provided. Nested just outside of downtown Marfa, this house is the perfect getaway if looking to relax, go out and adventure or simply soak in the Marfa experience.

We highly recommend this property for anyone out there! A perfect 10!


Steve & Sarah

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad that you felt it was "like being at home on the road" because it is important to us that our guests are comfortable. We hope to see you again on your next trip to West Texas.
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Nearest Airport
184 Miles
Midland International or El Paso International
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
3.8 Miles
Marfa Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Alpine Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
HWY 90
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Car: necessary

This home is located half a mile from downtown Marfa. Besides the main activities related to Chinati Foundation and numerous art galleries, the area has many outdoor activity options. The McDonald Observatory is a scenic 50 minute drive where star parties are held weekly. Several State and private parks offer hundreds of hiking miles through diverse, local fauna and flora.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $300

Base rates includes 4 people, $20 for each additional person per night.
A pet is permitted with approval by Owner for an additional fee.
Please contact Owner with any questions or clarifications.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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