Luxurious Historic Adobe in the Heart of Marfa!

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

1930's fully restored adobe home, 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths plus a queen size sleeper sofa. Accommodates 6 guests. House is on 1/4 acre lot in the heart of Marfa. Owner just completed a fully covered 600 square ft outdoor living space with a kitchen, dining table that seats 6, and large sectional sofa. The space also has a large gas fireplace for the chilly Marfa nights. Space has ceiling fans and task lighting and accent lighting, all controlled with dimmers. Large, fenced, grassy yard and large wraparound front porch, too. Porch has two rocking chairs and comfy bench. Home is equipped with Wifi, flat screen TV, cable, and a cozy indoor gas fireplace.

The large master bath features the original antique claw foot tub.

Master bedroom has queen bed, 2nd bedroom has two twin beds, and there is a queen sleeper sofa in the living room.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/27/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    23 years minimum age for renting...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Not child proofed, not suitable for children under 6 years old except for infants who are not yet mobile. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking anywhere!!!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs only please. Negotiable extra daily charge depending on breed. Ask that dogs be kenneled while unattended. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Master has large window, ceiling fan, private bath 2nd bedroom has twin beds, ceiling fan, large window. It is a spacious bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Antique claw footed tub!...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Large open master bathroom, claw footed tub, separate tile shower. Private en suite, can only be accessed through master bedroom. 2nd bath accessible from hallway....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Marfa is an incredible place. Come and experience the magic.


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Close to everything in Marfa! Park that car once you arrive and walk everywhere for the rest of your visit....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    window units - rarely needed in Marfa!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace, just flip the switch on the wall, and voila' - a cozy fire....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Covered parking (carport) for two cars, room for cars on street in front of house as well....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher


  • Deck / Patio:

    600 SF covered outdoor living space with a kitchen. Fully furnished and has accent lighting and task lighting, as well as ceiling fans. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,500 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $20 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 13%


Cancellation must be made at least 10 days prior to check-in to receive any refunds. If cancellation is made before 10 days until two weeks prior of the date of occupancy, then 50% of the full amount will be refunded. If cancellation is made two full weeks prior to occupancy date, FULL amount will be refunded minus credit card fees and a cancellation fee of $100.00

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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185 Miles
Nearest Airport
El Paso - public, Alpine (private only)
33 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack in Alpine

Car: Recommended

The perfect getaway to enjoy magical Marfa! This 2 bedroom, 2 bath, fully furnished and painstakingly updated historic Adobe home is situated on a large, grassy, fenced quarter acre lot in the heart of downtown Marfa. The location is perfect for walking everywhere - leave that car in the driveway and walk everywhere! This tastefully decorated historic Adobe home sleeps six. The over-sized yard is ideal for entertaining groups large and small. Bring the gathering inside, the table seats 8. Just bring your food and drink, the kitchen has everything you need. The large master bath features the original antique claw foot tub and a large newly added walk in shower. All towels and linens are provided. The living room has comfy furniture including a queen size sleeper sofa, flat screen TV, DVD player and small DVD library. Washer/dryer is located off the Master Bedroom. Iron and ironing board provided.

Relax on the generous wraparound porch, surf the net on the wifi, or buy a book at Marfa Book Company and read while enjoying Marfa's amazing weather.

Day trips might include rafting on the Rio Grande, star parties at the McDonald Observatory, a jaunt to Prada Marfa, hiking in nearby Ft. Davis, spending time at the galleries in town, shopping the shops at the Hotel Paisano right down the street. And don't miss those mysterious Marfa Lights!

Marfa has wonderful dining options at Maiya's, Cochineal, and Future Shark to mention a few of the options.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I love Marfa and can't believe how lucky I am to own a home there. It is incredibly special! My main residence is in Houston, but I spend as much time out there as possible. Managing this property is my full-time job, along with my 5 kids and 4 dogs.

Why the Owner Chose Marfa, TX, USA:
I fell in love with Marfa 20 years ago. I am from Arizona originally and I guess there is a part of me that just loves that high desert climate. The climate in Marfa is amazing, the summer temps even in the hottest part of the year still drop into the 60s at night. The light in Marfa is beautiful. The sunsets, sunrises, the clouds - it is easy to see why artists have been drawn here. It's remoteness is a huge part of the appeal for me and my husband.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is just such a classic. It has beautiful bones, with high ceilings and wonderful windows. The porch is so welcoming. The wood floors are original - worn but with character and beauty. It is cozy yet open and spacious for it's size. My new outdoor living space is complete and it is will blow you away.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/27/2016

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  • Street view!

    Street view!

  • Outdoor kitchen/entertaining space

    Outdoor kitchen/entertaining space

  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • master bath

    master bath

  • front porch

    front porch

  • Wrap around porch and large, grassy, well tended yard

    Wrap around porch and large, grassy, well tended yard

  • Gas stove and new backsplash in kitchen

    Gas stove and new backsplash in kitchen

  • Living room with gas fireplace - black granite surround and mantel

    Living room with gas fireplace - black granite surround and mantel

  • driveway gate & lights, beautiful view down the street

    driveway gate & lights, beautiful view down the street

  • outdoor kitchen/patio with fireplace

    outdoor kitchen/patio with fireplace

  • Outdoor pavillion

    Outdoor pavillion

  • Close up view of front porch

    Close up view of front porch

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living room and dining room

    Living room and dining room

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • view of front yard and front gate post

    view of front yard and front gate post

  • recently re-done master shower

    recently re-done master shower

  • Master bathroom - original claw foot tub

    Master bathroom - original claw foot tub

  • front porch coffee

    front porch coffee

  • Outdoor kitchen/patio

    Outdoor kitchen/patio

VRBO #501660

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Marfa, TX, USA #501660

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