Charming Restored Victorian Home on Main St Near Historic Shopping District

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Storybook charm exudes from this 1911 built home


Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This enchanting home built in 1911 is located on Main Street in Marble Falls just a block from the historic district with great shopping and restaurants. Walk to Bluebonnet Cafe! Lake Marble Falls and Johnson Park are just 5 blocks away too. This home has been lovingly restored in 2013 throughout. This 2500 sq ft home offers all the comforts of modern living blended with the charm of yesteryear. A 3-story gem, with master bedroom/bath on first floor, 2 bedrooms and bath on second floor, and media room with large flat screen TV also doubles as an extra sleeping quarters with two twin memory foam pull-out loveseats, an office and shower bath on third floor.

The downstairs features a gracious living room, large dining room that can seat 10 people, wonderful kitchen that boasts all new walnut cabinetry, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, including a 5-burner gas range and bistro dining for 2. Separate laundry room features high efficiency, large capacity washer & dryer. The master bedroom is great for relaxing, has flat panel tv, writing desk. The master bath features a beautiful new slipper tub, with natural slate tile surround and floors. The 2nd floor features 2 charming bedrooms both with comfy queen bed and a full bath. The 3rd floor has media room/extra guest sleeping quarters, mini-kitchenette and bathroom with corner shower. Other property features include original pine floors, pocket doors, majestic oaks in side yard, Victorian picket fence.
Enjoy gorgeous Texas sunsets on the spacious new deck at back of the house. Perfect for outdoor dining and/or relax with a glass of wine or a meal on the deck.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • Children Welcome:

    We love kids! Be aware there are stairs in this home....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Wheelchairs are fine for first floor...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Strict no-smoking policy...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    (baby crib is Graco pack n play,can be put in any room)...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    This room also has 2 nice comfortable air mattresses/twn/qn...moreless

  • 3 bedrooms feature comfortable queen size beds, 4th bedroom is media room that doubles as bedroom as needed. (It is private) has choice of futon or auto inflatable air mattress for sleeping...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Tub is new vintage-style slipper tub/shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Romantic slipper tub in downstairs master bath

Other Amenities

  • We have recently added a 280 sq ft deck to the rear of the home. This adds the perfect extra outdoor living space to enjoy quiet morning coffee or a glass of wine or dining anytime. The panoramic views and Texas Sunsets are spectacular , you'll love star-gazing at night. Marble Falls is the perfect hub community to launch out for day trips into the hill country. Whether you enjoy hiking at Inks Lake, fishing or boating at Lake LBJ or Lake Marble Falls, or take in the fascinating area museums or wine tours, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Oh yes, then there's the shopping on Main Street in Marble Falls, antique shopping in both Marble Falls and Burnet, and many great restaurants and cafes close by....moreless


  • Books:

    classics, Christian books, art & photo books...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD player also has record player (old vinyl collection)...moreless

  • Games:

    Checkers, monopoly...moreless

  • Music Library:

    classical, enya, Christian cd's, some country...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Northland basic cable...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Old fashioned style lp, cd player and radio on first floor...moreless

  • Television:

    60' flat panel tv in 3rd floor media room 50' flat panel tv in 2nd floor front bedroom 32' Flat Panel TV in 1st floor bedroom....moreless

  • Toys:

    toddler toys mostly...moreless

  • Video Games:


  • Video Library:

    mostly family friendly movies, kids dvd library, action & classic films...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    At northern edge of downtown historic district, walking distance to restaurants, shopping boutiques, coffee shop, day spa/salon, wine bar, live music bar, park and lake...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    zoned central air conditioning...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Hi efficiency dryer (2013)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    zoned central heating/heat pump system...moreless

  • Internet:

    hi speed internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    extra linens for all beds...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Leather sofa grouping, bay windows...moreless

  • Parking:

    8 parking spaces...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    each bathroom has 6 bath towels, 6 hand towels, 6 wash cloths (or more)...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Hi efficiency large load washing machine (2013)...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker brews 12 cups, also have coffee grinder and french press...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough china, flatware and glassware for 15-20 guests Fully stocked on cookware and utensils. Plenty of wine glasses too!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    SS Whirlpool dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Granite counters, state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances including gas range, dishwasher. Coffeemaker, Blender and mixer too. Cute bistro breakfast table by window overlooking ancient oak...moreless

  • Microwave:

    LG microwave oven above stove...moreless

  • Oven:

    Double oven in range...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, spices, herbs, sugar, flour, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    27 cu ft Stainless Steel double door fridge with freezer on bottom...moreless

  • Stove:

    LG Stainless steel Gas range with double oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Cuisinart toaster oven...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Spacious 280 sq ft deck at rear of home, secured gate for child safety , features large patio table with 6 chairs brick patio in side yard with bistro seating and grill...moreless

  • Golf:

    Horseshoe Bay Golf Club is 7 miles away ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill & smoker...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Municipal tennis courts located at 1st and Main...moreless



Write a review 5
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 16 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 1 - Sep 16, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$2,200 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $25
  • cleaning fee $100
  • extra guests $10
  • Tax Rate 4.5%



Owner'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: 10/20/2016
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40 Metres
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstrom
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
R Bar & Grill
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Horseshoe Bay Golf
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Hill Country Flyer/ Cedar Park/Bertram
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 281
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
bluebonnet Cafe
200 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

Marble Falls is the gateway to the enchanting Texas Hill Country. It is located just 45 minutes from the Austin Bergstrom Airport and beautiful Austin. So much to do here, from water recreation on the 4 Highland Lakes, hiking and sightseeing in Inks Lake State Park, numerous events in Marble Falls including the famous boat races in August. Located on the Texas Wine Tour Trail and in the heart of wildflower country! Shopping is superb on Main Street. Must visit the Iconic Bluebonnet Cafe, within walking distance. Historic town of Johnson City is 15 minutes to south, popular shopping and wine mecca of Fredericksburg is about a 40 minute drive


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Kevin and Leslie love to restore old homes to their previous glory days! They are both native Texans who grew up in Houston, Kevin is a well-known photojournalist who graduated from UT in 1983. He and Leslie raised their 4 children in the Austin/Lakeway area and love the Texas Hill Country. Leslie is a Texas Real Estate Broker/Realtor and loves helping people find their dream homes or that diamond in the rough.

Why the Owner Chose Marble Falls, TX, USA:
Kevin and Leslie were drawn to this home for several years, and decided to tackle purchasing and renovating it in 2013. They love the character and location right in the heart of downtown Marble Falls.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We fell in love with the location! So close to all the Main Street festivals and fun! Crazy about the character of the pine floors, wide moldings, wonderful windows, pocket doors, old-fashioned front porch, beautiful ancient oaks, amazing sunset views of the hill country to the west. Thoroughly modern kitchen with all the bells and whistles, yet vintage flair. Romantic slipper tub in master is perfect for soaking away stress! So many fun things to do in the area: Lake activities are super close, coffee at Main St. Coffee Shop,then shopping on Main Street or enjoy the art galleries and sculptures on Main, take a hike at Inks Lake State Park, pick fresh strawberries at The Sweet Berry Farm 10 min. away, take a wine tour with Hill Country Wine Tours or go antiquing in Burnet, these are just a few of the many activities close by. We will be glad to send you more information on our property and on area activities and calendar of events in the Highland Lakes Area!

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Storybook charm exudes from this 1911 built home

    Storybook charm exudes from this 1911 built home

  • Lovely bay windows let the morning sun shine into upstairs bedroom

    Lovely bay windows let the morning sun shine into upstairs bedroom

  • Perfect after a day of either shopping the many shops in the hill country.

    Perfect after a day of either shopping the many shops in the hill country.

  • Antique chapel window adds character to 3rd floor living room

    Antique chapel window adds character to 3rd floor living room

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Charming Restored Victorian Home On Main St Near Historic Shopping District

Marble Falls, TX, USA #512011

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