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Only Steps Off Main - Historic Dist w/ Hot Tub, Spacious, Walkable, & Breakfast

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,028 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2-3* bedrooms, 2.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 6.

Location, location, location! First block off Main, on San Antonio. Short walk to cute shops and tasting rooms, and super close to eateries with great atmospheres and music!

Das Tejas is a 2002 timber and stone home built with the historic styling of an late 1800's German pioneer home. We have been the proud owners of this lovely home since 2014. Our home features fine period antiques and primitives, along with fine textiles and a growing collection of the owners quilts. Architectural features of this home include a wood burning stone fireplace, cypress beam and pine wood ceilings, stained concrete floors down with wide-plank pine floors up, and granite counters. The large master bedroom is located downstairs off the comfortable living room, and includes an on suite bathroom with recently remodeled walk-in shower and two separate sinks. Guests will appreciate the convenience of an additional half bath, also recently remodeled with double sink and make-up station, along with a super fast download internet connection. The fully equipped kitchen allows for the preparation of a nice family meal when not taking advantage of one of the fine Fredericksburg restaurants within walking distance. The dining area opens up to the kitchen and boasts a table that will accommodate guest seating to six. This area is a perfect location for after dinner games and puzzles found in the home. There is a second private bedroom on the second level, along with a *(semi-private) sleeping loft/television lounge, and an additional bathroom. Covered patios and around the home and a large stone patio in the back allow for relaxation, with private hot tub. Enjoy star gazing around the recently added fire-pit.This home is best used for up to two couples wanting their own private spaces, or a family/friends group of up to six.

Please be considerate of our wishes that our home remain restricted to children under 12 and all pets. Travelers with pets are encouraged to contact us in advance of their stay to receive suggestions on pet resorts in the area. This is a non-smoking home. No Batchelorette parties or groups over six.

Das Tejas (DT) - Zwei, a second guest house, sits at the back of the super deep lot (200 feet). This unit is used by the owners. If you are in need of additional space for your group, contact us and let us know. We may consider rental of DTZ too. Guest homes are separated by a, newly installed and expanding landscaped yard space.

More Details

Property Manager
Missy Shelton
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Missy Shelton

Hello, our names are Brice and Missy and we have recently moved to Fredericksburg, Texas. Now empty-nesters, we are enjoying the Hill Country and al it has to offer. Brice enjoys cycling and occasionally, I will join him (new tandem). I enjoy quilting and this area has a few amazing shops. I'm also a real estate agent, so just ask if you have any interest in seeing something during your stay.

Missy Shelton purchased this house in 2014

Why Missy Shelton chose Fredericksburg

We had been looking to purchase a home in Gillespie County for several years and were so excited to purchase this home this August of 2014. We have now met our goal of moving to the area after Brice retired in late 2015. This is truly our dream come true and we are looking forward to sharing it with you.

What makes this house unique

The greatest benefit of this home is the fantastic location. In addition to that, this home has all the benefits of a modern home, while maintaining the feel of an early pioneer home. Communal spaces, both inside and on the back patio, make this an exceptional home for small gatherings of family and friends, up to six total guests.

Map

Nearest Airport
68 Miles
SAT International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lady Bird Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
Hondo's, Crossroads, Western Edge, West End
Car: not necessary

Must see and do activities include:

- Shopping Main ST

- Dining local restaurants, weekend reservations recommended

- Wine tastings at wineries and tasting rooms

- Antiquing

- Cycling the Hill Country

- Hiking Enchanted Rock

- Sightseeing the area

- Museums - Pacific War and Pioneer are among some

- Art Galleries

- Fresh local produce

- Peaches

- Festivals

- Trade Days

Amenities

Fredericksburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2028 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , En-suite attached to downstairs master.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Downstairs half bath. Trough sink vanity & make-up station.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs bathroom accessible to bedrooms 2 and loft area.
  • Bath linens and robes can are available for guests up to four. Shampoo, conditioner, soap are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Super comfortable bed, ceiling fan, private en-suite bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Lovely private guest room upstairs. Comphy bed. Ceiing fan.l
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Sleeping loft & TV area, up. Bathroom access. Ceiling fan.
  • Bedroom 1 and 2 are private. Bedroom 3 is a closed sleeping loft that includes a television lounge area. Access to the upstairs bathroom is in the sleeping loft area. Sleeping loft area is best used by 'girls' weekends or families with children over the age of 12.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Breakfast items are provided for overnight guests. Please contact owner with special dietary considerations.

Reviews

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Beautiful Home - Amazing Location - Great Host - Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

The Sheltons really thought of it all! Truly amazing hosts, the house was super clean, fully stocked and literally a block away from Main Street and all the action. We will be back again soon! Thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

The home was wonderful. The owners put in great attention to every detail. We absolutely loved it. We had all of the comforts of home. The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. The bathrooms had plenty of towels and nice toiletries. We enjoyed the hot tub at night. It was a fabulous weekend with dear friends and we loved this beautiful home on a quiet street. Thank you Missy! Your home is one of the best vacation rentals we’ve stayed in.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Comfortable, Adorable and Close to Everything!

  • 5 of 5

Das Tejas was a lovely house and perfect for our girls weekend. The hosts provided yummy breakfast fixings for us and all the fun of Fredericksburg was within walking distance. The hot tub was relaxing as was the back porch rockers. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and can't wait to come back. Thanks for a great weekend, Das Tejas!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable place to stay. The owners were gracious and helpful.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. It was perfect for our girls weekend. Convenient to shopping and restaurants. The owners were gracious, helpful and available for all our questions. The house was clean and well stocked. We had everything and all that we needed. It is beautifully decorated and we really enjoyed the back yard. Would definitely consider staying in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Adorable home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property. Perfect for our girls weekend! We will be staying here again! Thank you Missy for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute place... well stocked... great location... fun weekend...

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our weekend at Das Tejas. Located close to downtown. Owners were great to work with and they left us lots of goodies for breakfast!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.0%

Fee Description:
Tax Rate - State and Local tax rates = 13% (Beware, some other homes are charging over governed rate)
Damage Protection Fee - no longer charged! Owner has opted for a refundable deposit. That rate is $250. Assuming you leave the home undamaged, without bringing approved pets and children under the age of 12, you will get it back within 7 days!
Service Fee - VRBO/HomeAway fee, owner never sees
Cleaning fee - None! Standard cleaning is built into our rate!

Call owner with any questions, ie: making damage deposit by check.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.