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Comfortably elegant cabin-perfect for romance & relaxation or a Girl's Weekend

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 680 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom 1 large bath, sleeps 6 with breathtaking sunrises and sunsets.

Comfortably elegant Tuscan-style cabin set in an exceptionally peaceful setting with a large, 34 foot long covered front porch to sit back, relax and sip a glass of Texas Hill Country wine while enjoying the panoramic sunset views. The 680 sq ft Casetta features an open plan kitchen/dining/living area, a roomy bath and 2 bedrooms (1 king bed & 1 queen bed) as well as a queen sized sofa bed (with a Memory Foam mattress) in the Living Area. The full kitchen is equipped with a gourmet coffee maker to make single serve K-cup coffee and a small drip coffee maker. Your choice of a 'Welcome bottle' of local wine is provided (for guests over 21) and can be accompanied by a bread, fruit & cheese plate with advance notice for an extra charge. The hosts have tried to think of everything to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. Although off the beaten path, the Casetta is only 10-12 minutes away from downtown Fredericksburg and the famed 290 Wine Trail and Hill Country wineries. Casetta Toscano is the perfect place to escape and relax in the tranquil countryside and experience a little bit of Tuscany in the Texas Hill Country. 10% discount for active & retired US military and first responders.


Owner
Sue & Rick Lang
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Sue & Rick Lang

Rick & Sue met and married after college while on active duty in the Air Force. Both retired in the late 90's (Sue was an HR manager and Rick a pilot) and moved with their kids from metropolitan Washington D.C. to Texas to begin the next phase of their lives. They knew that Wisconsin (where Sue was raised) was too cold for Rick & West Texas (where he grew up) too brown and flat for Sue. Central Texas with its low unemployment, favorable taxes, affordable cost of living, good schools and reasonable weather seemed like the right choice. We'd looked at Austin & San Antonio, but both cities were growing into huge metropolises so quickly and we really wanted our kids to grow up in a small town environment. We planned an overnight stay in the Fredericksburg area as a part of an RV vacation to check out where to settle. Due to engine problems in the RV, we ended up in town for 4 days and fell in love. The rest is history. (Just ask Rick to tell you about it...he loves to share the story.)

Sue & Rick Lang purchased this cabin in 1998

Why Sue & Rick Lang chose Hill Country

Both Rick & Sue love wine and were toying with the idea of growing grapes and making wine themselves. Even back in the late 1990's, Fredericksburg was a designated viticultural area and showed great potential. So, first they bought a wine tasting room on Main St to learn all about what the consumer was looking for in wine and get to know local winemakers. Then they purchased their property with the plan to plant a vineyard and follow their dream. One thing led to another and before you knew it, they not only had the wine tasting room, but had also started Fredericksburg's very first winery touring business while each having their own full time jobs. After 7 yrs and quickly growing kids, they decided it was time to sell both businesses and focus on family. They never did plant vines on their property, but have help plant vines, haverst and produce wine with their good friends from Texas Hills Vineyard. Now that their kids have grown and moved on they wanted a place where the kids could stay and bring their friends and families along to visit. So tehy designed and built the Casetta in the summer of 2014 and furnished it like some of the lovely B&Bs they stayed in on a recent trip to Italy. They hope you will find it as friendly as visiting family and as comfortable and elegant as a 5-star hotel. They look forward to sharing the beauty and peacefulness of their property with you.

What makes this cabin unique

This property is located just outside Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country. Fredericksburg is a small town with a unique German flavor in its Hauptstrasse (Main Street) architecture and unique Sunday Houses. Weekenders from nearby San Antonio and Austin have long appreciated the charm of our small town with its selection of high class restaurants. delicious BBQ and live music scene. The surrounding Texas Hill Country is home to lush peach orchards and vineyards. It is one of the country's largest viticulture areas and Wine Spectator magazine recently named it one of the Top 10 Wine Travel Destinations in the World for 2014. Wildlife abounds with a wide variety of birds, Axis and Mule deer, and Mouflon sheep along with usual horses and cows can be seen on grazing ours and adjoining ranches. The best part about this property is that you can just sit on the front porch overlooking the hill country, enjoying the peace and quiet, spectacular sunsets, while sipping a glass of world class local wine and feel your worries slipping away.

Amenities

Fredericksburg Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Oversized Walk-in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen sleeper sofa with memory foam mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
Notes:
There is another cabin located approximately 200 yards from the Casseta that has 3 friendly dogs. It is off set back far enough that it is not visible from inside the Casseta or on the front porch.

Reviews

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Comfortably elegant cabin-perfect for romance & relaxation or a Girl's Weekend
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5

Over the top AMAZING!!

  • 5 of 5

The host and hostess Rick and Sue have thought of everything to make your stay relaxing and comfortable! This is definitely an upscale and elegant cabin including all of the cabin furnishings and amenities are of very high quality. What makes this property so unique is the location. Within the first 90 minutes of our stay we saw deer, open range, horses, wild turkeys and humming birds galore. Be sure to bring your binocolars as you relax on the AMAZING front porch! If your bringing your furry friend, again Rick and Sue have thought of everything. While being comforted with the totally fenced in front yard, they even provided a "grunge towel" to wipe off their wet paws as well as doggie food and water bowls. Do yourself, friends and family a favor and experience this amazing elegant cabin. My husband, furry friend and I will definitely return to this huge slice of relaxation.

The Lehman's

Highland Village, TX

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! It gives us great pleasure when our guests understand and appreciate why we wanted to share the beauty of the property. We tried to anticipate what would be needed for a relaxing and enjoyable stay and make sure it was in place. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Great place to kick back and enjoy the view. You're off of Hwy 16 far enough and in a secluded area from the public. Owners are great. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Hill Country Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The property was everything it was billed to be. We had a great weekend enjoying all the property had to offer. The fire pit was a perfect setting to watch the sunset and watching the wildlife on the drive in was always fun. Also, the fenced in front yard was a huge plus and was perfect for our dogs.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that it's where you got engaged! Congratulations and thanks for allowing Casseta Toscano to be a part of those special memories. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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5

Perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay. The property is charming and quiet. Our dog enjoyed sitting on the porch (fully fenced yard) and watching the cows graze across the pasture. And the sunset ... Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Serene Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is perfect for a serene and secluded getaway. It is clean, charming, and nicely decorated. It is also accessorized with all the right items to enjoy both the inside comfort and outside porch, grill or fire pit. We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our Casseta and appreciate the quiet beauty the surroundings offer. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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Peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place to stay!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8.05 Miles
Gillespie County Airport
Nearest Golf
7.5 Miles
Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.27 Miles
Texas Highway 16 South
Nearest Restaurant
6.9 Miles
Cabernet Grill
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Fredericksburg Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$200
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $35 per person per night
Pet Fee $35
Damage Deposit $250

Owner'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.
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