About the property
- Cabin620 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
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.
Sue & Rick Lang
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 27, 2018
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 Fredericksburg
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.
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Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great secluded cabin, well appointed and friendly owners great porch to watch sunsets.
Plenty of wildlife. Overall s great place.
We rented this cabin for a quick weekend trip, my parents decided to join us last minute. I received an email shortly after arriving to the cabin stating I owed an additional $140 due to having 4 guest instead of 2. They said additional charges are due to the fact "more than one bedroom and linens are being used." 1.) $140 for using sheets for one of the beds in the cabin?! 2.) Never did I put in the reservation that the original 2 guest would sleep in the same bedroom. I just felt they were just trying to take advantage of us and get extra money. We did not ask for any additional accommodations. Other than that the cabin was nice.
Hill Country Photography Getaway
Had a great girls retreat. Used the Cassita as a home base for a photography tour with a great friend. Centrally locates for our needs and will use it again on the next trip.
Very nice place.
We had a very nice and relaxing stay. The house is well furnished, cozy and quiet. We also enjoyed visiting with the owners. Thanks
So happy you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We so enjoyed meeting and chatting with you and meeting your pups. Thanks again for the great review!
Best regards, Sue
Great for a long weekend
Rick and Sue are very attentive owners and the cottage house is a great place for a long weekend.
Thanks for the great review. We enjoyed having you and your family stay with us again. It's such a pleasure to have return guests. We hope you'll think of us again on your next visit to Fredericksburg.
Best regards, Sue
Peaceful and relaxing
This was our first “girl’s trip” with my two daughters! The cabin was beautiful and had everything we needed plus a bottle of wine waiting for us!! The evening we arrived the weather was perfect for sitting on the porch and enjoying our wine and the peaceful surroundings and view. We did not take advantage of the fire pit just off the porch but everything was set up and ready to go if we had wanted to do that. Very nice location and short drive to Fredericksburg. Loved meeting the owners who were kind enough to stop by and let us know if we needed anything to give them a call! We enjoyed our stay and definitely recommend it! :)
So happy you enjoyed time away with your daughters and that Casseta Toscano fit your needs. We enjoyed hosting you and the girls and look forward to hosting you again in the future. Thanks for the great review!