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Restored Victorian Country House Wonderful Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 & Half Bathrooms, Sleep 8

Nestled amoung the rolling hills just an hour and fifteen minutes from Houston, 10 miles south of Brenham and 20 minutes from Round Top, is a new remodeled vintage country house. This house is situated in the middle of 3 acres of shaded trees, hay bales, and sunrise/sunset views. Enjoy morning coffee on the back deck complimented by the stunning country background then wind down from a day exploring the countryside with a glass of wine (or budweiser). Ideal spot for a couples retreat, girls weekend or a gathering of old friends to put something on the grill. Just minutes away from many Country Fairs, Texas A&M events and Local Festivals to fill your day. Go exploring in Round Top Antique shops. Don't forget to visit the Blue Bell Creamery or the Welcome Store for cold beer, pool and pizzas. Let this home reconnect you with nature and leave you feeling stress free.


- 4 bedrooms (3 queen and 1 dual twin)

- 3 ensuite bathrooms with a half bath off mudroom

- large kitchen with bay window and seating

- large dining room that seats 8 comfortably

- cozy living room with wood burning fire place

- washer and dryer

- classic (and we mean classic) vhs library

- towels and basic bathroom amentities

- all bed linens

- pets are negotiable - propane gas grill . Paper towels and napkins- outdoor fire pit. Outdoor dining on the deck- Three day minimum for Christmas holiday

More Details

Joe Mayeux
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Joe Mayeux

We are retired and enjoy meeting new people and letting them discover the relaxing experience of the Welcome House. Enjoy fresh country air under the stars with our new Fire Pit.

Joe Mayeux purchased this chateau / country house in 1978


Industry Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


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(15 traveler reviews)

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Restored Victorian Country House Wonderful Retreat
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews
Dallas, TX

An oasis in the country!

  • 5 of 5

We took a weekend-getaway girls trip to enjoy the area. Highly recommend the home and the surrounding area! We so enjoyed the backyard, the views, walks, a few of the painted churches, shopping in Round Top and the food in area restaurants (The Garden Company in Schulenburg, Royer's in Round Top were highlights). Joe made our stay easy and relaxing -- we loved the fire pit at night (even though it was May the nights were cool!), star-gazing, coffee outside in the mornings (thank you Joe for the coffee set up!) and a warm, welcoming environment. All exceeded our expectations -- everyone loved it!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome house!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spacious home - perfect for 5 ladies. Kitchen is very well equipped ,beds are comfortable and we really enjoyed the evenings by the fire pit and watching the stars. Returning for the fall antique show!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Olathe, Kansas

Country Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This was by far the cutest VRBO we've stayed in yet. Very comfortable and so well done. Joe, the owner was so sweet to have set up a full coffee bar with everything you'd need. We truly enjoyed our stay and will book again next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home as described....worked wonderful for a multi generation reunion and Thanksgiving celebration!

  • 5 of 5

The open and expansive views of the countryside are wonderful for watching sunsets. Fire pit is wonderful for hanging outdoors at night and the star show can't be beat. The owner Joe was very accommodating, responsive and invested in us having what we needed at the rental. All guests enjoyed the stay greatly!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our weekend at Welcome House was wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just got back from our weekend at Welcome House. We absolutely loved it and we are hoping to make this an annual event. We have been attending the Scarecrow Festival for our anniversary for years (although we sometimes spend it in Disney World). We have rented several homes in the Brenham area, but none came even close to Welcome House.

Joe was such a pleasure to work with, before our stay, during and after. He was kind and thorough with the information he provided and we were very pleasantly surprised to find out that the pictures posted on the site are exactly what we got. In addition to that, we were super impressed by the hospitality in little ways. For instance, rather than having sugar and an artificial sweetener at the coffee bar, Joe offered sugar, Equal, Splenda and Truvia. Someone else might not notice such things but I have many food allergies and I appreciate the extra thought and care that went into that gesture. Also, some homes we have rented before have placesettings for 4 or 5 people but the kitchen at Welcome House is overstocked with everything you could need: plates, bowls, sauces, cups, glasses, wine glasses, numerous pots and pans...I could go on. Then, there is the outside area. We lived out there. We used the Gas Grill both nights and dined outside. We also enjoyed S'mores at the fireplace. It was such an enjoyable weekend. I can't wait to get back. Thank you, Joe, for all you did to make our Anniversary weekend special.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

There were four women staying for the Round Top Antiques shows. The house was wonderful and we had a great time. It was decorated well and had all necessary amenities. We enjoyed seeing both the sunrise and sunset from the house. It was very peaceful. Kay

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $100
Fire Pit Fee 10 Sticks $20

Please call 713 502 7615 with any household issues.

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

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