The House that Jack Built. Weary of the Big City… Come Here!
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Built in 1945 (not by Jack), this house is nestled on a quiet street 3 blocks off West Main. This jewel has been renovated inside and out (by Jack). Jack cut and milled the trees on the family farm creating every detail of the beautiful custom built kitchen along with each and every inch of trim and cabinets throughout the house. When it comes to one of a kind details you will find much to appreciate… The 'House that Jack Built' will speak to those looking for something more than merely an accommodation, it is an experience in loving craftsmanship.
The open floor plan offers plenty of seating in the living room, new central air/heat make the house the perfect stay in summer or winter. Vaulted ceiling in the kitchen with wonderful old farm table which seats 4 comfortably. A beautiful spiral staircase takes you to the open loft area with a double bed for additional guests.
The bedroom downstairs is a king. From the bedroom you continue outside to the large deck that sits in a beautiful private backyard. Grill some burgers, drink iced tea, or have a local LOBO beer. Tired of the backyard, sit on the front porch and watch the world go by and listen to the mourning doves and the roosters saying good morning and good night.
You are a 'walk away' from all the excitement called Main Street. Live music at Hondo's and Crossroads are a 'walk away'. If you don't want to make coffee before heading into your day. Ranch Roasters Coffee is just up the street where you will find the best latte, best scones and breakfast tacos in town. Tell Daniel Robin and Don sent you. The 'winery trail' is 15 to 20 minutes from this great location.
Any found items will be kept for one week and if not claimed will be given to a local charity. We are happy to mail anything you forget if you cover the cost of the shipping.
We live in this neighborhood. We love this neighborhood, once you come we think you will too. Come for a weekend, come for a week, come for a month or more...
NEED MORE ROOM... WE HAVE A SISTER (LITERALLY) PROPERTY TWO DOORS DOWN AND IT IS FABULOUS. "WINE DOWN AT THE PEACH HOUSE" #805501...
Member since: 2014
- 780 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning Fee $65
- Tax Rate 13%
Rate of $160 per night Monday-Wednesday, $215 Thursday-Sunday and additional fees apply for over 2 people
Check in 4:00pm -Check out 11am-need more time ask please.. if we can we will
PETS MUST be crated or in the yard when you are gone and you MUST take out $59 damage protection if you are bringing your pals.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Enchanted Rock is 20 minutes away and offers hiking, birding, stargazing and much more. The antique town of Comfort is 20 minutes away, with wonderful shopping and charming restaurants. LBJ Nation Park is 25 minutes away and is stunningly beautiful. And don't forget that every third weekend is Trade Days, a must for those looking for outdoor shopping, live music, biergarten and is across the street from the Wildseed Farm. We have lavender trails, we have 13 award winning wineries on the 290 Trail.
Luckenbach is 15 minutes away… Willie, Waylon and the Boys aren't there, but LOTS of good music, LOTS.. Your days in Fredericksburg can be as busy as you want them to be….or stay home and read a book
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: We moved here from Nashville in 2007, the call of a smaller town made us pack our bags, and we have never looked back. Robin is a producer in the film business, the majority of her work being with HGTV and DIY and enjoys the luxury of working from home. Don (aka Jack) is a contractor/builder/craftsman.His forte is restoring homes back to what they used to be… and enjoys every step of the process.
Why the Owner Chose Fredericksburg, TX, USA:
This was a run down rental property when we purchased it… Don used it for his shop for several years making beautiful cabinets and furniture and installing them in other peoples houses… when we decided it was time to bring it back to life… which we did.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This place has it all in terms of being in town but also very quiet and private. It is a short 2 block walk to all the shopping, restaurants and wine bars. It is perfect for a romantic get away or a girls weekend! We do not live on site so you have complete privacy. We allow a self check-in with the key left on site.( Please treat our home as you would your own:)
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View from loft into living area
Welcome to Jack's House
Beautiful farm table for great dining
Spiral stairs to loft bedroom
Beautiful bathroom with shower
Your loft awaits you
Private fabulous backyard
Relax and enjoy..
Kitchen area to bedroom
New stove, fully equipped kitchen
The view from above!
Concrete sink made by "Jack"
Enjoy a local brew, local wine, or just enjoy in the backyard
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016
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