A Pet-Friendly Family Resort Awaits You in the Quiet Texas Hill Country

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our fully furnished 2 bdrm cottage is nestled under the beautiful live oaks on the Jonas Ranch. A tranquil setting close to Guadalupe River for tubing, Fishing or Boating at Canyon Lake, Wimberley market days or swimming at the Blue Hole, San Marcos Tanger Outlet Mall and Wonder World Park, Wurst Fest, the famous Schlitterbahn family Water Park and shopping in New Braunfels and Historic Gruene. Just a little over an hour away from Fredericksburg! Bring your friendly pet to stay!!!
*Queen bedroom
*Bunk room
*inviting sitting area with sofa/chair
* 1 Bathroom with shower
* Satellite TV
*Kitchenette with coffee, microwave, toaster, stove & mini fridge
*One indoor/outdoor doggie suite connected to cottage
* Outdoor picnic table
*Outdoor Chimenea & BBQ pit for grilling
*$25 per pet fee per stay
*Minimum weekend stay: 2 nights
*Minimum stay during holidays: 3 nights
(Thanksgiving,Christmas, Memorial & Labor Day weekends, July 4th)
*Smoke Free facility
*quality and cleanliness
*Hill Country Scenery
*Ranch is rich in history and home to many breeds of sheep

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 Children and pets must be accompanied by parents...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking on property...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Indoor/outdoor doggie suite is connected to the cottage. A cot and stainless or plastic bowls are provided. Please bring your pet's own food and comfy bedding! Playground for pets!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed


  • Bunk bed is full mattress on bottom/twin on top. Can sleep 2 kids or 1 Adult and one child on bottom. One child or Adult on top bunk. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Wood burning Chimenea/BBQ pit for grilling outside in sitting area. Property is gated and fenced....moreless


  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Heating:

    Central heat...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Boats, ATVs, trailers...moreless

  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee grinds, sugar and creamer provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Small fridge, sink, stove, microwave, toaster & coffee maker. Glass plates and cups and silverware. pots/pan in bottom drawer of stove...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    P-Gravel driveway/Landscape...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.9
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$950 $2,100
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%



Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed and payment is received

Pet Friendly

Approved Pet Fee: $25.00 per dog/stay

ALL HOLIDAY WEEKENDS REQUIRE 3 night Minimum (Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day & Labor Day weekends & July 4th)

2 night minimum stay on other days

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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11 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Brewsters Pizza
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
water skiing

Car: Necessary

Ollie's Country Cottage is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country on the Jonas Ranch. A tranquil setting just 15-20 minutes away all the attractions! the Canyon Lake/Guadalupe River (toobing, kayaking rafting, White Water Amphitheater & Boating)

Wimberley (market days, dining, Blue Hole park, Zipline, shopping on the square)

San Marcos (Tanger & Premium Outlets, Wonder World Theme Park, Swim the crystal clear springs)

New Braunfels (Famous family waterpark- Schlitterbahn, dining, antiquing, wineries, shopping, wurstfest, Wein and Sangerfest and much more!)

Historic Gruene (dining, shopping, antiques, famous Gruene Hall)

Take a day trip to Fredericksburg (1 hr 15 min. away) for antiquing, shopping, dining, wine tours or climb up Enchanted Rock) while your pet(s) stay safely in the cottage's indoor/outdoor doggie suite.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1941

About the owner: Elroy Jonas was born and raised in New Braunfels, Texas. Back in the days, he and his family lived on his Great Opa's homestead plantation raising crops and livestock. After months of rain, the family was forced to move to another location, so the Canyon Lake Dam could be built. Today, the Jonas Ranch (est 1940s) is 4th generation!

Why the Owner Chose New Braunfels, TX, USA:
The Jonas Ranch was purchased in the early 1940s and still holds natural wildlife and many breeds of sheep. Spring fed water runs through Purgatory Creek on the ranch and part of the ranch includes the Devils Backbone with breathtaking views from at top.

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Speaks: english

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VRBO #643098

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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