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A Pet-Friendly Family Resort awaits you in the quiet Texas Hill Country

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath on a beautiful hilltop in Hill Country

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, WurstFest, 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

*Cottage sleeps 4 guests comfortably (can sleep up to 5 guests if it's a small child)

*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

More Details

Jeanne & Elroy Jonas and Lisa Hallmark
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 4, 2018

About Jeanne & Elroy Jonas and Lisa Hallmark

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!

Jeanne & Elroy Jonas and Lisa Hallmark purchased this cottage in 1941

Why Jeanne & Elroy Jonas and Lisa Hallmark chose New Braunfels

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.


New Braunfels Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 person shower stall shampoo, conditioner, soap, hair dryer and bath towels provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed
  • Bunk bed is full mattress on bottom/twin on top.Cottage can sleep 4 guests comfortably. 2 kids on bottoms bunk or 1 Adult and one child on bottom. One child or Adult on top bunk.
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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
Wood burning Chimenea/BBQ pit for grilling outside in sitting area. Property is gated and fenced.


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A Pet-Friendly Family Resort awaits you in the quiet Texas Hill Country
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews

Cozy very clean and private! Perfect get away Spot!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 12 days at Ollie’s Cabin while transitioning from California to Texas and it was the best place to decompressed after a long journey! Lisa her mother and father made us and our two dogs Caly and Hannah feel like family.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Miriam, Chris, Hannah and Caly, we had the pleasure hosting you at our cottage! You are such a kind family. We enjoyed talking with you and appreciate keeping Ollie's clean inside and out! Thank you for you business and we sure hope you enjoy living in our beautiful city.
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Great Weekend Get-A-Way

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend get-away at Ollie's Cottage. It was clean, neat and orderly, and very well stocked. Close enough to several Hill Country towns to keep us busy and a very quiet property in-between. The dog-friendly accommodations were first-rate, the weather cooperated to allow for front porch rocking, and had we not been so lazy we would have enjoyed an outdoor evening fire. We agreed that the only thing keeping it from being perfect was the lack of WiFi and ESPN, but then we decided that we went there to actually get away from all that! HA! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your sweet review on our property! So happy you all enjoyed your stay. I had to laugh when I read ‘no wifi’ cause that’s what my parents come back is- ‘it’s a cozy place to just relax and get-away from all the Internet/social media’ lol! We welcome you back anytime!
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Very clean, great location and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This place is on a very well maintained property with a quaint inviting sitting area to BBQ and socialize.The house is decorated very homey and the space utilized perfectly. Linens smelled very fresh and I LOVED the labels that were placed strategically around to let you know exactly where everything was. I highly recommend his property and will absolutely visit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richwood, TX

Relaxing Hill Country Vaca Home

  • 5 of 5

Great place with all the creature comforts of home. Nice outdoor area to sit among the trees at night and enjoy the sounds of nature. Loved that it was dog friendly and well commodoted for our furry family member! Owners are super nice!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brooke, my mom enjoyed meeting you all! Thank you for staying at Ollie's and so happy to hear you all enjoyed your stay. We appreciate you and your party taking care of Ollie's and welcome you all back again in the future.
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Super clean, nicely decorated, and well appointed!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for us 4 adults and our dog. Not only did we love it but Hazel (dog) did too! We loved the outside patio as well.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Debbie! We loved having you all stay at Ollie's and hope you can return again.
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This place is great

  • 5 of 5

We came out for our honeymoon, and we loved it. It's a 12 minute drive to Blue Hole, and an hour drive to both Austin and San Antonio. The house is very nice; the beds are very comfortable; they are very pet friendly, and our dog loved the place. Would highly recommend, and we will surely be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: David, Thank you for your kind review. We are so happy you and your family enjoyed staying at Ollie's! Thank you for taking such great care of our property and we look forward to your next stay.
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Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Brewsters Pizza
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Damage Insurance $59

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 if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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