Dreamy Country Home-8acres-Inspires Rest and Renewal-Water View-Sleeps up to 8(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Chateau / Country House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Best in Area-Designer's country home with privacy. Outdoor space to die for!
The outdoor areas are truly special with views of the water, the resident sweet pony, and 'room to run' in the orchard. A huge swing by the water is as peaceful as it gets. There are three kayaks for guest's use. An easy, lazy paddle is truly special here. BBQ pits and a picnic table are at the water, too. This is a fun place to hang out.
The den is outfitted with a 42' HD flat screen with surround sound. The living room has a 32' flat screen and a fireplace.
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Member since: 2014
- Chateau / Country House
- 2900 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
With some strict parameters, dogs are welcomed. Pet fee of 50.00 per pet. 3 acres are dog fenced and secure. Crates or outdoor kennel must be used during your absence. No dogs on beds or furniture - no exceptions to these rules, please....moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Our property is a private, peaceful 8-acre gated country setting very near Austin and four miles east of Georgetown. You will have the entire property to yourselves. The pet cow and the pony graze in the pasture and the hens cluck away and provide eggs. Many guests have enjoyed our location for short and extended country road cycling training and touring. We are also well-suited for folks on motorcycles. Our biggest calling card is the relaxing, comfortable vibe that everyone remarks about when seeing the place for the first time. Words can't describe it and photos don't convey it. And be sure and check out the happenings in Georgetown proper. Festivals, markets, art events, and wine events are frequently scheduled on the award-winning Georgetown square. The Formula 1 track is twenty minutes down the road, and Austin is near, as well. Our area, and our property, is very special - we know you will agree. ...moreless
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
Dishes & Utensils:
Service for ten, various sets of soup bowls and serving bowls,casual and better flatware,large assortment of mixing bowls and baking,frying,roasting utensils,serving trays for outdoor cooking...moreless
Our kitchen is equipped with everything you might need for staying in and cooking. We have a gas range, chef-quality knives, a huge collection of cast iron pans, a few commercial sauce pots, and more....moreless
Basic spices and seasonings are provided.bring oils, butter, etc. you may use things you see here in the pantry, replace if you use it all, please. we will provide fresh eggs if the girls are laying!...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
Kayak / Canoe:
Three simple sit-on-top kayaks and paddles are provided for guests. Enjoy an easy paddle on the always deep, always wide Berry Creek at the San Gabriel. Secluded, quiet, very special. A highlight....moreless
Lawn / Garden:
Huge front lawn for bocce, croquet, etc. Very large backyard, strung with lights, is surrounded by a charming stone wall. Seating area overlooking the pastures and the water is perfect for relaxing....moreless
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $125
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $50
Additional guests above 6 (excluding infants) WILL be charged 50.00 per night per person. Maximum is two additional guests.
This is a wonderfully dog friendly property. Pet fee of 50.00 is per dog. Crates are required to be used during your absence from the property. No exceptions please. No dogs are allowed on furniture or beds. We provide an outdoor kennel for your use. Any damage or soiling costs caused by dogs will be deducted from the security deposit. Clogged toilets will be the responsibility of guests - any plumbing fees will be charged to guests via security deposit.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Georgetown has an award-winning downtown square that is not to be missed, but the outlying county roads to the east and north are pretty special, too. Perfect for cycling, motorcycling or just driving the car for a lazy afternoon. You'll find tiny towns with antique stores, country cafes, and really friendly people. North of Georgetown is Salado for tourist style shopping that many enjoy. And be sure and check out the City of Georgetown website to learn of all the festivals throughout the year - see First Friday, Second Saturday and the Christmas Stroll!
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: Terry and I are a semi-retired couple who owned a printing company in Austin for 33 years. He's a native Minnesotan UT grad hunter/fisherman who dislikes the cold, and I'm a Dallas girl who came to Austin to UT in the 70's and stayed put. We have traveled to many spots around the world and know what it takes to feel comfortable and relaxed in a lodging setting.
Why the Owner Chose Georgetown, TX, USA:
After living for decades in Austin, raising a family, I was pulling for moving to the country near charming Georgetown. Terry agreed and I began the hunt. I immediately found this little treasure four miles east of Georgetown, and absolutely knew that this was it. And it was. The house is sited at the top of the hill overlooking the pastures and Berry Creek at the San Gabriel for a view that always gets lovely comments. We absolutely love the place and it's features, and know that others love it, too. We entertain a lot! So, we decided to share the love and rent it to others to enjoy, while we stay at another property nearby. After a year of real success with another vacation rental company, we decided to join the VRBO family. We can't wait to get more 100%, 5-star reviews for this wonderful property.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
The relaxed and unmistakably peaceful vibe you get immediately as you arrive on the property was the deciding factor when we first saw this place. Huge natural stone patio - add the view of the water and the orchard and we were hooked. We feel so lucky to be here.
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8 beautiful acres, a secluded rural property 4 mi. off the Georgetown square
twilight dinner in the back. feels much like provence!
organic culinary jewels for you - layed daily by our ten beautiful hens
a pretty, sun-filled spot
the dining room seats eight
serene master bedroom. queen sleep number bed, blackout shades and drapes
very large master bath
huge den with 42' HDTV. this room sleeps 2 with Crate&Barrel queen sleeper sofa
quiet, peaceful, naturally lovely. Buddha approves!
kayaks for your use - perfect spot for easy, lazy, secluded paddling. so fun!
oh my. afternoon view over the pasture into the orchard - great creek view
sweet Mack, loves pets and scratches
this is where the wind-down begins. so relaxing and lovely.
a serious cook's kitchen - gather fresh eggs each day for your perfect breakfast
front living area - fireplace, flatscreen, beautiful views of the property
nice note from our last guests!!
a cozy sunny guest room - double bed with line-dried sheets!
twin bed guestroom - blackout shades for sleeping late
master bath - serene and spacious
beautiful, rustic outdoor fireplace and dining area for enjoying the Texas night
1906 steel railroad bridge over our creek, leading to the river. verrrry special
one of our girls on the woodpile.
Pearl at the smokehouse
pig roast in the orchard - use the pit if you like!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, March 17, 2017
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