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Grove House :: Secluded Luxury, Nestled Below Lone Man Mountain, Near Wimberley

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

King Bed, Gourmet Kitchen, Private Courtyard w/Fireplace/Hot Tub/Outdoor Shower

GROVE HOUSE is a tranquil, cottage retreat, located in the woods outside of Wimberley, Texas. Providing a step back from the built world and a haven for inspiration and connection, Grove House is the ideal setting for a romantic get-away, or a solo sojourn.

Nestled beneath Lone Man Mountain, just forty-five minutes from Austin, Texas, Grove House is a luxurious, eco-conscious sanctuary—off the beaten path, down a road less traveled.

Withdraw to the simple elegance of a San Miguel-inspired courtyard and shower under a canopy of stars. Follow the moonrise from the hot tub. Rest your feet up by the fire and recall the lost art of doing nothing.

Inside, liberate your cares in an aromatherapy bath in the century-old clawfoot tub, rescued from a French Quarter hotel.

The chef-savvy kitchen includes an Italian gas range, dishwasher, cook’s tools, and comes stocked with basic cupboard supplies including fresh citrus, olive oil, garlic, vinegars and organic half & half.

Sink into 100% organic bamboo/cotton sheets and white goose down comforter in the king platform bed, handmade by a local craftsman from river-reclaimed sinker cypress. (Down-alternative bedding available upon request.)

In the morning, wake up with a cappuccino, latte, espresso, or a selection of organic herbal teas and a breath of fresh air.

Step down from the covered porch to an old-growth arbor of oaks and fire up the grill for alfresco dining, overlooking a meadow frequented by wildlife.

Explore the eclectic library of writers, artists and wildlife guides.

Request advance arrangements for a therapeutic in-house massage.

Fine dining, art galleries, antiquing, and more are fewer than fifteen minutes from Grove House, in the village of Wimberley. You’ll also discover nearby vineyards and wineries, swimming holes, music events, festivals and flea markets.

We strive to be pro-ecology stewards of this beautiful ‘patch’ of land. Walk out your front door and down the road to discover miles of famous Texas Hill Country vistas---rich with wildlife and inspiration.

RELAX, RECONNECT and RECHARGE your spirit at Grove House.


King Bed--locally hand crafted from century-old, reclaimed sinker-cypress

Organic Bedding--100% organic cotton/bamboo sheets, goose-down pillows and comforter

Gourmet Kitchen

Filtered Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water

Tassimo Coffee System--for fresh brewed Cappuccino and Latte

Organic Herbal Teas

WiFi Internet

Portable Bluetooth Music Speaker

Paintings & Art--by local artists

Bee Kind Organic Bath Products

Spa Bathrobes

Claw-foot Tub and Shower

Plush Turkish Cotton Towels

Library of Texas Authors


Private palm-shaded courtyard with outdoor fireplace, shower, and hot tub

Firewood supplied

Gas Grill

Covered Lounging Porch


Scent-free laundering of towels and bedding with no harsh chemicals.

Use of Eco-friendly and green cleaning products

Locally handcrafted cabinetry and furniture

Greywater irrigation from showers, bath, washer & reverse osmosis

Ultra-high-efficiency ductless air conditioning and heat pump system

We advocate protection of the area ecosystems through understanding of the natural and cultural history of the Texas Hill Country.

We take an environmental approach to natural resources by encouraging recycling, thoughtful water consumption, use of biodegradable bath products and cleaning agents made with natural ingredients.

The Architectural design of Grove House was considered to maximize favorable solar conditions, natural light and outdoor living space.

Sustainable, re-purposed, handmade materials and fixtures were widely used for the construction and furnishings of Grove House.

At Grove House, we encourage wildlife observation practices that include keeping a respectful distance to minimize stress and leave habitats pristine. We request that you not feed the wildlife.

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Wimberley Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • GROVE HOUSE COURTYARD OUTDOOR SHOWER - outdoor shower , Hot/Cold Palm-shaded Outdoor Shower
    GROVE HOUSE - toilet , tub , shower , Clawfoot tub with shower, rescued from French Quarter hotel
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • GROVE HOUSE - 1 king , Great Room bedroom, living area & kitchen with courtyard
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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Grove House :: Secluded Luxury, Nestled Below Lone Man Mountain, Near Wimberley
average rating of 4.952941 based on 86 reviews

More than our Wildest Dreams

  • 5 of 5

5 stars doesn't even begin to cover this place. There needs to be 100 stars, and it would hit every one. Kim was amazing, she showed us around the cabin when we checked in and how the amenities work. Everything was exceptionally clean and in fantastic working condition. The water stayed hot the entire time and NEVER got cold. We enjoyed the fancy coffee maker haha, hot tub pool outside (I want to live there) under the stars.. it was cold during our stay so we enjoyed the outdoor fireplace each night and made s'mores. There's even an outdoor shower.. it will feel like you're in another country haha. The bed was SO comfortable, prepare to just want to stay there and never leave.The claw tub bathtub with bath salts. dimly lit.. romance at its finest. You can cook outside and enjoy nature, beautiful birds of all kinds -- Kim knew what she was doing when she designed this heavenly space! Even the water tasted amazing.. Only 15-20 minutes away are shops and restaurants (she recommended us to a few restaurants and the food was fantastic).

If you want a luxuriously romantic getaway from the world (we are nonstop city workaholics) this is the place to go. You won't regret it, so just go ahead and book it before someone else does. Seriously, it was hands down one of the best retreats that my husband and I needed and we are so grateful for Kim's attention to detail and spoiling us! We absolutely cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded and luxurious

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for her birthday/New Years and very much enjoyed the Grove House. All the amenities you might want to have a very relaxing and secluded stay in the hill country. You could never leave and enjoy every moment. However, you are also very close to Wimberly and an abundance of wineries. Overall, excellent place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seabrook, Tx (Houston)

A Romantic Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at The Grove House! Every detail was high-end. The place was clean, clean, clean! The bed, pillows and linens were very comfortable. Loved the outdoor soaking tub and fireplace. Kim was a very pleasant and proud owner of this wonderful retreat. We were so removed from the city-life, that we just stayed there and enjoyed the birds, the squirrels, and the neighbor's sweet kitty that visited. We had a very relaxing time spent for 3 nights after Christmas. Note: There is no TV, but great Internet Service.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Excellent Hill Country Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We appreciated the amount of detail put in to the accommodations of the Grove House; from the kitchen to the outdoor patio area to the gas grill area. The kitchen was as about as fully equipped as any of the VRBO homes we have stayed in before, and it actually had high quality appliances. It was very nice to be able to cook a steak on the gas grill, bake some cookies in the oven, and chill our beverages of choice to the perfect temperature. We actually chose to have all of our meals at the Grove House just because it was more convenient. The property is a relatively short drive mileage-wise from Wimberley, but the rock roads on the ranch are not conducive to a "quick" trip to and from town. As many other guests have stated the very, very friendly cat and various birds at the feeders were great to wake up to in the morning as we sat on the front porch. I hope that we can come stay again, preferably in the springtime, when we can more comfortably enjoy the outdoor accommodations at the Grove House. It was definitely a great, secluded retreat.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of a kind!

  • 5 of 5

Grove House is a unique place to feel truly away from it all in a luxurious atmosphere. Kim has done a beautiful job with the design and decor. From the kitchen with high-end appliances to the bathroom with the claw foot tub and shiplap walls down to tiny details like the lighting on the art and dimmers on many of the lights, it is obvious a lot of thought, love, and care went into the construction of Grove House. We slept incredibly well--in fact, I slept better than I do at home! The courtyard is a treat with the fireplace, and our favorite feature was the outdoor shower. We were there just after the snow and there's nothing like a really hot outdoor shower when it's in the 30's outside--no wonder we slept like logs. Kim was helpful beforehand with restaurant recommendations, even suggesting we book a specific table at a restaurant, and we were not disappointed. The drive out is an adventure in itself. The views of the groves of trees with bird feeders and therefore lots of birds to see, is just good for the soul. If you're looking for a place that offers peace, quiet, and Texas luxury, you won't be disappointed with Grove House. We hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Hill Country Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Kim was an amazing host. Making sure we were able to find the house, recommending things to do in wimberley, and making reservations for dinner. The groove house was charming and even more beautiful than the photos. Looking forward to our next stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Kim Miller
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Kim Miller

Kim Miller is a singer-songwriter and retired dive-master who continues to take her music, mask, snorkel and fins around the globe. She invites romantics, writers, retreat seekers, and engaging minds to Grove House, where she hopes they will discover the respite and beauty that has inspired her.

Ask Kim for information about some of her favorite places and events - she's lived within fifty-mile radius of Wimberley for almost forty years.

Kim Miller purchased this cottage in 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a peaceful & relaxed time at the Grove House!! We celebrated our 28th wedding anniversary and could not have found a more wonderful place to reconnect with each other, from life's busy times. Thanks for your insight and detail in making this a place of peace and rest.

-- R & T Keith, Ft Worth TX

March 15, 2015

We absolutely enjoyed our three days at the Grove House. It was exactly what we were looking for - a peaceful, well-appointed cottage away from the noise of a road or lots of other people, but accessible to restaurants. The attention to detail at the Grove House was impressive. We are leaving rested and relaxed!

-- J. & M. Lashaway, Lubbock TX

March 9, 2015

Two days of pure relaxation. The Grove House is simply amazing, beautiful, and one of a kind. So close to the surrounding towns but yet a retreat ... We had such an amazing time and will return.

-- B. Martinez & A Sanchez, San Antonio TX

February 23, 2015

Two days is not enough. Pure tranquility! Restored, renewed, inspired ... Thank you for creating such an awesome place. This could very well become a habit of ours.

-- M. & W. Anderson, Waco TX

February 10, 2015

Peace and Serenity. I awoke feeling restored, nurtured and calm. This place has a heart and soul.

-- T. Coats, Austin TX

February 4, 2015

Apart from a breeze sighing through the trees, the silence around Grove House is so pure as to seem palpable. If you’re looking for a place that gives you the space to rest, think, create, or simply do nothing, the amenity-rich Grove House is about as good as it gets.

There’s nothing quite so refreshing and freeing as star watching while you shower al fresco on the patio. That was just before jumping in the hot tub with a nearby crackling fire. The patio is completely enclosed by a beautiful, towering wall of native stone and if you’re still uncomfortable about being naked outdoors, proprietor, Kim Miller, provides bulky warm bathrobes.

-- J. Boyce, Austin TX

January 28, 2015

This elegant haven is restful, peaceful, and rejuvenating. OMG is that outdoor shower incredible. Oh and did I mention romantic ... the outdoor fireplace ... the hot tub ... the porches ... and all the stars and the trees, and the sound of the wind through the trees. That is all we could hear ... waking up in this beautiful spot on this glorious sunshine filled day... so peaceful... watching the birds and sipping espresso.

-- N. Letteri, Austin TX

January 25, 2015
Mar 2015
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Jacob's Well Natural Area
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Car: necessary

Grove House is six miles from Jacobs Well Natural Area with seasonal swimming in an artesian spring that flows out of one of the deepest underwater caves in Texas. The Preserve includes a Nature Center and vibrantly vegetated hiking trails above layered limestone cliffs and alongside the creek. Jacob's Well is one of the most awe-inspiring gems of the Texas Hill Country.

State Parks, music festivals, and wineries abound in a close vicinity to Grove House.

Ask Grove Houses' owner, Kim Miller, to share information about some of her favorite places and events: she's lived with in fifty mile radius of Wimberley for almost forty years.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $285
Tax Rate 6.0%

CANCELLATIONS: There will be a $100 cancelation fee for reservations cancelled any time up to 30 days prior to your confirmed arrival date. If you cancel less than 30 days prior to your confirmed arrival date, you become financially responsible for the full rental amount, including taxes, fees, and service charges, unless your dates are re-booked. (See RE-BOOKING, in RESERVATION AGREEMENT.)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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