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Hill Country views from rustic, but clean and pleasant, cabin.

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

5 acre property on highest hill in Blanco county for Hill Country escape.

2 BR. 1.5 BA. Cabin was built in 2004. It is very basic, but clean. One large room downstairs. One large room upstairs. Can sleep 4 adults + 4 kids, or 2 adults + 6 kids. Make a campfire. Cook out on charcoal bbq. Super cool treehouse. Great place to do not much. Always seems to be few degrees cooler than Austin. Great launching spot for cyclists. Please note that there is very little noise separation between the upstairs and the downstairs - so we end up all going to bed at the same time. Very close to Dripping Springs (14 minutes) and to Johnson City (14 minutes).

Billy Kilday
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Billy Kilday

Austinite that likes to escape on the weekends to the Hill Country and go for the occasional bike ride.

Billy Kilday purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Billy Kilday chose Johnson City

Really it was the killer views. Great place to stare into space.

What makes this cabin unique

Highest hill in Blanco County. Pedernales Falls hiking for those less lazy than me.


Johnson City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , 1/2 bath downstairs
  • 1 full Bathroom upstairs with a shower. Might have the best views. 1/2 bath downstairs.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • 1 Bedroom upstairs with 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
Well water is a bit briney. Best to bring in your own drinking water.


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Hill Country views from rustic, but clean and pleasant, cabin.
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews

We rented house for family Christmas getaway. And we had a great time.

  • 4 of 5

The land wad breath taken, beautiful view of the Hill Country. The house was a most completely stocked, besides food. Which was really nice. Love the open concept of the down stairs, we have 8 in our family and everyone had plenty of space. Well definitely rent house again.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Although we live only 30 minutes away from this cabin, we rented it for a 13th birthday party retreat for our son and a few of his friends and their dads. It is such a comfortable place! There is tons of comfy seating on couches and chairs. There's a great TV and DVD player. The kitchen is well stocked with utensils and cooking wares. There are plenty of towels and sheets and comfy beds. Not to mention the ping pong table, stash of board games, the deck, the fire pit, and the amazing tree house outside! It's a short drive from Pedernales State Park, where our guys spent time on Saturday. The only downside was that there's also a Zipline and trampoline that we weren't allowed to use, which wasn't popular with our 13 year olds! But they had plenty of fun roaming the huge piece of property. All in all, we'd rent it again if we need somewhere closer to the park. It's a wonderful retreat indeed!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply awesome

  • 5 of 5

It was a wonderful cabin in amazing country.

Enjoyed it thoroughly

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Scenic and serene escape in a large, very comfortable family cabin

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place. Absolutely loved waking to a gorgeous sunrise and rushed back every evening for an equally gorgeous sunset. One of my sunrise pics from there was selected for use by Texas Hill Country (just a phone pic, not a professional). I like this location, great for beautiful drives. So much to see and do in the Hill Country. We come out every summer at least once. So many swimming holes, went to 6 new ones. What kid wouldn't love that? Loved having coffee in the treehouse. We visited Enchanted Rock, hadn't been in 20 yrs. It was an easy, stress free stay. No problems and plenty of supplies in a large, very comfortable family cabin.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend - Kids loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We booked a last minute trip to Hill Country and happened upon this listing - Billy was extremely prompt in responding to our request and we were thrilled with the property. The location and view are beautiful, and the house is much more spacious than we expected based on the description. Our kids loved the tree house (minus the nest of daddy longlegs on day 1!) and had fun exploring the property as a whole. This was conveniently located to Dripping Springs and Wimberley - we hit up the Blue Hole, Wimberley Wineries, The Salt Lick, Enchanted Rock, etc. Would definitely book again and it would be great to go with another family as well.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely awesome

  • 5 of 5

Great accommodations. Very close to the park. Awesome views

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Quiet setting. A bit off the grid. Close to Pedernales Falls. Great place to get your lazy on. Treehouse. Campfire. BBQ. Go for a hike. Read a book. Bring your dog.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.25%

$100 cleaning fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.