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1800's Updated Ranch House, beautiful setting, close to wineries and sightseeing"""

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Perfect For Family Reunions, Girls Weekends, Couples Retreats!

Dating back since the 1800's, the Homestead has welcomed many guests and families in its lifetime. It has been updated but still holds the original character that it has always possessed. Perfect venue for birthdays, family reunions, small weddings, etc, there is no comparison in the hill country! Hit Main Street of Fredericksburg (a 15 minute drive) for wonderful shops, restaurants, art galleries, museums, and sight seeing! Beautiful wineries are a quick 10 minutes away! High end furnishings, comfortable linens, a fully equipped kitchen with coffee and tea, 2 king size beds, 1 queen bed, 2 twins, 2 updated bathrooms, washer, dryer, dish TV, WiFi, and a BBQ grill are all included in your stay. The bunkhouse is now included in your stay which has 3 twins and a bathroom. The Diamond Y Saloon is also included. Once a barn, it is now a family friendly bar with a pool table, shuffleboard, game table, bar seating, TV, and kitchenette. It also has a powder bathroom, full size fridge, and ice maker. Guests have access to the pavilion and to the front 4 acres where they can walk, picnic, or even try to fish in the little pond. Guests can also go visit our rescue donkeys, Cupcake and Sassy along with our Longhorn calf "Little Lyndon" named after Lyndon B. Johnson. The LBJ ranch is only 10 minutes away and is a beautiful, historical site to go visit. Additional venue fees apply if hosting an event. Add the dogtrot cabins to fit 4 more guests!

More Details

Diamond Y Properties
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Diamond Y Properties

We are a locally owned, family business who enjoys investing in unique commercial and residential real estate. Often times, we partner with Design Visions, a local architectural firm to design and help us carry out the visions we foresee with certain projects. We also have a working ranch where we grow crops and where sheep, cattle, and donkeys call home. We love the hill country and believe in preserving what makes this area special. We enjoy the small town feeling of Fredericksburg and all that it has to offer!

Diamond Y Properties purchased this farmhouse in 2010

Why Diamond Y Properties chose Fredericksburg

Diamond Y Ranch is very unique and beautiful. The original house on the ranch dates back to the 1800's. We worked hard to preserve the integrity of the original house and dogtrot cabins while trying to maintain a comfortable and updated living environment. The ranch is almost 600 acres, so individual guests can maintain privacy and peace, yet if they choose to travel with more people, then we can accommodate larger parties and have a common area equipped with a saloon, and pavilion to all meet and gather.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The original homestead was built in the 1800's.

Everything has been completely redone and restored. Perfect for larger parties, family reunions, peaceful setting. Venue fees will apply depending on number of persons.


Fredericksburg Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • bathroom #3 is in the bunkhouse and is now included in our pricing
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single
  • bedroom #4 is in the bunkhouse and has it's own bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


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(36 traveler reviews)

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1800's Updated Ranch House, beautiful setting, close to wineries and sightseeing
average rating of 5.0 based on 36 reviews

Absolutley beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

This property more than met our expectation!! We had a group ranging in age from 9 months to 80 years old! And the reason for our gathering was to celebrate our parents/grandparents 80 birthdays. The house and bunkhouse were absolutly perfect. The weather was a little chilly so our outdoor time was limited but with the Saloon who needs the outdoors!! The fire pit was a hit too. And plenty of cut wood right there for our use. The owners leave no stone unturned for their guests!! The 3 year old grandson loved the donkeys and longhorns. Before our trip to Texas (6 of us came from Pennsylvania) all our grandson wanted was to see a longhorn. Boy, what a treat to see it inches away!! The proximity to the wineries was perfect and the drive into Fredericksburg was a breeze. This was actually our first VRBO rental and it will be a hard one to beat. Thank you so much for a perfect stay!!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was beyond gorgeous! It looks just like it the photos! Autumn was great with all my questions or anything we needed! We had 13 girls that fit perfectly without feeling like you were on top of each other. We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely gorgeous place

  • 5 of 5

This place is one of the most impressive places I've stayed. The structures seem to have had every detail thought about when building them. We spent a lot of time at the saloon hanging out as a group. I will be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best experience made our Thanksgiving special

  • 5 of 5

We had family meet from areas of Texas for Thanksgiving the house exceeded my expectations and the Saloon and play area saved that after Thanksgiving day let down and boredom. The house and property are perfectly beautiful. We hated to leave

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Ranch House and Saloon

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay. The accommodations are so charming and comfortable. The kitchen is fully equipped. The house is nicely decorated and extremely clean. We loved the Saloon where we spent most evenings hanging out (what a unique idea). The property itself is beautiful! There is nothing that the owners have not thought of to make the stay an amazing experience. I highly recommend this property and we are going to come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Beautiful Home and Setting

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a girls weekend which included 10 moms, sisters, daughters. The farmhouse is perfect, plenty room for all with awesome kitchen gathering spot! location is out of town but a left out of the driveway takes you right into Fredericksburg and 290 to access shopping and all the wineries. But while at the house be sure to walk the beautiful grounds and enjoy the Saloon, we played music, pool and cards and had a fun evening together! Hope to be back in the future

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housecleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $200
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.0%

There are venue fees that apply for extra guests.

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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