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Historic but completely updated and dog-friendly farmhouse - close to wineries!

Fredericksburg, TX, USA
  • House3014 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 4 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 1 Half Baths, Sleeps 10

Become part of the rich history of this four-bedroom Fredericksburg farmhouse, a spacious, century-old home with front and back porches for gatherings of family and friends in the heart of the Texas Wine Country.

Built in 1910 and farmed by the same family for three generations, this house sits on a two-acre plot surrounded by 38 acres overlooking the iconic Texas Hill Country Hilltop. You'll be within minutes of Grape Creek Vineyards and other popular winemakers on the Highway 290 Wine Trail, and just seven miles from the heart of downtown Fredericksburg.

Designated by the state of Texas as a Family Land Heritage Site, this two-level home has a long, storied history of hospitality. As a former boarding house in the 1920s, it has since been entirely updated - offering large rooms, an abundance of sunlight, and 3,000 square feet of living space for family get-togethers, getaways with special friends, and business or church retreats.

Step inside to find two living areas with beautiful hardwood floors, vintage furnishings, and air conditioning to keep you cool in the summer. Come home from a day of wine-tasting to recline on the wicker sofa with a good book, set up a puzzle or a game of dominoes at the table, and use the CD stereo system to create a relaxing vacation soundtrack. And stay in touch with folks back home with the free WiFi and enjoy the TV, which comes with DVD/VHS players.

The kitchen is modern and elegant, offering pristine white cabinets and stainless steel appliances that include a gas range and a dishwasher. Read the morning paper in the sun-filled breakfast room or catch up with your loved ones around the table in the formal dining room.

Over the years, this home was known for its vibrant dairy operation, its prize-winning chickens, and its verdant gardens, and there's no better place to survey the landscape than from one of the porches. Watch the sunset from a seat on the swing or one of the rocking chairs, light the charcoal grill for an evening barbecue, or set up the folding table for a friendly game of poker.

With four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms, White Dairy Guesthouse can accommodate as many as 10 guests, and up to two dogs are also welcome for an additional nightly pet fee. You'll find one bedroom with a king-size bed, two bedrooms with a queen-size bed apiece, and one bedroom with a double bed that connects to the “sunrise porch” and offers a pair of twin beds. There's even a private laundry room to refresh your wardrobe after long walks through downtown Fredericksburg.

Your children will likely want to follow the model of the 1920s and gather their sleeping bags on the large enclosed porch. Without the distractions of TV, they'll spend hours reconnecting and telling stories until dawn.

Thanks to its fascinating history and wonderful location just outside downtown Fredericksburg, White Dairy Guesthouse will give you an authentic glimpse of life in Texas Hill Country. Immerse yourself in your surroundings as you spend your days tasting the wonderful wines at Messina Hof, Grape Creek Vineyards, and 4.0 Cellars, all of which are less than four miles east.

Head into downtown Fredericksburg to see more than 80 points of interest in the National Historic District, or pick up some local produce at the seasonal farmers market. Luckenbach Texas' funky post office, general store, and iconic country dance hall are located just six miles south. And you'll be just 10 miles west of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, the place where the 36th president was born, lived, and is now buried.

Come and add your family's story to this beautiful Texas farmhouse - book your stay at this Fredericksburg home today!

*Please note that, as this home is just off Highway 290, there may be some noise. Thank you!

Property Manager

Vacasa, TX - Texas Office

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Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018
About Vacasa, TX - Texas Office

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers. <br> <br> Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family’s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management—things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team. <br> <br> Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10


          • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath


                • Air Conditioning
                • Internet
                • Iron & Board
                • Linens Provided
                • Parking
                • Towels Provided
                • Washing Machine
                • Free Wifi


                    • Coffee Maker
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Kitchen
                    • Microwave
                    • Oven
                    • Refrigerator
                    • Stove
                    • Toaster


                        • Books
                        • DVD Player
                        • Games
                        • Stereo
                        • Television


                            • Deck / Patio
                            • Outdoor Grill


                                • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                  House Rules

                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                  22 Reviews


                                  Latest reviews

                                  Lovely farm house with plenty of space

                                  Libin Z.

                                  Owner does provide night light to improve visibility at dark. It would be perfect if enter and exit from hwy 290 can be easier.

                                  Loved it!

                                  Melissa L.

                                  Loved the house and t he accommodations

                                  Great House for large crowds

                                  Jorge N.

                                  Our group of friends went to Fredericksburg for a bike riding camp. We only use the house to sleep.The house was very clean and well-maintained even though it’s an almost 100-year-old house. We never cooked, or Had any meals at the house. We only slept and showered. However, the kitchen is fully stocked with all of the cooking utensils., silverware, and dinnerware needed. The house is 5 miles from Fredericksburg, but it didn’t make a difference to us. The water was a little soft so it might require a little bit more rinsing the soap off, but that’s because I’m picky. Overall, I’d say that this was a great place to stay and I would recommend it to anyone Who wants to stay with a large group of friends.

                                  Nice place

                                  Li Z.

                                  We had a great Christmas at the house,It's clean and comfortable. We'll be back in the future.

                                  Our weekend stay

                                  Robin E.

                                  The home was very nice but could use better marking for a very dangerous entry to the property. Would recommend the place as it accommodates larger groups and is close to spots of interest.

                                  Loved this house!!!

                                  Claudia P.

                                  This weekend getaway exceeded our expectations!!! The house was very clean and well organized. We loved the way it was decorated as well. We will definetly be back !!!


                                  Fredericksburg, TX, USA


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                                  22 Reviews
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