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Quaint 1935 farmhouse on 25 acres in historic Washington on the Brazos

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sleeps 6! 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom surrounded by rolling pastures!

Centrally located and perfect for families, romantic weekends and girls getaways! The Guest House at Washington is a comfortable 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom 1935 farmhouse located on 25 acres and surrounded by dozens of local attractions. The retreat sleeps 6 and has a fully equipped kitchen, full-sized washer and dryer, internet and satellite TV with a DVD player.

Relax and watch the deer, cows, horses, hummingbirds, cardinals, bluebirds, purple martins, chickadees, titmice, house finches, gold finches, woodpeckers and other varieties of birds.

Lie under the stars in the hammock and see the night skies come alive! Sit back and enjoy country living!

This quaint cottage is located between Brenham and College Station in historic Washington, less than 2 miles from the Washington on the Brazos State Park. Surrounded by great shopping, country roads to explore and historical attractions!

More Details

Nancy Heard
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Nancy Heard

The property is owned and operated by Dean and Nancy Heard who lived and worked in the Houston area for years before permanently relocating to a slower pace of life in Washington Texas.

Why Nancy Heard chose Washington

The property has been in Nancy's family for over 100 years. The farmhouse was her Great Grandmother's House but was restored by the couple and was their weekend getaway from life in the city. They now want to share that getaway with others wanting an escape from the city.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The property is not only centrally located between Houston and Austin but centrally located between College Station and Brenham, simply a great location!

Mornings and evening are the best! Listening to the birds, cows, horses and roosters, watching the deer and feeling the breeze. Enjoying the beautiful sunsets and wonderful sunrises! Laying on the hammock at night watching the stars!


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation chateau / country house rental in Washington

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Blowdryer available
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Blowdryer available
  • Hair dryers supplied
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Comfortable beds, pillows and linens. Extra pillows and blankets available.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Spa available in Brenham and College Station.


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Quaint 1935 farmhouse on 25 acres in historic Washington on the Brazos
average rating of 4.875 based on 56 reviews

This is an amazing property with the absolute best owners!

  • 5 of 5

This has been our best experience ever with VBRO. We picked this 1935 farmhouse to have some quiet time away from the Canadian winter. What a perfect location and it exceeded all of our expectations. The house was fantastic, very roomy and warm. High speed internet and satellite TV were amazing. The property is very large and was a treasure for our little dog Chico.

Nancy and Dean are fantastic hosts and great neighbours. The brownies are fantastic and made us feel welcome on our first day. Nancy and Dean made us feel like family and were very helpful in finding all the great little gems in the area.

We all look forward to our visits from Lily, Dean and Nancy's wonderful little dog, especially Chico as they also became friends. We love their dedication to wildlife and really enjoyed the deer, horses, fish and many birds.

We enjoyed the area and found everyone very welcoming. Navasota, Brenham and College Station had everything we could every ask for.

We highly recommend this location for short and long term stays.

  • Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy we were able to add value to your “Texas” experience. We really enjoyed you both and Chico. Meeting incredible people is one of the best parts about having a vacation rental! We welcome you back and hope you recommend us to your Canadian friends!
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We had a nice restful stay. Just what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

Nice peaceful property.

  • Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved the house and surrounding property.

  • 5 of 5

We spent an enjoyable sisters weekend here. The house was beautiful and very comfortable. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 17-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Houston, TX

Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the house, my son fed the fish and horses. It was very relaxing, we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: 1-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and tranquil

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our friends’weekend at The Guesthouse! The house was beautifully decorated and nicely equipped with the necessities. We enjoyed the horses, the goldfish and the quiet surroundings. The house was easy to find, comfortable, and centrally located-close to Brenham, Navasota and Bryan. The only suggestion is that the gate was not well lit at night and we had trouble finding it after dark.

  • Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breckenridge. Texas

Quaint is the perfect description!!

  • 5 of 5

Our group consist of three couples being siblings and in laws. Age from 68 to 76. This place fit right into our family as we came from several different areas of the state, out of state and one from Central America.

Beds were very comfortable, house reminded us of going to the country to visit our grandparents. The country side was like pictures you see in magazines. OH, and the brownies were the best ever.

Our group agreed, that this place was one of best that we have stayed.

We have been using VRBO for five years, and this makes the ninth Vrbo we have rented.

Hats off to the owners!

  • Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
89 Miles
Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Nearest Barpub
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Located one mile from the Washington on the Brazos State Park, Star of Republic Museum and Barrington Living History Farm and a short drive to the Blue Bell Creamery, Fanthrop Inn State Historic Site, Texas A&M University, The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Texas Baptist Historical Center, Round Top Festival Institute, Brenham's 'Main Street' District, Round Top Antique Show, Lake Somerville State Park and Trailway, local wineries, Texas Renaissance Festival, Old Baylor Park, and antique shopping. We are surrounded by country roads ready for miles of bike riding, on the bluebonnet trail and adjacent to the Texas Independence Trail.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation chateau / country house rental in Washington

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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