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Our 1920's Farmhouse On 13 Acres Near The San Gabriel Is Waiting Just For You

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

If you love peace and quiet, our farm house is the place for you. You'll surround yourself with pastures of mini donkeys, authentic Texas longhorns our ranch horses and corn fields as far as the eye can see. Take a dip in our relaxing waterfall pool and enjoy a cool drink under our pecan trees. Handsome hardwood floors through out. Have a restful nights sleep in one of our three beautifully appointed bedrooms with queen sized beds, You'll find a fully equipped kitchen and an adorable bathroom.

Take a ten minute drive and you'll arrive at the recently voted "Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas." Once there you can enjoy special events, unique shops, antiques, locally grown food, sample wine and experience that small town vibe we all long for. The square is stunning at Christmas and in the spring Georgetown celebrates its well known Red Poppy Festival.

We are a great location for parents visiting their kids attending Southwestern University.

If you crave a little more action Austin, music capital of the world is thirty minutes to the south. Come and experience ACL otherwise known as Austin City Limits, SXSW the film and music festival like no other. If Formula One racing or XGames is calling your name, experience the excitement at The Circuit of Americas.

look no further for that special place to relax and unwind, we've got it all!

We have had many requests for parties or events. At this time our max capacity is 6.

More Details

Owner
Beth Shoats
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 3, 2018

About Beth Shoats

Beth and Roy are native New Mexicans. We moved to Texas in the fall of 2013.

Beth Shoats purchased this farmhouse in 2014

Why Beth Shoats chose Georgetown

We are farmers at heart.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Quiet country living, a place to enjoy our livestock, work the land and relax with family and friends. The view from the front porch transcends us to simpler times.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Elizabeth!



Just wanted to touch bases with you. I just got word this afternoon that we will be aiming to close (early) on October the 23rd. We found a nice home in the Cat Hallow/Brushy Creek neighborhood in Austin. I specifically asked for trees and a private pool, and luckily we got BOTH! We are very excited to officially call it home and get unpacked. Though I must say we have thoroughly enjoyed our time here. I will never forget the sweet sound of silence nor the sunrises with the roosters calling in the distance. What an amazing treat that was! Cody and the boys have found many frogs in the creek down the road and our dog has enjoyed the ability to run!! I will admit it will be a sad day when we will be checking out of our "little slice of heaven" It has been so peaceful and cozy. Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to unwind and reconnect as a family. The kids enjoyed every minute of it- even Saturday's when it was cleaning day! In order to find jobs for the little ones around the house I decided they could help clean the shower....I put them in their water shoes and swim trunks, gave them soapy sponges and let them 'get to work' . Of course I had to clean behind them, but they loved their chores!



I discovered a neat piece of information while we were here, we were on our way to the Dyer Dairy Farm to purchase raw milk off hwy 29 when we came to a historical marker labeled Mankins Crossing. . It was about an old settler, Samuel Mankins, who in the 18000's lived on the land near the creek, now named Mankins Branch. His property was located in an area where it was easy for people to cross the water before the government built a bridge in the early 1900's. As it turns out, Samuel Mankins is my 3x's great uncle! My maiden name is Heather Mankins and we are 100% related! I get chills just thinking about the coincidence of our finding this farm house, choosing it and now to realize my family and I are temporarily living on the land that my ancestors were on decades earlier!!! What are the odds???!!!! This knowledge has made my stay here a million times more special and meaningful than you could ever imagine. Just thought I would share my findings!
Sep 2015
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation farmhouse rental in Georgetown, Texas

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Our 1920's Farmhouse On 13 Acres Near The San Gabriel Is Waiting Just For You
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 16 reviews
Spring
5

Peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place!!! If you're looking for some place to go to get away from the busyness of life, this is the place. My family wanted a vacation to getaway to relax, and we found it. With a 12yr old and 8yr old the pool was all we needed.

We will defitnely be back.

The Gatlin's

Spring, TX

  • Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute Farmhouse in a Relaxing Setting

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a place to relax and get away from the city ... this is the spot for you! The peaceful farm with a very comfortable and tastefully decorated farmhouse is exactly the prescription for stress relief. We thoroughly enjoyed our 3-night stay and would've loved to have stayed longer. Coffee on the front porch in the morning with the longhorns and sunsets by the pool in the evening couldn't have been more relaxing. The house is fully equipped with everything you may need and the walk-in shower in the bathroom is fabulous! To top it off, we found a beautiful basket of yummy goodies for us to share and enjoy, and fresh tulips brightening the dining table. This farm and house is a winner!!!

  • Submitted: 8-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property, wildflowers, horses, longhorns, mini- donkeys and a little slice of heaven.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this property. The house is perfect. They thought of everything you might need. The house is clean, spacious, with a modern country charm. The pool is incredible. Wonderful for our special event.

  • Submitted: 2-May-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Folks, You are both incredible! Our place obviously loves you 🌞
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5

Beautiful and serene!

  • 5 of 5

Had an absolutely wonderful experience with my Family here. The location is just a short drive to Austin which allowed us to experience the city life but be able to come back to the country to relax. The owners stock the property to be basically 100% accommodating! It was a cooler weather week than we anticipated so it was a bummer the pool wasn't heated to be able to swim, that was about the only downfall. However I'm sure during the normal Texas heat, that is completely unnecessary. Overall it was a lovely experience and we created some great memories here.

  • Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

First Impression PIECE OF HEAVEN

  • 5 of 5

Last Impression PIECE OF HEAVEN

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SHARING IT WITH US !

  • Submitted: 6-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Beth and Roy's "Home on the Range" is an idyllic situation for anyone needing to step back and take a breath when the universe is pulling you in too many directions. A perfect spot for anyone wanting to "just breathe". The nearby town, Georgetown, is filled with amazing restaurants if you choose not to use the fully stocked and usable kitchen. Had car trouble once and Whitestone Service found a loose wire and fixed it at no charge! Roosters can be heard in the distance if you go out on the front porch for morning coffee. This is a quiet, restful, welcoming home. We stayed for 6 weeks, and wanted to stay longer. This home has heart. There was feeling of "coming home" as we drove up the driveway on our first day.

We will be back.

PS .You are 30 minutes from Austin where you can find anything in the world to do or see, if you choose hustle and bustle, music, food trucks, shopping, bats,and caves.... amazing diversity.

  • Submitted: 25-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob and Betsy, You are both truly special and we are very fortunate to have guests like you. It is wonderful to hear that we can provide a place for folks to relax and unwind.
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom Internationl
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Georgetown Square
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Georgetown Square
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation farmhouse rental in Georgetown, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$238
From
C$257
Fri,Sat
C$1,541
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$128.44
Pet Fee C$64.22
Damage Insurance C$101.47

Please do not feed or enter animal pens.

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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