Unique 360-Degree Views of Texas Hill Country at Circular Stone Cottage Rental
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- Swimming pool
This spectacular cottage is equipped with a full kitchen and deluxe barbecue grill on the patio, located just outside the front door. Native stone and rough cedar found throughout the interior blend perfectly with the natural setting to provide an unparalleled immersive experience. The entire east side of the house is constructed of large floor-to-ceiling glass windows, which provide both the living area and the upstairs bedrooms with magnificent views of the working pastures and tree-clad savannas that sit just steps away from the entrance. Providing a seamless experience between nature and its amenities, this cottage offers guests the opportunity to view all forms of nature from within the comforts of its well-appointed furnishings.
In addition, this luxury rentals comes stocked with items for a continental style breakfast including coffee, tea, hot cereal, pastries and cereal bars. The fully equipped kitchen offers a full range of appliances for guests to utilize during their stay including an oven/stove, a microwave, a full-size refrigerator, a dishwasher, utensils, and other incidentals.
Other features of this extraordinary private rental include a king-size bed in the master bedroom with a memory foam mattress, an iPod/iPhone docking station with speakers, three twin beds in the second bedroom, a web bar (liquor not provided), DirecTV, a DVD player, central heating and air conditioning, and a wood burning stove.
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- King-size bed
- Lounge/Living room
- Shared Kitchen
- Game room
- Outdoor furniture
- Linens and pillows
- Twin/Single bed
- Cooking basics
- Tea kettle
- Fire pit
- Docking station
- BR/DVD player
- Air conditioning
- Outdoor pool
- Shared Barbecue
The main lodge, with its screen doors, wooden porches and inviting rocking chairs, is a welcoming sight to visitors and guests. All guests are welcome to use the lodge during their stay. A 2,000-square-foot, two-room structure with central air and heat, the lodge provides ample meeting space for families or groups.
In addition to its main gathering area, the lodge offers satellite TV (as mentioned above), a DVD player, books, games, and magazines, as well as serves as an information post with literature regarding area attractions. A second room in the lodge offers 800 square feet of meeting/general purpose space. A full kitchen can also be found in the lodge and may be used by groups wishing to self-cater.
Outside, the lodge features expansive porches. Furnished with rocking chairs and picnic tables, the porches and the patios below them are ideal for kicking back with a good book, watching birds and wildlife at the nearby feeders and fountains, or just enjoying a good conversation below the shade of old-growth oak trees. The sunsets and stargazing are incredible too. A swimming pool is available for use in the warmer seasons, and consideration for privacy and space has been provided for all guests staying here. The pool is open from May to September.
Location + Surroundings
This glamping property is located close to most major cities (217 miles away from Austin) and just under twenty miles from the closest small towns of Eldorado, Sonora, or Ozona, Texas.
- Wildlife watching
Stargazing is a top activity at this glamping property, which caters to amateur astronomers with its laid-back atmosphere, dark skies, scenic surroundings, and clean and comfortable facilities. In fact, two protected observing fields built specifically for astronomers are available. Conveniently located away from the light pollution of large cities, but close to small surrounding towns, lights out conditions are available every night for viewing the magnificent starry skies above, providing unrivaled opportunities for astronomy and astrophotography.
Rounding out the list of provisions for night sky enthusiasts, essentially unlimited power connectivity is available on both of the designated observing fields. Hiking or simply taking in the serenity of the ranch in a rocking chair on the back deck can round out guests time at this property. Enjoy walking tours and caving at the near-by Caverns of Sonora.
In addition, the property offers approximately 12 miles of hand-made nature trails that wind through the hills and valleys of the ranch. Guests will enjoy scenic vistas of both regions that convene here, the Texas Hill Country and West Texas, as well as a plethora of birds, wildlife, livestock and plants.
Named "One of Texas' Best Backyard Habitats" by the National Wildlife Federation and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, this property is also a must-see destination for professional, amateur, and hobby photographers alike.
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
Hiking trails at this ranch are walking trails only. Mountain bikes, ATVs, and horses are not allowed.