Ranchito in Hondo Texas
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Texas often conjures images of wide-open spaces with iconic Longhorn cattle roaming freely, a quiet and beautiful space where you're free to enjoy your time in any way you see fit. The Ranchito Cabin just north of Hondo offers all that Texas Hill Country beauty and peace, with comforts and amenities that come together to create a wonderful countryside getaway for your entire family. For those with a taste for city fun, towns like Hondo, Bandera, Pipe Creek, and Lakehills are also close by!
It wouldn't be a real ranch without actual Longhorns, which often visit the guest house. Though the cattle are friendly, we ask that guests keep a respectable distance, and they'll do the same. You can bring a well-behaved pet, but only if you believe they'll act tamely around the Longhorns. If you'd like to explore the property further, there are 40 acres and over two miles of marked hiking trails.
This remote, private and spacious vacation rental sits on a hilltop that gives 30-mile views of the Hill Country in all directions. Savor those views from the shaded patio, gathered around the fire pit , or in the soothing waters of the nine-person hot tub. This location is perfect for viewing colorful sunsets and star-filled night skies! The kids will love the playscape here, and there's also a gas grill for BBQ cookouts. For mutual well-being, a release of liability is required; also, smoking is allowed only outdoors. If you'd like to bring a larger group, please ask us about RV spot and hookup availability!
The cabin is filled with decor and furnishings in warm earth tones to give it a rustic and welcoming look. The three bedrooms have two queen beds, a full bunk bed set, and a trundle bed, which provide warm sleeping space for up to nine. Two full baths-the master has a shower, and the second a shower/tub combo-are both are furnished with clean linens, as are all the sleeping spaces. A washer and dryer combo provide cleanup convenience, and a full kitchen with appliances, cookware, serving ware, utensils, and glasses is yours to enjoy, with a dining table that seats six. The living area features a DVD-ready, Apple TV (no local channles), plenty of plush furniture, and a toasty fireplace. Central air, heat, and ceiling fans keep the entire cabin to your liking year-round. There's even a dedicated workspace in the second bedroom, with Wifi Internet throughout the cabin!
The master bedroom is elegantly furnished with a queen-sized bed, providing a comfortable and stylish retreat.
The accompanying master bathroom is well-appointed with a shower for added convenience.
A second bedroom, similarly furnished with a queen-sized bed, offers a luxurious and inviting space.
The second bathroom, equipped with a tub and shower combination, enhances the overall functionality and comfort of the accommodation.
The third bedroom is thoughtfully designed with two full-sized bunk beds and an additional single trundle bed, providing flexible sleeping arrangements.
The residence features a fully equipped kitchen, complete with modern amenities such as a refrigerator, range top, oven, toaster, Keurig, microwave, dishwasher, as well as pots and pans, ensuring a seamless and convenient culinary experience.
The living and dining areas seamlessly combine, creating a cohesive and welcoming space for relaxation and meals.
Central air conditioning and heating are implemented for climate control and guest comfort.
Additionally, the property boasts an expansive covered patio area, tastefully furnished with seating, offering a delightful outdoor retreat for leisure and entertainment.
The residence is equipped with modern entertainment amenities, including a Apple TV and DVD player. No local channels.
A dedicated workspace with a monitor is provided to cater to professional needs.
For added comfort, an indoor fireplace enhances the ambiance, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere.
Washer and dryer facilities are readily available to meet laundry needs efficiently.
Outdoor amenities include a gas grill, facilitating enjoyable outdoor cooking experiences, and a playscape for recreational activities.
Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the extensive marked hiking trails, complemented by a mobile app featuring a trail map for convenient navigation.
A firepit, accompanied by provided firewood, offers a charming outdoor space for relaxation and socializing.
The property boasts a spacious parking area for the convenience of guests.
Additionally, the scenic mountain views provide an ideal backdrop for bird watching and wild game viewing, adding to the overall allure of the surroundings.
Rates & Details
The nightly rate is expressly specified for 2 guests, with an additional fee of $20 per person per night for each additional guest.
We extend a warm welcome to pets, allowing up to 2 pets per reservation, subject to a pet fee of $25 and adherence to specific guidelines, including refraining from chasing longhorns or wildlife.
Guests planning extended stays may be eligible for potential discounts on pet fees.
To maintain a pristine environment, smoking is permitted exclusively in designated outdoor areas.
Please be aware that garage access is not included in the stay.
For guests requiring additional amenities, we offer the availability of a 50 Amp RV hookup and water hose at an additional fee.
To ensure a peaceful atmosphere, we strictly prohibit the discharge of firearms, fireworks, or the use of ATVs on the property
To streamline the check-in process, a liability waiver is required for all guests.
Distance from this home:
The Frio River is 60 miles.
The Medina River is 25 miles.
The Guadalupe River is 50 miles.
The Lost Maples State Natural Area is 65 miles.
The Garner State Park is 70 miles.
The Hill Country State Natural Area is 40 miles.