The Roost at Kingfisher Ranch
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You won't find this kind of luxury or homey detail in any hotel room! The Roost at Kingfisher Ranch occupies a sprawling 74-acre ranch and wildlife preserve, and provides country living, hiking, and all-around comfort, making it one of the best guest house vacation rentals in Tarpley. The Roost provides the space and surroundings for the perfect family weekend getaway; it really is a beautiful home-away-from-home setting. It's your cabin in the woods without giving up comfort and value!
Embark with us on our amazing Hill Country Eclipse Journey! By astronomical luck, the Hill Country will be in the path of total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024. We have 125 great vacation homes in the region, covering 21 Hill Country towns, all in the eclipse "bullseye." Experience the enchantment of the darkest night skies, while witnessing the finest solar eclipse viewing in the Hill Country.
Backroads Reservations has the perfect home for your Texas Hill Country family vacation! The Roost at Kingfisher Ranch has been lovingly cared for, and that attention to detail is apparent the minute you arrive. You'll find the best hiking, bird watching, and wildlife viewing available in the Hill Country. Country and city folks will be at home here, because it's close to towns and attractions such as Tarpley, Bandera, Utopia, Medina, and the Hill Country State Natural Area. This property is perfect for family gatherings, and is a kid-friendly space!
Roomy decks adorn the front and back of the Roost, complete with patio furniture, and there's a gazebo out back for even more socializing space. Cook dinner on the provided gas grill, and park your vehicles in the covered carport. Pet-friendly vacation rentals in Tarpley can be tough to find; the yard here is fenced in, making a perfect play space for your four-legged friends. Bountiful trees and a creek add the crowning touches to this property's natural Hill Country beauty (creek flow is seasonal, so please inquire when booking). The spacious grounds offer stargazers awesome skies on clear nights!
Inside, the living area is appointed with comfy furniture and a fireplace, ideal for relaxing. There are three bedrooms; the master and second each have queen-sized beds, and a double in the third. Add to that a queen-sized futon in the living area, and the Roost comfortably sleeps up to eight. The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances, utensils, and a bar-lined island and dining room table, each of which seats four. Two full bathrooms have both tubs and showers, and bed and bath linens are included. Your amenities include central air and heat, TV and DVD player/VCR, Wifi, land line phone, and a washer and dryer. Please keep in mind this is a no-smoking property. All these comforts make the Roost a perfect destination for family vacations in Texas!
**For a last-minute weekend stay, you must request to book by Thursday at 12:00 noon**
*Water may be low. Contact us about water levels at time of booking*
Accommodation: The House
Queen 2nd bedroom
Double 3rd bedroom
Queen futon in living area
Large tub and separate shower in master
Tub and shower 2nd bath
Fireplace in living area
Fully equipped kitchen
Central air and heat
Regular coffee maker
New Roku smart TV
New Sony DVD player
Spring-fed creek behind the house (seasonal, inquire about water level at time of booking)
Exceptional bird watching
Front and back deck
Covered parking area
Large fenced yard
Large dog crate available. Please inquire at the time of booking
A complimentary NEMA 14-50 amp plug hooked up to a GrizzlE LEVEL 2 charger that has a J1772 connector
Rates and Details
Eclipse prices are based on maximum occupancy
The nightly rate is for 2 guests
Children under 2 stay free
Extra guest fee is $25, per day, after 2 guests
Maximum 8 guests
Pets allowed (maximum 2 allowed)
Pet fee is $20 per day, per pet
A pet fee discount may be available for longer-term stays
No smoking on property
No open fires, charcoal burners
No discharging of firearms, fireworks, or ATVs allowed
Backroads reserves the right to increase the nightly rate and fees within 5 days of all local event announcements
Event and holiday weekends may have a three-night minimum requirement
Hill Country river and lake water levels vary depending on rain
A complimentary level 2 Grizzl-E EV charger is available. It does not include a Tesla adapter
All houses on the Backroads website are requested to book for the 2024 eclipse. We reserve the right to accept or deny the reservation at the time of booking.
Approximate distance to the following sites
Frio River: 45 miles
Medina River: 20 miles
Guadalupe River: 40 miles
Lost Maples State Natural Area: 30 miles
Garner State Park: 30 miles
Hill Country State Natural Area: 15 miles
Some say tiny Tarpley is easy to miss; those folks just don't know what they're missing! The Hill Country surrounds Tarpley, offering some of the most beautiful views in Texas. Check out Mac and Ernie's Roadside Eatery, which has been featured on two shows on the Food Network for their cuisine.
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