Valle Escondido Ranch House
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Valle Escondido means "Hidden Valley," and this tucked-away weekend home rental is straight out of a storybook! Home to one of the most romantic getaways in the Texas Hill Country, the most unique guest house in Tarpley is on property with bountiful trees and a nearby creek, perfect for hiking, fishing, and swimming! The setting at Valle Escondido is ideal for a romantic getaway for couples, making it one of the most picturesque and comfortable guest home rentals in the whole state of Texas.
Looking for the perfect Hill Country vacation? Check out the Valle Escondido Ranch House! The warm interior of this fully-restored 1920's home features original pine-paneled walls and hardwood floors. Situated on an organic working cattle ranch, Valle Escondido is also close to the Hill Country State Natural Area and Lost Maples State Park, making it a perfect Hill Country getaway for lovers of the outdoors.
The shaded front porch has both rockers and a porch swing (perfect finishing touches for that romantic vacation), with additional patio furniture and a charcoal grill. There's even a ceiling fan to stir up a breeze! Just a short distance away is a cool creek (seasonal, ask about water levels) where you can enjoy swimming, catch-and-release fishing, or wildlife viewing-there are plentiful deer and antelope in the area, and feeders on the property provide excellent bird watching. The creek depth is seasonal, so call before booking for this info. Valle Escondido is pet-friendly; up to two well-behaved dogs are allowed for a minimal fee. Outdoor smoking is also allowed.
Inside, the living area features a stone-lined fireplace and a loveseat; more perfect touches for your romantic getaway. The queen-sized bed sleeps two, and there's a full bathroom with a shower. Bed and bath linens are provided. For your comfort, there's central air and heating, and three ceiling fans. The kitchen's fully equipped, including regular and Keurig coffee makers-so bring along your favorite K-cups! Your tech needs are taken care of, with a HD satellite TV with Blu-Ray/DVD player, five-disc CD player, high-speed wireless DSL, local land line, and great cell coverage.
See for yourself why the Valle Escondido Ranch House is the perfect place to spend a relaxing weekend away! Give Backroads Reservations a call today to book one of the prettiest little home rentals in Texas.
COVID-19 UPDATE: Since 4/15/2020, Backroads Reservations has had zero incidents of COVID exposure in any of our 100+ rentals. This accommodation is open for business and Backroads Reservations is aware of the proper cleaning and disinfecting measures needed between guests. We have provided this guidance to our hosts and housekeepers so that everyone takes the necessary precautions to protect the health of our guests, hosts and housekeepers alike. In addition, for rentals with same day turn-overs, we have increased the hours between check-in and check-out to give extra time between cleanings. Message us for more details, if needed. Dated 8/16/2021
Bath with shower
Fireplace in living room
Regular coffee maker
Keurig coffee maker (K-cups not provided)
Central air & heat
Ceiling fans in Bedroom, Living and Kitchen
Rockers and ceiling fan on the front porch
HD Satellite TV with Blu-Ray DVD player
High Speed Wireless DSL internet
AT&T cell coverage
GE Soft Water and Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment System
Fish (catch & release) or swim at the river on the property. Creek level is seasonal, so check before booking.
Plentiful birds and wildlife due to year-round feeding
Rates and Details
Maximum of two guests allowed
Children not allowed
Max two well behaved dogs allowed
Max weight 50 lbs
Pet fee is $20 per day, per pet
Cleaning fee is $50
Smoking permitted outside
No discharging of firearms, fireworks or ATVs allowed
Hill Country river and lake water levels vary depending on rain
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.
Approximate distance to the following sites:
Frio River: 50 miles
Medina River: 15 miles
Guadalupe River: 40 miles
Lost Maples State Natural Area: 35 miles
Garner State Park: 50 miles
Hill Country State Natural Area: 15 miles
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