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COUNTRY LIVING, INSIDE THE CITY , HORSES, CAMPFIRE, POND & MORE

Owner/Property Manager

Advertiser since 2011
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Speaks English, Spanish
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Speaks English, Spanish
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COUNTRY LIVING, INSIDE THE CITY , HORSES, CAMPFIRE, POND & MORE

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Houston - Rush Ranch

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

Wouldn't you love to wake up in the morning to fetch a basket of fresh eggs for breakfast, take a horseback ride, or take a walk by the lovely Cypress Creek? Enjoy go-carts, zip-lining, horseback riding, practicing your golf-swing, and picnicking in the gazebo all within the comfort of your backyard. If you are training for a marathon or a bike tour, you can run or bike for hours around the neighborhood or on the scenic forested and marked trails by the creek. Inside of this authentic country style plantation home you can unwind and relax after a long day of fun. The home is furnished with new leather and wood furniture and feels just like the home you grew up in. This relaxing vacation getaway is exactly what every traveler needs within the hustle and bustle of Houston, Texas.

****All Organic diner experience:

One of our favorite hobbies is cooking. We suggest you to choose the evening you would like us to be your chef before you arrive otherwise there will be no guarantees. We need minimum of 48 hours notice. We can be your chef one evening and prepare any of the following menus (using all organic ingredients) and serve it in Gazebo or any place in the property, picnic style or sitting around dining table. Please let us know if you are allergic to nuts or any ingredients.

1-Tender broiled wild salmon on a bed of wild rice, a side of crispy golden finger potatoes, organic salad, and homemade tiramisu with organic ingredients for a light and sweet dessert, Cappuccino with organic coffee and Cashew milk or Chai Tea. 55

2- Grilled beef tenderloin, Potato backed with olive oil, white rice, organic salad, Tiramisu, Cappuccino with organic coffee and Cashew milk. 55

3- Grilled Quail, Edamame, grilled sweet corn, organic salad, Tiramisu, Cappuccino with organic coffee and Cashew milk. 55

4- Grilled Lamb Chop, Spinach Quiche, organic salad, Tiramisu, Cappuccino with organic coffee and Cashew milk. 55

5. Shrimp Broil (jumbo golf wild tiger shrimp, potato, Edamame, corn), Organic salad, Famous Texas Pecan Pie. 35

****rate per person****

For special events and weddings please email us number of guests and venue detail and we will reply with the rate.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Owner/Property Manager (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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Speaks English, Spanish

About Owner/Property Manager

My name is Sam Rush. My wife, daughter, son and I all live just across the lawn from the property's back yard, so we can be helpful and make sure your stay is most comfortable and memorable.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 2005

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Houston

The property is conveniently located near the Willowbrook shopping area, the Woodlands, the Aerodrome skating rink, Vintage Park Shopping village, great movie theaters and the finest dining in Texas within minutes drive. We are also five minutes from the Callegari Equestrian Club.

What makes this house unique

Horseback riding, go-karting, Zip lines, camp fire, fishing, mountain biking, road biking, running track around the corral or Cypress Creek trails, basketball and many more activities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Sam,



Thank you for letting us stay at your wonderful holiday home and making us feel very welcome. My daughter has really enjoyed collecting eggs and of course using the zip wire. I’ve been up and back to Dallas twice this week already as we close out a few things up there and start to move into a new house we found in Katy. As we only just stopped for the day I didn’t want to come and disturb your evening but did want to say thank you so much again for making us feel welcome which has really smoothed our transition to Houston.



We will likely leave around 10 tomorrow, but knowing us we will probably have left something and could well be back latter!



Best wishes,



James
Aug 2014
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 25 holidaymaker reviews

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Country Living, Inside the City , Horses, Campfire, Pond & More
average rating of 4.88 based on 28 reviews
business
Country Living, Inside the City , Horses, Campfire, Pond & More
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p995890
+1 -713 777-7770
Houston Houston area
Texas
5

Our Teens Loved the Backyard

  • 5 out of 5
A family with 4 teens and one ten year old, we found this property had a lot to offer in terms of things to keep the kids busy. Two families shared this home while in Houston for a summer wedding. The basketball court was the big draw for us, but the zip line added a ton of fun as well. The zip line is not so high as to truly be scary, but enough of a climb up to be a bit adventurous. The fresh eggs from the chicken coop was a treat and fun to collect. Fire pits are available that would be great in spring/fall. The grounds are pretty, with well kept horses in clear site. The best thing about this property is (as indicated by the name the owners gave it on VRBO) the country atmosphere in the city. Everything you need is around the corner, including a community Walmart, HEB, restaurants and a city park. The neighborhood is pretty and the homes all have large yards with tons of trees. Cypress, TX itself is a respite from Houston bustle. The house is clean and the large kitchen was nice. I would not say the house inside is super modern, but it is adequately updated. The kitchen had most everything you need to cook a major meal, including some spices. The master bedroom and large attached bath could be considered luxurious. The other two bedrooms and study are set up to be flexible on how many it sleeps. Two bedrooms have trundle beds, so not ideal for adults, but we found them comfortable enough. My only complaint was that one of the rooms gets lots of light-nice for daytime, but needs better window coverings for early morning. There were 3 floor mats available for sleeping on that the kids utilized. The second bath that the two trundle-bed bedrooms share was not large, but clean/adequate. Outside, two cars can easily park in the garage- an unusual plus for home rental. The owners are very accommodating, friendly and readily available. Their home is on one end of the property where the basketball court is, but it feels like you have the place to yourself. I can especially recommend this place for families with teens/older kids.
  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We are so grateful for your very kind and detailed review. We enjoyed having you and your lovely family as our wonderful Nieghbor. Thank you and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again soon.
business
Country Living, Inside the City , Horses, Campfire, Pond & More
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p995890
+1 -713 777-7770
Houston Houston area
4

Great Acommodations!

  • 4 out of 5
Dear Sam & Mary,
Thank you for sharing your lovely home with us. It turned out to be the perfect place for our family to relax together during all the wedding hubbub. It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy time together. Our 3 month old granddaughter is already requesting her own hammock, she loved her "swinging"
naps.

The home was very well appointed and had everything we needed. The wireless internet was very reliable and appreciated. The deck was a fabulous place to sit and relax and enjoy the beautiful Houston weather. We enjoyed a campfire one evening. If another trip to Houston is in our future we would definitely stay again.
  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure being your host. We are grateful for your kindest review of your stay. We appreciate your time, and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again soon.

Kindest regards,
Sam & Mary Rush
business
Country Living, Inside the City , Horses, Campfire, Pond & More
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p995890
+1 -713 777-7770
Houston Houston area
5

Great family stay

  • 5 out of 5
Everything is advertised and Sam is very attentive to his guest's needs. If had one quibble it was lack of patio furniture on the back porch. If you're in Houston when the weather's fine it would be nice to take advantage of it.
  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We appreciate your kind review and suggestion. It was wonderful getting to know you and your lovely family. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again in near future.
business
Country Living, Inside the City , Horses, Campfire, Pond & More
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p995890
+1 -713 777-7770
Houston Houston area
5

Something for everyone, from age 86 to 6!

  • 5 out of 5
The house and grounds were immaculate and thoughtfully designed to be family friendly. The railings on the stairways made it easy for the old girls to get into the house. Very clean and came with everything we needed to get ready for a wedding, and made for a nice "homebase" for all of our travels to NASA, Galveston, and into the city of Houston.

Jilly and Wyatt (6yo)really enjoyed the farm animals. The horses were a big hit, and daily visits to them started our day off right. Fresh eggs and goats on the porch added to the country atmosphere. Jilly wanted to thank Mr. Sam for all his personal attention with the horses, and will be starting riding lessons soon to make him proud.

Thank you so much, we will be back next time we are in Houston.

Donald, Michelle, Jason, Erin, Jilly, and the Old Girls
  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kindest review. It was an absolute pleasure knowing you all and Jilly. We look forward seeing you all again soon. Jilly is amazing, we feel so blessed that we had the opportunity know you all. I appreciate your time, and wish you pleasant moments always.
Kindest Regards,
Sam & Mary Rush
business
Country Living, Inside the City , Horses, Campfire, Pond & More
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p995890
+1 -713 777-7770
Houston Houston area
5

Beautiful, clean, and peaceful

  • 5 out of 5
We were five moms from Wisconsin on an adventure. We were very pleased with this property. It was clean and spacious. In addition, it was close to a variety of local attractions but still far enough out of the way to be peaceful and relaxing. Truly a wonderful find that we hope to return to soon!
  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure being your host. We are grateful for your kindest review of your stay. We appreciate your time, and hope to have the opportunity to serve you again soon.

Kindest regards,
Sam & Mary Rush
srush@rushinsurancegroup.com
713 7777770 ext 100
Cell 713-446-4465
business
Country Living, Inside the City , Horses, Campfire, Pond & More
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p995890
+1 -713 777-7770
Houston Houston area
5

Family of 5 with 3 young kids

  • 5 out of 5
The house is great and the property fantastic. The home is immaculate with every amenity, space for the kids, and activities for everyone. Tons to do on the property outdoors with horses, chickens, firepits, go-karts and ziplines. Easy access to plenty of restaurants, shops, and activities. Just over 30 min to downtown without traffic. We'll definitely stay again next time we're in Houston.
  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure meeting you all. Many thanks for the kindest review of your experience. We are grateful for the opportunity to be your host and hope that we can serve you again in near future.
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Bush Intercontinental
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Beltway 8 toll road
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Galveston
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Longwood Golf Course
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Down town Houston
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Meical Center
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
many fine restaurants
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
horse race track
Nearest Beach
55 Miles
Lake Conroe, for renting boat, wakeboarding
Car: necessary

Running track around the corral, hiking, zip line, go cart ride, mountain biking, 45 minutes from Lake Conroe for wake boarding, water skiing, wind surfing, boating and more.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in Houston, Houston area

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Thanksgiving & X-Mas Holiday
15 Nov 2014 - 1 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,073
for 7 nights
$2,073
$6,706
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$1,061
for 4 nights
From
$211
$1,618
$5,624
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $27 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.25%
Notes Check in time 4:00 PM Check out time 12:00 Noon.
For special events and weddings please email us number of guests and venue detail and we will reply with the rate.
Please check the calendar on the site, we can possibly extend the check in/out time if we do not have the guest with the same check in/out day.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Houston in Houston area

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2159 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , convertable to king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Pull-out bed: 2 Twin-sized can convert into a Full-sized bed
    Room 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Not a futon sofa, but there is a fold-out bed in closet
  • Each bedroom has a dresser and a full closet, except the studio room that has a leather sofa and a fold-out bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
HORSEBACK RIDING: Reserve before arriving.The horses on our property are available for very experienced riders, and supervised pony rides for children within the property ($50.00 for two hour ride per rider, per horse). For group rides of 3 and above the trail rides off the property is available. We need a week advanced notice in order to make arrangements with Caligari Stables within 5 miles from our property. Please let us know the date(s), hours needed, number of riders, their riding experience and age. Caligari will provide a certified trainer as well as horses and tack. GO-CART RIDING: Reserve in advance if you want to use the go-carts during your stay so that we may ensure that they are ready for your use. Also please choose the number of hrs or days and pay with your reservation. You can cancel for 100% refund if you change your mind once you arrive. The fee is $145.00 per every 2-hour (regardless of time used) and $245.00 per day per Go-Kart. Refundable deposit $300.00
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