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Alexandra Ranch: Luxury and Spectacular Hill Country Views on 80 acres

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Property
house
People
10
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Sisterdale - Alexandra Ranch, Sisterdale

5 bedrooms including semi-detached casitas

Enjoy the ultimate privacy and seclusion on this beautiful, exotic deer ranch in en-suite bedrooms (note: we do NOT permit weddings or other events). Dogs/cats are never permitted, so you needn't worry about pet allergies. We respectfully ask that you strictly observe our no-pet policy for the benefit of our non-pet-owning guests.

The casitas are semi-attached, connected by a breezeway/covered porch to the main house. There are substantial covered porches and another 2000+ square feet flagstone deck surrounding the pool. The setting is the center of an 80 acre ranch, on a ridge with 30+ mile views to the east, south and west. You simply won't believe the views.

The house and casita bedrooms open toward the enormous 60,000 gallon pool with double screened doors throughout.

Relax in the huge courtyard pool area and massive outdoor stone fireplace. You will be in awe of the spectacular 360° views of the Texas Hill Country - so much so that day excursions away from this beautiful place will interfere!

Enjoy watching sunrises over the pool and beautiful, panoramic vistas.

Alexandra Ranch is surrounded by Texas Hill Country's renowned wineries and antique shops. However, we strongly recommend that for short (e.g., 2 day visits) you make Alexandra Ranch your only destination. Once you arrive, you'll understand.

The pool deck and casitas are on one level with no steps.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Mark and Sandra - Owners
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 November, 2016

Why Mark and Sandra - Owners chose Texas

Fantastic location, unbelievable views, total privacy and seclusion with everything included for a relaxing holiday getaway.

What makes this house unique

Alexandra Ranch combines luxury with a rustic hill country flair in the Texas wine country. Most of the best-known wineries are within 20 miles of the property.

Absolutely no weddings, large events, bachelor/bachelorette parties or the like are permitted at this exclusive, private residence.

Because we are not a wedding or event venue, we do not accommodate more than 10 persons (up to 2 persons per bedroom, in 5 bedrooms).

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is the most beautiful estate in the most beautiful part of the Texas Hill Country, hands down. We came with 4 other couples and had an absolutely wonderful time around the pool, jogging the perimeter of the ranch, and just relaxing. We will definitely come back again and again.
Jun 2009
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(56 traveller reviews)

Alexandra Ranch: Luxury and Spectacular Hill Country Views on 80 acres
average rating of 4.964286 based on 57 reviews
5

Beatiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

My leadership team and I came to this property to spend some time away from the hustle of the office space. It was the perfect spot for us to sit and look out over the wide Vista and get our heads around the coming year. Highly recommend staying here for a quiet, peaceful time.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, relaxing home away from it all!

  • 4 of 5

We were blown away with the property and home upon arrival! It is a gorgeous place with a true "Hill Country" feel. The location is actually not as far from Fredericksburg as we thought. Mark did everything possible to help us enjoy our stay, including making a fire for us every night on the patio. Breakfast was wonderful! It really was a very relaxing and enjoyable weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Pictures do not do just on this place, it is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great expereince staying at Alexandra Ranch with my wife celebrating our wedding anniversary, the pictures online dont do just to how really beautiful the place is. It has shared common areas by the pool with have plenty of seating areas to eat dinner or relax and just enjoy the sprawling 82 acre ranch with some of the best views of the Texas Hill Country. The rooms are just cozy but small and have a nice and clean well kept bathrooms and your own washer and dryer, which is convenient to have. My only comments that would be constructive is it would be nice to have a small fridge in the room considering how far from town the place is from town and it has a grilling area but if you don't have a small fridge to keep any sides or steaks cold its hard to actually use the grilling and outdoor areas for cooking.

Other than that we rated the place a 10 out of 10, we would love to come back with our family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great spot to disconnect from city life!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the ranch. We were a little disappointed that the casita was only one bedroom (the site led us to believe it was larger), but it worked out just fine. The scenery was beautiful and the hosts were incredibly hospitable. Great spot for anyone looking to get away from it all! We hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the 5 star review and for staying with us. When you come back, feel free to ask for the second bedroom for your child. As you know, we didn't charge extra for him anyway!
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5

Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and peaceful ranch. The owners are friendly, warm and welcoming, the room is clean and comfy---we had a much needed respite from city life!! Would love to return soon for another visit!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful weekend in the Hill Country!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Sisterdale
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Comfort
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
FM 473
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Welfare Cafe
Nearest Ski
800 Miles
New Mexico
Nearest Beach
170 Miles
Corpus Christi
Car: necessary

The ultimate destination and retreat. Experience the seclusion and views - your first and lasting impression.

The casitas are separate buildings connected to the main home which sits on 80 acres (high-fenced and gated) atop a ridge between Boerne and Fredericksburg (an hour from San Antonio). Leave the interstate and meander through Sisterdale and old German ranches to this hilltop compound. Enter through 200 year old Spanish Colonial doors to a veritable private resort.

In 2017, we will be renting the main home and will no longer offer bed-and-breakfast.

Other Activities: walking/hiking without leaving the property, pool.

Golf: Comfort public course - 9 miles

Wine country: Alexandra Ranch is well located just a hop, skip and a jump from the Highway 290 Wine Trail. Dozens of the Hill Country's most visited wineries are within a 20 mile radius of the ranch. Private wine tour transportation services are available from third-party service providers (not connected with Alexandra Ranch LLC).

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sisterdale, Texas Hill Country

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
£2,630
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,103
Property Damage Protection £62
Pet Fee £394 + Tax
Cleaning fee £217 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

We have a maximum occupancy of 10 persons, including children. Should there be more than 10 persons in your party, you will be charged $150 per person over 10, per day.

For your protection and security, we kindly require the full name, address and birthdate of EVERYONE who will be staying at the property. Please note that no persons are allowed on the premises unless their names and details have been provided in advance.
Please note that under no circumstances may more than twelve (10) people be on the premises at any time without prior, express, written approval from the owners.

We sincerely appreciate payment by e-funds as it saves us the 3% credit card processing fee charged by the bank.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sisterdale, USA

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Tank
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Casita 2
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Casita 1 (serves two adjoining bedrooms)
    Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Main house master bedroom suite with large soaking tub
    Secondary master bathroom - Shower Enclosure , second master bedroom suite - main house
    Powder room - Toilet , located in main house
  • The main house has two master suites and a powder room. Casita One has two bedrooms with a 3/4 bath between the two bedrooms. Casita Two has a single en-suite bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Casita Two, a 1 bedroom en-suite unit.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom - main house
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Second master suite - main house
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Casita 1 - connects to second bedroom via a shared bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Casita 1 - connects to another bedroom via a shared bathroom
  • There are a total of 5 bedrooms (2 queens and 3 kings), including 2 in the main house and 3 bedrooms in two casitas. Please note that 2 bedrooms in Casita One share a connecting bath. The casitas are connected to the main house via covered breezeways.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
Notes:
A fabulous hill-top setting in the heart of the beautiful Texas wine country. Pool cabana, 80 acres for hiking and wildlife viewing, Mountain View: 30 mile views in every direction. The ultimate, private retreat. Experience the seclusion and views - your first and lasting impression. Luxury casita-style bedroom accommodations on 80 acres (high-fenced and gated) in the Texas wine country between Boerne and Fredericksburg with quick access to San Antonio. Leave the interstate traffic and meander past old German ranches to this hilltop compound. Enter through 200 year old Spanish Colonial doors to your own private resort.

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