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Rustic Log Cabin on 160 acres

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Built in the 1860's and opened as a guesthouse in 1993, this popular accommodation represents the true Texas Hill Country experience. Only 7 minutes from downtown Fredericksburg. Enjoy lounging on the front porch and watching the moon and stars in the clear night air. Deer and wild turkey abound on this oak-covered 160 acres. Swing in the front yard under a century old beautiful live oak tree. Rustic antique furniture and memorabilia decorate the entire living area. History, romance, and relaxation are all awaiting you at Morning Star Guesthouse.


Property Manager
Lindsay Crenwelge
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2017

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

Rustic Log Cabin on 160 acres
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 24 reviews
5

Wonderful romantic getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were amazingly impressed with the MorningStar ranch! The seclusion and wildlife around the ranch were just wonderful, not a house or a person in sight. We felt like it was our own little place, we got in real late and that he was on for us so we can feel comfortable right away . The history on the place and the historical memorabilia were very nice touch. Everything was very clean and the bed was super comfortable, way better than some local hotel room. Just minutes away from Fredericksburg and an easy drive away from enchanted rock. Our host was very accommodating and timely and their responses, we will definitely be back !

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming rustic cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Fun to step back in time and stay in a place that has so much history.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Rustic and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time..far enough away from town to be peaceful and relaxing. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Relaxing escape from our busy life

  • 4 of 5

This historic cabin reminded us of visiting our grandmothers. It was a very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. The bed was very comfortable. The gigantic bathtub surrounded by candles was a great place to unwind. At night, you can see stars, deer and cattle moving about. If you enjoy a ranch atmosphere, this is the place.

The cabin is 5 minutes from Main Street. It offers easy access to shopping and restaurants. We will definitely choose this location again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Disappointed

  • 1 of 5

I honestly don't normally write negative reviews unless we have just a really bad experience. Unfortunately that is what we had at Morning Star Guest House. First of all, if anyone has a bad dust allergy, do not stay here! My sister and I couldn't breath all weekend! It doesn't look like the place has been dusted in years. We took pictures to show. Along the floor boards, the furniture and even the couch was so dusty and dirty.

We planned this trip for my moms 74th birthday and let me say that this will be memorable trip and not in a good way. When we first arrived, there was cow poop everywhere in front of the house. The house is tiny...nothing like the pictures portray. The rugs have stains on them, there was leftover beer and half bottle of wine in the fridge with a wine stain in the fridge. The back door doesn't close completely and kept opening. The upstairs bedroom is terrible. My sister bummed her head on the 3ft door to enter. You literally have to bend down to get into the room. The room was very hot. There is a fan but you cannot control the temperature. Also, if you have to go the bathroom in the middle of the night you have to walk outside, go downstairs and walk into the main house. This cabin is not for more than 2 people. Needless to say we were very disappointed. We did ask for a discount on our stay but the owner said no. If you don't care about cleanliness and want to really rough it then this place is for you.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

We completely enjoyed our stay at the Morning Star Ranch! It was exactly what we needed. Peaceful and relaxing. Everything we needed to enjoy our time there. And the view from the front porch while enjoying coffee was the best part. We definitely will be visiting again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Lady Bird Johnson Park
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Fredericksburg, Texas Hill Country

Rental Basis:
per property
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2 night minimum stay
£270
for 2 nights
From
£135
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 13.0%

If smoking is detected in the Guesthouse there will be a $200 cleaning fee charged to your credit card. Any damage to the Guesthouse will be charged to you at the actual rate to repair or replace. Any additional cleaning outside of the normal cleaning will be charged at $50 per hour with a minimum of one hour.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Fredericksburg in Texas

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Seperate Shower from the tub.
  • towels are provided sheets are provided pillows are provided
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The upstairs has the 2nd bedroom. There is only access to the upstairs from outside staircase. The downstairs bedroom has a king size bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking

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