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The Casita at Cochineal ~ Heart Of Marfa

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A newly built contemporary one bedroom one bath house with private courtyard

The Casita at Cochineal is all about comfort, style and convenience. A place where you can dress it up or dress it down as your mood dictates. Upon arrival, enjoy our gift of a bottle of cold Champagne and let relaxation begin! You can choose to cook in, dine out or have dinner catered, by Cochineal, to your own private casita and courtyard for parties of up to 6 persons. Big Bend light invades the space via multiple skylights and picture windows bring in the big sky and outdoors. Decorated with modern furniture, photography and artwork, we have kept the décor purposefully minimal, clean and crisp - like Marfa itself. We look forward to helping you arrange most any adventure you wish! Gliders, Bikes, Mountains and the Rio Grande. With the Chinati Foundation's recent designation as a World Monuments Site, Marfa provides a rare opportunity to explore modern art.

More Details

Property Manager
Alexandra Gates
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, All other languages can be translated via google..
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Marfa in Presidio County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , The entry to the bathroom is thru the bedroom.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , The sleeper sofa is full-size in the living area.
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • caving
  • swimming
If you have questions about The Casita @ Cochineal or want advice on things to do in Marfa & the Big Bend region... e-mail (preferable) or call and we will do our best to accommodate you! Tours: Horse rides, Hiking, Rock Art, Canoeing/Rafting, Geological, Botanical, Historical, Art Foundation/Museum, Observatory/Astrological & others...


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

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The Casita at Cochineal ~ Heart Of Marfa
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews

Great little spot in Marfa. Take advantage of the restaurant right next door.

  • 5 of 5

We had an enjoyable stay in the casita. Nice decor and so convenient to the restaurant next door which seems to be Marfa’s best.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for a get-away!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved the Casita when we visited Marfa for a weeding in late August. It is within walking distance of most restaurants and town sites. The owners are welcoming and lovely! We loved all the light from the windows. The bed and linens are comfortable. The kitchen/living area is great with the view of the patio.

We would definitely stay at the Casita again!

I have two recommendations:

1. the Casita needs an iron and ironing board

2. the patio would be even more wonderful with two more comfortable chairs

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place!!

  • 5 of 5

Was in a great location! Alex and James were great hosts. Recommend to anyone who wants to stay in Marfa!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect setting. Walking distance to most venues

  • 5 of 5

Setting was restful and comfortable. Hosts were quite accommodating

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you stay at Casita Cochineal - we look forward to another visit in the future!
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Great location, very cool

  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit to Marfa. The Casita was in the middle of everything and we walked to the restaurants, and other sites. It was very clean and classy. Everything went very smoothly for our visit.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Modern and well-located apartment

  • 4 of 5

Right in the center of Marfa, the Casita is a nice place. Beautifully designed and well-appointed. The restaurant was not open when we were there. Definitely a bit expensive but the location can't be beat for easy access to Marfa.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
189 Miles
El Paso, Midland/Odessa or Marfa Airport (15min
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Marfa Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
26.1 Miles
Alpine, Texas - 26 miles east of Marfa
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 90 (San Antonio Street)
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
460 Miles
Sante Fe, NM
Nearest Beach
548 Miles
Rio Grande River or Corpus Christi, Texas
Car: recommended

Marfa is the perfect location to explore the Big Bend or Trans-Pecos region of Texas from. You can have the best of all worlds as Marfa offers world class museums, foundations and non-profits that support the arts, literary, music and live theater. There is always a book reading, play, music, exhibition or event to attend and enjoy. Marfa also has wonderful walks/hikes from your doorstep to the edges of town and beyond on scenic county roads or ranches opened to the locals. If you are into the out of doors, we have the Davis Mountains State Park, Nature Conservancy's Davis Mountains Preserve, Balmorhea State Park, Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, soon to be Chinati Mountains State Natural Area & many other adventurous places for ALL levels of adventurer. You can ride in the car and see stunning parts of Texas that qualify for the most beautiful drives in America! So come on out and join us here in Marfa!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Marfa, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Exit cleaning £53.07 + Tax
Pet Fee £18.95 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £227.43
Tax Rate 13.0%

Special Events & "parties" (7+ persons) must be approved, in advance & in writing, by the owner and will be subject to a negotiated additional charge...
Unauthorized Events/Parties will be assessed a minimum fee of $1,500 (does not limit guests liability or additional costs)...
Guest is responsible for all other guests actions, damages, payments/fees, exit condition of La Casita, etc...
All catering & services from Cochineal Restaurant, are paid at the time of service, directly to Cochineal & to include a 20% gratuity...
Pets are approved by owner and will require an additional $500 refundable deposit (refunded after exit cleaning is performed) and a $25/night fee...
20% gratuity on all additional services...
Last Minute Rates (when available) are applicable to bookings less than 7 days from arrival date.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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