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Loft-Like Living in Marfa with Sexy Outdoor Shower

Bedrooms Studio
Separate WCs1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 person occupancy in a fabulous bungalow down the hill from the Hill House

The “Hill House Canteen” is a new addition to the House on the Hill VRBO listing # 196194. 150ft and 53 steps down below the main home sits this concrete block structure……… Privatized by an arc of pine trees this area has outdoor covered seating, a stucco banquet and an entertaining area with smoker and grill. The canteen features 13’ ceilings and large rolling metal and glass doors which help monitor light and air flow … which also, when opened, creates an open air atmosphere of “camping out”.

The Canteen sleeps 2 on a very comfortable fold out sofa. High quality bedding is stored for easy access when you decide to “turn in” for the night. An Isokern Fireplace adds to your comfort on chilly Marfa nights and mornings. The complete kitchen is equipped with a gas cooktop, electric stove, Fiestaware dishes, cooking utensils, and coffee maker. There is a small powder room and just off this room a fabulous sexy outdoor shower with hot and cold running water.

Reserve this spot for $195/ night …. Or reserve the entire compound (Hill House and Canteen) to sleep 8 people comfortably …..perfect for catered events!! Two separate listings.

Damage to the property, including but not limited to guest rooms, fixtures, furnishings, artwork, décor or linens, will result in the guest being charged.

More Details

Robert Bellamy
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2018

About Robert Bellamy

I own a landscape design company in Dallas, TX where I have lived my entire life. As an artist, I was drawn to Marfa because there is always something interesting and educational or musical going on in town. Being in the high desert, it's warm and dry during the day...crisp and cool at night. I try to get to Marfa at least once a month.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house around the Marfa around the Presidio County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet
  • One Powder Bath, an Outdoor Shower with hot and cold water
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - Sofa in living room opens out to full size bed
  • Stereo ...
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives


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(7 traveller reviews)

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Loft-Like Living in Marfa with Sexy Outdoor Shower
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Loved most everything about our stay here. It was better than a hotel anyday. I'd buy this home if it was forsale.

Jay and Kris Hummel

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great compliment! If it was on the market, it would be yours - but I love it too much!! - Robert
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Don’t pass this up.

  • 5 of 5

If you’re thinking of staying somewhere else, don’t. Book this place now and don’t look back. The pictures just don’t it justice.

Robert’s sense of style and eye for design are unmatched and he’s made the Canteen unbelievably comfortable. When you pull in and walk around front, you’re greeted by birds, bunnies, butterflies, bees and even those little lizards that do the push-ups.

When you walk in you’ll immediately notice how clean, cool and cozy it is. You will want for nothing, except maybe an extra day when you check out.

If you’re lucky, it’ll rain while you’re there. “Who says that”, you ask? First off, whoever excavated and graded the property is a landscaping savant. Water from the higher elevations is channeled to a 15ft area of rocks and stone that, for about the next 20-30 mins. after the rain, becomes your private zen waterfall/babbling brook with two tiny streams that break off to the left and right of the Canteen.

You can easily walk to every thing Marfa has to offer. (Every restaurant, coffee shop, boutique or bar).

Enjoy your stay.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You can be my PR person for the rest of your days! I have never had such a lovely compliment. This is exactly what we hoped for. Please come back!!
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Charming retreat

  • 5 of 5

This property is picture perfect. From the amazing art collection, charming kitchen to the outdoor space it provides the perfect setting to get away and take in all Marfa has to offer. I would highly recommend booking this property!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay in the Canteen. Come back soon!
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First time in Marfa (won't be the last)

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I drove out to Marfa for our anniversary, and the trip was absolutely amazing. The Canteen was a huge part of that. The outdoor area is perfect for hanging out in the evenings, and for star-gazing at night. The design (inside and out) was really nice. It also happens to be within walking distance to most things in town (no more than about a mile), including Pizza Foundation, which is a great place across the street.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming and unique

  • 5 of 5

The home was a very artsy, comfortable space, well-appointed and with wonderful outdoor areas (seating, pergola, lawn, fire pit) and very hot water in the charming outdoor shower. It is a convenient walking distance to the main town. The only thing I wish I had known is that it is close to the highway (Rt. 67/90), though there was no disturbing traffic during the night. I'd definitely stay here again if I'm in West Texas!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it Laurie - it is a special small house and I love being able to share it with others ! Please return - Robert
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Great intro to the uniqueness of Marfa!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here in Marfa. The property was very comfortable and the creative design and art was a perfect introduction to the uniqueness of Marfa. Great fireplace and full kitchen. We loved it! Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brooke, So glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to have you again soon :)
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No pets are allowed at the property. This is not a good location for animals.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £33.91

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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