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The Outpost - Fredericksburg, TX

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Max. occupancy: 8 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6 comfortably  2 dog max 
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Secluded mountain top cabin w/ private hot tub, firepit, plenty of private space

If you're looking for an unforgettable vacation home with an incredible history, look no further than The Outpost. This unique limestone and log cabin was constructed from various military, historical, and first-responder buildings from all across Texas, including The Alamo, Houston Firehouse #7, and the San Jacinto Monument! This one-of-a-kind property is only 14 miles away from the heart of downtown and only 8 miles from Enchanted Rock State Park.

Nestled 2,000 feet high on a private mountain top, these 15 secluded acres are all yours to explore since there are no other cabins and no other renters on the property. The owners do not live on-site and you do not have any close neighbors. The surrounding land is undeveloped and open on all sides making it feel like you have hundreds of miles to explore and the sunrises/sunsets are unbelievable. To the east is Enchanted Rock and a beautiful valley – a great place to sit and watch the sunrise. To the west, off the panoramic back porch, is another valley where the sun will rest for the day, but not before lighting up the sky with every color imaginable. If you want a moment to clear your head, then this is the place – there is very little noise pollution so it can be extremely quiet.

This family-friendly haven offers a gas grill for afternoon barbecues in the covered barn area, ideal for cookouts, watching TV, and group gatherings. This vacation home is also great for couples, families, and bachelor/bachelorette parties, too. A small inflatable pool, fan sprinkler, and portable play yard are available for the kiddos to enjoy the outdoors. Find a cornhole game to play outside, an outdoor speaker system with Bluetooth capabilities, an Alexa Dot, satellite TV, and free WiFi. Even more fun elements of this memorable stay include a patch wall (bring your insignia or patches), a coin challenge, and on-site souvenirs for sale. The Outpost has hidden rooms, trap doors, secrets, riddles, and puzzles. Who knows what you may discover? After a day spent wine tasting, shopping, horseback riding, or hiking Enchanted Rock, you can gather around the firepit or use the telescope for stargazing. There is no light pollution so you can view a night sky filled with countless stars. Stare in awe of the great arm of the Milky Way Galaxy, count shooting stars, or watch as satellites zoom across the starfield. Kick back in the heated six-person hot tub as you listen to the coyote howl at the sunset. Don’t feel like cooking? Our partner, Chel Leo Aguirre, will make the trip to cook you an amazing meal.

Sip morning coffee on the covered patio and take in views of the Hill Country as you listen to the wild turkeys gobble and watch the deer grazing at the animal feeder. The property’s roadways and trails are ideal for walking, biking, hiking, and ATVing off property. Because of the open land, there is great biodiversity on the property. From October to March, you can witness black Angus cattle grazing on the property; from September to October, you can see the magic of millions of orange Monarch butterflies migrating south for the winter on the property in the designated Monarch Waystation area.

This rustic getaway is decorated with numerous military and first-responder artifacts yet also provides all the comforts and luxuries of home. The open floor plan features a welcoming living area with a wood-burning fireplace, TVs, and fun perks that include a telescope, binoculars, many board games, books, and the Outpostbuster movie center (a large selection of DVDs). The full kitchen is wonderfully suited for all of your culinary needs.

This family-friendly haven offers a gas grill for afternoon barbecues in the covered barn area, ideal for cookouts, watching TV, and gatherings with the group. This home is also great for couples, families, and bachelor/bachelorette parties too. A small inflatable pool, fan sprinkler, and portable play yard are available for the kiddos to enjoy the outdoors. Find a cornhole game to play outside, an outdoor speaker system with Bluetooth capabilities, an Alexa Dot, satellite TV, and free WiFi. Even more fun elements of this memorable stay include a patch wall (bring your insignia or patches), a coin challenge, and on-site souvenirs for sale. One other item to mention, The Outpost has hidden rooms, trap doors, secrets, riddles, and puzzles. Who knows what you may discover?

WHAT’S NEARBY

AttractionDistance From Home
Gypsum Mine6 Miles
Crabapple Creek2.0 Miles
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area8.5 Miles
GF Ranch Trail Rides11.4 Miles
Cross Mountain12.8 Miles
Reserve Tours13.4 Miles
Downtown Fredericksburg14.3 Miles
H-E-B Grocery Store14.7 Miles
Vine & Wine Adventures14.7 Miles
Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course19.0 Miles

THINGS TO KNOW

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.

AMENITIES

Bedrooms

Pack-N-Play

Features

Iron

Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

Wood-burning fireplace

House rules

Dog-friendly

Kitchen & dining

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Media

Internet

TV

Cable

DVD library

DVD player

Wireless router

Netflix streaming

On-site activities

Hot tub : Private

Board games

Children's pool

Outdoor

Gas grill : Private

Patio

Beach towels

Firepit

Theme

Snowbird-friendly

9 reviews

Tonya T. Sep 2022
The views from the back porch are AWESOME! The stars at night were also a wonderful sight!
Larry S. Sep 2022
Try h is place is awesome. So peaceful . Can’t wait until we can come back again.
christy l. Sep 2022
Great place to stay! Really enjoyed everything about it!
Berend T. Aug 2022
We had this little paradise for only one day but it was just perfect. The place is clean, has a very nice and welcoming atmosphere and provides excellent scenic views and wildlife. Be aware of the scorpions through!
Manager response:
Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review, Berend. We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed staying with us and the great views our home has to offer. Please know that we have regular pest control that sprays for pests including scorpions as well as setting traps for them. We appreciate you staying with us. We hope to host you again in the future.
Emelyn G. Jul 2022
Amazing views and very beautiful home! Very relaxing vacation
Jenna R. Jul 2022
The location is fantastic. We felt a world away from hustle and bustle. Took a trip into town once but the house has everything you could ever need. The hot tub and view was great, not to mention the breeze all through the day. Made this texas heat bearable. This home is thoughtful and we will be back. Our dogs also loved the adventure down to the little creek and laying in the nice cool grass!
Daren M. Jul 2022
This place checked all the boxes! We were able to get away without being too far away. The back porch was perfect for morning coffee and watching the sun go down. The hot tub was in the perfect spot to enjoy the fire at night and the lightning storms across the way. During the day when it was too hot to go outside, the riddles and secret rooms kept us busy.

The owners put so much detail into this spot! From towel placement to a pooper scooper for the pup being available, I can't imagine it being better! There was so much history wrapped up into every thought out detail and riddle, being impressed is an understatement.

We will be back!
Natalie L. Mar 2022
The house was far enough away to feel secluded, but a close drive into town. The house had everything we needed. So much thought and love in every detail. My daughter loved all of the stories and history. We would for sure book this house again!!!