The 'Rocking M Ranch' (RMR). The property is a large, rambling duplex conveniently located less than one hour from Austin and less than two hours from Houston and San Antonio. The 'Lone Star', the largest of the two homes, is the rental and offers visitors ample privacy with sole use of the pool area. The owner occupies the smaller second home. Though new to Airbnb, RMR has been a successful rental since 2012. For property reviews, visit (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) We are... 'Real Country, Real Close'!
The pool area includes lounge chairs, two round tables with 13 chairs, party lights, and a large shade structure. There is a fire pit adjacent to the pool along with a BBQ pit for using propane or charcoal. The pool area is perfect for hosting special events up to 100 people (additional charges apply). A large utility area with a door leading to the pool has a half-bath, extra fridge, W/D and built in folding table. The home is fully furnished with linens, essential kitchen/BBQ tools, crock-pot, coffee maker, stock pots, toaster and IPhone docking station for music. Other catering essentials may be available as needed.
Prior to arrival, guests are provided access information to the electronic gate at the front of the property and to the 'Lone Star' rental so they can arrive at their leisure. No check-in necessary. Visitors are given total privacy while visiting the ranch but owners are nearby if guests need anything else to make their stay more enjoyable.
With prior notice, guests may request additional items/services while visiting the ranch such as massages, bicycles, and offers a limited catering menu. A Visitors Guide in the rental home contains important information such as how to use the hot tub as well as recommendations for area restaurants and nearby attractions.
Want to host a wedding, family reunion, or corporate meeting at the ranch? The property is currently available for hosting day or evening events for up to 100 people. Events can be set up inside the spacious, fully-furnished home with additional seating around the pool area. The pool area features festive party lights strung on poles over the pool, a large fire pit, and a shade structure that serves dual purpose as a "saloon". An additional seating area adjacent to the pool can easily be transformed into a dance floor. Construction is underway at the ranch to expand venue services but will not impact current guests' visits. Beginning mid- 2017, a shaded chapel area, picnic grounds and outdoor reception area will be available for rental. The home is on a public water system and has filtered drinking water.
Smoking is allowed outside only. Receptacles provided. No disposal of tobacco products in wooded areas due to potential wildfire. Check-in times are flexible. Rental windows shorter than the 7 day requirement may be available as well as check-in after 10:00 p.m.