Located just a few blocks North of Main Street this awesome 1950”s flagstone house offers both elegance and comfort. The yard is an invitation to enter this beautiful home with it’s array of plants, flowers, and, trees. Inside you will appreciate the crisp classic style that radiates throughout this exquisite home. Note some of the unique pieces the owners have acquired from their extensive travels and chosen to share with their guests.
Entering into the living room enjoy the leather electric double reclining couch as well as comfortable upholstered lounge chairs. This space has a wall-mounted 32” flat screen television complete with digital cable. Also, in the living room for your entertainment there is a CD player. The dining room is open to both the living room and the kitchen and can easily seat 6 to eight people. The kitchen is a gourmet’s dream with a gas professional cook top, industrial stainless refrigerator, two ovens plus all the appliances one needs. A large island provides extra work or serving space and even comes with a chalkboard on one side for the kids. The den which is off the kitchen boasts a wine bar, working/computer space, along with wireless internet and another 32” wall mounted television and a queen sleeper sofa.
Three bedrooms offer a tranquil respite for weary travelers with high quality linens and a soothing color pallet. The master bedroom has a king bed and an en suite bath with tub and shower combination. The second bedroom has a queen bed next door to the second full bath with tub and shower combination. Two beautiful twin beds are found in the back bedroom off the den area. The den area queen sleeper sofa allows for two guests to sleep comfortably.
Vacation Rental Details
LOCATION – Approximately 5 blocks north of Main Street
HOSTS – Home to yourselves—no host on property
KITCHEN – Gourmet kitchen with commercial refrigerator, gas stovetop, dou
ble oven, microwave, dishwasher, Coffeemaker, and more
BREAKFAST – a healthy oatmeal and toppings breakfast, coffee and teas are left
SLEEPS – Up to 8 people—king, queen, two twins and queen sleeper
BATH – Two bathrooms with tub/shower
PETS—Up to 15 lbs. Must be crated when unattended. No fenced yard. No cats please. (By making a reservation with a pet, you agree to the Gästehaus Schmidt pet policy.)
CHILDREN—YES Children under 2 are free!
AMENITIES – Central heat/air, two 32” Flat Screen TV’s with digital cable, selection of travel books and magazines, books for children and games for adults, long term rentals considered
$275.00*/1—4 persons/night (Fri.—Sat. includes Events and Holidays)
$225.00*/1—4 persons/night (Sun.—Thurs., excludes Events and Holidays)
$35.00*/each extra person/night
$20.00*/each pet/per night
*plus 13% tax
Effective January 1, 2014, you will no longer be able to change the number of people over the course of your stay.
By making a reservation with a pet, I agree to the Gästehaus Schmidt pet policy.
8/10/14 – My husband, daughter and I spent this first Fredericksburg trip of ours celebrating my 30th birthday. This house exceeded any expectation we had! Everything here is clean and organized and overall welcoming. We are appreciative of your attention to detail that make staying here feel like our own home away from home. -The Maibergers.
8/14/14 – This house is so wonderful, I hope we can stay again. Two nights ago, we stayed up playing cards and were so comfortable, before we knew it, it was midnight, such a perfect to gather, but space enough for a person to get privacy, too. “The M.O.P. Ladies”
9/6-8/14 – We came down to celebrate 3 50th birthdays and had a wonderful time. Travelers House is fantastic. Loved sitting on the porch in the mornings. We Will be back!! – Kim & Philip, Danielle & Dave, Bryan
10/8/14 – We had a delightful stay. you have thought of Every Convenience. – Dona, Judy and Gail from Missouri City, TX
10/17/14 – This was a wonderful place to come home to. – Nick and Kristen, Grand Blanc, MI and Stephen Mallory, Dallas, TXTripAdvisor property ID 2416488...Read more
Left on 11/01/2012 for a stay in October 2012 | DebC2001Reviewed Nov 1, 2012Stayed Oct 2012
Beautiful cottage style landscaping, gorgeous hardwood floors, comfortable furniture, dream kitchen, wired for sound in all living areas, wireless internet, central air/heat that works great, outdoor living area, herb garden, plenty of space for a group, convenient off road parking, quiet neighborhood only a few blocks from shopping/dining...this home has it all! Gastehaus Schmidt made the arrangements easy & promptly answered questions. Property was very clean & the owner left a good bottle of wine, homemade cranberry bread, breakfast meat/milk/juice, fruit, and condiments which was a nice surprise! Also quickly took care of requests. I would bring some carving knives & a few other kitchen utensils next time (and more towels if travelling with a group), but otherwise we had everything we needed and would definitely consider returning to this nice home.
Left on 07/25/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 25, 2012Stayed May 2012
We usually stay at a B&B; but because we brought a baby with us we stayed at a house. We will go back to this one! Lovely home with a great kitchen that makes you want to cook on your vacation :) The breakfast was very tasty and right on time.
Left on 06/14/2012 for a stay in September 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 14, 2012Stayed Sep 2011
great house for a girls weekend - two great bedrooms and one room with twins. Twin beds were not so comfortable but the rest of the house was gorgeous. Breakfast was delivered every morning - very tasty. Great homeowners even left us a pitcher of sangria on the first night.
Left on 06/14/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | Kim G.Reviewed Jun 14, 2012Stayed Apr 2012
This home was the perfect place for a girlfriend retreat. The furnishings were very comfortable as well as the bed linens and towels. The yard was gorgeous and very well kept. We had a delicious breakfast delivered each morning. I would definitely recommend this home and will plan on staying there again!
“Das Kochende Haus is home, from the moment you enter we felt lik”
Left on 06/14/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | Sarah SmithReviewed Jun 14, 2012Stayed Apr 2012
We've used Gesthaus-Schmidt three times..each time is a different experience. All of them gave us the 'home' feel, like we were at home. Yet, they were as different as they could. Das Kochende Haus is not only a chef's dream but also a place where rest and relaxation can be found. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Come back and stay there again? You betcha...in a heartbeat!!!
Left on 06/12/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 12, 2012Stayed Mar 2012
We had a great time here. The house is beautiful and specious for us all to relax and enjoy our time together. We were pleasantly surprised when we had a delicious, homemade breakfast delivered in the morning...my gosh! We feel like we got a great value for the money spent. Can't wait to return!
Left on 06/09/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 9, 2012Stayed Apr 2012
Das Kochende Haus was so warm and comfortable, we found it hard to leave to enjoy the sights of the Hill Country. The owners had thought of everything. The hot delivered breakfasts each morning were delicious.
Left on 06/05/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | HavenReviewed Jun 5, 2012Stayed Mar 2012
Das Kochende Haus is a wonderful get away, with it's quiet location and charming decor. Of course the kitchen is to die for. If I could have found a way to stay indefinitely I would have. The home and yard are extraordinary!!
Left on 06/05/2012 for a stay in July 2011 | Sanchez & Gabler FamiliesReviewed Jun 5, 2012Stayed Jul 2011
We had a wonderful stay. The house was very spacious for (4) adults and (1) toddler. Everything in the home was in working order and looked great. The internet connectivity was fast and reliable and the kitchen space was great. We would definately stay again. The location was quiet, but within a short drive to downtown Fredricksburg. The outside garden was a nice surprise; we ate tomatoes and chili peppers from the garden. Liked the most: Kitchen. Liked the least: The bathroom was small, but manageable.
“Loved the home! Fantastic renovation of a charming home!”
Left on 06/05/2012 for a stay in November 2011 | RenataReviewed Jun 5, 2012Stayed Nov 2011
Very clean and accommodating, rooms were spacious and the house was very tastefully decorated. Breakfast each day was delicious and prompt. The house incorporated the charm of Fredericksburg, but wasn't so full of antiques that it made the house appear cluttered. We loved this house and would stay here every time we visited.
Left on 06/05/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 5, 2012Stayed Mar 2012
Very neat, clean, and modern home. In a cute neighborhood but not walking distance to Main St. shopping. You must drive and parking spaces are hard to get. Owners are very easy and accommodating. Homecooked breakfast was delicious. The home has an outdoor seating are that was nice for morning coffee and evening cocktails. You won't be dissapointed.
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