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Second Home

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Just two blocks from Main Street, many locals and visitors have coveted this impressive two-story home over the years. Built in the late 1800s, Sussie Staudt lived in the house until 1990. A few years later the home was sold and renovated as a guesthouse. A large front porch with rockers has been restored with gingerbread to bring back the original look. The colors inside have kept with German tradition by declaring each room's personality painting with a different color and tying them together with red and deep blue. Pine floors and fabulous antiques are displayed both upstairs and down. The living room has a warm, rich red gingham sofa comfortably arranged for TV viewing. These same colors are carried into the master bedroom. A grey tufted King bed is topped with white and red bedding a...Just two blocks from Main Street, many locals and visitors have coveted this impressive two-story home over the years. Built in the late 1800s, Sussie Staudt lived in the house until 1990. A few years later the home was sold and renovated as a guesthouse. A large front porch with rockers has been restored with gingerbread to bring back the original look. The colors inside have kept with German tradition by declaring each room's personality painting with a different color and tying them together with red and deep blue. Pine floors and fabulous antiques are displayed both upstairs and down. The living room has a warm, rich red gingham sofa comfortably arranged for TV viewing. These same colors are carried into the master bedroom. A grey tufted King bed is topped with white and red bedding and an assortment of fluffy pillows. The upstairs is a spacious pristine white bedroom full of color and warmth. Queen & full size beds are decked with red, white and blue quilts and spiced with red gingham ruffles and curtains. To tie in with this traditional Fredericksburg look, there's an oversized chair adorned in red gingham to relax or read in. In the back of the house is a kitchen equipped for light cooking. White tile backdrops and countertops and an array of decorative tiles enrich the pine cabinets. The home has been lovingly renovated and decorated. Each room is furnished with wonderful antiques and has original pine floors and area rugs. The rooms are bright and cheerful and much thought has been given to guests' needs. The outdoor space is equally enticing with a pleasant fenced backyard, charcoal grill, and outdoor gas firepit. Trek Enchanted Rock, hike, bike, shop till you drop, stroll through the garden or sit on the front porch, rock and just be. Enjoy! *Infants (children that are not yet mobile) and children aged 10 years or older are the only children allowed that the house* *One dog that is 20 lbs or less is allowed at the house but there is an additional fee of $26/night (before tax). Please let us know if you'd like to add a dog to your reservation.* FBGTX-13853More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Children must be 12 years of age or older.
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Gästehaus Schmidt
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2011
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Needed some time to myself to work & relax. This place was Perfect! Located so close to everything that I only got in my car once during my stay. Loved sitting on the front porch reading. Clean, comfy, and cozy place. Would definitely stay there...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Texas G
Jessica D, VR Owner at Second Home, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Dear Ms. Lemon, I really appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your time at Second Home and am glad to learn that you would definitely stay again. As you mentioned, the convenient location and great front porch are two of the...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

We loved our stay at this charming cottage. It was a perfect size for 4 of us--two moms and two daughters. The house and decor was charming, and the location very convenient to Main St., but noise and traffic were not audible. The linens were...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Linda H
Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Dear Linda, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Second Home Guest House. I am so glad that you had such a great time and would stay there again. Know that I will be passing along your comments...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

A lovely home, well appointed and great location! Love the old world charm. Perfect for a small group. Thanks for a great stay!More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank 778lannad
Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Dear Ms. Duncan, I greatly appreciate you taking the time to write a review of Second Home Guest House and am thrilled to learn that you had a great stay! Know that I have passed along your comments the home's owner, as they always enjoy...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very Clean, charming, better than I thought it would be, great location (2 blocks walk to Main street). What more do you need?More

Date of stay: December 2016
1  Thank Sightsee575417
Management response:Responded 5 January 2017

Dear Ms. Ridley, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Second Home. We are thrilled to hear that the stay exceeded your expectations! Know that we have passed along your comments to the home's owner and housekeeper, as they always enjoy...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was such a charming home! Everything was immaculately clean. They've done a great job with keeping the home as close to its originality as possible while give you modern updates. Two of my girlfriends and I stayed for 3 nights. We came in very...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank DL1512
Management response:Responded 20 December 2016

Dear Ms. Lemons, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Second Home. We are extremely pleased to hear that you and your guests enjoyed the stay! In addition, we want you to know that we have...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
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About the neighbourhood
Just one and a half blocks south of Marktplatz (the center of downtown Fredericksburg and location of many of the city's major events and festivals), this historic home easily within walking distance of everything downtown. The neighborhood it resides in is also very quiet and enjoyable.
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