Silverspur at Round Top

Silverspur at Round Top

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Property Details

Updated: Sep 9, 2014
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 10 Sleeps

Our Round Top Texas country guest house which is located in the

heart of the golden Triangle of Houston, Austin and San Antonio, is

a charming yet sophisticated retreat known as The Silver Spur at

Round Top. The restored 1800%u2019s traditional Texas Farmhouse is

nestled amongst gorgeous 100+ year old live Oaks and Pecan trees.

There are spectacular views with some pitch and roll offering the

true beauty of this impressive countryside. Have fun watching the

Longhorns graze, deer feeding at dawn and all the wonderful bird

species that come our way. Located on a secluded country road, 5

miles from Round Top, Texas town square, where you can enjoy unique

shopping, antiques and first class dining that you would expect to

find in the city. You will also be within 5 miles of Festival Hill

Symphony Hall and also the Winedale Shakespearian Festival Center.

Enjoy the beauty of a clear Texas night before bed and a fresh cup

of coffee or tea on one of the two large porches, complete with

rockers, while you watch our magnificent Texas sunrises and sunsets

to relax your body and soul. Also take time to sit by the pool and

the large stone fire pit, while sipping on your favorite beverage,

or enjoy the handmade indigenous rock/stone large wood burning

fireplace inside!

Uniquely inviting, quiet and restful, the fully restored farmhouse

offers luxurious comforts, with two private porches, with rockers,

overlooking the rolling 50 acres. The Silver Spur at Round Top is

fast becoming the destination location for relaxing retreats, small

country garden weddings & receptions, and of course tranquil

romantic getaways.

The entire property, a little piece of heaven on earth, may be

reserved for your private use with a two night minimum stay.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets welcome

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Activity and Interests

Cultural Arts

The International Festival Institute and Conference Center at

Festival Hill - A year round cultural center presenting an

internationally famous Festival of classical music, home of the

Texas Festival Orchestra. The campus features extensive herb

gardens, trails, historic buildings, special collections and a 1200

seat air-conditioned Concert Hall.

Round Top Children's Library - Round Top is the smallest town in

Texas with a public library! The Round Top Library is now open six

days a week, and serves patrons from all over Fayette, Austin,

Colorado, Lee and Washington counties. It offers over 12,000 items

available for checkout, eight free public access computers, and a

full schedule of fine arts and other programs for both chidren and

adults. The Round Top Library is home in the Sterling and Marianne

McCall Library building, a beautifully restored 1920's gothic

church.

Shakespeare at Winedale - Celebrating its 25th year in 1995, this

festival offers groundbreaking public performances of the plays of

William Shakespeare each summer (July-August) and spring (last

Friday and Saturday in April). The performances, recognized

nationally as innovative theatre, occur in a restored log barn on

the campus of the Winedale Historical Institute.

Winedale Historical Center - This University of Texas center is

dedicated to the perservation and interpretation of 19th century

German Texas culture. The property, which holds many restored

buildings, also serves as a conference center for seminars and

educational symposia and as a site for arts and crafts festivals and

performances of German and other folk music from early Texas.

Texas Pioneer Arts Foundation - Henkel Square is a museum village

that serves as a center for the research and preservation of German

Texas culture, its architecture and decorative arts. The museum is

open daily from 12:00 noon until 5:00 PM. Just off the town square,

Henkle Square offers tours of restored pioneer German architecture

and furnishings.

Round Top News

Come visit the new Bybee Square of galleries, retail establishments,

dine at our restaurants and drink wine by the glass or bottle at the

Wine Shop. Pasquale%u2019s Restaurant has reopened in the same location

on the Village Green.

Other Area Happenings

Round Top Events & Dining

Brenham Events & Dining

La Grange Events & Dining

Fayetteville Events & Dining

Bellville Events

Antique Shows in April & October

Twice a year, the surrounding countryside becomes an

antiquer%u2019s paradise. A broad collection of independent show

promoters and local entrepreneurs provide space for more than 2,000

antique, collectible and craft vendors and dealers throughout our

immediate area. Altogether there's more than 300 acres used for the

great Antique Weekend events!

Festival Hill -Round Top

Founded in 1972 by world-renowned concert pianist James

Dick, the International Festival-Institute at Round Top has

developed superb year round education and performance programs. The

project is now an internationally acclaimed European-styled music

institute for aspiring young musicians and distinguished faculty.

It has also created a unique 200-acre campus containing major

performance facilities, historic houses, extensive gardens, parks

and nature preserves.

Henkel Square - Round Top

Visit this collection of early Texas pioneer homes run by

the Texas Pioneer Arts Foundation.

Shakespeare at Winedale - outside Round Top

Attend summer performances of Shakespearean plays.

Shakespeare at Winedale is housed in the Texas countryside, at the

University of Texas Winedale Historical Center. Students perform in

a century-old German hay barn that has been converted into an

Elizabethan-style theatre.

Sterling McCall Old Car Museum - Warrenton

Featuring 130 old cars ranging in age from 1908 to 1967.

Jersey Barnyard - outside La Grange

Visit with the Frerichs and learn what farming and

agriculture are all about. Relax on the porch, pet the animals,

take a hay ride tour of their working diary farm and sample their

own cheese.

The Bugle Boy - La Grange

The Bugle Boy is Fayette County 's original espresso bar and takes

its name from the Andrews Sisters' 1940's hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle

Boy" and celebrates a WW I I swing theme. The Bugle Boy not only

offers great coffees, espresso, fine wine and beer, but is also

known for it%u2019s high quality entertainment.

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery - La Grange

On a breathtaking bluff overlooking the Colorado River,

Monument Hill is a memorial to Republic of Texas martyrs. Tours of

the Kreische Family Home and Brewery give a glimpse into early Texas

life.

Historic Fayetteville

Stroll & shop around the historic square, tour the

restored courthouse with Seth Thomas clock & visit the Fayetteville

Area Heritage Museum .

The Falls Golf Course

Near historic New Ulm, the Falls has been voted the #1

Golf Course in the Houston Area, one of the Top 20 in Texas . Dine

in The Cascades Restaurant when you finish.

The Monastery of St. Clare - Brenham

Owned and operated by the Franciscan Poor Clare Nuns,

Monastery Miniature Horses offers self guided tours of the horses,

Art Barn, and Monastery Chapel year-round.

Blue Bell Creamery - Brenham

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Notes

  • Weekly Rate: $300 - $1200


  • 325.00 Plus 6% tax per night up to 6; $30 a person thereafter up to
    8.
    Special Rates apply during Antique week in April & October,
    Christmas, New Years, and Thanksgiving weeks.
    Three (3) night minimum stay required during Holidays.
    10% Discounts available weekdays, from Monday night to Wednesday
    night, not including holidays.
    10% Discount available on weekly rentals and during winter months
    Significant damage to property or items missing from the property
    may result in a loss of all or part of the deposit. Additional
    guests staying without the consent or knowledge of the owners may
    result in the forfeiture of the deposit.
    Pets will have to be cleared with the owner before occupying the
    home.
    There is a phone at The Silver Spur. We'll provide you with the
    number once reservation is made so family and friends can contact
    you.
    Courier and concierge services may be arranged for pick-up of
    groceries, videos, dry cleaning and pharmaceuticals. Through our
    housekeeper Maxine.
    Payment: We require a 50% deposit, due at time of booking to confirm
    your dates. We take VISA, MasterCard, Discover (NO personal checks).
    We'll then charge this same card for the rest of your payment the
    week of your stay at The Silver Spur at Round Top.

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • pets considered

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Half Bathroom

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4

Notes:

  • This early 1800%u2019s fully restored farmhouse sits on 50 acres of rolling meadow with stunning views - only minutes away from Round Top town square, Warrenton and Fayette Lake. Original pine plank flooring, beaded woodwork and restoration glass windows along with the original "barn wood" that was found on the existing property which makes up much of the cabinetry work within the house compliments this early 18th century home while tastefully decorated with a Texas flare. Silver Spur is a 4 bedroom, 2 %BD bath with 2 Kings, 5 Twins and sleeps 9 people comfortably... and did we mention the professional Kitchen with 2 convection ovens, and stainless steel appliances any cook would love! Amenities: Gift certificates are now available for holidays, anniversaries and birthdays. Massage Therapy Service available upon advanced request. 4 bedrooms - 2 %BD bath home with fully equipped professional kitchen Satellite Dish TV, both upstairs and downstairs, with DVD and movies Bar-B-Que pit Large flagstone patio areas for lounging by the pool and outdoor fire pit Outdoor fire pit Washer and Dryer for weekly rentals Huge 2 covered porches%u2019 overlooking large expansive views and the pool. Large Stone indoor wood burning fireplace. Full concierge to provide the following (extra fee) Act as your private courier Drop off and pick up services: video, film developing, prescriptions, dry cleaning, etc. Make reservations (tee times, restaurants, theater, etc.)
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