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The Prickly Pear in the Davis Mountains


Property Details

Updated: Oct 14, 2016
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 11 Sleeps

The Prickly Pear is a Solitaire model manufactured home which was built by Elliot Homes, Inc. Included in its 1848 square feet are 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The Prickly Pear comes with a fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, plus a laundry room with a washer/dryer. With 1 king size bed, 1 queen, 2 doubles, and 2 twins, The Prickly Pear sleeps 9 people comfortably. No smoking. Pets welcome. There is central heat AND central ac. There are fans in every room.

  • Sleeps 11
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

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Speaks: english, spanish

3 Reviews

based on 3 traveler reviews


beautiful property, fantastic value

  • 4 of 5

This rental property exceeded my expectations! Great location, well furnished, clean and comfortable... a fantastic value! Thank you for an unforgettable vacation experience.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very glad you enjoyed your stay. Our team strives to make visitors happy. It is so wonderful to know that we exceeded your expectations. Your willingness to speak as a reference on our behalf is greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support and consideration in support of our endeavors. Your perspective and encouragement mean a great deal to us.
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  • 5 of 5

My stepdaughter lives in Marfa, so we have been visiting West Texas for years, staying in trendy cottages, hotels and teepees. I like Fort Davis best, because 1) there is no train going through and blasting its horn several times a night 2) it isn't as expensive 3) it has a very good grocery store with a lot of natural foods as well as a regular grocery 4) close to everything but in the middle of nowhere

This was our third time to stay in Fort Davis, and the Prickly Pear was everything we could want. There are four bedrooms, two and a half baths and two very comfortable sofas. The neighborhood is quiet although it is just a couple of blocks from the highway. We are 'foodies' and always look for a compatible kitchen, and this one was perfect. There is also a grill outside and wood provided. A dishwasher, microwave and everything else we could think of was right there.

Wi-fi is provided but no cable tv. Games, DVDs, and plenty of room were great when we got rained out. Comfortable beds. A beautiful view of the Davis Mountains out the front door, where we could sit and drink coffee and watch the sun come up. There was a wood burning fireplace and double hung windows and central air and heat for comfort. It was just perfect, our best trip yet, and we are looking forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much. We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Prickly Pear. We hope that you travel to Fort Davis again soon and that you'll consider visiting us again. We want The Prickly Pear to be a place where family and friends can connect and relax. We really appreciate you taking the time to offer such a thoughtful comment on your time at at our home.
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Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Great Place to stay in Ft Davis

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. Clarissa kept us well informed about the house and it was ready when we arrived. The house was clean and well stocked. Our son had videos to watch in the evening while the rest of us talked. We couldn't have been happier and will stay here again on our next visit if the house is available.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very glad you had a good time on your visit. It is our pleasure to be of service. Thank you.
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

* Fort Davis Hammerfest Race in April

* Fort Davis Cyclefest Tour in September

* Davis Mountains Education Center

* Chinati Foundation in Marfa

* Coolest 4th Celebration in July

* Marfa Lights Festival on Labor Day Weekend

* Marfa Film Festival in May

* Viva Big Bend Food & Music Festivals


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
8 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
Spring Break 2017
Mar 11 2017 - Mar 19 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
8 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $37 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Housekeeping $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are dependent upon the maximum number of guests you report for your entire stay.
Pricing will not fluctuate down because all guests might not stay all nights.
We book on a 1st come 1st serve basis.
Please consider purchasing cancellation protection for your non-refundable payments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family


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  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Rural


  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 1800 sq. ft.


  • Master - toilet, tub, shower
  • Half Bathroom - toilet
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master - 1 king, 1 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 double


  • Outdoor Grill ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • * Washer and Dryer * Keurig Coffee System * Coffee Grinder * Coffee * Full Size Refrigerator w/ Freezer * Microwave * Stove/Oven * WiFi * BBQ Grill * Firepit * Indoor Wood Burning Fireplace * Big Screen TV w/ DVD & VCR (no cable/broadcast TV) * Graco Pack 'n Play * High Chair * Backyard Slide and Swing Set

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