Delightful Carmine Studio near Round Top!

Property ID: 356543CarmineTXUS
Sleeps 41 BR1 BA


Experience the Texas countryside in its true splendor when you book the 'Arizona Room,' a 1-bath vacation rental studio. Nestled on a 60-acre farm, nicknamed the Rocking Horse Retreat, this Carmine getaway combines serenity, farm living, and rejuvenation. Spend your days kicking back on the rocking chairs, peering out over the green, open land, fishing in the pond on-site, or taking a short drive to Round Top and Brenham. Experience your own slice of heaven at this home!


  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking


Location Details

PLACES TO EAT: JW Steakhouse (2.7 miles), Burton Cafe (6.9 miles), Paw-Paw's FireHouse & Cafe (7.2 miles), Royers Round Top Cafe (10.5 miles), Teague's Tavern (10.6 miles), Saddlehorn Winery (11.0 miles), Blue Bell Ice Cream (19.6 miles)

TEXAS TOWNS: Round Top (10.5 miles), Brenham (19.1 miles), College Station (51.2 miles), Austin (73.2 miles), Houston (92.0 miles)

OUTDOOR RECREATION: Lake Somerville State Park & Trailway (28.0 miles), Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill State Historic Site (29.0 miles), Billig Ranch (31.2 miles), Bastrop State Park (43.1 miles)

AIRPORT: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (67.1 miles)


18 reviews
  • 4 Nights oh Bliss


    Great stay for my daughter and me! Convenient to Round Top, oh so peaceful, a friendly goose and deer in the clearing!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published April 18, 2023


    The Rocking Horse Retreat is outside of Carmine in a beautiful setting. I enjoyed the quiet and the green rolling grass and all the wildflowers. Rented this to attend Round Top Antique week. A good location. About 15 minutes easy drive to Round Top. The only problem is windows do not open and the wall air conditioner is above one bed --- did not need a/c --- but, could not have slept with this over me. Thunder storm early one morning work me -- but, what was scary was the wooden window blinds rattling like crazy in the wind. I thought the window was going to blow out. The property manager is very responsive to questions and requests.

    Published April 2, 2023
  • Nice quite location. Henry the goose escorted us to our parking space upon arrival


    Hostess was very responsive to our questions and was very quick to replace the broken toilet handle.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Pamela G
    Published November 22, 2022
  • Great country getaway


    Spent couple of days there with family (2 adults and 2 small kids). Outside is great, with cows and friendly goose nearby. Short walk to the pond. Stayed in Arizona room, it shares the wall with Texas room, and missing a kitchen (it has microwave and mini fridge). There is a great charcoal grill outside. The side road to the property is gravel, but it’s only 2 miles.We mostly enjoyed the quiet hood, visited Somerville state park and a couple of small towns nearby.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Maxim Y.
    Published May 5, 2022
  • Shopping with Baby


    My daughter and I came for our first trip to Round Top and Warrenton. We brought her 9 month old baby who proved to be a wonderful traveler. The location was ideal: very peaceful and far enough away from the show traffic to really relax. It was also reasonably priced. The only issue we had was with communication before we arrived. I sent a message for the lock box code, but never received a reply. Fortunately, someone was on the property who called to get the code for us. I didn’t even have a number to call, so we were lucky she was there when we arrived. I would definitely recommend this property and would stay here again.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Larena D.
    Published April 20, 2022
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  • This property has a maximum occupancy of 4 guests, not including infants.
  • Pets are not allowed at this property.
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