Historic ‘Grape Arbor House’ < 2 Blocks to Main St

Property ID: 425156FredericksburgTXUS
Sleeps 105 BR2 BA


Brush up on your history at nearby museums, explore natural wonders, and sip local wines when you stay at this Fredericksburg cottage. With its spacious living areas, whimsical charm, and Victorian-style interior, this 5-bedroom, 2-bath vacation rental is what dreams are made of. The ‘1891 Grape Arbor House’ not only offers a unique stay with gorgeous outdoor spaces and multiple indoor living rooms, but it’s also just 2 blocks from Main Street attractions. Your Texas Hill Country escape awaits!


  • Essentials
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Kitchen


Location Details

AREA ATTRACTIONS: Main Street (0.1 miles), Pioneer Museum (0.4 miles), National Museum of the Pacific War (0.7 miles), Fort Martin Scott (2.7 miles)

WINE SPOTS: Fredericksburg Winery (0.2 miles), Pontotoc Vineyard Weingarten (0.4 miles), Grape Creek On Main (0.5 miles), Lost Draw Cellars (0.5 miles), Messina Hof Hill Country (10.3 miles), Grape Creek Vineyards (10.9 miles)

GREAT OUTDOORS: Marktplatz von Fredericksburg (0.2 miles), Cross Mountain Park (1.8 miles), Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park (3.8 miles), Old Tunnel State Park (13.9 miles), Enchanted Rock State Natural Area (17.2 miles)

SAN ANTONIO (~70 miles): San Antonio Zoo, Tom Slick Park, Woodlawn Lake Park, The Alamo, San Antonio Museum of Art, AT&T Center, The Doseum, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, SeaWorld San Antonio

AIRPORT: San Antonio International Airport (67.6 miles)


51 reviews
  • High school friends reunion, class on 1970


    The location is wonderful. The drive up to the property is very disappointing!!!!! The yard had not been mowed in over a month. Debris from the storm several weeks ago was everywhere. All flower beds have weeds no flowers which I understand with the heat needs to be weeded. Giant cobwebs on the porch, the air conditioner struggles in the afternoon to keep up with the heat. The vintage single pane windows offer no support in the heat. The drip coffee maker does not work and the Kureg had a clog in the supply line and was not functioning on the last day. Luckily one person brought her own coffee pot as b n b's don't have functioning coffee makers, so we had one. The mattress upstairs was concave and the hump in the middle looked like a dead body. No one slept there so we doubled up in other rooms. The couches downstairs are vintage and cute but you almost fall through the springs. It is very charming and close in which was nice to meet everyone's needs but it is overpriced for what you get. I would look elsewhere.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Kay S.
    Published July 18, 2023
  • Disappointing bathroom conditions


    I booked this place for my bachelorette trip and was excited for a cute historic house. There were 8 of us and were extremely disappointed that one shower was not in a good condition. It was leaking, there was mold, and the bath wash in the bathroom came out in clumps and was gross. I contacted the guest contact and she just said it was on their maintenance schedule. We should have been told that beforehand if so. The picture of the bathroom on the property listing is not accurate and the shower rod was even broken and manually taped back together. Description was misleading with regard to the condition of the house, specifically the one bathroom. The house is very quaint and has a good location near downtown. It had plenty of space to sleep and has that old time charm to it. But for a large group and with this Texas heat, you need two good working showers at a minimum. One bathroom not being usable was a major inconvenience and defeated the purpose of renting a house for our group. We lost valuable time, adjusting with the one usable bathroom. We are disappointed and I hope the owner/manager will compensate us for the misleading representation.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Divya A.
    Published July 18, 2023
    Manager's Response:

    Hi Divya, thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay. Your input is highly appreciated, and we want you to know that we have conveyed your comments to the homeowner. They would like to address your concerns and provide additional information:
    -"Firstly, we want to extend our sincere apologies for the array of issues you encountered during your stay. It is disheartening to hear that your experience fell short of your expectations, and for that, we truly apologize.
    -With regard to the condition of the yard, please know that we promptly addressed this matter by engaging a new gardener. We informed them of the state of the yard, and they have recently shared an image of the lawn, which appears to be in satisfactory condition now. We regret any inconvenience you experienced due to this.
    -Regarding the leaky faucet in one of the bathrooms, we were indeed aware of the situation. We arranged for a plumber to rectify the issue, but unfortunately, the problem persisted and necessitated the replacement of the entire faucet. This is scheduled to be taken care of this week. We deeply regret the inconvenience this caused and appreciate your understanding.
    -It seems that there was a lapse in communication regarding the shower rod and coffee maker. We were unaware of their condition and have now forwarded your review to both the housekeeper and the property manager. Rest assured, this will be promptly addressed to ensure such issues do not recur.
    -We truly understand your frustration as an out-of-town owner, striving to ensure the impeccable upkeep of the guesthouse. The distance and reliance on external parties can be challenging. Your feedback is pivotal in highlighting areas that require our immediate attention.
    -We hope the generous measures taken to make things right helped make up for some of the inconvenience Our records show that you were issued a refund, but we apologize for any delay in it being processed.
    We're committed to making the necessary improvements to enhance the overall guest experience. Please accept our sincerest apologies for any disruptions you experienced."

  • Cozy, beautiful house!


    Had an awesome Mother’s Day weekend in this house, in Fredrickberg! Cozy, well decorated house. Comfortable beds. House was clean, yard kept. Great location, within walking distance from all the fun!

    Published May 21, 2023
  • Absolutely Wonderful!


    The house was warm and inviting, making you feel like a stay at Grandma’s house. We will be coming back again!

    Published April 8, 2023
  • Great Location! Plenty of Space!


    This property was in a prime location - walkable to the main street and all the shopping and restaurants. The house is spacious and comfortable for a larger group. The beds were comfortable and the multiple living rooms allowed our larger group to gather or spread out.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Ken D.
    Published April 4, 2023
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