Cottage
4.75

Serene 'Blue Cottage on Majestic Acres Ranch'

Property ID: 483785Van AlstyneTXUS
Sleeps 72 BR1 BA
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Description

Designed for families or couples looking to relax and unplug, ‘Blue Cottage on Majestic Acres Ranch’ boasts the utmost privacy and serenity on your Van Alstyne getaway. Settle in, enjoy a barbecue in the outdoor entertainment area, and end the day by cozying up next to the gas fireplace. Though you may feel worlds away from civilization, this 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom vacation rental is outside of Dallas and close to vineyards, breweries, and outdoor attractions, so you can sightsee at your leisure!

Amenities

  • Central Heating
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Pets Allowed
  • Essentials
  • Kitchen
  • Free Parking
  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Self Check-In
  • Cable/Satellite TV

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Location Details

ESCAPE TO NATURE: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary (28 miles), Eisenhower National Park (33 miles), Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve (35 miles), Ray Roberts Lake State Park Isle du Bois (39 miles), Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (42 miles), Lake Texoma (43 miles), The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (55 miles)

HOT SPOTS: Skydive Spaceland Dallas (7 miles), Historic Downtown McKinney (23 miles), North Texas Safari Park (27 miles), Allen Premium Outlets (28 miles), National Videogame Museum (39 miles), Adventure Landing Dallas (42 miles), Choctaw Casino & Resort-Durant (46 miles), Dallas Museum of Art (54 miles), Perot Museum of Nature and Science (55 miles), The Dallas World Aquarium (55 miles), SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium (55 miles), John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza (56 miles), Dallas Zoo (59 miles)

BREWERIES & WINERIES: BarnHill Vineyard (9 miles), Lenoir-Sage Vineyards (14 miles), 903 Brewers (18 miles), Eden Hill Winery and Vineyard (20 miles), Franconia Brewing Company (22 miles), Lone Star Wine Cellars (23 miles)

AIRPORTS: Dallas Love Field Airport (56 miles), Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (57 miles)

Reviews

4.75
8 reviews
  • A mixed bag

    3/5

    My family stayed at this house to attend a wedding nearby. The location was serene.

    The property itself is poorly maintained, with trash and tools strewn about the yard. The horses in adjacent pasture showed physical signs of neglect (one had a festering wound behind the ear, from a bridle that was ill fitted, put on wrong, and clearly left on the animal for far too long).

    The house itself was nice enough, and clean enough, but by no means spotless. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen stocked with adequate cookware. The water is very soft, and the Brita filtration system for drinking water looked about 30 years old, and tasted as if filters had never been replaced.

    The host was accessible (by phone), very friendly, responsive to our questions and needs.

    Overall, we had a fine stay, as we spent most of our days away from this property, visiting family. I would not recommend this location to people who hope to hang out on the property and enjoy the outdoors.

    This is a nice house for a family to stay in, if you’ve got activities elsewhere during the day.

    Very comfortable beds. I would consider staying here again if needed, but hope that the property is cleaned up (rats outside!) and the horses cared for properly.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Joleen
    Published March 18, 2024
    Manager's Response:

    Homeowner's Response: "Hi Joleen, thank you for sharing your review with us. We appreciate all feedback as we continuously strive to improve our guests' experiences.
    Our country ranch estate offers a retreat for those who appreciate the beauty of the great outdoors and the opportunity to utilize our many deck areas for entertaining and relaxation.
    The sixteen acres of natural landscape are home to many creatures, including field mice, spiders, wasps, and snakes. However, it's also a sanctuary for many wildlife, such as deer, raccoons, rabbits, and armadillos. All for our guests to enjoy!"

  • Stay at the Blue Cottage Majestic on Acres Ranch

    5/5

    It was an amazing experience!! The family enjoyed it so much.

    The house was comfortable, it provided all the necessary amenities and then some. Very satisfied with our stay here.

    Norma
    Published October 9, 2023
  • Great stay, Very nice Host

    5/5

    We enjoyed ourselves at Majestic Acres. This was a good way for us to unwind from working all week in the city. There was wifi here which is a must for the kids Ipads. Our kids woke up early to enjoy the horses and cows. We hiked around the large property. It was very clean with nice furniture and a large bathroom. There was a large covered porch with a great view of the nice covered and uncovered decking. We used the BBQ grills to cook while enjoying the beautiful weekend. There was plenty of room for parking for my parents and brother to visit and enjoy the BBQ with us. The decking is quite large and could accommodate a nice outdoor party for a future stay. We will return again and hopefully bring more friends to enjoy this place with us. I recommend this property to anyone looking to enjoy the outdoors with the comfort and safety of a nice home.

    Kimani
    Published April 25, 2023
    Manager's Response:

    "From the owner": "Thank you, Keimoni, for the kind comments. We look forward to your future visits to Majestic Acres Ranch."

  • It was awsome

    5/5

    Got there it was clean. And comfortable would highly recommend

    Casey
    Published April 22, 2023
  • Great Place

    5/5

    Nice and quiet, secure location, perfect all the way around

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Walter D.
    Published February 14, 2023
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