Looking for adventure, the Rock-N-Horse Ranch located only 5 miles from Johnson City is the perfect escape. This charming ranch house offers plenty of adventure and fun to be had by all, with a large above ground pool (available from March-October 1), 3 acres of beautiful hill country to explore, and special treats to feed the friendly horses and donkeys. Built in the early 1900’s the “Rock House'' as it was originally named is a piece of the original ranch that included 158 acres and several structures. Those who enjoy history will appreciate this renovated ranch home that was once known for raising Jack Stock Mules that assisted in the Revolutionary War. Keeping with history, the current owners, love of horses, donkeys, and history is recognized in naming the property Rock N Horse Ranch. Inside, this updated ranch house guests will appreciate the reclaiming of sections of the original homestead as well as recent renovations and updates. Guests will find the Rock N Horse Ranch offers a perfect mix of old and new, will accommodate up to 8 guests, and offers endless hours of enjoyment.
Upon entering the Rock N Horse Ranch guests will admire the use of different textures: metal, wood, tile as well as fun pops of color throughout the ranch house giving a warm and inviting feel. The living space hosts rich leather furniture and an impressive wood burning fireplace with an eye-catching rustic bar area that opens to the family room. This space is perfect for entertaining or watching a favorite sporting event on the large screen television. Located just off the family room, guests will find a large galley kitchen with rock walls (part of the original homestead) as well as colorful green cabinetry. Guests will find this kitchen is fully equipped for preparing family favorites and offers ample appliances to cook most meals. Gather for meals at the large family style dining table or ‘A la cart overlooking the beautiful landscape.
The Rock N Horse Ranch will sleep up to 8 guests and hosts four roomy bedrooms. There is plenty of space for everyone to sleep comfortably in this ranch house. Each bedroom offers a cozy country feel with distinct linens and specific pieces chosen for each space. The master, located upstairs is perfect for the romantics. This roomy bedroom hosts a canopy queen bed with accents of soft tulle, luxurious linens, and beautiful hill country views. Guests will find this room is the perfect private escape. A second bedroom offers a queen four poster bed and fun pops of color. The third room offers a full bed with comfortable linens and unique pieces. The fourth bedroom perfect for kids offers a twin/over full bunk bed with fun star accents and cool barn doors. Kids will love this space that is dedicated to fun and play: including a dart board, poker table, and over a dozen board games. Additional sleeping is located on the sleeper sofa located in the family room. Tidy up in one of the two roomy bathrooms for a night on the town. Choose a shower or enjoy a relaxing bubble bath in the clawfoot tub. A second bathroom located just off the family room offers beautiful tile work, a shower/tub combo, and plenty of counter space to freshen up. For those that need to check in with the office there is a study as well as several workstations.
With so much fun to be had on the ranch, guests will embrace the outdoors at the Rock N Horse Ranch. Begin the morning with a cup of coffee on the front porch swing while enjoying the picturesque views or back porch cool off in the above ground pool, or relax on the deck area surrounding the pool. Grill up favorites on the propane grill while enjoying a favorite beverage poolside. Animal lovers will enjoy feeding and petting the friendly donkey and horses with special treats provided by the owners. For those explorers they will enjoy nature walks and may come across a grey fox, deer, wild turkeys, or rare finds of arrowheads, or bullets from long ago. *Please be mindful of the property boundaries! End the evening, gathering around the fire pit enjoying s'mores and sharing stories of the day's adventures.
Looking for an outing? Johnson City offers endless activities to keep guests entertained. Only minutes away is the downtown square, home to fabulous restaurants, shops, tasting rooms and live music venues. Pedernales State Park is only minutes away and offers hike-and bike trails, tubing, fishing, and swimming, plenty of outdoor fun for everyone. Visit the LBJ Ranch home of President Johnson, also called “The Texas White House” this beautiful ranch offers guided or self tours and much more. For wine lovers, visit Texas Hills Vineyard and enjoy local wine in a beautiful setting. The Science Mill offers fun for both young and old with many interactive activities. The Exotic Resort Zoo offers safai-like jeep tours and is home to over 700 animals. Within a 30 minute drive, visit Fredericksburg and travel to Wine Road 290 that offers 19 wineries within a few miles of each other.
Fredericksburg is located only 30 minutes away. Visit one of the many local wineries or travel to Wine Road 290 that offers 19 wineries within a few miles of each other. Fredericksburg's Main Street offers charming locally owned shops, delicious restaurants, as well as two museums: the National Museum of the Pacific War and the Pioneer Museum. Spend the day in Kerrville at the Schreiner Park located on 517 acres on the Guadalupe River, swim, rent boats or enjoy hiking trails. The Museum of Western Art and the Pollinator Museum are fun and interesting for both old and young. Indulge in one of the fabulous restaurants while listening to local artist music. Visitors will not be disappointed there is so much to see and do in the Hill Country
The Rock N Horse Ranch located in the city known for their twinkling lights, makes for a fantastic time for all. Enjoy the seclusion of a hill country ranch, the excitement of a private pool, and the fun of interacting with the owners farm animals.
*Note: This property features security cameras with video recording in progress monitoring the exterior of the home.
*The health and safety of our guests is paramount. Cleanliness is always our top priority. We offer a 24 hour guest service contact number for emergencies and messages will be answered promptly. Arrive after four o’clock when it is convenient for you with an easy and contactless check in and out process for our guests.
Please note – Rates are based on the number of guests entered in the reservation quote – any additional guests may incur additional charges. The occupancy listed is the max occupancy this property can accommodate.
Amenity Notes - The swimming pool is available for guests from March-October 1.