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Vaughan House is one of multiple guesthouses at Gladheart - a luxury guesthouse development in the beautiful Texas hill country.
Just minutes from downtown Fredericksburg and close to the Pedernales River, Gladheart is a 13 acre scenic property with multiple guesthouses that is perfect for a peaceful getaway. Relax on the porch with a complimentary bottle of wine or soak in your private hot tub while watching the wildlife play, hearing the birds sing and absorbing the stunning Texas sunsets. Take a stroll through the property and you will likely spot deer, jackrabbits, and a variety of birds.
Vaughan House is a spectacular traditional 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms accommodating up to 8 people comfortably. Perfect for families, groups and friends! This stunning country cottage boasts original hardwood floors and Tuscan sliding doors. Newly renovated and upgraded throughout in the highest standards. A claw foot tub and natural wood vanities in the bathrooms are just a few of the gorgeous features along with lush botanical toiletries. A beautiful copper fireplace is the focal point of the lounge with a queen size pullout leather sofa, love seat and flat screen Smart TV. A large round dining table for your gatherings seating eight and a game table to entertain. Each exquisitely decorated bedroom has a king size bed with memory foam mattress, and luxury linens. Storage and extra bedding is also provided.
Outside, Vaughan house offers wonderful views of the property from two private decks. Amongst the many outdoor amenities afforded its guests are spacious dining and sitting areas, gas barbecue grill, natural stone fire pit, large hot tub and private outdoor shower.
Beyond Vaughan House, you can take a stroll through the Gladheart property where you will likely spot deer, jackrabbits, a variety of birds, and almost certainly the three friendly donkeys. Along the walking paths on the property are beautifully crafted benches, picnic tables and a beautiful natural pond. Relax next to the pond in Adirondack chairs around the modern and elegant steel wood burning firepit while watching a beautiful Texas Hill Country sunset.
The fun does not end there. You will also have access to a common outdoor area with picnic tables, horseshoes, and a common gameroom available to our guests where you can enjoy shuffleboard, pool, ping pong, or play cards all while listening to classics on the vintage jukebox or watching TV on the Smart TVs.
1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom, 1 Dining-Room, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet
Sleeping1 Queen bed, 1 Sofa bed
Heating/CoolingAir conditioning, Central heating, Fireplace
EntertainmentWireless Broadband Internet, TV (Satellite)
Spa & GymPool table
OutsideGas BBQ, Firepit
430 Glad Heart Trail , Fredericksburg, 78624, United States
Check-in time is after 3:00 pm.
Any GPS navigation system/app should take you to Glad Heart Trail which is very close to the intersection of I-87 and River Road (next to the Pedernales River). There are also signs for River Road on I-87. Here is a Google Maps Link (https://goo.gl/maps/GU9r9keBucL2) to Gladheart.
Once you turn onto Glad Heart Trail which is a gravel road, proceed straight and slowly. You will first pass the River Road Ranch Resort on your right and approach a gate with a keypad. The code for this gate is 1111. Proceed slowly through the gate once open and please wait for the gate to close behind you before continuing down the road (this is to ensure no animals get out and onto the road). Continue down the gravel road following the signs for Gladheart until you see the sign for Lucinda.
You can access Lucinda using a key which can be found in the orange lockbox on the fence by the gas grill. The code for this lockbox 4321.
All amenities have been provided including clean bedding, fresh towels, bathroom supplies, and more. Bedding for the sleeper sofa in the living room can be found in the bedroom wardrobe.
The full kitchen is at your disposal. Enjoy a cup of coffee, Latte or Cappuccino using the Keurig machine along with a variety of complimentary coffees and creamers. Feel free to use our cookware, utensils, and appliances as needed.
The TVs are Roku SmartTVs which you can use to stream all of your favorite programming. The TVs can be fully controlled using the Roku remotes.
Please do not purchase any programming unless it is clearly using your own personal accounts and please don’t forget to logout of your personal accounts before checking out.
Finally, we ask that you please return all remotes to their original location upon checkout.
A rechargeable lantern is also provided for your use while relaxing at night outside Willie patio or during an evening walk through Gladheart. We just ask that at check out you return it to its original location and plug it back in to be recharged.
Heating and Air Conditioning
Heating and air conditioning can be controlled using the AC remotes mounted on the wall in the living rooms and bedrooms. Please return the AC remotes to its original location at check-out. During cooling seasons, please leave thermostat set at 74F when checking out. During heating seasons, please leave thermostat set at 62F when checking out.
Endless entertainment and relaxation awaits you outside with a large surround deck, sunk in hot tub, plenty of patio seating, gas firepit, and gas barbecue grill.
Enjoy our large outdoor hot tub and shower. Please make sure the hot tub is covered when not in use.
Please park your car(s) in the Lucinda driveway.
The closest grocery store is an HEB that is only 4.4 miles away. It is located at 407 South Adams Fredericksburg, TX 78624. There are also a variety of shops, banks, bars, and restaurants nearby. Please let us know if you are searching for a specific type of store or restaurant, and we can point you in the right direction!
Wireless high-speed internet access is available throughout the property. The wifi network name is Gladheart and the password is silvertip.
Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are installed in all living areas. A fire extinguisher can be found in the cabinet underneath the kitchen sink.
Trails, Pond & ZZ TOP Gameroom
Just a short stroll from Lucinda is Gladheart’s gameroom which is named the ZZ Top Gameroom. The ZZ Top Gameroom is a common area available for all Gladheart guests. You can access the ZZ Top Gameroom using the keypad lock where the code is 2018. Here you will find endless fun including a shuffleboard table, dartboards, and a pool table which can be converted into a ping pong table. A beverage refrigerator is also available inside the gameroom.
Please be mindful of all guests when utilizing common outdoor entertainment areas and the ZZ Top Gameroom.
You can also take a stroll through where you will likely spot deer, jackrabbits, a variety of birds, and almost certainly the three friendly donkeys. Along the walking paths on the property are beautifully crafted benches, picnic tables and a beautiful natural pond. Relax next to the pond in Adirondack chairs around the modern and elegant steel wood burning firepit while watching a beautiful Texas Hill Country sunset. Firewood is available on the firewood rack located close to the firepit.
We don’t have any special rules other than to treat Gladheart and Lucinda with respect and care and to leave everything in the same condition and location as when you arrived. Please note we do have a few very sweet and friendly barn cats living on Gladheart who love our guests. They are well taken care of by us so do not feel obligated to feed them. You are welcome to feed them and provide them water if you want and enjoy their company but please DO NOT let them into the homes out of respect for our other guests. We also ask you to respect the reasonable peace, comfort and privacy of our guests whether while enjoying Lucinda or when using the ZZ Top Gameroom. In addition, Gladheart is a non-smoking environment. If you need to smoke, please do so outside and dispose of your cigarettes afterward. Finally, please DO NOT dispose of anything on the other side of the fence lining the front deck. This is our neighbor’s property and we ask you respect the cleanliness of both Gladheart and our neighbors’ properties.
We kindly ask that you check out of the house before 11am and to wash any dirty dishes and glasses before departing. This will ensure that we have time to properly clean the house in preparation for other guests checking in. Before departing please close and lock all doors to the house. Please do not leave any trash outside. All trash can be disposed of in the nearby trash dumpster. Finally, before departing please also close and lock all doors to the and return the key to the lockbox. There will be a $50 charge for any lost key! Please do not leave any trash outside.
Once again, thank you for staying with us. We sincerely hope you enjoy your time in Fredericksburg. It truly is an awesome place. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need anything or have any questions. It is our goal to provide you with the best experience possible.
Finally, we would greatly appreciate it if you and everyone in your group would follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/gladheart430 and also check in to Gladheart on Facebook upon your arrival. Great way to let all your Facebook friends know about us.