Unique Pet-Friendly Wagon Rental at Bed and Breakfast near Austin, TexasCat Spring, Texas (United States)
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· Kid-friendly · Jacuzzi/Hot Tub · Barbecue · Swimming pool
This unique, pet-friendly rental comes in the form of a covered wagon like those of year's past and is located at a bed and breakfast near Austin, Texas. Accommodating two guests, the one-room rental wagon comes with a minimalist sleeping area, with only a king-size bed, a few drawers, wooden seats, and a romantic glass dining table for guests to sit around and enjoy a lovely evening meal together. Inside the wagon, guests will find a private bathroom with a sink and a toilet, as well as a private shower. All linen and towels are provided.
Though there isn't a designated kitchen area, this wagon accommodation comes with numerous mealtime amenities, such as a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a toaster, a hot plate, an electric skillet, and a sink. All cutlery and crockery required will be provided.
Outside, guests will find a stunning covered gazebo with romantic tables and chairs set out for guests, as well as an outdoor camping area and fire pit for guests to sidle up next to on those cold nights spent gazing at the stars. Read More
- King-size bed
- Outdoor furniture
- Dining table
- Fire pit
- Kitchen equipment
- Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Outdoor pool
- Shared Barbecue
Some of these pet-friendly rentals come with a grill. They can also be requested if the specific accommodation does not have one. There is a large focus on relaxation and being at one with nature at this glamping property, meaning there are no televisions or Wi-Fi in the cabins. However, there is internet service at the main area of the property. There is pool at one of the accommodations and a shared pool at the on-side conservatory for guests of specific properties to enjoy, which is mentioned in their individual accommodation descriptions.Read More
- Bicycle rental
- Spa additional charge
- Assorted Cracker/Cheese/Fruit Tray additional charge
- Bottle of wine additional charge
- Dinner additional charge
Carol's at Cat Spring Restaurant is located a few minutes from the ranch, open on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. At other times, dinner deliveries can be arranged in advance.
Glampers and their furry friends have the choice of 11 different cabin or cottages at this property in southeastern Texas. A continental breakfast is delivered to guests' accommodations daily, and it is included in the price. This luxury breakfast includes coffee, tea, bagels, cream cheese, muffins, fresh fruit, juice, yogurt, and granola bars. If guests choose to opt out of the breakfast, there is a discount given.
Pets do not miss out either, since upon arrival, they will be given their very own "doggie bag", which is filled with bowls and toys.
Prepared picnics can be arranged in the on-site gazebo, along with relaxing in-room massages. Guests and pets can also feel like a celebrity, since photos can be taken while doing both of these activities by an award-winning photographer for an extra charge. Read More
Location + Surroundings
Cat Spring is a community in southeastern Texas, located in Austin County and roughly one hour west of Houston, which is the largest city in all of Texas. In the foothills of Hill Country, this glamping property is a 650-acre working ranch and bed and breakfast filled with old oak trees, lakes, ponds, and wildlife. The hosts of this property also have horses, Angus cattle, llamas, miniature donkeys, peacocks, American bison, Black Buck antelopes, Fallow deer, and of course, their pet dogs.
The Cat Spring area has historically significant Texan attractions, such as the Stephen F. Austin State University and Washington-on-the-Brazos State Parks. There are many nearby communities that will offer glampers a change of scenery with their cultural sites, dining establishments, and boutique and antique shops, such as Bellville, Sealy, Columbus, New Ulm, Eagle Lake, Richmond, Rosenberg, Round Top, Warrenton, Shelby, Brenham, Chappell Hill, and Winedale.
The glamping site is also only an hour and 30 minutes from Austin, the state capital, and less than three hours from San Antonio, home of The Alamo. Read More
- Feeding animals
- Bird watching
- Horseback riding additional charge
There is an abundance of activities for glampers and their four-legged friends to enjoy. There are various animals on the site such as miniature donkeys, horses, cattle, dogs, and cats to keep them company. They can enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, and walking during their stay. Glampers can go fishing in the ranch's stocked lakes for three hours for a charge of $49 per person with all the equipment supplied.
The property is home to luscious forests and meadows along its creeks and ponds, where guests can enjoy horseback riding and their dog can explore and sniff out the surroundings. Guided rides are available—children must be 10 years old or older, and those under the age of 18 are only allowed to ride at the discretion of the wrangler. Young children's rides by lead line are also offered. A one-hour guided ride costs $79 per guest.
Other activities include archery at a cost of $35, bicycle rentals for $35 per person per day, and for those who are 18 and older, golf carts can be hired for $59 per day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trapshooting costs $129 per person for 30 minutes, and that comes with all the equipment and the instructor if needed. However, if that is not needed, then it costs just $49 per person. During their visit, glampers should visit Carol's, which is a restaurant owned by the hosts where they can find delicious, homemade meals.
Dogs are allowed off their leash as long as they are with their owners and are trained for recall. However, they can also be kept at the glamping property if they are crated while their owners enjoy various activities.
- Check-in: from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
Accesibility & Safety
- Wheelchair accessible
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
Multiple pets of all sizes are more than welcome at this property. However, some breeds are not accepted. Guests need to be aware of this and inquire upon booking. The fee per pet is $35 per night, and guests should make the host aware if they choose to bring their pet before they arrive.
The listed rates are for single and double occupancy, and if there are any additional guests, there is an extra cost of $35 per person, per night. There is specific pricing on holidays, and when a holiday falls on a Thursday or a Monday, there is a three-night minimum stay. A one-night stay may be available for an extra fee, so guests should inquire with the host for more details.
When guests and their pets are outside of the accommodation, dogs must be on a leash, and if the dog has an accident inside the accommodation, housekeeping staff need to be made aware of it as soon as possible. Guests are asked to clean up after their pet and to keep barking to a minimum. Read more