El Ranchito

Driftwood, TX
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 8 Guests

The Home

Experience architectural brilliance by an award-winning Santa Fe, New Mexico architect in this captivating home boasting two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and three cozy fireplaces (kivas) on 5.78 acres. Explore meditation trails cut throughout the property, offering tranquility and a serene escape in nature’s embrace.

Nestled within 5.78 acres of scenic landscape, this Spanish-style home is a masterpiece, featuring distinct architectural elements such as Latillas ceilings made from materials harvested off the property and saltillo tile floors that contribute to its unique character. Renowned for its exceptional design and quality, the home’s architectural features were showcased in the HBO film "Temple Grandin" in 2010, featuring Claire Danes.

The interior welcomes guests with a spacious living area adorned with two queen-sized pullout sleeper sofas, offering flexibility for accommodation. The living space seamlessly...

Home Features

Enjoy the comforts of home and beyond with these distinctive features.

Air Conditioning




Pets Allowed

Building Elevator

Free Parking

Concierge Services




Outdoor Firepit

All Stays Include

We believe certain amenities should be standard. Every home comes outfitted with these best-in-class essentials for a worry-free stay.

24/7 Support
Professional Cleaning
High-Speed WiFi
Kitchen Essentials
Starter Kit of Bathroom Amenities
Premium Linens and Towels

For digital free stays

We understand that sometimes you seek a truly unplugged experience. Our Tiny Home rentals may not include amenities like TV or Wi-Fi inside the home. Refer to the listing details for available features.

Home Details

Beds & Bath

Review bedroom arrangements to make sure each is right for you. Full and half bathrooms are shown as one total.

Bedroom 1
1 King Bed
Bedroom 2
1 Queen Bed
2 Sofa Beds



Free Parking: On-site




Hair Dryer


Fire Extinguisher


Outdoor Firepit


First Aid Kit

Smoke Alarm


Washer In Home

Air Conditioning: Central

Dryer On Property

Coffee/Tea maker



The Neighborhood

Nestled in the charming countryside of Driftwood, Texas, the neighborhood surrounding The property offers a blend of culinary delights, wine country charm, and natural beauty.The Salt Lick Barbecue: Driftwood is home to the world-famous Salt Lick Barbecue, a culinary institution renowned for its mouthwatering barbecue dishes. Visitors flock to this iconic establishment to savor the slow-cooked meats, savory sides, and signature sauces, all served in a rustic and inviting atmosphere. Whether you're a barbecue aficionado or simply looking for a memorable dining experience, The Salt Lick is sure to satisfy your cravings.Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries: Driftwood is situated amidst the rolling vineyards and scenic landscapes of Texas Hill Country, making it a haven for wine, beer, and spirits enthusiasts. Fall Creek Vineyards, Duchman Family Winery, and Driftwood Estate Winery are just a few of the renowned establishments in the area, offering tastings, tours, and events that celebrate the region's rich viticultural heritage. Additionally, the presence of breweries and distilleries adds to the diversity of libations available, ensuring that there's something for every palate to enjoy.Charro Ranch Park: While technically part of the nearby city of Dripping Springs, Charro Ranch Park is a cherished natural oasis that residents of Driftwood can enjoy. This 64-acre park features manicured trails winding through picturesque landscapes, providing opportunities for walking, hiking, and biking amidst the beauty of Texas Hill Country. Whether you're seeking a peaceful stroll or an invigorating outdoor adventure, Charro Ranch Park offers a serene escape into nature.

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Things To Know


Payment and Cancellation - 14 Day Policy

Grace Period:

  • Guests may cancel for free provided that: (1) reservation is canceled within 48-hours of reservation confirmation, and (2) reservation was confirmed at least 11 days before scheduled arrival.

Payment Policy:

  • 14 days or less prior to arrival: Guests pay 100% at time of reservation.
  • More than 14 days before arrival: Guests pay 50% at time of reservation, the remaining 50% will be charged 14 days prior to arrival.
  • For guests paying with Points or Cash & Points: 100% of payment of both Cash & Points will be deducted at time of reservation, once booking is verified within 48 hours.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 14 days or less prior to arrival: No refund issued, unless ‘Grace Period’ applies.
  • More than 14 days before arrival: 100% refund.

House Rules

  • House Rules: 1. Check-in instructions will be sent 72 hours prior to your arrival, including house rules, property addresses, and other important information. 2. We recommend having a streaming account set up prior to your stay, as not all of our vacation homes have cable. 3. Occasional check-in delays may occur during times of peak business level. Our staff will do their best to assist you during these times. 4. Although all of our vacation homes have WiFi, internet service is not guaranteed. No refunds or rate adjustments will be made for mechanical failures, or discontinued or interrupted services that occur during your stay. 5. Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the home. Evidence of smoking inside, or incorrect disposal of cigarette or cigar material outside, will result in a $500 fine. Confetti or glitter are also not allowed inside or outside the home, and will incur a $500 extra cleaning fee. 6. To avoid freezing the A/C motor, please do not set the temperature lower than 72 degrees. If the A/C freezes and maintenance needs to be called, no refunds or rate adjustments will be made. 7. We will provide a two-day supply of start-up sundries, including dish soap, sponge, paper towels, toilet paper, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, and hand lotion. Guests will need to purchase additional items from a local store or bring them with them. Missing supplies must be reported to our Customer Hospitality team within one hour of arrival. 8. Pets are only allowed in pet-friendly units and require an additional pet cleaning fee. If bringing a pet, please ensure that it does not disturb other guests with excessive noise or barking. Please contact our Customer Hospitality team for information on local kennels or other options if a pet-friendly unit is not available. 9. Please be aware that the Texas Hill Country can experience high heat and drought during the summer, which can attract pests to the exterior lights at night. Our properties receive extermination, but guests may encounter pests such as cockroaches, mosquitoes, flies, Rolly Pollys (pill bugs), June bugs, small ants, and spiders, as well as occasional scorpions and small rodents. These are normal critters that come regardless of cleanliness or availability of food. Please review these rules carefully to ensure a pleasant experience for all guests.
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