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The Melvin - Behrends Family Homestead

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

1 Bathroom

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

1 Bathroom

Porch Light Hospitality presents, The Melvin- a modern, contemporary ranch-style guest suite on a family-owned homestead in the heart of Fredericksburg wine country.

Surrounded by wineries and a short 15-minute drive to Fredericksburg Main Street, The Melvin is one of four unique and private guesthouses that make up “Behrends Family Homestead,” and is a fully renovated former vegetable stand that provides a private getaway with easy access to surrounding wineries.

The Space:

* this unit is handi-capped accessible *

Bedroom/Living Area: Studio-style, King sized bed with high-end linens, gas fireplace, reading chairs, dining nook, TV with Roku.

Kitchenette: minifridge, microwave, coffee-maker with complimentary local grounds, dishware.

Bathroom: Walk-in shower, double vanity, bathroom amenities (soap, shampoo, conditioner, towels, robes, hair dryer, iron/board).

Outdoor Area: Private courtyard with hot tub, fire pit (firelog provided), lounge seating, bistro table, TV with Roku.

* This suite shares a wall with another suite, but is private and no amenities are shared with other property guests. *

Other Notes:

-Check in at 4 PM, Check out at 11 AM (early check in available for a fee on request)

-Complimentary Wifi access

-No pets

-No smoking in unit

*Disclaimer* The Melvin is located in close proximity to Hwy 290 and does present some noise issues when inside the unit. Great efforts have been taken to mitigate the noise; however, some light sleepers might not find this their best option. A sound machine and floor fan has been provided. This guesthouse has an external monitoring system, solely used to survey the exterior of the property. 

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Home highlights


Wireless Broadband Internet





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Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Pets not allowed, Smoking not allowed and Wheelchair accessible

Parking & facilities

Parking available

Pool & spa facilities

Outdoor Jacuzzi

Kitchen & dining

Coffee machine

Internet & office

Wireless Broadband Internet


TV (Satellite)

Heating & cooling

Air conditioning, Central heating and Fireplace

Bathroom & laundry

Iron & Board, Essentials, Shower, Towel-set, Bathtub and Bed linen

Home Safety

Carbon Monoxide Detector and Smoke Detector

House Rules

Credit cards accepted

Pets not allowed

Smoking not allowed

Wheelchair accessible

Check in: 04:00 PM

Check out: 11:00 AM


12170 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 , Fredericksburg, United States


Policy and notes


March 2023


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