The SpaceOur home is cozy, clean, and comfortable and our land is gorgeous. We have lots of trees, a dry creek that flows to a mini pond, feeders and houses for the many species of wild birds, our chicken show, organic gardens, a sapling fruit orchard, beehives, and a campfire pit with plenty of wood.
Guided tours of our flora and fauna, bees (don't worry we have suits and the smoker thing), and the neighborhood lake available. Guest AccessIn addition to their comfortable private quarters, guests will have access to a shared bathroom, the living room with local TV/Netflix, the sun room, the patio, and the grounds. Interaction with GuestsWe have been living in and around Austin for many years and can recommend all types of music venues, restaurants, nightlife, nature preserves, parks, festivals, etc. We also usually have a project or two going on around the homestead if guests are interested in participating.
We have two indoor/outdoor short-hair cats that grace us with their presence, Sashay and Beatrice. Their litter box is the great outdoors, we don't allow them in the guest room, and they mainly come in to eat, sleep, and meow to go back out. The NeighborhoodFounded in the 50's around the tranquil Clear Spring Lake, our classic rural neighborhood is a pleasant mix of cultures, old-timers, big families, wandering chickens, and excited dogs. Getting AroundWe are about 20 miles southeast of Austin off highway 71, so its pretty convenient by car (we are outside Austin's infamous traffic), but we are nowhere near public transportation. However, we do have Uber and Lyft drivers on retainer to help those without transportation get around affordably. Other Things to NoteSo here is our breakfast menu, we use as much homegrown as possible:
Classic Country- Farm fresh eggs any way, bacon, toast & jam or honey, biscuits & gravy.
Traditional Texan- Huevos Rancheros or breakfast tacos (farm fresh eggs, bean, cheese, potato, and/or bacon) with homemade salsas and choice of tortilla.
Enjoy fresh ground french press or drip coffee, a wide variety of teas, and/or fruit juices to sip on.
We are getting good with alternative cooking for those with dietary restrictions/preferences.