Austin is the capital city of Texas. It is widely known for its grand music festivals, hi-tech startups, and the largest bat preserve. It’s also home to university sports team Texas Longhorns whose former members consist of Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldrige, and Tristan Thompson. While here, you can eat at Franklin Barbecue, take a dip in Zilker Park’s river, go bar-hopping around Austin’s Dirty Sixth Street, attend a live musical event, and watch a colony of bats fly from Congress Avenue Bridge. If you are looking for accommodations in Austin, you might want to try staying at a ranch. These places are usually close to a variety of attractions while being located in a secluded area where you get to enjoy a quiet environment. If you are interested, check out our list of the top 10 ranches in Austin, Texas.
1. Elegant farmhouse near wineries and other attractions
Are you looking for accommodations near wedding venues and wineries but don’t want to stay at a hotel? Red Fench Farm has a guest house for you. The property features a 20-acre (8 hectares) horse ranch with cows and chickens, a hot tub on the front porch, and a back deck where you can have nice barbecues with your loved ones. The house can accommodate up to six people with its two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an open-plan living space with kitchen and dining area. Outside, guests can get a chance to meet the farm animals while strolling around.
Red Fence Farm Guest HouseAustin, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:the linens were super soft and beds were comfythe house was perfect with 2 beds and 2 bathsthe beds were very comfortable and the kitchen was well equippedwe were four adults and one baby and had so much room to play
Cleanliness:we used it everyday very clean place and tons of towels loved itit is extremely clean and beautifulthe house was so clean and invitingeverything is neat & cleanthe house was very clean
Host:the hosts are great peoplekatherine was a fantastic hostour host was very kind classy and promptkatherine also provided excellent recommendations for dinner spots and activities that were kid friendlykatherine was a fantastic hostRead more reviews
Location:the proximity to both dripping springs and austin really makes it the perfect locationthe location was perfect for usperfect location to relax but also not too far from places to shop and eatlocation is ideal for numerous side trips in all directionsthe location is great for us too
2. Renovated 1946 house with seasonal garden (from USD 1500)
This 1946 home has been renovated to create a modern take on vintage house design for visitors looking for an elegant house on a farm. Brentwood Farm features a seasonal garden with chickens walking around, a renovated patio with outdoor seating, and access to city facilities and attractions. The house can accommodate up to four people with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a living space with access to the full kitchen. Guests will also enjoy several amenities including a washer, a TV, free wifi, a coffee maker, and a dishwasher.
Peaceful Austin Experience at the Brentwood FarmAustin, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:great place inside jessica was easy to communicate and couch comfortable
Cleanliness:the place was amazing and very cleangreat place jessica is super responsive and the house was really clean and comfortable
Host:jessica was the best host we've ever had and cooking in her kitchen was a dreamhad some small issues but the owner made sure to help us out with them very quicklybut the process was seamless trouble free and friendlyi felt completely at home the entire stay and enjoyed the friendly easy communication with jessicaRead more reviews
Location:location was perfect for what we neededit was an amazing locationgreat place in an excellent locationwalking distance to some very good restaurantsthe neighborhood is quiet & in a safe location
3. Historic farmland at the heart of Austin (from USD 428)
A historic farmland sitting at the heart of Austin, people staying at this farmhouse will have convenient access to all of downtown Austin’s offerings. The place is in a quiet neighborhood where locals enjoy shopping and socializing during market days in the area. The farmhouse features North Carolina pine floors, large oak house frames, and a large porch with four rocking chairs overlooking the farm. Guests will also have access to a few amenities such as a TV with Roku, a washer and dryer, and a kitchen equipped with a coffee maker, a refrigerator, and a microwave.
Boggy Creek Farm East AustinAustin, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:great space super comfortable beds and great amenitiesthe place is beautiful very comfortable and has an amazing view out over the small farm fieldthe reclaimed wood is really amazing and the space is room and nicely furnishedarriving to farm fresh eggs waiting for us in the kitchen was such a nice touch
Cleanliness:the bathroom is beautiful and the entire home is cleanfantastic place to stay peaceful clean the porch is so relaxingwe were greeted with a clean comfortable house and eggs from the farm's hens
Host:incredible hosts with fast responsive communicationwe found the hosts to be so friendly and accommodating can’t wait to come back againcarol ann was very kind and thoughtfulcarol ann and tracy are terrific hosts and very responsive and attentiveRead more reviews
Location:it is honestly the ideal location in austinthis location is perfect for travelers who want a quiet peaceful location in austin txamazing (website hidden by airbnb) close to downtownfirst- as far as the location goes it is absolutely idealclose to everything while offering a cozy & serene atmosphere with country-living vibes
4. Budget-friendly accommodation in the city
If you are visiting Austin on a budget and currently looking for affordable accommodation, Green Room at Art Farm Austin has got your back. They provide neat accommodation for a budget-friendly price. The property features mid-century furnishings, a working farm, and a large backyard patio where you get to meet goats, chickens, and cats named Grace and Comet. Since the property is located in the city, it is proximate to some tourist attractions. The room can accommodate two guests with one bed and a private bathroom. Guests can have full access to certain amenities such as a TV, an indoor fireplace, and a kitchen equipped with all the basic appliances.
Green Room at Art Farm AustinAustin, Texas, United States
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Cleanliness:very clean great hospitality and great communication with hayleythe bedroom and bathroom was very clean
Host:hayley was an awesome hosthayley was such an incredible host with such a nice welcoming homehaley was super helpful and communicativeshe was very responsive and helpful and we look forward to staying here again for our next triphayley is a great host who made us feel very welcome and the house is clean and comfortableRead more reviews
Location:hayley's is in a wonderful part of austin close to great bars food and a short drive to downtown
5. Lovely farmhouse away from the city
Are you looking for budget-friendly accommodation away from the city? If so, then this farmhouse is something you may want to consider. Eden’s Cove is a 10-acre (4 hectares) property where guests get to meet horses, dogs, chickens, cats, and pigs as well as enjoy a relaxing day without the annoying city noise. The homestead offers a self-contained cottage that has all you need to be comfortable during your visit. For a studio-type cottage, the place offers fairly spacious accommodation equipped with a bathroom, a kitchen, and a dining area. The cottage can comfortably accommodate three people.
Eden's Cove Studio Cottage - Bastrop/Austin TexasCedar Creek, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:this is a comfortable and adorable cottage and propertycomfortable furniture and very pleasant touches throughoutthere’s no tv be sure to be ready to go without wi-fi and tvthere's no tv but that was great for having an unplugged mini-getawaythe mattress was really comfortable and we slept well
Cleanliness:really clean and relaxing would stay againwe loved our stay it was very clean and relaxingextremely reasonable clean and enjoyablethe room was super clean covid friendly and delightfully decoratedit was clean and comfortable and a great price
Host:joann was a wonderful hostshe was a wonderful host and we will definitely be backshe is very attentive - a true hostjoann is an amazing hostjoann was very friendly helpful and a great hostRead more reviews
Location:was a cute place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city lifea good place to be away from the hustle and bustle of city lifenice place to stay to get away from the citygreat place to get away from the fast place lifestylewe had a wonderful stay on the property and really enjoyed being so close to the animals
6. Old farmhouse with swimming pool (from USD 563)
This ranch is a great place for people looking to visit Austin with friends and family. The property features a 110-year-old farmhouse, a stock tank swimming pool with filters, a hilltop area with an arbor and sitting facility, and a stage for events. The farm is also near popular attractions such as Lyndon B. Johnson State Park, Blanco State Park, and various wineries and breweries. The farmhouse can accommodate up to 18 people with its 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a half bath. Other amenities include a cable TV, a DVD player, tabletop games for the family, a Bluetooth speaker, a fire pit, a lawn with picnic tables, a hammock, and swings.
Enjoy pool, hiking, creek, views and vineyards from historic ranch-a-ritaJohnson City, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:stunning views great location really good wifi and a great hostRead more reviews
Location:great private location in a beautiful area where my family and there kids had a really good time
7. Beautiful farmhouse surrounded by oak trees (from USD 125)
Located in Florence, this farmhouse provides access to a variety of attractions in the area such as Cowan Creek Golf Course, Jim Hog Park, Salado Silver Spur Theater, and several wineries and vineyards. The ranch features 10 acres (4.4 hectares) of land surrounded by oak trees, a large patio with barbecue facilities, a fire pit near a sofa swing tied to a 400-year-old oak tree, and a variety of farm animals such as Texas Longhorns, chicken, peacocks, horses, and farm dog. The farmhouse can accommodate up to six people with its three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, and a modern kitchen.
Beautiful “Country Chime “ Ranch Home<br>With a harmony of friendly farm animalsFlorence, Texas, United StatesPremier Host
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Cleanliness:this house was super clean and very invitingthe home was very clean cozy and super well stockedRead more reviews
Host:bill the owner is a gracious hostessbill is a outstanding hostowner bill was always on hand to answer questions and help out if neededbill was a super friendly and courteous host and made us feel very welcomebill was a most excellent host and made sure we had everything we needed
8. Vintage farmhouse near Southern University
This well-preserved 1920s farmhouse is a great accommodation for people looking to stay in a vintage farmhouse near Austin, Texas. This accommodation is also great for parents visiting their children at Southern University. The farmhouse can accommodate a maximum of 6 guests on a 1500-square foot (457 square meters) accommodation with 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a living room with a dining area, and a kitchen equipped with all appliances and utensils. The place features a swimming pool, a front porch with hardwood floors, and fenced pastures housing donkeys, Texas Longhorns, and ranch horses.
1920's Farmhouse On 13 Acres Near The San Gabriel Is Waiting Just For You
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
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Amenities & Room:we enjoyed the pool and the beautiful yard and porch
Cleanliness:the pool is clean and in great conditionprivate clean adorable amd comfortablethe property is very well maintained and extremely cleanthe house was beautifully decorated and everything was clean and in good orderthe home was clean and perfectly stocked with everything we needed
Host:beth and roy were very attentive and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:the location was lovelyamazing place to stay right near downtown georgetown with easy access to everywhere
10. Cozy accommodation near tourist attractions (from USD 42)
Would you like to go glamping at an RV accommodation with its own mini ranch? This accommodation provides a cozy glamping experience where you get to relax and enjoy gazing at the stars after visiting attractions near the area. Although it’s a recreational vehicle, you will be surprised by how much space it actually provides. It features a bedroom with two beds, a bathroom, and a kitchen with a coffee maker, a microwave, a stove, and a refrigerator. It can also accommodate up to four people. Outside, guests can spend their time grilling sausages while having a great view of the farm. Being near the city, guests will also have easy access to attractions such as South Congress Downtown, Town Lake, and Barton Springs.
A little bit country & a little bit rock n' roll.Austin, Texas, United States
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Amenities & Room:everything we needed was in the rv and the bed was extra comfortableone of my favorite parts was the booth style dining tablethe bed was super comfy and we did not want for anything
Cleanliness:the rv was clean and cozybeth’s rv was very clean and spacious for my familyinside was very clean and more spacious that one would expectthe space is sparkling clean and the bed is extra comfyit's sparkling clean and delightful to wake up with chickens and horses as your neighbors
Host:beth was an amazing host who made us feel at homebeth was a great host complimentary fresh chicken eggs was awesomeabsolutely delicious beth was very quick with responses to our texts and questions and most accommodatinglovely place with a very helpful host i definitely want to go back :)we had a wonderful time staying here beth is a great host - super helpful friendly and accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:the location was brilliant for both austin and cotait’s also a great location if your looking for something out of the city but not too farnice hideaway from sxsw close to town with a super hospitable host and comfortable lodgingbeth made sure we had everything & is close bythe place was quite cute the bed was huge she's a wonderful person and easily communicates with you
Experience the perfect blend of comfort and adventure in Austin
There’s a reason why Austin, Texas, is dubbed the “Live Music Capital of the World.” Every year, people flock to the city just to watch live music performances or experience its vibrant festivals. If you plan on visiting these events, finding good accommodation is very important. The ranches listed above are perfect enough to provide you and your family with a quiet place to rest.
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