Top 9 Ranches In Austin, Texas - Updated 2023


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 House
Austin, Texas, United States
114 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the linens were super soft and beds were comfy
the house was perfect with 2 beds and 2 baths
the beds were very comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped
we were four adults and one baby and had so much room to play
we used it everyday very clean place and tons of towels loved it
it is extremely clean and beautiful
the house was so clean and inviting
everything is neat & clean
the house was very clean
the hosts are great people
katherine was a fantastic host
our host was very kind classy and prompt
katherine also provided excellent recommendations for dinner spots and activities that were kid friendly
katherine was a fantastic host
the proximity to both dripping springs and austin really makes it the perfect location
the location was perfect for us
perfect location to relax but also not too far from places to shop and eat
location is ideal for numerous side trips in all directions
the location is great for us too
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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 Farm
Austin, Texas, United States
60 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place inside jessica was easy to communicate and couch comfortable
the place was amazing and very clean
great place jessica is super responsive and the house was really clean and comfortable
jessica was the best host we've ever had and cooking in her kitchen was a dream
had some small issues but the owner made sure to help us out with them very quickly
but the process was seamless trouble free and friendly
i felt completely at home the entire stay and enjoyed the friendly easy communication with jessica
location was perfect for what we needed
it was an amazing location
great place in an excellent location
walking distance to some very good restaurants
the neighborhood is quiet & in a safe location
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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 Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
47 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great space super comfortable beds and great amenities
the place is beautiful very comfortable and has an amazing view out over the small farm field
the reclaimed wood is really amazing and the space is room and nicely furnished
arriving to farm fresh eggs waiting for us in the kitchen was such a nice touch
the bathroom is beautiful and the entire home is clean
fantastic place to stay peaceful clean the porch is so relaxing
we were greeted with a clean comfortable house and eggs from the farm's hens
incredible hosts with fast responsive communication
we found the hosts to be so friendly and accommodating can’t wait to come back again
carol ann was very kind and thoughtful
carol ann and tracy are terrific hosts and very responsive and attentive
it is honestly the ideal location in austin
this location is perfect for travelers who want a quiet peaceful location in austin tx
amazing (website hidden by airbnb) close to downtown
first- as far as the location goes it is absolutely ideal
close to everything while offering a cozy & serene atmosphere with country-living vibes
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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 Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
15 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
very clean great hospitality and great communication with hayley
the bedroom and bathroom was very clean
hayley was an awesome host
hayley was such an incredible host with such a nice welcoming home
haley was super helpful and communicative
she was very responsive and helpful and we look forward to staying here again for our next trip
hayley is a great host who made us feel very welcome and the house is clean and comfortable
hayley's is in a wonderful part of austin close to great bars food and a short drive to downtown
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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 Texas
Cedar Creek, Texas, United States
114 reviews
Farm stay 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a comfortable and adorable cottage and property
comfortable furniture and very pleasant touches throughout
there’s no tv be sure to be ready to go without wi-fi and tv
there's no tv but that was great for having an unplugged mini-getaway
the mattress was really comfortable and we slept well
really clean and relaxing would stay again
we loved our stay it was very clean and relaxing
extremely reasonable clean and enjoyable
the room was super clean covid friendly and delightfully decorated
it was clean and comfortable and a great price
joann was a wonderful host
she was a wonderful host and we will definitely be back
she is very attentive - a true host
joann is an amazing host
joann was very friendly helpful and a great host
was a cute place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life
a good place to be away from the hustle and bustle of city life
nice place to stay to get away from the city
great place to get away from the fast place lifestyle
we had a wonderful stay on the property and really enjoyed being so close to the animals
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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-rita
Johnson City, Texas, United States
 Wifi Available
Agritourism 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning views great location really good wifi and a great host
great private location in a beautiful area where my family and there kids had a really good time
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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 animals
Florence, Texas, United States
Premier Host  Wifi Available
Agritourism 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
this house was super clean and very inviting
the home was very clean cozy and super well stocked
bill the owner is a gracious hostess
bill is a outstanding host
owner bill was always on hand to answer questions and help out if needed
bill was a super friendly and courteous host and made us feel very welcome
bill was a most excellent host and made sure we had everything we needed
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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
49 reviews
farmhouse 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the pool and the beautiful yard and porch
the pool is clean and in great condition
private clean adorable amd comfortable
the property is very well maintained and extremely clean
the house was beautifully decorated and everything was clean and in good order
the home was clean and perfectly stocked with everything we needed
beth and roy were very attentive and helpful
the location was lovely
amazing place to stay right near downtown georgetown with easy access to everywhere
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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
39 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything we needed was in the rv and the bed was extra comfortable
one of my favorite parts was the booth style dining table
the bed was super comfy and we did not want for anything
the rv was clean and cozy
beth’s rv was very clean and spacious for my family
inside was very clean and more spacious that one would expect
the space is sparkling clean and the bed is extra comfy
it's sparkling clean and delightful to wake up with chickens and horses as your neighbors
beth was an amazing host who made us feel at home
beth was a great host complimentary fresh chicken eggs was awesome
absolutely delicious beth was very quick with responses to our texts and questions and most accommodating
lovely 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 accommodating
the location was brilliant for both austin and cota
it’s also a great location if your looking for something out of the city but not too far
nice hideaway from sxsw close to town with a super hospitable host and comfortable lodging
beth made sure we had everything & is close by
the place was quite cute the bed was huge she's a wonderful person and easily communicates with you
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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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