"One of the Top 5 Holiday escapes near Houston, according to CBS Houston!"


"If you are looking for a perfect Hillside Country Retreat, this is the place to be. Just 30 minutes from the Austin airport, this haven is close to wineries including those located in the Texas Hill Country and Bell Springs. On site it allows guests to fish in its private ponds, go swimming and hiking and even cozy up by the fire pit for some marshmallows and hot dogs- to make the holiday as traditional or out of the box as you and yours desire this year." (http://houston.cbslocal.com/top-lists/best-holiday-escapes-near-houston/

How much are you really paying per night, and what are you getting?

  • Our rate is all inclusive.  No extra per person, cleaning fees, linen or other charges
  • Your "room" charge is for an 800 sq. foot cabin which includes 2-bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, family room, 3-part divided bathroom, and a front porch (sleeps 4 people comfortably)
  • We have everything you need onsite- a pool, a free fishing pond, 2 bocce ball courts, 9- hole Frisbee (disc) golf, BBQ shed, washers, centrally located picnic tables that seat 50, horseshoe pits and a year-round fire pit.
  • Also available is an enclosed pavilion that seats 45 people for family reunion, wedding rehearsals or group meetings with a kitchenette.
For the same price as a hotel room, you get a small 2-bedroom house in the Hill country, rated 5-stars by TripAdvisor with all the amenities you need for a great vacation!
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More about the accommodations

  • Beautiful hickory floors in Amish-built cabins.
  • Each cabin has adjustable central air-conditioning and heat.
  • Each cabin includes a fully furnished kitchen, with refrigerator/freezer, stove, oven, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, dishwasher, all utensils, dishes and pots and pans. (coffee filters, coffee, tea, sugar, non-dairy creamer, and basic spices also provided) (Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and extra toothbrushes... paper towels and bath towels, washcloths and hand towels). Iron and ironing board are in the hallway closet outside of the master bedroom.
  • We have free internet service to all cabins, local television channels, and a DVD player.  Internet signal varies, because we are out in the "country."
  • ALL WATER  in the cabins is FILTERED- We have a rainwater collection sytem.  It has a process which filters in five steps: Ozonation, UV, and 3 different filter sizes before it reaches the cabins. Better than bottled water!
  • Ceiling fans throughout cabins.
  • Don't just take our word for it.  Click Here for previous guest's reviews.
  • The Upper Pavilion (accommodates up to 50) available for a rental fee, available only to registered guests.  This indoor pavilion is a great gathering area for a family meeting, group get-together or other large group function.  This includes tables and chairs, microwave, Keurig coffee maker with coffee included and tea, cooler boxes, a refrigerator, games, cards, a comfortable leather seating area and large screen TV with DVD player.  There is a small selection of DVD's as well.
  • Click for information on Our Amenities or Area Attractions or Calendars
  • For large groups renting the entire facility, we also have "The Pond View House" available to rent.  It is a 2-story house that is tastefully decorated, with a fridge, coffee pot, and microwave only; not a full kitchen. It does, however, have a separate bedroom and bathroom, full family room with pull out couch, dining area and wonderful porch with comfortable outdoor seating area overlooking our fishing pond.  Call to inquire.  830-868-7515

The luxury of a hotel...

Hillside Acres Retreat
4032 Ranch Road 3232 Johnson City, TX 78636
(10 miles west of Dripping Springs)
For more information, call us today at (830)868-7515

...with the comforts of home