Abigail’s Cabin

The heat of a long hot summer directed our thoughts towards a lazy weekend getaway in the Texas Hill Country.

We enjoy exploring the area but typically never do an overnight since most of our favorite Hill Country spots are only an hour or two away from our HQs west of Austin.

This time we felt differently with a plan to visit local friends that had moved to Fredericksburg and renovated a variety of historic properties to their former glory, with the added bonus of modern conveniences.

We opted for two nights chilling at their historic 1880’s log cabin featuring wooden floors, exposed beams and a rock fireplace.  It’s just one product of their talent for renovating old spaces, infusing them with rustic details and topping it of with some Texas style hospitality.

IMG_8890_psE1_wm1It fit our needs perfectly and fed our souls with its rustic charm. Not to mention it’s very close to Main Street in Fredericksburg and one of our favorite Hill Country restaurants.

The king bed was very comfy.  We slept like babies.

IMG_8887_psE1_wm1Our friends appointed their 1 bedroom bed & breakfast cabin with lovely furniture, fixtures and modern accessories such as a multi-function USB charger and modern quiet A/C that blows cold.

IMG_8892_psE1_wm1On top of the complimentary WiFi the vintage designed bluetooth speaker, candles and even a lantern were a nice touch.

IMG_8888_psE1_wm1I neglected to snap photos of the indoor whirlpool tub for two, the plush bathroom/dressing area, or the kitchennete. We ate out, however the Keurig came in handy for brewing our morning coffee, and the mini fridge kept our wine and cheese properly chilled.

The above sentence points to what became our favorite activity on this historic property once owned by President LBJ’s maternal grandmother.  Sitting out on the front porch in the rocking chairs!  Of course with wine during the long lovely summer evening and our coffee during the relatively cooler mornings.  Watching folks walking their dogs and pushing strollers in the quiet neighborhood.

IMG_8898_psE1_wm1One view from the rocking chairs. Details add to the charm.

IMG_8897psE1_wm1Even our friend’s little bunny, Frankie, who lives around the property, came by and paid us a visit.  Never got a pic of him, but he didn’t refuse any of the mini carrots I supplied!


So now we have an excuse to stay overnight when we hit the Fredericksburg area! Why stay in a boring chain hotel when you can have complete privacy and all this charm?  I think a brisk fall weekend might be our next opportunity!


If you’re interested in reserving Abigail’s Cabin for your next getaway, simply go here.







By pinkybrand

I publish to three blogs. One (PinkysEye.com) is related to my lifelong interest in photography, video, travel, and telling stories. The second (PinkyBrand.com) addresses my experiences and opinions in the domain name industry, where I’ve spent the better part of the last 27 years at the registry, registrar, and consulting levels. The third (iq.global/blog) shares knowledge and updates from iQ Global AS regarding SaaS and consultancy services that are primarily designed and operated for the benefit of domain name registries, registrars, and resellers.

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