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Far View - A Bed & Breakfast Estate

1804 South Park Street , Brenham, TX 77833-4849 USA (Show map)
4.7
7 Reviews
$95 - $205
per night

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You are cordially invited to come relax where yesterday's elegance blends perfectly with today's comforts. Your world slows down when you enter ours. Far View Bed and Breakfast is a completely restored 1925 Texas Historic Recorded Landmark. Far View A Bed and Breakfast Estate is 3 diamond AAA rated property, and a premier property of Historic & Hospitality Accomodations of Texas. We look forward to greeting you on the front porch!

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4.7

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.7
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.4

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An Anniversary Weekend and now our base when visiting Aggieland

4.6 on August 18, 2013

We were looking for a unique place for our 27th Annual Honeymoon. We had stayed in Brenham for our 25th and we thought we'd return. We had no idea this little town had so many B&Bs. The Far View website said the home had 9 rooms. So I thought this would be another converted hotel. Boy was I wrong. Just by luck we chose Far View. When you drive up to Far View Mansion you know it will be different. Far View's two square block locale makes you feel you are miles from anyone. We have stayed at many premier motels (Hyatt, Hilton...) but never have we stayed in a home with so many extra's and value's. Aggie Football is just around the corner and Far View will be our new Aggieland Base of operations. I sure hope, no one else finds out about this secret place. D '79 & E Z


Wedding Party Accomodations

5 on April 12, 2010

The grounds are beautiful, the property a dream. Special touches in all the rooms with a wonderful tasty breakfast served daily. Attention to the guests was always very accomodating. Would reccomend this B&B to anyone looking for a special place to stay while visiting Brenham TX. Rutilo and Margaret Lopex


Christmas 2007

4.0 on January 26, 2009

My mother and I stayed in the Carriage House over Christmas in 2007 and it was like a family visit. Steve and Linda had relatives in town and we just kinda joined in the festivities. Prime rib on Christmas Eve and a wonderful spread for Christmas Dinner made this far more than a typical Bed and "Breakfast". Not that Steve's breakfasts weren't the best we've had. Since it was December, we did not have a chance to enjoy the pool or the outdoor fireplace, but we enjoyed exploring the grounds during the day and looking at the lights at night. I've had B&B all around the world but have never had such a wonderous combination of hospitality, food, and surroundings as I found here. I wish I could find a reason to go to Brenham more often. Cheers, Charles Watkins, Horseshoe Bay


Relaxing Getaway

4.6 on August 28, 2008

This place was very relaxing and romantic. We stayed in the "Star" room. In the moring we had champagne and orange juice on our own balcony after eating a delicious breakfast. At night we went down to the tucked away hot tub and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere. I would go back for sure and recommend it to others. On our next trip we are going to have other couples come so we can enjoy using the outside kitchen for a afternoon cook out at the pool.


Fabulous B&B

4.6 on October 30, 2007

My husband and I recently stayed two nights in the Pool House Suite II, and it was fabulous! The bed was heavenly (wish we could have taken it home with us) and the deep, two-person Jacuzzi whirlpool with a never-ending supply of HOT water was wonderfully relaxing. The lighting in the bedroom and in the Jacuzzi area are controlled by dimmer switches, so you can create a very romantic mood, if desired, and the room includes a small spa oil pkg specifically for use in the whirlpool, so leave the candles and spa oils at home (can't use them anyway - B&B policy). Also, we did experience a minor glitch with the a/c during our stay, but Steve was so attentive to us and ensured that the problem was fixed promptly. He also gave us a discount on the room for our inconvenience. We have already recommended this B&B to many friends and family and can't wait to stay there again!!


A wonderful stay

4.8 on July 18, 2007

This place is fabulous! They haven't updated their pictures online, and I can tell you the "blue room" has a beautiful 4-poster (not that white wicker). We stayed for 2 nights and were sad to leave. The breakfasts were wonderful! The couple who owns this place is so nice and will talk to you forever about things to do in the area. The place is incredibly clean, the beds are huge and wonderful, they are developing the grounds and it is fantastic, they have a fun flavia coffee machine, and free soda. Then to top it off, a few weeks after we got home, we got a gift certificate from them good for a night's stay anytime through Dec. 2008! I have recommended them to all my friends and we'll be back there soon as well. I doubt there's a better value for your money anywhere.


Dybala Queensister Retreat

5 on June 12, 2007

Every year the women of the Sophie and Ed Dybala family gather to refresh our spirts and update our family conections. This was a perfect place for us and we were treated like royalty. The pool was great for the kids and the rooms and breakfast was perfect. Blue Bell for breakfast, we liked it!!! Great Job!


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Rooms & Rates

Hasskarl

Has 5 windows with views of old oak trees and swimming pool. It has an intimate burgandy decor with a paisley green border and coordinating fabrics. Easy chair and large period desk. Can enjoy breakfast in room. Has TV and telephone.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $125 - $125

Star

The largest room featuring a wrought iron bed with couch and library table in a nature mofif. Has comfortable rocking chair. Scenic views of the pine trees and breakfast can be enjoyed from your private balcony.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $135 - $135

Balcony

The focal point is the cast iron navy clawfoot tub with a sheer pink privacy screen. Victorian cabbage roses and lilacs grace a field of navy for the bedspread and drapes. Breakfast may also be enjoyed on your balcony.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $135 - $135

Blue

Features Jenny Lind twin beds(king conversion available)with cornflower blue wallpaper. Two sets of windows for south and west exposure overlooking the swimming pool and old oaks. Two chairs for relaxing or enjoying TV.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $105 - $105

Library

On the first floor the library now gives new meaning to the phrase "reading in bed". Surrounded by books, ash block panelling, and a fire place this room is very unique. Has a private bath with a shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $105 - $105

Garden

Moss green striped wall paper with a hint of gold leaves adorn the room. The light is an original 1920's hand painted chandelier. A view of pine trees to the north.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $85 - $85

The Carriage House Suite

The original carriage house built in 1925 has been converted into a suite. The construction is the original bead board ceiling along with brick walls. The suite features a kitchen area with a refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker. It has a living area with a TV and a VCR. The suite has 1 king bed, 1 queen bed along with a queen sleeper sofa. Enjoy watching the birds from the courtyard or watching the embers burn from the outdoor fireplace. $195 for double occupancy.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $195 - $195

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Location

Location Type

Small town

Airport

Houston, TX (IAH-Bush Intercontinental) 70 miles

Directions to property:

For directions from all points check out our home page at http://www.bbhost.com/farview

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, George Bush Library (45 miles), Blue Bell Creameries, Antique Rose Emporium, Washington-on-the-Brazos park, Star of the Republic Museum, Monastery of St. Clare, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Computer, Fax Machine, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Yard Games, Early Coffee Service, Blue Bell ice cream

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, croquet, Yard Games, bat watching summer only, Garden and Herbs, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Yes Outside only please.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes 12 and older in main house and all ages in Carriage House
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A deposit equal to the first night's stay is required to confirm a reservation. This first night will be charged to your credit card at the time of reservation
  • Cancellations: In the event you need to cancel, your deposit less a $10.00 fee will be refunded provided we are notified at least 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival date. If you cancel less than 7 days from your arrival date you forfeit your deposit. If we are able to rebook the room, you will receive your deposit back less a $10.00 handling fee. A no show is financially responsible for the confirmed night's stay.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Steve Zoobkoff / Linda Hallett

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet

  • Time Served: 8:00am-9:00am
  • Serving Location: balconies or in room, outside at swimming pool or kitchen herb garden, Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , No Carbohydrate


Signature Dish

Buttermilk Oatmeal pancakes
Enjoy these delicious pancakes that are not only good for you but taste sensational with Maine Maple syrup and topped with home grown pecans from our property. Also served is a ramkin baked egg and sliced fresh fruit with a yogurt topping.


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1804 South Park Street , Brenham, TX 77833-4849 USA (Show map)

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