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Chinati Mtn Retreat--2hrs SW of Marfa

Kathleen is a superhost.

Chinati Mtn Retreat--2hrs SW of Marfa

4 guests2 bedrooms5 beds2 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Sparkling clean
6 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Kathleen is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
92% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Our vacation rental is located off the Hot Springs Road, and 2hrs SW of Marfa.
Please look at the map we provide as one of the photos in the listing.
From Marfa, take 67 to Presidio; then 170 to Ruidosa. Just past Ruidosa, turn on Hot Springs Rd. We are 6 miles up a maintained gravel road.
You will arrive at our gate (grey metal with 4 rnd posts): open gate-proceed down hill, cross arroyo and up a hill. Turn left at 2nd private gate.
DO NOT FOLLOW (Hidden by Airbnb) MAPS down (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) INACCURATE!!


Air conditioning
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 small double bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed,1 double bed,1 single bed


Step-free access to the bedroom
Extra space around bed



29 reviews
Outstanding hospitality
Quick responses
Amazing amenities
Russell User Profile
November 2019
Unique location, great host. My second visit to the Retreat, one of the most isolated, quiet, peaceful places you could visit. The house and the property are decorated with some of Kathleen's artwork (painted rocks, tile mosaics). While remote and natural, the house has…
Emily User Profile
October 2019
Kathleen was the best host, with great tips and prompt communication. Her home was the perfect spot for our wedding guests to unwind and explore throughout our special weekend. Kathleen was there to greet us at check in and help throughout the whole stay. We cannot day enough…
Janice User Profile
September 2019
Kathleen's place is pure perfection! The home is super comfy, but the outdoors is where you should be at all times! Even in the heat of the day the porch was comfortable. Too bad each evening was a bit windy because we really wanted to have a fire in the fire pit. The view from…
Ryan User Profile
August 2019
Out of this world experience. This is the ultimate “get-away from the city” retreat. We’ve never seen such bright starts, the dark side of the moon and such gorgeous mountains. You have to see it for yourself!
Esperanza User Profile
July 2019
Kathleen’s home was more than what we had expected. She was an amazing host who went above and beyond to make our experience unforgettable! As a fellow Texan, her home allowed me to discover a beautiful scenic part of Texas. Her home is Equipped with everything you need and her…
Russell User Profile
April 2019
Kathleen was an excellent host, called by telephone in advance of my visit to make sure any of my questions were answered. This is a truly unique location, quiet and isolated. Night sky was wonderful and not an artificial light in sight. I’ve spent a bit of time in the Big…
Tim User Profile
March 2019
Do you love nature and really want a vacation from life? Dream spot. We loved the peacefulness of being alone and enjoying the views. We didn't lack for any comforts and yet experienced the great outdoors. This was such a great alternative to hauling an RV for a quick trip. …

Hosted by Kathleen

Ruidosa, TXJoined in March 2016
Kathleen User Profile
34 Reviews
Kathleen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
My husband, Tom Griffith and I live in the Big Bend area. We have a home in Alpine and also a home in Presidio County, where the rental guest house is located. Tom is a singer songwriter and retired GIS specialist with the Govt. I am a semi-retired Dental Hygienist and an artist…
Interaction with guests
We may be on the property in our separate home during your stay, but may be in Alpine where we can be reached by phone. We have a land line and will keep one of the phones accessible for you. All details will be discussed before your arrival. We can provide maps of the Big Bend…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
After 2PM
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • Pets are allowed
  • Smoking is allowed
  • Parties and events are allowed