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The Benefits of Booking a Cottage vs. a Hotel

Visiting Chappell Hill and Brenham is a great way to experience a piece of history. Located just an hour outside of downtown Houston, these two small towns boast a variety of one-of-a-kind farmhouse cottages and cabins, many of which were built with incredible craftsman dating back to the 1800s. Not only will visitors find these historical homes unique and fascinating, but they can also book a vacation cottage for an unforgettable stay! Vacation cottages provide a cozy home away from home, allowing visitors to enjoy the area while having more amenities than a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room. From a full kitchen to a fenced yards, our vacation cottage provide the perfect opportunity to immerse oneself in the local culture. Not only will visitors be able to save money on meals, but they will also be able to take advantage of the local activities available. There's something for everyone in the Chappell Hill and Brenham area. Explore the things to see and do by clicking on the “Nearby Activities” tab at the top of our website. Booking our vacation cottage is the perfect way to truly experience the beauty and culture of this heavenly slice of Texas.

Benefits of Booking a Vacation Cottage

Private and homely experience compared to a hotel, plus they come with a range of unique features and personal touches that will make your stay even more enjoyable.

What is a Vacation Cottage?

  • A vacation cottage is a small house or cabin typically located in a rural or scenic area.

  • They are typically rented out for short periods of time, usually for a weekend or week.

  • They provide an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The Benefits of Our Vacation Cottage


  • Located in a rural area, which allows for greater privacy than a hotel.

  • There are no shared spaces, so guests can enjoy the space without worrying about being disturbed.

More Space

  • At 800 square feet, our cottage offers more than triple the space compared to the average hotel room

  • This additional space also allows for more indoor activities and amenities to be enjoyed.

  • Guests can also take advantage of the outdoors and explore the surrounding area.

  • Fenced yard for the kids and dogs to play

  • Pond beside home provides serenity (and many deer sightings)

Better Amenities

  • Organic toiletries

  • Organic coffee and snacks

  • Wine and water beverages

  • Full kitchen

  • Washer/Dryer

  • Antique furnishings

  • Massage Table, Yoga Matt, Jump Rope

  • DVD library and board/card and yard games

  • Two porches with ample seating

  • Fenced yard

  • Character! Original shiplap walls, wood floors, high ceilings, plus much more!

Cost Savings

  • Cheaper than luxury hotels, especially when booked for longer periods of time.

  • More flexible when it comes to meal planning, our kitchen allows guests to make their own meals.This can save money on food costs while providing guests with the convenience of home-cooked meals.


  • Vacation cottages provide a unique and enjoyable experience for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

  • They offer more space, privacy, cost savings, and amenities than a standard hotel room.

  • They provide an opportunity to explore the local area and take advantage of the outdoor activities.

  • When you break the price down by square feet, you certainly get more for your money when you book a vacation cottage!

The Cottage at Chappell Hill

Kovacik Cottages LLC


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