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Sunday Haus Fredericksburg

Four female friends & entrepreneurs turned a property in Fredericksburg into their dream retreat– and you can rent it.


Austin powerhouse women and business owners Kristy Owen, of 365 Things Austin, Jane Ko, aka A Taste of Koko, Bethany McCullough Ross and Chelsea McCullough (who are also sisters) share a love of the Texas Hill Country and decided to build their dream property together. They scoured sites across small Texas towns including Wimberley, Marble Falls, Smithville and Georgetown, ultimately purchasing the Sunday Haus in Fredericksburg, which after a lot of TLC is available to rent. We caught up with Chelsea to learn more.

How did Sunday Haus come about?

We stumbled upon this historic property a block off Main Street in Fredericksburg. Bethany and I are 5th generation Austinites and grew up spending time in Fredericksburg with our grandparents. We loved the pace of life there.

How much renovation did you do?

We spent every weekend of 2022 there renovating alongside our general contractor, Bear Creek Construction. It was a labor of love building, shaping and forming the house into what it is now.

When did it open?

The full property -the Stone Haus, Ranch Haus and Cottage - opened in late January 2023 Each unit is available to rent separately, or guests can rent the entire Sunday Haus property. 

What do you think makes Fredericksburg so special?

It’s a cute little German town that has become Texas Wine Country; it’s only 90 minutes from Austin and a few hours from Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas. You can walk and shop on Main Street and stay overnight and the small-town charm makes it a must-visit. 

What makes this property so special?

Sunday Haus Estate is an elevated modern experience in Texas Hill Country where you get the magical feel of a true, historic Sunday house property but inside it’s all newly renovated with modern furnishings. We wanted to create a cozy yet luxurious getaway keeping as much amazing original and historic character of the house as possible…Each of the Sunday Haus Estate properties has its own private hot tub and firepits. The backyard was created with the intention of groups and families. There’s a long dining table, custom mural from Mannings Signs, lounge chairs, outdoor TVs and artificial turf so you can play yard games or take your shoes off and run around!

How far in advance do you recommend people book?

We recommended booking at least a month in advance. It’s been popular for couple getaways and group retreats because it can sleep up to 10 people in all three houses.

Their Fredericksburg Tips

Where to eat, drink and learn more

1 Food

Caliche is one of our favorites for coffee and breakfast - it’s just a 3-minute walk from Sunday Haus! For dinner, Otto’s is always a favorite and we love Hill & Vine and Vaudeville. And, if you want to cook on the property, La Bergerie Market is a fantastic spot to pick up a bottle of wine and other accouterments. 


2. Must-visit vineyards for wine tasting

There are 60 vineyards in Fredericksburg with an equal number coming soon. William Chris, Signor, and Southold are currently our favorite vineyards in Fredericksburg.


3. A Complimentary Guidebook

For more – co-owner Jane Ko literally wrote the book Koki’s Guide to Fredericksburg in 2022 and each guest receives a complimentary copy.

It’s the ultimate pocket-sized guidebook on Fredericksburg and the only travel book that features 40+ vineyards in Texas wine country.

4. Details



  • Left to right: Kristy Owen, Bethany McCullough Ross, Jane Ko, Chelsea McCullough