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Back yard looking southeast; parents, children can play games and run off energy. Also great for wedding parties. Kitchen looking into dining room. Enjoy the view from the kitchen windows.
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Historic, Roomy, McGonagill House, Marathon

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Janet

Historic, Roomy, McGonagill House, Marathon

6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Janet is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

McGonagill House offers one of largest, if not the largest, homes available in Marathon; two of the 3 beds are kings. Please enjoy our local ranching family's historic 3BR/2B family home, built in the 1940's by the owner's local ranching family, and owned by their descendants. It is a curious mixture of the historic and the new, creating a peaceful spot with lots of room for privacy.

IMPORTANT: Local Brewster County tax (7%) is not collected by Airbnb and will be collected upon guest arrival.

Amenities

Air Conditioning
Dryer
Essentials
Heating
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 super king bed
Bedroom 2
1 super king bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 sofas

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 10AM

Availability

15 Reviews

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Anna
May 2018
We came up for just one night to visit friends and lucky to find this place. Walking distance to everything, spacious, and clean. Highly recommend!
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Maria
May 2018
Great house, spacious, with enough amenities to cook, washer and dryer. As described. Well furnished with towels, blankets and all that. One thin to consider is if you are traveling with small kids, there are antiques in the living room that may be worrisome ( to avoid breaking t…
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Response from Janet:
Thanks for the sweet review. I do want to point out that all furnishing can be moved...and have been moved for those with small children. We pride ourselves on being a family friendly home. After all, our family, for many generations, has held family gatherings here. So,to families with small children: we will accommodate your needs. We happilly move furnishings.
May 2018
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Ty
April 2018
The house was charming. We were in the area to see Big Bend National Park and Marfa. The house was the perfect location to give us access to both. It was furnished with everything we needed and was very comfortable. Check in and out was easy. Would love to stay again.
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Bryan
March 2018
This was a really nice historic house with lots of antiques and character. It was real close to Big Bend. There was lots of space for all the members of our family with the three bedrooms and 2 baths. It had a washer and dryer and a kitchen with all the necessary utensils. It…
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Satchel
March 2018
There are so many things to love about this place. First off, it is right off of main street within walking distance of the Gage Hotel. The house is also located conveniently near the road that leads to the Big Bend. The house was very spacious and had more than enough room for m…
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Response from Janet:
Thanks so much. We try to treat our guests as we would want to be treated. It was fun to meet y'all because of your special connection to the area. Hope to see you again!
March 2018
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Amit
December 2017
A beautiful place with a sense of history. Great place to stay if you are planning to visit Big Bend.
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Brett
November 2017
We found the house to be very spacious and a good deal for the six of us (3 couples) that stayed at the house. It was conveniently located in Marathon for driving into Big Bend.
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Response from Janet:
Glad you enjoyed your stay; see you the next time!
November 2017

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15 Reviews
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