Summer is is almost here and travel season beckons.  It’s been a tough year for a lot of people so far and you just can’t wait to get out of town for vacation or atleast a little getaway for the weekend.  Leaving town for a peaceful getaway is an absolute priority but you’re probably in no mood for loud children or large crowds. After the year you’ve had so far you probably desire something a peaceful, blissful getaway with your lover or spouse.  Serenity isn’t as far as away as you may think. In fact, it’s just a 30 minute drive from Austin.

 

 

Sage Hill Inn & Spa is just a short drive from the heart of Austin, on 90 acres in the rolling hills of Kyle, TX.  The modern bed and breakfast is a stunning boutique destination boasting sprawling views of the lush central Texas Hill Country making it one of the most ideal settings for a romantic getaway.  If you’re looking for peaceful serenity, you’ll fall in love with every aspect of Sage Hill Inn.  From sunrise to sunset, the views are spectacular at every moment of the day as the sky is unimpaired by the city’s lights and noisy distractions.  The lush property is rich with area wildlife including deer, antelope, wild turkey, and foxes.  The pristine bed and breakfast has received praise for everyone that visits the property, including notable reviews from Forbes Magazine and Texas Monthly.

 

Accomodations

Sage Hill Inn has 16 individual rooms including four private cottages and several luxury suites. All rooms include a spacious environment with a fireplace, luxurious bathrooms, and relaxing porch setting boasting the Inn’s thoughtful features.  Our visit included a stay in the property’s most impressive accommodations; The Ranch House.  The house is a newly renovated 2000 square foot, 3-bedroom, 2 1/2-bath custom home with plenty of space for a group or a family to spread out for a relaxing weekend.  Other amenities include an 8-person jetted hot tub in the woods, a large outdoor fire pit, wood burning fireplace, a large living room, satellite HD television, free Wi-Fi and a luxury gourmet kitchen loaded with appropriate dishware to prepare any meal. The rates for the Ranch House starts at $599/night Sunday – Thursday and $699/night Friday – Saturday.

 

Dining

We didn’t get around to preparing any meals in the kitchen, because every stay includes a 3-course dinner and a hot breakfast in the morning. The Restaurant at Sage Hill includes a variety of dinner choices on it’s menu. Executive Chef Autumn Wallace prepares a seasonal three-course prix-fixe dinner menu with plenty of appetizer, entrée and dessert choices, each pairing perfectly with the restaurant’s beer-and-wine selections. Chef Wallace strives to offer nearly 100 percent farm-to-table ingredients from local suppliers showing her dedication local-food movement, creating elegant and approachable menu for a fantastic Hill Country dining experience. The restaurant hosts its guests daily, but is also open to the public, welcoming diners who are not registered at the property.

 

Sage Hill Inn & Spa is located at 4444 W. FM 150 in Kyle, Texas.  Call (512) 268-1617, or visit www.SageHill.com to make reservations to the restaurant or to plan your getaway.

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Hayden Walker
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Hayden Walker is the Editor in Chief and Director of Operations for Austin Food Magazine

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