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Peach Country RV Park is located in the central region of Texas, featuring 72 RV sites and one rentable cabin. Both long-term and short-term stays are available at the RV park, and the manager comments that nearly 20% of those who are staying at the park are long-term guests. The 14-acre expanse of land that the property occupies contains several facilities such as restrooms, an office building, a recreation hall, and laundry facilities. Common areas can be found in and around the recreation hall, and a porch with a seating area is connected to the front of the building. A fair amount of visitors are drawn to many attractions that are in close proximity to the RV park, namely Lyndon B. Johnson National Park, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, and various wineries.
Located in the heart of Texas, Peach Country RV Park offers a total of 72 RV sites, 20 of which are back-in sites, while the other 52 are pull-through. Every site is a full hookup with water, sewer, and 30/50 amp electrical service. Picnic tables, cemented patios, and free Wi-Fi are also available to visitors during their stay. Additionally, the property has a rentable cabin that can accommodate two occupants as an alternative option for guests to reserve. From the words of the manager, the cabin is "like a condo," as it features a kitchen with a stovetop, microwave, toaster oven, coffee pot, dishes, refrigerator, shower, bed, and satellite TV. Other notable facilities residing on the acreage include the recreation hall, an office building, restrooms, and laundry facilities with two washing machines and two drying machines. In order for patrons to use the washers and dryers, a two-dollar fee is required per laundry load.
A porch area with several rocking chairs and tables is situated outside the recreation hall, serving as a common area for patrons of the RV park. Inside the recreation hall, visitors may find the provided TV, couch, recliners, games, puzzles, tables, chairs, and kitchen. The recreation hall is primarily used for events, meetings, or small gatherings.
Outside the borders of Peach Country RV Park, a considerable number of wineries, state parks, and other attractions can be found nearby the property. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is one such state park that tends to receive a fair amount of visitors annually. The manager remarks that the RV park is located in what they call the "wine country," in the middle of Johnson City and Fredricksburg. Most of those that go to the area are drawn in by the wineries, according to the manager, as well as the neighboring river called Pedernales River, where guests can go river rafting. One particular attraction that the manager recommends is the Lyndon B. Johnson National Park situated about two miles from Peach Country RV Park. The attraction was named after one of the former presidents of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson, often referred to as L.B.J., whose birthplace is located in Johnson City nearly 15 miles from the RV park. Another notable state park near the property is the Old Tunnel State Park, which is most commonly known for a high population of Mexican bats that inhabit the area from May to late October, as mentioned by the manager of Peach Country RV Park. She proceeds to explain that in the late 1800s, there was a railroad track and tunnel that went through a hill that is currently a part of Old Tunnel State Park. Now that the train has discontinued operation, bats have settled in this area.
With regards to places to eat, a few restaurants can be found near Peach Country RV Park. The manager recommends Pecan Street Brewery in Johnson City, Alamo Springs Café, which is next to Old Tunnel State Park, as reported by the manager, and, finally, Pecan Groves Store located in Fredricksburg.
Peach Country RV Park is open year-round, with the busiest season of operation typically occurring in winter. This time of year is particularly busy presumably due to the considerable number of snowbirds, also known in the area as "winter Texans," the manager mentions. Most patrons discover the business through online sources such as Google and Good Sam. The general demographic of those who visit the property is senior citizens, though the park occasionally receives some families and younger-aged individuals. Nearly 20% of the visitors to the grounds are long-term guests who are staying for more than three or four months.
A few policies are established at the RV Park, which visitors are expected to act in accordance with during their stay. If a pet is accompanying the guest, the pet owner is responsible for picking up after them. Dogs are not to be left unattended at any point during their stay. Another important rule that the owners try to enforce at the park is that occupants of every site must refrain from keeping their rugs on the grass to avoid harming the turf. Furthermore, campfires are prohibited on the premises; however, propane fireplaces are acceptable. Quiet hours begin at 10:00 PM every night.
The owners allow patrons to hold small events in the recreation hall. Several groups have utilized the room in the past, and some visitors have also held family reunions, baby showers, and other similar celebrations. Guests are given exclusive use of the recreation hall, should they choose to rent the building for a time. The manager reports that the rec room is typically rented out during the summer, though during the fall, it is exclusively for winter Texans.
The manager of Peach Country RV Park strives to provide guests with an experience that may allow them to feel "like they're at home." In an attempt to emulate such an atmosphere, she puts forth the effort to greet visitors and introduce herself. She further explains that interacting with patrons during their stay is an important element to her as she assists with running the property. A fair amount of those who previously stayed at the RV park have commented on the cleanliness of the park and bathrooms, as well as various aspects of the sites. One particular visitor commented on the owners' hospitality, saying, "They were so nice. We were delayed arriving and they moved us without charging us, even though we weren't able to give them 48 hours' notice." Another former guest who expressed their contentment with their site commented, "The property is groomed, and the sites are long and wide. The people are friendly and polite and we can tell they take pride in the park."
The current owners of Peach Country RV Park are a company known as Stroeher & Olfers Inc., who are also the original owners of the RV park. For over 30 years, the park has been in business, and throughout the course of its existence, several renovations have been done to the property. For example, the grounds were resurfaced with crushed granite, which replaced the dirt areas. Additionally, the number of sites recently expanded from 52 to 72 units.
The manager remarks that she and her partner are "full-time RVers," who have "worked in five different places," making Peach Country RV Park their sixth. Three years prior to becoming the manager, she worked as the activity director at the property. She remarks that one of her favorite parts of the job is meeting those who come to stay at the RV park.