Onera Wimberley

Construction in progress

Onera Wimberley is the second offering from Onera. After experimenting at their Fredericksburg site, Onera elected to focus this location on Artistree's signature Spyglass™ treehouse, due to its higher occupancy and rates than their other units. Currently under construction, this site will  be a Hill Country destination.

Artistree's work includes:

Master Planning

Site layout, unit placement within landscape, circulation of pathways and roads to minimize impact on wildlife and vegetation, user-experience across units and communal gathering spaces, back-of-house planning including on-site staff residences, worked directly with civil engineer to ensure utilities were channel through existing corridors of disturbance and construction boundaries were established 

Entitlement and permitting

Submission of permit drawings for each structure, coordination with Hays County Fire Marshall to ensure compliance

Construction ready building plans

Detail plans coordinated with contractor to ensure buildability, value engineering to ensure project fit client budget, RFI coordination with GC

Project Overview:

Onera Buttercup will be a close to town immersive nature retreat that offer the comforts of a luxury hotel while being surrounded by nature, Located in one of the premiere destinations in the Texas Hill Country, Wimberley, Onera Buttercup will be a world class eco-boutique location for all travelers looking for experiential hospitality.

Project Objectives:

  • Curate a series of diverse lodging options that each highlight quality architectural elements and unique forms while emphasizing the outdoors
  • Provide the comfort and amenities of a luxury retreat while maintaining the nature-connection of camping
  • Create and restore prime wildlife habitat that is beautiful and ecologically sound for long-term health of the site

Design Approaches:

  • Regenerative watershed impact
  • Captivating vistas
  • Clean, simple lines, colors, and shapes that put material and texture forward Integrate landscape into stay experience & feeling of privacy
  • Use climate-appropriate, resource-efficient, sustainable solutions in the built and natural environment

Development included:

  • 1br Greenhouse Unit x11 722 GSF
  • 2br Greenhouse Unit x5      1222 GSF
  • Spyglass Treehouse x12 630 GSF
  • Event Barn w/ Exterior Courtyard 6288 GSF
  • Maintenance Building        2227 GSF
  • Staff Residences                   976 GSF
  • Pool Area                 3261 GSF

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