Lake Haus on Lake Dunlap on the Guadalupe River!!!
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
New Braunfels house description
Come enjoy New Braunfels & the Texas Hill Country at The LAKE HAUS ON LAKE DUNLAP. The LAKE HAUS is only minutes from some of the most popular tourist destinations in Texas. Situated on Lake Dunlap on the Guadalupe River in a quiet neighborhood, the LAKE HAUS is a great place for family reunions, vacations or a quick weekend getaway.
Bring your boat, jet ski & fishing pole & enjoy all that Lake Dunlap has to offer. A covered boat lift & jet ski ramp allows you to be in the water quickly & conveniently. A public boat ramp is located under the I-35 river bridge. The 80 foot of bulk headed & decked waterfront is a great place to swim, fish, Bar-B-Q or just enjoy the spacious yard & deck.
And talk about location!!!! The LAKE HAUS is just 10 to 15 minutes from all that New Braunfels has to offer. From the #1 water park in the country at the Schlitterbahn, to dining, dancing, & shopping in Gruene, to floating the Comal & Guadalupe Rivers. It is all just a stones throw away. The San Marcos Outlet Mall is approximately 20 minutes up I-35 while all that San Antonio has to offer from the Riverwalk, Sea World, Fiesta Texas-Six Flags, & the Alamo are all only 45 minutes away.
The LAKE HAUS is a privately gated, fully furnished 4 bedroom 2 bath home that comes with a fully equipped kitchen. A separate bunkhouse is also available for an additional charge & sleeps 6 (Unfortunately, the bunkhouse cannot be rented by itself). All you need are groceries & clothes & you are ready to go. Free U.S long distance & Wi-Fi is available throughout the house.
RESERVATIONS: Reservations are guaranteed upon receipt of a $400 security/damage deposit. Add $200 for a pet deposit. Deposit must be received within 1 week of the reservation.
CANCELLATIONS: Full refund of deposit if cancellation is made greater than 30 days prior to arrival date. If cancellation is made less than 2 weeks prior to arrival leasee is responsible for the entire amount due on the reservation.
CHECK-IN: Check-in is 3:00 pm on the day of arrival & check-out is 11:00 am. An additional charge is due for late check outs.
POLICIES: Only registered guest are allowed on the property. Pets are allowed with an additional $200 deposit. Smoking is only allowed outside. A fire ring is located in the front but please check for any local burn bans as this is strictly enforced by local authorities. As we have no control over river conditions and the weather there are no guarantees & no refunds are given for such conditions. Obscene language, lewd behavior & excessive noise will not be tolerated. If we are notified of such acts or if the police are called you will be asked to leave with no refund. Maid service is provided only upon departure for a charge.
PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON THE GRASS!!!!!
- Vacation Rental
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Covered Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wood Fireplace
- Boat house/lift, jet ski ramp.
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
Location & View
- Water Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Sight Seeing
- Miniature Golf
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GREAT Lake House!
GREAT Lake House!
I rented this lake house for a week to stay with two other families on the lake. Lots of bedrooms, very short distance to everything great in the area; Schlitterbaun, the Comal and Guadalupe, downtown Gruene, the Gristmill and all kinds of fun!! The owner answered every question I had quickly., Every thing we needed was provided. The owner came by twice help me with a minor issue and was very attentive. I would recommend this to others! Absolutely beautiful sunsets and sunrises from two different porches and the deck, which look just like the pictures!
- Guest 6th Generation Texan (Taft, Texas)
- Date of stay 06/14/12
- Review Submitted 06/22/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, pet owners, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
The "Lake Haus" was A++ in every way...from it's location on Lake Dunlap to the cleanliness of the house and yard! The owner was a pleasure to talk with and very accommodating with our groups requests. We had a group of 16 adults stay for the weekend and we had plenty of room to spare. Schlitterban and the Comal River was less than 15 minutes away from the house, but the majority of our time was spent on the lake and the awesome surroundings. Our group will definitely stay at the Lake Haus again!!
- Guest Mike (CC, TX)
- Date of stay 06/08/12
- Review Submitted 06/19/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
Great lake...great location...and great for big groups.
Great lake...great location...and great for big groups.
We stayed at the Lake Haus the first weekend after school let out for the summer, and everybody had a great time. The property is certainly in a great location with quick access to the neat little town of Gruene and only 30-45 minutes to San Antonio and Sea World. The lake is fairly calm and clean, being at the south end of the Guadalupe. We had expected to see some tubers, but I guess they don't get that far. We bought our own cheapie tubes at Buc-Ees (you'll see it on the highway...can't miss it) and they worked great for just floating around. The house itself slept our group of 9 fairly comfortably (two teens slept on an air mattress). We didn't utilize the bunk house, but it looks like you can probably fit quite a few more people in there. The house was clean and comfortable during our stay. The only issues we ran into were the dishwasher being out of commission that weekend and the stove being a little tricky to use, but we had only planned on cooking breakfast anyway...taking advantage of the many great restaurants in the area...Check out Adobe Verde in Gruene for some great Mexican! I took a star off for the issues with the stove/dishwasher and because Wi-Fi was advertised as being available, but wasn't. Be sure to ask about it if it's something you truly need. Our kids complained, but I figured it wasn't a bad idea for them to disconnect for a bit anyway.
- Guest Ian (Allen, TX)
- Date of stay 06/01/12
- Review Submitted 06/11/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, pet owners, families with young children.
Great lake house!
Great lake house!
A group of my friends recently spent a long weekend at this lake house and had a wonderful time. There were 14 of us staying and had plenty of beds to sleep, including the bunk house. It was clean and well stocked (kitchen, bathroom towels, sheets). It had a nice yard and was right on the lake with a good dock. Great location. Owner was very easy to work with. I would definitely come back and would recommend this house to others.
- Guest CKA (Raleigh, NC)
- Date of stay 05/25/12
- Review Submitted 06/04/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, girls getaway.
This house was GREAT!! We had a total of 15 people with plenty of space. excellent location and home owner was really helpful. i would absolutely recommend this house to anyone that is interested in hosting any kind of party/reunion. If i am ever looking to stay in New Braunfels again this will be my first choice.
- Guest D.dub (San Angelo, Tx)
- Date of stay 05/11/12
- Review Submitted 05/27/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, tourists without a car, adventure seekers, people with disabilities.
We had seven adults stay at the Lake Haus and had an amazing time (and plenty of room). The house is very charming, but the view is what really made our trip. Lake Dunlap is so beautiful and peaceful. We had a great time swimming in the lake, drinking coffee on the deck, and enjoyed being on the water. We would definitely stay again!
- Guest Kim (Dallas)
- Date of stay 09/02/11
- Review Submitted 09/14/11
Recommended for: Pet owners, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway.
Great for kids and dogs. Nice fenced in yard with river water pump, so kids could play in sprinkler. House wasn't as clean as I would have expected but overall it was a great family vacation. Agree with prior review, AC doesn't quite keep up, but we were not really uncomfortable and we were in the middle of a Texas heat wave!! Swimming off the dock was great. VERY close to Schlitterbahn and all things in New Braunfels!!! We had 9 adults and 3 small children... Would have been tight for 14-16 adults.
- Guest djc (Lake Charles, LA)
- Date of stay 08/08/11
- Review Submitted 08/14/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, pet owners, age 55+, families with young children, tourists without a car.
Owner response: The issue with the cleanliness of the house has been taken up with my cleaning service & has been addressed. Thanks for the review.
Great location, poor house conditions
Great location, poor house conditions
Although in a great location right off 35 and close to many restaurants and stores, this house is in need of some serious upgrades if the owner expects to keep renting it out. The mattresses were bouncy and terrible, the pull-out couch was twisted and mangled, the bunkbeds were creaky and shaky, and the bunkhouse reeked of mildew. The worst part of all was the squeaky MICE under the sink. We first noticed the MICE when they got into some of the food on the counter. Our second encounter with the MICE was when they were squeaking so loudly in the kitchen that we had to move our conversation outside to the porch, which was infested with wasps. It was bad. No one slept well, and no one relaxed the whole weekend. I would not rent this house again.
- Guest Natalie (Virginia)
- Date of stay 08/05/11
- Review Submitted 08/09/11
Owner response: Thanks for the input as I have been unaware of most of these issues. The mattresses have been updated and the sleeper sofa has been repaired. I had an exterminator out regarding the mice issue & have received no complaints since. The bunkhouse was checked for mildew with none found or even the smell of it. I have had 18 different parties stay at the Lake Haus this year & many more over the previous 4 years & this was the first time many of these items were brought to my attention. It is my intention & number 1 priority to make everyones stay as enjoyable as possible.
Had a blast. The a/c couldnt stay up with the hot weather. Took longer to get our deposite back then we were told.
- Guest Meemaw (Houston, Texas)
- Date of stay 07/14/11
- Review Submitted 08/05/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, pet owners, age 55+, families with young children.
Owner response: The a/c unit was checked & found to be working properly. It has been extremely hot this summer with temps consistently reaching 100+ degrees. There is also an additional portable a/c unit in the main living area that helps. Large groups that are in & out of the house as well as cooking in the kitchen place a strain the a/c units.
Peak season Apr-Sep .. $395/nt .. $2200/wk .. Bunkhouse $125/nt. Off Season Oct-Mar .. $295/nt .. Bunkhouse .. $100/nt .. $1500/month(long term) Holidays Weekend 3 night min. add $50/night to rate. $400 refundable security/damage deposit holds reservation. Pets OK w/ $200 additional deposit. Cancellations less than 30 days out are not refundable. Cleaning fee $100. Bunkhouse IS NOT available separately. No charge for bunkhouse on weekly rental during PEAK SEASON only.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: Being native Texans we have always had a special place in our heart for the Texas Hill country. So when the opportunity came up to purchase a weekend lake property here in New Braunfels we jumped on it. We loved it so much that we eventually moved here from Houston & have not regretted it one bit. For us, this is located in the middle of so many things we enjoy doing. Most of it having to do with the outdoors. We enjoy fishing, boating, hiking, cycling as well as hanging out with family & friends right here on the lake. We out grew the house so now live on the other side of town but still enjoy our lake place as often as we can. We would also like to share the experience with you & your family.
Why the Owner Chose New Braunfels:
The lake house is easily accessible from either I-10 or I-35. Approximately 3 hours from Houston & just 35 minutes from the San Antonio airport. New Braunfels is home to the #1 rated water park in the U.S. and the best river for floating, tubing, or canoeing is just 15 minutes away. The lake house is located on a small lake (but big enough for your ski boat) just minutes from New Braunfels & Gruene where you can enjoy shopping, dining & dancing. Of course downtown San Antonio & its Riverwalk, Alamo, & theme parks are under 1 hour away.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Having access to the available boat house/lift & makes getting on the water convenient & easy. You can also enjoy catching the sunset out on the water side deck or take in the morning on the closed in back porch.
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Relax or Swim on the Waterfront Deck
Front of the House w/ Carport
Western style decor with rock fireplace
Another Shot of the Sunset
Back porch with view of lake
Bedroom w/ Full Size Bed
Bunkhouse has a Twin Bunk & Full size Bunkbed
Private Gated Entry
Enclosed porch over looking the Lake
Great place to catch the sunset
Your boat is in the water w/ the flip of a switch.
Master Bedroom w/ view of Lake & King Size Bed
Full Size Bed
Float the Guadalupe River
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