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Where San Antonio Meets Hill Country

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Last updated: 07/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy the comforts of a large house with entertainment electronics on the inside, wireless throughout the property, and a lovely shaded backyard with a beautiful pool. This house is right for a large family or a few families who would like to vacation together--whether you want to hang out on the property or venture out to explore. It's in a lovely neighborhood where the deer roam freely through large lots covered with oaks. While you're situated serenely on a 3/4 acre, tree-covered lot in our quiet community on the edge of the Texas Hill Country, you're only 2 or 3 miles--depending on what direction you take--from two different Walmarts. So, we’re not far from civilization--if you know what I mean. We’re located a couple of miles from the 1604 Loop of San Antonio as well as Interstate 35, the corridor linking San Antonio, New Braunfels, San Marcos, and Austin. You're in a prime location to see San Antonio and the greater area.


Our Home is a 4BR/3BA, 15-year-old executive home located in an outer northeast suburb of San Antonio. This spacious house has a little over 4000 sq ft of living space. There are open living areas downstairs with all four bedrooms and a bonus/media room upstairs. There are 6 TVs (incl 50' flat screen) with one in each bedroom. Most of the home is carpeted except for tile through the bathrooms, kitchen, and traffic areas. We enjoy a large park-like, fenced backyard where we have a beautiful lagoon pool and heated spa. A large circle drive and garage facilitates ample parking. The home has wireless internet, and one old computer available if you don't bring your own laptop. This was our primary residence for a long time and is equipped accordingly.

San Antonio: A Vacation Destination: So much to see and do... It's become a vacation destination for more than just Texans--if that wasn't enough. While this list is far from exhaustive, here’s a few things conveniently located nearby:

10 mins to Natural Bridge Caverns and Wildlife Ranch; 20 mins to New Braunfels, Schlitterbahn, nearest river tubing, historic Gruene; 25 mins to SA International Airport; 30 mins to Downtown, Riverwalk, Sunset Station, Alamo, Six Flags; 45 mins to Sea World, San Marcos tubing and popular San Marcos shopping outlets; 60 mins to Austin or charming Fredericksburg.

More Info: We can provide you more pix by email of the house and property, to include bathrooms and bedrooms not shown in the ad. We'll also be happy to give recommendations on what to see and do on your stay.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The paying/contracting guest must be at least 25 years of age to rent this property. All other guests must be related to the paying guest or a child of a guest or at least 25 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    While your children are welcome under your supervision, this is not a child proof house. In fact, one of the biggest dangers to children is the pool in the backyard--which demands careful supervision of your children. Children will require careful adult supervision on this property....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    This is a two-story house with stairs. While the ground floor can accommodate a wheelchair, there are steps to get into the house and no ramp....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    42 in plasma TV...moreless

  • Bonus Rm: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    This bonus room has a double futon, sofa, and wardrobe....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    32 in LED TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    32 in LED TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    37 in LCD TV...moreless

  • There is bed space to sleep 12 people plus two additional twin mattresses stored in MBR closet for a total of 14 sleeping spaces. All four bedrooms are upstairs. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Downstairs Bathroom : toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Master Bathroom : toilet, shower, jetted tub

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This is a large 4000 square foot home and can accommodate up to 30 people easily for an event. There is dining space for 18 using the dining room, breakfast nook, and kitchen bar--add another 6 if you dine on the patio. There are simply plenty of options. With the ample parking, a large kitchen, multiple dining seats and 3 living/family rooms; you could easily host an event here. Note that all bedrooms are on the second floor. CAUTION: There is an open swimming pool in the backyard that is easily accessed from the rear door of the house. If you bring children, make sure you are comfortable with the need to properly supervise them....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    6 flat screen TVs...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Game cube...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Formal dining (8), kitchen dining (6), kitchen bar (4), plus patio dining (6)....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Heating
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace is not to be operated by guests....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 -car...moreless

  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Intercom System
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Large circular drive...moreless

  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    Internet phone for US calling only. Cell phones are strongly recommended as well....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Owner will provide access key....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Minimal: Spices, paper towels, salt and pepper....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large 26 cubic foot...moreless

  • Stove:

    Built in electric oven. Gas cooktop....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf:

    Several golf courses are in the area....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Spa/Hot tub is connected to the pool and can be heated separately from the pool....moreless

  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    Pool can be heated if it's not too cold. Check with owner on costs for heating....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
May 23 - Aug 9, 2015
2 night min stay
$320 $340
Fri, Sat
$2,190

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Late Summer 2015
Aug 10 - Sep 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$295 $320
Fri, Sat
$1,890

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2015
Sep 9 - Nov 20, 2015
2 night min stay
$250 $295
Fri, Sat
$1,590

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving Week 2015
Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
5 night min stay
$320
$1,990

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Late Fall 2015
Nov 29 - Dec 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$230 $270
Fri, Sat
$1,590

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Winter Holidays 2015-16
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
5 night min stay
$320
$2,090

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Winter 2016
Jan 4 - Mar 4, 2016
2 night min stay
$230 $270
Fri, Sat
$1,590

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Spring Break 2016
Mar 5 - Apr 2, 2016
4 night min stay
$280 $295
Fri, Sat
$1,890

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Spring 2016
Apr 3 - May 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$260 $295
Fri, Sat
$1,790

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2016
May 28 - Aug 7, 2016
6 night min stay
$330 $350
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,290
Late Summer 2016
Aug 8 - Sep 5, 2016
4 night min stay
$295 $325
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,890

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$350 $365
Fri, Sat
$2,290

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Management/Cleaning fee $159 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Rates do not include the applicable Texas Occupancy Tax of 6%.

There may be a natural gas surcharge if pool heating is required.

Military discount is available. Negotiable premium charge for event hosting--please ask.

The Responsible Guest who signs or accepts the rental contract must be 25 years of age or older.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 07/02/2015
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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Antonio International Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Olympia Hills, Northcliff, TPC San Antonio
2.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 35
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Capparelli's...and many more just another mile

Car: Recommended

This home accesses the best of two regions: the San Antonio greater area and the Texas Hill Country. It literally sits on the edge of both. You'll be close to major roads to get you in/out of San Antonio and to its surrounding areas. No doubt, you've already noted that there is a lot to see and do in this area which makes it the Texas vacation destination.

Golf: Bring your sticks. Plenty of great golfing in and around San Antonio, and better yet--it's year round.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I (Jeff) retired from the US Air Force in 2010; my wife (Gale) continues to teach HS English part time. We've been married since 1984--to each other! Because our three children have flown the coop, we are now empty nesters and are spending time chasing them and their families.

Why the Owner Chose San Antonio:
It's the right location--on the edge of San Antonio near I-35 in the direction of New Braunfels and Austin. I fell in love with the neighborhood when I started looking for a place to live following the completion of my USAF career and our residence on base. The property was perfect for my family of older kids who frequently entertained friends at home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
A quiet, large oak-covered neighborhood where deer roam freely, but so conveniently located to all that San Antonio and New Braunfels have to offer. I have never lived anywhere quite like this neighborhood.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Looking out the front door at our frequent visitors

    Looking out the front door at our frequent visitors

  • Pool and heated spa in privacy fenced large backyard

    Pool and heated spa in privacy fenced large backyard

  • Living room in background and dining in foreground

    Living room in background and dining in foreground

  • Family room

    Family room

  • Modern, spacious, hang-out kitchen

    Modern, spacious, hang-out kitchen

  • Owner's Suite with king and 42 inch plasma TV

    Owner's Suite with king and 42 inch plasma TV

  • Bedroom 2 with 1 queen and 2 singles and 32 inch LED TV

    Bedroom 2 with 1 queen and 2 singles and 32 inch LED TV

  • Bedroom 4 with queen and 37 inch LCD TV

    Bedroom 4 with queen and 37 inch LCD TV

  • Bonus Room reverse view.

    Bonus Room reverse view.

  • Overhead view of backyard

    Overhead view of backyard

  • Driveway from street

    Driveway from street

  • Circle driveway

    Circle driveway

  • Front of house surrounded by numerous large oaks

    Front of house surrounded by numerous large oaks

  • Elegant dining room with seating for 8

    Elegant dining room with seating for 8

  • Living room and foyer

    Living room and foyer

  • Wet bar in foreground and family room with TV and fireplace in background

    Wet bar in foreground and family room with TV and fireplace in background

  • Breakfast nook overlooking park-like backyard

    Breakfast nook overlooking park-like backyard

  • Master bathroom with jetted spa tub

    Master bathroom with jetted spa tub

  • Bedroom 3 with queen and 32 inch LED TV

    Bedroom 3 with queen and 32 inch LED TV

  • Bonus Room with 50 inch plasma TV and full size futon and wardrobe

    Bonus Room with 50 inch plasma TV and full size futon and wardrobe

  • Tree-shaded back patio

    Tree-shaded back patio

  • Driveway with basketball goal

    Driveway with basketball goal

  • Front yard and driveway

    Front yard and driveway

  • Iron fence

    Iron fence

$230 - $365 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2-6 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/02/2015
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