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Historic House on San Antonio River and Mission Trail

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Last updated: 06/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Historic House on San Antonio River and Mission hike and bike trail. Our casa is right next door to one of San Antonio's five mission's, Mission San Juan Capistrano. We are on the San Antonio River and the wonderful newly renovated hike and bike trail that connect all the Missions. Skip rocks on the river, watch the sunset or curl up in our comfortable, charming home. With extensive grounds, nestled on 2 acres, we have a real 'getting away from it all' feel while still being conveniently located to all of San Antonio's best attractions -10 miles to downtown-3 miles to grocery stores, restaurants, a movie theater and shopping!

Keywords: homey, cozy, comfortable, updated, historic, convenient, inspiring

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30 years old...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We have 3 'rescue dogs' sequestered in the back of our property...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Loft + Den

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  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Child Beds (3) We have two twin blow-up mattresses available, can be easily used in loft or basement den. There is a twin and daybed in the loft and a cot in basement/playroom. We have one pack-n-play and can provide a high chair., Baby Cribs (1) pack-n-play...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Small, shaded plunge pool, great for kids! Bikes, jogging stroller, basketball hoop, kites...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    a view of the San Antonio River and downtown, gorgeous sunsets!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Lovely dining room with seating for 6, another table for 4 in sunroom, two al fresco spots with tables seating 6 each...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 1 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Our property is fenced...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    (2) one in the living room and one in the master...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    http://www.timthegirl.com/ http://www.safresh.com/...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    condiments, oil, etc...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Filtered water and ice machine...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    outside the loft with a lovely view of the front yard and wood, sturdy rails make it safe for children...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    a variety of oldish bikes and we are walking distance to a San Antonio B cycle station (rental bikes)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    on the mission trail - there are canoe shoots right in front of our house...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Small shaded plunge pool - perfect for cooling off in the Texas heat - (approximately 6 x 8 ft and 4 ft deep)...moreless

 

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$300

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 16.75%

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Location

17 Miles
Nearest Airport
SAT

Car: Recommended

great bird watching, wild flowers, walk right next door to visit historic Mission San Juan, rock throwing, pencil rolling, kayak or canoe right in front of our house, ride our bikes on the mission trail

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

Why the Owner Chose San Antonio:
We fell in love with this historic treasure and renovated it to preserve its roots. When we bought the house it needed a lot of love - it had gone to disarray, but after a lot of sweat and restoration magic, it is now a treasure. The original house was built pre1900. The rest of the house was added in the 30s. It used to be a ranch (cows, sheep, goats) and a pecan orchard. There have been whispers of it being a stagecoach stop, brothel and popular spot during prohibition. The ruin across the street is what's left of Berg's Mill. San Juan, the mission next door was built mid 1700s. The ambiance of our property is seductively peaceful - we are so glad the house can continue to enchant visitors!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We have a fountain and a pond - our kids love looking for frogs, or feeding the fish. The birding on and around our property is spectacular. In the wintertime, we love having fires in the fireplaces, especially the fireplace in the master bedroom. Our property is surrounded by national park land so we are very secluded.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • entrance

    entrance

  • dining room

    dining room

  • view from the loft to the living room

    view from the loft to the living room

  • sunroom table for 4, sitting area, library

    sunroom table for 4, sitting area, library

  • Huge master bedroom and lounging area with fireplace

    Huge master bedroom and lounging area with fireplace

  • The coziest beds in Texas!  Kid's room with connected bath and laundry

    The coziest beds in Texas! Kid's room with connected bath and laundry

  • kid bath and laundry room

    kid bath and laundry room

  • loft with attached balcony

    loft with attached balcony

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • entryway - to twin room downstairs to basement/playroom

    entryway - to twin room downstairs to basement/playroom

  • Our 'muy frio' plunge pool - great for cooling off

    Our 'muy frio' plunge pool - great for cooling off

  • Sunset on the San Antonio River - right outside our gates

    Sunset on the San Antonio River - right outside our gates

  • Fountain and view of our property and house

    Fountain and view of our property and house

  • Lots of space

    Lots of space

  • sunroom - with original mission tile, great view of pond, bird watching

    sunroom - with original mission tile, great view of pond, bird watching

  • Master

    Master

  • master bath

    master bath

  • kid's bathroom

    kid's bathroom

  • Loft above dining room with twin bed and daybed/sofa

    Loft above dining room with twin bed and daybed/sofa

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • sitting room off kitchen

    sitting room off kitchen

  • basement - playroom - great spot for blow up mattresses (we have 3)

    basement - playroom - great spot for blow up mattresses (we have 3)

  • we have 4 different outdoor tables, outdoor sofa, chaise lounges, hammock!

    we have 4 different outdoor tables, outdoor sofa, chaise lounges, hammock!

  • Explore Mission San Juan Capistrano - walking distance right next door

    Explore Mission San Juan Capistrano - walking distance right next door

VRBO #360517

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/03/2015
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