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Thula House at Canyon Lake in Texas Hill Country, a peaceful, lake view retreat.

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Last updated: 04/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Perfect getaway retreat to spend time exploring the Texas Hill Country and Canyon Lake area for discriminating vacationers.

Enjoy the ambiance and rustic charm of Thula (pronounced Tu-la) House. Thula means quiet in the language of South Africa's Zulu people.

As a Texan who spends time in South Africa, the decor of Thula House is a tasteful blend of antique furnishings, Texas and South African art, a bit of both worlds combined at Canyon Lake.

Enjoy your morning coffee or tea on the deck with a view of Canyon Lake, then spend your day having fun in the area, the possibilities are many and varied to keep you entertained.

The living, kitchen and dining area have the original hardwood floors, skylights, and ceiling fans. The living room features a wood burning fireplace of native stone, a 32 inch flat screen tv, and nice of view of the lake from the south windows. Living room includes a futon sofa which converts for extra sleeping space.

The kitchen is well equipped for all your needs. Fresh yard eggs from neighboring hens are provided for your breakfast. The pantry is stocked with salt, pepper, basic spices, flour, sugar, a selection of teas, and more. This is self-catering so you need to bring your own food and charcoal for the BBQ grill if you want to cook out on the front porch or deck. A number of good restaurants are within driving distance if you don't want to cook. There is a guest info book inside with menus from area restaurants and other local attractions and activities.

The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and a sliding glass door allowing access to the deck and back yard. The queen bed with memory-foam mattress is new so you will have a good night's sleep. It is outfitted with 100% cotton, 500+ thread count sheets and quilts hand-made by family members.

The second bedroom features a beautiful full size, antique bed of hand carved oak and a mirrored antique armoire to hang your clothes in during your stay. The bed is outfitted in luxurious 100% cotton sheets and quilts hand-made by family members.

Guests are welcomed with fresh flowers and a personal touch not always found elsewhere. Fresh yard eggs are provided.

This is a great place for couples, small families, or small groups of friends. Well-behaved children age 10+ are welcome; no pets are allowed no matter how small or how cute, sorry.

Thula House is conveniently located near 3 boat ramps, 1 public fishing pier, approximately 40 miles to San Antonio, 15 minutes drive to Wimberley and Blanco, 30 minutes to San Marcos, New Braunfels and Gruene. We are within walking distance to a small vineyard and winery open on Saturdays for wine tastings. Whitewater Amphitheater is 13.2 miles. Outlet Mall Shopping in San Marcos is a 30 minute drive.

Early Fall is a great time to be in the Hill Country and Canyon Lake area. The triple digit temperatures are beginning to fade and early mornings are cool and crisp, a sure sign that Fall is on its way soon. From the end of September to early December this area can have those beautiful 'Chamber of Commerce' days when the weather is just perfect to be out enjoying the area.

Blanco Lavender Festival is June 13 - 15, 2014 in the nearby town of Blanco. Tour some of the lavender farms in the area, buy locally made lavender products and enjoy this beautiful part of the Texas Hill Country.

Winter Texans seeking monthly rentals please contact me. Now is the time to secure your accommodation.

Discount Rental Rates for Guests 55+ years young for short-term rentals excluding holidays. Please mention this when inquiring if it applies to you.

***Please note that I am currently traveling and the best way to contact me is by email until further notice. I will reply to you as soon as I receive your inquiry. Thanks!
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Experience the difference of Thula House ~ You will return!


Keywords: house, cabin, home, lakeview, quiet, peaceful, close to boat ramps, Canyon Lake, central location, north side of Canyon Lake, 2 bedroom, Texas Hill Country, lake view, fishing, water, Fischer

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be minimum age of 25....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Well-behaved children age 10+ welcome....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 0-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Queen size Beds (1) New memory foam mattress, Luxury cotton linens, hand-made quilts., Double Beds (1) Antique carved oak bed, Luxury cotton linens, hand-made quilts., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Convertible futon in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Other Amenities

  • fresh yard eggs provided for your breakfast; hairdryer provided; alarm clock radios in both bedrooms...moreless

Entertainment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Pillows, Luxury Sheets and hand-made Quilts on beds. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Parking for Boat or Jet Ski...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All Bath towels provided; Kitchen towels provided. Please bring your own beach towels for using on the river or lake....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washing detergent provided....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee and an assortment of teas provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All utensils, pots, pans, and dishes provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic cooking/pantry items provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator with ice maker....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
Mar 22 - May 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat
$900 $1,300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Memorial Day Weekend 2015
May 22 - May 25, 2015
2 night min stay
$175 $200
Fri, Sat
$1,100

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2015
May 26 - Jul 1, 2015
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $1,500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

4th of July Holiday 2015
Jul 2 - Jul 5, 2015
2 night min stay
$175 $200
Fri, Sat
$1,100

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2015
Jul 6 - Sep 3, 2015
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$1,000

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Labor Day Holiday 2015
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$175 $200
Fri, Sat
$1,100 $1,500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Early Fall
Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat
$1,500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Fall
Oct 1 - Nov 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat
$1,300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$175 $200
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,050 $1,300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Winter
Nov 30 - Dec 22, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat
$1,300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning: 1-5 nights $65 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Winter Texans are welcome, please inquire for rates ;

No tax on monthly rentals of 30 days minimum;

Cleaning Fee for monthly rentals is $125.00;

Cleaning Fee for rentals of 6-29 nights is $85.00;

Rates subject to change unless confirmed.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/25/2015
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Antonio
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy. 281

Car: Necessary

Abundant bird watching and white tail deer. Possibilty of seeing other small wildlife including: racoon, armadillo, possom, fox, skunk.

Market Days in nearby towns of Wimberley, Blanco, and Gruene within short driving distance, on Saturdays.

Canyon Lake Marina offers boat and jet ski rentals.

Take a tour of the Canyon Lake Gorge created by the flood of 2002.

Fawn Crest Winery is open on Saturdays from 12 noon to 7 pm for wine tastings, located within walking distance of Thula House.

Check out the Fischer Haus Cantina just 5 miles from Thula House. This is a neat little outdoor venue; see their website for dates and list of performers.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The first time I saw this house I thought there was something special in its character and rustic charm. I moved out here from the city and love the quiet and all the wildlife close by. The location is convenient to nearby towns and shopping when needed. Watching the full moon rise toward the east in really awesome. Seeing the blue water of Canyon Lake is beautiful.


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Speaks: english

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Thula House at Canyon Lake in Texas Hill Country, a peaceful, lake view retreat.

    Thula House at Canyon Lake in Texas Hill Country, a peaceful, lake view retreat.

  • Another view of Living Room with convertible futon.

    Another view of Living Room with convertible futon.

  • Summer Flowers

    Summer Flowers

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • One of the bathrooms with combination shower/tub.

    One of the bathrooms with combination shower/tub.

  • Relaxing deck at Thula House, Canyon Lake

    Relaxing deck at Thula House, Canyon Lake

  • View of Canyon Lake from Thula House

    View of Canyon Lake from Thula House

  • Thula House, a lake view retreat at Canyon Lake, Texas.

    Thula House, a lake view retreat at Canyon Lake, Texas.

  • Summer Sunset from top of Canyon Dam.

    Summer Sunset from top of Canyon Dam.

  • Fresh Yard Eggs for Breakfast!

    Fresh Yard Eggs for Breakfast!

  • Comfortable Living Room with fireplace and lakeview.

    Comfortable Living Room with fireplace and lakeview.

  • Master Bedroom with access to shaded deck with lakeview.

    Master Bedroom with access to shaded deck with lakeview.

  • Guest Bedroom at Thula House, Canyon Lake Texas

    Guest Bedroom at Thula House, Canyon Lake Texas

  • Enjoy your morning coffee outside while bird watching.

    Enjoy your morning coffee outside while bird watching.

  • Guest Information Book

    Guest Information Book

  • White-tail Deer are frequent visitors in the yard at Thula House

    White-tail Deer are frequent visitors in the yard at Thula House

  • Table and chairs made from a tree

    Table and chairs made from a tree

  • Our neighboring little red hens...

    Our neighboring little red hens...

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/25/2015
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