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Enjoy this luxurious and comfortable condo that is conveniently located on the Comal River, across the street from Schlitterbahn and within walking distance of historic downtown New Braunfels. The Hill Country décor with Saltillo tile floors throughout make this property charmingly unique with a southwestern influence. It’s part cowboy, Indian and German.
The Float Inn is equipped with a digital lock that is reprogrammed for each guest to provide every one with the highest level of security. As a guest, you can arrive at your convenience, let yourself in with the code and do so without having to keep up with keys! It is a major plus when you are on the river tubing all day long.
Prepare a gourmet meal in the upscale kitchen that has been generously furnished cooking top of the line appliances and cooking equipment. The kitchen opens up into the bar and dining room that comfortably seats 6 at the table and 3 at the bar. The kitchen has a wine refrigerator and high efficiency front loading washer and dryer for your convenience. Watch cable TV on a large 46' flat screen from the comfort of two leather couches. Step out onto the balcony to take in the pristine beauty of the spring fed Comal River that stays a constant 72 degrees year round. The outdoor ceiling fan and beautiful Teak outdoor furniture will enhance your enjoyment.
Tucked away upstairs are the master and guest bedrooms for privacy and rest. The upstairs features vaulted ceilings and skylights for added space and natural light. Both bedrooms have ceiling fans.
Drink your morning coffee while watching the resident birds, deer and other wildlife from the private 3rd floor balcony located off the spacious master suite with a king size bed. The master bath has a separate shower and tub.
Curl up in the guest room on one of two full-sized beds with reading lamps and a good book. The combination tub/shower is separate from the sink and dressing area for privacy and added convenience.
Master bath has separate shower and bath tub....moreless
Master bath has a separate shower and tub. The guest bath has the vanity and sink separated from the tub/shower and toilet for added convenience and privacy. There is a half bath downstairs in the living area....moreless
THE FLOAT INN and THE FLOAT INN 2 are located next door to each other and would be wonderful for a group of 8-16 people. They share the same front door entry landing, are the same floor plan, and have access to a shared balcony. They are under the same property manager.
Both have access to tubing outfitters that park across the street to pick up tubers from the last public exit. If you prefer, you can bring your own inner tubes and take an easy float that is suitable for children by putting in at the Garden Street Bridge that is across the street from the complex. It will take about 30 minutes to arrive at the private take out for your condo.
I also manage several other condos and houses, so let me know if I can help you find another property....moreless
Books on Texas history, culture, and humor are located in the half bath and master bedroom. Local attractions and information located on the bar....moreless
Your basic table games (Scrabble, Checkers, etc.) are located in the barnwood cabinet between the half bath and the hearth....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$250
cleaning$110 + tax
There is a 3 night minimum for Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day holidays.
THE FLOAT INN and THE FLOAT INN 2 can be rented together for groups of 8-12 people that want to stay next to each other. Both condos are the same floor plan, share the same front entry, and have shared patio access if desired.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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"The Float Inn" is the ideal location to enjoy the pristine Comal River, Schlitterbahn Waterpark and all of the amenities that historic downtown New Braunfels has to offer. It is all within walking distance.
"Tubing" is the favorite water activity on The Comal and Guadalupe Rivers for both locals and visitors. Schlitterbahn was voted “most favorite” waterpark in the U.S. and is right across the street from the condo!
Take a stroll downtown to have a strudel from Naegelin's, the oldest bakery in Texas. Buy a souvenir at Henne's, the oldest hardware store in Texas. Take a walking tour, a ghost tour or visit the Sophienburg Museum and learn about the history of The Early Settlers of New Braunfels. Listen to live music and entertainment at the downtown historic Phoenix "chili parlor" and The Brauntex Theater. Step into the many one-of-a-kind pubs or restaurants to rest and refuel.
Enjoy shopping for antiques, clothing, and gifts. The Farmer's Market is every Saturday morning and features organic and local produce, specialty food items and gift booths.
Gruene (pronounced green) is on the National Registry as a historic destination. Gruene Hall is the oldest dance hall in Texas. Listen to live music nightly and see where music greats like Willie Nelson, George Strait and Lyle Lovette started out and still play today.
Visit nearby Landa Park to ride the miniature train, wade in the spring fed pool, hike Panther Canyon, have a picnic next to the Founder's Oak Tree that dates back to the 1700's, rent a paddleboat or listen to a free evening concert on the dance slab.
Take the scenic drive up River Road to Canyon Lake. Spend the day shopping at the San Marcos Outlet Mall. Go spelunking at Natural Bridge Caverns. Tour The Alamo, The River Walk, SeaWorld and Historic Mission Trails in San Antonio. Visit Austin's State Capitol and the main campus of The University of Texas. Austin's famous 6th Street has made it the "Live Music Capital of the World."
All of this and more is yours to enjoy when you stay at "The Float Inn.” You are in the ideal location to explore the Hill Country of Central Texas. There is so much to do that you will have to keep coming back!
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: I am a Native Texan and retired from a lifelong career in sales. I moved to New Braunfels to enjoy live music, dancing, kayaking, tubing, swimming, snorkeling, hiking, walking, and bicycling. My ancestors were some of the original pioneers from Germany that settled New Braunfels in 1845. I absolutely love the history, German and Hispanic cultures, people, places, and activities this town has to offer.
Why the Owner Chose New Braunfels: The condo is a premiere property in a beautiful resort complex on the Comal River. It is so beautiful here. You are in the best location on the river, right across the street from Schlitterbahn and just a couple blocks away from downtown. New Braunfels is a resort area offering all of the advantages of a small town along with the amenities of a big city. It is centrally located in the heart of the Hill Country with easy access to Austin, San Marcos and San Antonio.
If you don't feel like cooking, there are numerous eating establishments to choose from or you have the option of picking up some groceries at one of the 4 grocery stores in town (big or small) that are all located within 5 minutes of the condo and staying in.
New Braunfels offers activities that appeal to all ages. There is a festival almost every weekend. One of my favorites is "Wurstfest" held each November for the 10-day celebration of German beer, sausage, music, and dancing.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: This condo is one of the nicest units available. I spared no expense in remodeling it because it was my primary residence for 5 years when I moved to New Braunfels.
This condo has the best view of The Comal River in New Braunfels and perfect for families and couples. It is just steps away from the last public river exit and Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Camp Warneke has its own private river exit. It is the best location for enjoying The Comal River, New Braunfels and The Texas Hill Country!