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Poco a Poco Ranch

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Main house (left) attaches to 'blue room' and pool shares wall w/ 'smoke house'

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bulverde estate description

Beautifully restored German 1860s homestead nestled in the Texas Hill Country. Perfect for families - 3-house compound on 450 gorgeous acres. Sleeps up to 20 people. Owned and decorated by top San Antonio designer, this home has been published. Poco A Poco has hosted many VIPs; a former Texas Governor, actors, San Antonio business tycoons and many admiring socialites. Luke Perry stayed here when he was filming 8 Seconds. The main house has a full kitchen (incredibly well-stocked) with a cozy living room and fireplace, a wonderful spot for playing games, reading books or just visiting, a lovely dining room with seating for up to 8 people with attaching sitting area. There is a master bedroom and bathroom with tub. Upstairs is a kid room with 5 twin beds. There is a shared bathroom with shower and a lovely master with king. Adjacent to the main house is the blue room – it is a little house with 2 full beds and a bath with shower. There is another house we call the smokehouse (it was originally truly a smokehouse). It has a full kitchen, laundry room, master with a queen and bath with vanity, tub/shower. There is a crib in this house and a sofa in this house that would be perfect for a child. We have a lovely pool, playground, bikes. We are minutes to upscale grocery store, shopping, Boerne/Bulverde restaurants and antique stores. 25 minutes to San Antonio. We are 3 miles to Guadalupe State Park. Also a few miles to Anhalt, a dancehall first established in 1887.

Property Type

      • Estate

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional
              • Massage
              • Private Chef

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                30...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

              • Main house kid room: 5 twin/ single

                2nd story of the main house...moreless

              • Mainhouse upstairs master: 1 king

                This king bed is 'more comfortable than the Ritz!' ...moreless

              • Mainhouse Master downstairs: 1 double

                Connects to dining room and private bath with tub...moreless

              • Blue room (separate house by Mainhouse): 2 double

                Precious house with one room, two beds and attached bath...moreless

              • Smokehouse: 1 queen

                Another separate house, with kitchen, his/her bath, fireplac...moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Mainhouse upstairs: toilet, shower

                this bath is shared with upstairs master and kid's room...moreless

              • Mainhouse downstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

                attached to master, another entrance by TV nook...moreless

              • Blue house: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Smokehouse: toilet, combination tub/shower

                double entry, toilet in separate room attached to vanity...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                oodles - design books, photography, pet, cookbooks, travel, novels, magazine...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                2...moreless

              • Game Room
              • Games:

                board games, cards...moreless

              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table
              • Stereo:

                with indoor and outdoor speakers...moreless

              • Television:

                (3) all in mainhouse...moreless

              • Toys
              • Video Library:

                for tiny TV in kid room - tons of VHS...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseshoes
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Rural:

                    400 + acres of beautiful Texas Hill Country...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    in the smokehouse...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    2 in smokehouse (one in the master, one in the living room), one in the main house living room...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Telephone:

                    (2)...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    TONS...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    (2) 2 well-stocked kitchens, one in Main, one in smokehouse...moreless

                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (3) the compound is surrounded by patio and different seating areas...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    huge seasonal garden with vegetables, herbs, flowers all for your use...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          1 night min stay
                          $1,000
                          $5,775

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $69
                          • Tax Rate 17%

                          Notes:

                          If you have a smaller party, please inquire, we can rent the "main house" for a lower rate.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 09/16/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          26 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          San Antonio International Airport
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          281

                          Car: Necessary

                          Only 26 miles from San Antonio airport, beautiful, convenient hill country spot, great springboard for exploring San Antonio and the hill country. 38 miles to SeaWorld, 30 miles to Alamo, 26 miles to Schlitterbahn, 20 miles to Natural Bridge Caverns, 1.5 hrs to Fredericksburg and Enchanted Rock, 450 acres to explore, wonderful patio, grounds for relaxing, swimming, playground, badminton court, antiquing in Boerne

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1950

                          About the owner: Our grandparents bought and began preserving this property in 1950. Our mother, a well-renowned interior designer from San Antonio has further updated it and showered it with love and gorgeous attention to detail.

                          Why the Owner Chose Bulverde:
                          We've celebrated birthdays, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, yearly cousin's camp, a wedding, many a dinner party at our family ranch. Girl's weekends, boy's weekends! Picnics, dinners under the stars. The prettiest sunsets in Texas. We have beautifully groomed grounds. You could spend the whole day lounging by the pool. Once you get here you never want to leave. It is an enclave of relaxation and tranquility. It is simply good for you soul!

                          The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
                          It is a decorator's paradise with antiques, intricate textured upholstery, the most comfortable beds, pillows, (all allergen free). Courtney has decorated houses all over the world from London to Aspen to Cabo. Her ranch showcases some of our favorite finds. You could spend the whole day just enjoying her treasures peppered throughout the houses. It's quirky and quaint - most of all comfortable and cozy!


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, spanish

                           

                          Photos

                          • Main house (left) attaches to 'blue room' and pool shares wall w/ 'smoke house'

                            Main house (left) attaches to 'blue room' and pool shares wall w/ 'smoke house'

                          • Left is the blue room, on the right main house, groomed, grassed yard!

                            Left is the blue room, on the right main house, groomed, grassed yard!

                          • Modern, well-stocked kitchen, top notch appliances, use veggies from our garden!

                            Modern, well-stocked kitchen, top notch appliances, use veggies from our garden!

                          • Master Main floor level with attached bath

                            Master Main floor level with attached bath

                          • Dining room, great view of grounds and beautiful old oak trees

                            Dining room, great view of grounds and beautiful old oak trees

                          • TV nook, entry to bath, daybed, cubby under stairs full of games, and toys

                            TV nook, entry to bath, daybed, cubby under stairs full of games, and toys

                          • Main house upstairs, kid room, 5 twins, tiny TV with VHS and huge library of VHS

                            Main house upstairs, kid room, 5 twins, tiny TV with VHS and huge library of VHS

                          • Upstairs bathroom with shower, shared by master and kid room

                            Upstairs bathroom with shower, shared by master and kid room

                          • Blue room, 2 full beds + bath with shower

                            Blue room, 2 full beds + bath with shower

                          • Smokehouse - fully stocked house with kitchen, laundry room, his/her bathroom

                            Smokehouse - fully stocked house with kitchen, laundry room, his/her bathroom

                          • Smokehouse bath

                            Smokehouse bath

                          • Tiny room with attached bath in play barn - great for a babysitter

                            Tiny room with attached bath in play barn - great for a babysitter

                          • Main house entrance, bell tower, bottle tree, glassed-in porch, sitting room

                            Main house entrance, bell tower, bottle tree, glassed-in porch, sitting room

                          • Coziest den in the main house, fireplace, TV with DVD, bar, grand gathering spot

                            Coziest den in the main house, fireplace, TV with DVD, bar, grand gathering spot

                          • main house kitchen

                            main house kitchen

                          • downstairs master bath with tub/shower combo

                            downstairs master bath with tub/shower combo

                          • dining/sitting room main house

                            dining/sitting room main house

                          • Main house upstairs master - coziest bed in Texas

                            Main house upstairs master - coziest bed in Texas

                          • upstairs master

                            upstairs master

                          • Patio and poolside lounge area

                            Patio and poolside lounge area

                          • Backyard fish pond overlooking Smokehouse another lovely private sitting area

                            Backyard fish pond overlooking Smokehouse another lovely private sitting area

                          • Smokehouse master with attached bath

                            Smokehouse master with attached bath

                          • Play barn - ping pong, pool, card table

                            Play barn - ping pong, pool, card table

                          VRBO #442580

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                          $1,000 per night (USD)
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                          5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 15

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                          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english, spanish
                          • Calendar last updated 09/16/2014
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