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San Marcos River Ranch Retreat- 4 Bed/3.5 Bath with Guest House & Hot Tub!!

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Last updated: 03/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

San Marcos house description

RARE 2,700 sq. ft. (w/Main house and adjacent Guest house) SAN MARCOS WATER FRONT RANCH on the spring-fed San Marcos river. Your PRIVATE PARADISE on 101 ACRES awaits you!

The Peaceful Pecan River RANCH is a single family, one story home with a SEPARATE GUEST HOUSE; in case you need to bring those pesky in-laws.

We are perfectly suited for LARGE GROUPS, FAMILY REUNIONS, EVENTS & SMALL WEDDINGS.

DEEP CLEANED for your comfort and plenty of FRESH WHITE LINENS are provided.

The Living Room, Dining area, Kitchen, Master Suite/Bathroom (2 - Queen Beds) and second Bedroom Suite (2 full size beds) with private bath are all located in the Main House.

Two bedrooms are located in our detached GUEST HOUSE, one bedroom contains 2 sets of full over full bunk bed and a full size murphy bed. The second bedroom has (2) comfortable full Size beds with panoramic views of the Pecan Ranch. The two rooms share a spacious full size bathroom and both rooms have a flat panel HDTV, basic TV stations & DVD player.

PROPERTY WAS BUILT in 2008 and NEW OWNERS PURCHASED in 2013!

We have a fabulous RIVER FRONT campsite area that has room for many to enjoy cooking hot dogs & melting s'mores by the campfire. Please, NO GLASS bottles at the river bottom!!

Just imagine yourself relaxing in a rocking chair, with a cocktail in hand, listening to the sounds of nature and getting a break from the fast paced city life.

The home sits along the pristine, untouched banks of the spring-fed SAN MARCOS RIVER, providing a relaxing RETREAT for everyone and perfect meeting place for friends and family.

The home has a cozy relaxing atmosphere inside, with tall ceilings, comfy beds and furnishings. Private covered porches with ceiling fans and commercial ice maker. Surround sound, FLAT PANEL HDTV, WI-FI, gas grill, smoker, sink, dining area, and an abundance of seating, both inside and out.

Enjoy the stunning stained concrete floors throughout, a fully stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances, gas range, granite counter-tops, and views of the pecan grove.

After a long day, relax on the spacious covered patio, which overlooks the entire Peaceful Pecan River Ranch or take a short drive down to the WATER FRONT PARADISE.

The Home--now known as the Peaceful Pecan River Ranch is stretched along 1 mile of the prime spring-fed San Marcos RIVER, 400 Pecan trees, Wild Hogs, Turkeys, deer and birds.

Conveniently located are the popular towns of Luling and Lockhart (BBQ paradise)! Only 15 minutes away is San Marcos which is famous for its shows, dinner eateries, theater venues, full-service salons, wineries and the famous Outlet Mall. Circuit of America Formula One Track is only 25 minutes away.

While enjoying the river, guests can put their lawn chairs by the river, camp and leisurely watch the competitors participating in the annual Texas Water Safari which takes place the 2nd Saturday every June, and is known as the Worlds toughest canoe race. It starts in San Marcos and ends at the Texas Coast, about 260 miles long, approximately 2 days later.

Don't forget to bring your own beverages to enjoy as you take in pristine, PRIVATE scenery encompassing the spring-fed San Marcos river. Please NO glass bottles at the river bottom!! Outside lights and shower located by the river.

Interestingly, Luling, just down the road, was once considered the “toughest town in Texas” and is home to the annual Watermelon Thump that takes place on Thursday, June 27th. Luling is also proud of its oil heritage, including the occasional “smell of money” from the local “Texas Oil Boom'.

Located just 18 miles from San Marcos, 5.8 miles through Luling to I-H10 with easy access to Houston, and San Antonio, and 7.9 miles to the new super highway 130 for easy access to Austin, and the Circuit of the America’s, South by South West (SXSW), Peaceful Pecan River Ranch offers a convenient home-base to explore these attractions and take advantage of a quite, private, and natural setting.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Plenty of space to run about as well as a playscape to get that energy out...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside only! Please appropriately dispose of all cigarette buts....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pet friendly! $85 per pet (2 dogs maximum) ABSOLUTELY NO PETS ON ALL FURNITURE!...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 2 in main house: 2 double

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  • Master Bedroom: 2 queen

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  • Guest house bedroom 2: 2 bunk bed, 1 murphy bed

    2 sets of full over full bunk beds and a full murphy bed....moreless

  • Guest house bedroom 1: 2 double

    Flat panel TV, basic Austin and San Antonio stations & DVD...moreless

  • 4 Bedrooms in all, 2 rooms located in the main house and 2 bedrooms in the guest house. All bedrooms have a flat panel TV with basic Austin and San Antonio stations and a DVD player. (2) Queen size beds in the master bedroom and second bedroom in the main house has (2) Double beds. In the guest house 1st bedroom has (2) sets of bunk Beds, (full over full) with a full size murphy bed. 2nd guest house bedroom has (2) queen beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Powder Room: toilet

    Located in main house...moreless

  • Guest House Bathroom: toilet, shower

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  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Hot Tub located just steps of Master Bathroom...moreless

  • Private Master bathroom, 2nd bedroom has an attached full bathroom and powder room in the main is set off the family room. There is also a full bathroom in the Guest house located in between the 2 bedrooms....moreless

Other Amenities

  • *Please note that the hot tub is NOT included in the rental unless an additional $200 fee is paid....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable stations are located in family room and outside TV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    The pristine San Marcos River is spring fed through the property...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Fresh White Linens...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Fresh White bath towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large Front Load Washer/Dryer...moreless

Kitchen

  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    toaster, blender, griddle, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Spacious Salt Water Hot Tub for additional fee of $200...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season/Summer
Mar 1 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$750
F1
Oct 23 - Oct 25, 2015
3 night min stay

$4,995
flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $85 + tax
  • Hot Tub Fee $200 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $225 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

* STARTING AT $500/NIGHT TO $850 PER NIGHT

* $800-$1,500 PER NIGHT DURING HIGH SEASON, HOLIDAYS & LOCAL EVENTS!

* FAMILY REUNIONS, WEDDINGS, LARGE EVENTS ARE $750/NIGHT YEAR ROUND

* WHEN MAX. NUMBER OF GUESTS (14) IS EXCEEDED, EVENT RATE IS APPLICABLE!

* 3 - 4 NIGHT MINIMUM APPLY ON ALL HOLIDAY STAYS

* USE OF "HOT TUB" IS AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $200 PLUS TAX!!!

We require 50% of total rental amount in order to reserve your dates. The remaining balance AND $500 security deposit are due 7 days prior to your arrival date.


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Location

41 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Antonio International Airport

Car: Necessary

Floating down the river has become a celebration, relaxation and enjoyable activity, especially on the spring-fed San Marcos river.

Located at the Peaceful Pecan River Ranch is a large assortment of 'tubing', fishing, and canoeing possibilities. Guest of the Peaceful Pecan River Ranch are encouraged to bring their preferred water-based flotation devices that will allow for the complete exploration of the San Marcos river.

While enjoying the river, guests can put their lawn chairs on the river and leisurely watch the competitors participating in the annual Texas Water Safari, which is known as the Worlds’s toughest canoe race. It starts in San Marcos and winds up at the Texas Coast, or about 260 miles, approximately 2 days later.

Don't forget to bring your own beverages to enjoy as you take in the pristine, private scenery encompassing the spring-fed San Marcos river.

Black’s Barbecue, Kreuz Market, Smitty’s, and nearby live music at the numerous libation stations, and pioneer craft shops.

Located just 18 miles from San Marcos, 5.8 miles through Luling to I-H10 with easy access to Houston, and San Antonio, and 7.9 miles to the new super highway 130 for easy access to Austin, and the Circuit of the America’s, South by South West (SXSW), Peaceful Pecan River Ranch offers a convenient home-base to explore these attractions and take advantage of a quite, private, and natural setting on the spring-fed San Marcos River.

Only minutes away, Luling, Lockhart, and San Marcos are famous for their abundant shows, dinner eateries, theater venues, full-service salons, wineries, Circuit of America Formula one track, and shopping.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We have always wanted a ranch like this with a fantastic water feature. We purchased the ranch with the notion of renting to short term vacationers to offset expenses and help others create memories that will last a lifetime.

Why the Owner Chose San Marcos:
The perfect place to escape, relax and get away from fast pace of city life!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the fact we are only one hour from Austin, 25 minutes from the F1 track and 10 minutes from the best BBQ that Texas has to offer (Lockhart & Luling). We feel the location is second to none. Oh, I better mention for the shopping addicts that the San Marcos Outlet Mall is just 30 minutes away :)


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Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Beautiful View of the Front of Home

    Beautiful View of the Front of Home

  • Front View of Main and Guest House

    Front View of Main and Guest House

  • Detached Guest House with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom

    Detached Guest House with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom

  • Breathtaking Drive that leads to the front door

    Breathtaking Drive that leads to the front door

  • Dining room area that comfortably accommodates 12.  (new table not shown)

    Dining room area that comfortably accommodates 12. (new table not shown)

  • 2nd bedroom in main house with two full beds and own private bathroom.

    2nd bedroom in main house with two full beds and own private bathroom.

  • Guest house bunk room!  (2 sets of full over full bunks & full size murphy bed.

    Guest house bunk room! (2 sets of full over full bunks & full size murphy bed.

  • Covered outdoor kitchen, grill, sink, new ice maker & large FLAT PLANEL HD TV.

    Covered outdoor kitchen, grill, sink, new ice maker & large FLAT PLANEL HD TV.

  • Relax in one of our rocking chairs, enjoying the view & sipping on a cocktail.

    Relax in one of our rocking chairs, enjoying the view & sipping on a cocktail.

  • River Front 'Campsite' Picnic Area for your Afternoon lunches

    River Front 'Campsite' Picnic Area for your Afternoon lunches

  • Beautiful landscaping

    Beautiful landscaping

  • Family room with ranch views and new furniture!

    Family room with ranch views and new furniture!

  • Open Gourmet Kitchen to Cook up those Big Family Meals

    Open Gourmet Kitchen to Cook up those Big Family Meals

  • Master bedroom with 2 queen beds & luxurious private bathroom.

    Master bedroom with 2 queen beds & luxurious private bathroom.

  • Guest house bedroom with 2 full beds & flat panel TV & DVD player.

    Guest house bedroom with 2 full beds & flat panel TV & DVD player.

  • Spacious outdoor covered patio and built-in grill

    Spacious outdoor covered patio and built-in grill

  • Large Covered Patio with built in grill and Flat-Panel HD TV

    Large Covered Patio with built in grill and Flat-Panel HD TV

  • Hot tub/Spa with panoramic views adjacent to Master Bathroom

    Hot tub/Spa with panoramic views adjacent to Master Bathroom

  • Spring Fed San Marcos River running through the property (photo taken June 2014)

    Spring Fed San Marcos River running through the property (photo taken June 2014)

  • Guest house floor plan

    Guest house floor plan

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  • Property type
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SAN MARCOS RIVER RANCH RETREAT- 4 Bed/3.5 BATH with GUEST HOUSE & HOT TUB!!

San Marcos #495795

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