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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 your 'PRIVATE' 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!
If TENT CAMPING is your pleasure we have a fabulous RIVER FRONT campsite area that has room for many to enjoy cooking hot dogs & s'mores by the campfire. There is a $25 per person extra charge for camping. Number of nights not regulated. 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, 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 tea'.
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.
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
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
*Please note that the hot tub is NOT included in the rental unless an additional $200 fee is paid....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Cable stations are located in family room and outside TV...moreless
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
The pristine San Marcos River is spring fed through the property...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Hunting Big Game
Hunting Small Game
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Seating for 12 people
Due to the remote location of this property we do not offer Wi-fi. Using a personal hot spot is suggested....moreless
High Season/Summer Mar 1 - Sep 7, 2015 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Pet Fee$85 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Cleaning Fee$225 + tax
Hot Tub Fee$200 + tax
* STARTING AT $500/NIGHT TO $750 PER NIGHT
* $700-$800 PER NIGHT DURING HIGH SEASON, HOLIDAYS & LOCAL EVENTS!
* WHEN MAX. NUMBER OF GUESTS (14) IS EXCEEDED, EVENT RATE IS APPLICABLE!
* 3 -4 NIGHT MINIMUM APPLY ON ALL HOLIDAY STAYS
* OPTIONAL "HOT TUB" ADDITIONAL FEE OF $200
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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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.
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 :)