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Beautiful Hill Country home called 'The Great Escape at Wimberley' is directly on the crystal clear Blanco River in highly desirable Wimberley, Texas. You will be in a private 3300 square foot home on three lush acres with almost 300 feet of direct river frontage. There is a separate Gameroom with an 8' pool table, foosball, and double french doors opening to a 250 sq ft deck overlooking the river. Country gazebo with 9' farm table, great for outdoor dining.
River Suite - master suite with queen bed, twin bed, full size washer and dryer, and a private bath with a tile shower and granite countertops.
New in 2013 - We added new granite countertops in kitchen, new porcelian floors tiles for kitchen and breakfast area, and hi quality carpet in downstairs living areas.
The rock bottom river runs continuous through the year and is almost always at a very leisurely flow, great for kids. The covered back porch provides a beautiful view of the river and the 100 year old Cypress trees. Easy to watch the activity in the river directly from the porch.
Sit in the back yard and BBQ your dinner for the night. Enjoy a glass of ice tea, or a glass of wine, as you watch the deer and the river move through the back yard. Sit in the hot tub and watch the deer and the river. Enjoy a fire out by the outdoor firepit. Go into Wimberley for the great shopping, fine and casual dining, or enjoy the many festivals that go on throughout the year. Try Wimberley's outdoor walk-up movie theatre, or take in a live performance at one of Wimberley's live theatre groups. Drag our chaise lounges directly into the river, sit in the shade of the Cypress trees, enjoy your drink, and read your book. Your daily stress is a thing of the past.
We are only 25 minutes from New Braunfels, an hour from San Antonio, less than 25 minutes from Austin and Lake Travis. Within one hour you have tubing, Schlitterbahn, San Antonio river-walk, Lake Travis, Canyon Lake, caves, and all of the wonders that the Texas Hill Country has to offer.
Outside we have a large covered porch overlooking the river, a new 250 sq foot deck connected to the gameroom and overlooking the river, over 2500 sq ft of rock sidewalks and patios. There is also a large outdoor fire pit. A large covered Country gazebo with an 9' farm table, perfect for outdoor dining.
Recently added this Spring is a pool with a free standing hot tub for 8 people. A large lounging area around the pool with table and chairs for 6. The pool is fenced in with a new walkway to the back of the house facing the Blanco River. The pool has two areas for wading and swimming for the whole family to enjoy. With this new addition, a new privacy fence was built on 3 sides with one side visible (chain link) from the house's kitchen window. Another privacy fence was built near the street and around one side of the property where the pool is located. Plenty of privacy!
The house is completely furnished and comes complete with all linens, towels, cooking utensils, BBQ pit, etc to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We have cable TV, Hi-Speed Internet, a computer for your use, Free hi-speed Wireless network, and phones with free domestic long distance.
Give us an e-mail or a call with any questions. We hope that you take the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful Hill Country home. Our calendar is always updated, and take a look at all of our guest comments ( not always updated from the book at our house ).
King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (3) Three Twin beds, Two Day beds with twin size mattresses, and two trundle beds with Twin Mattresses., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa in Living Room folds out to a queen size bed....moreless
4 in main house, with additional full bath in optional River Suite.
small appliances, All dishes and Cooking utensils provided, all Linens provided, Full size Washer & Dryer, Jetted Tub in Master Bath, Horse shoes, Lots of videos, Board games, No Smoking in House, No Pets in house, Sleeping arrangements - Upstairs, Master Bedroom - King, Bedroom #2 - Full and two twins, Bedroom #3 - Queen, twin size daybed, twin size trundle, Bedroom #4 - Queen, Sleeping Arrangements - Downstairs, Sleeping Room #5 - Twin size daybed and twin size trundle, Queen size fold out couch in living room.
NEW RIVER SUITE - It is adjoining the game room and has a queen bed, twin bed, full size washer and dryer, and a private bath with tile shower and granite counter tops. ...moreless
Two - One Front Loading and one top loading. Available to guests....moreless
Lynksis wireless with strong signal throughout the house and also on the back porch ( very relaxing to work and watch the River! )....moreless
Dishes & Utensils
Dishwasher, Refrigerator, single oven, and 4 burner range. Microwave....moreless
Deck / Patio:
The covered back porch faces the river and provides an excellent view. there is also a 15' x 25' deck to the back of the River Suite overlooking the river.
Also, a new patio around the new pool....moreless
A rustic hill country gazebo with rock patio overlooking the river provides a pleasant covered area to BBQ. 9' farm table is great for outdoor dining. Also table and chairs at the pool area....moreless
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Low Season Fall Sep 2 - Dec 18, 2015 2 night min stay
$575 Thu, Fri, Sat
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Season Christmas Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016 3 night min stay
Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Holidays / 3 night min. $700/ nt for first 12 guest/ add $25 for each additional guest per night. Holidays are New Years, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Spring Break Dates usually fall between March 1-22 and high season rates apply.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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shopping at outlets malls, antique shopping, Market Days at Wimberley
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Peggy and Phil Collins bought this house in 2006 to use as their Getaway from the city. We wanted it comfortable for us, so now everyone gets to enjoy The Great Escape. We are blessed that everyone seems to love this place ( we have had some groups back 7 times in 3 years, and our repeat guest rate is over 45% ). We continue to make investments in this property, so that it is better each time you come back. Photo is taken in Shanghai China.
Why the Owner Chose Wimberley: This property is in a prime location. It is directly on the Blanco river, that has a steady flow all of the time. It is 3 acres on a lot that provides privacy for any size group. The cypress trees along the river's edge are beautiful and provide great afternoon shade that allows you to pull your chair into the river, relax, and sip a glass of wine. Wimberley is fun year round, and we enjoy the off season as much as high season.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The furnishings are all unique and are not a throw down of mass produced items. Peggy and I enjoy shopping for antiques and unique pieces that give the home a lot of character. For the guests we provide paperback books, board games, bocci ball, horse shoes, jigsaw puzzles and a large library of videos for the little ones. We have high speed wireless, so you can work ( Ugh! ) on your laptop on the back porch ( if you have to work ). We have a large portfolio in the house offering details on the vast majority of attractions in the area.