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Gruene River House and Cabin on the Guadalupe!

Sleeps28
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type guest house

Overview

About the property

Chateau / Country House, 7 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 1-28)

Walk, paddle, and float in Gruene on the Guadalupe River!

This secluded custom-built Gruene River House and Cabin on the Guadalupe River, is located on a heavily wooded one-acre lot in the Gruene Historic District, on a beautiful 140-foot span of the Guadalupe Riverfront.

Over 100 feet of Deck and Patio spaces are available with the large Upstairs Deck, and an equally large Downstairs Patio, both of which overlook the Guadalupe River with an unobstructed view of the riverbank and undeveloped cliffs. The yard is shaded by huge Cypress, Pecan, Cedar Elm, and Monterrey and Live Oak trees, and is perfect for outdoor gatherings, especially with the group seating areas and the large Stone Fire Ring.

The Main Level includes 3 Bedrooms, the huge Great Room, and the large fully furnished Gourmet Kitchen. The large Master Bedroom has a private full Bathroom, and will accommodate up to 5, with the King-Size bed, and 3-Twin beds in the form of a pop-up Trundle/Day-Bed (2), and an additional single bed. The 2nd Main Level Bedroom has a Queen-Size Bed. The 3rd Main Level Bedroom has a Queen-Size Sleeper Futon, and a Half-Bathroom. The Great Room has vast expanses of Guadalupe River Views, and is open to the Gourmet Kitchen and Living Room containing the shared Double-Sided Fireplace. Additionally, 2 can be accommodated in the Great Room, by using 2 large Leather Sofas as sleepers.

The Downstairs also has 3 Bedrooms. 2 of the Bedrooms will accommodate up to 4, each with a King-Size Bed, a Pop-Up Trundle, and an additional Twin Bed. These also have Full Bathrooms, and sweeping views of the River. The 3rd Downstairs Bedroom will accommodate up to 4, with 2 Bunk Beds, and 2 Twin Beds in the form of a Trundle/Day-Bed. Additionally, there are 3 'floating cots' that can be moved to any room in the House for convenience. All Bedding and Pillows are provided.

The detached Rustic Cabin can accommodate 2, with a King-Size Bed and a Private Full Bathroom. The Cabin also has it's own Private Deck and Fire-Ring and is separated from the rest of the Property by a Rustic Cedar Fence.

The property can easily accommodate 7 couples in Private Bedrooms, and can accommodate an additional 14 people, for larger family/group outings.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, Texan
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have a yearly family reunion at a VRBO rental home and this is the BEST location we've found so far. The house's proximity to the river is perfect (less mobile grandparents could sit on the deck and watch everyone in the river), the supplied kayaks and tubes made a big difference and we loved having all the cooking supplies, condiments, spices, etc. already there.

Chris was very pleasant to work with also. Thank you for making this beautiful property available for vacationers!
Jun 2008
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Amenities

New Braunfels Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 28
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bedroom Bathroom - Upstairs with Wooded Views - toilet , tub , shower , Separate Tub and Shower enclosures.
    Queen Bedroom/Rec Room Bathroom - Upstairs with River Views - toilet , Also has a sink and a mirror. Laundry facilities/supplies.
    King Bedroom Bathroom - Downstairs - toilet , shower
    King Bedroom Bathroom - Downstairs - toilet , shower
    Historic Cabin Bathroom - with Wooded Views - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 28
  • Master King Bedroom - Upstairs w/River View - 1 king , 3 twin/ single , Full Bathroom, 2 Twins as Daybed w/Pop-Up. TV and Fireplace.
    Queen Bedroom - Upstairs with Wooded Views - 1 queen , Queen Bedroom next to Kitchen/Great Room. TV and Fireplace.
    Queen Bedroom (Sleeper) Rec Room - Upstairs with River Views - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Half-Bathroom, Ping-Pong/Pool Table w/games, TV/DVD, Laundry
    King Bedroom - Downstairs with River Views - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Full Bathroom. Pop-Up Twin under King Bed. TV/DVD. Coffee.
    King Bedroom - Downstairs with River Views - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Full Bathroom, Pop-Up Twin under King Bed. TV/DVD. Coffee.
    Bunks/Daybed Bedroom - Downstairs with River Views - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Daybed w/Pop-Up can be used as King Bed. TV/DVD.
    Living Room Sleeper Sofas & Cots - Upstairs with River Views - 5 twin/ single , 2 Leather Sofas/3 Cots (may be used anywhere). TV/DVD/Stereo
    Historic Cabin with King Bedroom - with private Wooded Views - 1 king , Full Bathroom, Privacy Fence, Fire-Ring, Coffee. TV/DVD
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
(2) 2-person Kayaks are available, at the Riverside docking area with steps down to the water. There are 2 sets of rapids that just a short paddle upstream (in the direction of Canyon Lake/the 1st Crossing) or downstream (towards Gruene). Life vests are provided as well. Additionally, fishing equipment is provided to fish for the abundant Bass, Perch, Carp, and (occasionally) Trout, in the Backyard. Wildlife is abundant here, including Deer, Racoon, Armadillo, Fox, and the occasional Skunk. Birders will appreciate over 200 species of exotic birds, including the local Owl, Falcon, Egret, Cormorant, and Duck populations. Arrangements can be made with the local River Outfitters for group float/raft/kayak trips. Simply have youself picked up at the property, taken upstream with lunch provided on the River, and float/paddle to you own Backyard as an easy end to your trip. A simple phone call later, the River Outfitters will retrieve the equipment.

Reviews

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Gruene River House and Cabin on the Guadalupe!
average rating of 4.9345236 based on 172 reviews
5

Excellent for entertaining clients!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a client trip and were very impressed. It handled all of our needs very well. The kitchen had plenty of space to prepare meals for our group and the inside dinning area worked well in the mornings. The rest of the day we enjoyed the back yard. We did take a float trip and our guide was able to pick us up at the house and we got out of the water at the back yard of the property, couldn't have been simpler. The rest of the day we lounged around on the back patio and near the river. In the evening we utilized the fire pit and enjoyed the fireflies and white tail deer in the yard. Excellent experience and can't wait to do it again!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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League City, Tx
5

Fantastic experience and we WILL be back!

  • 5 of 5

Tons of room and all you need to bring is food, drink and the ability to leave the property the way you found it. Great living room and game room areas. Kitchen has all you will need to prep food including spices, spatulas, bowls, the whole nine yards. Nice big bedrooms as well as some smaller bedrooms. In my opinion, the small bedrooms are the best because they are very cool and very dark. We used the big charcoal/wood smoker and it cooked great. Kayaks were a blast, plenty of floatation options (tubes, noodles...). A medium hike or short Uber ride to the Gristmill and Gruene Hall. We will be back for sure, just not soon enough!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Huge house great location

  • 5 of 5

We go on a family fishing trip every year, we usually rent several cabins and that gets very expensive. We found this house this year and were so impressed. It literally has everything you could possibly need, all you have to bring us clothes and food. The kitchen is fully stocked, there is more than I even have at home, they anticipated our every need! Plenty of parking, beds galore, and a lot of things to do for the kids. We didn't catch any fish, but the kids got to see deer and ducks that hungodly around the house all weekend. This is definitely our new place to stay every year!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Texas
1

Not returning deposit

  • 1 of 5

Owner has failed to respond to repeated phone calls and emails about the return of the deposit. When he finally responded, several weeks had gone by and he accused us of damage (there was none). Now we have had to hire an attorney to get our money back.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do not recognize the identity of this reviewer. Please confirm name and dates of stay, as we had no arrivals on 05/21.
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5

Everything we hoped it to be, and more!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a guys trip with several of my coworkers. Perfect location on the river. Great place to just sit back and relax and enjoy the sound of the river and wildlife. We took advantage of the tubes provided and just sat in the water all day! Fire pit was perfect at night to sit around and tell jokes and stories. Would definitely recommend to anyone with a large group looking for plenty of space and an all around good time.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family get away

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 12 were completely in love with the house and its amenities. We try to get away every 2 years together. None of the kids had ever done tubing or been on the river so this was ideal. The kayaks and floats were an absolute hit with everyone. The house was so roomy we could spread out and get out of each others way when needed. It is always a question as to how the beds will be but we were all so happy with them, no complaints at bedtime. The well stocked kitchen with everything labeled made cooking and cleaning so easy. We loved to barbecue outside and have marshmallow roasts at the fire pit. The old and young alike relaxed on the large deck to watch the wildlife right in the back yard. The quiet surroundings and the closeness to Gruene, and New Braunfels was ideal. We have already said we need to come back and I know we will. We did not get to do everything we wanted to or to see everything either. Thanks for keeping this house so family oriented no matter what age you are. WE LOVED IT!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30.2 Miles
San Antonio Int'l (Austin Int'l is 48.9 miles)
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Gruene Hall, Mozie's, Cantina del Rio - in Gruene
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Kayaks! 2-3 person, 1-2 person, & 1 single person!
Nearest Golf
3.2 Miles
Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs (Public).
Nearest Train
16.1 Miles
San Marcos, Texas - Amtrak "Texas Eagle"
Nearest Motorway
1.7 Miles
Highway 46 / Loop 337 and/or Farm to Market Rd 306
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Gristmill, Mozie's, Gruene River Grill - in Gruene
Nearest Ski
4.9 Miles
Lake Dunlap Boat Ramp (Free access & free parking)
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
The Guadalupe River shoreline in our Backyard!
Car: not necessary

We have special arrangements with a local River Outfitter for personalized curbside service to our property. Let us know if you need our help setting this up for you, and we'll be happy to make the arrangements, all the way down to your equipment requirements, # of coolers, lunch orders, and specific drink orders - for each individual member of your group. Since we send so many group trips to the Outfitters, they convey a unique discount directly to our Guests, as a courtesy to our Guests for our assistance in coordinating float trips.

The location of the River House & Cabin will enable you take a float trip that begins and ends in Comal County, and IS NOT affected by the new restrictive City of New Braunfels River Ordinances, related to disposable containers, cooler sizes, music volume, number of inner-tubes per person, etc.

'Float Trip to the Backyard'

This is the most scenic and most convenient float trip available. We have made arrangements for the River Outfitter staff to pick up your group in a Private Van, with all of the pre-arranged gear, coolers, lunch, ice, drinks, etc. (We will arrange this for you), and take your group up-River to the First Crossing of the Guadalupe River for drop-off service to begin your Float Trip (~4 hour trip to our property). At the end of your Float Trip, you'll find yourself at our River House's Backyard - where you can jcall the River Outfitter staff, and have them come pick up all the stuff. It's really a great, hassle-free way to go, and you won't have to deal with paying for parking, lugging equipment, shopping for drinks and ice, packing your own coolers, managing trash, or waiting in long lines, etc

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Rates & Availability

New Braunfels Guest House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July 2017
Jul 23 2017 - Jul 29 2017
1 night minimum stay
$1,019
From
$1,739
Fri,Sat
 
 
July / August 2017
Jul 30 2017 - Aug 5 2017
1 night minimum stay
$929
From
$1,709
Fri,Sat
 
 
August 2017
Aug 6 2017 - Aug 12 2017
1 night minimum stay
$909
From
$1,689
Fri,Sat
 
 
August 2017
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 19 2017
1 night minimum stay
$559
From
$1,519
Fri,Sat
 
 
August 2017
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 26 2017
1 night minimum stay
$519
From
$1,289
Fri,Sat
 
 
August 2017
Aug 27 2017 - Aug 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$379
 
 
Labor Day Holiday Weekend 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
$1,289
 
 
September 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 9 2017
1 night minimum stay
$369
From
$959
Fri,Sat
 
 
September 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Sep 16 2017
1 night minimum stay
$349
From
$1,189
Fri,Sat
 
 
September 2017
Sep 17 2017 - Sep 23 2017
1 night minimum stay
$349
From
$939
Fri,Sat
 
 
September 2017
Sep 24 2017 - Sep 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$329
From
$879
Fri,Sat
 
 
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 5 2017
1 night minimum stay
$319
 
 
Columbus Day Holiday Weekend
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 8 2017
1 night minimum stay
$889
 
 
October 2017
Oct 9 2017 - Oct 14 2017
1 night minimum stay
$329
From
$879
Fri,Sat
 
 
October 2017
Oct 15 2017 - Oct 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
$299
From
$819
Fri,Sat
 
 
October / November 2017
Oct 22 2017 - Nov 2 2017
1 night minimum stay
$289
From
$709
Fri,Sat
 
 
November 2017
Nov 3 2017 - Nov 11 2017
1 night minimum stay
$289
From
$719
Fri,Sat
 
 
November 2017
Nov 12 2017 - Nov 18 2017
1 night minimum stay
$279
From
$569
Fri,Sat
 
 
November 2017
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
$339
 
 
Thanksgiving Holiday 2017
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
1 night minimum stay
$1,099
 
 
November / December 2017
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 7 2017
1 night minimum stay
$269
From
$579
Fri,Sat
 
 
December 2017
Dec 8 2017 - Dec 14 2017
1 night minimum stay
$269
From
$659
Fri,Sat
 
 
December 2017
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
$589
From
$649
Fri,Sat
 
 
Christmas Holiday Weekend 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
1 night minimum stay
$869
 
 
December 2017
Dec 26 2017 - Dec 28 2017
1 night minimum stay
$629
 
 
New Year's Holiday Weekend
Dec 29 2017 - Dec 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$889
 
 
January 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 6 2018
1 night minimum stay
$279
From
$459
Fri,Sat
 
 
January 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Jan 11 2018
1 night minimum stay
$289
 
 
MLK Holiday Weekend 2018
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
1 night minimum stay
$609
 
 
January 2018
Jan 15 2018 - Jan 20 2018
1 night minimum stay
$279
From
$599
Fri,Sat
 
 
January 2018
Jan 21 2018 - Jan 27 2018
1 night minimum stay
$279
From
$599
Fri,Sat
 
 
January / February 2018
Jan 28 2018 - Feb 3 2018
1 night minimum stay
$279
From
$599
Fri,Sat
 
 
February 2018
Feb 4 2018 - Feb 15 2018
1 night minimum stay
$279
From
$599
Fri,Sat
 
 
President's Day Holiday 2018
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
1 night minimum stay
$669
 
 
February / March 2018
Feb 19 2018 - Mar 1 2018
1 night minimum stay
$279
From
$709
Fri,Sat
 
 
March 2018
Mar 2 2018 - Mar 8 2018
1 night minimum stay
$299
From
$769
Fri,Sat
 
 
March / Spring Break 2018
Mar 9 2018 - Mar 15 2018
1 night minimum stay
$419
From
$919
Fri,Sat
 
 
March / Spring Break 2018
Mar 16 2018 - Mar 22 2018
1 night minimum stay
$329
From
$909
Fri,Sat
 
 
March / Spring Break 2018
Mar 23 2018 - Mar 29 2018
1 night minimum stay
$339
From
$859
Fri,Sat
 
 
March / April 2018
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 5 2018
1 night minimum stay
$349
From
$849
Fri,Sat
 
 
April 2018
Apr 6 2018 - Apr 12 2018
1 night minimum stay
$349
From
$869
Fri,Sat
 
 
April 2018
Apr 13 2018 - Apr 19 2018
1 night minimum stay
$349
From
$939
Fri,Sat
 
 
April 2018
Apr 20 2018 - Apr 26 2018
1 night minimum stay
$359
From
$949
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$0
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$0
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Additional information about rental rates

Full Weekend and Full Holiday rentals required, with a 2-Night Minimum stay otherwise. Pricing excludes Gruene River Cabin pricing, which must be added as required for the Weekends, Holidays, and the Summer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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