Our hill country vacation river retreat is right on the beautiful Medina river. And has one of the best, expansive views and direct river access from our back deck in Bandera, Texas!! No BS, you have direct, private river access right in our back yard!Featuring 3 bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths, we have sleeping accommodations for up to 14! Modern fully stocked cook's kitchen, and dining table seats up to 14 for your large family and friends gatherings! Relax on our huge 500 sf deck to enjoy amazing river views, sunsets, star gazing, bird and wildlife sanctuary. Our home sits atop a massive stone bluff overlooking the river and huge, ancient cypress trees. When you are ready to explore, you have direct riverfront access from our deck and back meadow. In addition, you will have a very rare access to 2 miles of greenbelt hiking and riverfront! Wow!
Our home was originally built as a 1 room stone cabin on the bluff in the 1930's, and was added on numerous times over the years so it has a lot of quirky charm! Exposed stone, walls of windows, and a funky yet fun layout. Window AC units, ceiling fans, and space heaters in each room.
Accommodation details of our home include a large main bedroom with a queen size bed plus a trundle bed, and bunk bed that can sleep 3. Next bedroom with full size bed and full size futon pullout, and a third bedroom with a full size bed. Also, a very comfortable sofa in living room! Extras also include 2 ready to go full size air mattresses and 2 vintage comfy army cots.
Fully stocked cook's kitchen includes modern high quality electric range/oven, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, coffeemakers, toaster, blender, crockpot, 5 gallon water cooler, grills, dishes, glasses, mugs, serving items, and all cookware necessary for even a very large holiday family meal! Cool concrete counter tops and hickory hardwood floors for easy cleanup. Our massive rustic 10' dining table is a favorite family and friend's gathering place with seating up to 14 people for meals, games, and great conversation!
For indoor entertainment, enjoy our record player and large vintage record collection, guitars, board games, cards. Sorry, no TV's or stereos here! High quality EXCEDE satellite wifi is available.
And the main attraction....THE RIVER! You will have a very exclusive 2 MILES of breathtaking neighborhood greenbelt riverfront for hiking, swimming, tubing, kayaking, rope-swinging, fishing, biking, dam-building or just sitting in the fresh, soothing water with a cold beverage. Help yourself to our family kayaks for a river adventure, and/or bring your own tubes. Air pumps for your tubes are available for you!
When your reservation date is near, we will touch base with you regarding varying river conditions and recreational suggestions based on current river conditions.
If you do decide to leave our river oasis, you are only 5 minutes away from the "Cowboy Capitol of the World"-- Bandera Texas! Visit Arkey Blues, the oldest continuously operating honkytonk in Texas, And also the famous 11th Street Cowboy Bar and live music venue to catch the likes of Dale Watson and bring your own steaks to cook on their Texas size BBQ pits! FUN!!
Please see our rates for seasonal specials, including discounted weekday rates Monday-Thursday, and for week long stays, enjoy a free week night on us!
We hope that you will enjoy and respect our river and home as much as we do, and that you and your family and friends will have special memories from your stay!