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6000sf Private Estate W/ Pool-- Close to Everything--a Hill Country Retreat

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Huge private pool with swim through waterfall

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Estate, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Just 18 miles due North of San Antonio-- enjoy both San Antonio and the Hill Country--great homebase is a convenient drive to all the best attractions in the area--the famous Riverwalk, the Missions, great San Antonio museums, fabulous shopping and dining, many fine golf courses, Six Flags, Sea World, and all the city's best activities. Also close to the beautiful Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake natural areas for hiking, fishing, canoing, kayaking, tubing, swimming, sailing, boating, waterskiing, birdwatching. Easy, scenic drives to popular Hill Country towns of New Braunfels (home of Schlitterbahn Water Park), Gruene, Wimberley, Fredericksburg, Boerne and more--wonderful places to shop, visit local wineries, antique, dine and explore.

Three story 6000+ square foot architect designed home is private, spacious, totally unique, and beautiful--your own secluded nature spa/resort! Large home has 5 luxurious, well-appointed bedrooms with views, and 4.5 baths. Two living rooms, dining room and breakfast room, gourmet kitchen, 3 bars, gameroom with custom pool table, library, wine room, laundry room. Covered outdoor balcony-deck off dining room is in the treetops, and looks down on sparkling pool and waterfall. Spacious, serene master suite has private patio and amazing bath--2 person Jacuzzi and large walk-in spa steam shower, all in marble and onyx.

Elegant contemporary rock home has luxury touches and amenities throughout, with wonderful views of extra-large pool, gardens and Hill Country. Lush, shaded grounds create a green oasis, with multi-level stone walkways and patios around property. Huge, ultra-romantic private pool with swim-through waterfall, waterbenches with views of the hills, and diving board. Hand painted tile and stone patios around pool with tables, seating, fire ring. Property is great for stargazing -- float in your private pool at night and contemplate the stars!

Spacious, light-filled rooms have interesting architectural details at every turn. Our guests say the house has the WOW factor, and is better than the photographs show! The property has been published in San Antonio Express News Designer Home Spaces pages. A glamorous, private getaway--yet close to all the best visitor activities in the area!

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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 6400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking is allowed outside only--ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING INDOORS or deposit will not be refunded...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    dogs allowed, but must be well behaved and clean! Great large shady fenced yard next to house. Pet deposit is required, refundable with no damage....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 4

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  • Bedroom 5

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (1) high quality king bed in master with great garden and pool views, Queen size Beds 3 high quality queen beds in 3 bedrooms/ each with a view!, Twin or Single Beds (2) two twins in one bedroom along with queen size futon, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen futon in same bedroom as two twin beds...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • One-of-a-kind art home with many interesting living areas! Staying here is a fun experience! Home is spacious, friendly, contemporary with antiques and art. Location is perfect balance between country and city--a wonderful Hill Country retreat atmosphere yet very close and convernient to San Antonio and surrounding activities. 4 acres to hike and great hilly area for walking, jogging....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) Large flat screen TV with DVD player in living room. Flat screen TV in media/game room with DVD. Master bedroom and secondary bedroom have TV with DVD. All 4 televisions throughout house have satellite TV ...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    central a/c throughout home...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    in laundry room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all bed linens and towels provided. No beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 living rooms...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Three cars maximum--parking avail. for more cars....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    inside home's beautiful laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-Fi throughout house...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    wood fireplace in central living room...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    cooking and serving ware and utensils provided-full set of dishes, glasses, barware & flatware for 12 people...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    one-of-a-kind hand painted tile in gourmet designer kitchen-charming breakfast room and full dining room with covered, tree-tops deck overlooking pool....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    3rd floor balcony looks down on treetops and valley-a thrilling view!...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    great partially covered private deck overlooks pool and hill country views...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Nearby...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Beautiful, extra-large 50 ft. long swimming pool with diving board, 9 ft. deep--3 ft. deep at shallow end. In-pool benches and swim-through waterfall arch. Sit in pool and see great long distant views of the Texas Hill Country! Hand painted custom tiles and smooth natural riverstone paving all around pool. A fabulous private resort feeling! ...moreless

  • Sauna:

    Walk-in marble temperature-adjustable steam shower with 2 benches. Create your own spa steamroom....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    large oval 2 person jacuzzi in master bath with additional walk-in marble steam shower with 2 seats for a true spa steam shower. All stone bathroom--very unique!...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$595 $685
Fri, Sat, Sun
$4,100 $11,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 10-12. House is NOT handicapped accessible, NOT childproofed. There is NO FENCE around pool--supervision of children is required and is parent's sole responsibility. Pool NOT heated. Multiple stairs and levels throughout house. NO reunions, weddings, parties, or any event involving more than 12 people. Property is a quiet nature retreat atmosphere in a quiet neighborhood


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

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  • Mike's in the Village

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  • Pappagallo's Mexican Restaurant

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  • Guadalupe River State Park

    "Beautiful place to hike, swim, fish, picnic, kayak or canoe just 10 miles from the house! A..."

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23 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Antonio Airport
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
River Crossing Golf Club
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy. 281 N
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mike's In the Village, Bulverde
120 Miles
Nearest Beach
Corpus Christi

Car: Necessary

Property is ideal location to experience all of the Hill Country delights--just a short drive (30 min) to San Antonio Riverwalk and it's many attractions. 30 minutes to water features of Schlitterbahn, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Sea World, Canyon Lake, Caves and hiking, tubing, kayaking or canoeing the Guadalupe River. Close to many public golf courses- (closest is 10 min. away), upscale shopping, and dining. Close to popular towns of Boerne, New Braunfels, Blanco, Wimberley, Gruene, Only 75 miles to Austin. One hour to famous Fredricksburg, Pedernales Falls, Marble Falls, Kerrville and Hill Country areas--Excellent home base for a complete San Antonio, Austin, and Hill Country experience--convenient to all!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

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Photos

  • Huge private pool with swim through waterfall

    Huge private pool with swim through waterfall

  • The Sky Room----great Hill Country view from main living room

    The Sky Room----great Hill Country view from main living room

  • Large and light filled Sky Room living room

    Large and light filled Sky Room living room

  • 2nd living room with large flat screen and fireplace

    2nd living room with large flat screen and fireplace

  • Master looks out to garden and pool

    Master looks out to garden and pool

  • View of pool and grounds  from house

    View of pool and grounds from house

  • Gourmet kitchen with breakfast room

    Gourmet kitchen with breakfast room

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Game room

    Game room

  • 3rd floor upstairs bedroom with 2 twins and futon--great view!

    3rd floor upstairs bedroom with 2 twins and futon--great view!

  • First floor bedroom with Queen bed

    First floor bedroom with Queen bed

  • Our conversation piece wine room---all hand painted tile, stone and glass mosaic

    Our conversation piece wine room---all hand painted tile, stone and glass mosaic

  • Entrance to estate

    Entrance to estate

  • The Sky Room

    The Sky Room

  • Comfortable 2nd living room with fireplace and flat screen TV

    Comfortable 2nd living room with fireplace and flat screen TV

  • Beautiful and spacious master bedroom

    Beautiful and spacious master bedroom

  • Large stone mosaic master bath w/ 2 person walk in steam shower & 2 person Jacuzzi

    Large stone mosaic master bath w/ 2 person walk in steam shower & 2 person Jacuzzi

  • Beautiful stone walkways to pool--view from master

    Beautiful stone walkways to pool--view from master

  • Gourmet kitchen

    Gourmet kitchen

  • First floor gameroom with pool table and flat screen TV

    First floor gameroom with pool table and flat screen TV

  • Upstairs bedroom w/ Queen bed and ensuite private full bath

    Upstairs bedroom w/ Queen bed and ensuite private full bath

  • Large upstairs 3rd bedroom with queen

    Large upstairs 3rd bedroom with queen

  • Huge 2 person walk in all granite shower on 3rd floor--2 showerheads

    Huge 2 person walk in all granite shower on 3rd floor--2 showerheads

  • An outside view of our large 3 story house

    An outside view of our large 3 story house

VRBO #139802

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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