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Sunset Ridge Escape- Private Hill Country Estate - 12 Acres - View

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + 2 Baths, Guest House, 2 Bedrooms + 2 bathrooms (Sleeps 16+)

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Enjoy the secluded privacy of this hill country estate on 12 acres, just 2.5 miles from the main square in Wimberley. Sit in a rocking chair on the covered front porch and enjoy a fantastic view of the local valley and mountains. Sunset Ridge Escape can accommodate your small or large group (up to 18 people.)

The property is over 12 acres of secluded hill country beauty, with the buildings, decks, and outdoor living areas all arranged along the higher elevations to provide for the panoramic views. Enjoy leisurely walks along the Crushed granite walkways on the property.

The Main House of Sunset Ridge Escape is a Hill Country Masterpiece with Limestone accents and a metal roof. There are two large bedrooms up, sharing one full bath, with the master bedroom and bath downstairs. The house is set up to accommodate entertaining, with an open floor plan for the kitchen, dining room, and living room. The Living room has a wood burning fireplace with a limestone hearth. The dining room has a 8’ farm table that will seat 10 easily. There is a sun room on the back of the house, just perfect for your morning coffee.

The Casita (Little House )is just offset behind the main house and has a large Game room with pool table, wet bar, couch, chairs,TV with DVD, and stereo. It has large glass doors and windows to take advantage of the awesome view in front. There is a large master bedroom with a private bath with a large walk-in shower. There is a 2nd bedroom with large windows to enjoy the view. There is a full bath with a whirlpool tub, great for relaxing. There is a 40’ x 14’ rock patio out front, with a cover over the entire patio, and has ceiling fans for your comfort.

When reserving Sunset Ridge Escape, the main house and the casita are included in every booking.

The Hot Tub is large enough for 8 people and sits on a rock patio next to the fire pit.

We have a swimming pool with a sport pool ( 4' to 5.5' to 4' ) and a separate lounge pool ( 12' to 18' deep ). We also have a full outdoor kitchen with rock structure, stainless steel gas grill, sink, and refrigerator.

There is an elevated deck off of the front porch of the Casita. The elevated level allows for panoramic views of the valley and local 'mountains', while you enjoy a glass of wine or Tea, or morning coffee.

The Observation Deck is a separate deck set back in the middle of the many Oak and Cedar trees that cover the property. It is a large deck (over 200 sq ft) and rises 10’ above the rock patio below. This deck offers additional seclusion and another opportunity to enjoy the panoramic views of the Wimberley area. The deck above is sealed and provides a dry cover for the area below, which has tables, chairs, and a BBQ pit for more outdoor living areas.

The Gazebo is a covered patio in the back yard. There is a BBQ pit, small fire pit, ceiling fan, lights, chairs and table. All to enjoy a relaxed area to cook, or just sit, outdoors.

The Fire Pit area is a large rock patio next to the Casita and near the Observation Deck. There is a sunken fire pit with a raised rock wall, and there are comfortable chairs to allow your group to socialize, while they enjoy the warmth of the fire and the brilliance of the stars in the night sky. There is also a rock sidewalk leading to the Observation deck and driveway.

The Creek side Fire Pit is an inviting area under the shade of large Oak trees and next to a seasonal creek. Follow the crushed granite walkway from the house down to this inviting area with a fire pit. A great place to have a picnic or let the kids explore.

Sleeping Arrangements-

Main House:

• Bedroom #1 (Master Downstairs) – King Bed

• Bedroom #2 (Upstairs) – Queen bed, Twin size mattress on Daybed, Trundle bed with Twin Mattress.

• Bedroom #3 (Upstairs) – Queen bed, Twin size mattress on Daybed, Trundle bed with Twin Mattress.

• Living Room, couch - fold out Queen


• Bedroom #4 - (Master Suite) – Queen Bed

• Bedroom #5 – Queen Bed

• Game Room – Fold out couch with Queen Mattress

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Keywords: House pool hot tub fire pit private luxury granite game room

More Details

Shiloh Collins
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Shiloh Collins

Phil and Peggy Collins bought this property in late 2007. We owned one other rental property on the river, but we really wanted to own a view property, and this property was an absolute perfect fit for what we were looking for. Peggy and I had a great time remodeling and decorating this property, and we made this nice so that we would enjoy it. The picture is of Peggy and I in Shanghia, taken in April 2009. Thanks for enjoying Sunset Ridge Escape as much as we do!

Shiloh Collins purchased this house in 2007

Why Shiloh Collins chose Wimberley

Peggy and I really love the Flite Acres area of Wimberley and really enjoy being a part of the community. When we saw this house, and the property, and the VIEW, we fell in love with it. We did very little to the house, other than decorate, but we did a complete re-do when we put in the Casita with 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a gameroom, wet bar, and a huge covered rock patio with a great view of the valley. We also added the fire pit, hot tub, the elevated observation deck, swimming pool, 1500 square feet of rock patios, a lounge pool, landscaping, and a full outdoor kitchen. Besides that, we didn't do anything!!

What makes this house unique

You can see the guest comments and the write up on the house. One thing that does not come out very clear is the proximity to the Blanco River. It is a 3 minute walk from the front gate to public access to some of the best water that the Blanco has to offer. There is a small dam, so you can take your float and just lay back on one side, or go below the dam and let the kids play in the shallow water and have a great time. Our property offers great amenities, and a fabulous view, and a short walk gives you outstanding public access to the Blanco River.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sixteen of us Houstonites journeyed up here to Wimberley to celebrate two of our dearest friends 30th birthday. Every one had a marvelous time and I think we grew even a little closer. One of the birthday girls baby was revealed that it was going to be another girl!
Oct 2014
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Wimberley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 2 night minimum, 3 night minimum for holidays.
  • low/high season nightly rate based off of 8 Guests. Any extra guests will be charged $25 per guest per night.
  • Holiday rate based off of 12 Guests. Any extra guests will be charged $25 per guest per night.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 4
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Game Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Twin/Single is a trundle bed sleeps 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Twin/single is a trundle bed sleeps 2
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two queen sized sleeper sofas.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Elevated Observation Deck to view the local Mountain and valley, Large rock patio with cover, Fire Pit and patio, a second fire pit next to seasonal creek, Deer Feeder to attract local deer, 12 acres provide for great privacy, Only 2.5 miles from downtown Wimberley, Only 25 minutes from Outlet Malls, Fantastic Views of Wimberley Valley and local Mountains


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Sunset Ridge Escape- Private Hill Country Estate - 12 Acres - View
average rating of 4.827586 based on 79 reviews

Great Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Great property in Hill Country. Fantastic location about 10 minutes from the town of Wimberley.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arlington TX

12th annual girl's trip

  • 5 of 5

We've been renting properties for twelve years and this one is the best by far. It is quiet, secluded, and had everything we needed in such a beautiful setting. The house is clean and well stocked with plenty of beds, linens, and places to have fun. While sitting in the hot tub, we made a fire in the fire pit and it was a great experience since a cold front rolled in while we were here. The location is easy to find, the gate codes easy to remember, and the location is very close to town, which is a plus when you want to run into shop, go to HEB, or grab some pie. One of our favorites on this trip was the concert at Blue Hole Regional Park on Friday night with the jazz band (minus the mosquitos). We were able to take a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs, and talk with locals. Tons of fun. Hoping to come back to this exact property with our families!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice will return

  • 5 of 5

Nice place clean well laid out

Beautiful pool

Lots of deer


  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Steven, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have you stay at our home again in the future. Shiloh Collins
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What a great, relaxing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of long-time friends just came back from a weekend at Sunset Ridge Escape. There were nine of us - fifty something ladies. The place is beautiful. The pool area is perfect. The house is beautiful. The kitchen is well stocked and easy to use. The openness of the kitchen/dining/living area is great for visiting and just enjoying each other! We had seven or eight deer come up in the front yard to visit one evening as well as chatty squirrels and birds. What a wonderful place to relax and recharge. This property is exceptional and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to unwind and enjoy the beauty of Texas!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing property!!

So many amenities to choose from. The pool and fire pit were perfect. Both houses were very spacious and comfortable for our group. The beds were just as comfortable. Overall, a very great experience. I would recommend this property to anyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great vacation rental for families!

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 families with kids ranging from 8mo - 10 years old. The pool was deep enough to entertain the older kids and the beach area was great for the little ones (and mamas)! The kids loved see the deer and rabbits in the morning, swimming and exploring the trails around the house in the afternoon and were entertained by the pool table and fire pit in the evening. Overall, it was a fantastic rental for families- wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Several bars in downtown wimberley
Nearest Ferry
250 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
In Wimberley
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Many places in Downtown Wimberley
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Canyon Lake
Nearest Beach
225 Miles
Car: necessary

We are 2 miles from Wimberley Square. Trades Day is a great outing. 3 minute walk to public access on the Blanco River with great water! This property is on 12 private acres, with a great pool area, and many guests never leave the property.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 6.0%

Please note that Holidays are extra and 3 night minimum. Off season dates fall between Jan - March, April. Spring break will be considered high season rate. High Season starts May1 till Sept 2nd. Memorial Day, 4th July, Labor Day or holidays during high season. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Easter are holidays during off season. Please check rates under description of property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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