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Llano River Retreat on the Llano River

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Designed and built by the owners in 2003 for their idyllic Hill Country escape, this 10 acre site on the Llano river has all the conveniences. Mornings are heavenly on the 500 sq. foot screened porch while enjoying your coffee, watching the birds at the feeders, and taking in the river view. Walk down to the river and enjoy deep swimming holes, great fishing, or just relaxing.

The kitchen is outfitted for everything so that you can prepare your own gourmet meals. Cook outside on a charcoal grill after taking in the "most dramatic" sunset in Texas

The den has plenty of comfortable seating to enjoy your book, a Bose ipdod docking station to enjoy your your music and a 42" flat screen TV/DVD for movies or football-Dish network. On chilly nights light up the wood burning fireplace-gas starter-and kick back until it is time to retire to the bedroom. Master has tempurpedic king bed, 32" flat screen TV and guest has another king bed and double bed, both bedrooms have fully outfitted private bath.

Downtown Llano is 11 miles away, Fredricksburg is 30 minutes away, Enchanted Rock is 20 minutes away, but you may never want to leave this cozy, private retreat.. Please see our website, riodelooney for additional pictures

Keywords: Quiet, seculded 3 bedroom cabin on the river

More Details

Karen Marion
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017


Llano 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: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (2), Queen Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

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Llano River Retreat on the Llano River
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 54 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Had a great time, our second time to stay. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Texas Hill Country Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Spending time in the Texas Hill Country is always a pleasant treat but this private home on the Llano river was truly exceptional. The screened in porch which extends the entire front of the house is ideal for looking at birds, the river and sunrise.The firepit at the front of the house was perfect for watching the river and gazing at a spectacular array of stars each night. The house cozy with plenty of space to stretch out and relax. The interior is nicely  furnished  in  a contemporary style with a rustic Texas twist .The kitchen was fully equipped to cook meals.

The whole experience at Rio de Looney was amazing. This is a unique and private place to stay in this beautiful area of Texas.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review of Rio de Looney! It was a pleasure having you here! I hope you will return soon and often!!
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Clean great decor in house

  • 3 of 5

House and location from town are great. Lack of privacy would really be the only negative. Had a car come in down to house and turn and leave within first 10 minutes of our stay. Next day a family (nice folks) pulled in on the unfenced property to the west and walked right through our fishing. To the east 4 large condo style cabins could hear car horns and people talking. Also disposing of your own trash after paying a hundred dollar fee seems crazy. Beds are awesome great interior.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, Texas USA

Lovely River House

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Rio De Looney. I highly recommend that you make a stop in town at the feed store and pick up birdseed and thistle seeds for the many bird feeders. You can mix up some sugar water for the hummingbirds when you get there. You will be rewarded with more birds than you can count. The place is really clean and beautiful with a great patio and outdoor grilling area. About 100 yards down the path is the Llano river. We enjoyed eating at Coopers BBQ, going to Castell General Store for BBQ and beers, hiking the trail at Enchanted Rock, making a day trip to Fredericksburg, and tried to see the bat cave in Mason but it was closed for 3 days. We were lucky enough to see a beautiful sunset after a brief rain on our last night.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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River Days

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home on a spectacular stretch of the Llano River. The home was stocked with every thing for a great vacation. The river and views were so nice. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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College Station, TX

Great relaxing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to the same cabin. We had a very relaxing, fun weekend. The area was secluded enough....but had quick access to town if you needed anything. Once we got there, we didn't want to leave. Coffee on the front porch, watching the birds, rabbits and deer; enjoyed being in the swing under the big tree beside the river; enjoyed exploring the river. Of course, the facility was clean, spacious (for 4 adults) and had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Rio de Looney


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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