Beautiful Contemporary Retreat on the San Antonio River & Mission Trail(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6 maximum)
Enjoy a unique getaway at this secluded and peaceful San Antonio property. Situated in the heart of the Mission district and on one and a half tree shaded acres, this contemporary show place has all of the amenities including flat screen HDTV's, two king & two queen beds. Relax by the full size swimming pool in the Texas sunshine (even in the winter as the pool is heated). Tour the World Heritage Site San Antonio Missions from the property by foot, bicycle or car and enjoy local restaurants at one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
The home is the architecturally designed "dream home" of a local real estate developer. We purchased the property from the family in 2002. After extensive interior remodeling, Casa Mission Rio is now a modern showplace.
Many of our guests say they find the property so peaceful & enjoyable that they just stay "home" for much of their visit.
The property & Mission San Jose are 5 miles south of downtown & the Alamo; this area is called "Southtown." Southtown is where the arts district is & many great new restaurants are locating.
Distance from house to...
Alamo & Riverwalk 5 miles
Sea World 18 miles
Airport 15 miles
San Antonio Zoo 10 miles
Fiesta Texas 23 miles
Major SA shopping areas are Alamo Quarry 12 miles, North Star Mall 15 miles, and Shops at La Cantera 23 miles (next to Fiesta Texas)
Schlitterbahn water park (New Braunfels, TX) 38 miles
Republic Golf Club - '#1 Golf Course in San Antonio, 2006 - 2008' 4 miles
Keywords: Private Residence
Member since: 2008
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Jetted Tub
VRBO Bear stayed here:
While planning my trip to San Antonio, Texas, I anticipated a terrific vacation and knew the property was going to be great from the first day I corresponded with owners Eric and Alice. They were always quick to respond, helpful, informative and full of answers and suggestions!
My expectations were exceeded as I caught my first glimpse of the large stucco house. Eric was there to meet me and we hit it off immediately! Before entering the house, I explored the backyard with the lush vegetation, stately pecan trees, and the heated pool. Then I spied the tree fort positioned high in one of the large trees! Climbing the ladder to the fort, I had a great view of the San Antonio River running along the rear of the property. Beary, beary pretty!
Upon entering the house I oo'd and ah'd as I inspected the eclectic art collection, the interesting group of art deco furniture, the centrally-positioned circular gas fire pit, and the contemporary surfaces -- lots of high-end amenities in a modern and inviting setting. I brought a few friends with me, so we had our choice of three beautiful bedrooms inside the main house (only one word for the master bedroom suite: WOW!). One couple chose the garage apartment with its king-size bed, private bath and efficiency kitchen. No one minded cooking in the incredible kitchen -- very open and spacious with a gorgeous view of the pool and grounds. The garage TV room was an amazing retreat where we watched movies in a cozy and comfortable setting.
Though we definitely had fun at the famous San Antonio River Walk, the Alamo, the San Juan Mission and lots of wonderful restaurants, it was always a special treat to come back to this beautiful VRBO property where we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
The VRBO Bear
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- Tax Rate 16.75%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Year Purchased: 2002
Links to more information:
House & pool from backyard
Kitchen towards dining & living areas (note under counter subzero refrigerators)
Detached TV / Ping Pong Room
Google Map View
Bike Share on Mission Hike & Bike Trail
Kitchen looking out at pool
Living area looking out towards backyard
Garage Apartment Bedroom
Detached TV / Ping Pong Room
Mission Hike & Bike Trail
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017
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