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Last updated: 09/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Beautiful family sized home with easy and private Guadalupe River access. This is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Texas Hill Country. We’re ten minutes west of Hunt along one of the prettiest stretches of country road in Texas – convenient to summer camps and off-season activities.

We're high enough on the hill to have tree top views of the Guadalupe River Valley and just a short hike down the trail to the home owner association river park with canoes, kayaks, barbecue and rope swing. There is a private dam just below the park so the water stays high even in the driest summers.

The house will sleep nine: There is a queen bed and private bathroom with tub in the master. The upstairs bedroom has its own balcony and private bathroom with shower. The middle two bedrooms have a trundle bed (2 singles - great for kids), a single and double bed and share a bath with laundry room.

The dining area seats eight – six at the table and two at the breakfast bar. The family room has a high beam ceiling and a large sliding glass window to enjoy the view. If you can’t leave your technology at home there is wireless internet and satellite TV. The house has every amenity needed for a comfortable stay (oven, fridge, dishwasher, fresh linens, etc). Nothing extra is needed; just bring some groceries, a bathing suit and free time to enjoy it!

Outside we have two spacious decks with Hill Country views. Drink your morning coffee on the side deck and watch the sun rise. Enjoy an evening glass of wine while star gazing on the front deck. Guests often see deer and fox passing through the yard. There is a hammock, a porch swing, and outside eating area with gas grill.

Small dogs considered individually: We understand that pets are a part of the family. At the same time, we have to keep in mind that guests with allergies cannot tolerate any trace of a pet in the house. Dogs weighing less than 20 pounds will be allowed on prior approval only with a pet charge of $10 per day per pet, $500 refundable pet deposit, and a non-refundable pet cleaning fee of $50. No cats.

We just got a wireless extender - Sprint & ATT calls cell service is good! No guarantee though, this is the country.








Keywords: Cabin, house, Guadalupe river access

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age is 25. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We are close to the summer camps in the Hunt Area. There is lots of room for kids to play & explore around the house with a brushy natural barrier on the hillside between our house & the road & river below. We ask that guests do not allow children to cross Hwy 39 or use the river park without a responsible adult present....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs under 25 lbs will be considered. Pet fees are extra and a pet damage deposit is required....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Sorry - we have stairs to all bedrooma and bathrooms....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    with private bath...moreless

  • Upstairs Bedroom: 1 double

    private balcony, private bath with shower...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom : 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    Next to the main bathroom & laundry room...moreless

  • Kids room: 2 twin/ single

    Guests must pass through this room to get to the master...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Main Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    with laundry room...moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub

    private en suite bath off master...moreless

  • Upstairs Bathroom : toilet, tub, shower

    private en suite bathroom off the upstairs bedroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Private Guadalupe River park shared with only 20 or so families in the homeowners association with access to the park. A trail goes from the end of our driveway down the hill and across the road to our homeowner’s association river park. We affectionately call it “the goat trail” – it’s a little rough but completely manageable by most people. The river park has kayaks, picnic tables, a grill, and a rope swing. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite TV with sports package....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Hill Country/ Guadalupe River valley view....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Indoor dining area seats 8, but it's a little close for comfort. Outdoor seating for lots more!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Room to for one car to park under a carport....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    We have 2 kayaks at the river park for our guests use....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone service is poor depending on your carrier. Count on the land line or internet access for contact. Bring a calling card for long distance calls....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Bring a calling card for long distance. Cell phone coverage is poor....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and bean grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with dishwasher & all you need to eat in during your stay....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some seasonings have been left by previous guests, but are not regularly stocked....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony off upstairs bedroom with two chairs & table. Great spot for morning coffee....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Porch swing and outdoor dining area, two decks with seating areas. The side deck is the perfect spot to watch the sunrise. Front deck is great for dining & large gatherings or stargazing at night....moreless

  • Golf:

    5 golf courses with in a 30 minute or so drive....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We have 2 kayaks for guest use and the river association has a paddle boat & canoe....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large yard with mature trees and view of the neighboring ranch with wildflowers....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill. 2 fire pits available for use when the burn ban is not in effect....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    We have some life jackets, but please bring properly fitting life jackets for kids....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 24 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$325
$1,800
Christmas 2016
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$325
$1,800
New Years
Dec 29 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$325
$1,800
Winter 2017
Jan 3 - Mar 6, 2017
2 night min stay
$215 $265
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,495
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$340
$1,770
4th of July 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$340
$1,770
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$340
$1,770
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225 $275
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,475

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet cleaning Fee $50 + tax
  • Pet Fee $10 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

If you don't have a pet, we will remove the pet fee and damage deposit. Please let us know in your inquiry. We can't add it after you submit an inquiry, only remove it. We only allow dogs under 25 lbs and charge an extra $10 per night for the pet, plus a $50 pet cleaning fee. Please note the the service fee VRBO/Homeaway is beyond our control. If you don't like it either, please go to the Feedback button on the main page and let them know. All new guests must go through VRBO system, which we use for our protection and yours, but guests we have had a long standing relationship with know how to contact us outside of the VRBO system and can avoid the fee by booking directly.


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Location

  • Hunt Store

    "The Hunt Store is part of the character of the community. Great BBQ sandwiches and chocolat..."

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Car: Recommended

Our home is west of Hunt along Highway 39 and the south fork of the Guadalupe River. The main attraction is the river, wildlife, and the peaceful setting. You can find dining, golf, hiking trails, dances and rodeos all within a half an hour drive.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Danny grew up in Del Rio and San Antonio and has family in and around Kerrville. He introduced Michelle to Texas Hill Country in Hunt. The area is a great reminder of Michelle's ranching roots in western South Dakota. We both fell in love with the Guadalupe River and it's beautiful cypress tree canopy on one of Michelle's first visits to Hill Country. We live full time in Anchorage, Alaska and plan to spend more time each year at our home in Hunt.

Why the Owner Chose Hunt, TX, USA:
We love the Hunt area and the Guadalupe River! We stayed at many vacation rentals in the area before we decided we want to retire here. The accessibility of the river park without the riverside price was what drew us to this particular house. It feels so private - other riverside rentals we stayed in have neighbors right next door or multiple rentals on-site. Even though we're in a subdivision - it feels like we're out in the country. The previous owner's western decor made it feel homey right away and - did we mention - the Guadalupe River is just down the trail?

The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of the things we most look forward to when staying at our Hunt vacation house is family gatherings on the huge deck. After all the years of living away and counting on someone else to hold a get together when we visit - we finally get to host them! Another favorite & practically nightly activity is star gazing on the front porch with a glass of wine. There is so little light interference out here that the stars are amazingly bright!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front deck and porch swing

    Front deck and porch swing

  • Hill Country view from side deck. Great place to watch the sunrise with coffee!

    Hill Country view from side deck. Great place to watch the sunrise with coffee!

  • Living and dining area with gas fireplace and view.

    Living and dining area with gas fireplace and view.

  • Don't miss anything on game day.  Satellite TV with sports package.

    Don't miss anything on game day. Satellite TV with sports package.

  • Kitchen fully stocked with dishes, serving & cooking utensils & quiet dishwashe

    Kitchen fully stocked with dishes, serving & cooking utensils & quiet dishwashe

  • Jacuzzi tub in the master bath.

    Jacuzzi tub in the master bath.

  • Fourth bedroom, trundle bed = two singles. Pass through this room to the master

    Fourth bedroom, trundle bed = two singles. Pass through this room to the master

  • Upstairs bedroom - double bed with private bath with shower.

    Upstairs bedroom - double bed with private bath with shower.

  • Private homeowners association river park with kayaks and paddle boat.

    Private homeowners association river park with kayaks and paddle boat.

  • Hill Country view. Deer often pass through on this side of the house.

    Hill Country view. Deer often pass through on this side of the house.

  • Fire pit is available for use when there is not a burn ban in effect.

    Fire pit is available for use when there is not a burn ban in effect.

  • Our spring 2016 surprise - mountain laurel blooming by the decks. We were early!

    Our spring 2016 surprise - mountain laurel blooming by the decks. We were early!

  • Fire pit and side deck

    Fire pit and side deck

  • Living and dining area with gas fireplace.

    Living and dining area with gas fireplace.

  • Living and dining area.  Note: we have stairs to all bedroom and bathrooms.

    Living and dining area. Note: we have stairs to all bedroom and bathrooms.

  • Dining table & breakfast bar seat 8.  Room for lots more outside too.

    Dining table & breakfast bar seat 8. Room for lots more outside too.

  • Master bedroom with rustic furniture & private bathroom.

    Master bedroom with rustic furniture & private bathroom.

  • Third bedroom with a double and single bed.

    Third bedroom with a double and single bed.

  • Main bathroom with laundry, tub & shower.

    Main bathroom with laundry, tub & shower.

  • Deck off of upstairs bedroom.  AKA "the crows nest".

    Deck off of upstairs bedroom. AKA "the crows nest".

  • Homeowners association shared river park.  2011 photo.

    Homeowners association shared river park. 2011 photo.

  • New kayaks!  A single & a 2 seater.

    New kayaks! A single & a 2 seater.

  • Huge yard surrounded by brushy natural boundary for kids to roam & play.

    Huge yard surrounded by brushy natural boundary for kids to roam & play.

  • Spring 2016 at the river park.

    Spring 2016 at the river park.

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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