Escape the Heat to Cold Water! Texas Hill Country Getaway at Hunt Vacation House(44 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 9)
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 glass paned door with sidelights to enjoy the view and let the breeze in. 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. Pet fees will be due via an additional payment request if you use the Instant Booking option.
We just got a wireless extender - Verizon & ATT cell service is good at the house, but not at the river park or on the road. No guarantee though, this is the country.
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Keywords: Cabin, house, Guadalupe river access, Hunt Vacation House
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Member since: 2010
- 1500 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 9
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
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:
There is no smoking allowed in the house or on the wood deck. If you're going to smoke please be respectful of our dry conditions and the high risk of fire and limit smoking to the concrete patio near the the firepit....moreless
Dogs under 25 lbs will be considered. Pet fees are extra and a pet damage deposit is required. $10/night per pet and $50 pet cleaning fee are non-refundable. $500 damage deposit is fully refundable once housekeeping has determined there is no damage or extra cleaning required....moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
- Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3)
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Private Guadalupe River park shared with only 20 or so families in the homeowners association with access to the park. A public 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
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Live Theater
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
Bring a calling card for long distance. Cell phone coverage is poor, but we just got a cell extender so Verizon & ATT are good at the house. Poor to no coverage at the river park & on the road....moreless
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items:
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
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
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- Water Sports Gear:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
4th of July 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 6 - Nov 22, 2017
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 28 - Jan 1, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 6%
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.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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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.
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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Front deck and porch swing
Hill Country view from side deck. Great place to watch the sunrise with coffee!
Living and dining area with gas fireplace and view.
Don't miss anything on game day. Satellite TV with sports package.
Kitchen fully stocked with dishes, serving & cooking utensils & quiet dishwashe
Jacuzzi tub in the master bath.
Fourth bedroom, trundle bed = two singles. Pass through this room to the master
Upstairs bedroom - double bed with private bath with shower.
Private homeowners association river park with kayaks and paddle boat.
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.
Our spring 2016 surprise - mountain laurel blooming by the decks. We were early!
Fire pit and side deck
Living and dining area with gas fireplace.
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.
Master bedroom with rustic furniture & private bathroom.
Third bedroom with a double and single bed.
Main bathroom with laundry, tub & shower.
Deck off of upstairs bedroom. AKA "the crows nest".
Homeowners association shared river park. 2011 photo.
New kayaks! A single & a 2 seater.
Huge yard surrounded by brushy natural boundary for kids to roam & play.
Spring 2016 at the river park.
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Sunday, May 28, 2017
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