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3,200 Sq Ft Lakeview-Secluded, Hot Tub, High Speed Internet, Numerous Decks

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Lookinglass Front view parking for 7 cars


Last updated: 05/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Chateau / Country House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14-16) 8 Queen Beds

This beautiful home is secluded and peaceful with a beautiful view of Canyon Lake. Great Tree Room, huge stone fireplace great for family or group gatherings. Large kitchen and Dining room for12 plus side bar. Jacobs Creek Beach 5 blocks, fishing 1 block, boating, jet-ski rentals, 3 miles, sailing, Guadalupe River tubing 3 miles, and only 40 miles from San Antonio. Whitewater Ampitheater is 2 miles away, Schlitterbahn Water Park 14 miles. Accepts VISA and MASTER CARD.
Suitable for Children.

One mile to Canyon Lake Gorge tours.

Blue Water Lake, Shaded Yard: Canyon Lake is one of Texas's finest lakes. Boating and Sailing conditions are excellent. Fishing and watersports abound. Lookingglass Place has a panoramic view of the lake that stretches for over 12 miles. Upstairs decks have a Hot Tub, which provides spectacular vistas as well as romantic stargazing. Waterskiing boats are available for rent nearby. Lookingglass's backyard has large seating areas, horeshoe pit, campfire pit, goldfish pond, hammock, tree swing, and 2 charcoal Bar B Que grills. Plenty of outdoor chairs and tables.

Fantastic River Tubing, Country Music: Located less than 3 miles from the fabulous Guadalupe River, for exciting canoeing, rafting, or tubing. Schlitterbahn Water Park (rated # 1 in the world) is only a 16 mile drive. Rio Raft Company is open 364 days each year for tube or raft rental. Nearby is the famous Whitewater Ampitheater and it's ony 14 miles to the legendary Gruene Hall.

Antique and Shoppers Paradise: Wimberly, Texas is an art lovers meca, only an 18 mile drive from Looking glass Place. Fredricksburg, also an art and antique center is exactly a 50 miles drive. San Marcos Tanger and Prime Outlet Malls are 19 miles door to door from Lookingglass Place. SAN ANTONIO is 40 miles to the south, with Fiesta Texas, Sea World, The Alamo, and the one-of-a-kind River Walk. Extend your stay and treat your group to one of the most fascinating cities in the world, but return every night to the quiet and peace of Lookingglass Place.

Golf: Canyon Lake Golf Club course is an 8 mile drive from the house and has reasonable green and cart fees with a beautiful, challenging golf course overlooking the south side of Canyon Lake. Open for 12 months of golfing. Phone for fees.

Marked bicycling trails nearby, for expereinced cyclyists. We experience an average of 320 Sunshine Days per year.

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/13/2017

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking areas on outside decks....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    with prior arrangements...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    has en suite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    twin sofa bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    1 Queen Sofa sleeper upstairs , 1 Q Sofa sleeper Great Rm...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (6) plus 2 Queen Sofa Sleepers, Baby Cribs (1) Please request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    2nd floor off of Game room...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    2nd floor adjacent Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    !st Floor adjacent Bedroom Large Soaking Tub...moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) one 42 " Flat screen, one 32" Flat Screen...moreless

  • Stereo:

    i pod dock stereo-Bose Speakers...moreless

  • Television:

    (2) 1 ea 50 inch Flat Screen, 1 ea 32 in Flat screen...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake:

    Beautiful; Lake Views from 2nd Floor, beautiful Sunsets from upper deck. where the Hot Tub is located....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Views of lake from upstairs, Awesome sunsets....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    2 central units...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    2 central units plus gas fireplace...moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed Fiber Optic...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:


  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    yes on side of property...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    High Speed Fiber Optic...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Yes with Ice Maker...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Large Oven, complete compliment of Cooking Pots and Pans along with Table Service for 16 guests. 12 Cup Mr, Coffee and Single Serve Keurig Coffee makers....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) additional refrigerator upstairs...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    50 lineal feet of upstairs deck, 25 feet is covered....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Webber Kettle & Large Smoker, both charcoal...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 22 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
PEAK Season
May 12 - Sep 7, 2017
3 night min stay
Low Season
Sep 8 - Mar 5, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 10%


MID & LOW Season Holidays $620 per night 3 night minimum; PEAK Season Holidays $650 per night 3 night minimum


$300 Credit Card Deposit, Refundable. Accepts VISA & MASTER CARD

Total payment due 28 days prior to arrival.

We accept Visa and Master Card.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/13/2017
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38 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Antonio International SAT
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lucky's Sports Bar and Gril
6.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Canyon Lake Golf course south side of lake
44 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Italian Garden
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Jacobs Creek Beach

Car: Recommended

Canyon Lake Gorge tours nearby. Rates and contact numbers available.

appointments 830-964-5424

Marina Restaurant 2 miles west Baja Bar B Que.

boat rentals 830-935-4333


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Enjoy hosting groups and families, some have repeated for several years. We live in the Canyon Lake area because of the beautiful Hill Country, water activities and the music venue in nearby Gruene Texas.

Why the Owner Chose Canyon Lake, TX, USA:
Canyon Lake is the Garden Spot of Texas, This is a relaxing special part of the world. A great place to reconnect with others. 3,200 sq ft a on 3 acres. Close to Boating, Tubing and Gruene, Texas & Wimberly,Texas. Wonderful Relaxing getaway.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Lookingglass Place is a beautiful, serene spot with its own family of deer,usually new fawns each spring. Quiet, relaxing as well as close to Guadalupe River for water sports and the beautiful blue water Canyon Lake for sailing, fishing and almost all aquatic sports. Fredricksburg Texas wine country and Leukenbach Texas is less than a 60 minute drive away.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/13/2017

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  • Lookinglass Front view parking for 7 cars

    Lookinglass Front view parking for 7 cars

  • Well equiped Kitchen

    Well equiped Kitchen

  • Kitchen and Bar area

    Kitchen and Bar area

  • Veranda Room 2 Quuens 
downstairs bedroom with patio

    Veranda Room 2 Quuens downstairs bedroom with patio

  • Upstairs Bath and shower

    Upstairs Bath and shower

  • Compadre Room 2 Queens with Lake view and deck

    Compadre Room 2 Queens with Lake view and deck

  • Vineyard Room 1 Queen bed and small sofa sleeper

    Vineyard Room 1 Queen bed and small sofa sleeper

  • Covered upstairs deck

    Covered upstairs deck

  • Front Entrance

    Front Entrance

  • Dining table for 12

    Dining table for 12

  • Comfortable seating in Tree room

    Comfortable seating in Tree room

  • Upstairs living room with Queen sofa sleeper

    Upstairs living room with Queen sofa sleeper

  • Captains Room ensuite bathroom

    Captains Room ensuite bathroom

  • Hot Tub, wonderful for relaxing and stargazing

    Hot Tub, wonderful for relaxing and stargazing

  • Captains Quarters 1 Queen bed and deck with Hot Tub

    Captains Quarters 1 Queen bed and deck with Hot Tub

  • New Rear Patio

    New Rear Patio

VRBO #295151

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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