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Spacious Home on 20 Acres - Private Pool/Spa - Gameroom - Breathtaking Views!

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Come relax by the pool. It can be heated in the winter!


Last updated: 04/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 15)

** Book our 'Pool House' for the perfect family reunion or retreat; sleeping a total of 15 on a beautiful 20 acres, atop the 3rd highest elevation in Comal County! **

Note to future and returning guests:
We have made many upgrades to the Pool House you are sure to love, such as/but not limited to: New carpet, New Couches, Love Seats, Rugs, and Covered area by the Pool as well as additional poolside seating. We also now offer upgraded cable (with DVR!) and WiFi. The Point at Grace Garden is also now available for booking weddings and small events! Come and enjoy !

Our views from the 'Point at Grace Garden' are one can only dream of! Come experience it for yourself!

Mountain Oaks Retreat's 'Pool House' is centrally located between Austin and San Antonio in the majestic Hill Country of South Central Texas. This spacious home is located on a private 40+ acre hilltop just minutes away from Canyon Lake and is surrounded by scenic views, multiple lake access points, and an 18-hole golf course. It's the perfect spot for vacationers who are seeking a tranquil country retreat with the opportunity for big city excitement just a short drive away. After a day of exploring the beautiful Hill Country, tubing on the river or shopping at the San Marcos Outlet Mall, come home and relax in the hot tub! Also enjoy magnificent views and sunsets from 'Grace Garden' lookout situated on the third highest elevation in the county. Our 12 foot dining table is perfect for meals with the family or special group gatherings! Take time after dinner to star gaze into the Hill Country night. It's always fun to have a Family Game Night in the game room...Ping Pong anyone? After a good night sleep on our pillow top mattresses, wake up to a hot cup of coffee and cook up a Tex-Mex breakfast on the grill... Muy Delicioso! Now for a special treat, watch the wildlife play while you eat on the patio. Come experience the natural habitat at the Mountain Oaks Retreat in the heart of The Texas Hill Country. Stay any season of the year. For larger groups, The Bungalow is near by and sleeps up to eight people.

This 3,600 square foot home includes lots of beds plus:

•Private Swimming Pool & Hot Tub with Outdoor Shower
•900 square foot Game / Banquet Room with Futons
•Spacious Living Area with TV
•Fully Stocked Kitchen
•All Linens, Pillows, Blankets, Towels, etc.
•Full Size Washer & Dryer
•BBQ Pit (Charcoal)
•Basketball Hoop
•Ping Pong Table
•Volleyball Net / Area
•Swing Set
•Hill top acreage provides lots of yard space for a variety of uses
•Lots of room to hike, explore, and play outdoors * NO ATV's or GOLF CARTS PERMITTED*
•Several local churches located nearby
•Two miles from nearest grocery store

Aside from the many nearby land and water activities, other nearby activities include:

•World Famous Schlitterbahn Waterpark
•Six Flags Fiesta Texas
•Sea World San Antonio
•San Marcos Outlet Malls
•Natural Bridge Caverns
•Natural Bridge Wildlife Park
•Guadalupe River State Park
•Aquarena Springs

You're also just a short drive from these wonderful Texas cities:

•New Braunfels – Float the Comal River and make a splash at the Tube Chute or take the kids to play at Landa Park. A small town noted for its unique German heritage, New Braunfels offers a wide range of restaurants, shopping, and family friendly activities.

•San Antonio – Take a boat ride on the Riverwalk and tour The Alamo. Or visit historic missions and museums while exploring downtown by trolley. Also home to Sea World and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

•Austin – Downtown Austin and its famed 'Sixth Street' provide a perfect place for vacationers looking for a night of entertainment as restaurants and clubs line the streets.

•Gruene – An antique lovers paradise and home of Gruene Hall, the oldest dance hall in Texas.

•Wimberley – Named one of “America’s Best Small Towns” by Travel Holiday Magazine, you’re sure to find something for everyone in Wimberley. Take the kids to the Wimberley Candy Company and grab yourself a cold drink at the Texas Tea Stand.

•Fredericksburg – Shopping, restaurants, and local rock climbing favorite Enchanted Rock are sure to make your list of things to do if you spend a day visiting this peaceful Texas favorite.

•Johnson City – Also known as LBJ Country, Johnson City is home of the Lyndon B. Johnson Historical Park and many others. Get ready to enjoy a day full of nature watching, antique shopping, good old fashioned cooking, and some famous southern hospitality.

Additional Details:

The Kitchen is furnished with all appliances including refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave, and dishwasher. Glasses, plates, bowls, silverware, and other kitchen essentials are also included.

The Game/Banquet Room is a versatile 900 square foot area that can be used for special events, entertaining, or extra sleep space. It has a sink/bar area, refrigerator, and full bathroom.

Sleeping areas include a master bedroom, two private bedrooms and a large dorm style room with plenty of beds. The dorm room is spacious and over looks the swimming pool. All the bathrooms are conveniently located. All beds have luxurious pillow top mattresses and all pillows and linens are included.

Keywords: Retreat, Lodge, Large Home, Pool, Hot Tub, Game room, Family Reunions
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    27 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We know how hard it is to make sure you pack the toys to keep your little ones occupied during a vacation away from home-- so we have a nice little selection of toys provided to play with while your here! We also have a pack n play available for use....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Owner approval...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Loft: 6 twin/ single

    Spacious room for adults or children...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 5: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Futon & RollAway. In gameroom for overflow sleeping space....moreless

  • Bedroom 3 can accommodate a Pack-n-Play crib (which we provide) with plenty of room to spare! All bedrooms have closets. We use cotton sheets on our comfortable pillow top mattresses. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Pool Area: outdoor shower


  • Bathrooms are supplied with toilet tissue. Bath towels and linens are provided. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Lake and Hill Country views within walking distance. Awesome sunsets and scenic views from our beautiful 'The Point at Grace Garden'. ...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    With Smart TV...moreless

  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    DVR and one Smart TV...moreless

  • Toys:

    Pool toys and Toddler toys...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course View:

    Short walk on property to see Canyon Lake Golf Course!...moreless

  • Lake View:

    Short walk on property to view Canyon Lake from the third highest elevation in Comal County!...moreless

  • Monument View:

    From our hillside Grace Garden, you can sit on natural rock benches and see beautiful views of the lake, hills and the magnificent 'Fisher of Men' Sculpture!...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    A short walk on property to view the beautiful Hill Country!...moreless

  • Water View:

    Short walk on the property to see an awesome view of Canyon Lake!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Two dining areas will accommodate large or small gatherings. One table is seventeen feet long and seats over 15 people! ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 15 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WiFi and DVR...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    No more than 7 cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked for up to 15 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen will all utensils, dinnerware and serveware for 15 people....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New and very large...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Kitchen trash bags and paper towels are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    We have two! One in the spacious kitchen and one in the gameroom...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    The pool may be heated in the winter months...moreless



Write a review 4.5
from 49 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Sep 8 - May 29, 2017
2 night min stay
Peak Season
May 30 - Sep 7, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $220
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 10%


***********Holiday Rates require 3/nt min...Ask Manager for Quote.

***********Additional gas charge to heat pool or hot tub.

Security Deposit is not refunded if cancelation occurs unless canceled 90 days out or more.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/22/2017
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We are located just minutes from; Cranes Mill Marina and Boat Rentals, Rivers and Parks, Dinosaur Tract tours, Canyon Lake Gorge tours, Natural Bridge Cavern tours, Hill Country Wineries, Oldest Dance Hall in Texas - Gruene Hall, Concerts at Whitewater Sports Amphitheater, Walk Canyon Dam, Library and Recreation Center


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1998

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When staying at the Mountain Oaks Retreat you have access to experience 'The Point at Grace Garden" which sits atop Comal County's 3rd highest elevation. Available for reserving weddings, retreats, and small events. as seen on!

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Come relax by the pool. It can be heated in the winter!

    Come relax by the pool. It can be heated in the winter!

  • Poolside shade

    Poolside shade

  • Our Pool House to the right, Bungalow to the left

    Our Pool House to the right, Bungalow to the left

  • Dining Room Table Seats 15 People!

    Dining Room Table Seats 15 People!

  • Sliding door out to the swimming pool.

    Sliding door out to the swimming pool.

  • Main Living Area

    Main Living Area

  • showing the game room, activity tables, serving area, full bath, fridge, etc.

    showing the game room, activity tables, serving area, full bath, fridge, etc.

  • Bedroom


  • Upstairs dorm room w/ 6 twin beds and a seating area. Great for teens and kids!

    Upstairs dorm room w/ 6 twin beds and a seating area. Great for teens and kids!

  • Right side of the same dorm room.

    Right side of the same dorm room.

  • Natural and peaceful setting as you arrive

    Natural and peaceful setting as you arrive

  • Aerial View

    Aerial View

  • Spacious and open kitchen with bar seating.

    Spacious and open kitchen with bar seating.

  • Living Area. New 60 Inch TV with DVR!

    Living Area. New 60 Inch TV with DVR!

  • Game room. New 50 inch TV. Ping Pong table.

    Game room. New 50 inch TV. Ping Pong table.

  • Bedroom (king)

    Bedroom (king)

  • Bedroom. This room is now a king bed.

    Bedroom. This room is now a king bed.

  • Seating area in dorm room. Over looks the swimming pool.

    Seating area in dorm room. Over looks the swimming pool.

  • A majestic spot!

    A majestic spot!

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017

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