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River, Lake and Lovers...just two blocks from the River! NEW LOWER RATES!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

If you are looking for a reasonable rental, this is it! BOOK 6 nights, get the 7th one FREE! Reduced monthly rates!! NOW with 40' HDTV. Quaint and cozy with comfortable furnishings for a delightful stay. The location can not be compared. Located just two blocks from the Guadalupe River and 1 mile from beautiful Canyon Lake. Plan to stay a while to see all the Texas Hill Country has to offer. Schlitterbahn Water park is just 20 minutes away, Fiesta Texas and Sea World 40 minutes, Austin the 'Live Music Capital' of the world in 60 miles and the famous San Antonio Riverwalk is just 40 miles. Shop till you drop at Tanger Outlet Mall, 20 minutes and the German town of New Braunfels is 15 minutes away as is Famous Gurene Hall, 'Oldest Dance Hall in Texas'. If you are planning to bring your "little doggie" pet, please do not forget to book him as well. There is a $100.00 non refundable fee and if you forget to book him you will be charged a $300.00 additional fee. So don't forget that part of your family!! :-))

Plan a day trip to German towns of Kerrville or Fredricksburg. Hike Enchanted Rock and come back to your 'Casa Blanca' home for a evening around the campfire and star gazing. Plan to stay awhile to see all the Texas Hill Country has to offer. L-1244

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New Braunfels Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Read the RULES on the kitchen counter and FOLLOW them. This is my home, not a hotel. No Driving on grass FOLLOW the house rules
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Walk-in shower, includes towels, hand cloths, wash cloths, & hairdryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
White Water Amphitheater (the address reads New Braunfels but it's actually in Canyon Lake. is located less than 2 miles away! Great summer concerts. Tubing is just 1 mile away, float the river? The lake is 1.5 miles away. Rent boats, tubes, knee boards, and more. Check out!!


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(75 traveler reviews)

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River, Lake and Lovers...just two blocks from the River! NEW LOWER RATES!!
average rating of 4.613333 based on 75 reviews

A Perfect Weekend Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Casa Blanca met every expectation. We sought out this property because it is pet-friendly and our "grand dogs" were very happy to be with us for the weekend along with our daughter and her husband. The house was perfect for four people, but could sleep six with the fold out couch. The proximity to the river for tubing was great. This place is on our list to "revisit."

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lori, So happy you found my little "Cottage" a convenient and comfortable place to stay when away from your home. It so helps other's when looking for a reasonable price for family or friends to be together. You were a pleasure to have, left our home tidy and communication was good. Happy to be on your "revisit" list. Joy
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Great location, comfortable, and pet friendly!

  • 3 of 5

Location was perfect for our Canyon Lake stay and we appreciated the pet friendly space. We were very comfortable. Several details were concerning, though. Silverware drawer was quite dirty and had silverfish bugs in it. We had to clean all silverware. Towels were bleached stained and had holes in them. Despite the advertisement of a washer and drier there were none on the premises. However, Joy did provide a monetary credit for this and also said she changed this detail on the website. This went a long way to fix the problem and we greatly appreciated that fact. Because of that courtesy and great customer service, we would stay again at Casa Blanca.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Was the perfect location. Joy, the owner, was a wonderful lady and super accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I couldn't have asked for a better experience!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and I feel the same way. Please come back soon.
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Nice, clean vacation house.

  • 3 of 5

Nice clean house, however the A/C was lacking the ability to keep up in the heat. We also loved the close location to Whitewater Amphitheater.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review and I'm glad you found my home as advertised. Yes, we have had 100+ degree weather for the past week, and that's a bit much for any home. I was happy to hear after you took it off "program run" it was cooling well. You were wonderful guests and I would enjoy having you in the future.
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Perfect weekend!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a hill country get away!!! Perfect location! Comfortable beds and living space. Close to the river and tube rentals. Sergio's breakfast tacos right down the street on the way to the river!!! Will definitely be back!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greg and his party! Thank you for taking the time to give a review. It's such a help to other folks when trying to decide where to stay. My housekeeper said you and your guest deserve a "5" star rating as you left my home tidy and followed all the rules. (10) of them. Please come back soon!
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Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the area cose to the river and lake.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it certainly helps others when choosing a home away from home to stay. So glad you enjoyed my little vacation cottage. Please come again soon!
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Joy Buckels
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Joy Buckels

I love the hill country and this location sold me on having a vacation home here. There is always something to do and the best live music in the state of Texas. That's saying a lot, since this is such a big state!

Joy Buckels purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Joy Buckels chose New Braunfels

The location is close to everything, but has a real feeling of being in the country.

What makes this cottage unique

Hiking, museums, river fun, fishing at the lake, beautiful skies, music and shopping. Just like being home. Just bring your clothes.


Gennaro's Trattoria
"Good food, price is reasonable. Good wine selection, linen table cloths, outside dining, be..."
Baja BBQ Shack
"Mixed drinks, great sunsets, outdoor bar and restaurant."
Startz Cafe
"Locals for lunch and anytime breakfast, ham, bacon, grits, bisquits, gravy, good coffee. It..."
"2 locations, one North side on FM 306 and one in Startzville.on FM 2673 Always a good buy. :))"
Dairy Queen
"What can I's Dairy Queen!!"
Canyon Lake Golf & Country Club
"Like to get on the course for a reasonable cost and quick "Tee" times. This is the place an..."
Shanty Tubes
"Join the fun and float the Horseshoe. Drift in the cool waters of the Guadalupe River, take..."
Whitewater Sports
"Outdoor entertainment on Thursday for only $5.00, free parking. Full bar, garden setting, pl..."
Old Sattler Baking Co & Cafe -- CLOSED
"Home made pastry, super breakfast in a quaint setting. Been here since the original settler..."
The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country
"Check the history of the German Heritage in the area. See the prints of the giant animals t..."
Natural Bridge Caverns
"Ask them about the special tour to go under ground on a rope! Take the kids...and take your..."
Canyon Lake Marina
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
160 Miles
Port Aransas
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lakeside Golf
Nearest Train
25 Miles
San Marcos
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Baha BBQ
Nearest Beach
160 Miles
Port Aransas
Car: necessary

Tube the Guadalupe River as well!! Bring your boat or wave runners, the lake is just a mile up the hill!! You can also rent these at the marine, located just off road FM 306. Don't forget Whitewater Amphitheater is just one mile away! Fabulous venue, concert under the stars. Don't forget, there is NO can ban in Canyon Lake.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Dogs are permitted 30 lbs and under and must be house trained.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.