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Huge Family Lake House, Fire Pit, Large Yard, 70' Pier

Bedrooms 10
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Beautiful spot with amazing lake front views and picture perfect sunsets

Whether you want to fish, swim, boat, jet ski or just take in the beautiful lake front view from the pier or deck, it’s all here! We’d love to have you!

WINTER SPECIAL: Stay 3 nights get the 4th night FREE. Now - March 2, 2018. Contact us for a quote!

JULY 2018 BUNDLE DEAL: July 15-19, 2018 Stay all 4 nights and get $200/nt OFF the posted rate. Dates won’t last long!

SUMMER SPECIAL: $500/night OFF. Discount has already been applied to our posted summer rates between May-August. Dates are starting to fill in so book your perfect get away soon!

Home Highlights:

- Rental includes the Main and Guest House

- Accommodations for up to 25 guests!

- 10 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 3 kitchens

- Large Stocked Kitchen fully open to the Dining and Living Room areas of the Main House

- Fresh Clean Sheets and Towels

- Jet Ski and Pontoon Boat Rental Service available!

- Tubing Shuttle Services will pick you up from the home and bring you back

- Lake Placid Public boat ramp 4 minutes away

- Wifi & Cable (Time Warner)

- Huge Circular Fire Pit big enough for the whole family with bench seating

- Indoor Fireplace (wood provided December-February)

- 70 foot Illuminated Private Pier great for the fisherman in the group

- Underwater Fish Lights along the Pier

- Gas BBQ Grill (propane included)

- Pet Friendly!

- 65in 4k Samsung Curved TV in the Main Living Room. Perfect for game night and family movie nights!

- 130in Projector Screen in Guest House equipped with cable, Blu-ray player, movies, and an Xbox one with a few games and two controllers

- River water level is always constant even during a drought

- 150ft of Private Water Front Property

- Huge Shaded Yard (Great for outdoor family games) Horse Shoe game provided

- Main Grocery stores within 10 minutes

- Only 12 minutes from New Braunfels and 16 minutes to Gruene, TX

- 16 minutes to Schlitterbahn Water Park

Our property features a Main and Guest house which are bundled together in our rates

The Main House is 2 stories built on the side of a long gradual hill overlooking the large spacious yard and beautiful waterfront river views. The main floor features a large fully stocked kitchen which is open to the Main Living Room and Dining areas that overlook the river with a gorgeous panoramic view of the tree tops. The outside patio deck and gas grill are also located right off the main kitchen. The patio deck is equipped with two large umbrella tables with seating for 11. The Lower Level is ground level to the river, the large back yard and the large outdoor fire pit. It is complete with a small kitchenette and great views of the river as well.

The Guest House directly next to the Main house has 4 additional bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and a small kitchenette along with it’s own concrete driveway.

Together both the Main and Guest house can comfortably sleep 22 guests, 25 Max. Both houses combined create a very large vacation home offering a total 10 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 3 kitchens, large deck, patio, fire pit, a private 70' pier over the river perfect for the fisherman in the family. This property offers much privacy for larger groups to easily spread out.

The home is located directly on the Guadalupe River with over 150 ft of private waterfront property. It's yard is one of the largest yards you will find along the river and is fully shaded by 100 plus year old pecan trees and features landscape lighting throughout the property for easy night time navigation. The patio on the back allows you to take in the wonderful river view.

One main reason our guests rent this home is that the first floor/street level of the Main house is all one level and has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms,1 half bathroom, direct access to the Main Kitchen, Living room and back Patio overlooking the large yard and river view. These features are perfect for guests who may need a walker to get around or have trouble with constant elevation changes. With almost everything they need all in one level of the home it’s the ideal location for them without the worry of getting around in an unknown home. They’ll be in the heart of the main gathering areas.

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About The Owner

We have owned The River Haven since 2000 and opened as a vacation rental in 2003. Over the past 15 years we have met so many amazing people from all corners of the world and we couldn’t be more happy they chose to stay with us. Each year most of all proceeds are invested back into the River Haven to improve upon what we have to offer each and every year. When you book a reservation with us, you will work with the same person (Carlos) starting with your first contact with us all the way through until your deposit is refunded after your stay. The same person that assured each photo was picture perfect is there at the home personally making sure every detail is just as picture perfect for each arrival. Carlos will be with you through the entire process and I, Darius the homeowner will be there helping prepare the home, checking that everything is working properly, personally mowing the lawn etc. Both of us devoted full time to prepare the home for each arrival. This is what we do and we love what we do. It is our goal to assure you and your family a care free and enjoyable stay creating wonderful life long memories here at the River Haven. We welcome you and your family to come and enjoy life on the river. You’re going to love it!

The Owner purchased this house in 2000

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have thoroughly enjoyed our family holiday reunion at River Haven. We range in age from 3 years to 89 years. The house was suitable and lovely for all of us. Your renovation is wonderful and your hospitality offered a lot of special amenities not always found in a rental property.

Hopefully, we can all meet here again next year. We have come from Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Seattle, Dayton Ohio, and Connecticut. Thanks, again for sharing your great home.
Nov 2005
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McQueeney House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 25 ...
  • Max. adults: 25
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Saturday arrivals/departures require additional fees. Ask for a revised quote before selecting Request to Book. - We can not accommodate prom groups
  • $500.00 Refundable Security Deposit. Refunded back within 30 business days of your departure.
  • If you’d like please ask us for more details on our complete Cancelation Policy prior to clicking on Request to Book. Refunds are possible.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5.5
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 queen , King and Queen size Beds. Private Full Bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Pillow Top King Bed. Full bath next to room in hallway.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Room includes full kitchen. Doors for full privacy.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Pillow top King. Fantastic View!
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Pillow top King, sleeper sofa and 32' HD TV.
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , Queen Bed.
    Bedroom 8 - 1 queen , Doors assure privacy Bath/ exit accessible W/O pass through
    Bedroom 9 - 1 king , Pillow top King. ( all King beds $3,000+ each )
    Bedroom 10 - 1 king , Pillow Top King Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 1 Futon sleeper in room 6, 1 in bar area (privacy) 3 sofas.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Pillow top King. 32'HD TV
  • King size beds (7), Queen size Beds (4) one sleeper sofas that open up into full size beds. 3 full size sofa's suitable to sleep on. As seen on floor plans a few rooms may have pass through traffic when not in use. However for sleeping privacy these rooms have locking doors and alternate routes can easily be taken to avoid pass through.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Central Air Conditioning/Heat, 65' 4K TV, Large Full Kitchen with large 50in tv over the fridge, Side by Side Refrigerator, coffee maker, blender etc, Cookware, flatware and dishes provided, Linens and towels provided, 75 foot circular fire pit with bench seating big enough for the whole family, 70ft Shaded and Illuminated Fishing Pier/Boat Dock, with swim ladder and shallow water swim area, (Boat & Jet-ski Docking right out front), Large Deck overlooking River, *** (The entire place is easily accessible and well suited for elderly guests, )**


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Huge Family Lake House, Fire Pit, Large Yard, 70' Pier
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 76 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Wonderful Experience! Great Memories!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing home

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything we needed and it was perfect for our little ceremony! Everyone stayed comfortably with all of the room options. We're hoping to come back in the future!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled the ceremony went well! We were really hoping it would. Very glad to hear the home was comfortable and met everyones needs. We'd love to have you back anytime. Congrats and have a great year!!
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Reunion was grand!!

  • 5 of 5

We hosted our reunion here at the River Haven. So beautiful and so fun! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thrilled you enjoyed the home! Is was really great meeting you and your family. Thank you so much for the thoughtful review. Have a wonderful holiday season!
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Great Retreat Spot

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 16 had a great time here. It provided the setting for relaxed meetings, meals, and fun. The property is clean and functional. I wish I owned it:) If I did, I would enjoy being on the back deck as much as possible! The place is clean and has charming quality about it.

Things are great here. Some input - if you are going to be cooking bring an extra skillet and pot. Also, make sure you rinse the dishes well before loading into dishwasher. This is as critical as I can be, because otherwise I have no complaints!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We really apologize for the shortage of pots and pans. We typically do have a good set of pots and pans provided however this was the first time we ever had to take some home for a thorough scouring. Really appreciate the heads up on the dishwasher. We found calcium build up on the jets and have taken action to repair. Have a wonderful holiday season!
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Clute, Texas

Hill Country Family Reunion

  • 4 of 5

The house was the perfect size for our family reunion. Perfect kitchen and bar to hang out while cooking and watching football / baseball on the 2 TV's. The outside deck was great for morning coffee and the fire pit was perfect for evening guitar / singing sessions. Used the river for jet ski's and paddle boards. Everyone had a great time.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bastrop, TX

Third time back!

  • 5 of 5

Place gets better and better every year we love these guys. The new fire pit and upgraded dock was the highlight this year for sure. The fisherman in our family never left the dock. Our group ranges from 15-22 people ages 5-75 every year and the home always has all the amenities and space we could ask for. Carlos and Darius have set up something very special here at The River Haven. They’ve got you covered for any family reunion such as ours or any group wanting that great customer service and attention to detail. We look forward to our stay in 2018! - The Smith Crew

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Year round boating & fishing with many off season weekends in the 70's & 80's. Relax under the stars along the river from a 70 foot illuminated pier, or soak in the view from our second level panoramic deck. Nearby New Braunfels attractions include the upper Guadalupe River (rated the best tubing & rafting river in Texas) & the Comal River Tube Chute (the best free water attraction in Texas), Schlitterbahn (one of the largest highest rated Water Parks in the world) & Landa Park with a beautiful spring fed swimming pool. Other nearby attractions include Natural Bridge Caverns, historic Gruene TX, Fiesta Texas, Sea World, The Alamo & San Antonio's renowned River Walk.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Deposit $500
Make Ready Fee $375 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Our Cancelation Policy varies from VRBO's Policy stated. We highly recommend that you add the optional cancelation insurance offered by VRBO.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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