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Secluded, Romantic and Cozy Lost Maples Getaway

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-7)

St. Clare's Cabin is meant to be enjoyed to the fullest by our guests. This adorable cabin allows our guests to enjoy the beautiful Texas Hill Country without any other guests around on the property. St. Clare's Cabin sits on the head waters of the Sabinal River known as The Little West Sabinal and is nestled in the Sabinal Canyon surrounded by the beautiful hills. We offer all the comforts of home so you can just settle in and relax and unwind and enjoy yourself and each other. We have something for all ages to keep entertained and happy. We offer two hammocks, one by the water and one under the oaks in the picnic area for napping or reading. We have croquet, dirt digging toys, frisbees, footballs, darts, bocce for outdoor activities. We keep a large selection of games, cards, dominos, checkers, movies, Lincoln logs to keep everyone in a playful mood. So pack up your s'more making kit and head to the hills to relax and make memories with the ones you love.

Keywords: Lost Maples cabin, hill country cabin, romantic cabin, family friendly cabin, pet friendly cabin

More Details

Vicki Pannone
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2018

About Vicki Pannone

We are Andy and Vicki Pannone and we have been married since 1982 and have four wonderful children. We live in Corpus Christi and started coming to the hill country with friends as newlyweds. As our family grew we began sharing our love of the Texas Hill Country with our children. All of us enjoy the great outdoors and love the hill country and we would love to share our 'piece of heaven' with you and yours. Our goal is to help you make memories with your loved ones!

Vicki Pannone purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Vicki Pannone chose Leakey

Our family had been renting cabins in the area for several years and we all loved how excited we were to head to the hills, how relaxed we felt when we arrived and how we hated to leave at the end of our stay. Our family loves to hike Garner and Lost Maples, toob the Frio, play 'Monopoly Marathons', play gin rummy, roast marshmallows and enjoy s'mores while watching thousands of stars at night. By God's grace we found St. Clare's Cabin in 2002 and have turned it into a charming getaway for our guests.

What makes this cabin unique

St. Clare's Cabin offers complete privacy as there is just one cabin on the property so you have the place to yourselves to relax and enjoy.Vicki's decorating and handiwork skills are evident throughout the cabin and she treats all her guests like family. She has tried to think of everything to make her guests feel loved and welcomed. Her hand embroidered pillow shams welcome guests into either the Cowboy Bedroom or the Americana Bedroom where the beds are amply supplied with fresh linens and homemade quilts. Vicki makes sure to leave a seasonal treat for all guests and doggie treats for our four legged guests.


Leakey Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Each bedroom boasts a Queen size Bed , Sofa sleeper in living room
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
St. Clare's Cabin is located right off RR337 in Vanderpool on The Little West Sabinal River. RR337 is one of The Three Sisters and RR337 has been voted the most scenic road in Texas. St. Clare's Cabin is private and secluded(only cabin on property), and has 2 couple size hammocks, large fire ring with outdoor seating, picnic table, screened in porch, wonderful outdoor shower, hardwood floors, family antiques, seasonally decorated, homemade quilts and handiwork, seasonal treat for guests, doggie treats for our four legged guests


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Secluded, Romantic and Cozy Lost Maples Getaway
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews

Excellent Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cabin and property, enjoyed getting away. Really liked not having any neighbors!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for finding us and you and your sweet family are welcome back anytime.
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Completely satisfied.......

  • 5 of 5

It was everything you could want and just a little bit more. Tucked away between two state parks and beautiful scenic highways, theirs never a dull moment. Taught my soon to be teen age daughter to drive on the lower Sabinal River road and that was breathtaking in itself. My plans are to return with just my wife and I and bring our sports car next. The highways are calling for it, if you have a motorcycle I recommend to trailer it. You will not be disappointed. Back to the cabin, it has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing getaway. Wifi had a great signal. Cooking was a breeze and grilling was perfect. Ms. Vicky, you have a nice place here and I hope you keep it for years for others to enjoy

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome back anytime. Thank you for your very kind words. We love the area and the cabin ourselves and we love to share it with folks like you.
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The best weekend every

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I got away from the kids for a romantic weekend to reconnect. To say that we had an amazing time would be an understatement. The owner was fantastic and called the first night we were there to check that everything was in order. She was very sweet and made us feel at home while explaining the history of the property. We grilled, drank wine, sat out under the stars and had an amazing time. I have never seen more stars in my life with the exception of a trip to Breckenridge a number of years ago. It is pitch black at night and you can see every star in the milky way. It is conveniently located to San Antonio, yet you feel like you are on a mountain top in Colorado. Highly rated and we will be back. There is a great winery, Lost Maples winery, literally five minutes from the cabin, and we whiled away an afternoon there drinking wine with the owners, who were extremely friendly. Very secluded location and you can hear the creek next to the property from the cabin. Thanks again and we will return. All the comforts of home. Danny and Connie

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fort Worth, TX

So quite, so peaceful

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and dog Zaine enjoyed this place very much. We passed it up once before we found it, I don't suggest hunting for this place at night! I loved the outdoor shower but one of the doors was broken which my husband put back in place. Fixed it just enough so we could use it. The scenery on the drive to the cabin is very beautiful, but it's zig-zaggy and you must go very slow, especially in some spots. The first day we just stayed on the property. It is so peaceful and quite and the stars are oh so bright at night. There is no outside lighting and it is pitch black at night, so if you think you might want to sit at the picnic table at night take a lantern or something. There was a burn ban when we went which I was disappointed about because I love a good fire. But nothing anyone can do about that. We went to Garner State Park a short distance away, SO beautiful! There are only two restaurants open in Leakey, I personally suggest you cook at the cabin. We were going to do more sight seeing our last full day there, but they were putting down a new road surface, and because of the extreme hills they had to shut down the road. So on our last day there we were just stuck and could not go anywhere. BUT if you gotta be stuck, what a great place to be stuck!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, Texas

Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing little getaway we had! My daughter (6 yrs old) and I, and our dogs had a great time, and hope to return again very soon...when the burn ban is over and we can roast some marshmallows! Thank you Vicki!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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How lucky to have found this!

  • 4 of 5

I would have probably rated this a 4.5 if I could. We stayed for 3 nights in April (enduring several severe thunderstorms with hail) and I still say excellent vacation! This cabin is not fancy, it's a cabin! It's got a great porch, an awesome yard with some absolutely gorgeous views, a wonderful firepit area to hang out around at night, and a beautiful rustic interior with some great luxury touches. Extremely comfortable, you just want to snuggle in and enjoy being away from everything. But you still have so many of the comforts of home. We watched a movie, played cards, listened to music, walked down to the creek (which the kids could not get enough of!). Hearing that hard rain on the tin roof was just what I needed to decompress! The bathroom is lovely, with so many wonderful touches. Yes, the screened in porch has a hole in one of the screens. We figured out after the second day that it is likely from the sweet pup that likes to come visit the cabins guests! He came on over and played with the girls and when we went on the porch, well in him came through that hole! Not a problem at all and he wandered on home when he was done playing. Vicki called us when we were almost to the cabin and let us know there had been an issue with the phone and she had someone come out to fix it. Apparently, they then found an issue with one of the outlets but didn't want to interrupt our stay so we were warned that one of the lamps in the bedroom wasn't working. Well, I found that several lamps didn't work and several outlets were out. While this caused the cabin to be a little dimmer than some may like, it was totally livable and did not throw a kink in our trip. It seems that something may have blown the outlets and the lamps and once she was aware of it, she had already scheduled someone to come out after our trip. We realize that there is always something going on with homes that you can't predict so no harm, no foul! Vicki was very friendly and called to check to make sure we were good. Washer/dryer worked great. If you are hooked on internet, the cabin does have it but it is a bit spotty. There is no cell phone coverage, if that's a big thing for you. Didn't bother us at all and we are pretty cell phone addicted! All in all, this is a place we will definitely come back to, you just can't beat the location and the beauty. Had great meals at Friends Grill (the owners were absolutely wonderful!) and Mama Chole's (good food and lots of it!). Wonderful memories made!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toobing the Frio River, hiking Lost Maples and Garner State Park, exploring The Texas Hill Country Wine Trail, shopping in nearby Fredricksburg, driving the Scenic Hill Country Trails, motoring on The Three Sisters on motorcycles or bikes, taking in area arts and crafts shows and rodeos


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10
cleaning $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Peak season rate- Fall foliage(October 15-November 30), Holidays, Spring Break and Memorial Day-Last weekend before most schools begin is $165/night for up to 4 guests and $10/night for each additional guest.
Off peak rate is all other dates at $110/night for 3 or more nights, $130/night for 2 nights and $150/night for 1 night. Off peak rate is for up to 4 guests and $10/night for each additional guest.
Pet fee-$10/night per pet

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.

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