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Close to Sea World & Lackland AFB. BMT Discounts!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 8, allow up to 10

This home is located on San Antonio's Northwest side; less than a mile from Sea World. If you plan on attending Sea World, going back and forth to rest up and prepare meals at a fraction of the cost can help make your Sea World experience more enjoyable and affordable.

We have also hosted over 100 BMT families! Staging your BMT graduation at my home will provide you an entire home for you and your Airman to enjoy!

The neighborhood community does not allow street parking between the hours of 7pm to 7am. However, our driveway can accommodate approximately 4 vehicles, plus another vehicle in the garage. Use of overflow parking areas must obtain proper permits, or your vehicle will be towed.

Regarding our sleeping accommodations, this is a three-bedroom home. The master bedroom features two beautiful Queen size beds to maximize the number of guests that we can sleep. One of the guest rooms features a plush full size bed and the third bedroom features a bunk bed set with a twin size on top, a twin size on bottom and another twin size bed underneath. If you would like, you could bring in an air mattress to place in the Family Room.

Minimum age to rent: 30 years of age or older.

If the above conditions and accommodations are a good fit for you and your guest party, WELCOME HOME!

More Details

Property Manager
Carlos
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Carlos

Hello! My name is Carlos; owner and founder of SA Vacay (San Antonio Vacation Rental Homes). I was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. My wife Stephanie and I have 6 children; 4 boys and 2 girls!

I am a God-fearing, bible believing Christian and seek to glorify God with this home and our commitment to service towards all of our guests. I am one of the deacons at Grace Community Church of San Antonio (www.gccsatx.com & www.illbehonest.com). If you are looking for a church to visit while in San Antonio, we would be glad to have you and your family!

I enjoy working from home where my children are home-schooled. My wife enjoys gardening and raising her chickens; she wants a goat but I don't know about that. :-) I enjoy riding my bike at the San Antonio Mission Trails, Down Town, Riverwalk, and some other places, including a little off-road mountain biking.

Carlos purchased this house in 2003

Why Carlos chose South Texas Plains

Well I didn’t choose San Antonio, God chose it for me 40 years ago. Oblivious to how great our city is, I spent most of my teenage & early 20’s hoping to travel to other cities and for an opportunity to experience life anywhere but San Antonio. The Lord saved me when I was 25 yrs old and I realized that there was nothing new under the sun. Wanting to run from my home town would have been nothing more than chasing after the wind.

In 2001, I started working for a service contractor which provided me an opportunity to travel. I would always stay in a box (hotel), and if there was any leisure time, I would get in the rental car and explore the city’s scenery. It was nice but lacking a personalized experience. I wanted to know more about the city than just its buildings and scenery. I wanted to know the people and the experience of being a local; or at least feel like one for a few days. I thought, if I could stay amongst the people, then perhaps I could meet interesting people, share the gospel of Jesus Christ and build friendships.

What an opportunity we all have when renting a Vacation Rental Home! I once did a site visit at Disney World in Orlando Florida for a contract. There was an area in Downtown Disney that could convert your child’s hair, makeup and attire to become a princess for the day. Well you could become a San Antonian for a few days or even a few weeks when staying in one of my vacation homes! Come get to know the neighbors, community, and my fellow San Antonian’s!

San Antonio is a beautiful city that has preserved its history and provides an aura of nostalgia. The Alamo, Missions, Riverwalk, Market Square, King William Historical District, La Villita, etc…, make the city attractive, romantic and family oriented. The city is vast and widespread with amenities such as countless golfing venues, shops, theme parks (Sea World & Six Flags), museums, nature parks, zoo, sporting events, horseback riding, bike trails, swimming, shooting, hunting, etc...

What makes this house unique

For the square footage, this property has a great layout! The driveway has been expanded to accommodate up to 4 vehicles and a large concrete patio has been added in the back yard. The children can enjoy play in the fully-enclosed backyard or at the park next door; park features high-end playground equipment. Sea World is located so close that you can hear screaming from the rollercoaster when outside. Access and distance to nearby necessities is all within 5 minutes.

Map

The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo
San Antonio Zoo
San Antonio International Airport
Chris Madrid's Nachos and Burgers
Car: recommended

Located under one (1) mile from Sea World and 8 miles from Lackland AFB the surrounding area has three (3) separate retail parks for shopping and dining within a five (5) mile radius. Within one mile, nearby convenience stores, pharmacies, grocery stores and delivery-type restaurants will help meet your immediate needs. Within two miles there is a brand new hospital with 24 hour ER for added convenience. Other area attractions: Six Flags Fiesta Texas (16 miles), Medina Lake (25 miles), Paradise Canyon Recreation Park (18.5 miles), Government Canyon State Natural Area (9.5 miles) and Downtown San Antonio - Alamo - Riverwalk - Missions, etc... (17 miles).

Amenities

San Antonio House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Rental agreement must be completed, signed and sent back with a copy of a government issued ID before arrival and access instructions will be issued.
  • Street parking is not allowed. Driveway can hold 3 to 4 vehicles and the garage could hold a small compact vehicle.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Inside Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , For bedrooms 2 & 3
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Downstairs & for guests
  • Starter Items include hand soap dispensers for all sinks (kitchen & 2.5 restrooms), shampoo, conditioner, and full bar of soap for both bath rooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Master w/ hundreds of channels & DVR
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Seating Area w/ Small Table
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Extra Plush Pillow Top
  • Master bedroom features two queen size beds to maximize the number of guests that can sleep comfortably. The Second Bedroom has a bunk bed with three twin size mattresses and a small sofa which seats one or two. The third bedroom is very cute and cozy, it has an extremely plush, double mattress bed. Though we state the home sleeps 8 comfortably, there is futon in the garage, a large sofa downstairs, and the potential for two persons in each of the twin beds; there could be exceptions for up to 10 guests. An additional folding table and chairs are provided to accommodate larger parties.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Full Kitchen : All small appliances, dishes, glasses, cups, silverware, pots & pans, storage containers, pyrex, cooking utensils, knives etc... Crock Pot, Blender, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Microwave and Tea Kettle. Starter items include Dish Soap, Dish Sponge, Salt, Pepper, Coffee, Filters, Sugar, Creamer and bottled water. Need something? Just ask and I'll see what I can do for you. A pack n play is provided for families with infants or early toddlers. There are also some toys and books for toddlers. Linens Provided : All Bedding, Sheets, Comforters, Pillows, Pillow Cases, Lg. Bath Towels, Facial Towels, Wash Cloths, Kitchen & Dish Towels. Smoking Not Allowed : An ashtray is provided for your outdoor use.

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5

Amazing Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderful. We had all the conveniences of home right there in Texas. We flew to San Antonio from Los Angeles to watch our son graduate from BMT. My nerves were frazzled, all I wanted was to hold my son. We arrived at the home after dark and Carlos was there to greet us with a tour and a map of the area and surrounding attraction. (Sea World, River Walk..) The house was clean and ready to be lived in. My husband, two sons, my parents and myself had more than enough room to spread out and relax during the time times. The park next door was a god sent since my boys often had energy to burn. The house has a load of board games for evening fun as well! Carlos checked in on us and even allowed us to extend our check out hour until 5 pm so we could spend more time with our son in the comfort of a home instead of a restaurant.

Thank you Carlos for making a hectic time one of peace and relaxation.

Patricia

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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second time to stay in the same house

  • 5 of 5

second time to stay in the same house in 6 years everything we need to start us off from coffee to shampoo, and if we need anything a call to Carols and he took care of it, clean and homey thank you, the sudemanns

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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BMT Graduation

  • 5 of 5

Perfect, clean, and warm home! My family and I, were in San Antonio for our son's basic training graduation. We didn't want to stay at a hotel, we wanted him to have a taste of home with home cooked meals. Our family enjoyed every bit of the house, our friends who joined us loved the house and it felt like home. Thanks Carlos.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Home for Air Force BMT Graduation!

  • 5 of 5

I struggled with renting a home or a hotel room. I am soooo glad I chose this home. Carlos was an amazing host and the house was super clean and perfect for my family. Our Airman had plenty of room to relax when he was with us on town leave and I was able to cook one of his favorite meals for him. The kitchen was equipped with all the cooking instruments one could need and there are even spices, coffee filters, oil and other things that are bothersome to purchase when on a short trip. We could not be happier with our experience in Carlos' home and his attention to detail and follow-up with us to make sure all was going well. If we are ever again in San Antonio and need a place to stay we will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

So worth it!! Carlos and Anita are wonderful people and want to make sure you are taken care of while staying at their home.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

Great house, great location. Perfect for BMT graduation.

And Carlos was so helpful and attentive to every need.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $145 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 16.75%

'*' Denotes special pricing heavily discounted for the season and will not qualify for any additional discounts.

READY TO BOOK? Click the "Book It", "Book Now" or "Request to Book" button on the upper right hand side of this screen to secure your dates today. Please note that I cannot hold the property; if someone else makes a payment first, then they will successfully reserve my vacation rental home.

You may qualify for the following discounts off the "Standard" rental rates:
- 10% for Active Military or BMT graduations.
- Up to 10% off for Guest Loyalty (Ask me about this)

The following restrictions apply:
- No Check-In's on Sunday's in honor of the Lord's Day! (Isaiah 58:13)
- Must be 30 years of age or older to book.
- Signed Rental Agreement with photo ID required.

Payment Processing:
All of my payments are processed through HomeAway Payments. It's fast, secure and easy. HomeAway Payments is a free service that provides the most secure way to pay for your vacation rental. Your credit card information is not disclosed to me (the owner/manager) and your payments are guaranteed up to $10,000 against internet fraud. You can find out more about renting and paying securely at HomeAway's Security Center. http://help.homeaway.com/security/

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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