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San Antonio Hill Country Carriage House, Close to Live Music

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The original sliding barn doors have been preserved on our Carriage House.

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our Carriage House in San Antonio is a charming loft space with a full kitchen, dining area, queen bed and concrete floors. The bedroom features an exposed limestone rock wall. The spacious bath doubles as a dressing room and features a large shower with a rain drop shower head. Every window in the cottage has a woodland view of trees, wildlife or horses. The seating area features a unique niche in the wall that mimics a fireplace and mantel. The front porch, with comfortable chairs is a great spot for greeting the morning with a cup of coffee and pastries. Around the back of the Carriage House are several spots to sit with a glass of wine or margarita and enjoy the hill country views. We are just 13 miles from Fiesta Texas and 15 miles from Seaworld. Local flavor restaurants include El Chaparral, Grey Moss Inn and Scenic Loop Cafe.

Check out our other accommodation at the ranch, the Big Cottage (sleeps six) at
vrbo #373236.

If your trip takes you downtown, you'll be interested in our Alamo Heights CRAFTSMAN HAUS. Find more information at
homeaway #3581698. This charming 100-year-old home built by my great-grandparents features a wide front porch for lounging in the cool breezes, sipping lemonade and enjoying conversation. Step through the 100-year-old door into the living room with original hardwood floors and working fireplace. Curl up in a chair next to the fireplace for a cozy hour of reading. Or lounge on the leather sofa to watch TV. Further in the house, the gracious dining room has a table for four. You'll fall in love with the built-in china cabinet and the floor-to-ceiling windows that let in natural light. The Vienna bedroom has a sophisticated air with a mirrored dressing table and period accents. Open the closet door to reveal a full-length mirror. The Bavarian Room has a chic European feel with elegant touches. Both rooms have queen beds and luxurious sheets. The bathroom has a granite-like countertop and a vessel sink. The original hardwood floors in the kitchen have just recently been rediscovered! What a warm feeling to wake up to the smell of coffee and step into this kitchen with old world butcher block countertops and a bright view over the sink. A granite peninsula adds even more counter space. Coffee maker, toaster, microwave, wine rack and other modern conveniences are provided. The large backyard is furnished with outdoor seating so you can relax under the palm tree with the beverage of your choice after a busy day downtown.

Within walking distance: Starbucks, Local Coffee, BIRD Bakery, Broadway Daily Bread, Central Market grocery store and more. Restaurants include Cappy's, Cappyccino's, Mon Thai Bistro & Sushi, Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine, Lion & Rose British Pub.

We are within five miles of the Alamo, RiverWalk, convention center, Alamodome, Majestic Theater, Witte Museum, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio Museum of Art, botanical gardens, zoo, Pearl Brewery, Institute of Texas Cultures, Quarry Market, Trinity University, Incarnate Word University, Children's Hospital, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital.

Within 10 miles, you can reach UTSA downtown, Our Lady of the Lake University.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The sponsoring guest must be at least 21 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$110 $135
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $50
  • Pet Fee $0
  • Tax Rate 6%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

In addition to the Carriage House, we have the larger Big Cottage on the same property in case your traveling party increases in size. The Big Cottage accommodates up to 6 people with two queen beds, a twin bed and a generously-sized sofa. The Grand Veranda affords a beautiful hill country view and the spacious side patio has an outdoor dining table for 6 plus conversation seating around a fire pit. It's all about relaxation and rejuvenation at Menger Cottages. Find out more about the Big Cottage at vrbo #373236.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1929

About the owner: My great grandparents bought this property along with more than 500 acres so they could farm and run a dairy. Erich and Lydia Menger spent more than 30 years there. After their passing, their four children inherited the property. My grandmother, her brothers and their families continued farming but in 1973, it was decided to sell the property. As a little girl, I was devastated to lose my favorite playground. I vowed that someday I would by the ranch back. The man who bought the ranch sold off the acreage but in 2000 the seven acres that contained the original houses and sheds came on the market. With my husband's support, I WAS able to buy the ranch back! I also got the pony I'd always wanted from childhood.

Why the Owner Chose San Antonio, TX, USA:
We enjoy the wildlife, the history, the farm ways. We hope you enjoy the charming old rock house, the vantage points from which you can relax and see the mountains. Our special location allows you to enjoy Old Town Helotes with cute shops, market days, bicycling and live country music. Seaworld and Fiesta Texas are just 15 miles away. La Cantera mall offers department stores and your favorite shops. UTSA and Southwest Research are close by. And you can enjoy a day at the Riverwalk downtown and the retreat from the sounds of the city to the peaceful chirping of cicadas.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Government Canyon State Natural Area is closeby.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The original sliding barn doors have been preserved on our Carriage House.

    The original sliding barn doors have been preserved on our Carriage House.

  • The original sliding barn doors have been saved.

    The original sliding barn doors have been saved.

  • The irises are starting to bloom!

    The irises are starting to bloom!

  • Our quaint Carriage House kitchen caters to coffee and tea drinkers!

    Our quaint Carriage House kitchen caters to coffee and tea drinkers!

  • We have available appliances including coffee maker, toaster, microwave and blender!

    We have available appliances including coffee maker, toaster, microwave and blender!

  • This unique window is an interesting architectural feature in our Carriage House dining area.

    This unique window is an interesting architectural feature in our Carriage House dining area.

  • A peaceful woodland view out of the Carriage House kitchen window.

    A peaceful woodland view out of the Carriage House kitchen window.

  • One whole wall of the Carriage House is this beautiful limestone construction.

    One whole wall of the Carriage House is this beautiful limestone construction.

  • The handsome, dark bed frame gives the room a warm and comforting feel.

    The handsome, dark bed frame gives the room a warm and comforting feel.

  • Our fixtures have water saving features so we are good environmental stewards.

    Our fixtures have water saving features so we are good environmental stewards.

  • Our seven-acre property is a Certified Wildlife Habitat.

    Our seven-acre property is a Certified Wildlife Habitat.

  • Laundry facilities are right next to the Carriage House for your convenience.

    Laundry facilities are right next to the Carriage House for your convenience.

  • Our Carriage House accommodates two people in a cozy, romantic setting.

    Our Carriage House accommodates two people in a cozy, romantic setting.

  • A garden fairy in the herb garden in front of the Carriage House.

    A garden fairy in the herb garden in front of the Carriage House.

  • The Carriage House offers a full kitchen filled with natural light and lots of counter space.

    The Carriage House offers a full kitchen filled with natural light and lots of counter space.

  • We provide coffee essential including coffee, filters and sugar.

    We provide coffee essential including coffee, filters and sugar.

  • The Carriage House is quite spacious and include a full dining area for four guests.

    The Carriage House is quite spacious and include a full dining area for four guests.

  • Our china cabinet in the Carriage House has a variety of tea pots and tea cups.

    Our china cabinet in the Carriage House has a variety of tea pots and tea cups.

  • TV, books, games & puzzles here.  Our family's brand graces the mantel.

    TV, books, games & puzzles here. Our family's brand graces the mantel.

  • We offer books and brochure about local attractions.

    We offer books and brochure about local attractions.

  • The spacious bathroom has a rainfall shower head and plenty of space to dress.

    The spacious bathroom has a rainfall shower head and plenty of space to dress.

  • Our Carriage House guests enjoy fluffy bathrobes.

    Our Carriage House guests enjoy fluffy bathrobes.

  • Blooming rosemary - right out your front door!

    Blooming rosemary - right out your front door!

  • This handsome ambassador of our place is Starbuck, the  Concierge Pony!

    This handsome ambassador of our place is Starbuck, the Concierge Pony!

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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San Antonio Hill Country Carriage House, Close to Live Music

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