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Great Couples Get Away,True River Experience(Small Town Retreat in Central Tx)

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550 ft of River frontage. Beautiful. Easy Access

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Last updated: 07/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

COUPLE GET AWAY, with a TRUE RIVER EXPERIENCE, Great get away, cabin sitting on the San Marcos River. Over 1,000 square feet of living space including front screened-in porch,open 14x 14 deck and a loft bedroom. Complete kitchen for dining in with grocery store less than five minutes away. Comfortably sleeps four persons.Cable television with flat screen, but the best views are on the outdoor deck looking onto the serene river and wildlife.
GREAT COUPLES get away. Romance is in the air as you enjoy the stars and the moon on the outdoor deck. Secluded, quiet, private and beautiful. Wildlife and birds are abundant on the property. Plus the summer time fireflys light up the river pecan bottom. Entertainment is as close as the bars and great restaurants in San Marcos, Greune and New Braunfels. River entertainment includes the Cool River entertaiment group for music and toobing. The toobing camps of Don's Fish Camp and Texas State toobing, all just 5 minutes away from cabin. Just in case you are looking for a crowd.
Our cabin location is great we are located between Austin and San Antonio with a lot of historical towns between with great antique shopping and the huge Outlet mall 10 minutes from cabin.Amusement Parks are also only a drive away ranging from 15-60 minutes drive. For dining out and shopping pleasures, visit San Marcos 10 minutes away, New Braunfels 20 minutes away, or Austin/San Antonio 45 minutes down I-H 35 either direction. The BBQ Capital of Texas, Lockhart, is 15 minutes away with national recognition for mouth watering ribs, brisket, sausage, chicken, and pork chops. For more water activities and live music check out historical Gruene, TX. Going the opposite direction, Seguin is 15 minutes away with I-H 10 running through for travelers from Houston. Historical Seguin offers antique shopping and dining.With so much to do, you will never be bored.
For more romance we are located at the tip of the beautiful hill country and the wine country of Texas. Wine tours are available, and there is nothing like sipping wine on the deck of the cabin, enjoying the cool summer night.

FOOTBALL FANS we are only 20 minutes away from the University. A great place to unwind before and after the game. Parents keep us in mind for your weekend visits with your student.

ROMANCE is in the air, a great get away a 14x14 deck to the outside of the screened porch. It is a great addition to our property. Guest will be able to sit out under the stars or soak up the sun with a beautiful view of the property. Very excited about this new addition. I' ll provide the atmosphere you bring the drinksPlease keep us in mind for your Romantic get away. Great place and atmosphere. We look forward to your visit.

WINTER GET AWAY. Come to Staples, Texas. My cabin is now ready for long term stays during the Winter Season.

HORSE PEOPLE need a beautiful place to stay and a safe place for your horse. Give me a call. I do have different options for your horse. I am not a riding facility but I can offer shelter for your horses.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    Per approval by owner. Pet fee of $40.00 per Pet at the discretion of the owner. A $200.00 Refundale deposit....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Bed 1) Upstairs in loft., 1) Pull-out sleeper, queen size sofa in living room. Two twin, stand high air mattress available to put in living room. Sofa that sleeps one comfortably. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The perfect couples get away. Romance is in the air, you and your sweetheart ,under the stars and the moonlite on the open deck. On the cooler nights cozy up in the comfort of the cozy cabin. An electric fireplace waits for your comfort and romantic nights. Entertainment is only 15 minutes away in San Marcos. Austin is about 45 minutes and San Antonio is only about 35 minutes south on I 35. Our new 130 has you in Lockhart the BQ Capital of Texas in 10 minutes. For wine lovers we are on the tip of the wine country. Tours are available in the Texas Hill Country, and there is nothing better than sipping wine on our deck under the stars. For your River adventure there is kayaking,canoeing, and swimming. Only 5 minutes from all the toobing camps in Martindale and 15 minutes from the outlet mall. In case you are looking for a crowd. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable with wall-mounted flat screen television in living room....moreless

  • Television:

    Wall-mounted flat screen in living room....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    San Marcos,Lockhart, less than 15 minutes, Gruene, New Braunfels,less than 30 minutes. Austin,San Antonio,1 hr....moreless

  • Rural:

    Country living at its best. Easy acess to the river, lots of open spaces, privacy, and a small horse ranch. It's a wonderful place to enjoy country living....moreless

  • Water View:

    Great views and acess to the San Marcos River. Wonderful view from the outside deck....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Vacation rental sets on five acres with 550 feet of river frontage on the San Marcos River....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Bar table, on screened poach. Seats2 Bar in kitchen, seats 2 dining table seats 4 3 picnic tables on property....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Contact owner about limits there is plenty of parking...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Long distance calling not available....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    bring your computer...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened-in porch with deck bottom for cool evenings outside. A 14x14 deck off porch...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    4 to 5 acres beautiful river property with 550 ft of river frontage...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Rates
Mar 1 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$185
$900 $1,850

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150
$850 $1,800

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Cleaning fee $30 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

6 GUEST LIMIT on property unless approved by owner.

PETS are only allowed with OWNER APPROVAL. Pet Fee of 40.00.

HORSE STALL avaiable for short term rental. Not a riding facility,just a safe space for your horse. RIDING NOT PERMITED

Full size Washer and Dryer available.

Smoking is allowed outside and on the deck. NO SMOKING in Cabin or on enclosed porch.

MONTHLY RENTAL FOR WINTER GUEST October 1st 2015 to Febuary 29 th 2016

Monthly Rentals are limited to no more than 2 guest with a guest limit of 4 on property.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 07/25/2016
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Chetham Street Bar ( home of the late Kent Finley)
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Toll Road 130
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cottonseed Cafe, Martindale Texas

Car: Necessary

Looking for a romantic get away? Our cabin is a quiet relaxing vacation home that is centrally located between two metropolis areas, San Antonio and Austin. However, if you like the small town atmosphere, downtown areas in New Braunfels, San Marcos, and Lockhart offer antique shopping, outlet shopping, and. locally established restaurants. Our place offers small town atmosphere as its in Historical Staples,Texas population, 210. It's within walking distance of the historical park. But only 10 minutes from the city life of San Marcos and Lockhart.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: I am a retired Banker. Living the country girl life on the beautiful San Marcos River. I have four dogs and four horses. Yes, life is good.

Why the Owner Chose Staples, TX, USA:
It's beautiful, serene, and great fun. Great location in Central Texas. On the edge of the Hill country Wine industry. Wine tours are avaiilable thru the tour companies. Major cities are close and small towns surround. You would be 35 minutes from Airport and the Speedway. This is the right choice for any of your get aways.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Location, location, location right on the San Marcos River. Serene, beautiful, country life within minutes of shopping, movies, groceries, and entertainment. Within minutes you can be in Austin, San Antonio, Tangers Shopping Mall, the Speedway, Lockhart BBQ Capital, historic Gurene, and the water sports of New Braunfels. Come enjoy.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • 550 ft of River frontage. Beautiful. Easy Access

    550 ft of River frontage. Beautiful. Easy Access

  • San Marcos River, part of my river frontage, the view to enjoy during your stay

    San Marcos River, part of my river frontage, the view to enjoy during your stay

  • Sunset  from the cabin

    Sunset from the cabin

  • Living room, sleeper, TV, electric fireplace and great sofa to sleep on.

    Living room, sleeper, TV, electric fireplace and great sofa to sleep on.

  • Kitchen, fully equipped .

    Kitchen, fully equipped .

  •  Dining room  surrounded by windows,

    Dining room surrounded by windows,

  • Distance view of property in March 2015

    Distance view of property in March 2015

  • Some of the acreage between cabin and river. Enjoy.

    Some of the acreage between cabin and river. Enjoy.

  • View of river  and river bottom from deck.
March 2015

    View of river and river bottom from deck. March 2015

  • Great view of cabin,on the way to jump into River, taken on the banks of River.

    Great view of cabin,on the way to jump into River, taken on the banks of River.

  • River from deck.

    River from deck.

  • The cabin,outdoor deck and screened in porch great outdoor spaces.

    The cabin,outdoor deck and screened in porch great outdoor spaces.

  • Part of the 550 ft of River frontage. Easy access to River.

    Part of the 550 ft of River frontage. Easy access to River.

  • Screened in porch

    Screened in porch

  • Living room view from the kitchen

    Living room view from the kitchen

  • Bedroom , spacious, cozy and very comfortable

    Bedroom , spacious, cozy and very comfortable

  • Pecan trees give natural shade and great campsite for nature lovers.

    Pecan trees give natural shade and great campsite for nature lovers.

  • River frontage, there for all guest to enjoy

    River frontage, there for all guest to enjoy

  • Picnic area on the river,cabin in the background

    Picnic area on the river,cabin in the background

  • Picnic area in front of cabin includes a grill, steaks anyone?

    Picnic area in front of cabin includes a grill, steaks anyone?

  • River view from deck- March 2015

    River view from deck- March 2015

  • My barn,horses, yellow lab,border collie. Just some of my best friends.

    My barn,horses, yellow lab,border collie. Just some of my best friends.

  • Behind the cabin

    Behind the cabin

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 30, 2016

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