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Water's Edge - Waterfront Home on Canyon Lake

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

VRBO Bear stayed here

We found this property to be beary special

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Water's Edge is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home directly on Canyon Lake. Relax on our upper deck or lower patio to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of Canyon Lake. Amenities include digital cable TV, central AC and heat, and high speed wireless internet access (free). Pets are welcome!

Water's Edge is situated on the South side of Canyon Lake near the community of Startzville.

The Guadalupe River feeds Canyon Lake and has some of the best tubing, fishing, rafting and kayaking in Texas. It is located just minutes from our home. Many guest love to go tubing down the Guadalupe River at the Horseshoe. Gruene Hall, Texas’s oldest dance hall, is located on the banks of the Guadalupe River with its famous live music and is only a short 15 minute scenic drive away. Gruene also offers great restaurants, shops and spas.

Canyon Lake is a true hidden treasure of the Texas Hill Country with breathtaking waterfront views.

White tailed deer, foxes, roadrunners, and other wildlife are in abundance in the Texas Hill Country and especially at Canyon Lake. The Texas Hill Country is famous for its hilly terrain, live oak trees, limestone rocks, native animals, and clean fresh air.

Canyon Lake has so much to offer: Boating/Sailing, Water Skiing, Kayaking, Fishing, Scuba Diving, Parasailing, Hiking, Dining, Shopping, and much more. Canyon Lake is located just forty miles north of San Antonio and twenty-five miles west of New Braunfels and San Marcos.

Canyon Lake has eight Corps of Engineer Public Parks, 23 boat ramps, two marinas, campgrounds, golf course, country club, and yacht club. The lake has a surface area of 8,230 acres and 80 miles of shoreline. Canyon Lake releases water down stream into the famous Guadalupe River.

Great local attractions include: Canyon Lake, Canyon lake Dam, Guadalupe River, Canyon Lake Yacht Club, Canyon Lake Golf Club, Canyon Lake Gorge, Heritage Museum and Dinosaur Tracks.

Further details for this vacation rental

Canyon Lake is a true hidden treasure of the Texas Hill Country with breathtaking waterfront views.

White tailed deer, foxes, roadrunners, and other wildlife are in abundance in the Texas Hill Country and especially at Canyon Lake. The Texas Hill Country is famous for its hilly terrain, live oak trees, limestone rocks, native animals, and clean fresh air.

Canyon Lake has so much to offer: Boating/Sailing, Water Skiing, Kayaking, Fishing, Scuba Diving, Parasailing, Hiking, Dining, Shopping, and much more. Canyon Lake is located just forty miles north of San Antonio and twenty-five miles west of New Braunfels and San Marcos.

Canyon Lake has eight Corps of Engineer Public Parks, 23 boat ramps, two marinas, campgrounds, golf course, country club, and yacht club. The lake has a surface area of 8,230 acres and 80 miles of shoreline. Canyon Lake releases water down stream into the famous Guadalupe River.

Great local attractions include: Canyon Lake, Canyon lake Dam, Guadalupe River, Canyon Lake Yacht Club, Canyon Lake Golf Club, Canyon Lake Gorge, Heritage Museum and Dinosaur Tracks.

More Details

Property Manager
Patty and Craig Hardy
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Patty and Craig Hardy

As a husband and wife team and parents of six great kids (ages 11-21), we try to keep our lake house as 'kid friendly' as possible. We focus our efforts on providing the best vacation property possible. We are happy to answer all your questions about our lake house and the area. I hope you'll contact us today!

Patty and Craig Hardy purchased this house in 2012

Why Patty and Craig Hardy chose Hill Country

Canyon Lake is simply AWESOME! Canyon Lake offers many opportunities for having fun and also the convenience of New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio closeby.

What makes this house unique

If you love an absolutely beautiful sunset, Water's Edge on Canyon Lake is the home for you. Our deck has the most incredible view of the sun setting on Canyon Lake every evening.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for helping us create new memories! We loved your house. We will return.
Jul 2013
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Amenities

Canyon Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom with a Queen sized bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second bedroom has a Queen sized bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Third bedroom has a full sized bed
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Enjoying this charming waterfront home!

VRBO Bear stayed here

Mar 29, 2014

Our wonderful Canyon Lake escape – Water’s Edge From the moment we arrived at Canyon Lake, we were impressed by the natural beauty of the area. We were delighted by the generous parking, friendly neighbors and the supreme view of the lake. The house sits on an elongated lot that is deep and deliciously lakefront. Water’s Edge provides an ample ground-level covered space for easy entertaining, dining alfresco and of course barbequing! As we climbed the staircase to the wrap-around deck, our eyes were immediately drawn to the stunning, panoramic views of Canyon Lake. The house is a charming escape that offers a living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a comfortable leather sofa, an easy chair and wonderful natural light. The kitchen is spacious, equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, fridge with water & ice dispenser, a nice stovetop and oven as well as a double sink. Water’s Edge offers three comfortable bedrooms and two spacious bathrooms. Ample linens are available with plenty of plump pillows and comfortable mattresses. Two of the bedrooms offer easy access to the wrap-around deck. We were delighted by the quality of the local restaurants and quick access to grocery, convenience stores and gas stations. There’s even a great hardware store that sells fishing rods and ice coolers. Water’s Edge owner Patty was really fantastic. She was super-friendly and generous with restaurant suggestions. Pack your bags and prepare for a joyous escape to a truly memorable property deep in the pristine Texas Hill Country!

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Water's Edge - Waterfront Home on Canyon Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
5

Relaxing Peaceful Experience

  • 5 of 5

As we were looking for a place to stay, we were pleasantly surprised and found it to be the most cozy and peaceful place we have ever stayed! Before we arrived, we got plenty of communication from the owners, Patty and Craig...We had a lot of questions for them. They replied promptly and answered all of our questions. Once we got there, it was more beautiful than the pictures showed. Everything was clean and meticulously prepared for our stay. It immediately felt like home. The view is amazing... we saw deer, watched the beautifully colored sunset every evening, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Amazing!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: James, Thank you so much for staying! Craig and I enjoyed having you and your family as our guests. We are so pleased to hear that you had such a great stay. We would love to have you return in the future. Thanks! Patty and Craig
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family weekend with our pups!! The house was the perfect size for everyone and we loved having lake access just right outside the backyard! The dogs absolutely loved having lake access too! We wished we would have booked a couple of extra days, but, now we know for next time, that we will want to stay longer!! Thank you for a great weekend, Patty and Craig!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amy, Thank you so much for staying at Water's Edge. Craig and I are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We would love to have you (and your dogs) return in the future. :) We appreciate the great comments and always thrilled to hear when guests enjoy our home as much as we do. Thank you! Patty and Craig
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5

Great Views!

  • 5 of 5

Not only was the house itself great, the views were so beautiful. The home owner really made us feel welcomed- very thoughtful and considerate of guests needs. I wish we had the chance to visit many times throughout the year!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Vacation Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time . Really enjoyed the clean beautiful house .

All faculties worked great . Awesome view to lake . Deer in back yard in the afternoon. Very peaceful area .

Enjoyed talking to owners very nice people . Look forward to coming back again ! Thanks for awesome weekend !

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sonny, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are proud of our rental and do our best to make sure our special guests have everything to make their stay with us as pleasant as possible. We are delighted that you will be returning! So happy to make your experience with us a great one! Thanks again for your business. We appreciate you! Patty and Craig
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Best view of the sunset!

  • 5 of 5

Incredible view of the lake, especially at sunset. So relaxing! Love this house.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying! We loved having you stay at our home on Canyon Lake. We would love to see you return. Thanks again! Patty
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5

Awesome Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Water's Edge with a party of six after a seamless reservation process. The check in process, relying on codes is super convenient. The house was just perfect for our group. It had everything we needed, and we all really felt at home. We couldn't believe the fabulous views from the living room. We grilled outside one evening and ate outside on the patio. The other night we went to a fantastic Italian restaurant that Patty and Craig recommended. It was delicious and very close to the house. We brought our boat and were able to pull up in front of the house. It was so convenient! It was an awesome vacation for all of us!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Craig and I loved having you at Water's Edge. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again in the future! Thanks, Patty
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
San Antonio International Airport
Car: recommended

Nearest Airport: San Antonio International Airport

Nearest Golf: Canyon Lake Golf Club

Nearest Restaurant: Many Restaurants in Startzville

As one of the clearest and most beautiful lakes in Texas, Canyon Lake is known as the Water Recreation Capital of Texas.

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Rates & Availability

Canyon Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak
May 11 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$475
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Off Peak
Sep 5 2017 - May 10 2018
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,400
Flat fee
 
 
Peak
May 11 2018 - Jul 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$475
Fri,Sat
 
 
July 4th
Jul 3 2018 - Jul 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Peak
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$475
Fri,Sat
 
 
Labor Day 2018
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Maintenance $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

•From 300/Night US Dollars on the Off-Peak

•***Peak Season***:
May 10-Sept 15,
$375/night weeknights and $475 per night weekends;

***Off-Peak Season***:
Sept 15-May 9, $300/night weeknights, $350/night weekend nights;

All bookings are charged a 10% tax (this covers state, local, and WORD [Water Oriented Recreation District] taxes)
and a $150 cleaning fee per stay;

1/2 Reservation depos

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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