Poco a Poco Ranch - 25 Minutes from San Antonio
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Beautifully restored German 1860s homestead nestled in the Texas Hill Country. Perfect for families - 3-house compound on 450 gorgeous acres. Owned and decorated by top San Antonio designer, this home has been published for it interior integrity and beauty. Poco A Poco has hosted many VIPs; a former Texas Governor, actors, San Antonio business tycoons and many admiring socialites. Luke Perry stayed here when he was filming 8 Seconds. The main house has a full kitchen (incredibly well-stocked) with a cozy living room and fireplace, a wonderful spot for playing games, reading books or just visiting, a lovely dining room with seating for up to 8 people with attaching sitting area. There is a master bedroom and bathroom with tub. Upstairs is a kid room with 5 twin beds. There is a shared bathroom with shower and a lovely master with king. Adjacent to the main house is the blue room – it is a little house with 2 full beds and a bath with shower. There is another house we call the smokehouse (it was originally truly a smokehouse). It has a full kitchen, laundry room, master with a queen and bath with vanity, tub/shower. There is a crib in this house and a sofa in this house that would be perfect for a child. We have a lovely pool, playground, bikes. We are minutes to upscale grocery store, shopping, Boerne/Bulverde restaurants and antique stores. 25 minutes to San Antonio. We are 3 miles to Guadalupe State Park. Also a few miles to Anhalt, a dancehall first established in 1887.
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Member since: 2011
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- DVD Player:
- Game Room
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Tax Rate 17%
We have an event fee. Please inquire. No parties unless previously arranged. No guests of guests, only rental party allowed on premises.
If you have a smaller party, please inquire, we can rent the "main house" for a lower rate.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Only 26 miles from San Antonio airport, beautiful, convenient hill country spot, great springboard for exploring San Antonio and the hill country. 38 miles to SeaWorld, 30 miles to Alamo, 26 miles to Schlitterbahn, 20 miles to Natural Bridge Caverns, 1.5 hrs to Fredericksburg and Enchanted Rock, 450 acres to explore, wonderful patio, grounds for relaxing, swimming, playground, badminton court, antiquing in Boerne
Year Purchased: 1950
About the owner: Our grandparents bought and began preserving this property in 1950. Our mother, a well-renowned interior designer from San Antonio has further updated it and showered it with love and gorgeous attention to detail.
Why the Owner Chose Spring Branch, TX, USA:
We've celebrated birthdays, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, yearly cousin's camp, a wedding, many a dinner party at our family ranch. Girl's weekends, boy's weekends! Picnics, dinners under the stars. The prettiest sunsets in Texas. We have beautifully groomed grounds. You could spend the whole day lounging by the pool. Once you get here you never want to leave. It is an enclave of relaxation and tranquility. It is simply good for you soul!
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
It is a decorator's paradise with antiques, intricate textured upholstery, the most comfortable beds, pillows, (all allergen free). Courtney has decorated houses all over the world from London to Aspen to Cabo. Her ranch showcases some of our favorite finds. You could spend the whole day just enjoying her treasures peppered throughout the houses. It's quirky and quaint - most of all comfortable and cozy!
- Primary: 210-336-6194
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Pool/ patio hill country bliss
main on right, blue room on left, smokehouse not shown (behind)
Modern, well-stocked kitchen, top notch appliances, use veggies from our garden!
Master main queen with trundle bed and attached bath with bathtub and shower
Mainhouse upstairs master
mainhouse upstairs bath with shower
Smokehouse twin beds off kitchen, shared bath with separate entrances
smokehouse kitchen and laundry room
The carriage house, ping pong, pool, card table, fireplace attached bedroom
Room attached to carriage house
Carriage house quarters offered for an additional $350/night (kitchen)
Mainhouse, bottle tree, BBQ smoker, bell tower (kids loving the bell for dinner)
Main house living room - fireplace, TV with DVD, bar
Main house dinning with seating for 12 and beautiful views of the grounds
cozy nook in mainhouse, entrance to master bath, cubbies hole with toys/games
Mainhouse upstairs master
Mainhouse upstairs bunkroom with 5 twins and TV with VCR collection
smokehouse master beautiful back patio with koi pond
smokehouse shared bath
The blue room - 2 full beds and attached bath with shower
Carriage house/play barn
Carriage house quarters offered for an additional $350/night
Carriage house quarters offered for an additional $350/night bedroom with bath
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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