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Scenic Hill Country Retreat In New Braunfels

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4BR/3.5BA Rustic Contemporary 4500 Sq Ft. Retreat

This retreat provides 360 degree views of the scenic Texas Hill Country plus numerous amenities. Situated on 9 acres, this secluded property offers exploring the land,, wild life sightings, beautiful sunrises/sunsets and star gazing. Perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway, extended stay. We offer 1 night stays Mon-Thursday during off peak season (Fall & Winter) excluding holidays.

Conveniently located 20 minutes from downtown New Braunfels where you can toob the Guadalupe or Comal rivers, enjoy a day at Schlitterbaun, the World’s #1 Water Park, dance the night away in the oldest dance hall in Texas, Gruene Hall in historic Gruene. 20 minutes from Canyon Lake, the Horseshoe on the Guadalupe river, and Whitewater Amphitheater. 30 mins from downtown San Antonio, 30 mins from Bourne, 45 mins from Austin, and 60 mins from Fredricksburg.

Perfect for river float trips, a day at Canyon Lake, German pub crawls in downtown New Braunfels, wine tours in Fredericksburg or a night out on 6th Street in Austin.

This gorgeous 4 bdrm, 3.5 bath home will comfortably fit 10 people and features a spacious gourmet kitchen with a gas stove, full size refrigerator, oven, microwave, coffee maker, and all cooking and dining utensils. Complimentary coffee, cream & sugar. A wet bar for entertaining, indoor fireplace, home office (which serves as a 4th bedroom).

Custom home movie theater with HD projector, 8 ft screen, and surround sound speakers. GVTC cable and WD Live TV Media player with access to many of the latest movie releases and Netflix streaming.

1200 sq. ft. patio with plenty of seating, an outdoor bar and barbecue, and outdoor fireplace.

You may bring additional overnight guests for an additional $30/person/night after 10 people, just bring an air mattress. This is strictly enforced.

We are located on the property and will accommodate your wishes whether it be for assistance or privacy.

If hosting an event where additional people attend, there is an additional fee: Under 25 people - $300

Over 25 people (maximum 40) - $600

Approval is needed prior to booking.

The surrounding neighborhood is country living. Very quiet and private. You cannot see the neighbors.

You may book online using a credit card and the 'Book It' feature or via check or cash. Please note, if paying by credit card, there is a 3% fee applied. Contact us for more information.

**Guest will be charged for any chargeback or reversal fees incurred.

More Details

Brenda Reinemund
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Brenda Reinemund

My husband and I built this custom home 5 years ago named it the 'Rhino Ranch'. I work for an airline company and love to travel. I have been to almost every country in the world. I am fortunate to be able to work for an airline and fly for free where ever I go. My favorite destination was Sydney, Australia. We lived there for 3 years. My daughter was born in England as we also lived there for 4 years. I am from San Antonio, Texas and moved back home to be closer to family. My husband Glenn is retired and loves to work around the house and the yard. Our hobbies are collecting movies, reading good books, tennis (John Newcomb Ranch and T Bar M are only 10 minutes away), traveling, entertaining, cooking and hosting. Golfing is minutes away.

We would love to have you stay with us and have the vacation of a lifetime!

Brenda Reinemund purchased this house in 2008

Why Brenda Reinemund chose Spring Branch

This property has the most spectacular views. It is secluded and so serene. Once you arrive, you will not want to leave.

What makes this house unique

Movie Theater, hill country views, 1000 sq ft patio.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Scenic Hill Country Retreat exceeded all expectations for a holiday getaway. The spectacular views, the upscale hill country ambiance, the well organized and spacious kitchen/breakfast area and the outdoor fireplace made for one of our most memorable Christmas holidays-so nice to meet at a new setting instead of Houston or Dallas. The gorgeous Christmas lights,tasteful decorations around the house and the beautifully decorated Christmas tree made this a very special holiday weekend.
Dec 2014
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Schlitterbahn Waterpark
Gruene River Grill
"Great food. Good prices. Great atmosphere. Located on the riverbank. "
Landa Park
Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
Naegelin's Bakery
Rockin 'R' River Rides
Phoenix Saloon
Pour Haus Patio Bar
River Road Icehouse
Huisache Grill and Wine Bar
"Great food. A little pricey. Great atmosphere. Set in an old house."
Rudy's Barbecue
"The barbecue is so good! Casual atmosphere. "
The Faust Brewing Company
"They brew their own beers. Small Town. German Tradition. Texas Pride. Good Beer. Great food..."
Gennaro's Trattoria
"Reservations recommended. Italian restaurant. Great atmosphere. A little pricey. "
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Texas 46
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Canyon Lake Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 281
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Antler Cafe
Car: recommended


Spring Branch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Connected to Bedroom 2
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , Connected to Bedroom 3
    Guest Bathroom - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Pack N Play Provided for Babies 2 Air Mattresses 1 rollaway twin size bed 2 floor mattresses
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Scenic Hill Country Retreat In New Braunfels
average rating of 4.869565 based on 79 reviews

Beautiful home and setting

  • 5 of 5

Great trip with Mom and 3 grown children with spouses. It was the perfect home to relax, enjoy the scenery and company, eat and play games!!! One couple in our group has already booked the home for a trip next summer and the entire group plans to have a redo of this trip in the near future!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tuscan in Texas

  • 5 of 5

That house is a wow. I didn't personally stay there, but it certainly impressed the family members who did. They especially liked the rain shower in the master bathroom, and the media room. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful weekend!

  • 5 of 5

I had spent the past several months planning my little sister's bachelorette party for a large group of girls in Disney World, Florida. Low and behold, Hurricane Irma hit on that weekend, so I had less than a day to plan an alternate weekend away. Since most of us live in Texas, I decided on a Hill Country getaway, and I came across this beautiful house. Everything was absolutely LOVELY. The house was stunning, the Hill Country views were breathtaking, and Brenda was very responsive when I reached out. The house is a short drive to New Braunfels, which was ideal for this trip. What started as a huge disappointment with canceling our trip ended up being a perfect and wonderful weekend away that we will always remember!!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and secluded

  • 3 of 5

First impression of the house was very good! The house is spacious and seems luxurious. We were dissapointed to find that several pots and the crockpot were dirty. The individual room climate controls seem to keep the daytime temp comfortable but all of my guests complained that the house was hot at night. Possibly due to the request that the temperature settings be set no lower than 72 when the outside temp was slightly below that. Fans were provided but didnt seem to be quite enough. The media room was consistently too warm for our comfort. The advertised jacuzi tubs were a selling point for us but upon arrival the house instructions state they do not work. Must not have been working for a while since this information was typed into the rules. The hosts were very polite and courteous. We saw several deer in the early morning and more hummingbirds than ever before at one time. The scenery is good, but not great.

Overall i dont think we would stay here again. But it was spacious enough for a large group of 12 and i know there arent many others in the price range that are this nice.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry you were not comfortable with the air conditioners in the house. They are mini split systems and each room has it's own remote to controll the temperature. After your departure from the house, it had been discovered someone had changed the setting from air conditioning to heat in the media room and one of the guest bedrooms. The hallway leading to the media room was set on air conditioning. As a result, the units will not function as designed. In the instructions, we ask that you contact us for any maintenance issues as we are on the property and can fix the issue immediately. I can understand how uncomfortable you would feel with the heat on. We apologize for the dirty pots and pans. We have the cleaning service clean for us and they assure us this is done. Quality control will need to reinspect the kitchen. The bath tubs were never advertised as anything other than a bath tub. We purposefully left out the jets on the tub as we did not want this function to be used. It was never intended to be used as a selling point and do not know how this was when it was not an option. We love all our guest and want everyone to be comfortable and satisfied. Brenda
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Amazing home!!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very beautiful and the owner was very attentive with any questions. I would definitely consider planning our next vacation and staying there again .

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved the house and had an amazing time!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.0%

This property is available for 1 night rental during the week (Mon-Thurs) off season only Fall and Winter. Weekend is still a minimum of 2 night rental. The total tax rate is 13%: 4% going to the City of Canyon Lake and 6% going to the State of TX. There is an additional 3% payment processing fee included in the tax section as well. Cancellation is subject to 50% refund of total rent up until 4 PM CST check-in time one month prior to arrival.
**Guest will be charged for any chargeback or reversal fees incurred.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.