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2 BR Historic Treasure w/ Swimming Pool on N Flores, Pets Welcome

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Swimming Pool, 5 Min to town, 12-15 min to LAFB, Riverwalk, Alamo,

Come and enjoy our charming 1920’s era, just renovated, 2-bedroom house with off street parking.

This rental shares a pool with two others on the same property. It can be range from private to slightly shared based on the other two rentals. The back door to this rental opens into the pool area so small children and pets be cautioned.

Artwork adorns the walls for a warm and homelike feel and the ample living area and dining area provide an open and inviting atmosphere. Original hardwood floors add to the charm and warm feeling of the house.

Amenities: Stearns & Foster pillow-top king beds, three panel tv’s (living room and each bedroom--HBO, SHOWTIME, CINEMAX, STARZ, ENCORE), full kitchen with full size side-by-side fridge with ice maker, coffee pot, microwave, dining area and a beautifully restored claw foot tub with shower in the bath.


5 minutes from downtown (Riverwalk, Rivercenter Mall, Hospitals)

15 minutes from airport

5 minutes to grocery (HEB) or pharmacy (Walgreens)

Blocks from San Antonio College

Minutes from universities: UIW, Trinity, St. Mary’s, OLLU, UTSA Downtown campus

30 minutes from Seaworld, Fiesta Texas, UTSA Main campus

Surrounding towns: New Braunfels (Schlitterbahn), Gruene (The Grist Mill and Tubing), Bulverde (Antiques), Boerne (Antiques) and Fredericksburg (Antiques, wine, and peaches when in season)

Near Ft. Sam and 15-20 min. from Lackland AFB

More Details

Property Manager
Frank Almaraz
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Frank Almaraz

I've been working on the property for some time and am very pleased with the outcome.

Frank Almaraz purchased this house in 1992

Why Frank Almaraz chose San Antonio

Recently renovated and well appointed. I put thought in to every decision putting the place together.

What makes this house unique

So very close to downtown, but also close to shopping, groceries, drug stores, and antiquing.


Alta Vista House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Claw foot tub requires step up. Access from each bedroom
  • Claw foot tub with shower and low flow toilet. Soft Water!!!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Pillow Top
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , pillow top
  • Bedrooms are furnished with pillow top king size beds, panel tv's with Direct TV incl. movie channels and is accessible to full bath room.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • tennis


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2 BR Historic Treasure w/ Swimming Pool on N Flores, Pets Welcome
average rating of 4.78125 based on 32 reviews

An Absolute Treasure with a Gracious Host in the Heart of San Ant

  • 5 of 5

The care and dedication that the owner puts in this property is immediately apparent as soon as you arrive and if you're anything like us you'll fall in love with the property too. We stayed for six weeks over the summer while moving from Germany to Texas and Brett went out of his way to be welcoming and make the move as easy as possible. The home is family friendly with just the right mix of antique charm and modern conveniences. The antique furnishings (claw foot tub and antique dressers) blend well with high speed internet, 3 HD TVs with cable (HBO,STARZ,SHO), fantastic laundry facility, etc., Brett is very responsive to any issues and just very considerate in general. Of course it goes without saying that the well maintained pool provides an excellent opportunity to rest and relax in the evenings and we're going to miss it in our new home. We will definitely be booking this property for all our visiting friends & family whenever they come to town.

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation Treasure

  • 5 of 5

Love, love, loved this vacation treasure! In town to attend my niece's HS graduation and this was the perfect spot for family coming in from out of town. The property is gorgeous and is located in a university community. The place was clean, stocked kitchen (pots, pans, coffee maker etc.), nice vintage touches throughout, washer & dryer, air conditioner, TVs in every room, Wifi, clean towels, clean sheets & blankets, and super comfy beds. The property owner was very nice and responsive. Similarly, the maintenance person who lives on the propoerty with his family was really helpful and welcoming. There is a community garden down the street where you can pick fresh spices and veggies, we used ours for a couple of super yummy meals. A plus was the backdoor to our unit opened up to the awesome swimming pool at the back of the property. We spent lots of time swimming, cooking, and catching up with family. Had a small gathering during our stay and everyone raved about this amazing find. Will definitely be back next time I'm in town!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! You are definitely welcome back anytime! Brett Schneider
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Very relaxing and clean property

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and clean apartment with a lot of characters and thoughtful detail.

Brett showed us everything and my husband specially liked the gas stove. We enjoyed the pool and relaxing outside in the beautiful garden. We already booked our next stay and looking forward to be soon again.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful. Love the vintage, historic flare.

  • 5 of 5

Owners are very responsive, friendly and prompt. Amenities and improvements are very nice. The pool and patio are fabulous. Close to down attravtions. Iooking forward to return stay in the future.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I welcome you back any time! Brett
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2 BR Historic Treasure

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this little jewel. Beds were comfy and a great place to sit outside by the pool!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

This house is conveniently located near downtown San Antonio and the freeways. My husband, 17 yr old son and I stayed here for a week on vacation. Each bedroom and the living room has a cable TV, which prevented a problem if someone was up early or late or wanted to watch a different program. The kitchen is equipped with a nice refrigerator, microwave, gas stove, coffee maker, pots/pans, etc. Previous guests had left spices, condiments, coffee, etc. We used some that was there and left some that we bought. Check the cupboards before you grocery shop. Making breakfast or dinner and relaxing at "home" made this trip more enjoyable. The bathroom has a claw foot tub with a raindrop shower head. The towels are big and fluffy. The rooms have louvered blinds, which can be a problem for those that are light sensitive in the mornings. The sun doesn't come in the bedrooms but the rooms do lighten up. The pool is great for lounging in (there are noodles and floating pads) or sitting on the edge and soaking your toes. My husband and I put our feet in one evening while talking with another couple who was renting another unit on the property. We enjoyed being able to talk with them in a quiet private setting. A washer and dryer are provided for your use, which was wonderful. I was able to go home and not have to worry about doing "vacation" laundry. According to Brett, the owner who lives upstairs of this unit, the train is not supposed to blow its whistle in the area but we did hear it at night on two different occasions. The neighborhood is nice and quiet and hearing the birds at the birdhouse outside brought a smile every morning. We rarely heard Brett upstairs when he was there. It was nice to know he was around should we have a problem and he's funny, enjoyable and wiling to share his knowledge of the area when you talk to him. Brett takes pride in his property and is continually working to improve the units. I recommend this rental (and his other units here) if you are in the area.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
San Antonio International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Varies on interest
Nearest Ferry
140 Miles
Port Aransas
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Olmos Basin or Brackenridge Park
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Amtrak Sunset Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
within minutes of Hwy 281, IH 35, IH-37 and IH-10
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Varies on interest
Nearest Ski
750 Miles
New Mexico (Taos)
Nearest Beach
140 Miles
Padre Island National Seashore
Car: recommended

We are 10 minutes from The Alamo, River Walk, Mission Trails, The Historic Pearl, San Antonio Museum of Art, the Zoo, the McNay Art Museum, El Mercado and the Botanical Center. 25 minutes to Sea World, Fiesta Texas (Six Flags), and the Palladium IMAX theater. We're on the cusp of the Hill Country, which boasts world class antique shopping (Fredericksburg) and numerous wineries (Bending Branch recommended).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

I expect timely payment and I will provide timely returns when it applies. There is a 30 day cancellation policy.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.