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Grand View Escape-Luxury Hill Country Estate -

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,050 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Sleeps 16 Guest With 5 Bedroom, 4 1/2 Baths, Pool, Hot Tub, Gorgeous 360 View

Grand View Escape is a Luxury Hill Country Estate sitting on top of a high hill with 360 degree views looking over the Wimberley Valley and the beautiful Texas hill country. Drive through the private gate and onto the 33 acre estate and begin your withdrawal from your hectic life and slow down to enjoy the wildlife and glory that Grand View has to offer.

Check out our other listings below:

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* Wimberley, Tx - "Grand View Escape" VRBO 889758 - 5 BR, 4.5 Bath, Game Room, 33 acres, Pool, Hot Tub, Outdoor Kitchen, Awesome 360 degree views!

* Wimberley, Tx - Sunset Ridge Escape" VRBO 162562 - 5 BR, 4 Bath, Pool, Hot Tub, Game Room, Outdoor Kitchen, 12 acres.

* San Marcos, Tx - "Ridge View Escape" VRBO 889760 - 3 Story Victorian, built in 1905, 4 BR, 4 Bath, Hot Tub, Awesome Views, on Acreage, etc.

* Evergreen, CO - "Above The Clouds" VRBO 776276 - 8 BR, 9 bath, 8500 sq ft, 33 acres, best view in Colorado, hot tub, work-out room, Game room, Theater Room for 11, etc, etc, etc

Grand View Escape offers the ultimate location in Hill Country getaways that will allow you and your group the chance to sit on the back porch, enjoy a glass of wine or ice tea, feel the cool breezes as they come up from the canyon, watch the deer, and experience the panorama of colors offered by the sun as it sets on the horizon.

Completely updated in June 2016!

Here are the details:

- Game room with pool table, shuffleboard, foosball, and Skee Ball. Stereo system with USB and Bluetooth.

- Large deck overlooking the incredible valley view.

-Brand new pool

- Hot tub with fabulous views.

- Outdoor rock fire pit

- Lots of outdoor seating, tables, and large shade umbrellas.

The features and amenities are all luxurious and are what you would expect in only the finest ranches and estates. A few of the features are offered below:

• There are a total of 5 bedrooms, each decorated with hill country charm and rustic ranch elegance (All bedrooms have flatscreen TV's)

• Total of 4 full baths, and one half bath

• Full kitchen with double oven, sub Zero Fridge, microwave, gas cooktop, large icemaker, separate wine cooler. Also a 2nd full size Fridge and a separate full size freezer.

• Outdoor kitchen with gas BBQ grill, gas heating grill, refrigerator, smoker and wood fired pizza oven

• Granite and Onyx counter top surfaces

• Great room with 19’ ceilings, decorative tin ceilings, large grand windows open to view, along with a huge wood burning rock fireplace that soars 19’ to the top of the ceiling. Large great backdrop to the grand vistas of the view outside of every window, 65” LCD HDTV with DVR with 220 channels plus some premium channels.

• Real wood floors along with rock surfaces throughout the inside of the house provide an upscale ranch atmosphere

• Master Bedroom with open wood beam ceiling, HDTV and DVR, fireplace, and fantastic views of valley

• Master bath with underlit onyx double sink, travertine wall/floor, large copper soaking tub ( large enough for 2 ) tub, huge walk-in shower, and radiant heat in floor

• Dining room has a large farm table that allows your group to sit down and enjoy dinner together while enjoying the million dollar views just outside your front and back door

When you step through the back glass doors to an incredible view of the hill country, you also have the rest of these amenities to take advantage of:

• 1000 sq ft of covered front porch with lots of teak rocking chairs to take advantage of the incredible views with rocking chairs and comfortable furniture

• Large pool and hot tub

Sleeping and Bathroom Arrangements:

o Downstairs Master with private bath, King Bed, 43” TV, 400 sq ft “Closet” with 2 twin beds

o Upstairs Master with private bath, King Bed, 43” TV, and a twin bed

o Upstairs Bedroom #3 with King Bed, a twin bed, full bath that separate door that also opens to hallway, 43" HD TV

o Upstairs Bedroom #4 with Queen Bed, and a 32” TV

o Bedroom #5 with 2 Queen beds, and 2 twin beds, and a private full bath, 43" TV

o Half bath on downstairs hallway

Location - Centrally located just 2.5miles from Wimberley town center, 16 miles from Canyon Lake, 20 miles from San Marcos, and 27 miles from Gruene and New Braunfels. We are also just 35 minutes from Austin and an hour from San Antonio. Use Grand View Escape as your base of operation for your Hill Country Vacation.

More Details

Property Manager
Shiloh Collins
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About Shiloh Collins

Phil and Peggy Collins bought this property in December 2015. They purchased their first home on the Blanco River ( The Great Escape ) about 10 years ago, and it is only about 1/4 mile away. On average, they have added about one new luxury home per year since then. They live in Wimberley for the majority of the year, and spend the hotter months at their home in Colorado ( Above The Clouds ). They make these homes nice for their own use, and for their guests as well. The secret to their success is by providing large homes that sleep lots of people, but all on acreage for privacy, and then providing multiple areas that allow the guests to spread out, and not all be underfoot.

Shiloh Collins purchased this house in 2015

Why Shiloh Collins chose Wimberley

This property was purchased for the view, the privacy provided by 33 acres, and a really cool large home. It is ideal for entertaining, with many areas that allow your group to spread out ( front porch view, back porch view, hot tub, game room, 3 fireplaces, etc, etc, etc ).

What makes this house unique

360 degree views, a cooling wind always blowing at the top of the hill, high end luxury, a great game room, Open format kitchen and living room, and every convenience that you need to make this a successful outing for your family, friends, or corporate group. Every item in the house was purchased new in June 2016, so this is not leftovers from someone's house.


Car: necessary

Log house is located on top of a hill with a breathtaking view of the Blanco River Valley and the Texas Hill Country. Near to downtown Wimberley for shopping. New HEB grocery store and Ace Hardware is within a couple of miles. Blanco River access. Zip Line is also nearby.


Wimberley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Max. adults: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • 2 night minimum, 3 night minimum for holidays.
  • low/high season nightly rate based off of 8 Guests. Any extra guests will be charged $25 per guest per night.
  • Holiday rate based off of 12 Guests. Any extra guests will be charged $25 per guest per night.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Mirror and sink
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Large Copper Soaking Tub, large enough for 2.
  • 4 full baths and 1 half bath; 1 Private Master bedroom full bath 1 Full bathroom shared by two bedrooms 1 Full Private bathroom within bedroom #5 1 Full Private Bathroom with Bunk House room. 1/2 bath in downstairs hallway
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 5-private full bath - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom 1 with Private bath - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Twin beds located in Large closet with flat screen tv
    Bedroom 2- Private bath - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 attached full bath - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4- Shares attached full bath - 1 queen
    Den Sleeper Sofa - 1 queen
  • o Downstairs Master with private bath, King Bed, 42” TV, 400 sq ft “Closet” with 2 twin beds o Upstairs Master with private bath, King Bed, 32” TV, and a twin bed. o Upstairs Bedroom #3 with King Bed, a twin bed, full bath that separate door that also opens to hallway. o Upstairs Bedroom #4 with Queen Bed, and a 32” TV o Bedroom #5 with 2 Queen beds, and 2 twin beds, and a private full bath. o Half bath on downstairs hallway.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
The Blanco River is only 250 yards away from front gate. (Please note that this property is not located directly on the river)


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average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Outstanding Vacation Property

  • 5 of 5

Grand View Escape was perfect for our family of 11. The ladies enjoyed coffee on the front porch, and the guys and children loved the game room as well as games in the backyard. The outdoor pizza oven was great fun. Eight home-made pizzas were baked and were delicious. This is a well-equipped and maintained home. This was our 3rd rental with Shiloh and Mike. They are terrific.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nancy, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at our Grand View Escape property. We hope to have you and your family return in the near future. So glad the pizza oven was a hit! Shiloh Collins
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  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my parent's 50th anniversary here. The house was incredibly comfortable and spacious. Plenty of things to do for all ages, young and old. It is also very convenient to town at only 3 miles away. We really enjoyed our stay and I highly recommend it for family gatherings!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sara, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay this past weekend. We hope to have you back again soon. Shiloh Collins
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Beautiful views and beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

I loved the house and views from the front and back yard! We were so relaxed there. Very friendly owner as well!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kristin, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed Grand View Escape. We hope to have you back again in the future. Shiloh Collins
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Such a beautiful home & view!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time at the grande view and it did not disappoint! We loved the new pool, perfect for summer/fall in Texas! And the views from this house on a hill are breathtaking! We had our entire family from 80 years old down to 2 years old and had plenty of space! This house is so relaxing and beautiful! We played games in the game room, swam, had a fire in the fire pit, grilled out, cooked, sat on the front porch and had fun going into Wimberley for dinner! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kelsey, Thank you so much for letting us know about your stay at our Grand View Escape property. We love to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and that you have returned to stay with us again. We hope to see you back in the future. Warm Regards, Shiloh Collins
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Fabulous Gal Trip

  • 5 of 5

Our group of eight were overwhelmed by the beautiful accommodations at the Grand View Escape home. We go on annual trips and this was one of the best that we have had. The home and views were just gorgeous and everything was so warm and welcoming. We were able to enjoy the hot tub one evening, but the weather turned too cool for the newly installed swimming pool. It was so close to town and enjoyed a bit of lunch and shopping, but couldn't wait to get back to the house for more enjoyment. We really enjoyed the front porch and saw a fox, friendly roadrunner, lots of hummers and beautiful views. We sure hope to be back in the future. Shiloh was a wonderful host and very helpful. Great place to be!!!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than the pictures

  • 5 of 5

Grand View is amazing. The pictures don't do it justice, which was great cause when we got there we were in awe of the views. Sits on a high hill that overlooks beautiful scenery. The house comfortably housed 5 couples with a couple small children. The bedrooms are spacious. The bathrooms are modern. And the attention to detail is impecable. This is the 3rd house we've rented in Hill Country and this one by far had the most to offer. Whether it was a large gathering place by the open kitchen, or the back deck, our family always had room to be together. The kids enjoyed the pool and hot tub for the majority of our stay. There were plenty of towels and toiletries in the bathrooms and the kitchen had every appliance and utensil imaginable. This house also has a game room in the garage that even the grown ups took over. We played skee-ball, pool, shuffle board, while listening to the radio.... It's also about 15 minutes from downtown Wimberley, so we didn't take half a day driving to buy groceries. Not enough can be said about the owners of this property. They are SUPER nice and respond to questions very quickly. We went in with high expectations, and they were surpassed.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 6.0%

$125 cleaning fee added to the balance due when reservation is booked.
Sign permission on rental agreement to run credit card provided for paying for damages. Pictures are provided and emails are communicated with guest to determine the amount of damages incurred with agreement between owner and guest what is appropriate to pay.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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