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Whispering Winds on the Colorado River ~ Aggieland Vacation Rentals

Smithville, TX, USA
  • House1700 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps12
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

3 bed, 2 bath, Sleeps 10 in beds, Grab a kayak and hit the Colorado River

When you feel the need to getaway…book Whispering Winds located on the Colorado River just a little over an hour from Aggieland! Feel free to roam over three acres and enjoy the gentle breezes on your face, grab your fishing pole and chair to enjoy the sunrise while catching giant catfish and bass while sipping your morning coffee.

Want to enjoy a few hours listening to the river waters flow, the trees whispering in the wind and the abundant wildlife. River Bend Park after enjoying a Rising Phoenix Adventures is close by and you can rent kayaks, canoes and tubes!

Back at the house enjoy a fire while watching the sunset and grilling with family and friends. Sleep comfortably in the three bedrooms and living area for overflow. One spacious bedroom is set up as a bunk room with two bunk beds featuring full-size mattresses on the bottom and twin-size mattress on the top you will also find two additional twin mattresses under the bunk beds for overflow into the living area, the other spacious bedroom features two full-size beds and a twin mattress in the closet if needed. The master bedroom features a queen-sized bed and a balcony with the best river view! Grab your coffee and enjoy the view while watching the sunrise. Sleep on the decks around the home if you dare or setup a tent down by the river!

After sunset grab a book along with a glass of wine and read to your heart’s delight, play games until midnight or stay up all night watching the shooting stars across the night sky.

Enjoy a short drive to Smithville a picturesque and quintessential small town while grabbing lunch at Pockets Grille, Murphy’s Steakhouse or La Cabana Mexican Cafe. Then check out Bone Spirits Distillery, Buescher State Park or Rocky Hill Ranch for mountain biking enthusiasts!

Don’t forget to check out the movie film sites used in Hope Floats, Tree of Life, Artois the Goat, Five Time Champion, Doonby, Natural Selection and Beneath the Darkness.

Whispering Winds will be adding amenities such as a fire pit, swings, outdoor shower and more as time allows so each time you return you find new surprises! May 2017 - BRAND NEW GRANITE COUNTERTOPS, BACKSPLASH, SINK & FAUCET KITCHEN REMODEL. July 2017 - NEW CUSTOM MADE FARM TABLE AND SEATING FOR 14 GUESTS AS WELL AS SUPPLIES ON SIGHT FOR YOU TO MAKE A SLIP AND SLIDE DOWN THE HILL- USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!

Property Manager

Aggieland Vacation Rentals

Member Since 2012
Response rate:
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Response time:
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Speaks:
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 20, 2018
About Aggieland Vacation Rentals

Thanks for visiting. We’re thrilled to see you here! At Aggieland Vacation Rentals, we take the selection process of our properties very seriously. Our homes must meet only the highest standards in cleanliness, comfort and amenities for our guests. Choose from an assortment of vacation homes all over Aggieland, and enjoy top-quality amenities, such as fully equipped kitchens, lots of living space, privacy for everyone, and much more. We’d like to express sincere appreciation to our attorney and CPA for their professional assistance in launching the first vacation rental booking agency in Aggieland. Whoop! Above all, we wish to thank our guests for their winning patronage that helped guide us through our first few years and helping us to provide first-class service! Embrace a vacation state of mind…Book the luxuries of home!

Aggieland Vacation Rentals purchased this House in 2016

Why Aggieland Vacation Rentals chose Bastrop County

One reason.... IT IS AMAZING!

What makes this House unique

When you feel the need to getaway…book Whispering Winds located on the Colorado River! Feel free to roam over three acres and enjoy the gentle breeze on your face, grab your fishing pole and chair to enjoy the sunrise while catching giant catfish and bass while sipping your morning coffee. Bring your own kayaks or rent one nearby. After lunch grab your kayak, tube or canoe and make your way down the river! Take out at the bridge or at River Bend Park after enjoying a few hours listening to the river waters flowing, the trees whispering in the wind and the abundant wildlife. Back at the house enjoy a fire while watching the sunset and grilling with family and friends. Sleep comfortably in the three bedrooms and living area for overflow. Sleep on the decks around the home if you dare or setup a tent down by the river! After sunset grab a book along with a glass of wine and read to your hearts delight, play games until midnight or stay up all night watching the shooting stars across the night sky. Enjoy a short drive to Smithville a picturesque and quintessential small town while grabbing lunch at Pockets Grille, Murphy’s Steakhouse or La Cabana Mexican Cafe. Then check out Bone Spirits Distillery, Buescher State Park or Rocky Hill Ranch for mountain biking enthusiasts! Don’t forget to check out the movie sites used in Hope Floats, Tree of Life, Artois the Goat, Five Time Champion, Doonby, Natural Selection and Beneath the Darkness. Whispering Winds will be adding amenities such as a firepit, swings, outdoor shower and more as time allows so each time you return you find new surprises! Sleeps 12 guests

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
      • Bedroom 2
        2 double
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 1 - Bunk Room
        2 double, 2 twin/ single, 2 Bunk Beds full size on the bottom and twin on top.

        Bathrooms

        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Outdoor shower - Coming Soon!

        Location Type

          • Downtown
            Near Historic Downtown Smithville
          • Waterfront
            Located on the Colorado River so load up the canoe and kayaks!

            Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided
                        - Additional blow up mattress available for overflow
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                        - Designated open area against the fence
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                        Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                            - 12 cup Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            - Crockpot - Blender - Wine Opener - Can Opener
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                            - With a cooktop
                          • Toaster

                            Dining

                              • Dining
                                New Custom Made Farm Table with Bench Seating for 12 and 2 Chairs.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 14 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Books
                                    - Including magazines
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television

                                    Outside

                                      • Balcony
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        - Covered patio
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        - Kayaks available - Fishing
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        - Located on acreage - Walking trails - Parks - Swimming - Camping
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        - Gas grill

                                        Suitability

                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • wheelchair accessible
                                            We have a handicap ramp for wheelchair access, however the bedrooms and baths are on the second and third story so there isn't access to those for handicap guests.

                                            Attractions

                                              • festivals
                                              • library
                                              • museums
                                              • restaurants
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • photography
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • groceries

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • rafting
                                                          • water tubing

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            30 Reviews

                                                            Wonderful4.9/5

                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Great spot for a group outing!

                                                            Wesley A.

                                                            House and location were better than advertised. Had everything we needed for our group. Owners also very responsive.

                                                            Wide Open Space!

                                                            Christina H.Houston

                                                            We loved the wide open space and the river was so pretty. Great property!

                                                            Great quiet get away. Loved our stay!

                                                            Susan B.

                                                            Great property and house. Very private and peaceful.

                                                            Wonderful river house!!

                                                            Molly R.

                                                            Perfect for a river getaway. Great appointments inside and out ~ loved grilling outdoors and roasting marshmallows over the fire pit! Big picnic table for al fresco dining and great views of the river.

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Molly, we are so glad you loved your stay at Whispering Winds! We hope to have you back soon for another great weekend!

                                                            We had family from 7-75 years old and everyone had a great time.

                                                            Jana H.

                                                            From fishing to kayaking and quiet peaceful mornings drinking coffee, this vacation was great. Thank y’all so much!!

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Jana, it is a thrill to hear how amazing your vacation was! We are glad everyone from all the age groups had a great time. Thank you for writing a review!

                                                            Quiet, peaceful, exactly what we wanted.

                                                            Marina P.

                                                            The property was very pleasantly situated with everything we required. Carla was very patient and helpful with us. Loved the kayaks.

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Marina, we are so glad you were beyond satisfied with your stay! We hope you enjoyed kayaking down the river- definitely one of the best parts! Thank you for writing a review and visit again soon.

                                                            Location

                                                            Smithville, TX, USA

                                                            Enjoy a short drive to Smithville a picturesque and quintessential small town while grabbing lunch at Pockets Grille, Murphy’s Steakhouse or La Cabana Mexican Cafe. Then check out Bone Spirits Distillery, Buescher State Park or Rocky Hill Ranch for mountain biking enthusiasts! Don’t forget to check out the movie sites used in Hope Floats, Tree of Life, Artois the Goat, Five Time Champion, Doonby, Natural Selection and Beneath the Darkness all located in the historic Smithville area!

                                                            Rates & Availability

                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            Cleaning Fee
                                                            $198
                                                            Tax Rate
                                                            13%

                                                            All reservations must be paid in full before they are considered guaranteed. Instant quotes are not always accurate, inquire for an accurate quote.

                                                            $300avg/night
                                                            30 Reviews
                                                            Wonderful 4.9/5
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