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Relax and Enjoy the Views of the Hill Country High Above the Guadalupe River

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

See this house in the just released book

"Spectacular Weekend Getaways of Texas" by Jolie Berry of Signature Boutique Books.

Set on a cliff above the Guadalupe River this private guesthouse with sweeping vistas is your Hill Country getaway. This home was designed for guests rest, relaxation and fun. Conveniently located near shopping, dining and outdoor activities although you may never want to leave the peace and quiet. Take in the incredible views of the river, ranch and Hill Country from the custom pool and spa. Bask in a warm fire from the stone fire pit in the evenings within the walls of the courtyard. One of a kind Texas setting in a truly unique home make this an unforgettable Hill Country destination.

- Private Pool and Spa

- Private Courtyard with Stone Fire Pit and Outdoor Seating

- Outdoor Gas Grill

- Fully Equipped Kitchen

- "Texas Living Room"Air Conditioned Finished Garage with Full View Glass Garage Door, Pool Table, Sofa, Dining Table and Chairs, 60" TV, Mini Fridge, Ice Maker and Full Bath

- High Quality Bedding and Pillows

In the middle of nowhere and near everything sums up this home. Very close to local shopping and dining. This guest house is located on 2.5 acres in a safe and quiet community in Spring Branch Texas. Use it as your launching pad to visit the Hill Country, New Braunfels and San Antonio or just stay and unwind. This home was designed and appointed for the absolute best stay. Relax in the pool, enjoy the spa, grill a steak and enjoy drinks next to the fire.

The upstairs living area is decorated with a collection of modern furniture and Mexican rustic furniture. The lovely local art and pottery provide the finishing touches. The sofa is a fold out sleeper with full size mattress. The bath is shared with both bedrooms. The kitchen has everything you need to create your favorite dishes. Step out onto the covered balcony and take in the elevated views of the surrounding ranch and hill country. Truly spectacular.

Bedroom 1 has a Queen bed with high quality mattress, plush pillows and soft sheets. Night stands, dresser with rustic mirror, wool rug and seating chair finish the room.

Bedroom 2 has two Twin XL beds with high quality mattresses, plush pillows and soft sheets. The red stained rustic night stand and dresser with brass lighting make the room pop. Mirror, rug, seating chair, art and bright colored quilts finish the room.

The downstairs is the "Texas Living Room" and is the hub of the home. A space to relax and soak in all the views the courtyard has to offer. A finished out garage that has all the amenities needed for never having to go upstairs. Full View Glass Garage Door, Air Conditioner, full bath, mini refrigerator, ice maker, plastic silverware, cups, paper towels and paper plates. Enjoy a game of pool, watch your favorite TV show or play on the XBOX 1. Open up the back garage door to enjoy the cliff top breezes and when you see the view you'll know you made the right choice for your stay.

The back yard is the star of the show! A covered patio with rocking chair and cocktail table with high backed chairs. The patio leads out to the walled courtyard that has been landscaped with plants native to the Hill Country. The flagstone fire pit is a must to use at night as you enjoy the Texas evenings under the stars. The pool and spa are almost hanging off the limestone cliff. Swimming and enjoying the spa in this pool is an experience you won't soon forget. The views are constantly changing depending on the time of day and season. You will see deer, cattle and birds as you gaze out. The sounds of the pool spillway and the flowing river below will relax you enough to take a long nap in one of the reclining chairs.

The location of this rental is perfect for exploring the winding country roads that lead to all of the charming Hill Country towns in this area. The Guadalupe River is perfect for fishing, tubing and kayaking.There are many outfitters nearby that rent equipment, or bring your own kayaks and fishing poles. This is an excellent location for sports training with many hills and flats for biking and running. Major Texas wineries and distillers are a short drive away. Driving distance to Fiesta Texas, Sea World and Schlitterbahn Water Park. Many beautiful state parks are close by. There are excellent restaurants nearby and close drive so be ready for tacos, country cooking, fine dining and of course BBQ. Come stay and enjoy some of the best that Texas has to offer.

W.O.R.D. Permit #L1442

More Details

Owner
Randall Stout
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Randall Stout

I am involved in real estate in San Antonio and the surrounding area. I have lived in the San Antonio area for 20 plus years.

Randall Stout purchased this house in 2015

Why Randall Stout chose Spring Branch

The home was built in 2015 with this guest home designed specifically as a vacation rental. The home looks out to the Knibbe Ranch which is one of a few Century Ranches left in Texas. Century Ranches are family owned ranches that have been continually operating for over 100 years. The incredible views, the Guadalupe River below, constantly changing views with the season and the abundant wildlife make this a one of a kind property.

What makes this house unique

I am familiar with dining, entertainment, historical interests, art museums, places to see, parks, etc... in San Antonio and the entire Hill Country area. Please feel free to ask me anything as I am always available to answer any questions and concerns.

Amenities

Spring Branch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located upstairs between the bedrooms.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located downstairs in the garage area.
  • Baths have plush towels and washcloths. Minimal toiletries are provided. Downstairs bath has beach towels for use with the pool and spa.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two (2) Twin XL Beds
  • Bedroom #1 has a Queen bed with quality pillows and bedding. Bedroom #2 has two (2) Twin XL beds with quality pillows and bedding. Both bedrooms have dressers and walk in closets.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Relax and Enjoy the Views of the Hill Country High Above the Guadalupe River
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews
5

The perfect place to relax!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for a family to have fun and relax! We loved watching the deer in the evenings. House was clean and had everything you would need. We had a great time and plan on returning!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spectacular stay in the Hill Country

  • 5 of 5

Amazing Home- even better than the photos. Randall is extremely responsive and thought of every little thing. Our two kids spent the vast majority of their time in the pool and hot tub, when they weren’t using the pool table. My husband and I started every day drinking coffee on the balcony and watching the deer go by. In a word, heavenly.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ohio
5

Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house is wonderful. Everything in the house is spotless and the owner does a great job in making your trip easy and stress free. The patio and pool are excellent and the view is unbeatable.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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5

Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed this VRBO. It was quiet, clean and relaxing. Easy drive to San Antonio as well. We would definitely return and have already recommended this location to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mission Hills
5

Perfection

  • 5 of 5

This property is perfect in every way! My wife and two daughters stayed a week at this great house and we have nothing but great things to say about the house and also Randall. The Beds & Linens were super comfortable. The TV'S were easy to use and of good quality which was very important during a March Madness week! The overall layout of the house is great with the two main bedrooms, bath, kitchen, breakfast area and cozy living room all on the 2nd floor with a view that is better than you can even imagine! with a full length of the house second floor balcony overlooking the backyard and the VIEW. The basement also had a great set up with large living room, 2 garage doors that open so you get an incredible breeze. We made great use of the pool table and the Texas living room with big screen TV to watch all the games. There is also an extra full bath and dining area in this lower level space. You then walk out to a covered porch with a built in BBQ which we used probably 4 nights and the BBQ along with everything else was super easy to operate, had all the BBQ tools and even an LED attached light if you are grilling after dark. Then there is a great round flagstone patio with great furniture and a true masonry fire pit with real wood! We had fires several nights while we were there. Then there is the icing on the cake which is the pool and hot tub perched on the edge of a cliff overlooking the guadeloupe river and the beautiful valley that is the historic Knibbe Ranch which is thousands of acres of quite, unbelievable views. There is plenty of wildlife to watch including herds of deer, cattle, eagles, etc. You can sit in the great flagstone rimmed hot tub and night and see stars forever. There is great bike riding/walking around the neighborhood with quiet streets aplenty. There are great parks nearby for hiking and Kayaking down the Guadeloupe river is a MUST. Great property, great management and look forward to creating many happy family memories as we were lucky enough to have. This is one of the best vacation rentals we have stayed in during all of our travels in the past 15 years. Thank you Randall!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house and view!

  • 5 of 5

We would definitely stay here again! The house was perfect for our family of four. Randall thought of every detail and we had everything we needed and more. Every time I looked for something I found it. The pool/spa and view were also wonderful. The garage/game area was great for our two teenagers. It was fun seeing wildlife everyday. Good location for exploring San Antonio and Hill Country. I would definitely recommend this to families and couples alike. It was a wonderful vacation for all of us!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

The Reel Seafood Restaurant
Richter's Antler Cafe
Thai Lao Orchid
Landa Park
Gristmill River Restaurant & Bar
National Museum of the Pacific War
Gennaro's Trattoria
Witte Museum
Huisache Grill and Wine Bar
McAdoo's Seafood Company
Fredericksburg Herb Farm
Alamo Quarry Market
Trattoria Lisina
Rockin 'R' River Rides
Grape Creek Vineyards
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
Driftwood Estate Vineyards
Cabernet Grill Texas Wine Country Restaurant
Old Gruene Market Days
Prince Solms Park
Bakery Lorraine
Central Market - San Antonio
Nearest Airport
26.5 Miles
San Antonio International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4.4 Miles
Max's Roadhouse
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
HWY 281
Nearest Restaurant
5.7 Miles
Ay Chiwawa Mexican Restaurant
Car: necessary

Use this location as your home base for all the activities the Hill Country, San Antonio and surrounding area have to offer.

Fischer's Market gas station - 2 miles

HEB Grocery - 7 miles

WalMart - 6 miles

Downtown San Antonio - 35 miles

Downtown New Braunfels - 26.5 miles

Guadalupe Canoe Livery - 2.6 miles

Guadalupe River State Park - 14 miles

Nichols Landing County Park Guadalupe River access - 7 miles

Canyon Lake - 20 miles

Fredericksburg TX - 58 miles

Blanco TX - 20 miles

Stonewall TX, Wine Country area - 40 miles

Sea World - 42 miles

Six Flags Fiesta Texas - 30 miles

Schlitterbahn Water Park - 28 miles

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Refundable damage deposit $250

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before check-in date.
W.O.R.D. Permit #L1442

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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