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Waterfront Home on 2.5 Acres of the Guadalupe River -WE HAVE WATER

Waterfront Home on 2.5 Acres of the Guadalupe River -WE HAVE WATER


Property Details

Updated: May 21, 2015
House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Camp Willow Cottages are located on the Lake Dunlap. Lake Dunlap is part of the guadalupe river. It is a constant level lake designed for skiing, lounging and swimming. 2 1/2 acres of lush green lawn with many 100 foot tall trees. We have 450 feet of improved water frontage with new fishing dock/pier. A great place to fish, swim or just relax. small boat ramp

It is a very quiet, peaceful neighborhood setting-away from all the crowds.

Our Camp House is a casual lake house. It is the original farmhouse built on the property that I have renovated but it is still a quaint, eclectic house. We are pet friendly. It is 3 bedroom/2 bath and sleeps 12+people. It includes a wonderful deck on the front that overlooks the water, patio furniture shared bbq grill. Free usage of washer and dryer in house. House is fully furnished with all bed & bath linens and kitchen utensils/dishes/pots/etc. Nicely decorated in a nautical/fishing motif. Comfortable and rustic casual.

We are located within 5-10 minutes of Schlitterbahn, the Comal River, the Guadalupe River and Gruene Hall.

A great place for families and reunions. We have a launching ramp on site so bring your jet ski's or boat.

Also 2 cottages (sleep 8 each)

We also have the Red house that sleeps 10.

So the entire property can sleep 38.

Keywords: 3 bdrm/2 bath House

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards

Recent Review

About the Owner

I am 58year old female named Jane and love the water and the beauty of the hill country.

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Waterfront Home on 2.5 Acres of the Guadalupe River -WE HAVE WATER
+1 -8307085416
New Braunfels Texas Hill Country

PERFECT Family Trip Destination

  • 5 of 5
We rented two of the houses on the property and everything was just as expected. If you communicate well with owner she will happily give you updates and any info you need to feel comfortable with your choice. The place was clean and absolutely perfect, if you want up close - private lake front with no traffic, this is the place. We have reserved again this year summer 2015 and look forward to it!
  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Waterfront Home on 2.5 Acres of the Guadalupe River -WE HAVE WATER
+1 -8307085416
New Braunfels Texas Hill Country
Abilene, TX

Think twice before renting this one!!

  • 1 of 5
Not as advertised. When we rented it, it was advertised to have kayaks and john boat on property to be used. When we arrived there were neither. After contacting the rental agent she explained via text that the kayaks, boat, and gas grill pictured on deck were all stolen last month and the owner would not be replacing them. I explained that the property was advertised with these items and I expected them to no avail. The house was not clean at all. The shower curtain has not been changed or cleaned in some time (lots of mold). The dishwasher had water standing in it that was slimy and had a horrific smell. There were many other cleaning issues. The kitchen is NOT well stocked. NO pitcher to make tea, insufficient glasses, etc. What was there was dirty. We were told we would have to use a grill that was located on another rental property that was attached. That was a bit tricky since the other renters were using it plus a little uncomfortable having to try to share and feeling like you were intruding upon their vacation. I tried talking to the rental agent while we were there (she would only text - would not answer phone calls) about some of these issues. When we returned from our vacation, I finally was able to reach her via telephone and explained how disappointing this house was. She stated she could not make the owner do anything about it but she would try. She also told me she edited the advertisement for the house taking off the kayaks, boat, and other water toys as had been advertised to me after I told here I felt this was false advertisement. To date, there has been no effort to make this right on their part. Their attitude is that they cannot help the things were stolen and I would just have to make do with what was there. My family does a family vacation inclusive of a rental property every year. We have always had a wonderful time and been pleased with the properties. This is the first time we have run into these kind of problems and the "OH WELL" attitude we received.
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Waterfront Home on 2.5 Acres of the Guadalupe River -WE HAVE WATER
+1 -8307085416
New Braunfels Texas Hill Country

Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5
Accurate description and exactly what my large group was looking for! Plenty of sleeping space, nice patio to hangout, waterfront, bonfire, washer and dryer, and 8 minute drive to rent tubes to float river. Deposit was refunded quickly. Would rent again!
  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Waterfront Home on 2.5 Acres of the Guadalupe River -WE HAVE WATER
+1 -8307085416
New Braunfels Texas Hill Country
Dallas, Tx

Amazing property

  • 5 of 5
We just recently stayed this past weekend and it was absolutely amazing. The house was amazing and everything was clean before our arrival. It was perfect for group and the location was perfect for rockin R to pick us up. This was our first year to actually stay in a house and it made it the best vacation ever. We floated for the two days but it was nice to come back and hang out by the lake and not have to drive anywhere. It felt like a home away from home we will definitely be coming back next year! The houses looked just like the pictures. We were definately happy.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Waterfront Home on 2.5 Acres of the Guadalupe River -WE HAVE WATER
+1 -8307085416
New Braunfels Texas Hill Country
Houston, TX

Cousin Retreat

  • 4 of 5
We recently rented the Camp House at Camp Willow Cottages. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and thought that the Camp House was a lovely place and met our needs quite nicely. However, I feel there were things that should have been taken care of prior to our arrival, mainly cleaning issues.

We found the house to be in generally good condition with most of the normal amenities. It was evident that the house had had a basic cleaning performed before our arrival, but appeared it had not had a "deep" cleaning in some time.

The following is a list of things that should have been attended to prior to our visit:

1. Cobwebs in various places
2. Ceiling fan in the kitchen was very dirty (full of grime and dust)
3. Deep layer of dust on ledges above stove and other areas
4. Patio cushions so dirty we couldn't sit on them without a towel
5. A/C Filters cleaned (smelled heavily of mold)
6. Dishwashing soap - there was none, we had to use hand soap
7. Adequate supply of toilet tissue
8. Check to see if lightbulbs need replacing (several were out in the lamps)
9. Bath soap (there was actually an open/used bar in the back bathroom - with a hair on it-ugh!)
10. Linen closet - That was the biggest eyesore of all. Quilts, blankets, sheets, etc, were just thrown inside. Needs to be organized and neat - most were unfolded and wadded up, which looked very messy.
11. Basic minor repairs inside house (i.e., missing corner tile on counter and wooden tile above stove)
12. Coffee maker needs to be cleaned with vinegar (brews coffee one drop at a time - very, very slow).

According to the rules set forth in the rental agreement, there seems to be high expectations of what the tenants are responsible for before vacating the premises. We paid a mandatory cleaning fee for post-cleaning services, so I don't feel like we should be responsible for any of the cleaning(i.e., cleaning and storing dishes, especially since there was no dish soap provided). Nor do I feel like we should have been responsible for stripping the bed linens. We certainly wouldn't be responsible for this in a hotel, or a Bed & Breakfast, and isn't that what we paid a cleaning fee for? The chair cushions on the deck need to be cleaned. A suggestion, perhaps protective covers should be used between renters, or after use, place cushions inside the house or a storage bin. All in all, we enjoyed ourselves and the location is in close proximity to local attractions.I would still recommend to others.
  • Submitted: May 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+


From the Owner

I purchased the property as an opportunity to retire early. The property is the most beautiful piece I have ever seen. It reminds me a lot of Landa Park with large green expanses and huge trees everywhere. The water is what attracts me the most so I do have aboat.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : San Antonio, Texas at 35 Miles Nearest Barpub : Dirtys at 2 Miles Nearest Golf : Landa Golf Course at 8 Miles Nearest Motorway : 3 miles to IH 35 at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Clear Springs Catfish Restaurant at 1 Miles Nearest Ski : on Lake Dunlap-we are on that lake Car: necessary

Schlitterbahn, Guadalupe River and Comal River for tubing & rafting, Canyon Lake, ZDT Amusement Park in Seguin, NB Children's Museum, San Antonio Riverwalk and theme parks in San Antonio, Capitol in Austin


From $275 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Peak Season
May 21 2015 - Sep 7 2015
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 11 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Mid Season Fall
Sep 8 2015 - Nov 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 11 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Low Season
Nov 16 2015 - Feb 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 11 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

  • Pet Fee $35.00 + Tax
  • Refundable damage deposit $250.00
  • Cleaning fee $90.00
  • Tax Rate 6.0%

During the summer on holidays there is a 3 night minimum. regular weekends a 2 night minimum. High season is Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day weekend. Will do weddings, family reunions and company parties. Price will vary depending on the amount of people. Must get own liability insurance for the day of the event. For large events you must rent entire property.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Updated: May 21, 2015


From the Owner

The property is to die for. It is our best feature. It is so beautiful. 2.5 acres of a park like setting, lush green lawn, huge trees. I have 650' of improved water frontage with a cement walkway along the water. Launching ramp on site with dock for jet ski's or small boat (19' max). Quiet, serene, a great place to decompress and relax.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • River
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 1700 sq. ft.


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, smaller nautical bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, larger bath with victorian antique sink
  • 2


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen, also has a bay window that overlooks water
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon, This is a large room. Queen bed, Full bed, single sleeper
  • Sunroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon, Queen sleeper sofa
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king, large room with tv and queen bed
  • King in master bedroom, front bedroom has a queen, nautical bedroom has a queen, a full and a twin sleeper sofa (large room), queen sleeper in den, queen sleeper in sunroom


  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Launching ramp on site for your jet ski's or small boat (nothing over 19'). We have a few kayaks you may use. Also fishing dock at the launching ramp or along cement bulkhead around water

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