Where San Antonio Meets Hill Country

Where San Antonio Meets Hill Country

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 13, 2014
4 large bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 6 TVs, sleeps 14; beautiful pool with spa

Enjoy the comforts of a large house with entertainment electronics on the inside, wireless throughout the property, and a lovely shaded backyard with a beautiful pool. This house is right for a large family or a few families who would like to vacation together--whether you want to hang out on the property or venture out to explore. It's in a lovely neighborhood where the deer roam freely through large lots covered with oaks. While you're situated serenely on a 3/4 acre, tree-covered lot in our quiet community on the edge of the Texas Hill Country, you're only 2 or 3 miles--depending on what direction you take--from two different Walmarts. So, we’re not far from civilization--if you know what I mean. We’re located a couple of miles from the 1604 Loop of San Antonio as well as Interstate 35, the corridor linking San Antonio, New Braunfels, San Marcos, and Austin. You're in a prime location to see San Antonio and the greater area.

Our Home is a 4BR/3BA, 15-year-old executive home located in an outer northeast suburb of San Antonio. This spacious house has a little over 4000 sq ft of living space. There are open living areas downstairs with all four bedrooms and a bonus/media room upstairs. There are 6 TVs (incl 50' flat screen) with one in each bedroom. Most of the home is carpeted except for tile through the bathrooms, kitchen, and traffic areas. We enjoy a large park-like, fenced backyard where we have a beautiful lagoon pool and heated spa. A large circle drive and garage facilitates ample parking. The home has wireless internet, and one old computer available if you don't bring your own laptop. This was our primary residence for a long time and is equipped accordingly.

San Antonio: A Vacation Destination: So much to see and do... It's become a vacation destination for more than just Texans--if that wasn't enough. While this list is far from exhaustive, here’s a few things conveniently located nearby:

10 mins to Natural Bridge Caverns and Wildlife Ranch; 20 mins to New Braunfels, Schlitterbahn, nearest river tubing, historic Gruene; 25 mins to SA International Airport; 30 mins to Downtown, Riverwalk, Sunset Station, Alamo, Six Flags; 45 mins to Sea World, San Marcos tubing and popular San Marcos shopping outlets; 60 mins to Austin or charming Fredericksburg.

More Info: We can provide you more pix by email of the house and property, to include bathrooms and bedrooms not shown in the ad. We'll also be happy to give recommendations on what to see and do on your stay.

More Details
  • Sleeps 14
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

I (Jeff) retired from the US Air Force in 2010; my wife (Gale) continues to teach HS English part time. We've been married since 1984--to each other! Because our three children have flown the coop, we are now empty nesters and are spending time chasing them and their families.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

I remembered some fond childhood memories when we pulled up and saw all the deer sitting in your yard. I remember deer roaming the neighborhood when we lived in Deerwood Estates in San Marcos. We loved sitting out by the pool (yes, the cool temps didn't scare off the kids) and having plenty of room for everyone. Thanks again for sharing your home and allowing us to rent it. It is beautiful. What a wonderful neighborhood.
Mar 2012
  • 1 of 5

Reviews

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Where San Antonio Meets Hill Country
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San Antonio Texas
Georgetown, Texas
4

Peaceful, Quiet Retreat with Room for a Big Family

  • 4 of 5
The most enjoyed part of the house was the beautiful swimming pool. The whole family spent much of the day relaxing out there. We had ample room inside for our guests, with good amenities. The only improvements needed are an easier way to control the air conditioner, and definitely a new coffeemaker.
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yep, the thermostats are fairly complex and can get you into trouble if you don't know what you're doing. That's why we advise in the house manual to just give us a call if you'd like them adjusted which we can do immediately via the internet. We'll get that coffeemaker tuned up so it's brewing faster. Glad you had a good time despite these little inconveniences.
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Where San Antonio Meets Hill Country
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San Antonio Texas
5

Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5
My family and I meet once a year in San Antonio for my father's birthday, this year we stayed at this property and I can say that is one of/if not the best! great location! my sons loved all the deer in the area, beautiful to watch and fun to feed. It was great to walk in the mornings thru the neighborhood, very quite and peaceful, I would definitely recommend this place and hope to visit it again!
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So good to hear. Thanks for the review!
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Where San Antonio Meets Hill Country
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p355794
+1 2104780662
San Antonio Texas
Omaha, Texas
5

This place is AMAZING!!

  • 5 of 5
We had a 14 member crew of deer to welcome us!! They came to visit everday and we enjoyed feeding them figs from the trees in the backyard-delicious for breakfast too. The house was beautiful with plenty of rooms and TVs and movies to enjoy and the location was perfect to enjoy everything San Antonio and surrounding cities have to offer-could not have asked for easier access to loop and interstate. The pool and spa were just what we needed to cool down and relax after a hectic day at Seaworld!! We will forever remember this vacation because part of our family will be going to Eastern Europe to be missionaries and this place was ideal for the send-off. Thanks for sharing your lovely home!!
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barbara, you perfectly described what we want to happen at that house--good family memories. Thanks!
business
Where San Antonio Meets Hill Country
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p355794
+1 2104780662
San Antonio Texas
5

The property was awesome!!

  • 5 of 5
Everything was great, the house is much nicer than the pictures on the site, in person it is much nicer!! we had the best time and its centrally located from all the amusement parks and Schlitterbahn.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, guys!
business
Where San Antonio Meets Hill Country
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p355794
+1 2104780662
San Antonio Texas
5

Spacious Property to Relax

  • 5 of 5
Our first visit to Texas was a pleasure thanks to this easy to find, well maintained property! Extremely large bedrooms gave plenty of options for the two families (ten people total) in our group. The very well stocked kitchen had everything we needed to prepare breakfasts, lunches and a couple of dinners to help make our vacation more economical. We ate at the kitchen seating and reserved the dining room table for our jigsaw puzzles. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub every day. And the kids liked the game system upstairs. The neighborhood deer actually ate from our hands!

The binder of directions provided everything we needed to know to work all of the technology in the house. We appreciated the adequate supply of dish and clothes detergents and trash bags. There were also plenty of bath and pool towels.

The location of the house was convenient to Schlitterbahn, shopping (there are malls everywhere!), and restaurants. Easy access to I-35 made getting to downtown San Antonio or Austin pretty simple as well. The farthest drive we made was to the Rancho Cortez dude ranch for a day and since we were there all day and enjoyed our visit, it was worth it.

Some of the restaurants we enjoyed were Figlio's Pizzeria right down the street, Sea Island Shrimp House in San Antonio and Trudy's South Star Mexican restaurant near Austin when we went to see the bats come out from under the bridge.

We would recommend this property to others.
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review, guys!
business
Where San Antonio Meets Hill Country
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p355794
+1 2104780662
San Antonio Texas
4

This is a beautiful and well located home.

  • 4 of 5
This home has a great location and is very well stocked. We stay in Homeaway locations every year and this is by far the best home we have ever rented. It has more than enough supplies and the instructions are detailed and clear. We had a terrific time and were very comfortable.
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

From the Owner

It's the right location--on the edge of San Antonio near I-35 in the direction of New Braunfels and Austin. I fell in love with the neighborhood when I started looking for a place to live following the completion of my USAF career and our residence on base. The property was perfect for my family of older kids who frequently entertained friends at home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : San Antonio International Airport at 12 Miles Nearest Motorway : Interstate 35 at 2.3 Miles Nearest Golf : Olympia Hills, Northcliff, TPC San Antonio at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Capparelli's...and many more just another mile at 1 Miles Car: recommended

This home accesses the best of two regions: the San Antonio greater area and the Texas Hill Country. It literally sits on the edge of both. You'll be close to major roads to get you in/out of San Antonio and to its surrounding areas. No doubt, you've already noted that there is a lot to see and do in this area which makes it the Texas vacation destination.

Golf: Bring your sticks. Plenty of great golfing in and around San Antonio, and better yet--it's year round.

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 18 2014 - Nov 21 2014
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,490
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 29 2014
4 night minimum stay
$320
From
$320
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall
Nov 30 2014 - Dec 18 2014
2 night minimum stay
$230
From
$270
Fri,Sat
$1,590
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 3 2015
5 night minimum stay
$320
From
$320
Fri,Sat
$2,090
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 4 2015 - Mar 5 2015
2 night minimum stay
$230
From
$270
Fri,Sat
$1,590
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break
Mar 6 2015 - Mar 29 2015
4 night minimum stay
$280
From
$295
Fri,Sat
$1,890
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Mar 30 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
$260
From
$285
Fri,Sat
$1,790
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
May 23 2015 - Aug 9 2015
6 night minimum stay
$320
From
$340
Fri,Sat
$2,190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
Aug 10 2015 - Sep 8 2015
4 night minimum stay
$315
$1,890
 
 
Fall
Sep 9 2015 - Nov 20 2015
2 night minimum stay
$285
$1,590
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 28 2015
5 night minimum stay
$320
$1,990
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $300
  • Management/Cleaning fee $149 + Tax
  • Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates do not include the applicable Texas Occupancy Tax of 6%.
There may be a natural gas surcharge if pool heating is required.
Military discount is available. Negotiable premium charge for event hosting--please ask.
The Responsible Guest who signs or accepts the rental contract must be 25 years of age or older.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

Amenities

From the Owner

A quiet, large oak-covered neighborhood where deer roam freely, but so conveniently located to all that San Antonio and New Braunfels have to offer. I have never lived anywhere quite like this neighborhood.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Spa
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Historic
  • Adventure

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Gas Heating
  • Ducted Heating
  • Alarm System
  • Intercom System
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • PC
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Garage ...
  • Parking Off Street ...

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Video Games
  • Games
  • DVD Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • In Ground Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Town

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • arboretum
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hunting
  • spelunking
  • water tubing
  • hunting big game

Floor Area

  • 4000 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet, shower
  • Guest Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Master Bathroom - toilet, shower, jetted tub

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king, 42 in plasma TV
  • Bonus Rm - 1 sleep sofa /futon, This bonus room has a double futon, sofa, and wardrobe.
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, 2 twin/ single, 32 in LED TV
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen, 32 in LED TV
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen, 37 in LCD TV
  • There is bed space to sleep 12 people plus two additional twin mattresses stored in MBR closet for a total of 14 sleeping spaces.

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Golf ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • This is a large 4000 square foot home and can accommodate up to 30 people easily for an event. There is dining space for 18 using the dining room, breakfast nook, and kitchen bar--add another 6 if you dine on the patio. There are simply plenty of options. With the ample parking, a large kitchen, multiple dining seats and 3 living/family rooms; you could easily host an event here. Note that all bedrooms are on the second floor. CAUTION: There is an open swimming pool in the backyard that is easily accessed from the rear door of the house. If you bring children, make sure you are comfortable with the need to properly supervise them.
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