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Perfect for multi-families, rent 5 nights get sixth night free

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, sleeps 15

Riverbend Lake house is located on the Guadalupe River where the Guadalupe and the Comal Rivers merge together to form 7 miles of open water just East of IH 35 in New Braunfels. From this rental's back yard, you will see jet skis, boats, wake boarders, and fishing boats. This section of the Guadalupe River is known as Lake Dunlap, a well kept secret where the Guadalupe River opens up wide for boating activities. This rental is located 7 miles from downtown, the Comal River, historic Gruene, and Schlitterbahn. Or you can drive up River Road to float the upper Guadalupe. Afterward, you can escape the crowded camp grounds of River Road and the congestion of downtown to relax in the peaceful privacy of your own back yard where you can swim or just sit in an inner tube and enjoy your favorite beverage. The water level stays constant and are always deep enough for swimming. The river access is level with the backyard. There are no steep hills or stairs you have to climb to get to the water. The river is just a few feet from the house, so adults can sit on the porch or under the shade of the Cyprus trees and not worry while small children swim. This is an ideal vacation home for multiple families. There are three bedrooms upstairs. Two of the three bedrooms have their own outside entrances! Both rooms downstairs have their own separate entrances. The upstairs is separate from the downstairs which makes it ideal for two families. Both the upstairs and downstairs have full kitchens. Both kitchens have dishes, pots and pans, coffee pots, microwaves, stoves/ovens, and complimentary coffee. There are 4 full bathrooms and a half bathroom. Towels and linens are provided. There is a boat slip with a boat lift to accommodate most boat sizes and/or jet skis. There is an outdoor gas grill and a wood/charcoal bar-b-que pit. This vacation rental offers the best of all worlds.


Property Manager
Terri Hannasch
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

Amenities

New Braunfels House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , large walk in shower with adjustable shower head and misters
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double , located upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Located upstairs with private outside entrance
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Located upstairs with private outside entrance
    Bedroom 4 - 3 double , Downstairs bedroom and kitchen, open efficiency style.
  • Each bedroom has TVs with a blue ray DVD player and access to wi-fi.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • water parks
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
River Bend Lake House has two levels, an upstairs and a downstairs. Downstairs consist of two separate rooms, a large living area on one side and the other side has a kitchen and 3 full size beds. Both downstairs rooms have their own full bathrooms and separate entrances facing the river. Downstairs rooms are NOT connected with an interior door. Upstairs has 3 bedrooms and can sleep 10 with 3 full beds and 2 queens. Upstairs has a large kitchen with dining area, 2.5 full baths, and a laundry room. Two of the upstairs bedrooms have private entrances. We recommend you bring the following: Food, paper plates, plastic utensils and cups; foil and zip lock baggies; Towels for swimming; extra lawn chairs; Inner tubes or inflatables; Life jackets for young children; Extra ice; Charcoal/wood; Water shoes; Ice chests; Sun Screen and have FUN! There are board games, card games, and yard games, card tables and fold up tables.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

5

Family Graduation Celebration

  • 5 of 5

We rented Riverbend Lake House for a gathering of friends and family to celebrate our youngest daughter's graduation from Texas State on May 11th. The property was as advertised, very clean and with good supplies of kitchen utensils, towels, etc. Water pressure is really good there and the septic system works well. We had 8 adults and 2 children staying in the house and there was plenty of room for everyone. My daughter and six of her friends came over after graduation and we had a crawfish boil and BBQ that evening. The upstairs and downstairs decks along with the big kitchen made for great areas for our guests to hang out and visit. We were a little concerned that parking would be a problem but with a little carpooling it turned out we were just fine. I think we got good value for our money and I would recommend this hidden gem to my friends and family.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive review. It made all the hard work and efforts over the winter worth it. I don't pressure people to enter reviews because I realize everyone goes back to their busy lives. So, thank you again. Terri
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5

Superb Accomodations - Beautiful, Clean & Spacious

  • 5 of 5

My family had an amazing week at river bend lake house this spring. My sister and I decided to combine our family vacations this year and this place perfectly accommodated our large and diverse group. Together we have 3 children in college who brought several friends. Needless to say, these kids had a very active week planned floating the river’s popular hot spots and enjoying the night life in Gruene. Their hours were quite different from the rest of the family so being able to give them the downstairs sleeping area with it’s own kitchen, 2 full bathrooms and large entertainment area was such a blessing. The kids were able to stay up late hanging out and playing video games late into the evening without disturbing the rest of us upstairs. The younger children stayed together comfortably in a large upstairs bedroom and thankfully had a bathroom all to themselves. Since this rental has its own boat lift we decided to bring our boat and the kids had a blast water skiing all week…the lake at this part of the Guadalupe river is just perfect for jet skis and boats – the kids would ski during the day and the men would fish in the early evening (good fishing here too). My parents also joined us this year since they were able to have their own separate room and bring their beloved dog, Mildred- it’s hard to find places that will let you bring you dog, especially when that dog is over 50lbs. Having a separate entrance for them to take the dog out at night and leave out early every morning for their walk walk. he entire property was very well kept, with all modern amenities (including big hi Def tvs in all the rooms, cable and working wi fi which thrilled all the kids). Another great plus you don’t get anywhere else is all the extras available you tend to forget you might need or run out of with a big group…they had everything here you could possibly need, forgot a special seasoning for your BBQ, ran out of dry towels, need extra life jackets, a crockpot, mixer, washer/dryer, dog leash, extra battery, special pots and pans or cooking utensils, a mixer, zip lock bags and plastic food containers – no problem. These were just a few of the things we needed. That feeling of being at home instead of a bare-cupboard, rented room . Tie owner was very nice, accommodating and pleasant to work with. We will definitely be coming back this summer and hope to be return renters in years to come.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Carol, for submitting a review. I don't follow up with renters like I should and ask them to submit reviews. Everyone goes home to their busy lives and submitting a review is the last thing on their minds. I'm glad you had a good time and the accommodations were to your satisfaction. This is the first year for me to rent the whole house and not just the downstairs. We worked hard over the winter to get it ready and I wanted everything to be perfect. So your review meant a lot to me. I'm glad Mildred enjoyed herself also! I Hope to see you again next year. Thank you for choosing Riverbend Lake House for your family vacation. Terri
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Huntsville, Tx
5

Wonderful family get away!

  • 5 of 5

We had wonderful stay at the River Bend Lake House! The home and yard are immaculate and very well maintained. We are a family of nine consisting of my husband and I, our 3 married children and their spouses plus one adult single son. The arrangement of the rooms were excellent for us but I could see it might be a problem for families that need adjoining rooms. The double sized bunk beds worked perfect for all the younger folks while my hubby and I had the quiet other room to ourselves. There was a ping pong table under the spacious car port that was very well used during our stay! The water in Lake Dunlap was quite a bit warmer then that up river and was quite relaxing after tubing. The only down side was there is a pretty bad fly problem and we couldn't eat outside at the only dining table so had to eat just sitting on the couches inside. Plus every time you went in or out the flies fogged into the room. But we all agreed it was definitely a great place to stay and we would recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and truly glad you had a fun time. Since this review, a large indoor table has been added to the downstairs. Fly problem has been resolved. Yard sprayed between every renter. Owner recommends any trash cans attracting flies be pulled away from house and doors.
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Arlington
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Owner was very friendly and accommodating, as her season had not yet begun, and my inquiry was last minute! The property was nicer that the picture-the outside was my favorite, as it was so relaxing, and the fish were biting! Plenty of room, very clean, from under the sink and the bathrooms. It was easy access to the highways, downtown New Braunfels, and Gruene. Places I visited that I suggest are: Oma Gruene's Secret Garten,(next to Gruene Hall), and the food was FAB at the River House Tea Room (Gruene). I will definately recommend to a friend, as the price is exceptional, especially when sharing with others! A great stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Houston, Tx
5

We had a wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast! We brought our jet skis and were able to park both of them back to back on the boat lift. It worked out perfectly. We really liked the location of the house on the river. It is located where the river is nice and wide. It is also located on the side of the river that is deep and you can swim without worrying about being in shallow water with Lilly pads and snakes. Caught fish at night. The house was very clean and we appreciated the owner letting us stay in her home. We look forward to going back.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Houston, Tx
5

We had a wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast! We brought our jet skis and were able to park both of them back to back on the boat lift. It worked out perfectly. We really liked the location of the house on the river. It is located where the river is nice and wide. It is also located on the side of the river that is deep and you can swim without worrying about being in shallow water with Lilly pads and snakes. Caught fish at night. The house was very clean and we appreciated the owner letting us stay in her home. We look forward to going back.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial weekend
May 27 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,500
Flat fee
 
 
Fourth of July
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,500
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$2,500
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$500
From
$600
Fri,Sat
$3,670
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $1
pet deposit $0
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner reserves the right to turn down 2 night reservation requests to accommodate longer term renters. We apologize for any inconvenience. Owner will consider 2 night minimums if the request is within one month of the dates requested.

3 day holidays: flat rate of 2500 and a 3 night minimum
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Memorial Weekend

Please go to www.riverbendlakehouse.com for instructions on how to reserve. There is a refundable damage deposit of 500 that is not posted here. Never submit reservation fee without talking to the owner first.

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