HILL COUNTRY ESTATE ON THE BLANCO RIVER - 'THE GREAT ESCAPE'

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
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HILL COUNTRY ESTATE ON THE BLANCO RIVER - 'THE GREAT ESCAPE'

Wimberley House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 4 Baths, (Sleeps up to 14)

Beautiful Hill Country home called 'The Great Escape at Wimberley' is directly on the crystal clear Blanco River in highly desirable Wimberley, Texas. You will be in a private 3300 square foot home on three lush acres with almost 300 feet of direct river frontage. There is a separate Gameroom with an 8' pool table, foosball, and double french doors opening to a 250 sq ft deck overlooking the river. Country gazebo with 9' farm table, great for outdoor dining.

River Suite - We recently added a new master suite with queen bed, twin bed, full size washer and dryer, and a private bath with a tile shower and granite countertops.

New in 2013 - We added new granite countertops in kitchen, new porcelian floors tiles for kitchen and breakfast area, and hi quality carpet in downstairs living areas.

The rock bottom river runs continuous through the year and is almost always at a very leisurely flow, great for kids. The covered back porch provides a beautiful view of the river and the 100 year old Cypress trees. Easy to watch the activity in the river directly from the porch.

Sit in the back yard and BBQ your dinner for the night. Enjoy a glass of ice tea, or a glass of wine, as you watch the deer and the river move through the back yard. Sit in the hot tub and watch the deer and the river. Enjoy a fire out by the outdoor firepit. Go into Wimberley for the great shopping, fine and casual dining, or enjoy the many festivals that go on throughout the year. Try Wimberley's outdoor walk-up movie theatre, or take in a live performance at one of Wimberley's live theatre groups. Drag our chaise lounges directly into the river, sit in the shade of the Cypress trees, enjoy your drink, and read your book. Your daily stress is a thing of the past.

We are only 25 minutes from New Braunsfuls, an hour from San Antonio, less than 25 minutes from Austin and Lake Travis. Within one hour you have tubing, Schlitterbahn, San Antonio river-walk, Lake Travis, Canyon Lake, caves, and all of the wonders that the Texas Hill Country has to offer.

Outside we have a large covered porch overlooking the river, a hot tub, a new 250 sq foot deck connected to the gameroom and overlooking the river, over 2500 sq ft of rock sidewalks and patios. There is also a large outdoor fire pit. A large covered Country gazebo with an 9' farm table, perfect for outdoor dining.

The house is completely furnished and comes complete with all linens, towels, cooking utensils, BBQ pit, etc to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We have cable TV, Hi-Speed Internet, a computer for your use, Free hi-speed Wireless network, and phones with free domestic long distance.

Give us an e-mail or a call with any questions. We hope that you take the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful Hill Country home. Our calendar is always updated, and take a look at all of our guest comments ( not always updated from the book at our house ).

2014 Pricing:

Off Season: Jan, Feb, Mar( 26-31 ), Apr, Sept, Oct, Nov, and Dec

• $550/nt for 1st 8 guests for Thurs, Fri, and Sat nights

• $425/nt for 1st 8 guests for Sun, Mon, Tues, and Wed nights

• Two night Minimum, except holidays, which are three night minimum

• Holidays at $775/nt for up to the first 12 guests

• Additional guests at $25/nt

• 6% tax on the total

• River Suite included at no charge

• Holidays are New Years, Good Friday, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Season ( Dec 22 – Jan 2 )

High Season: Mar ( 1-25 ) May, June, July, and August

• $675/nt for up to the first 8 guests

• Two night Minimum, except holidays, which are three night minimum

• Holidays at $775/nt for up to the first 12 guests

• Additional guests at $25/nt

• 6% tax on the total

• River Suite included at no charge

• Holidays are Memorial day, and July 4th

Keywords: House on the river great escape

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2006
Speaks english

Peggy and Phil Collins bought this house in 2006 to use as their Getaway from the city. We wanted it comfortable for us, so now everyone gets to enjoy The Great Escape. We are blessed that everyone seems to love this place ( we have had some groups back 7 times in 3 years, and our repeat guest rate is over 45% ). We continue to make investments in this property, so that it is better each time you come back. Photo is taken in Shanghai China.

The Owner purchased this house in 2006

This property is in a prime location. It is directly on the Blanco river, that has a steady flow all of the time. It is 3 acres on a lot that provides privacy for any size group. The cypress trees along the river's edge are beautiful and provide great afternoon shade that allows you to pull your chair into the river, relax, and sip a glass of wine. Wimberley is fun year round, and we enjoy the off season as much as high season.

The furnishings are all unique and are not a throw down of mass produced items. Peggy and I enjoy shopping for antiques and unique pieces that give the home a lot of character. For the guests we provide paperback books, board games, bocci ball, horse shoes, jigsaw puzzles and a large library of videos for the little ones. We have high speed wireless, so you can work ( Ugh! ) on your laptop on the back porch ( if you have to work ). We have a large portfolio in the house offering details on the vast majority of attractions in the area.

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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Reviews

Property Reviews

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Hill Country Estate on the Blanco River - 'The Great Escape'
average rating of 5.0 based on 153 reviews
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Hill Country Estate on the Blanco River - 'The Great Escape'
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Wimberley Texas Hill Country
5

Spacious+plus+quiet

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
This+place+is+cool.
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Hill Country Estate on the Blanco River - 'The Great Escape'
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Wimberley Texas Hill Country
5

Spacious and quiet

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
This place is cool.
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Hill Country Estate on the Blanco River - 'The Great Escape'
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Wimberley Texas Hill Country
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
So quiet and peaceful.
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Hill Country Estate on the Blanco River - 'The Great Escape'
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Wimberley Texas Hill Country
austin
5

Its a great property

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
I loved it
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Hill Country Estate on the Blanco River - 'The Great Escape'
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Wimberley Texas Hill Country
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
3

Wonderful Girls trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
WE had a Wonderful girls trip to your home. We loved your home, especially the back porch looking over the river. We had lots of plans, but ended up not being abale to leave. Thanks for helping us make great memories.

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Austin
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Ranch Road 12 and FM 3237
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Wimberley
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Wimberley
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Wimberley Downtown Square
Car: necessary

shopping at outlets malls, antique shopping, Market Days at Wimberley

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Availability & Rates

Wimberley House Rental Rates

Notes

  • From $375/nt
  • US Dollars
  • Off Season 2013 Jan, Feb, March 26-31, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • $375/nt Sun-Wed & $450/nt Thur-Sat for 1st 6 guests, then $25 for each addl
  • High Season 2013 - March 1-25, May, Jun, Jul, Aug
  • $575/nt for 1st 8 guests, then $25/nt for each addl
  • Two day Min, except holidays which are a 3 day minimum.
  • Holidays are $675/nt for the first 12 guests, then $25/nt for each additional
  • No cleaning or any other fees, except for 6% tax. Max 14 guests.
  • River Suite is included at no charge for 10+ Off Season, 14 High Season

Amenities

Wimberley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Village
  • River
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Broadband Access
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • PC
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , In Optional River Suite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 4 in main house, with additional full bath in optional River Suite.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom upstairs with Private Bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Twin beds are day bed and trundle bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 in River Suite - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Optional River Suite.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (3) Three Twin beds, Two Day beds with twin size mattresses, and two trundle beds with Twin Mattresses., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa in Living Room folds out to a queen size bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Video Library ...
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Barbecue
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Wood Deck
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • jetted tub ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • forests
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • water tubing
  • rock climbing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • equestrian events
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
small appliances, All dishes and Cooking utensils provided, all Linens provided, Full size Washer & Dryer, Jetted Tub in Master Bath, Horse shoes, Lots of videos, Board games, No Smoking in House, No Pets in house, Sleeping arrangements - Upstairs, Master Bedroom - King, Bedroom #2 - Full and two twins, Bedroom #3 - Queen, twin size daybed, twin size trundle, Bedroom #4 - Queen, Sleeping Arrangements - Downstairs, Sleeping Room #5 - Twin size daybed and twin size trundle, Queen size fold out couch in living room. NEW RIVER SUITE - It is adjoining the game room and has a queen bed, twin bed, full size washer and dryer, and a private bath with tile shower and granite counter tops.

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