COTTAGE ON THE GUADALUPE RIVER IN HUNT, TEXAS-KIPP COTTAGE

Karl Dickinson

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
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COTTAGE ON THE GUADALUPE RIVER IN HUNT, TEXAS-KIPP COTTAGE

Hunt Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Two cottages, each sleeps 6 and 4

Buildings:

#1: 1940's 'Main House' with 2br/1b. Queen, set of twins, Q sleeper sofa. Pine floors, footed tub/shower. fireplace. central air. Limestone interior and exterior walls. High ceiling. Limestone patio overlooking river. Sleeps 6 (2 to the queen and queen sleeper sofa) Extra charge for more than 6 persons up to 7. $53/person/night

#2: 2br/1b, 1950s 'Guest House' has a queen, and a day bed with trundle, kitchen. central air. Carpet/tile. Limestone interior and exterior walls. Tile shower. Sleeps 4 (2 to the queen) Extra charge for more than 4 persons, up to 5. $53/night.

#3: 'Bath House' has washer-dryer, tile shower and commode

outside.

500' feet of river front secluded by bluff on opposite side. 4'-8' depth. Redwood barrel-raft in center of river. Dock recessed into bank. Large cypress, walnut, and pecan trees. Row boat, tubes, and kayaks. Hot tub. 1/2 acre carpet grass yard by river, One acre carpet grass yard, up top, by houses.

Gazebo with hot tub inside, overlookiing river.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Karl Dickinson

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The photo is my sister and me around 1967. I live here in Hunt, TX and co-own and operate with my sister, from Austin, the Lincoln Hunting Ranch in Encinal, TX as well as this property.

Karl Dickinson purchased this cottage in 1950

This place was purchased as a summer get-away by our grandparents, who cotton farmed in the Valley. It was convenient for them since their daughter (our mother) was a camper at Camp Mystic in the mid 50s. It has been a wonderful summer spot for us for 50+ years.

One of many unique benefits is having the bluff on the other side of the river. Not only is it fantastic to look at but it secludes our place more since there are no improvements there. Another plus is the yard. Having flat land in the HIll Country is sometimes hard to come by so having a flat yard makes it fun for kids to play on. Being across the highway from Camp Mystic and a couple of miles from Crider's Outdoor dance Hall and Rodeo makes driving there... or walking there a breeze.

Fredericksburg is a short drive away as well.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
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Reviews

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Cottage on the Guadalupe River in Hunt, Texas-Kipp Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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Cottage on the Guadalupe River in Hunt, Texas-Kipp Cottage
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Hunt Texas Hill Country
5

CINDY, LLANO, TX

  • 5 of 5
Our family had a great weekend at the river. We had plenty of room inside to play games and eat. The outside was spectacular, everything was provided for a fun time on the river.
We plan to return next summer!
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying and taking the time to comment. Until next time...
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Cottage on the Guadalupe River in Hunt, Texas-Kipp Cottage
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Hunt Texas Hill Country
Spicewood TX
5

SUPERB

  • 5 of 5
Our stay Hunt was a lifetime memory. Cant wait to return to the best ever Cottage on the river. Everything A-l
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you all a good time. Come back again!
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Cottage on the Guadalupe River in Hunt, Texas-Kipp Cottage
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830-459-2280
Hunt Texas Hill Country
Shelby, TX
5

PARADISE ON THE GUADALUPE

  • 5 of 5
Another couple joined us for a weekend getaway and we were all thoroughly satisfied with this rental. The setting was so peaceful and relaxing. It was just what we needed. The house was well stocked and the patio on the river was awesome. We will be back!
  • Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you all had a good time. If you have any suggestions for improvement, let me know. Thanks for staying!
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Cottage on the Guadalupe River in Hunt, Texas-Kipp Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p427280vb
830-459-2280
Hunt Texas Hill Country
5

KARL'S THE MAN!

Karl's the Man!
  • 5 of 5
Went to the Kipp Cottage not knowing what to expect. It was more beautiful than the pics posted by Karl. Wow! It was fully stocked, from the canoes and kayaks, to the BBQ pits. The backdrop of the river behind the cottage was breathtaking. Water crystal clear you could see the boulders, to the fish at the bottom. Leave the blankets and pillows at home, the place has plenty of extras. The hot tub is in a perfect location overlooking the river bank down the hill. If you have trouble getting in and out of bathtubs,there is a walk in shower stall over in the laundry room. The bathtub in the main house is quite tall and cumbersome getting in and out of if you're elderly. Lost Maples State Park
is 30-40 minuets away. Its perfect for an exhilarating hike or bike ride. Oh, bring plenty of water and trail mix for energy, you're gonna need it. We are definitely going back if we can reserve it. It seems to be booked solid for the holidays and peak season. We went in late February and got lucky with the weather being perfect.
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad you used the shower over in the laundry room because not too many people do. I hope the water heater was plugged in! It is my favorite since it's roomy. Winter is a unique time to come since the leaves are off the trees. You can see the bluff across the river and the color of the river seems more vivid. It is a guessing game as when to book a reservation due the constant fronts that arrive in the winter. It could be 20 or 75 degrees. Waiting a couple or 3 days beforehand, like you did, is sometimes the best.
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Cottage on the Guadalupe River in Hunt, Texas-Kipp Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p427280vb
830-459-2280
Hunt Texas Hill Country
5

RELAXATION ON THE RIVER

  • 5 of 5
The house and property are very well kept. River front clean and manicured. Rowboat and kayaks were great. We brought a croquet set and kids loved it. Fireplace wasn't working but owner informed us ahead of time. Generous with towels and blankets. Beds are very comfortable and kitchen well stocked with pans and cookingware. Will definitely come back for some R&R!
  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Cottage on the Guadalupe River in Hunt, Texas-Kipp Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p427280vb
830-459-2280
Hunt Texas Hill Country
5

THE BEST LITTLE CABIN GET-A-AWAY EVER!

  • 5 of 5
We were looking for a romantic, relaxing weekend retreat, and Kipp Cottage exceeded our expectations. We loved the property so much, that we never made it to Lost Maples! Everything was clean and well appointed. Even though we went in early November and was too chilly to swim, we kayaked, did yoga on the beautiful lawn, soaked in the hot tub, had coffee on the porch and pretty much enjoyed the heck out of ourselves. We look forward to coming back!!
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you all enjoyed your stay. Even though you didn't make it to Lost Maples, you caught the tree color perfectly, locally. Come back and stay, again.

Map

Hunt Store
Elaine's Table
National Museum of the Pacific War
Rio Ranch Cafe
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Kerrville
Nearest Motorway
Highway 39
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Ingram Social Club
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Kerrville
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
'The Hunt Store'
Car: necessary

We are about 15 minutes from the nearest restaurants (3) and 30 minutes from Wal-mart and HEB(Grocery store). James Avery Headquarters and Showroom is 40 minutes away. The movie theater is about 40 min.

The Hospital is 40 minutes to Kerrville. Lost Maples State Park is approx. 45 minutes west from the house. Basically we are out in the country, but close to all the camps on the 'South Fork.' We are about 30 minutes from Camp Waldemar, Stewart, and Honey Creek which are on the north fork Guadalupe River. Mo Ranch is close to 45 minutes away. Fredericksburg is an hour away.

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Availability & Rates

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Hunt Cottage Rental Rates

Notes

  • $190-$400 per night
  • US Dollars
  • March 15-Sept 15: $250/n main house, $150/n guest house (Main house overflow)
  • Sept 16-March 14: $190/n main house, $125/n guest house
  • 2-day minimum, 3-night minimum on national holidays
  • Weekly rate: applicable daily rate for 6 days. Get 7th free.

Amenities

Hunt Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , in Main House
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , in Guest House
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , in Bath House
  • Bathroom 3 is a separate building which houses the washer/dryer, a toilet, and a large tile shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bath House - Washer, dryer, toilet, huge shower
    Main House Bedroom #2 - 2 twin/ single
    Main House Living area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Guest House Bedroom #1 - 1 queen
    Main House Bedroom #1 - 1 queen
    Guest House Bedroom #2/Lvg - 2 twin/ single , Daybed w/ trundle, dining table
  • Total for both houses: Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Queen sleeper Sofa (1) Each house rents separately. Main House total occupancy is 6. $50/night/person for extra persons up to 8. Guest House total occupancy is 4. $50/person/night for extra persons up to 5.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Books ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Boat ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
Notes:
Guadalupe river for swimming and fishing. You do not have to cross a road or take a bus to it. Only 100' from house. Walking distance to Camp Mystic. Short drive to Lost Maples State park.