LARGE LUXURY HOME ON 10 ACRES WITH 600 FEET OF THE BLANCO RIVER

Roby Norvell

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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LARGE LUXURY HOME ON 10 ACRES WITH 600 FEET OF THE BLANCO RIVER

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4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14, Home Overlooking The Blanco River

The Wimberley Retreat on the Blanco (just purchased in June 2014 and formerly known as '600 on the Blanco') offers a unique experience with a 3300 sq ft house that sits on 10 private acres with access to 600 feet of deep river frontage on the Blanco River. There is a cliff on the opposite side of the river that allows for ideal privacy and quiet. No other homes are in sight. Escape the city pace and bright lights for relaxing on the river with extended family or friends or co-workers. Have coffee on the deck or patios in the morning while a flock of wild turkeys roam the yard or several deer drink from the river. Enjoy an evening drink under the bright stars. The deck is also a great place to watch the many different species of birds on the property.

The majority of the river bank is shaded by 100+ year old cypress trees. The river itself has something for all ages with shallow areas perfect for small children as well as a deep swimming hole about 25 feet long. We are lucky to be located on a part of the Blanco that has deep water even in extended drought periods. The private grassy ten acres of The Wimberley Retreat provide more than enough room for everyone to run, play, throw a ball or frisbee, have a kickball game, or just explore the wonders of nature: birds, fish, turtles, frogs, lizards, butterflies, and wildflowers. Some fishing and butterfly nets are provided. Feel free to bring your fishing poles, river shoes, kayaks and canoes.

The Wimberley Retreat house is perfect for large gatherings as it provides a soaring great room with a 20 ft ceiling and a wall of windows facing the river that is open to the kitchen and dining area seating 12. The outdoor grilling area and deck seats 14 and additional chairs are provided for the lawn and river area. The kitchen and coffee/wine bar areas are equipped with all appliances, extensive food and drink preparation and serving ware, and indoor/outdoor dishes to accommodate any large meal. Each of the 4 large private bedrooms have patios/decks and attached full bathrooms with an additional 1/2 bath located off the entry hall. There are 3 kings and 6 twin beds in total. Two of the twin beds are in the loft area that offers access to a full bathroom via a jack-and-jill bathroom layout. The loft area also provides a ping pong table and kids TV/movie and toy area for hours of entertainment and an opportunity for the adults to visit in the common areas downstairs. More movies, books, coloring books, puzzles, and games for all ages are in the downstairs common areas, along with a cable TV and music system. Whether you are planning a mini-reunion, ladies getaway trip, couples gathering, team-building session for a small group, multi-generation family gathering, shopping or winery tour, or celebrating a special birthday or milestone, the Wimberley Retreat will provide all of the privacy, space, and amenities your group will need.

Area Attractions: Explore the areas around Wimberley by visiting Gruene, TX and the historic Gruene Hall and the Guadalupe River; Visit the Driftwood and Duchman wineries nearby or partake in some stellar Texas BBQ at the Salt Lick. There are plenty of opportunities for shopping in town for antiques and crafts or visit the San Marcos outlet stores 15 miles away.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Roby Norvell (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
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About Roby Norvell

The Norvell family hails from Houston, TX where we, like most Americans, lead over-booked lives full of schoolwork, school activities, sports, civic, and work responsibilities. We have owned another property in Wimberley since 2008 and have come to love the area. Our kids are young and our parents and family do not live nearby. We wanted a place for our extended family to get together to run, swim, climb, explore, spend time as a family, and just enjoy the beauty of nature. We wanted to add another property to enjoy with family and provide a vacation retreat for families or friends looking to escape to the Hill Country. We hope your family enjoys our Wimberley Retreat as much as we do.

Roby Norvell purchased this house in 2014

Why Roby Norvell chose Wimberley

We searched for 2 years+ to find an ideal home located on a deep and easily accessible section of the Blanco River. We decided on this retreat when we found the perfect combination of easily accessible deep and shallow water to provide river entertainment for all ages. The house is also ideal with the soaring windows facing the river and the 4 bedrooms each with their own bathroom which provides everyone with the privacy they need.

What makes this house unique

The view from the great room and the wrap around deck and patios provide stunning views of the surrounding bluffs and deep river down the slope from the house. You can't see another house from the property and you feel that you're in an isolated retreat away from everyone else.

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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Reviews

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Large Luxury Home On 10 Acres With 600 Feet Of The Blanco River
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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Large Luxury Home On 10 Acres With 600 Feet Of The Blanco River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p594553vb
-(832) 640-4617 (Texas, USA)
Wimberley Texas Hill Country
Austin
5

Great for offsite business meetings

  • 5 of 5
We had an offsite planning session and this was the perfect setting. There is a large gathering room with a flat screen that worked out well for reviewing presentations. The river access provides a nice opportunity to take a break and fish. There are multiple restaurants that are not too far away, and there is a great deck for sitting out at night. The house was extremely clean and has a great kitchen for preparing large meals. The lot is fairly large and provides a nice level of seclusion. A great location for a retreat.
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Large Luxury Home On 10 Acres With 600 Feet Of The Blanco River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p594553vb
-(832) 640-4617 (Texas, USA)
Wimberley Texas Hill Country
Aledo, Texas
5

Privacy and Quiet on the Blanco!

  • 5 of 5
The Wimberley Retreat is an outstanding property on the Blanco River! We went as a group of eight ladies for a weekend getaway to play Mah Jongg and shop at the Wimberley Trade Days. The house is beautifully furnished, the beds are very comfortable, the kitchen is well equipped, and the tables in the dining room are great for playing games! Every room has a view of the river! We felt very safe and especially enjoyed how quiet, peaceful, and private the property is! The house has great outdoor spaces - a large wraparound deck and each bedroom has a private porch or balcony. Thie large cypress trees shade the riverbank and you can relax in the adirondack chairs by the water or jump in and enjoy the cool Blanco in inner tubes in your own private stretch of the river! We recommend The Leaning Pear for great dining in Wimberley, if you can pull yourself away from this oasis! We all want to return!
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Large Luxury Home On 10 Acres With 600 Feet Of The Blanco River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p594553vb
-(832) 640-4617 (Texas, USA)
Wimberley Texas Hill Country
Dallas
5

The H Tubing Gang

  • 5 of 5
We had such a fantastic time at the Wimberly Retreat!! The directions were spot on, the gathering areas perfect for our large group of three families and the bedroom arrangement was spot on for privacy. The back deck was fabulous for stargazing!!! We enjoyed our own river access and walking through the water exploring.
I wouldn't recommend New Braunfels for a natural tubing experience. We are big fans of the Frio and it just felt man-made. Next time we visit, our plan is to float the Guadalupe.
Thanks to Roby and his amazing hospitality!!! This really is a retreat!!
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Large Luxury Home On 10 Acres With 600 Feet Of The Blanco River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p594553vb
-(832) 640-4617 (Texas, USA)
Wimberley Texas Hill Country
Dallas,texas
5

GREAT STAY

  • 5 of 5
House was WONDERFUL --Wall of windows with view to the river. Open "great room".
Private bedrooms with bath. Deck with 3 sitting areas. House had awesome array of ANY needed kitchen, household accessories, etc. if needed.
Owner very easy to make arrangements and answer any questions.
Group has been traveling together for 20 +++ years and this is the "crown jewel" of our
Homes away from home!!!!
Owners directions to house coming from any direction was precise.
House was spotless.
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
business
Large Luxury Home On 10 Acres With 600 Feet Of The Blanco River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p594553vb
-(832) 640-4617 (Texas, USA)
Wimberley Texas Hill Country
Granbury,Texas
5

Air Force Reunion

  • 5 of 5
Without a doubt, this is the best equipped, well furnished home with the most convenient floor plan we have ever rented from VRBO. We four couples have been getting together for over 40 years! This home is immaculately clean with amenities galore (soaps,shampoo, paper goods, hair dryers in each BR, even cotton swabs), and every possible kitchen utensil. The beds were very comfortable. A huge deck with more than ample outdoor furniture can easily accommodate everyone. Absolutely outstanding!!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
business
Large Luxury Home On 10 Acres With 600 Feet Of The Blanco River
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p594553vb
-(832) 640-4617 (Texas, USA)
Wimberley Texas Hill Country
Montgomery, Tex
5

Great House!!

  • 5 of 5
Our group of 8 enjoyed this house so much. It is very clean, comfortable, and has everything you need. We have been renting houses via VRBO for maybe 15 yrs. and this is the BEST yet! The owner was very helpful and made "sealing the deal" easy and non-complicated.
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
FM 2325
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Wimberley Restaurants
Car: recommended
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Availability & Rates

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Wimberley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2014
Sep 2 2014 - Nov 1 2014
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$695
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2014
Nov 2 2014 - Nov 25 2014
2 night minimum stay
$550
From
$595
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2014
Nov 26 2014 - Nov 29 2014
4 night minimum stay
$700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2014
Nov 30 2014 - Dec 23 2014
2 night minimum stay
$550
From
$595
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2014
Dec 24 2014 - Dec 27 2014
2 night minimum stay
$695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2014
Dec 28 2014 - Dec 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
New Years 2014-15
Dec 31 2014 - Jan 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
$695
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2015
Jan 4 2015 - Feb 26 2015
2 night minimum stay
$550
From
$595
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2015
Feb 27 2015 - Mar 5 2015
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$695
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break 2015
Mar 6 2015 - Mar 21 2015
3 night minimum stay
$695
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2015
Mar 22 2015 - Apr 1 2015
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$695
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter 2015
Apr 2 2015 - Apr 5 2015
2 night minimum stay
$750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2015
Apr 6 2015 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$695
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day 2015
May 22 2015 - May 26 2015
3 night minimum stay
$795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2015
May 27 2015 - Jul 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$695
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
4th of July 2015
Jul 3 2015 - Jul 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2015
Jul 7 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$695
From
$750
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2015
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 3 2015
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$695
Thu,Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day 2015
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
$795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$550
From
$595
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

One Time Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%
Notes Cancellation Policy: A full refund, less a $50 re-booking fee, will be issued if you cancel more than 30 days in advance. If you cancel less than 30 days before your arrival date, you will be refunded if we are able to re-book the same dates as your stay.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Wimberley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3332 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - Half Bath - toilet , Located next to kitchen.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Upstairs Bedroom #2 - 3 twin/ single , With private bathroom and balcony facing river.
    Master Suite #1 - 1 king , Private bathroom (tub/shower) & outdoor patio facing river.
    Master Suite #2 - 1 king , Private bathroom with shower &outdoor patio facing river.
    Loft - 1 twin/ single , Two twin beds in loft between upstairs bedrooms.
    Upstairs Bedroom #1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Jack & Jill bathroom with shower and balcony facing river.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
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