Nestled at the start of the Texas Hill Country - New Braunfels, Texas. Stephen F. Klein built this cottage in 1846 and sits next to the 'Oldest Bakery in Texas' - Naegelins Bakery, built in 1868' This cozy cottage features original 'Fachwerk construction' as well as original foot board flooring. It sits in the heart of New Braunfels and is in walking distance to New Braunfels many attractions. The comal river, Schlitterbahn water park, Brauntex Theatre and downtown antique shopping. Also close by is the beautiful Landa Park - full of family fun, golfing, swimming pool and a memorable train ride. Also near is Gruene Texas full of Shopping and Food including Texas oldest dance hall - Gruene Hall.
Centrally located, and one of only a few homes to rent in the downtown area, the home is within walking distance of the Comal River, Schlitterbahn, the McKenna Children’s Museum, Landa Park & Wurstfest! Downtown New Braunfels offers fine dining, entertainment, and numerous activities close by. Gruene Hall, Texas’ oldest dance hall, is a short drive away and is famous for the live entertainers who sing on stage every day. Gruene also offers great shopping, restaurants and wine tasting. Lake Dunlap & Lake McQueeney are great places to water ski and is a short five minute drive, and Canyon Lake, a much larger lake is about a 25-minute drive. Want to shop? The outlet malls, Prime and Tanger, are only fifteen minutes away!
Situated between Austin and San Antonio, there are unlimited tourist attractions within a reasonable driving distance. If your vacation plans include a trip to San Antonio to visit Sea World, Fiesta Texas, the Riverwalk, Natural Bridge Caverns, or the Alamo, we are minutes from IH-35, and an easy 30-minute drive to downtown San Antonio. Austin (the State capital of Texas) is known for its live music and numerous exquisite restaurants and is only a 45-minute drive. And don’t forget to visit San Marcos with its famous outlet malls and the Power Olympic Whitewater Kayaking center located on the San Marcos River.
List of attractions:
Schlitterbahn, Guadalupe River, Comal River, McKenna Children’s Museum, Sophienburg Museum, Gruene Hall, San Marcos River – Canyon Lake, San Marcos Outlet Malls, Landa Park, Natural Bridge Caverns, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, River Road Icehouse, Whitewater Amphitheater, Schlitterbahn Hill Country Christmas, Various Massage & Beauty Spas.
AREA GOLF COURSES: Landa Park Golf Course, The Bandit Golf Course, Canyon Lake Golf Course.
ANTIQUES: Palace Heights Antiques Mall, Red Rooster Antiques Mall, Thumbalina's Antiques & Collectibles.
DOWNTOWN RESTAURANTS: Granzin;s BBQ, McAdoo's, Myron’s Steakhouse, Liberty Bistro, Piano Bar, Oyster Bar.
New Braunfels is a great small town with that same kind of atmosphere. This house became part of the bakery years ago. Though the years of owning the bakery and numerous offers to stay the night at the Texas landmark, we did some remodeling and opened it up!
Staying at a Texas landmark and witness some of the pre 1900 German immigrant construction.