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Shepherd's Rest - Hot Tub, 1+ Acre Close to Downtown, Swim in the Blanco River!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom 1 Bath Home - sleeps up to 5

SHEPHERDS REST - a SkyRun Texas Property

One of Wimberley's original vacation getaways, this updated 1940's rock cottage is an amazing vacation value.Shepherd's Rest is a wonderful, centrally-located launching pad to enjoy all the Wimberley Valley has to offer from one of Texas' finest swimming holes, Blue Hole, to Wimberley Market Days, shopping on the Square, the Corral Outdoor Movie Theatre, local vineyards, playhouses, etc.

When it's time to relax there's plenty of room to enjoy the great outdoors at Shepherd's Rest - from stargazing in the hot tub; playing in the large, fenced, kid-friendly yard; grilling in the outdoor kitchen; relaxing on the Texas-sized front porch; or taking the two-minute drive down to Blue Hole for a swim. The outdoor gaming pavilion includes a basketball goal and darts.

Inside you'll find comfortable king and queen bedding accommodations; additional amenities include a full-kitchen, cable TV, wireless Internet, puzzles, cards, and board games to help you enjoy your stay at Shepherd's Rest.

Shepherd's Rest is the perfect 'Away, But Not Too Far Away' destination in Wimberley. Only a short drive to all the best Wimberley has to offer including: Blue Hole Regional Park, Corral Outdoor Movie Theater, The Square, Market Days, Wimberley Glass Works, and local eateries.

There's also plenty to do at Shepherd's Rest without ever getting in a vehicle! Enjoy a short walk down to the Blanco River, a two minute walk. You'll find that this is truly the Wimberley Way - very relaxing and peaceful, a great family-friendly place to swim or lounge in a tube. Bring your river cowboy hat and floatie and beverage of your choice!

Shepherd's Rest is fabulous for the exercise enthusiast. Act like a local and enjoy walking, jogging, or cycling Flite Acres Road, Little Arkansas Road, or Little Ranches (it gets hilly fast!). Blue Hole Park also offers 4+ miles of easy trails for pedestrians and cyclists and a playground and basketball court for the kids.

Have a larger gathering in mind? Shepherd's Rest is adjacent to Shepherd's Lodge (VRBO#701591) which can be rented in conjunction with Shepherd's Rest to offer accommodations for up to 16 guests.

No smoking or pets are allowed on this property. Please note that the fireplace is not functional. There is a limit of 2 vehicles unless otherwise approved.

Noise curfew in effect 9pm-8am.

Enjoy your stay!

More Details

Property Manager
Aaron
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Shepherd's Rest - Hot Tub, 1+ Acre Close to Downtown, Swim in the Blanco River!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 42 reviews
Bryan, TX
5

Shepherd's Rest was everything as described

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home inside and out. We were looking for a quite place to get away and we found it. This home is well furnished for a comfortable weekend escape.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

It was cute and quaint!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoy our stay minus the dogs barking like crazy next-door!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this little house. Perfect for a weekend getaway. The spacious backyard is great for just hanging out, having a picnic, and letting your kids run around while you grill outback. Love having the river just a short walk away. This was our second stay and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Cottage

  • 4 of 5

The house was as described. The beds were very comfortable. The proximity to town was great with easy access to the great town of Wimberley. There was a bit of a ripple in the living room floor where there was water damage or foundation settling; it was enough to create a walking /tripping hazard. The hot tub was nice but over chlorinated. All in all enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for coming and enjoying the house. We have fixed the little bump in the floor and it's smooth again. The hot tub has been drained and refilled. :) Please come back again and enjoy all that Wimberley has to offer. We've also added a ping pong table too.
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5

Very Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This property was out in the country on several acres. Very relaxing. Deer everywhere. It is walking distance to the river and very close to town. It has a private hot tub out in the back. I would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Katy, Texas
5

Road Trip with Granddaughter

  • 5 of 5

This was a before school starts road trip with my oldest granddaughter (16). She had heard my stories of Wimberley and the Blue Hole, her choice! The Shepherds Rest was perfect for us..in fact she & I had little down time.

From grilling homemade pizza on the gas grill (hint: turn on the gas valve behind the pit, it is hooked up to the house propane tank, genius), enjoying the hot tub after long shopping trips on the square (town only 2-3 min drive) and we had a chance to enjoy some Blue Hole swimming (5 min. drive). The water at the Hole was approx. 60*, crystal clear, but she could not get me to jump from the ropes...lol Played darts, got challenged to a ping pong game, but sorry there were no balls to be found? Took a short walk to the Blanco River (right across street)

The house is in excellent shape, bedding comfortable, fully equipped kitchen, good water pressure for showers and plenty of towels. You almost do not need to leave the property. Location, location, location...

Customer service is A+, Aaron was very helpful on my only call to ask "where's the propane tank for the grill?" immediate response, even checked on us Saturday...book it 7 enjoy.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Trattoria Lisina
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The Leaning Pear
"Best local eatery in town. Foodies, this is your place in town. Check the hours before you..."
Salt Lick BBQ
Ino'z Incorporated
"Best burger in town. Casual indoor or outdoor dining on Cypress Creek, bocce ball courts, l..."
Shamrock Tacos
"Open for breakfast and lunch. Inexpensive and tasty. Really, the gas station has some of t..."
Cypress Creek Cafe
Marco's Italian Restaurant & Pzzr
"Casual dining, reasonable prices. Right on The Square. BYOB."
Wimberley Cafe
"Great breakfasts! Locals keep this place busy."
Wimberley Pie Co.
"Yum! Almost anybody can find a slice to love here! "
Mima's Kitchen
"Good for a quick, casual breakfast or lunch. Mexican food."
The Corral Theatre
"When's the last time you took in a movie under the stars? Vintage. Jewel of the community!..."
Emily Ann Theatre
"Local, charming. Check their website for upcoming events and shows."
Jacob's Well Natural Area
Blue Hole Regional Park
"Swimming Blue Hole = Iconic Texas Summer. Paid admission. Free ares of the park include pl..."
Wimberley Glassworks Inc
"Call ahead to check for glass blowing demonstration times. Arrive early. Way cool! Kids a..."
Wimberley Market Days
Wimberley Zipline Adventures
Wimberley Square
San Marcos - Prime Outlets
Tanger Outlet Center

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Rates & Availability

Notes

  • DEPOSIT: Major Credit Cards Accepted - 1/2 of rental required upon confirmation of all reservations as deposit (min $0). Remainder due 30 days prior to arrival.

    PRICING: The rates above do not include 6% state lodging tax and other local taxes/fees. Please inquire about holiday weekends, as additional charges and a 3 night minimum may apply.
  • From $150/nt
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  • $150/night (2 night minimum)
  • This rate is for 2 adults.
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Amenities

Wimberley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor of property. 1 sink.
  • 1 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • First Bedroom - 1 king , 1st floor of property. .
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen , 1st floor of property. .
    Living Room Sofa - 1 twin/ single , 1st floor of property. .
  • 2 Bedrooms with 1 King Beds, 1 Queen Beds
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf

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