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'El Rancho Regenia' - Beautiful 25 Acre Country Retreat on Canyon Lake - L1226

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Large 3 bdrm, 3 full / 2 half bath with stock pond and lots of room to roam...

Come unwind at our beautiful waterfront home, located in the Texas Hill Country on 25 acres. Not only do we offer privacy, but the relaxation and comfort that you, your family and friends deserve. Along with breathtaking lake views, from nearly every room in the main house, we offer fishing in our fully stocked pond, basket ball, volleyball, washer boards and even a porch swing for you to relax in. For those interested in Texas style "Bar-B-Q", we have a large custom built-in smoker, a newly remodeled outdoor kitchen and a new oversized fire pit. Our property is perfect for family reunions, the gathering of friends and is 'kid-friendly'.

Should you choose to venture off of the property, you are within minutes of floating the Guadalupe river, attending an amazing concert at "Whitewater" or visiting historic "Gruene Hall", touring the Canyon Lake Gorge, spending the day at Schlitterbaun Water Park, Sea World or Six Flags San Antonio. There are many area boutiques, antique shops and even the San Marcos Outlet Mall. If you are a 'wine connoisseur'', enjoy one of the many area wineries which are only a short drive away.

Come relax and make life long memories with family and friends......

More Details

Jill Cunningham-Baker
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Jill Cunningham-Baker

Originally from Houston, my family and I moved to Austin in 1980. After our children graduated from Lake Travis High School, I decided that a move to the country was in order. So in 2000, I built my home on Canyon Lake and by 2001, I was full time resident. Once settled in, I began to adopt farm animals and from there it has grown by leaps and bounds. Who would think that a city girl would become a farm girl?

Jill Cunningham-Baker purchased this house in 2014

Why Jill Cunningham-Baker chose Canyon Lake

"El Rancho Regenia" was built as my parents retirement home in the mid-80's. After my parents were gone, I was fortunate enough to purchase this beautiful property, that meant so much to them, and expand the farm. From the time it was constructed, our family and friends have enjoyed this very special place on Canyon Lake. "El Rancho Regenia" holds many precious memories of when our children were young and the times we spent here. We are now making many new memories with our own grandchildren in this very special place.

One of my greatest joys is the ability to share "El Rancho Regenia" with wonderful families who want to experience a little bit of the country life while enjoying the company of family and friends. My hope is that this will continue for many years to come...

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us. We had a great time and could have not ask for anything more. We found the utensil drawer under the countertop and everything was there just like you said. Hopefully we will be back for a long weekend this year, but if not, we will be definately see you next "spring break". Everything was wonderful!
Mar 2011
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Canyon Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • As a courtesy to our neighbors, there is a mandatory quiet time of 11:00 P.M. each evening.
  • House rules and check-out instructions must be followed or additional fees will apply.
  • Charcoal must NOT be used in the "built-in custom BBQ smoker". We provide some firewood for the smoker and fire pit.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , Located off the upstairs living area
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Located off the downstairs living area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bath towels, soap, shampoo and hair dryers provided
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Bath towels, soap, shampoo and hair dryers provided
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bath towels, soap, shampoo and hair dryers provided
  • Master bathroom has a double vanity, a shower/bathtub combination and a large walk-in closet. A 'start-up' amount of paper products is provided for each bath. There are also hair dryers located in each bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Downstairs bedroom with private full bath and lake views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Downstairs bedroom with private full bath and lake views
    Master Bedroom Suite - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Private entrance off main deck with breathtaking lake views
  • All bedrooms have their own private full baths.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
The main floor has a fully furnished kitchen, a dining set with 8 chairs, 2 stools, a high chair and a breakfast bar that seats 4. Our oversized family room extends onto a large covered deck where you can sip your morning coffee and watch the sunrise over the lake or just relax after a long day of playing. The master suite has a private entrance onto the upper covered deck. Downstairs has a small kitchenette, living area, 2 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, utility room along with outdoor access. We have a newly remodeled covered outdoor kitchen with a large custom built smoker and beautiful granite countertops. Below the home we have a fully stocked pond with a lighted pier - be sure to bring your own bait and tackle! Walking, biking and horse back riding trails meander around the property along beautiful Canyon Lake. We provide outdoor games (volleyball, horseshoes, basketball and washer boards).


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'El Rancho Regenia' - Beautiful 25 Acre Country Retreat on Canyon Lake - L1226
average rating of 4.9761906 based on 87 reviews

Absolutely stunning!

  • 5 of 5

We rented El Rancho Regina for my parents 50th anniversary. I could not have dreamed up a more perfect experience. Breathtaking view, beautiful well appointed home, indoor and outdoor cooking areas, soft sheets, outdoor sitting areas. We spent most of our time on the back porch, looking at the lake and sharing memories. It was a perfect experience! Thank you Jill, you went above and beyond.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christy! I am so glad that we were able to share our "little piece of heaven" with you and your family in celebration of your parents 50th wedding anniversary. What a wonderful milestone! By the way, the pillow sham was found 😊� Have a wonderful holiday season and we hope to see you again. Kindest regards, Jill Cunningham Baker
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Canyon Lake, TX


  • 5 of 5

We celebrated our friends 81st birthday at El Rancho Regenia, and what a special birthday it was. The home was gorgeous and everything we could have possibly needed was provided.

We were greeted with fresh flowers, wine and fresh baked cookies along with a welcome note.

Our favorite place was the main living deck, which overlooks the lake and the property. The sunrises, along with the sunsets, were awesome. Thank you Jill for sharing you and your families beautiful home with are the perfect hostess!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

El Rancho Regenia was wonderful and had every amenity you need! The only problem we had was the weather!!! Cold and rainy, which limited our activities, but that's the risk we take vacationing in February! Jill was so friendly and accommodating, we would definitely recommend her property.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place

  • 4 of 5

Very pretty place and pretty seasonal decorations around the property. Landlord next door was available for questions or any help we needed. She was attentive to our needs and was accommodating. She was otherwise out of the picture and certainly didn't bother us any. Lots of animals on the property which was fun but also meant you had to watch where you stepped to keep from stepping on poop. House is well furnished. The checkout instructions were just a little more involved than you would expect after paying nearly $300 for cleaning fee. Overall, great place and pleasant and helpful landlord.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ross, I am sincerely sorry that my 2 geese felt the need to come up to the house and poop... They are typically kept in a fenced area, however, I have had issues with coyotes attacking/killing some of the smaller farm animals and the only means of protection for the ducks and geese are to have access to the pond. I make every effort to provide a beautiful, exceptionally clean home for my guests to stay in while visiting. If you feel that this was not accomplished, please let me know and I will refund you whatever you feel is fair. Kindest regards, Jill
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We LOVE this place!

  • 5 of 5

El Rancho Regenia is one of my favorite places in Texas. The house is tastefully decorated and very well equipped with all you need and if there is perchance something else you need, all you have to do is ask the owner/manager Jill! The view is terrific, the grounds are beautiful and the wildlife is fascinating. And then there's Lola.....the spunky little dog who likes to visit and have a cuddle while you are sitting on the beautiful deck!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for our son's wedding weekend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 1/2 days for our son's wedding. His grandparents, Aunt and uncle were with us.

Even though the weekend was very hectic the ranch was so peaceful and beautiful when we

could relax. Jill left us brownies (which were great!) and a bottle of wine for our arrival. What a nice welcome treat. There is everything you could need for your stay. If anyone or any family is looking for a great retreat in the hill country for whatever reason we would recommend El Rancho Regina and hope to go again next year

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan, I am so happy that "El Rancho Regenia" was able to provide you with the escape that you and John needed. Best wishes to your son and his new bride and we hope to see you again next year. Happiest of holidays, Jill
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Motorway
19 Miles
Interstate 35 and FM 306
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Silver Sage Grill
Car: necessary

'El Rancho Regenia' is situated on 25 acres in the Texas Hill Country and is within walking distance to beautiful Canyon Lake. Canyon Lake Marina is located across the cove from our property and rents both jet skis and boats. Should you have your own 'lake toys' we are within 10 minutes of several public boat ramps.

You can float the river at Whitewater (15 minutes), take a walking tour of 'The Gorge' (15 minutes),

New Braunfels Schlitterbahn Water Park (30 minutes), Sea World or Six Flags San Antonio (1.25 hour), Texas State Capital in Austin (1.25 hour), Fredricksburg for wine tours (1.30 hour), Wimberley for shopping (20 minutes) and Gruene Hall 'Oldest Dance Hall in Texas' (20 minutes),

plus so much more to see and do.....


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning $250
Tax Rate 10.0%

NO pets allowed.
NO more than 10 overnight guests allowed at any time.
NO charcoal allowed in the custom "built-in smoker"! WOOD USE ONLY, PLEASE!
NO smoking inside the home.
NO one under the age of 30 allowed to book home.

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed in writing, the rental agreement is signed/received and payment in full is made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.