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Huge kitchen bar w/TV--Waterfront w/ porch-great views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 BR, 2 bath-0pen/spacious living/kithchen, 480sf porch w/lake view

We have an open kitchen/dining/living area. The kitchen is separated from the other areas by a large rounded bar that seats 8 to 10 with a TV to entertain while feasting and/or to watch sporting events or your TV preference. A separate TV is in the living area as well. The master bedroom is on one side of the house, separated from the other 2 bedrooms by the living areas. Both bedroom sides have separate air conditioners for individual comfort. Fans in each bedroom is an added amenity.

The backporch is 12' X 40' and overlooks the Lake and the BBQ area below. Deer frequent the grounds. A couple of foxes also visit from time-to-time. The fox are beautiful to watch. While we do not recommend feeding the fox, corn is provided to feed the deer.

Our waterfront home enables boating, swimming, kayaking, fishing or simply skimming rocks across the lake. The boat launch is a 1-mile drive or 15 minute walk from the house. A short 10-minute drive takes you to Crane's Mill Marina where boat slips can be rented on a daily basis and motor/pontoon/sail boat and jet-ski rentals are available. The same marina is a 3 to 5 minute boat ride across the Lake from our home. The Guadalupe Horseshoe is only a 15-minute drive; the same distance accesses fly fishing below the dam. Awesome shopping is available in Wimberley, Bourne, Gruene, Fredricksbrg, the outlet malls in San Marcos and, of course, shopping in Austin and San Antonio--all can be reached within 30 to 60 minutes (Fredricksberg is more in line with an 80 minute drive). Gruene offers live music nightly (summer) and weekends (rest of year). Restaurants abound in these areas or you may prefer a simple home-delivered pizza from Startzville.

If you have trouble booking the dates you want, please contact us at 713-557-7854 for assistance with your booking. We may have alternative options for you.

Our home is excellent to hold events or for intimate single family gatherings. The Grounds contain 2 homes that can be rented together, inclusive of a vacant lot between the two houses, giving lots of room to accommodate an event (i.e., wedding, family reunion, corporate break-out); the two homes together will sleep 12 to 16. Call for information, if interested.

More Details

Shirley or Paul Jauma
Member since: 2006
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:
April 12, 2018

About Shirley or Paul Jauma

Paul & Shirley are Houstonians who love the Hill Country, especially Canyon Lake. We travel quite a lot but our favorite place of all is Canyon Lake! We love sharing this special place with others!

Shirley or Paul Jauma purchased this house in 2012

Why Shirley or Paul Jauma chose Canyon Lake

We take great care in giving our guests the kind of attention we expect in our travels. We are especially interested in providing our guests with memories they will treasure with family and friends for a lifetime.

What makes this house unique

Our home is very special to us . We take pleasure in sharing our labor of love with our guests. The property is purposely kept a bit natural to enjoy nature at its best, deer visiting at our doorstep morning and night and our grey fox making an appearance from the den below the bluff. there is also the fire pit to enjoy smores and most importantly, the pleasures of a natural Canyon Lake shore. Don't forget the incomparable, beautiful Sunsets!!



Canyon Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hall bath between room 2 & 3
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bed Room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunkbed sleeps double on bottom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • caves
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Huge kitchen bar w/TV--Waterfront w/ porch-great views
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San Antonio, Texas

Perfect family vacation!

  • 4 of 5

Views were beautiful, house very nice open layout. Great for family gatherings. Loved feeding the deer too!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and fantastic view on the patio

  • 5 of 5

We only had a few days and were in and out of the house while property shopping but the kids LOVED the deer and we really enjoyed the large back deck. We were stuck inside a couple of days with thunderstorms but not so bad working on the back deck with the sounds of rain. Perfect little vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect property

  • 5 of 5

The views and property were amazing! I love all the thoughtfulness of items that may be needed- kitchen, bathroom, laundry...all owners should be as considerate and adopt the take a little leave a little policy. We will definitely stay here again when in the area.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for family time.

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, warm home, perfect for family time. Spent a great deal of time on the porch rockers watching the rain and sunsets. The kids spent hours skipping stones on the lake. Great location.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy, clean, and a great view

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay for a family Holiday get-away. Loved the large kitchen, open living space between the bedrooms, and nice (but steep!) walk down to the lake. House was very clean, nicely decorated, and had everything we needed. Hosts were responsive and helpful with communications, and check-in/check-out instructions were easy to follow. Our kids had lots of fun feeding the deer.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home with great views of the lake

  • 5 of 5

We had a small wedding service at sunset on the deck over looking the lake. Then rang in the New Year. Had a wonderful weekend.

Hope to come play in the lake this summer.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Gennaro's Trattoria
Worth your time for a local restaurant that offers an unexpected dining experience in a smal...
Canyon Lake Marina
Boat and jet ski rentals. Reasonable boat slips to make Lake access convenient.
Startz Cafe
The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Mexican Restaurant
Car: necessary

Jet Skis and power boats can be rented at one of the 3 marina's on the lake. Lake front restaurant and marina offers dnning with a beautiful view of the lake and marina area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.0%

ASK FOR WEEKLY DISCOUNT ON 7 DAY BOOKING. Cancellation Policy: Booking can be cancelled with minimum 30-day notice and forfeiture of 50% of total rental fee plus $250 security deposit. If Owner is able to re-book for the exact dates, Tenant's full payment will be returned less a $100 booking fee. At Owner's discretion, Owner may offer the option to reschedule for comparable dates within 6 months of cancellation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.