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River, Lake and Lovers...just two blocks from the River! NEW LOWER RATES!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

If you are looking for a reasonable rental, this is it! BOOK 6 nights, get the 7th one FREE! Reduced monthly rates!! NOW with 40' HDTV. Quaint and cozy with comfortable furnishings for a delightful stay. The location can not be compared. Located just two blocks from the Guadalupe River and 1 mile from beautiful Canyon Lake. Plan to stay a while to see all the Texas Hill Country has to offer. Schlitterbahn Water park is just 20 minutes away, Fiesta Texas and Sea World 40 minutes, Austin the 'Live Music Capital' of the world in 60 miles and the famous San Antonio Riverwalk is just 40 miles. Shop till you drop at Tanger Outlet Mall, 20 minutes and the German town of New Braunfels is 15 minutes away as is Famous Gurene Hall, 'Oldest Dance Hall in Texas'. If you are planning to bring your "little doggie" pet, please do not forget to book him as well. There is a $100.00 non refundable fee and if you forget to book him you will be charged a $300.00 additional fee. So don't forget that part of your family!! :-))

Plan a day trip to German towns of Kerrville or Fredricksburg. Hike Enchanted Rock and come back to your 'Casa Blanca' home for a evening around the campfire and star gazing. Plan to stay awhile to see all the Texas Hill Country has to offer. L-1244

Keywords: Cottage

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Joy Buckels
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2018

About Joy Buckels

I love the hill country and this location sold me on having a vacation home here. There is always something to do and the best live music in the state of Texas. That's saying a lot, since this is such a big state!

Joy Buckels purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Joy Buckels chose New Braunfels

The location is close to everything, but has a real feeling of being in the country.

What makes this cottage unique

Hiking, museums, river fun, fishing at the lake, beautiful skies, music and shopping. Just like being home. Just bring your clothes.


New Braunfels Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Read the RULES on the kitchen counter and FOLLOW them. This is my home, not a hotel. No Driving on grass FOLLOW the house rules
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Walk-in shower, includes towels, hand cloths, wash cloths, & hairdryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
White Water Amphitheater (the address reads New Braunfels but it's actually in Canyon Lake. is located less than 2 miles away! Great summer concerts. Tubing is just 1 mile away, float the river? The lake is 1.5 miles away. Rent boats, tubes, knee boards, and more. Check out!!


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River, Lake and Lovers...just two blocks from the River! NEW LOWER RATES!!
average rating of 4.576923 based on 78 reviews

A Perfect Weekend Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Casa Blanca met every expectation. We sought out this property because it is pet-friendly and our "grand dogs" were very happy to be with us for the weekend along with our daughter and her husband. The house was perfect for four people, but could sleep six with the fold out couch. The proximity to the river for tubing was great. This place is on our list to "revisit."

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lori, So happy you found my little "Cottage" a convenient and comfortable place to stay when away from your home. It so helps other's when looking for a reasonable price for family or friends to be together. You were a pleasure to have, left our home tidy and communication was good. Happy to be on your "revisit" list. Joy
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  • 4 of 5

My friends and I stayed for 3 days and 2 nights. We had a nice comfortable room with a well stocked kitchenette. The rooms were warm and cozy. We used the table outside and made some steaks... it was wonderful. The price was right - the ambience was perfect. We felt welcome and happy! We will recommend the all our other friends and will definitely stay here again! Looking forward to returning again.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a wonderful review!! Glad you had a great time. I'm happy have held your reservation for months as a result of Hurricane Harvey and hope you and your friends are doing well. Please let me know what I could have done better to earn a 5 star rating from you. Hope to see you again soon. Joy
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nice and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

nice and peaceful

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

Liked the King size beds, thought the shower was great, plenty of living space in the family room and seating.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you For taking the time to write a review. I really enjoyed having you as my guests, and I hope when you come back this way you will stay again at Casa Blanca.
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Great location, comfortable, and pet friendly!

  • 3 of 5

Location was perfect for our Canyon Lake stay and we appreciated the pet friendly space. We were very comfortable. Several details were concerning, though. Silverware drawer was quite dirty and had silverfish bugs in it. We had to clean all silverware. Towels were bleached stained and had holes in them. Despite the advertisement of a washer and drier there were none on the premises. However, Joy did provide a monetary credit for this and also said she changed this detail on the website. This went a long way to fix the problem and we greatly appreciated that fact. Because of that courtesy and great customer service, we would stay again at Casa Blanca.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah, I'm glad you pointed out that the website has stated that there was a washer and dryer and I could correct that. Seems that VRBO changed the website and it flipped the settings as I have never stated the property has a washer and dryer. Glad everything else was to your satisfaction. Silverfish? Don't know what they are. Just glad you didn't run into any scorpions as the hill country is known for those. Please do come back this way and hope to get a "5" star from you next time. God bless.
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Was the perfect location. Joy, the owner, was a wonderful lady and super accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I couldn't have asked for a better experience!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and I feel the same way. Please come back soon.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
San Antonio
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
160 Miles
Port Aransas
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lakeside Golf
Nearest Train
25 Miles
San Marcos
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Baha BBQ
Nearest Beach
160 Miles
Port Aransas
Car: necessary

Tube the Guadalupe River as well!! Bring your boat or wave runners, the lake is just a mile up the hill!! You can also rent these at the marine, located just off road FM 306. Don't forget Whitewater Amphitheater is just one mile away! Fabulous venue, concert under the stars. Don't forget, there is NO can ban in Canyon Lake.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Dogs are permitted 30 lbs and under and must be house trained.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.