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Rio Cantando Has It All! Blanco River,pool,hot Tub, Game Room

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 half bath sleeps 12 comfortably

Rio Contando truly is a state of the art, upscale fully furnished vacation retreat. This amazing two level house sits right on the roaring rapids of the Blanco River minutes from our downtown Wimberley square. As you pull through the gated entrance and make your way to the back of the property where the house rests, you will take pleasure in the peaceful scenery of the superbly maintained surrounding lands. As soon as you pull into the circle driveway you will know you’ve reached the correct place as the sounds of the humming river rapids bring you to a calming state of mind.

Enter through the large, solid wood front doors to an open living space with high vaulted ceilings, sparkling wood floors, and enormous windows overlooking the swimming pool and Blanco River. You will definitely enjoy fantastic views from every room in the house. As you make your way to the gourmet kitchen, you will find granite counter tops, two ovens, two refrigerators, and a separate ice maker. These amenities will all come in very handy while preparing those large scrumptious meals for the whole group! There is also two large dining tables so everyone gets to enjoy their food comfortably. As you make your way to the back half of the home, you will discover what may quickly be your favorite room of the whole house, the game room! Equipped with a flat screen TV, nice beautiful pool table with all the proper accessories needed for some competitive games with one another. This is paradise!

Rio Cantando is extremely spacious and can comfortably accommodate up to sixteen guests.

The master suite is absolutely breath taking with access to the outside covered deck and an abundance of windows providing lots of natural lighting. Rest comfortably at night on the plush king size bed or take a quick nap on the futon. This spectacular room also features two separate his & her bathrooms each having its own shower, toilet, and walk in closet for complete convenience. Downstairs you find the three more spacious bedrooms each having a walk in closet and direct access to the beautiful back yard. All of the bed furniture in the home is made from stunning hand carved wood that will blow you away.

The backyard is filled with endless opportunities of fun for everyone. From the very well maintained landscaping to the gated blue waters of swimming pool and river, it is a very surreal hill country setting. The covered patio is where the fun begins. A gas grill and a large table and chairs to dine at on the days that are just to beautiful to dine indoors. After dinner relax in the eight person elevated hot tub or a cool swim in the in ground pool. The rock fire pit has benches with enough room for everyone to gather round and roast some yummy marshmallows. Follow the stone walk way all the way down the river where you will find some eye catching rapids and a perfect natural swimming hole.

This uniquely enchanting home is filled with fine furnishings and immaculate scenery. With all the bells and whistles imaginable, this fine home will provide you with everything you are seeking for vacation that will be remembered without ever having to leave. For those who have a taste for the “finer things”, look no further, Rio Contando will meet your every need.

More Details

Property Manager
Hill Country Premier Lodging
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, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We really enjoyed our stay at Rio Cantando. We loved the hot tub and pool, they were both so well maintained and clean. The house was just as clean and we felt very comfortable and happy in the house. Thank you for opening up your wonderful home to us!
Jun 2014
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Wimberley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master suite has His and Her Baths
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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Rio Cantando Has It All! Blanco River,pool,hot Tub, Game Room
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Denver, CO

Incredible Property!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a girls weekend and it was just amazing. The layout of the property is stunning. It is about 45 minutes outside of Austin and is best reached by rental car, however, once youre there it truly felt like vacation. The property is very isolated with no neighbors in sight. Outside of the pool, river, and lovely balconies ... the inside of the house has all the amenities you need for having fun. Also, there is a karoke machine in the game room! We did a half day wine tour on Saturday which was also a ton of fun. If you're looking for a relaxing and hot weekend away this place has everything you want. Thank you for having us!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your stay! We would love to have you come again any time!
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houston, tx

Beautiful, secluded property was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this house and the accompanying land. A very short drive from Wimberley and the house itself is at the end of a road through a private collection of smaller ranches giving it great seclusion. The water was crystal clear and the sound of the running river is audible from the appropriately named home. The massive boulders in the river and cliffs were really cool to see and explore.

We had 8 adults plus kids and loved every minute. Thanks to the owners for sharing access to this great property. We will certainly be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic feedback! We welcome future guests to this amazing property. Thank you, HCPL
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AWESOME place. Super Location. We will be back

  • 5 of 5

I took my children, their spouses and my 8 grandkids to Rio Cantanto. We loved the place. The river in the backyard was where we spent a lot of time just floating, swimming, and fishing. The fish were biting and many of the children caught their first fish ever. The pool/SPA was also a hangout and we had our first ever Bocce ball tournament that both the adults and children enjoyed. The view from the home is Awesome. We had planned to do other things in Wimberley but spent the whole time at the house. There was plenty of room for the 16 of us to sleep and our largest family had a master bedroom that was incredible. I highly recommend this property. When you arrive you will be amazed at the location, view, and amount of things to do there.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, TX

Amazing property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a girls weekend with 5 girls and LOVED everything about this house! I am picky and HIGHLY recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This house was beautiful and immaculate!

  • 5 of 5

This house was beautiful and immaculate!!! The pictures don't do it justice! The views are wonderful, the pool was great! We had a lovely extended family getaway weekend and this fit us perfectly! My mom has trouble with stairs and there is only one step up into the house (with master, kitchen, and game room on the main floor). Downstairs there were 3 bedrooms which all had their own en suite bathrooms. This was seriously the cleanest and nicest place I've ever rented. The kids loved the game room with the pool table and lots of room to spread out board games! Giggles and laughter all night from that room! We'll definitely rent this house again!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

Everyone in our group just left loving the property and location. Beautiful house with a very unique design. Stocked up with just about everything you need from condiments in the kitchen to plenty of towels and extra pillows. Will definitely make plans to come back!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Austin Bergstrem
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Town square
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Quick Sand
Nearest Train
15 Miles
San Marcos, Texas
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
I H 35 North
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
In town
Car: necessary

Rio Cantando, has all the bells and whistles a well deserve vacation needs to have. The best of both worlds the Blanco river right outside your back door along with a pool and also a hot tub.

Inside we welcome you to a large very well appointed home with a large game room for everyone to enjoy. Do not hesitate to make your next vacation the most enjoyable and memorable one for you and your family.


Rates & Availability

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