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Frio River,Upscale Furnished Home, Birdwatcher's Paradise

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Owner grew up on the Frio River and wanted to have a place for his family to enjoy. Many memories of floating the river to Garner State Park. Purchased lot but did not build on it until recently. Great family enviroment, relax and enjoy the fresh air, dry climate, clear frio river and beautiful night skys. Axis deer roam freely on the property and water at the river in the evenings.

Keywords: Frio River, Rio Frio, Leakey,Texas,

Hill Country,

House,Peaceful, Large deck, Birding

Blake Blazek
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

Why Blake Blazek chose Texas

Privately owned and managed

What makes this house unique

Sit in the deck chairs with a cool night breeze and count the stars in the night sky.


Rio Frio House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Master BR has a Tempurpedic King size bed Middle BR has a Queen size bed Third BR has a Double bed
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
This property is located just 3.5 miles north of Garner State Park. It is also just 15 miles west for Lost Maples State Park in Utopia, Texas.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Frio River,Upscale Furnished Home, Birdwatcher's Paradise
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Good location to float the Frio and visit Garner State Park

  • 4 of 5

The property was very accommodating for six adults. Large kitchen, large living area, and plenty of room in the bedrooms. The downstairs storage area, with washer, dryer, frig, toilet and sink were a great bonus. We used the grill, and the patio seating both upstairs and downstairs.

There is no soap, shampoo, or hair dryers, so in addition to bringing your own bath towels, make sure to pack these!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Texas

Great Spot!

  • 5 of 5

A group of us were in town for a wedding, and we found this place just down the road. We loved it so much, none of us wanted to go to the wedding. Very spacious, clean, and well equipped, with easy access to the river. We plan on returning again soon.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Get Away

  • 5 of 5

Great house and location. Ideal for families. I loved that you did not have to drive anywhere once at the house; you can drop right into the river after a short walk from the house. The house was fully equipped with every day needs (kitchen utensils, bed linens, etc.) and well kept up. Definitely a great place. Thank you for sharing your house with us.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really strive to keep the property well maintained for myself and others to enjoy. Thank you for noticing. Blake
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In one word? Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

I'm almost scared to leave a great review because this is a gem of a place! We went with our four sons ranging in age from 16-24 and they all said they would like to go back next summer. First the house, clean, well thought out, well stocked for a rental. Extra fridge downstairs is so appreciated and almost necessary since there's not a grocery store close by. An extra outside trash can or bigger size would have been helpful. We filled it and by Monday had some happy ants. We stayed four nights so shorter stays may not have this problem. Having no cell service was frustrating but nice to disconnect as well. Next time may get a Go Phone with ATT&T for emergency. Enjoyed the birds in the morning and saw shooting stars every night while relaxing on deck. Afternoon sun makes upstairs deck hot but downstairs is nicely shaded. We didn't have any problem with afternoon because we stayed late on the river. Finally owner was prompt with responses and accommodating which is always appreciated.

Next the river, it's wonderfully close and other reviews about it being tricky to get down too are true. Walk to easier areas would be short but we navigated the bank just fine. People with young kids or older less agile people will probably want the easier entry. It looks like there were stairs at one point but now they are literally in the river. Side close to house is "deeper", maybe waist deep and other bank has great area to sit and relax that is shallow. Deeper areas are close by as well. My biggest frustration was you are very close to Happy Hollow put in for floaters. They come in waves, mornings are busier and Saturday was really busy! Yes it's the river, it's expected, I was just unaware but now know for next year. Also I wasn't prepared for all the loud music the floaters bring. I enjoy the sound of the water, don't mind the music either just the volume of it:) they were all friendly too. We did float on Sunday which was fun. None of these frustrations were enough to ruin my fun or make me not want to return!

Beauty of house being so close is you don't have to pack cooler for the day! Hungry? Go back to house! Need more drinks? Go back to house! Looking forward to hopefully going back to the house next summer.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Corpus Christi

Beautiful Home....Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time staying at this home. We were beyond pleased. Very spacious and all the amenities needed. My family is looking forward to returning next year. The owner was very kind and available whenever we had any questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Stay...Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home! Very comfortable, clean, and updated. Everything we needed was there. You are steps away from the awesome Frio River. So quiet and peaceful. The kids had a great time and enjoyed the river and house. Lots of scenery to take in, and wildlife! The owner was very nice, informative, and helpful! Wonderful place to stay, highly recommend this house and location.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
10 Miles
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Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Leakey, Texas
Nearest Point of Interest
Frio River House
Nearest Point of Interest
Frio River Crossing
Car: necessary

google map:

77 Pecan Grove Lane, Rio Frio, Texas

It will be within 100 ft of the house location.


Rates & Availability

Rio Frio House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.0%

50% Deposit due to hold property.
Balance Due 30 days before arrival.
No cancelations after 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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