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#2 Cardinal Casita - River Road Treehouses

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 8

Come sleep in the Trees! Cabin 2, Cardinal Casita

The moment you arrive at our property and see the enormous eighty foot cypress trees with decades old wild mustang grapevines hanging from their limbs, and a 100’ footbridge that takes you safely across the seasonal creek to your private tree house, you realize you are in a special place.

“Wait a minute, did you say a treehouse?” many people ask. Yes, but this is not your childhood plywood fort of days gone by. Our treehouses are newly constructed, engineered custom cabins with all the conveniences of modern living including air conditioning/heat, wi-fi, satellite TV, kitchen and bathroom.

Picture your own custom cabin, with attached private deck and an open living, dining area and kitchen with a loft above and a master suite attached and a fully functioning bathroom with a walk in shower. The treehouses are actually attached to the large hardwood trees that run along a seasonal creek, which lend to the picturesque setting that will give you an overall exhilarating experience.

We are very fortunate to be located near a very beautiful section of the Guadalupe River on River Road between New Braunfels and Canyon Lake. Though not right on the river, our cabins sit over the seasonal dry creek bed and have 400 feet of river access across River Road with hammocks, picnic tables, fire pits and chairs for your use as well as a nice grassy area to hang out, wade in the water or tube.

Also be aware for those guests staying in the lofts upstairs, our cabins are custom built around the trees, to decrease the weight of the structure, we used spiral staircases to the loft which can be a bit narrow, but it is part of the charm of our treehouse cabins.

Since we are so centrally located, you will be able to easily access and enjoy many of the best places the Texas Hill Country has to offer including river access from our property, Canyon Lake (a boat ramp is only minutes away), Whitewater Amphitheater, River Road Icehouse, Koozies, historic Gruene Hall, Schlitterbahn and the many attractions New Braunfels has to offer, which is 11 miles from the treehouses.

Many of our guests come here to tube and enjoy the Guadalupe River and take advantage of the ease in which they can access and enjoy the river by simply walking across River Rd. to the river access. By taking a shuttle up river and simply floating back down to the river access, you can tube with your group very easily!

**KAYAKS and TUBES ARE NOT included, but can be rented at nearby outfitters. After a long day of tubing and river fun many of our guests enjoy relaxing and barbecuing along the banks of the river recounting the day’s excitement. Afterwards you can enjoy the nightlife and many live music venues nearby or simply hang out with your family and friends on your private treehouse deck.

After a day or two of tubing and river fun, many guests change pace and rent a deck or ski boat at Canyon Lake or go to New Braunfels to enjoy Schlitterbahn Waterpark. When your group is ready for shopping, Gruene Market Days or the San Marcos Outlet Malls are only short drives away.

While all of these activities described above are the main reasons many of our guests come to stay, others simply come for a quick escape from the city to recharge their batteries and enjoy the relaxing sounds of the croaking frogs or chirping crickets at night as they watch for shooting stars in the starlit sky. Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation, you will find it here.

Come for a romantic weekend getaway or try your hand in the blue ribbon trout fishing on the Guadalupe. Our property is located next to the spot on the river where they often times stock the trout which makes it a great place to fish! You can wade the river yourself or hire a fly-fishing guide to take you down the river in a raft or fishing boat.

Notes: 2 full beds in the Loft (accessed by spiral staircase), 1 clawfoot Bath with Shower.

More Details

Property Manager
Best Texas Travel Representative
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Best Texas Travel Representative

This property is managed by Best Texas Travel which is a locally owned, small business who deeply cares about our guest’s comfort and over-all experience. We know you are here to relax and have a good time, so we strive to make each of our guest���s stays as enjoyable and hassle free as possible. Should you have any questions or need anything, please do not hesitate to call or e-mail us. We look forward to your stay with us!

Why Best Texas Travel Representative chose New Braunfels

We initially found this property while we were enjoying the beautiful drive along River Rd. Though originally vacant, we absolutely fell in love with this piece of land which had huge trees and really good river access. After thinking for some time about what we could do with the property, the idea came to us to build treehouses in the majestic hardwood, cypress and pecan trees that lined the creek taking advantage of the beautiful canopy view this property possessed.

Shortly thereafter, we began researching treehouse building techniques and were amazed at all the information we found (there is actually a treehouse builders organization as well as people who make and sell specific tree house hardware.) After much planning and engineering we began building our treehouses in the winter of 2010 and finished at the end of July, 2010. We love this property because of the way in which the tree-houses are set and nestled in the trees and the convenience to all the fun activities and venues the area has to offer.

What makes this cabin unique

This is to our knowledge the only treehouse rental complex in the area. You will absolutely enjoy staying here among the tall cypress and pecan trees. The creek is seasonal, though it typically runs �� of the year (as long as we get rain every 3-4 weeks) and is very soothing to listen to. It is so pretty and our river access is fantastic! We invite our friends over often and try to stay as much as possible ourselves.

Amenities

New Braunfels Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • *Claw foot tub w/ shower feature
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • 1 King bed, 2 Full beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Tube rentals and shuttles can be arranged by RENTER with many of the local tubing sites along River Rd. **KAYAKS and TUBES not included, but can be rented at nearby outfitters. We are located across the road from the Guadalupe.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
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#2 Cardinal Casita - River Road Treehouses
average rating of 4.310811 based on 74 reviews
3

Nice but....

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The property was spacious, updated, and as seen on the website! Bedrooms and loft were spacious and more the adequate! Although it only has one bathroom- it was newly renovated and provided more than enough space for me and my two guests! The only downside was the large community deck where the fire pit is located! My 8 yr old nephew found 2 used needles on that shared space! Used needles thrown aimlessly around the property cause me some skepticism about recommending this property for family use rather than for adults only!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Best Texas Travel
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3

Good not Great

  • 3 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The house was clean but lacked a few critical items: coffee maker did not work; no eating utensils; no curtain over front door window

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Best Texas Travel
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5

Kids Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

My kids were in total heaven here. They loved having their own space upstairs in the loft and loved exploring the decks and bridges around. The staff was especially helpful and not condescending when I failed to actually read the instructions they had given! So much fun wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Best Texas Travel
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5

Cardinal Casita

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We took a Mother/Daughter trip to the treehouses in October and had a wonderfully relaxing time. The weather was perfect. Everything was exactly as depicted. Even watched a family of deer out back each morning and evening. We brought fire logs and enjoyed the community fire pit. Was prepared for lots of mesquitos but never saw a single one. We have been talking about this trip since we returned. Highly recommended it!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Best Texas Travel
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Lorena, TX
5

Honeymoon cut short

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

It was beautiful. Wish we could have stayed daughter got sick and the school called me to tell me she was running we had to leave We hope to get to visit again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Best Texas Travel
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San Antonio, TX
5

Relaxing Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

I bought a weekend trip for my stepdad's birthday. He and my mom and some friends had a blast! They loved all of the amazing views and enjoyed the tree house they stayed in. Can't wait to book a trip again for the whole family!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Best Texas Travel
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Map

We are located between the third and fourth crossings on River Rd. only 8 minutes away from Whitewater Amphitheater and River Road Ice House where live music and large concerts are common place on weekends. We are 15 minutes from Gruene and New Braunfels, 10 minutes from Canyon Lake Dam. Tubing outfitters are located within walking distance.

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Notes

  • MINIMUM STAY
    Fall, Winter, Spring: 2 night minimum stay on weekends, no minimum during the week.Summer: 3 night minimum stay on weekends, 1-2 night minimum during the week.Holidays: 3 to 4 night minimum stay depending on the holiday.

    PAYMENTS AND TAXES
    We accept Visa, Master Card and Discover cards for payment as well as checks. All payments should be made in US Dollars. All applicable Taxes will be charged and included in the Renter’s total bill.

    PAYMENT SCHEDULE
    A Reservation Deposit equal to 50% of the total bill is due upon reservation.
    Within 7 days in advance of arrival, the Remaining balance is due.

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