|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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The Texas Barn is a corporate two bedroom, 1700 square foot separate guest home located on a private, gated 3 acre estate in the heart of the Medical Center. A large soaking tub and shower are features of the bathrooms. The grounds also include a main home, guest cottage and separate garage. Use of the private pool, and picnic area is included. A Golden Retriever dog and several cats also are on staff. Your own pets are negotiable with an additional charge.
This is a fully furnished corporate unit complete with linens, dishes, utensils, pots and pans, TV, DVD, telephone, washer and dryer, internet service and cable. The only thing necessary is your suitcase. A utility allowance is included in monthly rental fees.
Conveniently located in a busy corridor of San Antonio, this is a park-like setting that gives you the feel of living in the country. A scenic 12 mile bicycle,walking path (Leon Creek Greenway)and an 18-hole golf course are within a mile of the property.
Further Details: HEB grocery stores and shopping malls (Huebner Oaks and La Cantera) are very close by. Six Flags and Sea World Theme Parks are also very near. Downtown and the River Walk are approximately 20 minutes away. Lackland Air Force Base is approximately 15 miles away.
The property is also close to USAA, Valero, University of Texas Health Science Center, UTSA, La Cantera/Rim/Six Flags 'Fiesta' TX and the I10/Loop 1604 area. All of the area hospitals are minutes away.
The Texas Barn is a non-smoking environment.
The Barn is fully stocked with old fashioned games - Cards, Dominoes, Risk, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, etc.
About The Owner: I am a retired educator and airline employee. My husband and I enjoy traveling, but we also love our home in San Antonio. Gardening and keeping the grounds lovely is a favorite pastime. We especially love to entertain, and enjoy the evenings around the patio area. We cook out often and enjoy al fresco dining and a glass of wine or a margarita by the pool. We love to get to know our guests. There is always an open invitation. We have two golden retrievers and several cats who will want to be petted and loved.
For a relaxing getaway, this is the place to come! You are right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of San Antonio, and yet once you enter this property, you feel like you are in the country! Please see virtual tour under Amenities!
I am a retired educator and airline employee. My husband and I enjoy traveling, but we also love our home in San Antonio. Gardening and keeping the grounds lovely is a favorite pastime. We especially love to entertain, and enjoy the evenings around the patio area. We cook out often and enjoy al fresco dining and a glass of wine or a margarita by the pool. We love to get to know our guests. There is always an open invitation. We have two golden retrievers and several cats who will want to be petted and loved. I am also a certified professional tour guide and can build a tour for you at an additional cost. I am happy to give free advice if I am available.
Rhonda Canales purchased this farmhouse in 1995
This is my first VRBO experience and I am VERY happy with this stay. The house is above the garage and part of a larger estate. You enter through a private gate and go down the gorgeous cypress lined driveway. My husband and I were there for 5 days, with my daughter and her husband, visiting with my newly graduated son/airman at the Lackland Airforce Base. We wanted a relaxed atmosphere and we definitely got one here!!!! The guest house is located above the garage and gave us plenty of space for our family of 5. Very cozy. The grocery store is about 3 minutes away so we were able to make wonderful meals and/or grill outside. The base was only 15-20 minutes away because being with my son as much as possible was high priority. San Antonio was also near 15-20 minutes away. This house is very centrally located to many amenities but is tucked back into this estate surrounded by a beautiful masonry wall which gives privacy. The landscape of the property is very beautiful as well. We were greeted almost daily by "Buddy", the property owners golden retriever. Paul and Rhonda are very kind and accommodating. There is also a very nice pool on the grounds, unfortunately we never did get a chance to use it. I would definitely go back to this property if ever in the area again and I would highly recommend renting here if you are looking for a slow paced, relaxed atmosphere. Thanks Paul and Rhonda!!
Brought my daughter and her friend for a girl bonding weekend. San Antonio was a great location and the Texas Barn-House was in the middle of it all, yet you wouldn't know you were in town. It was peaceful and quaint. It felt like coming home after a day of site-seeing. With two teenagers, having the kitchen was great! Rhonda was a great host to us! We plan on staying again the next time we go to San Antonio!
We spent six nights at The Barn and loved every minute! Ms. Rhonda was very nice and accommodating not only with our pets, but for our request to stay an extra night. We always felt like we were at home and would definitely stay there again. The property is beautiful, clean, private, and very peaceful. The landscaping is very well maintained and the pool is beautiful too. I highly recommend this property for vacation renters or just for a quick getaway.
What a fantastic stay. We felt at home right away. Great location, secure, safe beautiful grounds. Beds were especially comfortable and soft!
Rhonda and Paul were very helpful with information and trying to make your stay the best possible. This was our first VRBO rental and we are so glad we did this. The home was clean, functional, and secluded. Our favorite was swimming in the pool under the grapefruit tree! We would stay at the barn again!
This is a wonderful estate. I would recommend this place to anybody. The property was so peaceful we BBQ every night and enjoyed the pool with our own privacy. We also enjoyed Buddy (family dog) and PB (family cat) it was so homey so if you are looking for quite and private you will be happy. Paul and Rhonda are great people they are friendly or if you want your privacy the respect this too. We only had one request and within 30 min. it was resolved. Location was within 20min. of everything.
We are located in the heart of the South Texas Medical Center area of San Antonio, and yet less than an hour away from the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. Six Flags 'Fiesta Texas' and the beautiful La Cantera/Rim Shopping areas are 10 minutes away, as is The University of Texas at San Antonio's Main Campus. Seaworld is 20 minutes away. The Historic Alamo Shrine and the famous San Antonio River Walk are 20 minutes away. Lackland Air Force Base is 15 miles from our location. Fredericksburg and Johnson City are day trips away.
A 22 mile walking/running/bicycling path is 1 and 1/2 miles away.
Other Activities: Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Health/Beauty Spa, Spelunking, Horseshoes
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
|pet fee is per night||$10 + Tax|
We require a $100 nonrefundable security fee to secure the dates on our calendar. That can be paid with a credit card or check. 50% of the total rental can be paid within a month of reserving. The remaining 50% of the rental is paid at check in. If a credit card is used, then an additional 3% service fee is added. The Pet Fee is $10 per day per pet plus carpet cleaning at end of stay.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.