The house is near the Staples Historic Park, Staples Historic Cemetery, and the San Marcos River (The owner does not provide access to the SM River). Staples is a quiet town with a population of 267. Be prepared to relax.
Even though the house is located in a small town, it is centrally located between Austin and San Antonio. You will be about 5 minutes from Martindale (tubing), 15 minutes from San Marcos (shopping, Texas State University), 20 minutes from COTA (Circuits of the Americas), 10 minutes from Lockhart (BBQ) and 25 minutes from New Braunfels (tubing, Gruene Hall).