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Last Min Cancellation for Spring Break, Will Offer Huge Discount!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleep Up To 14 In This 1-Level Riverside Property - Walk To Downtown Wimberley!

Lonesome Dove River Retreat is the perfect place for a family vacation. It is a short walk downhill to the crystal clear Blanco River where you can just sit and enjoy the peacefulness of the flowing water or go for a swim. Fishing with the kids is a favorite pass time of many as is just sitting in a lawn chair in the cool water and relaxing. In the evening you can sit on the porch and enjoy a beautiful hill country sunset with deer grazing on the lawn.

The spacious house is well suited for large groups and will sleep 14 comfortably. It has 4 bedrooms and 4 full en-suite bathrooms. This feature make this property a favorite for groups who need to get ready for a wedding at one of the many nearby wedding venues including the Old Glory Ranch just 1 mile down the road.

In the living area you'll find a large open space with ample seating, and flat screen TV mounted over the electric fireplace. The updated kitchen boasts new stainless steel appliances including double ovens. The dining room features a show-stopping stainless steel table with seating for eight. There is also four barstools for additional seating.

Most guests spend the majority of their time gathered under the outdoor pavilion with ample seating, propane grill, and outdoor fireplace. Lonesome Dove is only 1 mile from the Wimberley town square, 45 minutes from downtown Austin, and about 1 hour from San Antonio.

There is also a 1 bedroom guest cabin that can be added to accommodate larger groups. Cliffside Cabin can sleep an additional 4 guest and also provides you with the entire property exclusively. If you choose not to include the Cliffside Cabin in your reservation please be aware it can be rented to another group for the same dates as your reservation. The only amenity that you would share with the other renters would be the river access. The pavilion and fire pit are exclusive to the big house and each house has its own separate propane grill.

***YOUR QUOTE WILL NOT INCLUDE THE CLIFFSIDE CABIN UNLESS YOU HAVE SPECIFICALLY ASKED FOR IT TO BE INCLUDED. ***

More Details

Owner
Heart of Texas Getaways
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, swedish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Heart of Texas Getaways

The owner's of Lonesome Dove bought the property in 2010 as a vacation rental as well as a place for their own extended family to come and enjoy Wimberley. They remodeled, redesigned and redecorated the home. As travelers who often enjoy vacation rentals, they wanted to ensure their guests had the perfect vacation experience. You can also check out their personal website, www.heartoftexasgetaways.com to view a full list of all of their properties.

As tourism in the area grew and the house became more popular with vacationers, the family decided to buy or build more properties. In total, they now own 6 vacation homes or cabins in the Wimberley Valley and plan to build more.

The owners are long time Central Texas residents and have two daughters.

Heart of Texas Getaways purchased this house in 2010

Why Heart of Texas Getaways chose Texas Hill Country

Unfortunately in Wimberley there is no public access areas to the Blanco River at this time. Lonesome Dove has a private river access area specifically for its guests. Enjoy being just steps away from the crystal clear refreshing waters. There are shallow areas that are great for young kids or for adults who want to put a chair in the water and hang out. Walk down stream just a little bit for deeper areas where you can completely submerge yourself.

Amenities

Wimberley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , ADA Accessible with safety bar
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Clawfoot Tub & Walk-In Shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , Clawfoot Tub & Walk-In Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , ADA Bathroom and double doors leading out to back porch
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Gas Fireplace
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Gas fireplace
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
  • Bedrooms 1 & 2 are accessible in the main house. The are located on opposite sides of the living area and each has its own en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and double doors leading to the back porch. Bedrooms 3 & 4 are accessed by going out to the back porch. The are attached to the main house but you have to go on to the back porch to access them. It is great for privacy!
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

3/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Last Min Cancellation for Spring Break, Will Offer Huge Discount!
average rating of 3.0 based on 1 reviews
Houston, TX
3

Solid 4 stars EXCEPT for miscommunication (Cliffside Cabin was booked during our stay)

  • 3 of 5

The property is lovely! Beautiful home, nice big well-equipped kitchen. Our group (5 couples, most with young kids) occupied all rooms in Lonesome Dove and could not hear the adjacent families that were with us... the beds were comfortable too and the bathrooms very nice! Great pavilion, nice front yard and convenient location to downtown Wimberley. We really enjoyed roasting marshmallows and staying up late talking and playing games by the outdoor fireplace.

The only bad part about the location is that the "river access" is a narrow easement to the Blanco that is between two properties across the street. This provided for some entertainment, but would've preferred a river front location or better access. Also, River Road is very busy! It was dangerous even to cross the street, much less walk to town, without fear of being run over by a car speeding around the hilly corner.

MISCOMMUNICATION!!! The owner failed to notify us that we would be sharing the property with another couple. We fully expected all 5 bedrooms, as the VRBO listing said we would automatically get it since our party was more than 10pp. However our reservation came back for 4 bedrooms, with no clarification that this would NOT include Cliffside Cabin as the VRBO listing led us all to believe. So... we show up thinking we have the whole place then a couple comes along late at night with their reservation for Cliffside Cabin. The owner did NOTHING to remedy their lack of communication.

Heart of Texas Getaways was attentive to our needs up until this point, but failed to offer anything to make up for the misleading VRBO listing. Other than this unfortunate experience, we thoroughly enjoyed our weekend in Wimberley and Lonesome Dove Inn.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Austin Bergstrom Internation Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Inoz Brew & Chew
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Quicksand at Woodcreek Golf Course
Nearest Train
18 Miles
San Marcos Transit Station
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Leaning Pear

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Rates & Availability

Wimberley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Non Peak Season
Mar 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$425
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$3,000
$6,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$695
$3,500
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Season
May 30 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$545
From
$595
Fri,Sat
$3,500
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fourth of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$695
$3,500
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Season
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$545
From
$595
Fri,Sat
$3,500
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$695
$3,500
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Non Peak Season
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$495
From
$565
Fri,Sat
$3,200
$7,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$695
$3,500
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Non Peak Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$495
From
$565
Fri,Sat
$3,200
$7,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$695
$3,500
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
15% Discount
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
$420
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$2,780
$6,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$595
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

The first night's stay (deposit) is forfeited when cancelling the booking of multi property homes unless both homes can be rented for the same dates. If the same dates are re-booked, then the traveler will be fully refunded minus a $100 re-booking fee. There is a two-night minimum stay required and a three-night minimum stay required on all major holidays (Christmas, New Years, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving). This property can host special events. Please contact us for special event pricing and information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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