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LAURA’S LODGE – BEAUTIFUL RIVER, KAYAKS, PADDLE BOARD, TUBES, HOT TUB - WELCOME!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

This home comes with big toys for the river! 3 1/2 miles to downtown Wimberley!

You’ll be drawn down to the emerald green waters where you can use the provided toys to play in this gorgeous river and walk back up to the hot tub and catch a nap in anticipation of more fun later. Visit a nearby winery, shop in our charming downtown square. Visit a nearby olive grower and go zip lining. Beautiful new home with kayak, paddle board, tubes for your pleasure. Hot tub. Grilling porch. Five miles to Market Days. Three and a half miles to the downtown square. We have 300' of waterfront on the Blanco River with a ladder for getting in and out of the river. This newly constructed home has been elevated above the new proposed flood plain for Wimberley. Hardwood floors, fully equipped kitchen, soft water and filtering system for drinking. Nice linens. Washer and dryer. TVs. Wifi. Come relax. It doesn't get much better than this!

This house sleeps eight comfortably. There are four queen size beds in four separate bedrooms.

We book month-long stays for a really reasonable price December, January, February. After that, it's all short-term-rentals. We love helping guests, so please ask us.

Voices carry on the river, so everyone must come into the house at 10:30 p.m. to continue the party. :)

WE ACCEPT ONE-NIGHT BOOKINGS FOR Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and even on Friday or Saturday if we happen to not be booked last minute, BUT YOU HAVE TO REQUEST IT BECAUSE PROGRAMMING MAKES US PUT IN A TWO-NIGHT MINIMUM.

We charge $50 per stay per dog. All pets must be on a leash outside, and the dog gate kept up to keep them off the carpet in the loft. We can add this after you book if you decide later to bring your dog, but you'll need to accept the alteration to the reservation including the pet charges when we ask you to. Thanks!

THIS HOME IS NOT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE. NO DIVING IN THE RIVER, PLEASE!

Thank you for your consideration. It's a privilege to host you.

Sincerely,

Cynthia and Charles Ramsay

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Amenities

Wimberley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Tile with frameless shower doors, towel bars, hooks for robes.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Ralph Lauren linens make for a comfortable night's sleep.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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LAURA’S LODGE – BEAUTIFUL RIVER, KAYAKS, PADDLE BOARD, TUBES, HOT TUB - WELCOME!
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
5

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

I had the best time with my friends at this house for New Year's Eve. It was very clean and the view was so pretty of the country. We'll definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We sure enjoyed hosting you nice folks, and we look forward to your return, Emily.
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5

Lovely home, very comfortable, and well stocked

  • 5 of 5

The five of us all enjoyed Laura’s Lodge! The cookies were a welcoming treat upon arrival and house was very clean. We stayed for a weekend and after a trip to the local HEB cooked there at the house for most of our meals. We found plenty of supplies for both cooking and cleaning. The beds/linens were comfortable and a nice stock of blankets to use in the living room watching tv. The weather wasn’t so hot, but we still enjoyed sitting out on the deck. Oh, and we used the grill twice which was fabulous!! Other folks attending the wedding we were going to were envious of our fabulous house vs staying in some other local cabins. You won’t be disappointed renting this home and we will be back!! Thank you Cynthia for quick responses both before and during the rental.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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san antonio texas
5

Beautiful, new, clean, great view, well stocked!

  • 5 of 5

It was a beautiful property. Everything looked new and clean. Great view of water and hills! Well stocked kitchen and bathrooms!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Friendswood,TX
5

Great location, great home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was wonderful for our family weekend in Wimberley. We are a family of 7 and the house was perfect size for us. We enjoyed all the river toys that Cynthia made available for our use. The chocolate cookies were a wonderful welcome! We loved the park down the street that we had access to, it was so peaceful and serene.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property equipped with everything needed. The water is very close, just a short walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beaumont, Texas
5

Great place to rent!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very new, clean, comfy beds, Netflix TV, awesome large showers, great kitchen, two car garage downstairs, toys for the water : floats, kayak, paddle board, etc. The location is at the end of the street, not much traffic at all. The water is just across the street with a private concrete area with a table and umbrella. Nice area and not crowded for floating.. also a rope swing down the way for the adventurous. There is a park at the end of the street which you will have access to which has lots of trees and shallow water/rocks. There is also a hot tub, but we didn't use it... just ran out of time. You will love the view from the porch and also from inside to see the river and hills. Only 3 1/2 miles from town. The suggestions I would give are: add a few more coffee cups and dishes/bowls that CAN be microwaved. Also - the outside porch seems unfinished with plywood sheets for the flooring... maybe that's next on the list? Leda, the co-host for the Ramsay's was very friendly and helpful. Perfect girls getaway!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Donna Hatch
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About Donna Hatch

My husband, Charles, and I have lived in Wimberley for 17 years. His family had one of the original camp houses on River Road when he was growing up in the 30s and 40s. It provided a place to get in the beautiful Blanco River and inspired us to build Ramsay House (also available here on HomeAway) and later we purchased Ramsay's Cozy Cottage - and now this newly built Laura’s River Lodge. Hosting has become my new full-time job, and I absolutely love it. Before this, I was a court reporter for twenty-five years, and hosting guests and making them happy is a lot more fun! Whenever I start to complain about anything, I just remember the tedious days of court reporting and visualize the happy smiles on my guests' faces when they arrive down here at the River at one of our places Edgewater.

We were victims of the Memorial Day 2015 flood. Of the never-before-seen 50-foot wall of water, we had 11 feet of water in our home and bed and breakfast here on Edgewater Drive (built 2001) as well as 15 feet of water in our beloved cottage also along Edgewater. But not to worry. Everything is new, with no moldy smells at all detectable in our places. We appreciate your booking, which directly helps us in our recovery efforts - because we had no insurance here at our B&B. Our top priority is your happiness once you've chosen one of our properties as a place for your vacation getaway. Don't hesitate to contact me with any questions. I also have a dedicated co-host named Donna.

Thank you for your consideration!

Warmest regards,

Cynthia Ramsay

Donna Hatch purchased this house in 2016

Why Donna Hatch chose Wimberley

In a few words, we believe this property has it all, and we built it to be a short term rental that has it all. First and foremost, the beautiful Blanco River, with its deep access. All the other amenities are listed here, but I'll reiterate the hot tub, beautiful view of the river and the Wimberley Valley, grilling porch, full kitchen, beautiful furnishings and Ralph Lauren linens throughout. This home is elevated above the newly proposed flood plain. It is not wheelchair accessible.

If you would like to bring your well-behaved, non-shedding, gentle breed dog, we may allow it. Please ask me about it, and be prepared to pay a pet fee of $35.

All dogs must be on a leash the minute they step outside because we have a leash law in our area, and we don't want them chasing other dogs or running at people. If your dog likes to jump up into beds or on the furniture, please leave them at home. We have nice linens and furnishings and dogs that get in the river and then want to curl up on our beautiful beds or furniture is not what we want for our pretty place. Thank you for understanding.

What makes this house unique

This is a one-of-a-kind property designed by me to be elevated above the newly proposed flood plane for safety, yet to be beautiful. There are FEMA approved flood vents in the lower level along with two garage spaces, storage and a grilling porch. The beautiful hand-made, carved posts came from Taos, New Mexico and were made just for Laura's Lodge. You won't find another property like this one!

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
San Angel's Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
2.8 Miles
The Leaning Pear

We are a quaint town with the famous Market Days the first Saturday of every month. It's one of the best in Texas.

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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 6.0%

Our rate is for six people. Please put in the correct number of people in your party so the system can calculate it for you. We don't allow shedding, long haired dogs. No cats. We do charge $50 per pet. Please ask us about your particular pet before you book as we need to add this fee onto the reservation cost. No dangerous breeds allowed. All dogs must be on a leash the minute they step outside the door. We really prefer you leave your pets at home. No animals are allowed upstairs in the loft on the carpet. Please choose another property if you want to play with your dog in the river and expect they'll come inside the house afterwards and lounge on our rugs, furniture and our beds. Yikes !
Thank you for your understanding and interest in our property.
The Ramsays

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.