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Suzanne Franklin

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

Hügelland Haven...Luxury Condo on the Beautiful Guadalupe River!

45 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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2 bedroom, 2 bath river-front condominium

***Are the dates you need already booked? See my other property, 618784.***

Waterwheel Resort Condominiums offers the tranquil feel of a river-front retreat while being right off center of the heart of New Braunfels action. Lounge at one of the two pools, soak in one of the four hot tubs. Plant your camping chair in the river and read a book or fish to your heart's content. Walk next door to Rockin' R River Rides to catch a shuttle for floating either the Comal River or the Guadalupe River. Walk five blocks to Schlitterbahn, less than a mile to the Comal, seven blocks back from the last public exit! Walk around the corner to Cypress Bend Park and float the river back to Waterwheel. Drive to Hinman Island, Landa Park, downtown New Braunfels, or Historic Gruene in under 5 minutes.

Hügelland Haven is a spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath 2nd floor unit with floor to ceiling windows and balcony facing the beautiful river-front expanse. Enjoy all the comforts of home including a fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, WiFi, and cable TV. Enjoy personal touches ... 6 tubes and air pumps are provided for guests to use along with a host of tubing information. Books, board games, and dvd's are waiting for you when you come in from fun in the sun. Plenty of local-area information is available to help you plan your adventures, and I'm always available to answer your questions.

With one two queen-size beds and a sleeper sofa, our unit comfortably sleeps 6 guests. There is a bathroom with shower tub in the master bedroom and a bathroom with stand up shower with entry to the hall and second bedroom. The unit has a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, coffee pot, microwave, and garbage disposable. The kitchen is stocked with plenty of flatware, cookware, and dishes, along with consumables such as coffee, sweetness, and creamer, dish soap, laundry soap, and paper towels. There is a stack-able washer and dryer and plenty of extra linens.

The key to your condo is kept in a lock box on the door. No need to check in anywhere and no waiting around for a manager to bring you a key. Arrive, let yourself in, and make yourself at home!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Suzanne Franklin (Owner)
Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

About Suzanne Franklin

Hügelland Haven is privately co-owned by retired police chief Ray Douglas and New Braunfels native Suzanne Franklin and managed by Suzanne. We KNOW New Braunfels and the surrounding area and want to help you make the most of your visit to the Hill Country. Suzanne is available to answer any of your questions and help you plan a vacation you'll never forget.

Suzanne says, 'Schlitterbahn is a huge attraction and a great time, but there is also much more to do and see here. My lab and I so enjoy hiking, swimming, and just being outside, so I've become very familiar with all of the surrounding natural playgrounds this area has to offer. And I love sharing these places with people, so I decided to get into vacation rental. I don't just want to give you a place to stay...I want to help you plan a great visit to the 'sweet spots' of the hill country.'

Suzanne Franklin purchased this condo in 2014

Why Suzanne Franklin chose Texas Hill Country

The grounds at Waterwheel are just beautiful. The pool is set in the middle of a luscious green expanse full of pecan trees. The small dam in the river creates a current so even when the river is low, it's a fun spot to play.

What makes this condo unique

Waterwheel offers the feel of seclusion yet is so close to everything...Schlitterbahn, the Comal, the parks, downtown, and Gruene are all less than 5 minutes away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the warm welcome and the special touches. We'll be coming back to stay.
Jun 2014
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based on 45 traveler reviews

Hügelland Haven...Luxury Condo on the Beautiful Guadalupe River!
average rating of 4.866667 based on 46 reviews
Tomball, Texas

A 4 star condo

  • 4 of 5

Convenient to Schlitterbahn (5 min walk), Gruene, TX., Gruene Hall, Outlet Mall in San Marcos, the Comal. When you catch the river at Rockin R you will "land" right at the condo (about a 2 1/2 float) it is a beautiful float..The owners have pretty much every thing you need, dishes, pots, pans, tubes to float in......This is my go to condo for the Guadalupe River and the Comal.


  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice amenities, comfortable accomodations, and great location

  • 5 of 5

The personal touches really made us feel at home away from home. We made some good family memories. We all decided we needed to stay a full week, instead of 2 nights, in order to enjoy all the local attractions. We enjoyed tubing, cooking out, and eating at Gristmill. Thanks Suzanne for sharing.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great place...great location!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about our experience over Memorial Day weekend. If you are looking to go tubing, Suzanne has you covered. There are six tubes with pumps already in the condo and also an exit off the river right at the condo. Super convenient and you don't have to worry about the lines at a rental place.

The main reason I'm writing a review (and I never do) is because of Suzanne. She did an amazing job of making sure we had everything we needed for a great weekend, which we did. From the cookies and welcome message on the fridge to keeping us updated on the river, she was fantastic. Our group has already decided to make this a yearly event, and I know exactly where we will be staying.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dustin, thank you so much for your review! I love to travel, and I think vacation is a very important part of life. It's always so much better when someone from your destination helps you make the most of your trip. I am so happy that you and your friends got to enjoy the rivers, and I'm looking forward to hosting your annual trip for years to come!
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  • 5 of 5

Extremely clean, equipped , perfect location for a little get away!!! I will definitely return to same condo!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Harmony, PA, USA

Excellent location, owners!

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks here at this property again this year, after coming for first time last year! As we have come to expect from Suzanne, the property was in perfect condition when we arrived, even the grass was being cut! Suzanne goes out of her way to have anything you could possibly need during your visit from soap, shampoo in the shower to tubes for the Comal! New Braunfels is a very special place to visit, and this unit is a great place to stay while there!!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Suzanne met or exceeded every commitment that she made for this unit. The view of the grounds and Guadalupe every day made it seem like we were miles away from the real world but, in fact, we were only minutes away from every shopping experience, great restaurants, things to do and places to see. We took day trips to Austin, Laredo, McAllen, San Antonio & Corpus Christi and were back in time to enjoy the heated pool and hot tubs. We watched the sunrise each day from our balcony, listened to the birds, enjoyed the deer on the lawn morning & night and observed the bats catching insects in the early evening. Everything in the suite was clean, every neighbour in the complex an instant friend. If you want a great, relaxing stay with others of the over-50 crowd, this is the place. We thank Suzanne for providing the ideal home away from home for us.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Located 5 blocks from Schlitterbahn and the last public exit of the Comal River. Next door to Rockin' R River Rides shuttle stop. Less than 5 minute drive to Landa Park, Hinmann Island Park, and Prince Solms Park. Two blocks from Cypress Bend Park on Guadalupe River.


Rates & Availability

New Braunfels Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 17 2016 - Sep 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Nov 4 2016 - Nov 13 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 13.0%

Pets considered during low season only and must be approved. Pet fee is $10/night per pet.
Monthly rentals final payment due 45 days prior to arrival.
Full refund for cancelations made 15 days or more prior to arrival, 45 days or more for monthly stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Texas Hill Country Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Private master bath accessible from bedroom only and has tiled shower tub. Second bath adjacent to second bedroom with entry from main hallway and bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms have queen beds and attached bathrooms. TV in master bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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