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Patty and Craig Hardy

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish

Water's Edge - Gorgeous Sunsets on Waterfront Home on Canyon Lake!

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Water's Edge is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home directly on Canyon Lake. Relax on our upper deck or lower patio to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of Canyon Lake. Amenities include digital cable TV, central AC and heat, and high speed wireless internet access (free). Pets are welcome!

Water's Edge is situated on the South side of Canyon Lake near the community of Startzville.

The Guadalupe River feeds Canyon Lake and has some of the best tubing, fishing, rafting and kayaking in Texas. It is located just minutes from our home. Many guest love to go tubing down the Guadalupe River at the Horseshoe. Gruene Hall, Texas’s oldest dance hall, is located on the banks of the Guadalupe River with its famous live music and is only a short 15 minute scenic drive away. Gruene also offers great restaurants, shops and spas.

Canyon Lake is a true hidden treasure of the Texas Hill Country with breathtaking waterfront views.

White tailed deer, foxes, roadrunners, and other wildlife are in abundance in the Texas Hill Country and especially at Canyon Lake. The Texas Hill Country is famous for its hilly terrain, live oak trees, limestone rocks, native animals, and clean fresh air.

Canyon Lake has so much to offer: Boating/Sailing, Water Skiing, Kayaking, Fishing, Scuba Diving, Parasailing, Hiking, Dining, Shopping, and much more. Canyon Lake is located just forty miles north of San Antonio and twenty-five miles west of New Braunfels and San Marcos.

Canyon Lake has eight Corps of Engineer Public Parks, 23 boat ramps, two marinas, campgrounds, golf course, country club, and yacht club. The lake has a surface area of 8,230 acres and 80 miles of shoreline. Canyon Lake releases water down stream into the famous Guadalupe River.

Great local attractions include: Canyon Lake, Canyon lake Dam, Guadalupe River, Canyon Lake Yacht Club, Canyon Lake Golf Club, Canyon Lake Gorge, Heritage Museum and Dinosaur Tracks.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Patty and Craig Hardy (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish

About Patty and Craig Hardy

About the owner: As a husband and wife team and parents of six great kids (ages 8-18), we try to keep our lake house as 'kid friendly' as possible. We focus our efforts on providing the best vacation property possible. We are happy to answer all your questions about our lake house and the area. I hope you'll contact us today!

Patty and Craig Hardy purchased this house in 2012

Why Patty and Craig Hardy chose Texas Hill Country

Canyon Lake is simply AWESOME! Canyon Lake offers many opportunities for having fun and also the convenience of New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio closeby.

What makes this house unique

If you love an absolutely beautiful sunset, Water's Edge on Canyon Lake is the home for you. Our deck has the most incredible view of the sun setting on Canyon Lake every evening.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for helping us create new memories! We loved your house. We will return. Thank you.
Jul 2013
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based on 8 traveler reviews

Water's Edge - Gorgeous Sunsets on Waterfront Home on Canyon Lake!
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
Houston, Texas

Awesome Stay

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Water's Edge with a party of six after a seamless reservation process. The check in process, relying on codes is super convenient. The house was just perfect for our group. It had everything we needed, and we all really felt at home. We couldn't believe the fabulous views from the living room. We grilled outside one evening and ate outside on the patio. The other night we went to a fantastic Italian restaurant that Patty and Craig recommended. It was delicious and very close to the house. We brought our boat and were able to pull up in front of the house. It was so convenient! It was an awesome vacation for all of us! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Amazing and Cozy Home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Water's Edge with his brother and sister and their spouses. It was an amazing home that was so cozy. Everyone in our group loved it! Everything was very clean and comfortable. We had such a fun trip with great memories!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Great Labor Day Weekend

  • 5 of 5

House had everything needed. Excellent customer service. Excellent location on lake with beautiful views. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This house was very accommodating to our needs. We enjoyed the deck with water view, as well as the easy access to the lake (less than a 100 yds to the shore). The kitchen had everything we needed, and a charcoal grill was available as well. Patty was great to deal with and helped to make everything happen that we asked for. Definitely recommend!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week and it was great. We felt right at home, and the place was very comfortable for our group of 8. The location is super being right on the lake. We enjoyed the beautiful sunsets from the balcony.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Owner's Response: Henry, Thank you so much for your reservation and your review. We are so happy that you and your group had such a nice experience. We strive to make the house and it's surroundings a great experience for our guests. Thank you for taking excellent care of the home. We really appreciate it! Patty and Craig
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Houston, Texas

Unbeatable Sunset!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Water's Edge and the view of the sunset was unbeatable! It was just beautiful! Wonderful home with everything we needed. The house was very well kept and in excellent order. The bedrooms were cozy and the kitchen had what we needed to make a nice dinner. Craig and Patty answered all of my questions and were very helpful and easy to work with. I would definitely stay at this home again!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Water's Edge on Canyon Lake. Craig and I really enjoyed meeting you and your family. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! We would love to have you back again this summer! Thanks, Patty
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
San Antonio International Airport
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Canyon Lake Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Many Restaurants in Startzville
Car: recommended

As one of the clearest and most beautiful lakes in Texas, Canyon Lake is known as the Water Recreation Capital of Texas.


Rates & Availability

Canyon Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 10 2016 - Sep 12 2016
2 night minimum stay
Off Peak
Sep 13 2016 - May 10 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 10.0%

•From 300/Night US Dollars on the Off-Peak

•***Peak Season***:
May 10-Sept 15,
$375/night weeknights and $475 per night weekends;

***Off-Peak Season***:
Sept 15-May 9, $300/night weeknights, $350/night weekend nights;

All bookings are charged a 10% tax (this covers state, local, and WORD [Water Oriented Recreation District] taxes)
and a $150 cleaning fee per stay;

3 night minimum for holiday weekends at $475 per night

1/2 Reservation deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Texas Hill Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • The master bedroom has a queen sized bed. The second bedroom also has a queen sized bed. The third bedroom has a full sized bed. The living room has a brand new queen sized sleeper sofa.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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