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6000sf PRIVATE ESTATE w/ POOL-- Close to Everything--A Hill Country Retreat

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 6,400 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Estate, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Just 18 miles due North of San Antonio-- enjoy both San Antonio and the Hill Country--great homebase is a convenient drive to all the best attractions in the area--the famous Riverwalk, the Missions, great San Antonio museums, fabulous shopping and dining, many fine golf courses, Six Flags, Sea World, and all the city's best activities. Also close to the beautiful Guadalupe River and Canyon Lake natural areas for hiking, fishing, canoing, kayaking, tubing, swimming, sailing, boating, waterskiing, birdwatching. Easy, scenic drives to popular Hill Country towns of New Braunfels (home of Schlitterbahn Water Park), Gruene, Wimberley, Fredericksburg, Boerne and more--wonderful places to shop, visit local wineries, antique, dine and explore.

Three story 6000+ square foot architect designed home is private, spacious, totally unique, and beautiful--your own secluded nature spa/resort! Large home has 5 luxurious, well-appointed bedrooms with views, and 4.5 baths. Two living rooms, dining room and breakfast room, gourmet kitchen, 3 bars, gameroom with custom pool table, library, wine room, laundry room. Covered outdoor balcony-deck off dining room is in the treetops, and looks down on sparkling pool and waterfall. Spacious, serene master suite has private patio and amazing bath--2 person Jacuzzi and large walk-in spa steam shower, all in marble and onyx.

Elegant contemporary rock home has luxury touches and amenities throughout, with wonderful views of extra-large pool, gardens and Hill Country. Lush, shaded grounds create a green oasis, with multi-level stone walkways and patios around property. Huge, ultra-romantic private pool with swim-through waterfall, waterbenches with views of the hills, and diving board. Hand painted tile and stone patios around pool with tables, seating, fire ring. Property is great for stargazing -- float in your private pool at night and contemplate the stars!

Spacious, light-filled rooms have interesting architectural details at every turn. Our guests say the house has the WOW factor, and is better than the photographs show! The property has been published in San Antonio Express News Designer Home Spaces pages. A glamorous, private getaway--yet close to all the best visitor activities in the area!

Keywords: 3 story House

More Details

Susan Dunis
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

(from guestbook) "We felt very honored staying in your home this weekend. Our trip started out with Schlitterbahn as the main event, and ended with your home, providing us with great times and wonderful memories. It's been an irreplacable time in our lives. Much gratitude and thanks for the memories!" The Smiths
Aug 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Bulverde in Comal County

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 6400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1) high quality king bed in master with great garden and pool views, Queen size Beds 3 high quality queen beds in 3 bedrooms/ each with a view!, Twin or Single Beds (2) two twins in one bedroom along with queen size futon, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen futon in same bedroom as two twin beds
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
One-of-a-kind art home with many interesting living areas! Staying here is a fun experience! Home is spacious, friendly, contemporary with antiques and art. Location is perfect balance between country and city--a wonderful Hill Country retreat atmosphere yet very close and convernient to San Antonio and surrounding activities. 4 acres to hike and great hilly area for walking, jogging.


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6000sf PRIVATE ESTATE w/ POOL-- Close to Everything--A Hill Country Retreat
average rating of 4.736842 based on 23 reviews

Gem of a house - more than we ever expected!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this amazing home for my daughters birthday & bridal weekend surprise get away. The pictures do NOT do this home justice at all - it is filled with all kinds of interesting art, little nooks of rooms or areas you wouldn't expect. 12 ladies all stayed and slept just perfectly - if allowed there was plenty of floor room for air mattresses and more to stay, 15 would be the max. This house has a story and honestly we all left there wishing we had a tour of the place from the owners and given the history of it all. There were very few kinks and Susan responded immediately and we had no problems. We were so grateful to have her be available and so accommodating to us. One thing - there was no ice machine in the refrigerator, so you'll need to bring plenty of ice/coolers to keep it in. We had to make several trips to a store for ice since we didn't know. With 12 of us we went through 7 10 lb. bags in 4 days/3 nights and left about 20 lbs. We'd love to come back and spend a week here - it's that pleasant and relaxing. Worth every penny!!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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tinley park, illinois

Grand with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Everything was well organized and well stocked with kitchen utensils and all towels including pool towels. Grounds are beautiful with plenty of wildlife including deer we hand fed and even saw a bobcat. Sunrises are amazing from the greatroom. Very convienient location about 30 min from downtown. Owners were gracious and accommodating. Only negative was the beautiful large pool was not heated so swimming was cold even though outside temperature was 80s. What a great home for a family/friend get together

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio, TX

Beautiful hill country property

  • 5 of 5

A very spacious home, uniquely decorated, with a beautiful picture window wrapped room on the main floor - a perfect gathering place for our group of 9, to visit and enjoy the beautiful scenery outside. Everything was very clean upon our arrival, and the owner was easy to contact with questions or concerns. The location was far enough away from downtown San Antonio to feel like a hill country escape, yet close enough to drive downtown and enjoy the historical features of San Antonio. The kitchen was well equipped and functioned perfectly for our group. Although the weather was too chilly to use the pool, the pool setting was lovely, and would have been utilized if the weather had been sunny and warm. Overall a great place to spend a relaxing getaway weekend!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at our Bulverde house and for being such excellent guests!
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The property is beautiful and well-supplied with everything we needed for our stay

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at our Bulverde house and for being such thoughtful and appreciative guests!
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Beautiful views and great home

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing and enjoyable place to stay and we would do it again

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The home was as advertised in the pictures on the website. Great location in the Hill Country

  • 4 of 5

We weren’t able to utilize the whole property since we were there in early February. The wildlife were abundant which was nice but you need to be aware on the drive in and out. We had a few near misses with deer crossing the road. I would think this property is very nice in the summer months.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
San Antonio Airport
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
River Crossing Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy. 281 N
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Mike's In the Village, Bulverde
Nearest Beach
120 Miles
Corpus Christi
Car: necessary

Property is ideal location to experience all of the Hill Country delights--just a short drive (30 min) to San Antonio Riverwalk and it's many attractions. 30 minutes to water features of Schlitterbahn, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Sea World, Canyon Lake, Caves and hiking, tubing, kayaking or canoeing the Guadalupe River. Close to many public golf courses- (closest is 10 min. away), upscale shopping, and dining. Close to popular towns of Boerne, New Braunfels, Blanco, Wimberley, Gruene, Only 75 miles to Austin. One hour to famous Fredricksburg, Pedernales Falls, Marble Falls, Kerrville and Hill Country areas--Excellent home base for a complete San Antonio, Austin, and Hill Country experience--convenient to all!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Bulverde, Texas

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £187.98
Refundable Damage Deposit £375.95

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 10-12. House is NOT handicapped accessible, NOT childproofed. There is NO FENCE around pool--supervision of children is required and is parent's sole responsibility. Pool NOT heated. Multiple stairs and levels throughout house. NO reunions, weddings, parties, or any event involving more than 12 people. Property is a quiet nature retreat atmosphere in a quiet neighborhood

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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