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Charming 1908 Downtown Home. Tube Comal Rvr 50 yds away! Walk Downtown

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8-11

STAY WHERE YOU PLAY!! Nestled between the crystal clear Comal River and the historic town center, the fully furnished Market Street House is perfectly located for your 'Vacation Home Away From Home'. This 1908 charmer with its stained glass entry, 12 foot ceilings and transom windows, has been lovingly renovated with modern comforts and conveniences. In addition, there is an RV electrical hook-up on-site.

** WALK to the Comal River, Texas Tubes, Schlitterbahn (voted Worlds Best Water park 11 years in a row), Landa Park & Golf Course, spring-fed pool, Wurstfest, Naeglin’s bakery (the oldest bakery in TX) as well as other downtown Restaurants and Shops.

** DRIVE 5 minutes to historic Gruene, Gruene Hall, Gristmill Restaurant, Mozie's and more.

** 20 minute drive to the infamous San Marcos Outlet Malls or Natural Bridge Caverns.

** Still want more to do? 35 minute drive to San Antonio and 50 minute drive to Austin for limitless activities

Need to sleep more people?: Combine with Owner's 2 other NB properties.

HomeAway property # 29....sleeps 6. Just down the street, the 'retro' Cool on the Comal River Condo is completely renovated inside and out w/ 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, fireplace, and private 300’ Comal Riverfront park above The Tube Chute for the 2nd longest toob ride on the Comal River.

Please note that only renters of the condo (not the house) can use the private riverfront park area. The waterfront is STRICTLY monitored!

Texas Tubes and Landa River Trips are located between The Market Street House and the Cool on the Comal River condo.

Approx. 1 mile away, HomeAway property #280038, sleeps 7. The Libelle Haus, German for Dragon Fly, is a completely renovated 1930 Craftsman bungalow w/ 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, tall ceilings, front porch, back deck, gas grill, BIG yard, tall privacy fence, lots of off street parking, 1/2 block to Haymarket Park w/ playground equipment an basketball court

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to your scheduled arrival date for a full refund. Cancellations made after that will forfeit the deposit.

More Details

Sharon O'Toole
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in New Braunfels in Comal County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • river
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The main bathroom has an extra long double vanity and a separate room with the tub/shower and toilet. The master bathroom has a frameless shower and single vanity. There is also an in room vanity sink in the 2nd bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , In room vanity/sink
    Convertible Bed - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen sofa sleeper
    Convertible Ottoman - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Twin fold-out ottoman sleeper
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen
  • Flat screen TVs with cable in each bedroom! The Master Suite has a King-size bed, separate bathroom, and walk-in closet. The 2nd bedroom has a Queen-size bed and in room vanity sink. The 3rd bedroom has a Queen-size bed and a door directly into the main bathroom.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
RV hook-up-electric only. 30 yards to Texas Tubes. This house has central a/c-heat and ceiling fans throughout both inside and outside. There is a covered front porch swing and an extra large covered back porch with a propane BBQ grill. LOTS of off-street parking! No Pets. No Smoking.


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Charming 1908 Downtown Home. Tube Comal Rvr 50 yds away! Walk Downtown
average rating of 4.939394 based on 33 reviews
Bulverde, Texas

Stay and Play in New Braunfels, Texas!

  • 5 of 5

Mark and I spent a delightful weekend in New Braunfels! This charming and cute little cottage on Market Street was home for us. A trip to the Bakery! WOW! Strolling down the main street was just fun! A must see is the 150 year old hardware store right there on Main Street. A trip to Gruene is also a must. We found Gruene Hall to be hopping with entertainment and neat people. Texas Tubes is out the front door and a 3 minute walk. The river was awesome! We sat on the back porch and read. Loved the front porch swing and found the little cottage to be heaven. Dishwasher, Washing Machine, AC, Dryer, all the finest of appliances! You could't ask for anything more!

The Train at Landa Park was so much fun. We needed a retreat from the world and the Market Street Cottage provide a sanctuary for fun, play, rest and relaxation!

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2009
  • Date of Stay: April 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stay Where You Play! Comfort and convenience, you must experience it to truly appreciate it!
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A favorite vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Last year we (2 adults and 4 children aged 1 to 10) made a wonderful 3-month trip across the US, from Miami to San Francisco by car and then to New York by airplane before flying back home to Sweden.

During the trip we rented 13 different properties of which this is one and I would say we got quite experienced when it comes to evaluating various aspects of vacation properties and property managers/owners.

In brief, this New Braunfels home is really great. In fact, it is probably my favorite of all the properties we rented and I absolutely agree with all positive things said in the other reviews.

We would definitely recommend it to others and we would love to stay here again!


  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: April 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best location in New Braunfels, TX

  • 5 of 5

This was the third annual river trip our group has stayed in one of the homes managed/owned by this company. We loved the Libel House but as our group has grown we needed to have a place with more space... so we rented both for the weekend. The N. Market St. house is bigger and closer to the water and the price per person is the same so it was a no brainer to add it to the trip to accomodate our larger group. Both homes have had everything you need and nothing that you don't. You will find tons of parking, a convenience store across the street (from the Market house), and a grocery store within five minutes too. We look forward to returning next year. Thank you for allowing us to stay in your home.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This home was everything we expected...and more! It was so neat to stay in a home with such history that had been so expertly updated. We walked in and felt like we'd walked in to a home straight out of Better Homes and Gardens! Incredibly comfortable, clean and every detail thought of. It even SMELLS good! We found ourselves lounging around even longer than expected in the mornings because we enjoyed the home so much (Schlitterbahn? Who needs Schiltterbahn?) LOL! My favorite touches included the DVDs and games in the cabinets, a welcome bag of Oreos and coffee on the counter. It was a real treat to stay here -- thank you!!!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Getaway from the City

  • 5 of 5

We had a mini family reunion over the July 4th weekend and this house was the perfect getaway for the 10 of us. It was so nice to wake up and drink our coffee on the front porch swing. We floated the river each day and would get back to the house in time for lunch and a game of 42 on the back porch. In the evenings we ventured into Gruene and then came home to play games. This was my second time staying at the Market Street House and look forward to my next! The house has everything you could ever need and is the perfect location for a relaxing weekend on the river.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House!

  • 5 of 5

This place is just great! I took a trip here with my boyfriend and a bunch of friends. The house is so cute and the location couldn't be better. We were 440ft from Texas Tubes which made transportation to float the river a non-issue.The amenities were great and the beds were comfortable. We grilled out in the backyard on Saturday night and it was arguably the best part of the trip, hanging out on the porch and catching up. Great house! My boyfriend and I will actually be returning in August!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
San Antonio, TX
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Liberty Bistro, Black Whale Pub, Callahans, etc.
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Landa Park
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Amtrak-Sunset Station-San Marcos, TX
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 35
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Liberty Bistro, Coffee House, McAdoo's, etc.
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Water ski-Lake Dunlap or Lake McQueeney
Car: recommended

Historic New Braunfels, TX is home to 2 rivers, the crystal clear Comal River and the Guadalupe River. At just over 2 miles long, the Comal River is in the Guiness Book of World Records as the shortest river in the world. The town is conveniently located on Interstate 35, only a 35 minute drive to San Antonio, a 50 minute drive to Austin, and a short 20 minute drive to the San Marcos Outlet Malls or Natural Bridge Caverns. The Market Street House is conveniently nestled between the crystal clear Comal River and the historic downtown area. Walk to tubing, Schlitterbahn Water Park, Landa Park, Golf Course, Wurstfest, town center restaurants and shops. A fun place to visit!!

Other Activities: Schlitterbahn, tubing, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, shopping.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £216.63

Must sign Rental Agreement
HOLIDAYS 3 night minimum
CANCELLATION POLICIES APPLY. Email owner for TOTAL STAY quote, cancellation policy, & payment due dates. Some vary for Peak vs Low Seasons. We also occasionally run specials. Email for quote.
Deposit varies by season and number of people staying.
Rates/deposits subject to change.
Please feel free to email owner with ANY questions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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