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Serenity River Retreat - Unique, Modern Home on the Blanco River in Wimberley

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Unique Home on the Blanco River - 4 bedroom, 4 bath, set on 12 acres. Sleeps 10

Looking for a peaceful place to relax by the water in the Texas Hill Country?

Welcome to Serenity River Retreat, a unique and modern home on 12 acres along the Blanco River in Wimberley, TX. Our family built this wonderful property as a place to gather with family and friends and we would like to share it with you.

This spacious house is perfect for family and friends gatherings or special events like a girls weekend, birthday getaway, or a wedding.

Take a walk though our 12 acres, watch the deer graze as you enjoy your morning coffee, have a family BBQ, sit and relax on the long porch as you gaze at the river, play with your kids in the spacious yard, and cool off in the Blanco River.

The house is actually 3 different structures connected by a long porch.

Main House - This building contains a kitchen, dinning area, and living room. This is where people gather to eat, play games, and converse.

Guest House - This building has two bedrooms, a living room, and a full bath. One bedroom has a queen-size bed and the other bedroom has two twin beds. The couch in the living room folds out into an additional bed.

Hideaway House - The building contains two bedrooms and two full baths. One bedroom has a king bed and the other bedroom has two twin beds.

==== LOCATION ====

Our home is located along the Blanco River in Wimberley, Texas.

Wimberley is an easy 45 minute commute from Austin, but the peacefulness lets you feel far away. It is a prefect place to rejuvenate your soul and appreciate the nature that surrounds you.

Our home is conveniently located just 10 miles from the Wimberley square, Blue Hole Regional Park, and the Coral Theatre - one of the last outdoor theaters in the US.

==== AMENITIES ====

• Access to the Blanco River

• Four bedrooms: 1)king, 2)queen, 3)2 twin beds 4)2 twin beds. There is also a queen sleeper sofa in sitting area

• Three full baths and one half bath

• Dining area with seating for eight

• Satellite television

• Wireless Internet

• DVD player

• Large porch with seating

• Keurig Coffee Maker

• Refrigerator

• Stove/Oven

• Microwave

• Dishwasher

• Pots and Pans

• Fully Equipped Kitchen

• Ample supply of towels and linens

• Fireplace

• CD Player

• Charcoal Grill

• Smoke Detectors

• Fire Extinguisher

• First Aid Kit

==== WEDDINGS & EVENTS ====

Contact us if you need pricing for a wedding or special event

==== WHAT OUR GUESTS ARE SAYING ====

We had a great time at Serenity Retreat! All the logistics were super easy and Sean even went out ahead of time to chill some water bottles and turn the AC down - a huge plus in August! The property was just as it is presented and worked perfectly for two families of 4. Plenty of space to spread out and do your own thing or gather as a group. The kitchen was perfectly sized for gathering and group meal preparation. We couldn't have asked for a better way to end the summer.

- Maggie, August 2014

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay here! The house was amazing and we loved the set up. It worked out well for us to have my in-laws in the Hideaway and our family (2 adults & 3 kids) in the Guest House. Sean and Rae Ann have stocked the house with everything we could need - no lack for linens, towels, or kitchen tools. Town isn't too far away, but sitting on the porch looking at the river you feel as though you're hundreds of miles from anywhere. It is very peaceful there - my sons really enjoyed feeding the deer, exploring the river, chasing the frogs, playing frisbee on the lawn, and just relaxing on the futon in the screened-in porch.

- Stefani, July 2014

Sean was nice to meet me ahead of time to check out his place. This house was exactly what we needed for our reunion with cousins. Everything worked well. We enjoyed a dip in the river and there was plenty of room to spread out to visit with each other. The kitchen had the essentials for our meals. The lawn was neatly cut and we appreciated the house.

- Andy, July 2014

The Serenity Retreat home was perfect in so many ways! The host Sean made the rental process easy and the property provided all the essentials for a relaxing weekend on the river. The home itself is perfect for small groups…the layout really lends itself to an engaging open environment with friends. Hence, the kitchen was large and had bar stool style seating around the center island and was open to the dinning/living room area. Also the outdoor deck runs the entire length of the home which was very cool. Windows everywhere so lots of natural light and an open refreshing feel.

Also the guest quarters are in a separate part off the main house so while some friends stayed up talking others could turn in for the night without notice or 'i'm trying to sleep' issues.

Location is great. Very private feel and right on the river. 10-15 min drive into Wimberley. Can't beat it. It is a great place and not the typical ma and pa honky-tonk style texas cabin aesthetic that dominates the hill country.

- Zane, July 2014

==== HOUSE RULES ====

We put lots of love and attention into making this a wonderful space to share with you. Thank you for treating our home with the same care and respect that you would expect from visitors in your own home.

• Check-in time is 4pm

• Check-out time is 11am

Please be mindful of these times. The cleaning staff is usually on a very tight schedule. Thanks.

* We do not allow pets on the property

* There is no smoking allowed on the property.

* Please leave all dirty linens and towels hung on rods in the bathrooms

* Please wash all of your dishes before checking-out.

* Visitors or additional guests must be cleared by the owner in advance.

*Children must be supervised at all times.

• The homeowner is not responsible for any accidents, injuries, or illness that occur while you are on the premises or its facilities. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that the guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premises.

More Details

Property Manager
Sean Hill
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
11 October, 2017

About Sean Hill

Sean and Rae Ann Hill. We live in Austin, Texas and love the Texas Hill Country. We manage this property for our family and would love to share it with you.

Sean Hill purchased this house in 1996

Why Sean Hill chose Texas Hill Country

The property was purchased as a gathering place for our extended family. A place where we could sit in the river and enjoy the beauty of the Texas Hill Country together.

What makes this house unique

Our property is set on 12 acres at the intersection of the Loneman Creek and the Blanco River. It has easy access to the Blanco River.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was a perfect place for our growing family to share a few days together over the Holidays. From Chicago, Dallas & Austin we converged onto the property only to be met by several beautiful deer 🦌. The house was very clean and well stocked! The size of the house made it easy for those who wanted to go to bed early or sleep late not to be disturbed. The family rotated between the kitchen, dining room, and back porch. Each area was large enough for us to hang out together. Loved the grounds and the river. Have been renting in this area over 20+ years. Will rent again for sure!
Dec 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wimberley in Hays County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , This is bedroom #3
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Large Double Bed , This is bedroom #1
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , This is bedroom #2
    Sleeper Sofa - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , This is a sleeper sofa in the sitting area
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking

Reviews

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Serenity River Retreat - Unique, Modern Home on the Blanco River in Wimberley
average rating of 4.56 based on 30 reviews
4

Fantastic spot for a multi family getaway!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at serenity river retreat! This unique home was perfectly suited to our multi-family reunion. The surrounding natural landscape was not to be beat. There is a very cute little town nearby, but we spent most of our time in the river or having coffee or drinks on the huge front porch over looking the river! The only recomm we woul make would be to better stock the kitchen (basics like salt, pepper , and dish towels). All in all it was a wonderful vacation in a wonderful spot!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

This place was built for relaxation!

  • 4 of 5

The property is fabulous!! Plenty of room for 2 families to share. All the bedrooms have real beds so great for adults! The house is equipped with every comfort you would ever need. Spending all day in the cool waters of the Blanco and relaxing with friends at night, what's not to love:) Can't wait to return!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

3rd Year at the River

  • 5 of 5

We love the privacy and set up at the Serenity River Retreat. It is perfect for our family. This is our third year and we hope to try and go every summer for a long time. The river area is very easy to get to and the House is a very unique set up that allows the family to stay up or go to bed early without being disturbed by those wanting to stay up later and watch movies or play games. We enjoy watching the deer browse for food in the yard and getting up and having our coffee on the large porch overlooking the river. MW

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Corpus Christi Tx
5

Family time in Wimberly

  • 5 of 5

Serenity River Retreat was the perfect spot for four sisters and their spouses to meet and just hang out together for 3 days. We never even left to go into town it was so peaceful! The deer, wild turkeys, songs of many birds and the sound of the flowing river really allowed any stress we came with to just roll away. We hope to make this our meeting place again in the years to come.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

As always we had a great time.

  • 4 of 5

Everything was clean and ready to go. The view is wonderful. My friends were so excited. They are interested in renting it for their families.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, tx
5

Christmas Holiday Stay.

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for our growing family to share a few days together over the Holidays. From Chicago, Dallas & Austin we converged onto the property only to be met by several beautiful deer 🦌. The house was very clean and well stocked! The size of the house made it easy for those who wanted to go to bed early or sleep late not to be disturbed. The family rotated between the kitchen, dining room, and back porch. Each area was large enough for us to hang out together. Loved the grounds and the river. Have been renting in this area over 20+ years. Will rent again for sure!

The Brodericks

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wimberley, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£874
for 2 nights
From
£376
 
 
November 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£874
for 2 nights
From
£376
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,364
for 3 nights
From
£414
 
 
December 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£874
for 2 nights
From
£376
 
 
Christmas 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,364
for 3 nights
From
£414
 
 
New Years 2017
29 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,364
for 3 nights
From
£414
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£874
for 2 nights
From
£376
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £190.03
Cleaning £121.62

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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