Hondo Creek Hideaway
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The Texas Hill Country is an amazing setting for the best holiday getaways! Hondo Creek Hideaway near Tarpley is a shining example of this; it's kid- and pet-friendly, in a peaceful country setting right on the banks of Hondo Creek. You'll enjoy those inspiring Hill Country views, your own private waterfront, and comfortable amenities, too! If you'd like to step out of the countryside and head into town, you can enjoy the cuisine, shopping, and nightlife of Tarpley and Bandera, both of which are nearby.
Bring your tubes, kayaks, and fishing gear! Hondo Creek Hideaway is a scenic riverside vacation rental, on the banks of a tributary of the Frio River. You'll want to take advantage of your private access; after all, the Hill Country is known for its water-based adventure! The property includes a private dock with seating right on the water, and there's four acres of Hill Country beauty to explore here.
The vacation home has two shaded decks, and both include comfortable outdoor furniture. The smaller deck out front is the perfect place to sip morning coffee and enjoy the Hill Country views, and the larger deck out back overlooks the creek, and has ample room for everyone to gather. Glittering string lights add a fun and magical sparkle to evenings on the back deck, too! In the mood for BBQ? Take advantage of the charcoal grill!
Comfort is key inside Hondo Creek Hideaway, and this bright and airy vacation rental has central air and ceiling fans for just that purpose. For tech and entertainment, there's Wifi service and a smart TV in the comfy living area (you can also bring your own Roku for additional viewing options). The dining area has bar stools and a big dining table that seats eight, and the kitchen has all the appliances, cooking ware, serving ware, and prep space you'll need! Laundry's a snap with a washer and dryer combo, too.
There are three bedrooms at Hondo Creek Hideaway: a master with a queen bed and double-vanity bathroom suite with both a shower and garden tub; and two additional bedrooms with full beds and a shared shower and tub-equipped bath. The futon on the living area sleeps two, with total sleeping accommodations for up to eight! Clean linens are provided for all bed and bath areas here, too.
An important note about the water system at Hondo Creek Hideaway: The safety of our guests is our highest priority! The water here is perfectly safe for bathing and other non-internal usage. For drinking and cooking purposes, a Culligan water dispenser is provided.
Water pictures taken 8/31/23. Water levels may be different than the pictures. Inquire at time of booking
Master bedroom furnished with a queen bed and an attached bathroom featuring a large garden tub and shower.
Bedroom two and three with full beds sharing a hallway bath.
Living room equipped with seating, entertainment, and a Smart TV.
Large futon in the living room accommodating 2 guests.
Dining table with a total of eight chairs and a bar with barstools.
Fully equipped kitchen containing a dishwasher, oven, stove, refrigerator, microwave, and a regular coffee maker.
Central air conditioning and heating.
Washer and Dryer facilities.
Charcoal grill available.
Front deck providing picturesque views of the hill country.
Spacious covered back deck with scenic water views, ample seating, and charming string lights.
Covered parking space for added convenience.
Culligan drinking water provided for quality hydration.
Catch and release fishing available for outdoor enthusiasts.
Private dock access for a serene waterfront experience.
Smart TV for entertainment.
All towels and linens supplied for a comfortable stay.
Water levels may vary from the pictures; inquiries are welcome at the time of booking.
Availability of Brink kayaks, tubes, water toys, and fishing equipment for guest use.
Limited cell service; use of WiFi calling is recommended for communication.
Rates and Details:
Accommodates eight guests.
Nightly rate based on two guests.
Additional guest fee of $20 per day after the initial two guests.
Children are welcome, noting no shallow areas or banks; water is deep and accessible from the dock.
Pets allowed (maximum 2).
Pet fee of $25 per day, per pet.
Potential pet fee discount for longer-term stays.
Smoking permitted only outside.
Prohibition on discharging firearms, fireworks, or ATVs.
Hill Country river and lake water levels subject to variation based on rainfall.
Distance from this home:
The Frio River is 40 miles.
The Medina River is 20 miles.
The Guadalupe River is 45 miles.
The Lost Maples State Natural Area is 25 miles.
The Garner State Park is 30 miles.
The Hill Country State Natural Area is 20 miles.
Some say tiny Tarpley is easy to miss; those folks just don't know what they're missing! The Hill Country surrounds Tarpley, offering some of the most beautiful views in Texas. Check out Mac and Ernie's Roadside Eatery, which has been featured on two shows on the Food Network for their cuisine.