• BEDS: 2

Slowpoke Cabin on Turtle Creek

Property Type : Houses

Property Description

The Hill Country is famous for its water recreation, and the Slowpoke Cabin near Kerrville is an amazing location for it! This fantastic waterfront guest house is not only right on the banks of Turtle Creek, but the tubing, kayaking, and swimming of the Guadalupe River is only a ten-minute drive from here. When you consider its peaceful country setting with tons of luxurious extras, all just 15 miles from downtown Kerrville, there's no question you've got a winner for your Hill Country escape!

Did we mention your private dock? Yep, it's right there on Turtle Creek, and there's even a kayak and paddle boat you can use to explore its waters. Test your angling skills off the dock, or enjoy a conversation and a snack around the riverside fire pit. While there's plenty to enjoy your backyard, keep in mind the water-based adventure and fun of the Guadalupe River is a short trip away.

A big limestone patio gives overlooks the creek, and it's luxuriously equipped with cushioned outdoor furniture. Enjoy a game of cornhole (bags) or badminton, and rustle up some hearty BBQ on the charcoal grill. There's a second fire pit on the patio (this one's propane), and there's even an outdoor shower for post-creek cleanup. This kid- and pet-friendly location is great for wildlife watching and stargazing, too! Smoking's allowed, but outside only.

Inside this fine waterfront rental, it's light and airy, with rustic wood floors and accents. The two bedrooms come with queen-sized beds, and there's a full bath with a shower/tub combo off the master bedroom. With a pull-out that's perfect for a child, there's sweet slumber space for up to five people. There's a second full bathroom, this one with a shower stall, and fresh linens are provided for bed and bath. You'll find a full kitchen, complete with modern appliances, cooking and serving ware, and a handy laundry room, as well. Two TVs (Roku) on site, and there's also Wifi Internet and good cell service; there's even a laptop-friendly work area!

We're proud to invite our visitors to experience the Slowpoke Cabin for themselves! No matter what draws you to the Hill Country, a stay here will make your getaway a fun and memorable experience. Book this amazing guest home with Backroads Reservations today!

Water photos were taken in May, 2022

Accommodation: The House:
Master bedroom with queen bed.
Master bathroom with a shower/tub combo.
Second bedroom with queen bed.
Second bath with a shower.
Living area with a couch, chair, and television.
Couch suitable for a child only.
Fully equipped kitchen with island seating, refrigerator, dishwasher, oven with a range top, microwave, regular coffee pot.
All pots, pans, dishes, flatware, cutlery, utensils, and glasses provided.
Dedicated workspace in the second bedroom.

Waterfront access with a private dock.
Complimentary paddleboat and kayak for guest use.
Gas firepit situated on the patio.
Traditional firepit located by the creek.
Outdoor recreation options include cornhole and badminton.
Opportunities for birding, fishing, swimming, and wildlife viewing.
Two televisions equipped with ROKU.
High-speed Wi-Fi internet connectivity.
Dual DVD players for entertainment.
Advanced water filtration system in place.
Convenient access to a washer and dryer.
Charcoal grill for outdoor cooking.

House sleeps five guests, with one being a small child.
Rental rate is based on 2 guests.
Children under 2 stay free.
Extra guest fee is $20/guest/day after 2 guests.
Pet fee is $25 per day, per pet.
A pet fee discount may be available for longer-term stays.
Event and holiday weekends may have a three-night minimum requirement.
Hill Country river and lake water levels vary depending on rain.
Release of liability required.
This house has a non-standard cancellation policy.

Distance from this home:  
The Frio River is 70 miles.
The Medina River is 15 miles.
The Guadalupe River is 40 miles.
The Lost Maples State Natural Area is 60 miles.
The Garner State Park is 65 miles.
The Hill Country State Natural Area is 25 miles.

This is home to the nationally-renowned festivals celebrating folk music, Celtic heritage, and the Texas arts and crafts. Nestled among beautiful natural parks, Kerrville also features wineries, breweries, and an amazing array of local restaurants. There's even a museum dedicated to the work of Western American artists!

Backroads Reservations
Bandera, Texas

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Other Details

  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Water Front
  • Children Allowed
  • Pets Considered
  • Fishing Allowed
  • Hiking Allowed
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Has a Grill
  • Cleaning fee is $125
  • Extra guest fee is $20, per day, after 2 guests
  • Pet fee is $25 per pet, per day
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    • Internet
    • Heating
    • Linens
    • Living Room
      Living Room
    • Towels
    • Washer
    • Air Conditioning
      Air Conditioning
    • Free Parking
      Free Parking
    • Washer
      Queen Size Bed
    • Washer
      Cell Coverage
    • Washer
      Central Air and Heat
    • Washer
      Charcoal Grill
    • Fully-equipped Kitchen
      Fully-equipped Kitchen
    • Wi-Fi
    • Autumn Foliage
      Autumn Foliage
    • Restaurants
    • Fridge
    • Fridge
    • Fridge
    • Stove
    • Coffee Pot
      Coffee Pot
    • Bird Watching
      Bird Watching
    • Photography
    • Scenic Drives
      Scenic Drives
    • Sight Seeing
      Sight Seeing
    • Walking
    • Water Sports
      Water Sports
    • Groceries
    • Kayak Canoe
      Kayak Canoe
    • Veranda
    • Fishing
    • Fishing
      Fishing Freshwater
    • Swimming
    • Tubing Water
      Tubing Water
    • Fishing Fly
      Fishing Fly
    • River
    • Waterfront
    • Waterfront
    • Lake View
      Lake View
    • Lake
    • Events Not Allowed
      Events Not Allowed
    • Children Welcome
      Children Welcome
    •  Smoking Not Allowed
      Smoking Not Allowed
    • Wheelchair Inaccessible
      Wheelchair Inaccessible
    • Budget
    • Budget
    • Romantic

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    What guests are saying...

    We had a great time at the cabin. It was nice and quiet and just what we wanted. Sitting and watching the ducks and the river in the back was my favorite thing to do.
    We loved this place for us and our active elementary age kids. Plenty to do with a kayak, pedal boat, camp fire, hammock, corn hole, badminton, and a great back patio. 2 bathrooms was a plus and 2 bedrooms. The kitchen was really well stocked with kitchen items plus a few food items that were surprises. We love the location of only 20 minutes to get to Kerrville and the River Trail. It is a quiet small river with only us on it the whole time. Plenty of games to play inside too.
    We loved this little place so much! The property is just as described, and the pictures don’t do it justice. We are a family of 4 with 2 under 3. The AC units kept us cool in the 100 degree weather, so don’t be too weary of the property not having central AC if you’re coming when it’s warm out. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you could need to cook on your trip. The most amazing part of this rental is the back of the property. It’s well kept, well lit and the perfect place to relax and fish, grill, look at stars and make s’mores! 10/10 would recommend!
    We had an absolute wonderful time! The kids loved the paddle boat and we loved visiting by the fire pit and the ducks and the beauty! There were a million stars and a telescope to see them all! Love love love it there!
    Wow! Right on the creek with access to the water within a few steps. This is a great find! Looking forward to staying again in during warmer temps.
    My son, myself, and our lab really enjoyed this place! I love sitting outside with my dog and we did that quite a bit. The view looking towards the creek during the day is beautiful and the blanket of stars at night is perfect! The neighborhood is peaceful and quiet. The house is cute and very clean.
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