Double wide mobile home on 1 acre on the banks of the Sabinal River in the Texas Hill Country. 90 mi. NW of San Antonio, 20 mi. from Garner State Park 8 mi. from Lonehollow kids camp, 10 mi. from Lost Maples State Park and 2.5 mi. north of Utopia. Two night minimum except on holidays three night minimum
Double wide mobile home on 1 acre on the banks of the Sabinal River in the Texas Hill Country. 90 mi. NW of San Antonio, 20 mi. from Garner State Park 8 mi. from Lonehollow kids camp, 10 mi. from Lost Maples State Park and 2.5 mi. north of Utopia. King and twin bed in the master, queen in second bedroom and 3 twins in third bedroom. There's a master bath and guest bath. There's a large wooden deck in back and the yard runs down to the river which is usually about waist deep in the deeper places. Outdoor seating (EMAIL HIDDEN)completely shaded rock patio with fire pit and charcoal grill. Bring your own wood for fire pit and your own charcoal. Fully equipped kitchen with full size oven. Salt and Pepper provided. Great for family get togethers. AT&T is the only phone service out here. GPS will sometimes send you south of Utopia but we are 2.5 mi. NORTH of Utopia.
The Sabinal River, entering and getting out only. on River Haven property. The Sabinal River frequently goes dry. As of 5/23/16 there is waist deep water in the river and water going over the dam. If the water is not flowing over the dam and feels warm, it is not safe to swim. Today, 8/17/17, the Sabinal is barely making it over he dam. Swim at your own risk. The Frio River never goes dry and is 15-20 min. drive.
Interaction with guests
As much or as little as guests desire. We are usually home (just a short walk across the road).
Other things to note
Mac and Ernies is a local famous restaurant in Tarpley, Tx. Naylene , the chef has hosted Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. She has taught classes at Central Market in San Antonio. Another fine restaurant is Laurel Tree, a couple of miles south of Utopia. Saturday lunch and supper only and reservations are recommended. On Saturdays occasionally Big Ern's BBQ is open in a shack next to Outback, the hardware store in town. Very good BBQ. He sets up between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 and stays until 1:30 or 2pm or until sold out. Go early. The grocery store is limited on produce but has a great meat market to get steaks, ground beef or cold cuts. It closes at 5:30pm but opens early in a.m, by 6, Mon-Sat. The Lunchbox is a burger place next to the General Store. It's very good and open 11-3pm Tuesday through Saturday.
Three night minimum on holidays.
No smoking or pets. Please don't use foul language around our neighbors children. 3 night minimum on Thanksgiving. Be sure you only have the number of guests that are indicated on your reservation.
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I'm a retired RN, my husband semi retired carpenter. We have a beautiful 4 bedroom home near Sabinal River in Utopia, Tx. They filmed a Robert Duvall movie here in 2010, Seven Days in Utopia, Golf's Sacred Journey. We love to be outside gardening/ wood working. We have lots of wild life in the area. We have a loyal band of humming birds because we feed them well. Spring time usually comes with a wonderful wildflower display.