Cool Water Acres is a private 54 acre ranch, highlighted by a 7 acre lake with spillover waterfall, located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Relax in your private lakeside cabin with fully equipped kitchen stocked with country breakfast fixings, including eggs from our chickens. Cabin has AC/heat, Sat TV, bedroom with queen size bed and bath; main room has living area with fireplace, kitchen and dining area. An additional single bed provides for comfortable sleeping capacity for 3 adults. The cabin has a panoramic front porch for relaxing, and enclosed back patio area with fishing gear. A two person pedal boat is provided for exploring and fishing from your own private dock. The lake is spring fed and great for both swimming and fishing. On-site private horsemanship instruction offered.
5 on June 16, 2012
We spent a week at coolwater acres. Julie and Joemike are very nice people loved all there animals and got to fish in there lake which i caught the biggest fish i ever caught in my life it was a Big Bass at least 9 to 10 pounds. And my husband the next day caught him a bigger Bass. I want to thank Julie and Joe for sharing there beatuful place with us. Can't wait to go back
3.8 on April 11, 2011
We just spent a delightful weekend at Cool Water Acres and loved everything about it! We were met by happy, smiling dogs and a flock of beautiful chickens. Our home-away-from-home was filled with so many fun details: fresh eggs and fruit in the fridge, a comfy couch, western print lampshade in the living room, cowboy motif quilt and shams in the bedroom, direct TV, Texas Highways magazine, a horse head switchplate in the bedroom, original wood on the porch and throughout the house and much, much more. The hosts are the coolest - very gracious and friendly. They made us feel very much at home. The dogs visited us each day. The horses let us pet them and one chicken showed her appreciation for a few vegetable scraps by laying an egg on the porch! The house has great cross-ventilation, especially in the front area, so we only used the AC to cool the house down when we returned from our day's outing. My husband enjoyed using the electric boat to do some catch and release fishing. We saw deer on the property at night. Cool Water Acres is very close to Bandera with its great music venues. Be sure to go to Mac and Ernie's Roadside Eatery just inside Tarpley on 470. What a surprise! I could go on and on, but needless to say, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and recommend the place highly!
5 on September 05, 2010
We just spent our 28th anniversary at Cool Water Acres. It was such a peaceful, relaxing cabin by the lake. Even in August there was a nice breeze blowing under the beautiful trees in the front yard. I enjoyed my quiet mornings sitting on the porch reading. It was wonderful.
5 on June 21, 2010
We just spent the weekend at this beautiful Hill Country get away and it couldn't have been better. From the moment we arrived we felt relaxed and content with the beauty of the property and the great old cabin that was our home for the weekend. We caught fish, talked to the dogs, cats, horses, chickens and donkey, swam in the clear lake and basically had one of the best weekend ever. Can't wait to return, it was perfect!
4.6 on March 02, 2008
This was our first time at a BB. It definitely will not be our last. This is a family-owned and maintained ranch. The family takes very good care of the property. The cabin was very spacious with all of the amenities of a hotel room. If you're looking for a peaceful, serene atmosphere with great views, this is the place to go to. Jon and Julie are awesome! Maggie, Rosey, Daisy, Mikey, and Gypsy (all dogs) are very welcoming and great to love on.
5 on July 01, 2007
We were more than impressed with this little cottage & its inkeepers. We will be returning to "our" little home away from home again this year ( in 2 weeks).
5 on April 15, 2007
absolutely wonderful, peaceful place to stay. Beautiful scenery. Great hosts. Best vacation we ever had
Countryside, Lakeside, Ranch, Small town
San Antonio, TX (SAT) 50 miles
From Bandera, go 2 miles North on Hwy 16, then turn left on FM 470 and go 3 miles to the Blue fence with entry sign Cool Water Acres.
Antique Shopping, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Rodeos, Dance Halls, Dude Ranches, Riding Stables, Tubing, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery
Bed and Breakfast, Cottage
BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Internet Service, Telephone
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi
Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, arrowhead and fossil hunting, on-site private horsemanship instruction, pedal boat on lake, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming
Cats , Dogs , 4 horses, donkey, chickens
Horses, Trail Riding, Dogs, Nature, Country Music