When searching for a home, the last thing you want to worry about is not being comfortable when you return from a long day of house hunting. This is the best time to get a feel for the community and way of life in your new neighborhood and a great opportunity to live like a local before you officially move in.
From the top vacation rental Airbnb’s to the area’s most comfortable hotels, we have your guide to the best places to call home while you look for your dream home in greater San Antonio.
Casa Lejana of Helotes Casitas, Airbnb
Translated to “far away house,” this picturesque group of casitas in Boerne dates back to the 1930s and is available for rent via Airbnb. Each villa sleeps up to 4 and features historic elements including a stone fireplace, original walls and doors, and plush greenery across the two-acre property. Peaceful and quiet, this rental is the ideal place to retire after a day of house hunting, whether in your casita, poolside, or in the property’s on-site gym.
136 E Grayson
San Antonio, TX 78215
For a chance to explore downtown San Antonio while you visit properties in and around town, you can’t go wrong with Hotel Emma, a 19th century brew house converted into a 146-room boutique hotel in the city’s hip Pearl district. Conscientiously renovated, Hotel Emma features beautifully appointed rooms with furniture, décor and brass fixtures reminiscent of the building’s past. From the cozy lobby and attentive service to the plush bedding and stunning views from terrace rooms, you can’t go wrong with Hotel Emma. This extraordinary property sets the standard for South Texas luxury.
Duck Inn, Airbnb
If you are truly looking for a home away from home in Texas Hill Country, look no further than this newly renovated Airbnb home in Downtown Boerne. Dubbed Duck Inn, this two-bedroom property features a full kitchen with modern appliances, a comfortable living space, an updated bathroom, and a spacious outdoor dining area. Walking distance from Downtown Boerne’s charming Main Street and with access to the scenic Cibolo Creek walking path, this home is a convenient and comfortable place to experience the community ahead of your big move.
La Cantera Resort & Spa
16641 La Cantera Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78256
For a relaxing escape between downtown San Antonio and the luxury properties on the outskirts of town, La Cantera Resort & Spa is the perfect place to unwind. Featuring a full-service spa, welcoming guest rooms, a pool and sun terrace, and two championship golf courses, this destination has something for the whole family to enjoy during your home search downtime. Inspired by the architecture of South Texas’ iconic King Ranch, La Cantera Resort & Spa offers a number of accommodations for guests of every kind, from luxury suites and private villas to deluxe rooms overlooking the breathtaking views of Hill Country.
For more information on buying or selling your San Antonio or Greater Boerne property, contact Denise Graves