Bluebird Hill

Downstairs Only: Sleeps 4 to 14
Bluebird Hill has everything needed for an adventurous and relaxing vacation! The beautiful free-form swimming pool with a waterfall will relax your stresses away. This property is on Blanket Creek, which is seasonal (dependent on yearly rainfall) when it's running is great for wading and catching tadpoles.

This home is sitting on Indian Blanket Ranch, a 250 acre ranch, which has Bluebird Nestbox Nature Trails for bird watching, hiking, jogging, and mountain bicycling. There are six benches spread out on the ranch for viewing wildlife and nature photography. Relax in the hammock, hot tub, or pool, after a fulfilling day of hiking or cycling the trails.

It is located 10 miles west of Utopia, Texas and five minutes east of Garner State Park and the Frio River. 25 minutes SW of Lost Maples State Natural Area.
This property is close enough for tubing and river fun, yet far enough away for seclusion & privacy.
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12 guests




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What to Bring

We leave one roll of toilet paper in each bathroom and one trash bag in each can; Bring Extra.What to Bring:
* Bath towels, wash rags, hand towels, river towels.
* Extra toilet paper and extra trash bags – 13 gal. for kitchen and 39 gal. for outside cans.
*Individual K-Cups, Or flat Drip coffee filters & coffee; have both kinds of coffee makers.
* Your groceries and supplies: salt, pepper, sugar, paper towels, coffee, filters, and dish detergent for dishwasher.
* Bath articles: shampoo, bath soap, hand soap, laundry soap for washer
Suggested items:
* Flashlight, batteries, matches, lighter fluid, charcoal/wood for grill, firewood for fireplace and campfire (Do not use wood cut from trees that died from Live Oak Decline)
* Stereo, camera, binoculars, bug spray, sun block, river chairs, river shoes, Fishing License.

*Beer, wine & liquor is sold in Leakey.
*Beer sold in Concan & Utopia.

**ONLY If traveling from out of state, plane, or bike: Towels available upon advance request at no extra charge. Please let us know at least two days ahead of time.

Enhanced Cleanliness Measures;
*Disinfectant is used to clean. 
*High-touch surfaces disinfected.
*Bed linens/kitchen towels are washed at 140oF or hotter between guests.
*If property rented same day guests depart; we use ultraviolet whole room lights to kill all bacteria/viruses.


Bluebird Hill

Downstairs Amenities Include:
Sleeps 4 to 14
* 3 Bedrooms: 2 kings & 1 queen
* Library room: 1 queen sofa bed
* Sunroom: single bed, 1 queen sofa bed
* Livingroom: 1 queen sofa bed & single window bed
* 2 full baths with tubs & showers
* Fully furnished Kitchen, 2 full size refrigerators with freezers, icemaker, dishwasher, convection toaster oven, convection microwave oven, crock pot, blender, mixer, stand alone double burner
* Central Heat & Air, Ceiling fans, Fireplace
* Washer/Dryer, Iron & board
* Wi-Fi TV / DVD & Ping Pong in Sunroom
* Wi-Fi TV/DVD/VCR in living room,
* Wi-Fi throughout the house & patios
* 3 patios & 2 decks with tables & chairs
* BBQ grill, Picnic table in back yard by deck overlooking the seasonal (dry or wet) creek
* Swings & hammock in front yard
* Hot Tub & Swimming Pool
* Propane Campfire table on front patio 
* Rock Campfire Ring in Backyard

Pet Policy

Pet Friendly Properties Are:
Bella Vista,  Waters Edge, Rivers Edge, Bluebird Hill, Star Suite, and Hideaway.
* If your dog is not a service animal covered by Title III of the ADA, our usual pet policy will apply.

Pet Rules:
  • Maximum of 2 dogs allowed, weighing 50 lbs or less each
  • Only well behaved, house-trained; Won't chew on furniture, rugs or scratch floors, walls, doors
  • Dogs allowed Inside Only when in their kennel/cage
  • Don't allow them on furniture or beds
  • Only leashed or tied when outside
  • Pickup & throw away poop
  • Do not allow dogs to dig in yard or flower beds
  • Dog owner responsible for dog's safety, and for any damages to lodging property
  • Do not allow your dogs to bark excessively, run free or chase wildlife
  • Please pick up most of the dog hair from around the outside rugs, yard, patios, & inside
  • No dogs allowed in Hot Tubs or Swimming Pool
  • $10 per night per dog (covers normal pet hair & clean up, spraying inside for fleas & ticks)
  • Please let us know if you will be bringing your dog.
Total Solar Eclipse Event ~ April 4-10, 2024 - 4 Night Minimum
Bluebird Hill/Star Suite Already Booked

Fall, Winter, and Spring
Excludes Holidays

Bluebird Hill & Star Suite are required to rent together during Summer, Holidays & Events

$300 for 4 people

  • $10.00 each extra person per night; children 1 year & under free.
  • 2 night minimum.
  • $300 deposit to hold your reservation. This will be deducted from total & you will pay the Balance 1 month to 2 weeks before arrival. 

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What Our Guests Are Saying

Don't just take it from us, let our guests do the talking!
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Hi LeAnn, First of all, I just wanted to say that we had another wonderful time at Bluebird Hill. Your mother's house is fascinating, filled with such character and life. One of our women wanted to write a letter to her expressing that sentiment. If you think she would appreciate it, please do let us know, and we would love to write such a communication to her, thanking her for creating such a beautiful place. In the meantime, we wanted to let you know that we appreciate you offering this wonderfully private getaway where we can escape to!
Kimberlyn: San Antonio, TX

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830 966 2320

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Rio Frio Lodging Office Location:
5181 FM 1050 - Rio Frio Texas, 78879

Mailing Address:
PO Box 155 - Rio Frio Texas, 78879

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