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WHERE OLD SCHOOL MEETS NEW SCHOOL

 

ABOUT

Built in 1921, the Martindale Schoolhouse is an official Texas Historical Landmark. The feeling of being inside a 100 year-old school building will transport you back in time to experience what a rural school was like during the roaring 20's.

 

The Martindale Schoolhouse is centrally located between Austin and San Antonio and is perfect for weddings, special events, weekend getaways, and outdoor excursions. First, there’s the expansive five-room villa that was once the original school. Carefully curated with eclectic art from around the world, the schoolhouse sleeps 14 and is fully modernized with a large kitchen, multiple seating areas, a great lawn and a covered veranda with an outdoor fireplace.

 

Next, there's the Martindale Social Hall. Perfect for wedding receptions, dances, corporate outings, you name it... all hosted under the sky and stars within the walls of the original school gymnasium. To top it off, the crystal clear San Marcos River is a short walk away for swimming, fishing, kayaking, and joyous lollygagging. Martindale Schoolhouse...your hall pass from the ordinary.

 

WEDDINGS + EVENTS

WEDDINGS

 

We specialize in leisurely weekend weddings. Your wedding experience is much more enjoyable when you have quality time to spend with your family and friends without the stress of rushing to set up and break down. You'll have the whole place to yourself Friday-Sunday, with plenty of time to decorate, host a rehearsal dinner, have brunch in the courtyard or just hang out and relax.

 

You'll also have access to the Schoolhouse, extensive grounds and the Martindale Social Hall, a 4,000 square foot open-air gymnasium, complete with tables, chairs, bar, restrooms, and a stage for DJ's or live music. Accommodates up to 175 guests. For overnight stays, the Schoolhouse along with our riverfront property can accommodate between 14-24 guests. LGBTQIA friendly! Contact us for booking.

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Flexibility is our strong suit. We pride ourselves on being creative and accommodating. If you can dream it, we'll make it happen. Perfect for corporate meetings, live music, yoga retreats, cooking classes, family reunions, quinceanera's or almost anything you can think of.  Catering, photography and floral services available. Contact us for booking.

ACCOMMODATIONS

An official Texas Historical Landmark built in 1921, the Martindale Schoolhouse is a truly unique experience. With eclectic décor and carefully curated art from around the world, it's like no place you have ever experienced. Across the street from the San Marcos river, it's perfect for family reunions or large groups looking for luxury accommodations in the quaint town of Martindale, Texas.

 

Vacation in style with a fully-stocked kitchen, comfy beds, white cotton linens and private patios. With five bedrooms and four bathrooms, the villa sleeps 14 and has extensive grounds with a great lawn, private courtyard, covered veranda and plenty of space for your whole group to spread out. We book all overnight accommodations exclusively through Airbnb. The Martindale Social Hall, weddings and events are booked separately and require extra fees. Book accommodations.

 

GALLERY

Texas Highways Magazine
Texas Highways Magazine

Image was featured in December 2019 issue. Photo by Kenny Braun

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AREA ATTRACTIONS

San Marcos River

 

Swim, fish, canoe or kayak year-round on a pristine, spring-fed river that stays a constant 72 degrees. We also offer guided fishing and kayak trips to safely navigate rapids and discover the best spots to cast your line.

Gateway to the Hill Country

 

The Martindale Schoolhouse is a great launching pad for day trips. Centrally located between Austin and San Antonio, it's close to dozens of popular towns including Lockhart, San Marcos, Gruene, New Braunfels, Driftwood, Wimberley, and Canyon Lake.

Home Away from Home

 

The perfect place for home base when attending local events, especially when you need to stay overnight. Minutes to Texas State university, SWSX, ACL, F1 Circuit of the Americas, and the Texas Water Safari.

 

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GUEST REVIEWS

The Martindale Schoolhouse is amazing! I had no idea how cool this place was until I saw it in person. Wendi and Craig have done a great job creating a funky, but very comfortable space. 

-Sheila