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Chateau Lakeview - in Heart of Beautiful Texas Hill Country

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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Property description

You will begin to unwind and relax on the undulating drive upward towards 334 Explorer, the luxurious Chateau Lakeview, located in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. At first glimpse, it is nestled, tall and proud, among shady trees that overhang its many covered decks. Large, at over 3000 square feet, with sleeping accommodations for 16, it offers comfort at every level. No amenity has been overlooked.
We welcome wedding groups. We are geared up for families of the bride and groom as well as the bridal party.

As you enter the Chateau and step onto one of the four spacious decks, you will be thrilled by the breathtaking views of Lake Travis and the surrounding Texas Hill Country. Proceed up the stairs to the recently added Super Deck. Don’t forget your camera! The stunning views of the lake framed by stately oak trees in daylight, and the shimmer of a glorious Hill Country sunset reflecting off the lake at dusk, as well as the spectacular star gazing in the evening will provide cherished memories of your Hill Country weekend or vacation.

The luxurious master suite will lure you with its cozy fireplace, shower for two, and roomy soaker tub perfect for two. Recently remodeled in 2013 we are set up with great mirrors and lighting, loads of electrical outlets and a place to steam special clothing.
A separate sitting area in the master suite affords desirable privacy. On the same floor as the master, is the main living area with a large television, a sofa sleeper for two, separate wet bar/fridge, half-bath, dining room with vaulted ceiling, a breakfast room and spacious kitchen; the envy of any gourmand. The kitchen is designed for large groups and contains a double oven, cook top, two warming drawers and warming trays to keep dinner warm for the whole crowd. With four separate dining areas, there is lots of flexibility for serving and feeding your crowd. Don’t go buy the paper plates until you see the number of dishes and flatware the kitchen contains.

The upstairs decks will entice you with ceiling fan, speakers, and chic furniture for dining and lounging while you lazily watch violet and gold sunsets over the lake in the distance.
With three ice-makers in the house, you will never want for ice. Downstairs are three bedrooms. One, a mini-suite, serves as a second master with its own private bath. A Jack-and-Jill bath accommodates the other two bedrooms. Open to the spacious, shady backyard, lounge on the patio and watch your kids or pets play. A second large downstairs living area, with a sleeper sofa for two, boasts its own wet bar/fridge and second television. If staying connected is necessary, a desk here provides high-speed internet. A propane gas grill is located on the deck off of the formal dining room. Makes for easy access from the kitchen. There is a table and chairs there as well so folks can visit while the chef cooks. Don't forget to pick fresh herbs from the kitchen garden below in the back yard to make your meals extra yummy and pleasing to the eye.

Stored are two additional roll-away beds, and two 12 inch thick blow-up beds, just in case you need to sleep 16 guests total! A washer and dryer are conveniently placed in the upstairs master closet, and also at the back entry, where there is a spacious garage and large driveway for multiple cars. Pet lovers? Not to worry; the fieldstone floors are pet-friendly.

The fenced backyard, framed with a variety of fruit and shade trees, provides a wonderful home-away-from-home for the family dog. The covered patio in the back yard has luxury furniture for relaxing and a ceiling fan to keep you cool.

Our golden retriever Geraldine strongly recommends Chateau Lakeview for your pet. There are three separate areas for water and food for your favorite pet...no horses, please!

Information for boaters. The Lakeway Marina is about a mile from the house. Phone number is 512/261-7511. You can rent boats or a slip for your boat. Call the Marina about where to put your boat in. Slip rentals are $30/night or $150/week.

Keywords: House, Lake Travis, address - 334 Explorer off of Hurst Creek.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Large yard great for outside activities for children. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Four watering/feeding stations including one outside. Pet bed, large fenced yard with shade trees, pets allowed in the house, pet gate....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 8-16

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Large master suite w/ king bed, sitting area, fireplace, TV ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Mini master with in suite bath, TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Queen bedroom connects to Jack and Jill bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    Double bed, connects with Jack and Jill bath...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Master suite, Queen size Beds (2) Mini master and second guest room, Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Master bath or large, separate toilet area, soaker tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    In suite bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Jack and Jill bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    Off the living room upstairs...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Ironing center in master laundry/closet includes steamer (please request). Hair dryers in all bathrooms. Ceiling fans throughout the house and on balconies. Wet bar on each level....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) Tivo and DVD in living room. Other TV's in play room, master and mini master....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Speakers inside and on front decks....moreless

  • Television:

    TV's in living room, downstairs play room, master suite and mini master...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Approximately three blocks from the lake. Lakeway Marina is about three minutes from the house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There are four dining area. Two outside and two inside. The formal dining room seats eight, the kitchen seats six easily. Kitchen balcony seats four or more. Deck off the formal dining room seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    Broadband with wireless internet....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Three...moreless

  • Garage:

    Two garage bays available for parking plus usage of remotes for garage doors....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Information will be sent with directions for renters....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Updated linens for all beds. Loads of pillows and loads of bath towels...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Two recliners, flat screen TV...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    July, 2007 added three to four parking spots past the garage for an ease of entry and leaving. Allows five to six autos to come and go without having someone to move their car....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    With additional parking added boat or RV can be parked and allow several cars easy entry and leaving....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free long distance calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Loads of towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Two washing machines and three dryers....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    (2) Wood provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Contact house manager for details...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Two coffee makers. One in the kitchen and one in the downstairs wet bar....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Three sets of dishes and flat ware. There are warming trays for large groups as well as two warming drawers....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes to feed over 30 people. Tons of pots and pans. Stand mixer, food processor, blender and loads of other kitchen gadgets....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    We have two dishwashers by each sink in the kitchen....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    large pantry, two sinks with disposals, two trash areas, electric stove with jenn air vent on island. See guest book for cooking staples provided....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Double Ovens...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    I will send you a list of 'What's in the pantry'. We keep staples, spices, oils, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (3) Refrigerators in both wet bars. Wet bar in living room has ice maker and additional ice marker in freezer in garage...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Large toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (4) Four balconies off the main floor allows for loads of outdoor sitting. Recently added Super Deck on Living Room Balcony. You are at the top of the roof line with 350 degree view of Lake Travis and the Texas Hill Country. Two balaconies off the main floor facing the lake. Access from the living room/master suite or kitchen. Additional balcony off the formal dining room near the kitchen. Allows easy access for ourdoor grilling....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a covered patio with ceiling fan off the play room to the back of the house. Luxury furniture for your relaxing plesure....moreless

  • Golf:

    Four golf courses within a five minute drive....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large back yard for kids or dogs, patio with seating for seven. Full herb garden for your use....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Very clean gas grill on back deck off the formal dining room...moreless

  • Tennis:

    At the World of Tennis about seven minutes from the house on Lakeway Blvd....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Lakeway Pool located off of Lakeway Blvd. near World of Tennis. Adults $8, children $6....moreless

 

Reviews

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from 17 traveler reviews
Enjoyed this great view of Lake Travis from the upstairs deck 04/27/2010

VRBO Bear stayed here:


Pulling in to the driveway of this beautiful home, I knew I was in for a relaxing weekend. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood surrounded with trees and boasting several decks in both the front and rear of the house, this house looked like the perfect place to relax. How could it not be? Walking in to the house, I got the same impression. The house was beautifully decorated, comfortably furnished and complete with all the essentials for a great stay. There was even a variety of University of Texas pieces that are essential for any Austin area home. We really enjoyed sitting on the front decks in the comfortable chairs and watching the sun set over Lake Travis. Not only was the house beautiful and relaxing, but it also had plenty of room for all your friends and family and a kitchen big enough to cook for all of them.

Lake Travis is just a few minutes from the house and it offers endless outdoor entertainment options. Whether you're boating, swimming, hiking or enjoying a picnic under a tree, you’re sure to find something fun. If you’re looking for something different, make the short trip to downtown Austin and check out one of the many clubs for some live music, restaurants for some delicious food, or any of the other hot spots that make Austin a great city.

Whether you choose to spend your days enjoying the beautiful Lake Travis or exploring downtown Austin, you couldn’t ask for a better, more relaxing place to lay your head.

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Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$550 $600
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Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
3 night min stay

$2,100
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $150
  • Large Party Cleaning Fee $350 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee - Regular $200 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Youpon Golf Course
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Ranch Road 620
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Fore - recommend

Boat rental or boat launching at Lakeway Marina, Longhorn Caverns about an hour away, Enchanted Rock about an hour away, University of Texas sport activities, Texas State Capitol around 30 minutes away, Austin City Limits and South by Southwest venue about 15 minutes away, several golf courses very close by, Legends of Golf tournament very close, Lakeway World of Tennis in Lakeway

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We are Royce and Sue Holland. Our principal residence is in Dallas, but we love Austin and the hill country and so we are here often. Royce is the Executive Chairman of Masergy Communications.

Why the Owner Chose Lakeway:
We are in Austin quite frequently. We have rented many homes from vrbo and decided to purchase a home for ourselves and rent it when we are not using it.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are quite popular with the wedding crowd. With so many great wedding venues in the Lake Travis area we host many a bridal party, and families of the bride and groom. We are outfitted with a large master bathroom for the bridal party to do hair and makeup. There is a steamer and two places to hang and steam your long wedding dress. Many families host a luncheon or brunch on the Sunday after the wedding and we certainly have the facilities for that. So if you are thinking of getting married and need a place to stay, Chateau Lakeview is the perfect place. If you want to preview the place before you decide to rent, we can do that too.


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Photos

  • The view of Lake Travis from the Living Room Deck.  It says 'Welcome'

    The view of Lake Travis from the Living Room Deck. It says 'Welcome'

  • The fully appointed kitchen waiting for you to cook your own wonderful meal

    The fully appointed kitchen waiting for you to cook your own wonderful meal

  • There are warming trays and warming servers for your large meals.

    There are warming trays and warming servers for your large meals.

  • The very clean grill on the back deck is near the kitchen. Dining area here also

    The very clean grill on the back deck is near the kitchen. Dining area here also

  • Wet Bar in downstairs den.

    Wet Bar in downstairs den.

  • The living room ready for you to relax and unwind

    The living room ready for you to relax and unwind

  • Large master suite with sitting area, fireplace, large bathroom, and 2nd laundry

    Large master suite with sitting area, fireplace, large bathroom, and 2nd laundry

  • Mini suite with private bathroom serves as a second master

    Mini suite with private bathroom serves as a second master

  • Two more bedrooms are joined by a jack and jill bath

    Two more bedrooms are joined by a jack and jill bath

  • Dining area off the kitchen balcony. Enjoy reading the morning paper here.

    Dining area off the kitchen balcony. Enjoy reading the morning paper here.

  • The herb garden is absolutely full and lush.  Please use in your recipes.

    The herb garden is absolutely full and lush. Please use in your recipes.

  • Garage has two bays for guest use and lots of parking space in driveway.

    Garage has two bays for guest use and lots of parking space in driveway.

  • Front of the house with living room deck and super deck.

    Front of the house with living room deck and super deck.

  • Double oven in the kitchen. Each oven 19 wide by 17 height.

    Double oven in the kitchen. Each oven 19 wide by 17 height.

  • Two warming drawers 6 1/2 inches in height, 24 inches wide, 22 inches deep.

    Two warming drawers 6 1/2 inches in height, 24 inches wide, 22 inches deep.

  • The back deck is complete with a very clean grill and table to dine or visit.

    The back deck is complete with a very clean grill and table to dine or visit.

  • The wet bar off the living room. The refrigerator also has a ice maker.

    The wet bar off the living room. The refrigerator also has a ice maker.

  • The dining room opens to the back deck with French Doors.  Open for large groups

    The dining room opens to the back deck with French Doors. Open for large groups

  • One side of the Master Bath.  Perfect place for the bridal party to dress.

    One side of the Master Bath. Perfect place for the bridal party to dress.

  • Second living area with desk, internet access and wet bar and patio in back yard

    Second living area with desk, internet access and wet bar and patio in back yard

  • Living Room Balcony. Enjoy the sunset here, cozy in the winter with patio heater

    Living Room Balcony. Enjoy the sunset here, cozy in the winter with patio heater

  • The sitting area on the patio affords a shaded place to watch your children play

    The sitting area on the patio affords a shaded place to watch your children play

  • The resently completed super deck is on top of the living room deck.

    The resently completed super deck is on top of the living room deck.

  • Need we say more

    Need we say more

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 06/29/2015
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