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Luxury Romantic Straw Bale Home, Lakefront, Hot Tub, Massage, Yoga

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We are gifting you $100 off your weekend stay in February if you 'like' us on FaceBook!

“La Casa de Joy” is our beautiful 1-bed, 2-bath waterfront luxury home on Lake Travis. This home has been featured on HGTV’s Straw with Style, Designing Texas, and was the cover feature for Natural Home Magazine. It is the tallest straw bale home in Texas, and architecturally unique with hand-painted tiles & gemstones woven into the flooring. It is designed to sleep two, however bedding may be added to sleep up to four. This home is perfect for a romantic getaway, honeymoon, private retreat, or to rent as a main house for your event/retreat.

At the front entrance, you are met with a beautiful view of the entire property, garden, & a koi pond. Walk through the soaring entry way into the downstairs main living area with a cornerstone fireplace, sunken level lounge, & fully equipped chef’s kitchen. Upstairs you’ll find a stunning large master bedroom with queen size bed, study, master bath with dual sided fireplace (take a bath by the fire!), and a spiral staircase leading to the 3rd floor meditation room & viewing tower. Open the back door to an inviting large-covered porch with a fireplace, hot tub, and gorgeous views of the lake and sunset. “La Casa de Joy” was originally built by an artist & healer J. Long; her creativity & energy can be felt throughout the entire property.

Enjoy on-site amenities: yoga, thai massage, holistic personal training, retreat packages, private hot tub, herb garden, organic composting sphere, coffee/tea, all-natural body products, wifi, private access to the lake, swimming, sunset views, walking trails, waterfall, fire pit, multiple decks, our air-conditioned “floating cabin”, & the soothing sounds & sites of nature. Please check availability when booking.

Local attractions: tomato happy hour, wineries, hiking, natural springs, canopy tours, boating/kayaking, shopping, restaurants, & more!

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Study Area

    Additional bedding can be added to sleep up to 2...moreless

  • The study can be converted into an extra bedroom upon request.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Take a bath by the fire!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • On-site Community & Private Yoga, Thai Massage, Holistic Personal Training, Retreat Packages, Boat Dock/Floating Cabin, Waterfall, & Plenty of Nature...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace:

    In living area and next to bath tub...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    On back porch...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Private Chef or Catering available upon request....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Organic herb garden: oregano, rosemary, basil, sage, thyme, & more!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Base Rate
1 night min stay
$345 $395
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,456 $8,880
In-Season & Holiday Rates
Mar 1 - Oct 31
1 night min stay
$345 $395
Fri, Sat
Off-Season Rates
Nov 1 - Feb 28
1 night min stay
$295 $345
Fri, Sat
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Fees and Taxes:

Please Add $90 Cleaning Fee & 6% tax. Cleaning Fee Waived for Stays of 7 Nights and More.


Notes:

2-Night Minimum on Weekends. 3-Night Minimum on Holidays. Ask About Weekly/Monthly Stay Discounts, Specials & Retreat Packages.

50% Deposit Required to Reserve Your Home. The 2nd Half is Processed 14 Days Before Your Visit. Once Payments Are Charged, They Are Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable.


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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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Location

Enjoy on-site amenities: yoga, thai massage, holistic personal training, retreat packages, private hot tub, herb garden, organic composting sphere, coffee/tea, all-natural body products, wifi, private access to the lake, swimming, sunset views, walking trails, waterfall, fire pit, multiple decks, our air-conditioned “floating cabin”, & the soothing sounds & sites of nature. Please check availability when booking.

Local attractions: tomato happy hour, wineries, hiking, natural springs, canopy tours, boating/kayaking, shopping, restaurants, & more!

 

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Photos

  • Lakeside view of La Casa de Joy

    Lakeside view of La Casa de Joy

  • View from 2nd Floor ~ Tons of Natural Light!

    View from 2nd Floor ~ Tons of Natural Light!

  • Romantic Bath with Fireplace

    Romantic Bath with Fireplace

  • Inside Viewing Tower/Meditation Room

    Inside Viewing Tower/Meditation Room

  • The Tallest Strawbale Home in Texas!

    The Tallest Strawbale Home in Texas!

  • Dining Area adjacent to Full Kitchen

    Dining Area adjacent to Full Kitchen

  • Walk down to the Private Boat Dock

    Walk down to the Private Boat Dock

  • Enjoy on-site Yoga, Thai Massage, & Retreat Packages!

    Enjoy on-site Yoga, Thai Massage, & Retreat Packages!

  • Walking Trails to the Lake

    Walking Trails to the Lake

  • One of the Many Places to Relax & Retreat

    One of the Many Places to Relax & Retreat

  • Pick Organic Herbs from our Garden!

    Pick Organic Herbs from our Garden!

  • Back of Home

    Back of Home

  • Spacious Living Area with Fireplace & Flat Screen TV

    Spacious Living Area with Fireplace & Flat Screen TV

  • Stunning 2nd Floor Master Bedroom with Fire Place

    Stunning 2nd Floor Master Bedroom with Fire Place

  • Spiral Staircase from the Master Bedroom to 3rd Floor Viewing Tower

    Spiral Staircase from the Master Bedroom to 3rd Floor Viewing Tower

  • Relax in the Trees on the 3rd Floor Viewing Tower

    Relax in the Trees on the 3rd Floor Viewing Tower

  • Entertainment Pit with Satellite Television

    Entertainment Pit with Satellite Television

  • Back Porch Bliss

    Back Porch Bliss

  • Our Nature-filled Property

    Our Nature-filled Property

  • Intimate Weddings and Full Wedding Planning Services Available

    Intimate Weddings and Full Wedding Planning Services Available

  • Private Boat Dock Available by Request

    Private Boat Dock Available by Request

  • Butterflies Love our Home! (and so do hummingbirds, deer, roadrunners, & more!)

    Butterflies Love our Home! (and so do hummingbirds, deer, roadrunners, & more!)

  • Front of Home

    Front of Home

  • Gorgeous Views of the Hill Country Sunsets

    Gorgeous Views of the Hill Country Sunsets

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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
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