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

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Spicewood house description

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“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!

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Private Chef
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Events 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

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

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Spa

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist

              Location Type

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

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Gas Fireplace:

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

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    On back porch...moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Shampoo
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Telescope
                  • Study Room
                  • Carport
                  • Living Area

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

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

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

                  Outside

                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Terrace
                  • Balcony
                  • Boat Dock
                  • Patio
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Raft
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden:

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

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Visa
                  • Mastercard

                  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.


                  This manager accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/21/2014
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                  22 Today
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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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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, July 02, 2014

                  $295 - $395 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

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