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Lake Austin Waterfront Retreat - Hot Tub, Wifi, Dogs Okay

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View from the 600sf deck above private boat dock with picnic table and hammock

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Last updated: 11/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Austin house description

Lake Austin waterfront is a great place to escape all year around. Lake Austin Retreat offers a beautiful Mexican style waterfront property with a boat dock, huge decks and a hot tub situated on a secluded bend of Lake Austin just 20 miles from downtown Austin. Relax, unwind, swim, canoe, kayak, bird-watch, fish, or enjoy a spa-treatment at nearby Lake Austin Spa. The house accommodates 7 guests, and the spacious back yard offers an abundance of outdoor space for socializing, BBQ'n, playing or enjoying quiet hammock-time. Bring your boat and ski (boats can be moored at the dock but no boat lift is available), or lounge by the water's edge and drink in the view of the Golden Cheeked-Warbler habitat directly across the lake. You will love taking advantage of the most peaceful stretch of Lake Austin. Mornings are not to be missed. Grab your coffee or tea and watch the morning fog pull back revealing a glass-like surface that mirrors the rolling hills above. Just 35 Miles from the new F-1 Track in Austin, 20 miles from SXSW and ACL Festival.



The Retreat: Lake Austin is a great place to escape all year around. Lake Austin Retreat offers a beautiful Mexican style waterfront property with a boat dock and huge deck situated on a secluded bend of Lake Austin just 20 miles from downtown Austin. Relax, unwind, swim, canoe, kayak, bird-watch, fish, or enjoy a spa-treatment at nearby Lake Austin Spa. The house accommodates 7 guests, and the spacious back yard offers an abundance of outdoor space for socializing, BBQ'n, playing or enjoying quiet hammock-time. Bring your boat and ski, or lounge by the water's edge and drink in the view of the Golden Cheeked-Warbler habitat directly across the lake. You will love taking advantage of the most peaceful stretch of Lake Austin. Mornings are not to be missed. Grab your coffee or tea and watch the morning fog pull back revealing a glass like surface that mirrors the rolling hills above.

The Activities: By Day - Canoeing, kayaking (life jackets and paddles provided), hiking, swimming, fishing, golfing, skiing and wakeboarding, bring your boat and moor it at the dock. You can canoe, kayak or walk 1/4 mile to the Lake Austin Spa for world-class spa services.

By Night - Dining, grilling,star-gazing or hitting the downtown or lakeside Austin nightlife.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs are welcome at our house. We have a large crate available but use is not required. Fenced in yard on 1/3 acre for your pet to roam. Lakeside of yard is not fenced so if your dog is a bigger swimmer, s/he will be able to venture out of the yard by swimming....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 4-7

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Pac-n-play Available...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • A twin sized daybed plus a twin sized trundle

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Newly remodelled...moreless

          • New, very large walk-in shower with two shower heads and new bathroom vanity just added...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Our vacation retreat is located less than 1/4 mile from the award winning Lake Austin Spa. Walk, canoe or kayak to the Lake Austin Spa for world-class spa services. The wireless internet allows you to get a little work done, if necessary, from the deck above the boat dock with a view you will want to savor. Or just lounge in the hammock for a well deserved siesta. The boat dock is available to moor your boat of up to 25 feet during your stay (boats can be moored at the dock but no boat lift is available), and a boat ramp is available less than 50 feet from the dock. A large, private hot tub/spa has just been added on a new deck for added relaxation during your stay....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library:

                Bring your ipod or iphone with music to plug into stereo. Plus, over 100 CDs available...moreless

              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Flat screen with HBO and Showtime...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Bring your ipod or iphone with music to plug into stereo. Plus, over 100 CDs available...moreless

              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Lake:

                75 Feet of waterfront with boat launch less than 1/2 mile away - private dock available for tie-up of your boat (boat lift not available)...moreless

              • Lakefront:

                Lake Austin Waterfront with Private Boat Dock for tie-up of your boat (boat lift not available)...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Lake Austin Waterfront with Private Boat Dock for tie-up of your boat (boat lift not available)...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Lake Austin Waterfront with Private Boat Dock for tie-up of your boat (boat lift not available)...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining area in kitchen and on 600 sf deck above boat dock...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Air Conditioning
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access
              • Carport
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                Wood-burning fireplace with wood provided...moreless

              • Firewood
              • Garage:

                Carport...moreless

              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Wireless available. My ipad gets a strong wireless signal even down on the 600 sf deck on top of the boat dock...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking Off Street:

                Room for 3 cars...moreless

              • Shampoo
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Wireless available. My ipad gets a strong wireless signal even down on the 600 sf deck on top of the boat dock...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Open kitchen with dining area. New large gas grill is on the deck and connected to large propane tank that is on perpetual refill so it will never run in the middle of your grilling e...moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Boat Dock
              • Boat With Paddles
              • Canoe
              • Child's Swing
              • Deck / Patio:

                Deck attached to house has hot tub. 600 sf shady deck above-boat dock has picnic table, hammock and lounge chairs ...moreless

              • Fully Fenced Property
              • Inflatable Boat
              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Large Cooler
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Large new grill hooked up to perpetually filled propane tank on commercial maintenance so it does not run out mid-grilling...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Raft
              • Sand Box
              • Small Cooler
              • Wood Deck

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub
              • Jacuzzi
              • Outdoor Hot Tub
              • Spa Whirlpool

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Off-Peak
                      Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $250 $300
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $1,600 $5,000
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $275 $325
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $1,650 $5,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $75 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 6%

                      Notes:

                      Credits cards accepted (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express)

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 11/08/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
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                      Location

                      33 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Austin Berstrom International Airport
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Fion's
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      183 and 620
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Lakeside Pizza *Awesome Food*

                      Car: Recommended

                      Austin, Texas, home of SXSW, Austin City Limits Festival and the worlds largest urban bat colony, is located in Central Texas about 200 miles south of Dallas and 140 miles east of Houston. Austin is the beginning of the Texas Hill Country where the landscape turns from flat lands into beautiful rolling hills. Lake Austin runs 26 miles from Lake Travis through the City of Austin. Our vacation retreat is located on the waterfront of Lake Austin, about 25 minutes from downtown Austin, directly across from the Golden-Cheeked Warbler Sanctuary.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1995

                      About the owner: I have lived in Austin since 1992. My wife, two daughters, our dog Muki and two guinea pigs live in central Austin. We love being outdoors, swimming, hiking and playing.

                      Why the Owner Chose Lake Austin:
                      My love of being on the water and waterskiing before work in the morning drove me to purchase this wonderful house on Lake Austin in 1995. I lived in the house full-time until 1999, when I moved to central Austin to be closer to work.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The area across the lake from the house is a Golden Cheeked Warbler Habitat so it is completely undeveloped. The view from the 600 sf deck on top of the boat dock is just beautiful with am undeveloped 'mountain' (by Austin standards) instead of houses. Evenings and early mornings on the deck are particularly magical.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • View from the 600sf deck above private boat dock with picnic table and hammock

                        View from the 600sf deck above private boat dock with picnic table and hammock

                      • View of the boat dock from the fenced in yard.  Property is 1/3 acre.

                        View of the boat dock from the fenced in yard. Property is 1/3 acre.

                      • Eating area in kitchen. Picnic table on deck also available for dining

                        Eating area in kitchen. Picnic table on deck also available for dining

                      • Open living room

                        Open living room

                      • Wood-burning fireplace in open dining room. TV with cable (HBO and Showtime)

                        Wood-burning fireplace in open dining room. TV with cable (HBO and Showtime)

                      • Bedroom with queen bed and twin bed

                        Bedroom with queen bed and twin bed

                      • Lots of closet space in bedrooms

                        Lots of closet space in bedrooms

                      • Daybed

                        Daybed

                      • Shady fenced in yard, perfect for Bocci!

                        Shady fenced in yard, perfect for Bocci!

                      • New Vanity in undated bathroom

                        New Vanity in undated bathroom

                      • Very large double-head shower in updated bathroom

                        Very large double-head shower in updated bathroom

                      • Hot Tub on deck outside the house

                        Hot Tub on deck outside the house

                      • Well equipped open kitchen

                        Well equipped open kitchen

                      • Kitchen dining area

                        Kitchen dining area

                      • Open living room

                        Open living room

                      • Photographer's artistic view of living room!

                        Photographer's artistic view of living room!

                      • Bedroom with queen bed

                        Bedroom with queen bed

                      • Bedroom with queen bed plus daybed with trundle

                        Bedroom with queen bed plus daybed with trundle

                      • View from deck into the living room

                        View from deck into the living room

                      • View of house from lakeside

                        View of house from lakeside

                      • New Walk-In Shower in updated bathroom with skylight above

                        New Walk-In Shower in updated bathroom with skylight above

                      • Washer and dryer

                        Washer and dryer

                      • Fog on the lake early in the morning.  Best viewed with coffee on the boat dock!

                        Fog on the lake early in the morning. Best viewed with coffee on the boat dock!

                      $250 - $325 per night (USD)
                      15

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

                      View calendar: Updated 11/08/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Member since: 2009
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/08/2014
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