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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: 07/10/2014
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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

          • 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

          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          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

              • Television
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Video Library
              • 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

              • Music Library:

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

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Waterfront:

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

              • 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

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

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

                  • Seating for 6 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Firewood
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Carport
                      • Internet:

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

                      • 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

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Room for 3 cars...moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Wood-burning fireplace with wood provided...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Carport...moreless

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Grill
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • 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

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio:

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

                          • Outdoor Grill:

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

                          • Kayak / Canoe
                          • Canoe
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Boat Dock
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Boat With Paddles
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Raft
                          • Child's Swing
                          • Barbecue
                          • Fully Fenced Property
                          • Inflatable Boat
                          • Sand Box

                          Pool / Spa

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

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Peak Season
                          Apr 2 - Sep 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $365
                          $1,750 $6,500
                          * 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: 07/10/2014
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                          Location

                          33 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Austin Berstrom International Airport
                          12 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          183 and 620
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Fion's
                          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 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!

                          $365 per night (USD)
                          12

                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 7

                          View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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