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Luxury Estate Pedernales River/Lake Travis- Pool and Dry Sauna!

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Your own very private pool..... / DRY SAUNA / SPA. COME ENJOY

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Last updated: 07/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

BOOK NOW for Summer and Fall 2015 dates and Lake Travis is mostly full again so we are go to go again for summertime boating and watersports fun! Anytime is a good time of the year in The Texas Hill Country! PLEASE NOTE: In the summer months we normally need a 4 to 5 night min booking. We can at times take a shorter stay if it fixs between another booking or is availabe and within 21 days of your arrival date.

Welcome to Casa Rio Vista Hill Country Ranch! Here is your chance to vacation in this truly spectacular Hill Country vacation property, located on a stunning 8 acre mini-ranch, overlooking the Pedernales River and its Canyon. This property is so unique with it's quiet and beautiful country location, the moment you drive up, you feel relaxed and totally at peace.

Casa Rio Vista is a First Class Home on this mini ranch and is conveniently located off Hwy 71 between just 15 minutes from Hi way 620 and the Hill Country Galleria Mall area and 40 minutes from the Austin airport. Yet we are nestled peacefully in a private community of estate and ranch homes surrounded by mother nature at its best. Casa Rio Vista has a distinct advantage over other homes, by it's incredible view of the Pedernales River with the Texas Hill Country all around you. Casa Rio Vista now offers a total of 7 bedrooms with 3 bedrooms in the main house with a huge Master Bedroom with King Bed, private bath, shower, and large size tub. Our beautiful 2nd bedroom with Queen size bed, shares a full bath, shower and tub with the 3rd bedroom which offers twin sleigh beds and gaming systems for kids on a Flat Screen TV. To top it off all of the bedrooms have Plasma TV's, and DVD players! The home has a large living and dining room area with rock fireplace that opens to a large covered patio area and overlooks the swimming pool/ dry sauna area.

I just love the back patio area as its the best place to sit and relax while watching the many deer and other wild life that pass by. The home also has a first class kitchen with granite counter tops, Jenn Air stove, convection oven and microwave plus all of the other small appliances that you would need to make a simple or even gourmet meal! We also have available a large media room complete with a 55 inch plasma TV, stereo / video game systems and a 2nd stone fireplace. And for larger groups the home also has TWO separate guests houses one of which is a large guest house with 3 nice size bedrooms, one with a king bed and a hide a sofa bed and the other bedroom with King bed and the 3rd bedroom with two twin beds a nice size kithcen and dining area and a small living room area's with TV's and stereo systems. A smaller but very nice 7th bedroom for the property is in the 2nd guest house just off the garage which has a queen size bed and LCD TV and nice patio over looking the Hill Country and all of the beds in the main house and both guest homes have pillow top mattress which makes sleeping sooooo nice!

The house was professionally decorated and furnished in a manner you would expect from a first class home. The entire home is done in a combination of tile and berber carpeting with lots of windows which gives you a very open feeling or you can close it off. The main house has a large family room of all glass doors across the back, an elevated dining area, that seats 8 to 10, a separate bar area and a beautiful new kitchen with dining area in the kitchen that seats eight. Located out the glass doors in the living / family room is a beautiful patio area with plenty of table and chair and perfect for dining or relaxing. Off the kitchen is the laundry room that is yours to use at no extra charge. The house has a water purification system and other amenities include its own private lighted tennis court...I mean what other home do you find with a private tennis court! PLUS...a private play area for the kids and its own private boat dock (river/lake water level does vary at times but as of June 2015 the river and lake are back to normal water levels and good to go with boating just behind the home via the steps that leads down to the river. This Estate Home is located in a very quite and natural setting and is the best spot for riding bikes, walking, bird watching and seeing lots of other wild-life in its natural setting. What else would you need to make this the best vacation EVER!

The entire property perfect for family retreats, church retreats, tennis retreats with the gals, guys or couples and Casa Rio Vista Hill Country Ranch makes a prefect spot for large family gatherings.

OCCUPANCY POLICY. Because of the quality of our home we can not rent for parties or to minors. We work very hard to maintain a quiet family atmosphere for the enjoyment of our guests and neighbors. Any use of the home for purposes other than family vacations must be addressed at the time of the reservation. This website indicates the maximum number of guests allowed in our home. If this number is exceeded you may be asked to leave without a refund.

I love this comment from a prior guest review.

xxx....This is not a perfect house but being an imperfect family we found it delightful and so relaxing that minor issues were rapidly overlooked...xxx

And such is life! No the home is not perfect but we do try every day to make it as nice or perfect as possible and most see that in the home. For those that know about Hill Country vacation homes and pricing you will find this home to be very competitively valued for the size of home and property and the amenities offered.

One final thing. We have taken a lot of pride, effort and money to furnish these homes in a top notch, first class manner that you don't find in most rental homes. We offer Casa Rio Vista to guests who like and appreciate nice things as we do...and more important we only will to rent this home to people who know how and will take care of nice things and will respect the property. Another words, wild party animals need not reply! lol We work on a first come first serve basis so call or email me today to check your date request. You will be glad you did and we look forward to seeing you at Casa Rio Vista!

NOTICE: The BIG news is that with all the rain the lake and rivers are pretty much fill and drought seems to be over. You can now launch a boat just 15 min away at Pace Bend Park or at Briarcliff marina. and thier is plenty of water in Lake Travis for lots of fun. We only rent this home and property to one group or family at a time so everything is private to just you. We look forward to seeing you in the Hill Country at Casa Rio Vista!

Keywords: Villa, Lake House, Waterfront, Ranch, Retreat, Boat Dock, Private, Church Retreat,Family Retreat, Luxury

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Yes....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in the home put we have plenty of covered patio area's...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Because some guest do have pet allergies we do try to limit pets in the house. Do however inquire. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 14-20

  • Detached Unit

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master Bedroom walks out onto patio and pool - TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

    bathroom just across hallway - TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Bathroom just across hallway - TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    located in larger guest house - TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    Located in larger guest house - TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

    Smaller guest house attached to garage.shower,patio, view!...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Third bedroom in guest house with hideabed sofa...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) The larger 2 bedroom guest house also has 2 full size sofa sleepers in 2 living area's which are perfect for kids,etc....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

    Master bathroom, large oval tub, glass shower, double sinks....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This is the bathroom for bedrooms 2 and 3 in the main house....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    THis is the bathroom in the larger guest house. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Bathroom in smaller single bedroom guest house...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Our property offers its own private tennis court and its own private play area for the kids! Sorry..... NO WEDDINGS NO SMOKING IN THE HOUSE NO LARGE PARTIES without permission first NO RV's or OFF ROAD BIKES without permission first ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Time Warner Cable - most movie and sports channels provide...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Every bedroom and 55 inch in media room...moreless

  • Toys:

    Yes...bikes, balls, tennis things are provided ...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Wi ...moreless

  • Video Games:

    a few but bring your own and system also if you wish....moreless

  • Video Library:

    misc dvd's and VCR movies and shows...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Pedernales River on property but as of July 2014 is mostly dry due to drought but getting better. Lake Travis is just down the river 15 min by boat...moreless

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room seats 8 and the kitchen table just a few steps away seats at least 6 people. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Heat and A/C...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Yes... electric ...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Yes.. we have desktop PC and printer in the media room...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Yes...carport for 2 cars ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    YES...large stone wood burning fireplace in living room and media room ...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Yes...free USA calls!...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Yes...local and long distance for free...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    YEs all provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    You can use a no cost just bring your own detergent. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Yes... good wireless internet...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    YES...large stone wood burning fireplace in living room and media room ...moreless

Kitchen

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo:

    Very nice Gazebo overlooking the Texas Hill Country with wood BBQ pit. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Yes..in Gazebo and another one on the back patio along with a gas grill. One tank propane provided if needed. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Yes, we have our own lighted tennis court!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Part of pool, not free standing type but complex to work at times. Only upon advance request and extra fee to cover propane heating gas expense. Request and we will try to provide but not guaranteed....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Very nice private pool area just steps away from the main house and overlooking The Texas Hill Country and River below. ...moreless

  • Sauna:

    Dry Sauna on back patio overlooking The Texas Hill Country...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season
May 23 - Sep 6, 2015
4 night min stay
$675
$4,500

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Fall Season
Sep 7 - Dec 18, 2015
2 night min stay
$575
$3,800

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Holiday Season
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay
$575
$4,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Winter Season
Jan 3 - Mar 19, 2016
2 night min stay
$475
$3,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Spring Season
Mar 20 - May 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$525
$3,200

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Summer Season
May 27 - Sep 6, 2016
4 night min stay
$675
$4,500

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

My rates are based on 6 people staying in the house with a small extra charge for over six. In the summer I need a 4 night min stay and over some holidays longer. Depending on the dates I can normally offer a discount on larger groups so email me for more info and the best rate quote. Thanks!


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 07/21/2015
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Location

  • Krause Springs

    "Not far from the house, maybe 15 or 20 min drive. Lots of fun on a nice day."

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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Texas - Airport code is AUS
25 Miles
Nearest Train
In Austin
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Texas Hwy 71

Car: Necessary

Private boat dock and great to swim off of too! NOTE...River is mostly dry as of Jan 2015 due to drought but getting better.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: We own or manage properties around the world and feel very lucky to be part of something so nice and something so special. We work very hard to make sure your time at Casa Rio Vista is the best it can be and that you have the best vacation possible. We look forward to seeing you at Casa Rio Vista Hill Country Ranch.

Why the Owner Chose Spicewood:
Breathtaking view overlooking the Pedernales River / Canyon area and the Hill Country. Total privacy yet only minutes from shopping, restaurants, water sports, hiking etc and just 45 minutes to Austin the live music capitol of the world. Marble Falls is only 20 minutes away, and Johnson City and Fredrickburg and other fresh water springs and pools are just a short car ride away.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
So much to offer...very quite setting while over looking the river and hill country canyon area.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Your own very private pool..... / DRY SAUNA  / SPA.  COME ENJOY

    Your own very private pool..... / DRY SAUNA / SPA. COME ENJOY

  • What a VIEW of the Hill Country!

    What a VIEW of the Hill Country!

  • Looking Across Yard Towards Gazebo Area

    Looking Across Yard Towards Gazebo Area

  • Media Room.....its Nice in There!

    Media Room.....its Nice in There!

  • Master Bedroom Number 1 fit for a King or Queen!

    Master Bedroom Number 1 fit for a King or Queen!

  • Bedroom number 2 with Queen Bed...pillowtop mattress and it own TV!

    Bedroom number 2 with Queen Bed...pillowtop mattress and it own TV!

  • One bedroom guest house n This is the room 'not fit for a dog'! ha! Lucky doggie

    One bedroom guest house n This is the room 'not fit for a dog'! ha! Lucky doggie

  • Swimming pool...with a VIEW!

    Swimming pool...with a VIEW!

  • A new playground for the kids!

    A new playground for the kids!

  • Nice Two Bedroom Guest House...Sleeps Eight If Needed!

    Nice Two Bedroom Guest House...Sleeps Eight If Needed!

  • Two Bedroom Guest House with extra Living room & hideabed sofa for the KIDS!

    Two Bedroom Guest House with extra Living room & hideabed sofa for the KIDS!

  • Two Bedroom Guest house bedroom with twin beds and TV.

    Two Bedroom Guest house bedroom with twin beds and TV.

  • Welcome to Casa Rio Vista!

    Welcome to Casa Rio Vista!

  • Main House...with lots of room to roam on the range!

    Main House...with lots of room to roam on the range!

  • Back of Home and Patio Area with dry sauna overlooking hill country. NICE!

    Back of Home and Patio Area with dry sauna overlooking hill country. NICE!

  • Living Room and Dining Area

    Living Room and Dining Area

  • Large Master Bath with double sinks glass shower and tub!

    Large Master Bath with double sinks glass shower and tub!

  • Bedroom Number 3 with Twin Beds

    Bedroom Number 3 with Twin Beds

  • Kitchen main house...plenty of room for the family and gang!

    Kitchen main house...plenty of room for the family and gang!

  • TENNIS ANYONE?......this is crazy, your own private lighted Tennis court too!

    TENNIS ANYONE?......this is crazy, your own private lighted Tennis court too!

  • Ask about current boat dock usage.

    Ask about current boat dock usage.

  • Two Bedroom guests house living room with hidebed sofa....Nice veiw too!

    Two Bedroom guests house living room with hidebed sofa....Nice veiw too!

  • Two Bedroom Guest House Bedroom with KING Bed....NICE in Here!

    Two Bedroom Guest House Bedroom with KING Bed....NICE in Here!

  • Two Bedroom Guest House Bathroom with tub and shower.

    Two Bedroom Guest House Bathroom with tub and shower.

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