Luxury Rural Home - Spectacular Views, Water Features, 2 Terraced Patios

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

As you leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind, you will literally feel your stress and cares melt away as you drive down the country lane to the house.

Built as my parent's dream home, the home was designed around the huge live oak trees along the top of the bluff. The home has an open floor plan. Two very large king suites have very comfortable beds and linens and sitting areas. Two bathrooms, one is very large with a large Texas hill country landscape mural above the square tub.

Large open living area goes diagonally across the house. 52" HD TV. Wood burning fireplace is enjoyed by many guests and we provide the firewood for you!

The large kitchen is fully stocked with all dishes, pots, pans, etc. as well as a toaster, waffle iron, blender, and George Foreman Grill. Dishwashing detergent, dishwashing soap, paper towels, and plenty of hand towels are also provided. Basic spices, coffee, an assortment of hot teas are in the pantry, as well as some sugar. If you plan on baking or sweetening pitchers of iced tea or Kool Aid, you will need more sugar.

One of the living areas has a queen sleeper sofa and a privacy screen is provided. There is also a 22" high queen inflatable mattress as well as a single 20" high inflatable mattress. There is plenty of room in living areas or bedrooms for them. Bedding provided.

Many guests have virtually lived on the outside patios during their stays. They have enjoyed the charcoal grill, the fire pit, and the comfortable seating and dining areas while watching the water fountain in the pond below or the listening to the cascading waterfall. Many a marshmallow has been roasted over the fire pit and many a S'mores made and enjoyed.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


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

    Must be at least 25 to rent....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome, but toddlers would need constant supervision when outside. The back of the house is on a ravine, with steps down to the lower patio and beyond. There is also a goldfish pond at the bottom of the steps that is not enclosed....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside only...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    No cats allowed due to severe allergies of a family member and possibly other guests. Dogs welcome with a pet fee. No fencing. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Wheelchair accessible through the gargage...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • The Royal Room: 1 king


  • Connie Lloyd Anderson Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen sleeper...moreless

  • Country Cottage: 1 king, 1 queen

    Inflatable queen mattress...moreless

  • New high quality, king beds and new queen sleeper sofa. Quality linens provided - at least 2 sets of sheets, 4 pillows, and 2 blankets for each bed. Both have beautiful comforters. The queen sleeper sofa is located in a side living area, and a screen is provided and can be used for privacy. A 22' high inflatable queen mattress is provided and there is plenty of room in either of the master suites for it....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 1 is large and can be accessed through a connecting door to the Country Cottage bedroom or through a door into the hallway. It has a white square tub and a beautiful oil mural of a Texas landscape with a river running through it with limestone bluff and rocks, spreading live oaks and yellow wildflowers - very similar to the San Gabriel River that borders the farm. Two separate sinks and mirrored areas, large walk-in closet. Bathroom 2 is in the Royal Suite and has a very large walk-in shower. Both bathrooms have large spa quality towels and walk-in closets....moreless

Other Amenities

  • If you would like to have the refrigerator stocked when you arrive, I can do this for you. $20 an hour plus actual cost....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    Many books in living area and both bedrooms. Many more in chest in Royal master suite....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Many movies provided...moreless

  • Games:

    Many games - look in utility room, chest on brick wall in living room...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Wide screen HD...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • River:

    The farm has 1+ mile river frontage along the San Gabriel River, which is accessible to guests. Two great fishing holes, Hundreds of fossils in the limestone banks....moreless

  • Rural:

    Enjoy the quiet as you sit on the patios and see the horses and baby goats across the fence, deer at the bottom of the bluff, the hawks and many humming birds, or hear the owls calling at dusk....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The river can't be seen from the house, but the house sits on 172 acres with 1+ mile of river frontge, a short walk away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Large round glass table Child's booster chair and step stool are in the garage...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:


  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Western Broadband...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size electric dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Unlimited firewood...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    Garage for storage, trash cans....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet:

    Wireless Internet throughout the house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury linens...moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

    Large open living areas go across the entire house - see potos...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Circular drive in front...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Circular drive in front of house...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of luxury towels - spa quality...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large front load. Limited amount of laundry detergent provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Available throughout the house and patio. No password required....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Unlimited wood is provided. Beautiful fireplace insert makes starting fires a breeze. Your first fire will be laid and ready to light when you arrive....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Wood stove insert in fireplace - see photos...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    10 cup...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully stocked...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Two complete sets of nice dishes and utensils. Glasses, wineglasses, serving pieces...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Large, fully stocked kitchen with large windows overlooking patios...moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:

    Built-in rock wall...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic spices, coffee, several flavors hot teas, sugar, flour...moreless


  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    2 large patios - upper and lower. The upper has seating for 16 with 2 tables and 4 chairs each, love seat, coffee table and 2 matching chairs, 2 wrought iron rockers and table, 2 bar stools, fire pit...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn and play area for children, soccer, etc....moreless

  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small grill and large smoker on patio...moreless

  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water


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from 51 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Year Round
Aug 25 - Dec 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,704 $5,112

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,704 $5,112
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included


$245 per night, $1470 for week, $4500 for one month. $20 per person over 6 per night

Rocky Hollow is a great value for a small wedding venue - ask about pricing, family celebrations or for 2 or 3 couples vacationing together. There is no sales tax.

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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Chili's, Snuffy's
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Temple Amtrac
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 29
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chili's, Red Lobster, Outback, DosSalsa, Monument

Car: Necessary

Check out our other properties on the farm: Luxury Home - 903120, Indian Bluff 3732945.

Our setting will capture your attention and inspire you. Located 10 minutes from Southwestern University in Georgetown and only 30 minutes from Austin, you are close to all the recreation activities you desire.

Activities in or near Georgetown include

Southwestern University - a 10 minute drive

Williamson County Courthouse, Williamson County Museum

Lake Georgetown - fishing, boating, swimming beach

Rent a kayak or stand-up paddle board at Georgetown Paddle Company, 4405 Williams Dr.

Georgetown's historic Square - voted The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas!

Festivals and events around the Square - Red Poppy Festival in April, Halloween spook house, carnival and hayride, Christmas Stroll in December.

First Friday and Saturday on the Square. The Square is closed off and fills with booths of all types. Stores stay open late. Live music.

The downtown splash pad is located just off the Square, outside the Georgetown Art Center at 816 S. Main Street. It is free and open for the summer!

Explore InnerSpace Caverns

Blue Hole is a scenic lagoon on the South San Gabriel River. The entrance to Blue Hole Park is located at Second Street and Rock Street, one block west of N. Austin Avenue. This scenic park lined by limestone bluffs is a good wading spot to cool down a little bit in the summer. Take your tubes and enjoy the deeper water above the dam.

Golf one of many nearby courses with 15 miles of the farm

Hike or bike the 9 miles of trails in Georgetown or around the farm

Other Activities on the farm: Birding, fishing, searching for arrowheads, looking for fossils at river, hiking, star gazing

Enjoy all that Austin has to offer just 30 minutes away

Grand Prix Formula 1, X Games. SXSW, Lallapalozza, UT football, Bob Bullock Museum, LBJ Library


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Dan and I both grew up in Rockdale, a small town 45 minutes from Georgetown. I grew up in the country on a small 3 acre farm and Dan grew up in town. We were childhood sweethearts and both attended Baylor University. I have loved furnishing and decorating the homes for our guests. I continue to do a lot of the landscaping and taking care of the general upkeep of the homes. We love to travel, garden and I am an avid reader. Since I have retired I have more time to volunteer. Dan is always busy working on something on the farm - he will never be bored!

Why the Owner Chose Georgetown:
When my mom and dad bought this beautiful piece of property, they gave each of their 5 children the option of building a home at a location of our choosing. Dan and jumped at the opportunity and were the only ones to take them up on it. We moved to the farm in 1971 and built our home in 1977. After my dad died in 1986 my husband and I began buying the farm. When my mom died in 2010, she left her home and art studio to us. We've raised our family here and made the same offer to our two sons and our youngest took us up on it and built a beautiful home for his family in the middle of the property. Rocky Overlook and The Palette Pad are the heart of the farm and I could not even think of selling them. I didn't want them to fall in disrepair from not being used. Both are so unique that I wanted to share them. My sisters helped me and we totally remodeled the interiors of both and the results have been spectacular. It has been so gratifying to share my parent's dream home, history, and talents with others. In the house, I have a notebook of the story of their searching for and finding the property and building the houses. Also, the story of mama's painting and how she became C. P. Montague and a favorite of then President L. B. Johnson. The joy and appreciation that guests have when staying there are a living tribute to mama and daddy!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This large, open home was designed around centuries old live oak trees. It is constructed of river rock, every rock was picked up at the river on the property by Sheron's parents, Bill and Pauline Thweatt. Guests have marveled at how the rock was laid - all of the grout a certain depth and smoothed, and the lines of rocks precisely straight. Pauline laid all of the rocks that show on the front of the houses and the interior rock fireplace walls. She allowed Bill to lay rock on the back and sides where they would not be as visible! The artist in her had to have the very straight, precise lines!! There are special rocks interspersed with the river rocks that Pauline could tell you a story about.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Fireplace in living area

    Fireplace in living area

  • Living area from kitchen

    Living area from kitchen

  • Kitchen with fantastic view from large windows!

    Kitchen with fantastic view from large windows!

  • Kitchen desk

    Kitchen desk

  • Sitting area in Royal Suite

    Sitting area in Royal Suite

  • Dressing area  in Royal Suite

    Dressing area in Royal Suite

  • Sitting area Country Suite

    Sitting area Country Suite

  • Large, open living area

    Large, open living area

  • View from lower terrace

    View from lower terrace

  • San Gabriel River at bottom of trail from pecan orchard gate

    San Gabriel River at bottom of trail from pecan orchard gate

  • Evening Primrose in pecan orchard

    Evening Primrose in pecan orchard

  • Curious goats at barn

    Curious goats at barn

  • Looking from fireplace across to second living area

    Looking from fireplace across to second living area

  • Second living area with queen sleeper sofa and privacy screen

    Second living area with queen sleeper sofa and privacy screen

  • Kitchen fireplace wall

    Kitchen fireplace wall

  • King bed in Royal Suite

    King bed in Royal Suite

  • Reading corner  in Royal Suite

    Reading corner in Royal Suite

  • King bed in Country Suite

    King bed in Country Suite

  • Large bathroom with oil mural above tub in  Country Suite

    Large bathroom with oil mural above tub in Country Suite

  • Dawn at Rocky Overlook

    Dawn at Rocky Overlook

  • Wedding group enjoying goldfish pond and fountain on lower patio

    Wedding group enjoying goldfish pond and fountain on lower patio

  • Wildflowers in the pecan orchard

    Wildflowers in the pecan orchard

  • Horses in pasture

    Horses in pasture

  • Sunset at Scurlock Farms

    Sunset at Scurlock Farms

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, November 28, 2015

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