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Serene Cottage on Lake Austin, Stunning Views from Bluff and Boat Dock

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Last updated: 10/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Lake Austin cottage description

Enjoy magnificent views at the top of this gated 5.5 acre secluded, private estate property. The 1950's lake house, perched at the top of a rocky bluff, was designed with huge windows to take advantage of the stunning views of Lake Austin.
Access serene Lake Austin waterfront with private boat dock via steps leading from the vacation home above or via a separate driveway entrance.

A sparkling swimming pool with outdoor lounging and dining areas are also perfectly positioned to take in the view. The home retains its original charm (with three fireplaces and a hill country stone interior wall), and has been lovingly updated to include all the modern amenities needed for a fun-filled or peaceful getaway.

This 2500, sq ft, 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage sleeps 6 – 8 and is just 20 minutes from downtown Austin. The cottage is beautifully decorated and comes with wifi, large screen 47” flatscreen TV and laundry.
Boat Dock allows for easy water access and has Stand-up paddle boards and tandem kayak for usage. Boats can be moored overnight close to shore.

This is a unique sanctuary on the shores of Lake Austin for a private family getaway, yet so close to the excitement of downtown Austin and Lakeway.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years of age and older...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            This is strictly a non smoking home / grounds...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • 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
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Lake View
          • Lakefront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Jet Skiing
          • Sailing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing

          Dining

          • Dining
          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet:

            Free wifi included...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided:

            May want to bring extra beach towels...moreless

          • Washing Machine

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped kitchen...moreless

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

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio
          • Kayak / Canoe:

            Tandem kayak available for use...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Water Sports Gear:

            2 stand-up paddle boards available for use. Fishing equipment available (must have own license for adults)...moreless

          Pool / Spa

              • Private Pool
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Off Season
              Nov 3 - Mar 11, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $400
              $2,400
              SXSW
              Mar 12 - Mar 22, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $500
              Spring
              Mar 23 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $450
              $2,400
              Summer Season
              May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $500
              $2,800
              Fall Season
              Oct 1 - Oct 25, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $450
              $2,400
              Formula 1 2015
              Oct 26 - Nov 2, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $700
              $4,000
              Off Season
              Nov 3 - Mar 25, 2016
              2 night min stay
              $450
              $2,400
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $350

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Pet Fee $50
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Cleaning $125 + tax
              • Tax Rate 6.3%

              Notes:

              CHECK-IN: 3:00PM Central; CHECK-OUT: 11AM Central. Check out time is firm. Cleaning fee of $125 per stay. Extra cleaning fees may be charged at owner's discretion. A check out list will be provided for renters to follow to avoid extra cleaning fees. Absolutely NO large parties - defined as more than 16 people at any one time. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 10/17/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Location

              20 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Austin Bergstrom
              3 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Grove Wine Bar
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Barton Creek Resort and Spa
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Lupe Tortilla
              10 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Barton Springs Pool

              Car: Necessary

              Enjoy everything that Central Texas has to offer. Take advantage of Lake Austin, downtown Austin, Texas Hill Country, the Highland lakes and San Antonio. This is a great base for the major Austin events such as South by Southwest (SXSW), Formula 1, X-Games, Austin City Limits (ACL), and Moto GP.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: We are an Austin family with Anglo / Kentucky roots. Having travelled extensively and lived in multiple cities around the world, we recently decided to call Austin home. As a family of 4, we love enjoying everything that Austin has to offer. Our 2 daughters, 7 and 9, are enrolled in the excellent Eanes schools and enjoy soccer, horse riding and all water sports.

              Why the Owner Chose Lake Austin:
              This is a unique waterfront property in Austin and on Lake Austin. It was owned for 30 years by Texas's own Percy V. Pennybacker (yes, the guy the bridge is named after!). This property allows you to enjoy the party down at the lake and then retreat up to the serenity at the top of the Bluff.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              The Views and the water...how could you not fall in love with it. Whether it is the dawn when the birds are scouting breakfast over the lake, the sunsets that fall over the length of the lake or the evening where everyone's boat dock lights make the lake sparkle like an Italian harbor...every time of day is great.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english
               

              Photos

              • Beautiful sunsets from the Cottage

                Beautiful sunsets from the Cottage

              • Mist over the morning lake

                Mist over the morning lake

              • Well equipped kitchen with granite countertops

                Well equipped kitchen with granite countertops

              • Large Windows to soak in the view

                Large Windows to soak in the view

              • Open Family room area with two fireplaces

                Open Family room area with two fireplaces

              • Master Bedroom with King size bed, and en suite master bath with shower and tub

                Master Bedroom with King size bed, and en suite master bath with shower and tub

              • Master bath with separate shower and tub

                Master bath with separate shower and tub

              • Guest bedroom #2 with twin beds

                Guest bedroom #2 with twin beds

              • Laundry room with washer / dryer

                Laundry room with washer / dryer

              • Relax and take in the view

                Relax and take in the view

              • Entry way courtyard to welcome you

                Entry way courtyard to welcome you

              • Sunset over the Lake at the dock

                Sunset over the Lake at the dock

              • Kitchen and breakfast table situated to take in the view

                Kitchen and breakfast table situated to take in the view

              • Dining room with great views of pool, lake and hill country

                Dining room with great views of pool, lake and hill country

              • Large Dining area with great views of pool, hill country and lake

                Large Dining area with great views of pool, hill country and lake

              • Comfortable living room with large screen TV and wifi

                Comfortable living room with large screen TV and wifi

              • Master Bath

                Master Bath

              • Guest Bedroom #1 with Queen sized bed

                Guest Bedroom #1 with Queen sized bed

              • Shared second Bath

                Shared second Bath

              • Commercial grade washer and dryer

                Commercial grade washer and dryer

              • Gas grill and lots of outdoor seating

                Gas grill and lots of outdoor seating

              • Serenity!

                Serenity!

              $350 - $700 per night (USD)
              10

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 10/17/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2014
              Speaks: english
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              • Response rate: 75%
              • Calendar last updated: 10/17/2014
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