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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.
Summer Season May 1 - Sep 30, 2015 2 night min stay
Fall Season Oct 1 - Oct 25, 2015 2 night min stay
Formula 1 2015 Oct 26 - Nov 2, 2015 2 night min stay
Off Season Nov 3 - Mar 25, 2016 2 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$49
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Cleaning$125 + tax
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.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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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.
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.