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Lakefront Luxury on Lake Travis*Boat Dock*Infinity Pool*Karaoke Stage*Movie Room

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View from the Swim-up bar overlooking pool and Lake Travis

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Location, Location, LOCATION!!!
We are in beautiful Austin Texas and THE closest you can get to downtown Austin on Lake Travis (20 minutes) We are 28 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.. (see map) and 30 miles from Circuit of the Americas (Formula One-F1). We are near everything you need (grocery, shopping, restaurants, entertainment). Lake Travis is 65 miles long and encompasses many outlining areas of Austin. We are close to everything! No driving down long, dangerous winding roads to get to us!

This luxury Lake Travis waterfront estate sits 80 feet above the lake (elevator/tram to the water) creating breathtaking views from every room. Resort style negative edge pool with swim-up bar, swim lane and 'beach area' for smaller kiddos. Outdoor kitchen by the pool (sink, full fridge, BBQ grill) as well as a pool bathroom with air conditioned changing room.
Large covered deck with fireplace overlooking the pool and lake and a sun deck above. Property is completely 'walled' with security gate at entrance. 2+ acres with plenty of parking. Walk through the doors and down the hall to a 180 degree lake view that will take your breath away! This estate sits on the south shore of the main basin with NO LOW WATER issues! (the lake is still 80-100' deep in front of the home.

We have a boat dock that you can tie jet-ski's or a boat up to. Again, we are not in a cove, so we have plenty of water in front of our house. Our dock sits in 40-50' of water even when lake levels are at their lowest. If you are looking for lake front, this is very important! There is no scaling down rocks or climbing dangerously to the dock. We have a tram that takes you most of the way and then new stairs that lead straight to the bridge of the dock.

Experience the gorgeous sunsets from the pool, decks, dock, or house without the sun glaring directly towards you (home faces N/S).
There's a movie theater that seats 8-10 with recliners (also with floor space and bean bags). A large 120' screen with surround sound, the screen retracts to reveal a karaoke/performance stage complete with drum set, amps and mics!

Free Wi-Fi throughout the home as well as by the pool. Cable TV to watch your favorite game or movie on the big screen.

This estate is excellent for entertaining and has plenty of indoor/outdoor space for guests (and parking).

The main house has 6 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and is 5100 sq. ft. and the guesthouse has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths (each room in GH has an en suite bath) and is 1,727 sq. ft. They can be rented together or separately.
**Quoted prices on this site are for main home only, guest house adds $600/night plus tax if applicable
**. Please don't use the 'Book it Now' feature if you have more than 12 people and need the guest house too, as the rates are different.
We only rent to one group at a time, so you will have privacy during your stay.

Main level:
Master bedroom: Lovely lake view from the king-sized bed, walk-in closet, his and her toilets, dual shower heads, huge bubble tub with fire place, hand-painted mural and speakers for that romantic bubble bath
There's a TV room next to the master with another 'secret' bedroom upstairs that is accessed from the TV room (has two queen beds and one twin).
Downstairs:
There are 4 bedrooms. Three rooms have queen beds and the other has 2 twin beds (all but one bedroom have views of the lake).
Guesthouse: (faces the main house, about 75 feet away)
It has 2 queen beds and 1 king, plus each has their own private bath (and a half bath off the living room)

This home was featured on MTV Teen Cribs in 2009....that was fun! (Google MTV Teen Cribs episode 15)

We are here to accommodate you (we live 10 min away) and offer concierge-like service to our guests! If you need something...just ask!
Guests love hiring Chef ' BeMa Rose' or Chef Eric to cook meals during their stay!

****Please read the current Rate Information and Availability Calendar before inquiring. These are always kept up-to-date****** 'BOOK IT NOW' CANNOT BE USED IF YOU WANT BOTH HOMES, AS THE RATES ARE DIFFERENT.
Email inquiries are preferred over phone calls. We will respond within 24 hours.

We can offer special pricing for weekday rentals, short-notice rentals and longer stays.

*** Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties MUST be pre-approved and discussed with the owner prior to booking. Strict guidelines will apply***
**We can host small weddings of up to 40-50 people ($600 event fee additional), but we cannot host large weddings (due to neighborhood restrictions, parking and septic system)
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Keywords: guest house, lake house, Boat Dock, deep water access, view, close to downtown, swim up bar, pool, Lake Travis, 9 bedrooms, waterfront, Austin

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Property Type

  • House
  • 6500 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : tram to the lake

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Groups
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    By approval. Must be 'chicken and cat friendly' we have free range chickens on the propery and an outside cat....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Master Bath (2 toilets)...moreless

  • Bathroom 7

    guest house...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    main house...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

    guest house...moreless

  • Bathroom 8: toilet, combination tub/shower

    guest house...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, shower

    guest house...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    main house down...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: combination tub/shower

    Double Sink, Main house shared...moreless

  • Bathroom 9

    ...moreless

  • Main house-3.5 baths. Guest house 3.5 baths

Other Amenities

  • Negative edge pool with 'beach area' and swim-up bar, playscape, seperate guesthouse, movie theater seats 8-10, full gym for weights and cardio, near boat ramp...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    AT&T Uverse...moreless

  • Stereo

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table space for 8 + 5 inside and 14 outside...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    (2)...moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator:

    tram to the lake...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    outdoor...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    State of the art equipment. Free weights, treadmill, smith machine, Multi gym...moreless

  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Outside near pool and at Master bath tub...moreless

  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free Wifi everywhere...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    With a view that feels like you are on a cruise ship!...moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    for up to 20 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    (2)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Personal Chef and caterers to recommend...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need! Need something else, just ask!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    (3)...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Chef's kitchen with stainless appliances and giant walk-in butler's pantry with wine cooler....moreless

  • Microwave:

    (2)...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    HUGE fridge and freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Infinity pool with lake view and swim-up bar...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak
Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$2,000
Memorial Weekend
May 22 - May 24, 2015
3 night min stay

$6,900
flat fee
High Peak Weekends
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$2,000
July 4th Weekend
Jul 2 - Jul 4, 2015
3 night min stay

$8,047
flat fee
Reg Peak
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$2,000
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay

$7,500
flat fee
Off Peak 2015
Oct 1 - Feb 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,800
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
4 night min stay

$9,200
flat fee
Peak 2016
Mar 1 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$2,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,800 $2,000
Fri, Sat
$10,500 $39,990
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

**Rates above and automatic "Quoted Rates" are for the main house only**GUESTHOUSE ADDS $500/night plus tax. Discounts for stays of 4+ nights *Event Rates above include both homes (9 bdrms, 6.5 baths, sleeps 20 max) but not taxes/fees.

Christmas and T-giving- 1 week min, Spring Break and special events such as SXSW, Formula One is a 5 day min. ACL, Mem Day, July 4th, Labor Day is a 3 nt min.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: This is our custom dream home that we designed and (re)built paying attention to every detail. We love to entertain and have friends and family over, so we designed it with that in mind. You'll leave here noticing every detail that we have put into our home. We hope that you enjoy it as much as we have!

Why the Owner Chose Marshall Ford:
We have lived in Austin since 1999. We built this custom home as our dream home in 2005. Tony is a Mechanical Engineer turned home designer/builder and I am the Property Manager, co-owner of Villa De Suenos as well as the Co-Director/Founder of a private STEM school in Austin. I am also a full-time mom to our 8 year old daughter. Tony and I personally manage all aspects of our property and rental.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It's the best location in Austin! And Austin is the best city in Texas! You have all the conveniences of Austin and it's THE closest to downtown that you can get on Lake Travis. We love this part of Austin because it has so much to offer and we love the hills and views. We have horses 2 miniatures, 1 pony and 2 full-size as well as laying hens for 'farm fresh' eggs. We enjoy boating on Lake Travis (wakeboarding, tubing and wake-surfing).


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • View from the Swim-up bar overlooking pool and Lake Travis

    View from the Swim-up bar overlooking pool and Lake Travis

  • You won't want to leave this pool, view or house with entertainment for all!

    You won't want to leave this pool, view or house with entertainment for all!

  • Aerial View Before Pool was built

    Aerial View Before Pool was built

  • The amazing pool in action! Over 20 people in the pool with room to spare!

    The amazing pool in action! Over 20 people in the pool with room to spare!

  • Main house, guest suite with private bath plus pool and lake view

    Main house, guest suite with private bath plus pool and lake view

  • Guest House Living/dining/kitchen

    Guest House Living/dining/kitchen

  • Guest house bedroom#2

    Guest house bedroom#2

  • Queen room downstairs, main house

    Queen room downstairs, main house

  • 2nd queen in secret room, 3rd floor, main house (also has a twin bed)

    2nd queen in secret room, 3rd floor, main house (also has a twin bed)

  • Pool view from upper sun deck (and main level)

    Pool view from upper sun deck (and main level)

  • REAL swim-up bar...doesn't get any better than this! Even the kids enjoy!

    REAL swim-up bar...doesn't get any better than this! Even the kids enjoy!

  • Covered deck with fireplace and floor lamp heater (seating for 20+)

    Covered deck with fireplace and floor lamp heater (seating for 20+)

  • Master walk-thru shower with huge bubble tub and fireplace

    Master walk-thru shower with huge bubble tub and fireplace

  • Amazing theater room with Karaoke stage complete with drums and 2 mics!

    Amazing theater room with Karaoke stage complete with drums and 2 mics!

  • Guest house bedroom #1

    Guest house bedroom #1

  • Twin room, downstairs, main house

    Twin room, downstairs, main house

  • one of the queen beds in the secret room (3rd floor) main house

    one of the queen beds in the secret room (3rd floor) main house

  • Front gated entrance. Stone wall extends the entire perimeter of property

    Front gated entrance. Stone wall extends the entire perimeter of property

VRBO #383745

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  • Bedrooms
    9
  • Bathrooms
    6.75
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/23/2015
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Lakefront Luxury on Lake Travis*Boat Dock*Infinity Pool*Karaoke Stage*Movie Room

Marshall Ford #383745

9 BR  6.75 BA  Sleeps 20

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