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Lake Austin Lakehouse W/Kayaks, Hot Tub, Waterslide, Fireplace, Close-in

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Last updated: 12/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Austin Lake Estates house description

$125/night (Mon-Thurs) Dec 15-18
$125/night (Sun-Tues) Dec 21-23
New Years holiday:
$165/night (4 nights)
$185/night (3 nights)
$200/night (2 nights)

note: Discount intended for couples/small groups. For families/groups exceeding 4 guests, please email or call. 2 night min stay.

Beautiful waterfront home on Lake Austin - just 10 miles to downtown. Kayak, boat, fish or just relax on one of the multiple decks. Cool waterslide, rafts, hot tub and lakeside fireplace!

Tropical, tree covered setting. Over 300 positive reviews!

Just lower your boat and hit some of the best 'glass' on the Lake. Completely furnished... Every room has a lake view. Multiple decks accommodate virtually any occasion from sunset cocktails to sunrise ski runs. Huge trees, Lush landscaping, swimming, boating, kayaking, fishing or just relaxing with a great view!

Youngsters feed the ducks while you light the fire in one of the grills and twilight sweeps over a winding blanket of water. After marshmallows, lower your boat and take the group on a spot-light adventure to see dozens of animals feeding along the wooded shores in the moonlight.

Feel like dining out on Saturday night? Hop in your boat and cruise to Hula Hut or County Line on the Lake. Or for more casual dining, drop in at Ski Shores and catch some live music.

This water world dream house includes everything you need for an exotic vacation with unforgettable adventure. Reserve your space now!

Comments from RECENT Guests. . .

Aug 18-20
T Johnson
'Fantastic - Tropics & Lake. Boat tie up is perfect! Wonderful family setup. Thanks for all your work to make things ready.'

Aug 11-18
M. Peixoto
'We had a wonderful time in your lovely home! The kayaks were awesome and relaxing. Everyone loved the waterslide and we got some hilarious videos of the grandparents trying it out! We also loved meeting you and your family and the time we spent with you made the week extra special.'

July 29-31
T. Carpenter
' Wow! What a wonderful place you have. We enjoyed the peace and quiet. Having coffee outdoors in the morning was the best. The swans added to it :) Boys claimed it was like vacationing in a tree house.'

March 13-17
R. Parikh
'The place was lovely and we will of course stay there if and when we come back to Austin. Thanks for all of your hospitality. We loved it!'

Feb 18-22
R. Stanley
'Our time there was really rejuvenating for both of us and so special.'

Feb 1-3
S. Keohane
'We had a wonderful time. My 4yr old keeps telling me she wants to go back to our new home ;)

June 28 -30
The Fleming Family
'What a treat to stay in a house on Lake Austin. We enjoyed our morning beverages on the patio by the water. and learned how to play bumper pool! Thanks for sharing your house with us!

June 4-5
Kristi & Clark
'We so enjoyed our last minute visit! Our greatest appreciation for opening up your Home for us to relax and get away! We look forward to seeing you again soon for a much longer visit. Have a wonderful summer until then!'

May 31-June 4
The Morales Family
'We had a wonderful relaxing weekend here thank you so much.'

May 21-25
Danielle M.
Thank you so much for such a relaxing stay! We had a great time spending all day out on the deck by the lake! The house had everything we could have needed!! Thanks again John and Sharon for being such great hosts, hopefully we can make it back next summer.

April 18-23
M. Castle
Bellevue, Idaho
'WOW! What a fabulous stay at the lakehouse. We enjoyed the lower deck so very much and took advantage of the kayaks and float tube to enjoy the fantastic weather. Thank you so much for bringing us the Sony music system too. And Sharon for taking us to the store. We greatly appreciated it. ...Looking forward to returning next year and relaxing on that lovely deck again.'

Read more comments in our GUEST BOOK at the house. We have hundreds of happy visitors filling the pages of our journals with wonderful memories.

More great memories....

Rick and Janis Sanford, Mi.

We had the pleasure of staying in this wonderful hill country lake house while attending our son's wedding in Austin. It reminded us of a Swiss Family Robinson house, nestled in the trees with multiple decks overlooking Lake Austin. The owners are wonderful people who went out of their way to make our stay all we had hoped it would be. The house is very unique and gives you the feeling of being somewhat secluded off the beaten path and yet is only a short drive away from great restaurants and stores. We watched the beautiful sunsets each evening from the lowest deck by the water and felt the warmth from the outdoor fireplace at night and early morning as we sipped on a cup of hot coffee. This house is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the beauty of Lake Austin. We certainly would recommend this property to others.

J Pedraza
San Antonio Texas


I Absolutely LOVED the house! It exceeded ALL of my needs and expectations. The layout of the house was great, everyone had their privacy for sleeping arrangements. The basket from the top balcony to the outdoor dining area was my favorite part of the trip :) I like to BBQ...

The kayaks were so much fun! (w/ a life vest of course!)
The view was beautiful and all of my guests had an amazing time!
I just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay. I plan on coming back VERY soon.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • This is a FUN house and guests frequently tell us they have great memories. We provide extra lake amenities to make your stay special...Kayaks, tubes & floats so you can play in the water...outdoor patio and gas grill just steps from the lake for cook outs... Chiminea fireplace - great for toasting marshmellows...Multiple decks - just choose your spot for relaxation...Porch swing and Chaise loungers for those afternoon naps....Fishing poles, tackle box, life jackets - all sizes to fit everyone. ...moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Selection of board games, cards and children's toys ie legos, building blocks etc....moreless

              • Television:

                (1) in Living room; (1) in Master bedroom...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Lots of movies to choose from including children's classics....moreless


              • Botanical Garden
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lakefront
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining:

                rattan style table seats 4, breakfast bar seats 2. Outside dining seats 4. Extra patio chairs....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                outside Chiminea fireplace by lake...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                2 vehicles...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                High speed wireless...moreless


              • Coffee Maker:

                plus coffee grinder...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                spice rack, coffee/tea basket...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony:

                Living room balcony offers nice views and chairs for morning coffee. Master bedroom has small dining table on the balcony....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Relax with a good book on one of the multiple decks....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Take the (2) kayaks out in the morning. Water is like glass -- very peaceful!...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                tropical, green year round - hanging ivy, bannana trees, lush landscaping...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                lower snacks and drinks in our 'swiss family robinson basket' to the patio. Throw on some steaks while taking in the view!...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa



                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 28 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $160 $240
                  Fri, Sat
                  Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $220 $290
                  Fri, Sat
                  Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $300 $360
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Taxes Not included


                  Tax, fees and cleaning charge NOT included in the above quote. Please call/email for full quote. Please contact us for holiday, ACL, SXSW, Formula One rates. We typically ask for (4) night min stays during this time. Ask us about last minute discounts and "couples" rate!

                  We ask for 50% upfront and the remaining balance 2 weeks out. Balance includes the tax/credit card fee charge of 11.25%. All major credit cards accepted.

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                  Last updated: 12/14/2014
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                  Kayak to the huge city park just down the lake. Lots of open grassy areas and hiking trails - - great for football, volleyball, frisbee, dogs. Weekends bring many boaters in the summer. Enjoy watching the wakeboarders or rent a boat and join in the fun.


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                  • Lake from upper deck

                    Lake from upper deck

                  • Barbecue deck and Water slide

                    Barbecue deck and Water slide

                  • Front of House

                    Front of House

                  • Kayaks (2 available for guest use)

                    Kayaks (2 available for guest use)

                  • Guest bedroom

                    Guest bedroom

                  • Dining room

                    Dining room

                  • Tropical Landscaping

                    Tropical Landscaping

                  • Lakefront view from balcony

                    Lakefront view from balcony

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Balcony off Master bedroom

                    Balcony off Master bedroom

                  • Guest bedroom

                    Guest bedroom

                  • Guest bedroom

                    Guest bedroom

                  • Kitchen


                  • Lakeside Deck

                    Lakeside Deck

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                  This listing was first published here in 2004.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                  $160 - $360 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 12/14/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                  Member since: 2004
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/14/2014
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