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Stunning Compound on Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country

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The large dining room table seats twelve.

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Last updated: 07/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Smithwick house description

This spectacular vacation compound on Lake Travis can accommodate groups of families or friends. Two authentic 1850's log cabins offer private bedroom suites while a huge timber-frame building provides central living, dining and a gourmet kitchen designed for multiple cooks, all with lake views.

The 3 historic buildings that make up Moriah have been meticulously restored into a private retreat in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Moriah has been featured in the Austin American Statesman, Country Home Magazine and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

For larger groups, see the adjacent property VRBO #165802.

Keywords: Vacation Compound

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

              Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Microwave

              Amenities

                  • Linens Provided

                  Other Amenities

                      • Private Dock

                      Entertainment

                      • Foosball
                      • Games
                      • Ping Pong Table
                      • Stereo
                      • CD Player

                      Communications

                          • Telephone

                          Outdoor Features

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Huge porches include dining table that seats 14 and several sitting areas with lake views. ...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Theme

                          • Adventure
                          • Away From It All

                          Location & View

                              • Lakefront:

                                Gorgeous views of undeveloped section of Lake Travis. ...moreless

                              Activities

                              • Cinemas
                              • Hunting
                              • Water Skiing
                              • Skiing
                              • Cycling
                              • Sailing
                              • Swimming
                              • Golf
                              • Jet Skiing
                              • Hunting Small Game
                              • Freshwater Fishing
                              • Fly Fishing
                              • Golf Privileges Optional
                              • Fishing
                              • Water Tubing
                              • Groceries
                              • Bird Watching
                              • Sight Seeing
                              • Eco Tourism
                              • Shopping
                              • Boating
                              • Walking
                              • Antiquing
                              • Winery Tours
                              • Caves
                              • Restaurants
                              • Health/Beauty Spa
                              • Massage Therapist
                              • Hiking
                               

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                              from 15 traveler reviews
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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Summer
                              May 30 - Aug 14, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $900
                              $4,900
                              Fall
                              Aug 15 - Oct 31, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              $900
                              $4,900
                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $900
                              $4,900

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees and Rental Conditions:

                              • Pet Fee $150
                              • Property Damage Protection $49
                              • Tax Rate 11%

                              Notes:

                              Please contact the owner to discuss special events that will include a larger group than just the group staying on the property such as weddings or parties.


                              Cancellation policy:

                              100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 07/31/2014
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                              Location

                              55 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Austin
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Hwy 1431

                              Located on 3 acres of secluded waterfront, Moriah is only 10 minutes from Marble Falls which offers restaurants, golf, movie theaters, antiques, live theater and great shopping.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2000

                              About the owner: In 2000 we (two sisters and our families) purchased this property to accommodate our large family gatherings. We had been frustrated over the years with the facilities we had found to accommodate our vacations together. In designing Moriah, we took the best features of the various places we had visited to create a compound specifically for several families to vacation together with ease. Shortly after we bought Moriah, another sister (one of six sisters, and, yes, we have one brother) bought the adjacent property. Now, between the two properties, there is room for us all to be comfortable even when all 28 show up.

                              Why the Owner Chose Smithwick:
                              We chose this location because there are activities for people of all ages. Volleyball, ping pong, swimming, boating, walking in the country, sitting on the porch - no one is ever bored. Located just one hour from Austin, it is easy to get away even for just a weekend.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              We love the fact that the bedrooms are in buildings so that those who are sleeping aren’t disturbed by the people who are awake - no matter how boisterous they become. The kitchen, optimized for multiple cooks offers two sinks, two dishwashers and two refrigerators. A refrigerator for drinks is located at one of two entries to the kitchen so that the cooks aren’t disrupted every time someone comes to the kitchen for a drink.


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                              Photos

                              • The large dining room table seats twelve.

                                The large dining room table seats twelve.

                              • Moriah: two log cabins from mid-1800's each with two bedrooms, two baths.

                                Moriah: two log cabins from mid-1800's each with two bedrooms, two baths.

                              • Timberframe building has living area with two large seating areas and game table

                                Timberframe building has living area with two large seating areas and game table

                              • Loft in timberframe building has two queen futons, game table and foosball table

                                Loft in timberframe building has two queen futons, game table and foosball table

                              • Timberframe building has two bathrooms including this full bath with shower.

                                Timberframe building has two bathrooms including this full bath with shower.

                              • Bathroom in bedroom #1 include two sinks and shower.

                                Bathroom in bedroom #1 include two sinks and shower.

                              • Moriah: 1890's barn provides living area, dining, kitchen, two baths and loft

                                Moriah: 1890's barn provides living area, dining, kitchen, two baths and loft

                              • Moriah: timberframe building features a dining table for 12

                                Moriah: timberframe building features a dining table for 12

                              • This half bath in the timberframe bldg is unique as is each of the other baths.

                                This half bath in the timberframe bldg is unique as is each of the other baths.

                              • Moriah bedroom #1 with king bed, bath with two sinks

                                Moriah bedroom #1 with king bed, bath with two sinks

                              VRBO #71848

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                              This listing was first published here in 2005.

                              Date last modified - Thursday, June 19, 2014

                              $900 per night (USD)
                              15

                              4 Bedroom / 6 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 16

                              View calendar: Updated 07/31/14
                              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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