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7-Bedroom House, Large Pool, Beautiful Creek, Quiet Neighborhood

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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Reflections of Walnut Creek house description

Dove Haven is a large house in a quiet, secluded neighborhood along Walnut Creek, with nearby access (within 5 miles) to Austin’s largest technology companies--Samsung, Applied Materials, and Dell. The house is two stories (3600 sq ft), with 8 beds, sleeping 16. It has 7 large bedrooms, 4 ½ bathrooms, a large open-space living/dining/kitchen area, a beautiful pool with heated spa, master bath Jacuzzi, and stained concrete flooring downstairs.

Dove Haven is suited for large family or business gatherings and entertainment. The exceptionally large living area sports a Yamaha 7.1 Home Theater system, with 50-inch HDTV, Blu-ray disc player and Time Warner cable content. Each of 7 bedrooms is large and includes cable TV (Time-Warner) and a private or semi-private bath (except the 'Office' bedroom). We've named each bedroom; there are so many!

Free long-distance telephone and hi-speed, wireless, internet access (wifi).

Bring your favorite Blu-ray/DVD movie to enjoy the Yamaha 7.1 Home Theater system. Or better yet, drive the Yamaha with your own audio/video content (e.g., Netflix movies, business presentations, etal.), displaying video on the 50” HDTV and sending sound to all 8 (7.1) speakers. The Yamaha has cables for connecting your laptop computer or other personal portable video or music device. If your video player device has a HDMI or VGA jack, you can connect to the Yamaha. If it has neither, you will need to purchase or provide a special HDMI adapter for your device. All other cables and instructions are provided at the house.

Converse with someone in another room using the intercom system, or use it for whole-house radio. On cold days enjoy the warmth and ease of a beautiful gas log fireplace—a special type that radiates heat. The kitchen has granite counter-tops.

Located between Austin and Round Rock, near I-35, it has quick access to Austin’s entertainment district, UT football games, shopping, Round Rock, and Georgetown. For the adventuresome, escape through the back gate and trek down the trails through the 6-acre greenbelt down to Walnut Creek. Explore the impressive rock formations. This is part of the Texas Hill Country—where the water runs clear! Walnut Creek is the largest creek in the Austin area north of the Colorado River. The greenbelt is home to owls, deer, raccoon, coyote and, oh yes, armadillo. Relax by the pool and listen to the owls in the evening. Before sundown watch the doves fly in for a drink from the pool. It’s a Dove Haven!

PARENTS, PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO CHILD-PROOF FENCE AROUND THE SWIMMING POOL.

The backyard is fully privacy-fenced, with locking gates. The neighborhood is very safe and peaceful!

Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

          • Master: 1 king

            Private jacuzzi bath...moreless

          • Pluto: 1 queen

            Private bath...moreless

          • Serenity: 1 queen

            Jack & Jill bath...moreless

          • Sunrise: 1 queen

            Jack & Jill bath...moreless

          • Austin Skyline: 1 queen

            Jack & Jill bath...moreless

          • Treehouse: 2 queen, 1 baby crib

            Jack & Jill bath...moreless

          • Office: 1 queen

            Queen-size sofa bed (linens provided). No attached bath....moreless

          • The master bedroom has a giant walk-through closet with tons of storage/shelving. Pluto has a small open closet. The other bedrooms have large walk-in closets. All bedrooms are large and spacious and have ceiling fans and cable TV. Pluto has a built-in ironing board and built-in chest of drawers. A child's Pack 'n Play and booster seat is in the office/bedroom....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Powder room: toilet

            Downstairs hallway entrance...moreless

          • Pluto: toilet, shower

            Private bath for Pluto bedroom...moreless

          • Sunrise/Austin Skyline: toilet, shower

            Jack&Jill bath, 2 lavatories...moreless

          • Master: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Jacuzzi for two, two lavatories...moreless

          • Serenity/Treehouse: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Jack&Jill bath, 2 lavatories...moreless

          • All baths are fully-stocked. The Master bath has a Jacuzzi for two and shower. All other baths are shower or tub/shower....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The large, spacious layout caters to business executive conferencing/meetings. The backyard is fully privacy-fenced with locking gates. PARENTS BEWARE: THERE IS NO CHILD-PROOF FENCE AROUND THE SWIMMING POOL. 7.1 Yamaha home theater system. Free WiFi and long distance. Three rooms have wired network ports....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room:

                Shuffleboard table and misc games....moreless

              • Games:

                Shuffleboard table and misc games....moreless

              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Budget
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Pond
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Walking

              Location Type

                  • Downtown

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Garage
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Security System
                  • Shampoo
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub
                  • Indoor Hot Tub
                  • Jacuzzi
                  • Outdoor Hot Tub
                  • Outdoor Pool
                  • Private Pool
                  • Spa Whirlpool
                  • Whirlpool

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      SXSW 2015
                      Mar 13 - Mar 22, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $595
                      $3,500
                      ROT Biker Rally 2015
                      May 28 - May 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $495
                      X Games 2015
                      Jun 4 - Jun 7, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $495
                      ACL Music Festival 2015, #1
                      Oct 2 - Oct 4, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $545
                      ACL Music Festival 2015, #2
                      Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $545
                      Formula 1 2015
                      Oct 22 - Oct 26, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $595
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $445
                      $2,450

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $125 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      NO HOLIDAY RATES (same low rates year-round, except for special events shown above).

                      $75 pool heating fee (spa heating is free). HEATER DISABLED DURING SUMMER MONTHS.

                      Multi-night discounts:

                      $390/nt for 4+ nights

                      $350/nt for 7+ nights

                      A booking is fully refundable when cancelling up to 3 days before arrival.


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                      Last updated: 11/20/2014
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                      Location

                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      IH-35

                      Car: Necessary

                      Dove Haven is 10 miles from downtown Austin and 9 miles from the UT football stadium. Both are easy-access via nearby IH-35. (IH-35 is 1/2 mile from Dove Haven.)

                      Take the Austin city bus to UT football games. Austin Capital Metro provides non-stop service from Park & Ride centers to the stadium. Go to www.capmetro.org for details. One center is at 12400 U.S. 183. Ample parking is provided for free.

                      Dove Haven is within 5 miles of Austin’s largest technology companies--Samsung, Applied Materials and Dell. Shopping, eateries, movie theaters, and much more are also within 1-3 miles, along nearby IH-35.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About the owner: In 2011 I retired from 31 years as an engineer with Schlumberger. My wife and I own and manage three vacation rental properties. We enjoy providing relaxing and safe properties for our guests and their families. We are both originally from Houston, then moved to Austin in the late 1960s when attending, then graduating from, the University of Texas, where we met each other in the Longhorn Band. Hook-em Horns!

                      Why the Owner Chose Reflections of Walnut Creek:
                      My wife wanted this house, not me! It was was an unfinished foreclosure/bankruptcy; a neighborhood eye-sore that would take a tremendous amount of work to finish. She said it had good bones. After 11 months of hard labor and lots of contractors we turned an ugly ducking into a swan.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      This house is well-suited for large gatherings. Even architects have raved about the design, both inside and out. The infrastructure is fantastic allowing: home theater system, fabulous lighting inside and out, wired/wireless network, cable throughout for TV, CCTV, security system, fabulous pool & spa design with pergola, beautiful landscaping with river-rock trails.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Dove Haven on Walnut Creek

                        Dove Haven on Walnut Creek

                      • Pool viewed from balcony

                        Pool viewed from balcony

                      • Side yard with river-rock trails and locking gate

                        Side yard with river-rock trails and locking gate

                      • Living room and dining room (table seats 10)

                        Living room and dining room (table seats 10)

                      • Kitchen with granite counter-tops

                        Kitchen with granite counter-tops

                      • Pluto (bedroom 2, downstairs, queen bed)

                        Pluto (bedroom 2, downstairs, queen bed)

                      • Austin Skyline (bedroom 4, upstairs, queen bed)

                        Austin Skyline (bedroom 4, upstairs, queen bed)

                      • Sunrise (bedroom 5, upstairs, queen bed)

                        Sunrise (bedroom 5, upstairs, queen bed)

                      • Office (bedroom 7, downstairs, queen sofa-bed)

                        Office (bedroom 7, downstairs, queen sofa-bed)

                      • 4 more bathrooms

                        4 more bathrooms

                      • Stairway

                        Stairway

                      • Nandina along Walnut Creek

                        Nandina along Walnut Creek

                      • Backyard view of deck, pool, pergola, river-rock trails

                        Backyard view of deck, pool, pergola, river-rock trails

                      • Pool viewed from pergola

                        Pool viewed from pergola

                      • Home of Swiss Family Robinson

                        Home of Swiss Family Robinson

                      • Living room with fireplace, 50-inch HDTV and 7.1 speaker Yamaha home theater

                        Living room with fireplace, 50-inch HDTV and 7.1 speaker Yamaha home theater

                      • Master (bedroom 1, downstairs, king bed)

                        Master (bedroom 1, downstairs, king bed)

                      • Serenity (bedroom 3, upstairs, queen bed)

                        Serenity (bedroom 3, upstairs, queen bed)

                      • Austin Skyline artwork (UT Tower, Capitol, bats, office buildings)

                        Austin Skyline artwork (UT Tower, Capitol, bats, office buildings)

                      • Treehouse (bedroom 6, upstairs, queen beds)

                        Treehouse (bedroom 6, upstairs, queen beds)

                      • Master bath (Jacuzzi for 2)

                        Master bath (Jacuzzi for 2)

                      • Game room (upstairs)

                        Game room (upstairs)

                      • Ledge rock on Walnut Creek

                        Ledge rock on Walnut Creek

                      • Walnut Creek

                        Walnut Creek

                      $445 - $595 per night (USD)
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                      7 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 16

                      View calendar: Updated 11/20/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                      Member since: 2004
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/20/2014
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