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Lake~ LBJ~ Spring Break 4BR Waterfront, Indoor Spa, Kayaks, Deck

Granite Shoals, TX, USA
  • House2900 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps14
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 4 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

Well-appointed 4BR home w/large windows facing lake, huge kitchen w/room for 'too many' cooks. Two Pungo 140 kayaks with special vests and paddles for complimentary guest use.

VRBO system allows for up to THREE payments. Your reservation is confirmed after receipt of first payment which includes damage waiver fee of $60. No other place to list this info. Please either ask for an Instant Quote (yellow box on right side of website) or email owner with your complete information. When requesting a quote, you must provide your desired dates and number in your party, both of which can be changed later.

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Here is the ideal getaway for rest and relaxation with something for everyone. This 2900 square foot, two-story house has four bedrooms, an indoor spa tub (hot or cold), and a large well-equipped kitchen. Located on a protected cove a short distance from open water, you can enjoy views of the lake from the floor to ceiling windows on the second-floor and the second-level deck that wraps around the house. House is 20' from lake and boat dock. There are numerous public boat ramps and quiet parks just around the corner.

You can enjoy a game of foosball downstairs on the Shelti Pro III or win at poker on the game table also downstairs with super comfy chairs. There are also numerous games for both children and adults. With three 46' TVs, board games, a library of both CDs and DVDs, wireless Internet, and a Wii game, there truly is something for everyone.

From the lake house, you can boat east to the Wirtz Dam, south to Horseshoe Bay, or north to Kingsland then go west and explore the Llano River. Lake LBJ has numerous coves to explore.

Splash Rentals of Kingsland delivers AND picks up assorted watercraft. Just Yakin will bring/take additional kayaks.

Marble Falls is ten minutes away, with shopping, movies, restaurants, HEB (grocery), and Wal-Mart.

Keywords: 4-BR 2-BA House

Indoor spa

Kayaks

Large kitchen

Just bring food/drink

Owner

Linda Peterson

Member Since 2007
Premier Partner
This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one day
Speaks:
english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
About Linda Peterson

We live an hour away between Jonestown and Cedar Park across from Lake Travis. I lived in the area as a child, but my spouse is a transplant from the beautiful Lake Michigan area. I guess you'd call us lake people. We have seven grandchildren, but only two are local. The others are in Raleigh, NC. We also have three small Shih Tzu dogs that love the lake area as much as we do.

Linda Peterson purchased this House in 2007

Why Linda Peterson chose Granite Shoals

We previously had a smaller rental on Lake Travis, but sold it because water levels fluctuated so much. Lake LBJ is referred to a constant-level lake, so boating is never hampered by low water. The area is a quiet, congenial, slow-paced kind of place where folks wave as they drive by even if they don't know you.

What makes this House unique

There is a lot of wildlife wandering around - prized plants are a favorite of the local deer population. We had a very small fawn take up residence in the shady plants of our tree round in front of the house. We named this place for the two peacocks who liked to wander our property. Unfortunately, all peacocks had to be removed. Butterflies, song birds, and millions of stars on quiet nights all add up to a wonderful place to rest and relax. There are 19 parks in this city of 5,000 - one around every corner.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Gorgeous king master bedroom suite with quality linens
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Upper level - Wood queen suite w/dresser & nightstand
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, Upper level - Wood queen suite w/dresser & nightstand
      • Bedroom 4
        1 queen, Upper level - Queen suite w/dresser & mirror
      • Convertible bed(s)
        Lower level - Daybed w/trundle in main area
      • Open area - lower level
        Fold-down upholstered multi-use couch - Double bed
      • Open area - lower level
        1 sleep sofa /futon, IKEA Queen sleeper sofa - New - July 2016
      • King size beds (1) In first floor master - ensuite master bath, Queen size Beds (1) All 3 queen beds are on second level, Double Beds (1) Fold out sofa (not sofa bed pullout) is approximately the size of a full size bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Daybed as casual furniture in living area on first floor. Use as trundle for two singles or popup for king-sized bed for two. An IKEA queen chaise sleeper sofa added July 2016. There is also a double mattress you can place anywhere, It is stored under the middle queen bedroom set upstairs.

      Bathrooms

      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, 1st flr ensuite shower w/bench, dbl sinks/mirrors/shampoo
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Upper level - Body wash and shampoo also provided

        Location Type

          • Lake View
            House has 2nd story deck all around.
          • Lakefront
            Great view from dining room wall-to-wall windows.
          • Water View
            Cove off main body. See map.
          • Waterfront
            Room for multiple watercraft.

            Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Linens Provided
                        Bring your own towels for OUTSIDE use.
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Central AC. New high efficiency system installed on 2/12.
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Maytag front-loader in garage
                      • Fireplace
                        Downstairs
                      • Garage
                        Two car garage w/laundry room
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        New high efficiency system installed on 2/12.
                      • Internet
                        Password needed for Internet access, which ensures you will have the bandwidth you require. Hard wire cable provided for secure financial transactions in second-level living room.
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Broadband Access
                        3 TVs - Two down one up. Master bedroom has Roku. Other TVs have BluRay players to access Netflix, etc. Netflix throughout.
                      • Living Room
                        L-shaped down-filled red leather couch and 46' tv.
                      • Parking
                        Please inquire about space for more than four vehicles.
                      • Parking Off Street
                        Room for four vehicles in driveway. Do not park on grass. Park on side street on Briarway near trash containers.
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                        Yes for boat trailers- NO for RVs - will send details
                      • Telephone
                        House phone via broadband installed February 2014
                      • Towels Provided
                        Please bring your own towels for OUTSIDE use. Please do NOT use white towels to mop up floor spills.
                      • Washing Machine
                        Samsung high efficiency front loader in garage.
                      • Wireless Internet
                        Wireless Internet throughout the property.
                      • Wood Fireplace
                        Downstairs living area

                        Kitchen

                          • Microwave
                            New Dec 2013 - Standard w/turntable
                          • Coffee Maker
                            12-cup coffee maker. Coffee and creamer supplied
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            Dinnerware service for 20. Plus plastic plates, bowls, and glasses for outside use.
                          • Dishwasher
                            New Dec 2012
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                            2-door fridge, glass-top stove, microwave. Dinnerware for 20. Two tables provide comfortable dining for 14.
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            Oster Blender; Breville immersion blender; toaster oven; toaster (both do bagels); Crock-Pot; Pyrex baking dishes; ex-large pots for cob corn, gumbo, crab; griddle;
                          • Oven
                            Set your roast in the oven, tell the stove how long to cook, then go boating! The oven will turn itself off after cooking for the amount of time you set.
                          • Pantry Items
                            Coffee, sugar, creamer, cooking oil, basic spices.
                          • Refrigerator
                            25 cu ft. w/ice maker and ice/water in door
                          • Stove
                            Glass-top cooktop.
                          • Toaster
                            Will do bagels

                            Dining

                              • Dining
                                Formal dining room with view of lake from floor-to-ceiling windows. Seats six. Adjoining bar-height square dining table that seats eight for a total of 14. Child booster seat provided.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 14 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    Master bedroom has 46' tv, HD DVR and Roku for Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO and Showtime.
                                  • Books
                                    No books, but at least 12 various magazines rotated monthly.
                                  • Foosball
                                  • Game Room
                                    Game table on 1st level w/Texas Hold'em set & card shuffler.
                                  • Games
                                    Upstairs closet is full of various games: checkers, chess, Monopoly, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Yahtzee, etc.
                                  • Music Library
                                    ~25 CDs for varied tastes. Cable TV offers music channels.
                                  • DVD Player
                                    Two Samsung Blu-ray dvd players added May 2013. One on each level. Each can access Netflix
                                  • Stereo
                                    Downstairs radio with outside speakers. PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE ANY CABLING. Call owner if needed. Portable 20 watt Wifi /Bluetooth speaker.
                                  • Television
                                    (3) Upstairs and downstairs living areas have 46' LCD HD TV's.
                                  • Toys
                                    Shelti Pro foosball on first level.
                                  • Video Game Console
                                    Wii game w/four controllers and four nunchuks
                                  • Video Games
                                    Wii Sports (5 games) and Wii Play (9 games), Resort, NFL Madden 2010.
                                  • Video Library
                                    ~30 popular movies (many Oscar nominated/winners)

                                    Outside

                                      • Balcony
                                        Balcony on all four sides of 2nd level.
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Concrete patio on all sides of house on 1st floor (lakeside), with deck directly above patios on 2nd floor. Two tables for four each with umbrella. Please close umbrella when leaving.
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        Two 14-ft Pongo kayaks w/oars and life jackets.
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        Additional lawn couches, a single and a double. Cushions in on-deck storage.
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Expansive lawn on all four sides. Outdoor Fire Pit - wood supplied.
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        New Weber Summit 420 propane grill in 2014 on deck outside of living area. Spare propane tank in reserve.
                                      • Water Sports Gear
                                        New (2017) super fat noodles and other floaties in the garage.

                                        Suitability

                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • alternative lifestyle
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Hot Tub
                                                Hot tub in spa room. Please keep lid on spa when not in use and door to spa room closed at all times to coontrol humidity. Minors 12 yo and under must be supervised by an adult.

                                                Attractions

                                                  • churches
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • marina
                                                  • playground
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • water parks
                                                  • winery tours
                                                  • zoo

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • photography
                                                      • antiquing
                                                      • boating
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • paddle boating
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • shopping
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • walking
                                                      • wildlife viewing

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • laundromat
                                                          • massage therapist
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • sailing
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • freshwater fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • jet skiing
                                                              • kayaking
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • skiing
                                                              • spelunking
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • water skiing
                                                              • water tubing
                                                              • wind-surfing

                                                                Notes

                                                                  • Poker/game table on first floor. Bar w/stools on second floor. Wii game w/5-game Sports, Resort, and 9-game Play w/4-player nunchuks and controllers. 14 ft kayaks w/paddles and vests.

                                                                    House Rules

                                                                    Check-in: 5:00 PM

                                                                    Check-out: 12:00 PM

                                                                    Cancellation Policy

                                                                    100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                    73 Reviews

                                                                    Wonderful4.8/5

                                                                    Latest reviews

                                                                    Clean and Peaceful

                                                                    Ruth C.

                                                                    Home was very clean. Lots of linens. Well supplied kitchen. Lots of hot water. Neighborhood was quiet. The kitchen is upstairs. Had a few issues that could not be fixed during our stay, as the parts store was not open. I am sure the items will be fixed. Owner seemed nice.

                                                                    Great place

                                                                    Jojo E.Mcallen TX

                                                                    The house was spacious, and Linda was very helpful. She answered all our questions. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen was large, and the house was clean.

                                                                    Beautiful Place with Gracious Hosts

                                                                    Phillip W.Keller, Texas

                                                                    This house has the amenities for any modern family with kids, teens or not. While the weather was too cold to enjoy the lake, we thoroughly enjoyed the deer that came to see us daily! The Petersons were gracious hosts and were easily reached with any need I had. My only caution would be for people who might struggle up and down stairs as they are a small steep steps without a rail between first and second floor. Luggage was difficult. Main floor for kitchen and guest rooms is on second floor. Kitchen is huge and stocked with many things and updated kitchenware. I also have severe allergies; the previous folks used fire place prior to our stay so it smelled smoky when we arrived. Nevertheless, the Petersons had thoroughly cleaned the fireplace for the next guest use. Linda also did a special re-wash of the bedding for my sensitivities to perfume in laundry soap. ;-) I'm sure all that is offered is suitable for most! Thanks Petersons!

                                                                    Best Christmas

                                                                    Bruce & Dyanne J.

                                                                    We absolutely loved our stay! The house was perfect - Linda was responsive and the weekend was a fabulous hit with our family. It was hard to leave.

                                                                    Great stay for our family of 8!

                                                                    Carolyn N.Dallas, TX

                                                                    Our family gathered here to celebrate a milestone birthday and an early Christmas. We stayed 4 nights/4 days. I'm happy to say, we had a blast and a very comfortable stay. This house is definitely set up nicely for a large group -- plenty of beds/bedrooms; plenty of seating inside and out; and a generous provision of supplies, necessities, and equipment for cooking and having fun (including 2 kayaks and games of all sorts). I loved the view of the lake and big trees out the large picture windows and from the deck on the lake side of the house. The house itself is situated in a serene environment and a quiet neighborhood where families of deer feel comfortable roaming about. We saw them every day...sometimes several times a day (what a joy!). The TV(s), WiFi, W/D, hot tub, propane BBQ grill, kitchen appliances, and all electronics provided were in good condition and worked well throughout our stay which made our stay truly enjoyable and comfortable. Check in and check out was a breeze. The owner was very responsive via text messages. There are two parks (both on the lake) within a short walk from the house, a mini market/gas station within a 5 minute drive, and a large H-E-B grocery store within a 15-20 minute drive. Overall great location! Note to future guests: the downstairs master suite is very nice but it sits right below the kitchen. There will be noise for those who go to bed early. The upstairs bedrooms (x3) are right off the living room upstairs which is A-OK but there will be some noise there too. Bring ear plugs if you're a light sleeper. The house is a little run down but not enough to be a detriment. The furnishings and beds are all very comfortable and in good repair. The owners provide a genorous amount of linens so there is no need to worry about bringing extra (other than towels for outdoor use which they request you bring and use).

                                                                    Clean , views and lots of outdoor lounging spots ! Highly recommend this great lakehouse!

                                                                    Rachel D.San Antonio

                                                                    For us this was the perfect lake house . The huge kitchen had everything we could have needed including coffee! Tons of space for everyone with lots of kitchen seating and open living / kitchen space . Enjoyed watching tv on the big screen. Hot tub was enjoyable and we loved going in the kayaks on the lake . We will definitely come stay again sometime. Thanks Linda you were awesome

                                                                    To work with too !

                                                                    Location

                                                                    Granite Shoals, TX, USA

                                                                    Exotic zoo (Johnson City - home of President LBJ), Eagle spotting, Pick Your Own Berries, Winery. Recommend Doc's Seafood in Marble Falls.

                                                                    Rates & Availability

                                                                    Additional information about rental rates

                                                                    Cleaning Fee
                                                                    $150
                                                                    Pet Fee
                                                                    $100
                                                                    Additional Guest Fee
                                                                    $15
                                                                    Tax Rate
                                                                    13%

                                                                    VRBO system allows for up to three payments. Holidays require 4-night reservations

                                                                    $317avg/night
                                                                    73 Reviews
                                                                    Wonderful 4.8/5
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