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Farr Side, Lake Travis Waterfront, Hill Country Retreat

Marble Falls, TX, USA
  • House3600 sqft
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps20
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Secluded Lake Travis Waterfront, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 19-20)

Farr Side is the Lake Travis, hill country get away that you have been looking for. An hour west of Austin in the beautiful Texas hill country. On four secluded acres. Lakefront with easy access to water and boat ramp. Two houses. Large decks. Find your quiet spot or gather as a large group. Great for family reunions or friends needing quality time together. Bring a good attitude. We provide the rest. A slice of paradise. A lake house as lake houses are supposed to be.

Two large buildings make up Farr Side. One has three bedrooms, a sleeping loft, two full bathrooms, a living area, a large kitchen and sleeps twelve. A huge, inviting porch offers a stunning view of the lake. The second building consists of two very large bedrooms (sleeps seven), two full bathrooms and a massive living area complete with a pool table, game table and a sitting area with satellite television. A second porch offers a sitting area and ping pong table. The compound also includes a private dock, 250 feet of private waterfront, a fire ring, a gas grill and smoker, horse shoes, hammocks, and two satellite televisions. A gentle slope leads to the waterfront, only 240 feet from the house.

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Sarah Farr

Member Since 2007
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 10, 2018
Why Sarah Farr chose Marble Falls

Farr Side is located of four acres in the Texas Hill Country with 250 feet of Lake Travis waterfront. Located at the far west end of Lake Travis, you will see beautiful shorelines, abundant wildlife, and few boats. You will have little competition for smooth water. Bring your own gas though. There are no nearby marinas. You will have room for outdoor games and places to be alone. Large rooms with high ceilings add to the spacious feeling even when the weather outside is not so good. Large trees cool the property even in the heat of the summer.

What makes this House unique

Farr Side is located 2 miles down a dead end county road, an hour or so west of Austin. There are a few other properties on large lots on the county road. There is a large hill country ranch on one side of the county road as you drive in to Farr Side. Many days you may see one of several species of exotic game on the ranch. There is a county park with a boat ramp a quarter mile from Farr Side. Farr Side is only 8 miles from Marble Falls which has several good restaurants, including the well known Bluebonnet Cafe.


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


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Master bedroom with full bath
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed, Bunk room sleeps four. Bunk bed and trundle
      • Loft
        4 twin/ single, Loft off living room main building has two trundles
      • Bedroom 1 Second building
        1 king, 1 twin/ single, Large bedroom with king bed and a twin
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Second bedroom in main house
      • Bedroom 2 Second building
        1 king, 2 twin/ single, Large bedroom with a king bed and a trundle
      • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (9), Bunk Beds (1)


      • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Off master bedroom
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Second bath for main hopuse
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower, First of two bath rooms in second building
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet, shower, Second of two bathrooms in the second building
      • Bathroom 5
        toilet, outdoor shower

        Location Type

          • Lake
          • Lake View
          • Lakefront
            250 feet of waterfront. Secluded part of the lake. Very good water at 670" above sea level or higher. Easy access. Boat ramp 1/4 mile away. No nearby marinas. Bring your gas.
          • Rural


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Paper Towels
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Central heat and air - three units
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Central heat and air - three units
                      • Internet
                        WiFi available
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                        Large gathering area in each building
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wood Fireplace


                          • Kitchen
                            Fully equipped kitchen
                          • Blender
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                            Freezer space in each refridgerator
                          • Grill
                          • Coffee Maker
                            One in each building
                          • Microwave
                            One in each building
                          • Oven
                            Double oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                            Two refrigerators
                          • Stove
                            Gas Cooktop
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining
                                Dinning inside or on the lakeside deck. Inside table seats eight. Deck table seats twelve
                              • Dining Area


                                  • CD Player
                                  • Game Room
                                  • Games
                                    Horseshoes , volleyball, pool, ping pong
                                  • Piano
                                  • Ping Pong Table
                                  • Pool Table
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    Two large flat screen satellite TVs. one in each building
                                  • Stereo


                                      • Barbecue
                                      • Boat Dock
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                      • Porch / Veranda
                                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                                      • Walkway to Water
                                      • Wood Deck


                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm


                                              • caves
                                              • restaurants
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • eco tourism
                                                  • horseshoes
                                                  • miniature golf
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • walking
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • groceries
                                                      • hospital
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • fly fishing
                                                          • freshwater fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • hunting
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • snorkeling
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • water skiing
                                                          • water tubing
                                                          • wind-surfing


                                                              • Dock-Boat, Walkway-to-Water, easy water access

                                                                House Rules

                                                                Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                                100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                22 Reviews


                                                                Latest reviews

                                                                Relaxing Getaway for a Group trip

                                                                Adam S.

                                                                Very secluded property. Well furnished! Plenty of room. I would highly recommend this to anyone

                                                                Great houses for a group

                                                                Ann C.

                                                                We enjoyed our family get together at the Farr side. The houses are comfortable and clean. The property is well kept and lovely for this area. We did have some septic problems the last day but the owners took care of the issue. It was the hottest day of the summer and the ac worked great! In the fall or spring this would be even better!

                                                                It was a beautiful property!

                                                                Catherine C.

                                                                We had an amazing time, the view was beautiful and the atmosphere was so relaxing.

                                                                Great accomodations for multi-family trip!

                                                                Jill L.

                                                                What a welcoming place! It felt like a home and was very well stocked with all the necessaries, plus all the little things you usually forget and have to make a run to the store for. I personally talked with the owners twice and they were very proactive in communicating directions and very responsive with our questions. We had 10 kids and 7 adults in total and there was a comfortable bed for everyone. Situated on a quiet spot on the lake, we only saw a few boats pass. Lots of spots to sit both in and outside the houses and by the lake. We brought a bunch of activities, but didn't really use any of them as there were so many options at the house(s). Our only logistical challenge was the single bathroom that served 9 people located in the main house, as the 2 rooms with 4 singles each, plus the Queen room fed into it. We solved by having the majority of kids use their parents bathrooms in the larger rooms, but it would have been nice if there was one more bathroom.

                                                                All in all, I would highly recommend this rental house. This is not our first time renting a vacation home, so we had high expectations going in, all of which were met. Our compliments and thanks to the owners!


                                                                Thomas A.

                                                                This place is awesome! Seriously. A few buddies and I took a little getaway over the weekend, and everyone loved it. Plenty of room, nice and clean, lots to do (fishing, pool table, patio, grill...). It won't be a weekend anyone of us will soon forget. I'd recommend this spot to anyone.

                                                                Perfect lakeside property

                                                                Chris C.

                                                                We had a wonderful time at the Farr Side. The two houses were perfect for our large multi-family group. They matched the description and were very clean. We all felt like we had plenty of room to care for our families while playing and catching up with friends we rarely get to see. I highly recommend this property for anyone looking to enjoy some time away with family and/or friends.

                                                                The kids and adults really enjoyed playing pool, ping-pong and even horse-shoes! It was really nice that the kids could go into the second house to watch movies while it rained.


                                                                Marble Falls, TX, USA

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