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Oasis near downtown Austin - 8 bedroom house on 30 acres with pool, party barn.

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spacious 8 bedroom home with pool and party barn just 15 minutes to downtown.

The Rockin’ Y Ranch is a beautiful hilltop home just 15 minutes from Downtown Austin. Perfect for getting together with family and friends. Here are some details on this beautiful getaway:

- On 30 acres of land, so you have plenty of privacy

- 8 bedrooms

- 4 ½ bathrooms

- 4,000 square feet

- 2 separate living rooms with TV’s, cable, couches, chairs

- Internet-enabled TV’s so can login to your NetFlix and Hulu accounts

- Have a Pack & Play and high chair for families with babies

- Decorated in Southern Hospitality Style

- WiFi throughout house and barn

- Dogs allowed

- Pool in the backyard, fully fenced off, patio chairs, table and sun umbrella. Complete with an outdoor sound system and pool towels. All you need are some pool floats and margaritas!


The Rockin Y’ Ranch is a great place to host your group trip to Austin.

-Jump in the pool right in the backyard.

-The Party Barn has everything you need to have a fun weekend (read more about it below).

-Grilling, playing horseshoes, hanging out by the pool, watching sports….Rockin’ Y has you covered.

- Just a 15 minute drive to Downtown and Lake Austin, and 20 minute drive to Lake Travis.


Family reunions at the Ranch often have up to 4 generations of family, spanning from little babies to great grandparents. The Rockin’ Y Ranch is comfortable for all ages!

-Lots of space for people to eat together, hang out, relax, explore, chat, and have fun.

-Lots of fun for kids: They’re amazed by all the space to explore, love roasting s’mores by the fire, stargazing, swimming, and making friends with the miniature donkeys.

-Comfortably sleeps 18 people in beds.

-Also includes inflatable beds for kids who want to “camp out” in the living room.

-The “dream kitchen” is the perfect family environment where everybody wants to hang out. Open floor plan makes it easy to all hang out in the kitchen, living room and pool area. Great for families!

“The kids have so much space to run around!” -Barbara

“Our kids spent nearly the entire time swimming in the pool and playing with the donkeys!” - George

“We loved cooking for our group of 18 in the kitchen. Three meals a day for 18 people and had more than enough space!” - Mandy


We are experienced in hosting amazing and unique corporate retreats. In fact we have a huge list of companies who have enjoyed spending time at The Rockin Y’ Ranch:

-HomeAway, Whole Foods, Facebook, 37 Signals, Movember, Bunkhouse Group, Live Nation, Homeslice, WPP, California Pizza Kitchen, and more.

We are also experienced at fully handling all catering and event coordination or working with your event planner to find local vendors and unique activities.

-We’ve brought in a bluegrass band and dance instructor for a fun team activity.

-Catered fresh BBQ from the iconic Saltlick BBQ House (rated top 10 BBQ in the world)!

-Provide extra chairs and tables on site.

-Large projectors and screens available for rent.

Contact us if you have more questions about corporate events, we are happy to help make your experience amazing.

“This was the best venue we’ve ever used! We recommend this place to any company looking to wow their guests.” -Birds Barbershop

“We had plenty of space for our team to cook, work and relax together. It’s conveniently located near downtown and the airport” -Progressive Technology Project


Food is a huge deal when getting together. With our “dream kitchen”, all you need to bring is your food. Kitchen has:

-2 ovens

-1 convection oven

-Completely stocked with cooking needs, including a huge selection of pots, pans, serving dishes, platters, cookie trays and more.

-Plenty of cooking knives for the chefs in the family.

-Enough forks/spoons/knives/plates for everyone in the family (the house sleeps 18 people, and we’ve never had anyone run out of utensils).

-2 coffee pots, including coffee filters, coffee beans and a coffee grinder. Enjoy an early morning sunrise with fresh ground coffee on the front porch in the rocking chairs (a family favorite).

-Full sized dishwasher, including dishwasher soap

-Outdoor propane grill, complete propane (with extra tanks so you can endlessly grill and not worry about running out).

-Grilling utensils included.

-Outdoor charcoal smoker.

-Includes plenty of paper towels, sponges, wipes, and various other kitchen utensils.


There are a total of 8 bedrooms, 4 on each floor of the house:

-ROOM 1: Downstairs Master Bedroom has a king bed, TV, large walk-in closet, it’s own bathroom, and French Doors that open out into a beautiful lawn.

-ROOM 2: Downstairs with Queen bed. Has French Doors that open out to a beautiful pool view.

-ROOM 3: Downstairs room with Queen bed, with windows facing the front lawn. Shared restroom.

-ROOM 4: Downstairs room with two twin-beds. Sleeps 2 people.

-ROOM 5: Upstairs Master Bedroom has queen bed, full sized pull-out futon, it’s own bathroom, and has a balcony that overlooks the front lawn.

-ROOM 6: Upstairs room with full bed. Has a balcony overlooking front lawn. Shared restroom.

-ROOM 7: Upstairs room with Queen bed, with windows facing the pretty trees and the barn. Shared restroom.

-ROOM 8: Upstairs small room with a twin-sized bunk bed. Sleeps 2 people.


When you stay at the Rockin Y Ranch you get a personal groundskeeper who takes care of anything you may need!

- You will not see the groundskeeper unless you call or text him. He’s there to help you, and respects your privacy. Groundskeeper, Dave, lives about a 5 minute drive away from Rockin’ Y Ranch.

- Just call or text Dave 24/7 to help you with anything.

- The groundskeeper will start fire for you and gather firewood.

- He can take the trash out for you.

- Can’t figure something out? Give Dave a call and he can be at your service in 5 minutes.

- ”Dave was amazing! He lit a fantastic fire for us up at the Party Barn and showed the kids the donkeys which they loved!” -Mary P.


This is the part of the house people say “WHOA!!” when they see it!

The Party Barn is about 100 feet from the house - close enough to run back and forth between the two, and far enough that you won’t disturb people in the house if you’re playing in the barn.

The Party Barn has:

-Full size pool table with balls and cues.

-Ping pong table with plenty of paddles and balls.

-Foosball table.

-Full bar with giant windows to serve drinks/food from inside AND outside.

-Bar has full sized commercial refrigerator. Can hold 200+ beverages.

-Full sized commercial sink.

-Deep freezer outside the barn.

-Full 800 sqft barn has a dance floor has space for everyone to horse around on the dance floor.

-The dance floor and party barn is designed to be relatively break-proof so adults and kids don’t have to worry too much about breaking stuff.

- Easy to use sound system. Just plugin your phone or computer.

-Flat screen TV. Has all the channels and cable with all the sports and movie channels. Watch your favorite sports game on and play some pool and foosball at the same time!

-There are 4 bathrooms JUST in the Party Barn alone! Great for when you’re drinking beers with the friends and don’t want to miss the fun!

-Barn has WiFi all over.

That’s just the INSIDE of the barn, OUTSIDE The Party Barn there are:

-2 full regulation Horseshoe pits already setup.

-2 full regulation Washer pits already setup.

-3 hammocks underneath a grove of trees. The hammocks are all in a circle so you and friends can drink some beverages and hangout while relaxing under the shade!

-Big open space to hang out by the Fire Pit and watch the sunset. Your personal groundskeeper will even set the fire for you, so you just sit back, relax, and enjoy yourself.

-Hiking Trails on 23+ acres for the nature-lovers. Beautiful and natural trails to hike while watching the sunset.

-Huge open field area outside the barn for playing games (football, soccer, kickball, frisbee, or general horsing around).

-Miniature Donkeys! Your personal groundskeeper takes care of the donkeys and can help you feed them treats. The donkeys are fenced off, so if you don’t like donkeys you don’t have to interact with them. However most kids and adults loovvvee the donkeys!


Even though we’re on 30 acres, we’re actually surprisingly close to everything! We are easily accessible by Uber (takes about 5 minutes for an Uber to show up).


3 minutes to local dining, groceries, and retail (Jack Allen’s Kitchen, HEB Grocery Store, Liquor Store)

10 minutes to Whole Foods

15 minutes to downtown Austin

15 minutes to Lake Austin

20 minutes to Austin airport

20 minutes to Lake Travis


We would love to host your party, corporate retreat, or family gathering and strive to make our guests super happy. Fee free to contact us with any questions. We hope to welcome y’all to the ranch soon!


The Yerkovich Family

More Details

Natalie Yerkovich
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Natalie Yerkovich

The Rockin’ Y Ranch has been our family ranch since 1990. In 2007 we decided to open up this special property for other families and groups to enjoy. The ranch continues to be family run by Eric (dad) and Natalie (daughter). Eric is from Buffalo, Natalie is an Austin native. We look forward to welcoming you to the ranch and a truly unique Austin experience.

Natalie Yerkovich purchased this house in 1990

Why Natalie Yerkovich chose West Oak Hill

Back in 1990 when we bought this unique property, before the boom of Austin growth, the Rockin' Y Ranch felt like it was really in the middle of nowhere! We've retained the peace and quiet, while Austin grew up around us. It's the best of both worlds - wide open spaces combined with easy access to the unique experiences downtown Austin has to offer.


West Oak Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Due to Austin noise ordinances, be considerate of neighbors and turn off music at 10pm. By making payment, you agree to rental agreement attached.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Attached to Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Attached to Balcony Room 1, an upstairs Master
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half bath - toilet
  • All bathrooms come with bath towels, wash cloths, hand towels, hand soap, and hair dryer.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • ROOM 1. - 1 king , Downstairs room w/ king bed, TV, large closet, en-suite bath
    ROOM 2. - 1 queen , Downstairs room with french doors leading out to the pool.
    ROOM 3. - 1 queen , Downstairs with window views of the front lawn.
    ROOM 4. - 2 twin/ single , Downstairs with two antique twin beds.
    ROOM 5. - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , En-suite bathroom, fold out futon, balcony view
    ROOM 6. - 1 double , Upstairs with balcony views overlooking front lawn.
    ROOM 7. - 1 queen , Upstairs room with views of the oak trees and barn.
    ROOM 8. - 2 twin/ single , Small upstairs room with twin bunk beds. Sleeps 2.
  • Each bedroom is beautifully appointed with a dresser, mirror, closet, and luggage racks.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Yard
  • 22 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Please let us know if you have any questions. We are happy to provide recommendations on activities and services to make your stay even more wonderful!


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Oasis near downtown Austin - 8 bedroom house on 30 acres with pool, party barn.
average rating of 4.827957 based on 93 reviews

Great weekend

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect. We stayed here for a college reunion and couldn't have asked for a better spot. The house had plenty of room, tons of land outside to set-up some outdoor games or just walk around and explore, and an added bonus of the barn with pool, ping-pong, foosball, etc. We'll definitely be back soon!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2009
  • Stayed: April 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Country retreat in the city

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing! The house is suited for having a relaxing time and entertaining your friends. The host is awesome and took great care of our needs. There was no shortage of activities and the property is wired with wifi and Tvs so you won't miss a thing while enjoying the hill country. Amazing scenery! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice home that was perfect for a large group gathering.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent for large groups. The pool was perfect. Close to Austin.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best adventure in Austin!

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing time at the ranch. It was truly a once in a lifetime experience to be down there with friends and family for my birthday. The house was well equipped, the property is beautiful and ideal for what we were looking for. LOVED IT. Thank you!

We are already talking as a group about how we can make another trip down someday. What an amazing setup you have!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolute gem in Austin!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 7 friends get together for an annual trip every year and this was our first time to Texas, wow what an amazing unforgettable trip. The house and grounds are beautiful .Natalie was great to work with. Next time I go out to Austin you better believe I will be giving the rockin y ranch a call!!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Breathtaking View

  • 5 of 5

This house had it all! A great view of the Austin city lights from the hilltop is just the beginning. Very clean. I liked that the kitchen had drawers and cabinets labeled so you did not have to search for things, even the use of plastic cups by the pool. So much to do here without having to go into the city.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Jack Allen's Kitchen
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 71 and Highway 290
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Jack Allen's Kitchen
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $400 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund