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1000' Frontage Lake Buchanan-Like Your Own Private Resort

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms9
Half Baths1
Space 7,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

10 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 1 half bath, sleeps 24+

Breathtaking views of Lake Buchanan overlooking 10 beautiful terraced acres that descend on 1000 feet of frontage at the waters edge, covered patio, picnic area and a jetty. Relax on the grounds or enjoy the view and visiting with friends on one of the deck's of the 7000 square foot main house' which also offers large living and dining areas. The main house also offers a gourmet kitchen and 7 large bedrooms and 1 super large owners suite. Seven of the eight bedrooms in the main have double french doors which open onto a patio or deck. There is an additional house on the property each with two bedrooms (1 is an open studio type room that shares the kitchen) one bath and a full kitchen and has a large game/billiards room which is for use by guests in the main house. Guests seem to enjoy that the bedrooms and bathrooms in the main house are large and each have their individual thermostat.

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More Details

Owner
M. Beseda
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 6, 2018

About M. Beseda

We live in Austin, Texas We have always loved beautiful properties with great views. When we first saw this property we believed it had one of the most incredible views around plus the benefit of being on the lake. The property was in rough shape, so we have spent the last 3 years restoring it. We take pride in sharing this beautiful property and do our best to make sure our guests are comfortable.

M. Beseda purchased this villa in 2007

Why M. Beseda chose Buchanan Dam

The main house and apartment sits on a hill overlooking the lake and the grounds. There is a gentle tiered walk down to the lake frontage where you are greeted with stone patios, walkways and a picnic area. The property has a huge jetty tha extends into the lake and when lake levels are up you can fish off of it. Lake Buchanan is the largest lake in the Highland lakes chain and feeds Inks, LBJ, Marble Falls and Lake Travis. Buchanan is not a constant level lake, it goes up and down. We are in the deep end of the lake so lake levels don't affect us as much and the view remains outstanding no matter what the lake level is. We do have a boat ramp on the property and the property is situated in such as way as to great a small cove along the lake shoreline. There is a hill country sandy beach.

What makes this villa unique

The view is absolutely amazing and it's hard to capture in photos. Large main house has over 7000 sq ft and apartment bulding next to it houses a rec room and 2 bedrooms. One of the bedrooms is studio style and adjoins the kitchen. The property can easily handle business or church groups and family reunions. There are many areas on the property where you can get together as a group or walk around for privacy. We only lease this property one group at a time, so you are not only renting the main house and apartment but also the lake frontage, jetty, boat ramp and all of the 10 acres,

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have experienced the best family gathering we've ever had. The property is spectacular inside and out and the owners couldn't be kinder and more generous.
Jul 2018
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Amenities

Buchanan Dam Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Max. adults: 24
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Must get owner approval for use of fireworks.
  • If circumstances are that a pet has to accompany a guest owner should be notified and a pet deposit and agreement would need to approved.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 24 people
Bathrooms:
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , jetted tub
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , jetted tub
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , jetted tub
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 11 - toilet
  • In main house the 4 downstairs bedrooms have large showers and the 3 upstairs bedrooms have tubs. The master suite has both a shower and a tub. The bathroom in the 2 Bedroom apartment has a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 10 - 1 queen
  • Main House Bedrooms are large and each bedroom has its own There are 8 bedrooms in main house, which includes one grand master suite. There ia an adjoining apartment with 2 bedrooms-queen sized beds, 1 bath and a full kitchen. Most bedrooms in main house open to a patio or deck.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 20 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
We primarily host family reunions and business and church retreats. We are told our guests enjoy the spacious property.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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1000' Frontage Lake Buchanan-Like Your Own Private Resort
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 55 reviews
5

Exceeded Every Expectation

  • 5 of 5

The house, land, water access, indoor and outdoor activities, attention to detail, and responsiveness of the owner completely exceeded our expectations. The main house very comfortably slept our group of 16 (with room to spare). The layout of the house allowed all of us to gather or break into smaller groups and find an intimate space. The deck is massive and offers breathtaking views. The water was gorgeous and with the sandy beach, all ages enjoyed it. We were able to swim, kayak, and fish from the property. In addition to the water activities, all the indoor and outdoor activities the property has to offer kept us busy.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Picture Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This property is even more beautiful than the photos portray. It was the perfect spot for our large family. The accommodations lack nothing....comfortable beds, equipped kitchen, game rooms, large bathrooms, lush grounds, great swimming area, and I could go on and on! The owners take much pride in this property....very well maintained and VERY CLEAN! We would love to make this our annual reunion spot!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful family time!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have found a more wonderful place to have our whole family together. The spacious house, view, volleyball, disc golf, were all completely wonderful. Thank you, thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful!!!

  • 5 of 5

For a large family, like mine, this house was perfect! We liked all the space it offered and loved that every bedroom has it’s own bathroom! The views were gorgeous and the weather for our trip was perfect! The kitchen was a great size and the back deck was big enough for our entire group, which was about 20 people.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Annual Lake Trip

  • 5 of 5

A group of 10 couples have been going to Lake Buchanan for 19 years. We have stayed at various resorts until we stumbled across this gorgeous property. The owners are so welcoming and make sure we have everything we need. The home is fully stocked for large groups, the views are the best on the lake, and the grounds (10 acres) are beautifully landscaped. Planning a trip for 20 people is similar to herding cats, but this property makes my job much easier. We can't wait to go back next year!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yes! Yes! Yes!

  • 5 of 5

This is a "Knock-Your-Socks-Off" property from the minute you drive up- a STUNNING landscape and property overlooking the lake. It was spacious in every aspect (parking, bedrooms, kitchen, table, decks, landscape, water area, etc.). We rented the Buchanan Villa for a work retreat and there was not a detail short of perfect. We had everything we needed (kitchen supplies, bathroom supplies, towels, blankets, etc.) plus a bonus splash of fresh flowers throughout.

I was slightly concerned about the one review that mentioned a strange smell in the apartment. I am happy to now share that my sensitive nose didn't smell anything unpleasant- not in the apartment or anywhere. This house was perfect.

Marsanna was literally a text away (immediate response) for any question or concern.

It was hard to leave on the last day. Thanks to Marsanna and her family for sharing this amazing place with others and for making it 5-star perfect.

16 guests. 16 smiles. 16 ready to return. A++

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tamale King
Car: necessary

The property is in the tiny town of Buchanan Dam located half-way between Kingsland and Burnet Texas. It is approximately 25 minutes from Marble Falls, Texas We have 1000 feet on Lake Buchanan and are also minutes away from Lakes LBJ and Inks

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $450 + Tax

Some discounts may be given for off-season small groups.
Prices quoted are for family reunion/business/civic or church type events.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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