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Mesquite Retreat - Lovely Country Home, 30min to Austin, 10min to COTA track

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bdrm, 3 bth on wooded 10 acres 25 min to Austin and 10 min-Circuit of Americas

3500 sf Neo-classic design house with 1500 sf additional covered front and back porch and patios features the following:

•10-12 ft high ceilings with heavy crown molding throughout

•Brazilian Cherry wood floor in all common areas and Master Bed and Bath

•Music is piped throughout house including front and back outdoors along with Master Bedroom and Bath.

•Huge luxurious Master Bathroom retreat includes spa bath with chromo therapeutic lights, television, chandelier mood lighting.

•Over-sized Master Bedroom with striking pool view and access through a 12 foot sliding unit, 50' HDTV

•High end kitchen includes double ovens, warmer, striking granite counters with four bar stools. Plenty of room for gourmet chefs

•Indoor eating sits 12 in dining room.

•Front porch overlooks catfish pond. Activities include paddle boat, flat bottom boat, and fishing pier to hook those large catfish. Plenty of large catfish, fed daily to ensure good catch!

•Backyard patio features a paradise setting with outdoor fireplace with seating for 20+.

•Rock grotto and waterfalls flow into beautifully lighted pool at night with natural landscape surroundings with plenty of privacy.

•Soak away in our Clear water(R) spa with fiber optic lighting and separate sound system

•Outdoor grill, griddle, fryer for those outdoor cooks available.

• Exercise equipment includes Total Gym(R), Weight Machine, treadmill, dumb bells

•Movie and book library, board games

More Details

Owner
Hershel and Becky Sandifer
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2017

About Hershel and Becky Sandifer

Hershel is a commercial construction project manager who loves to work on his land, restore classic cars, juke boxes, and coke machines. He loves cooking catfish and craw fish for large groups! While Hershel was building the house, Becky went back to school and received her PhD and Executive Coaching certification. They both love spending time with their family and four dogs.

Hershel and Becky Sandifer purchased this house in 2009

Why Hershel and Becky Sandifer chose Texas

Hershel used his construction experience to build their dream house. They began hosting events for their friends and family which led to the idea of sharing the house with others. Their son and his wife were married down by the pond in a beautiful outdoor wedding.

What makes this house unique

We chose this land because it was a country setting with plenty of privacy but in close proximity to Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and outlet mall shopping San Marcos.

Amenities

Cedar Creek House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Large with 2 chairs and tv
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 double , Animal Room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Royal Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Bird Room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Ocean Room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Smoking allowed only in designated outdoor area.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Mesquite Retreat - Lovely Country Home, 30min to Austin, 10min to COTA track
average rating of 4.943396 based on 53 reviews
4

Mesquite Retreat was great. Herschel and Becky are great hosts.

  • 4 of 5

The house and grounds and amenities were everything and more as described.

The outdoor screen by the pool was amazing. We watched Sports in it every night.

House had everything we needed.

A bit secluded for easy access for night life downtown but the amenities made up for it after a long day of golf.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was beautiful and luxurious! It was more impressive than the photographs.

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at Mesquite Retreat! There were 12 adults that stayed which ranged in age from 17 to 71. There was something for everyone to do and enough space not to feel confined! It's beautiful, luxurious, peaceful and playful! A great place to make memories and vacation! Truly, the only thing you need to bring is food and a fishing pole. It felt like home! Our expectations were exceeded and we look forward to staying again!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Everything we could ask for. Great time had by all!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a family ladies retreat. Everyone had a great time and place is very comfortable. The movie screen by the pool was a hit. Pool is perfect, fishing pond is well stocked. We will be back.

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  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Wonderful for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We met our five adult children (kids and kids-in-law) and two grandchildren for a long weekend here. It is a beautiful property, and the pictures don't do it justice. There are plenty of games to play and movies to watch! The huge movie screen over the pool was a delight at night, and the bed in the master was one of the most comfortable ever!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing home and property!

  • 5 of 5

The pool is fantastic! The kids liked being able to swim and watch a movie and the big screen in the evenings! The kitchen has everything you need to cook for a big group. We fished, watched deer and turkey. Bastrop is a neat little town too!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean, spacious property...great pool and outdoor screen is the best!

  • 5 of 5

Five families, five kids in total, and everyone a great time!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $350 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Rates are quoted in US Dollars. For non-event rates a deposit of one night is required upon booking. Full payment is due 30 days prior to arrival. For event rates a deposit of 25% is required upon booking. Full payment due 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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