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Peaceful Lake House! Great For Family, Romantic Getaway, Or Couples Trip!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 bedroom on the water!

Relaxing getaway, party in the creek, kayaking/SUP adventure, or boating and skiing on the lake? Your decision on a day by day basis!! In a relaxed setting with large Oak trees, upper covered deck for barbecue and sitting plus lower deck and dock with swim area and jet ski ramps / fishing area. It also has a large yard, fire pit, and real grill for your use.

The home can sleep 8-9 people in beds. We also have a cot available upon request.

The master bedroom includes a king-size bed. There is also a full bathroom with shower attached to the master. The front bedroom has a queen size bed as well and views of the water. The back bedroom has a bunk bed with a full size bed on bottom, twin on top. The sun room has a twin bed plus a trundle bed.

The house also includes fully furnished kitchen, dining area, two full bathrooms and living area with a 50 inch HD TV, Xbox 360, Blu-Ray, plenty of board games, and Internet access for your enjoyment.

Overlooking the water is the game room with a computer / writing desk, games closet, and a game / poker table. Going outside from the game room there is a covered deck with tables, chairs, firepit, and bbq pit to enjoy the outdoors (bring materials for smores over the fire pit!) There is also a sitting area in the front of the house.

The openness of the kitchen/living room and the sun room make this a great social vacation getaway. The home has central heating and air conditioning. The property has an updated interior and the dock / deck is brand new!

You may launch your boat in our neighborhood's private boat ramp and tie up to the dock. The waterway is a no wake zone and low traffic, so there is little disturbance. Swimming off the back of the house is really fun and safe - it is only about 4' deep, so take a beer (no glass!) out with you stand around and relax as your kids swim around you! Or take a stand up paddle board, kayak, or canoe up the creek for a relaxing journey.

What do we do when visiting the house? Drop the boat in, tie it to the dock for the weekend when not in use, swim/play on the lake during the day or explore the hill country, bbq with our favorite beverage in the afternoon, then at night: sit around the firepit, watch a movie, play board games, or night fishing! For a mini day-trip, go into Marble Falls (Main Street and Blue Bonnet Cafe!), Johnson City, Llano, Burnet, Austin and many other hill country towns / attractions that are fun to explore within easy driving distance of our location!

Lake LBJ is the only constant level lake (we have water!) in the Texas Hill Country, and it offers water skiing, jet skiing, tubing, and has an abundance of fish for that fisherman in the family (Pecan Creek is known for great fishing and we have caught a good number of fish off the back dock!)

A non-refundable damage deposit of $49.00 is required, prepay by credit card. NO SMOKERS, PETS Okay if behaved or crate contained. Home has towels, sheets and all bedding, a fully furnished kitchen, washer and dryer, fire pit, large yard, boat cleats on dock, community boat ramp for ingress and egress, 2 Large HDTVs, cable TV, Xbox 360, Blu-Ray DVD, wireless internet service. Any violations of the rental contract or these rules constitutes an immediate eviction without refund. $125 Cleaning fee is assessed for each rental.

We really hope you enjoy our lake retreat and hope you will call us with any issues. We know how valuable time away is and want to make sure your stay is comfortable! Please tell us about your experience at the lake house - we appreciate all feedback!!

More Details

David and Traci Godwin
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About David and Traci Godwin

The Godwin family lives in nearby Lakeway, TX (near Austin and Lake Travis). David Godwin is a business owner that grew up in Sugar Land, TX. David and his two daughters own the lake house and when at the house they are doing ALOT of swimming off the backyard, 'testing' great board games to add to the game collection for guests, looking for the next big fish to catch from the dock, and enjoying fresh baked pie at Blue Bonnet Cafe!

David and Traci Godwin purchased this house in 2012

Why David and Traci Godwin chose Horseshoe Bay

We were looking for a unique waterfront property that had great oak trees, was quiet but had easy access to the busier part of the lake.

What makes this house unique

Once we found the Pecan Creek inlet on LBJ we knew it was right. There are regularly paddle boarders and kayakers lazily cruising down the creek as well as the occasional ski boat and jet ski exploring or heading back to dock. The ability to easily swim / relax in the water off the back yard was really important to us.

You cannot easily kayak or paddle board on the main body of the lake, but the creek being a no wake area makes it great for all calm water activities (SUP, kayaking, and fishing) with easy access to the main body for boating, jet ski's, skiing, and tubing!


Horseshoe Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 full bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Front Bedroom - 1 queen , This bedroom faces the water.
    Bunk Room - 1 bunk bed , Bunk Bed is full on bottom and twin on top.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Has attached full bath.
    Sun Room - 2 twin/ single , 1 twin daybed with a pull out futon, works great for kids.
  • 1 king, 1 queen, 1 full+twin bunk, 1 twin+twin pull-out daybed in sun room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This is a great quiet spot to get away on the weekends. Pecan Creek is a unique inlet on LBJ that allows for kayaking, canoeing, SUPs, great fishing and still has easy access to the main body of the lake for more traditional lake activities. Whether a romantic getaway or family retreat, with waterfront activities off the back dock, hiking, caverns, Enchanted Rock, Austin and four charming hill country towns (Marble Falls, Llano, Johnson City, and Burnet) within easy driving distance, this is the place to be for a week or weekend getaway!


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Peaceful Lake House! Great For Family, Romantic Getaway, Or Couples Trip!
average rating of 4.730769 based on 26 reviews

Good times!

  • 4 of 5

Rented for family to celebrate my mom’s 75th birthday. Loved the paddle boat, the peace and quiet, the open kitchen, the view, and the location. Neighbor was friendly, owner was available by phone to answer questions, and bedding and towels were plentiful. Made some wonderful memories! Not in house description: grill is charcoal, and there are 2 coffee makers...regular and keurig. Owner having issues with cable service, so cable wasn’t available. For that reason i’d deduct half a point, but review doesn’t accept fractions!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location, nice and calm and relaxing- wanted to stay longer!!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at our stay on the lake house! The pictures don't do the place justice. Loved having coffee on the dock early in the morning. The only reason I didn't give it four stars was because the daybed and trundle bed on the enclosed porch (which is air conditioned) might be ok for little ones who can sleep in any conditions, but it was too warm for my teenagers so they ended up on the couches in the living room. But everybody seemed fine and had a great time! We will definitely come back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time here! We enjoyed our time swimming, paddle boarding and using a boat to see the lake. The house was peaceful, quiet and relaxing. This simple house had everything we needed and wanted!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lauren, Thanks for the great review! Please keep us in mind if you make it back to the area in the future!! Regards, Traci and David
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Grand Prairie Texas

Great location on the creek

  • 5 of 5

Family loved the creek. We swam, water boarded, and floated.

Great dock for our pontoon!

House was comfortable!

It was an enjoyable time!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place, was big enough for 11 people, with room. House is located in a great area!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed having the house so close to the lake! It was easy to swim and fish whenever we wanted!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place To Relax!

  • 4 of 5

This property is located on one of the creeks that feeds into Lake LBJ. It's a great location to paddle board or kayak in calm waters, while the lake is only a 5 - 7 minute cruise away by boat or jet ski. A nice patio with cover provides a quiet spot to relax. Local marinas will even deliver your rental to the property's boat dock! The house is a little old, but the owner has updated the bathrooms and does a good job of maintaining it. Cable TV was out for our entire visit, but wi-fi was functional so we entertained ourselves with Netflix. The owner was very responsive to our questions and problems once we got to the house - the A/C went out on our last day but David came by and got things working again. Overall we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Hole in 1 Sports Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Horseshoe Bay
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 2147
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Julie's Cocina
Nearest Ski
Waterski - off the backyard
Nearest Beach
3.9 Miles
Granite Beach and Waterpark
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

Three night minimum stay during summer and holidays. Cancellations are allowed over 60 days until stay with a 20% cancellation fee. Unfortunately, no refund can be provided for cancellations within the 60 day before stay window. Thank you for staying at our lakehouse! Please call with any issues or concerns.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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