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7BR/6BA Beautiful Ranch Home With Lakefront Views

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Space 5,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, Sleeps 20

Our expansive home has a secluded view. When Lake Travis is full you can see the beautiful water from our backyard! When you walk into the house you are greeted with a large, gourmet kitchen and table for coffee in front of an old stone fireplace. The dining room, with its own fireplace, is to the right of the kitchen. The kitchen opens to the family room, with fireplace, TV, a table for six that can be used for casual dining or games, and a queen-sized sleeper sofa. From the family room you enter the great room at the back of the house with a fireplace and 70”TV, perfect for large groups to watch movies or sporting events. The master bedroom and a second bedroom are upstairs and overlook the great room. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, master bath, fireplace, and second laundry room. The other bedroom has two twins which can be converted into a king-sized bed. To the right of the kitchen and past the dining room, a hallway leads to three separate bedrooms. Two bedrooms have queen-sized beds and are attached to a Jack & Jill bathroom. The third is a small sitting room with a full-sized sleeper sofa. On the main floor is also a third, full bathroom and the main laundry room. Across the courtyard, the separate guest quarters include a main apartment and a studio apartment. The upstairs main apartment has a full kitchen and living area (55”TV, Xbox, and fireplace) with two sleeper sofas (queen and full-sized) and a large bedroom with a queen-sized bed and full bath. The downstairs studio apartment has two twin beds with linens for combining them into a king-sized bed and there is a full bath. The character throughout the home is rich, just like the Texas culture. The antique doors to the courtyard are reported to be from Alamo Village where John Wayne directed and starred in the movie “The Alamo “during the 60’s. The neighbors tell us John Wayne stayed at the house and played tennis here.

This home truly is a find. You are in the heart of the Hill Country and although you will love the solitude, tennis, and swimming, there are great finds in the area. There are 18 Hill Country wineries, 5 microbreweries, and more than 8 public golf courses within a one hour drive (map provided). We recommend Spicewood Winery and Stone House Vineyard (6+ miles down the road). Bring home a bottle to enjoy on the back deck with stunning views from the pool. For horseback riding, enjoy a guided trail ride from Silver's Trails in Spicewood. Antique/collectible hunters will love Fredericksburg, one hour to the southwest. The house is 15 minutes from outlet shopping in Bee Cave, 10 minutes from Muleshoe Recreation area, and 40 minutes from the airport and downtown Austin. If you are interested in setting up in-house brunch, lunch or dining options you can do so with our local, neighborhood chef. This additional service can be set up directly through Jill's Bistro.

Our property is TurnKey Rental Certified. All photos and amenities have been verified by TurnKey staff. Our calendar and rates are 100% accurate. We strive to make it as easy as possible to stay at our property - you just drive right up and enter via our secure electronic lock. No more keys and no more security concerns with a unique code that works for your reservation only. We will notify you proactively when early check-in / late check-outs are possible and you'll receive the comforts of a luxury home when you arrive like a starter supply of shampoo, soaps, paper products and hotel-quality towels and linens. In addition, when you book we will send you our mobile app with property directions, details, unlock code and instructions. And if you need us, we are available 24 hours each day with live help. TurnKey Vacation Rentals uses the industry's most trusted brand of software to securely store all guest data - HomeAway Software for Professionals. All TurnKey Vacation Rentals follow local and state tax rules. Each reservation includes applicable taxes, a cleaning fee and a Property Damage Protection Program.

More Details

Property Manager
TurnKey Vacation Rentals
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Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018


Paleface Lake Country Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 5600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • 1 King bed, 3 Queen beds, 4 Twin beds, 4 Sofa Beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

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7BR/6BA Beautiful Ranch Home With Lakefront Views
average rating of 4.7213116 based on 61 reviews

Beauty in Spicewood

  • 5 of 5

This property is absolutely stunning! The grounds are very well kept and it's just a tranquil spot. This is definitely a hidden gem and I would rent this property again in a heartbeat. This house in very well maintain, there's plenty of room and the setup is perfect for larger groups or families.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved our stay at the John Wayne House.

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and serves our needs perfectly. It was a gorgeous weekend in a gorgeous facility. I can't think of anything that the house lacks. Clean, pretty, wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alvin, TX

Spicewood Gem

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had an amazing weekend at this Spicewood gem. The property was identical to the pictures shown, except for minor construction with the railing and walkway to the upstairs apartment (which I was notified by email the day prior to our arrival). I was also not too thrilled to learn that we would have a neighbor give us a daily call around 7p prior to stopping by the property to service the pool; however, we never received any calls nor had anyone stop by-which we were really happy about having total privacy. A guidebook was also left for us providing instructions on wifi access, electronics, and recommendations for what's nearby- it was really helpful. Property was really clean and customer service was exceptional. Very quick to answer and very professional. If you like barbecue, I recommend "its all good barbecue" about 10 min drive from the property. I would definitely recommend this property to a friend/relative.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: TurnKey Vacation Rentals
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Relaxing Weekend with Friends

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property so my husband and I, plus a dozen friends from around the country, could spend a relaxing weekend away from it all, catching up, and watching movies (we're all big film fans). With it's many comfortable bedrooms, ample living area, quiet outdoor space, and accommodating kitchen, this house was a perfect fit for us. We had enough space for all fourteen of us to enjoy movies together in comfort (which is not easy to find!), and we especially enjoyed that the dining table was large enough to seat us all for big, family meals together. The kitchen was well stocked and able to handle all our needs. We also appreciated that the guest house provided a private, separate space for our friend and her infant. Part of the reason we chose this house, aside from the huge living room, was so that she would have a quiet place to put the baby down, and to which she could retreat when the baby was fussy. Though it was cold out and we spent much of our time indoors, many of us also spent some time enjoying the view from the patio, especially of the stars at night. It's just so quiet and peaceful here! If it were warmer, I'm sure we'd have loved the pool and cute outdoor kitchen. Oh, I must also say that resident cat, Johnny, was an added bonus. What a sweet kitty!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston and Dallas

Wonderful property

  • 4 of 5

The property is very nice with well stocked games etc. for inside and outdoors. We had a great time during our stay. Property bedroom configuration for 5 families was not ideal but worked. Angel's is a close by restaurant with good food and drinks, that is great for families with young children. All worked well and we will be back if the expanding family does not out grow the space.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and share your experience. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. You were perfect guests, and we look forward to next time! -The TurnKey VR Team
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Great house but bedrooms could be better

  • 4 of 5

The place is great with huge living room, amazing kitchen, lovely garden and tennis court is in great condition.

Nice pool area, although not sure of the point of the small "plunge pool" in one corner.

I realise it's an old home but the lay out doesn't use the space very well. The master bedroom is enormous but the other bedrooms are much smaller and so my group was a bit put out that many of them were in small rooms on fold out beds. We only had 11 people and it felt that anymore would have been too many so I would question the capacity stated.

However, overall we really enjoyed our stay and the place is perfect for days out on the lake or chilling by the pool/playing tennis.


  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi James, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We appreciate your feedback and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. You were perfect guests, and we look forward to next time! The TurnKey VR Team
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • All TurnKey Vacation Rentals follow local and state tax rules. City and state taxes will be added to all reservation rates. Each reservation also requires a cleaning fee, and the standard Property Damage Protection policy.