Serene, Sophisticated, Casual, Comfy 2/2 on a Big Bend of Open Water(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Spring and Summer are here!! Nothing Beats a Weekend or a Week on the Water!
Come visit the puuurtiest spot in the ♥ of Texas!
We call our place Pelican Point on Lake LBJ, because pelicans and sea gulls from the coast and other wintering birds visit here in the winter. But there's lots of bird watching year round.
Lake LBJ, one of the Highland Lakes of the Texas Colorado River, is the largest constant-level lake in the US.
Kingsland is at the confluence of the Llano and Colorado Rivers. Pelican Point is on the Colorado arm― the prettiest part of the lake.
Kingsland is the Heart of the Hill Country:
60 miles west of Austin; 10 miles from Longhorn Caverns, Lake Buchanan, Lake Marble Falls, and Inks Lake; 25 miles from Johnson City; 38 miles from Enchanted Rock; 53 miles from historic Fredericksburg. Close to a dozen surrounding vineyards.
This architect-remodeled apartment is clean, well-lighted and up-scale― only 20 feet from the water, shaded by five beautiful oaks.
Pelican Point is that special place on the water where family memories are made and held dearly.
2 bedrooms and 2 baths, a chef's kitchen/bar, large open living/dining area with lots of windows, and waterfront porch with a gas grill and ceiling fans. High-speed (for Kingsland!) 24mbps WiFi, 55" TV.
Located on a peninsula on a very nice stretch of water in a very nice neighborhood, it's convenient to Kingsland for groceries, restaurants, shopping, etc. It's on a Big Bend of the Colorado River, offering sweeping 180 degrees water views.
The Master Bedroom has a queen bed and private bath (sleeps 2). Second Bedroom and Bath has a queen bed and a pair of extra-long bunk beds suitable for adults. This room can sleep 4.
Please note that the quoted rates are based on two-person occupancy. Pelican Point is such a great place for a romantic get-away for couples that we want it to be affordable for those special anniversaries and birthdays where three's a crowd. The surcharges for additional guests are modest. This way you're only being charged for the number in your party― not paying unnecessarily for maximum occupancy every time. It's fairer, more flexible, and still a great value we're told.
A kayak is available. There's also an 8' wide boat slip with lift and another slip with lift for 2 jet skis if you want to bring them or rent them locally.
We love dogs. We're not set up for them at this time, but we soon will be, so please check with us.
Here's a good question! So, you're happily vacationing on the first floor. Who's on the 2nd floor, how noisy are they, and what's the access between floors?
The house has one apartment downstairs and one upstairs, and there's no access and no noise between floors. The floor between is solid concrete (road bridge girders!). The owner and/or a few friends may be upstairs (mostly only on weekends), but you're hardly aware of it because you're too busy trading stories about how awesome the lake is.
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Member since: 2014
- On floor 1
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Senior Adults Only Community:
- Children Welcome
A few level changes can be a challenge, but once inside, you should be comfortable. Doorways to baths are tight and shower curbs are obstacles, so wheelchairs can be difficult, if not impossible, unfortunately....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Extra-large showers!
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Music Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
High Season 2017
Apr 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- One time cleaning $75
- Taxes Not included
Are you 65 or older? Are you a veteran? Are you active military? We honor you! Please mention this when making a reservation for a 10% discount.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: I'm a practicing architect (mainly residential) in Austin since 1981. Stephen Kubenka Architects 2002-D Sharon Lane Austin, TX 78703 512-477-7666 (o)
Why the Owner Chose Kingsland, TX, USA:
We've been coming to Lake LBJ since the mid-1980s when my father-in-law started renting summer homes here and then bought one in 1989. We love this beautiful constant-level lake so much I just had to have a home here, too!
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
In the early days of our visits to Lake LBJ, we stayed in homes near Horseshoe Bay on the southern end of the lake. That part of the lake is great for sailing but is usually too choppy for skiing. So we'd always boat up several miles to Kingsland and ski the calmer Colorado River arm of the lake. The Colorado arm is the prettiest most verdant part of the lake. Why spend hours and gallons of gas getting up there every time you wanted to ski? Why not just live there, right?
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Historic Railroad Trestle
Sunset over Lake LBJ
Kitchen with a view!
Master Bedroom (2nd Bedroom identical + Bunkbeds)
View of the Colorado River
You might see several of these on the RR trestle
You Are Here!
Pelicans wintering at Pelican Point on Lake LBJ
Sunrise over Lake LBJ
Master Bath with large shower (2nd Bath identical)
Dining on the lake!
Big fenced yard
Walking the Historic Train Trestle
You Are Here!
Big Bend in the Colorado arm of Lake LBJ
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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