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Great House With Access to Lake Austin & Other Local Events

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Boat Ramp in the Community and Convenient to Austin's Great Local Events

This nice three bedroom, three bathroom house is nestled in a quiet area of Apache Shores near Lakeway, TX. Lake Travis is only four miles away via the Mansfield Dam public access point. Better, yet - aces to the constant level Lake Austin is within walking distance. Access is less than a mile away. Boat ramp and parking privileges are complimentary as part of this rental. There is also a great park with plenty of picnic tables and places to dock boats to enjoy the spring, summer and fall weather. Visiting Austin for South By Southwest, Austin City Limits Music Festival, or for Formula One Racing? This affordable getaway is perfect as a staging point or those activities, as well. The Hill Country Galleria is less than nine miles away for those fans of a day out shopping and or dining. The house includes three bedrooms with two queen beds and a set of bunk beds. There is also a sofa bed in the living room and comfortable inflatable mattresses available. The kitchen is great and open and fully furnished with modern appliances. There is also a gas grill outside on the deck. The backyard is very private with really only one neighbor. Enjoy a quiet day or evening with views of the a green belt. Of course, the house is equipped with a washer and dryer, cable TV, and wifi. There is also a Nordic Track elliptical machine. We hope you are able to enjoy this home!

John Bunnell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

Why John Bunnell chose Austin

The drought in Texas is making public access to Lake Travis close to impossible. A house with access to Lake Austin just seemed to make sense.

What makes this house unique

Complimentary use of the boat ramp, park, and pool within Apache Shores.


Apache Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Great House With Access to Lake Austin & Other Local Events
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
College Station, Tx

Lovely spacious home with a view

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well kept, very clean and roomy. Spacious decks to enjoy the view while enjoying coffee in the morning- wine in the evening- we even saw deer. Perfect for our large family's stay- we.highly recommend and we woul love to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roomy and great space for families.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay here. There are plenty of beds and room to hang out. Kitchen was large and great for cooking. Minutes from the lake. The water pressure was a little low at times, but everything else was great. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious and clean house with hill country view including a well equipped kitchen and outside grill

  • 5 of 5

The two of us rented and enjoyed the comfort of this house for a two month stay located in a quiet, walkable neighborhood. Owner provided easy anytime house entry and a prompt texting response. A large master bedroom (with queen) and ensuite plus walkin closet including a large screen tv were great comforts. Upstairs bedrooms with full bath are great for additional family or guests. Kitchen appliances are deluxe stainless and washer/dryer are a plus. Startup essentials were provided with great choices for shopping nearby. Cable and movies provided for our rainy days which we had only 2 or 3 our entire two month stay. Garage provided secure inside parking. Our dog was welcome and I appreciated the fenced backyard. Nearby Lakeway Park provided great paved running access with water views. With close proximity to Austin and hill county towns we were able to enjoy many day tips to wineries and local restaurants. Hope to be back next year to experience warm temps and blue bonnets while avoiding northern Michigan winter.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice home close to everything

  • 4 of 5

The home was very nice and had all the amenities we needed to make our stay relaxing. We even ventured to the community pool and met some really nice families. There were some minor housekeeping issues that we took care of ourselves, but the owner was very quick to respond and offered to correct immediately which was greatly appreciated. I would definitely suggest staying at this home.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home, top of the line! Spacious and accommodating. Beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house! Perfect for a girls weekend. Loved having the porch for wine and coffee relaxation. The location was fabulous! Truly appreciated the quality of the home. I will book again!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dallas, Tx

Great Location and Perfect for a Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I came with a large group of friends for a weekend getaway. My cousin who just got married was in a bad accident in the fall and we couldn't do a typical "bachelorette" party so we wanted something low key and this house provided the perfect place for that!

The house is immaculate with a HUGE master with gorgeous bathroom. The two upstairs bedrooms were perfect for the other women who shared the bathroom.

We got in late the first day and cooked a meal for the 6 people there. The kitchen was awesome, there was a huge refrigerator that was perfect for all the groceries we bought to have through the weekend. The stove was very nice and we were able to feed our large group easily. Many of us could be in the kitchen helping prepare meals with ease. And clean-up was easy because we could use the dishwasher or hand wash everything.

The way to the house was a little scary at night for some since it is in the hill country. But it makes the views while you are driving all the better!

We went to the Oasis for dinner the second night which was super close with amazing views of Lake Travis and there are lots of shops and things to do right there.

There were a couple different options for grocery and convienient stores within 10 minutes.

Having the house was such a perfect way to not have to worry about getting multiple hotel rooms.

Each morning we sat out on the patio and drank our coffee no noise and so peaceful. Then on Sunday when we had an easy drive arboretum for lunch before we all headed home. This was a great location for lake access and being close to the hill country serenity.

Thanks for letting us stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Falcon head
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Less than half a mile to the shores of Lake Austin
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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