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7-Bedroom House, Large Pool, Beautiful Creek, Quiet Neighborhood

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Last updated: 12/02/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Dove Haven is a large house in a quiet, secluded neighborhood along Walnut Creek, with nearby access (within 5 miles) to Austin’s largest technology companies--Samsung, Applied Materials, and Dell. The house is two stories (3600 sq ft), with 8 king & queen beds. It has 7 large bedrooms, 4 ½ bathrooms, a large open-space living/dining/kitchen area, a beautiful pool with heated spa, master bath Jacuzzi, and stained concrete flooring downstairs.

Dove Haven is suited for large family or business gatherings and entertainment. The exceptionally large living area sports a Yamaha 7.1 Home Theater system, with 50-inch HDTV, Blu-ray disc player and Time Warner cable content. Each of 7 bedrooms is large and includes cable TV (Time-Warner) and a private or semi-private bath (except the 'Office' bedroom). We've named each bedroom; there are so many!

Free long-distance telephone and hi-speed, wireless, internet access (wifi).

Bring your favorite Blu-ray/DVD movie to enjoy the Yamaha 7.1 Home Theater system. Or better yet, drive the Yamaha with your own audio/video content (e.g., Netflix movies, business presentations, etal.), displaying video on the 50” HDTV and sending sound to all 8 (7.1) speakers. The Yamaha has cables for connecting your laptop computer or other personal portable video or music device. If your video player device has a HDMI or VGA jack, you can connect to the Yamaha. If it has neither, you will need to purchase or provide a special HDMI adapter for your device. All other cables and instructions are provided at the house.

Converse with someone in another room using the intercom system, or use it for whole-house radio. On cold days enjoy the warmth and ease of a beautiful gas log fireplace—a special type that radiates heat. The kitchen has granite counter-tops.

Located between Austin and Round Rock, near I-35, it has quick access to Austin’s entertainment district, UT football games, shopping, Round Rock, and Georgetown. For the adventuresome, escape through the back gate and trek down the trails through the 6-acre greenbelt down to Walnut Creek. Explore the impressive rock formations. This is part of the Texas Hill Country—where the water runs clear! Walnut Creek is the largest creek in the Austin area north of the Colorado River. The greenbelt is home to owls, deer, raccoon, coyote and, oh yes, armadillo. Relax by the pool and listen to the owls in the evening. Before sundown watch the doves fly in for a drink from the pool. It’s a Dove Haven!

PARENTS, PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO CHILD-PROOF FENCE AROUND THE SWIMMING POOL.

The backyard is fully privacy-fenced, with locking gates. The neighborhood is very safe and peaceful!

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Owner

Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/02/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Master: 1 king

    Private jacuzzi bath...moreless

  • Pluto: 1 queen

    Private bath...moreless

  • Serenity: 1 queen

    Jack & Jill bath...moreless

  • Sunrise: 1 queen

    Jack & Jill bath...moreless

  • Austin Skyline: 1 queen

    Jack & Jill bath...moreless

  • Treehouse: 2 queen

    Jack & Jill bath...moreless

  • Office: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    Queen-size sofa bed (linens provided). No attached bath....moreless

  • The master bedroom has a giant walk-through closet with tons of storage/shelving. Pluto has a small open closet. The other bedrooms have large walk-in closets. All bedrooms are large and spacious and have ceiling fans and cable TV. Pluto has a built-in ironing board and built-in chest of drawers. A child's Pack 'n Play, hair chair and booster seat is in the office/bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Jacuzzi for two, two lavatories...moreless

  • Pluto: toilet, shower

    Private bath for Pluto bedroom...moreless

  • Serenity/Treehouse: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Jack&Jill bath, 2 lavatories...moreless

  • Sunrise/Austin Skyline: toilet, shower

    Jack&Jill bath, 2 lavatories...moreless

  • Powder room: toilet

    Downstairs hallway entrance...moreless

  • All baths are fully-stocked. The Master bath has a Jacuzzi for two and shower. All other baths are shower or tub/shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The large, spacious layout caters to business executive conferencing/meetings. The backyard is fully privacy-fenced with locking gates. PARENTS BEWARE: THERE IS NO CHILD-PROOF FENCE AROUND THE SWIMMING POOL. 7.1 Yamaha home theater system. Free WiFi and long distance. Three rooms have wired network ports....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Shuffleboard table and misc games....moreless

  • Games:

    Shuffleboard table and misc games....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SXSW 2017
Mar 10 - Mar 19, 2017
4 night min stay
$595
$3,500
ACL Music Festival 2017, #1
Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$595
ACL Music Festival 2017, #2
Oct 6 - Oct 8, 2017
2 night min stay
$595
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$445
$2,450

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $135 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

NO HOLIDAY RATES (same low rates year-round, except for special events shown above).

$75 pool heating fee (spa heating is free). HEATER DISABLED DURING SUMMER MONTHS.

A booking is fully refundable when cancelling up to 7 days before arrival.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
IH-35

Car: Necessary

Dove Haven is 10 miles from downtown Austin and 9 miles from the UT football stadium. Both are easy-access via nearby IH-35. (IH-35 is 1/2 mile from Dove Haven.)

Take the Austin city bus to UT football games. Austin Capital Metro provides non-stop service from Park & Ride centers to the stadium. Go to www.capmetro.org for details. One center is at 12400 U.S. 183. Ample parking is provided for free.

Dove Haven is within 5 miles of Austin’s largest technology companies--Samsung, Applied Materials and Dell. Shopping, eateries, movie theaters, and much more are also within 1-3 miles, along nearby IH-35.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: In 2011 I retired from 31 years as an engineer with Schlumberger. My wife and I own and manage three vacation rental properties. We enjoy providing relaxing and safe properties for our guests and their families. We are both originally from Houston, then moved to Austin in the late 1960s when attending, then graduating from, the University of Texas, where we met each other in the Longhorn Band. Hook-em Horns!

Why the Owner Chose North Oaks Hillside, Austin, TX, USA:
My wife wanted this house, not me! It was was an unfinished foreclosure/bankruptcy; a neighborhood eye-sore that would take a tremendous amount of work to finish. She said it had good bones. After 11 months of hard labor and lots of contractors we turned an ugly ducking into a swan.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house is well-suited for large gatherings. Even architects have raved about the design, both inside and out. The infrastructure is fantastic allowing: home theater system, fabulous lighting inside and out, wired/wireless network, cable throughout for TV, CCTV, security system, fabulous pool & spa design with pergola, beautiful landscaping with river-rock trails.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/02/2016

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Photos

  • Dove Haven on Walnut Creek

    Dove Haven on Walnut Creek

  • Pool viewed from balcony

    Pool viewed from balcony

  • Side yard with river-rock trails and locking gate

    Side yard with river-rock trails and locking gate

  • Living room and dining room (table seats 10)

    Living room and dining room (table seats 10)

  • Kitchen with granite counter-tops

    Kitchen with granite counter-tops

  • Pluto (bedroom 2, downstairs, queen bed)

    Pluto (bedroom 2, downstairs, queen bed)

  • Austin Skyline (bedroom 4, upstairs, queen bed)

    Austin Skyline (bedroom 4, upstairs, queen bed)

  • Sunrise (bedroom 5, upstairs, queen bed)

    Sunrise (bedroom 5, upstairs, queen bed)

  • Office (bedroom 7, downstairs, queen sofa-bed)

    Office (bedroom 7, downstairs, queen sofa-bed)

  • 4 more bathrooms

    4 more bathrooms

  • Stairway

    Stairway

  • Nandina along Walnut Creek

    Nandina along Walnut Creek

  • Backyard view of deck, pool, pergola, river-rock trails

    Backyard view of deck, pool, pergola, river-rock trails

  • Pool viewed from pergola

    Pool viewed from pergola

  • Home of Swiss Family Robinson

    Home of Swiss Family Robinson

  • Living room with fireplace, 50-inch HDTV and 7.1 speaker Yamaha home theater

    Living room with fireplace, 50-inch HDTV and 7.1 speaker Yamaha home theater

  • Master (bedroom 1, downstairs, king bed)

    Master (bedroom 1, downstairs, king bed)

  • Serenity (bedroom 3, upstairs, queen bed)

    Serenity (bedroom 3, upstairs, queen bed)

  • Austin Skyline artwork (UT Tower, Capitol, bats, office buildings)

    Austin Skyline artwork (UT Tower, Capitol, bats, office buildings)

  • Treehouse (bedroom 6, upstairs, queen beds)

    Treehouse (bedroom 6, upstairs, queen beds)

  • Master bath (Jacuzzi for 2)

    Master bath (Jacuzzi for 2)

  • Game room (upstairs)

    Game room (upstairs)

  • Ledge rock on Walnut Creek

    Ledge rock on Walnut Creek

  • Walnut Creek

    Walnut Creek

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