HOT TUB, LARGE COVERED DECK, SPECTACULAR VIEW FROM EVERY ROOM!

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Bedrooms 3
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Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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HOT TUB, LARGE COVERED DECK, SPECTACULAR VIEW FROM EVERY ROOM!

Lake Whitney Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Chateau / Country House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or just time away from your concrete city-scape, come on out to relax and to be truly inspired by the spectacular view from every room in our well- appointed, 3 king-bedroom, 2 bath vacation home. Upon stepping inside the front door of Inspiration Point, you will be greeted by a wall of windows and awe-inspiring view. Your stay at Inspiration Point will provide you with a memorable experience, indeed!

Inspiration Point is often enjoyed as a delightful girl friends' getaway in a luxurious country home away from home. Or, many find it a perfect setting for an intimate couples retreat. Families with children come to enjoy the river from sun-up to sun-down. In the evenings you are still 'at the river' in luxury, peace and quiet. The large covered deck with hot tub, outdoor fireplace, gas and smoker grills offers an out-door experience for you and your family -- under the stars while having all the comforts of home in comfortable king-size beds.

Bring your boat or jet ski! If your family, or that special someone, loves boating, fishing or, skiing or just enjoys basking in the Texas sun, you'll be 5 minutes from Hamm Creek Park and boat launch on the Brazos River. Our property allows for easy boat parking, too.

Spend a couple nights or a week or two. If you allow yourself the luxury of time, Inspiration Point will melt away all traces of stress as you relish each moment gazing from high above, over hundreds of acres of green space, farm land and Texas mesas surrounding the Brazos River.

And, oh my, the opportunity for spectacular sunrises and sunsets from the spacious covered porch will be the only reason to consider 'time' while at Inspiration Point. You will set your clock by the beauty that only nature can provide.

Our guests enjoy a fully furnished kitchen with an array of staples. Bring your own food and drink preferences and make yourselves at home. Prepare your meals in the kitchen or at the gas or smoker grills out on the covered deck. Eat at the dining table situated in front of the wall-of-windows, or take your meals out onto the lovely deck for a luxurious country picnic-in-the-sky.

If you can bear to pull yourselves away from Inspiration Point to look for other things to do, there are a variety of small towns just a short country drive away. Glen Rose, Texas offers an abundance of antiquing, unique restaurants, Fossil Rim Wildlife Park, Dinosaur Valley, and more. If you prefer a lake to the river, Lake Whitney is also a short drive from Inspiration Point. Another excellent choice would be to visit the historic town square in Granbury, Texas. Should you long for live theatre and think you're too far away from big city life to find such entertainment, set your worries to rest. The Plaza Theatre in Cleburne is a no-traffic, 25-minute country drive north of Inspiration Point.

Inspiration Point vacation home boasts a spectacular Texas Hill Country experience, and a totally unique ambience; all located unexpectedly close to Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas.

Come be inspired to just relax, read, play, or just ...BE, and breathe ...deeply.

Keywords: Fisherman's Paradise vacation home, country house, romantic Hill Country setting, river house, luxury home, exquisite Hill Country view like no other near Dallas/Fort Worth Texas, boating, skiing, canoeing, fishing, peace and quiet, big Texas sky, spectacular sunrises and sunsets, Brazos River, Hamm Creek Park, Kimball Bend

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the manager
We have so enjoyed our stay here. The view is so magnificent. To wake up looking at this majestic skyline has ben exactly what we needed to decompress and relax. Our life is so hectic that you forget how to slow down and "smell the roses". Karen was great in helping us get this trip booked, excellent directions by the way. Thank you so much for allowing us this week together just to enjoy each other in this beautiful local.
Nov 2012
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We're a family of long-time skiers and hunting, boating and nature enthusiasts. We have spent many vacations on the Brazos River north of Lake Whitney and not too far from our permanent home just south of the Dallas area. Everyone who visits is delightfully surprised by the stunning view, peaceful surroundings and simply inspiring experience. We hope you will make Inspiration Point your next vacation or retreat spot. Once you do, we know you will come back again, and again.

The Owner purchased this chateau / country house in 2008

FIsherman's Paradise is situated just West of Rio Vista, TX about 30 minutes north of Lake Whitney.

With a long career in general contracting of residential and commercial properties, we knew that this lovely river house known as Inspiration Point in Fisherman's Paradise, to be one of the most unique and beautiful places on the Brazos River.

Fisherman's Paradise is a little-known area in Johnson County, TX, just West of the small town of Rio Vista and about 30 minutes north of Lake Whitney. Our vacation home offers a gorgeous, country getaway or intimate retreat destination convenient to the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Our property sits high on a hill overlooking the Brazos River and provides convenient access to the new Hamm Creek boat launch. In addition to boating and fishing activities offered by the river, we most enjoy the spectacular view and peacefulness surrounding us, especially from our porch. The property is lovely year round and is accented on some winter mornings (in addition to the beautiful sunrise) by a ribbon of fog running the curvature of the river with soft clouds hovering just above the valley creating a surreal experience that makes every sip of our morning coffee even more delicious.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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BEAUTIFUL ACCOMIDATIONS AND OUTSTANDING SCENERY

  • 5 of 5
Stayed with family n friends for a wedding and it was wonderful
terrific view, lovely furnishings and very homey feel
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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INSPIRATION POINT

  • 5 of 5
True to the name of this home. As soon as we arrived (2 adults, 2 kids: 11 years and 4 years old), we fell in luv with this home. I personally loved the fact that it was super easy to contact the owner for questions via email (fast wifi) or via phone. If we ever travel to this area again, we'd definitely stay here. P.S. Bring your binocular. WE forgot ours. Also, it was very windy the days we stayed, and the window screens rattled really loud. I'm not sure why the screens are needed. When we were there, we never open the windows.
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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5

WHAT A VIEW!

  • 5 of 5
We were all stuned by how beautiful the view was. We spent almost all of our time on the back deck. the house of course was classic Texan and tasefully done. It was the perfect place to celebrate my parent's 60th anniversary. Thanks Karen!
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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DFW area
5

CHILLED CHAMPAGNE, BASKETBALL AND A VIEW

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I are both consultants and badly needed some down time. This place looked close and comfortable so we decided to try it. We arrived late at night and turned on the TV for March Madness and got settled in. The morning unveiled a view that we had hoped to see. 180 degree view across the river valley. The pics herein do not lie.
We still had to work Friday and the wifi proved up to the task. Friday night, hot tub, Saturday morning mimosas and the start of serious relaxing. The back porch is a great place to hang out. There are neighbors down below and you can hear them sometimes but it was not an issue.
We did not cook much but the kitchen had what we needed.
The property is well maintained, the furniture is comfortable, the view is impossible to ignore. Do not rent this place! (I want to go back whenever I want)
  • Submitted: May 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Lake Whitney Texas Lakes
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BEAUTIFUL VIEW

  • 5 of 5
We have been to the property now twice. We really enjoyed our stay! The home was warm and inviting. We enjoyed the deck view and hot tub. The Kitchen is fully stocked for cooking. The Property Manager was super nice! It is very clean and well maintained. We didn't even need to get out and about the town. We just stayed at the house and relaxed. We would definitely recommend this property!
  • Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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FANTASTIC GETAWAY SPOT!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I came to Inspiration Point with another couple for a weekend birthday getaway. We thoroughly enjoyed our time.
The house was well appointed, clean and the view was FANTASTIC! We live in DFW so the drive was easy and the location perfect.
Karen, the Property Manager was easy to work with and ensured our contentment.
We will definitely be visiting again!
  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
DFW
Car: necessary
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Lake Whitney Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Apr 15 - Sep 29
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75.00
Property Damage Protection $49.00
Tax Rate 6.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lake Whitney Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking Off Street
  • Covered Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Boat ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • walking
  • antiquing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • water skiing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
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