LAKEFRONT ESTATE ON LAKE TRAVIS*BOAT DOCK*INFINITY POOL*KARAOKE STAGE*MOVIE ROOM

Summer Bell

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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms6
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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LAKEFRONT ESTATE ON LAKE TRAVIS*BOAT DOCK*INFINITY POOL*KARAOKE STAGE*MOVIE ROOM

Lower Basin Lake Travis House Rental Photos and Description

9 bdrms total (6 bdrm, 3.5 bath Main House + 3 bdrm 3.5 bath Guest House)

Location, Location, LOCATION!!!

We are in beautiful Austin Texas and THE closest you can get to downtown Austin on Lake Travis (20 minutes) We are 28 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.. (see map) and 30 miles from Circuit of the Americas (Formula One-F1). We are near everything you need (grocery, shopping, restaurants, entertainment). Lake Travis is 65 miles long and encompasses many outlining areas of Austin. We are close to everything! No driving down long, dangerous winding roads to get to us!

This luxury Lake Travis waterfront estate sits 80 feet above the lake (elevator/tram to the water) creating breathtaking views from every room. Resort style negative edge pool with swim-up bar, swim lane and 'beach area' for smaller kiddos. Outdoor kitchen by the pool (sink, full fridge, BBQ grill) as well as a pool bathroom with air conditioned changing room.

Large covered deck with fireplace overlooking the pool and lake and a sun deck above. Property is completely 'walled' with security gate at entrance. 2+ acres with plenty of parking. Walk through the doors and down the hall to a 180 degree lake view that will take your breath away! This estate sits on the south shore of the main basin with NO LOW WATER issues! (the lake is still 80-100' deep in front of the home.

We have a boat dock that you can tie jet-ski's or a boat up to. Again, we are not in a cove, so we have plenty of water in front of our house. Our dock sits in 40-50' of water even when lake levels are at their lowest. If you are looking for lake front, this is very important! There is no scaling down rocks or climbing dangerously to the dock. We have a tram that takes you most of the way and then new stairs that lead straight to the bridge of the dock.

Experience the gorgeous sunsets from the pool, decks, dock, or house without the sun glaring directly towards you (home faces N/S).

There's a movie theater that seats 8-10 with recliners (also with floor space and bean bags). A large 120' screen with surround sound, the screen retracts to reveal a karaoke/performance stage complete with drum set, amps and mics!

Free Wi-Fi throughout the home as well as by the pool. Cable TV to watch your favorite game or movie on the big screen.

This estate is excellent for entertaining and has plenty of indoor/outdoor space for guests (and parking).

The main house has 6 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and is 5100 sq. ft. and the guesthouse has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths (each room in GH has an en suite bath) and is 1,727 sq. ft. They can be rented together or separately.

**Quoted prices on this site are for main home only, guest house adds $500/night plus tax if applicable

)**. Please don't use the 'Book it Now' feature if you have more than 12 people and need the guest house too, as the rates are different.

We only rent to one group at a time, so you will have privacy during your stay.

Main level:

Master bedroom: Lovely lake view from the king-sized bed, walk-in closet, his and her toilets, dual shower heads, huge bubble tub with fire place, hand-painted mural and speakers for that romantic bubble bath

There's a TV room next to the master with another 'secret' bedroom upstairs that is accessed from the TV room (has two queen beds and one twin).

Downstairs:

There are 4 bedrooms. Three rooms have queen beds and the other has 2 twin beds (all but one bedroom have views of the lake).

Guesthouse: (faces the main house, about 75 feet away)

It has 2 queen beds and 1 king, plus each has their own private bath (and a half bath off the living room)

This home was featured on MTV Teen Cribs in 2009....that was fun! (Google MTV Teen Cribs episode 15)

We are here to accommodate you (we live 10 min away) and offer concierge-like service to our guests! If you need something...just ask!

GuestS love hiring Chef ' BeMa Rose' to cook meals during their stay!

****Please read the current Rate Information and Availability Calendar before inquiring. These are always kept up-to-date****** 'BOOK IT NOW' CANNOT BE USED IF YOU WANT BOTH HOMES, AS THE RATES ARE DIFFERENT.

Email inquiries are prefered over phone calls. We will respond within 24 hours.

We can offer special pricing for weekday rentals, short-notice rentals and longer stays.

*** Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties MUST be pre-approved and discussed with the owner prior to booking. ***

**We cannot host large weddings (due to neighborhood restrictions, parking and septic system), but can host small weddings of up to 40-50 people ($300 event fee additional)

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Keywords: guest house, lake house, Boat Dock, deep water access, view, close to downtown, swim up bar, pool, Lake Travis, 9 bedrooms, waterfront, Austin

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Groups
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Summer Bell

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2011
Speaks english

This is our custom dream home that we designed and (re)built paying attention to every detail. We love to entertain and have friends and family over, so we designed it with that in mind. You'll leave here noticing every detail that we have put into our home. We hope that you enjoy it as much as we have!

Summer Bell purchased this house in 2004

We have lived in Austin since 1999. We built this custom home as our dream home in 2005. Tony is a Mechanical Engineer turned home designer/builder and I am the Property Manager, co-owner of Villa De Suenos as well as the Co-Director/Founder of a private STEM school in Austin. I am also a full-time mom to our 8 year old daughter. Tony and I personally manage all aspects of our property and rental.

It's the best location in Austin! And Austin is the best city in Texas! You have all the conveniences of Austin and it's THE closest to downtown that you can get on Lake Travis. We love this part of Austin because it has so much to offer and we love the hills and views. We have horses 2 miniatures, 1 pony and 2 full-size as well as laying hens for 'farm fresh' eggs. We enjoy boating on lake travis (wakeboarding, tubing and wake-surfing).

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms6
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Reviews

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Lakefront Estate on Lake Travis*Boat Dock*Infinity Pool*Karaoke Stage*Movie Room
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Lakefront Estate on Lake Travis*Boat Dock*Infinity Pool*Karaoke Stage*Movie Room
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Lower Basin Lake Travis Lake Travis
College Station Texas
5

LUXURY WITH A FAMILY EMPHASIS

  • 5 of 5
It is very hard to write this review as I don't think words adequately express how "perfect" this was for our family and how "beautiful" the property was. Our group included 10 adults, 4 teenage girls, and 1 toddler. We rented both the main house and the guest house. The adults enjoyed the beautiful dining room with spectacular windows looking on to the lake, the infinity swimming pool that was as beautiful as you will see in any luxury home or travel magazine and a well stocked kitchen which resulted in only one trip into Austin to experience an expensive restaurant. No one wanted to dine out in the great nearby restaurants as we normally do on vacation because we had everything we needed and no one wanted to leave the property. We did boating and jet skis on Lake Travis which was great fun. The exercise room with its great views of the lake was fantastic. The teenagers loved the karaoke room, the swimming pool and feeding the horses. When the teenagers saw the "secret" room with two queens and one twin bed, the 13 year old screamed; she was so excited as it looked like a great slumber party for them. And our toddler loved the little air conditioned play house and play ground equipment. We experienced luxury vacationing in a spectacular house yet we were surrounded by things that entertained the teenagers and the toddler. Luxury with a family emphasis. It could not have been more perfect. Also, just as impressive as the house were the owners of the house (Summer and Tony) and how they were there to help with anything we needed. We will come again as we don't think we will ever find anything that will beat this for our family.
  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Lakefront Estate on Lake Travis*Boat Dock*Infinity Pool*Karaoke Stage*Movie Room
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Lower Basin Lake Travis Lake Travis
Indianapolis, IN
5

BEST FAMILY VACATION EVER!

  • 5 of 5
Summer and Tony - just wanted to let you know how wonderful our vacation at your home was. Our group included 16 people, from age 9 months to 77 years. We rented both the main house and the guest house and were perfectly comfortable wherever we were. We celebrated a couple of birthdays and hosted a couples baby shower while we were there. Every single person who came through your beautiful front gate commented that your property is one of the most beautiful places they have ever seen. We felt like we were in a tropical paradise but with the most modern amenities available. You provided everything we could have possibly wanted or needed and were so responsive to any questions/concerns we had. Other than grocery shopping, we never left the property, which speaks volumes about how comfortable we were. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub every day and your recommendations for jet ski rentals delivered to your dock made for one of the highlights of our trip. We have recommended your property to various people already and will continue to do so every time we get the chance. We hope to be able to come back soon and want to thank you again for providing an amazing venue for our family vacation!
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lakefront Estate on Lake Travis*Boat Dock*Infinity Pool*Karaoke Stage*Movie Room
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Lower Basin Lake Travis Lake Travis
5

FAMILY REUNION

  • 5 of 5
We have rented houses for an annual family reunion for 35 years, and this one was one of the best. We are a 4 generation family, and there was something for everyone. The patriarch had his own bedroom/bathroom in the guest house where he could get away to take a nap if he wanted. The youngest set loved the secret room, the play house, feeding the horses, and of course, the pool. Those of us in the "middle" enjoyed the hot tub and the media room (Go Spurs!) - discovering karaoke talent we didn't know we had! The owners were the most caring and responsive owners we have ever dealt with - they were available to give advice and solve problems at all times of the day and night. It was important to Summer and Tony that we had a great time, and they did everything they could to make it happen. We hope to be back next year!
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Lakefront Estate on Lake Travis*Boat Dock*Infinity Pool*Karaoke Stage*Movie Room
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Lower Basin Lake Travis Lake Travis
5

BEAUTIFUL HOME

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful home with lake access, pool, and even an entertainment room (karaoke and theater great for kids, teenagers, and a girls getaway weekend)! We had plently to do the whole weekend, and really enjoyed our stay. The property owners were very accomodating and helped carrying coolers, etc. down to the lake for us to enjoy a day on a rented boat, as well!
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Lakefront Estate on Lake Travis*Boat Dock*Infinity Pool*Karaoke Stage*Movie Room
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Lower Basin Lake Travis Lake Travis
5

AMAZING HOUSE, AMAZING FACILITIES, INCREDIBLE OWNERS

  • 5 of 5
My company rented Summer & Tony's house for a week during SXSW. Of all the times I have been to SXSW, this was the best. The accommodations were fantastic and Summer & Tony were the best hosts I've ever encountered. Anytime we needed anything, they were responsive and fast. I would rent from these folks again in heartbeat!

The property itself is beautiful. It's situated on a gorgeous piece of land that includes horse stables. You can even feed the horses every day if you like. The view over Lake Travis is amazing and was one of the key ingredients to the success of our company's powwow here. All beds were comfy, the kitchen was great for multiple dinners, and all the fun amenities (pool, karaoke room, gym, etc) made the trip exceptional. The drive into downtown was not bad either: 40mins on a bad day.

I'd highly recommend this property to anyone seeking a great, large accommodation in Austin. The price was awesome for what we got, and I can't recommend Summer & Tony for their hospitality more. Thank you for a great time!
  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lakefront Estate on Lake Travis*Boat Dock*Infinity Pool*Karaoke Stage*Movie Room
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Lower Basin Lake Travis Lake Travis
5

AMAZING WEEKEND AT THIS HOUSE!!!

  • 5 of 5
We did a girls weekend at this house in January for 20 girls and it was amazing! We had plenty on room for all 20 to sleep comfortably! The karaoke room was by far the most memorable of our trip! Everyone had a ball!!!!! I highly recommend this house to anyone that is looking for a getaway on the lake. The views are breathtaking and it is not too far away from the city! Summer and Tony Bell were so easy to work with... We will definitely be back!
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Austin Bergstrom
Nearest Point of Interest
HEB
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Cho Sushi
Nearest Point of Interest
Hudson's on the Bend
Nearest Point of Interest
HIll Country Pasta
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Lakeline Mall
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Flores Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Wal-Mart
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Rudy's BBQ
Nearest Point of Interest
Olive Garden
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Carino's
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Randall's Grocery
Nearest Point of Interest
Carlo's & Charlie's
Nearest Point of Interest
Mansfield Puplic Boat Ramp
Nearest Point of Interest
Hippie Hollow
Nearest Point of Interest
Volente Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
The Oasis
Nearest Point of Interest
Taco Cabana, Taco Bell, McDonald's
Nearest Point of Interest
Target
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Walgreens
Nearest Point of Interest
Smoky J's BBQ, Speedy Stop, Thundercloud Subs
Nearest Point of Interest
Twin Liqours
Car: recommended

Austin, TX, Lake Travis, Four Points area, near The Oasis and Mansfield Dam Park, 20 min to downtown Austin, 30 min from Formula One (F1) Track!

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Availability & Rates

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Lower Basin Lake Travis House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Peak
Jul 6 2014 - Aug 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
 
Peak
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$1,800
$10,800
 
 
Off-Peak Season
Oct 1 - Feb 28
2 night minimum stay
$1,500
From
$1,500
Fri,Sat
 
 
Formula One
Oct 30 2014 - Nov 3 2014
5 night minimum stay
$12,500
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 2014 - Nov 29 2014
4 night minimum stay
$9,200
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2014 - Dec 25 2014
7 night minimum stay
$13,800
Flat fee
 
 
New Year's Eve
Dec 29 2014 - Dec 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$6,900
Flat fee
 
 
Peak
Mar 1 - May 31
2 night minimum stay
$1,800
From
$1,800
Fri,Sat
 
 
South By Southwest (SxSW)
Mar 13 2015 - Mar 19 2015
7 night minimum stay
$13,800
Flat fee
 
 
Memorial Weekend
May 22 2015 - May 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
$6,900
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$1,500
From
$2,000
Fri,Sat
$10,500
$39,990
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes **Automatic "Quoted Rates" are for the main house only**Guesthouse adds $500/night plus tax. Discounts for stays of 3+ nights (4+ nights Jun-Aug) *Event Rates above inlcude both homes (9 bdrms, 6.5 baths, sleeps 20 max) but not taxes/fees.
Christmas, T-giving, Spring Break and special events such as SXSW, Formula One (F1) is a 5 day min. ACL, Mem Day, July 4th, Labor Day is a 3 nt min.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lower Basin Lake Travis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Telescope
  • Parking Off Street
  • Fireplace ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet ...
  • Gym
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Catering Available ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master Bath (2 toilets)
    Bathroom 7 - guest house
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , main house
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , guest house
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , combination tub/shower , guest house
    Bathroom 6 - shower , toilet , guest house
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , main house down
    Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower , Double Sink, Main house shared
    Bathroom 9 -
  • Main house-3.5 baths. Guest house 3.5 baths
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , private bath
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
    Bedroom 8 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master bedroom, private bath with 2 toilets
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (7), Twin or Single Beds (3), Futon couch (1)
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Books
  • Games
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Groups
  • pets considered ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • health/beauty spa
  • zoo
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snorkeling
  • freshwater fishing
  • basketball court
  • water skiing
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • cycling
Notes:
Negative edge pool with 'beach area' and swim-up bar, playscape, seperate guesthouse, movie theater seats 8-10, full gym for weights and cardio, near boat ramp
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