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Waterfront home with Kayaks, Decks, Waterslide, Relaxing, Fun!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

- 3 bedrooms plus Den, 1.5 bath, Sleeps 6 adults 2 kids

To reserve we prefer that you text or call (five one two) four -nine- four one-four-one- one.

Ask about our Last Minute Discounts!

OL 2015 053683 (Please note: No more than 6 adults allowed overnight or during the day.)

Beautiful, waterfront home on Lake Austin - just 10 miles to zilker park. Kayak, boat, fish or just relax on one of the multiple decks. Cool waterslide, multiple rafts & floats plus lakeside Chiminea fireplace.

Tropical, tree covered setting. Over 400 positive reviews!

Completely furnished...Multiple decks accommodate virtually any occasion from sunset cocktails to sunrise ski runs. Huge trees, Lush landscaping, swimming, boating, kayaking, fishing or just relaxing with a great view!

Extra lake amenities are provided to make your stay special...Tubes & floats so you can play in the water...(2) kayaks so you can explore the lake...outdoor patio and 2 grills (gas & charcoal) for your family cook outs... Chiminea fireplace - great for toasting marshmellows...Multiple decks - just choose your spot for relaxation...Porch swing and Chaise loungers for those afternoon naps.

Fishing poles, tackle box, camping chairs. (One of our guests recently caught a 30 lb Carp! He said it's the best fishing spot he's discovered yet!)

This water world dream house includes everything you need for an exotic vacation with unforgettable adventure. Reserve your space now!

Ask about our last minute discounts!

Note: This property has a short term operating license through the City of Austin. No more than (6) adults are allowed overnight or during the day. Please contact us for more information.

More Details

Sharon Williams
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

March 8, 2016

Thank you so much for allowing us to enjoy your lovely home! We had an amazing time! The kids played in the river & really liked the slide. Being able to cook out was such a money saver! We look forward to coming again!
Mar 2016
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Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Waterfront home with Kayaks, Decks, Waterslide, Relaxing, Fun!
average rating of 4.6904764 based on 67 reviews

Great location. Close to downtown, but far enough away to relax and enjoy quiet by lake

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time. Paddling on lake is beautiful. House has everything you need & hosts are helpful

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Matt & Nikki! You guys were awesome guests! Loved the idea for a bell on the basket pulley! Really glad you all stayed over the holidays. We hope you will return!
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Marfa, Texas

Unique, charming, & comfortable

  • 4 of 5

A really fun place to stay, especially for folks who tire of cookie-cutter hotel rooms. The house itself is fun to explore, and its location on Lake Austin meant great fishing for my husband. We also appreciated finding that the Hill Country Galleria was only 10 minutes away, so we could do some shopping, go to a movie, and skip cooking if we felt like it. Being from a tiny town, we found the Austin traffic exhausting, so it was nice to have the option to stay out of it.

Parking is tricky, and we strongly advise arriving in daylight to make finding the house easier. But once you do, you will love it.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You all were wonderful guests! We especially appreciate John's great fishing tips!!
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San Antonio

Relaxing, peaceful get-away

  • 5 of 5

This house on Lake Austin is clearly a work of a lot of love, and the space is filled with that feeling! My now-wife and I stayed here on our wedding night and the night after. We greatly enjoyed sitting on the bottom deck with our coffees in the mornings as a newly married couple, watching the fog rise off of the water as the sun came up.

Sharon and her husband were awesome! They were extremely accommodating and eager to make this weekend the best that it could be for us. We really enjoyed this house and look forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We absolutely loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay! The home owner went above and beyond to surprise my wife on our first get a way since our son was born almost 5 years ago. We can't wait to go back with our son, and are happy to have met these wonderful people/homeowners. The property is truly beautiful, and is an amazing place to relax, and have fun. Thank you again for the great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place to Relax with Family

  • 5 of 5

We went with a group of 5 of all age ranges. The house is very cozy and inviting. Sharon provided everything we needed for a comfortable stay. We all loved the backyard setting especially the water slide and lounging out by the water. If you are looking for a relaxing getaway this is it. Thank you Sharon for checking on us during our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxation and fun memories made right on the water!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time staying in your home last week. Thank you for sharing it with us. The kids loved the water slide, tubes that were provided, catching lots of fish, the many turtles that visited daily, games that were in the home for us to enjoy and the Swiss Family Robinson basket :) My husband and I loved waking up early and enjoying our coffee on the huge deck right on the water. It was so quiet and peaceful. We felt like we were staying in a tree house right on the water! The beds were comfortable and everything we needed was there to use at the cabin. We loved every second of our family time at your place and we hope to be back soon! Thanks again for allowing us to make memories in your home.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you LaRae! What you wrote is exactly what we hope families will experience - - it's all about sharing family time and we are so lucky to have had you, your husband and kidoos stay at the house. This is what makes it all so worthwhile! We hope you will return and let us know too what we can add to make the next time even better!
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles

Conveniently located close-in to downtown and only 15 miles to the airport. Just minutes from your location is the heart of the West Austin Music Corridor. Golf, horses, movies, Green Belts, Bee Cave, Westlake, Zilker & the Capitol are all less than 15 minutes away. Wineries, sailing, tubing, water parks just 30 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Rio Robles House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Last Minute Discount
Feb 26 2017 - Mar 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Mar 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Last Minute Discount
Mar 3 2017 - Mar 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95
Tax Rate 11.25%

Holiday, ACL, and SXSW weeks are (4) night minimum stays. Rates are slightly higher. Please call or email for quote. Tax rate is a combination of State Tax and Credit card fees. Please note: cancellation policy: Full refund less cancellation fee of $100 if OCCUPANT cancels more than 60 days prior to check-in date. No cancellations or refunds allowed less than 60 days prior to check-in date. We do try to work with Guests when there are last minute cancellation requests. Please call / email for more information.

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Rio Robles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
  • Bathroom has big walk-in tile shower. Plenty of bath towels plus hairdryer and complimentary shampoo/soap. (no tub)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Den - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • 3 bedrooms plus den sleeps up to 8. (6 adults and 2 kids) House is set up with 1 king, 1 queen, 1 twin 1 daybed (2 twins in den), 1 futon (living room) Linens, blankets, pillows provided).
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
This is a FUN house and guests frequently tell us they have such great memories. We provide extra lake amenities to make your stay special...Kayaks, tubes & floats so you can play in the water...outdoor patio and gas grill just steps from the lake for cook-outs... Chiminea fireplace - great for toasting marshmellows...Multiple decks - just choose your spot for relaxation...Porch swing and Chaise loungers for those afternoon naps....Fishing poles, tackle box, life jackets - all sizes to fit everyone. Please note: We follow City of Austin occupancy ordinances. No more than 6 unrelated individuals are allowed overnight.

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