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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Gorgeous views of the lake and hill country from every room. This spacious, three-bedroom home is an ideal spot for executive retreats and family vacations. It is located in the fun and relaxing village of Point Venture. Point Venture is a beautiful area on a private, panoramic peninsula in Lake Travis (Texas' clearest lake) with activities for young and old!

If you love boating, fishing, swimming, exercising, or just relaxing and watching magnificent Texas sunsets, this is the place for you. You can relax on one of our decks/ balconies and take in the lovely lake view or take a short walk to our private, gated access to a beautifully manicured, lake park that includes boat ramp, beach, and picnic tables.

The house is on an elevated corner lot directly across the road from the Lake Travis shoreline. The home has vacant wooded lots on either side that enhances privacy. The large, fenced backyard is landscaped with relaxing rock formations nestled among the shade trees.

After a day of fun, relax in the large den that looks to the west and the setting sun or watch your favorite show on large flat screen wall-mounted tv . Step up to enjoy dining at the table for 10 under a rustic mule deer chandelier. Move south for one last snack in the large kitchen with granite/slate countertops and ALL the conveniences of home plus a breakfast bar that looks out to the lake and hills. Retire to the master bedroom that includes a king-size bed with a private bath and private access to your outside deck that offers the North Stars' reflection on the sleeping lake.

Say good night to your guests as they take one of two stairways up to the second floor. As they reach the top they will be greeted with another view of the lake through a wall of windows and a game room for a quick game of poker or bumper pool. Both upstairs bedrooms are private suites. Each room has two queen-size beds plus a private full bath. Each room also has a private access to the second story deck that includes one final look at the sleeping lake between the cover of the hills.

In addition to having direct access to the best Lake in Texas to boat, sail, fish, dive, snorkel, water ski, jet ski, etc... you can take advantage of all the great Point Venture amenities. Activities to choose from include swimming in the Jr.Olympic-sized pool, playing a round of golf on the nine-hole course, or playing tennis on one of the six courts.

Point Venture has a full-service marina, a 50+ acre waterfront park with two boat ramps, and is home to The gnarly Gar, Austin's floating restaurant. In addition, there is a public, 9-hole golf course and year-round restaurants within five miles of Point Venture. A 20-minute drive will place you at Lakeline Mall or the new Roundrock Outlet Mall.

Holidays - 3 night minimum.

Keywords: Private Home-3000+ Sq Ft

More Details

Leslie Byers
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Leslie Byers

My husband and I love Lake Travis. We met and married while at UT. Because Austin is so unique and beautiful, we visited the Austin area often. Several years back we decided to invest in a lake house to have a place to entertain, relax and be together with family.

Leslie Byers purchased this lodge in 2004

Why Leslie Byers chose Point Venture

Our home is large and comfortable and our location is perfect for views and lake access.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted you to know what a wonderful time we had at your lake house! It was the perfect retreat despite the rain. We did manage to get one day of sun. Thank you very much for everything - we truly enjoyed your home!
Jul 2007
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Point Venture Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - OFF LIVING ROOM
  • Three full baths all attached to each bedroom. The half bath is conveniently located off the living area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master has ensuite bath and private access to lower deck.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , With en suite bathroom and private access to upper deck.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , With en suite bathroom and private access to upper deck.
  • Total Beds: 1 king and 4 queens.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Community Jr. Olympic Pool, Exercise room, Banquet room, 9 hole Golf course and The Gnarly Gar 'Floating' restaurant


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.92 based on 27 reviews

Great Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

The place exceeded our expectations. We simply wanted a place for our professional group of 10 to meet and discuss our 2007 objectives. The layout of the home was spacious enough to accommodate our meetings with plenty of privacy for each individual. The rooms are large and the outdoor decks offered exceptional lake views and even better sunsets.

Thanks and we look forward to revisiting the place next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2007
  • Stayed: October 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place

  • 5 of 5

House and the neighborhood is nice. Love the back yard.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome stay!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The Deckhouse is awesome! Roomy and comfortable with a fabulous view! Owner is extremely helpful and accommodating!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was so nice! We had a blast! The house was perfect for our family, very nice in the evening!

  • 4 of 5

The kids and adults loved seeing the deer!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our 4th of July vacation. There were 10 people in our group and a huge selling point for us was that there are enough beds for everyone and each bedroom has its own bathroom. There was also ample amount of seating throughout the house. We brought our boat and the boat ramp is a 5 minute (if that) drive from the house. A couple of people actually walked to it.

The only con we could come up with would have to be the beds are not the most comfortable. There was one bed that had a topper on it and it made such a difference. At the same time we understand everyone has different sleeping preferences so we just took it with a grain of salt.

We highly recommend this is exactly as promised if not better!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend at your house. So much room ! Loved the covered porch off the master bedroom and the second floor deck had a great view of the sunset at Lake Travis. Kitchen had everything we needed. The kids loved the backyard and my lizard loving grandson found a big lizard hiding in the big rocks in the backyard. We loved seeing all the deer roaming the neighborhood. Grandkids enjoyed the community pool for two days. Went down to the Gnarly Gar for dinner one night. We highly recommend your home!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bergstrom International
Nearest Barpub
Gnarly Gar
Nearest Golf
Point V enture Golf
Nearest Train
30 Miles
HIll Country Flyer Steam Train
Nearest Motorway
50 Miles
Curcuit of the Americas
Nearest Restaurant
Gnarly Gar
Nearest Ski
Lake Travis
Nearest Beach
Lake Travis Shoreline
Car: necessary

Flat Creek Vineyards less than 15 miles away. Wine Tastings M-S 10-4


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Check payment is free, charge card payment is 3%, use "book it now" to charge.
Rent in full is due 20 days prior to your stay.
Holidays require minimum of 3 night stay.
One time Cleaning fee of $175 payable upon rental.
For rentals of more than 12 people, must be owner approved and there will be a $25 per person per day fee charged for each extra person.
DEPOSIT covers property damage as well as usage damage. Deposit will be forfeited if reservation is not paid for 20 days prior to arrival or if cancelled after 30-0 days before arrival.
$50 fee for returned payments (check or charge)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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