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Scenic Luxury Home at Hollows Resort, Lake Travis, 4 Pools, Pet Friendly

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


The Bluffs House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, large covered deck, & sleeps 7 plus Pac-n-Play..

Our Cottage has always received 5 Stars ratings and is very unique for the Hollows!!

The Cottage is great for those that want beauty, views, privacy and quietness. Beautiful 1,800 sq. ft. home, designed like a mountain cottage with Hill Country views from every room. Located in the 1,500 acre Hollows Resort complete with 4 private swimming pools, whirlpools, volleyball, picnic areas, a wonderful swimming beach on Lake Travis and over 10 miles of walking, biking, & hiking trails. All Hollows facilities are private and free to our guests. Enjoy wildlife, streams, waterfalls and limestone cliffs as you walk. The views at the resort are stunning of Lake Travis and the Texas Hill Country. Call me anytime at 469- 446-7751 with your questions.

No detail is overlooked in our luxury retreat. The home has everything you ever wanted including 40' & 32' Sony high definition, LCD TVs with DVD, satellite TV with DVR and stereo. The large Texas Master Suite has scenic views of the Hill Country and a luxurious bathroom complete with a wonderful 'rain' shower. Each bedroom is a suite with a private bath.

The Master Suite has a King bed. The Guest Suite has a Queen bed and the Bunk Room Suite has a bunk with a single on top and a standard double on the bottom. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom!

A huge covered 24'x 12' balcony is right out the back door. It has dining for 8 or more and fabulous views of the hills from every room.

The modern kitchen is completely equipped with everything you will need for your cooking needs. Granite counters and a granite island for food preparation and eating.

The laundry room has the latest high-end large capacity washer & dryer!

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Steve Hames (469) 446-7751
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2016
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About Steve Hames (469) 446-7751

You can call me anytime at 469- 446-7751 with your questions. For the last 25 years I have worked in the meeting and travel industry. I've stayed and inspected hundreds of resorts and fine hotels around the world. Quality and attention to details has always been important to me. Unlike sure to use 4 numeric characters.most vacation rental properties my wife and I make sure that our cottage is always in a five star condition. We believe no one will ever leave our property disappointed.

Steve Hames (469) 446-7751 purchased this house in 2007

Why Steve Hames (469) 446-7751 chose Jonestown

After years of traveling around the world we decided that the beautiful Texas Hill Country and Austin was the place we want to be. There is so much to do in the Austin and Hill Country area. The people are friendly and fun to be around. We enjoy ourselves so much that we purchased 5 acres next door where we are ready to build our full time home and keep our Cottage for vacation renters.

What makes this house unique

The Cottage is unique situated with only 1 neighbor. It's surrounded by forests, hills, creeks, and the walking, hiking & biking trail system. The Cottage is great for those that want beauty, views, privacy and quietness. We think it's the best!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are really We had HS friends in from College Station & Waco this past weekend. We learned a great new card game & did a lot of laughing & reminiscing (good for the soul). :) They all loved the cottage!!
Feb 2013
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Scenic Luxury Home at Hollows Resort, Lake Travis, 4 Pools, Pet Friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Gorgeous home!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed at this home for Memorial Day Weekend. It was such a beautiful place fully equipped with everything you need for a great stay. The home was very clean, homey and had a Texas theme throughout.

The view from the upper deck is gorgeous. There are surrounding homes, but my group did not feel like we were too close to them. We still got the secluded and peaceful feel that we wanted.

The NorthShore Marina is only a 10 minute drive from the home. We were able to rent a pontoon that was brought to the marina for us. The convenience of this home was a huge plus for my group.

The owner is very responsive and made sure that we had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. Overall, I am so happy I chose this home for my trip! I will definitely be recommending to others.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Happy 4th of July

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for my daughter's 30th birthday celebration. We had adult and children and it was perfect. Plenty of room and a great view from the deck. We loved the trails and the clubhouse pool was great.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It had been a long time since I saw a close group of friends from college (UT Austin), so it was providential when one of our group suggested that we try to have a "reunion" of sorts in Austin this summer. There are 6 of us, and we wanted a good hang out place, with a great kitchen, beds for all of us and a pool. Well, this cottage had everything on our wish list and then some! It really seemed like the owners (Steve and Wendy), took the time to think of everything to make our stay comfortable.

The kitchen is totally stocked with any kitchen pot, pan or gadget you'd need. The whole cottage is extremely spacious and clean and features a "Texas" theme throughout. There is a bedroom down stairs with a king bed and HUGE bathroom. Upstairs are two bed rooms, one with a bunk bed and bathroom, the other with a queen bed and bathroom. The living room has ample couch space and the dining room was perfect for our big breakfasts and casual lunch/dinners. The patio outside is amazing. Tables and relaxing chairs overlooking big trees and another gathering space below that overlooks a valley that tumbles into a stream. You can hear the stream from the property, but you can't see it. The outside of the cottage is wooded and lovely. If you think you'd want to go exploring, be sure to bring close-toed shoes, as some of the paths are a bit rocky.

The Hollows Resort is a great location in general. Secluded, but not "woodsy". You feel like you've escaped the rat race, but haven't gone so far that you've lost cell coverage. :) We were able to take advantage of the pool once during our weekend. It was further to drive to from our cottage than we expected, but once we were there, it was great. Even though it was a Saturday, we had plenty of room to chill in the pool.

As the organizer of our stay at this cottage, it was particularly awesome for me to work with Steve to coordinate everything. He answered ALL our questions and concerns. He was super responsive any time I called, emailed or texted him (I did all three at some point!). He checked in to make sure we were doing ok during our stay and contacted us again to get feedback afterward. It was a great experience overall, and we're hoping to do this again next year. Maybe add a couple more friends if the loft is available. Highly recommended for groups and families!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Family Vacation and Wedding

  • 5 of 5

We decided to rent in The Hollows because our daughter was getting married at Villa Antonia and this resort area was located so close to the venue. Our party consisted of my husband and I, my daughter and her husband and their seven month old baby and golden retriever and my other daughter the bride to be. It was just perfect. Each of our groups had their own bedroom with their own bathroom. This home is completely stocked with more than enough linens, all kitchen needs for eating and entertaining at home and very comfortable furniture and beds. Nothing is missing. We enjoyed the deck off the back of the house each evening or in the morning for breakfast. The resort area where the pool is was perfect for all of us and we spent the hot days there. While the pool restaurant was not open all week it was open for the long weekend and served up great drinks and great food.

There is a small supermarket located within a couple of miles and if you choose you can go into Cedar Park for even more choices. Just a fifteen minute drive away. As I mentioned we brought our dog and there is an enclosed gated area for her so we did not have to worry about letting her out. Austin is about a half hour drive away and we took advantage of some of the night life and sightseeing but it was definitely nice to come home to this relaxing place. We would definitely recommend this home at the Hollows and are hoping a return visit is in the future for all of us.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! Very accommodating and the house is as described. All possible kitchen needs are covered. We've stayed in other rental houses that were more expensive but not as good.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here. The owner was very thorough in providing information about the area. The house as everything that you need and it is beautiful. The swimming pool and lake are just a quick drive from the location.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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"I think its been in Austin forever!"
Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q
Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
"Austin music at its best."
Salt Lick BBQ
"This is what BBQ is all about."
Whole Foods Market Gateway
The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Rentals on Lake Travis
VIP Marina Lake Travis
"A great marina. "
Just For Fun
"Boat rentals"
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Austin Texas
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
FM 1431
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lago Vista- there are 2 beautiful 18 hole courses
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
FM 1431
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Mexican, Pizza, Grill & Bar, Sonic, Hambergers
Car: recommended

Lake Travis & Austin

Other Activities:

Hiking in 10,000 acre Balconies Wildlife Area plus state & local parks.

Beautiful Wineries tours thought out the area.

Golf: There are 2 beautiful Hill Country golf courses within 5 miles of the cottage and 10+courses within 20 miles.

4 wheeler area that is over 1,000+ acre. Bring your own or rent a 4 wheeler .


Rates & Availability

The Bluffs House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Cleaning $135 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

We do NOT always use the calendar, as we try to refer callers to other homes in the Hollows if our Cottage is occupied.
Rates may be higher for holidays, Spring Break, summer, special events and some other dates. Discounts may be available for 4 nights and longer. Call me at (469) 446-7751 for rates. There may be a 3 - 5 night minimum at certain times of the year.

$250 when reservation is made. $500 when reservation is made for stays of 30 days or longer. Balance is due 31 days before arrival.
Full refund if canceled prior to 31 days of check-in. 50% refund if canceled 21- 30 days before check-in. No refund if canceled 0 - 20 days before check-in. All payment must be made by Visa or MasterCard credit card unless other arrangement is accepted

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The Bluffs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , There also is a Pack-n-Play.
  • Each theme decor bedroom is a private suite with it's own PRIVATE bathroom!. And with a fantastic Hill Country View. Two bedrooms upstairs with Master downstairs.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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