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Erika Perez

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, spanish

Lake Travis- Lake Front Home with Beautiful View

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Gate Hollow Estates House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

A house with so many things to do: sun-bathe on Lake Travis all day, upstairs deck with outdoor speakers to enjoy music and the sun and beautiful view of the lake, downstairs covered deck to get out of the sun, enjoy the downtown Austin night life or take a drive out to the Hill Country. Several Restaurants on the lake including Carlos and Charlies directly across the lake from this house, Cafe Blue within half a mile of the home by car or boat, the famous Oasis Restaurant is a short 10 minute drive. Waterfront is beautiful with easy access to water and great swimming right off the dock. Fishing off the dock is good for perch and catfish. The view is breathtaking and one of the best on the lake.

Volente is a short 25 mile drive from Austin Bergstrom Airport. This location is one of the most convenient to Austin on Lake Travis.

Volente Water Park is 2 miles away.

Waterfront boat dock can be used for swimming, fishing, or dock your boat. The dock has a 20 x 30 sitting area and two vacant boat slips. The dock is covered and in excellent condition.

Things to do around Austin: 6th Street Downtown Austin Nightlife, University of Texas Sports,

Broken Spoke, South Congress Ave Unique Shopping

Enchanted Rock, about 70 miles from Austin in the hill country

Austin City Hall, 301 W. 2nd St, downtown Austin

Barton Springs Pool, located in Zilker Park, South Austin

Austin bats near S Congress Ave bridge,

(up to 1.5 million bats.)

Hamilton Pool, just southwest of Austin.

Austin Hike Bike Trail near Town Lake

LBJ State Library

Texas State History Museum, 1800 N Congress Ave.

Round Rock Express baseball

Texas State Capitol

Republic of Texas Biker Rally, biggest motorcycle rally in Texas

South by Southwest Film and Music Festival

Austin Spamarama Festival

July 4th celebration in Austin

Keywords: Lake Front, Waterfront, lake, lake house, lake travis, volente, lake, water,

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Erika Perez (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish


based on 28 traveler reviews

Lake Travis- Lake Front Home with Beautiful View
average rating of 4.821429 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property. Clean and comfortable. Perfect for groups of 6 to 8.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Summer getaway

  • 3 of 5

I have stayed in some great properties through VRBO and this is another very nice property. The view of Lake Travis is awesome and the house was basically clean and spacious! With that being said, there were some issues:

1. I have a 24 ft boat and the trailer access to the property is very very narrow, almost impossible to access with a 24 ft trailer. Would have been nice to know, before we got there.

2. When we got there, the lights in the kitchen didn’t work. We were able to reset a breaker outside to resolve.

3. None of the electrical outlets in the kitchen worked, we didn’t realize this until we tried to make coffee the first morning. An electrical technician came out and fixed the problem…

4. There are only five coffee cups. We had seven coffee drinkers !

5. Six forks, had to use plastic !

6. We had to bring our own ice. No ice maker ! This is a pain, and should be fixed !

7. When we arrived washer and dryer full of linens, we had to unload in order to use.

8. Oven was extremely dirty and is a safety issue.

9. Daddy long leg spiders were an issue in the lower bedroom & bathroom. Probably killed 20 ! Freaked my wife out, she would not sleep in there !

10. Wireless network is a joke, very low signal strength, not usable.

11. Almost all outside speakers were blown, basically unusable.

12. The lower deck was basically an area where junk was stored, we didn't use it.

I didn’t expect everything to be perfect, but for the money we spent, definitely below my expectations.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeff, Thank you for staying at our vacation home. We are sorry issues came up during your stay. This was truly not our intention. We really appreciate your feedback so that we can make things right for our future guests. I would like to take this opportunity to comment on your concerns… 1. Re: Trailer access to the property-You are right! I should have communicated better the details regarding the entrance leading to the home. Because we have had guests with various vehicle sizes get through in the past, we did not think you would have a problem. I am so sorry for this. 2. Re: Kitchen electrical issues: It is unfortunate that this happened during your stay but I assure you that it has not happened before. Our maintenance staff has repaired the issue and will keep an eye on this. 3. Re: Forks, coffee cups- We have restocked to ensure there is plenty to go around for future guests. 4. Re: Ice Maker- You are correct. There is no ice maker. I have added ice trays to make this easier for future guests. 5. Re: Linens, oven and deck- Our cleaning staff has been advised of these issues and have assured us this will not happen again. 6. Daddy Long Legs- Because we are close to the lake, these little critters are always nearby. However, we definitely don’t want them in our home. We are looking into measures to make sure the room is clear of them. 7. Re: Wireless Network and speakers: We were not aware of these issues and thank you for bringing it to our attention. We are having someone come out to check our wireless network to make sure it is reliable for our guests. We are also having someone inspect and repair our speakers. Again, we thank you for your feedback and apologize if any of these issues caused your stay to be less than desirable. We hope you will consider staying with us again. Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions or additional comments. Sincerely, Erika
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  • 5 of 5

Finish upgrades are AMAZING! Great addition ;)

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Can't wait to have you back K. Thanks for the feedback ;)
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Amazing January Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Although it was brisk, and at times breezy, that did not stop us from enjoying everything this property has to offer. Fish were caught, the boys jumped off the high dock, the fire pit provided warmth for those chilly nights under the stars. The home was fresh, clean, spacious, and very comfortable! We had an excellent weekend! Would love to come back anytime of the year.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you and your guests enjoyed you time at the home. Can't wait to see you back again! - Erika
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Wonderful Family Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took our three teenagers away for a weekend trip and we had a great time at the Lakehouse. The house is beautiful and the beds are very comfortable! The decks are great and we watched the sunset and the sunrise, the grounds are manicured and their are beautiful Texas flowers around the property. We played a great game of pool in the game room and we had a great swim! The water is cold and deep so we had a great time diving off the boat dock. The kitchen is beautiful and we had wonderful meals throughout the weekend. We look forward to going again in the future, it is really peaceful and we made some great family memories.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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  • 5 of 5

From the moment we got there to the time we left it was the perfect Staycation!! The property manager was very friendly and helpfully with all our question. The property is well taken care off and has all you need for your home away from home. I loved the lay out of the home. I even noticed the decorations they placed in having the home ready that gives it that perfect little touch. My family had a blast swimming in the lake, playing pool and pin pong. My favorite was just seating out on the deck enjoining the beautiful view. Over all it was good treat for my family just before school starts. Highly recommend this place!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you and your family had a great time. Its always great to hear that families are creating wonderful memories. I hope we can have you back on your next family Staycation!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Austin Bergstrom Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Cafe Blue
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Twin Creeks
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cafe Blue

Volente Water is two miles from House. Many Boat and Jet ski rental companies available on Lake nearby. Boat Launch within two miles of house.


Rates & Availability

Gate Hollow Estates House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
Formula One
Oct 21 2016 - Oct 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 8.25%

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Gate Hollow Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1) In Master Bedroom, Double Beds (1) In Guest Bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin under one of the guest rooms, Baby Cribs (1) Portable crib in Master Closet, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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