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Beautiful Hill Country Retreat!!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Tucked away on 5 acres near Austin, this property offers the best of all worlds!

Once our family’s land, this family property has been developed into a relaxing, rural retreat that has both vintage flair and modern amenities. This 5-acre compound features expansive outdoor patios and wooden decks, outdoor kitchen and BBQ smoker, a two bedroom house and a one-bedroom pool house suite surrounding a tranquil pool and waterfall spa. There is also a 1200 sq. ft. party barn available with event rentals.

With native landscaping, old growth live oak trees, abundant wildlife including rabbits, deer, raccoons and more, the rustic charm of the venue will inspire you. The property, with its solar heated pool and beautiful outdoor spaces makes a great retreat throughout the year! The solar keeps the pool comfortable from early March through October, unless it is an unusually cold spring or fall.

Located just west of Buda, this property makes the perfect venue for hosting your wedding, reception, rehearsal dinner, family reunion or other events with a comfortable, laidback Texas Hill Country feel. When booking an overnight stay in conjunction with an event rental, you can eliminate the pressure of having to prepare/decorate and break everything for your event in one day, since you would have the property for the duration of your stay. Look at the satellite photo of the property to get a sense of its scale and beauty of this compound.

Please ask about prices for hosting events, since there are limits on the number of people allowed on the property for standard vacation rentals. All events with more than 10 people must be approved in writing prior to booking and all event rules and restrictions must be followed. There are two loving cats on the property. Please check with owner before booking, if you or your guests have cat allergies.

More Details

Owner
Jeff Coffee
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

Amenities

Buda House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main House Bath - toilet , shower
    Pool House Half Bath - toilet
    Pool House Bathroom - toilet , shower , Available with rental of pool house bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Main House Bedroom - 1 king
    Main House Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Pool House Bedroom - 1 queen , Poolhouse Bedroom is 150' from the main house giving privacy
  • This is the perfect place for a family get together, since the pool house bedroom is comfortably separated from the main house by about 150'. This layout gives extra space and privacy for your party.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 29 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
This is a unique property with great entertaining opportunities. The main house has a full kitchen, two bedrooms, formal dining room for 10 and a living room. The outdoor entertaining area includes over 3000 sq' of patio and deck areas, a full outdoor kitchen with sink, gas grill, wood/charcoal grill and smoker, pool and hot tub. Private chef service, bbq pit master, concierge service, daily maid service all available for additional charge. The pool house bedroom, which has a queen size bedroom and full bath, is included in the rental rate. For smaller parties that do not need the pool house suite the base rental rate can be reduced by 10% by excluding the pool house suite. This is the perfect property for the full Texas Hill Country Experience. Please note that we have two cats on the property, so this is not the perfect place for those with significant cat allergies.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.7580647 based on 62 reviews
5

Looking forward to another stay

  • 5 of 5

It was a great stay. There were 3 of us down for the MotoGP at COTA. There was plenty of room in the kitchen, I made a big breakfast every morning. The hot tub was great every night. It was very quiet and secluded. The beds were firm and comfy. We had some great food in downtown Buda (Clevelands). Jeff (the owner) was very nice. We didn't make use of it but I got the impression that any time we had any needs, issues, questions, etc. Jeff was ready to help.

The only part of the trip that I wished was different was that we spent so much time at the track we didn't get to enjoy the property more. Next time I'm hoping to take a few more days to lounge around the pool and make use of the outdoor kitchen BBQ area.

One of our party was used to hotels and their "everything is new" feel. It is an older home. That said it was very clean and everything worked fine.

A full sized washer and dryer is a great perk, especially for swim clothes. The kitchen was well stocked (with dishes and utensils) and roomy to work with. The third member of our party snores like a badly tuned Harley so being able to have him on the opposite side of the property in the pool house was great. There was a big TV in the main room that we popped a media player onto for some post race GP watching (It had DVD and cable as well). We were able to hook our phones up to the outdoor speaker system and enjoy music while in the hot tub and pool.

The pictures on the website were what sold us on the place and I would say they were spot on. Everything was just as I expected from the pics or better.

Thanks for the great stay Jeff,

Steve

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

The property was excellent, enjoyed the relaxing by the pool and hot tub and great location.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property! Outside area is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Jeff was amazing and very helpful!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay and loved the seclusion!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here while in Austin for our son's wedding. It was so nice to have a place away from it all and with great amenities! Especially loved the pool and hot tub! The owner - Jeff - was so quick to respond to any questions we had and made our trip feel like we were staying at home! The bride-to-be, her sister and the moms came by on wedding day just so they could get away from the hotel and have some room to get ready! I bet they were wishing they could have stayed at the house instead of the hotel! I also loved that we had a big kitchen with room to store our items from the grocery store and a large refrigerator! And the outdoor BBQ area was awesome - it would be great for a party but we still enjoyed sitting out there with our small group! It only takes two to have a party! The property is also very close to stores so anything you might have forgotten are not far away! I would highly recommend "The Coffee Grounds" to anyone looking at staying in or near Austin and wanting to still be near it all! We would have loved to stay a little longer and just relax!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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September Hill Country Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were attending a Hill Country wedding and we wanted a nice place to relax and enjoy with our daughter (a bridesmaid) and son in law who were flying in from Hawaii. The Coffee Grounds had the perfect location between the Austin airport and the wedding venue as well as having the features and amenities we were looking for. We'll stay in a hotel if we're in town for a day, maybe two, but if we are staying someplace for 3 days, I prefer a place where we can all relax and I like having to go out for every meal. We had both the main house and the pool house so everyone had quietness and privacy when we wanted but could easily meet in either the main house or the pool / outdoor kitchen area conveniently located in between the two houses. The property was generally clean and well-kept. Jeff, the owner, stayed nearby and was responsive to any request. As a last minute request, we asked if we could bring our dogs and Jeff was very accommodating. He has his own pets. We would recommend The Coffee Grounds to anyone looking for a private feeling family weekend while being close to much of what the Texas Hill Country has to offer.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

A fun weekend experience. Excellent setup and the owner is extremely hospitable. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Austin-Bergstram (ABIA)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Cleveland's Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-35
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
The famous BBQ joint, Salt Lick.
Car: necessary

Located 15 minutes from Austin, on the edge of the Texas Hill Country. Great access to the new F1 track. This property is located on 5 acres.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $125
Tax Rate 6.0%

The basic vacation rental is limited to 7 overnight guests and no more than 10 guests on the property at any given time. The property can be used for weddings, reunions, graduations, anniversaries or other gatherings, if prior arrangements are made, including event rental restrictions, rules and fees. Contact the owner for rules, restrictions and rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund