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Private three acre property surrounded by nature preserves

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 8-10

Private, quiet and secluded three acre property, “El Rincón del Riachuelo”, surrounded by over 400 acres of wilderness preserves (Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve & Vireo Research Area Preserve). Located in West Lake Hills, 15 min. drive to downtown Austin and 10 min. to Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool.

Well-shaded by trees in camp-like grounds with seasonal creek running through property. Private jogging/walking trails, patio, picnic and barbeque areas. Wildlife.

Two-story 3,300 sq ft cottage-in-the woods with abundant natural light from all windows looking out into nature. Natural trees and wood incorporated architecturally; living room has stone fireplace. Rooms furnished with custom/handmade wooden furniture.

Great house to entertain family/friends or recharge in nature.

More Details

Property Manager
Robert
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2012

Amenities

Wild Basin Wilderness House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • Master bathroom downstairs has double sinks and shower/tub. Downstairs smaller bedroom has adjoining shower and bathroom. Master bedroom upstairs contains bathroom and shower/tub. Two other upstairs bedrooms share a bathroom/shower/tub, which is off the hall upstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Room 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Study
    Room 7 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Den
  • House easily accommodates five adults, with separate bedrooms for each guest. Four of five bedrooms have double occupancy possibility (i.e., one has Queen size,and three have Double size beds). Study upstairs has couch that converts to a bed. Master bedroom upstairs also has a 'stowaway' Twin mattress. All bedrooms , and study, have ceiling fans (in addtion to central HVAC). Four of the five bedrooms have desks (i.e., the exception being the downstairs master bedroom). Bedroom # 5 (downstairs smaller bedroom with Twin matress) has a TV, as does bedroom #4 (upstairs middle bedroom).
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Singles
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
As you can see from the photos, the downstairs is 'open' (with the exceptions of the master bedroom/bathroom, the downstairs guest bedroom/bathroom, and the laundry room).

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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Maudie's Milagro 3801 N Capital Texas Hwwy
Nearest Golf
4.3 Miles
Lions Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
5.7 Miles
Austin Amtrack Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Capital of Texas Highway/Loop 360
Nearest Restaurant
3.7 Miles
Blue Dahlia Bistro 3663 Bee Caves Rd 78746
Car: necessary

Private, quiet and secluded 3-acre property, “El Rincón del Riachuelo”, is surrounded by over 400 acres of wilderness preserves ( i.e.,property is an 'in-holding' within Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, and across the road - which deadends just past our property- from the Vireo Research Area Preserve). Located in West Lake Hills, 15 min. drive to downtown Austin and 10 min. to Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool. Entry to Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve itself ( which is open daily) is a five minute drive ,off of Capitol of Texas Highway/Loop 360. The Vireo Preserve is not accessible to the public.

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Rates & Availability

Wild Basin Wilderness House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

$950-1300
The above rates apply to six person/single occupancy per bedroom. For each additional guest add $75 (i.e., $75@ for guests seven to ten). The 6% tax is a 'pass through' (i.e., the 6% goes to the State of Texas).While rentals within the City of Austin incur an additional 9% hotel tax, the adjoining Westlke Hills does not charge a hotel tax.

While the house will accommodate up to ten guests, preference will be given to parties of six or less.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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