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Sunset Cabin, House & Cottage on Lake Travis

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Sunset Cabin on beautiful Lake Travis is a well-loved family owned rock cabin built in the 40s. This retreat is close to Austin and offers a relaxing setting and enjoyable atmosphere for family and friends. Just a stone’s throw from the water’s edge there is easy access for swimming, boating, and fishing.

Put your feet up and view the award winning sunset over the lake from the big covered porch or from under the shade of the mammoth oak tree on the veranda. Relax with a good book, barbecue on the grill and watch the Great Blue Herons soar.

The Main House has one bedroom, one bath, kitchen, living and dining room. The bedroom with a Queen Bed and the Living Room with 2 pull-out couches sleeps 6. Bed linens and towels are provided. The kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave. The cabin has window units and a fireplace in winter. Ceiling fans in each room and lots of windows provide a nice cross breeze off of the Lake.


The Guest House is available now. (called Bluebonnet cottage) It is a large room with 1/2 bath and sleeps 4. For an additional charge, you can secure the additional space. - A good place to put the older kids!

Your relaxation retreat is minutes from good restaurants and is just 35 minutes from Austin where you can visit the State Capitol, The Bob Bullock Museum, the Blanton Art Museum on the University of Texas Campus and the LBJ Presidential Library. Austin has a full variety of fine restaurants and music venues. Visit the 6th Street Entertainment District and SoCo Art District.

Your vacation awaits you!

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About Claire

Owners Feelings

My parents bought this property on Lake Travis in the 1940’s. Cattle roamed the area and poked their heads into our camping tent. Soon after my Dad had a one room rock cabin built. It had a fireplace and surrounded with windows. Later he added a kitchen, bedroom and bath and a large covered front porch. An additional one room guest house was moved on to the property in the 50’s and we are in the process of remodeling it as the “Blue Bonnet Cottage” It will be a good overflow for the kids. It will sleep 4 and has a 1/2 bathroom. My brother and I inherited the Sunset Cabin in the 90’s and our families have enjoyed it all these years with kids and grandkids. We now rent it part of the time so others can have as much fun as we have had these many years.

Claire purchased this cabin in 1940


Rocky Ridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Boat ramp and launch.


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Sunset Cabin, House & Cottage on Lake Travis
average rating of 4.125 based on 8 reviews

Great place for family and pets

  • 4 of 5

I loved how private the property was and having a boat ramp was especially cool we have a 26' boat we launched with no problems and we were very comfy they had all we needed in the kitchen can't wait to come back our daughter lives there so we go a lot

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Weekend Retreat

  • 4 of 5

We rented this quaint cabin for a ladies weekend. It is cute and relaxing. We were able to swim and enjoy the privacy. It is still close enough to everything to be able to go out for dinner and drinks. I would love to spend another weekend here in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Cabin

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed at the Sunset Cabin many times and love more and more each time. It is a lovely, down to earth retreat with a beautiful view of Lake Travis. The rock cabin is simple but very comfortable, the kitchen is well appointed and the bed is cozy. It is semi-secluded on the lake, so you feel like you are a million miles away from the hustle and bustle...but a major grocery store is just 10 minutes away. We spend most of our time sitting on the patio underneath the beautiful oak tree mesmerized by the beautiful water and lake vista, watching the boaters and jet skiers. Access to the lake is perfect, just down an easy staircase and you are on the shore to swim, skip rocks, collect fossils or of course, watch the sunset. It's an amazing value for the location, the cabin and the beautiful views.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming cabin on Lake Travis

  • 4 of 5

This was a perfect spot for a romantic and relaxing weekend getaway! Just what we needed to unwind from the daily grind in the city. The cabin is rustic but had everything we needed and was very clean. I loved that it had private steps down to the "beach" area where we placed our chairs and played in the water. We very much liked the large patio where we would sit and enjoy our coffee and grilling in the evenings. The owner is very kind and a pleasure to talk with prior to our arrival. Thanks for having us!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

Had a GREAT time here. Perfect spot for some close up fourth of July fireworks, right on the water with a good spot to swim, great little house hidden away from the city.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet waterfront retreat.

  • 5 of 5

Take the kids, take your friends, take your dog or boat. Retreat from the hustle and bustle, put down the iPad or phone and enjoy the quiet and relaxing lake front stone cabin. Staying at the sunset cabin was like taking a step back in time. My girlfriend and I absolutely loved our stay and we look forward to staying again in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Live music at Rusty Rudder near by. 35 minutes to Austin live music capitol of the world and 6th street entertainment district.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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