Very private setting in spacious 4000 sq foot lakefront home with one of the best views on Lake Travis. Home includes a private boat dock with boat tie-up privileges. Relax on a covered deck or balcony watching memorable sunsets over the Texas Hill Country, Enjoy an invigorating salt-water pool and built-in spa by day or night. Access your choice of a gas or charcoal, smoker BBQ, European gourmet kitchen and dine in the comfort of a spacious air-conditioned home or covered patio surrounding the pool and breath-taking views. You will feel like you are right on the lake from every view of the house and patios. This Home is also available for long-term rental.
House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)
Pool / Spa
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Opulent home with an outstanding view
My wife and I joined 3 other couples to celebrate 2 40th birthdays in our group, and we were surprised to find that as beautiful as the home is on the listing, it is even more breathtaking in person. The owners have gone to great lengths to make this place as nice as it can possibly be. It was well stocked with the things you would expect (obviously you bring your own food) like toilet paper and paper towels. Rhett and Cindy did stop by to make sure we had enough of everything, and they are super nice people. Really a pleasure to talk to. The kitchen had all kinds of things that you would not normally expect, like a built in separate rinsing sink and an in-counter steamer. The grill (which is what we cooked with most) worked extremely well. It has and infra-red searing burner, gas burners, a charcoal grill, and a smoker. And get this, the knives were sharp! I stay in VRBO rentals frequently and always bring my own chef's knife, but I didn't even need it this time, which was a first.
The pool is beautiful, and salt water, so no chlorine to hurt your eyes and bleach your clothes. The hot tub works really well and there is even a fountain feature at one end of the pool which is very nice to sit under on a hot afternoon.
The thermostat did work, and upon reading the instructions it wasn't difficult to operate, but a home that size does not cool quickly. However, there are ceiling fans all over the house and small fans as well, so no one from our party complained about the house being too hot.
The master bathroom is really beautiful too with the "car wash" type shower set up. 6 different streams of water on you all at the same time. Nicest shower I have ever had.
Really, the listing doesn't do the place justice. Really beautiful, and you can see several miles of Lake Travis in 2 directions from the back patio. I would definitely recommend staying here for anyone who is looking for a beautiful comfortable home to relax in for a few days. Despite Travis being so low right now we could still get to the dock. The owners actually installed a new stair case to accommodate the lake, and there are boat rental companies right around there that will bring a boat to the dock and then pick it up when you are finished. You can also rent skis or wake boards or tubes from them to maximize your vacation.
Can't say enough good things about this place. Really wonderful stay. Thank you Rhett and Cindy. Congratulations on having a beautiful home.
Thank you so much for appreciating our home, the beauty, and our efforts to make each stay memorable in our remarkable home. It is guests like you who make it a joy to let others experience such an architecturally amazing home with incredible views and opulence. We appreciate your stay and care of our home and the awesome review.
We ask all, like you did, to respect our neighbors and observe our requests and house rules to make it a wonderful stay.
We have had the a/c examined and improved, as well as the salt water pool. We work hard to maintain this incredible home in great condition. The lake level, though low, is still not impossible for the deep water location at the 26 mile marker. Just exercise at this point and I am happy the Briarcliff marina accommodated you so graciously.
Again, thank you so much. Cindy
We were looking for a place to vacation that was water front so that we could dock our boat and get on the water daily. that's exactly what we found in this home. We couldn't have been happier. Our vacation was wonderful,( TOO SHORT) but wonderful. The home is beautiful and it's location is perfect. The views are wonderful from every room, including the bath rooms.The back patio was our favorite, the pool is to die for. When we were at the house, we were on the patio, grilling or swimming and laying around. Even though it was extremely hot, the patio and deck area always seem to have a pleasant breeze. The home has everything you need and then some. There are restaurants close by on the water and there is great shopping 15 min away and night life about 25-30 minutes away. There are deer everywhere.All I can tell you....... WE WILL RETURN!!!!!!!! Last but not least.... Mrs. Cindy, the home owner was great to work with and extremely accommodating. If we asked for it, she provided it. Love the property and Mrs. Cindy, I highly recommend this property
Thank you so much for all the kind comments. We do our best to make your stay a joy and it is a joy to share this incredible home to wonderful, appreciative guests. You were very kind and left the house beautifully. I found your son's swim shorts and mailed them with your security deposit. I/we do our best to make everything wonderful.
Beautiful home and view!
We had an excellent ladies weekend at this beautiful lakefront home. There were 7 of us (all related) and enjoyed the pool, hot tub and media room, not to mention the well appointed kitchen and luxury showers. The upscale bedding was a nice touch too - much better than most hotels! Views of the lake are fantastic - especially the morning view from the master bedroom. The owner was very helpful with questions, and accommodated us nicely during check in and check out. A well maintained, private and secure home and garden perfect for relaxation. More breathtaking in person than the photos reveal. Will definitely plan to stay here again if available for our next trip to Austin!
Thank you so much Deb!
I am so happy you enjoyed your weekend in our beautiful home and thank you for taking care of it with respect!
Memorial Day 2013
great house with spectacular views. fully equipped with everything you could possbily need; location easy to find and closeby a full service marina in a quiet upscale neighborhood; only downside is lake levels are lowest in years so carrying fishing gear down to floating dock and back up again was a bit arduous, particularly the step ladder at the end of the stairway. Location on lake was fairly quiet even despite the typical heavy Memorial Day weekend crowd.
The house is decorated beautifully and kept immaculately; the photos don't do it justice, it's truly gorgeous. The owners were incredibly kind and easy to work with. The price is extremely reasonable for all of the perks you get. The kitchen is a cook's dream. We went during a particularly chili weekend so we didn't enjoy the pool but the spa was perfect. It's located near shopping areas and a marina. Loads to do in the area if relaxing in a pool enjoying glorious views isn't enough.
Bring your own fan!!!!!
Do not rent this property. We stayed over Labor day weekend 2011, every night that we spent, the air conditioning would not get below 85 degrees. The owners were contacted but did not attempt to fix the problem. To add insult to injury, we were charged 300 dollars of our deposit for a bogus repair. Very nice property but dishonest owners.
This renter unfortunately could not operate the simplest thermostat; there was absolutely nothing wrong with the AC system. In fact there is a primary and secondary AC system both of which were working fine. The operating instructions were provided on the thermostat control panel and the renter home operating instructions that every renter receives. Unfortunately this renter was a compulsive complainer.
Our private 56' long salt water pool allows exercise and play from 3.5'-6' with the majority of the pool 4.5'-5'. The marina, just around the corner by lake and 1.2 miles from the house has rentals available. The covered dock has a motorized-two jet ski ramp, boat tie-up and fishing/swimming open deck with ladder on the deep Lake Travis (26 mile marker) water.