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Lakefront Home with Boat Slip,Superviews and Amenities Galore

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 180 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
0
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
180 nights

Description

Spicewood House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

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.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

This home was so beautiful for the holidays. The views, the spa, the kitchen, the cozy media room with the 70" TV, and the large dining and great room made our holidays one of the best memories for our family get together. We were treated with joy to share this home and have the experience of this 21st century home with incredible architectural details.

We look forward to returning in the summer!
Dec 2011
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Lakefront Home with Boat Slip,Superviews and Amenities Galore
average rating of 4.428571 based on 9 reviews
5

Opulent home with an outstanding view

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 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
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5

Mrs.

  • 5 of 5

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

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 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. Cindy
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Katy, Texas
5

Memorial Day 2013

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palatine,IL
5

Beautiful home and view!

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 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! Cindy
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5

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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The woodlands, texas
1

Bring your own fan!!!!!

  • 1 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 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.
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Austin ( or small planes can land in Spicewood)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Lee's Almost on the Lake

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.

Rates & Availability

Spicewood House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
180 night minimum stay
$5,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $200
Cleaning Fee $400
Refundable damage deposit $7,500

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Owner is seeking 6 month or longer lease term

Owner'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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Amenities

Spicewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - shower , jetted tub , Master double sink, large bathroom with lake view
    Bathroom 2 - shower , Lake view from shower.
    Bathroom 3 - shower , First floor private off bedroom lake view from shower.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Beautiful first floor powder room near stairway.
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs guest bedroom with full hallway bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Lake view bedroom /office.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Mother in law suite with private full bath.
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Media room has sectional sofa that can sleep two.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Sectional sofa in media room can sleep two additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This beautifully architecturally-designed home is timeless with a uniquely private setting right on the main channel of Lake Travis. A separate garage, copper gate, walled entrance and wrought iron fence creates a private courtyard between the house and street. European styled granite counter-tops in the kitchen, with stainless Thermador appliances make this kitchen unforgettable. The large center island allows entertaining large groups. A bar height counter allows guests to be a part of the kitchen as well as the great room. A private media room with a 70' HDTV maximizes your viewing experience and also sleeps two additional people on the large sectional. The downstairs guest room has a private bath and the shower has a view of the lake. The half bath downstairs is beautifully detailed. Upstairs, the gallery leads to a guest room, hall bath, extra bedroom and the master bedroom, all with access to the upper deck. The master bed and bath, both with fireplaces are breathtaking.

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