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A Peaceful Location Where You Can Enjoy Nature At Its Best!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Nestled In The Trees, Down A Cedar Lined Road, Awaits White Owl Cabin Retreat

The owner is now caretaker to the property previously owned by her father, Frank Medina, who was the Head Athletic Trainer for UT's football team and was also trainer for the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team. Her father's respect for the land was part of his Cherokee heritage which was passed on to his daughter.

Located on 5 peaceful acres that has waterfront on Lake Travis. View of Lake Travis from the cabin. The renovated old cabin is approximately 100 years old. Take a nature walk on the trail down to the lake. Quiet, semi-secluded area for privacy. All electrical appliances in the kitchen. Large covered porch with rocking chairs facing the lake. Large stone fireplace. Large front lawn shaded by giant trees. All linens are furnished. Patio with BBQ grill. Picnic Table. Fire pit. Kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals and snacks. Private bathroom with shower and toilet inside cabin. Hot and cold running water. Heating and air conditioning. Only 10 minutes west of Cedar Park. Restaurants, pharmacies, 24/7 Hospital and shopping just minutes away.

More Details

Owner
Connie Medina
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Connie Medina

Never thought of myself as a "rural" or "country" girl, nor an "outdoors" person, until our father passed away, and I spent more time on this land. Over time, I realized the importance of connecting to Nature, paying attention to the messages Mother Earth provides us every day, if we just listen, open our eyes and ears, and hearts.

Connie Medina purchased this cabin in 1957

Why Connie Medina chose Trails End At Lake Travis

Our father loved this land so much. He worked so diligently to clear, clean up and prepare the land. He was not an aquatic type guy...no boat dock nor boat slip, no water skiing. He did have a plan in his head and in his heart...he prepared this land for his family. After spending time out here, I felt moved that I was the "Keeper of the Land", and all that entails--the importance of paying attention to our surroundings.

What makes this cabin unique

A serene place to just get away from the everyday hustle and bustle. An "unplugged" environment. The back porch...

Amenities

Trails End At Lake Travis Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No discharge of fire arms, No consumption of illegal or recreational substances,
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Indoor facility, hot & cold water; bath towels/wash clothes provided
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Twin - Memory Foam mattress cot
  • Please bring an air mattress or sleeping bags for more than 2 guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Notes:
WHITE OWL MISSION STATEMENT - Dedicated to our father and the Native American Spirit, to provide an environment for one to connect to mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional self-healing. When in doubt, go back to Mother Earth. Aho! Wado!

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5

Charming cabin, great atmosphere

  • 5 of 5

This old cabin on the lake has tons of charm, sits of the lake with a beautiful deck and views. Quiet atmosphere, large wood burning fireplace. Connie was so gracious and wonderful. You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carole, many thanks to you and Greg for blessing White Owl Cabin with your presence. May 2018 shower you and yours with many blessings. Until next time... Connie Medina, White Owl
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5

Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I loved this 100 yr old cabin . . . it's quiet & peaceful, it's very clean and well appointed thanks to Connie Medina, the owner. She was such a pleasure to meet and when she took us through the cabin (to explain where everything is), she was very thorough and explained the history about her father owning it, etc. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and couldn't have asked for a better place to stay while visiting family. Highly recommend for couples that want peace, quiet, serenity, and romance. It's on Lake Travis but we were so relaxed, we never walked down to the lake - we didn't want to leave the covered back porch! Coffee in the morning . . . .wine in the evening . . . . what could be better! We will be back :) Kenneth & Joy Drake / Willis, TX

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cabin

  • 5 of 5

Such a relaxing little cabin. The view is great and the hike down to the water is not a problem at all. Would most definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent place to stay and spend time with family.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time be out in nature and the cabin was simply beautiful.

Thank you Connie for being such a gracious host.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very beautiful cabin with rich history. Peace and quiet. Enjoyed nature.

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was very beautiful and taken good care of. It had a rich history to it. It was peaceful and very relaxing. The best part was that there was no tv and internet. The family had such a great time playing games, singing and just being silly.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming Cozy and Tranquil

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the white owl cabin. It was such a charming cabin, I can’t believe how old it is. We had everything we needed and it was the quiet escape from the city we were looking for with our small son. We loved our nature walks down to the lake and it rained while we were there, and sitting on the patio while listening to the rain during my sons nap time was so peaceful and relaxing. Connie was just wonderful and so accommodating, I couldn’t speak more highly of her. We would definitely recommend the cabin to anyone looking for a more private escape. Thanks Connie for opening white owl to my family!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: In Native American tradition, your family would be considered messengers from the Rain God. Thank you for appreciating and respecting this land. Please come back. Connie Medina, White Owl
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $80 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.