Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Misty Bend Cabin in the Hill Country

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

A private guest house in the hill country of Texas

A private guest house in the hill country of Texas. Queen sized bed, full kitchen, entertainment center, and deck with an amazing view. 500 square feet inside plus a 160 square foot deck to enjoy the view.

Now that Lake Travis is full it's good to know we have plenty of room for a boat trailer in our circle driveway! It's 10-20 minutes to a few ramps and marinas.

The property is on the 'bend' of Misty Bend so we are surrounded by cedar and live oak trees. Dozens of bird species including roadrunners live on our property. We have resident deer that come through a couple times a day.

The entertainment center has 5.1 surround sound with Netflix, Pandora, BluRay player, and DirecTV satellite. We even have an Atari Flashback and Genesis. Which is fun if you ever played Atari originally. So, there is no lack of entertainment if you get tired of being outside.

We are 20 minutes from the beginning of the Texas Hill Country Wine Trail. 5 minutes to Cedar Park. Less than an hour to the Circuit of the Americas. Wire road comes into the neighborhood about a mile to get to our house. So, we're far enough from the main road to have peace and quiet, but close enough to get to town to do your business or go out to eat.

The house is located close to the main house, but we have gone to great lengths to give our guests privacy so they can relax and enjoy.

Note, the second bed is a high quality queen sized air mattress that fits in the living room. We have a backup air mattress just in case.

Sorry, we are not interested in renting this place on a monthly basis. Maybe a month or two, but not long term.

More Details

Owner
Rick & Johanna Cockerham
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
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Rick & Johanna Cockerham

I work from home as a programmer. So, I'm always around if you need help. I love to work with my hands. So, all of the remodeling I've done has brought many months of enjoyment. Johanna is a nurse and loves to come home to our house tucked away from the world.

Rick & Johanna Cockerham purchased this house in 2013

Why Rick & Johanna Cockerham chose Leander

It's in a great location for a get away vacation. The property is surrounded by trees to the point where we can barely make out the neighbor's houses. And they are far enough away to give us a great 2 acre view. We love the seclusion after a hard day of work.

We purchased this fixer-upper last year. Our efforts have been focused on the guest house to make it a great vacation spot. All new kitchen, bathroom, siding, entertainment center with speakers on the deck.

What makes this house unique

We are right off of Whitestone boulevard (1431). Go one way and you're instantly driving through beautiful hill country toward Marble Falls. The other way you're right into town to get groceries quickly. We're also close to the toll road where you can get to the airport south of Austin in about 40 minutes.

Amenities

Leander House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower bath combo. Grab bars and double head shower with hand wand.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size bed. Stereo sound fed by entertainment center. USB chargers built in. Closet and dresser. We have a high quality queen air mattress for two additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

88% Complete
11% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Misty Bend Cabin in the Hill Country
average rating of 4.888889 based on 36 reviews
5

just fine

  • 5 of 5

We really liked this cabin. The setting is beautiful and it offered everything we needed. When we return to the Austin area, we'll try to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
East Peoria, IL
5

A hidden treasure!

  • 5 of 5

This is an exceptional property in a great location. Clean, quiet, well equipped and furnished. It is a wonderful peaceful refuge just outside all of the business of Austin. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Our home away from home

  • 5 of 5

As usual, we found this place very clean and comfortable. We stay here when we visit our daughter in Austin. It is close to a YMCA, a walking trail, a mall, a park, grocery and drug stores. The location is very private and quiet. The bed is very comfortable. The kitchen is great with a good sized refrigerator and freezer and reverse osmosis water. The internet service is good as well as access to cable TV and streaming Netflix. We look forward to coming here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

A great place to stay near Austin

  • 5 of 5

We are always satisfied with the cleanliness and peaceful setting of this property. It is close enough to the city but has the quietness of the country. The house is just the right size for us. The bed is super comfortable. The kitchen is great. We watched a Hallmark movie every night. A home away from home.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
-
5

Peaceful Cabin in the Hill Country

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at Misty Bend Cabin. This was a last minute trip and the owners answered our request to book immediately. This is a small, clean cabin out in the country. Five minutes from stores and restaurants but far enough out to enjoy the peace and quiet. Water has a reverse osmosis that works great! If we are ever near Austin, we would book it again.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Very peaceful. Has everything we needed. I would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Map

Car: necessary

Laundry is available in the main house by appointment.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

You might like these similar properties