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Lake LBJ Turtle Rock * On the QUIET End of Lake LBJ * KAYAKS & MORE!!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7

Turtle Rock • On the Quiet End of Lake LBJ

2 Bedrooms + Sleeper Sofa, and 2 Baths (Sleeps 7).

Have you ever rented a vacation rental and then when you see the place, you felt a bit deceived. What the pictures "communicated" did not match up to the reality. Turtle Rock is NOT that kind of place! We hear just the opposite from our guests. Comments like "your pictures do not show the awesomeness of this place" or "we were so pleasantly surprised at the spaciousness and beauty of your place."

Come see for yourself and enjoy a peaceful, scenic experience with the option of not only water related activities but also local hiking, biking, golfing and winery tour. There is something for everyone when visiting our area. Within a 15-20 minute drive, you will find two golf courses, Inks Lake State Park for hiking, Longhorn Caverns and a local winery just to name a few of the activities you might want to check out.

Turtle Rock house sits on an extra large park-like lot, shaded by many large pecan and pine trees. The yard gently slopes down to the water. Several chaise lounge chairs, 2 single kayaks, 1 kayak for two, noodles, floats, etc. are provided for your fun and relaxation.

More Details

Mark & Cathy
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Mark & Cathy

Austin natives-- Mark and Cathy have called Lake LBJ their home away from home for several years. Turtle Rock has been listed on HomeAway since 2015.

Providing such a place like Turtle Rock (with all the water toys and old-fashioned games) for families and/or friends to come together to relax and have fun is very rewarding. We hope our guests create memories that will last a long time.

Mark & Cathy purchased this house in 2014

Why Mark & Cathy chose Lake LBJ

• 100 feet of Waterfront & 75 more feet via Peninsula

• On Open Water and Quiet End of Lake LBJ

• Huge park-like yard to play games

• Pecan trees provide nice shade

• Close to Inks Lake State Park & Dam

What makes this house unique

• On Open Water and Quiet End of Lake LBJ

• Perfect location: To the right of us is perfect for kayaking and John Boats

To the left of us is perfect for boating, etc.

• Extra Large Backyard

• Peninsula-- Great spot for fishing

• Neighborhood Ramp right down the street

• Plenty of Parking


Burnet House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hall Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Lower Bedroom Bath - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Upper Bedroom - 1 queen
    Lower Bedroom - 2 queen , with Bath (shower)
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Lake LBJ Turtle Rock * On the QUIET End of Lake LBJ * KAYAKS & MORE!!!
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews
Abilene, TX

Too many things good to say!!

  • 5 of 5

The house and lake were wonderful. We took our two grandchildren (ages 9 & 11) and it was a huge hit with them. Very relaxing for us! Everything is as pictured or better. There were so many "extras" that Cathy has for you that made the stay that much more enjoyable. Ex: She had a basket with all the fixings for smores for the kids, she had a bottle of Advil in the bathroom which was much appreciated by my husband and his aching shoulder after swimming with kids all day. LOL. We arrived on a Tuesday and did not leave for anything until Saturday morning. This will definitely be a house we will rent again.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from Turtle Rock for a long weekend with friends and family. Perfect for families or those that just want to get away. House is clean and has everything you could possibly need including lake toys and kayaks. Lake view is beautiful. Swimming access is perfect. We will be back soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great get away!

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a week at this home and we had a wonderful time. The pictures don't do this home justice it is even more amazing in person. The house was very clean and had everything you would need. They even left us a basket with s'mores. The kids loved it. The backyard was my favorite. We rented jet skis and they were delivered right on the dock. Would definitely recommend! The owners were available and checked in on us but we didn't need anything because the house was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The best rental we have ever stayed at!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great stay and Mark and Cathy are the best! They love their home, and they want you to love. So many special touches.

We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of the best locations on the lake

  • 5 of 5

I'm from Austin and I brought my family here over Memorial Day weekend and it was great! I have young children and they were able to play in the water without fear of boats and jet skis. The no wake zone really makes a difference to enjoy the waters on a very busy holiday weekend. The house is charming and perfect for a few guests. Certainly not the largest property on Lake LBJ, but that's also what makes it kind of nice - the point is to be outdoors. And the house was clean which is always very important. Loved all the extra outdoor space. Kids played in the grass with all their toys and the adults enjoyed fishing and using the kayaks provided. Would definitely book again - heck I'd even consider buying it if Mark ever wants to sell. :)

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing getaway right on the lake… Wildlife abounds

  • 5 of 5

I hate to share this review with people other than friends and family, since I want this place all to myself! The house and grounds are pristine. (Whoever cleans the house does a fantastic job.) Your every need and want has been predicted when it comes to amenities. The house has comfortable beds and a sweet rustic charm. And the grounds are spectacular. None of our pictures could portray how beautiful the land really is. Fabulous trees, lush green grass. The wildlife is amazingly tame and friendly around there. We were greeted by four baby armadillos the first afternoon. The geese and goslings are adorable, the ducks delightful. The herons are majestic! There are deer running around everywhere in the neighborhood, since people put out deer feeders to attract them. I tried kayaking for the first time, thanks to this property. It was fun... And a lot easier than I expected! The only thing you might want to bring when you come are little Tupperware containers if you feel you are going to need them for food storage. Otherwise, just bring yourself, and spend your days there relaxing on the fabulous covered back porch, or the lovely lounge chairs on the lawn, or the perfect little dock out on the water. There is plenty to do around there, as well, if you need to be on the go. I did have some trouble with my Internet service (I have Sprint) but that was good because it helped me unplug and rejuvenate. My friend has Suddenlink and her service worked fine. This house is a little piece of heaven, and truly a lovely spot to come get away from it all and leave your repetitive, stressful life behind. Last thing… There are steps up or down around the house and in a couple of rooms, in case you have knee problems. (I won't be able to bring my stepfather here. Fortunately, my knees are fine, so I plan to come back again and again!) Love this place!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
The Legends Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Hwy 29
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Hoover Valley Cafe
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Burnet House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 29 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Memorial Weekend 2018
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
July 4th 2018
Jul 3 2018 - Jul 7 2018
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day 2018
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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