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Perfect Family Retreat Lake House On Sandy Beach With Great Outdoor Living

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

5 Br On The Water With Terriffic Views And Ideal Lake Access

This home sleeps up to 14 people in beds and has ample space to enjoy friends and family while on vacation, 2 living rooms that open up to the views of the lake as well as a dining room and separate breakfast room. There is a master with king bed and private bath, 2 queen rooms - one with private half bath, King room, bunk rooms with 3 bunk beds (full beds on bottom and twin on top) as well as a nursery with a crib. It is baby and toddler friendly and is equipped with the crib room, high chair, covered sockets and all one floor.

There is a back and side porch that overlook the beautiful views of the lake and packsaddle mountain. Enjoy the beach (also accessible by neighbor) and lake during the day and the large fire pit at night. There is not a better place to enjoy family and friends at the lake.

House is equipped with satellite television, Apple TV including Netflix, DVD and highspeed WiFi.

In Kingsland, you can rent boats, jet skis and everything you need to enjoy the lake. Boats can be tied up for the night (we have locking chains) on the beach in front of the home so you don't lose any lake time.

We are on a quieter part of the lake (the Llano River) which is great for swimming, fishing and boating. The sandy beach in front of the house has a gentle slope which is great for kids and adults to enjoy the water.

Kitchen is stocked with everything you need to prepare your own meals, and local grocery and restaurants are within 5 minutes drive.

Parking is included for up to 4 cars.

More Details

The Thawley and Hurst Families
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About The Thawley and Hurst Families

Our two families co-own this lake house together. We have been friends for over 15 years and both have young children and live in Austin. We decided to purchase this house together so we can get away from the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy the relaxing lake life with our children.

When we are not using the house, we love to share our home with other families so you can enjoy it as much as our families do.

The Thawley and Hurst Families purchased this house in 2014

Why The Thawley and Hurst Families chose Lake LBJ

We chose this property for the child friendly sandy beach water access, great views, and serenity within just over an hour of Austin. It is fantastic how many people it sleeps comfortably while still allowing privacy. It is simply a great place to hang out and relax with family and friends.

What makes this house unique

The gradual sloping sandy beach is perfect for kids and adults, and the large footprint home accommodates 3 families with children wonderfully. The outside patio is such a great way to enjoy your morning coffee or an evening glass of wine.


Kingsland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Outdoor Shower - shower
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shared full bath - toilet , shower
    Shared half bath - toilet
    Private half bath - toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master with attached bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Attached half bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 3 double , 3 twin/ single , Bunk Room
    Bedroom 6 - 1 baby crib , Small nursery near second queen bedroom and bunk room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , King bedroom
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
The house is fully stocked with plates, silverware, cups and everything you need for cooking, It was recently updated with an automatic ice maker and has filtered water system.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Perfect Family Retreat Lake House On Sandy Beach With Great Outdoor Living
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews


  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice time and especially enjoyed the beach and patio. We did spot several cockroaches in the house and don't believe we brought them with us. Thanks so much. I am wondering if we will get our deposit of $150 back. Hopefully you found the property in good condition after our stay.


  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey there- I am so glad to hear you guys had a nice time at the lake and am very sorry to hear that you saw cockroaches. We get the home sprayed 4 times a year so hopefully they were at least dead! Unfortunately little pesks like that are part of lake living but we do try our best to keep them away. Hope to have you back again! Emily
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The property was even better than the pictures!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was even better than the pictures and description. The house was immaculate, the beds were comfortable and there was room for everyone. I was there over Thanksgiving with my two sons and their families. We made a fire every night in the fire pit and watched the beautiful sunset. Early mornings we took our coffee down to the sandy beach and enjoyed the peace and quiet as the mist rose up off of the lake. We could have not asked for a better experience. Jeff was easily accessible by text and so easy to work with. We will definitely rent this property again. Karen

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Antonio

Fantastic time for all

  • 5 of 5

The kids loved burying grandma and grandpa in the sand! The sandy bottom and slow incline made for the best place to play in the water that I've found at LBJ. Mooring the boat on the sandy beach was easy and the chain held the boat tight - even during an afternoon storm. It was great to be able to ski/wakeboard/tube right in front of the property, allowing those on shore (or even in the cool house) to watch.

Communication with the owner, Jeff, was superb. There was a problem upon our arrival, the trash had been torn into be some animals. Jeff immediately worked to resolve this problem.

Thanks for a wonderful time,


  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation on Lake LBJ.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house to have a family vacation. It is really spacious and the location for kids right on the shallow water is really great.

Lots of activities around for short field day trips. Inks Lake near by has great cliffs for the kids to jump off, and Longhorn Cavern is right down the road from Inks Lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Robin. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you again next year!
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San Antonio Texas

Perfect 11 days !

  • 5 of 5

All 6 kids learned to wakeboard on the very quiet section of the llano. The beach was perfect and the house was great for our 12 people.

We had a bonfire almost every night and enjoyed having dinner with the neighbors and our friends who visited. We had a ski boat - jet ski and a pontoon with us that we beached right on the beach. Just tied them up every night . Will definitely stay here again next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ron, So glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to have you guys again next year!
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Perfect Family Vacation House!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 12 all came together from all over TX and we could not have found a better house for us. The kids (7months-11yrs old) had a blast in their own room and it was super easy to always keep an eye on them as they came and went from the backyard and the water. The private beach is a game changer and takes this house over the top. We rented a boat and kept it there all week and never lost any time having to go to a marina. This part of the lake (Llano River) is super quiet and family friendly and easy to navigate.

The house was in great condition and had everything we needed from beach towels to cookie sheets! The yard is great and kids ran barefoot without any worries of stickers or ants. Plenty of room for everyone and we never felt cramped or crowded. Two living areas to spread out if you like and a great TV...which we never watched because we were too busy enjoying everything else - who needs the TV?!?

We will DEFINITELY be renting from Jeff again for our next family outing. He was great, super easy to work with and checked in often to make sure we had everything we needed. 10 out of 10 across the board for this house, the property, amenities and owners!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Kingsland House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 2017 - Mar 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

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.
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