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‘Banta House’ Quaint 3BR Buchanan Dam House w/Wifi, Expansive Deck & Lake Buchanan Views - Great Lakeside Location, Steps From Fishing, Swimming & Boating!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Buchanan Dam, Texas

Unforgettable memories and exciting lake adventures await you at this cozy Buchanan Dam vacation rental home! This lovely abode offers lakefront serenity, while still being within easy reach of numerous popular area attractions.

With 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and enough room to accommodate up to 12 guests throughout 2,000 square feet of well-appointed living space, this residence is terrific for a large family or a group of close friends in search of the quintessential Texas lake getaway. This property is truly ideal for larger groups, as it sits directly next to a second vacation rental home, offering ample space for all your companions! As soon as you arrive, you’ll feel at ease in this wonderful home, featuring cozy furnishings, a wood-burning fireplace and delightfully rustic wood accents. In addition, you’ll find that the home offers everything you could possibly need to make your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible, including wireless internet access, a flat screen high-definition TV with satellite, and a fully equipped kitchen with all necessary culinary appliances. 

Look forward to relaxing on the colossal 2-story deck, which is ideal for entertaining with a large gas grill and plenty of different seating areas. As you relax outdoors, admire the picturesque views of Buchanan Dam, 3.5 miles of Lake Buchanan, the community’s lit pier, and the shady trees surrounding the property. On leisurely vacation days, you’ll love relaxing in the swing or having a lazy day in the rope hammock, delighting in the feel of the cool lake breeze. At the end of an eventful lake day, utilize the outdoor shower in the community’s laundry house, or take a soak in one of the home’s garden tubs. You may also choose to spend an evening around the private fire pit, toasting s'mores and telling stories with your companions. Once your day has finally come to a close, you’ll be happy to retire to one of the 3 inviting bedrooms to rest up for another exciting day!

You certainly won’t have to venture far from the property to find a plethora of outdoor activities! With instant access to Lake Buchanan, it’s likely you’ll want to spend most of your time here fishing, swimming, or even just wandering the shore and looking for unique rocks. In addition, the community offers boat, jetski, and kayak rentals for your boating needs. If you're bringing your furry friends along, you'll love spending time at the fenced dog run, which is located within the middle of the RV park. While you’re in Buchanan Dam, be sure to check out the wide array of antique stores and local restaurants. Just minutes from the property, you'll find adventurous attractions, including zip-lining, a water park, Enchanted Rock, Longhorn Caverns, and the slab, which is a fantastic place to swim. There's no better place for motorcycle riding than the Hill Country - Wind through the country roads while enjoying beautiful wildflowers and trees. Plus, you'll get a glimpse of the castle on Park Road 4! For your convenience, you'll also be situated within easy reach of numerous churches and grocery stores. There are even several nearby taverns that fill up with two-steppers in the evenings. Regardless of how you spend your time here, your stay at this lovely Buchanan Dam vacation rental home is sure to be a rejuvenating and memorable experience!

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, 2-story deck with views of the lake and the dam, gas grill, outdoor shower, community fire pit, community laundry house, and much more

- Fantastic Lake Buchanan location within Banta Circle RV Park! Just steps from boating, swimming, and more!

- This property sits next to a second vacation rental home (Evolve listing 288033), offering ample space for large groups 

- Easy access to restaurants, bars, and antique stores 

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom: 1 King-sized Bed, 1 Futon, and 1 Crib

- Bedroom 2: Queen-sized Bed

- Bedroom 3: Full-sized Bed and Twin-sized Bed

Additional Sleeping:

- Queen-sized Pull Out Bed in Living Room

- 2 Twin-sized Beds in the Master Bedroom Closet 


- No smoking

- Pet friendly with fee

- Pet Fee: $50 Per Pet, Per Stay

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017


Buchanan Dam House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bedroom 3
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


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‘Banta House’ Quaint 3BR Buchanan Dam House w/Wifi, Expansive Deck & Lake Buchanan Views - Great Lakeside Location, Steps From Fishing, Swimming & Boating!
average rating of 3.5 based on 4 reviews

What a beautiful view!!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Banta. The lake was full and the view from the house was incredible. We loved the yard. Great fun with the dogs on a chain and playing bean bag toss And spike ball with the kids. Even room for the grand baby to play. Loved soaking in the water on our lawn chairs and floats by the beach area. The house (double wide) was very big. Very big kitchen. The house shows it's age though. Rusted and/chipped sinks, flooring etc. The middle bed droops in the middle so very uncomfortable but all other beds were fine. But it was good enough for what we needed. Loved having morning coffee in the yard watching the sun come up.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Be prepared

  • 2 of 5

The positives are that the house has a great location on the water and the pier was great for just walking out for some fishing. The RV/house park was quiet and family friendly. We were greated immediately upon our arrival. The home is very spacious and was cooled for our arrival.

The negatives were that entrance to the front door was hazardous due to a vine that tripped both my husband and I plus there was vine reaching out to grab you when walking to the front door. Thank goodness we weren't allergic to the strong scent of the flowers growing on the vine. There is skirting on the home that is bulging. Inside the home, anything that wasn't covered appeared clean but when you moved anything, such as the lazy susan on the dining table, it was very filthy including built up dried food that I had to clean . The same in the kitchen when you moved anything setting on the counter top. The coffee maker was very bad. I had to clean it three times prior to making our first pot of coffee. The refrigerator worked well but the vegetable and fruit bins were not secured and extremely difficult to use. The kitchen cabinets were in disarray which made searching for what you need to prepare a meal time consuming when your suppose to be on vacation. Area rugs throughout the home have no slip-resistant backing causing a significant trip hazard. Behind the night stands, the floor has not been cleaned in some time which made us concerned about what it looks like under the beds. In the master bathroom, the garden tub was missing the plug to be able to fill plus it was very dirty with sand and grit in the bottom. When our little one was ready to relax and watch a DVD movie, we discovered the vcr/dvd player was not even connected to the television so I had to reconnect it also.

Overall, the house was not worth the cost of the rental and other fees in our opinion.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The vines are Passion Flowers. We take time to make sure the vines are not sticking out as best we can. We keep the vines off the porch railing facing the lake and we wind them back to the post of the porch the morning of the Visitors arrival, but it is possible they came loose. We did a survey with the visitors of both lake houses several summers ago about the Passion Flower Vines. Asking both men & Women if they liked the Passion Flower should it stay or go? Every one we ask said stay. That they enjoyed the Beauty of the Passion flower as well as the story behind it. The smell is soft and not overwhelming. The vine is always growing reaching up to show the Beauty of the Passion Flower! As you can see from the picture! The skirting is neat & to the ground. The Housekeeper assured me she had cleaned everything. She stated the coffee maker had grounds so she emptied them and washed the coffee pot. The bins are hard to keep in place as so many visitors take them out for a keg to fit. We put them back but putting them in & out does make them loose. No one has ever complained or said anything about the bathroom rugs or the one in front of the door or the two in the kitchen, but we appreciate your feedback and will look into that. Yes it hard to keep the DVD connected prior to guest arrival because other guest disconnect it from time to time. As far as the cost, the pictures show the house as it is and we take pride in representing the property in a honorable way. Yes! We do have to charge to keep thing going. It would be a shame to keep this Quiet, Peaceful and Beautiful Place on Lake Buchanan just for us & not share it with others. But! That is why we do share it so they too can have the Joyful, Peaceful, Quiet & Beauty of Lake Buchanan. We try to Do all things as Unto The Lord! That's all we can Say. Hollis & Wanda
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Great Vacation Time

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a great time staying at this property, plenty of room for everyone, lots for everyone to do, beautiful scenery, lake was very accessible and plenty of things to do in the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Getting 20 somethings to put the tech down isn't easy. The simplicity of the place was what appealed to my wife and I. We enjoyed our stay a great deal. There was lots of laughter. Thanks for helping make the memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended





  • Additional fees and taxes may apply