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Peaceful Lake House! Great For Family, Romantic Getaway, Or Couples Trip!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Horseshoe Bay House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom on the water!

Relaxing getaway, party in the creek, kayaking/SUP adventure, or boating and skiing on the lake? Your decision on a day by day basis!! In a relaxed setting with large Oak trees, upper covered deck for barbecue and sitting plus lower deck and dock with swim area and jet ski ramps / fishing area. It also has a large yard, fire pit, and real grill for your use.

The home can sleep 8-9 people in beds. We also have a cot available upon request.

The master bedroom includes a king-size bed. There is also a full bathroom with shower attached to the master. The front bedroom has a queen size bed as well and views of the water. The back bedroom has a bunk bed with a full size bed on bottom, twin on top. The sun room has a twin bed plus a trundle bed.

The house also includes fully furnished kitchen, dining area, two full bathrooms and living area with a 50 inch HD TV, Xbox 360, Blu-Ray, plenty of board games, and Internet access for your enjoyment.

Overlooking the water is the game room with a computer / writing desk, games closet, and a game / poker table. Going outside from the game room there is a covered deck with tables, chairs, firepit, and bbq pit to enjoy the outdoors (bring materials for smores over the fire pit!) There is also a sitting area in the front of the house.

The openness of the kitchen/living room and the sun room make this a great social vacation getaway. The home has central heating and air conditioning. The property has an updated interior and the dock / deck is brand new!

You may launch your boat in our neighborhood's private boat ramp and tie up to the dock. The waterway is a no wake zone and low traffic, so there is little disturbance. Swimming off the back of the house is really fun and safe - it is only about 4' deep, so take a beer (no glass!) out with you stand around and relax as your kids swim around you! Or take a stand up paddle board, kayak, or canoe up the creek for a relaxing journey.

What do we do when visiting the house? Drop the boat in, tie it to the dock for the weekend when not in use, swim/play on the lake during the day or explore the hill country, bbq with our favorite beverage in the afternoon, then at night: sit around the firepit, watch a movie, play board games, or night fishing! For a mini day-trip, go into Marble Falls (Main Street and Blue Bonnet Cafe!), Johnson City, Llano, Burnet, Austin and many other hill country towns / attractions that are fun to explore within easy driving distance of our location!

Lake LBJ is the only constant level lake (we have water!) in the Texas Hill Country, and it offers water skiing, jet skiing, tubing, and has an abundance of fish for that fisherman in the family (Pecan Creek is known for great fishing and we have caught a good number of fish off the back dock!)

A non-refundable damage deposit of $49.00 is required, prepay by credit card. NO SMOKERS, PETS Okay if behaved or crate contained. Home has towels, sheets and all bedding, a fully furnished kitchen, washer and dryer, fire pit, large yard, boat cleats on dock, community boat ramp for ingress and egress, 2 Large HDTVs, cable TV, Xbox 360, Blu-Ray DVD, wireless internet service. Any violations of the rental contract or these rules constitutes an immediate eviction without refund. $125 Cleaning fee is assessed for each rental.

We really hope you enjoy our lake retreat and hope you will call us with any issues. We know how valuable time away is and want to make sure your stay is comfortable! Please tell us about your experience at the lake house - we appreciate all feedback!!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
David Godwin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016
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About David Godwin

The Godwin family lives in nearby Lakeway, TX (near Austin and Lake Travis). David Godwin is a business owner that grew up in Sugar Land, TX. David and his two daughters own the lake house and when at the house they are doing ALOT of swimming off the backyard, 'testing' great board games to add to the game collection for guests, looking for the next big fish to catch from the dock, and enjoying fresh baked pie at Blue Bonnet Cafe!

David Godwin purchased this house in 2012

Why David Godwin chose Lake LBJ

We were looking for a unique waterfront property that had great oak trees, was quiet but had easy access to the busier part of the lake.

What makes this house unique

Once we found the Pecan Creek inlet on LBJ we knew it was right. There are regularly paddle boarders and kayakers lazily cruising down the creek as well as the occasional ski boat and jet ski exploring or heading back to dock. The ability to easily swim / relax in the water off the back yard was really important to us.

You cannot easily kayak or paddle board on the main body of the lake, but the creek being a no wake area makes it great for all calm water activities (SUP, kayaking, and fishing) with easy access to the main body for boating, jet ski's, skiing, and tubing!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Peaceful Lake House! Great For Family, Romantic Getaway, Or Couples Trip!
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews
5

A great Easter weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The house is warm and inviting. We had such a wonderful stay and being right on the canal was great! We were able to kayak and fish which was fun for all.

We would definitely rebook to stay at this lake retreat!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great house perfect for the Fam

  • 4 of 5

We were attending a conference at horseshoe bay and this house looked like a great opportunity to NOT be in another hotel. We cooked and played music, hung out on the back porch etc. All was well. There were some minor and when I say minor I mean minor issues with maintenance and the owner responded within a few hours. I was more letting them know so they could fix and rather than let the next guest have issues. All is all was a great place and a good value. Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

great location, beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

The house is located in a perfect area of the bay. It is very secluded and makes for a great weekend with close friends and family. The lake is roughly 10 minutes away on boat so going tubing and wakeboarding was a breeze. Inside the house is very accommodating and spacious. I had a great birthday weekend here!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Location on the water is awesome!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway for two families

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this great lake house with 5 kids and 3 adults. The layout suited us perfectly. The stand-up paddle boards were a huge hit and the arm of the lake behind the house was quiet and peaceful. We used the fire pit both nights and cooked out on the grill for lunch one day. The location is very convenient to area activities and attractions, and the owner accommodated all of our requests. If you're looking for an ultra-modern, luxurious place with all new fixtures, then keep looking. If you're looking for a casual bungalow with everything you need but nothing fancy, then you're in for a special treat. Couldn't recommend it more.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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4

relaxing home on the lake

  • 4 of 5

great place to stay. caught fish off dock in back yard. very relaxing. wildlife was all around, deer in the yard every day, owl's, egret's, turtles. quiet neighborhood, friendly neighbors, all the comforts of home, tv, computer, microwave, we had a great time.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Hole in 1 Sports Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Horseshoe Bay
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 2147
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Julie's Cocina
Nearest Ski
Waterski - off the backyard
Nearest Beach
3.9 Miles
Granite Beach and Waterpark
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Horseshoe Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Oct 1 2016 - Mar 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
$4,400
 
 
Summer
Apr 10 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,400
$6,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,250
$5,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 6.0%

Three night minimum stay during summer and holidays. Cancellations are allowed over 60 days until stay with a 20% cancellation fee. Unfortunately, no refund can be provided for cancellations within the 60 day before stay window. Thank you for staying at our lakehouse! Please call with any issues or concerns.

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Amenities

Horseshoe Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Front Bedroom - 1 queen , This bedroom faces the water.
    Bunk Room - 1 bunk bed , Bunk Bed is full on bottom and twin on top.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Has attached full bath.
    Sun Room - 2 twin/ single , 1 twin daybed with a pull out futon, works great for kids.
  • 1 king, 1 queen, 1 full+twin bunk, 1 twin+twin pull-out daybed in sun room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This is a great quiet spot to get away on the weekends. Pecan Creek is a unique inlet on LBJ that allows for kayaking, canoeing, SUPs, great fishing and still has easy access to the main body of the lake for more traditional lake activities. Whether a romantic getaway or family retreat, with waterfront activities off the back dock, hiking, caverns, Enchanted Rock, Austin and four charming hill country towns (Marble Falls, Llano, Johnson City, and Burnet) within easy driving distance, this is the place to be for a week or weekend getaway!

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