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Adriatic Serenity Villa

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 6,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 1 guest half bath, sleeps 10

A retreat in the hills of the Barton Creek Preserve sits two miles from Lost Creek, Barton Creek, One World Theater, and Austin Country Clubs; and six miles from the Downtown Center, the southern edges of the University of Texas, and Zilker Park. This rambling, stone and glass house sits on expansive property and a cul-de-sac. It is a dream vacation home that provides the privacy, space and rural quiet in a suburban area that can accommodate visitors, short term lessees, and special events in the area.

The house has 4 bedrooms (one is a loft), 4 1/2 baths plus a casita with 1 bedroom,1 full bath. and a small kitchenette. There are King or Queen size beds in each bedroom with spacious bathrooms, walk-in closets in each room, and an additional loft living area, which also accommodates two twin beds, a full bathroom and walk-in closet. The guest ½ bath is accessible from the main living area.

There is a full custom designed kitchen, pantry space, full laundry, breakfast nook and separate dining area for 12, a bar, and plenty of room for entertaining or sprawling in two inside living areas. Stone Adriatic-designed decks around the house reveal secluded Hill Country views, classic Texas landscaping, and breathtaking sunsets. Steps away is a trail down into the canyon preserve and a Lost Creek tributary: its pools, waterfalls and wildlife.

The furnishings are ample and a cozy eclectic mix of contemporary and Austin eclectic. There is also a separate, rustic casita available as an additional guesthouse. It is a studio design with a full bathroom and kitchenette.

More Details

Owner
Lucija
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, german, spanish, Croatian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Lucija

I am energetic, happy, caring and fun loving Austinite. I was born in Croatia and got to Texas as fast as I could!

Lucija purchased this house in 2009

Why Lucija chose Camelot

The house has the feel of a very private retreat. It is so peaceful and relaxing, yet all of Austin's fantastic entertainment is easily accessible.

What makes this house unique

The vaulted ceilings in the master bathroom are truly unique.

Amenities

Camelot House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Contemporary - toilet , shower
    Eclectic - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Loft - toilet , shower
    Casita - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king
    Contemporary - 1 king
    Eclectic - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 Queen Sofa Sleeper
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
    Casita - 1 king , 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have TV, and private full bathrooms. There is a 1 Queen Sofa Sleeper in the Living Room as auxiliary bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 3 bicycles
  • 20 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 90 reviews
5

Will definitely return!

  • 5 of 5

Lucy welcomed us and showed us around the house upon our arrival and we immediately fell in love with her beautiful house. (Pictures do not do it justice!) The location is perfect -- not too far from downtown and was so peacefully quiet. My family stayed here during our wedding weekend. (Our wedding was at the Four Seasons) The house was more than perfect and Lucy's hospitality was so warm and welcoming. We will definitely return! Thank you SO MUCH, Lucy!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome home and property

  • 5 of 5

Pictures and words do not do justice to this amazing house. The house is well furnished and immaculate. Anything you need for a stay is there. The owner, Lucy, called to make sure everything was okay and also came to meet us. She was very nice and accommodating. The property is beautiful with gorgeous views, quiet, and secluded but with easy access to downtown. When we return to Austin we will definitely be staying here again. I cannot say enough good about this house and our experience.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The house was unique and awesome decorated and filled with EVERYTHING you need

  • 5 of 5

Lucy and her husband went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable ( including setting up a crib for our granddaughter) and bringing over activities for our 7 and 5 year old grandchildren. The house was immaculate and very welcoming. The outside space had tables and a grill which we used several nights and the views from the backyard space were spectacular! The house is in a secluded beautiful area in hill country, but we were able to easily get in and out of Austin . We would definitely stay here again

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

An Enchanted Cottage Get Away

  • 5 of 5

This trip was a family get away with female cousins and aunts to just have a fun "girls' trip" and make a few memories. When we arrived we dubbed the house the "Enchanted Cottage." It is my no means small - it's very large and can accommodate a lot of people -- but it has all these twists and turns and has an air of whimsy to it that we all just loved. The master bath was DIVINE and we loved cooking together in the kitchen. At night we had plenty of room to all sit in the family room and just chat (there were 8 of us). And we didn't have to fight over bathrooms as there were plenty. We loved having the ability to rush out because housecleaning was coming like a traditional hotel and it was great not to eat out all of the time. The only negative was the large deposit but it was refunded very quickly! It was hot at steamy during our trip so we didn't get to enjoy the large backyard but if it had been cooler I am sure we would have taken our glasses of wine, lit the grill and dined under a beautiful Texas sky. There is so much to this property so if you have a large group, this is a must. And if you're a bit smaller in numbers it's still a great place to just "be" for a few days!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Great place to have friends and family stay in during a wedding weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, Lucy for your warm hospitality.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Pure magic. Incredible house. Congenial host. Lucy made us feel like family. Loved every minute.

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 8 came for a wedding and stayed a week and our only complaint is that we did not have a long enough stay to enjoy everything this house has to offer. Lucy made us feel as though this were our home from the moment we arrived. More family joined us for the weekend and the casita was the perfect place for them. With Lucy's kind permission, we prepared and served a rehearsal dinner for over 50. The kitchen was great for several cooks to work in, and the house, patios, and yard were exceptional for mixing and mingling. The magical fairytale quality of this house did wonders to help make a bunch of strangers into one family. There are so many conversation starters for folks who were meeting for the first time. Whimsical gardens, spacious rooms, comfortable furnishings, a well stocked kitchen, amazing views, and a smoking bull in the beautiful yard!

The villa is perfect for relaxing and communing with nature. We saw squirrels, a red fox just outside the kitchen window, roadrunners and many other birds. On the other hand, the happenings of central Austin are so close it is tempting to go out every day and night.

So many of us can't wait to come back and just enjoy time at the villa. Our only issue will be how many people we can fit. We may have to draw numbers!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
The Grove Wine Bar
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Barton Creek CC, Lost Creek CC
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Bee Caves and 360
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
County Line on the Hill, Grove Wine Bar
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Hippy Hollow
Car: recommended

A retreat in the hills of the Barton Creek Preserve sits two miles from Lost Creek, Barton Creek, One World Theater, and Austin Country Clubs; and six miles from the Downtown Center, the southern edges of the University of Texas, and Zilker Park.

Golf: Barton Creek Country Club and Lost Creek Country Club

Weddings: One World Theater (voted best place in Austin to get married).

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 15.0%

Seasonal rate may apply.
I will provide our Rental Agreement as part of confirming your reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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