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Located on a secluded cove on Lake Travis with stunning views. We’re right around the corner from Mansfield Dam Park with public boat access and 30 mins from downtown. Close to many restaurants like The Oasis, Torchy’s Tacos, Austin Pizza and breweries Infamous and Oasis Texas Brewing Company. You have your own 8’x12’ swim platform/dock perfect for fishing and swimming or loading/unloading your boat and jet skis. Enjoy our fully remodeled space with Austin vibes, luxe bedding, high speed Wi-Fi, and deck overlooking Lake Travis with stunning sunset views. Sonos speakers indoor and on patio, string lights, cornhole set, Siren’s Cove is an idyllic getaway. Solar panels and lake sourced water with advanced filtration system make Siren’s Cove environmental footprint minimal.
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Welcome to Barton! A hilltop abode above a small lake just off the Colorado River, this is the perfect place for those seeking a tranquil getaway just a short distance from all the action. Spend your days in total leisure, playing ping pong and watching the big game on the living room patio or sipping on cocktails as you lounge in the hot tub or baja shelf pool. When the sun sets, cook up dinner on the built-in outdoor grill before curling up under blankets around the fire pit with your crew. Enjoy! AvantStay provides an upscale experience with services that elevate your stay and save time so you can enjoy every moment. Guests have access to a 24/7 support team and a tech-enabled concierge to book services, such as fridge stocking, mid-stay cleanings, and private chefs. For anything you need (or never knew you needed), we’re at your service! Nearby Attractions: Steiner Ranch Steakhouse, River Place Nature Trail Canyon Trailhead, Colorado River, Barton Creek Habitat Nature Preserve, Austin Zoo, Lake Travis, Hamilton Pool Preserve, Rudy’s BBQ, Oasthouse Gastropub, Jefeberto’s Taco Shack. There are so many reasons to love Austin and its incredible barbecue is just one. The live music capital of the world, Austin has a thriving art scene and a party culture to match. Its crown jewel, Lake Travis, is lined with lively bars, restaurants, golf, and parks. Spend your days on the lake’s crystal clear waters, bar hopping on Sixth Street, and shopping down South Congress Ave. Locals and visitors love to “keep Austin weird”, which is reason enough to travel to this quirky city. *Home Truths:* - Please note that pool heat is not available between May and September. - Pool heat is available for an additional fee but needs to be requested before your stay. - Unfortunately, pets are not allowed at this home. If undisclosed pets are brought into the home without AvantStay's approval there is a fine of $500 per pet. Parking Details: 2 cars can park in the carport. 1 parking spot is also located at the top of the driveway. This home comes with a pack n' play travel crib available. A high chair can be provided upon request with at least 24hrs advanced notice. Just ask and we are happy to accommodate you and your little ones! --- This is a smoke-free property. Violation of the no-smoking policy will result in forfeiture of the security deposit, a $300 smoking fee, and liability for any fire or property damage costs. As part of our commitment to being good neighbors, occupancy limits and quiet hours (9pm-8am) are strictly enforced. No speakers or sound systems will be provided for use in our properties. Violation of any noise ordinances will be subject to fines that can reach up to $10,000 per violation. Events or parties are not allowed without prior written approval and an additional fee. Any unauthorized parties or events will be shut down and a fine will be assessed. Please inquire for more information about our event policies and fees. IDs will be requested for verification after booking. All bookings over 30 days require a security deposit. We report and prosecute all Credit Card Fraud.
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Home overlooks beautiful Lake Travis where recreational boating, water skiing and tubing is visible at all times of the day. Beautiful sunsets can be seen from the back porch swing while deer roam in the yard below. The home has a circular driveway with a cul-de-sac on one side which provides safety for children. This is a quiet friendly neighborhood nestled among golf courses, an airstrip and Lakeway Marina within walking distance. Conveniently located near all the amenities of the Lakeway.
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Welcome to Lake Travis
One of the Lone Star State’s most popular lake destinations, Lake Travis sprawls 20 miles northwest of Austin in the Texas Hill Country. Expect waterfront restaurants, renowned golf courses, and aquatic adventures on the 64-mile-long reservoir, which has 270 miles of shoreline. Ranches and open green space girdle it, along with four lively communities serving commuters to the state capitol. But visitors mostly gravitate toward the lake’s beauty and bustling social scene.
Cyclists, however, gear up for the undulating granite and limestone hills, part of a fractured plateau, blanketed by parklike open oak forests. World-class road-racers celebrate this terrain as among the world’s best places to ride. The Mansfield Dam Loop remains an especially popular road route: adrenalin seekers can hit speeds of 60 mph on the infamous Tumbleweed Hill. (Don’t worry, there’s a bypass for less gonzo cyclists!) Pump up your tires — and legs — early on weekend mornings to avoid heavy car traffic.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Lake Travis?
The climate stays relatively moderate year-round, and Lake Travis never closes, except during extreme weather events. It boasts around 300 days of sunshine annually, and summer highs can creep into the mid-90s Fahrenheit. But don’t sweat the thermometer — Lake Travis averages 78 degrees throughout the year. And it also has 118.2 square miles of water to cool off in. That said, the humidity can get intense from June to August; the most popular months to book vacation rentals here are September to October and March to May.
June does bring the new Lake Travis Film Festival, however, with screenings in Lakeway and Bee Canyon. The area also makes a big splash with its Fourth of July fireworks. And visitors base themselves here for March’s SXSW, August’s Pride celebrations, and October’s City Limits Music Festival, all in Austin.
What are the top things to do in Lake Travis?
Austin Moonlight Towers
A 19th-century criminal spurred the city to keep its residents safe by flooding its streets with light from 165-foot-tall towers. Today 13 of the 31 delicate original structures remain and are protected on the National Register of Historic Places. Visiting over the winter holidays? Don’t miss the Zilker Park tower’s transformation into one of the world’s largest Christmas trees.
Elisabet Ney Museum
Seventeen miles southeast of Lake Travis stands this tribute to a 19th-century German portrait sculptor. Elisabet Ney moved to Austin in 1882 and spent the rest of her life working in this museum, one of the state’s oldest. The limestone building itself is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has some neoclassical elements, along with landscaping and wildflowers attractive to pollinators.
Windy Point Park
Shade trees and lush lawns make this lakeside oasis a favorite among picnickers. Surprisingly, it also ranks among Central Texas’s top scuba spots. Divers can explore boat wrecks and submerged sculptures ― and those with advanced certification can descend into a dramatic underwater canyon.