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Views, views, views near Lake Austin!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Hot Tub
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

The home is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood on Lake Austin. Lake access including boat dock is 1 mile away. The two-story home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a chef's kitchen, hot tub, game room and two TV's with Apple TV. Not to mention the patio and deck with Hill Country views for miles, outside wired for music. It is common to see deer, fox, hawks, and many other birds in the back yard. If you are looking to relax in a quiet area with your family or friends, this is your place. Plenty of grocery stores, shopping and dining out available within a few miles. Downtown Austin is only 20 minutes away.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Apache Shores in Austin

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Views, views, views near Lake Austin!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Salt Lake City

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at Paul's home. Spent most of the time enjoying hill country views off of the fabulous patio and upstairs deck. Convenient, easy access to 620 and central to everything in Lakeway. Would love to stay again! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I loved having you! You and your family are welcome back any time! Paul
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Graford, Texas

Quiet, Peaceful Home with Dynamite View

  • 5 of 5

This could not have been a better place for a ten day stay surrounding our 49th Anniversary celebration with bookend Texas Longhorn games. This home has all the amenities, is well stocked and has many special features many homes in the area do not. Table tennis in the game room, paddle boards and inflatables for private access to Lake Austin at the end of the street, gorgeous view of the Texas Hill Country and, as the title states, very quiet, very peaceful and, extremely important, very private! No neighbor can see your backyard, on the porch where there is a fabulous salt water whirlpool spa, or on the deck where there is a large, two person hammock and plenty of seating to view the setting sunlight on the hill country and the full moon rising. iTunes TV with all the channels, whole house stereo, comfortable beds, full kitchen and every appliance you could ask for. Finally, the owner, Paul, is about as accommodating an owner as you will find....friendly, helpful and even drove up from Houston to fix a TV on which we couldn't figure out the technology. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A real home at Austin

  • 5 of 5

I spend every summer with my family at USA, since 5 years ago, i spend one month with my family at this house and we really never imagined how we´ll enjoy it, the owner think in every detail to make you feel like in your own house. Before i come here i was undecided between some other properties that look better, but really this one is beautiful much more than it looks in the images and is very quiet. We even saw a deer twice in the afternoon and a fox several times at night in the backyard.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for our small gathering (6) people!

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful, clean, and had a nice open game room for ping pong and shooting hoops (small ball). Paul even procured and installed a NEW gas grill for our party on which we grilled steaks and burgers.

Everyone was pleasantly surprised and we will certainty stay here again in the future.


  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We came to Austin for a short girls trip and the house was very accommodating! Everything was clean and well prepared. The kitchen and bathrooms were stocked well! We were all highly satisfied.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just like home!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 7 adults and 2 kids stayed at Paul's house in Austin for a week this past Christmas. The house was extremely clean and well stocked with everything you might need. It's obvious the owner takes pride in his place and has taken time to make his home a great place to stay. It has a wonderful view and is very private and quiet. We enjoyed everything from the ping pong table and indoor basketball, to the hot tub and fire pit. We all had a great time, and it truly felt just like home for the week. Thank you, Paul!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paul Petronella
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018

About Paul Petronella

I am a restaurateur from Houston, TX. I went to college in Hill Country area, and have always dreamed of living here one day. I work in Houston and play in Austin!

Paul Petronella purchased this house in 2016

Why Paul Petronella chose Apache Shores

This is my second home, which I try to spend as much time as possible enjoying. When I'm at this house, my worries are gone. I love to cook in my kitchen, paddle board on the lake, relax in the hot tub and watch a movie on Apple TV. On the weekends I may drive into town for dinner or drinks with friends.

What makes this house unique

Very quiet neighborhood, extremely relaxing and secluded. You can see all the stars at night. Private lake access for our neighborhood in less than 1 mile away. Map is on the fridge.


Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Austin International
Car: recommended

There are several Texas State Parks and watering holes in the area. There is a handbook on the coffee table that includes some of these.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Apache Shores, Texas Hill Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £106.86
Refundable Damage Deposit £213.72

Home is in a quiet neighborhood, please respect neighbors with reasonable noise levels. Also, please read house manual on the coffee table about instructions to follow for the home. Thanks!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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