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Peaceful retreat near Lake Austin and Lake Travis. Fifteen minutes to downtown.

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Our property is located just west of downtown Austin and our home and our guest house are situated on 2 1/4 acres. We named it Campo de Paz (Place/Country of Peace) because it a very tranquil location and space. Here, you are just outside the hustle of the city, yet close enough to enjoy the best of both worlds; rejuvenate yourself in the countryside or explore all that Austin has to offer. Better yet, do both! The choice is yours! You are just minutes away from both Lake Austin, Lake Travis, The Hill Country Galleria, and plenty of great restaurants. Relax on your own private deck and watch for deer! Listen for owls and in the spring, you might be lucky enough to hear the whippoorwills. The charming one bedroom (approximately 255 square feet), one bath guest house is furnished with a comfy queen bed, walk-in shower, plenty of closet space, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and electric kettle. Gourmet Nespresso coffee and a selection of Tazo teas are provided. Freshly made chocolate chip cookies or other goodies will be waiting for you when you arrive. Free wi-fi is available along with a 32' TV (99 channels).


Owner
Carolyn and Cap Brooks
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2017

About Carolyn and Cap Brooks

We love to travel and have a passion for collecting folk art and for cooking. Japan, Australia, Mexico, Italy, France and England are a few of the places we've traveled. We love to stay in Bed and Breakfasts and were inspired to build one of our own. We each have a background in fine arts and have taught art both privately and in schools for years. We designed and built the house ourselves. The current guest house was once part of Carolyn's ceramics studio. We have just listed our guest house on VRBP/HomeAway and we look forward to hosting visitors to Austin and the Lake Travis/Lake Austin area.

Carolyn and Cap Brooks purchased this apartment in 1982

Why Carolyn and Cap Brooks chose Austin

When we were first married, we found this piece of property and bought it. We love Austin and wanted to settle down in a place that we built. the neighborhood has grown over the years but our property still makes you feel you are in a very private, secluded, and peaceful place.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Aqua Monte in Austin

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Handmade sink
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen bed, dining area, TV/DVD player, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and French press, electric kettle, coffee, tea, private bath with spacious walk-in shower, private deck The guest quarters are separated from the main house by a wide breezeway/screened porch and an art studio. The room is very private.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
We are foodies and enjoy cooking. A generous continental breakfast is available with reasonable notice. Breakfast is served in the entry hall just outside your room at a time that suits your schedule. Breakfast items generally include a carafe of freshly brewed coffee, fresh squeezed juice, fruits, cereal, yogurt, a variety of homemade breads, muffins, or biscuits, jam and butter. Breakfast for 2 is 15.00.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Peaceful retreat near Lake Austin and Lake Travis. Fifteen minutes to downtown.
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews
5

Peaceful, beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The property is so peaceful, you feel much further from Austin than you really are. They had fresh homemade cookies there for us and water. The mattress is also extremely comfortable. Couldn't have asked for a better mini-retreat. Thank you to Carolyn & Cap for sharing their wonderful space.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed meeting you both. Hope to see you on your next get away!
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Dallas, Texas
5

Austin - the Peaceful Side!

  • 5 of 5

Way out West on Bee Cave, close to Lakeway, this inexpensive tranquil jewel has everything I need for business travel. Surrounded by trees, it's quiet, peaceful, off the beaten track and yet close to Whole Foods, great golf courses and Lake Travis. Just a few miles off Capital of Texas Highway, you can avoid the Austin congestion and still access the best the Hill Country has to offer!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words, Davis. Hope to see you next time you are in town.
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LA FERIA, TX
5

Private and wooded area

  • 5 of 5

This was our first vrbo rental. We have compared it to our usual hotel rentals and found that it was nice to park in the shade directly in front of our room. It was nice not to have someone above you stomping around and nobody under you to worry about bothering as well. It has an overall peaceful and home feeling. We enjoyed our Austin experiences and our much needed R&R. It was a good location to drive to the Oasis for my niece's wedding party and to the downtown area and to the wedding Chapel Dulcinea. The only thing we missed having was a place to go swimming. We didn't know the area well enough to explore the trails and such to get to the river.

I want to thank our hosts for providing a nice secluded space for us. Her homemade cookies were a really nice touch.

Thanks from:

Louie Hlavay and Mona Perkins

La Feria, Tx

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all had a great visit. Hope to see you again sometime!
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5

Always a Pleasure!

  • 5 of 5

Cap & Carolyn are some of the nicest and most accommodating hosts we've had the please of staying with. They make our stay so pleasurable and do everything in their power to make sure everything is seamless and easy for us! Love staying here!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great to have you guys back again and we loved meeting your beautiful baby girl! See you next time.
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Perfect stay! 7-10 minutes from Omni Barton Creek Resort. VERY clean and comfortable. Carolyn and Cap were great hosts! We appreciate everything you did to make our stay an enjoyable one. We would rent again.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. Hope to see you again sometime!
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5

Camp de Paz was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Cap was there to greet us and we had a wonderful visit. Comfy bed, beautifully decorated room. I'm used to making my own Espresso every morning and the little Nespresso machine using "pods" did a fantastic job making Espresso! Highly recommend staying with Cap and Carolyn!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry I was unable to meet you both. Glad you had a good time and I hope you are able to enjoy Austin a little longer next time!!
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Location

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 71

The property is close to major shopping areas, cinemas, restaurants, and spas. We are 15 minutes from Austin City Limits Music Festival site and very close to three area parks, all of which have great hiking trails. Austin's Barton Springs Pool is just 15 minutes away. We are 20 minutes from the Arboretum shopping area and 25 minutes from The Domain, Austin's premier shopping enclave.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Aqua Monte, Texas Hill Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
ACL Weekend 1
6 Oct 2017 - 8 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£252
for 2 nights
From
£126
 
 
ACL Weekend 2
13 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£252
for 2 nights
From
£126
 
 
Formula One
19 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£269
for 2 nights
From
£135
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£109
for 1 night
From
£109
From
£118
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £77.68

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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.
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