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~MBA~ Executive & Vacation Rentals is The Ultimate Home Away From Home

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

This 2,700SQ Foot Home Is Located Within 2Miles Of Major Shopping & Dining.

This Beautiful Home features Four (4) Bedrooms with a Movie Room/Game Room, Two Living Areas, and Two (2) Dining Areas, or the Formal Living/Dining Area can be used just for dining.

The Massive Family Room is perfect for gathering with Friends or Family during your Annual Gatherings. It Boasts a Romantic Corner Fireplace, to keep you cozy in the colder months, and 3 windows that look out onto the back yard, which has beautiful Pink Crepe Myrtle Trees, lining the back yard fence. They produce quite a beautiful floral show during the summer and fall months.

The Front Entrance boasts the perfect dining room, for gathering for a large dinner, with everyone at one table. This creates the perfect atmosphere to photograph everyone as you create memories to last a lifetime. The dining area can also be used as a gathering place to play board games or card games with the group that you are traveling with. I have supplied a tablecloth, to cover the wood table, for such occasions. Natural Wood is less forgiving of scratches and nicks, so to ensure that each guest is able to enjoy the beauty of the real wood, throughout the home, we ask that it be protected with tablecloths, placemats, and coasters, as needed.

The Master Suite Boasts a Large Bedroom, with a King Size Bed and a Full Bath and Shower. It is located at the back of the home, for extra added privacy.

The Second Bedroom has a Queen Size Bed.

The Third Bedroom has a Full Size Bed.

The Fourth Bedroom Has Two Twin Size Beds.

There is a Full Guest Bath upstairs and a Powder Bath downstairs.

There is a fully equipped Laundry room, with an LG Washer and Dryer, for those who are staying more than one day, and may need access to laundry facilities.

There is an eat-in kitchen, with room to gather, and cook and entertain together. There is also a patio set on the back patio, for those who enjoy a nice cup of coffee or tea, while the birds serenade them, in the morning. There is also a fire pit, for which we provide a complimentary block of wood, for each guest.

This property is less than two miles from the Round Rock Outlet Mall, Ikea, Ross, JC Penney, H.E.B. Grocery Store, TGIF and many other businesses and eateries.

While we feel that this is already a beautiful home, we are continuously in the improvement stages. I was in the Quality Assurance field for 20 years, so I believe in having the current quality match the current price. We have relaxed the rental rate until we are able to replace the carpet on the second floor, with wood or tile flooring. So be sure to take advantage of the reduced cost, by booking ahead, to lock in the lower rates.

The MBA is eager to accommodate your next vacation.

More Details

Mattie B. Allen
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 April, 2017

About Mattie B. Allen

Hello Travelers,

My name is Mattie Allen. I currently reside in Round Rock, Texas. I was born in a small town in Missouri, called Sikeston, where you can find Lambert's Cafe, "The Home of the Throwed [sic] Rolls."

I attended Sikeston Senior High School, where our school mascot was The Bulldog.

I have rented our home out for the past 4 years, on a yearly lease. The experience has been invaluable. I have decided that while I finish working on two Business Degrees, it would be more conducive to enter into the Vacation Rentals venture, so that I can focus on continuing my education, which is something that I put on hold while my husband was in the military and doing multiple tours to war zones.

I am looking forward to meeting many great people, while providing a service that will make you feel at home, while you are traveling.

Mattie B. Allen purchased this house in 1999

Why Mattie B. Allen chose Round Rock

When we purchased this property fifteen years ago, we were about the 5th house in the neighborhood. It has grown quite a bit over the years, but what I like most about the property, is that it is located in one of the most safe cities in America.

Round Rock, TX was recently ranked the #8 safest city in America, amongst cities with populations of 100,000 or more.

What makes this house unique

What I have always loved most about this property is the open floor plan. It is perfect for congregating as well as for relaxing.

It has amazing curb appeal, which begins as you enter the walkway, to find a french bistro set, conveniently situated next to a beautiful 3-arm lamp post, and an elegant purple flowering plant.

It is also flanked by 5 Oak trees, which provide an abundance of shade, during those hot Texas summer months, and if you visit in the spring, you will enjoy the harvest of the wonderfully delicious Japanese Loquat tree, which produces the some of the sweetest orange plums on earth, and a highly perfumed flowering bloom, just before the plums make their appearance. These are a very expensive fruit, which you are invited to harvest during your stay.

The Laminate Flooring throughout the First floor, keeps you in touch with nature and its ability to provide us with comfort and beauty.

The ability to view the Front Yard, as well as the Back Yard from the Family room is also a wonderful convenience, if you have children, or if you have guests dropping by unannounced.

You have found the perfect vacation rental at The MBA. Everyone who walks through the doors, has expressed a feeling of extreme peace. I am confident that you will experience it too.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Meadow Lake in Round Rock

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , The Powder Bath downstairs has a Toilet and A Marble Sink.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , This Full Bath has a Toilet, Sink, Bathtub, and Shower.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Full Bath Upstairs Has a Toilet, Bathtub, Shower, and a Sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom with King-Size Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Large Bedroom with Queen Size Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Medium Sized Bedroom with Full-Size Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , Medium Sized Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds
  • Each bedroom is beautifully decorated with bedding and window coverings. Each bed has comfortable mattresses, and there is a television in each room, for viewing your own collection of DVD movies or Vintage Video Tapes. The Family Room and Master Bedroom have AT&T U-Verse Cable. The Movie room and Queen Bedroom have Smart TV's with access to Netflix and Amazon Prime, which are Movie Services provided by the Owner, and other movie services, that you may personally be subscribed to. Also, the movie room has seating that can be converted to 3 beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

~MBA~ Executive & Vacation Rentals is The Ultimate Home Away From Home
average rating of 4.645161 based on 31 reviews

Family gathering

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay . The home had everything we needed plus more. We felt at home and comfortable in the surroundings. We visited Austin to celebrate our dads 70th birthday and it was a success. We had everything we needed for the gathering. And the home has a great outdoor gathering area . Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay. Our goal has been to provide a mix of elegance, practicality, and comfort. We are always pleased to hear that our clients feel at home, and that they enjoyed their stay. Thank you so much for taking such good care of the place.
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If I had to do it all over again, I would!

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time we have utilized this type of accommodations, and it couldn't have worked out any better. We were in town for a wedding and had 8 family members stay with us. The house was beautiful, and was able to handle all 10 people comfortably for sleeping, eating and dressing for the festivities that brought us all to the area. Everyone started each day visiting around the table in the kitchen, and we ended each day the same way. We came from 4 different states, so we had a lot of catching up to do, and that table was the perfect spot to do it. No one had any complaints about anything. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen was equipped with every small appliance known to man, and the decor was top notch! Any questions prior to our visit were answered promptly (via email), so the only surprise upon our arrival was the outstanding quality and beauty of the house. We were on the move so much throughout our stay that we didn't get to utilize the beautiful patio and BBQ in the back yard. Yes, I can honestly say, without hesitation, that we would do it again, and would recommend it to anyone that is looking for an alternative to the stale hotel stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review my property. It pleases me beyond measure to know that you and your bridal party enjoyed the accommodations. That kitchen table is one of a few favorite spots of many of my guests. We extend full gratitude to you for allowing us to host your stay in our wonderful city.
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Very homely

  • 4 of 5

Well presented, clean home, as described.

Good communication from Mattie, on hand if required but not intrusive. You've got the balance right Mattie 😀

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very pleased that you enjoyed the accommodations. The word "homely" means something a bit different in America than it does in your country. I am pleased to know that in your country it means that you felt at home. I had the opportunity to meet your husband while you out around the town. I loved his accent. Thanks once again for allowing me to host your stay in Texas!
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A perfect place for our family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We were all impressed with Mattie's house. We especially loved the backyard with the smoker, grill, and fire pit. The children had a great time, too. The house had the perfect amount of space for all of us to be together.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have added many amenities to ensure that our guest feel at home, and that they have a nice stay. I am so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay!
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Impressive and Elegant

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were pleasantly impressed the very moment we pulled up in the driveway. The outside of the house was inviting with a cast iron table and chairs, a statue in the plant garden area and a beautiful fall wreath hanging on the front door. Once we received the code we entered into the foyer we saw a big sign welcoming our family! As we looked around, we were amazed at the elegance and luxurious colors and decorations that complimented the rich well crafted furniture. We were ecstatic about the appliances, the television in every bedroom, the surround sound, the theater room and the kitchen. The kitchen was unbelievable! Everything we could possibly ask for or needed was already stocked in the large pantry and laundry area and in the cabinets. We spent our best moments in that kitchen around the large table eating from a few restaurants like Rudy's. It was absolutely delicious and we were happy it was close by! We also enjoyed the backyard area. We were able to grill and enjoy the many seating areas. We especially liked the bonfire area and look forward to using it the next time. 😄 The bedrooms and bathrooms were picturesque with love seats and arm chairs, walk-in closet (master bedroom), coffee makers, chic draperies and shower curtains. Each equipped with many amenities. All the beds were comfortable and easily met our family needs. The customer service was excellent. She provided clear and explicit information about the functions of the house and we felt that any questions we may have had were already answered. Our family would recommend this rental without hesitation! The descriptions were perfectly written but it's nothing like seeing it in person.We were overjoyed with the whole experience. Thank you for providing such a clean, warm and wonderful family environment away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for allowing us to accommodate your stay in the city. It is travelers like you, who make owners very proud of the decision to offer a very heart-felt service to travelers with large families. I grew up with a family of 13 siblings, and when I became old enough to travel and found myself paying $150 and up, per night, for a hotel suite, with one bedroom, I knew that I wanted to provide an alternative for people with large families, like my own. Your family fully represents the definition of model guests. Thank you for leaving the home so clean and for leaving things, around the house, as you found them, so that less time was spent on doing inventory.
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Very nice, and welcoming.

  • 4 of 5

The overall stay we had was great. The house is beautiful, and welcoming. The house was stocked with everything we would need. The only criticism that I have is when we first arrived I knew that the code was the last 4 numbers of my phone number, but i didn't realize you had to press pound first and star after. So we couldn't get in for about half an hour. And I couldn't get a hold of Mattie. Once we got in everything was wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Angie. I first want to apologize again, that you had to wait, to receive the final part of the door entry code. I try to do everything in advance, to ensure that my guests have a pleasant experience. It is normally a very smooth process when my guests are able to share their expected time of arrival. When I know what time my guests will arrive, I can work around any issues, to ensure immediate availability during the check in process. The information that you have shared (regarding the asterisk) is actually one of my layers of security, during the check in process. While I share the access code, I wait until the guest has arrived to share the final access information. This allows my guests the convenience of checking in at any time, without waiting for me to meet them with the key. When I receive a call, from the phone number listed on the booking, asking for the last digit, of the code, I know that the proper person will be entering the home. I am so very sorry that I did not know what time you would arrive. I am currently dealing with a situation that requires that I turn my phone off before entering an area, but I will surely be more pro-active in the area of missing phone calls, whether I have received ETA's or not. Thank you for taking the time to review my property. I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed the accommodations, once you were inside. Blessings! :-)
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Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Tera Vista Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Salt Lick
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Meadow Lake, Texas Hill Country

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.61
Cleaning Fee £53.34 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.25%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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