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M. Beseda

Member since: 2012
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1000' Frontage Lake Buchanan-Like Your Own Private Resort

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 10
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this Buchanan Dam holiday villa

10 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 1 half bath, sleeps 24+

Breathtaking views of Lake Buchanan overlooking 10 beautiful terraced acres that descend on 1000 feet of frontage at the waters edge, covered patio, picnic area and a jetty. Relax on the grounds or enjoy the view and visiting with friends on one of the deck's of the 7000 square foot main house' which also offers large living and dining areas. The main house also offers a gourmet kitchen and 7 large bedrooms and 1 super large owners suite. Seven of the eight bedrooms in the main have double french doors which open onto a patio or deck. There is an additional house on the property each with two bedrooms (1 is an open studio type room that shares the kitchen) one bath and a full kitchen and has a large game/billiards room which is for use by guests in the main house. Guests seem to enjoy that the bedrooms and bathrooms in the main house are large and each have their individual thermostat.

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  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
M. Beseda (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks english

About M. Beseda

We live in Austin, Texas We have always loved beautiful properties with great views. When we first saw this property we believed it had one of the most incredible views around plus the benefit of being on the lake. The property was in rough shape, so we have spent the last 3 years restoring it. We take pride in sharing this beautiful property and do our best to make sure our guests are comfortable.

M. Beseda purchased this villa in 2007

Why M. Beseda chose Lake Buchanan

The main house and apartment sits on a hill overlooking the lake and the grounds. There is a gentle tiered walk down to the lake frontage where you are greeted with stone patios, walkways and a picnic area. The property has a huge jetty tha extends into the lake and when lake levels are up you can fish off of it. Lake Buchanan is the largest lake in the Highland lakes chain and feeds Inks, LBJ, Marble Falls and Lake Travis. Buchanan is not a constant level lake, it goes up and down. We are in the deep end of the lake so lake levels don't affect us as much and the view remains outstanding no matter what the lake level is. We do have a boat ramp on the property and the property is situated in such as way as to great a small cove along the lake shoreline. There is a hill country sandy beach.

What makes this villa unique

The view is absolutely amazing and it's hard to capture in photos. Large main house has over 7000 sq ft and apartment bulding next to it houses a rec room and 2 bedrooms. One of the bedrooms is studio style and adjoins the kitchen. The property can easily handle business or church groups and family reunions. There are many areas on the property where you can get together as a group or walk around for privacy. We only lease this property one group at a time, so you are not only renting the main house and apartment but also the lake frontage, jetty, boat ramp and all of the 10 acres,

Guestbook comments from the owner

Enjoyed the home so much. Great place to relax and enjoy the view of the lake. Great place for our large family gathering. This is an awesome house!
Aug 2015
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based on 21 traveller reviews

1000' Frontage Lake Buchanan-Like Your Own Private Resort
average rating of 4.952381 based on 39 reviews

Spacious and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned home from a 4-night stay at this property. There were 18 of us, including 8 children ranging in age from 14 months to 16 years. If I could give this property 10 out of 5 stars, I would. The acres of land and waterfront location always provided something to do, and for those times where we wanted to do nothing at all, it provided a perfect opportunity for relaxation. The house and guesthouse are very spacious, and we had plenty of space to spread out. Not once, even with small children, did we feel cramped. Marsanna was extremely welcoming and gracious, a true picture of Texas hospitality. We are already planning a time when we can return next. The memories made here will last forever!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Silver Lining on a Rainy Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our group began visiting Lake Buchanan in 1998. Our group has grown to 20, we've all gotten married, some divorced, had kids, but we all look forward to our annual "no kids lake trip". The past five or six years we have moved lakes due to the drought, but we were all excited to come back to Lake Buchanan this year. The weather was not great, it stormed every day we were there, but the accommodations made up for our soggy trip. The house was by far the best we've stayed. There were plenty of bedrooms/bathrooms, large kitchen, spacious living areas, and gorgeous views of the lake from the deck. Marsanna, the owner/property manager, was very nice and easy to work with. One of the a/c's were out upon our arrival and she had someone come out that evening to repair.

We all look forward to coming back next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX

Perfectly Amazing !

  • 5 of 5

This property is gorgeous, huge, comfortable, and extremely well maintained and managed. We had our annual family lake weekend there and this property did not disappoint at all. Everything was as described and the whole rental experience was fantastic. This is the location to go to for a large group to enjoy the lake and relax inside inside in the evening. Thank you for sharing your property!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful spacious house and grounds! Everything we wanted and MORE!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family met at Lake Buchanan for our Annual Sibling Reunion. The property was fantastic. From the spacious home and huge "yard" to the well-appointed kitchen and extra household goods (towels, blankets, toiletries...etc), this place had it ALL! The owner was warm and inviting and was always available for whatever we needed. My Dad-72 years old, to our youngest kiddos-12 years old, and everything in between, our experience was amazing! We will definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grand Prairie

Words don't do this property justice

  • 5 of 5

What can I say about Marsanna and her amazing property that hasn't been said before in reviews. The property is immaculate and gorgeous. You have your own boat ramp and jetty (yes a jetty) whenever Lake Buchanan is full. Plenty of parking. Plenty of inside and outside space to run around.

The inside of the house is perfect for a family reunion - every room has its own bathroom. There is a restroom downstairs near the kitchen. Two refrigerators, gas stoves, utensils, plates, knives, etc. There are several decks to see outside from upstairs. There is a huge deck to have an outdoor gathering/eating. Volleyball net, fire pit by the lake. The guest apartment is perfect for those who may want to stay up later to play pool/foosball/shuffleboard and not disturb the main house. It also has a full kitchen.

We've rented properties for our family reunions for years and this is the first place that everyone was happy with - ever. Marsanna was very patient with all my questions and put me at ease throughout the entire process. When we arrived she was there checking the gas grill and even ran out to get a part to make sure it was working 100%.

The only issue we ran into was the dryer wasn't drying completely so we had to run it several times, but it was only a minor inconvenience. This is the first and only property and owner I would ever give a 10/10 rating to. I never leave reviews but made it a point to leave one for Marsanna because it was a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Private Resort sums it up - comfort and luxury in a beautiful setting, all for us!

  • 5 of 5

Twenty-three of our family (us, our kids, grands, and greats) spent a wonderful long weekend at Villa Buchanan in late June 2016. After plentiful spring rains, the lake was full, the grass was green, and the flowers were blooming. The house itself was luxurious and perfect for our family. Every bedroom with it's own bath and it's own thermostat is luxury in itself. There was ample room inside and outside to have both gatherings of the entire group, and small groups scattered over the property, just chatting, walking, playing games, fishing, etc. We had horseshoe and corn-hole (bean-bag toss) tournaments, played in the water a lot (the sandy beach was a pleasant surprise), fished from the private jetty (the fishing was good!). The best part was plenty of opportunity (and space) for all branches and ages of our family to spend some fun time together.

The owner was super helpful through the entire process, met us at the beginning and made it effortless to "settle in" to our temporary Shangri-La. The gated entrance was an appreciated security feature. Ample and varied seating in all venues was appreciated (Living Room, game rooms, outside decks, lakeside shelter, etc.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

The property is in the tiny town of Buchanan Dam located half-way between Kingsland and Burnet Texas. It is approximately 25 minutes from Marble Falls, Texas We have 1000 feet on Lake Buchanan and are also minutes away from Lakes LBJ and Inks


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa on Buchanan Dam, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
1 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
20 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
5 Jan 2017 - 8 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
9 Mar 2017 - 26 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
27 Mar 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
30 Jun 2017 - 9 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
10 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$1,320
Cleaning A$594 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

$1495.00 - $1695.00 per night. Some discounts may be given for off-season small groups.
Prices quoted are for family reunion/business/civic or church type events

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Buchanan Dam, Texas

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 24 people
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 11 - toilet
  • In main house the 4 downstairs bedrooms have large showers and the 3 upstairs bedrooms have tubs. The master suite has both a shower and a tub. The bathroom in the 2 Bedroom apartment has a shower.
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 9 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 10 - 1 large double bed
  • Main House Bedrooms are large and each bedroom has its own There are 8 bedrooms in main house, which includes one grand master suite. There ia an adjoining apartment with 2 bedrooms-queen sized beds, 1 bath and a full kitchen. Most bedrooms in main house open to a patio or deck.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • wooden decking
  • Yard
  • 20 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
We primarily host family reunions and business and church retreats. We are told our guests enjoy the spacious property.