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Kathi Miles, Reservation Specialist

Member since: 2011
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ACME RANCH--Lake Travis Luxury, 74 acres, Dock, Pool/Spa, Putting Green & More!

12 Reviews
Sleeps30
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Chimney Oaks At Lake Travis holiday estate

3 homes with 5+ bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths, sleeps 28. Pool Table, Foosball, Pingpong

PLEASE NOTE: **We would greatly appreciate you contacting us before doing an instant booking or reservation request. The quote given by Homeaway might not be the correct quote due to various reasons including group size (larger groups are more expensive than what is quoted in the rate chart), # of nights, and whether or not the dates are that of a holiday or special event. Also, please be aware that Homeaway charges a booking/service fee for all reservations made through them.""

Set on a private, gated 74 acre ranch with 900 feet of Lake Travis shoreline surrounded by The Texas Hill Country, ACME Ranch is the PERFECT getaway. While it provides luxurious accommodations, it also has all the amenities you can imagine. Once you arrive, you will not want to leave. Amenities include free WiFi, satellite television, Sonos wireless stereo system, a floating boat dock, swimming pool, spa, chipping/putting greens, horseshoe pit, washers' pit, outdoor chess game, basketball hoop, foosball, ping pong table, pool table, bicycles, a kayak and paddle boards. If you love exploring, bring your mountain bike or 4 wheeler since there are 74 acres for you to enjoy! You can even bring your horses!

Acme Ranch is designed to give guests privacy and solitude while offering many gathering opportunities, from intimate weddings (not to exceed 30), family reunions or business retreats. It has a main residence, cabin and a bunkhouse and offers flexibility for sleeping arrangements up to 30 people.

The pristine surrounding area of limestone formations, rolling hills and many trees provides a very unique environment. There is also a 6 acre fenced pasture so you can bring your horses as well!

Main Residence:

Inside the main residence, there's the essence of sophisticated design: clean, simple lines and first-class materials. It blends space, light, and art beautifully with its high ceilings, open, airy rooms and stained concrete floors. It offers a sense of grandeur, all encompassing quality from its meticulous details to its broad architectural designs, and a designer's touch with striking uses of natural stone, metal, wood, and artistic glass accents. This is completed with comfortable fine furnishings throughout.

The spacious open floor plan of the kitchen, dining and living spaces is ideal for entertaining friends, family and coworkers. To satisfy your culinary needs, the kitchen has been stocked with all the amenities needed to prepare for a quick meal or for a formal dinner. It has gorgeous limestone counters, wood cabinets, double oven, two refrigerators, large pantry and Dacor appliances. The open floor plan allows interaction of the guests whether they are cooking, sitting at the breakfast bar, playing a game of pool, watching television, or simply relaxing and enjoying the view.

With each of the beautifully decorated bedrooms, it's easy to see that ACME Ranch is a vacation home of substance and style. The Master Suite has a king size bed, office, dressing room and a luxurious bathroom with great views of Lake Travis from the jetted tub. There is also an outdoor shower adjacent to the bathroom. Each of the two guest rooms has a queen bed, three twin beds and a private bath. The main residence sleeps 12 comfortably.

Transition seamlessly from indoors to outdoors by opening the expansive sliding glass doors. The living space extends to a large covered lanai with an outdoor kitchen and additional seating. It offers alfresco dining and relaxing possibilities with panoramic views of Lake Travis that will delight you. Stay a while and enjoy an amber sunset over the lake and hillside.

Cabin: The original homestead has been updated and is a perfect companion for the main home. With beautiful glass mosaic accents, full kitchen and an inviting interior, it offers a quiet getaway from the main home. The covered front porch encourages you to linger. It has 1 queen bed, 2 twin beds, futon, full bathroom and sleeps 4-6.

Bunkhouse: The bunkhouse is on the second floor of 'The Barn.' It is a spacious, open room with bunk beds (6 twin beds, 2 full beds), a futon, foosball table, a kitchenette with microwave and small refrigerator and sleeps 10-12.

The outdoor setting with all of the available activities gives this home a very unique advantage over most vacation homes. The combination of Lake Travis, The Texas Hill Country, and a private ranch will completely remove you from any stress and worries you might have had, leaving you revived and renewed. Acme Ranch is the essence of a luxury vacation home—and a little bit extra. The property is lakefront and you can enjoy water recreation like boating, fishing, skiing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and swimming in the lake. There is a boat slip with a lift available for your use. (You can launch your boat less than a mile away at Gloster Bend.) There are also 2 paddle boards and a 3 person sit on top kayak. There are some basic fishing poles so you can try your luck fishing off the deck. (Please bring your own hooks and tackle.)

If you would like to explore the area around the ranch, there are 3 adult size mountain bikes and 3 kids bikes.

With all of its amenities, once you arrive, you will not want to ever leave!!

Before you choose the 'Book It Now' feature, please request information on our procedures (we send you a lease agreement for your review & acceptance) as well as a quote. The quote given by Homeaway might not be the correct quote due to various reasons including group size (larger groups are more expensive than what is quoted in the rate chart), # of nights, and whether or not the dates are that of a holiday or special event.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Kathi Miles, Reservation Specialist (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks english

Guestbook comments from the manager

The Epilepsy Foundation Texas held our annual staff retreat at ACME Ranch. What a beautiful house, cabin and bunkhouse. Our staff enjoyed all the amenities and the gorgeous area. We visited the local winery (only a couple minutes away) one afternoon as well. The house was perfect for our large group as we planned for the year ahead. Thank you for a fantastic retreat facility.
Jan 2014
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Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveller reviews

ACME RANCH--Lake Travis Luxury, 74 acres, Dock, Pool/Spa, Putting Green & More!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 19 reviews
Arlington TX
5

Great for large family reunions or celebrations

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough good things about this fabulous ranch. My family of 23 adults and kids of varying ages gathered here in June over the Fathers Day weekend. There was plenty of room in the very well equiped main house, large bunkhouse, and rustic cabin for all of us to spread out. The pool was fabulous, and the dock and boathouse were great hangouts for the young adults and teens. Room out on the covered patio for outdoor eating or just to hang out. The school aged kids loved playing the lifesized chess game outside and the regulation sized pool table in the main house. Huge kitchen, all the comforts of home. We never left the place except for trips into town for ice and beer. I was probably the oldest member of the group at 71 and I managed to make it down the stone steps to the boat dock...not for the faint of heart but doable for ambulatory seniors. No handicap access, tho. Our best gathering place yet, by far.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

Acme Ranch has it all! We had six families totaling 23 people from age 2 through 75 for a family reunion and there was something for everyone. All three houses were very clean and well equipped. The pool was beautiful and popular with the younger kids while the older ones enjoyed the lake. The common spaces indoors and out gave our big group plenty of room to spread out. Kathi was easy to book with and Jacqui was accessible through texts while we were there. Refund was very prompt as well. Can't say enough good stuff about Acme!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful, large Estate

  • 4 of 5

We were there during the deluge and the rise of Lake Travis 8'. But still a good time had by all. Plenty Of room to spread out for our 3 generation family. Only drawback is the accessibility of the waterfront down about 40 rock steps. so some of our group could not traverse it, but those that could did. Great waterfront views from the pool and porch.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

We rented the property for my mother's 80th birthday celebration. We loved the property with the various activities to keep everyone occupied. The property was clean and well maintained. The only issue we had was not knowing that we should have brought paper goods. Also, I think it was mentioned in the description or reviews that it is steep walk to the dock - very true. We wouldn't let mom try.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Location on the Lake

  • 4 of 5

The property is perfectly located on the lake with a beautiful view. There are many great amenities and games as well, including paddle boards, billiards, putting green, and horseshoes. The kitchen was very well equipped with cooking utensils so we could prepare great meals for a large group. Overall, the property comfortably accommodated 15 people.

The only negatives are that we some trouble with the swimming pool/hot tub and internet not working. Despite these mishaps, I would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed the property and would come back! We are very sorry that the pool wasn't perfect for you when you arrived. Normally, the pool is beautiful and inviting. Unfortunately, the storm right before your arrival had caused the problem with the pool and internet. Sometimes these things happen, but we always try to fix things immediately and make everyone happy during their stay. We want our clients to come again! Thank you for taking the time to write a review.
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5

Perfect Place to Recharge

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for opening your home for our church's Women's Rest Retreat. This was a perfect place to recharge and renew our spirit. This world can be crazy at times and with hustle and bustle of our busy lives, we can forget to rest. This home had everything we needed to unwind and take a deep breath! We hope to make this an annual retreat!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday estate in Chimney Oaks At Lake Travis, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season 2**
28 Nov 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
A$1,714
 
 
Holiday Season**
19 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,982
 
 
Winter**
3 Jan 2017 - 5 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$1,714
 
 
Spring Break**
6 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,982
 
 
April**
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$1,982
 
 
May**
1 May 2017 - 24 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$1,982
 
 
Memorial Day**
25 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$2,251
 
 
PEAK 2017**
30 May 2017 - 28 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,982
 
 
July 4th**
29 Jun 2017 - 9 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$2,352
 
 
Summer**
10 Jul 2017 - 29 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$1,982
 
 
LABOR DAY**
1 Sep 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$2,352
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$1,982
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Service Fee A$618
Refundable Damage Deposit A$3,360
Tax Rate 6.0%

**RATES ARE HIGHER FOR LARGE GROUPS (approximately $275 per night) Please ask for a quote before using the "Book It Now" feature.
**HOLIDAYS, SPRING BREAK,U.T. GRADUATION HIGHER W. A HIGHER MINIMUM.
RATES QUOTED BY RESERVATION MANAGER ARE THE CORRECT RATES. RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
NO 1 NIGHT RENTALS, BACHELOR OR BACHELORETTE PARTIES.
30 PEOPLE IS THE MAXIMUM # OF PEOPLE ALLOWED--NO EXCEPTIONS.

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate rental in Chimney Oaks At Lake Travis, Texas

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Home - toilet
    Main Home - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , outdoor shower
    Main Home - toilet , bath with shower
    Main Home - toilet , bath with shower
    Homestead Cabin - toilet , bath with shower
    Bunkhouse - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Master Suite - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Cabin - 1 large double bed , 2 single bed , Futon
    Bunkhouse - 2 double bed , 6 single bed , Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 3 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 3 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Table Football
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • conservatory
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
AMENITIES: •The kitchen in the main residence is a chef's delight with two refrigerators, double oven, ice maker, large pantry and everything you need like an ice cream maker, coffee grinder and kitchen aid mixer! There are place settings for 40. •The cabin has a full kitchen with a microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator, toaster oven, regular over and stovetop. •The bunkhouse has a kitchenette w. a small refrigerator, a microwave and a coffee maker. It also has a washer and dryer. ENTERTAINMENT: •The main residence living room has a 60' TV with DirecTV and surround sound and multi disc DVD player, stereo, pool table, WiFi, a computer and board games. The two guest bedrooms have TVs with local stations and DVD players. •The bunkhouse has a foosball table, 47' hi definition TV with a DVD player and Nintendo. •Cabin has a 32' TV with local channels and a fireplace. Coffee Makers are in Main Residence, Cabin and Bunkhouse.