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2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 55 foot Skipperliner Houseboat-Yacht Social Distancing with gorgeous lake views and a unique experience for family vacation, romantic getaway, team building, or a fun trip with friends who want to be immersed in Nature and inspired by their surroundings. The perfect place to watch shooting stars and spectacular meteor showers at night and wake up to a breathtaking sunrise. This is a water centric glamping experience for people interested being in nature on the water. The Space Our current location is in a beautiful cove next to Zip Line and Waterloo Adventures. It is an amazing spot with the hill blocking the wind and the sun during our hot summer days and sunny winter days it is quiet, calm, peaceful and the lake is like glass. We rent by the hour for special occasions and for overnight stays please confirm check-in and checkout times before booking. The Houseboat-Yacht stays anchored in a cove this vessel is not a charter we do not take guests on a cruise around Lake Travis with this vessel. You and your group will be picked up by a pontoon and/or Bayliner Cierra Cruiser from the dock at Mansfield Dam Park and provided a boat tour to the cove where the Houseboat-Yacht is located and then another boat tour on the way back. Our shuttle tour starts off by going from one end of Mansfield Dam to the other end you will be approximately 15 feet away from the dam and being up so close the view of the dam is spectacular. From the dam we go by Sometimes Island, the Oasis Restaurant, Hippy Hollow, Windy Point, then heading to our cove we pass by limestone cliffs, a bird sanctuary, Waterloo Adventures, and Lake Travis Zipline watching people zipping across, then head to the Houseboat. We provide a similar shuttle tour on the way back to the pickup location. We call this the Dam Eco Shuttle Tour which takes approximately 30 minutes each direction, on request we can shorten or extend the time of the shuttle tour. We have another nearby location for pickups and drop-offs that guests can also canoe or kayak from and will take about 10-15 minutes this may be a better alternative if access is needed to get to your vehicle. There is $5 per person parking fee at our pickup location. The shuttle service is included in the price. If you overnight and need additional shuttle service its $50 between 10am-6pm or $100 outside of these hours. If you have your own boat it can be tied off to the houseboat. Check with us on availability and pricing if interested to rent a pontoon. As of September 1 2021 the Houseboat-Yacht is off grid and electricity is powered by solar panels in addition we have a generator and a Goal Zero battery storage power supply as backup. Deluxe modern 55-feet-long and 14-feet-wide renovated Airstream houseboat complete with global style interiors. The lower room, main floor, and decks form a total of 1,700 square feet, providing plenty of space. The houseboat is finished with dark hardwood floors, aluminum walls, local Austin fossilized limestone countertops and staircase, in addition to carpeted and Astroturf decks/porches. Locally harvested bamboo and eclectic decor combine Greek, Mediterranean, Moroccan, and Indian influences to create a quiet and refined atmosphere. Lavender from our own farm throughout the property and an Aroma Bar with various herbs to promote wellness. The property sleeps up to 12 guests and includes bedroom 1 with king bed and a private bathroom with shower, bedroom 2 with 2 double beds, toilet, 2 camping hammocks each sleeping 1 person and 2 double air mattresses sleeping 4 people, making it possible to spend a night on the rooftop under the stars. Please note that bedroom 2 has a LOW ceiling, requiring guests to CRAWL in order to access one of the beds. There is NO working oven but there is a newly purchased propane stove top burner and BBQ grill. 1 free Kayak and a Lilly pad float mattress are available upon request. Additional kayaks, canoe, and blow up mattress are available for rent upon request. Property includes wellness amenities such as: Air Purifying House Plants including the Snake Plant, Peace Lilly, and Boston Fern that eliminate harmful toxins. According to NASA's Clean Air Study, these plants can detoxify indoor air from airborne toxins including formaldehyde, xylene, toluene, mold, bacteria, dust, and germs that can be found in a variety of household products, materials, and furniture Blendtec is The Worlds Most Advanced Blender with technology to make blending simpler and more effective it can create hot soups from fresh vegetable or delicious frozen drinks. Blendtec designs and manufactures the world's safest and most powerful high-speed blenders equipped with a patented stainless-steel forged blade with wings for amazingly smooth blends (10x stronger than other blender blades) and a self-cleaning system. Dyson Air Purifier, removing gasses and capturing 99.97% of all allergens and pollutants as small as 0.3 microns including pollen, dust, mold spores, bacteria, and pet dander. The 360 degree, vacuum-sealed glass HEPA filter removes indoor air pollutants while a second layer of activated carbon destroys formaldehyde, captures household odors, and eliminates potentially harmful toxins such as paint fumes. Hypervolt Massage Gun, designed by rocket engineers and built to reinvent the massage experience gives everyone the ability to move better. Initially developed for recovery for professional athletes, the Hypervolt has a powerful high-torque motor that activates, soothes, and loosens muscles. A whisper-quiet percussion device, delivering up to 3200 pulses per minute for comfortable and efficient massaging. Kammok camping hammock, providing maximum comfort with Gravita diamond ripstop that resists stretching, UV, and water-resistant ultra-soft fabric tough enough for any sleep still maintaining its lightweight and breathability. On warm days the treated fabric repels moisture so you will stay cool in the hot Texas heat. The Neighborhood We are anchored next to Waterloo Adventures and Lake Travis Zip Line which is the longest and fastest zip line in Texas. The Oasis on Lake Travis is one of the most popular restaurants known for having the best Texas sunsets. Other popular places are Steiner Ranch Steakhouse, Los Pinos Mexican Restaurant and Emerald Point Bar & Grill Marina which is one of numerous restaurants accessible by boat. For an additional fee we can provide transportation via Pontoon to any of the waterfront restaurants. The lake is a reservoir on the Colorado River in central Texas. Getting Around Our current location is in a beautiful cove next to Zip Line. On request, we can also provide the houseboat at various locations on Lake Travis. Interaction With Guests Your host will meet you upon check-in and check-out and will be available by phone 24/7. House Rules Any parties, events, or additional guests (other than guests who have paid to stay on the property) must be authorized by the property owner and additional fees will apply. Maximum capacity for events is 30-35 people. BBQ is available only for overnight stays guests or for small groups events for max 13 people. Early check-in or late check-out may be provided if available upon request. Please note that on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday check-in time is 5:30 pm and check-out time on the next day is 11 am. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. 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A party like no other
super cool boat and such a fun time!!
My 40th bday was canceled due to Covid so I wanted a special "Revenge 40th" bday this year and wow, did John's boat deliver! It's a beautiful boat parked in a beautiful spot. Everyone who attended had the most amazing things to say about it. This is one bday party I won't soon forget. Thanks, John!
Hi! My name is John an environmentalist who has always wanted to live on a boat. I purchased one and remodeled it to look like an Airstream on water and named her after one of my favorite beaches next to Monte Carlo Monaco in the South of France which has amazing views surrounded by limestone cliffs, just like Lake Travis. I love living on a boat... its great being on the water and immersed in nature maybe a bit adventurous and off the beaten path, but nothing beats the experience and breathtaking views. I love just hanging out watching the ducks and fish jumping early in the mornings, and I know you will too! I aim to provide you with that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself and be inspired by your surroundings.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 30 days prior.
The houseboat stays anchored at Sometimes Island.