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Featured on CBS Show STAYCATION! Magical Luxury Straw-Bale Villa with Hot Tub on Lake Travis, Austin

4.8 10 Reviews

"Our stay here was wonderful and the site is beautiful. The home is well kept and unique, and Todd was very welcoming and accommodating to our group. …"

Gabriela, guest in July 7, 2018.
  • Entire accommodation to yourself

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  • Perfect for hiking

    The host recommends this activity

  • Free cancellation if cancelled within 24 hours of confirmation and more than 15 days before check-in

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Entire Vacation Rental

Vacation Rental • 4 guests • 1 Private Bathroom • Private Kitchen

About this place

**For the 2024 solar eclipse, we are only renting out our entire 5-acre, 8-accommodation property altogether, so this single accommodation isn't by itself isn't offered that week. If you have a large group, please send an inquiry about it**.
Recently featured on CBS' show "Stacycation," this glamping accommodation is our one-of-a-kind Luxury straw-bale villa nestled on a retreat Property on Lake Travis in Austin. This gem of a home overlooking the lake has a stunningly designed interior, with original artwork from the artist who built the house. Guests walk through the soaring entryway into the downstairs main living area with 35 ft. ceilings, a beautiful cornerstone fireplace, a sunken-in study and coffee lounge, and a fully equipped chef’s kitchen.

The master bedroom is located on the 2nd floor and has a queen-size bed, and a study equipped with a twin-sized pull-out sofa and oversized bohemian twin daybed. The bathroom features a stunning bathtub and a fireplace (viewable from two sides), where guests can unwind in sheer decadence. A spiral staircase leads up to the third-story yoga/meditation room and an outdoor viewing tower. There is also a gorgeous covered back porch overlooking the lake with a private hot tub, outdoor fireplace, fruit tree decks, and additional decks for star gazing and relaxing in nature.

Book your dream holiday glamping rental near Spicewood today!

2 beds

  • 1 Queen-size bed

  • single-bed

    1 Extra Bed

Features and services

  • Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Private Kitchen

  • Bathtub

  • Heating

  • Hiking

  • Swimming

  • Fishing

  • Air conditioning

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Property reviews

4.8 - 10 Reviews

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old

  • Children allowed 2-12 years old

  • No Pets allowed

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

**For the 2024 solar eclipse, we are only renting out our entire 5-acre, 8 accommodation property all together, so single accommodations aren't offered that week. If you have a large group, send an inquiry in**
La Casa de Joy is our beautiful 1-bed, 2-bath waterfront luxury home on Lake Travis. This home has been featured on HGTV’s Straw with Style, Designing Texas, and was the cover feature for Natural Home Magazine. This stunning work of art is the tallest straw bale home in Texas, and architecturally unique with hand-painted tiles & gemstones hand placed into the flooring. It is designed to sleep two, however, bedding may be added to sleep four. This home is perfect for a romantic getaway, honeymoon, private retreat, or to rent as the main house for your event/retreat.

At the front entrance, you are met with a beautiful view of the entire property, garden, & a koi pond. Walk through the soaring entryway into the downstairs main living area with a cornerstone fireplace, sunken level lounge, & fully equipped chef’s kitchen. Upstairs you’ll find a stunning large open master bedroom with queen size bed, study, master bath with dual-sided fireplace (take a bath by the fire!), and a spiral staircase leading up to the 3rd-floor meditation room & viewing tower. Open the back door to an inviting large-covered porch with a fireplace, hot tub, swing, and gorgeous views of the lake and sunset. “La Casa de Joy” was originally built by an artist & healer J. Long and her creativity & energy can be felt throughout the entire property.

Enjoy on-site amenities: yoga, massage, kayak*canoe*stand-up paddleboard rentals, retreat packages, private hot tub, coffee/tea, all-natural body products, Wi-Fi, private access to the lake (for all on-site guests), swimming, sunset views, walking trails, waterfall, fire pit, multiple decks, our air-conditioned “floating cabin”, as well as the soothing sounds and sites of nature. Please check availability when booking.

Local attractions: wineries, hiking, natural springs, canopy tours, boating/kayaking, shopping, restaurants, & more! Please be aware that this is not pet-friendly accommodation.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Fifteen

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Free cancellation up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed.

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Location and surroundings

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Spicewood, Texas (United States of America)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Supermarket

Activities near Spicewood, TX

  • Swimming on-site

  • Hiking

  • Water sports on-site

  • Biking on-site

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing on-site

  • surf-board

    Stand-up paddleboarding on-site

  • Climbing on-site

  • zip-lining

    Zip-lining additional charge

  • Fishing on-site

  • Boating/Sailing on-site

  • Wine tasting

  • Meditation on-site

  • Yoga on-site

  • Wildlife watching on-site

  • Golfing

We offer ON-SITE kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and canoe rentals, private yoga, personal training, massage, hammocks, and private access to the water as we are waterfront. Off site attractions include Stonehouse Vineyards winery across the street! Unique tomato happy hour where guests can sample lots of local produce, various wineries and markets, hiking trails, natural springs, canopy tours, shopping, restaurants, and much more.