The pool area has plenty of comfortable seating to soak up the sun. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Tree lined entrance to The Whispering Oaks Estate. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Only from above can you truly appreciate how secluded and scenic the area is. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bright living space with comfortable seating and access to the outdoor deck. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
DirecTV and tablet access to play your music throughout the space. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Stunning kitchen that is fully stocked to serve 24. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Entryway to the Main House. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Formal dining with seating for 12. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Beverage cooler and bar area with anything you'll need to create a cocktail. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Table with 4 chairs and 2 benches with panoramic views of the surrounding trees. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Primary Suite features a king bed and tons of natural light. Bedroom #1. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Primary Suite has access to outdoor deck, Smart TV and en-suite bathroom. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
The first of two vanities with a built-in makeup station. Bathroom #1. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Jet tub and frameless glass shower allow for spa-like relaxation. Bathroom #1. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bedroom #2, the second primary on the first floor has a king bed and Smart TV. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Hallway bath next to the king bedroom. Bathroom #2. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Pool illuminated at night. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Fire pit steps away from the pool that can seat 10. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
This spacious deck has seating for 12 and is great for outdoor dining. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Upstairs you'll find 4 bedrooms connected by a seating area. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
The upstairs bonus room has a work station and access to four bedrooms. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bedroom #3 has access to a balcony overlooking the property. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Large upstairs balcony gives the illusion that you are hidden in the trees. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Jack and Jill bathroom connect bedroom #3 and #4. Bathroom #4 Jack & Jill. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bedroom #4 has USB ports on the headboard and views of the backyard and pool. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Both rooms have separate vanities with plenty of counterspace. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bedroom #5 also has balcony access. All 4 bedrooms have walk-in closets. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bathroom #5 shared by #5 and #6 with dual vanity and built-in makeup station. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bedroom #6 has a queen bed with USB ports on the headboard and a walk-in closet. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bedroom #7 above the garage has 2 queen beds, Smart TV, games, and foosball. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bedroom #8. Full sized bed and twin pull out trundle bed. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Laundry room equipped with pool towels for 20 and extra linens. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bathroom #3 is on the main floor with shower and outdoor access. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Poolside cabana with TV's and surround sound. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Off the kitchen and informal dining area is the propane barbecue grill and deck. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Hammock where you can unwind and admire the surrounding scenery. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
The guest house living room. Couch transforms into a full pull out bed. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Dining area in guest house with seating for 6. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Kitchen sink has views of the gorgeous pool outside. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Guest house kitchen stocked for 8 guests. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bedroom #9. Queen bed in Guest House with walk-in closet and attached bathroom. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bathroom #6 attached to bedroom #9. The shower and toilet are not pictured. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Bedroom #10. Queen bed in the Guest House with closet and views of the property. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Hallway bath near the second bedroom and living room. Bathroom #7. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Entrance to the Guest House. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
The Estate is tucked away in the trees on over 50 acres of Texas Hill Country. - Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs
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Overview

Vacation Home5700 Sqft

French Colonial Equestrian 2 home Estate Nestled in the Texas Hill Country

Situated on 55 gorgeous hill country acres, this property presents a stunning impression. Consisting of Main House (8/5) and Guest House (2/2) with custom moldings, soaring ceilings and rich hardwood floors are embellished by designer lighting fixtures and massive walls of arch-topped windows. Living areas are bright and spacious. The atmosphere is casual elegance.

Glimpses of the impressive facade of the main house can be seen through the private wrought-iron entry gate. Classic dormers and a full-length French balcony capture the eye and hold it, all the way down the tree-lined circular drive. One is greeted in the foyer by custom fluted door moldings, tall ceilings and a graceful staircase with iron-spindle balusters. Centered by a broad fireplace and built-in cabinetry, the handsome family room features a brilliant stand of windows that offer tranquil views of the backyard landscape and pool. The adjacent formal dining room is accented by an arched window with plantation shutters and an iron chandelier that suspends from a 10’ ceiling.

Efficient and well-equipped, the island chef’s kitchen features custom floors, quarts tops, a pantry and a full array of modern stainless-steel appliances that includes dual ovens, a beverage cooler and a new six-burner gas stove. A built-in china cabinet fills an entire wall in the sun-filled breakfast room which also enjoys relaxing views of the backyard and pool.

Bright with natural sunlight, the private master suite is a quiet escape from the main living area. The warm bed chamber is crowned by a deep tray ceiling and has private access to the covered patio, deck and pool. The spa-quality master bath touts custom flooring, quartz tops, dual vanities, a jet tub, frame less glass shower and an enormous walk-in closet with built-in drawer stacks. The main floor also holds a second guest bedroom. A secondary staircase located by the kitchen leads up to another bedroom and a bonus room that has 2 Queen beds with a separate bedroom off of it. The remaining upstairs four bedrooms of the main house, as well as another bonus room with a work station, are accessed by way of the main staircase in the foyer.

In addition to the main house there is a guest house with a covered front porch with views of the backyard, pool and cabana. The guest house has a sizable living room, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a full kitchen. A covered breezeway separates the guest house from an immense climate controlled 3060' , event space for rent separately.

The home’s sprawling park-like grounds are punctuated with hardwood, elm and native oak trees. Water-efficient plants and child-safe wrought-iron fencing surround a pool with a hot tub and a poolside cabana with twin wide-screen TV’s. Wood-burning fire pit with seating for 10.

Other highlights of this distinctive property include zoned outdoor lighting and sound, laundry room, plantation shutters, high-end electronics and surround sound, a new roof, 2 tank-less hot water heaters, water softening system, custom-textured walkways, plenty of parking and an electronically coded entry. All located within a premier equestrian community.


The Hill country offers terrific wedding venues, Winery tours, Brewery tours, Distillery Tours and small town ambiance. While Austin has all the amenities a big city has to offer, plus great music festivals such as ACL, SXSW and the 360 Amphitheater has the biggest musical acts in the business.

Event space for rent separately.

Early Check-In subject to availability at a rate of:
1 hour $50
2 hour $150
3 hour $450
All payments must be made prior to arrival.


Late Check subject to availability and at a rate of:
1 hour $50
2 hour $150
3 hour $450
All payments must be made day before departure

* Only 15 cars allowed to park in the driveway.
* NO cars allowed to park in yard/grass.
* NO cars are allowed to park on the street.
* NO RV's allowed.
* Pool is not heated. Hot Tub can be heated year around.
**BBQ Grill is Propane - We provide tank you provide gas by refilling tank or doing a tank swap. Must leave new tank if you do the tank swap. You may bring your own tank.

Scenic views

Garden view

Location

Woods

Amenities

Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Heating
Air Conditioning
Full Kitchen
Hot Tub
Wifi
Satellite TV
Security Cameras
Smoke Detector

Reviews (34)

Excellent based on 34 Reviews

Suitability

Child friendly
We have a pack-n play but if you want to have more of a selection we suggest using a company that rents baby items. Delivers, sets up, and removes from the house. https://www.babyquip.com/lisa006
Crib/Pack 'n Play
High chair
Parking Included
Parking limited to the driveway only 15 cars max. No parking in grass or on street.
Wheelchair Accessible
To guest house

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When we aren't working on our ranch (Hidden Creek Ranch) in Dripping Springs we like to relax in our vacation home on the coast of Spain. We also love spending time with our children, grand-kids and our extended family.
Phone:Click to show +1 5122140707
Email:Click to show john.hankins@gmail.com
Speaks:English
Response rate:66%
Response time:within 24 hours

Policies and Rules

Check In: 4PM - Flexible
All payments must be made at time of arrival. Early Check-In subject to availability at a rate of: 1 hour $50 2 hour $150 3 hour $450 All payments must be made at time of arrival. Late Check subject to availability at a rate of: 1 hour $50 2 hour $150 3 hour $450
Check Out: 11AM
Suitable for Events
Fee based
No pets
No pets - Owners are allergic
No smoking
Minimum age limit for renters: 25
Refundable Damage Deposit
Our refundable security deposit is returned to you once our home is inspected and has been found to be free of damages.
Cancellation Policy
Due to the size and booking requirements of the home we do not allow cancellations within 45 days of your booking
Notes
50% of the rental costs when you book then the balance is due a month before check in.
Check in details will be made available once all funds have cleared. Texas Hill County has a wide variety of wildlife. Snakes, scorpions and fire ants are common in this part of Texas. Please watch your step.
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Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs is a Vacation Home located in Dripping Springs, Texas, United States. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 25 guests
Whispering Oaks Estate - Dripping Springs has 10 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Jul 2020

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