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Whispering Oaks Estate with WiFi/Pool/Fire Pit/Nature trails
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Overview


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.
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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

Location & Views

Garden
Woods

Directions

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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Host

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

Policies and Rules

Check In: 4PM - Flexible
Check Out: 11AM
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
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 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 has 10 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Jul 2020

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