Experience the seclusion and natural splendor of this Central Texas Ranch just east of Austin! Nestled on 150 acres, this all-inclusive Texas ranch hosts the ultimate executive retreat or weekend adventure. Enjoy immersion in nature without sacrificing modern comforts. There is so much to explore under the wide, open skies, native wooded habitat and sprawling pastures. Miles of wooded trails span across majestic, oversized pines, lush fields, coastal and native grasses, and wildflowers. Our ranch offers the ultimate location in a peaceful, rural setting with close proximity to populated urban centers. Located in the heart of Texas, the Ranch is easily accessible from Austin, San Antonio, and Houston. - 40 minutes to all things Austin - 30 minutes to Austin Bergstrom Airport - 10 minutes to downtown Smithville, Bastrop commercial center and Colorado River - 20 minutes to Circuit of the Americas and Austin 360 Amphitheater Just a quick jaunt to world-renowned BBQ in Lockhart and Bastrop, multiple State Parks, Texas town day trips, and local charm. THE PROPERTY: This amazing property offers 2 homes, 7 private suites, and lots of large open common spaces, a courtyard, pool, and spa with outdoor kitchen. As you enter the gate, discover panoramic views and begin to unwind. Just ahead is the "main event,"a magnificent custom villa built in 2009. This four bedroom, four and a half bathroom home expands approximately 6000 square feet and is built around a luxurious courtyard, pool and spa. Every room is loaded with the unique upgrades you would expect from only the finest ranches and estates. Welcoming and elegant, this enjoyable, yet functional single level floor plan has many unique features which include imported Italian tile, rich Mediterranean stone floors, a variety of exotic granite, vaulted ceilings, faux painting, elaborate custom cabinetry and trim. Each private bedroom comes with a large ensuite bathroom, 60" smart TV, work desk and leather button chair. Common areas include 3 dining rooms, a large open great room, gourmet kitchen and home theater room with loungers for 7 people. Waterfalls at the front entrance and back patio with cascading water provide soothing sounds all around. The custom courtyard pool with outdoor kitchen is exceptional for private relaxing and is adjoined by the main bedroom and casita. Adjacent to the Villa is the original Ranch House with 3000 square feet of living space. A traditional ranch home with with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and large living area that opens to the kitchen and dining room. Experience amazing views and sunsets over the property lake from the 60 foot deck that runs along the front of the home. OUTDOOR LIVING and ADVENTURING: Enclosed villa courtyard has a large pool and 5 person spa, gas grill, outdoor fireplace, and lounge furniture. There are 3 ponds and 1 lake strategically located for catch/release fishing. There are also several intermittent creeks and several miles of groomed, wooded trails for hiking and biking. A fleet of 6 RAD electric bikes and fishing poles and gear is available for use. Additional services like transportation, private chef, on-property dining, onsite and offsite excursions are also available and may be contracted through the venue director. Free WiFi, air conditioning, central heating, linens/towels, washers, dryers, ceiling fans, hairdryers, and complimentary coffee, sodas and waters are included. The Ranch is all yours for the duration of your stay. Accommodations in both homes are designed, outfitted and arranged for hosting our guests. The pool area, outdoor furniture and kitchen are also yours to enjoy. As for the property, we invite you to hike, bike, or ride along the many paths and trails we've developed or if golf is more your thing, we have a three hole frisbee golf set up, driving range, 9 hole putting green and golf simulator. The main living space of the villa can easily be converted to a training or breakout room and the new 35 x 35 conference room just adjacent to the villa will comfortably sit up to 25 and hold up to 50 at standing room capacity. Perfect for any event including executive off-sites, trainings and team buildings. COVID-19 UPDATE: Our team is committed to the safety and well being of our guests, homeowners, and partners. We are monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely and keeping those who are negatively affected top of mind. In response to the dynamic coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we have curated our business practice to provide more flexibility and implemented heightened safety and housekeeping procedures. Enhanced Housekeeping Protocol We committed to offering best in class standards for safety and housekeeping. In response to COVID-19, we are applying new learning and guidelines from the CDC and WHO to ensure compliance and peace of mind for our staff and guests. Our inspectors and housekeeping team are supplied with masks and gloves and dedicating more time than before to comprehensively clean our homes. We use approved disinfectant products and a more stringent regimen for cleaning high-traffic and common surfaces such as doorknobs, handles, countertops, and light switches. Guest linens, comforters and blankets are always laundered per stay.
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