The Famous FloatHouse on Lake Travis

 

the floathouse on lake travis - vacation rental

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Float House rick on rope swing, 1
Not only does Rick DuRapau's house float on Lake Travis, it's also got its own outdoor playscape. DuRapau turned a radio tower into rope swing.

Float House friends show up
People come by all the time. On this day, DuRapau greets friend Tom Peiser, left, and builder Curtis Brown.

Float House Ann & Rick
Rick and Ann DuRapau's 2-story house is anchored with 4 cables. The system allows it to adapt to changing lake levels.

Float House downstairs bathroom

Float House scale on wall

Float House sofa nook

Float House master bedroom
The master bedroom's windows look out onto the deck and the cove below.

Float House upstairs bath
Even the upstairs bathroom has a sense of humor in its fishing lure drapes and shower curtain.

Float House view from land

Float House pool table33
The downstairs game room reflects the fun of the house with a pool table, shuffleboard and eclectic wall hangings.

Float House BBQ pit
The barbecue grill hangs off the railing, perfect for keeping the food flowing during a summer party on the lake.

Float House fold out bunk beds
DuRapau's 3-bedroom house can sleep 14 people in beds - some are trundles, and 2 fold down from the wall like this.


Absolutely, positively the most unique Vacation Rental on Lake Travis.