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Casa Forston

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Austin, TX

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    < 30 (ft)

  • Parking Spaces

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    1

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    Yes

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    3:00 PM

Casa Madrone / Happy Trails on Madrone Trail An oasis in South Austin for boondocking! Our home sits on 5 secluded acres and is conveniently located just 16 miles from DT Austin. We can accommodate a 30' travel trailer and 1 vehicle. You’ll find little to distract you from nature as we have few neighbors and wonderful views of the Hill Country. If you’d like to experience the Austin area this is your spot! No water available. Power hookup is only $15 per day. Check in after Noon (no arrivals after dark) - check out 11AM. Please ask us if you have any special requests, we will do our best to accommodate you. Our location is near shopping, restaurants and HEB (grocery). If we do not have availability check out camping just down the road at Camp Ben McCulloch (https://campbenmcculloch.com/) off 1826 across the road from The Salt Lick BBQ. Suggested Local Attractions: Lady Bird Johnson WildFlower Center https://www.wildflower.org/ Violet Crown bike/walking https://violetcrowntrail.com/plan-your-trip/ Restaurants - Just ask I have many recommendations DT Austin - Just ask I can print you maps and suggest walks or rides Breweries & Distilleries & Wineries - Beautiful drives & many options Great Hill Country adventures - close drives to Wimberly, Blanco and Luckenbach TX

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Electric Hookup: 30A

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Slideouts Allowed

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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Generators Allowed

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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Offleash Area for Pets

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House Rules

Be respectful please. No water available. Generator hours 9am-5pm, running your generator all day is not allowed.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: Paved roads to house easy access, driveway caliche. Driveway has limbs overhanging so all trailers need to be under 11'. Eleven feet clearance has been established. Guests are responsible for verifying clearance. We have a 26' trailer that easily makes the turn at either entrance. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: Parking in the front of our home off the front driveway adjacent to the trailer site, site on grass and not level. If you have leveling blocks you can get level. You cannot see the street from the front of our house.

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Hosted By SandraForston

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55-65

Sandra & Mark Forston, retired couple exploring America with a sweet location for your stay in ATX. Austin (Live Music Capital of Texas) your explorations await! Details: Casa Madrone / Happy Trails on Madrone Trail An oasis in South Austin is now available for boondocking! Our home sits on 5 acres and is conveniently located just 1 mile from loop 1 (Mopac) only 16 miles from central Austin (15 minute drive). If you’d like to experience the Austin area and soak up some of the most gorgeous sunsets around, this is your spot! Sandra is a Native Austinite living on SW side of Austin TX. Our place is conveniently located to downtown, hill country, breweries, shopping and restaurants. My spouse is retired from AT&T and is enjoying bee keeping and RV'n. We have a five year old German Shepard named Coco who loves kids and other dogs. I am a semi retired Realtor. Please remember you can always text me with questions or concerns if I miss your request at (512) 922-1119 and you need an answer quick. Home Town: Born and raised in Austin, TX my spouse Mark arrived as soon as he could 😂 Favorite Boondocking Locations: Our favorite location by far is on the beach at Port Aransas TX or PINS (Padra Island National Seashore). Skills or Expertise to Share: Native Austinite, Real Estate, animal lover, bee keeping

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References for this location from other RVers

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    Sperson001

    1 week ago

    Our hosts were absolutely wonderful and gave us great local tips. Their property was spacious, quiet, and covered in wildflowers. Our dog loved being off leash and had the best time playing with their sweet dog.

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    BarbaraM

    1 week ago

    Oasis is the perfect description for this location! The hosts are kind, friendly and communication was prompt, they will help with almost anything you need! Multiple options for parking areas and quiet even though the location is near many city areas. Can’t say enough, will definitely stay again!

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    mermalfam

    1 week ago

    Super nice folks! Helped us find a level spot and get everything set up. We really appreciated all they did for us after a long day's travel. Would definitely stay again. Note, we understand why they don't want you to arrive after dark, as the driveway has a narrow point at the road that you have to watch, but with a guide and good light it's fine.

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    nomadfamily777

    2 weeks ago

    Mark and Sandra are truly the most helpful hosts on this app! Our stay with them was a dream. beautiful property and location! One of the toughest parts of hosts on this app is communication, it can be so stressful not knowing where what how etc. Sandra was truly an angel with a wealth of knowledge and supreme communication. 10/10 recommend you stay at this paradise in south austin 😀

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    AmberandDylan

    4 weeks ago

    We feel so lucky we had the opportunity to stay here. It’s a quick, easy drive into downtown yet their property is quiet, spacious and beautiful. It feels like youre out in the countryside. They could not have been more helpful and kind. Thanks again- we will definitely be back! .

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