Heart of Texas Lake Resort
On Beautiful Lake LBJ

408 Clen Oak Parkway, Burnet, TX 78611
Phone: 512-756-7766
Cell Phone: 830-613-9269
Email: heartex@moment.net

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boating on Lake LBJ 

Welcome to Heart of Texas Lake Resort, one of the most popular Texas Vacation Resorts in central Texas.  Choose from 12 lakefront condos, 2 lakefront rental houses, 7 rental cabins, a lodge with 5 motel style rooms, and 23 RV spaces.  A Waterfront Pavilion that seats 70 to 90 people is available for group gatherings and has a serving bar.

Colorado Arm of Lake LBJ

There are many activities for family fun here at Heart of Texas Lake Resort.  A swimming pool, lighted fishing dock, boat slips, boat launch, 18-hole miniature golf course, game arcade, volleyball, basketball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, washers, and a large shaded lawn for games and picnics all are provided for your enjoyment.

  Miniature Golf Course at Heart of Texas Lakefront Resort
18 Hole Miniture Golf Course

The Heart of Texas Lake Resort is located on the east side of the Colorado arm of Lake LBJ about 10 to 20 minutes from Burnet, Marble Falls and Kingsland in central Texas.  They are only about one hour northwest of Austin, 85 minutes north of San Antonio, and 4 to 4 1/2 hours from Dallas/Ft. Worth and Houston.

view from the lake rental house
View of lake from lake house

The resort is located on 7.5 acres, shaded by gigantic 100 year old Pecan trees, and has 510 feet of shaded waterfront on Lake LBJ.

Lake LBJ is one of the seven Highland Lakes in the Texas Hill Country.  A normally constant level lake, Lake LBJ offers ideal conditions for boating, waterskiing, jet skiing, swimming and fishing.  Boaters love Lake LBJ because it is usually not too crowded and has many coves. 

fish catch

The fishing is great at the
Heart of Texas Lake Resort!

You can fish anytime, day or night, from our lighted, covered fishing dock.  The fishing dock has a convenient cleaning sink. 

You can also fish along our 510 feet of shaded waterfront on Lake LBJ.

We sell ice, bait and tackle at our resort.

swimming pool Whether you are swimming in the lake or in our swimming pool, you will have fun at Heart of Texas Lake Resort.

The photo at the left shows part of the swimming pool with the lake in the background.

 

From Heart of Texas Lake Resort you can boat on the Colorado River, up the Llano River, and on down Lake LBJ for over 20 miles all the way to Horseshoe Bay.

boat slips on Lake LBJ
Dock your boat at one of our boat slips.

We have boats slips available by reservation.  They are $8 per day when available.  You can launch your boat at our boat launch located by the boat slips.  If you do not have a boat and want to rent a boat or jet ski, one can be rented locally.

 

Winter Specials
October 1 thru April 30


Sunday thru Thursday Nights
Pay for two nights and get the third night free.


Friday and Saturday Nights
If you rent Friday and Saturday night
together you get a 20% discount.

Excludes holidays:  Thanksgiving, Christmas,
New Years, Easter and Spring Break

You must ask for discount at time of
booking to receive the discount.

 

Lakefront Pavilion

Lakefront Pavilion   Heart of Texas Resort's Lakefront Pavilion

The pavillion is lakefront with an open air design and a serving bar.  It has water
and elecricity and is conveniently located to the condos and
RV park.  It seats 70-90 people and is great for family reunions.

 

Lakefront Vacation Condos

Condos at Heart of Texas Lakefront Resort on Lake LBJ   Waterfront View from the Condos at Heart of Texas Resort
12 Condos located on the waterfront

Lakefront Vacation Condos:
Our lakefront condos are a great way to stay at the lake.  They offer all of the conveniences of home and the fun of being at the lake, too.  There are 9 one bedroom, one bath units and 3 two bedroom, one bath units.  All have full sized, completely furnished kitchens, a dining area, a large living room with cable TV, heat and A/C, a full sized futon couch with very comfortable 9" mattress, queen sized beds, and lakeside grills.  All linens are furnished except for swimming towels.

One Bedroom Condo
One Bedroom Condo - Kitchen and Bedroom
One Bedroom Condo    One Bedroom Condo

The one bedroom condos are for 2 people but can sleep up to 4 people with the use of the futon sofa/bed.

Kitchen of 2 Bedroom Condo   2 Bedroom Condo Living Room
New 2 Bedroom Condos

2 Bedroom Condo

The brand new 2 bedroom condos can sleep up to 7 people with a king-sized bed, a queen-sized bed, a full-sized futon sofa bed and a single futon sofa bed.

The deck at the rear of the condos overlooks Lake LBJ and is shaded by the Pecan trees.  The condos also offer a view of the lake from the living rooms.

Condo Rental Prices:

Unit Description Base Each extra Sleeps Base Rate Base Rate Holidays
Rate person/night   Weekday Weekend Per Night
# of people ages 3 and up  
1-bd Condo Queen bed in bedroom. 2 $10 4 120 130 155
Full-size futon in living room.        
2-bd Condo King bed and queen bed in bedrooms. 4 $10 7 180 190 215
Full-size and single futons in living room.      

Check-in after 3:00 pm
Check-out before 11:00 am

Three night minimum stay on weekends from 2nd weekend in June through 2nd weekend in August, and holidays.   Two night minimum stay at all other times with advance reservations. 

Winter Texans -  October through April
One Bedroom - Two Person Maximum - $775 per month including electricity.   Overnight Guests are $3 per night each with a maximum of 4 people.
Two Bedroom - 2 people $875 month, 3 people $900 month, 4 people $925 month including electricity.  Overnight Guests are $3 per night each with a maximum of 7 people.

Damage/Cleaning deposit of 1/2 monthly rate will be forfeited if reservation is cancelled.

Our mild winters in central Texas attract many Winter Texans.   Be sure to make your reservation early .

 

Lake Rental Cabins

Rental Cabins at Heart of Texas Resort
7 Cabins about 60 yards from the waterfront

Lake Rental Cabins:
Heart of Texas Lake Resort has 7 rental cabins located near the swimming pool and about 60 yards from the beautiful waterfront.  All cabins are completely furnished, have fully equipped kitchenettes, showers, TV with cable, barbeque grills, and heat and A/C.  All linens are furnished except for swimming towels.

cabin bedroom  Bedrooms of the Cabins
Bedrooms in the different cabins
Cabin at Heart of Texas Resort on Lake LBJ

Lake Rental Cabin Prices

Unit Description Base Each extra Sleeps Base Rate Base Rate Holidays
Rate person/night   Weekday Weekend Per Night
# of people ages 3 and up  
Cabin 1 King bed and full-size futon in living area. 2 $10 6 100 110 120
Queen bed in bedroom.      
Cabin 2 One room cabin with one queen bed 2 $10 4 80 90 100
and a set of bunk beds.      
Cabin 3 One room cabin with two queen beds 2 $10 6 95 105 115
and a queen-size futon.      
Cabins 4, 5, 6 One room cabin with two queen beds 2 $10 6 90 100 110
and a full-size futon.      
Cabin 7 One room cabin with a king bed 2 $10 4 100 110 120
and a full-size futon.      

Check-in after 3:00 pm
Check-out before 11:00 am

Three night minimum stay on weekends from the 2nd weekend in June through the 2nd weekend in August, and Holidays.  Two night minimum stay on all other weekends with advance reservations.

Winter Texans -  October through April
Cabin 1 - $500 month, Cabin 2 - $425 month,  Cabins 3, 4, 5 and 6 - $450 month, Cabin 7 - $500 month.  All prices are plus electricity.
Overnight Guests are $3 per night each with a maximum of 6 people except cabins 2 and 7 which have a maximum of 4 people.

Damage/Cleaning deposit of $100 for monthly renters.

 

Lake Vacation Houses

Lake Vacation House at Heart of Texas Resort  lake house

Lake House  Lake House
Lake Vacation House

The kitchens of both lake houses are completely furnished and have a microwave, refrigerator, stove/oven, coffee maker, and toaster.  Also provided are: barbeque grill,  cable TV, and vacuum cleaner.  We supply the complete setup of linens except for swimming towels.  You will find everything you need, just bring the food, drinks, and toiletries.

Lake Vacation House No. 9:
The lake vacation house at Heart of Texas Lake Resort is located facing the lake about 30 yards from the shore and has a lake view from several rooms inside the home and from the large deck facing the water.  A boat slip is included with the rental of the lake house and the lighted fishing dock is only a few steps away.

It is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath house with central heat and air conditioning.  There are king sized beds in two bedrooms, a queen sized bed in one bedroom, and has three futons and six twin beds in the living room.  It is ideal for three couples who would like to have company during their stay.  The lake house can sleep up to 18 people.

Lake Vacation House No. 9 Prices:

Unit Description Base Each extra Sleeps Base Rate Base Rate Holidays
Rate person/night   Weekday Weekend Per Night
# of people ages 3 and up  
Lakehouse 9 Three bedrooms with 2 kings 8 $10 18 350 360 385
and 1 queen. 6 single beds and      
3 full-size futons in living room.      

Three night minimum stay on weekends from the 2nd weekend in June through the 2nd weekend in August, and Holidays.  Two night minimum stay on all other weekends with advance reservations.
A deposit of $350 will hold your reservation.  This includes a cleaning/damage deposit of $250, plus a good-faith deposit of $100.  The $350 deposit will be applied to your stay.  In the event the reservation is cancelled, the $100 good-faith deposit will be forfeited.

Winter Texans -  $900 per month for 2 people plus $50 extra for up to 6 people, plus electricity from October through April.  Maximum of 6 people.  Minimum of 1 month rental.

 

Lake Vacation House No. 8:
This lake house is only 70 yards from the lake and has a lake view from a private porch.  This newly remodeled house sits alone and is next to the playground.   It is a small 2 bedroom house with one bathroom with a tub/shower combination.  It has two queen size beds.  There is a full size futon in the living room for extra guests.

Lake Vacation House No. 8 Prices:

Unit Description Base Each extra Sleeps Base Rate Base Rate Holidays
Rate person/night   Weekday Weekend Per Night
# of people ages 3 and up  
Lakehouse 8 Two bedrooms with queen beds, 2 $10 6 130 140 165
full-size futon in living room.      

Three night minimum stay on weekends from the 2nd weekend in June through the 2nd weekend in August, and Holidays.  Two night minimum stay on all other weekends with advance reservations.
Damage/cleaning deposit - $130

Winter Texans -  $550 per month plus electric for 2 people - plus $50 extra for up to 6 people, from October through April.  Maximum of 6 people.

Minimum of 3 months rental.

Check-in after 3:00 pm
Check-out before 11:00 am

 

The Lodge

The Lodge at Heart of Texas Lakefront Resort

The Lodge  The Lodge

NEW - The Lodge is a new addition to our resort.   It has a beautiful view of the lake and the swimming pool from inside The Lodge and outside on the twelve foot covered porch.  It has a large living room with a double fully equipped kitchen, two handicap accessable bathrooms with showers, a large flat-screen TV with cable, DVD, a fireplace, AC/heat, two full size sleeper sofas, and BBQ grills/firepits.  All linens are furnished except for swimming towels.  The Lodge will sleep up to 24, and seat up to 75 people.

The Lodge The Lodge has 5 separate motel style rooms equipped with full bath/shower (one handicap accessible). 

The rooms each have a king sized bed and a full sized futon couch.  Cable TV, a small refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker are provided.

The Lodge Rental Prices

Unit Description Base Each extra Sleeps Base Rate Base Rate Holidays
Rate person/night   Weekday Weekend Per Night
# of people ages 3 and up  
Lodge Five bedrooms-each have a king bed 24 $0 24 850 860 860
and a full-size futon.      
2 full-size sleeper sofas in living room.      

Check-in after 3:00 pm
Check-out before 11:00 am

A deposit of $425 will hold your reservation. This includes a cleaning/demage deposit of $225, plus a good-faith deposit of $200.   The $425 deposit will be refunded after cleaning.  In the event the reservation is cancelled, the good-faith deposit will be forfeited.

 

RV Spaces  RV Park

RV Park:
Our RV Park has a beautiful location just 90 to 100 yards from the lake.  Each of the 23 spaces have 4-way hookups with 30 and 50 AMP electricity, septic, water, cable TV, phone jacks.  There is a public pay phone outside of our office.

RV guests have complete use of the resort facilities: restrooms, hot showers, laundry, boat ramp, lighted fishing dock, horsehoes, basketball, shuffleboard, swings, picnic tables at each site, and a large swimming pool.   We have an 18 hole miniature golf course at $2.50 per person.  Boat slip rentals are available at $8 per day.
 

RV Park Prices

Unit Base Each extra Base Rate Base Rate Holidays
Rate person/night Weekday Weekend Per Night
# of people ages 3 and up  
RV Spaces 2 $4 30 33 38


Two night minimum on weekends with advance reservations, three night minimum on holidays.
No tent camping, campfires, or generators.
We allow pets in the RV Park, but please clean up after them and keep them on a leash.

Winter Texans:
Monthly rates from October through April at our RV Park are $350 per month for up to 2 people plus $25 per person per month for over 2 people. 

Check In Time - after 1:00 pm
Check Out Time - before 1:00 pm

 

Rental Rates

 
Unit Description Base Each extra Sleeps Base Rate Base Rate Holidays
Rate person/night   Weekday Weekend Per Night
# of people ages 3 & up  
1-bd Condo Queen bed in bedroom. 2 $10 4 120 130 155
Full-size futon in living room.        
2-bd Condo King bed and queen bed in bedrooms. 4 $10 7 180 190 215
Full-size and single futons in living room.      
Cabin 1 King bed and full-size futon in living area. 2 $10 6 100 110 120
Queen bed in bedroom.      
Cabin 2 One room cabin with one queen bed 2 $10 4 80 90 100
and a set of bunk beds.      
Cabin 3 One room cabin with two queen beds 2 $10 6 95 105 115
and a queen-size futon.      
Cabins 4, 5, 6 One room cabin with two queen beds 2 $10 6 90 100 110
and a full-size futon.      
Cabin 7 One room cabin with a king bed 2 $10 4 100 110 120
and a full-size futon.      
Lakehouse 8 Two bedrooms with queen beds, 2 $10 6 130 140 165
full-size futon in living room.      
Lakehouse 9 Three bedrooms with 2 kings 8 $10 18 350 360 385
and 1 queen. 6 single beds and      
3 full-size futons in living room.      
Lodge Five bedrooms-each have a king bed 24 $0 24 850 860 860
and a full-size futon.      
2 full-size sleeper sofas in living room.      
RV Spaces   2 $4 - 30 33 38

 

 

Amenities at Heart of Texas Lake Resort:

  • 7.5 Acres of beautifully shaded waterfront property

  • 510 Feet of Lake LBJ waterfront

  • Lighted and covered fishing dock with cleaning sink

  • Boat slips and boat launching ramp

  • Swimming pool

  • 18-hole miniature golf course

  • Game room with arcade games

  • Fishing bait and tackle for sale

  • Picnic tables, benches, and barbeque grills

  • Games such as: horseshoes, basketball, shuffleboard, washers and volleyball

  • Wireless Internet access

Things to do in the area:

  • Fishing, swimming, boating, waterskiing, jet skiing

  • Golf at the local golf courses.   There are 5 courses within
    5 - 20 minutes of the resort.

  • 4 of the Highland Lakes are within 20 minutes drive

  • Go shopping in the local towns for antiques, gifts and clothing

  • Photograph the wildlife and birds in the area

  • Take a boat cruise on the Vanishing Texas River Cruise

  • Visit Inks Lake State Park

  • Tour Longhorn Caverns

  • Take a day trip into Fredericksburg, Austin, or San Antonio

 

Other Information:

   MasterCard, Visa, and Discover credit cards are accepted.
   Rooms Check-in time - anytime after 3:00,  Check-out time - 11:00 am
   RV Park Check-in and Check-out 1:00 pm
   Monthly rates are available from October through April.
   Day Guests - Rooms -$10 each day; RV Park - $4 each day

Smoking Policy:
Smoking outdoors only.  If you or anyone with you choses to smoke inside the units, your credit card will be charged one night base rate.  Please abide by the rules to help keep our resort nice for everyone.

Pet Policy:
We are sorry we are unable to accommodate pets in our condos, cabins or lake house. 
If a pet is allowed in the room, your credit card will be charged $25.  Guests  staying at our RV park, may have pets , but please clean up after them and keep them on a leash.

Refund Policy: 
Cancellations must be received 14 days prior to your arrival date -- 60 days prior for a multi-family unit -- 60 days for those booking 3 or more units (family reunions).  A 10% cancellation fee will be deducted from all refunds.  All cancellations made within 48 hours of arrival date will be charged for the full time booked.

 

Kenny and Ruth Ann Bowland welcome you to share
in the peace and beauty of Heart of Texas Lake Resort,
where you come in as a stranger and leave as a friend.

For Reservations and Information:

Phone: 512-756-7766
Cell Phone: 830-613-9269

Email: heartex@moment.net

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408 Clen Oak Parkway
Burnet, TX 78611

 

Heart of Texas Lake Resort, Inc. is not responsible for accidents, injuries, or damage to or loss of personal property.

Map of the Area
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Directions to Heart of Texas Lake Resort:

From Marble Falls, go west about 9 miles on RR 1431 to Kingsland.  Before you cross the lake, turn right on RR 2342.  Follow RR 2342 to a stop sign.  At the stop sign, go straight for 1 mile.  You will see our sign on the left at CR 118.  Turn left and go 1.3 miles.  Turn right at another of our signs on Clen Oak Pkwy.  You will find us just up the road on the left, at the "Welcome to the Lake" sign.

From Burnet at the intersection of Hwy 29 and Hwy 281, go west on Hwy 29 exactly 2 miles.  You will turn left on 3509 which is right before the Exxon station on the left.  Go 8 miles until you come to a "T" in the road.  Turn left on Park Road 4 for about 50 yards, you will then see our sign on the right at CR 118.  Turn right on CR 118 and go 1.3 miles.  Turn right at another of our signs on Clen Oak Pkwy.  You will find us just up the road on the left, at the "Welcome to the Lake" sign.

From Llano, go east on Hwy 29 toward Burnet.  After the Inks Lake Bridge, go about 2 miles and turn right on Park Road 4.  Go about 6 miles and you will see our sign on the right at CR 118.  Turn right on CR 118 and go 1.3 miles.  Turn right at another of our signs on Clen Oak Pkwy.  You will find us just up the road on the left, at the "Welcome to the Lake" sign. 

 

 

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