Thank you for reserving your vacation at The Lakeview House.  We know you will have a terrific time.  The comfort and safety of our guests is very important to us.  These rules and regulations provide for the safe and continued enjoyment of the property.  Please read them very carefully; complete the required information, sign where requested and return by fax, email or mail (contact information is provided on the last page).  PLEASE NOTE - your reservation cannot be confirmed until we receive the signed Rental Agreement and payment of the  full rental fee plus any optional service fees by check, cash or credit card.  Do not hesitate to e-mail or call us with any questions.

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1.     AGREEMENT – The Lakeview House is a private vacation home owned by Dave and Lou Seideman (Owners).  The Owners The Lakeview House and the party listed above (Tenant) agree as follows:  Tenant is an adult (over the age of 25) and will be an occupant of the unit during the entire reserved period.  Other occupants will be family members, friends or other responsible adults; not to exceed the sleeping capacity of 10 persons. Owners may bend the capacity up to 12 with notice prior to rental and $25 each per night rental fee.  Use of the property will be denied to persons not falling under those categories.  Violation of this rule could result in eviction and complete forfeiture of security deposit and rental fee.  Keys will NOT be issued to anyone under the age of 25.

2.     SPECIAL OCCASIONS – The Lakeview House is NOT available for rental to individuals or groups celebrating Spring Break, Prom, or wild parties. (We respect our neighbors and their rights.) If it is discovered that a reservation was made using false or misleading information, the reservation will be subject to immediate termination with eviction of all occupants with complete forfeiture of security deposit and rental fee.  Should any damage occur to the property, Tenant will be responsible for all repairs or replacement necessary to bring the property back to its original condition.

3.     PAYMENT OF RENTAL FEE & DEPOSIT – Rental fee will be taken by credit card, check or cash to reserve The Lakeview House. Once the owners have run your card or accepted your check/cash, the house will be reserved for you. No refunds will be given if you decide to cancel your reservations. If damage or theft occurs, your credit card will be run for damages that occurred during your occupancy.  Checks should be made payable to Seideman Enterprises. If you pay by check or cash, a $500 deposit will be needed at check in and returned after property inspection has been done and no damages have occurred. If any property is missing or damaged, your credit card will be charged for the cost of replacements and repairs. If paying by cash, owners can accept credit card for the deposit of $500.





The signature above confirms Tenant's intent to pay Owners the required  rental fee and any damages to property during tenants stay by credit card through Visa / MasterCard / Discover credit card.


Name On Card  _______________________________

Billing address ________________________________

Credit Card Type.______________Account #____________________________________   Exp Date _______           3 digit code on back of card_______


Tenant fully understands that failure to initiate credit card payment WITHIN 48 HOURS (two days) of the reservation request will result in cancellation of the reservation.  Tenant further understands and agrees that the credit card listed above may be additionally charged for any damages or thefts as described in paragraph 5 of this Agreement.

5.     INSPECTION / CLEANING -  The home will be thoroughly inspected (indoors and outdoors) following each and every rental.  As the home is a private vacation home, it has a locked garage door.  Inspection will include locked garage.  Should any damage have occurred during Tenant's stay, the credit card will be charged again for the amount of damages. The owners have the right to criminal prosecution if excessive damages occur.  Tenant is expected to leave the property in the same clean condition in which it was found.  An $85 Cleaning Service will be added to your total cost for washing all sheets, towels and cleaning the house when you leave. You will be expected to leave the towels hanging up so they do not mildew and not to leave wet towels on the beds. See # 22 for more details.

6.     TENANT'S LIABILITY - Tenant agrees to accept liability for all damages caused to the property (other than normal use) by Tenant or Tenant's guests; including, but not limited to, landscaping, misuse of appliances and/or furnished equipment.  Tenant agrees to reimburse Owners for all costs incurred to repair or replace the damaged item(s).

7.     CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY – No refunds for cancelation. The owners will not refund you for cancelation. We do not operate like a Hotel and do not have replacement renters standing by if you cancel. Sorry for the inconvenience.

8.     STORMS / ACTS OF GOD Refunds and/or prorations will not be made due to inclement weather of any kind, acts of God, poor fishing or other circumstances beyond Owners' control. In case of a tornado, there is a storm shelter under the house.

9.     MAINTENANCE - Owners strive to maintain property in optimum working condition, but appliance and mechanical problems can arise.  No refunds will be given for short-term appliance or mechanical failures.  Should a mechanical malfunction occur during your stay, please notify Owners immediately in order for prompt action to be taken (see Contact Information on page 4).  If propane tank needs replacement on the gas grill, please DO NOT attempt to disengage the tank yourself.  Notify Owners immediately…  we will dispatch someone to replace the tank for you.  The Lakeview House operates on a septic system.  Please do not place anything other than toilet tissue in toilets at any time.  Sanitary items of any kind should never be flushed.

10.  ARRIVAL, DEPARTURE and KEYS -  Check-in time is 4:00 p.m.  Owners are happy to allow early check-ins and late checkouts if doing so does not disrupt the arrival or departure of another Guest or owners schedule.  Please be sure to advise Owners in advance of your intent to arrive early or depart late.  Early check-in may be allowed if property is vacant on day of arrival.  Keys will be ready for pickup at or near property location (Owners will advise location of pickup).  Keys will not be issued if signed Rental Agreement and rental fees have not been received.  Checkout time is 11:00 a.m.  Late check-out may be allowed if property will be vacant on day of checkout or if cleaning service does not need to gain entry to prepare property for next guest's arrival.

11.  SMOKING– The Lakeview House is a non-smoking home.  Violation of this policy will result in complete forfeiture of security deposit (and rental fee in the case of eviction).  Smoking guests are welcome to smoke outside in designated areas. (please ensure cigar/cigarette butts are properly extinguished and disposed of in fireproof receptacle - NEVER throw butts/matches in the yard). 

12.  Pets are allowed in the fenced area.  An additional $100 pet lease fee will be charged if you decide to bring pets inside. (Small Dogs Only) You must notify Owners prior to renting if you intend to bring pets in the house, so they can charge the $100 pet lease fee. The reason for this fee is so the owners can shampoo the couch and carpet when needed. This is not a deposit, it is an extra cleaning fee. If you do decide to bring your pet inside without permission the owners will reserve the right to charge your credit card $100 pet lease fee. Violation of this policy could result in eviction and complete forfeiture of security deposit and rental fee. We love pets but they do leave pet hair and sometimes have accidents. This fee will help us keep the place nice for the next tenants visit.

13.  TELEPHONE – The Lakeview House does not provide telephone service.  Please bring a cellular phone with you.

14.  VIOLATIONS / DISTURBANCES - Tenants and all other occupants will be required to vacate the property immediately, with complete forfeiture of security deposit for any of the following violations:  (a) Use of property for any illegal activity including, but not limited to, the possession, serving or consumption of alcoholic beverages by or to any person less than 21 years of age; (b) consumption or use of illegal substances; (c) loud music and/or disruptive behavior, (d) causing damage to the property or to any neighboring properties; (e) any other acts which may interfere with neighbors' quiet enjoyment of their property. 

15.  FIREWORKS AND CAMPFIRES – Fireworks may be permitted on the beach in the park only, however not during burn bans. You must notify owners if you want to use firewoks. Campfires are not permitted anywhere in the neighborhood or on the beach.

16.  RECREATIONAL VEHICLES / BOATS - Recreational vehicles (RVs) are allowed on the property, but not to stay over night in. This neighborhood does not allow living in RVs. We are limited to how many guests can stay on the property and there is enough beds for 10 to sleep. Boats are also allowed on property. There is a drive through driveway so backing is not an issue. Boat launching is permitted from the beach if water level is up. There is also a county boat ramp 2 miles from the neighborhood.

17.  FISHING - The cleaning of fish should be done on the beach. Scales, heads, fins, etc. should be returned to the water.  Do not leave scales in yard or throw waste in trash can.  Bloodied or soiled clothes or shoes should be removed before walking on carpet.  Shoes should be left outside and clothes removed in the laundry room area and placed in trash bags or laundered immediately.  Do not throw soiled clothing on the floors.

18.  HOLD HARMLESS - Owners do not assume any liability for loss, damage or injury to any persons occupying property or to the personal property of such persons.  Tenant agrees to use extreme caution when occupying property and ensure appropriate supervision of children of all ages at all times.  Children should NEVER be allowed to roam alone without adult supervision. The lake is too close for safety. Owners do not accept liability for any inconvenience arising from temporary defects or stoppage in water supply, gas, electricity or plumbing.  Owners do not accept liability for any loss or damage caused by weather conditions, natural disasters, acts of God or other reasons beyond our control.

19.  ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS - The undersigned, for himself/herself, his/her heirs, assignors, executors and administrators, fully releases and discharges Owners from any and all claims, demands and causes of action by reason of injury or whatever nature which has or have occurred, or may occur to the undersigned, or any of his/her guests as a result of, or in connection with the occupancy of the property.  Tenant agrees to hold Owners free and harmless of any claim or suit arising there from.  In any action concerning the rights, duties or liabilities of the parties to this Agreement, their principals, agents, successors or assignees the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys fees and costs.

20.  WHAT TO BRING -. You should bring food and drinks, beach towels, toiletries, aluminum foil, Ziploc bags, condiments, sunscreen, first aid, DVDs, folding chairs and umbrellas for the beach, and insect repellent.

21.  WHAT IS PROVIDED – The Lakeview House is a fully furnished home with a fully equipped kitchen, television with DVD (no cable/satellite), gas grill, smoker, picnic table. We also supply clean sheets, pillow cases, bath towels, washcloths, toilet tissue, soap, shampoo, trash bags, paper towels, dishwashing soap.

22.  CLEANING SERVICES - Owners will provide clean sheets, pillowcases, blankets, bath towels and washcloths.  Guests should bring their own beach towels.  The Cleaning Service includes standard dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning mirrors, and cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms and kitchen following your departure.  Tenant is required to clean any dirty dishes prior to checkout and ensure no wet towels or washcloths have been tossed onto beds or carpeted areas.  Please put them on the laundry room floor or leave them on towel racks. $85 cleaning fee is a one time charge per stay. Also see # 12 for pet lease.

23.  ADDRESSES / CONTACT INFORMATION - A signed copy of this Agreement must be returned to Owners by fax, email or mail.  Security deposit and rental fee must also be received to confirm Tenant's reservation.


Owners of The Lakeview House

Dave and Lou Seideman

3402 Ferguson Ln. Austin, Texas  78754



Home   512-928-2375   Fax  512-926-3827

Dave's cell   512-940-4750



The Lakeview House

125 Lakeview Dr. Buchanan Dam, TX 78609

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I / WE, the undersigned party to this Rental Agreement, acknowledge that this rental is not a celebratory rental (Spring Break, Prom, large Family Reunion, Beach Party Weekend, Graduation, etc.) as outlined in paragraph 2 above; and HAVE READ, FULLY UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS OUTLINED IN THIS AGREEMENT.   PLEASE FAX SIGNED AGREEMENT TO 512-926-3827 or email to


TENANT SIGNATURE________________________________________________________                            DATE




Please mark the appropriate boxes for OPTIONAL SERVICES and add fee(s) to your rental fee payment:








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25’ Pontoon

Boat Charter

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Canoe and Kayak



$25 day