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La Vita Oasis Retreat: Quiet Efficiency & Walk to Downtown

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Plenty of natural light. Queen size bed. Claw foot tub. Room Air Conditioner.

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Last updated: 08/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Swede Hill apartment description

Bed and Breakfast style....without the breakfast.

(We changed our from 'An Affordable Urban Retreat' to La Vita Oasis Retreat)

Enjoy a comfortable Urban Retreat in our European style attic apartment. We are conveniently located just a few blocks from downtown in a historic home, nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood. Our home is adjacent to the Swede Hill Historic District, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

The apartment is fully furnished including an authentic hammock from the Yucatan and an antique clawfoot tub with hand held shower hose. Furnishings also include a bistro table, lounge chair, and desk. It has a compact kitchen with a refrigerator, gas stove, microwave, cooking and dining utensils. A private entrance to the apartment is by way of a spiral staircase on the outside of our home. Plenty of free on-street parking is available in front of the house.

There is plenty of natural light in the apartment with a quiet room air conditioner. We are one block from the #6 Capital Metro bus line and walking distance to many of Austin's downtown attractions as well as the University of Texas. We hope you consider our Oasis Retreat for your first or next visit to Austin.

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Keywords: Furnished, Efficiency, 2nd Floor, Quiet, Close to downtown, Residential Neighborhood, Private Home, Private entrance

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Other (See Description)

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              • Queen size Beds (1) King Koil pillow top mattress.

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Gas range, electric toaster oven, coffee maker, french press...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                0...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

                Room air conditioner built into the wall...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • View of downtown, landscaping on property, mature trees

                  Entertainment

                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        Wireless Internet with password protected account...moreless

                      Communications

                          • Wireless Internet

                          Outdoor Features

                              • Balcony:

                                Small landing at top of spiral staircase...moreless

                              Activities

                              • Restaurants
                              • Groceries
                              • Hospital
                              • Laundromat
                              • Massage Therapist
                              • Medical Services
                              • Rock Climbing
                              • Basketball Court
                              • Hiking
                              • Kayaking
                              • Swimming
                              • Golf
                              • Racquetball
                              • Tennis
                              • Fishing
                              • Cycling
                              • ATM/Bank
                              • Fitness Center
                              • Shopping
                              • Wildlife Viewing
                              • Museums
                              • Health/Beauty Spa
                              • Cinemas
                              • Live Theater
                              • Botanical Garden
                              • Churches
                              • Library
                              • Ice Skating
                              • Recreation Center
                              • Outlet Shopping
                              • Paddle Boating
                              • Walking
                              • Sight Seeing
                              • Boating
                              • Antiquing
                              • Miniature Golf
                              • Synagogues
                              • Mountain Biking
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
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                              Monthly Rates
                              Mar 27 - Jun 30, 2015
                              30 night min stay

                              $1,300
                              My Standard Rate
                              30 night min stay

                              $1,300
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              30 day minimum due to new City of Austin Licensing Requirements for short term rentals. Please contact the owner who lives at the property for exceptions. Thank you.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 08/23/2014
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                              22 Today
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                              Location

                              State Capitol, Frank Erwin Center, University of Texas, Bob Bullock History Museum, Blanton Museum of Art, Bass Concert Hall, Austin Convention Center, South Congress Avenue, Sixth Street, Lake Austin, Zilker Park and Barton Springs.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1995

                              About the owner: The 100 year old house was purchased in 1995. At the time it was abandoned, condemned, and on a path toward demolition. During the renovation, the roof was raised to make room for a living space in the 'attic'. The attic apartment was completed in 1997 and rented as an unfurnished apartment for nine years. In October, 2006, it was converted to a vacation rental with the name of 'An Affordable Urban Retreat.' Two years later, we changed the name to 'La Vita Oasis Retreat' as it is today. We think you'll like it here, our guests have.


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                              Photos

                              • Plenty of natural light. Queen size bed. Claw foot tub. Room Air Conditioner.

                                Plenty of natural light. Queen size bed. Claw foot tub. Room Air Conditioner.

                              • Claw foot tub is close to the foot of the bed.

                                Claw foot tub is close to the foot of the bed.

                              • KItchenette: 20" gas range. Note kitchen sink also functions as lavatory sink

                                KItchenette: 20" gas range. Note kitchen sink also functions as lavatory sink

                              • Another view of kitchenette

                                Another view of kitchenette

                              • Water closet: Toilette.

                                Water closet: Toilette.

                              • Walkway in front yard Spring 2010.

                                Walkway in front yard Spring 2010.

                              • April 2009

                                April 2009

                              • Bluebonnets & Primroses in front yard: Spring 2010.

                                Bluebonnets & Primroses in front yard: Spring 2010.

                              • Claw foot tub, hand held shower hose, trifold screen, step up to kitchenette.

                                Claw foot tub, hand held shower hose, trifold screen, step up to kitchenette.

                              • Queen Size Bed with desk, hammock and wireless internet

                                Queen Size Bed with desk, hammock and wireless internet

                              • Kitchenette looking out toward living area

                                Kitchenette looking out toward living area

                              • Stone walkway to spiral staircase, Spring 2009.

                                Stone walkway to spiral staircase, Spring 2009.

                              • Street & Front Yard Spring 2009

                                Street & Front Yard Spring 2009

                              • Primroses in front yard. Spring 2009

                                Primroses in front yard. Spring 2009

                              VRBO #105004

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                              This listing was first published here in 2006.

                              Date last modified - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

                              $1,300 per month (USD)
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                              0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 2

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                              Minimum stay: 30 nights
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