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Walk to Downtown, Acl,Soco, 6th Street, Sxsw, Yet Quiet, Semi-Forest Setting

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Last updated: 07/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Soco house description

Avoid cabs and finding parking for festivals and Downtown. A short pleasant walk to most events. A great 1750 square foot, three bedroom, two bath, two story home with an incredible location one block from South 1st and six blocks from South Congress Ave.

Garage Apt (additional charge) has bedroom and living room/kitchen and deck. Sleeps 4 in 2 beds. One bathroom. Nestled among oak trees and bamboo.

Just minutes from downtown Austin (walking or biking), fine dining, and quaint local restaurants with entertainment. This cozy and inviting home is fully appointed with all furnishings, appliances, well equipped kitchen is excellent for cooking and entertaining guests. The home has hardwood floors throughout and is very comfortable for both adults and children.

The first floor features the Master bedroom with a king-sized bed, and a second bedroom with a queen size bed. Also on the first floor is a multi-person sunken tub in the first bathroom. The second full bathroom, also on the first floor has a red 'clawfoot-type' footed tub in the Wild-West bathroom.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher. Coffee maker, French press and coffee grinder as well as all the normal kitchen stuff are included. The washer and dryer are also on the first floor.
The peninsula kitchen has a breakfast bar. There is a flat screen on the wall of the living room, as well as a convertible full sofa, which converts to a sofa-bed..

The second floor contains the loft style living area, with a king sized bed as well as a full sized futon. Access to the outside second story deck is thru the sliding glass doors. The deck is crowned by large oaks and secluded in a forest of lush bamboo.

Behind the property is a one bedroom garage apartment. (Sleeps 4; 2 in queen bed in bedroom and 2 in living room) with it's own kitchen and 3/4 bath. This also has a deck nestled among the oaks and bamboo. Available for additional space, if needed. Ask about rates, for the additional one bedroom apartment.

Only Minutes to Downtown, SxSW, ACL, UT, Zilker Park, Mopac and Hwy 35. 15 Minutes to the airport, 10 minutes to Amtak station.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1757 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Detached Unit: 1 queen, 1 double

            Extra charge sleeps 2 beds separated by wall and bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Ground Floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Ground Floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1), Futons (1) Convertible Sleep Sofa bed in downstairs living area, no privacy; Futon upstairs in bedroom with one of the Kings...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1


          • Bathroom 2


          • 2 One sunken two person tub One footed vintage tub Both with showers

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Plates, Bowls, Silverware Wine glasses, Chilled beer glasses, Cocktail glasses Corkscrews, knives, cutting boards, spatulas, spoons, measuring spoons & cups Pots and pans, grater, strainer...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Drip type, French Press, Coffee grinder...moreless

          • Oven:

            Gas; full sized, 4 burner...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            'Igloo' coolers...moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave


          • Towels Provided:

            Bath, Hand and washcloths provided. Beach Towels for Barton Springs pool or sun tanning on deck provided upon request...moreless

          • Parking:

            Driveway: 3 cars or 2 Pickups/SUVs Front of house 2 vehicles...moreless

          • Garage:

            If you have a Lamborghini, Ferrari or Aston Martin...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Sleeper Sofa in living room...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer


          • Music Library:

            Cable TV has lots of music stations, Pop, Country, Rock, Classical, Jazz...moreless

          • Television:

            Samsung Flatscreen with Streaming Netflix...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • CD Player


          • Broadband Access
          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio


          • Zoo
          • Groceries
          • ATM/Bank
          • Hospital
          • Medical Services
          • Fitness Center
          • Racquetball
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Swimming
          • Kayaking
          • Water Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Walking
          • Paddle Boating
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants
          • Museums
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Library
          • Hiking
          • Playground
          • Synagogues
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Festivals
          • Boating
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Antiquing
          • Recreation Center
          • Spelunking


          Write a review 4.4
          from 9 traveler reviews
          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Jun 2 - Aug 28, 2014
          3 night min stay
          $200 $250
          Fri, Sat
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $300 $350
          Fri, Sat
          $1,800 $4,000
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates


          • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
          • Tax Rate 15%


          Rates maybe higher due to special event such as Austin City Limits Fest, Formula 1, South by Southwest, Independence Day.

          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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          Last updated: 07/19/2014
          Check availability
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          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
          23 Selected dates


          7.5 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Austin Bergstrom (AUS)
          1.9 Miles
          Nearest Train
          2 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          1.3 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Zilker Park Barton Springs Natural Spring fed Pool
          300 Metres
          Nearest Barpub
          El Mercado
          4.6 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Lake Austin Walsh Boat Ramp
          0.7 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          3 hole course
          0.2 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          El Mercado Mexican

          6th Street - 7 minutes car, 28 minute walk. 1.6 miles

          SoCo (South Congress) Entertainment Area - 4 minutes car, 13 minute walk. 0.6 miles

          Downtown and South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival - 4 minutes car, 22 minute walk. 1.1 miles

          Austin City Limits (ACL) Festival - 5 minutes car, 26 minute walk. 1.3 miles

          South 1st St. Trailers & Restaurants - 3 minutes car, 5 minute walk. 0.2 miles


          Owner info

          Contact us

          Speaks: english



          • Street view

            Street view

          • Dining Room

            Dining Room

          • Queen Bedroom Downstairs

            Queen Bedroom Downstairs

          • Bedroom with Queen

            Bedroom with Queen

          • King Downstairs Bedroom; I'm not computer savvy thus I'm perplexed it's sideways

            King Downstairs Bedroom; I'm not computer savvy thus I'm perplexed it's sideways

          • Rear View of 2nd Story deck

            Rear View of 2nd Story deck

          • Second Story Deck

            Second Story Deck

          • Living Room. View from front door

            Living Room. View from front door

          • Iron stairway to upper floor bedroom and outside deck.

            Iron stairway to upper floor bedroom and outside deck.

          • Second Downstairs Bedroom. Queen Bed

            Second Downstairs Bedroom. Queen Bed

          • Bathroom tub

            Bathroom tub

          • Upper bedroom King

            Upper bedroom King

          VRBO #154740

          There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

          This listing was first published here in 2007.

          Date last modified - Wednesday, July 02, 2014

          $200 - $350 per night (USD)

          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 10

          View calendar: Updated 07/19/14
          Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
          Dates are unavailable
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