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Garden St. House - Close to Downtown - Parks,Trails, Lake Close

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HOUSE: Living Area with Vaulted Ceiling and Comfy Couches

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Downtown house description

T H E G A R D E N S T R E E T H O U S E and APARTMENT (together 4 bedroom, 3 bath)
It's like home. But better.

You could stay in a colorful, historical remodeled home built in 1912 with original wood floors and unique homelike atmosphere on the edge of downtown Austin. Great family environment or groups up to 8. Upstairs Apartment (#315883 vrbo) can be rented (if available, addt'l charge) for an additional 1-3 people.

THE Garden Street HOUSE INFO:
Vaulted ceilings, wood floors, big front porch just east of downtown, near hike and bike trail and Town Lake/Lady Bird Lake. Furnished very comfortably.

MASTER bedroom (large room) with KING size bed, private bath/shower, cable TV, ceiling fan, wood floors, antique rugs, empty closet and dresser, large comfortable easy chair, very private.

MIDDLE bedroom, queen size bed, ceiling fan, wood floors, cable TV, closet and shelf space.

FRONT bedroom with Queen size bed, empty antique dresser, closet space,
ceiling fan, cable TV, wood floors, antique rugs.

Additional full size futon couch in office.
1 Twin Size blow up bed also available.

Check online calendar for house availability. On this site #198508.

Apartment availability - contact owner or go to vrbo #315883 for calendar and more info. Addt'l charge for apartment.

Includes wifi, cable tv, linens, towels, and a great location!

SPECIAL RATES for SXSW and ACL. See rates.

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THE Garden Street APARTMENT INFO:

Live in the Trees! Fully furnished 'treehouse' apartment, private entrance through side yard to backyard private deck. Can be rented separately or with downstairs house. Great for romantic getaways or for people who love unique places. Red wood floors with upscale urban modern furnishings. Colorful and fun with angles and cubby holes.

Go to vrbo #315883 for calendar and more info on apartment. Or contact owner.

One queen bed, one full size bed in living room area. Clawfoot tub and shower, fully furnished kitchen, gas stovetop, microwave/convection oven.

Comfortable for 1-3 people.

Contact owner for availability.

SPECIAL RATES for SXSW and ACL. See rates.

Rentals include wifi, cable tv, linens, towels and a great location!

House and apartment together has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths with 3 additional sleeping areas. Please contact me for availability of apartment. Two calendars on this site not available.

The Garden St. House and Apartment is located one mile to downtown, 6th street and Austin Convention Center. Bus stops very close for University of Texas, Downtown and Convention Center. 7 minutes from the airport.

Walking distance to Downtown is 15-20 minutes. Parks and hike and bike trail are very close.

House only has Washer/Dryer
House and Apt. have Iron and Ironing Board.
Local phone available with national long distance.
Professionally cleaned after each group of guests.

Very unique and comfortable set-up.

People have loved staying here and write wonderful things in my guestbook. I have been renting ongoing for about 4 years.

International guests welcome as well. Come enjoy the
GARDEN STREET HOUSE and APARTMENT. Great for large groups up to 10 people.

See you soon,
Connie Leaverton
owner

Paypal and credit card accepted.
Rates include all paypal fees, cleaning fees, wifi, cable TV, linens, towels and Coffee and Tea Set-ups.

Registered with the City of Austin,
License #2013-002341 OL

Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Thank you for not smoking. Smoke Free environment. Smoking allowed outdoors only....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Kids are welcome! Stuffed toys, wagon and little rocking chair for the young ones....moreless

              • Pets Considered
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Office

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              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2) Optional apartment upstairs (if available) for add'l charge has one more queen and a full size convertible couch/bed. If you you rental house and apartment, 4 queen beds, 1 futon, 1 convertible bed - comfy for up to 10 people., Double Beds (1) This is a double size futon in the semi-private office area., Twin or Single Beds (1) Blow up Twin Mattresses available, Child Beds (1) blow up car bed available, Baby Cribs (1) pak n' play available...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1

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              • Bathroom 2

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              • 3rd bathroom in apartment upstairs if more than 8 people. Additional fee for 1/1 apartment rental. vrbo #315883...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Large, fully furnished Country Kitchen with all new pots and pans needed for cooking. New, sharp knives and new dishes as well. Three eating areas. Gas Stove, Fridge, Microwave, Toaster Oven, Toaster. No dishwasher....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                New and nice pots and pans and cooking utensils. New sharp knives, cutting boards....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Nice everyday dishes and utensils. Glass/pottery...moreless

              • Dining:

                Two tables in kitchen, one in dining/den....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Salt, pepper, sugar, coffee set ups...moreless

              Amenities

              • Parking Off Street:

                Parking in the driveway for 1-2 cars for house rental, additional street parking is available and safe. Apartment parking is on the street....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                All linens supplied and cleaned before each set of guests....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Parking in the driveway for cars, trailers, boats, etc....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Many chairs and a couch and big screen TV with cable....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Wonderfully comfortable vacation living! Rent the house for up to 8 guests, and apartment for 2 guests (when available)...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Cable Television in all 3 bedrooms and office/sleeping area. Office area has a DVD/TV player. Apartment also has cable TV....moreless

                  • Books
                  • Toys
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    Local phone available. No long distance. No extra charge for phone....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WiFi available with password. Included. House and apartment....moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Two Community Pools 1-5 block away. Open Summers only. Barton Sprnigs 10 minutes away open year round....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        (2) Front and back yards have outdoor yards and patio spaces private for the house. Apartment upstairs has separate private deck....moreless

                      • Balcony:

                        Upstairs Apartment has separate private large deck if rented with house....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Charcoal grill in backyard...moreless

                      • Wood Deck
                      • Lawn / Garden

                      Theme

                      • Romantic
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Activities

                      • Museums
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Parasailing
                      • Racquetball
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hiking
                      • Boating
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Spelunking
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Sailing
                      • Rafting
                      • Cycling
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shopping
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Cinemas
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Forests
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Walking
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Waterfalls
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Water Parks
                      • Fishing
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 46 traveler reviews
                      Bear stay in this charming Austin house 04/21/2010

                      VRBO Bear stayed here:


                      I was very happy to stay in this beautiful home in the lovely city of Austin, Texas for a long weekend. The home is centrally located, just a couple minutes from downtown. I could crawl right down the street to a number of shops, bars and restaurants (there is so much to do nearby this home!). I was also able to make my way down to the nearby Town Lake Trail for a morning jog.

                      Austin is a wonderful city filled with so much to see and do. In addition to everything within walking distance of the home, there were many greenbelts and nature areas to make a bear feel right at home. If you like the night life, you'll find clubs and theaters within easy driving distance. If you're a history buff, Austin is filled with many historic sites, from the state capitol to The University of Texas. Or, if you would rather relax, the home has a very nice porch and balcony that you can sit on while you enjoy the beautiful weather. I cannot wait to make a return visit to this gorgeous Garden Street house.

                      The VRBO Bear

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      ACL
                      Oct 2 - Oct 12, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $499
                      Formula 1
                      Oct 30 - Nov 3, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $449
                      SXSW
                      Mar 13 - Mar 23, 2015
                      10 night min stay
                      $499
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $249
                      $1,499 $3,299
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Charge $125 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $10 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      SXSW and ACL I rent the house and apartment together only. SXSW has a 10 night minimum and rental to the same group the entire 10 nights priced at $699/night, cleaning included, tax not included, $49 property insurance fee required. Can sleep up to 10 people.

                      ACL and Formula 1 have a 4 night minimum, special pricing, see rates.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 08/26/2014
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                      Location

                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Austin Bergstrom Airport
                      2.2 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Amtrak Station, 250 N. Lamar Blvd.
                      1.2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      IH 35 and Cesar Chavez

                      Car: Recommended

                      Austin is a wonderful mix of music, culture, university students, outdoor activities and artists.

                      The Garden Street House and Apartment is only 1 mile from the downtown area where live music is played 365 days a year.

                      The Convention Center is also 1 mile from the Garden Street House with public transportation delivering you right to the front door.

                      The Austin City Limits Festival and SXSW film/music festival are always exciting and fun for all participants.

                      Austin has great weather all year, so its a great place to get warm when its cold up in the northern winters.

                      Rent the House and the Apartment for large groups, or for an intimate visit, the apartment has a view of the trees in the trees...great for a romantic getaway.

                      The House is great for families or groups up to 6 people. Rent both units , House and Apartment upstairs (separate entrance and living space) with availability for 10 people.

                      Other Activities: Basketball Court, Parks, Hike and Bike Trails, Elementary School, Close to Downtown

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      About the owner: Hi! I own and cherish the Garden St. House and Apartment. I love this house! My name is Connie, but I also go as Paprika, a nickname of 20 years or more. The house and apartment have quite different personalities. Downstairs, the house has antiques, original wood floors from 1912, overstuffed couch and chair with arches, colorful walls and character. Upstairs in the Treehouse Apartment, the design is modern, with red wood floors, curvy purple couch, a full size bed and a platform queen size bed with 3 skylights that connect you to the trees and the world outside. The skylight over the shower is the best! The glorious deck is surrounded by trees, and it truly does feel like living in a treehouse. Come stay at the Garden St. House and Treehouse Apartment! It's a wonderful space for a few or for many. It feels like home, and has all of the comforts and more!

                      Why the Owner Chose Downtown:
                      I bought this wonderful house in 2001 to live in because of the nearby parks, lake and its close access to downtown, 6th street and everything cool! It was built in 1912 and has original wood floors, which I found during renovation after peeling up layers of carpet, vinyl and tar paper. Joyous to find! They are beautiful pine floors that give the house an old country house feel. I have since renovated it, taking out walls, adding arches and adding vaulted ceilings...and the apartment upstairs. It is now a combination of new and old. Bold colors complement the various rooms of the 1700 square foot downstairs house. The 'treehouse' apartment upstairs is an additional 600 square feet including a private deck in the trees with a modern urban design and red wood floors.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The big covered front porch of the downstairs house reminds me of the slower simpler days of the early 1900's when neighbors used to spend alot of time outside drinking lemonade to stay cool in the hot Austin summers, waving to neighbors and enjoying the occasional rainstorm while sitting under the protected large porch. Don't worry,we have central AC/Heat to keep you cool in summer and warm in winter...but you can still enjoy the rain and wave to the neighbors on this wonderful porch. The upstairs apartment for our use so I could start renting out the downstairs area for vacation rentals. The apartment is very nice! Now we live elsewhere and rent the apartment separately and with the house. The apartment has high grade red wood floors, textured ceilings, peach and blue interior colors along with high end urban modern furnishings. The private entrance and private balcony in the trees give this apartment a treehouse feel. I lived there for about a year, and then have since started my own family and moved to South Austin. That is why both the upstairs and downstairs are now vacation rentals but with a homelike feel. Downstairs you find the big country home with antiques, and upstairs you find hip, cool treehouse with a modern design. They can be rented together or separately depending on your needs. Thank you for visiting my Garden St. House and Apartment Site. Hopefully we'll see you here soon!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, Some spanish

                      Links to more information:

                       

                      Photos

                      • HOUSE:  Living Area with Vaulted Ceiling and Comfy Couches

                        HOUSE: Living Area with Vaulted Ceiling and Comfy Couches

                      • The Front Porch and Entrance. Great way to enjoy the outdoors.

                        The Front Porch and Entrance. Great way to enjoy the outdoors.

                      • HOUSE:  Living Room Arch to Office Area

                        HOUSE: Living Room Arch to Office Area

                      • Kitchen with gas stove, plenty of nice, matching plates, silverware.

                        Kitchen with gas stove, plenty of nice, matching plates, silverware.

                      • HOUSE:  Front Bedroom, Queen Bed, Ceiling Fan, Cable TV.

                        HOUSE: Front Bedroom, Queen Bed, Ceiling Fan, Cable TV.

                      • HOUSE:  Office Area with Full Size Futon

                        HOUSE: Office Area with Full Size Futon

                      • Kitchen tables looking into Den

                        Kitchen tables looking into Den

                      • Second Full Bath with tub and shower.

                        Second Full Bath with tub and shower.

                      • Covered backyard patio with table and chairs and charcoal BBQ grill.

                        Covered backyard patio with table and chairs and charcoal BBQ grill.

                      • The large backyard, storage shed in back (not available for guest use)

                        The large backyard, storage shed in back (not available for guest use)

                      • APARTMENT UPSTAIRS:  Enjoy the beautiful trees and outdoors on this large deck

                        APARTMENT UPSTAIRS: Enjoy the beautiful trees and outdoors on this large deck

                      • APARTMENT UPSTAIRS:  Private Entrance, Clawfoot Tub and Shower

                        APARTMENT UPSTAIRS: Private Entrance, Clawfoot Tub and Shower

                      • HOUSE:  Historic 1912 Home with original wood floors.  Beautifully renovated.

                        HOUSE: Historic 1912 Home with original wood floors. Beautifully renovated.

                      • HOUSE:  Living Area looking at Front Door Entrance.

                        HOUSE: Living Area looking at Front Door Entrance.

                      • HOUSE: Large Country Kitchen, 2 eating areas

                        HOUSE: Large Country Kitchen, 2 eating areas

                      • HOUSE: Master Bedroom with Private Bath, King Bed (queen in pic) TV, ceiling fan

                        HOUSE: Master Bedroom with Private Bath, King Bed (queen in pic) TV, ceiling fan

                      • HOUSE:  Middle Bedroom, Queen Bed, Cable TV, Ceiling Fan

                        HOUSE: Middle Bedroom, Queen Bed, Cable TV, Ceiling Fan

                      • Office/Den with full size futon. Semi-private with curtains

                        Office/Den with full size futon. Semi-private with curtains

                      • HOUSE:  Master Bath, connected to Master Bedroom

                        HOUSE: Master Bath, connected to Master Bedroom

                      • HOUSE:  Backyard, patio and upper deck for the apartment

                        HOUSE: Backyard, patio and upper deck for the apartment

                      • HOUSE:  Backyard Courtyard with BBQ grill

                        HOUSE: Backyard Courtyard with BBQ grill

                      • Backyard and entrance / deck to the upstairs apartment.

                        Backyard and entrance / deck to the upstairs apartment.

                      • APARTMENT UPSTAIRS:  Private Entrance - Living Area, Convertble Couch

                        APARTMENT UPSTAIRS: Private Entrance - Living Area, Convertble Couch

                      • APARTMENT UPSTAIRS:   Kitchen and Dining Area, Bedroom in Back

                        APARTMENT UPSTAIRS: Kitchen and Dining Area, Bedroom in Back

                      VRBO #198508

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

                      $249 - $499 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Minimum stay: 3-10 nights
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