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Walk to it All! Adorably Hip Bungalow. Ideal Soco Location!

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Bright & cheery bungalow - best location; 2 blocks to SoCo shops & restaurants

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Last updated: 09/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

SoCo cottage description

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** Welcome to SoCo Spaces **
The red house (license # 100853) is nestled on a quiet, tree-lined street just 2 blocks off South Congress (SoCo) in charming Travis Heights. Stroll to fantastic restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and music venues. You can also easily catch a bus or walk downtown.

This light-filled, modernized 1926 bungalow is the ideal place to relax after a day or night of exploring vibrant Austin.

Enjoy an iced tea or margarita in the private back yard - under a majestic 350 year old oak tree.

Get a good night’s rest on the comfortable eco-bamboo memory foam mattresses. Both peaceful bedrooms feature queen beds and high quality linens. The master bedroom boasts a large walk-in closet. A loft with a double futon sleeps additional guests.

The main bathroom has a tub/shower combo and slate tile floors. A half bathroom and laundry area are conveniently located off the kitchen.

The kitchen, dining, and living room feature high vaulted ceilings. The fully equipped kitchen features a gas oven, dishwasher, disposal, microwave, coffee grinder, french press, toaster, and blender. The flat screen TV in the living room is equipped with premium cable, a dvr, and a dvd player. There’s also a digital radio with pandora and internet radio stations.

In case you need to work, you’ll find a roomy desk and wi-fi throughout. There’s a carport for one vehicle plus free street parking.

Beautiful Stacy Park is 3 blocks east and equipped with 3 acres of walking trails and a heated, spring-fed swimming pool. You'll also find a wading pool, playground, & friendly neighbors at Little Stacy Park - enough fun to entertain even the tiniest of travelers for hours.

We live in this neighborhood, we love this neighborhood. Once you've enjoyed a relaxing stay at the little Red House, we know you will too!

** We have sister properties in the same neighborhood. Visit Soco Spaces **

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            please ask...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Master: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            suitable for adults and children over 12...moreless

          • Both bedrooms have queen beds, high quality mattresses and high quality linens. Loft area has a double futon Master bedroom has a large walk-in ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Digital cable package includes 300 channels. Grace digital radio with pandora and internet radio stations. Wireless internet. Books and games. French Press coffee maker. Iron/ ironing board. Items for children: DVDs, books, toys, dishes. Pack & play available upon request. Fully fenced and gated back yard. Stone patio with a beautiful live oak....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Toys
              • Music Library:

                Grace digital radio with Pandora and 1000s of internet radio stations...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Botanical Garden
              • Playground
              • Winery Tours
              • Recreation Center

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Antiquing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Bird Watching
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Massage Therapist
              • Groceries

              Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    Three minute cab/bus to downtown or a pleasant 15 - 20 minute walk. Just a 3 minute walk to tons of great shops and restaurants on South Congress....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Water Tubing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Rafting

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Living Room
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Parking:

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                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking Off Street:

                            covered parking for 1 vehicle...moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Pantry Items:

                            spices, olive oil, coffee filters...moreless

                          • Stove
                          • Kitchen
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Patio

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Communal Pool:

                                Big Stacy is our neighborhood pool, It's close by, open year-round, and free....moreless

                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              ACL 1st Weekend
                              Oct 2 - Oct 5, 2014
                              4 night min stay

                              $1,720
                              flat fee
                              ACL 2nd weekend
                              Oct 9 - Oct 12, 2014
                              4 night min stay

                              $1,720
                              flat fee
                              Formula One
                              Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2014
                              4 night min stay

                              $2,600
                              flat fee
                              SXSW Interactive
                              Mar 12 - Mar 16, 2015
                              5 night min stay

                              $2,975
                              flat fee
                              SXSW Music
                              Mar 17 - Mar 21, 2015
                              5 night min stay

                              $2,975
                              flat fee
                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $225
                              $1,385 $3,750
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Pet Fee $50
                              • Cleaning $75 + tax
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                              • Tax Rate 15%

                              Notes:

                              Please note: we have a 3 night minimum on weekends.

                              PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL US BEFORE USING 'book it now'.

                              50% of Stay Required Upon Booking.

                              Balance Due 30 Days Prior To Arrival.

                              $75 cleaning fee.

                              $200 refundable security deposit (refunded after home inspection).

                              Note: Occupancy/Hotel tax isn't required for stays of 30 days +

                              All of our properties are licensed and legal


                              Cancellation policy:

                              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                              Last updated: 09/14/2014
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                              Location

                              7.2 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Austin Bergstrom International
                              2.7 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Amtrak Station - AUS 250 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX
                              1.5 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              I-35 and woodland
                              0.5 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              The famous Continental Club with Live music
                              4.5 Miles
                              Nearest Ski
                              Waterski, wake surf, or wakeboard on lake Austin
                              0.3 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              South Congress Cafe

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              Located in beautiful, historic Travis Heights just 3 blocks from vibrant South Congress Ave. (SoCo). Several beautiful parks are near. Play tennis at Little Stacy Park. Swim at Big Stacy Pool - heated, spring-fed, and free. Town Lake, bordered by 10 miles of hike/bike trails, is less than a mile away & also offers kayaking, sculling, and canoeing.

                              At dusk (April - Oct.) catch the famous bat show from the South Congress Bridge.

                              Cross the bridge to enter the Second Street for restaurants & shopping. Enjoy the nightlife in the Warehouse & Sixth Street Districts.

                              Swim in more beloved spring fed pools - Deep Eddy & Barton Springs. Fly kites at Zilker Park. Catch a free concert at Auditorium Shores. Close the deal at the Convention Center. Explore the flagship Whole Foods. Catch a world-class performance at the Long Center. Visit the State Capitol. Entertain the kids at The Children's Museum.

                              Enjoy the excitement, then retire to your retreat tucked away on a tranquil street.

                              Other Activities: Live Music, Sculling, Running Trails, Canoeing, Hiking, Yoga, Swimming, Shopping

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2000

                              About the owner: We've lived in Austin since 1999 and we love it. We enjoy traveling (as often as possible) and meeting the travelers that grace our vacation rentals. Our other passions include graphic design, film making, publishing, and wake-surfing on lake Austin.

                              Why the Owner Chose SoCo:
                              When we found it, the 'little red house' wasn't red. It was dirty grey and literally sinking into the ground. After a massive renovation effort we brought it back to life and restored it to better than original. Nearly 100 years old, this jewel of Texas history is the perfect place to call home as you explore Austin's most popular neighborhood.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                              RENT WITH CONFIDENCE With 6 years of experience, Soco Spaces has always operated in compliance with the city of Austin legal requirements. The City of Austin requires that Vacation rentals obtain a license for legal operation. Legal operations should have their license number on their listing.


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                              • Bright & cheery bungalow - best location; 2 blocks to SoCo shops & restaurants

                                Bright & cheery bungalow - best location; 2 blocks to SoCo shops & restaurants

                              • View into kitchen from living area.

                                View into kitchen from living area.

                              • Master bedroom: Eco-bamboo memory foam & high-quality linens.

                                Master bedroom: Eco-bamboo memory foam & high-quality linens.

                              • Bedroom #2 (main floor): 
Euro-Top Mattress & high-quality linens.

                                Bedroom #2 (main floor): Euro-Top Mattress & high-quality linens.

                              • Bring your laptop & enjoy high speed wi-fi. Flat screen TV in LR w/premium cable

                                Bring your laptop & enjoy high speed wi-fi. Flat screen TV in LR w/premium cable

                              • There is a loft above the main floor - this is the 3rd sleeping area.

                                There is a loft above the main floor - this is the 3rd sleeping area.

                              • Birds eye view from the loft.

                                Birds eye view from the loft.

                              • Enjoy an iced tea or margarita on the back patio

                                Enjoy an iced tea or margarita on the back patio

                              • A majestic 350 year old live oak over patio

                                A majestic 350 year old live oak over patio

                              • Watch the famous mexican free-tail bats take flight (May-Oct).

                                Watch the famous mexican free-tail bats take flight (May-Oct).

                              • Catch a performance at the famous Continental Club.

                                Catch a performance at the famous Continental Club.

                              • Perla's seafood & oyster bar on South Congress (SoCo).

                                Perla's seafood & oyster bar on South Congress (SoCo).

                              • Enjoy cooking meals at home or trying one of Austin's many fantastic restaurants

                                Enjoy cooking meals at home or trying one of Austin's many fantastic restaurants

                              • Master bedroom (main floor) features a large walk-in closet.

                                Master bedroom (main floor) features a large walk-in closet.

                              • Main bathroom had a tub/shower combo, there is also a half bath off the kitchen.

                                Main bathroom had a tub/shower combo, there is also a half bath off the kitchen.

                              • Sit back and relax after a fun-filled day exploring Austin.

                                Sit back and relax after a fun-filled day exploring Austin.

                              • There's a small dining table for two plus an island that seats three.

                                There's a small dining table for two plus an island that seats three.

                              • Extra sleeping accommodations in the loft - full-size futon.

                                Extra sleeping accommodations in the loft - full-size futon.

                              • Convenient half bath and laundry room are off of the kitchen.

                                Convenient half bath and laundry room are off of the kitchen.

                              • Soco Spaces: Red House. Adorable updated 1926 bungalow.

                                Soco Spaces: Red House. Adorable updated 1926 bungalow.

                              • Walk to Big Stacy Pool - spring fed, free, + open all year! 1/2 mile away.

                                Walk to Big Stacy Pool - spring fed, free, + open all year! 1/2 mile away.

                              • Jo's - our beloved neighborhood coffee shop.

                                Jo's - our beloved neighborhood coffee shop.

                              • Snack bar on South Congress - healthy, delicious + a great patio.

                                Snack bar on South Congress - healthy, delicious + a great patio.

                              • Hit the ladybird lake hike and bike trail for a walk or run. Just 1 mile away.

                                Hit the ladybird lake hike and bike trail for a walk or run. Just 1 mile away.

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                              This listing was first published here in 2009.

                              Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014

                              $225 per night (USD)
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                              2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 5

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                              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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