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The B Hive - Full Austin Experience - Bikes!

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Last updated: 12/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hyde Park house description

Stay in Hyde Park in central Austin for a true Austin experience.

Welcome to The B Hive. A lovely renovated 1927 bungalow in the heart of Hyde Park - just North of Downtown.

This open concept home has 2 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Sleeps up to 7 people - a day bed in the back bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living room. The B Hive is eclectically furnished with some mid-century modern pieces plus new pieces and original art work.
Well stocked modern kitchen! Includes a kitchen island, bar stools, little kitchen table, well stocked pantry, dishwasher, ice maker and filtered water. Herb garden in front yard. Brand new gas grill. Everything you need to make a great meal!

Two showers - one is brand new with glass tiles and a rain shower head. Oversized 1920's claw foot tub.

Lovely sitting porch! Have a cocktail and watch the neighborhood go by.

**If you see an ad on Craigslist it is a scam! Do not contact through CL! I have no CL ads.*

Want a true Austin experience? Come to The B Hive: We are located in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Austin. Hyde Park is a diversely aged community. With 50 year residents, young families, artists, and college students - and most of them walk, jog or bike by the fabulous front porch. With the Elisabet Ney museum across the street and 100+ year old homes you can get a great feeling for what our city is all about.

Well stocked modern kitchen! : With a kitchen island, bar stools, little kitchen table, ice maker, filtered water and well stocked pantry. All the pots and pans you could want. We also have many small appliances - hand mixer, toaster, coffee grinder, coffee maker, french press (can you tell we like coffee?) We also provide locally roasted - You won't be lacking for anything.

Baths: Two bathrooms each with shower - one is brand new with glass tiles and a rain shower head. Oversized 1920's claw foot tub in front bath. Organic cotton plush towels, some amenities, vintage styling.

Outdoor Space: Back yard is fully fenced for kids and dogs. Great back yard patio with table, grassy area and gas grill.

Front Porch: Fabulous front porch with a ceiling fan for the hot months and lap blankets for the cold ones. Go back in time to the early 1900's and sit on the porch with a cold or warm drink or snack. Enjoy the old charm of our neighborhood. Waste some time watching everyone go by!

Close to UT : 15 minute walk to the stadium or just jump on the bus! Three miles from downtown. Two blocks from bus stop - One block from Shipe Park, Fresh Plus Grocery, Asti Trattoria, Quack's Bakery, Julio's Mexican Café and Hyde Park Bar and Grill - Just to name a few. Across the street from the historic Elizabet Ney Museum

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be at least 25 years of age to rent....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

          • Front Bedroom: 1 queen

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          • Back Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Daybed...moreless

          • All beds have pillow-top mattresses and are dressed with organic cotton linens. Each room has a little area to sit and relax away from the rest of the house....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Front Bath: toilet, tub, shower

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          • Back Bath: toilet, shower

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          • The front bath includes an oversized claw foot bathtub and a stand alone glass tiled shower with a rain shower head. The linens are thick luscious cotton. Also provided: hair dryers, iron and board, some basic bath items and little tables to setup your necessities. The hand soaps are handmade here in Austin....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • For kids we provide: Booster seats for the dining table, pack-n-play, toys, games and some movies. For dogs we provide: water/food bowls, dog towels for the furniture, and treats. No smoking in the house, however, we do allow smoking in the back yard. 'Private Chef' - I am a trained chef and can do some cooking &/or grocery shopping for you. I know what it is like to travel with little kids and having some specialty items there when you arrive can be a Godsend! There are three 'townie' bikes for your use with locks. Tennis courts, basketball courts, park and swimming pool is only one block from the house. ~Note: the swimming pool is only open during the summer months.~ ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                HD cable with a nice size flat screen tv. ...moreless

              • Stereo:

                iPod docking....moreless

              • Television
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • Fitness Center
              • Massage Therapist

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Town

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Air Conditioning:

                Central Air and Heat...moreless

              • Alarm Clock
              • Backpack
              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Filtered Water
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                Organic cotton sheets and towels....moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking On Street
              • Sofa Bed
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker:

                With locally roasted coffee beans and grinder....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Very well stocked kitchen! ...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Enough dishes and flatware for 12 people. All the cooking utensils you can think of. We even have kid cups and plate....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer:

                Ice maker....moreless

              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Very well stocked kitchen - Calphalon pots, all cookware, spices, flour, sugar - oh my! Too much to list....moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                We provide flour, sugar, oils, vinegars, rice & so much more!...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Filtered water in door....moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Beach Towels
              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio:

                Lovely backyard with a wonderful classic southern sitting porch....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Tennis Court
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

                          Reviews

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                          2 night min stay
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                          $1,330

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                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Pet Fee $25 + tax
                          • Property Damage Protection $89
                          • Cleaning Fee $80 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 15%

                          Notes:

                          Higher Rates for Special Events and Holidays

                          ACL 2014 Both Weekends Available Oct. 3-6 & 10-13

                          Formula 1 2014 Booked


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                          Last updated: 12/18/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Two blocks from bus stop - One block from Shipe Park, Fresh Plus Grocery, Asti Trattoria, Quack's Bakery, Julio's Mexican Café and Hyde Park Bar and Grill - Just to name a few. Across the street from the historic Elizabet Ney Museum. Walk to much of what Austin has to offer! Park your car and enjoy Hyde Park.

                          Other Activities: boating, basketball, shopping, kayaking

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

                          About the owner: We are the 5 Monkeys! As the moniker suggests we are a family of 5. ~Dad, Eric, an avid bike rider and artist. The original works of art around the house are his creations. And are for sale. He is a third generation Austinite. ~Mom, Lianna Sr., creative master of the domestic arts (or so her sister says!) Born in Houston, she has lived in Austin for 27 years. ~Lianna Jr, 17 a HS Senior, is a writer. Loves learning Japanese. ~Madison Dudley, 11 is in 6th grade. Is a great artist in his own right. ~Oliver Angus, 9 is in 4th grade. Wants to be a piano playing rock star. ~We also have an Irish Setter named Rufous, a Great Dane named Izzy and a Russian tortoise named Zippy. As a family we love to camp, travel, bike (of course), watch movies, see live music, being with our family, being with our “village” and just being together.

                          Why the Owner Chose Hyde Park:
                          We have lived in Hyde Park for 17 years. What a great little neighborhood! When we wanted to host folks in Austin we decided to buy this house as a short term vacation rental. The bungalow was built in 1927 and we have big plans for it. It has obviously been renovated but more can be done! Simple things like the dining room chandelier actually hanging over the dining table to completely changing the kitchen configuration. Eventually the garage will be turned into a detached sleeping porch, with the idea of having parties/wedding receptions out there or simply renting it out along with the house. So come back and see the evolution of this charming house. The name? Well, Eric and I came up with the name based on how lively the corner of Avenue H and 44th St. is. Why not “Bee” instead of “B”? Twenty years ago when Eric and I got engaged we started calling each other “B”. It has just stuck. This house is a labor of love from both of us so it just seemed apropos. No one but us knows what “B” stands for. It’s just too silly to say out loud.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The B Hive has a welcoming, safe feel to it. The previous owners, our fabulous guests, and our family have left a vibe that cannot be described. This wonderful house is, also, in an amazing location. On two dead ends you can sit on the porch and watch the neighborhood go by. Which they do! On bike, skate board, walking, running, pushing strollers, talking, laughing,..... If someone rings a bike bell wave!


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                          Photos

                          • 'The B Hive'

                            'The B Hive'

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Dining Room

                            Dining Room

                          • Dining Hutch

                            Dining Hutch

                          • The Kitchen - Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Desk w/ Computer

                            The Kitchen - Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Desk w/ Computer

                          • Front Bathroom with oversized Tub and Double Sinks

                            Front Bathroom with oversized Tub and Double Sinks

                          • Back Bedroom with Queen Bed and Twin Daybed

                            Back Bedroom with Queen Bed and Twin Daybed

                          • Well Organized & Equipped for Kids and Adults Alike

                            Well Organized & Equipped for Kids and Adults Alike

                          • Come On In!  Stay A While!

                            Come On In! Stay A While!

                          • Come Have a Seat on Our Great Sitting Porch

                            Come Have a Seat on Our Great Sitting Porch

                          • Dining Room with Reading Nook and Game Table

                            Dining Room with Reading Nook and Game Table

                          • Looking into the Kitchen

                            Looking into the Kitchen

                          • Living Room Through Dining Room into Ktchen

                            Living Room Through Dining Room into Ktchen

                          • Front Bedroom with Reading Nook

                            Front Bedroom with Reading Nook

                          • Front Bathroom with Glass Tiled Shower

                            Front Bathroom with Glass Tiled Shower

                          • Daybed Closeup

                            Daybed Closeup

                          • The Fleet!  4 Townie Bikes for Your Use

                            The Fleet! 4 Townie Bikes for Your Use

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                          $215 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 7

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                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Speaks: english
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/18/2014
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