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Breathtaking Beauty - Walk to Downtown, Zilker Park, Barton Springs

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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

Property description

Atop the bluff over the Umlauf Sculpture Garden sits this beautifully warm and inviting home with the finest of architectural details.. Throughout the house there are interesting and well conceived touches - lighting, tiles, fixtures, finishes, and comfortable areas to relax in and enjoy. Superior in every way. Main house and separate one bedroom quarters.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


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

    $300 penalty if evidence of smoking...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, bidet

    The ultimate 'bath' room...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 6: toilet



  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Family


  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Walking distance to restaurant row, Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool, Hike and Bike trails, Town Lake, Zachary Scott Theatre and more...moreless

  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Equipped with advanced April Aire filtration system for cleaner atmosphere...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    7 cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    (3) Please, only manufactured firelogs. First one provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:



  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.5
from 26 traveler reviews
Enjoying the beauty surrounding this great Barton Springs area house 05/19/2010

VRBO Bear stayed here:

I just got back from Austin and couldn’t wait to tell you about this wonderful home just minutes from downtown, yet tucked away in a lovely, quiet neighborhood. It was everything a Bear could want. This home is surrounded by trees making it feel quite secluded. I truly felt right at home. The master bedroom had a screened in deck with the ambiance of a treehouse, perfect for relaxing with a book or enjoying your morning breakfast. But that wasn’t all! The master bedroom boasts a huge flat screen TV and a bathroom ‘just right’ for a spa get-away! The shower with multiple shower heads and sunken bath will pamper you like royalty.

Just beyond the back deck is a private apartment over the garage with full kitchen living area and bedroom. The other 3 bedrooms in the main house each had their own bathroom and roomy closet space. With sleeping accommodations for 10, this property is a great find for larger groups visiting the Austin area. The deck off the kitchen with BBQ grill provides plenty of comfortable space for outdoor entertaining.

There’s much to see and do in Austin. I enjoyed walking along South Congress (called SoCo by the locals) and seeing the many varieties of restaurants and shops. There’s an abundance of dining experiences from casual fare offered out of streamlined campers and eaten on picnic tables, to eclectic diners, to myriad upscale fine dining restaurants. You’ll want to come back and try it all. I also had to visit 6th Street to take in the sites and sounds, where you’ll see why Austin is known as the “Live Music Capital of the world.”

Whether you enjoy peaceful parks or the musical nightlife, there’s something for everyone to enjoy within a short distance of this lovely, spacious and oh, so inviting home in the heart of Austin.

The VRBO Bear

The VRBO Bear
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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$4,850 $12,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $250 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 15%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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150 Metres
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Many restaurants

Car: Not Necessary

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, mini golf


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: I love hospitality. I built and operate since 1985. I also founded and operate since 1991. Casa de Luz is a holistic educational center that serves healthy meals 3 blocks from this house. It wonderful to have people stay at this exquisite house and be pleased.

Why Barton Heights:
The location couldn't be better and the house is an architectural triumph. I had it under contract the day it went on the market.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It makes you feel good to stay in a beautiful house.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Back Deck with Ipe wood floor (hardest wood in the world)

    Back Deck with Ipe wood floor (hardest wood in the world)

  • Master Bedroom (King bed) with large flat screen TV

    Master Bedroom (King bed) with large flat screen TV

  • 2nd Bedroom on second floor with bath

    2nd Bedroom on second floor with bath

  • Powder Room

    Powder Room

  • Full apartment, kitchen, living room, bath and Queen Bed

    Full apartment, kitchen, living room, bath and Queen Bed

  • 3rd Floor deck with ipe floors

    3rd Floor deck with ipe floors

  • Inner Yard

    Inner Yard

  • Breezeway


  • Kitchen


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom screen porch

    Master Bedroom screen porch

  • Master bath (bathing area)

    Master bath (bathing area)

  • 3rd Floor King size bed (and be split into twins)

    3rd Floor King size bed (and be split into twins)

  • 3rd Bedroom (King bed) and bath

    3rd Bedroom (King bed) and bath

  • Back enclosed yard

    Back enclosed yard

  • Apartment Kitchen

    Apartment Kitchen

  • Third floor library and family room

    Third floor library and family room

VRBO #264805

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Date last modified - Tuesday, May 05, 2015

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 04/14/2015
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Breathtaking Beauty - Walk to downtown, Zilker Park, Barton Springs

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