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Formula 1 Rental, Right Off South Congress, Downtown, Walkable, Quiet

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Creekside Cottage/ birds and squirrels

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Last updated: 09/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Travis Heights cottage description

The cozy Travis Heights home is a short, five-block walk to historic South Congress Avenue with an eclectic mix of fine restaurants, music venues, vintage (clothing) shops, and unique culture of street vendors, musicians & artists..and my favorites, Jo's Coffee, Amy's ice cream, and Guero's Tex/Mex.

The 1930's stone cottage, nestled under towering Pecans and Live Oak trees in a historic neighborhood, is 'Old Austin at its finest.' Catch the Congress Ave bus to watch the bats fly from the bridge, or browse Downtown's 2nd, 4th and 6th Street's music/night life districts.

The Travis Heights home is beautifully decorated and landscaped, modern everything, new central air/heat, washer/dryer, shaded-gated patio and off street parking. The upstairs Tree House Bedroom has a queen Tempurpedic, sitting area and private bath. The downstairs Patio Bedroom has a double futon bed and twin, full bath, and french doors opening to a private patio. The LR has a comfortable single futon bed/couch.

The cottage is one block from Stacey Park hike and bike trails, tennis courts, children’s playground, and free heated swimming pool. I include two bikes and tennis rackets. Stay in the heartbeat of what makes Austin unique and loved by so many--experience its romance, grace, & excitement.

The front door has no steps and is wheel chair assessable. There's no car traffic on Pecan Grove, just foot and stroller traffic to Stacey park.

You're within a half mile of Town Lake, bordered by 10 miles of hike/bike trails, where you can find kayaking, sculling, and canoeing for rent. Catch (from April to Oct) the largest urban bat population flying at dusk at the Congress Street Bridge. Walk across the bridge to enter the new Second Street restaurants & shopping area, or the nightlife in the Warehouse 4th Street or the younger Sixth Street (Old Pecan Street) Districts. Lots of pedi-cabs and horse carriages. Also enjoy swimming in Deep Eddy & the Barton Springs natural spring-fed pools--where Austin stays cool.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

              • Master upstairs: 1 queen

                Tempurpedic mattress...moreless

              • LR futon/single: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                ...moreless

              • Downstairs Patio Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                1 double/ 2 single...moreless

              • The Master bedroom (upstairs), luxuriously decorated, has a sitting/reading area and a walk-in closet. The full bath with tub and shower included a double sink and large counter space and mirror. Because of the two levels this upstairs room feels very private. The full size washer and dryer are located on the second level. The Patio Bedroom (downstairs) has with a double futon bed and a single portable inflatable bed (can be moved anywhere) and closet. The double French doors and windows provide lots of light. Walk out onto the private patio and enjoy your coffee on a lounge chair or at the patio table under several 70 foot pecan trees. An owl lives in the upper holes. The L-shape living room couch has a comfortable single futon mattress and easy storage space during the day for any bedding. there is a second inflatable twin bed with linens available....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                stain glass window...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • The Downstairs Bathroom has terra cotta tile, stain glass window to patio, and a handcrafted, backlit leaded glass mirror cabinet. The Upstairs Bathroom has a sit down shower (slanted ceiling) and a double sink with lots of counter and a large mirror....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Attractions nearby: Just 5 minutes from Downtown (4th and 6th Street entertainment districts) and the Capitol (tours), 10 minutes from the airport and the University of Texas campus (museums), one-hour to San Antonio (the Alamo), one-hour to Sea World and Schlitterbaun Water Park, 45 minutes to San Marcos and the Guadalupe River for tubing, 45 minutes to New Braunsfel's famous Greune Dance Hall. Close to the Texas Hill Country, lakes, rivers, hiking, cycling, wineries, music and film festivals. The quiet dignity of this neighborhood is genuinely friendly and respectful. The main traffic on my street is walkers, joggers and strollers--all going to Stacey Park. Tennis courts are one block away. The free, heated community 30-meter swimming pool is open year around. South Congress, a 10 min. walk, is what keeps Austin unique--buzzing with activity. Walk to Amy's ice cream, Jo's Coffee, Home Slice Pizza, and the Continental Club. Old cars, motorcycles, and festivals mark each weekend....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Piano
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Rafting
                      • Spelunking
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Tubing

                      Communication / Internet

                          • Fax

                          Dining

                          • Dining
                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 6 people

                          General

                          • Activities Guide
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Computer Available
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking On Street
                          • Shampoo
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Freezer
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Bicycles
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Tennis
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Walkway To Water

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool
                          • Heated Pool
                           

                          Reviews

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                          3 night min stay
                          $240
                          $1,440 $1,900
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                          • Taxes Not included

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 09/28/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Austin
                          Travis Heights
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Enoteca, Vespeo, Magnolias, Snack Bar, S Cong cafe

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Attractions nearby: Just 5 minutes by car (pedi-cab available) from Downtown's 2nd, 4th, and 6th Street night life districts, Capitol building (tours), 12 minutes from the airport and the University of Texas campus (Blankton Museums), one-hour to San Antonio (Alamo), one-hour to Sea World and Schlitterbaun Water Parks, 45 minutes to San Marcos and Guadalupe River tubing, 45 minutes to New Braunsfel's famous Greune Dance Hall. One hour to the Texas Hill Country, lakes, rivers, hiking, cycling, wineries, music and film festivals.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2000

                          About the owner: I'm an intimacy and relationship author, coach and workshop leader. I help folks learn new ways to talk, touch and play that feel safe, satisfying and sexy. I teach consent and choice which grows erotic self-awareness, responsibility, and expression.

                          Why the Owner Chose Travis Heights:
                          Creekside Cottage is in quiet, distinguished neighborhood in the heart of Old Austin within blocks of South Congress and Downtown. The home borders a walk bridge on a dead-end street; no cars, just walkers on their way to the park.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Having bedrooms on two levels, up and downstairs (each with their own bathroom), gives privacy. The 1930's vintage stone cottage is full of light, charm, efficient use of space, and shaded by stately pecan trees.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Creekside Cottage/ birds and squirrels

                            Creekside Cottage/ birds and squirrels

                          • Kitchen and private patio from DR table

                            Kitchen and private patio from DR table

                          • Front door, living room and stairs from the kitchen stove

                            Front door, living room and stairs from the kitchen stove

                          • Downstairs Bathroom with tub and shower

                            Downstairs Bathroom with tub and shower

                          • LR, DR, and Kitchen from stairs

                            LR, DR, and Kitchen from stairs

                          • Shaded, gated east-facing private patio with table, chairs and recliners

                            Shaded, gated east-facing private patio with table, chairs and recliners

                          • Living and Dining rooms facing south

                            Living and Dining rooms facing south

                          • Dining room  from Kitchen sink

                            Dining room from Kitchen sink

                          • LR and Kit from DR table/ futon single bed in LR

                            LR and Kit from DR table/ futon single bed in LR

                          • Patio Bedroom, double futon and (2) single air beds

                            Patio Bedroom, double futon and (2) single air beds

                          • Upstairs bed & sitting room with private bath & queen tempurpedic bed

                            Upstairs bed & sitting room with private bath & queen tempurpedic bed

                          • Patio from kitchen door, private driveway for 2-3 cars

                            Patio from kitchen door, private driveway for 2-3 cars

                          $240 per night (USD)
                          10

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 09/28/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 09/28/2014
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