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Stunning Soco Mid-Century Modern - Minutes from Downtown.

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Relax in luxury in your private, quiet oasis near lively SoCo (S. Congress)

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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SoCo townhome description

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2014 Award Winner!

* * Welcome to SoCo Spaces * *
'The Orange Door' (license # 102502) is a fun and stylish Mid-Century townhome nestled in historic, charming, Travis Heights. Relax and enjoy the light-filled, contemporary space tucked under a canopy of live oaks - just minutes from lively South Congress Ave. (SoCo) and downtown. Beautifully appointed with custom walnut cabinetry, stained concrete floors, stainless appliances, and modern, cozy furnishings. When you're ready to venture, there are abundant choices nearby sure to entertain every type of traveler - from fantastic restaurants and boutique shops to live music to hike and bike trails.

SWEET DREAMS
Both artfully designed bedrooms feature Queen-Size Beds, Memory Foam Mattresses, high thread count sheets and Organic Cotton Duvets. The Master Bedroom boasts a large Walk-In Closet. In case of extra sleeping requirements, linens and a pillow are provided for the living room sofa.

CHEF'S KITCHEN
Indulge your culinary desires on the gas range, under a beautiful, stainless steel vent hood. The fully equipped kitchen features stainless appliances, coffee maker, toaster, blender, dishes and cookware. The Galley style kitchen with 'waterfall' island opens to the living room so you can cook along as you watch the Food Network. Or step out onto your patio and grill up a Texas BBQ.

SPECIAL FEATURES
• Wonderful walking neighborhood
• Large windows overlooking gorgeous live oaks
• Covered parking for 1 vehicle + free street parking
• Wireless Internet throughout the home
• Grace digital audio player with pandora etc.
• Vaulted Ceilings
• Outdoor patio off kitchen with seating and gas bbq
• Bike rental and delivery available through local bike shops

NEIGHBORHOOD
A stroll a few blocks west takes you to Big Stacy Park equipped with 3 acres of walking trails and a heated, spring-fed swimming pool. You'll also find a playground and wading pool at little Stacy Park - enough fun to entertain even the the tiniest travelers for hours. Walk a little further west and you'll be at vibrant South Congress Avenue (aka SoCo) — filled with fantastic restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and music venues.

The entertaining Second, Warehouse, and Sixth street districts downtown are a 5 minute bus/cab ride. There's even a convenient Capital Metro bus stop 1.5 blocks from the home. Also near are Barton Springs, Zilker Park, the hike and bike trail along Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake), Auditorium Shores, the Convention Center, The Children's Museum, the bats at the South Congress bridge, Whole Foods Market, the Long Performing Arts Center, the Capitol and much more.

Note: Soco Spaces has several similar rentals in the same neighborhood - ask about our sister properties.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Townhome
  • 950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Tub/shower combo with designer fixtures

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances. Dishwasher, gas oven + hood, toaster, blender, coffee grinder, French press, coffee maker etc....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            High thread count linens and organic cotton duvets...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            5 bath towels, 5 hand towels, 5 washcloths...moreless

          • Parking:

            Free street parking if needed...moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Carport space for 1 vehicle...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central air and heat...moreless

          • Heating:

            Central air and heat...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Living Room seats 5
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer

          Entertainment

          • Music Library:

            Grace digital internet radio with pandora ipod compatible with ipod and aux in cable (bring your own cable and ipod)...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Digital cable premium package - over 300 channels...moreless

          Communications

          • Internet
          • Wireless Internet

          Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Big Stacy pool is the Travis Heights neighborhood pool. Open year round, spring fed, and free....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Sailing
              • Tennis
              • Golf
              • Roller Blading
              • Swimming
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Cycling
              • Fitness Center
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Water Skiing
              • Groceries
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Playground
              • Library
              • Churches
              • Botanical Garden
              • Restaurants
              • ATM/Bank
              • Rock Climbing
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 5
              from 24 traveler reviews
              Great Austin Townhome on South Congress 06/17/2011

              VRBO Bear stayed here:


              I just spent an amazing weekend getaway at this modern, updated townhome, known as “The Orange Door.” It’s located in the friendly Travis Heights neighborhood of Austin, Texas. This ‘pet friendly’ townhome has all the comforts of home – with even better décor and furniture! The kitchen was full of amenities any bear could want (especially a bear who likes coffee) and each bed was as comfy as could be.

              The neighborhood is friendly and serene and just a short walk to South Congress (aka SoCo) which is a great place to grab a delicious bite, explore cool and funky shops, get a drink or hear some great live music. Also within walking distance is Stacy Park, where the dog walked me every morning. There is also a spring fed pool in this park – perfect for cooling off from the hot Austin summers.

              The Orange Door is the perfect place to stay when traveling to Austin. It is centrally located and has all the amenities of home.

              The VRBO Bear

              The VRBO Bear
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              ACL weekend #1
              Oct 3 - Oct 5, 2014
              3 night min stay

              $1,197
              flat fee
              ACL weekend #2
              Oct 10 - Oct 12, 2014
              3 night min stay

              $1,197
              flat fee
              Formula 1
              Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2014
              4 night min stay

              $2,380
              flat fee
              SXSW Interactive
              Mar 12 - Mar 16, 2015
              5 night min stay

              $2,750
              flat fee
              SXSW Music
              Mar 18 - Mar 21, 2015
              4 night min stay

              $2,200
              flat fee
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $199
              $1,199 $3,395
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

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

              Notes:

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

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

              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 & legal.


              Cancellation policy:

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              Last updated: 09/15/2014
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              Location

              6.8 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Austin Bergstrom International
              2.7 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak Station - AUS 250 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 7
              0.7 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Whip in!
              5 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Waterski, wake surf, or wakeboard on lake Austin
              0.7 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              South Congress Cafe

              Located in beautiful, historic Travis Heights just a 10 minute walk 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 private retreat tucked away on a tranquil street.

              Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Kayaking, Wake Surfing, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              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:
              The eclectic, walking-neighborhood, combined with the classic mid-century lines of the home had us hooked!

              The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
              • Located in one of the most coveted, eclectic neighborhoods in Austin- close to vibrant South Congress and downtown • Proximity to fun and activities yet peaceful and quiet • Less expensive, more private, and much larger than a hotel room • Light filled, relaxing, and inviting space • High-quality mattresses, bedding, and furnishings • Covered parking + free street parking • WiFi throughout • 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.


              Contact us

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              • Relax in luxury in your private, quiet oasis near lively SoCo (S. Congress)

                Relax in luxury in your private, quiet oasis near lively SoCo (S. Congress)

              • There's plenty of space to kick back  and stretch out!

                There's plenty of space to kick back and stretch out!

              • Watch the widescreen HDTV while cooking in the Chef's Kitchen.

                Watch the widescreen HDTV while cooking in the Chef's Kitchen.

              • The large island -perfect for meals, games, or laptop time with a stunning view.

                The large island -perfect for meals, games, or laptop time with a stunning view.

              • Dine in or enjoy one of the many fantastic restaurants in the area.

                Dine in or enjoy one of the many fantastic restaurants in the area.

              • The master bedroom also has a large walk-in closet, desk and ceiling fan.

                The master bedroom also has a large walk-in closet, desk and ceiling fan.

              • Bedroom #2 - calm, tranquil, and relaxing! Memory foam mattress & luxury linens.

                Bedroom #2 - calm, tranquil, and relaxing! Memory foam mattress & luxury linens.

              • Enjoy the shaded patio off the kitchen with gas bbq.

                Enjoy the shaded patio off the kitchen with gas bbq.

              • Big Stacy Pool is nearby - spring fed, free, and open all year!

                Big Stacy Pool is nearby - spring fed, free, and open all year!

              • Don't miss music at the famous continental club.

                Don't miss music at the famous continental club.

              • Travis Heights is filled with gorgeous live oaks. This one is along Blunn Creek

                Travis Heights is filled with gorgeous live oaks. This one is along Blunn Creek

              • Watch the bats at the South Congress Bridge. April - October.

                Watch the bats at the South Congress Bridge. April - October.

              • Soco Spaces: Orange Door floor plan

                Soco Spaces: Orange Door floor plan

              • Your cozy view, nestled under the canopy of two-hundred year old oak trees.

                Your cozy view, nestled under the canopy of two-hundred year old oak trees.

              • Enjoy the convenience of a full kitchen.

                Enjoy the convenience of a full kitchen.

              • Gourmet open kitchen w/ custom cabinetry and high end stainless appliances.

                Gourmet open kitchen w/ custom cabinetry and high end stainless appliances.

              • Master Bedroom with Memory Foam Mattress and High Quality Linens.

                Master Bedroom with Memory Foam Mattress and High Quality Linens.

              • The bathroom features a bathtub/shower and beautiful designer fixtures.

                The bathroom features a bathtub/shower and beautiful designer fixtures.

              • The 'Orange Door' Guest House - near SoCo and downtown Austin.

                The 'Orange Door' Guest House - near SoCo and downtown Austin.

              • The 'Orange Door' Guest House - nestled under a canopy of live oaks.

                The 'Orange Door' Guest House - nestled under a canopy of live oaks.

              • Access to the beautiful lady bird lake boardwalk is just a 10 minute walk.

                Access to the beautiful lady bird lake boardwalk is just a 10 minute walk.

              • One of the festive and yummy restaurants along South Congress Ave

                One of the festive and yummy restaurants along South Congress Ave

              • Snack Bar - one of the fun restaurants on South Congress.

                Snack Bar - one of the fun restaurants on South Congress.

              • One of the many unique boutiques along SoCo.

                One of the many unique boutiques along SoCo.

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

              $199 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

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