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Light, Bright Urban Oasis: in Coveted Travis Heights Near Soco and Downtown

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A Light, Bright, Mid-Century Gem near SoCo & Downtown.

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Travis Heights townhome description

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2014 Award Winner!

* * Welcome to SoCo Spaces * *
''The Green Door'' [Austin license # 102506] is a fun and stylish Mid-Century townhome located in Travis Heights - one of Austin's most desired and unique neighborhoods. Relax and enjoy the light-filled, contemporary space - just minutes from lively South Congress Ave. (SoCo) and downtown. Beautifully appointed with custom walnut cabinetry, stained concrete floors, stainless appliances, ultra comfortable beds, 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.

We live in this neighborhood, we love this neighborhood. Once you've enjoyed a relaxing stay at the Green Door guesthouse, we know you will too!


SWEET DREAMS: Both artfully designed bedrooms feature Queen-Size Beds, Ultra-Comfortable 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 and everything you need to prepare meals at home. 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 spacious patio and grill up a Texas BBQ.

HIGHLIGHTS AND SPECIAL FEATURES:
• Wonderful walking neighborhood
• Covered parking for 1 vehicle + free street parking
• Wireless Internet throughout the home
• Grace digital audio player with pandora etc.
• Vaulted Ceilings
• Outdoor seating area (large wrap around deck)
• Bike rental and delivery available through local bike shops

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Townhome
  • 950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Please ask, and tell us about your pet. Sorry, no cats....moreless

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

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              • Master: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • living room sofa: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                pillow and linens provided...moreless

              • Master bedroom has a queen size memory foam mattress mattress, Bedroom 2 has a Queen size Serta euro top mattress Both bedrooms have high-quality linens There are closets in both bedrooms, master has large walk-in closet...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Full 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Tub/shower combo High quality fixtures

              Other Amenities

                  • Covered parking for 1 vehicle under carport, plenty of on-street parking. Gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances. Dishwasher, gas oven + hood, toaster, blender, coffee grinder, french press. Grace digital audio player with pandora, etc . Minimum Age Limit for Renters: 25. * Air Conditioning: Central air and heat. * Washer + Dryer * Linens Provided: High thread count linens and organic cotton duvets * Bike rental and delivery available through local bike shop...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Games
                  • DVR
                  • Television:

                    HD Plasma...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

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

                  • Stereo:

                    Grace digital audio player with pandora, internet radio, etc. You can plug your ipod in with an aux in cord (bring cord)....moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Photography

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Town:

                    Travis Heights is the closest neighborhood to downtown and the popular South Congress shipping district, also known as 'Soco'....moreless

                  • Lake:

                    Lady Bird Lake and the glorious Austin Hike & Bike trail are a short walk away....moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    Just a 10 minute walk to tons of shops and restaurants on South Congress. Five minute/$7 cab to downtown or a pleasant 20-25 minute walk....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Covered Parking:

                            Carport space for 1 vehicle ...moreless

                          • Parking On Street
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Living Room
                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Central air and heat...moreless

                          • Heating:

                            Central air and heat...moreless

                          • Linens Provided:

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

                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided:

                            5 bath towels, 5 wash cloths, 2 hand towels...moreless

                          • Parking:

                            There is a designated covered parking space for 1 vehicle. There's also free parking for extra vehicles in front of home - quiet street....moreless

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker:

                                american style coffee maker + french press...moreless

                              • Toaster
                              • Blender
                              • Coffee Grinder
                              • Pantry Items:

                                spices, olive oil, coffee filters...moreless

                              • Stove
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Grill
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Stove:

                                gas oven hood...moreless

                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • Kitchen:

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

                              Outside

                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Yard
                              • Porch Furniture
                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas

                              Payment Type

                              • Amex
                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard
                              • Discover

                              Pool / Spa

                                  • Communal Pool:

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

                                   

                                  Reviews

                                  Write a review 5
                                  from 25 traveler reviews
                                  Come relax in comfort at this urban oasis near SoCo in Austin. 06/16/2010

                                  VRBO Bear stayed here:


                                  I just got back from another great weekend in Austin – I love that city, there’s always so much fun to be had! The Green Door is in Travis Heights, a charming, quiet, centrally-located neighborhood about 8 blocks from funky SoCo – a perfect location to experience the first fruits of Austin. The home has attractive curb appeal with a wrap around front porch and two comfortable chairs to relax in and enjoy the view amidst huge historic oak trees.

                                  This contemporary home has an open floor plan with new furnishing throughout. The comfortable modern couch in the living room seats 4 adults easily (the oversized, long hair pillow was my favorite). Cool concrete floors throughout the home keep the temperatures pleasant during the hot summer. I enjoyed watching the NBA Finals on the HD flat screen TV.

                                  The open kitchen has clean, crisp white counters and is well equipped with all new appliances, plenty of glassware, dishes, pots and pans, and coffee maker – all the necessary items to prepare a home cooked meal. The refrigerator was pre-stocked for me with a six-pack of assorted local beers and the fresh flowers were a great touch. Right outside the sliding kitchen door was the gas barbeque, perfect for grilling fresh Salmon I bought from the Whole Foods Global Headquarters just 2.5 miles away. You can use one of the classic cruiser bikes that comes with the rental!

                                  The shower/tub has a rain head faucet – I loved that. The towels are new and soft – probably thanks to my distant relative, The Snuggle Bear. Both beds were very comfortable with great pillows. The walk-in master closet is spacious and could easily double as a babies sleeping room; plenty of wooden hangers are available in both closets.

                                  The Green Door is hands-down a regular favorite of mine to recommend for a weekend or week-long stay for one to two couples, or a small family. The owners have thought of every detail. They even went above and beyond to make sure I enjoyed my stay and even before my visit they were attentive and easy to contact during the reservation process. They also provided maps & local magazines, notebooks with places of interests, and suggestions for fun activities during my stay, like Esther’s Follies on 6th St. - hilarious!! This home has all the conveniences of a home-away-from-home, but with thoughtful personal touches to make it a great vacation spot.

                                  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 17 - Mar 21, 2015
                                  5 night min stay

                                  $2,750
                                  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:

                                  • cleaning fee $75 + tax
                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                                  • 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 +

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                                  Last updated: 08/25/2014
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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
                                  0.5 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  I-35 and woodland
                                  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

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  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

                                   

                                  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 Travis Heights:
                                  The eclectic, walking-neighborhood, combined with the classic mid-century lines of the home had us hooked! The proximity to downtown and South Congress is just one of the area's attractions. The neighborhood has gently rolling hills offering views of downtown, is filled with gorgeous live oak trees, and has many recreation opportunities.

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                                  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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                                  • A Light, Bright, Mid-Century Gem near SoCo & Downtown.

                                    A Light, Bright, Mid-Century Gem near SoCo & Downtown.

                                  • Relax in your Private, Quiet, Oasis after a fun-filled day or night.

                                    Relax in your Private, Quiet, Oasis after a fun-filled day or night.

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

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

                                  • Spacious Bathroom with tub/shower combo and designer fixtures.

                                    Spacious Bathroom with tub/shower combo and designer fixtures.

                                  • Relax on the large wrap-around patio. There's also a gas BBQ!

                                    Relax on the large wrap-around patio. There's also a gas BBQ!

                                  • Front of property with native landscaping. We have twin properties next door.

                                    Front of property with native landscaping. We have twin properties next door.

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

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

                                  • Gourmet Kitchen with Stainless Appliances, Dishes, and Cookware

                                    Gourmet Kitchen with Stainless Appliances, Dishes, and Cookware

                                  • Catch a performance at the famous Continental Club.

                                    Catch a performance at the famous Continental Club.

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

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

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

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

                                  • South Congress is full of great shopping, music, and food!

                                    South Congress is full of great shopping, music, and food!

                                  • Soco Spaces: Green Door layout

                                    Soco Spaces: Green Door layout

                                  • Spacious open floor plan gives you lots of room to relax

                                    Spacious open floor plan gives you lots of room to relax

                                  • Master Bedroom: Memory Foam Mattress, high quality linens, walk-in closet.

                                    Master Bedroom: Memory Foam Mattress, high quality linens, walk-in closet.

                                  • Bedroom #2 - very peaceful, with euro top mattress & luxury linens.

                                    Bedroom #2 - very peaceful, with euro top mattress & luxury linens.

                                  • There are multiple places to relax on the L-shaped patio.

                                    There are multiple places to relax on the L-shaped patio.

                                  • The green door - single story, ground floor, mid century modern .

                                    The green door - single story, ground floor, mid century modern .

                                  • Run, walk, or bike for miles around beautiful Lady Bird Lake.

                                    Run, walk, or bike for miles around beautiful Lady Bird Lake.

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

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

                                  • Jo's - our beloved neighborhood coffee shop.

                                    Jo's - our beloved neighborhood coffee shop.

                                  • Hey cupcake! One of the fun food trailers on South Congress.

                                    Hey cupcake! One of the fun food trailers on South Congress.

                                  • Take a dip in Austin's beloved Barton Springs! Also in South Austin.

                                    Take a dip in Austin's beloved Barton Springs! Also in South Austin.

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

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