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This private home is 2 miles west of the Austin Convention Center and most SXSW music and film venues. It is within easy walking distance of the ACL Music Festival. It is a great location for UT graduation.
The tall urban home's wide windows open onto a wooded view giving it a tree-house feel. Maple floors and trim, distinctive furniture and original art in 2 living areas mix modern and traditional style. A deck with table and chairs provides a scenic spot for outdoor dining. The stone patio with comfortable outdoor furniture features a relaxing water fountain. Full kitchen and laundry add convenience. The game room has a 56 inch, flat-screen, wall-mounted Sony HD TV, with Blu-ray and Wii. Small, flat-screen TV in Kitchen. Exterior is stone. Private drive is partially gated. Built in 2001, it is in the charming, older neighborhood of Tarrytown.
Urban living in a tree house oasis
Secluded Urban Home Near ACL & SXSW Festivals: This private home is ideal location for the Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) and the South By Southwest (SXSW) Music and Film Festivals. It is walking distance to ACL and less than 2 miles from most of the SXSW venues including the Convention Center and the Four Seasons.
Several restaurants and a grocery are with walking distance including: Magnolia Cafe, Maudie's Tex Mex, ThunderCloud Subs, Fabi & Rosi, Deep Eddy Caberet, Randall’s, and CVS.
Downtown is less than 2 miles from the home.
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Walk to Bird Lake's hike and bike trails, kayaking, and paddle surfing. Walk to the Austin Nature and Science center where children can dig through sand searching for 'dinosaur bones.'
Bike or walk across the lake the Zilker Zephyr, a small train, chugs through Zilker park past Barton Springs Pool, a popular spring-fed swimming hole.
The Univeristy of Texas and the Texas State Capital building are close.
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The large master bedroom has wide windows, French Doors, and a small balcony with a wooded view giving it a tree house feel. Three bedrooms are upstairs. The guestroom with queen bed and full bath is on a lower level. There are an additional 2 twin mattresses that can be made up on the floor for a total of 7 beds (1 king, 1 queen, 1 double, 2 twins, 2 twin mattresses)...moreless
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The perfect location for SXSW and the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL). Less than 2 miles to most SXSW venues and an easy walk to ACL.
Austin is the capital of Texas and the 'Live Music Capital of the World.' The center of the music scene is on Sixth Street.
In the charming Tarrytown neighborhood, Deep Eddy Heights, the home is about 2 miles from the downtown music venues and is in walking distance to Lady Bird Lake.
Other Activities: kayaking, rowing, canoeing
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: Family of 5 - we love to travel, hike and bike, especially on the trails around Lady Bird Lake, which is a short walk from our house.
Why the Owner Chose Tarrytown: We love our 'tree house.' Modern design, classic materials of maple and stone, large windows looking out to oak trees give it the feel of a tree house. We love walking to urban parks, trails, pools and cafes.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Location is the best - in the heart of Austin, close to Live Music and all festivals, ACL, SXSW... University of Texas
Easy access to MOPAC (loop 1) means easy access to the city. We are close to all the things we love about Austin: Town Lake/Lady Bird Lake, Lake Austin, great restaurants, Zilker Park, Deep Eddy, UT.