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Wow! Central Austin Near Downtown and Ut - Enjoy Fire Pit, Grill

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-20 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Downtown house description

1940s Charm and 21st Century Sophistication -- the home is located in a quiet Central Austin neighborhood close to Downtown -- a 5 to 10 minute taxi ride or 15 to 20 minute bus ride to Downtown.

*** Ask About Two-Night Rates, Weekly Rates***

Guests love gathering around the kitchen island, and the fire pit on the stone patio. Sleeping accommodations include one king bed, one queen bed and two queen sleeper sofas. Twin air beds are available upon request.

The house includes WIFI access, Cable Service, two TVs, 2 DVDs, and DVR Service to record your favorite television shows while you are out. XBOX or Wii gaming systems are available upon request.

Rest easy. This Home is Licensed by the City of Austin for Operation as a Vacation Rental.

The house features a fully-equipped kitchen including kitchen island and walk-in pantry. Appliances include gas range, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, disposal, toaster, coffee maker, and pancake griddle.

Enjoy the stone patio in the private backyard furnished with a charcoal grill for evening grilling and fire pit for nights.

Other nice features of the house include wood floors, central air/central heat and a separate indoor laundry room.

We provide linens, towels, paper towels, toilet paper, and hand soaps in the kitchen and bath to make your stay comfortable and carefree.

All this within walking distance of some of Austin's best restaurants and cafes. Nearby restaurants, cafes and stores include Kerbey Lane Cafe, Olive & June, Teo's, Central Market Cafe and Restaurant. Day activities in town and within 5 to 10 minutes of the house include kayaking Lady Bird Lake, festivals at Zilker Park, swimming in Barton Springs Pool, touring the Bob Bullock History Museum, the State Capitol, the Blanton Museum or LBJ Library, world class performance at the Long Center. Lake Austin and Lake Travis are minutes west.We are 5 to 15 blocks from St. David's, Seton, The Heart Hospital, Dell Children's Hospital for needed medical stays.

If you do not want to drive, Capital Metro bus routes pick up less than three blocks from the house for the short ride into Downtown or UT.

We have hosted weekend getaways, wedding guests, visiting professors, musicians, filmmakers and corporate employees in Austin on work assignments.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage
          • Chauffeur
          • Private Chef
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Age 21...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pet Fee and Refundable Pet Deposit...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking allowed on stone patio....moreless

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 5: 1 baby crib

            Pack N Play...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            queen in Private Room off Master...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            queen in Living Room...moreless

          • The bedrooms feature luxurious 500+ cotton sheets and designer bedsets for your comfort and enjoyment....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Enjoy fluffy towels and honey and milk hand soap.

          Other Amenities

              • Guests love gathering around the kitchen island, and around the fire pit on the stone patio on cool evenings. The house is equipped with whole house WIFI, HDTV, DVD, cable and DVR service as well as books, and current magazines. We provide pool towels, and pool toys, as well as linens, towels, basic paper and soap products (hand soap, dishwashing liquid and detergent). A sample of basic seasonings is supplied. All that is missing is you! Please contact us with any questions....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Two HDTV LEDs with DVR Service and DVD Players; One additional TV in the Queen Bedroom With DVR Service....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable TV With 300+ Channels,HD Signal and DVR Service...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                Two DVD Players - one in Living Room, one in Media Room...moreless

              • DVR
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library:

                (9) Compact Discs...moreless

              • Toys
              • Video Library
              • Video Game Console:

                (2) XBOX or WII Gaming System available upon request...moreless

              • Video Games:

                (5) Available Upon Request....moreless

              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Audio Tape Player
              • VCR

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Water Parks
              • Arboretum
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Theme Parks
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Festivals

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Bird Watching
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Town

              sports and adventure activities

              • Parasailing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Kayaking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Rafting
              • Spelunking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Basketball Court
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Water Tubing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Hunting
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Roller Blading

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Internet:

                        High-Speed, WIFI Throughout the House...moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking:

                        Room for Two Cars in Driveway and One in Garage...moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        Outdoor Fire Pit on Stone Patio...moreless

                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone:

                        Landline service available to long term tenants, small monthly fee....moreless

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central Air...moreless

                      • Heating:

                        Central Heat...moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        500+ Cotton...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Outdoor Fire Pit, Great for Evening Chats in the Backyard...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        WIFI Throughout the House...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Room For One In Garage...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Recommend parking in driveway...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Features Flat Screen LED TV With DVR, Sound System With Built In Speakers...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        In Laundry Room ...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        In Laundry Room...moreless

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Gourmet Kitchen
                          • Garbage Disposal
                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            Fully Equipped...moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Appliances Include Gas Range and Oven, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Disposal, Pancake Griddle, Coffee Maker, Toaster...moreless

                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Pantry Items:

                            Seasonings Provided...moreless

                          • Stove
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Catering Available

                          Outside

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Kayak, canoe rentals at nearby Lady Bird Lake, ask for coupon....moreless

                          • Tennis Court
                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            Fully fenced yard, herb garden - help yourself...moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Stone Patio in Fully Fenced Private Backyard...moreless

                          • Yard
                          • Porch Furniture
                          • Barbecue
                          • Bicycles:

                            Available Upon Request...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Charcoal Grill For Use On Stone Patio...moreless

                          • Patio
                          • Fully Fenced Property
                          • Tennis:

                            Many nearby...moreless

                          • Golf:

                            Right Between Lions and Hancock Municipal Courses...moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                          • Discover
                          • Eurocard

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool:

                            Deep Eddy and Barton Springs Pools within 5 minutes of the House. We provide pool towels....moreless

                          • Outdoor Pool
                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.8
                          from 6 traveler reviews
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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          September Dates
                          Sep 13 - Oct 2, 2014
                          20 night min stay

                          $2,850

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                          ACL Fest Weekend 1
                          Oct 3 - Oct 6, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $300 $400
                          Fri, Sat
                          ACL Fest Weekend 2
                          Oct 10 - Oct 13, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $300 $400
                          Fri, Sat
                          Formula 1
                          Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $500 $600
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          Thanksgiving
                          Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $250
                          Christmas
                          Dec 24 - Dec 28, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          $250
                          New Years
                          Dec 31 - Jan 4, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $200
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $125 $150
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $875

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                          • CC Fee Paid to Website $30
                          • Pet Fee $25 + tax
                          • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
                          • Property Damage Protection $49
                          • Tax Rate 15%

                          Notes:

                          Ask About Two-Night Rates and Weekly Rates

                          Monthly Rate Available Upon Request

                          No Lodging Taxes for Stays of 30 Days or Longer.

                          Lodging Taxes 15%

                          Refundable Security Deposit $200

                          Refundable Pet Deposit $100 to $250


                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                          Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                          Location

                          • Upper Crust Bakery

                            "This well-loved bakery is a favorite with local Austinites. The coffee and baked goods are ..."

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                          • Central Market

                            "Central Market features both an organic grocery store and a great restaurant with deck seati..."

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                          • Kerbey Lane Cafe

                            "Walk to Kerbey Lane for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Known for their healthy dishes, Kerbey L..."

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                          • Teo Espresso and Gelato

                            "Another Austin original -- Teo's has The Best gelato in Austin as well as homemade sandwiche..."

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                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Austin Bergstrom International
                          150 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Port Aransas
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Cap Metro Red Line
                          0.2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Mopac and 35th
                          25 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Volente Beach Lake Travis 25min, Port Aransas 3hrs
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Draught House Pub, The Flying Saucer
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Kerbey Lane Cafe, The Brick Oven, Teo's Gelato

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Austin is the heart of Texas, known for its natural beauty and friendly community. This property provides short and easy access to downtown restaurants, night life, The University of Texas and Zilker Park. A short taxi ride or two blocks to an Austin Metro bus - no car needed to get into Downtown. Day activities in town and within ten minutes of the house include kayaking on Lady Bird Lake, swimming in Barton Springs, touring the Bob Bullock History Museum, the State Capitol, the Blanton Museum or LBJ Library. Recommended day trips include wine tasting and shopping historic Fredericksburg, renting a boat on Lake Travis, a day trip to San Antonio, exploring caverns, seasonal Eagle viewing on Lake Buchanan . . . the list goes on. Let us recommend others.

                          Other Activities: Indoor Sports at 'The Main Event' include laser tag, rock climbing, pool tables, bowling - fabulous entertainment center - 10 minutes away.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2002

                          About the owner: I fell in love with Austin while attending University here. I left briefly with work -- got back to Austin as soon as I could!

                          Why the Owner Chose Downtown:
                          This house was purchased for its location relative to everything Austin, along with the retro 1940's neighborhood appeal. The easy, laid back charm of the house and neighborhood remain, but now include high tech convenience and entertainment -- WIFI, hidef flat screen TV, cable and DVR service!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Highlights that we enjoy and are yours to experience include gathering around the kitchen island, the feel of the wood floors under your feet, and hanging out on the stone patio around the fire pit on cool evenings.


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                          Speaks: english

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                          Photos

                          • Five Minutes to Kerbey Lane Cafe

                            Five Minutes to Kerbey Lane Cafe

                          • Dining Room, Off Kitchen - Additional Pics of Home Interior Available by Email

                            Dining Room, Off Kitchen - Additional Pics of Home Interior Available by Email

                          • Kitchen Includes Fridge, Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Range, Microwave, Pantry

                            Kitchen Includes Fridge, Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Range, Microwave, Pantry

                          • West Enfield Pool - 1 of 3 fabulous pools with 10 minutes of the house.

                            West Enfield Pool - 1 of 3 fabulous pools with 10 minutes of the house.

                          • Start your morning here -- at the coffee bar.

                            Start your morning here -- at the coffee bar.

                          • Shower Bath With Adjustable Height on Shower Head

                            Shower Bath With Adjustable Height on Shower Head

                          • Queen Size and 400 Plus Count Cotton in Second Bedroom

                            Queen Size and 400 Plus Count Cotton in Second Bedroom

                          • Laundry Room Available for Your Use

                            Laundry Room Available for Your Use

                          • More Seating on Stone Patio, Fire Pit and Charcoal Grill Available

                            More Seating on Stone Patio, Fire Pit and Charcoal Grill Available

                          • Take the Short Ten Minute Cap Metro Ride to the University of Texas

                            Take the Short Ten Minute Cap Metro Ride to the University of Texas

                          • Five Blocks to the Shoal Creek Hike and Bike Trail - Bike Rentals Nearby

                            Five Blocks to the Shoal Creek Hike and Bike Trail - Bike Rentals Nearby

                          • Wonderful playscape adjacent to the Deck at the Central Market Cafe.

                            Wonderful playscape adjacent to the Deck at the Central Market Cafe.

                          • Living Room With HDTV, DVD, DVR Service, CD Player

                            Living Room With HDTV, DVD, DVR Service, CD Player

                          • Dining Room Looking Out to Private Backyard

                            Dining Room Looking Out to Private Backyard

                          • Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen Features Kitchen Island - Great Gathering Place.

                            Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen Features Kitchen Island - Great Gathering Place.

                          • 5 Minutes to Eiler's Pool - springfed, lap pool at one end, beach end at other

                            5 Minutes to Eiler's Pool - springfed, lap pool at one end, beach end at other

                          • Luxurious Bath With Soaps, Fluffy Towels

                            Luxurious Bath With Soaps, Fluffy Towels

                          • King Sleeping with 500 Count Cotton

                            King Sleeping with 500 Count Cotton

                          • Third Room Off Master with Second Media Center, Sleeper Sofa

                            Third Room Off Master with Second Media Center, Sleeper Sofa

                          • Seasonal Herb and Pepper Garden - Help Yourself!

                            Seasonal Herb and Pepper Garden - Help Yourself!

                          • Minutes to the Downtown Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail.

                            Minutes to the Downtown Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail.

                          • It's a three block walk to this Cap Metro Stop for the short ride into Downtown.

                            It's a three block walk to this Cap Metro Stop for the short ride into Downtown.

                          • Work Only If You Must.The House Features Office Space,High-Speed WIFI Throughout

                            Work Only If You Must.The House Features Office Space,High-Speed WIFI Throughout

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, August 30, 2014

                          $95 - $600 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-20 nights
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