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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.
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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.
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
Audio Tape Player
Books For Adults
Books For Kids
Two DVD Players - one in Living Room, one in Media Room...moreless
July 4th Holiday Jul 3 - Jul 6, 2015 3 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
ACL Fest - Weekend 1 Oct 2 - Oct 5, 2015 3 night min stay
ACL Fest - Weekend 2 Oct 9 - Oct 12, 2015 3 night min stay
COA - Formula 1 Oct 22 - Oct 26, 2015 3 night min stay
$600 Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
$150 Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$59
Cleaning Fee$100 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
Pet Fee$25 + tax
CC Fee Paid to Website$30
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
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Volente Beach Lake Travis 25min, Port Aransas 3hrs
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.
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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