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Spectacular Modern Retreat Close to Downtown Austin

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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West Lake Hills estate description

This spectacular modern retreat in the heart of Austin is the ideal destination for family and friends to explore downtown, Formula 1, Austin City Limits, South-by-southwest, or simply to enjoy the resort-like pool and grounds.

This modern masterpiece by a well-known New York architect has been featured in magazines and nominated for architectural honors. The 5,500 square foot house features 5 large bedrooms with King or Queen beds and attached bathrooms with dramatic showers and/or tubs.

The large saltwater infinity pool is available year-round and ideal for swimming laps or family swimming. The house comfortably sleeps 10 people and also features multiple living areas, two media rooms, an office, and a full laundry room. Indoor and outdoor dining areas each seat 12 or more guests. If you choose to bring kids, there is a large flat yard, basketball hoop, as well as toys and activities for children of all ages.

The house is extremely private and secure. The small street was recently secured by the secret service for a presidential visit.

The 5,500 square foot estate on 1.3 private wooded acres is located in the exclusive community of West Lake Hills in the center of Austin.

Your hosts will make sure that every stay is a wonderful experience!

THE LOCATION
- Just 5 miles to downtown, it's easy to get downtown in minutes without highways or traffic
- Less than 25 minutes to the airport or to the Formula 1 (Formula One, F1) Circuit of the Americas race track
- Less than 5 miles to the Austin City Limits festival grounds
- Major shopping and dining just 2 minutes away

THE BEDROOMS
- Enormous Master bedroom with California King bed and private deck attached to master bath with large soaking tub and walk-in shower
- Large 2nd Master bedroom with California King bed attached to bathroom with large walk-in shower
- Large 3rd bedroom with queen bed and attached bath with tub and shower
- Large 4th bedroom with queen bed and attached shared bathroom with tub and shower
- Large 5th bedroom with queen bed and attached shared bathroom with tub and shower

OTHER FEATURES
- Fully-equipped chef's kitchen with large 48' refrigerator and freezer, Viking gas cook top, two ovens, microwave, and two dishwashers
- Two media rooms with large TVs, Cable TV, and DVD
- Living room that seats 30-40 for special events
- Playroom stocked with kids toys, blocks, and Lego
- Two offices
- Two car Garage
- Covered outdoor dining area with ceiling fans
- Large salt water lap pool with infinity edge (not heated)
- Sun-deck
- Whole house music system: play your music from your iPod or iPhone anywhere in the house
- WIFI High Speed Internet Access
- Laundry room and supplies
- 2 adult bicycles and multiple kids bicycles for your use (let us know and we will prepare them)

FRIENDLY RENTAL TERMS
- $89 Insurance fee means no security deposit
- All taxes and cleaning fees included!
- Attractive payment deposit and cancellation terms
- Pay by credit card without any additional fees
- Simple, straightforward rental agreement

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Estate
  • 5500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    Attached Bath with Soaking tub & Shower, Private Deck...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Attached Bath Large Walk-in Shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Attached Bath with Tub / Shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Attached Shared Bath with Tub / Shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Attached Shared Bath with Tub / Shower...moreless

  • Additional sleeping possible in offices. Pack-n-Play Crib available.

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Attached to Bedroom 1. Spectacular Soaking Tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Attached to Bedroom 2. Large Walk-in Shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Attached to Bedroom 3...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Attached to Bedrooms 4 & 5...moreless

  • Pool Bath: toilet, shower

    Near Pool. Large walk-in Shower...moreless

  • Powder Room: toilet

    Near Pool. Large walk-in Shower...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Just minutes from downtown Austin...moreless

  • Village:

    In a peaceful corner of Austin close to downtown but surrounded by dramatic hills, soaring oak trees, and large wooded lots that provide a great escape from the downtown action. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Austin City Limits Festival
Sep 30 - Oct 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$2,250
Formula 1
Oct 20 - Oct 29, 2015
4 night min stay
$3,250
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,825

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Standard Check-in time is 2PM, Check out time is 12PM.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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Location

16 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstrom International Airport

Car: Recommended

The house is located in the exclusive village of West Lake Hills in the center of Austin. Just 5 miles from the center of downtown and requiring no highways to get downtown, the house is convenient to all of the cultural, retail, shopping, and nightlife destinations that Austin has to offer. Just 2 minutes from a variety of restaurants and shopping. Just 5 minutes from the Austin City Limits festival and 10 minutes from the heart of downtown. Located close to 360/71, the house is a quick 25 minutes drive to the Circuit of the Americas Formula 1 (F1, Formula One) race track.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Jessica & Paul built this modern home in 2010 to create a design-focused resort-like escape in the heart of Austin. We personally make sure that every renter has a truly amazing stay. Contact us if you have any questions!

Why the Owner Chose West Lake Hills:
It all started with an amazing piece of land -- a 1+ acre flat lot in the heart of Austin, TX. Working with prominent New York architects, we designed a comfortable modern house that is tranquil during the day and perfect for entertaining in the evenings. There is a big yard for kids to play and a infinity-edge salt water pool. We love eating outside most of the year on the covered patio or pool-side dining table. The house is amazingly peaceful and private -- even with large groups.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
While many people think of Texas as flat, the dramatic Texas Hill Country begins just West of downtown. We built our house in these first heavily wooded limestone hills, nearly 500 feet above downtown and only minutes from the center of the action. The hills and towering oak trees provide a dramatic natural backdrop for glass-filled modern house. We designed the house and pool around the trees and natural environment, making it a perfect place for indoor-outdoor living and entertaining.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Our modern house has been featured in more 50 blogs and articles

    Our modern house has been featured in more 50 blogs and articles

  • Living Room & Fireplace

    Living Room & Fireplace

  • Gallery

    Gallery

  • Dining Area with Extendable Table

    Dining Area with Extendable Table

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Corner of Upstairs Playroom (stocked with lego and blocks)

    Corner of Upstairs Playroom (stocked with lego and blocks)

  • Entrance to Master Bedroom

    Entrance to Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath with Giant Soaking Tub for Two

    Master Bath with Giant Soaking Tub for Two

  • Upstairs bedroom queen bed and attached bathroom

    Upstairs bedroom queen bed and attached bathroom

  • Bedroom 4 with Queen Bed and Attached Bathroom

    Bedroom 4 with Queen Bed and Attached Bathroom

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Front view of house

    Front view of house

  • Swimming Pool and Covered Patio

    Swimming Pool and Covered Patio

  • LIbrary & Home Theater

    LIbrary & Home Theater

  • Kitchen & Bar

    Kitchen & Bar

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room with a View of the Pool

    Living Room with a View of the Pool

  • Stairs

    Stairs

  • Master Bedroom with California King bed

    Master Bedroom with California King bed

  • Large Ground Floor Bedroom with California King Bed and Attached Bathroom

    Large Ground Floor Bedroom with California King Bed and Attached Bathroom

  • Upstairs attached bathroom

    Upstairs attached bathroom

  • Bedroom 5 with Queen Bed and Attached Bathroom

    Bedroom 5 with Queen Bed and Attached Bathroom

  • Swimming Pool & Lounge Chairs

    Swimming Pool & Lounge Chairs

  • House Site Plan (front of lot) Showing Trees and Large Front and Side Yards

    House Site Plan (front of lot) Showing Trees and Large Front and Side Yards

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Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    5.5
  • Property type
    Estate
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/15/2015
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