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Private, Quaint Backyard Cottage by University of Texas

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Last updated: 01/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

North University cottage description

This bright and open 500 square foot cottage, sitting in a tree-shaded backyard includes a bedroom, vaulted ceilings in dining/living area, hand-made oak cabinetry, kitchen, bathroom with unique redwood shower which is open to the sky.

We are located 1/2 block from Hemphill Park just north of UT in a lovely, older neighborhood with large pecan trees, a creek, grassy areas for jogging, frisbee, football, basketball, and dog walking.

It is right off the north drag of the UT campus walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, bars, music venues, live theater, a local gym, grocery stores, video stores, shopping, museums, bike trails, with easy access to UT shuttle and city bus lines.


Why the Owner Chose North University: Year Purchased: 1986
Gene built this house himself originally to use as an office because with 4 children and a home business we were bursting at the seams. Our children are grown and gone, and with such a great city, neighborhood, street, it seems like the perfect place to share with others.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: The great benefit we enjoy is the completely central location. We are close to an amazing array of interesting places and activities. We are also a 5 minute drive from both IH-35 and Mopac making access to the greater Austin and Texas areas as convenient as possible.

Nevertheless, we live on a beautiful, peaceful street with a feeling of being removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. The cottage itself is beautifully constructed with built in oak cabinets and furnished with antiques, a king sized bed, and a homey atmosphere. A screened in garden house is a peaceful, private place to read and enjoy the outdoors.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                21...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                While children and babies are welcome, there is only the one king sized bed. We do have a Pack n Play and an air mattress for little ones....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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              • Large room with king size bed TV/DVD, vanity, and chiffarobe. Pack 'n Play available....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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              • The sole shower is an enclosed redwood shower open to the sky. It is connected to the bathroom and is many guests' favorite feature. It is outside, and there is no tub or inside shower....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • *Minimum Age Limit for Renters 25.

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    Live Music Capital of the World, just 2 miles from house.Multiple areas, West 6th, East 6th, Rainey St., blossoming east side, with more restaurants per capita than you can imagine. ...moreless

                  • Town

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Combined with dining area....moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    The driveway is available for cars....moreless

                  • Towels Provided

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Mr. Coffee, French Press, and a teapot....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    The kitchen is a full kitchen except it does not have an oven. ...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Coffee, tea, sugar, sugar alternatives, a few spices. A great local Health Food grocery store, Wheatsville Coop, is about two blocks away....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    There is a 4-burner gas stove-top and a large toaster oven as well as a large roaster available upon request but no oven....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster:

                    Large two-shelf toaster oven....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    There is a small deck with two seats and a little table....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Screened in garden house....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    The outdoor gardens and pathways, waterfall and garden house are available for your enjoyment....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Grill of main house available...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Wood Deck

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          SXSW
                          Mar 13 - Mar 22, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $160
                          ACL 1st week end
                          Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2015
                          2 night min stay

                          $484
                          flat fee
                          ACL- 2nd week end
                          Oct 9 - Oct 10, 2015
                          2 night min stay

                          $484
                          flat fee
                          Formula One
                          Oct 22 - Oct 25, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          $1,346
                          flat fee
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $110
                          $625 $1,700
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • cleaning $50
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                          • Tax Rate 15%

                          Notes:

                          Discounted prices for longer stays: Higher rates during peak times: 30 days- no taxes charged

                          1 week: $615 SXSW- $150/day

                          2 weeks: $1,175 ACL- $125/day- 3 day minimum

                          3 weeks: $1,650 Formula 1- $250/day- 4 day minimum

                          $25/night for extra guest


                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 01/28/2015
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                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          12 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Austin Bergstrom International Airport
                          0.2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Trudy's
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Morris Williams Golf Course
                          1.6 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Interstate Highway -35
                          0.2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Trudy's

                          Car: Necessary

                          PRIVATE BACKYARD COTTAGE IN UT AREA

                          This bright, open 500 sq. ft. cottage, in a tree-shaded backyard includes a bedroom, vaulted ceilings in dining/living area, hand-made oak cabinetry, kitchen, bathroom with unique redwood shower which is open to the sky.

                          Just 1/2 block from Hemphill Park just north of UT in a lovely, older neighborhood with large pecan trees, a creek, grassy areas for jogging, frisbee, football, basketball, and dog walking.

                          Right off the north drag of the UT campus walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, bars, music venues, live theater, a local gym, grocery stores, video stores, shopping, museums, bike trails, with easy access to UT shuttle and city bus lines.

                          1.1 miles to UT stadium, 10.2 miles- 20 minutes- to airport, 2.3 miles to downtown 6th street

                          Location is convenient to each of Austin's major roadways for day-trips in all directions including Central Texas Hill Country, LBJ Ranch, Bastrop St. Park, San Antonio.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1986

                          About the owner: We bought our 86 year old house in 1986, and completely remodeled it. The cottage in our large backyard was built by Gene, architecturally in keeping with the original house. We came to Austin to go to the University of Texas, have lived in this neighborhood over 40 years. We love this area and think it's the best place to live in the entire state.

                          Why the Owner Chose North University:
                          Gene built this house himself originally to use because with 4 children and a home business we were bursting at the seams. Our children are grown and gone, and with such a great city, neighborhood, street, it seems like the perfect place to share with others.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Private and quiet, pretty and tranquil, walking distance to lots of fun things.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Tree shaded backyard cottage

                            Tree shaded backyard cottage

                          • King bedroom

                            King bedroom

                          • Bedroom vanity

                            Bedroom vanity

                          • Bedroom from living area

                            Bedroom from living area

                          • Living area and Bedroom

                            Living area and Bedroom

                          • Living area chairs

                            Living area chairs

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Outdoor redwood shower opens to sky

                            Outdoor redwood shower opens to sky

                          • Shade tree and hammock

                            Shade tree and hammock

                          • Backyard

                            Backyard

                          • Screened in garden house with waterfall

                            Screened in garden house with waterfall

                          • Waterfall

                            Waterfall

                          • Backyard cottage

                            Backyard cottage

                          • Vanity & T.V. with DVD

                            Vanity & T.V. with DVD

                          • Bedroom into living area

                            Bedroom into living area

                          • Desk with Internet hook-up

                            Desk with Internet hook-up

                          • Living area

                            Living area

                          • Dinette

                            Dinette

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • View out kitchen window

                            View out kitchen window

                          • Walkway to cottage

                            Walkway to cottage

                          • Screened in garden house

                            Screened in garden house

                          • Butterfly

                            Butterfly

                          • Main house

                            Main house

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, January 28, 2015

                          $110 - $160 per night (USD)
                          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                          • Sleeps
                            2
                          • Bedrooms
                            1
                          • Bathrooms
                            1
                          • Property type
                            Cottage
                          • Reviews
                            31
                          Owner
                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within 24 hours
                          • Response rate: 90%
                          • Calendar last updated: 01/28/2015
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                          +1 (512) 480-8048
                          Texas, USA

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