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Private, Quaint Backyard Cottage by University of Texas

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Last updated: 08/20/2014
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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.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • 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

              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. No tu or inside shower....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • *Minimum Age Limit for Renters 25.

                  Entertainment

                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player

                  Attractions

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                      • Town

                      sports and adventure activities

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

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 4 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              General

                              • Parking Off Street:

                                The driveway is available for cars....moreless

                              • Living Room:

                                Combined with dining area....moreless

                              • Iron & Board
                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Ceiling Fans
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Paper Towels
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Heating
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Broadband Access
                              • Internet
                              • Air Conditioning
                              • Linens Provided

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Included

                                  Kitchen

                                  • 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

                                  • Toaster:

                                    Large two-shelf toaster oven....moreless

                                  • 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

                                  • Coffee Maker:

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

                                  • Dishes & Utensils
                                  • Ice Maker
                                  • Kitchen:

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

                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Microwave
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Stove
                                  • 4 Ring Stove
                                  • Blender

                                  Outside

                                  • Outdoor Grill:

                                    Grill of main house available...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

                                  • Deck / Patio:

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

                                  • Wood Deck
                                  • Outdoor Grill Gas

                                  Payment Type

                                  • Visa
                                  • Mastercard
                                   

                                  Reviews

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  ACL 1st week end
                                  Oct 3 - Oct 5, 2014
                                  3 night min stay

                                  $375
                                  flat fee
                                  ACL- 2nd week end
                                  Oct 10 - Oct 12, 2014
                                  3 night min stay

                                  $375
                                  flat fee
                                  Formula One
                                  Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2014
                                  4 night min stay

                                  $1,000
                                  flat fee
                                  SXSW
                                  Mar 13 - Mar 22, 2015
                                  4 night min stay
                                  $150
                                  My Standard Rate
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $100
                                  $575 $1,800
                                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

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

                                  Notes:

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

                                  1 week: $575 SXSW- $150/day

                                  2 weeks: $1,100 ACL- $125/day- 3 day minimum

                                  3 weeks: $1,500 Formula 1- $250/day- 4 day minimum


                                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 08/20/2014
                                  Check availability
                                  23 Available
                                  21 Unavailable
                                  22 Today
                                  23 Selected dates
                                   

                                  Location

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

                                  • Bedroom- king bed

                                    Bedroom- king bed

                                  • Bedroom with T.V./ DVD/ iPad/iPod player

                                    Bedroom with T.V./ DVD/ iPad/iPod player

                                  • Desk with Internet hook-up

                                    Desk with Internet hook-up

                                  • Living area

                                    Living area

                                  • Dinette

                                    Dinette

                                  • 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

                                  • 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 & dining area

                                    Kitchen & dining area

                                  • 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 - Monday, August 11, 2014

                                  $100 - $150 per night (USD)
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                                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 2

                                  View calendar: Updated 08/20/14
                                  Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                                  Texas, USA

                                  Speaks: english
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