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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Rosedale house description

Your two bedrooms & bath are part of my home, but you have a separate entrance and one adjoining wall to my kitchen and living room. Beguiling central city pied-a-terre, 3 miles north of the University of Texas and the Capitol, provides you with a sense of peace in the middle of the hub-bubbling city. Ten minutes to downtown, but take advantage of several people-friendly and dog-in-heaven trails bordering the creek; ride a bike on a popular in-town bike path; or attend whatever music, film, comedy, car racing, athletic (your own? your favorite team's?), gastronomic, or wine-tasting event-du-jour suits your fancy. Well-trained dogs welcomed (although no fenced-in yard). MoPac and Interstate-35 are 3 and 8 minutes away, respectively; bus stop is two blocks distant; and Cars-To-Go abound. Central Market, restaurants, shops, and Seton Hospital are within a mile; opulent Whole Foods in three. Tours of geologically curious spots in town? Let's discuss—en francais, si vous voudriez, o posiblemente tambien en espanol.

Property Type

  • House
  • 550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Singles
              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Pets Considered
              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Low Allergen Environment

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                sleeps 2...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                sleeps 2...moreless

              • New queen sized bed, antique double bed, and new mattresses on both; can provide a second twin mattress for second bedroom ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Outdoor shower: outdoor shower

                ...moreless

              • Additional private outdoor shower near backyard patio with view of the creek, sunrise, and moonrise....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Bike the Bull (Creek bike path), stroll the Shoal (Creek greenbelt), eat, pray, love?! MoPac (3 min) & Interstate-35 (8 min); bus 2 blocks away; Cars-To-Go. Central Market, restaurants, shops, & Seton Hospital within a mile. The house, built in 1952, has an efficient layout that accommodates two comfortable living quarters, minus a full-blown kitchen in the guest quarters (though equipped with microwave, refrigerator, and Keurig coffee maker). Vacationers interested in what the city has to offer (restaurants, shops, and grocery are within walking distance) can still enjoy proximity to a riparian zone and perks of country-in-the-city serenity. Tankless water heater, new mini-split AC/heater, 1500 gal. rainwater tank, and roof-top solar (350 KW/month) panels. Minimum rental age: 25, otherwise children welcome when accompanied by adult and dogs welcome when crated (but no cats). Well-loved dog path across the street on the creek greenbelt or 3 blocks distant on Bull Creek. Ask @ piano!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Radio
                  • Books
                  • Piano

                  Theme

                  • Budget
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Live Theater
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Festivals
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Photography

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown:

                        Older, tree-filled, neighborhood bordered by Shoal Creek to the northwest of Seton Hospital...moreless

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Spelunking
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              General

                              • Iron & Board
                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Parking On Street
                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Ceiling Fans
                              • Filtered Water
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Shampoo
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Internet
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Air Conditioning
                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional

                                  Kitchen

                                  • Microwave
                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Mini Refrigerator

                                  Outside

                                  • Beach Towels
                                  • Large Cooler
                                  • Small Cooler
                                  • Yard
                                  • Outdoor Furniture
                                  • Porch Furniture
                                  • Patio
                                  • Bicycles

                                  Pool / Spa

                                      • Communal Pool
                                       

                                      Reviews

                                      Write a review 4.5
                                      from 12 traveler reviews
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                                      Rental basis: Per property
                                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                      Formula 1
                                      Oct 28 - Nov 2, 2014
                                      4 night min stay
                                      $290
                                      SXSW (1)
                                      Mar 13 - Mar 22, 2015
                                      4 night min stay
                                      $230
                                      My Standard Rate
                                      2 night min stay
                                      $120 $133
                                      Fri, Sat

                                      Changeover Day: Friday


                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                      Fees:

                                      • cleaning $50
                                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                                      • Taxes Included

                                      Notes:

                                      Please inquire about all rates.


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                                      Location

                                      11.1 Miles
                                      Nearest Airport
                                      Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
                                      4.1 Miles
                                      Nearest Train
                                      Amtrak, 250 North Lamar
                                      0.8 Miles
                                      Nearest Motorway
                                      MoPac Expressway (Loop I)
                                      0.6 Miles
                                      Nearest Barpub
                                      Olive and June, 3411 Glenview Avenue (at 35th)
                                      3.8 Miles
                                      Nearest Golf
                                      Lions Municipal, 2901 Enfield Rd.
                                      0.5 Miles
                                      Nearest Restaurant
                                      Kerbey Lane Cafe, 3704 Kerbey Lane

                                      Car: Recommended

                                       

                                      Owner info

                                      Year Purchased: 1992

                                      About the owner: After studying at U.T. to start my life-long love affair with 'soft-rock' geology, followed by stints in Houston and Midland, Austin lured me back for keeps. I lucked into this jewel of a neighborhood north of the original Kerbey Lane restaurant by happenstance. Turned out--much to my father's delight--to be a mere two neighborhoods north of the house in Clarksville where my grandfather was born after the Civil War. The Eichler-style house is on a small hill overlooking the creek, and we've found remnants of Indian cooking utensils when planting trees. The abode hardly spoke to me until I went inside and got hooked by the light, in general, and the tree-house view of the creek, in specific. Perfect spot for two young sons, with an ephemeral creek full of exogyra fossils and evocatively vocal amphibians, depending on the season. Whipporwills and owls and blue herons also frequent the area on occasion.

                                      Why the Owner Chose Rosedale:
                                      Among the cognescenti, this happy 'hood is known for neat walks and pleasant bike routes. The Ridgelea cul-de-sac is conveniently located between MoPac (Loop 1) and Interstate-35. You can walk two blocks to catch the 17-minute bus to downtown or rent any of the ubiquitous Cars-To-Go. Not only is the location ideal on several counts, but your guest quarters are the cat's meow. The house, built in 1952 (when people used that expression), has an efficient layout that easily accommodates two comfortable living spaces, minus an actual kitchen in the guest quarters (but still equipped with the essentials: refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker). You're close to all the city has to offer--restaurants, shops, and bars in walking distance--yet adjacent to a (not completely messed with by humans) riparian zone offering a bit of sweet respite from the hub-bub.

                                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                                      Infrastructure highlights: The 1500-gallon tank collects rainwater for the front yard; roof-top solar panels collect 350+ KW/month for our favorite 20th century invention--electricity; and a tankless water heater keeps you in the perfect! amount of hot water. Inside amenities: new mini-split AC/heater, new queen size bed, antique double bed in second bedroom (new mattresses on both), Keurig coffee-maker, microwave, small refrigerator, AT&T U-verse cable TV, and WiFi. Piano? We can discuss. Outside offerings: hammock, bikes, patio, and outdoor shower (additional) with limestone ripple rock floor.


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                                      Speaks: french, english

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                                      Photos

                                      • guest quarters path with view to street

                                        guest quarters path with view to street

                                      • Sweet dreams in green room

                                        Sweet dreams in green room

                                      • backyard patio -- two bikes for your use

                                        backyard patio -- two bikes for your use

                                      • green room

                                        green room

                                      • close-up of murphy kitchen

                                        close-up of murphy kitchen

                                      • view of tub/shower in bathroom mirror

                                        view of tub/shower in bathroom mirror

                                      • view from hallway of the two bedrooms

                                        view from hallway of the two bedrooms

                                      • guest quarters entrance (into green room)

                                        guest quarters entrance (into green room)

                                      • nap, chat, or bike

                                        nap, chat, or bike

                                      • moon rise over Shoal Creek and solar panels

                                        moon rise over Shoal Creek and solar panels

                                      • Univ. of Texas Gregory Gym lap pool - day & week rates available, open all year

                                        Univ. of Texas Gregory Gym lap pool - day & week rates available, open all year

                                      • little Austin street men seen about town

                                        little Austin street men seen about town

                                      • view from street -- path to guest quarters on south side of house

                                        view from street -- path to guest quarters on south side of house

                                      • equally sweet dreams in green (and red) bedroom

                                        equally sweet dreams in green (and red) bedroom

                                      • bathroom bonita

                                        bathroom bonita

                                      • murphy kitchen! carefully tucked away in closet

                                        murphy kitchen! carefully tucked away in closet

                                      • view to the hallway

                                        view to the hallway

                                      • in case you need to catch up on children's literature

                                        in case you need to catch up on children's literature

                                      • view to the hallway from second bedroom

                                        view to the hallway from second bedroom

                                      • backyard patio

                                        backyard patio

                                      • outdoor shower with ripple rock limestone 'floor'

                                        outdoor shower with ripple rock limestone 'floor'

                                      • around the cistern to guest quarters' door

                                        around the cistern to guest quarters' door

                                      • Best Pool in Town. So why am I showing it?!

                                        Best Pool in Town. So why am I showing it?!

                                      • dinosaur footprints (& other rocks of interest) in this creek, 30 m. north

                                        dinosaur footprints (& other rocks of interest) in this creek, 30 m. north

                                      $120 - $290 per night (USD)
                                      12

                                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                      Sleeps 4

                                      View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
                                      Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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