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Oaustin's Best Food/Shopping/Music/Drinks *July Only $129/Night!!*

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Classic Austin neighborhood setting just steps from S. Congress Avenue.


Last updated: 08/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

**We are sad to announce that due to excessive regulation and taxation by the City of Austin, we can no longer afford to share our home as a vacation rental.**

You will love this location! This is to only truly walkable area in Austin. Walk to Austin's favorite hot spots for shopping, food and entertainment. You'll be steps away from South Congress Avenue (SoCo). Within one block there is a great local bar with live music, a spa, a local favorite diner (open 24 hours), and a souvenir gift shop. In just a few minutes, you'll be shopping, eating, and keeping it weird! A 10-15 minute walk will get you downtown to see the bats fly. This house sleeps 4-6 guests in 2 bedrooms with an additional sofa bed. Cheerful and clean with a large fenced-in backyard, the house can accommodate children of all ages. Washer/dryer unit is included.

*Same day bookings are welcome...just contact us*

Modern furnishings and a sunny dining area offer guests a comfortable getaway. One bedroom offers a queen-size bed and the other has a full-size, both dressed in plush, quality linens. The sofa pulls out into another queen bed. Modern TVs plus fast wi-fi are provided for downtime in between trips to nearby lakes, trails, live music venues, beer gardens, and shopping.

The spacious yard is perfect for a game of frisbee, horseshoes, and relaxing by the fire pit. A large kayak is available to take to one of the many nearby lakes (at your own risk, of course).

The house is a short walk away from many Austin landmarks such as Stacy Pool, which is spring fed and open year round, C-Boys music, Lucy's Fried Chicken (made famous at ACL), and The Continental Club, an Austin original for live music. The house is a great location for a relaxing vacation in Austin as well as being perfectly located for SXSW, ACL, and COTA events.
Here is a great link to a schedule of fun activities and festivals in Austin:


Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

    At least one occupant must be 25 years of age or older, and present onsite for the duration of the rental....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 2 double


  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen


  • A twin roll-away, a pack-n-play, and a queen sized sofa bed are available. Let us know if you need special sleep accommodations. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    The clawfoot soaker tub is always a hit!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • A two person sit-on-top kayak is provided - transport and enjoy at your own risk! It is fun for 1-2 adults and up to 2 additional small children....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Downtown is walking distance for most people...or a short bus or cab ride. There are also city bikes all around for one-way rental....moreless

  • Lake:

    Approx 1 mile to Town Lake and Austin's famous bat bridge!...moreless

  • Town:

    A short walk to South Congress Avenue (SoCo) where local hot spots from food trucks to live music to fine dining are steps away. And by short....we mean less than a minute!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Snorkeling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sleeper Sofa w/ a queen size bed....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Yard


Write a review 4.6
from 30 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
ACL 2015
Oct 1 - Oct 12, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,299 $3,999
Formula 1 2015
Oct 22 - Oct 26, 2015
4 night min stay
$1,999 $2,999
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$199 $225
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,250 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Final Cleaning Fee $89 + tax
  • Pet Fee $99 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%


Minimum stays are required during high demand. Pricing and fees may also vary due to demand and availability. Payments and deposits may not be refunded.

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 08/03/2015
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9.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin-Bergstrom International
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bars, Food, Music
5.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lions Municipal Golf Course
2.5 Miles
Nearest Train
0.9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 35
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Magnolia Cafe - Open 24 Hours

Car: Not Necessary

Austin has a million things to do and see! We love to offer suggestions and help with your travel arrangements. We provide a guide book with lots of tips, recommendations, and local info!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: We love this house and are happy to share it with locals and visitors alike who want to stay close to the Austin action. This is a perfect location for ACL, SXSW, FUN FUN FUN Fest, F-1, Longhorn Games or just a vacation spent in beautiful Austin, TX.

Why the Owner Chose SoCo:
Leave the car parked and walk to enjoy local Austin culture. In less than 1 minute on foot you are on South Congress Avenue, a must see area for any traveler. The shopping, food trucks, patios, restaurants, bars, and live music venues are local favorites and are often featured on Food Network and the Travel Channel.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There is a food mart 2 doors down as well as a wine shop just a couple of blocks away. Also within walking distance is the Texas-original super market, H.E.B. Entertainment is all around and there is a spring fed city pool, 'Big Stacy', that is open year-round just 2 blocks from the front door. This location is great for families and friends looking to dive into Austin culture.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Classic Austin neighborhood setting just steps from S. Congress Avenue.

    Classic Austin neighborhood setting just steps from S. Congress Avenue.

  • Dining Room.

    Dining Room.

  • Queen Bed

    Queen Bed

  • Cute bathroom

    Cute bathroom

  • Kitchen and dining room.

    Kitchen and dining room.

  • Living room with queen sized sofa bed, HBO and Showtime, and a DVD player.

    Living room with queen sized sofa bed, HBO and Showtime, and a DVD player.

  • Bedroom


Minimum stay: 1-4 nights
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