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Rare Secluded 1940s Estate-Central Austin Getaway Home

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Beautiful Private Pool with Deck completely surrounded by Nature

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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

It is a beautiful charming classic home that sits on top of a hill on 3/4 acre with surrounding nature and privacy, an oasis in the heart of the city. It has a swimming pool and a fabulous view. overlooking the West Austin Sunset. The beautiful spacious living room with a grand piano is a great place to watch the lovely Austin sunset. The stone sun room opens to a path leading to the pool below. It is just minutes away from Mount Bonnell, Austin's famous landmark overlooking the city and beautiful sunset, Laguna Gloria Art Museum and Mayfield Peacock Park and Nature trails. Great for entertaining, the home captures an era of Old Austin. It is a 5 BR / 3 BA, has a pool with a deck that is completely private, a beautiful spacious living room, a stone sun porch and a library, great for lounging and relaxing. It has wifi, cable, washer/dryer, kitchen, private pool and deck and is a rare treasure to find--a vacation within itself.
I now have added a professional exterminator and cleaning service for my guests.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking indoors please....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets considered as long as they are house trained and well behaved. The perimeter of the property is surrounded by a fence, but there is the open driveway to a busy street, so best advice is to keep your best friends close by....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Master: 1 king

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  • Turquoise: 1 double

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  • Library: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Purple Room: 1 queen

    It has a new Queen Size bed with attached full bathroom...moreless

  • Midnight Blue: 1 queen

    Queen size bed...moreless

  • The Red Room - Master Bedroom has a comfortable king size bed with down pillows and comforter, an antique vanity, full length mirror, a closet and a chest of drawers for your belongings. The Aqua Room has an antique double sleigh bed, a vanity with drawers with a skylight and looks out over the pool. The Library has a queen size sleigh bed futon and is connected to the master bathroom, with double desk, an antique tv and a door hanger for clothes. It has great lighting and is a peaceful reading room The Midnight Blue Room is just off the kitchen and has a queen size bed, its own wooded bathroom, with washer/dryer behind swinging saloon doors. It can be darkened completely and is peaceful. The Purple Room has a queen bed, a TV with adjoining full bathroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Fresh clean white, with tub/shower, toilet, pedestal sink ...moreless

  • Peachy Keen: toilet, shower

    Fresh Peach with shower, toilet and sink, basic and clean....moreless

  • Forest Green Cabin: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Green, surrounded by woods with tub/shower, toilet and sink....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    Books, Books, and more Books in the library of all genres, from old Vanity Fairs to Art books, to Theater books, novels, historical, massage and scholarly literary books as well as magazines....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    2 DVD Players in living room and 1 in the purple room....moreless

  • Games:

    There is a nice selection of board games under a cabinet in the dining room with dominos, decks of cards, back gammon, checkers, small chess set and various battery powered hand held games....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Full Cable in all rooms with TVs....moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is a mobile stereo that has pretty good sound and plays CDs, has USB hook up, a tape player and portable speakers.....moreless

  • Television:

    There are televisions in 3 bedrooms, 1 large old tube TV in the library, 1 medium flat screen in the red room and an old box TVs in the purple room....moreless

  • Toys:

    Lots of stuffed animals in the aqua room, a large barbie doll house, a nice sturdy wooden doll house and a little pink guitar....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A small shelf full of assorted various genre movies....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    9 minutes, Enjoy the Live Music Capital of the World with bands playing all over Downtown Austin with restaurants, galleries along the Town Lake, and fun festivals all the time....moreless

  • Lake:

    Lake Austin 2 Minutes, just around the corner from Laguna Gloria, Mount Bonnell, and boat dock on Lake Ausitn Blvd from Austin's own Hula Hut Restaurant....moreless

  • Resort:

    Barton Creek Country Club and Resort, with golf courses, spa, restaurant and rolling hills with a gorgeous view....moreless

  • River:

    Colorado River, Town Lake, 2 minutes away, jogging and biking trail, boating, canoeing, kayaking, take the twilight ferry from the Congress Bridge and watch the sky full of bats take off in flight....moreless

  • Ski In/Ski Out:

    Boat dock For Lake Austin at Hula Hut and Westwood Country Club just 2 minutes away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    A large heavy wood table with 4 matching chairs and enough room to squeeze in 4 - 6 more. Sun porch has a dining table that fits 4 and up to 8. Plenty of space to entertain and enjoy....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    2 Central Air and Heating units, 1 for the bedrooms and 1 for the living areas. The Midnight Blue room has its own AC window unit and personal heater....moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Nice size clothes dryer that works great, 3 size loads, hot, warm and cold water with delicate, regular and heavy wash loads....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    A lovely old Scottish fireplace that can heat up the living with a crackling fire and soothing ambience. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    There is a carport area....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    2 Central Air and Heating units, 1 for the bedrooms and 1 for the living areas. I have personal space heaters available, also....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi throughout the house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets and pillows are clean and on the beds upon arrival, with extra bedding, sheets, pillow cases, blankets, in the hall closet just across the main bathroom....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Lovely comfortable cream couch with 4 chairs, a rocking chair, antique piano and piano bench and fire place with all utensils, bellows for getting the flames going with a small stack of fire wood ...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    There is a covered carport and 3-4 private uncovered parking spaces with a turnaround....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Full sets of towels on the racks in each bathroom with an entire shelving unit of extra bath towels, hand towels and washcloths also pool towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Nice size washing machine that works great....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi throughout the house...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    A 12 cup coffee maker/Single cup maker, a coffee grinder, a French press, and a cappuccino / espresso maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Large spoons, spatulas, whisk, full set of cooking knives, whisk, potato masher, soup ladels, large forks, measuring cups and measuring and serving spoons, kitchen fully stocked. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked, with a set of 12 silverware-small and large forks, knives, small and serving spoons, full set of 8 and a smaller set of dishes with full kitchen utensils,pots and pans and cookware....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Brand new dishwasher, holds a lot of dishes and does a great job....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Combination black and chrome freezer / refrigerator ...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    New 4 burner stove / oven / range New Refrigerator with ice maker and cold water Large coffee maker with individual cups as well Espresso maker and French press coffee maker Toaster oven Blender...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Brand new small / medium size with 12 settings for your needs....moreless

  • Oven:

    Nice, black and chrome new oven / stove / range / grill...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Top of the stove smoker, paper towels, some canned goods, trash bags, recycle bags, light bulbs and sometimes popcorn and a snack....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Double door Chrome Refrigerator with Freezer/Ice maker/Water I usually stock the refrigerator with bottled water...moreless

  • Stove:

    New black and chrome stove with up to 6 burners where 2 burners double over as a grill....moreless

  • Toaster:

    A black and chrome toaster oven....moreless

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Nice deck and patio with a large table, an extra table if needed, many chairs, pool chairs that holds much more....moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden:

    More a wooded area with natural gravel all around....moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Also, there is a new large grill and a small fire pit which is built into patio table. Great for a quick grill. small wood warming or roasting marshmallows....moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Lovely sun porch with outside porch leading to the pool....moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Yes, private pool with floats, pool towels and sun screen with a Swim at your own risk policy....moreless

 

Reviews

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$400
$2,400 $8,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Cleaning Fee is $150

15% Tax is added

$25 / Night per Person (over 6 people)


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Airport
AUS Bergstrom
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Deep Eddy Cabaret
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lions Municipal
7 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrac
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mopac / Loop 1
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Maudie's
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Lake Austin

Car: Recommended

Just up the road is Mount Bonnell, Austin's famous historical landmark with the gorgeous skyline at sunset along side Lake Austin with an amazing sunset view, Laguna Gloria, Art Museum with rolling acres and grounds overlooking water into Lake Austin, Mayfield Park were peacocks roam the acres of grounds and nature trails, with ponds and native community gardens. Just down the street from Westwood Country Club along Lake Austin.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1941

About the owner: My children and I welcome you to our family home built in 1941 by their great grandfather, distinguished UT Professor of English and Lord Byron scholar. My children and I have all grown up in this home and we hope that you will enjoy the privacy surrounded by nature, the charm, the beauty and the rich history of our unique and lovely Central West Austin Estate.in Tarrytown. A great place to leisurely stroll the grounds, entertain, relax and enjoy-- A private retreat in the heart of Austin.

Why the Owner Chose Tarrytown:
Our 1941 estate and home has the flair of Old Austin and once hosted great parties with scholars, artists from a grand era. Now in the heart of the city, our home sits on top of a hill overlooking the West Austin sunset. We welcome you to our family home of generations and hope that you will feel the essence of a grand era--an oasis and a vacation in the heart of the city.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We hope that you will enjoy the beauty, the charm, the privacy, the peace and tranquility of our home amongst the beautiful wooded grounds and the surrounding nature. The vast, spacious home with the view of the West Austin sunset from the living room and sun porch is gorgeous and a vacation within itself. The home and the estate capture an era of Old Austin, a rare treasure to find.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish

 

Photos

  • Beautiful Private Pool with Deck completely surrounded by Nature

    Beautiful Private Pool with Deck completely surrounded by Nature

  • Romantic Pathway looking into home from private pool and deck

    Romantic Pathway looking into home from private pool and deck

  • Front of the Secluded Estate at the top of the long tall private driveway

    Front of the Secluded Estate at the top of the long tall private driveway

  • Fabulous Living Room with Fireplace overlooking Sunsets into West Austin Hills

    Fabulous Living Room with Fireplace overlooking Sunsets into West Austin Hills

  • Cobalt Blue and Saltillo tile Kitchen Surrounded by Nature Overlooking Pool

    Cobalt Blue and Saltillo tile Kitchen Surrounded by Nature Overlooking Pool

  • Professor's Library with Antique Desk looking into nature with double futon

    Professor's Library with Antique Desk looking into nature with double futon

  • Red Rose Master Bedroom Surrounded by Nature

    Red Rose Master Bedroom Surrounded by Nature

  • Master Bathroom - White, Bright and Shiny with Window Looking into Nature

    Master Bathroom - White, Bright and Shiny with Window Looking into Nature

  • Aqua Room Overlooking Pool and West Austin Hiills, Beautiful for Lovely Sunsets

    Aqua Room Overlooking Pool and West Austin Hiills, Beautiful for Lovely Sunsets

  • Private Nook with Art and Computer area looking into Aqua and Purple Bedrooms

    Private Nook with Art and Computer area looking into Aqua and Purple Bedrooms

  • Wooded Secluded Bathroom next to Midnight Blue Room looking into pool and nature

    Wooded Secluded Bathroom next to Midnight Blue Room looking into pool and nature

  • Purple Room surrounded by nature with private peach bathroom

    Purple Room surrounded by nature with private peach bathroom

  • Private Pool with Deck Looking into House 
Completely surrounded by Nature

    Private Pool with Deck Looking into House Completely surrounded by Nature

  • Gorgeous Sun Patio Overlooking Pool looking out in to West for Fabulous Sunsets

    Gorgeous Sun Patio Overlooking Pool looking out in to West for Fabulous Sunsets

  • Fabulous Living Room with Grand Piano looking into West Austin Hills and Sunsets

    Fabulous Living Room with Grand Piano looking into West Austin Hills and Sunsets

  • Elegant Dining Room Surrounded by Nature

    Elegant Dining Room Surrounded by Nature

  • Cobalt Blue Kitchen looking out to pool and completely surrounded by nature

    Cobalt Blue Kitchen looking out to pool and completely surrounded by nature

  • Professor's Family Library with TV and Double Futon,Connected to Master Bathroom

    Professor's Family Library with TV and Double Futon,Connected to Master Bathroom

  • Romantic Red Master Bedroom Surrounded by Nature

    Romantic Red Master Bedroom Surrounded by Nature

  • Aqua Bedroom with Antique Sleigh Bed looking into private computer office cove

    Aqua Bedroom with Antique Sleigh Bed looking into private computer office cove

  • Peach and Yellow Private Bathroom

    Peach and Yellow Private Bathroom

  • Private Midnight Blue Massage Room with Private Bath Set next to kitchen

    Private Midnight Blue Massage Room with Private Bath Set next to kitchen

  • Purple Room Surrounded byNature with Private Peach Bathroom

    Purple Room Surrounded byNature with Private Peach Bathroom

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    10
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/24/2015
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