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Great location, great house, Hill House Midtown. Experience the pulse of an urban neighborhood in Austin Midtown. You are only 5-10 minutes to downtown, and also have the luxury of a spacious four bedroom, three bath home. The Brentwood/Violet Crown neighborhood is one of Austin’s premier neighborhoods in Central Austin where you find great local restaurants, winebars, breweries, and unique clothing, furniture, and antique shops. The area is very convenient to The University of Texas and Seton Hospital and shopping areas including The Triangle, Central Market, and the latest shopping area, “Low-Burn”. Enjoy Midtown entertainment at The Apothecary Winebar, Pinthouse Pizza, Phil’s Icehouse/Amy’s Ice-cream, Goodnight Bowling-Dining-Revelry, Alamo Draft House Theaters, Common Interest Karaoke, Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon, and Slick Willies Billiards. Or, walk from the house to local Thunderbird Coffee to enjoy pastries, salad, coffee and local beer.
Built in the 1940’s-50’s, the traditional homes are interspersed with modern, architecturally stunning homes. This home was built in 1949 with the charm of hardwood floors and fantastic windows with the 2012 updates. The house has four bedrooms and three baths, living room, dining room, kitchen, front porch, back porch, upstairs porch, large fenced yard with patio, fenced side yard, laundry room and garage. You enter the living area with hardwood floors, windows on three sides, large wall-mounted flat screen Panasonic TV, computer area, modern sectional (comfy!) sofa and seating, and bar stools at a bar that over-looks the kitchen. Off the living room is a private suite area with two large beautiful bedrooms both with king beds, hardwood floors, large windows, ceiling fans and luxury bed linens. The suite shares a full bath with walk-in shower, custom vanity, mirror, and wardrobe, and designer lighting. The living area transitions into the large, fully-equipped kitchen with premium granite counters, glass mosaic tile back-splash, stainless appliances, and hardwoods. And did I mention the designer lighting…two matching art deco overhead lights and crystal sink pendant. The spacious, yet intimate, dining room is framed by large windows overlooking the landscaped side yard and lighted by a modern crystal chandelier. Just beyond the dining area is a third bedroom with queen bed and a full bath, private porch, and laundry room . On the second floor you enter the fourth bedroom, master suite. At the top of the staircase, there is a private upstairs balcony patio and just next to the bedroom you will find a rocker tucked into a reading nook. The master bedroom has a sofa and two-chair seating area, large wall-mounted flat screen TV, and modern area rug. There is a stately Texas king bed, huge closet and dressing area and attached en-suite master bath. The master bath has a walk-in shower with dual shower heads, granite counter double sink vanity and custom mirrors. Additional house amenities include ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living room, hotel-quality linens, WiFi, security system, and patio with propane grill.
The large master bedroom with 50 inch TV is located on the second floor and is a private suite. The room has a king bed, vaulted ceilings, large windows, sitting area, spacious bath with granite counters, dual sink, shower with dual shower heads, custom mirrors and designer fixtures. Three other bedrooms are located on the first level. Two bedrooms, both with king beds share a full bath. These two bedrooms and full bath with shower can be closed offering a separate private area. The fourth bedroom is in a separate area of the house and has a full bath with bathtub. lAll bedrooms have luxury bedding, beautiful hardwood floors and modern ceiling fans....moreless
The master bathroom is located en suite with the master bedroom on the second level. The master bath has a large granite counter top with dual sinks. The sinks are square with modern detail in the sink. The bath has designer fixtures and custom mirrors. There is a large walk-in shower with dual shower heads. There is a separate toilet area. The ample cabinets contain luxury towels plus extra space for your personal items. There are two additional full baths on the lower level of the house. The front bath is located off a hallway separating two bedrooms, both with king beds. The bath has a large walk-in shower. The custom cabinetry of the bath was designed for this bathroom. There is a linen closet with glass pulls and glass doors. The round sink is dropped into a quaint custom cabinet. The accompanying oversized mirror is topped with designer lighting. The third bath has a bathtub, granite counter with designer fixture, granite backsplash and floor....moreless
Urban neighborhood, central Austin, Violet Crown neighborhood. Many local restaurants, bistros, bars, shopping...moreless
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Dining, overlooking private yard, with seating for 6 plus bar with 3 barstools sits on oriental rug. The dining table is bamboo with high-backed, modern heavy wood chairs. Modern crystal chandelier....moreless
Stainless appliances, gas range, microwave, large refrigerator, hardwoods. The backsplash is blue glass mosaic tile.There are matching deco light fixtures and a crystal pendant light over the sink....moreless
Thanksgiving Nov 23 - Nov 29, 2015 4 night min stay
Christmas Dec 21 - Dec 27, 2015 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
guests over 8 per night$35 + tax
Cleaning$100 + tax
Property Damage Protection$59
Please check with owner for special event rates and minimum stays.
Payment due 30 days prior to arrival; payment due 60 days prior to arrival for special events
$4500 monthly rate, no tax required
$1700 weekly rate
$295 nightly rate
Three day minimum stay; guests must be 25 years of age unless accompanied by a parent
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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This home is in an urban area close to local restaurants, coffee shops, bars/wine cafes/brewpubs, theaters and other entertainment including bowling, karaoke, ice skating, roller skating, live theater, cinema theater, billiards, country western dancing. The house is located within minutes of The Triangle and 'Low Burn' for hip shopping and the Domain and Arboretum for retail shopping. The University of Texas ans Seton Hospital are also conveniently located in this area. Laguna Gloria and Elizabeth Net museums are close to the house. Downtown is about 5-10 minutes from the house.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: I've lived in Austin since 1973 and l love to call Austin our home. My husband and I enjoy living in central Austin and know that you will have a fantastic experience in this central Austin home. The best part of this business is meeting our wonderful guests.
A few years ago my husband and I were looking for a business that we would enjoy when we decided to retire. We decided to convert long-term rentals to short term rentals. We now have 3 properties and manage a fourth. We are founding members of the Austin Rental Alliance (ARA), a group of responsible Austin vacation rental owners. The best part of this business is the variety of guests that we have hosted. Our goal is to offer a uniquely Austin experience in a wonderfully inviting home environment. With our retirement plans still on the horizon, we could not be happier with our choice to offer ourselves as your hosts.
Why the Owner Chose Other Austin Properties: Our daughter, a two-time Austin Chronicle design winner, helped us transform a 1950 home to create a beautiful ambiance with hardwoods and tile, designer lighting and fixtures, comfortable hip furnishings, plus all the extras.
The Unique Benefits at this House: If you are looking for an authentic Austin experience..you've found the right place.