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Modern, Urban Oasis. Walk & Bike to Restaurants & Shops

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Another way Austin 'rocks'. These rockers even have drink holders!

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bouldin house description

This is your Urban Oasis -- you can walk or bike to nearly every restaurant, bar, park or shop you'd want to visit in Austin.

Casa SoCo delivers:
* the comfortable, modern amenities of a 4-star hotel
* beds you want to sleep in with heavenly linens
* spectacular spots to chill under 250 year old oak trees (can you see you and your 7 closest sipping a drink in our rocking chairs?)
* fantastic fire pit for chilly nights
* plenty of private, onsite parking for 4 cars (no fee)
* fast WiFi, Apple TV
* 7 beach cruiser bikes for exploring the area

...all on an uber private street in the heart of a dynamic local neighborhood a walk, bike or very short cab to all Austin hotspots.

Layout ~
-3 bedrooms (King, Queen, 2 Twins)
-1 office with a day-bed (twin or king) and exclusive wall of window out looking the back
-2 full bathrooms
-Large, open living and dining area
-Chef's kitchen with wine fridge
-2 patios

More information and many tips on where to go in Austin are on our website. www.casasoco.com

LOCATION & PRIVACY

We put great thought into creating a special Austin oasis at Casa SoCo. You are literally steps away from two of the hippest streets in town — South Congress & South 1st -- and a long walk or quick cab to downtown. But you are also hidden, on a quiet, dead-end street with loads of privacy and plenty of secure, off – street parking (a rarity in this hood).

Casa SoCo has an open living space that flows into the kitchen; there is plenty of space to move. You'll oooh and ahhh over the brand new Big Chill aqua fridge and enjoy the well-stocked kitchen with a Frigidaire gas stove, dishwasher, microwave and wine fridge.

Every room has fabulous windows and the natural light in Casa SoCo is superb.

The master bedroom has an incredibly comfortable King size bed with silky soft (but cool) bamboo linens. The bed has a Serta pillowtop mattress that is firm throughout but plush). The master includes a glassed-in rain shower, sink and toilet. A vanity with seating and mirror is also in the master, along with a full closet and dresser.

We provide shampoo, conditioner, lotion, picnic supplies, extra towels, lots of odds & ends

The 2nd bedroom has a Queen size bed, bamboo linens, dresser and full closet.

The 3rd bedroom is set up for two — adults who want to sleep in separate beds, or kids. There are two brand new, comfy twin beds, same lux linens and a full size closet and dresser. A box of toys and children's books are stocked here as well.

The 2nd & 3rd bedroom share a large bathroom with a full size bathtub/shower and sink.

The 4th bedroom/study has a convertible bed. The back wall is all window — looking out to the private patio. This is a fantastic place to work with a built in desk. It’s also a nice little hide-out that would be completely comfortable to sleep in. Curtains can be drawn for privacy. A mirror and dresser is in the room, along with hooks to hang clothing. Please note, this room is best suited for fully able-bodied people -- when the bed is pulled out to a King size, there is less room to move around.

Our back patio is an ideal place to enjoy a bottle of wine and dinner. Casa SoCo has plenty of outdoor seating and is a perfect place to chill with your family or friends staying at Casa SoCo. Please note, this is a place for private get togethers with no more than 6 unrelated adults. This is not a party house.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1717 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Chauffeur
          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Toys, books and games are provided. Pack n play and high chair available upon request....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            There is a slight step from front patio to door. The kitchen and living area are approximately 6 inches below the bedrooms. You could assist someone, but unfortunately, we do not have ramps....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 year and older...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Apple TV, includes Netflix, Hulu and more...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            DVD & BlueRay...moreless

          • Stereo:

            We have mobile stereo units that you can hook an IPod or IPhone up to. ...moreless

          • Music Library:

            Complimentary Casa SoCo CD provided as your gift filled with Austin music...moreless

          • Television
          • Games

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Botanical Garden
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Caves

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

              • Downtown:

                1.8 miles to downtown Austin, straight shot down South Congress Ave, can walk, bike, take several direct buses, cab, etc....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bath towels and beach towels provided...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Luxury, bamboo linens that are silky soft and stay cool...moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    Outdoor Firepit...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Internet
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Heating
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Living Room
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Parking:

                    Can fit up to 4 cars on the property. Additional cars may park on the street....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Golf
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rentals are ample on Lady Bird Lake...moreless

                  • Bicycles

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Big Stacy and Barton Springs will be your closest...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 20 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer Season -- 20% off
                      Jul 1 - Aug 31
                      2 night min stay
                      $400
                      ACL Fest
                      Oct 2 - Oct 5, 2014
                      4 night min stay

                      $3,400
                      flat fee
                      ACL Fest
                      Oct 9 - Oct 12, 2014
                      4 night min stay

                      $3,400
                      flat fee
                      SXSW
                      Mar 12 - Mar 23, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $1,200
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $470 $525
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $3,455

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Cleaning $100
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      In addition to nightly rate: 15% tax and $90 Cleaning Fee

                      Short Term Rental License 2013-044904 OL


                      Cancellation policy:

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


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                      Location

                      • Barton Springs Pool

                      • Zilker Park

                        "Fantastic park, down the hill from Casa SoCo. ACL Fest lives here. On non-event weekends, ..."

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                      • South Congress Avenue

                        "Stroll up and down, shop, sip, eat, people watch."

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                      • Bats Underneath Congress Bridge

                      • Alamo Drafthouse Austin: Downtown

                        "If we go to a movie, we only go to Alamo. Why would you see a movie and NOT be able to get ..."

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                      • Chuy's Restaurant

                        "Great Tex-Mex (not Mexican or interior Mexican, etc). This is ooey-gooey goodness. All the..."

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                      • Continental Club

                        "Small, loud, great acoustics. When the right band is there, it's perfect."

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                      • Amy's Ice Creams

                        "Mexican Vanilla and Bourbon Chocolate are favorites. They will put on a show for you mixing..."

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                      • Uchi Restaurant

                        "Honestly, there is nothing we've ever tasted here that was not divine. It's all incredibly ..."

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                      • Broken Spoke

                        "Old Austin. Come for a real honky tonk. They do dance lessons earlier in the evening."

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                      • BookPeople

                        "Fabulous independent book store. Great kid section. Only gave 3 stars because I don't thin..."

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                      • Waterloo Records

                      • Austin Children's Museum

                      • Perla's

                        "Lovely patio. Oysters & seafood. Right on SoCo. Yummy truffle fries."

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                      • La Condesa

                        "Delicious Mexican. The street corn is awesome. Great cocktails. Always busy. The Flour R..."

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                      • Whole Foods Market

                        "A great place to eat, with a giant salad bar and many little mini restaurants within the sto..."

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                      • Takoba

                        "Excellent Austin patio, great drinks and food. A very good stop for checking out East Austin."

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                      • Jo's Hot Coffee Good Food

                        "Coffee, snacks, people watching, good souvenir T's, often has live music too. Next to the S..."

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                      • Texas State Capitol

                        "A magnificent building, depends on what you are interested in. You can see the Capitol when..."

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                      • El Chile Cafe y Cantina

                        "Super close, less than 10 minute walk. Great happy hour, ritas, rajas, traditional, interio..."

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                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Austin Bergstrom Airport
                      1.7 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I - 35
                      0.7 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Guero's
                      11.3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Barton Creek Country Club
                      0.4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Lenoir (French), Magnolia Cafe

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      GEORGOUSNESS! COMFORT! and LOCATION! Right in the middle of everything. You are two blocks from South Congress and one block from South 1st. These two avenues are filled with fabulous restaurants, excellent shopping, great bars and spectacular people watching. This is an all-local slice of life. You can easily walk or bike to most points of interest. Downtown is “down the hill” of Congress. You can cross over the bridge (after you see the Austin bats fly out at dusk), admire Lake Lady Bird and then you’re in the 2nd St District. Just a few blocks further is 6th Street. Our city jewel, Zilker Park, (home of ACL Fest and much more) is also nearby and quickly approached heading down South 1st.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2013

                      About the owner: Ashley is a native Austinite. She is all Austin — “different from the rest of Texas” — but knows Texas-friendly hospitality like no one else. Ashley is a public policy guru, people problem solver and philanthropist (and mom). Frank is a native of Holland, grew up in Canada and has been an ex-pat all over Asia, Europe and the Middle East, working for the same global corporation since he completed his engineering degree (and a dad). We would absolutely love to share our beloved city with you with as much personalized service as you like.

                      Why the Owner Chose Bouldin:
                      This is Ashley's adult dream home in her favorite neighborhood where she lived pre-kids. The area is eclectic, walkable, friendly, artistic and close to everything you want to see in Austin. The shops and restaurants are of very high quality and all of it is local. When we saw the house itself we fell in love with the amazing tree, the natural light and the warm feel of the place. Casa SoCo has a very special vibe.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Location & Privacy: One of the first things you’ll notice is how private Casa SoCo is, even though it is right in the middle of everything. You are two blocks from South Congress and one block from South 1st. These two avenues are filled with fabulous restaurants, excellent shopping, great bars and spectacular people watching. This is an all-local slice of life. You can easily walk or bike to most points of interest. Downtown is “down the hill” of Congress. You can cross over the bridge (after you see the Austin bats fly out at dusk), admire Lake Lady Bird and then you’re in the 2nd St District. Just a few blocks further is 6th Street. Our city jewel, Zilker Park, (home of ACL Fest and much more) is also nearby and quickly approached heading down South 1st. You can easily get a cab as well. Or if you are driving, there is easy access to both I-35 (to Formula 1) and Mopac. We have a private, paved driveway providing secure parking for 2-3 cars. Most of Casa SoCo is surrounded by a serene concrete fence and the entire home is sheltered by an enormous oak tree. Our tree itself is a work of art! Comfort: We’ve furnished Casa SoCo with comfort and beauty in mind. We have everything you need for a home away from home. Families who are relocating will find Casa SoCo an unbelievable alternative to a crummy, overpriced furnished apartment. Those traveling to Austin for work, whether short term or for an extended stay will love the peace and ease of being in the heart of the city without the anytown, USA feel. Of course, when your purpose is just pleasure and soaking in Austin, couples, friends & families will love Casa SoCo! Local Casa SoCo is owned and operated by Ashley & Frank de Jong. We live in Austin and are always a phone call away. We are licensed and registered with the City.


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                      Speaks: dutch, spanish, english

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                      Photos

                      • Another way Austin 'rocks'.  These rockers even have drink holders!

                        Another way Austin 'rocks'. These rockers even have drink holders!

                      • Another view of master bed showing vanity area and full closet with 2 bathrobes

                        Another view of master bed showing vanity area and full closet with 2 bathrobes

                      • Bedroom 3 with 2 new pillow top twin mattresses, closet and dresser

                        Bedroom 3 with 2 new pillow top twin mattresses, closet and dresser

                      • Dining area next to kitchen.  Table opens to seat 8

                        Dining area next to kitchen. Table opens to seat 8

                      • Kitchen includes gas stove, micro, dishwasher, wine fridge, fridge

                        Kitchen includes gas stove, micro, dishwasher, wine fridge, fridge

                      • Another view of living area, new Z Galleries couch

                        Another view of living area, new Z Galleries couch

                      • Master bath with rain shower

                        Master bath with rain shower

                      • Front yard where you can capture your best ATX photo.

                        Front yard where you can capture your best ATX photo.

                      • Salud!  Wine fridge holds 32 bottles

                        Salud! Wine fridge holds 32 bottles

                      • 4 Bikes included and all you need for a memorable picnic at Zilker Park

                        4 Bikes included and all you need for a memorable picnic at Zilker Park

                      • Front view of 1717 sq foot home

                        Front view of 1717 sq foot home

                      • Private, 2nd patio, in the back, table expands to seat 8, brick oven in progress

                        Private, 2nd patio, in the back, table expands to seat 8, brick oven in progress

                      • Boho Chic heaven -- master bedroom with King

                        Boho Chic heaven -- master bedroom with King

                      • Lovely Bedroom 2 with queen, dresser, closet, bathrobes

                        Lovely Bedroom 2 with queen, dresser, closet, bathrobes

                      • View of living, dining, kitchen area

                        View of living, dining, kitchen area

                      • Beautiful, sunny kitchen to brew your coffee or make a masterpiece.

                        Beautiful, sunny kitchen to brew your coffee or make a masterpiece.

                      • Perfect place to chill and watch Apple TV, gaze out at our tree

                        Perfect place to chill and watch Apple TV, gaze out at our tree

                      • Bedroom 4. Twin daybed pulls out to King size.

                        Bedroom 4. Twin daybed pulls out to King size.

                      • Bathroom 2 with full shower, sink, toliet and lots of cabinet space

                        Bathroom 2 with full shower, sink, toliet and lots of cabinet space

                      • Plush bathrobes for lazy mornings

                        Plush bathrobes for lazy mornings

                      • Super private, on dead-end street with parking for 4 cars, in heart of SoCo/SoFi

                        Super private, on dead-end street with parking for 4 cars, in heart of SoCo/SoFi

                      • Lovely tree

                        Lovely tree

                      • Front of house, looking into living area

                        Front of house, looking into living area

                      $400 - $1,200 per night (USD)
                      20

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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