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2BR/1BA South Congress Dream - Steps from Everything the City Has to Offer

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2BR/1BA 1930s bungalow in the vibrant heart of Austin's South Congress District

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Last updated: 07/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

115C Nellie House: tranquil 1930's bungalow nestled in the vibrant heart of Austin's South Congress District. Steps from Austin landmarks like Jo's, Continental Club, and Guero's, but secluded enough for a quiet night on the terrace. Truly unique retreat in the center of it all.

The house is tucked away on a private residential street in South Congress, the trendy neighborhood just over Lady Bird Lake from downtown Austin. Steps away are chic boutiques, restaurants and one of Austin’s oldest and most storied music halls, the Continental Club.

A few feet (meters) from the Cap Metro No. 1 stop at South Congress and minutes by foot from Zilker Park, Auditorium Shores, downtown, the State Capitol, the Austin Convention Center--everything the city has to offer is at your doorstep.

Compact but comfortable, the house retains the charm of the original 1930s design with 10-foot ceilings, New Deal-era millwork, and original wood floors, but it also boasts all of the comforts and amenities you would expect at home: Wi-Fi, sound system, television and DVD player, laundry room, and a chef's kitchen. There are also small surprises that belie the taste of the owners as well: vintage and modern furniture, cool art, plenty of books on design, poetry, design, and music, and lots of vinyl LPs.

The secluded outdoor terrace behind the house faces a rock wall created by the natural fault line that runs behind the house, a perfect place for cocktails before (or after) exploring the city.

The master bedroom occupies the terrace-facing corner of the house and features a king-sized bed with monogrammed sheets, while the second bedroom features two twin beds and faces east, with a view of the city just outside.

Please contact via email to inquire about availability for any dates or if you have additional questions.

In the heart of South Congress and minutes by foot from Zilker Park, Auditorium Shores, downtown, the State Capitol, the Austin Convention Center--everything the city has to offer is at your doorstep.

A list of only a handful of the nearby attractions and restaurants includes:

Jo's Coffee

Continental Club

Hotel San Jose

Guero's

Lucy in Disguise

Yard Dog

Uncommon Objects

Perla's

Stag

American Apparel

Elizabeth Street Cafe

Sway

la Barbeque, etc

Austin's central bus lines, the No. 1, No. 5, and No. 7, all have regularly scheduled stops at the bus stop located a few feet from the house on South Congress.

Taxis regularly travel up and down Congress and are easy to flag; they also schedule semi-regular pick ups at the nearby hotels (Hotel San Jose, Austin Motel, Kimber Modern, St. Cecilia, etc).

Bicycles are available for rent by-the-day from the Austin Bicycle Company at the Austin Motel.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 760 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Master: 1 king

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  • Front Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

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  • The master bedroom occupies the terrace-facing corner of the house and features a king-sized bed with monogrammed sheets, while the second bedroom features two twin beds and faces east, with a view of the city just outside....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Tucked away on a private residential street in South Congress, the trendy neighborhood just over Lady Bird Lake from downtown Austin. Steps away are chic boutiques, restaurants and music venues....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    French Press...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    The city's best restaurants are all convenient to the house (with many just a half block away), but the option to cook for oneself is a good one. Whole Foods, Royal Blue, Farm to Market all very close...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Bikes for rent at Austin Bicycle Company kiosk next door...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $60 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

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Last updated: 07/22/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstrom
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lounge at Hotel San Jose, Continental Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lone Star Riverboat
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Barton Creek Resort and Spa
1 Miles
Nearest Train
MetroRail at Austin Convention Center
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 35 @ Riverside
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Jo's, Elizabeth Street Cafe, Enoteca, Guero's
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Barton Springs Pool

Car: Not Necessary

The house is tucked away on a private residential street in South Congress, the trendy neighborhood just over Lady Bird Lake from downtown Austin. Steps away are chic boutiques, restaurants and one of Austin’s oldest and most storied music halls, the Continental Club.

Austin has long been a haven for countercultural types, with tattoo artists, bohemian coeds and techies biking side by side along the glistening shores of Lady Bird Lake. But these days, Austin is more chic than shabby. New upscale restaurants — many that rely on local, organic ingredients — are popping up all over the city, along with bars featuring artisanal concoctions. Meanwhile, the South by Southwest (SXSW) music, film and interactive festival continues to draw an affluent crowd of technology geeks and celebrities. In April, Food and Wine Magazine will court foodies with its first culinary fête in Texas. Then, in November, the Circuit of the Americas Formula One track will open, drawing race car fans from around the world. But the old Austin isn’t hard to find: You can still hear the twang of a country guitar in many doorways and chug of Lone Star at just about any bar.

 

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  • 2BR/1BA 1930s bungalow in the vibrant heart of Austin's South Congress District

    2BR/1BA 1930s bungalow in the vibrant heart of Austin's South Congress District

  • Sitting room in the front of the house

    Sitting room in the front of the house

  • Record player and LPs in the sitting room, with view of front bedroom

    Record player and LPs in the sitting room, with view of front bedroom

  • Coffee and breakfast in the kitchen with fresh flowers

    Coffee and breakfast in the kitchen with fresh flowers

  • Private backyard terrace faces a rock wall formed by a natural fault line

    Private backyard terrace faces a rock wall formed by a natural fault line

  • Master bedroom in the terrace-facing corner of the house

    Master bedroom in the terrace-facing corner of the house

  • Outdoor dining

    Outdoor dining

  • View from Congress Ave. House is hidden behind Austin Motel (left red neon sign)

    View from Congress Ave. House is hidden behind Austin Motel (left red neon sign)

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, french, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 07/22/2015
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