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3 BR Casita 2 Blks from Soco, Close to Lady Bird/Town Lake

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Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Soco cottage description

Bring a car if you want to, but you won't need it. From the SoCo Casita (City of Austin license # OL 2012127650) you are less than a five-minute stroll to SoCo's wide sidewalks lined with buskers, artists, craftspeople...many of Austin's best restaurants...and our great, home-grown, uniquely-Austin shops....Got your fill of that? Seven-tenths of a mile to the tree-canopied Town Lake hike and bike trail. Cruise the lake on a pedal-powered swan boat, pole board, kayak or canoe from Lone Star Riverboats. Rent a bicycle and dawdle under the trees less than another mile to gorgeous, huge, naturally-formed Barton Springs Pool. Back at home, stroll three to five blocks to white-tablecloth restaurants Vespaio, Woodland, Perla's... Or grab vittles from Thai food to BBQ to crepes and cupcakes at the Airstream foodie trailers.....Ready to party? A five-minute walk takes you to live music at the legendary Continental Club...Trophy's....Jovita's....Freddie's.....Dance beneath starlit skies and the ancient oaks at Guero's Taco Bar....Need even more variety? Downtown jumps at night and it's one mile away. Enjoy!

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1050 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

            Also has office w printer and wi-fi...moreless

          • All mattresses are recent models of high-quality brand names: Serta, Beautyrest, etc. All linens are Cindy Crawford 400 tc all cotton with a buttery-smooth feel. In addition to mini-blinds, all bedrooms have dark, fully-lined, light-blocking curtains, in case you want to sleep in late. In addition to couples, groups, and others, we also enjoy hosting families and kids, and have a new Pack&Play with linens, and a small but popular collection of toys for kids toddler - 6 or so....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Antique repro fixtures...moreless

          • The bathroom is small but has been more than adequate for groups up to 6 people. It has antique repro fixtures, a spacious shower (with two heads, one extendable), bathtub, toilet, and the original, restored, cream-and-green basket-weave ceramic tile floor....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • 40' Sony flatscreen HDTV with Sony DVD player and Direct TV's Ultra Choice package (~250 channels) and digital DVR in the living room; additional HDTV with built-in DVD and a DVR are in the back bedroom/study. Also have recent Epson Workforce 630 printer, and TimeWarnerCable's fastest wifi (Roadrunner Turbo)....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                DirecTV's premium pkg, including Sunday Ticket. 42' Sony flat screen w dvr, dvd player. Add'l smaller TV w same programming....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Stereo

              Theme

              • Sports & Activities
              • Adventure

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Forests
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Festivals
              • Nude Beach
              • Synagogues

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Lake
              • River

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Roller Blading
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Spelunking
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Equestrian Events

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

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

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Full-size washer in detached garage...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Full-size dryer in detached garage...moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                        There is space in front of the house to park a boat & trailer or RV, etc. Probably about 30 feet max length. However, very competitive parking on weekends once an on-street vehicle leaves its parking place....moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central Air and Heat...moreless

                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided:

                        400 tc sheets on all beds...moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Garage:

                        Built for 1946 autos, it now houses the W&D and gardening tools; no room for an auto....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Free wi-fi broadband throughout the house....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Space in the driveway for up to 3 cars...moreless

                      • Parking On Street

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available:

                        Everything from BBQ to vegan via Whole Foods is available short distances away, with many delivery options. Many deservedly locally famous trailer eateries nearby. ...moreless

                      • Kitchen
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Blender
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Microwave
                      • 4 Ring Stove

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard
                       

                      Reviews

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                      3 night min stay
                      $199
                      $1,000 $3,999
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      Please inquire about rates for SXSW, ACL, and other high-demand events and for major holidays. Rates for SXSW 2014 are $599/night, with preference given to those requesting longer stays.


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                      Last updated: 08/20/2014
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                      Location

                      • Gueros Taco Bar

                        "Guero's is the unquestioned epicenter of the SoCo experience. Guero's is one of the places ..."

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                      • Torchy's Tacos

                      • Amy's Ice Creams

                      • Hopdoddy Burger Bar

                      • Allens Boots

                        "You want quality boots that you'll have and treasure a long time after your visit, this is t..."

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                      • Jo's Hot Coffee Good Food

                        "Easily the most popular coffee spot around. Top-quality stuff easily equal to or beyond Star..."

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                      • Elizabeth Street Cafe

                        "A VERY popular Vietnamese restaurant, just two blocks downhill from the Casita. Features de..."

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                      • Enoteca Vespaio

                        "Great place to get dessert after dining at any of SoCo's great restaurants, and not at all a..."

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                      • Barton Creek Greenbelt West

                        "Just west of where the waters of Barton Creek begin to flow UNDER Barton Springs pool, at th..."

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                      • Sway Thai Restaurant

                      • Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

                      • Continental Club

                        "What can be said about the legendary Continental Club that most live music lovers don't know..."

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                      • Perla's Seafood and Oyster Bar

                      • Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds

                        "One of the very first -- and still certainly the most popular -- costume shops in Austin. W..."

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                      • Uncommon Objects

                        "This is where movie set dressers spend their money in Austin -- here and among the other uni..."

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                      • Yard Dog Folk Art

                        "A really great gallery if you are looking for art that is recognizable as art, but is unique..."

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                      • Home Slice Pizza

                        "From the frequency with which I find VERY empty boxes from Home Slice Pizza in the Casita af..."

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                      • Tesoros Trading Company Retail

                        ""Tesoros" is Spanish for Treasures. Inside this spacious, high-ceiling shop just across the..."

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                      • Bats Underneath Congress Bridge

                        "Stroll downhill on SoCo about sunset March through October to watch North America's largest ..."

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                      • South Congress Avenue

                        "What to say? Decades ago, a seedy part of town frequented by streetwalkers and studded with..."

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                      • South Congress Cafe

                        "Do NOT let the humble exterior -- or this rather bland photograph of visually unappealing fo..."

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                      • Hey Cupcake!

                        "You like cupcakes? This is the mother of all cupcake eateries, and one of the very first po..."

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                      • Perla's

                        "Perla's is simply one of the very best seafood restaurants in Austin. More variety, creativ..."

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                      • Doc's Motorworks Bar & Grill

                        "Good vittles, great selection of drinks, and one of the best spots to watch the Avenue cruis..."

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                      • Austin Convention Center

                        "Home of many SXSW events, the Convention Center is a short taxi ride away from the dynamic S..."

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                      • Congress Avenue Bridge

                        "Don't let Gogobot's misplaced map tack fool you. The Congress Avenue bridge goes across Lad..."

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                      • Magnolia Cafe sSouth

                        "5 blocks from the Casita, "Open 24 hours, 8 days a week" is Magnolia Cafe's motto. Soooo ni..."

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                      Car: Not Necessary

                      A leisurely five-minute stroll takes you from this quiet home to SoCo's live music venues, uniquely Austin shops, and both fine and funky dining opportunities. Less than one mile to the tree-canopied hike & bike trail around the lake. Barton Springs 2 miles. 1 mile to downtown. Be in the heart of all the best that makes Austin and SoCo such great destinations. Enjoy!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1997


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

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                      • Middle Bedroom

                        Middle Bedroom

                      • Large Bedroom and Study

                        Large Bedroom and Study

                      • Craftspeople Offer Their Wares On the Weekends

                        Craftspeople Offer Their Wares On the Weekends

                      • Robt Earl Keen Plays A Recent Benefit Under the Ancient Oaks at Guero's 5 Min Walk from the Casita

                        Robt Earl Keen Plays A Recent Benefit Under the Ancient Oaks at Guero's 5 Min Walk from the Casita

                      • Neo-traditionalist C&W gals Gladys & Maybelle busk on SoCo during SXSW 2013

                        Neo-traditionalist C&W gals Gladys & Maybelle busk on SoCo during SXSW 2013

                      • Manhattan-style greengrocer and deli, Farm to Market, is four blocks from the Casita.

                        Manhattan-style greengrocer and deli, Farm to Market, is four blocks from the Casita.

                      • The back yard in Summer has lots of comfy shade (and BBQ grill).

                        The back yard in Summer has lots of comfy shade (and BBQ grill).

                      • Fine Italian dining is less than a 10 minute walk away, at Vespiao.  Ck out their menus at http://www.austinvespaio.com/vespaio/vespaio.html

                        Fine Italian dining is less than a 10 minute walk away, at Vespiao. Ck out their menus at http://www.austinvespaio.com/vespaio/vespaio.html

                      • Paddle-Board or Kayak Your Way Down the River

                        Paddle-Board or Kayak Your Way Down the River

                      • 10 Miles of Lakeside Trail Less Than 1 Mile Away

                        10 Miles of Lakeside Trail Less Than 1 Mile Away

                      • Leash-free Dog Area at Lake 1 Mile Away

                        Leash-free Dog Area at Lake 1 Mile Away

                      • Front Bedroom with Queen Bed

                        Front Bedroom with Queen Bed

                      • Dining table and living room beyond it

                        Dining table and living room beyond it

                      • Kitchen is Fully Equipped for Cooking at Home

                        Kitchen is Fully Equipped for Cooking at Home

                      • Buskers Serenade the Strollers

                        Buskers Serenade the Strollers

                      • One of many unique murals adorning the local shops on SoCo

                        One of many unique murals adorning the local shops on SoCo

                      • A Music Event in Foodies' Paradise at Flagship Whole Foods 2 Miles From Casita

                        A Music Event in Foodies' Paradise at Flagship Whole Foods 2 Miles From Casita

                      • Nearby neighborhood grocer Farm to Market stocks good & great wines and beers from around the world.

                        Nearby neighborhood grocer Farm to Market stocks good & great wines and beers from around the world.

                      • Some of Farm to Market's cheeses, olives, smoked salmon, etc....4 blocks from the Casita, on South Congress

                        Some of Farm to Market's cheeses, olives, smoked salmon, etc....4 blocks from the Casita, on South Congress

                      • Rent a Swan Boat on the Lake Less Than A Mile From the House

                        Rent a Swan Boat on the Lake Less Than A Mile From the House

                      • Lotsa Ways to Cruise the Lake Less Than 1 Mile From the House

                        Lotsa Ways to Cruise the Lake Less Than 1 Mile From the House

                      • Playground in Zilker Less Than 2 Miles Away

                        Playground in Zilker Less Than 2 Miles Away

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, August 06, 2014

                      $199 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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