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Lovely Modern Hyde Park Studio

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Last updated: 09/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hyde Park house description

The 425 square foot interior space includes a queen bed, kitchenette, bathroom, closet, and sitting area. The kitchenette includes an under-counter fridge with freezer, microwave, double burner, place settings for four, and supplies for coffee / tea. The bathroom has generous counter space, shower, and plenty of linens. For lounging, you’ll find a couch + TV with local channels and hook-ups for your computer / iPad to stream additional content. WiFi is provided. Generous windows provide natural light to the open floor plan. The mini-split air conditioning unit and ceiling fan to keep you cool.

The apartment has a private entry from a large outdoor deck dedicated to the unit. The deck provides outdoor seating and eating areas.


Near the intersection of Red River and 45th Streets, the property is located in a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood within a 15-minute walk to two neighborhood centers with local restaurants and shops.

At 43rd Street and Duval Avenue, Mother's Café (vegetarian), Julio’s (Mexican), Original Hyde Park Grill (home cooking), Juice Land (raw foods), Quacks & Dolce Vita (coffee, drinks, pastries, etc.), Antonelli (cheese shop), grocery store, and Asti (Italian). At 53rd Street and Avenue G, you’ll find several vintage stores along with Drink.well (neighborhood bar), Foreign and Domestic (American cuisine), and Phara’s (Mediterreanean).

4 city bus routes are within a 5-minute walk. The #10 Red River goes the heart of downtown along Congress Avenue, traveling from the Capitol, over Townlake, and to SoCo. The #338 Lamar / 45th takes riders downtown along Lamar Avenue, going by Pease Park, the Whole Foods Headquarters, Townlake / Auditorium Shores, and ACL. The #350 Airport Boulevard provides convenient access to Austin’s Airport. The Red River Shuttle travels directly to the University of Texas. All buses have bike racks.

For your car, there is plenty of free parking on the street. Hyde Park is served by Austin's own car-sharing business Car-2-Go, and short-term use cards are available on their website .


Owned by a local architect, the apartment was fully renovated in 2013/14 and designed to mix traditional Texas materials with a contemporary twist. The apartment is adjacent to a 1915 farmhouse with great bones and a wonderful history.

The farmhouse was built in a Texas vernacular style and pre-dates the Bungalows seen throughout Hyde Park. Beautiful, long-leaf pine salvaged from the house was repurposed in the apartment to provide warmth and contrast the white, contemporary interior. The exterior siding is a board-n-batten technique, reminiscent of traditional outbuildings in the neighborhood.


The property and main house have a rich history. Owned by a “huckster” (a seller of fruits and vegetables), the property marked the north-east corner of Austin’s city limits well into the 1930’s. Originally built in 1915, the house was owned for over 50 years by a member of the famous gun and spur making family, the Petmecky’s.

Joe C Petmecky, the family patriarch, opened a gunshop on Congress Avenue in the 1860’s. He is most best known for his invention of spring-shank steel spurs, which helped riders dislodge from their horses quickly when being thrown off. He also was the local Colt gun dealer, selling to Sam Houston and the Texas Rangers.

Jacob Petmecky, owner of the Depew House, joined his father in running the gun and sporting goods shop. When it closed in 1965, it was the longest-operating small business in Austin’s history. Jacob founded Austin’s Gun club and was an avid outdoorsman.

Following the Petmecky’s sale in the mid-1960s, the property was a rental its purchase by the current owner in 2009. The complete renovation of the apartment is the next step in the property’s history, as the owner / architect works to restore the main house and landmark the property. Rental income from the unit feeds directly into this work.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Singles
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


          • DVD Player
          • Radio
          • Books
          • Books For Adults


          • Library
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Coin Laundry
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls
          • Zoo
          • Festivals


          • Queen
          • Baby Crib
          • Toilet
          • Shower


              • Child's Highchair


              • Alarm Clock
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Hair Dryer
              • Paper Towels
              • Shampoo
              • Basic Soaps
              • Toilet Paper
              • Iron & Board
              • Air Conditioning
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking On Street
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Printer
              • Split-System Heating
              • Split-System Air Conditioning
              • Living Area
              • Internet
              • Towels Provided


              • Kitchenette
              • Coffee Maker
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave

              Leisure Activities

              • Bowling Center
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Photography
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Antiquing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

                  • Downtown


                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf

                  Room SubType

                      • Studio

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Roller Blading
                      • Hiking
                      • Golf
                      • Cycling


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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      ACL 1
                      Oct 2 - Oct 4, 2014
                      3 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      ACL 2
                      Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2014
                      3 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      Formula 1
                      Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2014
                      3 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      SXSW Interactive
                      Mar 12 - Mar 16, 2015
                      5 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      SXSW Music
                      Mar 17 - Mar 21, 2015
                      5 night min stay

                      flat fee
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $90 $100
                      Fri, Sat
                      $600 $1,650
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                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Cleaning Fee $60 + tax
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Tax Rate 15%


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                      Last updated: 09/19/2014
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