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Stunning Private Downtown Soco Retreat!. Walk to it All!!

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Stunning Open central living area with great natural light, charm and character!

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Last updated: 07/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Soco bungalow description

This 5 STAR DOWNTOWN SOCO Retreat is a hip and stylish 40’s cottage located in the heart of Travis Heights, one of Austin's most desirable and historic neighborhoods. Walk to it all including Austin's top restaurants, shops & entertainment, just 2 minutes to downtown! This stunning cottage was completely renovated recently and features contemporary eclectic vintage charm, character & great natural light throughout! Unbelievable fully stocked Gourmet Kitchen, and an open central living area to relax in style! Impressive master suite provides quality furnishing throughout with eclectic accents reflecting it’s Austin charm. Enjoy your outdoor covered patio, private yard & covered parking. Walk to Austin's famous hike and bike trail and watch the world famous bats!! Perfect place to stay for ACL, SXSW, Special Events or just a get- away destination.

WELCOME TO AUSTIN!
Relax at 'The Hillside Hideaway' and experience a fun, private and stylish 40’s Bungalow nestled under a canopy of towering oak trees in the center of a true Austin neighborhood with amazing vibe. This stunning cottage is beautifully appointed with custom furnishings & cabinetry plus unbelievable vintage wood floors. When you're ready to venture out, there are abundant choices nearby sure to entertain every type of traveler - from fantastic restaurants and boutique shops to live music to hike and bike trails and outdoor activity.

SWEET DREAMS
The artfully designed bedroom suite features a custom built Queen-Size Bed, Quality Pillow top Mattress, Egyptian Cotton linens and over-stuffed down style comforter. The roomy Bedroom boasts a large Walk-In Closet, in case of extra sleeping requirements. Roomy Office also included!!

SPA HIGHGHLIGHTS
Enjoy the cozy upscale eclectic charm with a spa feel, wall mounted fixtures, granite counters, marble floors that extend into an amazing open shower with glass tile accents separated by only an impressive 8 ft wall of glass featuring a high shower head with great pressure!!

CHEF'S KITCHEN
Indulge your culinary desires in the impressive gourmet kitchen. The fully equipped kitchen also features stainless appliances, microwave, coffee maker, garbage disposal, ice maker, dishwasher and full size refrigerator. Your kitchen is enhanced by indirect and direct lighting, great natural light, granite counters, deep oversized sink, and an open bar to the central living area which allows the ease of visiting or just enjoying the peaceful private space. Or step out onto your spacious covered patio and enjoy the outdoors and amazing neighborhood!!

LIVING ROOM HIGHLIGHTS
• Comfy Quality Furniture
* Extensive Cable Channels
* Flat Screen HD Plasma TV
• Large energy efficient windows overlooking gorgeous live oaks
• Accent Chairs and Stools
• Private and Peaceful Setting

THE OFFICE CONNECTION
Contemporary desk with high speed connection direct lighting, storage and a comfy chair.

SPECIAL FEATURES
• Wireless Internet
• Indoor Washer and Dryer
• Wood Floors
• Ceiling Fans.
• Great Recessed Lighting with Dimmers Throughout
• Covered and Off Street Parking
• Outdoor Living Areas
• Complete linens, sheets, towels, blankets, pillows.
• Complementary Toiletries
• Iron.
• Wonderful Walking Neighborhood

NEIGHBORHOOD
A historic and safe walking neighborhood where you can stroll a few blocks east to Big Stacy Park with walking trails, heated spring-fed swimming pool, playground and wading pool at little Stacy Park - enough fun to entertain even the tiniest travelers for hours. You can also walk a couple blocks west and you'll be at the vibrant South Congress Avenue (aka SoCo) — filled with fantastic restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and music venues. Take a short stroll north and in a couple minutes you will be downtown!!

OUT AND ABOUT ENTERTAINMENT
Walk to favorite Austin eateries, shops, entertainment or hangout at Doc's to people watch or catch a game or two, walk to Home Slice Pizza, Woodlands, Perla's, Vespaio, Enotecca, or HopDoddy's Burgers. Catch some evening sounds at the world famous star studded Continental Club who has featured such greats as Elvis, Stevie Ray Vaughan & The Fabulous Thunderbirds. Most recently Johnny Depp stopped by for a 90 minute jam session with Bill Carter and Billy Gibbons. No wonder we are known as “The Music Capital of the World”

In addition to the vibrant Soco area, Austin offers so many interesting attributes. Walk to festivals, concerts and marathons in the immediate area. Zilker Park hike and bike trail, kayaking and Lady Bird Lake(Town Lake) which offers some of the best sculling in the country, bat watching from the South Congress bridge. Visit the State Capital, the famous Bob Bullock Museum, and the second street shopping district. Catch a performance at the new Long Center for Performing Arts or walk to Zach Scott Theater. Swim in Barton Springs yet another refreshing spring fed pool. Visit the Convention Center or just stroll downtown where there are more great restaurants and live music, Auditorium Shores, Whole Foods Market, and so much more.

GETTING AROUND
Take short cab ride downtown, grab a peti cab or enjoy a great short walk and be downtown in a couple minutes. There's even a convenient Capital Metro bus stop 1.5 blocks from the cottage.

OH, AND ONE MORE THING....
If you are overwhelmed with what direction to go I have been an Austin resident for over 20 years and can help guide and direct you with your out and about interest. Do you need suggestions on where to go and what to see? Not quite sure where a place is located? I am happy to be a source of information for you during your stay.

!! When you are ready to explore the endless choices Austin has to offer walk to it all from this amazing location. Fun for every traveler!!!


Keywords: This 5 STAR SOCO Retreat is a hip and stylish 40’s cottage located in the heart of Travis Heights, one of Austin's most desirable and historic neighborhoods. Walk to it all including Austin's top restaurants, shops & entertainment, just 2 minutes to downtown! This stunning cottage was completely renovated recently and features contemporary eclectic vintage charm, character & great natural light throughout! Unbelievable fully stocked Gourmet Kitchen, and an open central living area to relax in style! Impressive master suite provides quality furnishing throughout with eclectic accents reflecting the Austin charm. Enjoy your outdoor covered patio, private yard & covered parking. Walk to Austin's famous hike and bike trail and watch the world famous bats!! Perfect place to stay for ACL, SXSW or just a get- away destination

Property Type

      • Bungalow

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Alternative Lifestyle
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Stunning custom bathroom with marble floors, glass tile accents, granite counters and an open shower with a dramatic 8' glass divider. Great storage and fully stocked with fresh linens and toiletries... BEAUTIFUL!!...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Breathtaking kitchen with beautiful granite counters, great storage, stainless steel appliances and fully stocked with quality cookware and dishes. Better than home!!...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Top of the line Samsung refrigerator...moreless

              • Stove:

                Top of the line!!...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                2...moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 2 people

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                Beautiful renovated with solid original wood floors, custom paint, recessed lighting and great natural light. Wonderful flat screen TV with extensive cable channels and comfortable quality furniture!...moreless

              • Parking:

                Park in private drive way or under carport...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Park in private drive way or under carport...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Fresh and clean and ready to go!!...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Fresh and clean and ready to go!!...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Central air conditioning...moreless

              • Heating:

                Central Heat...moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Fully stocked with qualitry linens, towels, blankets, pillows, complementary toiletries and kitchen supplies...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • CD Player

                  Communications

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Internet
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Beautiful professional landscape. Always well maintained and blooming!!...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Activities

                  • Live Theater
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cycling
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Antiquing
                  • Zoo
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Cinemas
                  • Kayaking
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  2 night min stay
                  $175 $200
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,000 $3,000
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                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 15%

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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/20/2014
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                  Location

                  Live music, Bat Watching, Running and Biking Trails, Paddle Surfing, Parks, Gardens, Live Music, Open outdoor restaurants and shops

                   

                  Owner info

                  About the owner: Austin resident for over 20 years with an unending wealth of knowledge about the city and activities. I can guide and direct you in whatever your interest may be.

                  Why the Owner Chose Soco:
                  Travis Heights and the SOCO area is an amazing location close to it all and allows the ability to walk to everything. The neighborhood is eclectic, safe, vibrant, friendly and reflects the true energy of Austin.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
                  The peaceful and private setting is so enjoyable. I so enjoy the upscale but eclectic vintage charm and character of the place and always feel like I am on vacation when I stay at Hillside Hideaway. I truly feel like I have step back in time and removed myself from the hustle and bustle of daily life!! However it is great to know I can take a short walk and be in the middle of it all again in a couple minutes but than escape back to peace once again…


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                  Photos

                  • Stunning Open central living area with great natural light, charm and character!

                    Stunning Open central living area with great natural light, charm and character!

                  • Your gourmet kitchen has granite counters, glass tile, SS appliance. Complete!!!

                    Your gourmet kitchen has granite counters, glass tile, SS appliance. Complete!!!

                  • Amazing Bedroom Suite! Custom Cedar Queen Bed, Egyptian Linens, Natural Light...

                    Amazing Bedroom Suite! Custom Cedar Queen Bed, Egyptian Linens, Natural Light...

                  • Stunning Bath, marble floors, glass tile, granite, wall faucets, European Charm.

                    Stunning Bath, marble floors, glass tile, granite, wall faucets, European Charm.

                  • Amazing professionally landscaped  large fenced yard

                    Amazing professionally landscaped large fenced yard

                  • Fun park BQ for your grilling pleasures

                    Fun park BQ for your grilling pleasures

                  • Wooden benches are harvested from old oak tree on site that did not make it...

                    Wooden benches are harvested from old oak tree on site that did not make it...

                  • All New!! with quality vintage eclectic charm, Private Setting, Wood Floors!!

                    All New!! with quality vintage eclectic charm, Private Setting, Wood Floors!!

                  • Wonderful Peaceful Bedroom with Style and Charm

                    Wonderful Peaceful Bedroom with Style and Charm

                  • Your Personal Office with Sold Wood Desk, Storage Drawer and Wireless!!!

                    Your Personal Office with Sold Wood Desk, Storage Drawer and Wireless!!!

                  • Great private fenced back yard

                    Great private fenced back yard

                  • Roses line the fence on both sides of yard. Beautiful!!

                    Roses line the fence on both sides of yard. Beautiful!!

                  • Amazing view from the heart of SOCO looking dowtown

                    Amazing view from the heart of SOCO looking dowtown

                  VRBO #388037

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

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