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Soco Bungalow***Modern House Located Downtown, 3 Bedroom/2 Bath, Sleeps 6

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Last updated: 09/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Downtown house description

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***SoCo BUNGALOW*** is where you want to stay when you visit Austin! This recently (2012) remodeled modern home is nestled in the heart of Austin's SOUTH CONGRESS (SOCO) and SOUTH LAMAR (SOLA) DISTRICT. A great location to experience everything unique about Austin! No adjoining condo or stairs to worry with, just Relax and enjoy the light, contemporary home just minutes from everywhere you will want to go. Beautiful wood floors throughout contrast the sleek stainless counters & appliances that reflect off the glass tile backsplash in the kitchen. The latest commercial grade stainless appliances in our chef's kitchen will make you feel right at home if you choose to stay in for a meal. When you do leave, any traveler will be enamored with the choices--from amazing local restaurants and bars to boutique 'Austin-Only' shopping experiences to our cities gorgeous hike and bike trails.

Every culinary desire can be met using the high-end commercial grade stainless appliances, under a striking stainless steel vent hood. A large stainless steel island is perfect for dining and entertaining. This well-appointed kitchen includes microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender and of course a disposal! If you prefer to grill, you will enjoy a charcoal grill just steps from the kitchen.

- Comfortable leather sofa and club chair are perfect for conversation, reading or viewing TV - 50' LCD TV with cable and surround sound.
- Enjoy your iPod/iPhone music with the high quality surround sound speaker system
- Large windows offer generous natural light

- Wi-Fi throughout the home
- Vaulted ceilings
- GENEROUS parking in both the front & back of the house, up to 10 cars
- Huge back yard for entertaining with gas grill
- Wonderful walking neighborhood
- Walk to bars & restaurants less than .7mi

- A convenient Capital Metro bus stop is just 1.5 blocks from the home.
- Just minutes from some of the best local restaurants, entertainment, and shopping in Austin, including:
Barton Springs - Zilker Park - Town Lake - World Famous 6th Street - South Congress - Broken Spoke - Saxon Pub - Uchi - Matt's El Rancho - Gueros - Torchy's Tacos - Gibson Bar - Olivia - Barley Swine - La Barbecue - Kerbey Lane Cafe - Gordough's Public House - Amy's Ice Cream - Black Sheep Lodge - Uchi - Convention Center - The Children's Museum - Whole Foods Market - Long Performing Arts Center - The Capitol

DOWNTOWN is only 1.5 miles and an easy bike ride or under $10 cab ride. The airport is a 15 minute drive.

**LARGE GROUP???--Check out our other home on the SAME STREET (just 9 houses down) WITH SIMILAR DECOR & FINISH OUT***Property #490941***

City of Austin STR License #OL 2013 037677

Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Gourmet kitchen with all stainless commercial grade appliances. Dishwasher, gas oven & hood, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker, French press, etc....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            coffee, sweeteners, spices...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Dining
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Oven
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Parking:

            2 driveways, circle drive + backyard allow generous parking for up to 10 cars....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            6 bath towels, 6 hand towels, 6 washcloths...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            High thread count linens...moreless

          • Heating:

            Central air & heat...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Central air & heat...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Living Room
          • Fireplace
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board


          • Stereo
          • DVD Player


          • Wireless Internet
          • Internet

          Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Barton Springs Pool & Deep Eddy Pool are within 2mi. Both open year round, spring fed....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Bicycles:

                bikes available to rent from Bicycle Sport Shop within 1mi...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Rent at Zilker Park just 2mi from home...moreless

              • Golf:

                9 hole pitch & putt within 2mi...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Very large backyard ...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Tennis
              • Boat
              • Outdoor Grill


              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Budget
              • Historic
              • Spa


              • Cinemas
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Ice Skating
              • Roller Blading
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Tennis
              • Fishing
              • Kayaking
              • Cycling
              • Rock Climbing
              • Golf
              • Swimming
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Miniature Golf
              • Antiquing
              • Zoo
              • Museums
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Jet Skiing
              • Winery Tours
              • Live Theater
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Restaurants
              • Mountain Biking


              Write a review 4.9
              from 27 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              ACL 2014
              Oct 2 - Oct 4, 2014
              3 night min stay

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

              flat fee
              Formula 1
              Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2014
              4 night min stay

              flat fee
              SXSW INTERACTIVE 2015
              Mar 13 - Mar 17, 2015
              5 night min stay

              flat fee
              SXSW MUSIC 2015
              Mar 19 - Mar 23, 2015
              4 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning Fee $75
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Pet Fee $60
              • Tax Rate 15%

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              Last updated: 09/14/2014
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              10.2 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
              2.7 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrack Station- AUS 250 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX
              1.9 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              IH 35
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Gibson's, 1109 S. Lamar Blvd
              5 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Waterski, wake surf or wakeboard on Lake Austin
              1.7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Butler's Pitch & Putt 1109 Lee Barton Dr
              0.7 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              South Congress Cafe

              Located in trendy new SoCo area of downtown Austin, just a 5min walk to SoCo bars, restaurants and shopping. Famous Barton Springs Pool & Town Lake are both within 1.5mi, both offering hike/bike trails. Town Lake offers kayaking, canoeing, fishing & sculling. Zilker Park- home of SXSW and ACL Festivals are only 1.5mi!!! Catch a free concert at Auditorium Shores on Town Lakes. Don't miss Austin's famous bats from the South Congress Bridge over Town Lake. Recently developed 2nd Street highlights trendy local restaurants and shopping. Enjoy the nightlife in the Warehouse District, 6th Street District, SoCo & SoLa. All of Austin's well known restaurants & bars within 1-3miles!! Explore the largest Whole Foods, tour the State Capitol, take a Segway tour, entertain the kiddos at the Children's Museum. Live Music venues surround you at every turn when you stay at 1200 Oltorf. End each day at your cozy bungalow just 5min after leaving your final destination....


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2001

              About the owner: We've lived in Austin since 1993 and have loved every minute of it. We enjoy the lakes, the trails & the entertainment Austin has to offer year-round. Thad is a Custom Home Builder and Real Estate Investor; while Tracey is in the Technology Industry and does Interior Design in her spare time.

              Why the Owner Chose Downtown:
              The fun, modern eclectic neighborhood so close to downtown, personifies Austin's tagline, 'KEEP AUSTIN WEIRD'. We love the area and all the neighbors.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              This HOME is ocated in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Austin you will enjoy everything our city has to offer with all of the conveniences that make any vacation translate into wonderful memories. The proximity to activities, entertainment and restaurants while offering a private, peaceful, less expensive alternative to a hotel room makes this property so attractive. Generous parking both in front and in back of the home is such a bonus over other Downtown /SoCo homes that have little to no parking options.

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              Date last modified - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

              $295 - $500 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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