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4 Bedroom Custom Gem, Central, Walk to Most Anything

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Last updated: 02/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This two-story custom 'pier and beam' home was built in 2007 and includes 4 bedrooms/3.5 baths and oak hardwoods throughout the main common areas downstairs. The bedrooms are luxuriously appointed with John Robshaw textiles, vintage quilts, and down pillows. There are two Master suites, one upstairs and one downstairs, and both include double sinks and walk-in showers. You can cook a mean meal on the Wolf stove in the subway-tiled kitchen and, weather permitting, open up the wall of french doors between the kitchen and outside screened patio and mingle over some wine. Your kids can enjoy the park and pool only a few blocks away in the summer, the fenced backyard, or, if you need some quiet, you can situate them in an upstairs loft. The spacious living room downstairs includes a baby grande piano, gas fireplace on with a switch, comfortable seating, a 14' beamed ceiling --it's a spacious and comfortable place to hang out after a fun day of soaking up Austin, or can be a lovely place to stretch and read a book as the sun pours in the huge windows that run along the whole front of this beautiful home.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2754 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Master Bedroom Upstairs: 1 king

    Attached bath with walkin shower...moreless

  • Additional Bedroom Upstairs: 1 queen

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  • Additional bedroom upstairs: 2 twin/ single

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  • Living area upstairs: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Master Bedroom Downstairs: 1 king

    Attached bath with walkin shower...moreless

  • King size beds (2) There are two master suites, one on each floor and each has a king size bed., Queen size Beds (1) There is one queen size bed in a separate bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (2) There are two twin beds in a separate bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) A sleeper sofa is located on the second floor living area....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    A 42' LCD in the main living room, and 32' LCD upstairs living area....moreless

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    A desktop iMac is available for your use....moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    attached carport...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The kitchen has two large sliding french doors that open up to the covered, screened porch with redwood decking....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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$1,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning and misc $300 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $700
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

Our base rate may not be available for special events or larger groups. While we require a damage deposit, so far we have not had to make a deduction from anyone's.


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Location

  • Upper Crust Bakery

    "This is one of the best bakeries in town. The open early and have most anything you can thi..."

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  • Houndstooth Coffee

    "Sure there is a Starbucks near by, but Houndstooth is the real thing. It is a locally owned..."

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  • Tacodeli -- Rosedale

    "Best tacos in town, period. Breakfast and lunch. From Zagat: "Excellence wrapped in a tort..."

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  • Uchiko

    "We absolutely love Uchiko. No need to bring a designated driver and valet park like all the..."

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  • Central Market

    "Whole Foods is fine, but we prefer Central Market. The produce is great, as is the wine and..."

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  • Draught House Pub & Brewery

    "You name the beer, and they have it on tap. Walk over and sit in the outdoor beer garten or..."

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  • Kerbey Lane Cafe

0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Draught House
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Uchiko, Taco Deli, and Upper Crust Bakery

Car: Not Necessary

This home is located in Rosedale, a beautiful neighborhood only a mile and a half north of the University of Texas. On a gorgeous tree-lined street, this home is a quiet retreat from the bustling shops and restaurants that surround it, including 26 Doors, Uchiko (best sushi in Austin), Taco Deli (best tacos in Austin), and UpperCrust Bakery. Rosedale is also part of Austin's central medical hub, with Seton's main hospital just down the street, and the Heart Hospital only blocks away as well. Central Market, the local grocery store, is a short walk away, and boasts a wide array of organic produce and local products, as well as a huge playscape for kids and live music Th-Sat nights. Ramsey Park and Pool are also only a few minutes walk away, as is the Draught House, the famous local pub, if you'd like a cool beer after a fun day of hanging out in Austin. The shops and restaurants in NoBu (North Burnet) are also only a short walk away and include local favorites like the Omlettry and Torchy's Tacos, as well as yoga studios, wine bars, and thrift shops. And, of course, UT is at your doorstep, so you are only a 3-4 minute drive to campus for football games and other campus events.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: My husband is a sixth generation native Texan -- and an Aggie. We have a mixed marriage, as I am the first generation child of Indian immigrant parents -- and a Longhorn (Hook 'Em Horns!). My husband and I are both attorneys (SMU and NYU respectively). We have been married 13+ years and built this house when our girls were itty bittys--our youngest was only four months old! Our initials and handprints are embedded in the concrete driveway.

Why the Owner Chose Rosedale:
We chose the lot because of the large trees, and proximity to the central business district, medical center, a nice park, premium grocery store, bars and restaurants. This home is on a gorgeous tree-lined street, just far enough away from main roads, yet we regularly walk to a bakery, pub, premium sushi restaurant, cool taco place, and upscale grocery store that has bands that play most weekends.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is not just a vacation rental, this is our home. We only make this beautiful gem available to visitors when we are out of town for some special events, school holidays, and weekends. Most people who visit our home assume it's a remodel because we built it on 'pier and beam,' with a beautiful walk-up porch, and really tried to honor the craftsman/bungalow feeling prevalent in older homes in central Austin. However, this home is not old; we built it just four years ago, with all the comforts and amenities of a new, custom-built home.


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Photos

  • Main living room with 14' ceiling, baby grand piano, fireplace, 42" LCD TV

    Main living room with 14' ceiling, baby grand piano, fireplace, 42" LCD TV

  • Grand hall

    Grand hall

  • Kitchen featuring all stainless, Wolf stove and vent, sliding french doors

    Kitchen featuring all stainless, Wolf stove and vent, sliding french doors

  • Eight ft high sliding french doors off kitchen open on to the screened porch

    Eight ft high sliding french doors off kitchen open on to the screened porch

  • Attached Bath with Walk-in Shower for Downstairs Master Bedroom

    Attached Bath with Walk-in Shower for Downstairs Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs living area with 32" LCD TV, pullout sofa bed

    Upstairs living area with 32" LCD TV, pullout sofa bed

  • Upstairs Master Bedroom, King

    Upstairs Master Bedroom, King

  • Upstairs bedroom with a queen size bed

    Upstairs bedroom with a queen size bed

  • Two twin beds

    Two twin beds

  • Carport entrance

    Carport entrance

  • Utility room washer and dryer

    Utility room washer and dryer

  • Powder bath off grand hall

    Powder bath off grand hall

  • Downstairs Master Bedroom, King

    Downstairs Master Bedroom, King

  • Walk-in shower for Downstairs Master Bedroom. (Shower head is 8 feet high.)

    Walk-in shower for Downstairs Master Bedroom. (Shower head is 8 feet high.)

  • Attached Bath with large Walk-In Shower for Upstairs Master Bedroom

    Attached Bath with large Walk-In Shower for Upstairs Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs full bath

    Upstairs full bath

  • Utility room sink

    Utility room sink

  • Back porch, screened.

    Back porch, screened.

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 02/05/2015
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