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South Central - Two-Story Treetop Guesthouse!!!

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Last updated: 05/14/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This Business Serves Everyone. This large (920 sq ft), bright and airy, two-story guesthouse has two bedrooms, a queen sized bed downstairs and a king sized bed upstairs, each with quality linens and bedding. Each bedroom has a small kitchenette with individual compact refrigerator, coffee maker, electric tea kettle, microwave, dinnerware, flatware, glasses and wine glasses. Please note there is no oven or stove.

Each floor has an area for sitting and reading and an area for dining. Organic coffee, tea, yogurt, muffins, breakfast bars and orange juice provided. Large, flat screen television with cable downstairs and smaller, flat screen television with cable upstairs. High speed wireless internet, ipod and iphone docking/charging station and stereo/CD player. A spiral staircase leads to the spacious second floor which has bamboo flooring throughout and a private balcony surrounded by 50 ft live oak trees. The balcony is a wonderful spot for enjoying morning coffee and the evening sunset. Downstairs bathroom with large, walk-in shower. Many local bakeries,coffee shops, and great local restaurants such as Uchi, Olivia, Barley Swine, Sway, El Chile, Vespaio, Bouldin Creek Café, Odd Duck, Lenoir, Winebelly and Torchy's Tacos are close-by. We are near many live music venues. We are only 9 miles ($20 cab ride) from Austin airport and 1 block from public transportation.

Convenient guest parking in the driveway - on the RIGHT SIDE - just next to the Treetop Guesthouse Entrance.

Check in 3:00pm. Check out Noon. Owner lives on the property, next door, and is available to assist guests as needed!

Owner Guidebook of the 'Best of Austin - local and close by restaurants' provided for guests upon arrival.

If you're interested in discussing a weekly or monthly stay, please inquire!


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Property Type

  • House
  • 920 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 25 years of age to rent...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking on premises...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • King size bed (1) in upstairs bedroom, with large sitting area, kitchenette, and outdoor balcony. Queen size bed (1) in downstairs bedroom, with large sitting area, kitchenette, and bathroom with walk-in shower....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Large walk-in shower. Complimentary bath soaps, shampoos and conditioners provided. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Owner available to provide information on nearby restaurants, entertainment and activities...moreless


  • Books:

    Small library in upstairs bedroom...moreless

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable television provided....moreless

  • Stereo:

    iPod docking station on first floor. CD player and radio in upstairs bedroom. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Large flat screen HDTV on first floor and small flat screen HDTV on second floor. ...moreless


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Downstairs dining area seats four (4) people. Upstairs dining areas seats two (2) people. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central AC/Heat. Additional AC unit upstairs....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central AC/Heat....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed Wi-Fi provided....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High Quality linens and bedding....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Each floor has a living area for sitting, reading or relaxing. Small, plush couch downstairs and two (2) comfortable Queen Anne chairs upstairs. Each floor has a small dining table with chairs....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking available in the driveway next to the Guesthouse entrance....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Off Street Parking available for additional guest vehicles...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plush, all cotton Bath, kitchen and beach towels provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed Wi-Fi provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Organic coffee, sugar and cream provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Dinnerware, flatware, glasses, and wine glasses...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dinnerware, flatware, glasses, and wine glasses...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenettes only: limited to coffee maker, electric tea kettle, microwave, compact refrigerator(s) only. No stove or oven. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Small microwave in downstairs kitchenette...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Organic coffee, tea, breakfast bars, muffins, yogurt and orange juice...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Two stainless steel compact refrigerators...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Private balcony on second floor with bistro table and chairs to enjoy morning coffee and afternoon sunset. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Electric boats available to rent outside Hyatt Hotel on Lady Bird Lake. Power boats and pontoon boats available to rent on Lake Austin. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Public golf courses within 15 minutes of the property. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks and canoes available to rent on Lady Bird Lake. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts one block away at South Austin Recreational Center. ...moreless



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from 21 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
ACL 2015
Oct 1 - Oct 12, 2015
2 night min stay
Formula 1 2015
Oct 21 - Oct 26, 2015
3 night min stay
SXSW 2016
Mar 3 - Mar 22, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $35
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 15%

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    "Eclectic Tex-Mex and interior Mexican. Great happy hour 3-6pm. "

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9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
G&S Lounge
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lions Municipal Golf Course
2 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State Highway 71
Nearest Restaurant
Torchy's Tacos

Car: Recommended

This large, two-story recently redecorated guest house is within walking distance of South Congress (SOCO), South Lamar (SOLA) and South First (SOFI) and very close to Austin's top-rated restaurants and popular live music venues. Tennis courts are one block away. Bike rentals available within 2 miles. Swimming at Barton Springs, Zilker Park and Deep Eddy are very closeby. Walking and running trails at Lady Bird Lake are less than 2 miles away. The Sixth street, Second Street, Warehouse and Rainey Street entertainment districts are a short bus or cab ride away. Also close by are Auditorium Shores, the Convention Center, The Children's Museum, Whole Foods Market, the Long Performing Arts Center and the Texas State Capitol.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I grew up in Amarillo and moved to Austin in 1990 to begin practicing law. I enjoy spending time at Lady Bird Lake and experiencing Austin's wonderful collection of great local restaurants and cuisine.

Why the Owner Chose Bouldin:
The Treetop Guesthouse is located in a beautiful, friendly and very popular South Central Austin neighborhood. The close-in location showcases the best of Austin: Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, Zilker Park, South Congress and much more. Very near downtown, SOCO, SOLA, SOFI, and top rated local restaurants, such as Barley Swine, Vespaio, Olivia, Uchi, Odd Duck and Lenoir.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property has mature, 50 foot live oak trees throughout the yard which provide a lovely landscape and surround the residence and the Treetop Guesthouse.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Outside Entrance

    Outside Entrance

  • First floor and downstairs bedroom with Queen bed

    First floor and downstairs bedroom with Queen bed

  • Downstairs sitting and dining area

    Downstairs sitting and dining area

  • Downstairs kitchenette

    Downstairs kitchenette

  • Spiral staircase to upstairs bedroom

    Spiral staircase to upstairs bedroom

  • Upstairs kitchenette and dining area

    Upstairs kitchenette and dining area

  • Upstairs bedroom

    Upstairs bedroom

  • Upstairs bedroom dining/kitchenette with television

    Upstairs bedroom dining/kitchenette with television

  • Upstairs sitting area

    Upstairs sitting area

  • Private balcony for morning coffee

    Private balcony for morning coffee

  • View from top of stairway

    View from top of stairway

  • Parking available right next to the entrance

    Parking available right next to the entrance

  • Entrance to Treetop Guesthouse

    Entrance to Treetop Guesthouse

  • Downstairs dining area

    Downstairs dining area

  • Bright and airy downstairs bedroom with sitting area

    Bright and airy downstairs bedroom with sitting area

  • Downstairs kitchenette

    Downstairs kitchenette

  • Roomy bathroom with walk-in shower

    Roomy bathroom with walk-in shower

  • Upstairs King bed and sitting area

    Upstairs King bed and sitting area

  • Granite countertops throughout

    Granite countertops throughout

  • Upstairs view looking toward private balcony

    Upstairs view looking toward private balcony

  • Stereo with CD player upstairs and iphone docking station downstairs

    Stereo with CD player upstairs and iphone docking station downstairs

  • Private balcony for evening sunset

    Private balcony for evening sunset

  • Sunlight on the Treetop Guesthouse

    Sunlight on the Treetop Guesthouse

  • Lady Bird Lake

    Lady Bird Lake

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