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Sweet Luxurious Home Near Everything Great in Austin.

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Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Downtown house description

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Key highlights

- Luxuriously setup for comfort in a quite neighborhood, perfect place to come home to after a workday or a night in town

- Just 1.5 miles from Austin Convention Center and downtown, bus / hike / bike to downtown

- Productive office setup with high speed internet, 21' monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer, scanner, phone with free long distance

- 3 blocks from Lady Bird Lake, come and enjoy hiking / biking / running / birding and the beautiful Austin skyline and sunsets

- Well stocked kitchen with bean grinder, espresso machine, fresh coffee beans, organic olive oil and much more

- Licensed by the City of Austin for short term rental

The Town Lake Home is a cozy Spanish-style house, surrounded by a beautiful tree-filled lot, including 2 large pecan trees. If you are here for business, meditation, or fun, our house has the perfect vibe.

Conveniently located in a peaceful and quiet neighborhood, just 5 minutes away from the historic, entertainment and business district, the town lake home offers easy access to festivals, activities and businesses. East Austin, our neighborhood, has just ranked at number 7 on Forbes’ hippest hipster neighborhood of America list.

Amenities: the Town Lake Home is well-appointed and bathed with soothing natural light. Many of the windows have views of the trees and all are dressed with shades to provide your preferred level of darkness. Newly renovated, modernly furnished, and cleaned to the utmost detail, it comfortably sleeps 5 people.

Living room is embraced by an inviting suede sectional couch and a HDTV with cable.

Dining room with decorative fireplace seats 6 in a beautiful black and cherry wooden table. Mats, tablecloth, cloth napkins, glassware, both porcelain and non-breakable tableware, are provided for your formal or informal dinning experience.

The kitchen is fully equipped for your convenience. It has a gas stove, microwave, fridge, blender, electric beater, toaster, coffee grinder, coffee and espresso machines, tea kettle, chef knives, Rachel Ray pots and pans, bake ware, preparing utensils, serving utensils and bowls. Samples of organic spices, organic extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, caf and decaf organic coffee beans and tea bags, sugar and sweetener are provided. Dish towels, drying rack, drying mat, paper towels and dish soap are included.

Both bedrooms have king size beds with ergonomic mattresses, luxurious sheets – 600 count Egyptian cotton – and many pillows. Both bedrooms have HDTV/cable and the master bedroom has surround sound.

Laundry: the washer and drier are located in the kitchen with perfume and dye free detergent available.

Study: the relaxing euro lounger in the study provides an excellent reading nook. It lays flat to a full size bed. In addition, the study is furnished with a desk, an ergonomic chair, a flat computer screen and wireless keyboard and mouse that you can connect to your laptop. A printer/fax machine is available and some printer paper is provided, along with a phone through which you can make free local and long distance calls. With high speed wifi, you can easily work in this stress-free environment. WE JUST ADDED A ROLAND DIGITAL PIANO! Full size, 88 keys, 3 pedals, touch sensitive action. New pictures coming soon.

Bathroom: plush soft towels, basic toiletries (small samples of soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and toilet paper),basic first aid kit and hair dryer accompany our cute and sanitized bathroom.

Child friendly equipment is provided upon request at registration including an adorable square Graco pack and play with 100% cotton flannel fitted sheet, sleek boon high chair with 5 point harness, and sanitized toys. Child plate settings and silverware are also included.

Handicap accessibility: typically, Spanish style homes have one floor but asymmetrical level plans, creating one or two steps in between some of the quarters. Keep that in mind if you are bringing small children or mobility-challenged guests.

Outdoor space and parking: a wood pellet smoker-grill and an inviting patio dinning set provides the perfect opportunity for some Texas style BBQ or just some relaxation under the trees. Our lot is fenced and gated and you may park inside or on the street right in front of our property.

Neighborhood: enjoy Lady Bird Lake, formally known as Town Lake, just 2 blocks away from the house for a picnic, stroll, run, bike ride or fishing in its lush 14 miles trail. This trail has many different parks such as the festival beach park, Zilker park, Barton springs pool and auditorium shores to name a few. It also has access to other venues such as fiesta gardens, the long center for the performing arts, the Zilker botanical garden, the Umlauf sculpture garden and the Austin nature center. Live outdoor music concerts are abundant and this area, from classical to blues and everything in between.

Lady Bird Lake and its surroundings host a variety of festivals such as ACL, SXSW, bat, kite, reggae, Celtic, pecan street festivals and many more.

Shopping: with local groceries stores, farmer’s market, health food store such as whole foods just minutes away, you could very well take advantage of our well-equipped kitchen. If you are looking to enhance your wardrobe, just minutes away is the 2nd street district, where Texas warmth meets Austin cool. Within 7-15 minutes away there are many shopping centers and malls such as Barton Creek Square mall and the domain, featuring 1,300,000 square feet of upscale and mainstream retail. For impressive savings and great variety, the San Marcos premium outlet, hosting 140 stores, is 40 minutes away.

Eateries: walk 5 blocks to Mr. Natural, a natural foods restaurant (gluten free and vegetarian), bakery, juice bar and health food store. Walk 6 blocks to Las Cazuelas, an authentic Mexican restaurant with the best al pastor tacos and torta milanesa in town. Walk a few more blocks to Cenote coffee shop, just voted the “best coffee in Austin”. Within a mile ride away, you have a great variety of cuisines to choose from: Brazilian, Colombian, french, Italian, BBQ, American, Asian and more. Oh, and did i mentioned the many food trailers?

Nightlife: the town lake home is a hop away from all that Austin has to offer for your nightlife. From the historic 6th street, the new upcoming Rainey street, the upscale warehouse district, to our own east Austin neighborhood nightlife, you will find bars, dance clubs, comedy clubs and live theaters to satisfy any taste. And, of course, as Austin is the “live music capital of world,” there is plenty of live music!

Restrictions: in consideration of all guests and our neighbors: no pets, absolutely no smoking anywhere in our property (inside or outside), or excessively loud parties are allowed. A contract agreeing to pay for smoke, party damage, or seriously careless damage is required. If more than 5 people will be in your party, please inform us of the number ahead of time. No gatherings of large number of people will be allowed-this is our home, not a party venue – we respect our home and neighbors and expect our guests to do the same. Children may not be left unsupervised. Minimum rental age of 25 is required.

The Town Lake Home is truly the perfect getaway for families, honeymooners, event goers, and business travelers. Come enjoy our wonderful home!

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

            No renters under 25 years of age....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            This is a one story house but the floor plan is asymmetrical, creating one to two steps between rooms. Please be cautious with young children. Children may not be left unsupervised....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking ANYWHERE in the property, inside or outside....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            This is a one story house but the floor plan is asymmetrical, creating one to two steps between rooms. Two of the passageways are a bit narrower than a regular door size. No handle bars in bathroom...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Office: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Comfortable euro lounger lays flat into a full size bed...moreless

          • Two luxurious king beds with ergonomic mattresses. Lots of pillows, 600 thread count Egyptian cotton super soft sheets washed with dye and perfume free laundry detergent. Pillows and mattress have hypoallergenic covers. Blankets provided. Comfortable euro lounger opens flat into a full size bed. Mattress cover, sheets, pillows and blanket provided. Pack and Play(including 100% cotton flannel sheets and cover) , and high chair available upon request. Both bedrooms are equipped with HDTVs....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Cute and clean bathroom with soft plush towels, hair dryer, first aid kit and start-up amenities (tissue, toilet paper, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, hand soap, bar soap) ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Roland Digital Piano (88 keys, 3 pedals, touch sensitive action), iron, iron board, alarm clocks, fans, hangers, blankets, novels, children books, board games, mirrors,lamps, luggage racks....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                For adults. Children's books provided upon request....moreless

              • Games:

                A variety of board games and cards for all ages....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Available on all 3 HDTVs....moreless

              • Television:

                3 HDTVs on living room and both bedrooms....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Paddle Boating
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Dining table sits 6. Mats, table cloth and cloth napkins. Decorative fire place and built-in shelves. Hardwood floor....moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    4 wall mounted split systems, 1 stand alone AC unit, 2 ceiling fans, 1 floor fan....moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Located in the kitchen....moreless

                  • Computer Available:

                    Flat screen and keyboard available to hook up to your lap top. Printer and fax are also included....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    For decoration only, not usable. ...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    No international calls...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    4 wall mounted split systems, 1 space heater....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    High speed wireless internet...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Ultra soft sheets - 600 thread count Egyptian cotton king size sheets and 450 thread count cotton full size sheets. All pillows and mattresses have hypoallergenic covers. Plush soft cotton towels....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Comfortable suede couch sits 6. HDTV with cable. Shelves for extra storage....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Fenced in driveway and street parking available...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    You may park on the street but only in front of our property....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    free local and long distance calls, NO international calls....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    2 sets of towels for each registered guest. 2 kitchen towels. NO beach towels. Towels may not be taken outside....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Located in the kitchen. Perfume and dyefree detergent provided...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    High speed - 30mbps down 5mbps up...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    12 cup coffee maker with reusable filter, espresso machine, coffee bean grinder, hand held frother, decaf and caf coffee and tea, sugar and sweetener....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Top condition pots, pans, cooking utensils, sharp knives, cutting boards, measuring utensils, all the basics a chef would need....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Mikasa dishes and utensils, glasses, wine and champagne glasses. Non breakable dishes and children utensils provided...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped: gas stove, microwave, fridge, blender, electric beater, toaster, coffee grinder, coffee and espresso machines, tea kettle, chef knives, Rachel Ray pots and pans, bake ware....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Start-up spices, oil, vinegar, coffee and tea (caf and decaf), salt, sugar, paper towel, aluminum foil, dish soap...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Martha Stewart patio dinning set....moreless

                  • Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Traeger wood pallet grill and smoker....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Barton Springs Pool, the 4th largest spring in Texas....moreless

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      F1
                      Oct 27 - Nov 3, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $149 $399
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $2,000
                      SXSW
                      Mar 9 - Mar 16, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $800
                      $4,985 $7,000
                      SXSW
                      Mar 17 - Mar 23, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $800
                      $4,985 $7,000
                      My Standard Rate
                      1 night min stay
                      $149 $199
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $910 $2,700
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      Rates subject to change until booking is completed.

                      A cleaning fee will be added to stays of 1 night only.


                      Cancellation policy:

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                      Last updated: 10/23/2014
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                      Location

                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Hipster East side bars, 6th street bars
                      2.9 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Butler Park Pitch & Putt
                      2.7 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Amtrak Station
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-35
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      East Cezar Chavez restaurants
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Lady Bird Lake

                      Forbes Magazine ranked East Austin one of the America's Top Hipster Neighborhoods. East Austin earned the 7th place in this list due to its diversity in style and culture: a variety of food trucks and locally-owned bars and restaurants, walk ability score, saturation of coffee shops per capita, number and frequency of farmers market, and residents with artistic occupations.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: Austin’s diversity in culture, style and outdoor activities makes this city the perfect home for this musician/teacher/engineer/nature lovers/international couple. We love here! Coming from Brazil and India, we couldn't ask for a better place!

                      Why the Owner Chose Downtown:
                      We simply love downtown Austin. You see, we fell in love with each other salsa dancing at many of Austin’s great live music locations. As often as we can, we visit Lady Bird Lake for a relaxing hike & bike outing, followed by an indulgent meal in one of downtown’s world famous local eateries. We have always wanted to take a vacation in our 'own' town, just by traveling a bit south. When this delightful and character filled property right by the lake became available, we jumped on it! The 'fight' was fierce as lots of potential buyers felt captivated by this property as well. The care that this home’s previous owners showered on it can be summarized by the shared quote from both buyer & seller’s real state agents after closing: “In our collective 40 years in real estate in Austin, we have not seen such a high demand property”. We are fortunate to call this our home away from home, and hope that the TOWN LAKE HOME will be the same for you.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: portuguese, hindi

                       

                      Photos

                      • Master bedroom with luxurious king bed

                        Master bedroom with luxurious king bed

                      • Living room with comfy suede couch and signed print of downtown skyline

                        Living room with comfy suede couch and signed print of downtown skyline

                      • Well stocked library

                        Well stocked library

                      • Master bedroom with as much natural light as you would like

                        Master bedroom with as much natural light as you would like

                      • 2nd bedroom with luxurious king bed

                        2nd bedroom with luxurious king bed

                      • Living room with HDTV, cable, extra storage for your belongings

                        Living room with HDTV, cable, extra storage for your belongings

                      • Newly added Roland Piano

                        Newly added Roland Piano

                      • Study with the office basics, wireless WiFi and phone

                        Study with the office basics, wireless WiFi and phone

                      • Dining room with decorative fire place and built-in shells

                        Dining room with decorative fire place and built-in shells

                      • What's for dinner?

                        What's for dinner?

                      • Soothing natural light

                        Soothing natural light

                      • Martha Stewart patio dinning set

                        Martha Stewart patio dinning set

                      • Brick walkway to the entrance

                        Brick walkway to the entrance

                      • Breakfast anyone?

                        Breakfast anyone?

                      • Comfy front porch

                        Comfy front porch

                      • Master bedroom with HDTV and surround sound

                        Master bedroom with HDTV and surround sound

                      • Gated parking area

                        Gated parking area

                      • Study with sleek and comfortable euro longer that lays flat into a full size bed

                        Study with sleek and comfortable euro longer that lays flat into a full size bed

                      • Inviting living room

                        Inviting living room

                      • Full equipped kitchen

                        Full equipped kitchen

                      • Cute bathroom with plush soft towels

                        Cute bathroom with plush soft towels

                      • Outside detail adding even more charm to our home

                        Outside detail adding even more charm to our home

                      VRBO #437411

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, October 23, 2014

                      $149 - $800 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 10/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 1-4 nights
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                      Speaks: portuguese, hindi
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