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Urban Hideaway -- Minutes from Downtown and Barton Springs

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Fence separates front of the house from a crushed granite parking court.

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Zilker house description

Our 1-bedroom flat is located on the ground level of a stone triplex built in the 1940s. It has been completely renovated to expose interior brick walls and stained concrete floors, and enjoys its own private patio set up for outdoor dining.

You can rent the Flat to sleep a total of 2, or you can combine it with one or both of the other units in the house to sleep a total of 4 or 6. To see the other units, please enter their listing numbers in the VRBO search bar: 450977 (1 bedroom unit) and 423250 (studio).

All 3 units have clean, crisp linens, quality furnishings and original art. Our WiFi connection is good and there are lots of things to do close at hand, nestled in the quiet of an established Austin neighborhood.

We have bikes for your use wherever you may venture. We are 5 minutes from Downtown and the SoCo district, just south of the river that runs through town. We are walking distance from Zilker Park, home to the famous natural pool known as Barton Springs, and also home to the ACL Festival, outdoor summer theater, and the annual Kite Festival. Walk to Lady Bird Lake, where you can paddle board, canoe, or jog the trails. We are in the midst of excellent eateries and unique Austin entertainment like the Broken Spoke, the Highball retro bowling alley, and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, in an area known as the South Lamar (“SOLA”) district.

If you want to venture outside the neighborhood, we are also close to the University of Texas and the Highland Lakes just west of town. We are happy to recommend things to do and places to see.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Ask about our shuttle service to ACL Festival and other Zilker events.

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Playing cards provided. Other games available on request....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television:

                    Cable programming included....moreless

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 3 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Quiet, brand new high-efficiency central...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Shared with other guests in the triplex....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Quiet, brand new high-efficiency central...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    High speed wireless...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All linens provided....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Combined living/dining/kitchen area....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Off-street parking on gravel parking court and on street in front of house....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    All bath linens provided. No recreational towels provided at this time, but available on request....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Shared with other guests in the triplex....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Minimal pantry items such as sugar, salt, pepper, cooking oil, and a few spices....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Golf:

                    9-hole, par 3 course and miniature golf course both located within 2 miles of the house. true golf courses abound in greater austin....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rentals available at Zilker Park, in walking distance from the house....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Tennis:

                    Tennis court located 3-4 blocks away at local park....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      SXSW Interactive
                      Mar 12 - Mar 22, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $295
                      Austin City Limits Festival #1
                      Oct 1 - Oct 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $330
                      Austin City Limits Festival #2
                      Oct 8 - Oct 12, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $330
                      Formula 1 Racing
                      Oct 22 - Oct 25, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $295
                      My Standard Rate
                      1 night min stay
                      $142
                      $850 $2,750
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning fee $55
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Tax Rate 15%

                      Notes:

                      THERE IS NO TAX ON ANY STAY OF 30 DAYS OR LONGER (IGNORE TAX IF QUOTED TO YOU!!!!!)

                      Minimum rental age 25 (must be verified)

                      Minimum 2 night stay on weekends.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 11/19/2014
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                      Location

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      We are only 5 minutes from downtown, yet nestled in the quiet of an established Austin neighborhood. We have bikes to explore all there is to see and do within just minutes of the house, including the Barton Creek greenbelt, Zilker Park (home to Barton Springs pool and various festivals and outdoor theater), excellent restaurants and shops, and local night spots like the Broken Spoke and the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. In fact there is so much to see and do in our area that we have published a neighborhood guide for our guests.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: We are a husband and wife team that loves old houses. We were each renovating our own 1940's era home when we met. Since then, we've acquired two additional homes and had four children. We love spending time with both--keeping the houses in great shape for years to come and keeping the kids busy and fed! One of us is a native Austinite and the other has been here since 1995, so feel free to ask us anything you want to know about Austin, and we will try our best to help.

                      Why the Owner Chose Zilker:
                      Location and character. Close to downtown, yet nestled in a quiet, established neighborhood with mature trees and great opportunities to explore nature. A unique structure--beautiful natural stone and concrete block construction originally built as a carriage house but easily converted to unique rental apartments

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Original, natural building materials give the house character and soul. Clean and manicured outdoor areas extend the enjoyable space of the apartments. Clean and crisp linens and furnishings make for a relaxing and enjoyable retreat.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish

                       

                      Photos

                      • Fence separates front of the house from a crushed granite parking court.

                        Fence separates front of the house from a crushed granite parking court.

                      • Private entry to the flat and private patio.

                        Private entry to the flat and private patio.

                      • Dining area has seating for 2, but table can expand for guests or more room.

                        Dining area has seating for 2, but table can expand for guests or more room.

                      • Patio lights on a warm night.

                        Patio lights on a warm night.

                      • Pillow top comfort and luxury sheets.

                        Pillow top comfort and luxury sheets.

                      • Nice-sized bathroom with rain shower head.

                        Nice-sized bathroom with rain shower head.

                      • Eclectic and antique furnishings throughout.

                        Eclectic and antique furnishings throughout.

                      • We have bikes available for your use...

                        We have bikes available for your use...

                      • Walk to Austin's one-of-a-kind natural swimming pool known as Barton Springs.

                        Walk to Austin's one-of-a-kind natural swimming pool known as Barton Springs.

                      • Side exterior of home, with shaded patios.

                        Side exterior of home, with shaded patios.

                      • Living room--small but cozy.  Flat screen cable t.v. on wall opposite sofa.

                        Living room--small but cozy. Flat screen cable t.v. on wall opposite sofa.

                      • Doors wide open on a cool day.

                        Doors wide open on a cool day.

                      • Kitchen open to living area and stocked with all the cooking necessities.

                        Kitchen open to living area and stocked with all the cooking necessities.

                      • Bedroom with bay window in the afternoon light.

                        Bedroom with bay window in the afternoon light.

                      • Black out window treatments.

                        Black out window treatments.

                      • Nook with desk and lamp for laptop or...

                        Nook with desk and lamp for laptop or...

                      • Plush luxury towels.

                        Plush luxury towels.

                      • Walk in closet

                        Walk in closet

                      • Mature and freshly manicured landscapes surround the house.

                        Mature and freshly manicured landscapes surround the house.

                      • Walking distance to Zilker Park--the heart of Austin's outdoor activities.

                        Walking distance to Zilker Park--the heart of Austin's outdoor activities.

                      • Enjoy kettle corn and hot chocolate under Zilker Christmas tree through Jan 1

                        Enjoy kettle corn and hot chocolate under Zilker Christmas tree through Jan 1

                      VRBO #442385

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

                      $142 - $330 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 11/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 1-4 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english, spanish
                      • Response time: Within an hour
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/19/2014
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