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All our homes are fully licensed by the city of Austin. License number OL 2013 00595 Ask for details of our other properties especially the 3/2 next door to this comfortable home if you have a larger group.This adorable fully remodeled cozy cottage is on a full sized quiet residential lot with a large fenced back yard. A small elevated wood deck with table seating for four and gas BBQ grill are at the rear of the house of the back door. Inside the house you will find a full kitchen equipped with new appliances and stocked with dishware, cutlery, pots and pans and virtually everything you may need to cook with for either a weekend stay or a month long visit. You just need to buy the groceries while we will provide an assortment of herbs, spices, coffee and teas for your pleasure. The living room has a comfy leather sectional sofa with cable HDTV, high speed internet and DVD player. The large bedroom has a new queen sized bed with a Serta mattress, high thread count linens and comfy pillows, ample closet space and built in drawers with a small desk area with a plug for your computer. Extra blankets and bedding are there if needed. Plum Cottage has lots of windows and feels bright and cheerful while tastefully decorated. Bamboo floors throughout. Washer & Dryer are on premises. There is ample parking both at the curb and off the street with plenty of room should you have an RV.
Queen Size Bed with new mattress and luxurious high thread count Egyptian cotton linens and comfy pillows. Ceiling fan. Lots of windows, built in closet with plenty of hanging space and drawers. A desk area with plug for computer or other electronics....moreless
Full Bath with shower in tub. Plenty of thick towels and extras should you forget some tooth paste, brush, or q-tips it's there. We have tried to think of most anything that you may need should you have forgotten yours or simple need more....moreless
Brand new kitchen fully equiped with 4 burner gas range and oven. Full sized refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, coffee maker. Completely stocked with pots, pans, cutlery and utensils. ...moreless
Many extras like coffee, tea, sugar, salt & pepper with other miscellaneous herbs and spices....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Thanksgiving, Xmas, Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends...all 3 night minmums
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Plum Cottage is located in a quiet residential neighborhood just a short walk or drive away to South Austin's vibrant newest restaurants, bars and shops. Famous Maria's Taco Express is just a block away for Live Sunday Gospel music and killer breakfast tacos or just down the street you can wander in to Gourdough's Public House Pub with their unique savory doughnut sandwiches. Up the road just a short jaunt you can mosey in to the world famous Broken Spoke honky tonk for some real live Texas swing music and dance the night away on their sawdust sprinkled dance floor. Bring your boots and cowboy hat! Amy's Ice Cream, Phil's Ice House, Kerbey Lane Cafe and much much more are all less than 1/2 mile away from your home away from home.
Other attractions: Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool, Zilker Hike and Bike Trail, South Congress Shopping district and Downtown Austin are all within a 5-10 minute drive away.
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: We are Kerry and Carole Price and have been hosting out of town guests in Austin for over three years. Plum Cottage is our newest furnished rental home.
We have been married for over 25 years and have raised both of our children within a mile of this home and still live in the neighborhood. Kerry still has a day job in the packaging business and loves wooden boats. Carole manages the vacation rental properties and is a community volunteer with Hospice Austin.
We both found our way to Austin: Kerry from Minnesota and Carole from Glasgow Scotland. We met in South Austin in the mid 80's and have never left.
Why the Owner Chose Zilker: We bought this property several years ago and kept it as a long term rental property until converting it into a Short Term Furnished Vacation Rental opening in February of 2013. To make this conversion we have remolded starting at the wall studs and added a room to make a virtually new home.
The original home was built around 1950 and still has much of its old classic charm including the cut glass door handles and solid wood interior paneled doors and baseboards.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Location, location, location. This section of Austin is one of the most sought after areas for people coming to Austin to live or play. Conveniently located near to most of Austin's major - and some off beat- attractions. Here you will find real Austinites both young and old.