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Great Back Yard to Hang Out/Entertain; Short Walk to Soco Bars & Rest.

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Beautiful spacious deck leading down to yard. Big outdoor dinner table below!

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Last updated: 10/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Travis Heights house description

Big, bright 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom house with big beautiful yard, and amazing deck.

Best location in Austin: 3 blocks from South Congress shops and restaurants and just a few blocks from downtown, from a spring-fed neighborhood pool, and from the hike-and-bike trail.

New build, but classic styling -- check out the pictures to see the spacious living room surrounded by gorgeous windows on three sides. Two of the rooms have queen beds and the third room has a couch.
We also have two comfy aero beds available plus an extra couch downstairs. Full kitchen, dining room, record player, WiFi and computer are also available for use, as is a beautiful piano and guitars in the living room. Full size accordion, too, if you ask...

The master bedroom has a master-bath with a jacuzzi tub, and dual sinks. It has a Juliet balcony, and a full balcony overlooking the back deck and back yard, perfect for enjoying that morning espresso (grinder and espresso machine in the kitchen!) from on high, shielded from view by the beautiful Live Oak and American Elm the house was built around. The guest bedroom also has many windows, and is just steps away from its own full bathroom (out in the hall). A third room is an office/tv-room with a super-comfy couch and tv, and a 27'' iMac and additional 27' screen and printer, all at your disposal. A very comfortable queen-size aero-bed fits easily in this room, and we've got a second one that could be used downstairs as well (all three bedrooms are upstairs).

The jewel of this house is the backyard. It has a huge deck, as well as a big screened in porch, perfect to escape mosquitos or rain. The backyard has multiple levels and decks, and is a great space to entertain guests or just relax. There is also a bocce court that's great for kids, and for adults that like to play like kids! For those interested (ask if this is you!) there are some special accommodations for large-scale bbq parties!

Conveniently located in Travis Heights, which is nearby great restaurants like Perla's, Vespaio, Home Slice Pizza, Jo's Coffee and Hopdoddy's, as well as the Continental Club. Walk to Stacy Park and Big Stacy Pool, which is a wonderful place to swim laps or just jump in.

We can also make cars and/or bicycles available for you to travel anywhere else in the city -- just ask!

We love this house and location, and we think you will too. And we'll do anything we can to make sure that happens!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking outside, of course, is A-OK!...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            We have a good doggie that is quite clean, and doesn't do damage to house or furniture. If you've got such a doggie too, s/he's welcome! Lots of dog-friendly places in Austin where you can take your furry friend....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            Unfortunately there are several steps leading into the house's main entrance, and all bedrooms are upstairs....moreless

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Playground
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat

          Leisure Activities

          • Miniature Golf
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Shuffleboard
          • Walking

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Golf
          • Mountain Biking
          • Roller Blading
          • Swimming
          • Tennis

          Dining

              • Dining Area
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              F1 2015
              Oct 29 - Nov 3, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $850
              SXSW 2015
              Mar 11 - Mar 23, 2015
              5 night min stay
              $1,250
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $500
              $3,150

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              Last updated: 10/06/2014
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              Location

              7 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Many bars on South Congress!
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              A really fun pitch-n-put about 3 miles away!
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              I-35
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Many restaurants on South Congress

              Car: Not Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: I'm a professor at UT Austin, and my better half is an attorney here in Austin. Our dog Waco is a full-time adorable hound-shephard-who-knows-what mutt. The three of us live in this house when not traveling. We spend out time romping around the streams in the park nearby, the many bars, music venues and restaurants in SoCo, and do lots of miles on the hike-n-bike. I lived in Boston for years and years, and Andrea grew up in California. We met in Austin, and have been living here for almost seven years now. Austin is a fabulous town. Small enough to bike all around, but with enough going on that I still discover new places all the time.

              Why the Owner Chose Travis Heights:
              I really wanted to live in South Congress / Travis Heights. I love being in a house with trees and a yard, but just a stone's throw from the life of the city. The sun and the windows were a particular selling point for me...

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              For me the best part of the house is the back yard. It has a huge deck, but also many different places to hang out. Bring them together for a big party, or just hang out in whatever place feels the best: at the outdoor big table for dinner, or reading a book on the couch in the far corner, or hanging out around the custom-welded fire-box/table/grill in the rock garden.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Beautiful spacious deck leading down to yard. Big outdoor dinner table below!

                Beautiful spacious deck leading down to yard. Big outdoor dinner table below!

              • View of the bocce court from the deck. There's the pig-roaster. Ask about it...!

                View of the bocce court from the deck. There's the pig-roaster. Ask about it...!

              • Guest bedroom photo

                Guest bedroom photo

              • Dining room, kitchen, and in the distance the door leading to the screened porch

                Dining room, kitchen, and in the distance the door leading to the screened porch

              • The deck, just outside the screened in porch.

                The deck, just outside the screened in porch.

              • Couch in the second guest room.

                Couch in the second guest room.

              • Another view of the guest bedroom. Computer, and TV/DVD to the right.

                Another view of the guest bedroom. Computer, and TV/DVD to the right.

              • Another view of the Mater BR, facing the Juliet balcony.

                Another view of the Mater BR, facing the Juliet balcony.

              • The master bedroom.

                The master bedroom.

              • More master bath.

                More master bath.

              • The queen size double bed in the guest bedroom.

                The queen size double bed in the guest bedroom.

              • View of deck from below.

                View of deck from below.

              • Master bedroom photo

                Master bedroom photo

              • Bocce court view. The wooden box in the distance now a custom-welded fire box!

                Bocce court view. The wooden box in the distance now a custom-welded fire box!

              • The screened in porch!

                The screened in porch!

              • The living room from the stairs. Piano and guitars -- you're welcome to them!

                The living room from the stairs. Piano and guitars -- you're welcome to them!

              • Another view of the second guest room. iMac and printer for your use.

                Another view of the second guest room. iMac and printer for your use.

              • Another view of the master bedroom, leading into the bathroom.

                Another view of the master bedroom, leading into the bathroom.

              • Balcony off the master bedroom, looking into the big tree house was built around

                Balcony off the master bedroom, looking into the big tree house was built around

              • Master Bath

                Master Bath

              • Still more master bath

                Still more master bath

              • View from bocce court: custom-welded fire pit. Great evening hangout!

                View from bocce court: custom-welded fire pit. Great evening hangout!

              • Another living room view. Dining table in distance. Record player to the left.

                Another living room view. Dining table in distance. Record player to the left.

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Monday, October 06, 2014

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              Sleeps 8

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