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2 Blocks to Rainey! Walk Downtown! Your Perfect Stay!

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Last updated: 01/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Downtown house description

Welcome to my home! I look forward to hosting you!

This is the perfect vacation rental home in downtown Austin! I have hosted big groups of friends, bachelor/bachelorette parties, groups of couples, bands and well-known big name companies & smaller businesses attending conferences/festivals/SXSW. I've also hosted families with children and couples looking for the perfect getaway lodgings. Great for all group types and pet friendly. I strive to provide guests with the perfect home base with all the creature comforts, in the perfect location for exploring what Austin has to offer. I have lived in Austin my entire life and I want to help make your trip one-of-a-kind! I’m available for suggestions of trendy new hot spots, and unique, only in Austin activities!

Your perfect stay in the perfect location for the perfect vacation!

A must stay! 2 blocks from the Rainey Street Bar/Restaurant District! This area is the go-to spot for the Austin young professional nightlife scene. A short walk anywhere else downtown, including the convention center. The East 6th Street entertainment district is blocks away. Walk 2 blocks to Lady Bird Lake. Walk/Run/Bike the scenic Hike and Bike Trail or Kayak/Paddle Board on the lake as the sun sets. Kayak/Paddle Board/Small sailing and paddle boat rentals available blocks away. Walking distance to 6th Street, Congress, Paramount Theater, restaurants, bars, music venues, Texas Longhorn tailgating, DKR stadium, museums, a public pool, grocery store, coffee shops, comedy shows, improv shows, movie theaters (Alamo Ritz and Violet Crown), breweries (Hops & Grain), theater, art galleries, and other nightlife. The perfect location for the vacationer who wants to walk to everything unique that Austin has to offer. Covered, full basketball court (ball provided), soccer field, and 2 big playgrounds right across the street at a nearby Elementary School. The home has tons of upgrades. Real wood floors. No carpet. Large master bedroom with big bathroom. Modern kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. High ceilings. The perfect fenced in yard for hanging out/re-cooperation. Perennial herb and flower gardens. Fresh vegetables available for cooking during some parts of the year. Custom ping pong table, foosball table, 2 beer pong tables, Cornhole set, tons of chairs, a Weber grill and a hammock all available for outdoors use. Plenty of lighting for hanging out at night, including overhanging Edison bulbs and lights on a big, beautiful tree creating the perfect evening atmosphere. Beautiful tree covered neighborhood. Enjoy nature while being downtown!

Sleep Tight, Sleep Right!

Sleeps 18:
1st Floor: 2 IKEA full fold out couches, 1 IKEA queen futon.
2nd Floor: 1 queen bed (Tempurpedic), 1 full bed (Posturepedic), 1 full click clack fold out couch.
3rd Floor: 1 queen bed (memory foam), 1 full click clack fold out couch.
Additionally: 1 double cot for two people and 2 single 1 person cots. 20 sleeping spaces total. There are more than enough fresh sheets, blankets and pillows for all these sleeping spaces. All sleeping spaces are extremely comfortable!

Everything you need! (More about the home)

-The home is very well maintained and very clean.
-Tons of windows to let in light for a very open feel.
-1st floor: Big fully furnished living room with a big screen LED TV. Apple TV with streaming Netflix, HBO Go, and ESPN. A large granite counter with 9 stools, perfect for meal preparation, dining, a game of cards or just socializing. A state of the art kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances, gas stove, refrigerator/freezer, garbage disposal, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, blender, and coffee maker. Large surfaces for cooking and serving. All needed cooking ware and dining ware for 18+. Stained concrete flooring throughout. Large one half bath.
-2nd floor: All wood flooring. Big master bedroom. Brand new, energy efficient, stack-able front-loading Washer/Dryer located on 2nd floor landing. Master full bath with his and her sinks and large mirror. Garden bathtub with shower. Some soap, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner provided. Hair dryer provided.
-3rd floor: All wood flooring. 2nd bedroom. Deck overlooking the neighborhood and the downtown skyline. Deck has plenty of seating and a table. Atmospheric lighting. Great for late night dominoes or cards!
-Yard: The perfect yard with privacy fence for rest, relaxation and socializing. Custom ping pong table, foosball table, 2 beer pong tables, cornhole/bags set, washers set, tons of chairs, a Weber grill and a hammock.
-Big front patio with chairs.
-Central Energy Efficient HVAC.
-1 parking spot on the lot with plenty of free street parking.
-High speed WIFI.
-Fresh towels provided.
-Cards/Poker chips/Chess/Dominoes.
-Fresh coffee.
-Hair Dryer in master bath.
-Laundry detergent, softener and bleach provided for on-site laundry.
-Iron and ironing board
-Information on 3rd party bike rentals available. Company will drop off and pick up on location!

Easy to Find!

Arriving by car:
3 blocks off IH 35. Very easy to find with plenty of parking in the area.

Arriving by plane:
Our house is located 12 blocks away from Capitol Metro Bus Route '100-AIRPORT FLYER' drop offs on 4th and Trinity. We are also a 15 minute cab ride from the airport. Remember, Austin cabs only take 4 persons at one time.

Specific to ACL Weekend:
Walk 2.5 miles through wonderful downtown Austin and along beautiful Lady Bird Lake to the festival. An awesome 10 minute bike ride. A cab can get you within 0.5 miles of the event within minutes. Very close to many of the after shows!

Specific to Formula 1 Weekend:
Less than 1 mile from the shuttle to the Circuit of Americas Race Track (15th and Trinity). Walking distance to the Convention Center, Moody Blues/ACL Live, and the Erwin Center. Walk to these events centers as well as the Austin Fan Fest (free) going on downtown in Austin's Warehouse district. Just a couple blocks away from several Capitol Metro bus lines. If driving to race, the track is less than 12 miles away with easy access to Hwy 183.

General renting information throughout the year (Holidays, big events and special weekends have higher rates):
-$800 / night
-Over 12 Person Fee may apply - Typically $25/person/night
-No night minimums (Higher rates for 1 night rentals and night minimums may vary depending on weekend rentals, holidays & local events)
-$200 Non-refundable Cleaning Fee
-$1,000 Refundable Deposit
- A rental agreement will need to be signed at booking. I can provide you with a copy at any time.

15% LOCAL AND STATE TAXES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE NIGHTLY RATE AND WILL BE ADDED AT BOOKING. THESE TAXES ARE COLLECTED BY THE HOMEOWNER AND THEN PAID TO THE CITY AND STATE QUARTERLY.

Let me help you have the perfect vacation! Thank you for looking! Have a great day!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1520 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

              • Master: 1 queen, 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Sleeps 5. Adjoining Master bath with his and her sinks....moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Sleeps 3. Adjoining bathroom. Adjoining balcony....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Foosball
              • Games
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Stereo:

                Big JAMBOX. Play music from your cell phone using bluetooth. Use inside or outside....moreless

              • Television:

                Antenna connected with all local channels. Apple TV available. -Netflix streaming -HBO GO -ESPN -iTunes...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  • Downtown

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    -9 stools around the big island -plenty of room for dining in the living room for larger groups -dining in the back yard also a posibility...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 20 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    WIFI...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    1 spot in the front of house. Plenty of free street parking nearby....moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    3rd floor balcony....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Usually 1 bicycle on site. Information on 3rd party bike rentals available. Company will drop off and pick up on location. ...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Front porch patio with chairs....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rentals for Lady Bird Lake blocks away....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Great backyard. Perennial garden that supplies fresh vegetables at certain times during the year....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Webber charcoal grill....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        There is a community pool blocks away for a nominal entrance fee....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          My Standard Rate
                          1 night min stay
                          $1,000

                          Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $200 + tax
                          • Cleaning Fee $200 + tax
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                          • Tax Rate 15%

                          Cancellation policy:

                          Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                          Last updated: 01/29/2015
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                          Location

                          7.6 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
                          0.4 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Rainey Street (Several Bars) - 5 Minute Walk
                          1.9 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Butler Park Pitch & Putt
                          0.2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Interstate 35, Austin, TX
                          0.3 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Porfirio's Tacos - 2 minute walk
                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2013

                          About the owner: I'm 32 and I work in health care. I love Austin! I have been here all my life and I am still always finding new exciting things to do!

                          Why the Owner Chose Downtown:
                          I fell in love in this house when I first saw it. It's the perfect getaway while still located with walking access to all that downtown Austin has to offer. It's also blocks from up and coming entertainment areas like Rainey Street and East 6th Street.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          This home sleeps 18 people comfortably, while still having the option to walk downtown. These benefits make it the perfect, reasonably priced vacation rental for a group of any size spending a majority of their vacation downtown or in central Austin.


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                          Date last modified - Thursday, January 29, 2015

                          $1,000 per night (USD)
                          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                          • Sleeps
                            18
                          • Bedrooms
                            2
                          • Bathrooms
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                          • Property type
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                          Member since: 2013
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Calendar last updated: 01/29/2015
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