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Victorian on the Lake 1/4 Mile from Downtown

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Just a short walk to the boardwalk and Austin's lake.

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Last updated: 10/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Travis Heights house description

* THIS HOUSE IS FULL OF OLD AUSTIN CHARM *

This Home is located near Travis Heights in the 78704 district which is known as the coolest neighborhood in Austin. It's creative and serene, but just a quick walk or bike ride away from everything that Austin has to offer - the hike and bike trails, Zilker Park, Auditorium Shores, SoCo (South Congress) - full of unique Austin restaurants and shops - a foodies delight, Barton Springs Natural Spring fed pool, Restaurant Row on Barton Springs Blvd., The Long Center for the Performing Arts, the thriving South Lamar district and tons of great eats, cafes and boutiques. In about a 5 minute car ride, you can be right in the heart of downtown, which is just half a mile away. Also, you would be just a 2 minute walk from the Capital Metro and UT bus routes that can take you to wherever you want to go in and around Austin.

It is a private and secluded location in one of Austin's most unique neighborhoods, just west of I 35. The 3000+ sq ft home is fully furnished with wifi and cable, and flat screen tv.

There is just so much to do:
* DOWNTOWN * SHOPPING
* FINE DINNING * ART GALLERIES
* WALK TO SOUTH CONGRESS (SOCO)
* WALK DOWN TO THE LAKE IN 10 MINUTES
* BIKE RENTALS - BIKE THE BEAUTIFUL TRAILS
SURRONDING THE LAKE
** WATER SPORTS: KAYAKING, CANOING, PADDLE
BOARDING
* RIDE THE RIVERBOATS
* WINE TOURS IN THE HILL COUNTRY 1 HOUR TO THE
WEST
* BE AT LAKE AUSTIN IN 10 MINUTES
* BE AT LAKE TRAVIS IN 45
* BE AT CANYON LAKE IN AN HOUR
* LOST PINES - 1 HOUR TO THE EAST
* VISIT SMALL TOWNS: NEW BRAUNFELS, SAN
MARCUS, BUDA, GRUEN, BASTROP TEXAS ALL
WITHIN AN HOUR

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 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:

                We love children! Fenced backyard great for playing and running. Austin parks nearby. ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking on the property at any time please....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                We love pets. Pet fees apply, please contact for details. Austin's coolest dog park just one block south!...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

              • King #1: 1 king

                Downstairs, closet & shared bathroom....moreless

              • Futon #1: 2 sleep sofa /futon

                Folds out to Full bed, downstairs, shared bathroom....moreless

              • Futon #2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Folds out to Full sized bed, shared bath,downstairs...moreless

              • Queen #1: 1 queen

                Upstairs, Shared Bath, Mysterious walk-in Closet....moreless

              • King #2: 1 king

                Upstairs, Shared bath, View of the Lake & Downtown....moreless

              • Queen #2: 1 queen

                Upstairs, Shared bathroom, Best view of downtown & the lake...moreless

              • Full #1 & Futon: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Upstairs, shared bath, futon and bed, spiral stairs & desk....moreless

              • All bedrooms have extra blankets and pillows. If more linens are needed, please let us know. Hangers in closets for your convenience and plenty of storage space....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

                Upstairs-Large, towels & tissue provided....moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

                Upstairs-Large, towels & tissue provided....moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Downstairs-Small, towels & tissue provided....moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Downstairs-Small, towels & tissue provided....moreless

              • Clean towels, soap and tissue provided. Please let us know if extras are needed....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Come stay at the heart of Austin!

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Games
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television

                  Theme

                      • Away From It All

                      Attractions

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

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking

                      Location Type

                      • Downtown:

                        Walk downtown! Enjoy the beautiful view walking on Congress or IH 35. ...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Our table pulls out to accommodate 8 comfortably....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Coffee provided....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        Basic kitchen supplies and appliances available. Food not provided....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Book Today and Save
                          Oct 1 - Oct 25, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $549 $659
                          Thu, Fri, Sat
                          $2,970
                          Formula 1
                          Oct 30 - Nov 3, 2014
                          5 night min stay

                          $4,000
                          flat fee
                          Thanksgiving
                          Nov 23 - Dec 1, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $750
                          Christmas Holiday
                          Dec 21 - Dec 28, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $699
                          SXSW
                          Mar 12 - Mar 23, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $1,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $599 $799
                          Thu, Fri, Sat
                          $3,299

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $50
                          • Cleaning Fee $150
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          PLEASE READ:*Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please contact us prior to making a reservation online to confirm availability. To make a reservation we collect 1/2 down upon reservation, the balance is due 60 days prior to the arrival-date.*


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                          Last updated: 10/15/2014
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                          Location

                          9.4 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
                          0.25 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Joe's Crab Shack
                          4.5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Lions Municipal Golf Course
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          AmTrack
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          IH 35
                          0.9 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Threadgill's
                          152 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Port Lavaca

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          * DOWNTOWN * SHOPPING

                          * FINE DINNING * ART GALLERIES

                          * WALK TO SOUTH CONGRESS (SOCO)

                          * WALK DOWN TO THE LAKE IN 10 MINUTES

                          * BIKE RENTALS - BIKE THE BEAUTIFUL TRAILS

                          SURRONDING THE LAKE

                          ** WATER SPORTS: KAYAKING, CANOING, PADDLE

                          BOARDING

                          * RIDE THE RIVERBOATS

                          * WINE TOURS IN THE HILL COUNTRY 1 HOUR TO THE

                          WEST

                          * BE AT LAKE AUSTIN IN 10 MINUTES

                          * BE AT LAKE TRAVIS IN 45

                          * BE AT CANYON LAKE IN AN HOUR

                          * LOST PINES - 1 HOUR TO THE EAST

                          * VISIT SMALL TOWNS: NEW BRAUNFELS, SAN

                          MARCUS, BUDA, GRUEN, BASTROP TEXAS ALL

                          WITHIN AN HOUR

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 1990

                          About: The owners of this old Austin property are Texans who have called Austin home since 1975. While business required some years in Europe, 'home' was always Austin where business headquarters remained. The owners are entrepreneurs with businesses ranging from corporate training for global companies, to computer and software support, restaurants, real estate, and unique wedding venues. Ms. Nancy Valdez, a longtime associate of the owners, manages the property.

                          Why Travis Heights:
                          It was a natural! It is old Austin charm, built in 1922, in an ideal location. Austin has changed of course, but it is fun to muse over the site of downtown from a '1922 vantage point.' There is an excellent view of the current downtown, which can be seen across the Colorado River that runs in front of the property, also known as Town Lake.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          After the initial appeal of the Victorian look of the property, the owners fell in love with the front porch and the spiral stairs on the back of the main house. A huge plus was separate dwellings that could be used for family gatherings. An oak tree on the back of the property---quite spectacular---is estimated to be 300 to 400 years old. The location seems private, remote, and isolated---however, it is within five minutes of downtown and the capitol, within 10 minutes to UT and St. Ed's, within walking distance of South Congress (SoCo) and Austin's trails as well as multiple venues on the lake, and within 10 minutes of the Formula 1 race track. It is truly at the heart of Austin!


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                          Speaks: english, spanish

                           

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                          • Just a short walk to the boardwalk and Austin's lake.

                            Just a short walk to the boardwalk and Austin's lake.

                          • Great views throughout the house of Downtown Austin. Great natural lighting.

                            Great views throughout the house of Downtown Austin. Great natural lighting.

                          • Queen Bed.  This bedroom features a queen bed and a mysterious walk in closet.

                            Queen Bed. This bedroom features a queen bed and a mysterious walk in closet.

                          • Futon #1 Folds out to a double/full sized bed.

                            Futon #1 Folds out to a double/full sized bed.

                          • Fully stocked Kitchen.

                            Fully stocked Kitchen.

                          • Futon#2. This futon folds out a full/double bed.

                            Futon#2. This futon folds out a full/double bed.

                          • Living Space #2.  Our living space features a huge flat TV.

                            Living Space #2. Our living space features a huge flat TV.

                          • Foyer. Living Space #1.  This room features a piano and a fireplace.

                            Foyer. Living Space #1. This room features a piano and a fireplace.

                          • Piano. We have music for all pianist from beginners to experts.

                            Piano. We have music for all pianist from beginners to experts.

                          • Bathroom #2

                            Bathroom #2

                          • The Spiral Stair Case.

                            The Spiral Stair Case.

                          • The Full. This room features a futon & full/double bed & secret spiral staircase

                            The Full. This room features a futon & full/double bed & secret spiral staircase

                          • Just 1/2 mile from Downtown!

                            Just 1/2 mile from Downtown!

                          • Queen Bed. This room has the best view of the house: Down Town & Lady Bird Lake.

                            Queen Bed. This room has the best view of the house: Down Town & Lady Bird Lake.

                          • Bathroom #1.

                            Bathroom #1.

                          • King #2 this room is conveniently located downstairs.

                            King #2 this room is conveniently located downstairs.

                          • King #1.  This room features a fabulous view of the city and the lake.

                            King #1. This room features a fabulous view of the city and the lake.

                          • Dinning. Seats 8.

                            Dinning. Seats 8.

                          • Living Space #2.  We have a collection of board games for all ages.

                            Living Space #2. We have a collection of board games for all ages.

                          • Living Space# 1.

                            Living Space# 1.

                          • Upstairs Hallway

                            Upstairs Hallway

                          • Victorian on the Lake.

                            Victorian on the Lake.

                          VRBO #557311

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                          This listing was first published here in 2014.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

                          $549 - $1,000 per night (USD)
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                          7 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 16

                          View calendar: Updated 10/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                          Member since: 2013
                          Speaks: english, spanish
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