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Centrally located charming one bedroom / one bath apartment nestled in the heart of one of Austin's most treasured neighborhoods -- historic Aldridge Place. This apartment was built in the 1930's behind the original home from 1925. Fully updated with full kitchen, and full bath.
Enjoy the central location of this 600 square foot guesthouse that sleeps 2 (Queen). Has a full size pullout couch in the living room for children. Located 5 houses from 'The Drag' (Guadalupe Street) and only a few minutes walk to numerous restaurants, grocery stores, University of Texas, and Central Market organic grocery & park. We are located less than a mile from the hospital district (Austin Heart, Seton, St. David’s, University Medical/Brackenridge, and Dell Children’s). We are less than 2 miles from the State Capital and Downtown. Slightly over 4 miles to Zilker Park where Barton Springs and all of the major festivals occur. This quaint apartment has kept it's historic charm while adding modern comforts of carpet, free wireless access, & HD TV.
There are 2 apartments. The other apartment can be seen at http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384034
Located on public bus routes and free University of Texas Shuttle route.
No parties please. We regret that smoking is not permitted indoors.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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A $50 Damage Waiver Fee OR a security deposit of $200 is required. Security deposit is fully refundable within 10 days if the unit is returned in the same condition. Damage Waiver Fee is not refundable.
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional ADULT guest
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Centrally located charming one bedroom / one bath apartment with office space nestled in the heart of one of Austin's most treasured neighborhoods -- historic Aldridge Place.
Enjoy the central location of this 600 square foot guesthouse that sleeps 2 (Queen). Located 5 houses from 'The Drag' (Guadalupe Street) and only a few minutes walk to numerous restaurants, grocery stores, University of Texas, and Central Market organic grocery & park. We are less than 2 miles from the State Capital and Downtown. Slightly over 4 miles to Zilker Park where Barton Springs and all of the major festivals occur.
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: The property owner has lived all over the world. He enjoys people of every color and ethnicity. He settled in Austin 18 years ago and knows the city very well. He has been known to have a glass of wine and share his local knowledge on occasion.
Why the Owner Chose North University: This property is in Aldridge Place between the university and Hyde Park. It was Austin's first planned development with many of the homes designated as historic. One of the most notable features is Adams / Hemphill Park that runs through it's center. The history of Adams-Hemphill Park dates to 1912, when Lewis Hancock (1856-1920) donated more than two acres along Hemphill Creek for use as a park. Hancock, who served as mayor of Austin from 1895-1897, was an influential figure at the turn of the twentieth century. Developer of the Austin Country Club and the namesake of Hancock Center, Lewis Hancock donated the land for Hemphill Park when he began selling tracts of land in the Aldridge Place neighborhood in 1912.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: The apartment has been restored to it's original state other than the addition of new carpet, electricity, and plumbing. It has all the original built ins, windows, kitchen and bath tile. This neighborhood enclave is unique in Austin and a pleasure to explore while strolling the park.