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Cool Art Meets South Austin

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Living Room opens to a private deck books galore - wifi and cable TV

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Last updated: 07/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Heart of Austinville, open and airy retro duplex with natural light and a modern flair. Guests (runners, Girl's weekenders. grandparents, F1 sports teams, families, couples, wedding parties) loves the art, books and location. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac five minute walk to Austinville, a chic hot spot with shops, restaurants, bars and music venues.

Guests say, 'A perfect little bungalow!' '...house is cosy and comfortable.' 'A million thanks everything was excellent!' 'Great sanctuary from ACL. Thanks for being so welcoming.' 'We had a fabulous girl's weekend here in Austin - loved all of your recommendations - Papalotes - Kerby Lane....'

'We have used VRBO extensively over a number of years. Cody Court met our month long needs better than any previous experience.'

'Thanks for making it possible to relax both before and after the longhorn Ironman.' Comments from guests in our little green book in the unit;-)

Unit has fully equipped kitchen, breakfast bar, living area with sliding door to private deck, queen and full beds, luxury cotton sheets, central air/heat, ceiling fans, and washer/dryer. 40” flat-screen TV and WIFI high-speed Internet.

Two bus routes nearby - go to downtown, SXSW venues and explore Zilker Park (ACL Festival). Close by music venues include Saxon Pub, Broken Spoke and Baker Street Bar and Grill! Want something a little funkier within walking distance? Pick up a great pizza at Giovanni's located inside the Valero gas station or visit Phoneica bakery and deli for Middle Eastern food! Kerby Lane only two blocks away is open 24/7 - an Austin institution.

Like fixing your own food? Trader Joe's (5 miles), Central Market (2.5 miles), Sprouts (1.5 miles) and Wheatsville Food Coop are all nearby.

Short Term Rental License #OL 2013 002956

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Bungalow
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    luxury sheets...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    luxury sheets...moreless

  • Cozy well appointed bedrooms; Master with queen bed and walk in closet and Elfa wire shelfs for storage; Large windows in both bedrooms....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Appliances galore - Kitchen Aide blender, Krups coffee grinder, Bosch Dishwasher, pots, pans, mixing bowls and spices to get you cooking. Living room opens to a spacious deck with a patio herb garden in pots. Gather fresh rosemary or oregano to put in your spaghetti or soup.; Watch for birds on the patio bird bath! Walk to Austinville Restaurants 2 blocks away. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    40' flat screen! Watch your favorite shows....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Table seats four and two mod leather stools for kitchen counter. Watch the action in the kitchen!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Yes...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Quiet Bosch!...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Efficient galley kitchen with loads of appliances! Blender, coffee grinder, toaster, and crystal wine glasses. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Grassy front lawn and birdbath. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Barton Springs is approx. 2 miles away. 68 degrees year around - Just what you need to wake up or cool off;-)...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
ACL
Oct 1 - Oct 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$250
$1,400
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$140
$840 $2,400
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

SXSW, ACL and F1 rates range from $300 per night.


Cancellation policy:

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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
ABI Austin Bergstrom International Airport
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Baker Street Pub
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Loop 360
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Phill's Ice House, Papalotes, Amy's, Kerby Lane

Nestled in the heart of Austinville-78704-Ten minutes to * Barton Springs (swimming), *Hike/Bike Trail, *Zilker Park (ACL Music Festival), *Greenbelt (mountain biking), or *SoCo (shopping/dining). Buy gourmet foods at Central Market, grab a coffee at Jo's/Austin Java or listen to music at the Saxon Pub/Baker Street/Continental Club.

Kick up your heels at the Broken Spoke (authentic country western), eat sushi at Uchi's (Tyson Cole award winning chef), pizza/shoot pool at Rockin' Tomato or watch a movie at Regal Westgate. Fifteen to twenty minutes to Sixth Street/Texas State Capital/Downtown/UT (depending upon traffic).

Hungry - walk three blocks to Amy's Ice Cream/Phil's Ice House, Soup Peddler, Thundercloud Subs, Giovanni's Pizza, Phonecia (Mediterranean deli), Baker Street Pub,

Papalote's/Maria's/Torchy's Tacos (yes 3 distinct Taco venues). Curious- find a good read at Half Price Books. Barton Creek Greenbelt (mountain biking) is just a few blocks west.

Easy access to three central bus routes (3, 331, & 338), Highways 360, Loop1 (aka MoPac) and IH 35.

Close to Zilker Park (ACL 2.5 miles), SXSW (downtown 3-4 miles) and F1 racing (20 miles)

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: We are Heading to Southeast Asia and will return early August. Piper King will be hosting our guests. (Picture shows Cody and Chris the owners) warming up after a swim in a glacier fed lake, (p.s. the temperature was about the same as Barton Springs Pool.) That's Cody on the right and Chris on the left. We have been happily living in South Austin since 1983. Love listening to music, swimming at Barton's and eating at our favorite taco trailers/sushi/vegetarian/Spanish tapas restaurants. We teach at local universities and would love to share our insiders tips to local spots. And restaurants Uchi, Sway, Henri's, Barlata, Lick, Barley Swine, Mellizzo's.........

Why South Lamar:
Travelers at heart we want everyone to enjoy South Austin. Our retro duplex provides the comforts of home with the all the amenities. Furnished in an eclectic South Austin style - wifi and cable. Explore Austin then relax on the deck to read a book or put your feet up on the coffee table to see your favorite tv show!

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Only 2.2 miles to Zilker Park and ACL AND 2 blocks to two major bus lines. Located in Austinville - a newly developing shopping area. Close to Central Market a fabulous upscale grocery store! One mile from the NEW Wheatsville Food Coop.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Living Room opens to a private deck books galore - wifi and cable TV

    Living Room opens to a private deck books galore - wifi and cable TV

  • Spacious master bedroom. Walk in closet, vanity and door to bathroom.

    Spacious master bedroom. Walk in closet, vanity and door to bathroom.

  • Cosy kitchen with Bosch dishwasher - very quiet!

    Cosy kitchen with Bosch dishwasher - very quiet!

  • Spacious Deck Great place for early morning coffee or an afternoon snack.

    Spacious Deck Great place for early morning coffee or an afternoon snack.

  • Barton springs - 70 degrees - 2 miles away - an oasis year around

    Barton springs - 70 degrees - 2 miles away - an oasis year around

  • Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail - 2 miles away - walk, run, bike or just people watch;-)

    Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail - 2 miles away - walk, run, bike or just people watch;-)

  • Kerbey Lane - 24 hours /7 days a week - dining/drinks - An Austin Original - Great pancakes, burgers, salads and deserts!

    Kerbey Lane - 24 hours /7 days a week - dining/drinks - An Austin Original - Great pancakes, burgers, salads and deserts!

  • Walk to Gourdough/s = Southern comfort food doughnut inspired! Rated top 15 new restaurants = Austin Monthly magazine Nov 2013

    Walk to Gourdough/s = Southern comfort food doughnut inspired! Rated top 15 new restaurants = Austin Monthly magazine Nov 2013

  • Phonecia bakery - fabulous Mediterranean food just blocks away;-) homemade pita bread, hummus, baklava, sandwiches......

    Phonecia bakery - fabulous Mediterranean food just blocks away;-) homemade pita bread, hummus, baklava, sandwiches......

  • Broken Spoke 3 blocks away! A REAL Texas Honky Tonk with chicken fried steak and live music. Come at 8 to learn how to Texas two step - young and not so young welcome!

    Broken Spoke 3 blocks away! A REAL Texas Honky Tonk with chicken fried steak and live music. Come at 8 to learn how to Texas two step - young and not so young welcome!

  • One of the dishes at Sway!

    One of the dishes at Sway!

  • Tour the Texas State Capitol, downtown and University of Texas.

    Tour the Texas State Capitol, downtown and University of Texas.

  • Art galore. Cool tile floors.

    Art galore. Cool tile floors.

  • Cook up a storm - shared herb garden out front;-)

    Cook up a storm - shared herb garden out front;-)

  • Second Bedroom - Double Bed = look out to deck

    Second Bedroom - Double Bed = look out to deck

  • Morning Juice or soup for lunch - 2 block away!

    Morning Juice or soup for lunch - 2 block away!

  • Amy's Ice Cream and Phil's Ice House - 2 blocks away. Great place for kids and families alike!

    Amy's Ice Cream and Phil's Ice House - 2 blocks away. Great place for kids and families alike!

  • Yummy pancakes at Kerby Lane !

    Yummy pancakes at Kerby Lane !

  • Saxon Pub - Great music/humble bar! Check the music schedule  - several free sessions each week! Some early shows!

    Saxon Pub - Great music/humble bar! Check the music schedule - several free sessions each week! Some early shows!

  • Great tacos any time of the day. We stop after a swim at Barton's!

    Great tacos any time of the day. We stop after a swim at Barton's!

  • Thai fusion restaurant! One of our favorites - Check the reviews and prices before you go!

    Thai fusion restaurant! One of our favorites - Check the reviews and prices before you go!

  • Just around the corner - Baker Street Pub - catch a beer, watch a game....

    Just around the corner - Baker Street Pub - catch a beer, watch a game....

  • Central Market - EVERYthing you want and need - 1.5 miles South on Lamar!

    Central Market - EVERYthing you want and need - 1.5 miles South on Lamar!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 07/15/2015
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