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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"At first glance at the image of the front of this home is small and you may consider scrolling to the next house on the list. I would just like you to know you would be doing yourself a huge disservice and miss out on a great home. I say home because they have truly accomplished making a home that they rent out to others feel as warm and comfortable as my living room at home. As an interior designer I really appreciated the attention to detail that went into making this home what it was. Not only a well kept, spotlessly clean, place to stay but thoughtful in so many ways you wouldn't think of unless you know what your looking at. So here are a few things I look at and appreciate in this charming home. Aside from generally cleanliness the homeowners have many outlets throughout the space so you can plug in and charge up as well as WIFI included in your stay. Many books and a selection of DVD's accompany the cable TV on the large flat screen . The kitchen is comfortable and was stocked with some waters, sodas, and all condiments needed to make a great meal ( just do a little shopping for your main staples ) . The bar and kitchen had every choice of glassware at your disposal and every incidental item you may need that you would never typically pack. Shower had a steam system, tub with jets for those who want a little in house simple spa feel. Just outside the rear of the house there is also a screened in porch with very comfy outdoor furniture. By the way the place is huge in comparison to the photos that you look at online. 3 bedrooms and nice size and very comfortable, the couch pulled out for our friends that came later. Walking distance to Rainy street and 6th but we preferred to use Uber as it is not very expensive and who wants to ruin $300 shoes for a $20 ride. Some sketchy spots in the neighborhood as it appears it is an up and coming area - being from NY it was not a big deal to us but don't let me dissuade you by any means the house is beautiful and our hosts were so accommodating and really had great knowledge of the area to show you where to be. Thanks so much for all of your hospitality .
My only negative comment guys , get a better iron : )
Everything else is so top notch , that was the only thing I said to myself really ? LOL I am sure one of you guys are going to read this and tell the other- I told you we need a better iron. I am sure not everyone even irons when on vacation but I certainly do. Might be a 4 3 stars"
Guest: AntonioDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 30, 2015
"My wife and I rented this cottage to travel from Dallas to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary in Austin. We really weren't familiar with the Austin Soco (South Congress) area and were delighted to discover its great charm and Austin "weirdness." After arriving at the cottage (yep, lovely bottle of wine with a note from the owner), we walked the short (3-4 blocks) distance to SoCo. In crossing South Congress street, there is a stunning view to the north of downtown Austin with the Capitol at the end of the horizon. If you have previously visited Austin and have seen some of the major sites (e.g. the Capitol and UT), you really wouldn't need a car because SoCo offers a lot for a short visit and you're even within reasonable walking distance of the Barton Springs Pool, The Zilker Outdoor Theater (didn't make it to Hairspray, but heard it was great), and a great hiking trail that ends/begins at the Pool. The cottage is in a quirky, unpretentious, yet very safe and pleasant neighbor (pedestrian friendly). The drive-up appeal of the cottage won't blow you away, but the inside is so classy, clean, comfortable, tasteful, and utilitarian, it more than makes up for it. When we arrived, there was only one wine glass in the cupboard (previous tenant had apparently broken a few). We alerted the owner and he was over in less than an hour to replenish. Pictures you see of the place on VRBO are accurate. What you see is what you get. It is just as nice as it appears. Had dinner at two great restaurants we walked to (Guero's - Tex-Mex and Bouldin Creek Cafe - Vegetarian) - both were superb. Did yoga at Castle Hill Fitness (short drive) two days - good place for that."
Guest: Jaye A.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 3, 2015