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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
"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
"Close to downtown. Lots of Uber cars in neighborhood so trip downtown is cheap. Comfortable beds, excellent TV, and a great kitchen. We used the BBQ to grill Texas steaks ...worked great !!!!
Walking distance to Beer and Liquor Stores. Einstein Bagels and Austin Java are close. Owner made us feel very comfortable. Would definitely stay there again !!!"
Guest: Michael T.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 23, 2015
"This was the perfect little house for our girl's trip. It's located within 2 miles of downtown and walking distance to amazing restaurants in the South Lamar area. The kitchen had everything we needed to make breakfast in the mornings and store leftovers in the evenings. Peter (owner) was quick to respond to all emails and was very accommodating. We all had a great time in Austin and hope to visit again soon!"
Guest: DeniseDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 6, 2015