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Walk to Downtown, Southxsw, Acl,Soco, 6th Street, Yet Quiet, Semi-Forest Setting

(37 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Nestled among Oaks 3BR (sleeps 10), 2 interesting baths, shaded deck, driveway

Avoid cabs and finding parking for festivals and Downtown. A short pleasant walk to most events. A great 1750 square foot, three bedroom, two bath, two story home with an incredible location one block from South 1st and six blocks from South Congress Ave.(SoCo).

Garage Apt (additional charge) has bedroom and living room/kitchen and deck. Sleeps 4 in 2 beds. One bathroom. Nestled among oak trees and bamboo.

Just minutes from downtown Austin (walking or biking), fine dining, and quaint local restaurants with entertainment. This cozy and inviting home is fully appointed with all furnishings, appliances, well equipped kitchen is excellent for cooking and entertaining guests. The home has hardwood floors throughout and is very comfortable for both adults and children.

The first floor features the Master bedroom with a king-sized bed, and a second bedroom with a queen size bed. Also on the first floor is a multi-person sunken tub in the first bathroom. The second full bathroom, also on the first floor has a red 'clawfoot-type' footed tub in the Wild-West bathroom.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher. Coffee maker, French press and coffee grinder as well as all the normal kitchen stuff are included. The washer and dryer are also on the first floor.
The peninsula kitchen has a breakfast bar. There is a flat screen on the wall of the living room, as well as a convertible full sofa, which converts to a sofa-bed..

The second floor contains the loft style living area, with a king sized bed as well as a full sized futon. Access to the outside second story deck is thru the sliding glass doors. The deck is crowned by large oaks and secluded in a forest of lush bamboo.

Behind the property is a one bedroom garage apartment. (Sleeps 4; 2 in queen bed in bedroom and 2 in living room) with it's own kitchen and 3/4 bath. This also has a deck nestled among the oaks and bamboo. Available for additional space, if needed. Ask about rates, for the additional one bedroom apartment.

Only Minutes to Downtown, SxSW, ACL, UT, Zilker Park, Mopac and Hwy 35. 15 Minutes to the airport, 10 minutes to Amtak station.
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/30/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1757 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Detached Unit: 1 queen, 1 double

    Extra charge sleeps 2 beds separated by wall and bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Ground Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Ground Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1), Futons (1) Convertible Sleep Sofa bed in downstairs living area, no privacy; Futon upstairs in bedroom with one of the Kings...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2


  • 2 One sunken two person tub One footed vintage tub Both with showers


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Cable TV has lots of music stations, Pop, Country, Rock, Classical, Jazz...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    I am sorta downtown. Maybe a good mile or about two kilometres from downtown. 23 minutes on foot. I have walked it numerous times. But it's too far for boots or high heels....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Lake is 15 minute walk toward downtown, Abundant jogging and biking trails. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Very interesting stream and waterfall are 3 minute walk downhill toward park...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sleeper Sofa in living room...moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway: 3 cars or 2 Pickups/SUVs Front of house 2 vehicles...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    3 cars or 2 large pickups...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, Hand and washcloths provided. Beach Towels for Barton Springs pool or sun tanning on deck provided upon request...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip type, French Press, Coffee grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plates, Bowls, Silverware Wine glasses, Chilled beer glasses, Cocktail glasses Corkscrews, knives, cutting boards, spatulas, spoons, measuring spoons & cups Pots and pans, grater, strainer...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas; full sized, 4 burner...moreless


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio


Write a review 4.6
from 37 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
ACL Austin City Limits
Oct 12 - Oct 15, 2017
4 night min stay
Formula 1
Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$220 $440
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $160 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%


Rates maybe higher due to special event such as Austin City Limits Fest, Formula 1, South by Southwest, Independence Day.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/30/2017
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8.4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstrom International (AUS)
300 Metres
Nearest Barpub
El Mercado Mexican Bar & Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 hole course
1.9 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
El Mercado Mexican Bar & Restaurant
4.6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Lake Austin Walsh Boat Ramp
1.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Zilker Park Barton Springs Natural Spring fed Pool

Car: Not Necessary

6th Street - 7 minutes car, 28 minute walk. 1.6 miles

SoCo (South Congress) Entertainment Area - 4 minutes car, 13 minute walk. 0.6 miles

Downtown and South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival - 4 minutes car, 22 minute walk. 1.1 miles

Austin City Limits (ACL) Festival - 5 minutes car, 26 minute walk. 1.3 miles

South 1st St. Trailers & Restaurants - 3 minutes car, 5 minute walk. 0.2 miles


Owner info

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/30/2017

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  • Street view

    Street view

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Queen Bedroom Downstairs

    Queen Bedroom Downstairs

  • Bedroom with Queen

    Bedroom with Queen

  • King Downstairs Bedroom; I'm not computer savvy thus I'm perplexed it's sideways

    King Downstairs Bedroom; I'm not computer savvy thus I'm perplexed it's sideways

  • Rear View of 2nd Story deck

    Rear View of 2nd Story deck

  • Second Story Deck

    Second Story Deck

  • Living Room. View from front door

    Living Room. View from front door

  • Iron stairway to upper floor bedroom and outside deck.

    Iron stairway to upper floor bedroom and outside deck.

  • Second Downstairs Bedroom. Queen Bed

    Second Downstairs Bedroom. Queen Bed

  • Bathroom tub

    Bathroom tub

  • Upper bedroom King

    Upper bedroom King

VRBO #154740

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 30, 2017

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