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Modern, Cozy, Close to Downtown, Ut, & All Venues + Bikes+Solar Power

(40 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 bedroom, 1 full bathroom, kitchen/living combo, sleeps 1-2

Business? Vacation? Enjoy 'green' urban living in this garage apartment situated in Central Austin's charming new Mueller Neighborhood.
The apartment is:
*QUIET. Away from noise & located on a Green Belt.
*PRIVATE. With Dedicated Parking, Private Entrance, Unattached to residence
*BRIGHT & OPEN. Rooftop views, Many Windows, and colorful decor.
*NEW. Built in 2008, Sparkling Clean.
*Licensed by the City of Austin.
*CONVENIENT. 2 miles from UT; 3 miles from Downtown; 4.2 miles from Zilker Park
*GREEN. Solar panels on roof for energy efficiency.

Enjoy Outdoors Without Leaving the Neighborhood: The residence is on Mueller's SOUTHWEST GREENWAY, a reclaimed blackland prairie, planted with native grasses and wildfowers, offering a spectacular springtime display. Throughout the year, the PRAIRIE LAKE attracts unique birds. As seen in NY Times: HOME & GARDEN | August 25, 2011 In the Garden: Making Every Raindrop Count.

The immediate neighborhood boasts small parks, 3 large greenways, and 2 small lakes, connected by trails. Guests can walk to 2 community pools. One is 1.5 blocks away wiith 3 lap lanes and the new one is about 4 blocks away with 2 lap lanes.

AUSTIN CITY PARK LAND surrounds the neighborhood on three sides, offering within minutes:
**Morris Williams Golf Course **Pharr Tennis Center **Skateboard Park **Bartholomew Pool

Want Indoor Entertainment and Culture?: With a cab, bus, bike, or car you can AVOID THE CROWDED INTERSTATE and meander through adjoining historic East Austin neighborhoods to arrive at 6th Street, museums, or major event centers, logging a mere 1 to 4 miles.

From the apartment, guests can WALK, BIKE, take a SHORT CAB RIDE, hop on a BUS, or DRIVE to:

**MANOR ROAD RESTAURANTS (Eastside, Hoover's, El Chilito, El Chile, Vivo)--less than a mile away
**UT SPORTS VENUES via Manor Road--5 minutes by cab, car or bus
**THEATRE (The City Theatre, Vortex, Salvage Vanguard)--less than a mile away. Alamo Draft House Movie theatre recently opened.
**LOCAL COFFEE SHOPS (Thunderbird, Bennu) & a cool NEIGHBORHOOD PUB across from pond (Contigo)
**New restaurants and pubs have opened in 2017 across from the north pond and close to The Thinkery. "Austin Children's Museum, Thinkery is Austin's home for 'why' and 'how.' It's a place where science and families play side by side."

Perfect for Corporate and Vacation Guests: *15 min. from Bergstrom International Airport *3 mi. from Downtown *2 mi. UT-Austin.

On-site corporate neighbors include the Austin Film Society, Dell Regional Children's Hospital, UT Pediatric Research Center--all adjacent to area shopping and amenities.

The apartment is convenient to all of Austin's major roadways for longer trips in all directions, including the Central Texas Hill Country, Round Rock, Bastrop, and San Antonio.

*Rental prices are $100 a night for stays of 1 to 6 nights. There is a 10% discount for stays of 7 or more nights.
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 549 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age 21....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered:

    one adult dog, under 30 lbs., house trained and crate trained....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    medium firm with high quality foam topper...moreless

  • Queen size bed with high thread count linens in soothing, restful colors. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Larger than expected bathroom for a garage apartment, with ample storage....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Central air and heat has a programmable thermostat. Recycling is available. Solar panels for energy efficiency. 36' flat screen TV. Sink has a garbage disposal. French press and drip coffee maker available, as well as pop-up toaster and blender. Dinnerware, flatware, and glasses serve 4-6. Pet policy: 1 small house-broken dog, under 35 pounds. ...moreless


  • Games:

    A few games are on the bookshelf....moreless

  • Radio
  • Stereo:

    iHome radio/player in bedroom for iPod, iPhone....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat Screen TV in living area. Local stations and streaming. Netflix, Amazon Prime, and others available....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A few DVD movies available...moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Easy bus ride to downtown on Capital Metro #20. Stops located 5 minute walk from apartment. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Mueller neighborhood is a small urban village with parks, pools, walking trails, a pond, & a small lake. The apartment is walking distance from a pub (Contigo), retail center, theater & restaurants....moreless

  • Water View:

    Main residence overlooks pond and greenbelt...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Small living area adjacent to kitchen and dining with leather loveseat and coffee table facing TV. ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Dedicated parking spot at front door of apartment. Also, street parking is available for larger vehicles....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Solar Panels
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip Coffee Maker and French Press. Coffee grinder....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, tea, creamer, and sugar...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Two bicycles with helmets and locks are available for guests. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Walking distance from Morris Williams Golf Course....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Blondie-Pharr Tennis Center and public courts in walking distance....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    2 private community pools within walking distance. One is 1-1/2 blocks and the other 4 blocks away. Open April through October. Closed on Monday. ...moreless

Building Type

  • Building


from 40 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
ACL 1st Weekend
Oct 6 - Oct 8, 2017
2 night min stay
ACL 2nd Weekend
Oct 13 - Oct 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Oct 20 - Oct 22, 2017
2 night min stay
Mar 9 - Mar 19, 2018
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Cleaning fee $50
  • Tax Rate 15%


Single payment requested. For stays longer than 14 days, contact owner if 2 payments is requested.

15% hotel tax is required in addition to nightly rate. $50 cleaning fee required every two weeks. $150 refundable damage deposit required and returned by HOMEAWAY/VRBO within 5 to 7 days after check-out. Special event rate (ACL, SXSW, F1) is $140 per night plus tax plus cleaning fee, plus refundable deposit. Weekly rates are 10% off. (Does not apply for special event days). Contact owner if different check-in or check-out times are needed.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bergstrom International Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Morris Williams Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Austin Metro Communter Stop
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
IH-35 and Airport Boulevard, less than
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Not Necessary

Other Activities: Walk to Farmer's Market, every Sunday, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Walk to children's museum, the Thinkery, open Tuesday through Sunday.

Kayaks are available to rent on Lady Bird Johnson Lake (Colorado River near downtown)


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Living and dining area.

    Living and dining area.

  • New neighborhood pool just opened.

    New neighborhood pool just opened.

  • View of garden area in front of apartment.

    View of garden area in front of apartment.

  • Walk 1.5 blocks from apartment to pool.

    Walk 1.5 blocks from apartment to pool.

  • Main residence.

    Main residence.

  • A view from west window.

    A view from west window.

  • Early spring view of Dodger in the green belt.

    Early spring view of Dodger in the green belt.

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