Beautiful Stone Cottage with Quality Furnishings at U.T. and Downtown
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- Minimum stay:30 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Location, Location, Location. If you like paying a very reasonable price for the choicest real estate with classical architecture, quality furnishings and quiet in the heart of urban Austin, you've found the right place.
Just a few minutes from UT and downtown, and walking distance to Seton Hospital and Austin's most popular restaurants, this charming cottage sits in the coveted, quiet, and safe Brykerwoods/Old West Austin area. On the National Register of Historic Places, The American Planning Association selected the Old West Austin Historic District as one of the USA's ten greatest neighborhoods in 2007.
*100% cotton linens. Feather pillows. Down comforters.
*2 bedrooms with queen-sized beds. 3rd bedroom is private with two twins.
*Dining table and buffet of Brazilian Rosewood, the most revered lumber in the world. Wood floors and blinds.
*Two High Definition TV's. Free Wi-Fi and Standard Cable.
*6 ft privacy fence. Huge deck.
*Off street parking off the alley behind the property.
*Les Paul and Antone's memorabilia. Vintage books.
*Stamped Chinese art. Handcarved chairs.
Uniqueness: Very reasonable price for some of Austin's most expensive real estate offering quiet despite immediate proximity to downtown and UT. This house is replete with items you won't find elsewhere including original hardwood floors with no carpet anywhere, wooden blinds instead of miniblinds or fabric on windows, Les Paul and Antone's memorabilia, handcarved Mexican chairs, a large collection of eclectic hardback books.
More Uniqueness: The separated and private third bedroom/bathroom doubles as a Man Cave, nanny space, or quiet place to rest, watch tv, or work independently from others and it has its own 22' Vizio HDTV. Teenagers and grandkids love this private space, too.
Real Estate Value and Exemplary Schools: The most valued real estate often includes top schools and this cottage is no different. This property has access to Austin's top public schools including Brykerwoods Elementary, O'Henry Middle School and Austin High School.
Please note: A short term rental accepts stays of less than 30 nights. Stays at this property are 30 nights or longer. This property is not a short term rental.
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Member since: 2010
- 1150 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- I insist on the finest sleeping experience. The two queen-sized beds include 100% cotton sheets, feather pillows, down comforters, 100% cotton duvets, all on pillow top chiropractor-brand mattresses. The two twins in the third bedroom are topped by two inches of memory foam, sheets are 300 thread count, feather pillows, down comforters, 100% cotton duvets....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- I insist on the highest quality materials for bathroom towels, hardware, toilet, showers. Your bathroom experience will include Ralph Lauren towels, Restoration Hardware fixtures, rain shower head in the cottage, the original cast iron tub in the cottage, hair dryer, and a pressure-assisted elongated toilet in the cottage....moreless
- Time Warner's Cable TV and WiFi are provided at no extra charge. An iPod docking station is provided so that you can listen to your own music library on an iPod/iPhone/iTouch or your own CD player or MP3 player. In the kitchen, basic cooking utensils including a cast iron skillet, wok, small convection oven, Braun coffee/tea maker, French Press coffee/tea maker, cooking utensils, some knives, toaster, scissors, measuring cups and spoons, colander, can opener, baking pans, serving dish. China and melamine (nonbreakable for children) plates, flatware, glasses, wine glasses, and coffee mugs are also provided. Hair dryer, ironing board and iron are provided....moreless
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Nude Beach
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
Fully stocked kitchen includes cast iron skillet, wok, cutting knives, can opener, toaster, scissors, large and small measuring cups and spoons, serving platter, colander, baking pans, and more. ...moreless
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Porch / Veranda
- Screen Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
30 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $125
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Taxes Not included
Rent is $3695/30 nights for 1-2 occupants and $3895/30 nights for 3-4 occupants.
Rent may be higher during October, November, March.
Check and wire transfer payments do not incur the 3% fee added to all PayPal and CC payments.
If approved, pets apply towards total occupancy and may incur other additional charges, too.
No tax on stays of 30 or more nights.
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Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Walk to Austin culinary institution, the original Kerbey Lane Cafe (open 24/7 for 30 years), Pasta & Co. (Austin's only fresh pasta manufacturer), Teo's Gelato (voted Top Ten in the USA), Austin Pizza (voted #1 for several years), Olive and June (Austin's youngest five star chef), Russell's Bakery and Coffee Bar, the Santa Rita Cantina (voted #1 for salsa), Uchiko, Ramsey public swimming pool, Brykerwoods Elementary School playground, multiple bus stops, Car2Go, bike rentals, the flagship Central Market, Randall's Grocery/Starbucks, Seton and Heart hospitals, banks, clothiers, flower shops, dry cleaners.
Driving or biking it's 5-10 minutes to UT, downtown, Austin's most popular parks for hiking and biking, the world flagship Whole Foods Market, the Texas capitol, museums, shopping boutiques, music venues, local eateries, taverns.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: In 1994 I bought my first historical home in Austin and have enjoyed being a landlord for over ten years. Separately, having used an imperfect diet instead of chemotherapy to reverse my own disabling disease, my other career objective is to use over two decades as a Registered Dietitian to bring the healing power of food to others. As featured speaker for radio and TV, medical professionals, universities and corporations, I have authored a book that sells in twelve countries and is a best seller at Amazon. A documentary of my recovery, “The Incurables”, also airs internationally on Veria TV.
Why the Owner Chose Oakmont Heights, Austin, TX, USA:
I own several 1930's cottages in old Austin, all of them in National Historical Register areas. For two years I lived in and fell in love with this cottage for many reasons. With no bars and no nightly commercial activity, this neighborhood is exceptionally quiet and safe. Having spent two years in Europe I learned to value immediate proximity to cultural activities, quality materials, and classic design over square footage. Beautiful cottages like this one became the natural fit for me. Take a look at the map provided to confirm why the cottage sits among the most expensive real estate areas in Austin. I hope you'll enjoy my enchanting cottage as much as I did while living in it.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Beautiful historical stone cottage with embedded fossils at the front door entrance. Very quiet neighborhood with immediate access to Mopac/Loop 1 and Austin's best intellectual, collegiate, music and state government activities. Unique furnishings including Les Paul memorabilia plus a dining table and buffet made from gorgeous Brazilian Rosewood, the most revered (and now protected) lumber of all time. Comfort ensured on quality mattresses and linens made from 100% cotton. Large screened in back porch and deck for outdoor enjoyment. Off street parking. Separated and private space for rest, independent work, relaxation. Access to Austin's top public schools.
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Stone Cottage Facade
Another view of Living and Dining Area
Brazilian Rosewood Buffet
Another view of Bedroom #1
Bathroom #1 between Bedroom #1 and Bedroom #2
View of Bedroom #2 with connection to Bathroom #1
View of Kitchen
Back door exits out Kitchen onto this patio
Another view of deck.
More views of Bedroom #3 with trundle Bed
Bathroom #2 connected to Bedroom #3.
Walk or bike ride to the beautiful Austin hike and bike trail.
View upon entering front door. Living and Dining Area.
Another View of Living and Dining Area
View of Front Bedroom #1
Another view of Bedroom #1
Another view of Bathroom #1 between Bedroom #1 and Bedroom #2
Another view of Bedroom #2
Another view of Kitchen
Patio empties onto this deck with more outdoor seating
Deck leads to entrance to Bedroom #3 with trundle Bed
More views of Bedroom #3 with its own TV
Another view of Stone Cottage facade.
Walk to Austin institution, the original Kerbey Lane Cafe, open 24/7.
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016
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