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One Bedroom in the Trees 1/2 Block from Barton Springs

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 1050 square feet, sleeps 6

Explore Zilker Park from your front door. This architect designed 1955 duplex is built into a hillside with terraced gardens out your front windows and treetops out the back. At 1050 square feet this first floor 1 bedroom is spacious! An easy walk to restaurants, coffee shops, live music venues and all that makes Austin special. Downtown Austin is less than a mile away, an easy walk or bike ride on the lovely hike and bike trail.

Barton Creek Greenbelt: One of Austin's premier mountain biking, hiking, trail running and rock climbing destinations. This 8 mile long, 809 acre greenbelt begins less than 1/4 a mile away from our front door. Beautiful and fun in any season. During wet weather the creek is a kayak, tubing and swimming destination with numerous small waterfalls and fun rapids.

Austin's Hike and Bike Trail: Easy access to downtown is car-free on this waterfront trail, 1/2 block from our front door. Popular with bikers, walkers and joggers, trees and wildflowers provide shade and beauty along this 10.3 mile trail which loops around the lake. Several pedestrian bridges cross into downtown with access points to live music venues, restaurants, shopping, museums, concert halls, the opera house and beyond. Don't miss the Congress Avenue Bridge, home to the largest Urban Bat Colony in the world!

Short Term Rental License Number: OL 2012 100530

More Details

Property Manager
Jay Reynolds (VacationCake)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 7, 2017

Amenities

Zilker House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom has two sinks for your convenience. Rinnai on-demand water heater for a constant supply of hot water. Beach towels provided for trips to Barton Springs.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King Bed has a Stearns and Foster pillowtop mattress and all organic sheets. Large walk-in closet and cedar wardrobe provide plenty of space to hang your clothes. Windows look out into the trees with a cozy reading nook. Daybed sleeps 2 more, especially nice for families with children. Full (Double) Sleeper Sofa with extra thick mattress in the Living Room is our third sleeping option.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Bike, Kayak and Canoe Rentals are a short walk away. Kitchen has a Krups Belgian waffle maker, waffle mix and syrup. There is a pack-n-play available, please ask in advance. We have herbs in the garden.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews
4

I loved the neighborhood. It's close to everything. House is cute.

  • 4 of 5

House is cute and convenient. Only downfall was roaches and wasps. It is summer in Texas and the house is in a wooded area.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry about the bugs! We will get pest control out right away.
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5

Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay! Location was perfect, tons to do and home was lovely

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, comfy beds, beautiful view ! Short walking distance to so many wonderful Austin attractions ! Barton springs is a must !! Crystal clear water ! Loads of places to eat right around the corner ! If you enjoy the outdoors this is your spot !! Host was extremely accommodating and even allowed us a late check out since our flight was in the evening - allowing us additional time to explore the area. We will most certainly be returning and staying here again!! Highly recommend !

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we're so glad that you enjoyed your stay! We love Barton Springs!
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Shreveport, La
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

The Wrens nest is adorable, the details the builder left out are the best parts. Very natural setting, windows galore. Home is exactly as pictured and in the best of Austin neighborhoods. Cant wait to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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5

perfect location, repeat customer

  • 5 of 5

I love this place, get to swim in Barton Springs with an easy walk or go to Zilker for exercise or concerts , I have stayed a few times and Amanda always makes me feel at home. Apt has everything you need . Recommend it to anyone who enjoys living like you are at home.

Gene from VA 23060

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Gene! We look forward to seeing you again.
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Littleton
5

Serene home for relaxing after a long day

  • 5 of 5

We were in Austin for a competition at the conference center and wanted a calm space away from downtown and close to Zilker Park. This place was perfect. Everything we needed in the home was available. The wifi was fast and easy to use. The location was perfect for both time in the park, bicycle riding and our time downtown.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We're so glad that it worked out for you.
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5

Fabulousness!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough good things about this rental and the owners. Beautifully done, clean and in an excellent location. The owners were kind and helpful. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, see you on your next trip!
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Austin Bergstrom
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Several
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Mopac (Loop 1)
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Several

Close to Zilker Park and Downtown

Other Activities: Stand up paddleboard, rowing, Frisbee golf, BMX biking, rock climbing, kayak and canoe

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Rates & Availability

Zilker House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
ACL Week 1
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
ACL Week 2
Oct 12 2017 - Oct 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
F-1
Oct 19 2017 - Oct 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$169
 
 
SXSW
Mar 8 2018 - Mar 18 2018
5 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$169
Fri,Sat
$850
$2,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night

Welcome to Wren's Nest! Base rates are $149-169/night and special event pricing does vary - please check calendar.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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