Cute/Private 1-Bed 2 Blocks to Zilker Park & Barton Springs, 2 Miles to Downtown
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- Minimum stay:2-5 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Located on the edge of Barton Hills, just 2 blocks from Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool, The Sweet is a perfect spot for a couple, or small family, coming to enjoy what Austin does best: get outdoors!
We provide the beach towels, now you just have to stroll down the hill and take the plunge into the clear spring fed waters of Barton Springs. At 68 degrees year round, it will certainly refresh you all the way to your core! If swimming isn't your thing, there is the Garden Center, Nature Center, hike and bike trails, greenbelt trail, great lawn, frisbee golf, and the playground and kidee train for the little ones. And if you're not traveling with bikes, don't worry, we've got you covered. We've got several options for bike rentals right in the neighborhood!
Austin at it's best: Austin is also known for it's dining excellence. Within a short distance are several of Austin's move famous eateries. Chuy's Tex-Mex and Shady Grove and are all within a mile, and Austin's most famous sushi restaurant, UCHI, is just over a mile away. If espresso is your thing, look no further than Austin Java Co, about a mile away.
Recreation activities nearby are plentiful. During the summer there is live theater Thursday - Sunday nights at the Zilker Hillside Theater and there are also performances Wednesdays - Sundays most weeks at Zach Scott Theater just under a mile away. Live music is all over Austin and one of Austin's most storied venues, The Saxon Pub, is about a mile away! And then there is live music with a great dance flood and karaoke at the popular High Ball next door to the Alamo Drafthouse for watching movies while being served food and beverages - all just over a mile!
Needless to say, if you know Austin I'm just preaching to the choir. But if you've never visited here then you are in for a real treat!
Come stay and play in the heart of Austin...you probably won't want to leave :)
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Member since: 2010
- On floor 1
- 576 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome:
While this is a ground floor unit, there are a few steps up to the front patio and door and parking is on the street level with stairs down to the door. This small 6 unit complex is built into a hill. There is a steep driveway that you can use to drive down to unload or load. ...moreless
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Highchair, booster seat, pack n' play, gate, floor mat and bed side rails available upon request and subject to availability. We also have several other discounts available to our renters, including discounted bike rentals, dry-cleaning, massage (in-home), as well as a baby sitting service available should you want a night out without the kiddos....moreless
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- 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
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 3 - Dec 30, 2016
2 night min stay
Mar 9 - Mar 15, 2017
5 night min stay
Mar 16 - Mar 20, 2017
4 night min stay
ACL Week 1
Oct 5 - Oct 9, 2017
4 night min stay
ACL Week 2
Oct 12 - Oct 16, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $150
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 15%
CANCELLATION POLICY – You can cancel outside of 30 days prior to your arrival and receive a FULL 100% refund of your deposit. If you cancel inside 30 days, you will be refunded 75% of your reservation amount. Once we have charged your full balance, you are responsible for the full amount, unless we can rebook it. For special event policies, contact us.
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Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Welcome to The Heart of Austin! All of our properties are located within a block or two of Austin's crown jewel, Zilker Park! You honestly don't need a car if you're on the fence, just rent some bikes and you'll have easy access to just about anything you'd want to do in the area. Barton Springs Pool, Zilker Botanical Gardens, The Barton Creek Greenbelt, the Great Lawn (home of ACL), Chuy's Tex-Mex, Shady Grove, the Saxon Pub, Flipnotics Coffee Space, Casa De Luz, and so many more awesome places that are less than a mile away. Come Enjoy :)
Golf: I (Jay Reynolds) am a ex-professional golfer and instructor! So if you're interested in playing golf, taking golf lessons, or just going out to hit a few balls, we can certainly make that happen!
Year Purchased: 2004
About: Peach and Cynthia Reynolds - Own Kaleido Properties real estate company in the Zilker Park/Barton Hills area for almost 30 years! Peach, the Broker in the family, is an avid golfer and likes to do anything outdoors as well as garden in his Zilker area home's backyard. Cynthia is a real estate agent and works with Peach in their business and now manages all 7 of their vacation rentals along with their son, Jay. Cynthia loves to cook the vegetables that Peach grows and taking long walks and bike rides!
Why Barton Hills, Austin, TX, USA:
Our family has lived and worked in the Zilker neighborhood for more than 30 years and we love sharing it with others!
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Walking to Zilker Park is the best perk of the neighborhood. We love spending time outdoors and especially cooling off in Barton Springs on the hot summer afternoons!
- Primary: +1 5129446888 all hours are fine
- Secondary: +1 5126339001 CALL CYNTHIA TO BOOK or book online
- Tertiary: +1 5129175000 Call Peach if you can't reach Jay or Cynthia
- Fax: +1 5124401837 If you need to fax us something - go for it!
Links to more information:
View towards the front door
Fully Furnished Kitchen and breakfast/serving Bar with 4 stools
Eclectic lamp made of colourful Brazilian leaves adds playful touch.
King sized bed, dresser and large closet in bedroom
Queen sized pull out couch with Brazilian leaf lamp
Dining Area with custom Brazilian leaf lamp
Grill on side of building shared with 1 other condo Grate covers & tools inside
Walk to Barton Springs Pool!
Swim in Barton Springs Pool, just down the hill!
The view of the city from Lou Neff Point
view from the trails
Take the kids to the Zilker Park playscape!
Living Area with 32' HDTV with built in Blueray DVD player and DVDs and games
4 bar stools, table with 2 chairs & 2 stools; sliding door with built-in blinds
Bathroom with mosaic mirror and tiled tub
Large comfy chair in front of large window looking out at front porch
Covered patio has table with 2 chairs, 2 lounge chairs & throw rug, up 2 steps.
Floor plan of The Sweet
Barton Creek just a couple blocks away!
Jay and friends jump into Barton Springs on New Years Day - 68 degrees all year!
Lou Neff Point gazebo
Stevie Ray Vaughan statue on hike and bike trail
Take your dog to play at Barkin' Springs!
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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