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Walking Distance to ACL Fest!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms - 3 Baths - Peaceful Hilltop - Lots Of Parking - Surrounded By Trees

If you're looking for a comfy, cozy place that feels like home look no further! This 1950's 2,450 SF home is fully furnished, and has plenty of space for a group of friends or a large family to stay. Conveniently located within walking distance from the ACL Fest, Zilker Park, Austin Nature Center, Austin Rowing Dock, Redbud Isle (dog park), and Lake Austin. Downtown Austin is just minutes away and so is Austin's famous SOCO area. This home has a spacious kitchen (with oven), two living areas each with a fireplace, hardwood floors, limestone walls, and great nature view.


Property Manager
Shelly Reese
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017

Map

Barton Springs Pool
Zilker Park
Whole Foods Market - Lamar
Uchi
6th Street
Magnolia Cafe South
Austin City Limits Music Festival
Torchy's Tacos
SXSW
Jo's
Perla's
Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Zilker Botanical Garden
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

0.9 miles from Zilker Park. The park's amenities and wide open spaces allow it to host a variety of large events each year. Most notably, the Austin City Limits Music Festival fills the park for two weekends each fall with numerous live musical performances by prominent artists. In addition to general-purpose lawns, sports fields, historical markers, concession stands and picnic areas, the park includes numerous public attractions. The Zilker Botanical Garden features several independently maintained gardens located near the center of the park and hosts the Zilker Gardens Festival every spring. The Austin Nature & Science Center offers ecological exhibits, nature hike trails, and children's educational programming. The Umlauf Sculpture Garden adjoins the southeast end of the park, displaying sculptural works by artist Charles Umlauf and others. The Zilker Hillside Theater hosts regular performances by local theatre companies, including free "Shakespeare in the Park" every May and an annual summer musical. Barton Springs Pool adjoins the park on the east, offering public swimming; other water activities are available in Barton Creek. Every winter the 155-foot Zilker Holiday Tree is illuminated, along with a Trail of Lights display. The Zilker Zephyr 12 in (305 mm) gauge miniature railway carries passengers on a tour around the park. Canoe, Kayak, and stand up paddle board rentals are available along the shore of Ladybird Lake where it meets with Zilker Park.

Amenities

Bluffington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bedroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Bathroom located in Bedroom 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Private Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private Bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , With twin trundle
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , No bed (unfurnished)
  • 2 twin blow mattresses available.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
Austin, TX
5

A secluded gem in the west Austin hills

  • 5 of 5

Shelly's house was a great find! There was plenty of space for out whole group and we loved the old style charm of this 70's ranch home. It is very secluded in the Austin hills and makes for a lovely getaway, while still being a 15 minute drive downtown.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Lovely 70's inspired kid friendly home near all the hot spots.

  • 4 of 5

A lovely 70’s inspired home. Simple beauty and spacious. We enjoyed every glorious spring night. The kids ran around the house for hours and we enjoyed being able to pop into our van and drive to all the Austin Hot Spots. Our Portland friends couldn’t believe how close we were to so many fun places. Yes, we would stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location – Throw Back Charm

  • 5 of 5

Our startup team stayed here during SXSW and we really loved it. The property was amazing with a lot of space (it's huge), a great view, and an abundance of nature to enjoy. We fit three cars easily with room for probably a half dozen more. The house has its original charm with few frills (white board & new washer/dryer) - very spacious and comfortable. The neighborhood is beautiful and there's a dam on the 10 min drive from downtown which is pretty cool. The hosts left us a nice assortment of food and snacks which was above and beyond our expectations - thank you for that! Overall, I give this property 5 stars for the value and because it was exactly what we were looking for.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great for families

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four with a cat, and my husband works from home, and we stayed here comfortably for two months while we were between houses. My 3-year-old loved the huge backyard!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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