Quaint Backyard Cottage(60 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
We are located 1/2 block from Hemphill Park just north of UT in a lovely, older neighborhood with large pecan trees, a creek, grassy areas for jogging, frisbee, football, basketball, and dog walking.
It is right off the north drag of the UT campus walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, bars, music venues, live theater, a local gym, grocery stores, video stores, shopping, museums, bike trails, with easy access to UT shuttle and city bus lines.
Why the Owner Chose North University: Year Purchased: 1986
Gene built this house himself originally to use as an office because with 4 children and a home business we were bursting at the seams. Our children are grown and gone, and with such a great city, neighborhood, street, it seems like the perfect place to share with others.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: The great benefit we enjoy is the completely central location. We are close to an amazing array of interesting places and activities. We are also a 5 minute drive from both IH-35 and Mopac making access to the greater Austin and Texas areas as convenient as possible.
Nevertheless, we live on a beautiful, peaceful street with a feeling of being removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. The cottage itself is beautifully constructed with built in oak cabinets and furnished with antiques, a king sized bed, and a homey atmosphere. A screened in garden house is a peaceful, private place to read and enjoy the outdoors.
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Member since: 2010
- 500 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Beds for -2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- *Minimum Age Limit for Renters 27.
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Roller Blading
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
ACL week end 1
Oct 6 - Oct 9, 2017
3 night min stay
ACL week 2
Oct 13 - Oct 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 20 - Oct 23, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- cleaning $50 + tax
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 15%
Discounted prices for longer stays: Higher rates during peak times: Memorial Day- 3 day minimum
1 week: $650 SXSW $160/day UT Graduation- 3 day minimum
2 weeks: $1,100 ACL $125/day- 3 day minimum $28.75/night for extra guest
3 weeks: $1,200 Formula 1 $200/day- 4 day minimum 30 days- no taxes
Thanksgiving-$110/day- 4 day minimum
Christmas- New Years- $110/day; minimum varies on days during this period
Pet fee $25/day
Weekly pet fee: $100. We're sorry, but we cannot accommodate puppies.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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PRIVATE BACKYARD COTTAGE IN UT AREA
This bright, open 500 sq. ft. cottage, in a tree-shaded backyard includes a bedroom, vaulted ceilings in dining/living area, hand-made oak cabinetry, kitchen, bathroom with unique redwood shower which is open to the sky.
Just 1/2 block from Hemphill Park just north of UT in a lovely, older neighborhood with large pecan trees, a creek, grassy areas for jogging, frisbee, football, basketball, and dog walking.
Right off the north drag of the UT campus walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, bars, music venues, live theater, a local gym, grocery stores, video stores, shopping, museums, bike trails, with easy access to UT shuttle and city bus lines.
1.1 miles to UT stadium, 10.2 miles- 20 minutes- to airport, 2.3 miles to downtown 6th street
Location is convenient to each of Austin's major roadways for day-trips in all directions including Central Texas Hill Country, LBJ Ranch, Bastrop St. Park, San Antonio.
Year Purchased: 1986
About the owner: We bought our 86 year old house in 1986, and completely remodeled it. The cottage in our large backyard was built by Gene, architecturally in keeping with the original house. We came to Austin to go to the University of Texas, have lived in this neighborhood over 40 years. We love this area and think it's the best place to live in the entire state.
Why the Owner Chose North University, Austin, TX, USA:
Gene built this house himself originally to use because with 4 children and a home business we were bursting at the seams. Our children are grown and gone, and with such a great city, neighborhood, street, it seems like the perfect place to share with others.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Private and quiet, pretty and tranquil, walking distance to lots of fun things.
- Primary: (512) 619-6096 Texas, USA
- Secondary: +1 5124764501 Texas, USA
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T. V and view of living area from bedroom
Desk area with internet hook ups
Living area with chairs and lamp for reading
View from kitchen window
Side of cottage with grill
Side of cottage
Screened in garden house with waterfall
Front of cottage
Chiffarobe and Vanity
Bedroom and living area
Kitchen long view
Outdoor redwood shower
View from cottage deck
Pathway to cottage
Monarch in garden
Screened in garden house
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017
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