Zilker, Downtown Austin View(40 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Casita with downtown Austin view!
Modern, nicely decorated casita, our guest house, 1 BR, 1.5 bath in the heart of the Zilker neighborhood, walking distance to restaurants and downtown. Highlight is a terrace with fabulous downtown view. It is very private, set in the back of our spacious property. A great place to vacation and enjoy Austin. Quiet neighborhood where everyone knows each other. Perfect place to make home base while exploring Austin. Close to Zilker Park where ACL is held, downtown and famous South Congress district are also nearby.
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Member since: 2012
- 800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
- Open floor plan
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Jog or bike on Lady Bird Lake trails or rent a canoe. Nearby restaurants include Shady Grove (family friendly local place which often has live music), Austin Java, Uncle Billy's BBQ and microbrew, Chuy's Tex-Mex, Baby A's Tex-Mex (home of the purple margarita), Daily Juice and Flipnotics Coffee. All of this is within walking distance! Head east a few blocks to shop in the nearby South Congress (SoCo) district. Find thrift stores, vintage shops, a costume store, candy store, antiques and homemade items, clothing stores, etc. Grab a pizza at Homeslice, relax at Sunday brunch at South Congress Cafe or the Woodland, enjoy Italtian at Vespaio Restaruant, see a local band at the Continental Club, play a round of mini-golf at Peter Pan Golf (walking distance), or check out a play at Zach Scott Theater (walking distance). Don't forget to stop on the S. Congress bridge and check out the bats! South 1st St is also nearby for shopping, Austin's famous food trailers too!...moreless
- DVD Player
- MP3 Dock
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Dining Room
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Basic Soaps
- Bottled Water
- Broadband Access
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Local Calls
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Garbage Disposal
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Deck Furniture
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Furniture
- Outdoor Grill
- Porch / Veranda
- Porch Furniture
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 10 - Mar 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 5 - Oct 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 12 - Oct 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $75 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 15%
50% deposit required upon reservation;
$300 refundable damage deposit.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Jog or bike on Lady Bird Lake trails or rent a canoe. Nearby restaurants include Shady Grove (family friendly local place which often has live music), Austin Java, Uncle Billy's BBQ and microbrewery, Chuy's Tex-Mex, Baby A's Tex-Mex (home of the purple margarita), Daily Juice and Flipnotics Coffee.
Head east a few blocks to shop in the nearby South Congress (SoCo) district. Find thrift stores, vintage shops, a costume store, candy store, antique and clothing stores, etc. Grab a pizza at Homeslice, relax at Sunday brunch at South Congress Cafe or the Woodland, enjoy Italian at the delicious Vespaio Restaruant, see a local band at the Continental Club, play a round of mini-golf at Peter Pan Golf (walking distance), or check out a play at Zach Scott Theater (walking distance). Don't forget to stop on the S. Congress bridge and check out the bats!
South 1st Street is also a few blocks from the home and is a street lined with authentic Mexican pastry shops, antique stores, record stores, boutiques and Polvo's Mexican Restaurant.
A 5 minute drive will get you to the heart of downtown where you can visit the world famous 6th Street, home of wall-to-wall bars and live music every night of the week. Visit the new 2nd Street Shopping District to catch a movie and shop local boutiques as well as high-end specialty stores. There are dozens of cafes, coffee houses, bars and restaurants to suit every taste imaginable. If you would like a tour of downtown Austin, hop aboard the Austin Duck Tour which is a boat-on-wheels! The tour guide will fill you in on Austin history while driving you around the downtown area and ultimately into the lake for a quick boat ride near Hula Hut and Mozart's Coffeehouse before returning you to your original destination.
Looking for a 24-hour eatery? Check out Magnolia Cafe or Kerby Lane Cafe.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: This is our guest house, newly constructed this year. It is in a setting where guests can enjoy privacy. The Zilker neighborhood is a very interactive place where neighbors know each other, take walks, ride bikes. We want to maintain the family oriented environment, and ask our guests to respect the neighborhood. No parties please.
Why the Owner Chose Zilker, Austin, TX, USA:
We live in the heart of Austin, a vibrant city with much to offer. We are within walking distance of numerous restaurants, the hike and bike trails, Zilker Park (short walk to ACL!) and shopping. It is perfect place to stay when coming in for ACL, SXSW, Film Festival, Austin Kite Festival, UT football games, XGames. It's a walk or short taxi ride from downtown and UT.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The guest house is newly constructed. The best feature is the incredible downtown view. City of Austin STR License OL 2013 124632
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Set up high on a bluff, terrace view of downtown skyline.
The terrace is very private
Also has outside stairs leading to terrace
2nd floor view of spiral staircase and terrace
1/2 bath on 2nd floor
2 full size futon couches
1st floor - view from front door
Table seats four, fully equipped kitchen
Downstairs open living area with king bed
Paved path from car port to casita
Fabulous downtown view
Terrace with plenty of outdoor seating
Spiral staircase connects both floors
Upstairs area is open and has 1/2 bath
2nd floor bath has cool back lit mirror
Upstairs sleeping area, 2 full sized fold out futons
1st floor has open floor plan with closet and washer/dryer
1st floor bath
View from the yard
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