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Zilker, Downtown Austin View

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Set up high on a bluff, terrace view of downtown skyline.

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Last updated: 09/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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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Property Type

  • House
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 2: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Additional queen sized air mattress in closet...moreless

  • Open floor plan

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 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

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Spectacular downtown views! 1m from downtown, 0.6m from hike and bike trails. Easy access to bus stop, bike rentals nearby as well...moreless

  • River:

    Walking distance to hike and bike trails (0.6m), and restaurants...moreless

  • Town:

    Located close to Austin downtown, 1.5m, walk, ride bus, short taxi ride. Bus stop is very close by....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    carport...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
ACL2016
Sep 29 - Oct 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
ACL2
Oct 6 - Oct 10, 2016
3 night min stay
$400
Formula1
Oct 20 - Oct 24, 2016
2 night min stay
$325
$1,500
SXSW2017
Mar 10 - Mar 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$350
$2,450 $3,200
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150
$1,000 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

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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Last updated: 09/29/2016
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Location

7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstrom
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Gibsons
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Butler Pitch and Putt
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
IH 35
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Uchi

Car: Recommended

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.

 

Owner info

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


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Set up high on a bluff, terrace view of downtown skyline.

    Set up high on a bluff, terrace view of downtown skyline.

  • The terrace is very private

    The terrace is very private

  • Also has outside stairs leading to terrace

    Also has outside stairs leading to terrace

  • 2nd floor view of spiral staircase and terrace

    2nd floor view of spiral staircase and terrace

  • 1/2  bath on 2nd floor

    1/2 bath on 2nd floor

  • 2 full size futon couches

    2 full size futon couches

  • 1st floor - view from front door

    1st floor - view from front door

  • Table seats four, fully equipped kitchen

    Table seats four, fully equipped kitchen

  • Downstairs open living area with king bed

    Downstairs open living area with king bed

  • Paved path from car port to casita

    Paved path from car port to casita

  • Fabulous downtown view

    Fabulous downtown view

  • Terrace with plenty of outdoor seating

    Terrace with plenty of outdoor seating

  • Spiral staircase connects both floors

    Spiral staircase connects both floors

  • Upstairs area is open and has 1/2 bath

    Upstairs area is open and has 1/2 bath

  • 2nd floor bath has cool back lit mirror

    2nd floor bath has cool back lit mirror

  • Upstairs sleeping area, 2 full sized fold out futons

    Upstairs sleeping area, 2 full sized fold out futons

  • Spiral staircase

    Spiral staircase

  • 1st floor has open floor plan with closet and washer/dryer

    1st floor has open floor plan with closet and washer/dryer

  • 1st floor bath

    1st floor bath

  • View from the yard

    View from the yard

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
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Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 09/29/2016

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