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Still avail 2nd Weekend ACL 2017 : 3/2 Mid-Century Mod-Great Location

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Centrally located within 1-2 miles of S. Congress, downtown, S. Lamar venues.

Cool, Architect-owned, newly renovated (again) mid-Century modern, 1650 SF, 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home on large corner lot covered in live oaks. The house is great for entertaining and located less than 1 shaded mile to Zilker Park-the ACL venue, walking distance to S. Lamar music venues and some of the best restaurants in TX, less than 2 miles from S. Congress and downtown clubs, music, restaurants, great shopping. B Cycle Bikes, buses, pedicabs, cabs, and Car2Go service all available close by.

Large, open living room has high, vaulted, exposed rafter and T&G ceilings, cork flooring, two sets of folding french doors leading to stone patio and working, cozy, stone fireplace. The kitchen is open to the Living and Dining Rooms and offers new stainless appliances, granite counters, large pantry and an oversized, eat in island. Peets coffee (from San Francisco), freshly squeezed OJ, local TX beers, filtered water and ice provided free of charge. Dining Room has spectacular view of beautiful grove of live oaks. Separate office with built in steel counter, desk (2 printers available) and views to backyard, with separate entrance leads to granite gravel patio and carport. The office (with wireless printer) can be converted to extra sleeping area if needed.

Large Master has large corner windows, separate entry to fenced backyard and stone patio, lots of closet space and spacious Master Bath. The fully tiled Master Bathroom features plenty of natural light, a deep, Greek soaking tub, double lavatories, slate floors, and glass and tile shower. Home includes second Master Bedroom with large closet, private bath, kitchenette provided with bar sink, undercounter refrigerator, toaster, Keurig coffeemaker, MW, and double french doors that lead to private, granite gravel patio. Both masters have new mattresses with queen sized beds and third bedroom is equipped with very comfortable, double bed with feather bed and all beds have new, high thread count bedding. Each Master bedroom and Living Room are equipped with TV/digital cable and smart Tvs in both Master and Living with easy access to Netflix, Amazon prime, Hulu, etc. Second bath has glass tile surround, ice stone counter and tile floors with more views of the lovely live oaks.

House is located in very quiet area with plenty of off-street parking (one car carport plus concrete driveway), yet easy access to Zilker Park, S. Lamar, S. Congress, Downtown, all SXSW venues. Wireless internet, U-verse TV, full laundry available. Plush towels, toiletries and hair dryers provided in baths. Light housekeeping available upon request for small upcharge. This is a legal rental licensed by the City of Austin, license no: OL 2013 125650.

Min 2 nite stay for $750 each (SXSW for $750/nite min 3 nite stay) or 10 nites for $7000 plus 15% state and local taxes and fully refundable security deposit ($1000 max) or purchase Homeaway insurance for $89. Booking and cleaning fees: $75 each.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Liz

I'm an Architect and have lived in Austin for over 20 years. I just sold my house near S. Congress about a year ago and bought and renovated this mid-century modern home.

Liz purchased this house in 2012

Why Liz chose Austin

Zilker/Barton Hills is a prime, close in location situated near all the greatest hotspots, yet quiet and secluded.

What makes this house unique

This is a A.D. Stenger designed home (think the Texas version of Eichler) with boatloads of character on a gorgeous lot and street.


Zilker House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • water tubing


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Still avail 2nd Weekend ACL 2017 : 3/2 Mid-Century Mod-Great Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Wonderful place to stay in Austin

  • 5 of 5

Great space, within walking distance of South Lamar and Zilker. It was perfect for our ACL needs. Liz was very responsive to my questions prior to the stay. I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect central Austin location for SXSW!

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this beautiful modern house in a great location. The house was clean and comfortable and the host was very accommodating. I am sure I will be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal Austin location!

  • 5 of 5

This beautifully home in a gorgeous neighborhood is perfectly situated for quick access to Austin’s hot spots. Barton Springs and Zilker Park are walking distance as is the fantastic hike and bike trail along the Colorado River. Just down the street are great bars, restaurants and coffee shops along South Lamar and South Congress. It's also centrally located to all SXSW and ACL music, computer and film venues.

The house has comfortable and modern furnishings and Liz, the host, went out of her way to make sure the place was well stocked and ready for our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Experience in ATX

  • 5 of 5

Really cool house and neighborhood. Quiet neighborhood. Great location to Zilker. Would recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great, fun house close to downtown. Wonderful newly restored bath and perfect master suite off the kitchen. Liz was great to work with from start to finish.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
austin bergstrom
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Barton Springs Rd and S. Lamar
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Barton Springs Rd and S. Lamar bars/restaurants
Car: not necessary

Walking distance to Zilker Park and ACL and SXSW venues, Barton Springs springfed pool, as well as restaurant row on Barton Springs Rd and S. Lamar restaurants and bars. 2 mi to downtown, Whole Foods, bars, restaurants and S. Congress bars and restaurants, Continential Club, etc.


Rates & Availability

Zilker House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Booking fee $75
Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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