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Downtown! Barton Springs! Zilker! Updated!

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Charming home. Awesome street. Neighborhood market around corner.


Last updated: 03/05/2017
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Zilker 2 bed/1 bath, 840 SF. Back yard. 2 parking. Sleeps 4.

Situated in the heart of it all! This charming 2 bedroom, 1 bath home, with a private backyard and two off-street parking spaces, is just up the hill from Barton Springs Pool and Zilker Park. It's walkable to numerous restaurants and bars and close to restaurants, bars, grocery stores and entertainment venues. Everyone who has seen the home or lived here loves it. I furnished the property as if I might live there. I've been told it feels like it has that personal touch. I only do 30-day or more length rentals. Some people stay while they look for the perfect house, others visit Austin during the winters and some just come to check out our cool city for a few months. All in all, people don't want to leave. Three of my former tenants have loved it so much they've purchased homes in the neighborhood. I'm very thankful for all the wonderful people I've had the fortune of hosting! Please let me know if there's any additional information I can provide / anything I can help you with. Have a great day!


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/05/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 840 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    A guardian must accompany guests under the age of 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Non-aggressive, well-behaved dogs welcome. No cats....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    This is an either/or scenario. 2 twins OR a king....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • The rental agreement specifies the number of adults and children allowed to stay as guests in the unit. If a number greater than the agreed upon number or ages occurs, you will be asked to leave with no refund....moreless


  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Access to Roku which can connect you to your Pandora account and many, many other online music stations....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Access to Roku which can connect you to your Netflix account, or many, many more internet video accounts....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    The washer and dryer are located in an exterior closet built on the back of the house....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    The washer and dryer are located in an exterior closet built on the back of the house....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Updated kitchen with pantry....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    I've started stocking the home with basics and am open to adding basics as suggested....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lawn in the front yard. Fully enclosed back yard....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts are two blocks away at Linder Elementary School....moreless



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from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
March 2017 SXSW
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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  • Barton Springs Pool

    "Gorgeous, famous, refreshing and just down the hill!"

  • Zilker Park

    "Enjoy the park, the Hike & Bike Trail, or just sunning yourself or laying under the trees."

  • Whole Foods Market Lamar

    "Everyone who visits Whole Foods for the first time RAVES about it. There is regular shopping..."

  • Texas State Capitol

    "A very interesting tour! I particularly enjoyed when a little boy visitor asked if Texas was..."

  • Stubb's Bar-B-Q

    "An old Austin favorite for eating BBQ and watching music."

  • Guero's Taco Bar

    "I go here often and love the environment. I think the food is on the "good" vs. "great" cate..."

  • University of Texas at Austin

    "Austinites love their longhorns! I don't really know how to rate the tours, but if you want ..."

  • Magnolia Cafe South

    "Really nice, all around food and open 24/7. An old Austin favorite..."

  • SXSW

    "If you're interested, you probably know all about SXSW. My favorite thing is the movies! But..."

  • Continental Club

    "Just don't look at the dirty ceiling corners and this is a true, traditional Austin music ve..."

  • Bats Underneath Congress Bridge

    "The heap of bats don't fly all year round or every night but, if you catch it on a good nigh..."

  • South Congress Avenue

    "There is so much to do on S. Congress. From antiquing, dining, live music and a well-stocked..."

  • Home Slice Pizza

    "As I understand it, the owner moved to Brooklyn for six months to a year to learn to make a ..."

  • 6th Street

    "6th Street is not for me but here's what I can tell you. It's great fun to walk down the str..."

  • Alamo Drafthouse Austin: Downtown

    "The Alamo Drafthouse is, hands down, one of my favorite things to do in Austin. Get there ea..."

  • Uchi


  • Amy's Ice Creams

    "Go local and check out some fun flavors."

  • Waterloo Records

    "If you like CD's, this "record" store is inspiring."

  • Bouldin Creek Coffeehouse and Cafe

    "Veggie yummy-ness and a great place to hang outside."

  • South Congress Cafe

    "Check out the menu - My guess is you'll enjoy it! Expect a wait, however."

  • Kerbey Lane Cafe

    "Along with Magnolia Cafe, a 24-7 Austin standby... I learned to get the Kerbey Scramble with..."

  • Austin City Limits Music Festival

    "Zilker is THE place to be for this fabulous music festival!!"

  • Torchy's Tacos - Trailer Park

    "Fun and festive tacos with an non-traditional variety!"

  • Chuy's Restaurant

    "An old Austin favorite."

  • Hopdoddy

    "Many people find this place worth a LONG wait in line. I've only done it once and I wasn't t..."

  • Shady Grove

    "Old Austin style restaurant with good, basic food and the ability to drink cold drinks under..."

  • Black Sheep Lodge

    "A local favorite with a great beer selection. Within walking distance of this condo."

  • Zilker Botanical Garden

    "I don't go often but hear it's fabulous!!"

  • Gibson Bar

    "A nice bar right next to Luke's Hide Out, an awesome trailer truck for food!"

  • Lick Ice Cream

    "A fantastic twist on Farm to Market cuisine. I never would have thought goat cheese, thyme a..."

  • Flipnotics Coffeespace -- CLOSED

    "Within walking distance of the property, you can visit this old Austin coffee shop. Check ou..."

  • Gourdough's

    "A good place for serious indulging... and possibly putting on a pound or two!"

11 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstrom (AUS)
0.6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
All around
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
MoPac (Highway 1)
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
All around

78704 is considered one of the most walkable zip codes in Austin and Zilker has the added bonus of being right next to Zilker Park and Barton Springs pool… two major Austin destinations.

This location is within walking distance to:

Zilker Park…. i.e. Austin City Music Festival, Blues on the Green, Austin's Ladybird Lake Hike & Bike Trail

Barton Springs - an Austin treasure / natural spring pool that's a great way to beat the heat or get some laps in. Barton Springs is considered a magical / holy place by many.

Eating establishments all along Barton Springs… restaurants such as Chuy's and Austin Java. During the summers, Shady Grove hosts 'Unplugged at the Grove' (different bands outdoors) on Thursdays.

While many will choose to hop in a car to head downtown, Whole Foods, for example, is completely within walking distance of this location. Whole Foods is a hot Austin destination is well. Not only is it a grocery store, but there are an abundance of ready-made and made-on-the-spot foods for different mealtimes and snacks. Can you say gelato? Ah….

Along S. Lamar you'll find:

Numerous restaurants, such as Uchi for sushi, Olivia's (which has made numerous local and national foodie lists) and the Black Sheep (also a great place for beer selections)

The Saxon Pub, a long-term, well-known establishment for music

Shopping of all kinds (home decor, clothing, some vintage.)

A local elementary school and local park basketball court, playground, and tennis courts

Venture out a bit further to S. 1st and S. Congress for more:

Restaurants , some examples are Guero's, Vespaio and S. Congress Cafe

Entertainment venues like the Continental Club and Continental Club Gallery

Austin's favorite coffee shop... Jo's

Like S. Lamar, shopping galore… Shopping such as:

Antiques, collectibles and vintage items at the internationally known (and packed to the gills) Uncommon Objects

Vintage and new clothing

Hotel San Jose sitting snack and sip area by the pool

Zilker has easy access to MoPac freeway and I35, Ben White (290/71) and 360/Bee Caves are a short distance from Zilker.

Another thing I love about this location is just walking through the neighborhood and viewing the established pecan and oak trees, old 40's bungalows and 50's small ranchers and new architecture that's popping up. It's a great place to walk your dog, for example.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I came to Austin to get my MBA at UT and, while I can't say I never left (I did - I was in Chicago and then Europe for three years), I am happy to say Austin has been home since 2004. I'm a Realtor so feel free to ask me any questions you have about our fair city and I'll do my best to answer.

Why the Owner Chose Zilker, Austin, TX, USA:
This was the first home I ever bought and the exact neighborhood I wanted. After work, I would peruse the streets regularly for new For Sale signs. I grabbed the property before it ever went on the market. Now that I'm a Realtor, I know how lucky I was!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Location, location, location!! Neighborhood market, Barton Springs, Zilker Park, Hike & Bike Trail, restaurants galore, entertainment, super markets and so on...

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/05/2017

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  • Charming home. Awesome street. Neighborhood market around corner.

    Charming home. Awesome street. Neighborhood market around corner.

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