Charming 1940s Bungalow in Tarrytown/Clarksville(15 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-6 nights
- Property type:Bungalow
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6-we recommend 4 adults 2 children)
This wonderful 1940s bungalow comfortably sleeps 5 and is located at the edge of historic Clarksville, in the beautiful, majestic neighborhood of Tarrytown.
We are centrally located, minutes from the hustle and bustle of Downtown, SoCo, South Lamar, Town Lake, Zilker Park yet located in a quiet residential area.
Close to all the action and yet an easy escape from the crowds. If this sounds ideal then you are in for a treat.
Within walking distance to several parks and swimming pools, local coffee and bike shops, casual and fine dining, local grocery stores.
As an Interior Designer and consultant for the past 20+ years I have designed and managed projects all over the globe, mostly for Fortune 500 companies. Now a full - time mom working from home, the Hills Studio is not only my "home office", it's my personal retreat. It's also my husband's favorite place to steal a nap or ensure a good night's sleep.
Because this is where I go to get work done and also to escape my family, the house is kept impeccably tidy and organized. As both a designer and a mom, achieving order over chaos in our home is a constant struggle, so the Hills Studio is my respite!
Inside the Studio you will find some or all of the following: something tasty simmering on the stove or in the oven, lots of cold drinks, 3 ways to make coffee, snacks both healthy and not, all the makings for a "ready to go" meal in the pantry or freezer. Loads of books, art supplies, paper for sketching, toys for all ages, music, etc.
Basically all of our favorite things.
The well stocked kitchen (including decent knives and cookware) awaits your perfect farmer's market finds as well!
These days the Hills Studio has evolved into a 'home away from home' -where friends and family from all over the world come for a comfortable stay and discover central Texas from a local's perspective. Our guests stay just a few days or as long as they want to.
Our main house is next door to the Studio, so whenever possible we will meet you upon arrival, help you get acquainted with the property, answer any questions and make sure you have everything you need. We are available 24/7 during your stay with us.
Please no smoking.
Please respect our wonderful neighbors, no loud music or after hour parties, etc. This is a family-focused, quiet residential area.
Registered and licensed with the City of Austin:
OL 2013 062941
We look forward to meeting you.
Member since: 2012
- 1450 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome:
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- Sleeper Sofa converts to comfortable Full Size Bed
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 13 - Mar 18, 2017
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $35
- housekeeping $80
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 15%
Our property is registered with City of Austin
Pet Fee is $35 per stay
Discounted rates for week and month long stays so please inquire
Higher rates apply for holidays and special events so please confirm rates before booking
For larger groups please inquire about our main property which is adjacent to the Hills Studio House
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: New places and a love for travel have always been a way of life for me. Because of my Dad's career we moved around quite a bit when I was a kid. By the time I was 12 we had lived in 4 states and 7 cities. My father is from the great state of Maine, Skowhegan to be exact. The youngest of 13 siblings, a life long Eagle Scout, a Captain in the Marine Corps, a true Company Man. The first person in his family to graduate from college he earned a full scholarship, served in Vietnam and then worked 37 years as an executive for Shell Oil Company. My dad is an endless source of patience, love and kindness. My best friends call him a Living Saint. My mother was born and raised in post-war Japan. Just 17 when she left her native country and moved to the US, she worked a nanny and a florist while studying english at night. Artistic, a fantastic cook, crafty, a natural at making anything. She was a stickler about quality, she preached the merits of mindfulness in everything, even making up a bed was an artistic expression. My mom was seriously skilled at creating beauty from scratch, especially in our home. I am a proud product of my parents. The love and passion I have for Living comes directly from them. Now firmly rooted in Austin since 2008, where I live happily with my husband and our twin boys, we have no plans of moving anytime soon. We still love to travel but stay pretty busy at home too. Chasing after 4 year old twins and keeping up with all the new happenings around town is a full time job in itself. My Life Motto: Wabi Sabi
Why the Owner Chose Old West Austin, Austin, TX, USA:
Location, location, location. Austin is simply one of the best cities in the world.
The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Live like a Local. Discover the Austin vibe for the first time or return to relax and reconnect. Our house is your house.
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The living area is restful and relaxing-yet functional to 'work from home'
Sofa bed and chaise lounge offer additional and flexible sleeping options
A full kitchen allows you and your guests to enjoy some great meals at home too!
Large kitchen prep area, open to living room, keeps the cook in good company
BR#1: Queen size pillow top mattress, all cotton bedding
BR#1: Paul McCobb side dresser makes for perfect storage
BR#2: Hand-made iron canopy bed
Bath with glass bowl sink at vanity
Private gated front yard with parking for 3 cars
Large shade trees and fully fenced yard
The interior design is an eclectic mix of modern and rustic materials
Filled with cozy 'nooks' for guests big and small
The relaxed and open floor plan reflects Austin's easy-living lifestyle
Comfortable seated dining for six adults, highchairs are also available
Foodies can bring home some local fresh ingredients, ready set cook!
BR#1: Vintage sewing machine doubles as a bed side table
BR#2: Cool and cozy
Master BR: Queen size memory foam mattress, all cotton bedding
Soaking tub and shower
Outdoor gathering area for hosting and roasting s'mores
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