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Charming 1940s Bungalow in Tarrytown/Clarksville

(15 Reviews)

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Last updated: 02/05/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Bungalow
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6-we recommend 4 adults 2 children)

Come visit the 'live music capital of the world' for Formula One, SXSW, ACL Fest, Austin City Limits, Texas Longhorns, Fun Fun Fun Fest, or just a relaxing get-away weekend.

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.

Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 02/05/2017

Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 1450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Walk to brand new swimming pool, parks and various playscapes ...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Flat screen with cable TV in master bedroom...moreless

  • Stereo:

    ipod docking station...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    dedicated and off street...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full Size...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher

Outside

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    New community pool less than 5 min walk to Westenfield Park Deep Eddy natural spring fed pool 10 min bike ride...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SXSW
Mar 13 - Mar 18, 2017
6 night min stay

$1,900
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $35
  • housekeeping $80
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

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

TV/Cable-Y

Wireless Internet-Y


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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Owner info

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.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 02/05/2017

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Photos

  • Welcome Home

    Welcome Home

  • The living area is restful and relaxing-yet functional to 'work from home'

    The living area is restful and relaxing-yet functional to 'work from home'

  • Sofa bed and chaise lounge offer additional and flexible sleeping options

    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!

    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

    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: Queen size pillow top mattress, all cotton bedding

  • BR#1: Paul McCobb side dresser makes for perfect storage

    BR#1: Paul McCobb side dresser makes for perfect storage

  • BR#2:  Hand-made iron canopy bed

    BR#2: Hand-made iron canopy bed

  • Bath with glass bowl sink at vanity

    Bath with glass bowl sink at vanity

  • Private gated front yard with parking for 3 cars

    Private gated front yard with parking for 3 cars

  • Large shade trees and fully fenced yard

    Large shade trees and fully fenced yard

  • The interior design is an eclectic mix of modern and rustic materials

    The interior design is an eclectic mix of modern and rustic materials

  • Filled with cozy 'nooks' for guests big and small

    Filled with cozy 'nooks' for guests big and small

  • The relaxed and open floor plan reflects Austin's easy-living lifestyle

    The relaxed and open floor plan reflects Austin's easy-living lifestyle

  • Comfortable seated dining for six adults, highchairs are also available

    Comfortable seated dining for six adults, highchairs are also available

  • Foodies can bring home some local fresh ingredients, ready set cook!

    Foodies can bring home some local fresh ingredients, ready set cook!

  • BR#1:  Vintage sewing machine doubles as a bed side table

    BR#1: Vintage sewing machine doubles as a bed side table

  • BR#2:  Cool and cozy

    BR#2: Cool and cozy

  • Master BR:  Queen size memory foam mattress, all cotton bedding

    Master BR: Queen size memory foam mattress, all cotton bedding

  • Soaking tub and shower

    Soaking tub and shower

  • Outdoor gathering area for hosting and roasting s'mores

    Outdoor gathering area for hosting and roasting s'mores

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