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Ideal home for SXSW/ACL Open - Simple Elegance - Comfortable & Close to it all!

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,590 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

5 bedroom + Fam Room for 6 private beds, 4 full bath

Recently built home with incredible Dick Clark design. Open and ideal for entertaining. Best spot for ACL, SXSW, F1 and any event that brings you to Austin! Open clean and modern layout. Very comfortable and fully stocked kitchen. Better than a hotel with all toiletries and detailed for comfort. 10 min to downtown and convention center. Incredible for enterataining outdoor kicthen BBQ, nugget/sonic ice, outdoor TV, firetable, upstairs bar. Big back yard is private with patio and fireable truly a unique experience to relax and enjoy. Very close to downtown and events.

Beautiful home located in the fabulous Barton Hills/Zilker neighborhood over the majestic aquifer and enclosed by canopies of live oak trees. Walking distance to Austin's famous Zilker Park (home of ACL) and some other of Austin's most sought after destinations such as: Barton Springs Pool, Restaurant Row, Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail, and many more! Numerous dining and entertainment venues are within walking distance, and very close to South Alamo's commercial hub. An easy 10 minute bike ride gets you to downtown, 3 miles to Downtown, 10 minute drive to downtown.

Nestled in on large secluded lot, provides comfortable and quiet retreat from all of the activities in Austin. The large open floor plan, beautiful wood floors, modern decor and appliances, large windows overlooking terraced yard, and large front / back decks are ideal for entertaining. Bedrooms on opposite ends of home provide privacy to guests. EASY CONVENIENT ACCESS FOR SXSW, ACL, F1. Ideal for your Austin stay in luxury.

Please call/email to confirm dates- Calendar may not reflect accurate availability. 512-632-4284

More Details

Silvia Gates
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018

Why Silvia Gates chose Zilker

Barton Hills Neighborhood is one of the most beautiful and prized areas for families and young professionals to be in. It's close proximity to downtown and commercial corridors of south Lamar, south 1st, and Congress make this walkable neighborhood highly sought after. The rolling topography and live oaks provide a beautiful shaded canopy unmatched by any other area!

Guestbook comments from the owner

I stayed at Silvia's home with a group of colleagues and we had an exceptional experience. Despite some unfortunate miscommunication about a get-together at the house, our stay at Silvia's house was outstanding. The home is spacious, clean, bright, and well located. I would highly recommend this home to anyone visiting Austin.
Mar 2016
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Zilker House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3590 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , double shower
  • Bamboo towels, and toiletries provided in refreshing peppermint/teatree scent.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Downstairs bedroom - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon converts to Queen size
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 double
    Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large sectional sleeper sofa with comfortable queen pullout
  • All 5 beds and futon are very comfortable and are fitted with 1,000 count bamboo sheets for added comfort. All bedrooms have great views of the front or back yard. Master upstairs with 2 other bedrooms and bathroom, 2 other bedrooms and family room on main floor. Family room has sleeper sofa, was the old master bedroom and very private.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Shed
  • Small Cooler
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming


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Ideal home for SXSW/ACL Open - Simple Elegance - Comfortable & Close to it all!
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Beatuifulo rental!

  • 5 of 5

What a well appointed house!!!! A beautiful property with more space than we could use. Gorgeous flow into the backyard in a quiet neighborhood. Neighbors are not on top of you, and you had a real sense of privacy. House is beautiful, but more so, completely functional with bathrooms and pull-out couches where they needed to be. Our party of 7 (no couples) each had more than adequate sleeping arrangements. The killer sounding SONOS system was an unexpected treat that was thoroughly enjoyed. Only minor quibble was some wi-fi drops outs, but that is a wi-fi extender away from being fixed. Aside from that being a minor annoyance now and again....loved everything about this house. Super easy to keep clean and just a ton of space to both congregate and spread out.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough great things about this home and location. Aside from being 2 miles from downtown you are right next to all of Austin's best amenities: Barton Springs, Zilker Park, Alamo Drafthouse, and the Green Belt. The home has all the cooking essentials and it is clear the hosts like to entertain. It has a beautiful backyard with hammock for relaxing, a fire pit for enjoying a cocktail and is pet friendly. The linens are five star comfort and the overall feel of the home is just comfortable. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having your group stay, please keep us in mind on your next get-together!
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Fantastic Austin Rental

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic property & home in the Zilker neighborhood of Austin. The pictures (while fine) don't do the home justice on how open & nice it is. The house was very clean and livable with comfortable beds and open living spaces. We stayed with a party of 6 for ACL '12 and utilized the property's close proximity to Zilker, Barton Springs, So Congress to easily access the festival and bars / restaurants. Silvia (the owner) was also great to work with and was quick to follow through with on any questions. I would highly recommended this house to friends, family & strangers alike except for ACL 13 when our group rents it again.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our visit to this wonderful Austin home. The house has a well-organized kitchen with all the prep tools you would expect. The living area is comfortable and highly functional.

When we arrived the home was clean and is clearly well-maintained. The owners are easy to communicate with and quickly respond to all my emails.

The house has a great backyard and a convenient location - right up the hill from Zilker Park and Barton Springs.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2012
  • Stayed: September 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here with our dogs for almost 3 months while our new home was being completed. The home itself was quite comfortable and great for entertaining with a large open area with lots of windows. The backyard is spacious, and our dogs thoroughly enjoyed chasing tennis balls and squirrels. It is located within walking distance of Barton Springs and many of the great dining choices along South Lamar. Additionally, the neighborhood itself is quite walkable and we spent many wonderful hours strolling the surrounding streets.

We had no problems with the house while staying there, and the owners were quite attentive to the requests we made. In fact, we now count them as friends and hope to see them again soon. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this home. It is particularly suited for someone interested in being close to downtown, yet seeking a quieter environment that is surrounded by nature. The Barton Springs Greenbelt is just a 10-15 minute walk from the front door!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful stay, great aesthetic

  • 5 of 5

Silvia was a dream to work with. The home is a ten minute drive to downtown, quiet neighborhood, luxurious beds, spacious, and every appliance and piece of furniture is picked with a designer's eye. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2011
  • Stayed: March 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Restaurant Row on Barton Springs Rd, South Lamar
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Mopac, Loop 1 and Barton Springs Rd.
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Restaurant Row on Barton Springs Rd
Car: not necessary

Located in the beautiful Zilker/Barton Springs Neighborhood and walking distance to Zilker Park (home of Austin City Limits Festival-ACL), Barton Springs, and the Hike and Bike Trail that will lead you to downtown. This home is in a neighborhood setting filled with live oaks tree canopies. It is just 2 miles to downtown and convenient access to various restaurant, bars, shopping and music venues of South Lamar and South 1st Street.

Other Activities: running, hiking, biking, festivals, shopping, botanic gardens, springs,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates subject to change based on availability, season and number of nights stay. Minimum rental age of 25 (must be verified). Pricing assumes payment by e-check. If you elect to pay by credit card, a 2.5% fee will be added to the rent.

Special rates for SXSW, ACL, F1. Additional services available upon request, daily maid, breakfast, concierge- please contact to inquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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