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South Austin House with Yard By Whole Foods, 12 Minutes From Downtown

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7

South Austin Home 12 minutes from Downtown. 3 bedroom/, 2 bathrooms. Each room sleeps two people in each bed. Beautiful backyard and complete Functional Fitness Gym in the garage.

Nice living room with entertainment center and open dining rooms and bar.

4 minutes from Whole Foods, P-Terry's, Torchy's Tacos, Costco and HEB.

Come experience the convenience of Austin without the hassle, yet all the perks!

This home is warm, comfortable, and perfect for groups of friends—and corporate housing. Must see to appreciate!

The space

Situated in South Austin and within walking distance from Whole Foods, Torchy’s Taco, P Terry's and other fun restaurants and parks, this home features two bedrooms (and one convertible office), an outdoor covered porch and one non-covered yard/patio, a small but full kitchen and lots of on-property parking in a quiet neighborhood. The location is 800 meters from the Arbor running trail, less than a mile from Whole Foods Market and within 12 minutes from everything in downtown Austin. It features shady front and backyards, high-speed wifi and comfortable architecture and design.

Guest access

The entire house is available except for the master closet, which is locked and used to store personal possessions, and the storage shed behind the house.

Interaction with guests

We are often staying within 15 minutes of the property, should you need any assistance.

Other things to note

The house sleeps 7 (3 beds - one king, two queens (one of which is a queen blow-up mattress in the converted office available upon request, as well as 1 comfy leather sofa).

By renting this property, you agree to pay for any and all damages to the house, lawn and yard (regardless of cost) in exchange for the use of the property. You also agree that there is no normal “wear and tear” included in the rental of the property, and agree to pay for any damages or serious wear incurred during your rental. You also agree to pay a $1,500 fee if any evidence of smoking on the property is found after your rental. Any violation of these rules or agreement will result in a $2,500 damage charge being incurred, in the case that actual damages cannot be calculated. Late check-out charges of $50 per hour will be incurred if you have not vacated the property by the agreed-upon check-out time.

Check-in and Check-out:

* Check-in is at 4:00 PM. The way to enter the house is via the garage door (code 9204). Please remember to lock all doors upon leaving the house and shut the garage.

* Check-out is at 11 AM.


* The kitchen refrigerator is yours to use. Please also help yourself to cooking equipment, utensils, cups, etc. Please do not use the refrigerator in the garage.

* You are welcome to eat anything or use any cooking seasonings and oils. However, do not consume anything in the garage refrigerator. Feel free to consume any open bottles of liquor but refrain from opening any new bottles of liquor.

* Put your dishes in the dishwasher when you are done with them. Use the dishwashing detergent under the sink to clean the dishes if you need to do a load during your stay.


* We have laid out towels for your convenience. You may also help yourself to shampoo, soap, and other cosmetics. When you are done using your towels, place in the garage by the washer and dryer.

* Our water pressure is very strong. Please barely turn on the shower or you will risk flooding the bathroom. We aspire to be good stewards of our local resources so we urge you to be considerate of this request.

* Please don’t flush feminine products as they may clog the plumbing.


* The name of the wireless Internet is 4309Molokai and the passcode is brian914.


* Feel free to use the gym and the equipment in the garage to exercise. If you do choose to use this equipment, do so at your own risk.


* Before checking out, please strip beds and place the bedsheets in the garage by the washer and dryer.

Living Room

* There are extra blankets by the bookshelf in the living room.

* Use the TV at your leisure.

Washer and Dryer

* Feel free to use the washer and dryer during your stay. Detergent is on top of the outdoor fridge.


* Adjust the thermostat according to your temperature preferences. Turn the thermostat to the right to make the house warmer and turn to the left to cool the house down.

Area Amenities

In the area you will find:

* A Whole Foods: a natural and fresh grocery store and eatery, which was started in Austin

* Kerbey Lane: a 24 hour diner which serves great breakfast

* Torchy’s Tacos: a famous Austin taco place

* Starbucks: coffee only 5 minutes away. Try using their mobile app so skip the line


* Please roll out the trash and recycling if you're staying through Sunday evening and roll them back in Monday morning. Trash and recycling needs to go out Sunday evening after 5pm.

* Please ensure you put the trash in the brown trash bin, recycling in the blue recycling bin and any compost in the green composting bin

If you have any additional questions or concerns, do not hesitate to call or text me at 512-680-7883 or email me at jaobrien1@

More Details

Jesse O'Brien
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2017

About Jesse O'Brien

I am the founder of Central Athlete, a health and fitness startup in Downtown Austin.

Jesse O'Brien purchased this house in 2011

Why Jesse O'Brien chose South Austin

This house is the perfect blend of being out the city, with close proximity to Central Austin. We have a Whole Foods, Costco, great tacos places and no more than 5 minutes away.

What makes this house unique

We have our own functional fitness gym as well as an outdoor gym.


South Austin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Nearest Airport
14.4 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $50
Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.