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Private HOT TUB? You bet! Come take a soak and enjoy The Traveler!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 4. Private hot tub! Lovely patio. Great location.

We call this property The Traveler because we realize that folks travel from all over the world to com visit Austin, and we wanted to provide a theme that might just make you feel right at home.

This lovely two bedroom, one bath duplex features a king bed, queen bed, private hot tub, and lots of patio space to enjoy the weather. Zilker Park is just about a mile and a half or so away, and downtown is just 3 miles.

NOTE: This property is next door to two similar units so if you have a larger group we have plenty of room available! Just ask!

Walk to the Barton Creek Greenbelt, there's a neighborhood entrance just around the block!

Getting downtown with Uber or Lyft is the easiest way to do it - since parking is a bummer down there. It's roughly $10-15 fare.

We are located just one block off of South Lamar so there's tons of wonderful restaurants, juice bars, taco houses, bars, book shops, and even a gallery with the largest collection of original Dr Seuss drawings - all within a couple of blocks!

We have wifi and cable.

Parking is all done on the curb right by the front door. It's not a busy street so there's always easy free parking!

The kitchen is fully furnished with everything you'd need to cook up a feast. The stove is electric. We also provide a coffee basket for you with organic Ruta Maya beans, grinder, filters, creamer and sugar.

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Property Manager
Jay Reynolds
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About Jay Reynolds

This property is owned by Brett Egge and Jay Reynolds. Jay is a life-long Austinite and and also manages the property. Brett is a former PGA and Champions Tour caddy and currently pursuing a career in teaching elementary school. Golf is in our blood so if you're planning to bring your clubs, definitely let us know!

Jay Reynolds purchased this house in 2012

Why Jay Reynolds chose Austin

We bought this property because we love the neighborhood. We love being close to The Greenbelt, Kerbey Lane Cafe, downtown Austin, and Zilker Park.

What makes this house unique

You can walk around the corner, into a neighborhood Greenbelt entrance and feel like you're out in the middle of nowhere. It's beautiful out there and an amazing way to escape into nature. Also, being so close to downtown, but not IN downtown has it's serious benefits.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Private HOT TUB? You bet! Come take a soak and enjoy The Traveler!
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

Gorgeous rental in a fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

A classic Austin home in a location close to Zilker Park. Everything was clean and tidy with so much information about the amazing city! I would stay here time and time again...and I plan to. Austin rules and so does Vacation Cake. The process to rent is so simple and everyone I dealt with was friendly and helpful. Thanks Jay!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This is a Great Place

  • 5 of 5

I'm conflicted. I really enjoyed staying here. Great Location, great floor plan and very convenient. Some fantastic eating and drinking places out your door (Gordough's, Matt's El Ranchero) and the #803 express bus downtown is less than 5 minute walk.

Quiet, peaceful nights, comfortable beds and a starlit hot tub.

The owner is super attentive and responsive. There's even a Giant Jenga game.

This is a great place, can we keep it a secret?

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Weekend Getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! It was all we expected and then some. Excellent communication on behalf of the property management team. They provided countless ways to contact them (if needed, which we didn't because our stay went smoothly) and some great recommendations on things and places to do and see.

We enjoyed the hot tub. It was the highlight of our stay. Rest and relaxation at the need of a long workweek. If you are reading this, rest assured, you cannot go wrong by booking this place. It is located in a nice, quiet neighborhood? We are looking forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have 2 girls attending UT in Austin. We don't like staying in hotels as they don't give us a lot of space to visit with the girls. We have stayed in this property 3 times now and have 2 future reservations made. This quaint little duplex is perfect for short or long stays. I have been able to make a home cooked meal for the girls in the kitchen. Everything you need is there and very clean. Bedding is comfortable and clean. Linens are plentiful and clean.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Amazing spot!

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment and the hot tub enhanced our evenings there quite a bit! It's an easy walk, bike, drive to restaurants bars and shopping plus Barton springs where you can swim and play in the natural Beaty that is Austin. Jay was helpful in making things easy and all the neighbors are super friendly!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Just right

  • 5 of 5

The Traveler was just right for my week in Austin; clean, quiet and in a great neighborhood. The bed was comfortable, all essentials were provided and the kitchen was quite nice. I'm always happy when there is decent cookware and knives. I was in Austin on business and I looked forward to returning each evening. However, for a leisure stay in Austin the location was within walking distance of several fun, Austin restaurants and near both the Greenbelt and a bus line. While I didn't meet my host, I had no problems getting prompt answers to any questions I had. I would definitely stay there again

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
AUS - Austin Bergstrom
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Plenty of bars nearby
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Bring your clubs and get a couple rounds in!
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
71 (Ben White), I-35 and Loop 1 (MoPac)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
lots of amazing food very nearby
Nearest Beach
180 Miles
Car: recommended

Welcome to 78704! This property, which we call The Traveler, is located in the heart of the most famous zip code in Austin. Dozens of fantastic restaurants, bars, parks, trails, ice cream shops, etc are within just a few blocks. Downtown Austin is only about 2.5 miles away.

Just a few blocks down the road you have a neighborhood entrance to The Barton Creek Greenbelt...which is like the central nervous system for exploring Austin. You can hike down to Zilker Park without ever seeing a striped road.


Rates & Availability

Barton Hills House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 9 2017 - Mar 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 25 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
ACL Week 1
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
ACL Week 2
Oct 12 2017 - Oct 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

CANCELLATION POLICY – You can cancel outside of 30 days prior to your arrival date and receive a FULL 100% refund of your reservation deposit. If you cancel inside 30 days (90 days for major festivals), you will be refunded 25% of your reservation amount. Once we have charged your full balance on the second monday prior to your arrival you are responsible for the full amount - second monday prior

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Barton Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • River ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , JUST ADDED KING BED in master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , JUST ADDED QUEEN bed in second bedroom!
  • Master bedroom features, king bed, walk in closet and TV with cable. Second bedroom now has a queen! There's not twins. There are plenty of extra sheets and pillows if you need them.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We realize that folks travel from all over the world to com visit Austin, and we wanted to provide a theme that might just make you feel right at home. This lovely two bedroom, one bath duplex features a hot tub, and lots of patio space to enjoy the weather. Zilker Park is just about 2 miles away, and downtown is just 3 miles. $150-200/night - $1000/weekly

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