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Laugh At Austin's Traffic. Stay Where You Want To Be!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bathrooms, Sleeps up to 4 adults

The Tree House is a freestanding limestone guest house with an ever changing view overlooking golf course and walking trail from upstairs living area/balcony. Walking distance to eclectic dining, parks, museums, UT campus/stadium. One block from bus stop, convenient to go downtown or Airport. Quiet neighborhood with walking/jogging path around adjacent Hancock Golf Course. Great location for a quiet get away to the real Austin or to use as a base for everything Austin has to offer.

Upstairs, bedroom has full-sized bed and half bath. Downstairs has queen-sized sleep sofa and full bath.

Microwave and coffee maker at wet bar in upstairs living area. Free wi-fi internet.

Weather permitting, guests are welcome to join us at the fire pit for s'mores.

More Details

Cindy McGinnis
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018


Central Austin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No more than 4 people allowed on property at any time. Neighborhood is quiet with older residents, so respect for them is of utmost importance.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Half bath in upstairs bedroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Downstairs living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon opens to full (double) sleeper.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
In the pocket known as the "real" Austin, Hancock/Hyde Park. You can easily live without a car here, but if you have one you are 5 minutes from even more great restaurants, museums, bike trails, UT campus.


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(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Great place

  • 5 of 5

This really is a great place to stay, quirky in the best Austin way. It's huge--way bigger than the pictures show. There is only one bedroom but there are two floors to wander around. I slept like a rock for 4 nights. Parking is easy and it's centrally located. And the hosts are amazing. A very easy five stars...

  • Submitted: May 3, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wish we could have stayed longer!

  • 5 of 5

I enthusiastically echo all of the positive things said by previous reviewers. This property is a hidden, private gem located in a lovely, quiet neighborhood just minutes from the UT campus (public bus route to campus is a short walk from property) and downtown Austin. Cindy and Daryle made our stay (Mom with two teenage boys and UT freshman daughter) extra special with homemade treats waiting for us upon arrival, spot-on restaurant recommendations within walking distance, and genuine warmth and thoughtfulness. Our visit was much too short. We can't wait to return! Thank you Cindy and Daryle!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't have been better.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was completely enjoyable. Cindy was very welcoming, friendly and available. The location was excellent for us. The property is comfortable and well-appointed. I strongly and enthusiastically recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house, amazing location and friendly people, bettter than a hotel!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a weekend in the Treehouse and enjoyed the easy access to Austin and lady bird. It was a beautiful place to stay in and the hospitality was over the top! They had homemade snacks a couple of beers and a bottle of wine waiting. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed the wonderful things Austin has to offer near us. We love to share our neighborhood as well as our snacks. :-) It was a pleasure having you and would love to see you again!
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Incredible Hosts and Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

If I could rate my stay with 6 stars I would! Cindy and Daryle's hospitality was some of the best I've experienced out there in the world of air bnbs and homeaways. The fridge was stocked, the coffee was delicious, and the spacious "treehouse" had all of the amenities for a comfortable stay. The location sat on a beautiful golf course providing a wonderful place to go for a morning run before jumping in the car for the short ride downtown for all of the fun that Austin has to offer. This was our 3rd year attending the ACL festival and I wish that I had found this place 3 years ago! I would absolutely recommend this home!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: David, Thank you for your kind words. Meeting wonderful people like you is why we do this. We hope your travels will bring you our way again sometime soon!
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Charming gem at the heart of Austin!

  • 5 of 5

My family of four visited Austin Sept 9-12 and stayed at this beautiful location. Let me tell you, the pictures don't do it justice. The home was very clean and decorated in the quintessential rustic Austin style I would've been disappointed to miss. Though situated in a park-like setting, the house was easily accessible off I-35, but with none of the road noise. It was walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go (great restaurants/UT campus), and only a few minutes drive to Whole Foods for supplies. With two living areas, our teen and tween had plenty of room to either hang out with us or they had their own area to be alone. The surrounding green space allowed them to explore outdoors. And the owners! I can't say enough good things about Cindy and her husband, Daryle! They were also amazing! We got tons of tips on where to go, the best time to be there to avoid the crowd and a shortcut to get there! Relaxing with S'mores around the campfire and a glass (okay, maybe a bottle) of wine in the evening was the perfect end to a busy day. Will definitely book this charming gem for our next Austin trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tracy, I am so glad you enjoyed our neighborhood truly like a local! We loved having your family here and hope you can come back to The Tree House soon!
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Austin Bergstrom
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Dolce Vita
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Hancock Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
14.5 Miles
Circuit of the Americas
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Hyde Park Grill
Car: not necessary

Five miles from Zilker Park (ACL), Barton Springs, Deep Eddy Pool, three miles from downtown.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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