Cozy and Affordable Retreat--Minutes from Downtown, Barton Springs(38 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-4 nights
- Property type:Studio
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Studio, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)
You can rent the studio to sleep a total of 2, or you can combine it with one or both of the other units in the house to sleep a total of 4 or 6. Too see the other units, please type their listing numbers in the VRBO search bar: 450977 ('Treetop Suite') and 442385 ('Urban Hideaway').
All 3 units have clean, crisp linens, quality furnishings, and original art. Our WiFi connection is good, and the patios are a great place to enjoy the quiet of an established Austin neighborhood only five minutes from downtown and the SoCo district, and walking distance of the South Lamar (“SoLa”) district.
We offer bikes for you to explore the many things to do within walking or biking distance from the house. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, check out the greenbelt along Barton Creek or Barton Springs Pool--each about a mile away. If you are looking for great food, you are just around the corner from the iconic Matt's El Rancho and the fabulous 'Restaurant Row' on Barton Springs Road. Walk to the ACL music festival or enjoy live outdoor summer theater at Zilker Park. Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Zilker Botanical Garden are beautiful places to explore and picnic. At the end of the day, dance to live country music at the locally-famous hole in the wall--the Broken Spoke. Or check out the HighBall retro bowling alley/karaoke bar and neighboring Alamo Drafthouse Cinema--uniquely Austin experiences.
If you want to venture outside the neighborhood, we're also close to the University of Texas and the Highland Lakes just west of town. We are happy to recommend things to do and places to see.
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Member since: 2012
- On floor 1
- 450 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- Queen size Bed (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 3 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 9 - Mar 20, 2017
4 night min stay
May 18 - May 21, 2017
2 night min stay
Austin City Limits Festival #1
Oct 5 - Oct 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Austin City Limits Festival #2
Oct 12 - Oct 16, 2017
3 night min stay
Formula 1 Racing
Oct 20 - Oct 23, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning Fee $65
- Tax Rate 15%
THERE IS NO TAX ON ANY STAY OF 30 DAYS OR LONGER (IGNORE TAX IF QUOTED TO YOU!!!!!)
Minimum rental age 25 (must be verified)
Minimum 2 night stay on weekends.
We pay a 2.5% fee for any credit card payments we receive. If you pay with an international credit card that carries a higher fee, we will have to add the fee overage to you rent or deduct it from your damage deposit. Feel free to ask in advance if this applies to your card. Thanks.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Barton Springs, Zilker Park and Botanical Garden, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, the Greenbelt (great hiking, biking, and swimming holes), Lady Bird Lake (walking trail, canoeing, kayaking, boat tours of city); Fabulous local restaurants within walking distance, 'SoCo' district, Dancing at the famous 'Broken Spoke,' and only 5 minutes to Downtown
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: We are a husband and wife team that loves old houses. We were each renovating our own 1940's era home when we met. Since then, we've acquired two additional homes and had four children. We love spending time with both--keeping the houses in great shape for years to come and keeping the kids busy and fed! One of us is a native Austinite and the other has been here since 1995, so feel free to ask us anything you want to know about Austin, and we will try our best to help.
Why the Owner Chose Zilker, Austin, TX, USA:
Location and character. Close to downtown, yet nestled in a quiet, established neighborhood with mature trees and great opportunities to explore nature. A unique structure--beautiful natural stone and concrete block construction originally built as a carriage house but easily converted to unique rental apartments
The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
Original, natural building materials give the house character and soul. Clean and manicured outdoor areas extend the enjoyable space of the apartments. Clean and crisp linens and furnishings make for a relaxing and enjoyable retreat.
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Facade of the house--studio is on the first floor facing the rear yard.
View from the front door, all the way through to the kitchen windows.
Fine linens and pillow-top comfort
Nice-sized closet and dresser.
Dining area. Table expands for extra work surface or dinner guests.
Roomy kitchen with new appliances and all the necessities.
Some of the seating on your private patio.
Enjoy warm Austin nights at home or on the town.
Walking distance to Barton Springs---Austin's one-of-a-kind swimming hole
Ride to Town Lake, where you can canoe, row, or jog the trails through downtown.
Private entrance to studio--surrounded by shaded gravel patios.
Notice the private patio on view from every window.
The bathroom is the smallest you will find--but it does the job!
Natural materials like concrete countertops and floors.
We have 3 speed cruisers available for use...
Walk to Zilker Park--home to Barton Springs, music festivals, outdoor theater...
The Floor Plan
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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