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1940's Hyde Park Bungalow With Office

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Bungalow, 1200 Sq. Ft., 2 Bedrooms Plus Office W/ Bed, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5

Charming 1940's single family bungalow home with original hardwood floors, original knobs and other fixtures, backyard, and plenty of parking. We completely remodeled the home in 2016, but maintained its original character and charm. There's a full 2 bedrooms with queen size beds and a twin bed in a 3rd bonus room/office to sleep a total of 5 people. The bonus room has a desk and chair and makes for a perfect office. The office is open to the kitchen without a private door. Complimentary laundry facility is included. The home has everything that you would need from dishes, pots and pans, a toaster, stove, refrigerator, table and chairs, towels, and fresh sheets.

It's located in the heart of Hyde Park in central Austin within walking distance to restaurants, a bakery, and other local businesses. ASTI, Quack's Mother's Cafe, Julio's, and several other restaurants are close by. There is a public bus stop one block away that will take you anywhere in the city including downtown.

My wife and I live nearby, so we're always available if you have any questions about Austin or need any suggestions for sights to see or places to eat. We hope that you select this wonderful guest house for your stay!

We are family friendly and can accommodate up to 2 children. Total of 5 people includes any children.

City of Austin Short Term Rental License: OL 2014 910218

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Hyde Park Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Office - 1 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
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
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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1940's Hyde Park Bungalow With Office
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Boston Ma.

Fabulous stay! Thank you so much for sharing your Home with us for the holidays! Great location !

  • 5 of 5

Would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely property, superb location and owner is wonderful. It's a terrific value.

  • 5 of 5

A great choice for the Austin experience!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A charming, comfortable, and very clean house in the perfectly situated Hyde Park neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

The house is a great place to stay in central Austin. Within easy walking distance of several good restaurants, bakery, and small grocer. Bus line to downtown goes right by front door. The house is minimally furnished but comfortable, with lovely hardwood floors, big windows, 2 large bedrooms, smaller 3rd bedroom, separate dining room, and updated kitchen. Be aware, though, that the shower is in an old-fashioned free-standing bathtub; stepping over the high sides and negotiating the narrow space inside while showering may be difficult for some people. The owner is very helpful and friendly before, during, and after your stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place in Hyde Park

  • 4 of 5

The house is located in a great spot, just three blocks from the little commercial area which includes Quack's (Coffee and pastries), Fresh Plus (small grocery store) and several restaurants. We have rented many houses in Hyde Park over the years and this is one of the best. Very clean, nice kitchen and well set up bedrooms. Only problem we ran into was the kept freezing our bottled water & milk.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean cute cumfy bungalow

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay. Pete was a great host and made sure everything was clearly and timeously communicated which is very helpful when coming in from out of town. We had everything we needed and the location worked out well for us for the Formula 1 Weekend. Plus the water was lovely and hot which allowed everyone to have a great shower - which in my group was well appreciated! All in all a great stay and we would happily return !!! Many thanks

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Helpful host

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful area with a gem of a small business area only two blocks away. Lots of room in the house on a quiet block.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Pete Gilcrease
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Pete Gilcrease

My wife and I live in Austin in Hyde Park and love the area. If you have any questions about things to do here or restaurants to eat at, we'd love to help!

Pete Gilcrease purchased this bungalow in 2010

Why Pete Gilcrease chose Hyde Park

Hyde Park is a quiet neighborhood near downtown Austin. It's great having access to everything downtown and central Austin has to offer and then come home to a quiet neighborhood.


Nearest Airport
6.9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Dolce Vita
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Hancock Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Damage Deposit $200

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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