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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This large (920 sq ft), very clean, bright and airy, two-story guesthouse has two bedrooms, a queen sized bed downstairs and a king sized bed upstairs, each with quality linens and bedding. Each bedroom has a small kitchenette with individual compact refrigerator, coffee maker, electric tea kettle, microwave, dinnerware, flatware, glasses and wine glasses. Please note there is no stove or oven.

Each floor has an area for sitting and reading and an area for dining. Organic coffee, tea, yogurt, breakfast bars and orange juice provided. Large, flat screen television with cable downstairs and smaller, flat screen television with cable upstairs. High speed wireless internet and stereo/CD player. A spiral staircase leads to the spacious second floor which has bamboo flooring throughout and a private balcony surrounded by 50 ft live oak trees. The balcony is a wonderful spot for enjoying morning coffee and the evening sunset. Downstairs bathroom with large, walk-in shower. Many local bakeries, coffee shops, and great local restaurants such as Uchi, Olivia, Barley Swine, Sway, Vespaio, Bouldin Creek Café, Odd Duck, Lenoir, Winebelly, Barlata and Torchy's Tacos are close-by. We are only 9 miles from the Austin airport and two blocks from public transportation.

Convenient guest parking in the driveway - on the RIGHT SIDE - just next to the Treetop Guesthouse Entrance.

Check in 3:00pm. Check out Noon. Owner lives on the property, next door, and is available to assist guests as needed!

Owner Guidebook of the 'Best of Austin - local and close by restaurants' provided for guests upon arrival.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 920 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 25 years of age to rent...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking on premises...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • King size bed (1) in upstairs bedroom, with large sitting area, kitchenette, and outdoor balcony. Queen size bed (1) in downstairs bedroom, with large sitting area, kitchenette, and bathroom with walk-in shower....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Large walk-in shower. Complimentary bath soaps, shampoos and conditioners provided. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Owner available to provide information on nearby restaurants, entertainment and activities...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable television provided....moreless

  • Television:

    Large flat screen HDTV on first floor and small flat screen HDTV on second floor. ...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Downstairs dining area seats four (2) people. Upstairs dining areas seats two (2) people. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central AC/Heat. Additional AC unit upstairs....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central AC/Heat....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed Wi-Fi provided....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High Quality linens and bedding....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Each floor has a living area for sitting, reading or relaxing. Small, plush couch downstairs and two (2) comfortable Queen Anne chairs upstairs. Each floor has a small dining table with chairs....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking available in the driveway next to the Guesthouse entrance....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Off Street Parking available for additional guest vehicles...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plush, all cotton Bath, kitchen and beach towels provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed Wi-Fi provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Organic coffee, sugar and cream provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Dinnerware, flatware, glasses, and wine glasses...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dinnerware, flatware, glasses, and wine glasses...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenettes only: limited to coffee maker, electric tea kettle, microwave, compact refrigerator(s) only. Dinnerware, glassware and utensils provided. No stove or oven. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Small microwave in downstairs kitchenette...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Organic coffee, tea, breakfast bars, yogurt and orange juice...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Two stainless steel compact refrigerators...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Private balcony on second floor with bistro table and chairs to enjoy morning coffee and afternoon sunset. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Electric boats available to rent outside Hyatt Hotel on Lady Bird Lake. Power boats and pontoon boats available to rent on Lake Austin. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Public golf courses within 15 minutes of the property. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks and canoes available to rent on Lady Bird Lake. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts one block away at South Austin Recreational Center. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Formula 1
Oct 19 - Oct 24, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$169

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Cleaning fee $35

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

Last updated: 09/22/2016
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Location

  • Barton Springs Pool

    "Large, spring-fed pool with views of downtown and grass areas for sunning."

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  • Zilker Park

    "Beautiful 350 acre park in the center of the city. Kayak and canoe rentals just north of Ba..."

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  • Texas State Capitol

    "Inside tour is approximately 30 minutes. Capitol grounds are beautiful place for a picnic. "

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  • Sugar Mama's Bakeshop

    "Delicious, high quality cupcakes and baked goods. 2013 winner of Food Network's "Cupcake Wars.""

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  • P. Terry's

    "All natural angus beef, hormone and antibiotic-free. Drive-thru or seating outside."

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  • Sandy's Hamburgers

    "Vintage burgers, great and cheap. Drive-thru or seating outside."

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  • Iron Works

    "True Texas BBQ in antique building with lots of character. "

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  • Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill

    "Original southwestern cuisine with creative dishes and great ambiance. "

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  • Chez Nous

    "Simple, authentic, casual French bistro with excellent food. Wonderful lunch and dinner. "

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  • Gourdough's

    "Food trailer with large specialty donut concoctions. "

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  • Lady Bird Lake Trail

    "10 miles of beautiful hike and bike trails in the center of the city. "

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  • Mount Bonnell

    "100 steps to a panoramic view of Lake Austin, the City and the Pennybacker bridge. This is ..."

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  • Capital Cruises

    "Electric boat rental and paddle wheel cruises on Lady Bird Lake. Located at Hyatt Hotel. "

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  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

    "Natural native beauty with a variety of trails and gardens. Bring a picnic or enjoy the cafe. "

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  • Lyndon B. Johnson Library & Museum

    "The first Texas President. Exhibits featuring ground breaking legislation passed by LBJ, in..."

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  • Whole Foods Market Lamar

    "This is the flagship store. Parking in garage at corner of 6th & Lamar. "

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  • Farm To Market Grocery

    "Wonderful, small grocery store with local, organic foods and sandwich bar. "

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  • Central Market Westgate

    "Local grocery store with delicious prepared foods and local, organic items. "

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  • H-E-B

    "Large, fresh produce section and many organic items. Great prices, open 24/7."

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  • Blanton Museum of Art

    "Beautiful building with interesting exhibits and great permanent collection. "

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  • The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

    "3 floors of history that tell the story of Texas. 3D theatre attached. "

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  • Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

    "Only 9 miles from the Treetop Guesthouse!"

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  • The Saxon Pub

    "Small venue with intimate atmosphere and good seating. "

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  • Broken Spoke

    "True Texas Dance Hall with live music and large dance floor. "

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  • Continental Club

    "Premiere club for live music in Austin. "

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  • Dry Creek Cafe and Boat Dock

    "Rustic dive bar great for watching the sunset on second floor open deck. Beer only. An Aus..."

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  • Fair Bean Coffee

    "Free wifi, cozy seating and great coffee. "

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  • La Traviata

    "Elegant, Italian with delicious dishes and superb menu. "

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  • Vespaio

    "Great Italian in a casual, lively setting. Warm interior. "

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  • Matt's El Rancho

    "Legendary status as "The King of Mexican Food" Great outdoor patio. "

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  • Uchi

    "Nationally recognized contemporary Japanese dining and sushi. "

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  • El Alma Cafe

    "Popular local Mexican restaurant with great roof top patio. Specializing in interior Mexica..."

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  • Olivia

    "Contemporary continental with beautiful sleek glass and stone interior. All locally grown ..."

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  • Bouldin Creek Coffeehouse and Cafe

    "Relaxed breakfast and lunch with outdoor area. Full scale vegetarian menu. "

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  • Elizabeth Street Cafe

    "Bustling French Vietnamese food in cute, bright house. "

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  • Black Sheep Lodge

    "South Austin neighborhood bar and grill with outdoor patio. "

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  • Home Slice Pizza

    "Wonderful, authentic NY-style pizza by pie or slice. Eat in or pick up. "

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  • Schlotzky's

    "Founded in Austin. Great sandwiches on fresh baked oven-toasted buns. "

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  • Lenoir

    "Charming, quaint French restaurant with fixed price dinner. Delicious, beautiful plates. L..."

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  • Habanero Mexican Cafe

    "Small, neighborhood restaurant serving authentic Mexican food. "

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  • Hopdoddy

    "Wonderful all natural Angus beef burgers and hand crafted beers. The best burgers in Texas. "

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  • Sway

    "Modern, Thai based cuisine with warm, lively interior. "

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  • South Congress Avenue

    "10 blocks of local shops and restaurants. "

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  • Violet Crown Cinema

    "Locally owned theatre with 4 screens devoted to art, independent, documentary and internatio..."

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  • Allens Boots

    "The perfect Austin spot to find cowboy boots and clothing. "

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  • Mozart's Coffee Roasters

    "Beautiful location for enjoying coffee and views of Lake Austin."

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  • Bats Underneath Congress Bridge

    "A unique Austin experience. Arrive before sunset and watch the world's largest urban colony..."

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  • Jo's Coffee

    "Ideal location to watch the action on Congress. "

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  • Zilker Botanical Garden

    "Lovely gardens and grounds. Great for bird watching and other wildlife spotting. "

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  • Magnolia Cafe South

    "Local favorite for classic American breakfast - open 24/7."

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  • P. Terry's Burger Stand

    "All-natural angus beef, hormone and antibiotic-free. Drive-thru or seating outside. "

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  • Odd Duck

    "Beautiful, delicious, creative small plates. All organic and local ingredients. "

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  • Barlata

    "Spanish tapas with great variety. Happy hour 4 - 7 pm."

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  • VERTS Kebap

    "Authentic German style sandwiches with great seasoning. "

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  • East Side King South Lamar

  • henri's -- CLOSED

    "Wonderful, cozy restaurant serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Fabulous and French-in..."

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  • El Meson

    "Wonderful interior Mexican food. Nice, warm ambiance. "

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  • G's Dynamite Deli

    "Low-key sandwich shop serving great, original sandwiches on fresh-baked bread. The best san..."

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  • Winebelly

    "Wonderful small plates with nice atmosphere and great patio. "

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  • Maudie's

  • Vox Table

    "Fabulous food with great location"

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  • Torchy's Tacos - South

    "Casual setting with hand-made tacos and lots of variety. "

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9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Galindo, Austin, TX, USA
Nearest Barpub
ABGB
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lions Municipal Golf Course
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State Highway 71
Galindo, Austin, TX, USA
Nearest Restaurant
Olivia

Car: Recommended

This large, very clean, bright and airy, two-story guesthouse is close to South Congress (SOCO), South Lamar (SOLA) and South First (SOFI) and blocks from the best restaurants in Austin. Also closeby are tennis courts, a neighborhood park, swimming at Barton Springs and Deep Eddy, boat and kayak rentals at Zilker Park, walking and running trails at Lady Bird Lake, the Texas State Capitol and Whole Foods Market.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I grew up in Amarillo and moved to Austin in 1990 to begin practicing law. I enjoy spending time at Lady Bird Lake and experiencing Austin's wonderful collection of great local restaurants and cuisine.

Why the Owner Chose Galindo, Austin, TX, USA:
The Treetop Guesthouse is located in a beautiful, friendly and very popular South Central Austin neighborhood. The close-in location showcases the best of Austin: Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, Zilker Park, South Congress and much more. Very near downtown, SOCO, SOLA, SOFI, and top rated local restaurants, such as Vespaio, Olivia, Uchi, Odd Duck, Barlata, Vox and Lenoir.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property has mature, 50 foot live oak trees throughout the yard which provide a lovely landscape and surround the residence and the Treetop Guesthouse.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Outside Entrance

    Outside Entrance

  • First floor and downstairs bedroom with Queen bed

    First floor and downstairs bedroom with Queen bed

  • Downstairs sitting and dining area

    Downstairs sitting and dining area

  • Downstairs kitchenette

    Downstairs kitchenette

  • Spiral staircase to upstairs bedroom

    Spiral staircase to upstairs bedroom

  • Upstairs kitchenette and dining area

    Upstairs kitchenette and dining area

  • Upstairs bedroom

    Upstairs bedroom

  • Upstairs view looking toward private balcony

    Upstairs view looking toward private balcony

  • Private balcony for morning coffee

    Private balcony for morning coffee

  • View from top of stairway

    View from top of stairway

  • Parking available right next to the entrance

    Parking available right next to the entrance

  • Entrance to Treetop Guesthouse

    Entrance to Treetop Guesthouse

  • Downstairs dining area

    Downstairs dining area

  • Bright and airy downstairs bedroom with sitting area

    Bright and airy downstairs bedroom with sitting area

  • Downstairs kitchenette

    Downstairs kitchenette

  • Roomy bathroom with walk-in shower

    Roomy bathroom with walk-in shower

  • Upstairs King bed and sitting area

    Upstairs King bed and sitting area

  • Upstairs bedroom dining/kitchenette with television

    Upstairs bedroom dining/kitchenette with television

  • Upstairs sitting area

    Upstairs sitting area

  • Private balcony for evening sunset

    Private balcony for evening sunset

  • Sunlight on the Treetop Guesthouse

    Sunlight on the Treetop Guesthouse

  • Lady Bird Lake

    Lady Bird Lake

VRBO #436620

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, September 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/22/2016

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