Urban Hideaway -- Minutes from Downtown and Barton Springs(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
1 Bedroom Flat in the Heart of the Zilker Area
You can rent the Flat 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. To see the other units, please enter their listing numbers in the VRBO search bar: 450977 (1 bedroom unit) and 423250 (studio).
All 3 units have clean, crisp linens, quality furnishings and original art. Our WiFi connection is good and there are lots of things to do close at hand, nestled in the quiet of an established Austin neighborhood.
We have bikes for your use wherever you may venture. We are 5 minutes from Downtown and the SoCo district, just south of the river that runs through town. We are walking distance from Zilker Park, home to the famous natural pool known as Barton Springs, and also home to the ACL Festival, outdoor summer theater, and the annual Kite Festival. Walk to Lady Bird Lake, where you can paddle board, canoe, or jog the trails. We are in the midst of excellent eateries and unique Austin entertainment like the Broken Spoke, the Highball retro bowling alley, and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, in an area known as the South Lamar (“SOLA”) district.
If you want to venture outside the neighborhood, we are 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
- 2 story
- 600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 2
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Ask about our shuttle service to ACL Festival and other Zilker events.
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 3 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
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
- Cleaning fee $65
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- 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
We are only 5 minutes from downtown, yet nestled in the quiet of an established Austin neighborhood. We have bikes to explore all there is to see and do within just minutes of the house, including the Barton Creek greenbelt, Zilker Park (home to Barton Springs pool and various festivals and outdoor theater), excellent restaurants and shops, and local night spots like the Broken Spoke and the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. In fact there is so much to see and do in our area that we have published a neighborhood guide for our guests.
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 House:
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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Fence separates front of the house from a crushed granite parking court.
Private entry to the flat and private patio.
Dining area has seating for 2, but table can expand for guests or more room.
Patio lights on a warm night.
Pillow top comfort and luxury sheets.
Nice-sized bathroom with rain shower head.
Eclectic and antique furnishings throughout.
We have bikes available for your use...
Walk to Austin's one-of-a-kind natural swimming pool known as Barton Springs.
Side exterior of home, with shaded patios.
Living room--small but cozy. Flat screen cable t.v. on wall opposite sofa.
Doors wide open on a cool day.
Kitchen open to living area and stocked with all the cooking necessities.
Bedroom with bay window in the afternoon light.
Black out window treatments.
Nook with desk and lamp for laptop or...
Plush luxury towels.
Walk in closet
Mature and freshly manicured landscapes surround the house.
Walking distance to Zilker Park--the heart of Austin's outdoor activities.
Enjoy kettle corn and hot chocolate under Zilker Christmas tree through Jan 1
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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