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Zilker Barn - Modern House Near Downtown

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Barn
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom - Set up for Multiple Families

The Zilker Barn is a quite oasis near downtown. The house has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Within easy walking distance of a dozen restaurants and a short bike ride from Barton Springs, South Congress, Downtown and Lady Bird Lake the house is very well situated for all Austin has to offer. There is one off street parking spot available in the shared driveway and lots of street parking. We also have a set of 6 loaner bikes.

City of Austin occupancy limit is 6 unrelated adults. Larger family groups of up to 10 are welcome once we have passed our additional occupancy inspection (awaiting instructions from City on how to do so).

With four bedrooms the house most comfortably fits 6 adults and some kids. One king room, two queen rooms, and a room with twin bunks and a trundle. One living area has a daybed, and the other living room has a sofa that converts to a full bed. An inflatable full bed available upon request. Each bed has high thread count linens and ample pillows. We also have a roll away crib and a high chair if you are traveling a baby.

The kitchen has been recently remodeled and has a full sized fridge, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, and a tea kettle. Lots of dishes, glasses, pots and pans are also available.

Both bathrooms have walk in showers. The hot water is on demand on we provide ample fresh towels. The house has a washer/dryer if you need to freshen your clothes during your stay.

The living room is equipped with a cable TV , free wifi, and lots of magazines.

Our house is licensed by the City of Austin as an STR, and we pay hotel occupancy taxes 2013-005274. Occupancy limit per the City of Austin is a maximum of 6 unrelated adults, and our limit for groups with children / related adults is 10 for the house. More about the City of Austin ordinance regarding STRs can be found online at

For larger groups we also have another rental property with two bedrooms that is available next door. Parties and gatherings are not permitted at this rental. The owners live less than a block away and are available to help with questions or maintenance issues.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • Barn
  • 1800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Seating for 8 people


Write a review 4.8
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 24 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 3 - Oct 18, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$295 $575
Thu, Fri, Sat
$2,500 $12,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 15%


On weekends we have a three night minimum between March - November.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Golden Goose
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
El Meson

Car: Not Necessary

We are near many SXSW venues, less than 2 miles from ACL and only a few blocks from Fantastic Fest.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: I'm a third generation Austinite, and a Realtor specializing in Central Austin real estate. When I'm not working I enjoy spending time with my family and fixing up old houses.

Why the Owner Chose Zilker, Austin, TX, USA:
Zilker House is perfectly situated to enjoy Austin. We are close to many restaurants, bars and outdoor areas. Our house has been very lovingly restored and is both modern and charming.

The Unique Benefits at this Barn:
If you are looking for the best events in Austin we can help you find them. In addition be being life long Austinites we run a website called Do512 that is the authority on all of the events going on in Austin.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Upstairs sofa converts to full bed.

    Upstairs sofa converts to full bed.

  • Ktichen


  • Loaner Bikes.

    Loaner Bikes.

VRBO #455652

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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