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Fun Hip Home + Guesthouse in Austin's SoCo! Perfect For ACL/SXSW! POOL & HOT TUB

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
1 - 2 nights

About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 10

ABOUT THE MAIN HOUSE:

The main house is a super cute, sunny, 3 bedroom 1 bath in Austin's South Congress neighborhood. The spacious open floor plan with adjoining living room, dining room/kitchen, set up makes it the perfect place to entertain. The kitchen has new stainless steel appliances with double door fridge, gas stovetop/oven, dishwasher, and all the cooking utensils (plates, silverware, pots, pans, dishes, glassware etc.) you'll need.

The main house is well appointed and has all the things you need for your stay (linens, towels, etc.) The sofa folds out to a queen sized bed and there is also a queen sized "aero bed" if you need additional sleeping quarters.

ABOUT PRIVATE GUEST HOUSE:

The property also has a private guest house equipped with a queen sized bed, SMART TV, Kitchen, private bathroom and large sun deck. The guesthouse is fully equipped with linens, towels, glasswares, dishes, pots, pans.

This is the perfect spot for guests travelling with teenage children or in-laws--you can vacation together and still have some private space!

WiFi INTERNET/WIRELESS SPEAKERS/CABLE!

There is fast WiFi internet for guest use and we also have a 42 inch flat screen SMART TV (you can stream your Netflix, Pandora, etc.) with cable! We also have a wireless speaker (portable!) and Blueray DVD player.

ABOUT THE ROOMS:

There are 4 total bedrooms (including guest house) that sleep a total of 8. Three bedrooms have queen sized beds and the 4th bedroom has a trundle bed with two twin mattresses. In addition the sofa folds out to a bed and there are also two queen sized aero beds for additional sleeping quarters. We had a lot of fun decorating our bedrooms and we hope you enjoy them too! We've got something for the lovers, the cowboys and even rockers!

ABOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

The house is located in Austin's SoCo neighborhood. We are walking distance to Continental Club, Guerro's, Uncommon Objects, and all the fun on South Congress. There is also a H.E.B supermarket super close and tons of great bars, restaurants, cafes, and shopping nearby.

POOL/HOT TUB/PATIO AREA

The backyard has a newly installed pool and hot tub and also has an area to play wiffle ball, throw a frisbee or just chill out. There is also nice outdoor dining table with a.BBQ charcoal grill (check out the pics--I love our longhorn grill!)

FUN STUFF/BICYCLES FOR GUEST USE:

We have two beach cruiser style bicycles with helmuts for guest use. The house is also equipped with tons of games including: monopoly, connect four, chutes and ladder, candyland, Uno, GoFish, etc.

We also have tons of backyard fun including bocce ball, Wiffle Ball, "Cornhole" ie (bean bag toss) Football, Basketball (no onsite hoop though), Soccer ball.

PARKING/AMENITIES:

There is plenty of onsite driveway parking available (4-5 cars) Plus there is plenty of street parking as well. There is also an onsite washer & dryer.

NEED LESS SPACE:

In the event that you are a smaller group and/or do not need the guest house please contact us for quote for just the main house.

HOLIDAY/SPECIAL EVENTS:

Rates will vary during holidays/peak times such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, NYE, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, ACL, Formula 1, SXSW etc.

More Details

Owner
Brian & Leah
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

Why Brian & Leah chose Austin

Leah and I love Austin! We have family in town and really enjoy spending time in such an eclectic place. Plus we love BBQ!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Brian and Leah's place was absolutely AMAZING!!! Our group of 10 loved everything about the house! The pool was awesome and the house is located so close to everything!! Brian and Leah were very accommodating and we would stay here again in a heartbeat! No complaints at all!!
Jun 2016
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Fun Hip Home + Guesthouse in Austin's SoCo! Perfect For ACL/SXSW! POOL & HOT TUB
average rating of 4.904762 based on 52 reviews
5

Amazing hosts, amazing home, Amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Brian and Leah were great hosts, always available for questions and quick to respond. The house was great, fit all of our guests comfortably and the pool and jacuzzi were a great addition! Close to everything, a super market within walking distance and downtown was a 10 min (cheap) cab ride. Would highly recommend this house for any stay in Austin!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun and relaxing in SoCo!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time at the pool and the house! It was great for all 7 of us and close to fun areas of town. I'd definitely recommend this place! And the owners were great!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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awesome experience, house and location!

  • 5 of 5

This property was amazing. It's the perfect house for a fun and relaxing getaway yet close enough to all the fun nightlife! I would definitely recommend this place to anyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great House! Perfect for our needs!

  • 4 of 5

The house was wonderful! Very modern and everything was provided. The owners were very responsive and great to work with whenever we would call to ask a question.

We booked the house for a bachelorette party. It was in a great location... Private but also close enough to the nightlife.

The only issue we had was the occasional cockroach sighting. In a house full of girls, there was chaos when we saw one! Other than that, it was great!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am really glad you enjoyed your stay! That said, I was mortified when I read that you saw some pests during your stay. As we discussed, we immediately contacted a pest control expert. According to the expert the problem was a temporary one due to excessive rains and flooding that walloped Texas in May. Suffice to say we have taken care of the issue. Again, thank you for bringing this issue to our attention. We strive to make our guests experience seemless and fun and I'm really glad you enjoyed your time in Austin. If you are a prospective guest please read our other 5 star reviews for this property.
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All the bells and whistles!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 2 adults and 2 young adults had a great time staying in this fun hip home. The house in a good location and was well equipped to suit anyone's needs. Kitchen was well stocked....we ate all our meals here and really enjoyed using the texas longhorn style bbq! We loved the pool, the bikes, and the outdoor games that were provided. Our hosts were very accommodating and were available to help us with any questions.

Can't say enough about the comforts this place provides. It really is a home away from home.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to gather with friends and enjoy the fruits of Austin!

  • 4 of 5

The property is clean and cute. It has a great pool and four good sized bedrooms. It's in walking distance to lots of fun shops and eateries.

The only small complaint was that it was hot and the AC in the back room didn't work. But we still had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

South Congress House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SXSW 2017
Mar 9 2017 - Mar 19 2017
1 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$550
Fri,Sat
$2,600
$5,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

South Congress House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , In Guesthouse
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , This room has a twin bed with trundle pull out (twin)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

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