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Zilker House : Walk from Here

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

2 bedroom / 1 Bathroom

Super location! Close to downtown with a quite neighborhood feel. We are 1 mile from Zilker Park and the Barton Springs Pool. At least a dozen places to eat / drink are less than 3 blocks away.

The house has 2 rooms each with a luxury queen bed. All linens are supplied. The kitchen is also stocked with pots / pans and service ware if you'd like to stay home and cook.

Our property is licensed with the City of Austin 2013-005277. The occupancy limit for this property is 6 people. More about the City of Austin STR regulations can be found at

More Details

Mary Sledd
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2017

About Mary Sledd

Lifelong Austinite. Professional photographer and tech nerd. I love hanging out with my family and working on old houses.

Mary Sledd purchased this house in 2011

Why Mary Sledd chose Austin

We purchased this house condemned and forclosed. We spent more than a year getting working on it - doing much of the work ourselves. We could not ask for a better location to enjoy Austin from.

What makes this house unique

Close to TONS of great Austin attractions. Quite and clean. Nice layout and furnishings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I cannot say enough good things about my stay here. Mary is an amazing host - gracious, thoughtful and accommodating. She made sure we felt right at home. Her attention to detail made for a comfortable and relaxed stay - from the many toys, books and crib waiting for my 10 month old to the fully stocked kitchen and bathroom to the carefully curated selection of magazines. She even dropped off some olive oil and spices - just in case. Honestly, I would live here if I could! Bright and modern and, above all, CLEAN. It was tastefully decorated and spacious.

Great location. Walking distance to some awesome eats (Barley Swine, Lick Ice Cream) and a short drive to a dozen more restaurants and food trailers. Loved being so close to Zilker Park.

Really made for an excellent stay in Austin!
Oct 2013
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Zilker House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Zilker House : Walk from Here
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Santa Fe

Great place, great host

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, modern, and charming. Very comfortable too. We enjoyed playing with our fifteen-month-old son in the fenced in front yard. It was with in walking distance to a few great restaurants. The neighborhood was cool too. Mary was very hospitable and went above and beyond, stopping by the house to bring us a lamp and a humidifier for our son. She also stocked the house with toys and a crib. Thank you Mary!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Rental--Great Location--Great House

  • 5 of 5

We have rented on VRBO many times, I must say this is one of the very best. The owner was very helpful. The location is in the heart of Austin with access to many activities. We will rent this property again on a future visit to Austin.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, PA

Perfectly Austin

  • 5 of 5

We love the Zilker House! Located in the heart of funky South Austin, it is within walking distance to breakfast tacos, BBQ, two-stepping and Barton Springs. The house itself was clean, modern, bright and peaceful. A great place to put your feet up after a long day exploring all that Austin has to offer. Mary, the homeowner, was extremely sweet and helpful during our stay. The Zilker House was a perfectly Austin experience and we will definitely be back soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Zilker House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day
Aug 24 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 4 2017 - Oct 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 15.0%

We have special rates for ACL, F1, and SXSW.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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