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Modern 3-Story, Pool, Garden Living

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Modern Black And White Studio, Designed By The Modern Architect Dick Clark An

Modern black and white studio was designed by award winning architect, Dick Clark and completed in September 20, 2013. Located in Bouldin Creek in Central Austin, it's a short walk to the South Congress, Zilker Park, Lady Bird Lake and Downtown Austin. Wonderful coffee shops, bars, and restaurants and the local music scene are all close by.

The modern cube is a three story rental. The first floor contains a screen porch with gas grill, sink and flat screen TV. The second floor hosts the bedroom, seating area, bathroom, walk in closet, washer and dryer. The third floor oversees downtown with a grand view of downtown. The industrial design contains bamboo wood floors, wet bar and outdoor stairs with a private entrance. deck with a view of downtown. The yard is surrounded with live oak trees, gardens, and deck and pool.

This is a one of kind property designed for outdoor living and entertaining.

The property is shared with myself and my mom and has 4 whippets roaming freely.

More Details

Desirae Pierce
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Desirae Pierce

Shining in ballet from the age of three, Desirae took a lead role in the Nutcracker by the age of six with the Fort Worth City Ballet Company. Through high school and college, she continued a path of competitive sports mixed with the arts. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, she followed a creative marketing path and in 1993 opened her own graphic design studio called American Pie Design, Inc. Desirae discovered that yoga provided a counter to the stress of the corporate world. Traveling the country for major corporations, she experienced many yoga styles, but found Baptiste Power Vinyasa and Anusara Yoga provided a spiritual aspect, the missing puzzle piece to her life. In 2006, she opened Breath and Body Yoga in Austin, Texas. She established the leading 200 and 500-hour teacher training school in Austin plus produces online classes and yoga videos. The University of Texas’s Women’s Volleyball, Softball, Golf and Men’s Baseball and Women’s Basketball teams hire her to bring strength, flexibility, breath and alignment to their collegiate sports. At present teaches, tours and trains, bringing a new dynamic to the practice where vinyasa flow meets alignment.

Desirae Pierce purchased this house in 1997

Why Desirae Pierce chose Bouldin

This property is located in the heart of Bouldin Creek, walking distance to South !st Street, South Congress and South Lamar. Plus this modern living experience gives you a downtown view from the bedroom and the upper deck. It is perfect for someone single or a couple wanting luxury.

What makes this house unique


+ High speed internet, WiFi throughout the property

+ Two Flat screen TVs, Full Cable, HBO, DVR on each set

+ Sonos Sound System for each room

+ Wet Bar with usual amenities (glassware, coffee maker, etc)

+ Outdoor kitchen with Gas grill, mini fridge, a second flat screen TV, grill and seating area for entertaining

+ Electrolux Full Size Washer/ Dryer

+ Queen bed

+ Three floor rental with view of downtown Austin

+ Pool, Outdoor furniture

The owner is present in main house during the visit. Guests have their own entry, exit and lots of privacy.

Bouldin Creek is located less than 2 miles from downtown Austin. The cab rides from my house to downtown are $5, perfect for when we celebrate downtown. Shops, restaurants, clubs are all walking distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I had never been to Austin and I have always wanted to visit, my husband and I decided to take a quick trip down and we are so glad we did! Our stay in Austin couldn't have been better. Desirae, her mother, Cynthia, and their 4 sweet whippets were the most welcoming hosts imaginable. Desirae was quick to communicate and easy to make arrangements with. Upon our delayed arrival late on a Saturday night, Desirae showed us around the place and kindly welcomed us with a thoughtfully stocked fridge full of locally sourced snacks, drinks and coffee for the morning. We immediately felt right at home. The house is absolutely stunning and flawlessly designed inside and out. Waking up every morning to the sounds of chirping birds and the sun shining through the heritage Live Oak trees through the floor to ceiling windows was incredible. We enjoyed our daily morning coffees on the roof deck, taking in the view of downtown and the beautiful backyard. It wasn't quite warm enough to enjoy the pool but I have a feeling we'll be back once the weather warms up. We were so grateful for the two bicycles that Desirae provided, we didn't even need a rental car. We were able to ride all around Austin by bike, it was an ideal way to experience this vibrant city. The house is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood but close enough walk to the action on South 1st Street and South Congress. Downtown is an easy bike ride away, just across Town Lake/Colorado River. The amenities Desirae provides are endless, she has honestly thought of everything. The internet, sound system, snacks, bikes and toiletries were spot on. We were so comfortable here that we felt torn between exploring Austin or just staying in and enjoying this pristine space. I highly recommend Desirae's place to anyone who is looking for modern luxury in a relaxed yet stunning environment. Desire's hospitality is above and beyond, true Texas congeniality at it's finest. Book this place, you will be so glad you did.
Apr 2014
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Bouldin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Italian Tile Shower with Rain head. Tankless water heater for hot water within 10 seconds.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The bedroom holds a queen size bed, a wet bar with coffee maker, mini fridge, toaster, dishes. The bedroom's 500 sq ft also has a walk in closet and open shower. There are no window coverings per the architects request. The bedroom is located within the trees for privacy.
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Modern 3-Story, Pool, Garden Living
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great host

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a real pleasure hosting you.
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Great spot if you don’t want to stay downtown, but a short Uber/Lyft away!

  • 5 of 5

Desirae and her mom are great hostesses! The studio-style unit is great if your traveling for work or pleasure. Definitely wish I was in town during summer months so I could enjoy the beautiful backyard and pool!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay! We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to Desirae and her mother for making it a special visit. We loved the place. Keep in mind that the outdoor kitchen doesn't have a fridge, but there's a small drink fridge upstairs. The most exquisite property, and the owners go the extra mile to make the stay perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful space in a great location in Austin.

  • 5 of 5

Great contemporary space conveniently located in Austin. Peaceful and tranquil outdoor space, fabulous pool and an upstairs deck with a view of downtown Austin. Look forward to our next trip to Austin!

Lisa A.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Modern property with convenient location to many Austin attractions.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay over Fourth of July weekend at this modern designed property. House is located close to parks, shopping, and dining around downtown Austin. Property is owned and managed by a mother and daughter who truly make you stay a great experience. The pool is a nice amenity on Austin's hot summer days. The architecture design of this property really maximizes the living space and is a great alternative to a staying in a hotel. House is gated for security and is in a quiet neighborhood. Would definitely return next time in Austin.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great time in Austin

  • 5 of 5

Great time in Austin! Walking distance to 1st and to SoCo for food and shopping. Short cab or uber ride to downtown for food and drinks. House is wonderful and in the middle of the best neighborhood in Austin. It was stocked with everything we could have ever needed. Don't miss the Gatsby on 6th and 35, upscale relaxed atmosphere with the best cocktails my wife and I have ever had. Great trip, and I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a great time. You were great renters and I welcome you back anytime.
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Austin–Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Odd Duck Bar / Gibson Bar / The Corner Bar
Nearest Golf
4.4 Miles
Lions Municipal
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Bouldin Creek Cafe
Car: not necessary

Bouldin Creek is located less than 2 miles from downtown Austin, perfect for SXSW and ACL visitors. The cab rides from my house to downtown are, perfect for when we celebrate downtown. Shops, restaurants, clubs are all walking distance.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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