Central West Austin Updated Home-Zilker Park/Barton Spring/Capitol/Ut/Lions Golf(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cool Updated 1946 Duplex w/Wood Floors-New Appliances-Sweet Location.UT 2.6mls
Music: Auditorium Shores 3.2miles, Zilker Park-2miles, West 6th 2.6miles, Warehouse district 2.8miles and Convention Center 3.5miles, Downtown Entertainment areas 2.4miles. Barton Springs 2.6miles, Deep Eddy Spring fed Pool on Lady Bird Lake 1.5miles. UT campus 2.7miles. Capital 2.6miles.
Comfortable 2 Bedroom 1 bath home with Wood Floors. WiFi and HDTV. Not a condo, single story entry. One adjacent neighbor (Duplex). Updated kitchen with granite counters, dishwasher (what a luxury in these older properties!), Gas Stove top, MicroWave/Convection Oven. All the utensils and cookware needed. Gas Grill on backyard patio. Laundry with Washer and Drier.
King size bed in one bedroom and 2 twin beds in the second bedroom. Bed linens and bath towels provided. All necessary kitchen, grilling and serving utensils. Max occupancy is 7 with twin blowup. Sorta/kinda/just like home but in downtown Austin! Great spot to relax and stage for your days or evenings in Austin or on Lake Austin.
Across the street from Historic, yet playable, Lions Municipal (Muni) 18 hole Golf Course. You can walk, take the bus or ride your bike to Downtown ($1.25 Bus, $10-15 Cab fair, 10-20 minute bike ride). Super easy walk (600 yards) to Lake Austin's Waterfront where you'll find Oyster Landing that features the Hula Hut, Abels on the Lake, Mozarts Coffee, and of course the Marina, waterfront park and boat launch.
Zilker Park (ACL and other festivals) are about a 2 mile walk or bike ride. FARE -or- City bus is $1.25 with 2 different route buses stop; One bus stop is 300' west, or for a quicker ride to town walk 700' east to the corner of Enfield and Exposition where four bus stops converge. Or call a FARE. We are 1 mile to Mopac.
Also we have another vacation rental (North Padre Island waterfront) on vrbo that we've been leasing for years. I say this so that you can see the reviews on that place and get an idea of what kind of owners we are, and how we take care of our guests. Our property in Austin is relatively new on vrbo and so we have only a few reviews thus far.
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Member since: 2004
- 800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Hula Hut/Abels on the Lake/Mozart Coffee/Boat Slip=.3 mile. Zilker Park=2 miles. Capital building=2.7 miles. 6th and Nueces (Entertainment district)=2.8 miles. Auditorium Shores (ACL, etc)=3.4 mil...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 6 - Mar 20, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 5 - Oct 16, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Normal Cleaning $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 15%
Add $100 normal cleaning fee and 15% tax to any standard or holiday rate.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Were within easy bus ride to UT home games, downtown Austin events nightlife and theatres. Cab $15 with tip. Bike 15 minutes. All within .4-4 miles
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We have another VRBO/48747 listed property on North Padre Island that we've had for many years. The experience was such a good one we thought to try our place in Austin. Our City of Austin Short-term rental license is OL 2015 016656 expiration March 05, 2017.
Why the Owner Chose Westfield, Austin, TX, USA:
All about the location and convenience plus a great neighborhood and comfortable place to live and entertain! We are less than a mile west of Mopac. City bus route in front of the property. Easy bike, walk or bus (2.6 mile) to Zilker Park & ACL. Walk (.4 mile) to Walsh Landing on Lake Austin...Hula Hut, Abels, Mozarts, boat ramp, waterfront park, etc.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Walk to Lake Austin or Lady Bird Lake (Mopac pedestrian bridge). Bike to 6th St or to Zilker Park and Barton Springs. Bus direct to UT home game. Cab or bus ride home. It's convenient. Nice yard and patio. Grill. Convenience to downtown venues and Comfortable living. Updated kitchen and appliances (including dishwasher!!)with granite counters. Updated bath. Wood floors. HDTV, WiFi.
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Front of our home
Backyard patio, gas grill, table for 6.
HDTV, WiFi, Updated Kitchen w/Dishwasher, leather furniture, wood floors.
Comfortable living space for entertaining or chilling.
Aerial toward downtown (2.5 miles)
2015 Austin Marathon (Feb 15) from our front yard.
Abels on the Lake & Hula Hut-5 minute walk (too easy for waterfront bar/rest)
Lady Bird Lake from the pedestrian bridge 2.8 mile walk, jog, bike ride, bus,etc
Backyard with patios and gas grill
Updated kitchen with full refrig, ice maker, and dishwasher w/cooking utensils
New King-sized bed
Second bedroom has 2 twin bed sets
Path to utility room. Full Washer and Dryer.
Aerial toward Lake Austin (1/2 mile walk)
Front facing Lions Municipal Golf course
Boat launch and waterfront park (Oyster Landing) on Lake Austin .4 miles
Coffee on the deck over looking Lake Austin is .4 mile stroll
ACL Festival 2 miles...35 minute walk.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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