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Stylish Downtown/Convention Center 2B 2B

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 180 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Charming 1,200 square foot home. Originally built circa 1910, newly renovated into an energy efficient green home. Hardwood floors throughout, crystal chandelier, decorated with a mixture of modern and antique furniture,16 foot ceilings, gas stove, front porch and back patio with a chiminea. Two full bathrooms with bathtubs/shower, the master bedroom has its own private bathroom.

Includes parking, wifi and access to a local private gym open 24 hours a day.

Near the historic King William neighborhood in trendy Southtown.

The closest river access is .2 miles (about a 5 minute walk), and then its about a half mile to the start of the restaurants, starting with the Blue Star Arts Complex, next is the King William Neighborhood, then the main tourist drag picks up.

It is 1.7 miles to LaVillita and Hemisphere Park which is the main tourist part of downtown.

It is 1.5 miles to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

You can rent bikes at BCycle and there is one 0.8 miles up the road from me.

More Details

Owner
Jo Pierce
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Jo Pierce

I am a yogi and attorney that works for a local non profit. I use this rental to supplement my income so I can continue to do the work I love. I love to travel and make sure my rental is as clean and welcoming as I would want the places I stay to be.

Why Jo Pierce chose San Antonio

I bought this home because I love the downtown lifestyle. I bike almost everywhere and from this location I can bike anywhere in the entire downtown.

The home is also an energy efficient green home and I do care about saving energy and saving money on utilities.

What makes this house unique

Its hard to find a 100 plus year old renovated energy efficient green home downtown that has two full bathrooms and funky décor, especially not for such a great price!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Joanna was responsive and accommodating to requests before we arrived. And the house turned out to be even better than it looked in the pictures. It's a really cool historic property with eclectic decor. The location is great, just a short drive to the Southtown restaurants and downtown.
Jul 2015
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Amenities

Lavaca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Trundle bed can be queen, sinlge or 2 singles.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Notes:
There is room for 3 cars tandem in my driveway and street parking is also available.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Stylish Downtown/Convention Center 2B 2B
average rating of 4.2 based on 26 reviews
Dallas
5

Awesome Experience

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I stayed at the home while conducting a trial in San Antonio. It was perfect. The owner was incredibly accommodating and it was the perfect location for us as it was close to the Courthouse. Five minute drive every morning! Additionally, the location is perfect with many great restaurants. It made the whole working experience enjoyable as we could come back from a long day in Court and relax in this comfy, cool, house. It also provided plenty of space to continue working and had wi-fi, which was a must for us. Oh ya, and we WON the trial! Loved it, will do it again, Thank you JO!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

My wife was very pleased. Happy wife happy life

  • 4 of 5

Felt at home instantly. Pet friendly home modern with an antique feel.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Plano, TX
5

Quiet street, very convenient in downtown San Antonio

  • 5 of 5

The house was quiet, solid, comfortable and very clean. Instructions were provided and very easy to understand. Updated bathrooms, nice bedrooms and plenty of space for our visit. The proximity of the house to downtown San Antonio, and dining amenities, made our stay very enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Berkeley CA
5

Great spot in S. Town

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great stay. Plenty of space. Great kitchen.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baton Rouge
3

Good location

  • 3 of 5

This was our 1st Home Away experience. Pros: location, cute home with everything you need, home owner accessible, pet friendly. Cons: dog smell was overwhelming, especially on the couch, vents need cleaning.

We sprayed an all natural odor killer, helped some, but didn't use on the leather couch which I suspect is the problem. I do not have a keen sense of smell and my husband had a head cold, we own 2 dogs, but it was intense. We did not inform H.O. until after we left; it was Christmas weekend and we made the booking the night before arrival - so we assumed she didn't have the time she normally would to prepare for our visit.

I'm confident she would have addressed the smell or any other needs, had we spoken to her.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Pet Friendly Vintage Cottage in Transitional Historic Neighborhood

  • 3 of 5

Pros: house is a $5-$6 Uber ride away from the downtown San Antonio, compared to parking in the downtown garages for substantially more money. It is pet friendly for a modest cleaning fee with a small fenced in back yard that allows dogs to do their business off leash. The house has vintage charm but modern amenities: central air, high end electronics, WiFi. The owner is low key and easy going--very few strict rules. The eclectic mix of antiques, IKEA and collectibles is fun and funky. Dedicated guest parking in the driveway with easy entrance and exit. Close to main roads making travel to outlying areas convenient.

Cons: There are maintenance issues: hard-to-manage antique door locks, holes in front porch boards, lots of light bulbs out (we suspect the house's older wiring isn't always compatible with the CFL bulbs), coffee pot that doesn't function properly (it took 1 hour to brew a pot of coffee). Additionally, the toilet ran continuously and couldn't be adjusted, although the owner did advise a plumber would be coming out after the weekend. We ended up just turning off the water at night, so it wouldn't disturb our sleep. Home is very near an active train track and crossing, with trains blowing their whistle/horns at all hours--some in our group liked this; others couldn't sleep. The home is lived in by owner when not rented, meaning closets and drawers are occupied, bathrooms contain owner's personal grooming and hygiene items. The home is neat and basically clean, but not ultra clean, for instance, shower curtain liner had mildew and our feet became dirty when walking barefoot on wood floor.

Overall, we felt like we were staying in the home of a friend; i.e., it's not the level of amenities you'd demand from a hotel, but stuff you would tolerate if you stayed with a friend who let you bring your dogs. As a result, it worked fine for our group which consisted of two adult daughters and their mother in town for a weekend getaway.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

The neighborhood is called Southtown.

The closest river access is .2 miles (about a 5 minute walk), and then its about a half mile to the start of the restaurants, starting with the Blue Star Arts Complex, next is the KIng William Neighborhood, then the main tourist drag picks up.

It is 1.7 miles to LaVillita and Hemisphere Park which is the main tourist part of downtown.

It is 1.5 miles to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

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Rates & Availability

Lavaca House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Long Term Rental
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2018
180 night minimum stay
$2,650
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$160
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$985
$3,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.25%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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