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Bright, beautiful, pet-friendly home, great S. Austin location!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,287 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Make yourself at home in this lovely oasis just 10 mins from downtown Austin. This bright, beautifully-renovated one-story home comfortably sleeps 4 in 2 BRs. Large windows throughout let in tons of light and offer great views of the backyard, with its gorgeous live oak trees and comfy deck. The unique window treatments provide privacy without blocking the light. High vaulted ceilings in the living/dining area and the BR create spacious yet cozy living space. Enjoy the gourmet kitchen, deck & grill in the backyard, wood-burning fireplace and the welcoming curb appeal. The kitchen & bathrooms have all been nicely updated with silestone countertops, glass tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, gourmet gas stove, etc.

Karen Habib
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Karen Habib

Originally from Colombia, I moved to Austin from NYC and I'm loving it! Welcome to our weird, vibrant, musical town!

Karen Habib purchased this house in 2012

Why Karen Habib chose South Austin

It's a terrific, quiet, peaceful & safe neighborhood with its canopy of gorgeous oak trees. Just 10 mins away from downtown.

What makes this house unique

Large, enclosed backyard with deck.


South Austin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1287 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Bright, beautiful, pet-friendly home, great S. Austin location!
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Wonderful home and owner.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were in Austin for two weeks to visit our daughter. Our stay in this lovely home could not have been better. The online photos, while accurate, don't really reflect the beautiful and spacious layout. My best description is that it is tranquil and inviting throughout.

The kitchen is a dream and provided everything we needed to prepare our Christmas Eve and afternoon dinners. Sprouts is right around the corner for grocery shopping. Whole Foods and H.E.B. are nearby, too, as well as many other stores and restaurants.

We would love to return when the weather is warmer to take advantage of the grill and spacious backyard.

While we were in town, we enjoyed an evening at the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar, an art fair/music festival Austin tradition. Great fun!

It was a pleasure dealing with Karen, whom we would love to meet someday. She responded quickly to all of our inquiries and even contacted us during our stay to ensure that all was well and to our liking.

Yes! We definitely recommend this lovely property and its caring owner.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Margaret & Rich. Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I am happy to hear you enjoyed the house, and that you got to do some of the fun winter stuff around Austin, like the Armadillo Bazaar--that's one of my favorites. You guys were absolutely delightful guests, such a joy to deal with! I would love to welcome you back any time ... and yes, you might enjoy the city when it's a little warmer. Safe travels and hope 2016 is the best year yet for your family.
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Karen was very accommodating to our needs and a great communicator. The backyard is very dog friendly and my pups loved running around, plus it comes with a BBQ! The kitchen is nicely done and very easy to cook in. The location of the home is superb and neighborhood is very quiet, quaint and comes with great neighbors. The home is nicely appointed and works well for a short or long-term stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chloe! It was terrific having you as guests, thank you for taking good care of my home--and yes, for communicating so effectively, esp when addressing my questions about the pups. I'm so glad you enjoyed the house and my wonderful neighborhood--isn't it lovely & peaceful? I wish you all the best in finding your dream home in Austin, and you guys are welcome back any time!
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Cozily Convenient

  • 5 of 5

We were pleasantly surprised after some skepticism from not seeing it first. The place was clean, nicely decorated and convenient to all the great things Austin has to offer. A great backdrop for our entree into Austin!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely enchanting

  • 5 of 5

Location was perfect to enjoy all of the activities Austin has to offer but also enjoy the calm quiet of a beautiful neighborhood. The Property owner went to great lengths to insure we would be comfortable by insuring we had everything we needed. The home was beautifully furnished for comfort. It was the perfect transition home as we relocated to Austin.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay Cindy! You were wonderful guests, I appreciate your taking good care of my home. Best of luck in your new home in Austin.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $300
Damage Deposit $350

Please, no smoking inside the house. Washer & dryer available in the garage. And ... enjoy your visit!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.