Incredibly Spacious 4 BR New Home in South Austin(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
You will love this house - please read our reviews for an outside opinion!
Our home is in a sweet and safe neighborhood with friendly neighbors. Walking distance to several parks with play structures for picnics and activities for children. It’s a quiet neighborhood, though accepting of an occasional night to celebrate outdoors.
We both travel often and have designed our house to be the type of place that WE would want to rent. It's set up to be turnkey for groups. We’ve never had a complaint and our reviews are a good thing to check out as they’re unbiased opinions about our house. We make a lot of effort to make it nice, clean and welcoming. It is not a house that has been partied in or thrashed by groups. We use a the same cleaner for each stay and have a separate house manager who along with us, make sure the house looks beautiful when you arrive. We have Sonos wireless speakers throughout the downstairs, nice newly done backyard with fake grass, screened porch with lots of seating, gas BBQ, outdoor fire area with marshmallow roasting sticks and good outdoor lighting for hanging at night. Please scroll thru all the photos and read the detailed info below. It should answer any questions you have:
We regularly sleep 15-18 people, and have slept 22.
We have 4 full bedrooms:
*3 are upstairs with queen beds & 1 shared bathroom
*1 master bedroom downstairs with a king, huge bathroom
*the upstairs also has a “bonus” room which is basically a living room with a futon couch and separate regular couch. It can be treated as a 5th bedroom
*we provide have bedding/pillows for the additional sleeping options below
*2 separate futon couches that turn into double beds. 1 of those is upstairs in the upstairs “bonus room” living room, 1 is outside on the fully screened in porch.
*1 couch upstairs in the same room the futon is in.
*1 large U shaped coach downstairs in the living room that sleeps 2-3 depending on how big people a great couch for kids.
*2 nice air mattresses with electric pumps located in upstairs closet (1 sleeps 2, 1 is a single)
FYI’s and things we provide:
*Coffee: we provide 3 different options: Keurig machine, drip coffee machine or french press with grinder.
*We love to cook. You will find a fully stocked kitchen with all the appliances/anything you need including nice plates and serving platters/dishes for big family style dinners.
*Holiday or family meals - we have everything you need for Thanksgiving / Christmas dinner prep
*there will always be paper towels, toilet paper, hand/dish soap and laundry detergent provided. We recommend coming to the house before you go to the grocery store. We have a LOT of stuff here that’s meant to make your stay easier and less stressful.
*we have a spice cupboard with all kinds of spices, salt & pepper, etc
*there is olive and other types of cooking oils in the cupboards above the stove
*towels: we provide LOTS of bath/hand towels and face cloths in the upstairs closet. Plenty for a big group
*the master bedroom bathroom downstairs has 2 separate sinks/counters and is very big. It’s a great spot to get ready if a wedding party is staying at the house. It also has a new Tempur-Pedic mattress for anyone with a sensitive back. It’s the best mattress Tempur-Pedic mattress on the market
*we provide an amenity baskets with soap, lotion, razors, etc similar to a hotel in case you forget something
*wood for the outdoor fire place
*propane for the BBQ and BBQ utensils for grilling
*3 flat screen TVs, each with Apple TV: 1 in master bedroom, 1 in upstairs bonus room and a 60" flat screen in the living room with Sonos surround sound speakers enabled throughout.
*separate thermostat controls upstairs and downstairs heat and A/C.
*Baby Grand Piano & acoustic guitar for those that are musically inclined.
*Plenty of room for more blow up beds (in addition to the queen and single we own!)
Stuff for kids / babies in the downstairs hall closet
*2 Pack & Play cribs in the downstairs entryway closet + some foam squares that connect to make a baby play area
*1 baby seat, 1 toddler seat (adjustable 2 piece seat), 1 baby stroller
*back yard has fake grass - kids can roll around in it and not get dirty! FYI: if its raining/ground is wet from rain please check everyones shoes before you come inside. The dirt turns to a cement like mud. There’s a shoe brush in the laundry room and lots of towels above laundry room sink for cleaning shoes before coming inside.
The back yard is awesome, please take a look at the photos:
*nice artificial grass that looks/feels real, the kids stay clean!
*lighting for hanging outside at night
*chiminea fire pit with a covered dry wood pile. We provide wood & fire starter logs
*box of sports equipment: baseball gloves, balls, frisbee
*bean bag toss (aka Corn Hole): we have 2 boards and bean bags
*we provide marshmallow/hot dog skewers for S’mores
Screened in porch:
*gas BBQ with spare propane and all BBQ utensils
*futon couch and lots of chairs that can be arranged as you choose
Getting around Austin:
*we are 15mins south of downtown/Zilker Park, 20-25mins from the airport, both easy drives with easy access to Mopac freeway
*the RideAustin smart phone app has filled the void of our lack of Uber/Lyft. Same user interface as uber, just download the app and you can’t tell the difference
*our neighbor Maurice has a great ride service in his clean/new mini-van. We will send his contact info when you confirm the house
3 nights minimum stay. $35/night per person after four people.
Beds - when you check out you can leave them as is. The cleaning service will take care of pulling the sheets
Food & groceries we like/near our house:
*shopping center that includes grocery & liquor store and lots of food options 2mins from the house. Whole Foods/Costco and 3 gyms nearby.
*breakfast anytime tacos really: Torchy's tacos about 10mins from the house in the same shopping complex as Whole Foods and Costco. Torchy's is amazing for breakfast, lunch or Austin staple. The Democrat taco is our fav and the queso is a must order. Torchy's: 4301 W William Cannon Dr. Austin, Texas 78749
*tacos a bit further away: 1500 Spyglass Dr, Austin, TX 78746
*Texas BBQ experience a bit out of the way - The Salt Lick is an Austin where we take all our "first time to Austin" friends. They don't take reservations, its a massive place that can feed like 600 people at a can BYOB or BYO anything you want to drink. We provide coolers at the house for you to borrow. 18300 FM 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619
*Franklins BBQ - arguably the most famous spot in Austin. The trick to not waiting 3-5hrs in line is to download the "Task Rabbit" smart phone app and find the woman who's specialty is "waiting in line at Franklins for you" charges $40-60 to wait in line for 3-5hrs for pay for your order AND deliver it to the house. Life saver
*Valentina’s BBQ - food truck on Manchaca about 10mins from the house
Things to do:
*Barton Springs Pool at Zilker Park - most amazing pool we’ve ever seen. Fed by a natural spring this water is the same temperature year round. Crystal clear and very clean.
*Texas Football - in the fall there’s nothing like a UT home game on a Saturday
*6th Street nightlife - for the young or the young at heart. Thursday thru Sat night 6th street is closed to vehicles and is a massive gathering of people spilling out of the bars and restaurants
*Rainey Street restaurants & nightlife - an older crowd then 6th street. Great restaurant options
*South Congress Street - by day or night. Lots of shopping, fun stores, good people watching. You can park and spend an afternoon or evening here. Amy’s Ice Cream, the Continental Club, Home Slice Pizza, amazing restaurant options
*Lake Austin or Lake Travis: lots of options for patio or speed boat rental. April-October its generally warm enough to be in the water
*Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - large well kept botanic garden
Any other questions please send our way. Thanks!
Member since: 2015
- 2800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 15
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 10-15
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
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- Video Games:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
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- Kayak / Canoe:
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Cleaning fee $175
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2014
Why the Owner Chose Cherry Creek, Austin, TX, USA:
Outside: 23 trees in the newly installed back yard that includes fake grass so the kids stay clean. The yard has a fire pit/seating area and great nighttime lighting for outdoor hands. An amazing shady oasis from the heat. Inside: downstairs is built for large groups/entertaining. Open floor plan. Wood floors. Sonos wireless speakers throughout the downstairs so you can easily DJ while hanging. Large kitchen facing/connected to the living room/breakfast area so you feel included no matter where you are. Immaculately kept house set up by owners who travel full time and know what makes a guests experience memorable.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house was designed for comfort and relaxation. Every person that comes to the house says the same thing...."this house is so well kept and relaxing"
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Large sectional couch in living room, gas fireplace, 60' TV, Apple TV and Sonos
Spacious kitchen overlooking living room/porch. 4bar stools, hang while u cook!
Dining room table set for 6 but can comfortably seat 8
Breakfast table nook in the kitchen. Overlooks the screen porch & back yard
Master suite downstairs. New king tempur-pedic. Apple TV, larger master bath
Master Suite bathroom, soak tub and stand up shower.
Upstairs guest room 2 with queen bed.
2nd floor bonus room w/futon, couch, AppleTV. Can be used as 5th bedroom
Screened in back porch is great for BBQs, hanging out, or naps on the futon.
Landscaped back yard at night. Great in the warm weather!
In the closet: 2 Pack & Play cribs, stroller,baby car seat, child booster seat
Concert art on the wall in vaulted entryway when you enter the house
Large sectional couch in living room that is overlooked by the kitchen.
3 diff coffee options: Keurig cups, drip machine or french press with grinder
matching dishes, pitchers, serving platters from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Baby grand piano and acoustic guitar are available for you to play!
Mater suite bathroom, his and hers sink space. Great place to get ready!
Upstairs guest room 1 with queen bed.
Upstairs guest room 3 with queen bed
Upstairs guest bath with tub shower, double sinks. We provide lots of towels.
Back yard with fire area & night lighting. Kids stay clean on the fake grass!
Front of house.
Provided: sports equip,cooler, S'more sticks,CornHole/bean bag toss,fire starter
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017
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