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Modern Flair With Old World Charm! Cottage Sleeps 4 In The Heart Of S. Congress

Bedrooms 1
Space 586 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Modern Flair With Old World Charm! Cottage Sleeps 3 In The Heart Of S. Congress

This charming cottage is made entirely of native stone and decorated with brand new custom fixtures and furnishings. You will find peace and quiet but charm and sophistication in this enclave in the middle of the best part of austin, tx. This open, 580 square foot floor plan incorporates a full, modern kitchen complete with stainless steel fridge/freezer/ice maker, gas stove, dishwasher, stocked with all the equipment you need to host a wonderful meal. The house is also outfitted with rapid cool ac/heating unit, full size washer and dryer in separate laundry room, modern bathroom with walk in travertine shower. Flooring throughout is travertine and the 9.5' tall ceilings are made of old style barn wood to add to the beauty and charm. Upgraded light fixtures add a wonderful ambiance. The floor plan is open so the queen bed is part of the main living area. The mattress is organic latex. There are two extra twin beds: one couch easily converts by removing the bolsters, the other is a pull out memory foam mattress (xlarge twin). There is a large, fenced yard with gas and charcoal grill and outdoor dining table that seats 6. The TV is internet-ready with Netflix (no cable). The cottage shares the backyard and laundry with the main house which may also be rented at the same time as the cottage. Ample, unrestricted street parking in the front of the house.

Lisa Rom
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018


Greater South River City Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 586 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Nice size bathroom with full walk in travertine shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Nice size bathroom with full walk-in travertine shower and full bathroom amenities including blowdryer and straightener.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • this is a 600 square foot studio with an open floor plan - the queen bed and two couches/convertible beds are all part of the main room making it very livable and comfortable for an extended stay in Austin. The queen bed is a new, luxury memory foam mattress. The cottage comes with free Google Fiber wifi with flatscreen TV/Netflix.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
This backyard cottage is completely built with stone and has 9.5 foot wood ceilings making it private and very spacious for a studio. It shares a yard with the main house and the main house can be rented separately. If interested, please ask me about separately renting the main house for larger groups.


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Modern Flair With Old World Charm! Cottage Sleeps 4 In The Heart Of S. Congress
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 17 reviews

As described. Clean. Set up well.

  • 5 of 5

Great neighborhood. Centrally located. Great experience. Owner very cordial and responsive.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati, OH

Adorable cottage centrally located to everything in Austin!

  • 5 of 5

Location: the cottage is in a quaint quiet neighborhood only a short walk to South Congress street. We were able to walk, ride bikes or take a short Lyft ride anywhere. If you’re coming to Austin make sure you use the city’s bike system: B- cycle. It’s totally worth it.

Amenities: perfect for a couple. Comfortable bed and furnishings. Very clean (and this comes from a clean freak). Everything you need is right there. The owner Lisa is amazing! She made sure we felt right at home and even picked up firewood so we could enjoy the fire pit. The only thing that might be a negative is the television is not hooked up to cable so only Netflix is available. That was no issue for us. Who wants to watch television when it’s 75 degrees, sunny, and there is an amazing city to explore?!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

Great Spot for ACL Festival!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was close distance to South Congress Ave., giving us easy access to great shops and restaurants. The neighborhood was very nice, and was a good escape from the bustle of the other areas surrounding the festival grounds. The listing did share that there would be 2 bathrooms, however, there is just one full bathroom in the cottage. Overall, this was a good spot to come back after a long day at the festival and had all the necessary amenities.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was great!

  • 5 of 5

Only thing we would have liked to be different was the air conditioner. It was really hot that weekend and the AC doesn't keep the place chilled enough for July heat.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susie- thanks for the 5 star review! I know that weekend was very hot and humid, there's a way to turn the Nest thermostat to max cool. I will add that to the house instructions.
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Great taste of Austin and great hostess!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is BEAUTIFUL! When I walked in I was in awe of how modern and pretty everything was, including the bathroom and kitchen. The bed is very comfortable as well as the couch, which is a one person tempurpedic bed. Lisa was very responsive to any questions we had at any point in the day; whether through text, email or phone call. Had an amazing time in Austin thanks to staying here, which is walking distance or a quick drive to South Congress.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cottage is adorable and very convenient to everything

  • 5 of 5

Upon entering the cottage I absolutely adored it. So cute and has everything we needed. Lisa left great instructions for everything. Very close to Rainey street and soco and ACL. I would stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Continental Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
South Congress Restaurants
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $65
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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