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Minutes to it all! 2 blocks to Barton Springs Pool, Zilker Park and Resturants

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 full bath with tree-lined views. Can sleep up to 8 guests.

You will love this property!

Amazing 3 bedroom 2 bath tree house style home located in popular Zilker neighborhood. 2 blocks to Barton Springs Pool.

Walk to Zilker Park, Lady Bird Lake, Hike and Bike Trail, Barton Creek Greenbelt, local restaurants, shops and Austin local nightlife.

5-8 minute Uber and Lyft ride to downtown. 2 bus stops within 8-10 minute walk.

2 reserved driveway parking spots plus street parking.

Outdoor upstairs balcony to relax after a day exploring Austin.

Property Perks:

High Speed WiFI

Roku with Netflix Streaming (Master bedroom)

Direct TV with many channels

Wii, DVD and Blueray Player. Games and Movies

Stocked Full Kitchen

Washer and Dryer

Beach Towels and Mats

Fluffy Linens


Required information below from City of Austin:

City of Austin Short Term Rental Rules and Regulations - Special Notes:

(2) occupancy limits applicable under Section 25-2-511 (Dwelling Unit Occupancy Limit) – not more than 6 unrelated adults per property per stay.

(3) Noise - restrictions on noise applicable under Chapter 9-2 (Noise and Amplified Sound), including limitations on the use of amplified sound

Per City of Austin Noise Ordinance – No loud noises between the hours of 10 pm and 10 am.

(4) Parking 2 dedicated paved driveway parking spaces at this property

(6) information on relevant burn bans - Until further notice The City of Austin is under a strict burn ban. Fires of any kind are not permitted at this property

(7) information on relevant water restrictions – Until further notice the City of Austin is under a strict water restriction.

(8) information on applicable requirements ADA – None

(9) Short Term Rental License and Information Packet

Copy of City of Austin Short Term Rental information packet is posted on refrigerator and inside the guest welcome book


More Details

Property Manager
Sally Sutherland
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Sally Sutherland

Sally is a true Austinite! Scott, her husband moved to Austin in 2007 from Dallas. They love the Austin trails, lakes, food & all the entertainment Austin has to offer year-round. Sally and Scott specialize in Austin Real Estate.

Let us know if you need assistance buying or selling a home or would like information on the Austin Real Estate Market.

Sally Sutherland purchased this house in 2010

Why Sally Sutherland chose Zilker

The fun, modern eclectic neighborhood just minutes downtown is truly the heart of Austin! Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool, Lady Bird Lake and much more are just a stroll away.

What makes this house unique

Located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Austin you will enjoy everything this city has to offer. The proximity to activities, entertainment and restaurants while offering a private, peaceful, less expensive alternative to a hotel room makes this property the perfect option. Free and dedicated parking space in front of property with additional street parking that does not require a parking permit.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks for the great stay we fell in love with the Zilker neighborhood! We will definitely be back.
May 2013
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Zilker House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake
  • River
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Seprate Shower and Garden Tub, 1 toilet and 2 vanities.
    Upstairs Bath - toilet , shower , Shower, Vanity and Toilet
  • Bathroom #1 Downstairs master bath has two separate areas. One area with toilet, vanity and shower. And a second area with tub and vanity . There are two entrances. From the hall (for the guest bedroom) and from the master bedroom. Bathroom #2 Upstairs shower is located in bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs Guest - 1 queen
    Upstairs Guest - 1 queen
    Queen Size Air Mattress - 1 queen , Available upon request
    Downstairs main - 2 queen , Master bedroom has TV and Roku with Netflix Streaming
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Queen Beds or push together for Ultra King Bed Bedroom 2 - 1 Queen Beds Bedroom 3 - 1 Queen Beds Can accommodate up to 8 people with a maximum of 6 unrelated guests
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
No smoking at this - No exceptions Small dogs considered. No Cats. Pet must be approved prior to booking/reservation. No exceptions


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

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Minutes to it all! 2 blocks to Barton Springs Pool, Zilker Park and Resturants
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 48 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The place was extremely comfortable and charming. The only thing that could have been improved was the dishwasher was broken. We had to leave in a hurry so didn’t have time to do the dishes.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice location and property, but property manager difficult to communicate with

  • 3 of 5

This is a nice property in a great location. We were visiting my daughter on Father's Day. The property did have a small problem with bugs, mainly cockroaches and spiders, but we just made sure we did not leave any food out, and it was not that big of a deal, as this is a common problem in Texas. The owner let us check out late, and that was the clincher for us choosing this property over others.

This would have been a 4 star review, but Sally the property manager was very unprofessional in her communication with me. We had brought our own Roku with us, the higher end model, and we accidentally left the remote behind. Since it is a bit costly to replace, I emailed Sally to see if she could send it to us at our cost.

She replied that she would look for it when she went to the property. I replied asking her if she was going to the property that day, as I knew she had renters coming in behind us for that weekend.

She never replied. I emailed her again a day later, asking if there was an update, as I needed to make a decision about whether or not I should replace the remote. Again, no reply.

On the third day, I decided I would give her one more try to see if she was going to respond. I mentioned that I was waiting to submit my review (I generally like to wait until all matters/communications are complete on vacation rental properties before leaving a review), but that if I did not hear back from her, I would go ahead and submit one.

She replied back within 5 minutes, accusing me of threatening her, and mentioning, for the first time, that she would not even be at the property until about a week later. Had I known that, I would have asked my daughter to go and get the remote.

She has continued to send me harassing emails, when all I was requesting was an update on a request I had sent to her before I left my review, which would have been a 4 star (because of the bugs) but is now a 3 star because of her sending me comments like this:

"I have never ever had a past Guest threaten me with a bad review because they were irresponsible with their property. Make it know that a dusk complaint against you and your threats to me have been noted with homeaway. I encourage you to think about you response and threats to me. Completely in called fo."

So in summary, it is a nice property with a slight bug issue, but the manager does not deal with inquiries or complaints very well, and the communication is slow after she receives payment.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay and Near Many Activities and Restaurants

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for about a week for a wedding. We rented the home for 3 families coming from out of town. The home was very comfortable and plenty of room and privacy for all. When we are back in town, there would be no hesitation to stay at the tree house again.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyed it very much. Beautiful home would stay there again.

  • 5 of 5

The House was clean and well maintained on a nice quiet block. Close to parks and restaurants. Enjoyed reading and coffee on the terrace in the mornings. Would definitely book again next time I come to Austin.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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relaxing atmosphere in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed the spaciousness of this home, the relaxing tree lined balcony and the fantastic zilker park location. It was perfect!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

Great house. We booked for a guys trip, and it worked out really well. Our group of 7 turned into 5, but we still would have had plenty of space to hang out, have drinks, watch tv and cook during the day. At night pretty much anywhere we wanted to go was less than 10 minutes away by ride share. There are a few stores that are walking distance, one about 5 min and delivery too. Neighbors seem chill, even for 5 guys playing beer pong at times. The half bathroom situation was good, bathroom helps for getting ready, plenty of towels, etc. Would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Austin Bergstrom
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.2 Miles
Butler Park Pitch & Putt Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Emma Long Metropolitan Park
Car: recommended

The home is conveniently situated in Austin's centrally located Zilker Park neighborhood. Walking distance to local bars/clubs, restaurants, and boutiques including the Barton Springs Pool, Lady Bird Lake, Austin's Zilker Park & Hike and Bike Trail, Barton Creek Greenbelt, Umlauf Gardens, Shady Grove, Green Mesquite, Hugos, Chuy's, Billy's BBQ, Romeo's, Flip Happy Crepe's, Thom's Grocery, Bluebonnet Market, Saxon Pub, Highball, Gibsons Bar, Alamo Drafthouse,and various food trailers.

The heart of Downtown (6th and Congress) is 2.8 miles or a 40 minute walk, 5 min cab ride or 11 minute bus ride. Local bus service is a 8 minute walk from the house. Airport is a 15 minute drive.

Activities nearby: Tennis, Golf, Shopping, Sightseeing, Mountain Biking, Restaurants, Canoeing/Kayaking,SUP, Swimming, Trail Running, Hiking, Health/Beauty Spa, Cinemas/Movie Theaters, Live Theatre, Museums et..

The home comfortably sleeps up to six adults.

Upstairs: one queen bed and full bath. The dining area has seating for four to six people. There is a small breakfast bar and eat in pub table in the living area.

The living area includes a 42' LCD television.

Small upstairs patio overlooking creek. Outfitted with seating for six, bird and humming bird feeders.

Downstairs: one king bed, one queen bed and full shower and bath.

Washer and Dryer.

Clean towels and linens provided.

2 dedicated parking spots. Street parking also available.

Entertainment: TV (Basic Cable), DVD, and wireless internet.

We are happy to help with any questions or recommendations during your stay.

We look forward to hosting you!

Sincerely, Sally & Scott.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Pet Fee $20

No Tax for stay 30 nights or longer.
15% City and State tax for stays less than 30 days.
$20/night/guest after 6 guests
Pets considered. Pets must be approved prior to booking, No exceptions.
Monthly and Long Term Renters Welcome
Please inquire about Special Event Rates - SXSW, X-Games, F1, ACL

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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