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Chris Aguero

Member since: 2012
Speaks english

Perfect Location - Walk to Lake & Downtown. * F1 *

36 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this East Cesar Chavez holiday cottage

Close to Events & Lake, 2BD/1BA,Full Kitchen,W/D,Parking, Great Walkability,Yard

On a tree lined quiet street, with excellent walk-ability to bars, lake and restaurants, this Cottage is the perfect place to be in Austin. With two bedrooms, a full kitchen and a private yard to relax in, this is the best vacation getaway right in the heart of the hippest neighborhood Austin has to offer.

Built in 1926, and completely remodeled, it offers historic quality and modern conveniences. The home has automated entry, which means there are no keys. So you won't have to pick up a key - you can just enter with your unique code.

This property also has a private backyard. The yard is outfitted with a charcoal grill, and table with an umbrella so you can enjoy the sun or the shade.

Don't miss a thing on your streaming account, because the cottage has wireless internet and a smart TV that has quick buttons to Netflix and Amazon.

This cottage instantly welcomes you with snacks to refresh you. The kitchen is fully stocked with dining ware, pots pans, wine glasses, bottle openers and an array of chargers, just in case you left yours behind.

We try to think of everything you might need to make your stay comfortable so you can just enjoy everything Austin has to offer.

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  • Groups
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Chris Aguero (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks english

About Chris Aguero

We love Austin, and want to share it with others. We are originally from California, and enjoy the little-big town of Austin. It has lots of activities and enough culture to keep even the most experienced traveler's interest.

We enjoy traveling to great cities like Paris, Milan and New York. But we also enjoy the quaint charms of small walkable towns such as Italy's the Cinque Terra, and Portugal's Sintra.

We appreciate modern and historic architecture, and this little gem of a cottage has both. It's got good structure with modern features. Every year we try to improve upon it.

It has the best location for walking to dinner, or taking a long walk around the lake.

Last year we rode bikes to the Austin City Limits (ACL) Festival. It was great to just peddle up to the event and not worry about parking.

We hope our visitors enjoy this perfect little cottage as much as we do.

Chris Aguero purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Chris Aguero chose Austin

The location of this property is perfectly situated between the city and the lake in a hip and upcoming area of Austin. Great walk-ability to bars, restaurants and shops.

The closest bars and restaurants are on Rainey Street which is fast becoming the best spot to party like a local. Rainey is a quaint street where the houses have been renovated into cool bars and great foods. There is even trailer food area with lots of choices. Parking is crazy on Rainey Street, so most people who stay at the cottage just walk there. The walk is less than a 1/2 mile (.4 to be exact), and is worth it to miss the parking fees for most people.

With a car, the entire Austin area is free to explore, including the hill country, the worlds best BBQ, and great outlet shopping.

What makes this cottage unique

While this house boasts all the comforts of home, it is the location that made us grab it the first day it came on the market. The house is in impeccable condition, retaining its rich history, while feeling modern and clean.

The home has modern touches, like automatic keyless doors, smartTV, charging ports in the bedrooms, and a wireless printer.

We stock the Kitchen with snacks and treats to welcome guests and make them feel at home. There's coffee, tea and creamers to start the day perfectly. In the frig, you'll usually find farm fresh eggs,butter and almond milk .

The Kitchen is fully functional as it is beautiful. With granite counter tops, ample storage and double stainless steel sink, it has everything you will need, including microwave, gas stove, oven, and even a washer/dryer.

If you enjoy cooking you will find the kitchen is fully outfitted. There are copper-bottomed pans, spices, olive oil, and serving dishes. If you are a take-away foodie like me, you will find plates, dining ware, and wine glasses to make your meal special.

The best part of this place is its location. A nice walk to the lake and the best bars in Austin. The home even has parking off street for up to 3 vehicles, and usually some on-street parking as well.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nice 2 bedroom cottage with room for a person on a fold down couch. Close to the action of downtown, quiet neighborhood, attractive interior. Would stay here again.
Mar 2013
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based on 36 traveller reviews

Perfect Location - Walk to Lake & Downtown. * F1 *
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 37 reviews
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Cross Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this cozy two-bedroom cottage over Labor Day weekend. Everything was to our satisfaction. The owner who is also a painter appointed the cottage tastefully. The cottage is located in a quite neighborhood, and is only a short car ride away from Austin's various attractions.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great TX Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Perfect size house for the (4) of us, enjoyed our vacation/ stay very much! Owner is quick to reply to any questions/ concerns that you might have. Plan to come back and stay again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Neat, clean, great location

  • 4 of 5

Was comfortable and my husband and I would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and funky, a great accommodation.

  • 5 of 5

The location is in a quiet neighborhood that allowed for peaceful easy sleep at the end of a long day. Everything we needed for our long weekend MotoGP stay was provided. While small, 64 Cross Street was comfortable, quiet and located within walking distance to Austin's music scene. Uber arrived at the house within minutes the times we summoned them. The shower was spectacular with plenty of hot water to go around. The bed.....oh, the bed, was amazing. We enjoyed sitting on the back patio area in the evening as we observed the evening wildlife. Chris made arrival as easy as it gets. If you want comfortable, quite and a good location, this is it.

Tim and Kim

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house we rented in Austin was awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We are so glad we rented the house from Chris. It was cute, clean, well equipped with the little things. The kitchen and bathroom were roomy and great. Nice bedrooms with comfy beds. The back yard was nice with beautiful trees and so many birds we'd never seen. It was located in the perfect place for us near downtown and close to almost everywhere we went during our stay. It was also close to the freeway, which was convenient. It was so easy to use and just plain comfortable. I would highly recommend this house. Perfect size for us with our two adult children.

Thank you Chris!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rock Star Housing!

  • 4 of 5

It really was the perfect location to enjoy all the night life and amazing music that Austin has to offer. A few blocks from tacos, groceries, and excellent coffee. Easy access to running trails. And convenient to walk back to late at night after seeing show on Rainey, 6th Ave or Red River. Comfortably appointed with quality beds and towels. Thank you for offering it up for rent.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6.8 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Rainey Street Bars
Nearest Train
0.6 Miles
Austin Metro Rail
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
IH 35
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Car: not necessary

Austin offers visitors a full array activities. The cottage is walking distance to Austin's central waterway, Lady Bird Lake, which makes this location the perfect place for both enjoying city conveniences and the great outdoors. Less than a half a mile from the lake and from Rainey Street this home is the sweet spot for enjoying Austin. On Rainey street you can find bars, restaurants, pedicabs and Austin's bcycle bike rentals..

A little further away, and you will find the all the treats of South Congress St. and the hum of historic 6th Street.

The neighborhood is fast becoming the new favorite for its laid back style and awesome eateries. The East side is where you will find both sleek Modern homes, and fun classic cottages, like this one that sports its mail box in a tree.

With to-the-minute styles at clothiers like Maga and Solid Gold and hair salons like Hearts and Robots you will soon blend in. All food choices are available, from elegant dining like Buenos Aries Cafe and Qui, or hole in the wall classics like Sputnik burgers, to an array food trailers, its all available in the area.

With plenty of parking and even a BBQ, you can stay in and enjoy the fresh style of the cottage, with cable and internet TV available.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in East Cesar Chavez, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016 Oct
18 Oct 2016 - 24 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
2017 March
3 Mar 2017 - 26 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$78
Pet Fee A$132 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in East Cesar Chavez, Texas

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 632 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Lake ...
  • River ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Travertine Stone Shower
  • - Separate water closet - Travertine floors - Glass Block Accent in Shower - Toiletries provided: Shampoo, Conditioner, Bar Soap, Shower Gel, Lotion - Blow Dryer
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Pure - 1 large double bed , Bright and Restful. ipod dock/speaker. View of Trees.
    Bliss - 1 large double bed , Simple Modern Comfort. Clock/ipod spkr. Table-top USB ports.
  • The Pure Room: Clean lines and simple features of this room make it perfect for a restful sleep. The room has a platform bed with a Stearns&Foster mattress. Dark wood floor and a cozy chair make this room a great place to lounge. Large custom closet with extra towels and blankets. Your choice of down alternative or thermal foam pillows. This room boasts two windows with Levelor blinds so you can moderate the lighting. One of the windows faces the sunrise for a potentially amazing wake-up view. Ipod dock with speakers next to bed (not iphone5) The Bliss Room: The antique plank wood floor adds to the warmth of this room. The leather headboard, nightstands and reading lights make it a great place to relax. There is also a lighted grooming mirror for in-room beautification. Speaker/ipod dock (not for iphone5). The windows treatments have room darkening liners to allow you to take mid-day naps. Enjoy the memory foam mattress for an on-a-cloud night's sleep
  • Books ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • veranda
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Groups
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Internet access included, has wifi. The wifi log in data is on the frig. Printer in the living room is wireless for printing boarding passes, and concert tickets, anything you need. Printer can also be connected with a cable.