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Luxury Home * Grand Piano * Walk to Barton Springs * Zilker * ACL Heaven *

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

About the property

* Sleeps 8 * Barton Springs * Zilker * ACL * SXSW * F1*

Staying here in this 3-story townhome, you will enjoy living downtown while being surrounded by a peaceful green space on a quiet, dead end street. One guest commented that it feels like 'I'm living in a beautiful tree house with a grand piano.' You will not have to worry with all of the Austin Gridlock traffic and have the choice to walk or bike to almost EVERYTHING!! Close enough to the action, but far enough away to get some sleep! Zilker Park, Barton Springs, ACL, SXSW, Long Center, Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail, Zilker Botanical Gardens, Palmer Events Center, Zach Scott Theater, go canoeing, or eat at plenty of the great restaurants, (like the original Chuy's) and there's also a grocery nearby. You will be living closer to Zilker Park and Barton Springs than the car parking areas for ACL! 2 miles to the F1 Helipad Transport! City bus is a only a 10 minute walk. You'll have nice views and beautiful sunsets. The open kitchen and living area are on the second floor. This contemporary home has been recently remodeled with all furnishings including granite countertops, fancy coffee machine, large outdoor grill, and all new appliances! 3 Bedrooms, one on each floor, 3 Full Bathrooms, Garden shower, grand piano, glass atrium and a fireplace. Fun, Funky neighborhood on a quiet 'No Outlet' street. Covered parking available. Wifi. Great place for kids that are old enough and young enough, to negotiate stairs. We are happy to offer some directions or assistance; whatever will make your stay more comfortable. We can usually offer discounts for extended stays and repeat customers--just ask. We are licensed by the City of Austin (We apologize in advance for the Austin taxes). We are always happy to help you navigate all the Austin awesomeness! Can't wait to help make your stay in Austin absolutely terrific!

Accessible by foot: Austin's Urban Jewels

Zilker Park, Barton Springs, and the Hike and Bike Trail consist of 360 acres on which visitors can ride bikes (bike rental a mile away), hike, rent kayaks or canoes, play volleyball or disk golf, fly kites, or stroll through the botanical gardens. While at the lake you can try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding, the world's fastest growing water sport. Barton Springs Road is home to many bars and restaurants, a putting range, a mini golf course, and a performing arts center. Nearby is the world class Zach Scott Theater, the Austin Nature and Science Center, the famous food trailers, the South Congress boutiques, home to First Thursday, and a spectacular view of the Congress Bridge bats flying at dusk between March and November.

As required by the City of Austin:

Austin STR Licence # OL2013010787

City Ordinance 25-2-511 states that no more than 6 unrelated adults may reside in a dwelling.

More Details

Property Manager
Tom and Daris Hale
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, german, spanish, italian, Swahili
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

About Tom and Daris Hale

Tom and Daris are artsy musicians that perform with the Austin Symphony, Ballet Austin, and Austin Lyric Opera. We have spent many years performing and living abroad in places such as Italy, Austria, Mexico, Germany, and most recently in Tanzania.

We have two feral children that are relatively house broken and rarely bite. The kids have to attend ballet, opera, and symphony more than they would like and usually resort to hanging with the stage crew. Quite frequently we host foreign exchange students (high school and college) just because we enjoy sharing the best of American culture, like spray-on tans, and dog sweaters. Seriously, we love people and sharing Austin with them. We look forward to hosting you!

Tom and Daris Hale purchased this house in 2012

Why Tom and Daris Hale chose Austin

This property is amazing because it is very private and quiet, yet very close to Austin's finest attractions. You will be closer to ACL than people can park their cars! You can go jogging and then jump into Barton Springs. The greenbelt is great for hiking during the day and 6th Street is fab for evening pleasures. This is a great place if you want to have fun and then retreat to a peaceful accommodation. Then hopefully you will have time to enjoy some coffee from the fancy machine or watch a movie on the large flat screen TV.

What makes this house unique

The views, the quiet wilderness even though you are in the city, the artsy neighborhood, the greenbelt, and of course, Barton Springs-wow! Zilker Park!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Zilker, Texas

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Garden Shower with river rock stone floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Top floor is the Master bedroom with Garden Shower
    Bedroom 2 - 4 single bed , One bunk bed, one trundle bed that pops into a Queen.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
  • The top floor has a small office and Master bedroom with a balcony and garden shower.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

Luxury Home * Grand Piano * Walk to Barton Springs * Zilker * ACL Heaven *
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews
5

Great place! Spacious and cozy. Tom and Daris were great hosts.

  • 5 of 5

It was great to stay at that house. Good vibe, good feelings. In practical terms, we were in 7 people and it was extremely confortable and spacious. You have everything you need.

We used bikes to move around. If the weather helps it's a wonderful choice.

I have nothing to say but good things. We recommend. Go for it.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

From beginning to end, staying here was perfect. The property is in a great location, plenty of space and there was nothing to worry about. Anyone who stays here in Barton Hills will have a great time. Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and quiet

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here while in town for my brother's wedding and we all loved it. The neighborhood is very quiet, which is a nice change from the hotels downtown filled with partiers. It was a short Fasten ride to downtown, so you can party and then go back and actually get some decent sleep! The master bedroom had a really comfy bed, too. I forgot to ask about the other beds. This is a good place for people who are a little older and need some downtime after going out on the town, but not too old because it's three stories and those stairs are a workout!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Spot for a fun weekend in Austin

  • 5 of 5

Could not have been happier with this house. Everything about it was as advertised and the hosts checked in early in the weekend to make sure we had everything we needed. Comfortable beds, great bathrooms, very clean. We walked to Barton Springs one morning and the surrounding neighborhood is wonderful. Will for sure be staying here again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Treehouse!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our stay, cozy home with an ideal layout for a family. You really feel like you're in a treehouse. Amazing location to the beautiful Barton Springs and downtown!! Would for sure book again! Owners are the best!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cool, eclectic house with loads of room

  • 5 of 5

This house has a very artsy feel, lots of great natural lighting and has a Texas feel with modern updates. Plenty of room for everyone to roam comfortably and private quarters are present. The home is very close in proximity to Zilker Park and the lake, and ink a short drive to downtown Austin. Tom and Daris are super responsive and kind. Would love to stay here again the next time I'm in Austin.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Austin International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
There's bunch of great bars--10 minute walk
Nearest Ferry
200 Miles
Port Aransas
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lion's Municipal Golf
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Capitol Metro Train
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Downtown Austin??
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ton's of great Restaurants--many just 10 min walk
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Lake Austin, City Park
Nearest Beach
216 Miles
Padre Island or Galvestion
Car: not necessary

Austin is the Live Music Capitol of the World. Austin City Limits Festival--you will be closer than most people can park!

South by Southwest, Formula One! Zilker Park and Botanical Gardens, Barton Springs, and 6th Street. Austin has everything!

If you stay here, you are close enough to walk, but still far enough a way that you can get a peaceful night's sleep!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Zilker, Texas

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Barton Springs Summer
8 May 2017 - 16 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$516
 
 
ACL Week 1
6 Oct 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$3,138
Flat fee
 
 
ACL Week 2
13 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$3,138
Flat fee
 
 
F1
20 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$3,138
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving
19 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$516
From
A$556
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$46 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$778
From
A$817
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$46 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$129
Cleaning A$163
Tax Rate 15.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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