The SoCo Cottage-South Congress

Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

airbnb Super Host! Location! Location! Location! Original Austin Cottage. Located in the SoCo Shopping/Historical District, walking distance to everything. 1 bed 1 bath cottage award winning decorations. Bikes available! Fiber WiFi Tv Amazon Alexa Streaming Music New Memory Queen Mattress Alarm 1G Fiber Optic Internet. Central AC Heat Free Parking Photos are all current 2016.

If you are booking for ACL 2017 a 2 night back to back date is required. Only single days upon request.

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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Keypad


Weekly Discount: 17%
Weekend Price: $145 / night
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The space

Location! Location! Location!

Hip and Unique!! Original Old School Austin! Come Stay With Us. We are Local Austin. 2 blocks to South Congress Ave. 1 block to South First St.
Unlike most other listings we do no have a cleaning fee or any extra charges.

We Professionally Steam Clean when washing all Linens Bedding and Towles in our commercial washer & dryer.

Original Austin Bungalow located in the heart of 78704 (SoCo). Two blocks to South Congress Avenue (The SoCo Shopping & Entertainment District) and one block to South First Street (SoFi Shopping & Entertainment Strip). No Need for a car, Walk or bike everywhere!. Free bikes for your enjoyment during your stay!

Sleeps 2 Cozy Bedroom-Brand New Memory Foam Queen Bed. Cold ac Heat cable tv WIFI full bath with ball and claw antique tub. Fully stocked kitchen & fridge. Cow hide lounge chairs in the livingroom 42 inch flat screen Tv..Ikea European square sink. Tin barn finish in the bathrroom. Energy rated European Toilet. Nest Thermostat.

We have
hair dryer
G Fiber

Free airport pick up and drop off when available two weeks prior to arrival.

We are an airbnb Superhost. Look for the badge on our listing! What to expect.

Superhosts go above and beyond in their commitment to hospitality, whether it's picking guests up from the airport or stocking the fridge with yummy local yogurt. They're welcoming faces that know the ins and outs of their city, and provide local recommendations and insights that deepen the travel experience for every guest. People want to stay with them, and other hosts strive to be like them.

Our Friend Sam The Cowboy provides horseback rides from the cottage down South Congress Avenue. The rides always sell out! Make sure to enquire if you are interested.

Plenty of room to roam outdoors. Located in the heart of the South Congress and South First Shopping district. We treat our guests as if they are family. Enjoy the lake which is just a two minute drive away. Boat rentals bat tours dinner cruises are minutes away!! We have bikes for use to roam the neighborhood. Plenty of onsite parking. Fully stocked Fridge

Fifth Generation Young Native Texan. Well Traveled. Providing you a unique place to stay in in the heart of 78704. Quaint Property on Bouldin Creek.

Out of town travelers Austin has Zip Car and Cars 2 Go. As well as Enterprise Car Rental has Fri thru Monday Specials at $9.99 per day.

If you are visiting form out of State or Over Seas, will will be more than happy to arrange reservations at any local restaurant as well as tours.(jeep guided city tours, horseback riding, river paddle board, helicopter tours, BBQ and Austin Food Trailer Tours). Feel free to contact us for more information.

Guest access

Amazon Alexa Music Etc.
Fiber Tv
Apple Tv

Interaction with guests

Private and cozy. We are usually not on the property.

Guests can arrange horse back tours when booking.

The neighborhood

We are centrally located in Old Austin. Located between South Congress Ave and South First St. We are in the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood. One of only a few houses located on the creek!
One of the Best locations in Austin!

Getting around

Cars 2 Go - Zip Car - City free bike program - Free bikes to use during your stay - On metro main bus line - Yellow Cab 1 mile to downtown $5.00 ride. Austin now as Ride Austin Fare Fasten Cars2Go Zip car

Other things to note

Dog may be allowed depending on breed and size with prior approval before booking. No cats.
New HAVC Heat and Air Alarm
Iron and Board
Tea Maker
Coffee Maker
Blow Dryer
First Aid Kit

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 2PM

No Smoking. Any Smoking in side the cottage during your stay. You will be billed $200.00 cleaning fee. Pet with prior approval before booking. Check in 2pm Check out 1130 am. We may be able to arrange a later check out time when needed. No loud music. No more than 4 total at the cottage at anytime without prior approval. No check in between 2am-530am. No loud music or parties especially outside or anything that would disrupt the neighbors. No outside gatherings and outside activities are prohibited after 10 pm. If booking for ACL 2017, we require a 2 night back to back stay unless with prior approval.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

374 Reviews

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Paul User Profile
May 2017
Chris was a great host. He gave us a neighbourhood tour and made us feel welcome.

Kai User Profile
May 2017
Place is just as described! Great location and Chris is very helpful

Kyle User Profile
May 2017
This was our first stay with AirBnb and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. Chris so extremely helpful and vary accommodating, helping us with parking, dinning suggestions and checking in to make sure the house was comfortable. The location is great for for access to restraints and shopping. Even 6th st was only a 3 min drive or 30 min walk. We hope to stay again some day.

Julie User Profile
May 2017
My husband and I stayed at Chris' cottage for a few nights to celebrate our anniversary. Chris was a terrific host, very friendly and helpful. He was available and checked in on us during our stay too, to see if we needed anything. The location was perfect, walking distance to SoCo and S 1st restaurants and shops, and a short ride to downtown. We really enjoyed live music in the evening under the trees at Guero's on SoCo. We also saw a 7-piece salsa band outside at LeNoir happy hour. Chris' cozy cottage was a perfect home-away-from-home as we explored all that makes Austin fun and weird!

Kait User Profile
May 2017
Highly recommend! Great location for restaurants & shopping. Chris is an engaged host and took the time to make us feel more than welcome and had great suggestions for places to check out during our stay :-)

Katie User Profile
May 2017
Perfect perfect location! Chris is great host, gave us a quick tour of the city. You are steps away from south congress and 1st st. We walked everywhere- numerous food trucks, restaurants, coffee, bar bridge, The continental club. Quiet street but blocks away from all the action. Quick Uber to downtown or Rainy street. Biked from natural spring back to our place. Perfect sized house w great amenities! Nice AC! Will recommend to all friends/family!

Jacqui User Profile
May 2017
If you are thinking about staying here - do! This place is amazing. It's 2 minutes away from cafes on S 1st Street and 2 blocks from South Congress, which we loved for all the shopping and eating. It's also amazingly peaceful and quiet and Chris is the ultimate Host - even taking us on a tour of the neighbourhood and pointing out all there was to do and see. He has the loveliest menagerie of animals (there's even goats to pat in the backyard!). Chis is full of great ideas, suggestions and assistance, whilst giving you plenty of privacy. The house has everything you could need, comfy bed, cool furniture, a Nest system for cooling/heating, voice activated stereo..... I could go on and on.... and would rate more than 5 stars if I could. Do yourselves a favour and stay here.

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Austin, Texas, United States · Joined in June 2011
Chris User ProfileChris is a superhost.

Fifth Generation Young Native Texan. Well Traveled. Providing you a unique place to stay in in the heart of 78704. Experience Old Austin. Quaint Property on Bouldin Creek

We have hosted Rock Stars & Movie Stars. And Mom & Pops

Enjoy the chickens free ranging in the back yard! We enjoy all outdoor activities especially on the water and biking. We will be more than happy to show you around town.

Response rate: 100%
(past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour