Light and airy spring fresh bedroom; double bed, sleeps 2
Heart of Austin /Downtown SOLA 3/1

Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

3 Beds

Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

Located in the heart of Austin, this 3 bedrm, single bath tastefully decorated bungalow / duplex offers convenient access to popular Austin food and music venues, Zilker Park, festivals, shops and is located near South Congress (SOCO) and the SXSW.

The space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Cleaning Fee: $110
Security Deposit: $200
Weekend Price: $149 / night
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The space

Located in the heart of Austin, within minutes of where much of Austin's pulse is happening - close to South Congress (SOCO), S. Lamar (SOLA), 6th Street, The Convention Center and Zilker Park. This is the perfect place to stay for SXSW, ACL and Formula One.

The furnished house includes a kitchen complete with standard and small appliances, cooking supplies, Wifi and other amenities for your convenience and pleasure.

The open floor plan of the kitchen - dining - and living spaces offers comfortable common areas for guests. The covered outside patio is furnished and serves as a great seating area to enjoy Austin's fresh breezes. The large fenced side yard is perfect for relaxed sunning and stargazing. Sit out under the 100 year old oak tree in the front yard.

Will accommodate up to 6 people.
~Bedroom 1: Queen Bed (sleeps 2)
~Bedroom 2: Full Bed (sleeps 2)
~Bedroom 3: Queen Bed (sleeps 2)

~ Wireless Internet
~ Kitchen stocked with dishes, utensils and basic cooking supplies.
~ Some spices and staples provided
~ coffee pot provided to help jump start each day.
~ Appliances: Standard size Refrigerator/ Freezer with ice maker, Oven / Stove, Coffee Maker, Toaster
~ Iron & full size ironing board
~ Bath supplies include linens, blow dryer, paper items, soap and shampoo.

*Your well mannered dog is welcome to stay in the fenced yard :) .

Enjoy the entire house, lots of privacy.

For these special events in Austin, the property is at an increased rate per night: SXSW, ACL, Formula One.

Guest access

Guests have full access to the cottage, outdoor patio and large, fenced side yard which is perfect for relaxed sunning and stargazing.

This property is offered as a vacation rental for friends, families, business travelers and other short term rental needs.

Interaction with guests

A big Texas welcome awaits your enjoyment in the Heart of Austin!

Your privacy and satisfaction is important. Local owner / staff available by phone as well as on site as warranted.

The neighborhood

Great local neighborhood, can bike or walk to South Lamar or SOCO - 4 miles to Austin Convention Center and downtown, 5 minute drive and blocks from the metro system. Close to Barton Springs and Zilker Park. Can be downtown in 3-5 minutes by car. Most of our rave reviews are about how close we are to downtown.

Historic neighborhood with historic oak trees, and the tree in the yard is 100 years old.

~Lists of locals' faves are provided in the rental for your leisure planning.

Getting around

There is parking onsite (free) you can park up to 2 cars in the driveway. This area is well situated within Austin's public transportation system: Capital MetroRail, the commuter rail system and Capital Metro (bus) transport throughout downtown Austin, the Texas Capitol, Convention Center, SOCO, S Lamar, Zilker Park/Barton Springs, Performing Arts venues, theaters, galleries, the University of Texas campus and The Drag along the western side of UT campus on Guadalupe St. The Capital Metro (bus) links to the Capital MetroRail to provide travel to communities north of Austin affording views of landscape and more into Leander, TX.
Public transportation maps / schedules:

Alot of our tenants also use Uber for local transportation.

Other things to note

Original Austin native property owner. The rental is close to some of her favorite places: the Broken Spoke, SOCO, Matt's El Rancho restaurant and The Barton Springs Saloon.

No animals are allowed

We have an operating license with the City of Austin license number OL

~Lists of locals' faves are provided in the rental for your leisure planning.

- coffee pot provided to help jump start each day.

Lots of privacy in your stay, owner does not reside onsite.
The property is at an increased rate per night for the following weeks/major events in Austin
ACL (first and second weekend of October)
SXSW (first through third week of March)
Formula One (last week of October)

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM

Long term and short term renters welcome.

Your well mannered dog is welcome on the property. Small and medium sized crate trained dogs are welcome within the rental for an additional $25 cleaning fee.

Smoking must happen outside. Ashtrays are provided for the outside areas.
Odorless "vapor" smoking is allowed within the house.

There are 2 parking spaces in the driveway, absolutely no parking on the grass.



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

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

130 Reviews

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Andrew User Profile
May 2017
Good area at a reasonable price.

Jessica User Profile
May 2017
My husband and I stayed at Laura's place with our sisters (from out of state) who had come to attend our son's wedding in Austin. I originally chose Laura's place because it was reasonable priced, had good reviews, was pet-friendly (we have a dog), available for our dates, and could accommodate us and our relatives. We came into the unit and were greeted with a clean, comfortable environment and even snacks and bottles of water for our refreshment. Laura's place is clean, with comfortable beds and plush bathroom towels. There was coffee in the cupboard plus a few other staples. We enjoyed the convenience of a full kitchen (including dishwasher), but if you are into cooking like I am, you may want to bring a few things along (paring knife, peeler, measuring cups/spoons). We were surprised to find that the property had a fully-fenced yard, which we absolutely appreciated for our dog. She had so much fun running and smelling about and taking in all the sights and sounds of the corner lot shaded by beautiful oak trees. The patio also served us well, because relatives who had come to town for the wedding were stopping by to visit, and the patio, which had two chairs and a small table was roomy enough to comfortably hold four additional camp chairs we had with us--providing us a nice outdoor space to hang out. We had ample room in the driveway or on the street in front of the property for parking. There were trash and recycling receptacles just outside the fence, and a small laundry room with a washer and dryer available for our use. We liked the property/unit so much that we tried to rent it for UT's graduation weekend, but it wasn't available. It is in the SOCO zip code, (stands for South Congress, but could also stand for SO COnvenient to roadways, restaurants, businesses and parks. There was one unforeseen problem during our stay--the thermostat of the (one year new) AC stopped working. Laura and her niece, Hayly were immediately on it--and had the thermostat replaced as quickly as possible, and in time to keep us cool before the next warm front moved in. We would definitely recommend this property to other Airbnb-er guests.
Laura User Profile
Response from Laura:
Thanks for the great review! We were happy to host you!
May 2017

Lauren User Profile
April 2017
It was very clean, the beds were comfortable and there was a lot of space for ball 5 of us. It was also a nice quiet neighborhood.

Casey User Profile
April 2017
This place is in a great location and makes a good base for exploring Austin!

Oscar User Profile
March 2017
Overall good space and location

Anthony User Profile
March 2017
Laura was very helpful and communicative, nice neighborhood and cozy house! Perfect for anyone visiting SXSW. Everything was great, thanks for letting us stay!

Lorraine User Profile
March 2017
Great place!!

Austin, Texas, United States · Joined in November 2012
Laura User Profile

I am from Austin, TX I work in high tech. Local gal, knows all of the good spots to go to! Bought this duplex in 2007 and lovingly remodeled it, plan to retire there when I move back in town. Until then, enjoy owning something a part of Austin that is so beautiful, and close to SOCO, Zilker and Barton Springs.

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