About This Listing
Our upstairs apartment is surrounded by trees in the midst of a garden. It dates from the 1920s & has wonderful oak floors & large windows with Craftsman touches.
Walk to UT, restaurants, shops, Grocery.
Make sure to check out my Guidebook.
The garage apartment was built in the 1920s and has gorgeous original oak floors & trim throughout. Large vintage windows provide abundant light. Modern & antique furniture. Beautifully decorated & immaculately clean.
We are constantly making improvements & incorporate almost all guest suggestions. Most recent updates include West Elm area rug, resurfaced bathtub, updated tub handles & pipes. a desk...
^superfast wireless internet
^ Roku TV with Netflix
^1 bedroom w Queen size Bed
^Living Room has a double pull out bed (with mattress topper- cumfy!)
^ Cute Balcony - ideal for sipping coffee
^ Full Kitchen with fridge & Gas Stove
^ cooking and dining utensils
^ 500 threadcount sheets & fine towels
^ Coffee grinder and maker
^ coffee, tea & fixings
^ all pillows and duvets are in allergy bags
^ hair dryer
^ iron & ironing board
The apartments supports a green living lifestyle:
biodegradable non-toxic laundry soap, Organic locally roasted coffee, Organic 500 thread count sheets Bamboo towels, All natural cleaning products, Grey water system
Great Location for SXSW
Close to Central Market, Wheatsville CO-OP, UT Campus, and The Drag
walking distance to UT & restaurants
One block from Capitol Metro #1,#5, and *Night Owl bus lines
*** Sorry, no infants or small children ***
Their own apartment and a large garden with seating & dining areas. Off street parking.
Interaction with Guests
It is always a treat to meet guests at checkin, visit with them in the garden or even share a glass of wine. Alternatively, it is not unusual for guests to check themselves in & out with communications all by text. Although I miss meeting them in person, this method works remarkably well too.
I often travel for work & fun. If I am out of town, there is always a "property manager" available on site.
Hyde Park is close to downtown, UT, 6th street and all the other "action". But it is an historic neighborhood one hundred year old homes with large trees and lively gardens; making a quiet get away.
We are 1 block from the 1 or 5 bus routes that go right downtown & run every 10 minutes. We are also on the UT free transit bus.
Getting here from the airport:
Taxis run between $25-30 and is fast.
Supershuttle is a minibu that is shared with 2-3 other peopIe, costs about $15 and is medium slow.
The city bus #101 is only $1 and very slow.
I highly recommend Car2Go - a shared vehicle service as an alternative to renting a car. You can even get them to and from the airport (costs about $10). but you have to sign up in advance.
Other Things to Note
What to expect.
We really want you to have a great stay & go out of our way to make it happen. But we are not a hotel, so there is more chance of unexpected things happening, both good & bad.
The nearest hotels are a Double Tree & La Quinta & the rooms cost twice as much. They are in the middle of government buildings with few nearby attractions.
The apartment is walkable to loads of fun things and is in a tree filled neighborhood.
However, with hotels you know exactly what you are getting & there are no surprises.
Make yourself at home!
* If you need anything, please text me at (phone number hidden).
* Please note that during the weekdays from 8-5 on street parking requires a permit. The off street parking spot may be more convenient.
* Please smoke outside only & kindly use an ashtray.
* Please feel free to use any of the outdoor spaces, including hammock, dining table
* There is a composting bin if you wish to use it, as well as recycling containers. It is small & green.
* There are large trash & recycling bins between the Main house & the apartment. The large blue bin is recycling the small green is trash.
* Please keep noise down after 10:00p.m. weekdays and midnight on weekends.
Tracy’s place is SO cute and very clean; perfect for our stay!! She was prompt when replying to emails, very sweet, and laid-back about checking in and out. If we were relocating to Austin, we would have liked to move in :)
Nice place, just as described.
Walking distance from some cool spots.
Tracy was very nice.
Our stay with Tracy was awesome. The place was everything and more we were expecting. Tracy was great, there were no issues with anything, we used many of her recommendations that she left for us. Would definitely stay here again anytime I'm in Austin, highly recommended.
Lovely, little mother-in-law suite amongst the treetops, with loads of ambient light. Felt very comfortable here; feels a bit better than the photos would suggest.
Located in a pleasant, leafy neighborhood, we easily walked to Black's BBQ, passing oak lined lanes and parks along the way.
Apartment was clean and well-appointed; with coffee grinder and beans (my personal favorite feature!). Kitchen even offers ability to cook. Bathroom and bedroom spacious and well-lighted also.
Tracy was most gracious, receiving us in the common lush backyard. She's been most helpful throughout, and we'll definitely stay here again.
Great little apartment and wonderfully helpful and gracious host. We were very comfortable during our stay. The bed was so soft and the sheets were clean and crisp. Tracy was very accessible during our stay, helping out with little things as needed, but not intruding at all during our stay. And don't be concerned with the low price. This place is really a steal for what you get compared to nearby Airbnb properties. I highly recommend staying here.
Great stay at Tracy's apartment for a long weekend in Austin with my family. Perfectly located and close to everything we wanted to do while in town.
Although we never actually got to meet Tracy while in town, she was very responsive to all communications ahead of our arrival and got us in to the apartment on time with no issues.
Highly recommend for anyone visiting Austin...
This is a lovely apartment in a quiet, safe neighbourhood a stone's throw away from restaurants, shops and the university. It has a balcony and plenty of space, and is clean and well kept. I have stayed in Hyde Park a number of times and I would definitely stay here again. Tracy was a friendly and thoughtful host - when the water was turned off by the city for a few hours she offered to bring bottled water, which was very kind. Apartment can be easily cooled - important in Austin - with two large window A/C units. Highly recommended!
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