Modern Townhome, Heart of SoLa Rm.B

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1 Bed

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Quality accommodation for travelers wanting home comforts at an affordable price. Located in booming South Lamar, this 2000sf condo features contemporary and mid-century interiors, comfy bedding, city views, secure parking and easy bus access.

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2:00 PM
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $20 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $25
Security Deposit: $200
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

Enjoy a sunny, private room with queen bed and a full bath. Your room is on the 2nd floor of a 3-bed, 2.5-bath home. You will share with my husband Rob and I the 1st-floor living, kitchen, dining, home office, half-bath, & utility rooms. You'll also have access to three separate outdoor living spaces: Backyard covered patio, 2nd floor covered patio, and 3rd floor roof deck with wonderful city views. One off-street parking space is provided right outside the door.

The living area offers a 47" 3D-HDTV with surround sound, expanded basic cable, internet access and Apple TV. A home office on the 1st floor offers a large desk and wireless printing. High Speed Wi-Fi is included.

Guest Access

Guest room is private. One Full Guest Bath is private unless the the other guest room is also occupied, in which case you share the Guest Bath. Half-bath is also available nearby. The rest of the house is shared space.

Interaction with Guests

If we're home during your stay, our bedroom has it's own bath, and is nicely situated to provide privacy and serenity to the guest rooms. We're adaptable to a wide range of interaction levels with guests; you set the tone.

The Neighborhood

The home is situated just 1.5 miles south of the shores of beautiful Lady Bird Lake, Zilker Park & Barton Springs Pool. You're less than a mile from the Barton Creek Green Belt. You are right in the middle of the transitioning, booming, exploding South Lamar (SoLa) neighborhood. There are 100 retail shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment venues alone on the 3.5-mile stretch of Lamar between Lady Bird Lake and Ben White Boulevard and more opening all the time. The influx has created some interesting contrasts — with boutique shops, trendy salons and hip restaurants coexisting with taxidermy shops and honky-tonks. If mexican food is your thing, this is smack dab in the middle of Tex-Mex heaven, folks. Easy walk to Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co., Olivia, Barley Swine tapas, Henri's wine and cheese, Lick ice cream, LuLu B's vietnamese, Horseshoe Lounge, El Meson, Black Sheep, Sezon, East Side King and a 24-hour CVS. A very short distance to Uchi, Odd Duck, Barlotta, Winebelly, Habanero, Matt's El Rancho, Maria's Taco Village, Torchy's Tacos, Gordough's Public House & Kerby Lane Cafe. So, so many more . . .

Getting Around

Uber, Lyft and Car2Go are available and it's a 5-minute walk from the condo to the Rapid Bus stop. You are 3 miles from the intersection of 6th Street and Congress, the heart of downtown: 10 minutes by car, 20 minutes by bike, and 25 minutes by bus. You can often pick up a Car2Go within walking distance and park it right out front when you're through with it.

Car2Go is also a great way to get to my house from the airport. To pick up a Car2Go, take the free shuttle from the terminal to the Parking Spot remote parking lot.

Super Shuttle is a shared ride service that takes up to 10 passengers at a time. It's about half the cost of a taxi, but could potentially take much longer. Super Shuttle is available at the airport in the rental car area.

Bus: It is possible to get from the airport to my house using the Capitol Metro bus service, but I do not recommend it. The route is long and requires multiple transfers.

Other Things to Note

I'm happy to provide morning coffee or tea. Just let me know the night before. You're welcome to make coffee anytime.

I don't serve breakfast, but I'm happy to offer a selection of self-serve hot and cold cereals, fruits, breakfast bars and milk. Let me know prior to arrival if you'd like to take advantage of this.

Help yourself to clean linens and towels at any time.

I also rent my two guest rooms together, accommodates 4. See:
Modern Townhome, Heart of SoLa A+B

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House Rules

- Sorry, we cannot accommodate children or pets.
- Only registered guests are allowed on the property, unless arrangements are made well in advance.
- Laundry: Feel free to use the washer and dryer for your things. Please do not wash our things. Iron available.
- Quiet Time: Because there are neighbors nearby, I must ask that guests keep noise to a minimum in the outdoor spaces from 11pm to 8am.
- No smoking: Insurance prohibits smoking in or out, including outside porches and roof deck.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
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About the Host, Doug

Austin, Texas, United States
Member since January 2013


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