Master Bedroom - King-size pillow-top bed with luxury linens, plush bath robes, full-length mirror, en-suite bathroom, and enormous walk-in closet.
Modern Craftsman in Hot East Austin

Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

4 Beds

Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

4 Beds

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About this listing

Newly built Craftsman in the heart of East Austin.

Just a few blocks away from the East 6th district. One of the best possible locations in Austin - close to the airport, in the middle of SXSW festivities, very near downtown, and just blocks away from bars and nightlife.

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The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 4
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Keypad


Cleaning Fee: $95
Security Deposit: $500
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price: $400 / night
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The space

Approx. 1800 square feet, newly built in 2013.

Three well-appointed bedrooms feature luxury linens, down comforters, plush bath robes, armchairs, large closets, and floor length mirrors.

Spa-like bathrooms with plenty of storage space and luxury towels.
Hotel quality toiletries from Gilchrist & Soames.

Master suite with huge walk-in closet, king-size bed, en-suite bathroom, and double vanity.

Fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with new high-end stainless appliances, gas stove, Keurig coffee maker, and eat-in bar.

Open dining and living areas featuring comfortable furniture, 50" lcd tv with cable, and ipod dock.
HD cable with over 150 channels including Showtime and Starz.
High speed wifi also included.

Cozy front porch with vintage rockers. Private backyard with covered deck including an outdoor grill.

Private 2 car garage as well as plenty of street parking.

Truly equipped with everything you might need for a short or long stay - new washer and dryer, iron, hairdryer, outdoor grill, fully-equipped kitchen, and luxury linens. Air mattress, pack and play, and umbrella stroller available on request.

Just one block away from bus stop to downtown. Walking distance to many bars and restaurants. Ride sharing in Austin is easy to use, quick, and affordable.

Guest access

This house is solely an airbnb property. You will have full access to all closets, storage space, etc. You will also have full use of the 2 car garage.

Interaction with guests

I am happy to offer Austin recommendations specifically tailored to your interests. A week before your arrival, I will be in touch to provide check in directions.

The neighborhood

East Austin is a diverse, hip area full of unique bars, restaurants, and shops. Andrew and I have lived here since 2005 and can't imagine living anywhere else in town (we actually did for a hot second, but came back as soon as we could!).

PLEASE NOTE - There are two bars directly behind the house. Some find this a fantastic feature; others find it a noisy nuisance. Bars in Texas close at 2am. Most of the noise from the bars occurs Thursday - Sunday. I do provide earplugs and white noise machines in each bedroom for your use.

The Cesar Chavez/2nd Street neighborhood is a rapidly changing area. It's a fantastic mix of new and old businesses, long-time residents and recent arrivals. Here, you'll see folks sitting on their front porches, bbq-ing in their backyards, walking their dogs, or riding their bikes. Wave and say 'howdy' - you're in Texas!

Getting around

Though this location is quite walkable to many Austin hotspots, Austin is also a very easy city to get around. Rent a bike from a B-Cycle station, ride the Capital Metro, or use a ride sharing option. If you're out on East 6th or Rainey, you can also grab a pedicab to take you home at the end of the night.

Other things to note

Our other listings -
Craftsman + Cottage (sleeps 9)
East Side Hideaway (sleeps 6)
Boutique Style (sleeps 6)
East Side Hideaway Combo (sleeps 8)
Guest Cottage (sleeps 4)
East Side Hideaway Studio (sleeps 2)

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

City of Austin Operating License OL (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)

Per Austin occupancy restrictions, maximum occupancy is 6 guests. We will consider hosting 8 guests if they are ALL related, the group includes children, AND you have a conversation with me about this prior to booking. No pets allowed.

No parties, no loud music, no smoking inside the house. Only the number of guests you reserved should be at the house - any number over is considered a party. Austin's noise ordinance states no loud activity after 10:30pm. Please be respectful of our neighbors and keep noise to a minimum after that time - especially while in the backyard.
Smoking outside is fine, but please dispose of all cigarettes in the outside trash cans before you leave. If the house smells like smoke, you will be charged the security deposit.

Wine, beer, coffee, and tea are provided for you. Please be respectful.

Very simple check out guidelines are provided in the Welcome Packet - we ask that you follow these before checking out of the house. We will claim the security deposit for any excessive cleaning (if the cleaning crew requires more than 3 hours).

If any violations of these house rules occur, you will owe the full deposit.

Thank you and enjoy your stay.

You must also acknowledge
Potential for noise - There are two bars nearby that close at 2am. Things can be a bit noisy on the weekends. Earplugs and white noise machines are provided.



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

On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

249 Reviews

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Saghar User Profile
May 2017
Absolutely loved our stay at Crystal's place. Beautiful, clean and accommodating home! It is also super close to great restaurants, food trucks, bars, and coffee shops. Great stay and would go back!

Conor User Profile
May 2017
Stay here, you won't regret it.

Heather User Profile
May 2017
Amazing stay and location. In a great neighborhood of Austin with tons to do and a more low key vibe than downtown. Fully stocked bathroom (toiletries, hair dryers, etc) as well as a stocked fridge which was definitely welcome after a long travel day. If you in the area I would enthusiastically recommend Crystal's house!

Murray User Profile
May 2017
Crystal's house was a comfortable, spacious place for our family's time in Austin. The amenities were all perfect. It is in a very central location, close to all of the sights of the city. We would certainly recommend it.

Kate User Profile
April 2017
Beautiful house

Julia User Profile
April 2017
Wonderful place and lots of nearby places. Will definitely stay there again.

Zoha User Profile
April 2017
Very nice, clean and open floor plan we enjoyed our stay!

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Austin, Texas, United States · Joined in May 2012
Crystal User Profile

Andrew and I live in Austin, TX. When we travel, we look for boutique hotels and well-appointed vacation rentals in the heart of the city. We like being steps away from the hottest restaurants and cocktail bars. We've decorated our vacation rentals to reflect these tastes and provide you with a cozy, chic home away from home!

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