About this listing
Beautiful, centrally-located guest apartment with private entrance! Located in charming Rosedale neighborhood close to UT campus and easy access downtown. Walk to dozens of restaurants, coffee houses, bars, shopping and a park with swimming pool! The suite has a queen bed, comfy sofa, mini-fridge, microwave, and coffee maker.
The private gate is lined in jasmine (smells awesome in the spring) as well as palm and pecan trees. Walk up the private staircase to the apartment where the room is furnished with a plush, queen-sized bed and extra long couch to sleep up to 3 people. We can provide an air mattress for a 4th person. There is also free Wifi, K-Cup coffee machine, a full bathroom with great water pressure, microwave, mini fridge and a sink with garbage disposal.
Guests will be given the passcode for WiFi and there is free street parking in our neighborhood. You can also hang out in our backyard on the porch swing with our lovable mutt, Barkley.
Interaction with Guests
We give our guests as much privacy as they want. We can provide restaurant and activity recommendations for all of our guests.
Rosedale neighborhood is very walkable to shops, bars and restaurants on Lamar and Burnet and also has a neighborhood park with tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball field and a swimming pool. It's very close to UT campus and downtown with easy access to MoPac, but it is a quiet neighborhood with a lot of families.
There is a bus route that goes straight downtown that runs every day for $1 per trip. The closest stop is a couple blocks away.
Other Things to Note
We are licensed for short term rentals in the city of Austin (which is required for all renters).
No smoking. No pets without talking with us about them first. And don't break stuff… I think that's probably a given.
Kitchenette has everything you need: microwave, mini-fridge, dishes, and coffee maker.
This was a wonderful place for my friend and I to stay for a weekend getaway! Comfortable, clean, and homey, it was a perfect space to be based out of for our Austin adventure. Conveniently located in a fun neighborhood, and a pretty quick drive to downtown. I would easily stay here again next time I'm in Austin.
Really quiet and nice neighborhood. Convenient location, easy to find. Room is clean and nice. Lots of privacy. Chris is really friendly and recommended us some really nice place to eat!
The space was clean, comfortable, and conveniently located, with lots of privacy. My highest recommendations!
My 2 friends and I headed off to Austin for a girls weekend and absolutely loved staying at Chris' apartment above his house. It was the cutest place and just the right size for the three of us. We had no problems during our stay. We were very thankful for Chris and his accommodation for us to check in as late as we did. I honestly fell in love with this place when I realized they had my absolute favorite board game in their closet, Rummikub. We were also lucky enough to be able to meet Chris and his BEAUTIFUL family on our way out on our last day and they are absolutely great. I will without a doubt try to stay here again the next time I'm in Austin!
Chris was a great host. He accommodated all of our needs where possible. Also quickly replied to all of my messages and even fixed the toilet when it was malfunctioning. Would definitely stay at his place again. Street parking is very safe also.
We stayed at Chris's place for 2 nights and we loved it. The room looks bigger in the picture that what it actually is, but no complain, it was specious enough for a part of 2. Very clean and the a super comfy bed which my Gf loved the most given how picky she is when it comes to the quality of mattress. We came at one of the hottest weekends but the AC worked like a charm.
WiFi speed was not as great but I didn't have much need to browse. It did the job for me to check on Yelp and find the best restaurants to eat. Chris was super helpful and responded quickly. Would recommend.
I stayed at Chris' apartment with my mom for a weekend and we really enjoyed ourselves. The listing is very accurate to how the apartment is in person. Very clean, adorable, and well-stocked with extra kitchen-ware, toiletries, sheets, etc. I slept on the couch and it was actually super comfortable. The location worked really well for us because we traveled to Austin in a car and could easily drive the 5-10 minutes it takes to get downtown. Chris was very helpful with any questions we had and very welcoming. I definitely recommend staying here!
About the Host, Chris
DC native, now living in beautiful Austin TX with my lovely wife and daughter. We love to eat, drink and be outside whenever possible with our dog Barkley. Austin is the city of our dreams - great food, music, hiking, biking, festivals... the list goes on!
We love hosting guests and offer complete privacy, as well as recommendations if you'd like them. We love being able to share our awesome city with the world!