Comfortable Haven; Walk Downtown

United StatesTexasAustin
Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

This charming refuge, tucked in the historic Bouldin neighborhood, is quiet but close to all the action. To get downtown, it's a 7 minute bus ride or a 25 minute walk. Only 8 blocks from Auditorium Shores. Available long-term or month to month.

Bedroom also includes private entrance and drawers in which you can store clothes

Bedroom also includes private entrance and drawers in which you can store clothes

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 11:00 AM
Check Out: 3:00 PM
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $70 / night after the first guest
Weekly discount: 10%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Airy, private bedroom with private access and comfortable Tempur-pedic queen-size bed. Ceiling fan and central AC. High speed wi-fi internet access.

BATHROOM: Bedroom connects directly to renovated, shared full bath.

Guest Access

You will have access to the kitchen (which has a microwave, dishwasher and gas range), washer/dryer, living and dining rooms and patio out back, as well as a screened-in room with hammock. We will share a bathroom which is directly connected to both bedrooms. The bedroom has its own private entrance.

Interaction with Guests

I'm happy to answer questions and give recommendations or information about Austin when someone stays with me.

The Neighborhood

Apart from being in a great location and close to all the action, the neighborhood is quiet and charming with historic homes and tree-lined streets.

It is in easy walking distance to South Congress, 1st Street and Lamar. It's also close to Auditorium Shores, which is known for its live music festivals, as well as Town Lake, where you can go jogging on the running trail or just enjoy people-watching.

Delicious restaurants like Bouldin Creek Cafe, Elizabeth St. Cafe and Sway or food trailers like Torchy's Tacos are easily walkable, while fine dining places like Barley Swine or Uchi are quickly accessible from my place as well.

When you're done feasting, you can always head over to places like the famous Continental Club for late night fun too.

Getting Around

The #5 bus which leaves right out front will take you directly downtown in 7 minutes. If you want to bike around, there is also a bike rental station at the end of my street. Otherwise, the beautiful walk downtown has scenic views of the lake and city.

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House Rules

First rule: I want you to feel welcome and at home. If there is any way that I can improve your experience, please let me know.

Rules for the comfort of everyone: No smoking indoors and please be fairly quiet after midnight.

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

2 nights minimum stay
Light and airy bedroom

Light and airy bedroom

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About the Host, Shannon

Austin, Texas, United States
Member since March 2010


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