Rent a room in a cozy apartment in a 1920’s built home set in downtown’s lovely Clarksville/Old West Austin under giant oak trees. Clarksville is registered in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
NEW IKEA couch bed,
full size IKEA MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS,
NEW NATURA HYPOALLERGENIC MATTRESS PAD,
Flat screen tv with dvd player (no cable),
AC/heater unit that chills or heats the room in a flash and ceiling fan,
Rolling rack and hangers to hang up your clothes,
Alarm clock with Ipod plug in.
SHARED BATHROOM AMENITIES:
dishes and utensils, pots and pans, a refrigerator (with your own shelf), dishwasher, sink, gas range stove/oven, microwave, toaster, panini maker, tea kettle and coffee/espresso maker and grinder.
PRIVATE FENCED-IN BACKYARD AMENITIES:
Grill, table and chairs with umbrella, and chiminea with fire wood.
A bike, lock, and helmet you can rent for $10/per day/cash to be paid at end of stay.
DESIGNATED PARKING SPACE AVAILABLE BUT STEEP FOR LOW CARS. STREET PARKING AVAILABLE AS WELL.
GREAT LOCATION INCLUDES ACCESS TO:
Just walk out the door in any direction (5-20 min. walk):
bike rentals/tours,live music, restaurants, shops, bars, galleries, pharmacies…
Up and down West 6th and 5th :
Live Oak Pharmacy (locally owned). Sushi Zushi (dine in or delivery), Enterprise Car Rental, Mean Eyed Cat Johnny Cash Bar, Don’s Depot bar, Deep Eddy Bar, Tacos and Tequila…Spas/salons, Whole Foods Market, a 24 hour diner, Waterloo Records, REI, Amy’s Ice Cream, boutique shopping.
West Lynn Street:
Fresh Plus grocery store and great restaurants Jeffrey’s, Zocalo Cafe, Cipolina, Galaxy Café, Medici coffee shop, and Nau’s Austin’s only original full service drug store soda fountain and grill and dry cleaners.
Downtown to 4th and 6th Street Entertainment district (20 min. walk/5 min. cab)
South Congress (SOCO) (10 min. cab)
Keep cool with pools and springs and parks in every direction:
Clarksville Splash Pad , Deep Eddy spring-fed pool , Barton Springs Pool and Zilker Park (2miles by car/2 min. to bike trail to park)
Take the Airport Flyer from the airport for $1 to 7th and Congress Avenue and my place is a 5 minute cab ride away.
I will be sharing the space with you and stay in the back room but there is a door separating the rooms. I am a world traveler and welcome guests in order to give back what so many in the world have offered to me: great hospitality, fun and comfort. I love representing Austin and letting guests know places to explore based on their interests! I work in the film industry and depending on my schedule may be around more or less time.
DURING ACL FESTIVAL, SXSW FESTIVAL, AND FUN FUN FUN FESTIVAL THE PRICES WILL VARY.
Please send a profile or questions through the "Contact Me" link before actually booking...I'll respond quickly. When and if you have decided to stay with me, click the "Book It" button...this link will walk you through the payment process :)
Stephany was a very nice and welcoming host. She left me her apartment for my own and she was always available to check if everything was ok. She worked a lot by the time I was there but she never hesitates to pick me up downtown.
And the bed is awesome!
Walking distance to ACL which was perfect. Stephany was nice enough to check in to make sure I had things to do with my down time.
I stayed at Stephs place for 5 days in late May 2012. Her place was full of character, which also included a very spacious outdoor space where the worlds great problems were discussed and solved. Walking to downtown only took around 15 minutes, and there were many great coffee shops, and eateries around the area as well. While feeling adventurous I also went to a drop-in yoga class which was no more than a 10 minute walk away. Steph was a great host, and a very intelligent person with some mad chit-chat skills. Would definitely recommend and would stay there if I find myself back in Austin again. Five Stars!
Stephany was a truly amazing host! Her place is a gem, deep in the heart of Old West Austin - an incredibly beautiful, southernly romantic, and quaint area to stay. The old oak tree does not disappoint. I fell in love with Austin and her place immediately.
All amenities exactly as promised... it was Stephany herself that really elevated this trip... with her Texas hospitality.
She picked me up from the bus station, dropped me off at the airport, and shared tips and locales that gave me a completely local Austin experience - aside from the obligatory stroll down the dirty 6th, of course.
I highly recommend her place to anyone who wants to discover what the real Austin has to offer.
I can't wait to go back.
Stephany was a wonderful host – we were both working our butts off at SXSW but got to hang out a little, and she's awesome, sweet, generous, and helped me out with all the questions I had about Austin. I hope we'll stay in touch!
And: her apartment was perfect! The bed is great, there's storage space, a big kitchen and everything you'll need. It's in a beautiful, quiet area too, only a short walk to Wholefoods, and super easy to get Downtown. Highly recommended!
The memory foam bed was awesome. The host was awesome-er. She even invited me behind-the-scenes to a network television TV show being filmed in Austin. Super friendly. Would stay here again.
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