About this listing
Charming 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom stand-alone guest house with fully equipped kitchen, spacious living room, and small outdoor seating area. Free wifi provided as well as instant view Netflix movies. The central location of this property allows easy use of public transportation so a car is optional. There are numerous restaurants, coffee houses, bars, and shops located within a 10 minute walk.
Located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Central Austin. An easy walk to several major bus routes. Close to UT campus and stadium, ACL Festival, SXSW venues, and other popular attractions in Austin.
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, there is a public pool with lap lanes and a kiddie pool just a 5 minute walk away
We really enjoyed our stay at the White House. The area—Hyde Park—is super charming and walkable. The house was cute, clean and comfortable, and had everything we needed to live comfortably out of suitcases for a month. And Greg was really helpful and accommodating. At one point during our stay, the coffee maker malfunctioned. He had another one dropped off that same day. Amazing. We would definitely stay there again.
This house was an absolutely perfect little transition home as we got settled in Austin. We rented the house for a month and loved everything about it and the surrounding neighborhood. The layout is great, the decor gives the house an amazing sense of character, and the kitchen is equipped with all the basics you need as well. Greg was always easy to reach, even when he was traveling for a portion of our stay, and was really flexible when we needed to make several changes to our reservation as our circumstances evolved.
We loved the walkability factor of the location as well. It is easily accessible to cute restaurants down on Duval Street, more great restaurants and awesome vintage shopping up in North Loop, and a very short jaunt to Flight Path Coffee House, which became almost a second home since both of us work remotely (though the house also has great Wifi!)
Bottom line: I can't recommend the White House highly enough!
This is a great place to stay! Our family of four found everything we could need here... a fully stocked kitchen with full size appliances, plenty of towels, extra blankets, even sugar, salt and pepper. It is in the perfect location to feel like a bit of a local- close to downtown and South Congress. It is not in walking distance, but you could easily catch a bus, if necessary (we had our car). The neighborhood is quiet and full of charming houses. We felt the house was the perfect size for us. Our girls slept happily and comfortably on the couch and an airmatress. The hosts communicated very effectively. This was our first time using Airbnb and we are very satisfied and will use it again. Book this place with confidence! :)
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About the Host, Greg
My wife and I have lived in Austin for over 25 years and in our current location for almost 20 years. We love the location so much we want to share it with travelers to our city. We started with the White House and have had great guest. We added the vintage trailer in 2012 as an alternative to traditional lodgings.
We are outdoorsy people that love camping, hiking and just sitting around a campfire. Other hobbies are dancing, rock climbing and dirt biking. My wife, Suzee, is in a band that plays all over Central Texas. Maybe when you come to Austin to visit, you can check out her band.