About this listing
Boutique style craftsman near all the best bars and restaurants in East Austin. Just a few blocks away from the East 11th and East 6th districts. Very near downtown - a short walk or incredibly short cab ride away. One of the best possible locations in Austin - close to the airport, in the middle of SXSW festivities, a short walk to the UT football and baseball stadiums, and just a stone's throw from cafes and nightlife.
Three well-appointed bedrooms feature luxury linens, down comforters, plush bath robes, armchairs, floor length mirrors, and vanity areas.
Each bedroom can sleep two - an air mattress can be provided for guests over 6.
Spa-like bathroom with plenty of storage space and luxury towels.
Fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with high-end stainless appliances, gas stove, convection oven, Keurig coffee maker, French Press, and breakfast nook.
Open dining and living areas featuring Tiffany lighting, comfortable furniture, 42" lcd tv with cable, library, and wine nook.
HD cable with over 150 channels.
High speed wifi also included.
Cozy front porch with vintage rockers. Enormous backyard with large, lit deck including dining area, lounge area, biergarten, and outdoor grill.
Truly equipped with everything you might need for a short or long stay - NEW washer and dryer (February 2014), iron, hairdryer, outdoor grill, fully-equipped kitchen, and luxury linens. Air mattress, pack and play, and travel stroller available on request.
Five city bus stops are located within1-2 blocks.
Parking - there is a two-car driveway in front of the house. There is also plenty of accessible street parking.
We have a 2-night minimum, but will discuss 1 night stays with an added $25 cleaning fee.
This home is solely an airbnb property - you will have full access to all closets, storage space, etc.
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.
We are closest to the East 11th district that starts just two blocks away at the corner of Rosewood and Angelina. Highlights in this neighborhood include East Side Pies, Rockstar Bagels, Nubian Queen Lola's Cajun Soul Food, Micklethwaite BBQ, Hillside Farmacy, Quickie Pickie, Longbranch Inn, Blue Dahlia, Sagra, and (the famous!) Franklin BBQ.
We are also a 15 minute walk to the East 6th area which features highlights such as Whisler's, Qui, Takoba, La V, East Side Show Room, Wonderland, LaBBQ, and Via 313 Pizza.
Austin's bike share program, B-cycle, has two stations a few blocks away on 11th Street.
Bus stops surround the house on all sides, making public transport to many Austin areas very easy via Capital Metro.
Austin's cab/car service is now much better with the addition of uber and lyft.
Other Things to Note
Our other listings -
Craftsman (sleeps 8) https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1213690
East Side Hideaway (sleeps 8) https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6325191
East Side Hideaway Combo (sleeps 10) https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5953592
Craftsman + Cottage (sleeps 12) https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2926708
Craftsman Cottage (sleeps 4) https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1278532
East Side Hideaway Studio (sleeps 2) https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6704541
Maximum occupancy is 8 guests, no pets allowed.
HOUSE RULES -
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 on the back deck.
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.
$500 deposit refundable if home not damaged.
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.
Fully-stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances, convection oven, and gas stove.
We had an absolute excellent experience at this location. The house was perfectly clean, incredibly well-stocked with towels, linens, gourmet coffee, water and, even though we do not drink, liquor and beer.
Communication was perfect. They made themselves available through text/email and yet allowed us the privacy we all need while traveling.
The property is located in a residential neighborhood and, as soon as you cross I-35 (5 min away driving), you are in the middle of everything. The driveway was a plus, big enough for two cars to park.
I cannot recommend this property enough. Well-appointed, clean, spacious, and full of interesting details. A genuine Austin gem.
Crystal was great. She was very communicative and personalized welcome information to help us on our trip to Austin. The house itself was very nice and perfect for our trip. Very convenient for heading downtown as well as searching for food.
Crystal's house is amazing. Really appreciated the attention to detail like bath robes and welcome drinks. Outdoor space is wonderful and local recs were really appreciated. Quick taxi or uber to downtown or SoCo. Wish we could have stayed longer. Thank you!
We loved staying in your hip East Austin house! It was as described and the extra treats were great. Next time we will know all we have to pack is a toothbrush and our clothes! It was a short walk to DKR where we cheered our Longhorns on to victory! We will be back!
Crystal's home in East Austin was exactly as described. It is situated in a neighbourhood that is rapidly gentrifying yet still retains its individual character. The home is spacious, clean and well maintained with a spacious yard and is situated either a walk or short drive away from some of Austin's best bars, restaurants and BBQ joints.
Crystal provided a wealth of information about what to see and do that never felt overwhelming and really allowed my family and I to feel as if we had experienced what makes Austin unique and special. She was highly responsive whenever I reached out to her, communicates her expectations clearly and was, in my opinion, an ideal hostess.
It was the first Airbnb experience for one of our guests and he was deeply impressed by the cleanliness, the amenities, and the spacious bedrooms.
I would have no hesitations at all in recommending staying here for a visit to the city.
A group of girlfriends and I all traveled to Austin for a quick getaway -- and we could not have picked a better place to call home for the weekend. The house was completely accommodating to all 7 of us girls -- we especially appreciated all of the extra towels, toiletries, pillows, and blankets that were provided. Crystal provided us a book with all of the information we'd need about the house and surrounding area, all within a quick walk or cab ride.
Perfect location to downtown. Very good restaurants nearby. The house is perfect for a group of 6 and more and is very clean. I highly recommend this place to everyone.
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About the Host, Crystal
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!