About this listing
SLEEPS: 6 - 8 (one king bed, one queen bed, two queen futons, a very comfortable couch and up to 5 provided inflatable beds).
MODERN KITCHEN / FOYER: Completely remodeled open-plan kitchen features vaulted ceilings, two-story picture windows to the tree-covered front yard and an uninterrupted view through formal dining and living areas to the greenbelt / back yard. Amenities include granite counter-tops, gourmet gas stove, convection oven, microwave, stainless steel appliances, wine chiller and large fridge with ice-maker. The huge granite bar and leather foyer sofa make this an ideal dining and socializing space.
OPEN-PLAN DINING / LIVING AREAS: Vaulted ceilings and skylight in dining area provide spaciousness and abundant natural light. Dining table seats 6 - 8. Gas fireplace and comfortable armchairs with ottomans provide a cozy conversation pit. The adjacent family room has an oversized couch, media center with a 56” flat screen TV & DVD player, and two walls of windows looking out to backyard dining / BBQ area and pool / spa.
BEDROOMS: Large Master Bedroom has king-sized bed plus a queen-sized futon, and ensuite full bath. Guest bedroom has a queen-sized bed. Den has a queen-sized futon.
PARK-LIKE BACK YARD: Mature oak trees shade the hot tub and large (unheated) swimming pool, which overlook a private, tree-filled greenbelt. A small lawn, poolside seating area with a large wood-burning chiminea, and covered dining table on the side deck provide additional social space. A full-sized propane BBQ and wood-fueled smoker are available for cookouts.
MEDIA & COMMS: 56” flat-panel TV w/ DVD player. AT&T U-Verse service, including streaming video (via Netflix) and programmable DVR. Indoor / outdoor stereo system w/ 6-CD player. High-speed wi-fi throughout.
IDEAL LOCATION: Convenient, quiet residential neighborhood with lots of character. Half-mile to Barton Springs Trail Greenbelt Trail access. About 1 mile on foot to Zilker Park ACL grounds. Less than a mile walk to Zilker Pool, Zilker Boat Rentals, Barton Springs Bike Rental, Umlauf Sculpture Garden, Lady Bird Lake Trail and numerous Barton Springs Road restaurants (Chuy’s, Shady Grove, Uncle Billy’s BBQ, Flipnotics, Baby Acapulco, etc.). Other nearby entertainment destinations include the Saxon Pub, the Broken Spoke dance-hall, Peter Pan Mini Golf, Pitch & Putt, Zach Scott Theater, Palmer Events Center, Dougherty Arts Center, Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin Nature and Science Center, and the Long Center for the Performing Arts.
Please no smoking inside.
Also, no glass around the pool, please (it's nearly impossible to locate broken glass on the bottom of the pool - until someone steps on it!). We will provide fabulous pool-ware for your festive beverages!