Retro, Hip Oasis in Central Austin


Entire guesthouse hosted by The Shannons

3 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bath
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Vintage trailer dream lodging. Perfect blend of mid-century style, modern convenience, fun vibe. Remodeled, immaculate 1953 Spartan Imperial Mansion. Private deck, wifi, HDTV, kitchenette, 15 minutes to downtown.

The space
This 1953 Spartan Imperial Mansion has been lovingly remodeled, keeping the essential qualities, like birch walls and ceilings and huge windows, and adding modern kitchen and bathroom appointments great climate control, lightning fast WiFi and HDTV.
Drive into our gated 1.7 acre lot to find, just far enough away from our 100-year-old farmhouse, your own private yard. Enjoy a large deck under a canopy of pecan trees and the shadow of an original windmill.
Inside the Mansion, you'll find everything you'd want for a comfortable and restful stay. Fully equipped kitchenette with double induction cook-top, convection microwave, dishwasher and full size fridge. Pillow top RV queen mattress, a choice of pillow types. Sofa serves as 2nd bed option, with cooling gel memory foam pad. All new sleek and modern fixtures in the bathroom. Premium teas and coffee.

Some guests who fly in don't rent a car. This works OK by taking a cab or ride-share service, but you should know that there really isn't much in walking distance, so a car, bike or scooter is recommended.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Luggage dropoff allowed
Hair dryer

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4.95 out of 5 stars from 257 reviews


Where you’ll be

Austin, Texas, United States

Pecan Springs is a diverse residential neighborhood on Austin's east side. In the last several years the nearby (1 mile) Mueller development has grown to offer all sorts of retail and restaurant choices as well as a large grocer, swimming pool, biking and walking nature trails, a lake with wetlands, a Farmer's Market on Sundays, and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema! Also nearby (5 min by car) is the Walnut Creek Trail, accessible year round, offering 15 miles of groomed hike & bike trails.

Hosted by The Shannons

  1. Joined in June 2015
  • 345 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
We are two happily married women (to each other) running a multi-generational household. We love interesting people, cooking, dining, entertaining, music, gardening, travel, art and design.

During your stay

We are happy to help with information and suggestions about Austin and Central Texas, where we've lived for more than 20 years. Need a cup of sugar? We've got it. Or, if you prefer, we'll leave you completely alone.

The Shannons is a Superhost

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $100

Cancellation policy