About this listing
The Austin Ranchette is minutes from festival venues for SXSW, ACL and conveniently located to the Circuit of Americas track. Enjoy the comforts of home in the midst of the live music capital of the world!
SOCO River City Ranchette!
Located only minutes from downtown this designer home features three bedrooms, two full baths, and a large open floor plan that easily sleeps five guests. Beautifully landscaped backyard with vegetable garden has comfortable area to relax and watch Austin's evening seasonal flight of parrots, and world famous bats. Rent a bicycle just down the block and cruise Riverside Drive, South Congress or the many hike and bike trails around Austin.
Three private bedrooms offer two queen-sized beds and one full pull-out sofa with a super comfortable mattress! The Ranchette will comfortably sleep all guests.
Other features include WIFI, modern kitchen appliances, driveway with dedicated parking, and off-street parking. Huge open floor plan with walk through living and dining room makes this a great space for entertaining and dining.
Easy to find, Austin-Bergstrom Airport is six miles away by car, or catch the Capital Metro Flyer and be at the Airport in 15 minutes! The Ranchette is only blocks south of the Colorado River / Lady Bird Lake which is encircled by extensive hike and bike trails, or you can rent water bikes and other water-craft. The Ranchette is an easy bike cruise to the Barton Springs greenbelt and pool, and Zilker Park, home of the Austin City Limits Festival, for more of Austin's great outdoors and live music.
Walk or bike to the extensive shopping and dining on South Congress. You can go for a margarita and tamales at Guerro's, a fish taco at Wahoo's, coffee at Jo's, or brunch at Perla's - all only 1.5 miles away from the Ranchette's front door! The trendy new Rainey Street district is even closer, just across the bridge, where you can go for dinner at Javelina, El Naranjo or mouth watering sausage at Banger's. End the night with a famous Rainey Street pub crawl!
During SXSW The River City Ranchette is located in the heart of festival venues. Located only 1.5 miles from the Austin Convention Center, less than 2 miles from Sixth Street or Auditorium Shores on W. Riverside Drive, and less than a mile to East Riverside's Emo's East and The Beauty Ballroom, all venues are easy to access via foot, bike, bus or car.
For Austin City Limits fans, the Ranchette is less than three miles from Zilker Park, a walk or easy bike ride away. Zilker is home to ACL, the Botanical Gardens, and Barton Springs pool. Zilker Park is less than ten minutes by car.
When the races are on, the Ranchette is approximately 12 miles from the Circuit of the America's Formula One track; we are already conveniently located on the east side of town.
A refundable deposit of $500.00 is required for stays of less than a week, additional deposit may be required for longer stays.
Austin is a great place for vacation or business, and the Ranchette is in the perfect location for your visit. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Thank you for looking at Austin's River City Ranchette!
Interaction with Guests
Call us if you need us, otherwise enjoy your stay in peace and quiet.
Proximity to downtown and all major traffic arteries.
Yes! Whether you catch Capital METRO or a cab on Riverside, walk or bike around Austin, the Ranchette is conveniently located.
Other Things to Note
Our neighbor down the street rents bicycles, if you want to bike! Austin features a hike and bike trail that stretches for miles along the Colorado River and downtown Austin!
Smoking is allowed on back patio, please no smoking inside! Please contact owner about pet policy, yard is fenced.
We had an amazing time at the Ranchette. The place is super cool. Really felt like a home away from home...relaxing and comfortable. The outdoor space was beautiful. Our host was as kind as can be, and all our communication was very positive and clear. This couldn't have gone better and we're grateful for the experience. I would highly recommend a stay at a Ranchette if it fits your needs.