About this listing
Fabulous Westlake hill country hm recently remodeled with a modern flare 15-20 minutes from downtown Austin. 1 story hm features 3 bdrms, 2.5 bthrms +study w/ a large covered deck offering views w/ lots of privacy. 1 night rentals available.
Open floor plan with kitchen, living room, & dining room. Vaulted ceilings the cedar beams, wall of glass with great views. 400sqft covered deck with gas grill.
Please no parties unless authorized by owner & no smoking. Our home has been recently modeled with a modern flare and is only 15-20 minutes from downtown. We are nestled in the hills on one acre of quiet Texas style landscaped grounds with garden and an expansive 400sqft covered deck & gas grill for outdoor entertaining. There are 3 bedrooms (master bedroom with king, 2 guest bedrooms with a queen size bed in each bedroom). In addition, we have an office that can sleep 1person on a twin size sofa. As a realtor, I enjoy making my home a welcome, uniquely appointed and comfortable getaway, with travertine floors, plush furnishings, a fully appointed kitchen with outdoor gas grill and everything you would need for a pampered stay. If you are a cook you will love my gourmet kitchen with my 6 burner & griddle Thermador Professional Range with double ovens & warming drawer. You are welcome to select vegetables & herbs from my garden for your cooking enjoyment. In addition, you will enjoy all the comforts of home with a 55” Sony HD flat screen TV in the great room, 46” HD flat screen in the master bedroom, 21” HD flat screen in the master bathroom, 42” HD flat screen in the guest bedroom along with cable, wireless internet and ample parking. Restaurants and shopping are 5-10 minutes away at the Hill Country Galleria (7 miles away) or head downtown for some real excitement.
Regular Nightly Rate: $295/night
Nightly rental rate varies for holidays and specail event venues such as Formula 1, ACL, & SXSW time periods. For these events, the nightly rate is $350/night.
There are many reasons for visit Austin such as South by Southwest (SXSW) in the spring, Austin City Limits (ACL Festival) in the fall, & Formula 1 Racing Events, plus many more music venues to enjoy.
South by Southwest (SXSW) is an Austin, Texas based company dedicated to planning conferences, trade shows, festivals and other events. SXSW first began in 1987 and is centered on the downtown Austin Convention Center. Each of the three parts runs relatively independently, with different start and end dates. In 2011, the conference lasted for ten days, with interactive lasting for five, music for six, and film lasting the longest at nine days.
Austin City Limits (often abbreviated as ACL) is an American public television music program recorded live in Austin, Texasby Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Public television member station KLRU, and broadcast on many PBS stations around the United States. The show helped Austin to become widely known as "Live Music Capital of the World," and is the only television show to receive the National Medal of Arts, which it was awarded in 2003.
Initially created to celebrate the music of Texas—featuring western swing, Texas blues, Tejano music, progressive country, and rock n' roll—the series has gone on to feature regional, national and international artists performing a wide range of musical styles, including jazz, alternative country, alternative rock, folk music, and jam band.
Guests will have access to all the rooms in the property except the garage.
Interaction with Guests
Although I will not be in the home during your stay, I will stop by periodically to make an introduction and check on the house and see if you have any needs.
Although our Carlotta home is only 20 minutes from Zilker Park & downtown, it is country living at its best with lots of privacy and beautiful hill country views on a 1 acre landscaped lot in a deed restricted neighborhood. The Hill Country Galleria, only 7 miles away, is one of Austin's premier outdoor shopping centers with restaurant, movie theater, shopping, plus an outdoor amphitheater. Almost every Saturday night there is a concert. The music begins at 7:00 pm in the Hill Country Galleria's outdoor amphitheater. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this free event every Saturday night! Check out their website for (email hidden)ing your family, friends, and a blanket to lounge on the grassy lawn during the show. Browse the vendors, order to-go food & have it delivered to your spot on the grassy lawn, and enjoy free kids activities like face painting or balloon twisters!
No public transportation from Westlake. However, there is a bus stop at Barton Creek Square Mall.
Please NO parties, no smoking, & no unpaid guest are allowed without prior approval from host. Also, at least 1 person must be over 23 years old in your party to reserve our home. Now for the good part: If you like to cook, you will love my gourmet kitchen. My kitchen offers a 48" Thermador Professional Range with 6 burners & a griddle, a warming drawer, a convention/microwave, and a 48" built-in refrigerator. Feel free to use spices and condiments. All I ask is that you leave it clean. You may also use our grill on the back porch. The electronic igniters on the grill do not work, so you’ll have to light it with a lighter. Our outdoor covered deck and garden is a great place to enjoy your morning coffee and cocktails in the evening. You also will have access to our washer/dryer. Watch your favorite movies and shows in the living room on our 55" Sony HD flat screen tv, or on the 42" HD flat screen tv in two of the three bedrooms. We will leave instructions for the tv/stereo system. Please do not use any PayPreView movie service unless you leave cash for your movie returns.
Absolutely No Smoking in the house, and no parties. You may smoke on our large covered porch. The garage is off limits, and is locked. Any violation of house rules will result in a full forfeiture of the security deposit. Any violation of Texas or Travis County law, or behavior resulting in visits by law enforcement, shall result in termination of all guests’ rights in the property, and full forfeiture of the amount paid and security deposit. You may not entertain more than 6 people, total, in the home unless prior permission is granted. Only the number of guests you disclosed to me and paid for are allowed to spend the night.
We can occassionally accommodate early check-in if necessary (before 3:00 p.m. on date of arrival) or late check-out (after 12pm on date of departure) and is subject to a $50 fee. Check-out after 2:00 p.m. incurs a full day rental or forfeiture of security deposit based on owner's discretion. Each stay is subject to an $80 cleaning fee (additional cleaning fees might apply based on length of stay).
Prior to departure, please place all trash in the outside trash bin (located on the right side corner of the front of the house), put all soiled dishes in the dishwasher, and wash all other dishes. Wet or used bath towels should be placed in the laundry room. Wet towels are not to be left on furniture or bedding. Towels & linens are not to be taken outside or off premise.
Do not buy any movies on the TV unless you leave cash on the counter to cover the charges. If you wish to bring your pet, there will be a non-refundable pet fund of $15/night. Do not wear any clothing items or pieces of jewelry and do not rearrange closets, dressers, etc. We will leave a space in one of the closets for a small amount of hanging clothes if you would like to fit them there.
We hope you enjoy our home. We will come by for a visit periodically to check in with you in case you have questions. We will have House Rules & Instructions on the kitchen counter but please feel free to call me with any questions during your stay. Since I am local to Austin, I am able to accommodate needs or requests that may arise during your stay.
Thanks again for allowing me to be your Airbnb host during your visit to Austin!
From Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015 the minimum stay is 1 night.