Entire home/apt
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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15% STR tax NOT included in price and is due in cash please upon check in.
Relax at my xeriscaped oasis 1.5 miles to DT & listen to sounds of water features and koi pond while enjoying unique plants and folk art.......after a fun, busy day

.....surrounded by gardens

.....surrounded by gardens

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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Futon
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Cleaning Fee: $25
Security Deposit: $100
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

15% State, City STR (short term rental) taxes not included in price and need to be paid upon check in. Private, detached, clean and comfortable garden cottage located less than 1.5 miles from downtown Austin and S. Congress. Free use of 2 bikes . The 10 inch full mattress is very comfortable for two. A full sized air mattress is available so 2 guests could sleep on their own bed also.
Xeriscaped oasis in South Austin with koi pond, water features, greenhouse, cactus/succulent folk art. Located close to 2 bus stops. Walking distance to Torchy's Tacos, Wine/tapas bar, Moroccan food, coffee shops, Mexican restaurants, food trailers on S. 1st, and S. Congress.
Check in time is 2pm and check out time is 11am. You can arrange to leave luggage prior to check in and you can store luggage past check out if needed.

Gorgeous selection of cactus/succulent folk art . Your own private oasis close in the heart of South Austin. Your own space, gate, door, and key to come and go as you please. Comfy, cozy, private space in secluded backyard stocked with all you need for a comfortable stay.

Free wi fi, cable TV, fridge, iron/ironing board, washer/dryer, microwave, Mr.Coffee, toaster oven, AC, heat, use of a bike, 2014 brand new futon frame with 10 inch thick mattress with all bed linens, towels, etc. Feel free to enjoy all the gardens, greenhouse, koi pond, and well lit backyard oasis. Very private and peaceful get away.

I am happy to assist, offer suggestions, and/or, just as happy to give you your privacy.

Quiet, close in, and in South Austin. Safe neighborhood. Close to 2 parks as well as Mexican restaurants, new Tapas/wine bar and new beer garden, food trailers, coffee shops.

20-25 minute walk to DT. Only walk minutes to S. First and walk less than 15 min walk to SOCO. 25 min taxi ride to airport. Bus stops on S. 1st and on S. 5th are minutes to walk to.

This is the place if you enjoy a beautiful space in a scenic , secluded garden only minutes to DT, S. Congress, Zilker Park, Barton Springs, the green belt, and Torchy's Tacos on S. 1st.

Guest Access

Check in is simple and I will give you more instructions after your confirmation. Guests are free to come and go independently with their own key at any time. Well lit up at night with lanspdscape lights and a motion sensor light at gate.

Interaction with Guests

I am happy to give you all your space and privacy with only minimal contact if you like.
I am willing to assist you about the area, our musical history, the hill country, and with any assistance required.

The Neighborhood

Galindo neighborhood is in the "hip" part of South Austin, within 2 miles to Hike and bike trail, Downtown Austin, SOCO, S.1st, and S.Lamar. Less than 3 miles to Zilker Park, ACL FEST. 78704 area is close to many local music venues Downtown @ 6th Street, Rainey Street, and even closer are ABGC beer garden/live music/food, The Continental Club, Saxon Pub, One to One,Gueros outside venue, Opal Devines, Maria's Taco's, Horseshoe Lounge, Opa Coffee/Wine bar. Many other restaurants, coffee shops, bars are very closeby. Galindo is very quiet and many neighbors in my area have been residing there for decades. Within walking distance, options include Torchy's Tacos, coffee shops, a wine/tapas cafe, a new beer brew pub ABGC, numerous Mexican restaurants, unique shops on S. 1st, SOCO.......less than 1.5 miles to DT as it is a straight shot down S. 1st. Parking is safe on the street. This backyard is an oasis to return to after massive stimuli enjoying Austin!

Getting Around

Both Uber and Lyft are available for getting around.
Parking is safe on street in front of my home. Easily accessible to both bus lines on S. 1st and on S. 5th, only minutes walking to the bus stops. Taxi from DT to my home is less than 20$. From the airport taxi is about $30 with tip and takes 15 to 30 minutes depending on traffic. Buses are also available from the airport to DT and then grab either southbound bus on S. 1st or S. 5th to Cumberland St........couple minute walk home from there. More info once you have booked the space.

Other Things to Note

I am well aware of the music history, the changes to town since the 70's, the hill country, and many interesting Austin options......

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House Rules

I am looking for a respectful renter who is appreciative that I am opening up my personal space. No loud music,smoking ok outside of the cottage, parking in from on curb, no pets, report any damages, and report any problems or issues to me no matter how small. Only 2 guests and no more. NO PETS ALLOWED. Room cools very
quickly upon your return after being away for hours of extended time away from cottage.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit

1 night minimum stay
Patio in front of Garden Cottage

Patio in front of Garden Cottage

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About the Host, Dan

Austin, Texas, United States
Member since March 2011


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