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Tiny House- Best central location!

SuperhostGreater South River City, Austin, Texas
Entire guesthouse hosted by Amy
4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
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Tiny House is on a quiet street, centrally located, and walk-able to South Congress & Downtown. The open floor plan & loft bedroom is perfect for two, but can sleep four with sleeper sofa. Private entrance, off street parking & 2 bicycles included. Tiny House was featured on Tiny House Hunting Season 1, Episode 10, and in the blog "12 Texas Tiny Houses You Can Rent". Come see what the buzz is about!

The space
Experience Austin like a native in historic Travis Heights, right in the heart of Austin! Tiny House is an easy walk to the best of South Congress (SoCo) and is close to Rainey Street, downtown and Eastside restaurants, bars and clubs with 2 bicycles provided to explore. Big Stacy Pool is a short walk away for those hot summer days (it's also heated for winter swimming!), and the Boardwalk on Lady Bird Lake is close by, with easy access to the hike and bike trail. Tiny House boasts lots of natural light, a private entrance in a separate building and use of the spacious backyard.
AMENITIES:
- Living Space: queen sofa bed, office area, TV
- Fully Equipped Kitchen: full size refrigerator, microwave, gas range/oven, toaster oven, coffee maker & French press, cookware, silverware, dishes and basic spices
- Full bath with tub/shower combo & tank-less water heater: towels, shampoo, conditioner, soap, hair dryer provided
- Loft bedroom with skylight: independent coil/memory foam pillow top queen bed, 100% cotton sheets, down alternative comforter & pillows, 2 nightstand/dressers with drawers
- Walk-in closet: lots of hangers, iron and ironing board, beach bag (towels, H2O bottles, soft cooler, blanket)
- 42" HDMI ready TV with Google Fiber
- DVD Player and movies
- Board Games
- Free Wireless Fiber Internet
- Private, fenced backyard and fire bowl
- Snacks, coffee, and tea provided
- Two bikes with helmets, locks and lights included

DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
- Walk to: The Whip-In (Indian food & bar with live music), Beverage World (liquor, beer and wine), Cash Corner (gas, groceries, beer and wine), Big Stacy Pool and Park, Curra's Grill (Mexican food), Jo's Crab Shack (right on the water!)
- South Congress Street, SoCo, (.8 miles) is well-known for local Austin shopping and dining: Home Slice Pizza, Jo's (Coffee), Uncommon Objects (antiques and curios), Guero's (Tex Mex), June's Bistro (French), Amy's Ice Cream, Hotel San Jose Bar, Continental Club and Lounge & C-Boys Heart and Soul (nightclubs), Farm to Market Grocery, Vespaio Ristorante & Enoteca (Italian) Perla's Seafood & Oyster Bar, South Congress Café, Allen's Boots, Magnolia Cafe (24 hours!), Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen
- Downtown: South Congress Bridge (largest Mexican fruit bat colony), The Austin Convention Center, Ironworks BBQ, Sullivan's Steak House, Ginger Man (great beer selection!), Fado Irish Pub, La Condesa
- Rainey Street district (less than 2 miles away): Clive Bar, Bar 96, G'raj Mahal Cafe (Indian Food), Icenhauer's, Bangers Sausage House & Beer Garden, 1/2 Step, the Blackheart Bar, Lucille's
- 6th Street/Red River District (only 2 miles away): The Alamo Ritz (movies and sing-a-longs), Easy Tiger (drafts, brats and games), The Jackalope (food and drinks), Casino el Camino (burgers and jukebox!), Beerland (music), Barbarella (dancing), Cheer Up Charlie's (bar, DJ's and live music)
- The East Side bar and restaurant scene is 2.5 miles away and home to live music and outdoor venues: Yellow Jacket Social Club, Rio Rita, Liberty Bar/Eastside King Trailer, Qui (Paul Qui, winner of Top Chef Texas), White Horse, Violet Crowne, Shangri-La, Hotel Vegas, Gypsy Lounge, Buenos Aires Café, Weather Up, Eastside Showroom, The Volstead Lounge, "Juan in a Million" Mexican restaurant (featured on Man v. Food), Takoba, Longbranch Inn, Eastside Showroom, Justine's Brasserie (a real French Bistro open late!)
- Zilker Park (less than 3 miles away): Home of ACL, Botanical Gardens, Barton Springs, Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
- The Circuit of the America's race track (Formula 1) is 12 miles east. There is a shuttle to F1 track that picks up at the Convention Center.

FITNESS:
- Big Stacy Neighborhood Park and Pool (spring fed, free & open year round - an easy walk)
- Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake to locals) Hike and Bike Trail and brand new Boardwalk is a short walk/ride away!
- Zilker Park (less than 3 miles away): Barton Springs (spring fed pool, $3), Kayak, Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) and Canoe Rentals available

Guest access
- Off street parking (up to 2 vehicles in driveway)
- Key-less entry, door code provided at booking
- Private, fenced backyard and fire bowl
- Propane grill
- Access to washer/dryer upon request

Other things to note
* Four day minimum for SXSW Music and Interactive Festival
**This property is registered with the City of Austin. Short Term Rentals (STR) are required to pay hotel taxes. The City of Austin’s Hotel Occupancy Tax rate is 9 percent, comprised of a 7 percent occupancy tax and an additional 2 percent venue project tax. The City’s tax is in addition to the 6 percent rate imposed by the State of Texas collected by AirBnB
***Rental requires a $200 deposit, which will be refunded in full, upon final exit of premises, as long as there is no damage or excessively messy condition of unit and/or property caused by renters or their guests. Discounts apply for stays of one week or more.
Tiny House is on a quiet street, centrally located, and walk-able to South Congress & Downtown. The open floor plan & loft bedroom is perfect for two, but can sleep four with sleeper sofa. Private entrance, off street parking & 2 bicycles included. Tiny House was featured on Tiny House Hunting Season 1, Episode 10, and in the blog "12 Texas Tiny Houses You Can Rent". Come see what the buzz is about!

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Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

Amenities

Kitchen
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Free parking on premises
Breakfast
Cable TV
Iron
Hangers
TV
Laptop-friendly workspace
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Greater South River City, Austin, Texas

Travis Heights is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Austin and is tucked under expansive Live Oak trees that are hundreds of years old! It's about 2 miles to the Capitol and since we're south of the river (Lady Bird Lake), we're Austin eclectic! Tiny House may be tucked away in a beautiful and quiet neighborhood, but it's an easy walk to the best of South Congress (SoCo), the Congress St. bats, and is also close to downtown and East-side restaurants, bars and clubs. The Whip-in, a close walk, is an eclectic restaurant, bar and live music venue whose origins were a simple corner store. Want some quiet time? Take a walk through the neighborhood to Big Stacy Park, or swim in Big Stacy Pool- open all year round! Travis Heights has the best of everything!
Travis Heights is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Austin and is tucked under expansive Live Oak trees that are hundreds of years old! It's about 2 miles to the Capitol and since we're south of the river (Lad…

Hosted by Amy

Joined in February 2013
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I moved to Austin from San Francisco, sight unseen, 25 years ago and we've grown up together. I rented, then bought, my current home and have been here ever since! My house has been the hub of many gatherings and I'm a natural host- just ask my friends! I'm active and am always up for adventure around town, out of town and around the world. I enjoy traveling, have lived abroad and logged many global miles, but it’s always nice to come home to enjoy all that Austin has to offer: music, dancing, natural springs, or enjoying the hike and bike trail along Lady Bird Lake. I've been in the hospitality business for several years as a travel agent, bartender, catering and event coordinator, and would love to show you why Austin is the place to be!
I moved to Austin from San Francisco, sight unseen, 25 years ago and we've grown up together. I rented, then bought, my current home and have been here ever since! My house has bee…
During your stay
Tiny House is located behind the owner's home at the back of the property. The entire back yard is fenced. You may see us during your stay, but you'll maintain your privacy in the separate building.
Amy is a Superhost
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $200