Queen size bed.  Room has lots of windows, but then blinds to darken itTwo bathrobes for your use.  Lamps on each side of bed. Quiet celing fan above.
United StatesTexasAustin
1/1 UT ,SXSW,Downtown,ACL

Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

1 adult
0 children
Ages 2 - 12
0 infants
Under 2
2 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

Great 1946 bungalow in Hyde Park area. for 2 people. You get the whole house.
The location is what is GREAT about this place.
Can see Austin, UT, and then go back to a nice, quiet place. All WITHOUT driving!!!

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Cleaning Fee: $45
Security Deposit: $200
Cancellation: Moderate
Weekend Price: $140 / night


The space

Lots of window, with blinds, wood floors, Ceiling fans in all rooms, CA/CH.

The bedroom has a comfortable queen size bed. Closet, dresser are for your use. Two nice bath robes, towels, shampoo, soap, hair dryer for your convenience.
Kitchen has new cabinets, gas stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer/dryer, coffee pot, blender, toaster. microwave..
Will have coffee, tea, cream, sugar for you to enjoy either inside or outside.
Covered breezeway, with yard and a gas grill. Two Chairs on front porch to relax and watch the people go by.

Parking for 1 car, but you DO NOT need a car. that is one of the many nice things of this place. Close to things, but able to go to a quiet relaxing house.
The price includes 15% Tax. STR: OL (Austin's License)
Minimum of 2 nights stay.

Guest access

To the Whole house, front and backyard.
Park on side of house, off street parking.

Interaction with guests

I am easy to get ahold of by text, phone, email, but you will probably not see me.

The neighborhood

A Safe neighborhood. 3-5 short walking blocks to restaurants (Mother's Café (vegetarian), Julio (Mexican), Original Hyde Park Grill (home cooking), Juice Land (raw foods), Quacks, & Dolce Vita (coffee, drinks, pastries, etc.), Antonelli (cheese shop), grocery store, Asti ( Italian) and more. Another hidden jewel is Hyde Park Market & Deli, (corner of 45th and Duval). It has any type of beer you want. Flags of all countries, and just to walk around in it is a HOOT.

There is even a Zen temple about 4 houses up 45th St. from the Hyde Park Market & Deli (Alias Flag shop).

At 51 and Duval (3 blocks north), Flight path coffee, Yoga studio, Peddler Bike shop (rents bikes), Biscuit Groovy (cheap breakfast), and another convenience store.

A neighborhood park (Shipe) with tennis courts, basket ball courts, swimming pool (in summer) and Elizabeth Ney Museum within 3 blocks..

Getting around

Capital Metro is bus line.

Bus 7 south, stops 3 houses down. #7 goes thru UT campus, by Capital and then downtown. Goes by UT Stadium, but during games, goes within 2 blocks of stadium. This bus runs every 15 or 20 min. Great bus to take downtown.
Bus 338 South (only two blocks away) will take you to ACL (15 min or less ), Whole Foods Flag ship on 6th, the original Central Market, or the great music of Saxton Pub, and within walking distance of Barton Springs Pool. Plus Buses 10, 1, 5 all in this area. Can even take bus 100 or 352 from airport.

If you need a car, Car2Go in this neighborhood. Go to their web site to sign up.

Some people rent bikes and bike all over. Buses have bike racks. Peddler Bike (at 51 & Duval), or AUSTIN Bcycle has bikes downtown area.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is after 3PM

Treat the house like you would a fine bottle of wine.

You can smoke outside...but not inside. Close door behind you.
Recycle .I have a compost bin, black tub by side of house, can use or just put in trash. NO meats or bones in compost bin.
No loud parties,
When you leave, please put dirty dishes in dishwasher, Just empty the trash cans in kitchen if you put food stuff in them.
Remove bedding, and put dirty towels, sheets by washing machine.
Come back to visit.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

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