From Austin, Texas. Like to travel without a great deal of planning. And outdoor activities of every sort. Also like a good read, art, movies, recording for blind. Stillness is OK, too.
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The carriage house was exactly as promised -- a wonderful, cozy yet spacious place close to great food and delicious coffee -- an easily accessible
To downtown, yet tucked away in an awesome Neighbourhood. Ford and lisa were fantastic hosts. All was as promised but better, with good recommendations, and great communication. And a very comfortable bed! Thanks for a great stay in Austin. We would highly recommend it!
We lived in Austin 13 years ago and wanted to visit for my husband's birthday. I picked this place because it was close to so much, but in a quiet area. I usually like having a kitchen when we travel, and this place was well equipped, but honestly we barely used it since we were stuffing our faces with Tex-Mex and BBQ at our old favorite haunts.
I'm a princess when it comes to sleeping and the bed was very comfy. Another reason I picked this place was because the bed was on a platform--no box spring--thank god! I told you I was a sleeping princess!
Close to shops and eats: check
Old school Austin: check
Awesome home away from home!
So, after being hosted perfectly by Ford & Lisa, I now feel so protective of of "my place in Austin" that I wondering how I can share it? But it is perfect. Ford & Lisa have created a little gem in Clarksville, and it is now my "go-to" place in Austin. Walk down to Fresh Plus or Cipollina, get some steaks and beverages, and spend a lovely few days in their thoughtfully appointed flat. I spent a lot of time listening to Townes, who lived right around the corner, soaking in that Clarksville thing. Some of you know what I'm talking about. I like to keep to myself, and Ford & Lisa were brilliant in being responsive, but never intrusive. They left me a bottle of wine, chips & salsa, and a lovely flat. Thanks guys! I miss it already and hope to come back.
My husband, 3month daughter, and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Austin, and if we visit again would definitely stay at Ford and Lisa's Carriage house! It is located in an adorable neighborhood, that is great for evening walks. There are restaurants, a grocery store, and a coffee shop in walking distance. The house itself is adorable, impeccably clean and homey. Ford and Lisa were great hosts!
I wish I could give more than 5 stars! This place was incredible. I was in Austin this past weekend for a wedding and this carriage house was a perfect launch point for a weekend of activities.
I had a truly great experience staying here and would recommend it to anyone.
As always, Ford and Lisa were gracious hosts. This is my second time staying with in Austin with them and the carriage house is a quaint and clean space perfect for our visit to Austin for ACL. I would definitely recommend renting from Lisa and Ford.
Superb! Very responsive host and a charming place in a cute neighbourhood. Great amenities left for us ;everything we needed! Thanks Ford for a wonderful start to our Austin adventure!
The Carriage House is super quiet, super clean, well appointed and in a great part of town. Better than an hotel on every level. Will definitely recommend.
Second time visiting. Even better than the first. Everything as advertised and location cannot be beat. Just a fantastic experience.
We spent our honeymoon at Ford and Lisa's apartment in Austin. It was perfect for us - walking distance to all the action (Whole Foods / BookPeople / 6th Street) yet located in a quiet residential area. The apartment itself is very well maintained and ideal for a couple. We enjoyed the comfortable bed, full kitchen, small porch, and ample living room area. Ford and Lisa were very responsive and easy to work with and left us a wonderful welcome basket upon arrival. We would definitely stay here again - and have already recommended it to some of our friends.
They were fine guests. Would be happy to host them again.
Great guests, thanks!
Ford and his wife were pleasant guests! We are happy they enjoyed the condo views and resort as much as we always do!
Great tenants. An extremely nice and quite couple. Enthusiastic about visiting and getting to know Mendoza and of course, a far too short stay.
We'd love to have you back or visiting you some time at your bnb in Austin
Lisa and Ford were terrific guests . Very polite and respectful, smart and interesting, just all around good-spirited, good-natured people--. It's was real pleasure to host them.
Check out there beautiful apartment in Austin TX
Ford was our 1st official AirBnb guest! It was an exciting experience for us!!!
Ford was very nice and easy-going. We look forward to being a guest in Austin at his place soon!
Lisa and Darrell were very nice guests. Quiet, clean, and polite. I really enjoyed our conversations! I wish they could have stayed longer!
I would definitely recommend them to any host!
unfortunately, we didn't get to spend time with darrell and lisa because we were away during the weekend of their visit. but they were extremely gracious and left the house in perfect shape. it's our hope that they come back to nyc some day and stay with us while we're actually here!
Very easy to work with. Left the place spotless. Would be happy to have them again.
Ford is a great guy, easy to deal with and very nice and polite! Love to have him back anytime to stay at the studio! I'm sure he enjoyed walking to the beach!