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WALK TO IT ALL! ADORABLY HIP BUNGALOW. IDEAL SOCO LOCATION!

Dani Rasmussen

Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Dani Rasmussen

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Within an hour
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2014
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WALK TO IT ALL! ADORABLY HIP BUNGALOW. IDEAL SOCO LOCATION!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Austin Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 BR, 1.5 BA, sleeps 5

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** Welcome to SoCo Spaces **

The red house (license # 100853) is nestled on a quiet, tree-lined street just 2 blocks off South Congress (SoCo) in charming Travis Heights. Stroll to fantastic restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and music venues. You can also easily catch a bus or walk downtown.

This light-filled, modernized 1926 bungalow is the ideal place to relax after a day or night of exploring vibrant Austin.

Enjoy an iced tea or margarita in the private back yard - under a majestic 350 year old oak tree.

Get a good night’s rest on the comfortable eco-bamboo memory foam mattresses. Both peaceful bedrooms feature queen beds and high quality linens. The master bedroom boasts a large walk-in closet. A loft with a double futon sleeps additional guests.

The main bathroom has a tub/shower combo and slate tile floors. A half bathroom and laundry area are conveniently located off the kitchen.

The kitchen, dining, and living room feature high vaulted ceilings. The fully equipped kitchen features a gas oven, dishwasher, disposal, microwave, coffee grinder, french press, toaster, and blender. The flat screen TV in the living room is equipped with premium cable, a dvr, and a dvd player. There’s also a digital radio with pandora and internet radio stations.

In case you need to work, you’ll find a roomy desk and wi-fi throughout. There’s a carport for one vehicle plus free street parking.

Beautiful Stacy Park is 3 blocks east and equipped with 3 acres of walking trails and a heated, spring-fed swimming pool. You'll also find a wading pool, playground, & friendly neighbors at Little Stacy Park - enough fun to entertain even the tiniest of travelers for hours.

We live in this neighborhood, we love this neighborhood. Once you've enjoyed a relaxing stay at the little Red House, we know you will too!

** We have sister properties in the same neighborhood. Visit Soco Spaces **

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Dani Rasmussen (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
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Speaks: english

About Dani Rasmussen

We've lived in Austin since 1999 and we love it. We enjoy traveling (as often as possible) and meeting the travelers that grace our vacation rentals. Our other passions include graphic design, film making, publishing, and wake-surfing on lake Austin.

Dani Rasmussen purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Dani Rasmussen chose Austin

When we found it, the 'little red house' wasn't red. It was dirty grey and literally sinking into the ground. After a massive renovation effort we brought it back to life and restored it to better than original. Nearly 100 years old, this jewel of Texas history is the perfect place to call home as you explore Austin's most popular neighborhood.

What makes this cottage unique

RENT WITH CONFIDENCE

With 6 years of experience, Soco Spaces has always operated in compliance with the city of Austin legal requirements.

The City of Austin requires that Vacation rentals obtain a license for legal operation. Legal operations should have their license number on their listing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Perfection wrapped in a cute cottage surrounded by a beautiful, friendly city. I had never been in to Austin before and after this week it has come to the top of my favorites list. Your home is charming, the bed and the linens so comfortable, your furnishings mixing contemporary with the charm of the cottage… well, all I can keep thinking is the word perfection! Thank you for allowing this sweet space to be available.
Dec 2013
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 30 traveler reviews

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Walk to it All! Adorably Hip Bungalow. Ideal SoCo Location!
average rating of 5.0 based on 41 reviews
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Walk to it All! Adorably Hip Bungalow. Ideal SoCo Location!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p235120
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Austin Austin area
Michigan
5

Perfect place to stay in Austin

  • 5 of 5
Absolutely perfect location for a mom / daughter girl's weekend in Austin. We came from Michigan, Illinois and California to be together and had an awesome time around the South Congress area, which is just a couple of short blocks away from the house. In fact, almost everything is within walking distance, including the Capital, 6th Street, and the bats of the Congress Street Bridge. The house is adorable, well maintained and has great amenities. The neighborhood is one that anyone would love to live in, let alone, vacation in. Short drive to Barton Springs (like maybe 10 minutes) and another short drive to the University of Texas LBJ Library rounded out a great weekend. We felt very lucky to get this house and highly recommend it to anyone.
  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Walk to it All! Adorably Hip Bungalow. Ideal SoCo Location!
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Austin Austin area
5

A perfect place to stay in Austin

  • 5 of 5
The 'Little Red House' was a great place to stay in Austin. The house was very clean, nicely furnished, and with very comfortable beds. Dani was very helpful and made herself available when we had any questions. The location was perfect, a quiet street just a short walk from the shops, restaurants, and bars of SOCO. If you like seafood try 'Perla' restaurant, great food! Also head to Rainey Street, great bars and a nice change from 6th street. If you're on 6th and want a quiet break try 'Midnight Cowboy' a speakeasy with a hidden entrance, check them out online to find out how to get in, you will need reservations!
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Walk to it All! Adorably Hip Bungalow. Ideal SoCo Location!
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Austin Austin area
5

The perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5
We were thoroughly impressed with the Red House. The decor is thoughtfully and artfully done. There is a wonderful balance in the design between sophisticated details (like you might find in a high end hotel) and comfortable touches that you make you feel right at home. We were able to take wonderful walks through the charming residential neighborhood as well as the funky stores on South Congress. Dani and Joel provided a great neighborhood guide. There were also several notes throughout the house that made the amenities user-friendly. We would definitely return.
  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Walk to it All! Adorably Hip Bungalow. Ideal SoCo Location!
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Austin Austin area
Kansas City, MO
5

Perfect spot in SOCO to visit Austin

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed here for at least 5 years in a row now and love this spot! It is the perfect little bungalow for so many reasons and happens to be within walking distance to the best street in Austin. Great for a couple, group of friends, or small family like us. We will keep coming back here every year and look forward to it every time.
  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Walk to it All! Adorably Hip Bungalow. Ideal SoCo Location!
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Austin Austin area
Nashville, TN
5

Wonderful Soco Space

  • 5 of 5
We loved this bungalow! The location to all of the Soco shops, bars and restaurants was so convenient. We were thrilled to be located so close to such a hot and happening spot in Austin. The accommodations and decor are something out of a magazine with all of the bright, light and soothing color tones. We especially enjoyed the music playing as we entered the space. The bedrooms were spacious and the beds comfortable. We were able to enjoy a little time on the back patio under the large and beautiful trees. It is very clean and organized. Everything you need in a kitchen is available to you. The owners were incredibly easy to work with and covered every detail. We hope to come back and visit a Soco Spaces property in the future. Well done!
  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Walk to it All! Adorably Hip Bungalow. Ideal SoCo Location!
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+1 -(512) 348-8664
Austin Austin area
Raleigh, NC
5

Perfect location in SOCO!

  • 5 of 5
Spent 5 nights in this adorable cottage and felt very relaxed and Austin-y! Dani and Joel are the hippest hosts! Loved the comfort of beds / master closet best! Would like a bigger TV and TV in bedrooms, but I admit I should be happy for solitude without that.
  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jill, thanks for staying at Soco Spaces again. It was nice to meet you in person this time! Your timing was great because we were just thinking the same thing. We've ordered a new, large flat screen TV and will have it installed in the next week. Please come back to enjoy it, and the Red House, again soon - we love hosting returning guests!

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
7.2 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The famous Continental Club with Live music
Nearest Train
2.7 Miles
Amtrak Station - AUS 250 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-35 and woodland
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
South Congress Cafe
Nearest Ski
4.5 Miles
Waterski, wake surf, or wakeboard on lake Austin
Car: not necessary

Located in beautiful, historic Travis Heights just 3 blocks from vibrant South Congress Ave. (SoCo). Several beautiful parks are near. Play tennis at Little Stacy Park. Swim at Big Stacy Pool - heated, spring-fed, and free. Town Lake, bordered by 10 miles of hike/bike trails, is less than a mile away & also offers kayaking, sculling, and canoeing.

At dusk (April - Oct.) catch the famous bat show from the South Congress Bridge.

Cross the bridge to enter the Second Street for restaurants & shopping. Enjoy the nightlife in the Warehouse & Sixth Street Districts.

Swim in more beloved spring fed pools - Deep Eddy & Barton Springs. Fly kites at Zilker Park. Catch a free concert at Auditorium Shores. Close the deal at the Convention Center. Explore the flagship Whole Foods. Catch a world-class performance at the Long Center. Visit the State Capitol. Entertain the kids at The Children's Museum.

Enjoy the excitement, then retire to your retreat tucked away on a tranquil street.

Other Activities: Live Music, Sculling, Running Trails, Canoeing, Hiking, Yoga, Swimming, Shopping

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $225 Per night

Austin Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SXSW Interactive
Mar 12 2015 - Mar 16 2015
5 night minimum stay
$2,975
Flat fee
 
 
SXSW Music
Mar 17 2015 - Mar 21 2015
5 night minimum stay
$2,975
Flat fee
 
 
Memorial Day weekend
May 21 2015 - May 24 2015
4 night minimum stay
$900
Flat fee
 
 
ACL 1st Weekend
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 4 2015
4 night minimum stay
$1,720
Flat fee
 
 
ACL 2nd weekend
Oct 8 2015 - Oct 11 2015
4 night minimum stay
$1,720
Flat fee
 
 
Formula One
Oct 22 2015 - Oct 25 2015
4 night minimum stay
$2,600
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,385
$3,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL US BEFORE USING 'book it now'. We respond quickly.

Please note: 3 night minimum on weekends (with exceptions based on last minute availability)
Austin occupancy tax is 15%. No tax on 30+ night stays
Some pets allowed with prior approval. $50 for up to 7 days + $50 every 7 days thereafter.

All of our properties are licensed with the city of Austin.

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Amenities

Amenities

Austin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , toilet and sink
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , suitable for adults and children over 12
  • Both bedrooms have queen beds, high quality mattresses and high quality linens. Loft area has a double futon Master bedroom has a large walk-in
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Digital cable package includes 300 channels. Grace digital radio with pandora and internet radio stations. Wireless internet. Books and games. French Press coffee maker. Iron/ ironing board. Items for children: DVDs, books, toys, dishes. Pack & play available upon request. Fully fenced and gated back yard. Stone patio with a beautiful live oak.

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