AWESOME KALEIDOSCOPIC 2 BR NEAR ZILKER PARK, 2 MILES TO DOWNTOWN! KING BED!

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Jay Reynolds or Cynthia Reynolds

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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AWESOME KALEIDOSCOPIC 2 BR NEAR ZILKER PARK, 2 MILES TO DOWNTOWN! KING BED!

Austin Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Spacious 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, pull out couch. Sleeps 4-6

City of Austin License #2012 119960. The two bedroom “Kaleido House” features original art and colorful decor to go along with the spacious vaulted natural wood ceilings. The master bedroom features a comfy King bed and the 2nd bedroom has 2 X-long twins that can be made up into a king upon request. The couch in the living room is a Queen sleeper. Highlighting the cedar lined bathroom is a 200 gallon double shower/hot tub with skylight*. Located just two blocks from Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool, the Kaleido House is the perfect home base to enjoy everything that Austin has to offer. There is easy walking access to many of Austin’s famous restaurants as well as the outdoor paradise that is Zilker Park. Take a dip in the 68 degree waters of Barton Springs after enjoying a hike through the Barton Creek Greenbelt or a stroll around Lady Bird Lake. After a day outdoors, you’re only a short walk back!

The tall ceilings are awesome: the vaulted beamed knotty pine wood ceilings make the over 1000 square feet seem even bigger. The kitchen is fully equipped to handle cooking big meals, and the Whole Foods world headquarters is a short drive away. Several convenience stores are even closer.

Other amenities include: Fresh locally roasted organic coffee and fixings, washer/dryer and detergent, bath and beach towels, and a Brita water filter to keep fresh water in the refrigerator.

Barton Springs Pool in Zilker Park: We are located less than two blocks from the single best swimming pool in the universe, Barton Springs. Located in the heart of Zilker Park, use our beach towels and enjoy the spring fed, chlorine-free waters of this over 1/8 mile long watering hole.

Also enjoy the hike and bike trail, boating on the river, frisbee golf, the Nature Center, the Botanical Gardens, the playground and the train for the kids or a picnic on the great lawn.

Downtown Austin: I'm sure you've heard of the madness on 6th Street, but certainly don't miss out on the sights, sounds and eats on South Congress, 2nd Street, 4th Street and then West 6th Street. Then see a movie while eating dinner or just having a drink at Austin's favorite theater, the Alamo Drafthouse.

*Disclosure: the tub/shower is a little hard to get out of if you have disabilities, such as bad knees, and it wouldn't be convenient for bathing small children. Please call to discuss your particular situation before booking this house.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered

Jay Reynolds or Cynthia Reynolds

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Peach and Cynthia Reynolds - Owns Kaleido Properties real estate company in the Zilker Park/Barton Hills area for over 25 years! Peach, the Broker in the family, is an avid golfer and likes to do anything outdoors as well as garden in his Zilker area home's backyard. Cynthia is a real estate agent and works with Peach in their business and now manages all 7 of their vacation rentals along with their son, Jay. Cynthia loves to cook the vegetables that Peach grows and take long walks!

Jay Reynolds or Cynthia Reynolds purchased this townhome in 2004

We love living in this area and sharing it with others!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Awesome Kaleidoscopic 2 BR near Zilker Park, 2 miles to downtown! King bed!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 25 reviews
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Awesome Kaleidoscopic 2 BR near Zilker Park, 2 miles to downtown! King bed!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p290688
+1 5129446888
Austin Austin area
5

Look no further

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
This home was easy to find and all the ammenities any hotel could offer you, except a pool and gym but who needs a pool and gym when you can just get your exercise in by taking a walk down to nearby Barton Springs Pool. We arrived later than anticipated and just like Motel 6, they left the light on for us so it was pretty easy to find.
The house itself was in emmaculate condition, everything was clean but if you get dirty, there is a washer and dryer you can use. Coffee was fully stocked as was a refreshing pitcher of water in the fridge, spice drawer also stocked. A stove and barbeque pit are there for you if you want to stay in and cook. the decor inside was nice, the bedding was extremely comfortable. We had to force ourselves to get out of the house and engage in outdoor activities, so we took a short drive out to dripping springs (hamilton pool) to go on a hike with our 2 sons. When we returned, we walked the neighborhood and played outside in the front yard. The place had a variety of dvd movies for us to watch as well as an assortment of board games to play. We taught our 6 yr old how to play chess and he has asked to play everyday since we got back to our home in Corpus Christi, TX. There is a table for 6 and you can request a high chair and/or booster seat at no additional cost. Iron, hairdryer, additional bedding are all located in the closet. Basic toiletries were also provided (shampoo/soap/body wash as well as guest towels). The giant oak tree located in front of the porch has to be at least 100 yrs old and provided nice shade and privacy. The shower /tub could easily fit four people, that's how big it is and you have 2 shower heads hitting your body on each side.
The rate was much pricier than what we're used to paying, we stayed at the Austin Motel on South Congress on our last visit, which is in a great location but during our last trip we lost a good 2 hrs of sleep after some guests were having a conversation right outside of our room. I said "never again" and on this trip, I made it a point to do better research on places to stay in Austin, I came across some very small font on "google maps" and saw the words Zilker Vacations on the map. I clicked on it as I was intrigued and it led me to the website. I read reviews and booked it for the date that I wanted, full payment is expected 2 wks prior to date of arrival. Everything was perfect, can't say enough about this place which is why I used all space allowed on here. :)
Owner's Response: Wow! We can't thank you enough for the glowing and thoughtful review. We have taken a lot of time to try and think of every little thing to make this property a great place to explore Austin and also obviously enjoy your time when you're not out exploring. We look forward to having you back and also offering you our 10% return guest + left-review discount! Come see us again and try one of our other 6 properties we have at ZilkerVacations!
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Awesome Kaleidoscopic 2 BR near Zilker Park, 2 miles to downtown! King bed!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p290688
+1 5129446888
Austin Austin area
5

Awesome Austin Vacation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
This was our second visit to a Zilker Vacations property and were just as impressed as the first time. The property was spotless and well equipped for our stay. It had enough linens and cookware for the four of us, everything worked as advertised and it even had a washing machine and a dryer! We would highly recommend a Zilker Vacations property for a great place to stay in a great city.
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Awesome Kaleidoscopic 2 BR near Zilker Park, 2 miles to downtown! King bed!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p290688
+1 5129446888
Austin Austin area
5

Another awesome Austin vacation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
This is our second stay with Zilker Vacations. It is also our second property we've stayed in and this one was just as clean as the first. It was also well equipped for our stay. Enough beach towels, linens and cookware for 4 people. It is also close to Barton springs where we went swimming almost every day. To top it all off, it was also equipped with a washer and dryer so we came home with no laundry to do! We look forward to future stays using Zilker Vacations properties soon!
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Awesome Kaleidoscopic 2 BR near Zilker Park, 2 miles to downtown! King bed!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p290688
+1 5129446888
Austin Austin area
4

Great location; amazing amenities

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
For an amazing stay in a cozy neighborhood close to Zilker Park (along with all of it's attractions) Kaleida House fills the vibe. My husband and I have stayed in some very nice (and one not-so-nice) condos all over the US and Cayman Islands, but have never been so overwhelmed with amenities. The list far exceeded our expectations and previous experiences: local coffee, spices, shampoo, conditioner and body wash, organic teas, condiments in the fridge, toilet paper, dish soap, dishwashing soap, laundry soap; hand soap, trash bags, foil, coffee maker, coffee grinder, tea kettle, tea pot, recycling bin...Generally we have had to either bring or buy all of these things; they're the little things you take for granted at home and exceeded the amenities of hotels. Also loved the location: within biking distance to Zilker and downtown - starting with a lovely hill that was great going down. I had to walk my bike back up. Enough parking for our adult children to visit, and enough space at the kitchen table for eight of us to gather to eat and play games. Double showers were great; the tub is definitely a bit of a climb getting in and out, but the cool factor outweighed the strange factor. Just another quirk in this very "keep Austin weird" place. Pictures show the painted furniture and bright rooms, but they don't really do justice to the feel of the condo. Two couples could easily stay without running all over one another. The porch provided a nice outside location to sit and visit, and we were treated to a little bit of guitar playing and singing by the neighbors one evening. Extremely relaxing. Finally, the bed was comfy. I'm just not as young as I used to be, and I like soft beds. We will definitely stay here again.
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Awesome Kaleidoscopic 2 BR near Zilker Park, 2 miles to downtown! King bed!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p290688
+1 5129446888
Austin Austin area
Houston, TX
5

Amazing Vacation Rental in Austin!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
First of all, the pictures on the website were spot on and it's actually bigger on the inside than what you see online! The description was accurate and it was clean and very well-maintained. We received a few emails from the owners before our arrival to let us know about our stay and ask if there was anything we needed before we arrived. The location was great, just down the street from Zilker Park, and there was plenty of room for our close family to celebrate our son's 2nd birthday. We plan on making another booking with this property in the future.

-The Guillemette Family
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Austin Bergstrom
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Several
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Several
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Several
Car: not necessary

Welcome to The Heart of Austin! All of our properties are located within a few blocks of Austin's crown jewel, Zilker Park! You may not need to rent a car - just rent some bikes or ride the city bus and you'll have easy access to the University of Texas, downtown and just about anything you'd want to do in the area. Barton Springs Pool (closed for repairs until March, 2013), Zilker Botanical Gardens, The Barton Creek Greenbelt, the Great Lawn (home of ACL), Chuy's Tex-Mex, Shady Grove, the Saxon Pub, Flipnotics Coffee Space, Casa De Luz, and so many other fantastic places that are less than a mile away. Come Enjoy :)

Other Activities: Kayaking, canoeing, hiking, spelunking, frisbee golf

Golf: Jay Reynolds (rental manager) used to be a Professional golfer and Peach Reynolds (owner) is a ranked Amateur golfer and can help with your golfing needs.

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Availability & Rates

Austin Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
ACL 2014 #1
Oct 2 2014 - Oct 5 2014
$1,700
Flat fee
4 nights
 
 
ACL 2014 #2
Oct 9 2014 - Oct 12 2014
$1,700
Flat fee
4 nights
 
 
Formula One
Oct 30 2014 - Nov 3 2014
$1,700
Flat fee
5 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$169
$189
Fri,Sat
$1,000
$3,000
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60.00 + Tax
Pet Fee $50.00
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes NO cleaning fee for 4+ nights stays.
CANCELLATION POLICY – You can cancel outside of 30 days prior to your arrival and receive a FULL 100% refund of your deposit. If you cancel inside 30 days, you will be refunded 75% of your reservation amount. Once we have charged your full balance, you are responsible for the full amount, unless we can rebook it. For special event policies, contact us.
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Amenities

Austin Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1008 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • River ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
General:
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking On Street
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , DOUBLE shower heads in 200 gallon spa tub!
  • This is one of the most unique bathrooms you'll ever see! Cedar walls enclose not only the toilet area, but also a 200-gallon spa tub that has 2 shower heads and a skylight.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen-pullout couch
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , X-long twins can be made up into King bed upon request
  • These are by far our most colorful bedrooms yet, in the true vein of a kaleidoscope! Upon request the two XL twin beds can be set up as a king bed in the 2nd bedroom. All rooms have vaulted beamed knotty pine ceilings and ceiling fans.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • Massage
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • live theater
  • arboretum
  • festivals
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • miniature golf
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • walking
  • paddle boating
  • bird watching
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • ice skating
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • kayaking
  • basketball court
  • sailing
  • water tubing
  • jet skiing
  • water skiing
  • hiking
  • spelunking
  • golf privileges optional
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We have a basket of organic coffee beans, assorted teas, cream, organic sugar and Splenda as well. We also stock our unit with extra sheets, towels, and beach towels to take to Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool! We have an iPad available for rental for $10/day subject to availability. We also have a 6' twin-sized mattress pad available for the extra person you might need to squeeze in. We have a highchair, booster seat, Pack N Play with bassinet, baby gate and bed rails as well.
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