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SECLUDED LUXURY RETREAT ON GREENBELT AT ZILKER PARK, NEAR DOWNTOWN

Alden or Barbara Schiller

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, german, spanish
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Alden or Barbara Schiller

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 22, 2014
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SECLUDED LUXURY RETREAT ON GREENBELT AT ZILKER PARK, NEAR DOWNTOWN

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Austin House Rental Photos and Description

3 BR, 2 BA, sleeps 6, walk to Barton Springs, greenbelt, downtown

*** 2014 Formula 1 US Grand Prix Weekend still available ***

Five-star quintessential Central Austin lifestyle property, on a secluded cul-de-sac in Barton Hills, Austin's hottest (coolest) neighborhood.

Walk to Barton Springs Pool in 12 minutes or relax cliff-side above the natural wonder of the Barton Creek Greenbelt. Architecturally distinctive back deck and patio cascade to 180 degree views of the greenbelt and Barton Creek below, plus nice views of the UT Tower and parts of the Austin skyline.

Filled with original art by local and national artists.

Minutes to Whole Foods, Book People, Waterloo Records, downtown entertainment districts and the very best restaurants and shopping in Austin. Easy access to major highways and only 20 minutes from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

Recently remodeled and updated. Fully equipped kitchen. Modern appliances and bathroom fixtures.

Sleep soundly on comfortable beds, including a brand new, super comfortable Stearns & Foster queen bed in the master bedroom.

We are responsive, helpful and responsible owners ... this is our primary residence, we love living here, and we love sharing our comfortable home, wonderful neighborhood and fantastic city with our guests!

We collect and promptly pay state and city occupancy taxes as required by law, and we comply with all State and City of Austin short term rental regulations;

Our Austin Short Term Rental Operating License Number is 13-007105.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
Alden or Barbara Schiller (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 22, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 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

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Secluded luxury retreat on greenbelt at Zilker Park, near downtown
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
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Secluded luxury retreat on greenbelt at Zilker Park, near downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p299505
-+1 512 750-7551
Austin Austin area
5

Very nice house

  • 5 of 5
The house was very clean and beautifully decorated with lots of eclectic and interesting art throughout. It backs up to the greenbelt so there is quite a bit of privacy, although the houses on either side keep it from feeling too remote. The only downside for my family (which is strictly just a personal preference) is that there were no window treatments on all of the windows facing the back, including the floor to ceiling windows in the shower area. This left us feeling exposed, especially since we arrived at night and couldn't see out but felt like we were visible to anyone who might be outside. Again, this is how we felt, but there are probably many people who would view this feature as an asset.
The owners were responsive to our questions and were available when needed.
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Secluded luxury retreat on greenbelt at Zilker Park, near downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p299505
-+1 512 750-7551
Austin Austin area
5

Quiet neighborhood, but close to everything

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful home, great interior design and comfortable. Neighborhood is quiet so you can sleep well. Very short drive to restaurants, shopping, sites, river, parks. Host is terrific, very responsive. Will book here again.
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Secluded luxury retreat on greenbelt at Zilker Park, near downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p299505
-+1 512 750-7551
Austin Austin area
5

Great house, responsive property manager

  • 5 of 5
This is a great house, with lots of art, comfortable beds, and a nice neighborhood. The owner was so helpful and responsive. Be aware that you will need to drive to dinner, shopping, etc., but you get a quiet night's sleep in exchange for that. And this house is a close drive to downtown, Zilker Park, etc. Will definitely rent this home again.
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Secluded luxury retreat on greenbelt at Zilker Park, near downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p299505
-+1 512 750-7551
Austin Austin area
4

Perfect House, Perfect Location!

  • 4 of 5
My friends and I have been going to ACL Music Fest for many years. As the person always in charge of lodging for this event, my first priority has always been location; walking distance to ACL gates (which is not as easy as it sounds.) What a wonderful surprise to find the perfect location AND the perfect house! Everything said about this house is true: beautiful, comfortable, great patio with phenomenal views. We are ready to book for next year already.
  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Secluded luxury retreat on greenbelt at Zilker Park, near downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p299505
-+1 512 750-7551
Austin Austin area
Houston Texas
5

Beautiful home!!

  • 5 of 5
Spent an extended weekend here with the family. Beautiful home, beautiful back yard with great views, and a really great location. We walked to Barton Springs Pool, lots of nearby restaurants. You'd never know you're in the middle of a neighborhood. Everything we needed for a great weekend visit!
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Secluded luxury retreat on greenbelt at Zilker Park, near downtown
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p299505
-+1 512 750-7551
Austin Austin area
Plano, TX US
5

Fantastic home and location!

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful house, gorgeous view, fantastic location, convenient to everything, and such thoughtful attention to detail. We walked to Zilker Park and enjoyed a day of kayaking, hiking, etc. We were able to take a short ten minute drive to enjoy eating at Hula Hut and Mozarts, right on Lake Austin. We loved being able to get to downtown almost as quickly where we had a delicious meal on the rooftop patio at Iron Cactus on Sixth Street. And just being able to grill steaks on the incredible patio while enjoying the view was an unexpected pleasure.
Everything was as good or better than promised and we really appreciate the owners going above and beyond; from being flexible with the checkout time, to providing everything from charcoal to butter to drinks in the fridge.
  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks David. We enjoyed reading about your family's weekend adventures in Austin, and we're glad you took the opportunity to make use of the charcoal grill on the patio. We think the "details" are important ... drinks in the fridge, charcoal on the patio, spices and condiments in the kitchen ... all these things make renting someone's home such a different and pleasurable travel experience. Glad you had fun, and we hope you come again.
Alden & Barbara

Map

Nearest Airport
11.8 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Aviary (wine bar), Horseshoe Lounge, Broken Spoke
Nearest Ferry
173 Miles
Port Aransas, TX
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Lions Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
2.9 Miles
Amtrak-Austin, 250 N. Lamar
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
South Mo-Pac Expy (Loop 1) @ Loop 360
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Uchi, Olivia's, Chuy's, Shady Grove, El Rancho
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Barton Springs Pool
Car: recommended

Unanimous 5-star listing- Read the reviews! Santa Fe style with art and color, as close as you can get to Zilker Park and Barton Springs. Comfortable, clean, open, modern cliff-side home perched above the Barton Creek greenbelt hike and bike trail, 1/2 mile upstream from Barton Springs. Minutes to downtown and the best restaurants, shopping and nightlife in Texas.

Other Activities: live music, UT sports, arts festivals, eclectic shopping

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Rates & Availability

From $295 Per night

Austin House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SXSW Festival 2015
Mar 12 2015 - Mar 22 2015
4 night minimum stay
$645
$3,950
$7,950
 
 
ACL Festivals 2015
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 11 2015
4 night minimum stay
$295
From
$645
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,950
$7,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$295
From
$395
Fri,Sat
$1,950
$6,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $140
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes Rental charges (rent + taxes + cleaning fee) are fully refundable if reservation is canceled more than 30 days in advance of check in date.
Rental charges are non-refundable if reservation is canceled 30 days or less before check in date.
Property damage deposit is fully refundable if no property damage or violations of the rental agreement have occurred.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Austin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Private master bath. Oversized shower with two shower heads
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private master bath. Oversized shower with two shower heads
  • Bathroom 1 is the master bath, attached to the master bedroom. The 'shower for two' includes a 6'x4' window with views to the greenbelt below. Bathroom 2 is the guest bath and has been recently modernized with travertine floors and walls, a wall sized mirror, and a custom walk in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Opens to patio and greenbelt. Attached master bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Cozy and quiet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Doubles as an office / media room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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