Austin House Rental Photos and Description
4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 8-12
This stunning private residence is the ideal location for a corporate client desiring hotel type amenities combined with the features and conveniences of a luxury home. Located 2 miles from downtown and adjacent to Zilker Park, it is the perfect home base for Formula 1, SXSW and ACL. It is also available for long and short term summer rentals, photo shoots, and small special events. Please note that it is not suitable to host weddings and larger events.
Architecturally award winning contemporary home one mile from ACL and SXSW events. Professionally designed modern interiors with 14 foot ceilings, large windows, and natural lighting, Outdoor spaces include a screened porch with fireplace, two patios, a firepit, and an upstairs sleeping porch. Situated on more than an acre of lush native Texas landscaping and a bamboo forest, it is a private oasis in the middle of the city.
Smart home with flat panel TVs, Apple TV, and Time Warner cable, wireless internet, surround sound, and indoor and outdoor audio.
Master suite has king-sized Heavenly Bed, Flat Panel TV with Apple TV, dual shower heads and soaking tub, and a view of the Texas Hill Country. Dining areas include formal dining room that seats 12, and a breakfast nook that seats 6. Outdoor dining on tropical wood patio, including gas grill and Big Green Egg.
Driver, in-home meal preparation, daily housekeeping, and childcare available upon request; private event catering with excellent local company. Caretaker on site in separate residence.
This home has an upstairs screened sleeping porch with a double bed that is a favorite for individuals or couples. It has enough privacy to feel completely at ease sleeping under the stars. The neighborhood is quiet and the sounds of the wind and the birds is all you hear as you drift off to sleep.
- Events Allowed
- limited accessibility
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
Why The Owner chose Austin
Couldn't had said it better ...
Virginia Woodruff Loves Austin.
Huffington Post 10/31/2012
You are not either/or. You are and. Coffee and beer. BBQ joints and vegan potlucks. Students and Techies. State-capital bureaucrats and weed-toking slackers -- admittedly those are sometimes the same people. I love you because you contain multitudes.
You are the 'live music capital of the world' and the 'I bleed orange' city of college football fanatics.
You have a hippie spirit infused with high-tech financing. Your patron saint is Willie Nelson, your avuncular Polonius is Kinky Friedman and your wealthy stepfather is Michael Dell. Your current contrast-in-residence is the chief of Whole Foods, who gives his employees health insurance while defending their right not to have it.
You meet hundred-degree heat with spring-fed pools. You are beer and running, ideally at the same time.
It's no surprise this is where Outlaw Country was born. You are the cultural retreat for Texans who find themselves not quite fitting in at home. You offer an oasis of blue in a big red desert. When people fall across the city border, they are accepted as they are, and dole out kindness in return.
Your city council created an official day for the late thong-wearing, cross-dressing beloved transient, Leslie.
You entered the Guinness Book of World Records by having the most people ever dance to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller.' They did it in the plaza in front of a classical music hall.
As much as you like to have a good time, you also like to keep fit. There's a run event almost very weekend. You've been home to Lance Armstrong, Andy Roddick, Kevin Durant, and a host of Olympians. Your jewel is the hike-and-bike trail along a river the locals call a lake. The last time I went I saw a woman running in a track suit and head scarf.
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What makes this house unique
The tasteful, contemporary home is just across the river from downtown, but is set amidst a bamboo forest with lush native Texas landscaping and a wet weather creek, offering privacy, quiet, and abundant wildlife. The home offers all the amenities of a high end hotel, but with space for communal gatherings, spacious work areas, and outdoor leisure. There are multiple patios and screened porches, including an outdoor fireplace, firepit, and an upstairs sleeping porch.
Concierge amenities available upon request, including a personal driver, bicycles, meal preparation and catering, daily housekeeping, errands, and childcare.
This house is a green home, and includes filtered water, air cleaners, geothermal heating and A/C, pesticide-free landscaping and pest control, and a high quality indoor environment. All woods are sustainably sourced, interiors are zero- or low-VOC, lighting is LED; bedding is natural and organic.