LUXURY HOME * GRAND PIANO * WALK TO BARTON SPRINGS * ZILKER * ACL HEAVEN*

Tom and Daris Hale

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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LUXURY HOME * GRAND PIANO * WALK TO BARTON SPRINGS * ZILKER * ACL HEAVEN*

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* Sleeps 8 * Barton Springs * Zilker * ACL * SXSW * F1*

Staying here in this 3-story townhome, you will enjoy living downtown while being surrounded by a peaceful green space on a quiet, dead end street. One guest commented that it feels like 'I'm living in a beautiful tree house with a grand piano.' You will not have to worry with all of the Austin Gridlock traffic and have the choice to walk or bike to almost EVERYTHING!! Close enough to the action, but far enough away to get some sleep! Zilker Park, Barton Springs, ACL, SXSW, Long Center, Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail, Zilker Botanical Gardens, Palmer Events Center, Zach Scott Theater, go canoeing, or eat at plenty of the great restaurants, (like the original Chuy's) and there's also a grocery nearby. You will be living closer to Zilker Park and Barton Springs than the car parking areas for ACL! 2 miles to the F1 Helipad Transport! City bus is a only a 10 minute walk. You'll have nice views and beautiful sunsets. The open kitchen and living area are on the second floor. This contemporary home has been recently remodeled with all furnishings including granite countertops, fancy coffee machine, large outdoor grill, and all new appliances! 3 Bedrooms, one on each floor, 3 Full Bathrooms, Garden shower, grand piano, glass atrium and a fireplace. Fun, Funky neighborhood on a quiet 'No Outlet' street. Covered parking available. Wifi. Great place for kids that are old enough and young enough, to negotiate stairs. We are happy to offer some directions or assistance; whatever will make your stay more comfortable. We can usually offer discounts for extended stays and repeat customers--just ask. For parties larger than 8--please call us--the neighboring townhome can be rented simultaneously to host a total of 14 people! We are licensed by the City of Austin (by law all short terms rentals have to be licensed in this city; make sure to inquire before you rent. We apologize in advance for the Austin taxes). We are always happy to help you navigate all the Austin awesomeness! Send us a message if you have any questions! Can't wait to help make your stay in Austin absolutely terrific!

Accessible by foot: Austin's Urban Jewels

Zilker Park, Barton Springs, and the Hike and Bike Trail consist of 360 acres on which visitors can ride bikes (bike rental a mile away), hike, rent kayaks or canoes, play volleyball or disk golf, fly kites, or stroll through the botanical gardens. While at the lake you can try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding, the world's fastest growing water sport. Barton Springs Road is home to many bars and restaurants, a putting range, a mini golf course, and a performing arts center. Nearby is the world class Zach Scott Theater, the Austin Nature and Science Center, the famous food trailers, the South Congress boutiques, home to First Thursday, and a spectacular view of the Congress Bridge bats flying at dusk between March and November.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
Tom and Daris Hale (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2013
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About Tom and Daris Hale

Tom and Daris are artsy musicians that perform with the Austin Symphony, Ballet Austin, and Austin Lyric Opera. We have spent many years performing and living abroad in places such as Italy, Austria, Mexico, Germany, and most recently in Tanzania.

We have two feral children that are relatively house broken and rarely bite. The kids have to attend ballet, opera, and symphony more than they would like and usually resort to hanging with the stage crew. Quite frequently we host foreign exchange students (high school and college) just because we enjoy sharing the best of American culture, like spray-on tans, and dog sweaters. Seriously, we love people and sharing Austin with them. We look forward to hosting you!

Tom and Daris Hale purchased this house in 2012

Why Tom and Daris Hale chose Austin

This property is amazing because it is very private and quiet, yet very close to Austin's finest attractions. You will be closer to ACL than people can park their cars! You can go jogging and then jump into Barton Springs. The greenbelt is great for hiking during the day and 6th Street is fab for evening pleasures. This is a great place if you want to have fun and then retreat to a peaceful accommodation. Then hopefully you will have time to enjoy some coffee from the fancy machine or watch a movie on the large flat screen TV.

What makes this house unique

The views, the quiet wilderness even though you are in the city, the artsy neighborhood, the greenbelt, and of course, Barton Springs-wow! Zilker Park!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Luxury Home * Grand Piano * Walk to Barton Springs * Zilker * ACL Heaven*
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Luxury Home * Grand Piano * Walk to Barton Springs * Zilker * ACL Heaven*
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5

Very comfortable and relaxed with amenities.

  • 5 of 5
Very comfortable environment. Lots of great books, spices in the cabinets and legos for the kids if you have them. Also includes an office area with computer and wifi access if you need to work remotely. Lots of nooks to escape even with a full house. Functions perfectly as a home base.
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin Austin area
5

AUSTIN HIDE-AWAY

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful host owners; very accommodating, helpful, easygoing couple. Large comfortable house offers many options for sleeping and nooks for privacy and plenty of bathrooms. Enough space to spread out and be comfortable. AC cooled well despite a large area and large group of guests. Everything in solid working order and arranged for easy access. Outdoor patios and balconies galore. Great kitchen, living, dining area is perfect for entertaining. Having piano was a nice addition and plenty of sheet music available. Easy 1.5 walk to Zilker, coffee house, juice bar, eateries. Nice quite neighborhood area and plenty of street parking available despite the fact that it was UT grad weekend. Everything you need to set up housekeeping fairly immediately. Bring eats and drinks and you are all set. Stairs are required, so must be able to do your steps both indoors and out. Loft style master bedroom does not have a door so that could be an issue for some who may want to shut out the rest of the house. Great stay for our family graduation weekend. Travel to downtown/university - maybe 10 minutes by car. Cab service ran about $8 to UT each way. Really superb stay for us.
  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Luxury Home * Grand Piano * Walk to Barton Springs * Zilker * ACL Heaven*
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3557534
+1 5126952200
Austin Austin area
5

Barton Springs Gem - Zilker Oasis

  • 5 of 5
Some friends and I stayed at this beautiful home over the weekend and enjoyed the nice walk back and forth from Barton Springs. Tom and Daris were more than accommodating. Our stay was flawless, and the pictures and property description are spot on. We ate Sandy's burgers every day, and the cab ride to downtown and golf courses were affordable. We were even provided a grill upon request. Thanks again!!!
  • Submitted: May 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Luxury Home * Grand Piano * Walk to Barton Springs * Zilker * ACL Heaven*
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3557534
+1 5126952200
Austin Austin area
5

Beautiful and comfortable home

  • 5 of 5
My family came to Austin for the Thanksgiving Holidays and wanted to stay in a home instead of a hotel so we could make Thanksgiving dinner etc. Needless to say, we did the right thing, staying in this home was ten times better, it was just so beautiful and comfortable, warm and inviting.

The photos of the house are very accurate, the living room is stunning and complete with TV, grand piano, and the equivalent of a library, books throughout the house. The dining room was gorgeous for our special dinner. The best thing for us was the fully equipped kitchen, it really had everything you could need and extras, so it's a real joy to make meals and not go out so much!

It is easy to communicate with the owners about arrangements and recommendations for newcomers to Austin like us. Daris & Tom were so helpful and kind, can't ask for anything more.

We highly recommend this beautiful and comfortable home for a short stay in Austin.
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
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Luxury Home * Grand Piano * Walk to Barton Springs * Zilker * ACL Heaven*
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Austin Austin area
5

GREAT STAY!

  • 5 of 5
I stayed in Tom and Daris house for weekend 2 ACL. Since the moment i was trying to book the house they were really nice and helpful. The house is very well maintained and it looks even better in person, you have all the amenities that you need. When we arrived to the house they left us a welcoming card and some other things such as a bottle of wine. I liked that house that much that i asked them to reserve it for next year ACL. I recommend it 100% you kind of feel like home :)
  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Calgary, Alberta
5

Beautiful property, great location & amazing owner

Beautiful property, great location & amazing owner
  • 5 of 5
My friends and I rented this house for a week over Austin City Limits 2013 Weekend One. The property was beautiful and well-maintained, with all the amenities and everything you'd need, including the essentials stocked in the kitchen, a great automatic espresso maker, and bikes in the garage. It is located in the beautiful neighbourhood of Barton Hills, walking distance to Zilker Park where ACL is held and Barton Springs Road and South Lamar Blvd where all sorts of restaurants and shops are available. Best of all, the owners are sooo nice; they were easy to communicate with, provided us great recommendations of the area, and had a gift basket awaiting us on our arrival! I'd recommend this to anyone, and in fact we'd like to stay here next year for SxSW and/or ACL!
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Austin International
Nearest Ferry
200 Miles
Port Aransas
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Capitol Metro Train
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Downtown Austin??
Nearest Beach
216 Miles
Padre Island or Galvestion
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
There's bunch of great bars--10 minute walk
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Lake Austin, City Park
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lion's Municipal Golf
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ton's of great Restaurants--many just 10 min walk
Car: not necessary

Austin is the Live Music Capitol of the World. Austin City Limits Festival--you will be closer than most people can park!

South by Southwest, Formula One! Zilker Park and Botanical Gardens, Barton Springs, and 6th Street. Austin has everything!

If you stay here, you are close enough to walk, but still far enough a way that you can get a peaceful night's sleep!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Austin House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
ACL 2014 Wk 1
Oct 2 2014 - Oct 5 2014
4 night minimum stay
$3,550
Flat fee
 
 
ACL 2014 Wk 2
Oct 9 2014 - Oct 12 2014
4 night minimum stay
$3,550
Flat fee
 
 
Formula One
Oct 31 2014 - Nov 2 2014
3 night minimum stay
$3,125
Flat fee
 
 
SXSW
Mar 7 2015 - Mar 17 2015
3 night minimum stay
$495
From
$529
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$375
From
$415
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,875
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes Contact us (phone or email) for the best rates. We are always flexible in considering your needs and situation.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Austin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Garden Shower with river rock stone floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Top floor is the Master bedroom with Garden Shower
    Bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single , One bunk bed, one trundle bed that pops into a Queen.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • The top floor has a small office and Master bedroom with a balcony and garden shower.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Music Library
  • Books
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
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