TRAVIS HEIGHTS SOCO RANCH -LICENSED!* 3 BR/2BA * 1/2 MILE FROM S CONGRESS

Ann Watson and Jay Allison

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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TRAVIS HEIGHTS SOCO RANCH -LICENSED!* 3 BR/2BA * 1/2 MILE FROM S CONGRESS

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Laid-back Luxury in the Heart of Travis Heights

Our Mid-Century Modern Guest House is the perfect spot to enjoy the charming, safe neighborhood of Travis Heights. Quiet and relaxing, yet only 1/2 mile from SOCO and a short distance from all central Austin attractions, it is an ideal base for visiting Austin. Smartly furnished with modern, designer pieces and contemporary art. Large terrace, screened porch with outdoor grill and comfortable seating overlook the native-plant landscaped backyard. Three (3) spacious bedrooms and two (2) baths accommodate 6 guests. The large kitchen is fully equipped for cooking (and/or relaxing), and opens onto the dining area and den. The comfortable living room is perfect for visiting, reading, or watching movies or cable on the Sony flat-screen TV. Big Stacy Pool is a short walk away, as is the 1.2 mile hike/bike trail in the gorgeous, wooded Blunn Creek Greenbelt. Both I-35 and State Highway 71 are easily accessed, just minutes away. Our guest house is family owned and operated and is a fully licensed short-term vacation rental by the City of Austin.

Ann Watson and Jay Allison

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I am Ann. My husband, Jay, and I live in Houston. We initially bought our mid-century modern home in the quiet, historical neighborhood of Travis Heights because we liked its unique qualities and location, close to SOCO, St. Edward's U. and downtown. Hopefully it will be our retirement home some day. Today it is perfectly refurbished and furnished with a pleasing mix of modern and vintage pieces along with our collection of bright modern prints and photographs.

Ann Watson and Jay Allison purchased this house in 2008

Travis Heights is a trendy, eclectic neighborhood, with an interesting mix of old historic and new modern houses. It has hills and wonderful views, with dining, shopping, hiking, and music, all just a short walk or drive away!

Our historic neighborhood is perfect, with easy access to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Downtown, Lady Bird Lake, Zilker Park, South Congress (SOCO), the Blunn Creek Greenbelt, UT, the Austin Convention Center, and the Long Center for the Performing Arts.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 19 traveler reviews

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Travis Heights SOCO Ranch -Licensed!* 3 BR/2BA * 1/2 mile from S Congress
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
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Travis Heights SOCO Ranch -Licensed!* 3 BR/2BA * 1/2 mile from S Congress
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425324vb
(713) 898-3303 (Texas, USA)
Austin Austin area
Dallas
5

Bridal Retreat

  • 5 of 5
The bride and her bridesmaids had a chance to spend some quality time together. The home was spacious enough and had enough bathrooms for 6 young women to visit, relax and then finally spread out and get ready for the big day. The home was great and the property owners did everything possible to accommodate the needs of our group. I would definitely recommend this rental to anyone visiting Austin.
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Travis Heights SOCO Ranch -Licensed!* 3 BR/2BA * 1/2 mile from S Congress
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425324vb
(713) 898-3303 (Texas, USA)
Austin Austin area
Minnesota
5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5
Charming house, great location, fantastic yard .
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Travis Heights SOCO Ranch -Licensed!* 3 BR/2BA * 1/2 mile from S Congress
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425324vb
(713) 898-3303 (Texas, USA)
Austin Austin area
4

Bike Trip

  • 4 of 5
The accommodations were just what we needed. It was close to downtown. It was a quiet neighborhood. We would stay here again if we ever come back to Austin.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
business
Travis Heights SOCO Ranch -Licensed!* 3 BR/2BA * 1/2 mile from S Congress
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425324vb
(713) 898-3303 (Texas, USA)
Austin Austin area
4

Great house, great location

  • 4 of 5
I was visiting from London for SXSW with 4 friends and the house was perfect. It's far enough from downtown to be away from the noise but close enough to walk if needed (30 mins). The motorway is nearby too if you're hiring a car or taking a taxi to the airport. There's a bus route (number 10) that goes to downtown from Red River at the end of the street. Journeys cost $1.

The house is spacious with plenty of sitting room and a large garden. The 3 double bedrooms are very nice and well furnished. The kitchen has the biggest fridge I've ever seen and full utensils, plus dishwasher and washer/dryer.

One thing to beware of is that I'd consider this a 4 bedroom house. There are 3 double rooms, plus a double sofa bed in a room off one of the bedrooms. There's plenty of space to set up another bed if required, but in terms of actual beds there are 4. There are 3 bathrooms, two of which have a shower. The other has a bath.

Jay and Ann were very helpful and responsive if needed. The booking was straightforward to complete and my security deposit was returned on time. I would definitely recommend this property to a friend - it would be suitable for families with children too.
  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Travis Heights SOCO Ranch -Licensed!* 3 BR/2BA * 1/2 mile from S Congress
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425324vb
(713) 898-3303 (Texas, USA)
Austin Austin area
5

very nice

  • 5 of 5
great location near south congress, lots of room, wifi, nice backyard, owners are great.
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Travis Heights SOCO Ranch -Licensed!* 3 BR/2BA * 1/2 mile from S Congress
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425324vb
(713) 898-3303 (Texas, USA)
Austin Austin area
Los Angeles
5

Cool and Funky Pad!

  • 5 of 5
This house is really cool... not only well decorated with retro and amazing stuff... its also cozy, AND conveniently located. With the chaos of SXSW we were unable to get cabs / rides a half dozen times and each time we just started walking. Next thing we knew were on South Congress... Easy.
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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The house is located about half a mile from South Congress, with all its restaurants, shops, bars, and zany sights and characters. About a fifteen minutes walk!

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Availability & Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes Refundable Security Deposit to reserve dates. Balance Due is due on date shown on Booking Application contract, usually 4-6 weeks before Check-in.
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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.
  • 1 story
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Television
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
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