Peachtree House is a sweet California style bungalow home in the conveniently located Zilker/Barton Hills neighborhood . It is on a quiet one block street just south of Downtown Austin. From the butter-yellow picket fence and sego palms to the peaceful pecan-tree and hibiscus lined backyard, you'll be charmed. The home sleeps 6 guests in 3 bedrooms but can accommodate up to 10. It features a fully-equipped kitchen with slate floors. Coffee and tea setups are provided along with pantry items and grilling tools. The spacious living and dining room has gleaming hardwood floors. There's a Flatscreen TV, DVD and CD players in the living room. The property has free WiFi and laundry.
The privacy fenced backya rd features a picturesque limestone/granite patio complete with outdoor seating and dining. table. lA large grill/smoker is perfect for outdoor BBQs. A porch swing and additional seating are shaded under a covered porch - ideal for relaxing with a good book .
Activities: Barton Springs, Zilker Park , Ladybird Lake Hike and Bike trail , The Greenbelt, and numerous restaurants that line Barton Springs road are within walking distance or a short drive. Other activities on Lady Bird Lake include kayaking, canoeing, rowing, paddle boating , sight seeing and private dinner cruises and bat-watching cruises (seasonal). The Greenbelt offers miles of hiking and mountain biking. Rock climbing on the surrounding cliffs is very popular . Swimming and tubing are refreshing (depending on the rainfall). Bike rentals are available at a discount to guests. The Alamo Drafthouse ( a movie theatre that provides dining and drinks while watching a movie) is within i mile. Casual fare, but very good!
Private Dinner Cruises on Lady Lake - Capital Cruises.
Close to Downtown - within 3 miles of 6th St.
Alamo Draft House South - Movie and Dinner - 2 Mintues away.
Children and Pet Activities: Board games, drawing supplies and a WII system are available for children and adults. Additional items for younger children can be provided upon request.. Children can play in a sprinkler or visit one of many nearby pools. Two playscapes are 3 blocks away. Zilker Park offers a large playscape, train ride, concession picnic area and duck feeding opportunities. Other places of interest include Austin children's museum, Laguna Gloria, Mayfield Park, and 'Peter Pan' mini-golf.
Many nearby parks and the neighborhood are perfect for dog walking. Austin also has 'off leash' dog parks, some that have water for the 'aquatic' dog. Dog bowls and toys are available.
Downtown , South Congress, UT: The Peach Tree House is within 3 miles of downtown and South Congress (SOCO). Both areas have numerous shops and boutiques. Restaurants offer many types of cuisine - American, Italian, Thai, Indian, Mediterranean, BBQ, Vegetarian , to name a few,and a popular favorite - Mexican. There is a huge music venue all within a few miles . Performing Art Centers, Museums, UT , and The Capitol are a short drive or reasonable cab fare. Entertainment and dining guides are provided. Feel free to ask for suggestions!