Relax in this modern California-style Austin vacation home situated in the Shoal Creek area just minutes from Downtown, the Med Center, and the University of Texas in a tranquil neighborhood with quiet, tree-lined streets.
Enjoy this mid-century modern open-plan home with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms for your Austin vacation. The king-size, double, and two single beds can easily accommodate 6-8 guests. Our organic linens are all-cotton and good for the environment and good for you.
There's also a pull-out leather Queen sofa in the office area which has a flat screen monitor, Mac keyboard station, printer, etc. and plenty of work space if you need a desk away from home.
If you love to cook this fully equipped kitchen is for you. The Hancock Pool House has two large flat screen TVs (62' HiDef Samsung TV and 42' flat screen) equipped with cable and BluRay DVD players, iPod docks, a Playstation, and WiFi, etc.
After a day at the convention center, race track, or exploring town, come home to the tranquility of the pool and deck for a nice at-home BBQ in the garden, or try one of the many fine local restaurants.
Experience this very cool, convenient, central neighborhood with lots of character and conveniences--dozens of restaurants and cafes within 5 minutes!
Housekeeping and driving service can be arranged if desired.
HAVE A LARGER GROUP?
Enjoy one of our other many Hancock Guest Cottage properties as well.
Visit the Capitol, 6th Street, Warehouse District, 2nd Street Design
District, Convention Center, Long Center for Performing Arts, Whole
Foods Headquarters Flagship Store, Town Lake Hike and Bike trail and river for kayaking, and watch millions of bats.
The UT campus has the Harry Ransom Center, Bass Performing Arts Center, Blanton Museum of Art, President Lyndon B. Johnson's Library, the UT Erwin Center.
South Austin sights include the South Congress SOCO District, Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool, Barton Springs Restaurant Row, and St. Edward's University.
Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World, so come join us for
South By Southwest (SXSW), the Austin City Limits Festival, or for
concerts at any of our numerous live music venues at the 6th Street
district, or at The Backyard.
Attend one of the many great film events sponsored by the Austin Film Society. The Pool House is just ten minutes from Austin Studios.
Enjoy shopping at the new Mueller development, Whole Foods Market, the Central Market organic grocery store, Triangle Park, and Farmer's Market. The Domain in North Austin offers fine shopping Dallas-style and IKEA fulfills your Swedish modern dreams.
Get out in nature at numerous Texas State Parks all within one hour drive. Visit the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center or the Botanical Gardens at Zilker Park. Enjoy sailing or skiing at nearby Lake Travis and Lake Austin.
We've built up a very good reputation with our seven Hancock Guest Cottages over the past eight years--feel free to Google us--or please check out our Yelp and TripAdvisor reviews!
rachel is a founding member and is on the Board of the Austin Rental Alliance and is one of the original 70 vacation rental owners here in Austin.
We love all the interesting people we meet through renting our Hancock Guest Cottages in Austin. Nick is English while rachel is tried-and-true native Texan.
We thrive on home remodeling and crafting gorgeous gardens. You may have seen us on HGTV Home and Garden Television. But the thing we are most proud of is being the new parents of beautiful twin girls.
We are also Realtors so if you are thinking of moving to Austin and want a hand in your search, please let us know.
What you will love about the Hancock Pool House is the gorgeous outdoor landscaping and pool and BBQ area. Our organic linens are all-cotton and good for the environment and good for you. And you can walk right out the back fence to the dog park or across the street to the 30 acre park. The Park has a swimming pool with lap swim lanes and several diving boards plus a children's wading pool, lighted tennis courts, basketball court, fishing pond, children's playground, and baseball field. If shopping is for you the Hancock Pool House is less than a mile from The Domain and the Arboretum. The Hancock Pool House is close to dozens of hip restaurants and cafes like HopDoddy, the Alamo Drafthouse, the Goodnight, and more. Or if you love to cook this fully equipped kitchen is for you. The Hancock Pool House has two large flat screen TVs (62' HiDef Samsung TV and 42' flat screen) equipped with cable and BluRay DVD players, iPod docks, a Playstation, and WiFi, etc. Housekeeping and driving service can be arranged if desired. Past guests include Facebook, Sony, and Warner Brothers. Don't take our word for it--Google us!
Allandale is a highly desirable neighborhood in Austin due to its central proximity to Downtown, the University, the Arboretum, and the Domain. We love that there are so many families in Allandale as well as a 30+ acre park complete with pond, tennis courts, and swimming pool. You'll enjoy taking long walks and bird watching--there are more trees in Allandale than anywhere. We love Allandale--we live there ourselves!