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Charming Studio Apartment in East Austin - Near Downtown and UT (OL2016046974)

Bedrooms 1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bath, full kitchen, sleeps 2

This charming property is centrally located, just north of downtown & UT campus and right next door to the new Dell Children's Hospital. Two parks (with playgrounds, tennis courts, and pool) within walking distance. Bus stop one block from rental - on the bus route to UT. Distance to local attractions: 2.7 miles to University of Texas, 3.6 miles to 6th Street (downtown music district), 3.9 miles to Austin Convention Center, 5.9 miles to Zilker park (location of ACL). Butler cottage comes with a fully equipped kitchen, high speed wireless, fenced in yard, and tons of personality. It is ideal for corporate rentals, visiting family/friends, UT fans (great access to the stadium), music festivals (SXSW & ACL), or just getting to know Austin.

City Wildlife!: Our neighborhood boasts a family of Peacocks. They roam freely and are usually wandering through our and our neighbor's yards in the morning and early afternoon. Their distinct calls can be heard from the trees where they perch in the evenings.

More Details

Reyna Bishop
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2018

About Reyna Bishop

We are Rob and Reyna. We are an Austin couple with 2 kids, a dog, and a cat. Before the kids came, we traveled a lot and used VRBO almost exclusively. So, when we found a house with an attached studio, it seemed natural to rent it out as a vacation rental.

Reyna Bishop purchased this studio in 2005

Why Reyna Bishop chose Mueller

We live in the house connected to the studio. This is an advantage in many ways. Not only are we more accessible to our guests, but we have a closer connection to the house. It is an old house (1940s) with all the charms and problems that come with that. The neighborhood is friendly and walkable and we love the proximity to downtown Austin.


Mueller Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • 1 Queen - sleeps 2 adults comfortably
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Charming Studio Apartment in East Austin - Near Downtown and UT (OL2016046974)
average rating of 4.5135136 based on 37 reviews
McAllen, TX

Pefect locale for Austin stay

  • 5 of 5

You cannot find a better place for the price and location. This cottage is located on Airport Blvd and I-35, which only puts you within minutes from downtown Austin or North Austin. I've stayed at this place a few times and always happy with my accomodations. Love the privacy and the "austin vibe" to this little cottage. As a frequent business traveler, having homey feel to my lodging such as Butler cottage is a fresh alternative to bland hotel rooms with fluroscent lightings and stained sheets. I love doing Austin weekends and this cottage always assures me a cool stay for my budget

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2009
  • Stayed: April 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute self-contained studio. Had everything you would have at home.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the enclosed fenced yard and the deck with chairs out front. Missed having a washer and dryer. Landlords are the friendliest people who if there was a problem took care of it immediately. Could not have asked for nicer people. Thanks

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Orleans

Perfect spot to explore Austin. Clean apartment, friendly owner, and great value.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for five nights in October. What a wonderful little studio apartment. Everything we needed was here, and everything was squeaky clean and well maintained. The owner (Reyna) is extremely friendly and helpful. We enjoyed meeting her.

I see some folks dinging it for being small. I would agree if it were more than just my wife and I. But for a couple, this was perfect. The bedroom alone is about the same size as a typical hotel room. So you have more space and functionality than you would in a hotel.

The Ikea kitchen has everything you need. We didn't do any big time cooking, but we could have if we needed to. We made our own breakfast almost every morning, and heated up restaurant leftovers one night. The rest of the time we were in pursuit of the best chicken fried steak or BBQ!

For those looking for BBQ, this property is just off the highway that is a straight shot Lockhart. Less than 45 minutes to BBQ Mecca. We like Smitty's. Just sayin.

The bath was a little tight. But how much space do you really need? There was ample room to get the essentials done, and the fact that there was a bathtub was a huge plus for my wife. She was able to relax in a hot bath after one particularly long hiking day.

There was a small deck with Adirondack chairs for relaxing outside. There is also street parking not twenty feet from the private entrance, so loading and unloading was easy.

Our only complaint was that we were never out early enough to see the neighborhood peacocks! We drove the neighborhood a couple of times trying to get a glimpse, but no luck. Fun mid century neighborhood though. Some of the houses had some funky Austin things going on, and peacock crossings and roosting spots. Really a cute area, and we felt very safe.

We visit Austin every couple of years. We hope to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great studio in Austin

  • 5 of 5

Butler Studio is well located in Austin - close to the airport and downtown. The studio is exactly as described and very clean. It was a great retreat from the heat and nosie of Austin City Limits! I used the nearby running track each day and for those like me without a car shops and restaurants are in walking distance. The owners were fantastic and very helpful with a number of suggestions. I'd happily return and recommend to friends. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Convenient location, owners very responsive.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 5 nights, and although small, it was just fine for my wife and I. Convenient for exploring Austin, easy access to get to, and the owners were very responsive to our questions and emails. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, convenient location, very nice people!

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my Ausiin stay in this centrally located studio. It was quiet, clean, very comfortable bed, great TV and wifi, with excellent hosts. Exactly what I needed after a day on the go around Austin. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Barton Springs Pool
Continental Club
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium
Thinkery - The New Austin Children's Museum
Zilker Park
Mueller Lake Park
Cherrywood Coffeehouse
El Chilito
Tyson's Tacos
Salty Sow
Nearest Airport
8.7 Miles
Austin Bergstron
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Contigo, Cherrywood Coffee House and Bar
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
I-35 and Airport Rd
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
El Chile, Vivo, Eastside Cafe
Car: recommended

Butler Studio is in Delwood II nieghborhood, just adjacent to the new Mueller Development. Mueller, once the site of Austin's Airport, is now a thriving Green community with shops, restaurants, food trailers, and a Sunday Farmer's Market all within walking distance.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $35 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates may vary for special events such as SXSW, ACL, and Formula One. 15% tax applies to stays less than 30 days and a one time $30 cleaning fee applies to all rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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