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Dani & Joel

Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Walk to it All! Adorable, Quiet Bungalow w/fenced yard. Perfect SoCo Location!

41 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

Austin House Rental Photos and Description

2 BR, 1.5 BA, sleeps 5

NOTE: we have a 3 night minimum on weekends with exceptions based on last minute availability, please email or call before using 'book it now'. We respond quickly.

** Welcome to SoCo Spaces **

The red house (license # 100853) is nestled on a quiet, tree-lined street just 2 blocks off South Congress (SoCo) in charming Travis Heights. Stroll to fantastic restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and music venues. You can also easily catch a bus or walk downtown.

This light-filled, modernized 1926 bungalow is the ideal place to relax after a day or night of exploring vibrant Austin.

Enjoy an iced tea or margarita in the private back yard - under a majestic 350 year old oak tree.

Get a good night’s rest on the comfortable eco-bamboo memory foam mattresses. Both main floor bedrooms feature queen beds and high quality linens. The master bedroom boasts a large walk-in closet. A loft with a double futon sleeps additional guests.

The main bathroom has a tub/shower combo and slate tile floors. A half bathroom and laundry area are conveniently located off the kitchen.

The kitchen, dining, and living room feature high vaulted ceilings. The fully equipped kitchen features a gas oven, dishwasher, disposal, microwave, coffee grinder, french press, toaster, and blender. The flat screen TV in the living room is equipped with google fiber tv, a dvr, and a dvd player. There’s also a digital radio with pandora and internet radio stations.

In case you need to work, you’ll find a roomy desk and the fastest wi-fi available (Google Fiber)!

There’s a carport for one vehicle plus free street parking.

Beautiful Stacy Park is 3 blocks east and equipped with 3 acres of walking trails and a heated, spring-fed swimming pool. You'll also find a wading pool, playground, & friendly neighbors at Little Stacy Park - enough fun to entertain even the tiniest of travelers for hours.

We live in this neighborhood, we love this neighborhood. Once you've enjoyed a relaxing stay at the little Red House, we know you will too!

** We have sister properties in the same neighborhood. Visit Soco Spaces **

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Dani & Joel (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Dani & Joel

We've lived in Austin since 1999 and we love it. We enjoy traveling (as often as possible) and meeting the travelers that grace our vacation rentals. Our other passions include graphic design, film making, publishing, and wake-surfing on lake Austin.

Dani & Joel purchased this house in 2000

Why Dani & Joel chose Austin

When we found it, the 'little red house' wasn't red. It was dirty grey and literally sinking into the ground. After a massive renovation effort we brought it back to life and restored it to better than original. Nearly 100 years old, this jewel of Texas history is the perfect place to call home as you explore Austin's most popular neighborhood.

What makes this house unique

RENT WITH CONFIDENCE

With 10 years of experience, Soco Spaces has always operated in compliance with the city of Austin legal requirements.

The City of Austin requires that Vacation rentals obtain a license for legal operation.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Perfection wrapped in a cute cottage surrounded by a beautiful, friendly city. I had never been in to Austin before and after this week it has come to the top of my favorites list. Your home is charming, the bed and the linens so comfortable, your furnishings mixing contemporary with the charm of the cottage… well, all I can keep thinking is the word perfection! Thank you for allowing this sweet space to be available.
Dec 2013
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based on 41 traveler reviews

Walk to it All! Adorable, Quiet Bungalow w/fenced yard. Perfect SoCo Location!
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 52 reviews
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5

Perfect place to stay in Austin

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect location for a mom / daughter girl's weekend in Austin. We came from Michigan, Illinois and California to be together and had an awesome time around the South Congress area, which is just a couple of short blocks away from the house. In fact, almost everything is within walking distance, including the Capital, 6th Street, and the bats of the Congress Street Bridge. The house is adorable, well maintained and has great amenities. The neighborhood is one that anyone would love to live in, let alone, vacation in. Short drive to Barton Springs (like maybe 10 minutes) and another short drive to the University of Texas LBJ Library rounded out a great weekend. We felt very lucky to get this house and highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Red House, met all our expectations. It was so convenient to the location we wanted to be near.

  • 5 of 5

The Red House, was very clean, relaxing & located in such a great neighborhood. We will be looking to stay again next year!

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Perfect Location in SoCo

  • 5 of 5

Four of stayed in this adorable bungalow right in the heart of SoCo. For quick reading, here are the main points:

Pros

1) Price point is reasonable considering the 'hood & age of the house

2) Perfect walking distance to all the major spots on SoCo.

3) Very spacious for 4 people

4) Adorable inside and out.

5) Parking!

6) Outdoor space

7) Great contact with owners

8) Key pad to enter house. No need to keep track of keys!

9) Large walk-in closet with plenty of hangers

Areas for improvement

1) Older home so doors need extra care when shutting them completely

2) Couldn't find a fan in the bathroom

We really loved staying here. Next time in Austin, we will definitely stay here!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly recommend staying here :)

  • 5 of 5

This place was so amazing! We spent three nights here for a girls weekend in Austin. The location was perfect - so walkable to nearby sites, restaurants, and music venues. We loved the yard and having somewhere cute and quiet to come home to after a long day or night experiencing Austin. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Adorably hip indeed! Awesome spot!

  • 5 of 5

This bungalow was exactly what I was looking for on my recent trip to Austin. It was the perfect location for walking to some of Austin's best restaurants, shopping, and night life, but in a lovely old neighborhood that was quiet and safe for when I was cozied up at the house. I love the design and decor of the house--so hip yet comfortable with modern amenities and a lovely attention to every detail. I loved that music was playing when I walked in! Dani was so helpful with all of my questions about Austin and provided me with everything I needed during my stay. I will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Perfect in every way - we'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful time in Austin! The red house was absolutely perfect in every way. The owners have literally thought of everything and we felt completely at home. This was our first vacation rental experience and the bar was definitely set t very high. The owners were very responsive and accommodating to us. We will 100% be back to stay again!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
7.2 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The famous Continental Club with Live music
Nearest Train
2.7 Miles
Amtrak Station - AUS 250 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-35 and woodland
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
South Congress Cafe
Nearest Ski
4.5 Miles
Waterski, wake surf, or wakeboard on lake Austin
Car: not necessary

Located in beautiful, historic Travis Heights just 3 blocks from vibrant South Congress Ave. (SoCo). Several beautiful parks are near. Play tennis at Little Stacy Park. Swim at Big Stacy Pool - heated, spring-fed, and free. Town Lake, bordered by 10 miles of hike/bike trails, is less than a mile away & also offers kayaking, sculling, and canoeing.

At dusk (April - Oct.) catch the famous bat show from the South Congress Bridge.

Cross the bridge to enter the Second Street for restaurants & shopping. Enjoy the nightlife in the Warehouse & Sixth Street Districts.

Swim in more beloved spring fed pools - Deep Eddy & Barton Springs. Fly kites at Zilker Park. Catch a free concert at Auditorium Shores. Close the deal at the Convention Center. Explore the flagship Whole Foods. Catch a world-class performance at the Long Center. Visit the State Capitol. Entertain the kids at The Children's Museum.

Enjoy the excitement, then retire to your retreat tucked away on a tranquil street.

Other Activities: Live Music, Sculling, Running Trails, Canoeing, Hiking, Yoga, Swimming, Shopping

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Rates & Availability

Austin House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
ACL 1st Weekend
Sep 29 2016 - Oct 2 2016
4 night minimum stay
$1,720
Flat fee
 
 
ACL 2nd weekend
Oct 6 2016 - Oct 9 2016
4 night minimum stay
$1,720
Flat fee
 
 
Formula One
Oct 20 2016 - Oct 23 2016
4 night minimum stay
$2,000
Flat fee
 
 
December special
Dec 6 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$145
 
 
SXSW interactive
Mar 10 2017 - Mar 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
$3,000
Flat fee
 
 
SXSW Music
Mar 15 2017 - Mar 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,500
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,385
$3,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $80 + Tax
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 15.0%

PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL US BEFORE USING 'book it now'. We respond quickly.

Please note: 3 night minimum on weekends (with exceptions based on last minute availability)
Austin occupancy tax is 15%. No tax on 30+ night stays
Some pets allowed with prior approval. $50 for up to 7 days + $50 every 7 days thereafter.

All of our properties are licensed with the city of Austin.

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Amenities

Austin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , toilet and sink
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , suitable for adults and children over 12
  • Both bedrooms have queen beds, high quality mattresses and high quality linens. Loft area has a double futon Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet
Entertainment:
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
French Press coffee maker. Iron/ ironing board. Items for children: DVDs, books, toys, dishes. Pack & play Fully fenced and gated back yard. Stone patio with a beautiful live oak.

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