About the property
- House1049 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 5 nights
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 1050 square feet, sleeps 6
Explore Zilker Park from your front door. This architect designed 1955 duplex is built into a hillside with terraced gardens out your front windows and treetops out the back. At 1050 square feet this first floor 1 bedroom is spacious! An easy walk to restaurants, coffee shops, live music venues and all that makes Austin special. Downtown Austin is less than a mile away, an easy walk or bike ride on the lovely hike and bike trail.
Barton Creek Greenbelt: One of Austin's premier mountain biking, hiking, trail running and rock climbing destinations. This 8 mile long, 809 acre greenbelt begins less than 1/4 a mile away from our front door. Beautiful and fun in any season. During wet weather the creek is a kayak, tubing and swimming destination with numerous small waterfalls and fun rapids.
Austin's Hike and Bike Trail: Easy access to downtown is car-free on this waterfront trail, 1/2 block from our front door. Popular with bikers, walkers and joggers, trees and wildflowers provide shade and beauty along this 10.3 mile trail which loops around the lake. Several pedestrian bridges cross into downtown with access points to live music venues, restaurants, shopping, museums, concert halls, the opera house and beyond. Don't miss the Congress Avenue Bridge, home to the largest Urban Bat Colony in the world!
Short Term Rental License Number: OL 2012 100530
Jay Reynolds (VacationCake)
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- Response time:
- within one day
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 19, 2018
About Jay Reynolds (VacationCake)
This property is owned by two National Park Rangers who have hit the road in an RV and is professional managed by VacationCake Rentals in their absence!
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Great Austin Rental!
Wren's Nest is a delightful place to stay while in Austin. It is in a great location to access all that Austin has to offer. We found it to be as advertised, meeting and/or exceeding our expectations. Jay and his team were wonderful to work with, responding quickly when contacted and making the entire process easy. I would recommend Wren's Nest and look forward to returning!
We're glad that you had a nice stay!
Wonderful place to stay in Austin!
We really enjoyed our stay in the Wren's Nest! Great location, loved being next to Zilker Park. Had a great time canoeing, bike riding and of course, swimming in Barton Springs Pool. The house was conveniently located and a good base to explore the rest of Austin. Thanks to Jay for the excellent suggestions for food and coffee. We hope to visit Austin again soon, and would love to stay here again!
Thank you for your stay!
I loved the neighborhood. It's close to everything. House is cute.
House is cute and convenient. Only downfall was roaches and wasps. It is summer in Texas and the house is in a wooded area.
So sorry about the bugs! We will get pest control out right away.
Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay! Location was perfect, tons to do and home was lovely
Very clean, comfy beds, beautiful view ! Short walking distance to so many wonderful Austin attractions ! Barton springs is a must !! Crystal clear water ! Loads of places to eat right around the corner ! If you enjoy the outdoors this is your spot !! Host was extremely accommodating and even allowed us a late check out since our flight was in the evening - allowing us additional time to explore the area. We will most certainly be returning and staying here again!! Highly recommend !
Thank you, we're so glad that you enjoyed your stay! We love Barton Springs!
The Wrens nest is adorable, the details the builder left out are the best parts. Very natural setting, windows galore. Home is exactly as pictured and in the best of Austin neighborhoods. Cant wait to return.
perfect location, repeat customer
I love this place, get to swim in Barton Springs with an easy walk or go to Zilker for exercise or concerts , I have stayed a few times and Amanda always makes me feel at home. Apt has everything you need . Recommend it to anyone who enjoys living like you are at home.
Gene from VA 23060
Thanks Gene! We look forward to seeing you again.
Close to Zilker Park and Downtown Other Activities: Stand up paddleboard, rowing, Frisbee golf, BMX biking, rock climbing, kayak and canoe
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Welcome to Wren's Nest! Base rates are $149-169/night and special event pricing does vary - please check calendar.