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Shoal Creek Guesthouse

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Old West Austin Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Overlooking inner Austin’s scenic Shoal Creek greenbelt is a charming one bedroom one bath guest house. Designer touches abound throughout this fully furnished and equipped abode. The cottage sleeps 4, with a queen size bed in bedroom and queen size super comfortable sleeper sofa in living room. Includes your own private deck with table, chairs and chaise lounges for eating and relaxing. We are 5 minutes from UT, downtown and Lake Austin. Located within walking distance to many of Austin’s best eateries including the original Kerbey Lane Café, El Arbol, 34th Street Café, Santa Rita Cantina and more. Bring your kids and dogs and enjoy the ultimate Austin vacation experience.

Keywords: Bungalow, guest house, casita

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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About The Owner

I have lived in the central Austin area since 1960 graduating from Austin High School and then from the University of Texas with a degree in accounting in 1979. I am a self employed CPA practicing tax, accounting and consulting.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2006

Why The Owner chose Austin

My house is very unique in that it is an inner Austin dwelling that backs up to the beautiful Shoal Creek greenbelt so it is like a piece of the country right in the middle of one of the most sophisticated cities in the US.

What makes this cottage unique

Completely private and secluded with resident's having their own private deck overlooking the greenbelt yet minutes to downtown, UT and Lake Austin

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Shoal Creek Guesthouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Kingston, Ontario. Canada
5

What a great find

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I (and our cat) recently spent three months in this charming guesthouse to escape the Canadian winter. It was perfect.

The house was clean, very tastefully appointed, and importantly, the bed was very comfortable. It was home away from home. The owners are friendly and very helpful, and cheerfully lent me their hand held beater when I needed to whip up some cream for dessert!

The house is in a lovely, quiet area of Austin, but conveniently located a five minute drive to downtown, and close to major highways.

Our stay here exceeded our expectations, and we will most certainly be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX
5

Just about perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The posted photos here on VRBO do not do this place justice! It's even better than it looks! The owner's were real nice and easy to deal with...very casual. The place was clean, nice, and private, even though it's in the middle of town. Great place for a romantic getaway!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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7 0
Wisconsin
5

Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just finished our second stay in this wonderful property. The cottage is impeccably furnished, comfortable, and clean. The property is also located in the heart of Austin, close to all of the major downtown attractions. The owners could not have been more helpful, too. A great stay, we can't wait to do it again!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago area
5

charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just stayed in this wonderful cottage for 2 weeks. We loved it, felt like a home away from home. It was comfortable, spotlessly clean, and the owner was very helpful with anything we needed. There is a living dining area that was perfect to hang out it, flat screen TV,comfy couch,and a nice seperate bedroom. We are outdoor people, so the best part was the large private deck overlooking Shoal Creek. It is very beautiful view and so relaxing to be out there. We have children and grandcildren in Austin, so we come often. We will definitely rent here again and would recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Old West Austin Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Amenities

Old West Austin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Available
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming

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