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John Dixon

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Huge House - Walk To Acl, Downtown And South Congress

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Great Location For Any Group Attending Sxsw, Acl And Formula One Races.

Large 2600ft house close to downtown!!!

15mins walk to downtown and Rainey Street, 3 blocks from ladybird lake (and coming soon- The Boardwalk!) and 8 minute walk to 'Keep Austin Weird' South Congress .

There are 3 large bedrooms with an additional cinema/ bedroom with 2 sofa beds. The large sofa in the living room also turns into a pull out double bed. There are 2 ensuite bathrooms, and a third shared bathroom. The house includes an executive office with free wifi throughout the house, large decks with grills and heat lamps,a firepit and 9000ft front garden- complete with lawn games.

This house also has a large 500ft 2nd story back apartment with 2 queen beds on the top floor- upon request.

Outside you'll find a 650ft cedar deck with outdoor dining table, lighting, gas grill and heating lamp, an additional 250ft lower deck with 2 cushioned rocking chairs and a wood burning fire pit. Austin is famous for it's Live Oaks.. and this second story deck will make you feel like you're in a giant treehouse. Beautiful!

  • non smoking only
John Dixon (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english


based on 8 traveler reviews

Huge House - Walk To Acl, Downtown And South Congress
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Amazing House - Experience was Top Notch!

  • 5 of 5

A group of 12 of us traveled to Austin from Houston for my bachelor party and I have to say, this rental was the best part about it! Upon arrival, Tina had everything already setup from the extra air mattresses needed to each bed having pillows, comforters, and sheets! Every guy had their own bed to sleep on!

I can't comment on the walk portion, since we did Uber everywhere we went. However, Uber was super convenient as well as "Flavor" which allowed us to deliver food while playing corn hole, ladder golf, beer pong, thunder struck, etc. There is also a firepit for some late night smores, of which we had none.

The house had recently been renovated and they did a superb job! I would recommend this rental to anyone looking for a place to stay in Austin. I'm sure we will visit again!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent place for SXSW!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this place as part of a work trip to SXSW.

Excellent place to stay close to the centre of Austin in a pleasant and quiet neighbourhood. Can walk to Rainey St or SoCo in about 20 mins!

Tina was really helpful and even left us some drinks and snacks for when we got there, plus a great list of local hotspots.

The house is clean, spacious and well equipped - it has everything you would need for a week away!

We bumped in to the next group when we left and they were returning for a second year.

If you are looking for a nice place to stay close to the centre with space to relax, this place is perfect.

First time using Homeaway, but have used Airbnb regularly and this is one of the best places I have stayed in.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, PA

Great Location and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property to have a relaxing, team building, six (6) corporate manager off-site (get away) business meeting in Austin. Served the purpose well. Large dining table for group meetings. Cooked some of our own meals. Convenient walk to South Congress restaurants, night clubs. Property has 2 large decks which were used for relaxation along with horseshoe pitch and fire pit for bonding. House was very cleaned and included movie room for short company presentations. Very clean, comfortable, quiet. Owners (John and Tina) were hospitable in pointing out all local sites to visit during down time. Highly recommended. Will use again next year for corporate get away.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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AMAZING Austin Rental

  • 5 of 5

I came for a bachelorette party in May and had the absolute best time staying in this amazing rental. The house is immaculate and adorable. The owners set up comfortable beds for us so that all of the guests were accommodated. The location is great. The rooftop was perfect for some AM yoga. I would recommend this rental to anyone and everyone for the ultimate Austin experience!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO

Recommend! Recommend! Recommend!

  • 5 of 5

This house is not only spacious but beautiful!! Tons of outdoor space. We hosted a 13 girl yoga class on their porch, the house came with directions, advice for getting around town and some treats!! Slept all of us comfortably and in a great area for getting around! If you are thinking about it--DO IT!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY

Girls Getaway Gone GREAT!

  • 5 of 5

As a fellow property owner/renter on VRBO, I consider myself very particular when it comes to renting from others; however, there is nothing but positive things to say about Tina, John and their home.

We rented the home for a low-key bachelorette party that hosted girls from all over the country. Let me say...the photos online do not do this house justice. As I write that comment, I feel the urge to retract the it, in fear that it won't be available next time we want to come down to visit Austin.

Upon arrival, all of us girls were blown away by how beautifully decorated the home was and how well it lent itself to a large groups: great areas for outdoor dining, PLENTY of beds and an open plan kitchen. It even has a large, beautiful deck that we were able to host a private yoga session on.

To top things off, John and Tina left us a list of bars and restaurants in the local area with directions, reviews, etc. that we utilized throughout the weekend. The home is centrally located so it was an easy walk to the Congress area or just a quick cab ride to 6th St and other neighborhoods.

Overall, this was by far my best experience on VRBO and truly recommend this home for anyone looking for a place to call "home" for a couple of days. Thank you again to John and Tina...we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


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Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 8.25%

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Austin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 bathrooms are ensuite with a third shared bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen , 1 double
  • 5 full bedrooms with King/ Queen beds including a Cinema room that has a King sized bed and a double futon and a large (30x15ft) top level non attached apartment (no bathroom) with 2 Queen beds and 1 double bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf

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