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Tranquil S Austin Gem with Comfy Beds, Big Yard, Close to Downtown

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,672 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Beds / 2 Full Baths and Sleeps 8- Designed for Comfort and Entertaining

Located a few miles from South Congress, South Lamar, and downtown, this spacious South Austin home is designed for entertaining visitors of all ages as well as their beloved four-legged friends. The property is located near the South Austin intersection of William Cannon and Manchaca which is a short drive away from downtown along with many uniquely Austin restaurants, food trailers, shops, parks, and more. It allows visitors to experience Austin's creative and 'weird' landscape while maintaining a feeling of coziness that makes everyone feel welcome.

The one story home has 3 bedrooms including a comfy king bed in the master, a queen bed and twin day bed in the 2nd bedroom, and a queen bed in the 3rd bedroom. We also provide an automatic queen air mattress and extra linens. There are 2 full baths and double vanities in the master. The master suite is recently renovated providing a modern and tranquil escape that wouldn't be complete without a bubble bath in the new large soaking tub. The kitchen is fully furnished and great for amateur or wannabe chefs who want to save a few dollars and make meals at home. Most importantly the large back yard provides a private oasis perfect for a cup of joe on the patio, reading a book in the hammock, playing a game of horse shoes, or enjoying time with family and pets. Whether you're coming to Austin for a long weekend or for work, you'll find everything you need for the whole family to feel right at home!

More Details

Chelsea Fribourg
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Chelsea Fribourg

We are a young and energetic couple with big dreams to make an impact in the world. We are originally from the Dallas area but moved back to our old college stomping grounds a few years after graduating from UT and TX State. We just had our first baby in January 2017, a beautiful girl named Etta. We take great pride in our first home and hope all who visit find it cozy, clean, and fun!!!

Chelsea Fribourg purchased this house in 2008

Why Chelsea Fribourg chose South Austin

Austin is the kind of place that grabs your heart and soul and never lets go. It's where we first met in college and fell in love with all the outdoor activities, live music, good food, beautiful art, and friendly/talented/open-minded people. We knew this was the place we wanted to call home and hopefully raise a family one day. Now that dream is coming true!

What makes this house unique

Take one step out the back door and you'll quickly see why this property stole our hearts. As outdoor and pet lovers we saw an oasis in the back yard filled with lots of trees and space, including a hammock and horseshoe pit. Sit on the patio and enjoy a cup of joe while you watch the big Texas sky turn colors morning and night. Keep a watchful eye for doves, blue jays, cardinals, and playful squirrels in the morning and listen closely for owls that sometimes visit under the starry night sky. The back yard is our favorite 'room' in the house and provides a peaceful place for relaxing or fun including horse shoes, hula hoops, frisbees, croquet, and catch (all game equipment included in the garage).

We also love the open layout of the living and kitchen areas that allow us to talk and laugh with friends without anyone feeling secluded or left out. All the natural light that comes in from the back yard windows leaves us with a feeling of warmth and happiness.


South Austin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1672 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The large master bathroom was completely renovated in January 2013 with new lighting, floors, vanities, toilet, and a natural stone shower with soaking tub combo. The spare bathroom is also spacious with great water pressure in the shower and plenty of room for multiple people to use the mirror.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • All bedrooms are cozy with comfortable mattresses, extra pillows and clean sheets. The large L-shaped living room couch can sleep at least 1 adult or 2 kids comfortably. An automatic queen air mattress is also available in the front room closet with extra linens and pillows.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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Tranquil S Austin Gem with Comfy Beds, Big Yard, Close to Downtown
average rating of 4.9264708 based on 68 reviews

Great Family House

  • 5 of 5

7 Family members traveled to Austin for a family wedding. The space was comfortable, fully equipped, and overall had the cozy feeling of a home, not just a house. We were grateful to all be together in such a lovely space.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Casa de Fribourg! Me and 7 of my friends had a weekend get away and there was enough space for all of us to get a bed. We all fit on the couches when we wanted to relax and enough space to dine together. Everything was very clean and perfect for our stay. The backyard was beautiful! Thank you so much Chelsea!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Falouth, Maine

Perfect for a family visit!

  • 5 of 5

We met our daughter and our 18 month old granddaughter and 4 year old grandson in Austin. This home was set up perfectly for our needs. The communication with the owners was quick and very welcoming.

There was baby equipment and toys for our use and the swing in the beautiful backyard was a huge hit! The house is in a quiet neighborhood centrally located to shopping and Quickcare sites (yes, ear infections!) and has easy access to downtown. Very clear and incredibly well stocked.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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House was clean, comfy and decorated for Christmas. Perfect space and yard for our family.

  • 5 of 5

Updated appliances, nice large bathrooms and everything we needed. Our son who lives in Austin had started a new job and had limited time off. House offered a perfect solution allowing our family a great place to be together. The owners could not have been nicer with helpful information and making sure we were comfortable. Highly recommend. We would rent it again.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a beautiful home with a huge back yard. This home was perfect for our family.

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our stay at this home was perfect. The owners were very helpful when I had questions and quick to respond. The house and backyard are huge which made the stay even more comfortable.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Houston, Texas

Wonderful, comfortable, updated home in South Austin

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, updated interiors with a fantastic backyard. We enjoyed our stay and felt right at home. Wouldn't hesitate to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
12.5 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Lions Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Austin CapMetro bus system to downtown
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-35 and/or Hwy 290
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Casa Garcia's Tex-Mex
Car: recommended

What's not to love about Austin?!?! The music is abundant, the food is delicious, the scenery is beautiful, the art is unique, and most of all the people are welcoming! Known as the live music capital of the world, you can find events like SXSW (March) and ACL (October) only 15 minutes away. Don't waste your time on chain stores or restaurants... there are many uniquely Austin shops, eats, and treats right at your fingertips.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $125
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

CANCELLATION POLICY – Once reservation is confirmed, cancellations prior to 60 days of check-in date will result in a full refund minus a $100 transaction fee. Cancellations within 60-30 days of the check-in date will result in a 50% refund of all monies received unless we are able to re-book the reservation (in which case the $100 transaction fee still applies). Cancellations within 30 days of the check-in date will not be refunded.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.