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DOWNTOWN Crazy FUN location! PARKSIDE-PRIVATE Boutique hotel-like experience

71 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Tranquil Treetop Escape - please inquire for special event pricing

Penthouse atmosphere perched cliff-side in the trees overlooking Austin's own Central Park. Enjoy being so close to downtown AND have Barton Springs Pool /Park and the River essentially in your front yard. UNSURPASSED LOCATION. Zilker Park is 365 amazing acres, ABSOLUTELY across the street. This property has been a bridal party destination for multiple guests. The first thing you will see as you walk into your living space is 3 sets of french doors opening to incredible views of Zilker Park. Wrap around HUGE DECK and an enormous picture window enhance your experience of beautiful Park. The back entrance to Barton Springs Pool is literally just 379 steps away. You can see it from the balcony. We have UNSURPASSED IMMEDIATE ACCESS to Lady Bird Lake and the 10 miles of hike and bike trail surrounding the lake. This is Austin’s social hub for hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding. You are walking distance to many of Austin's finest iconic restaurants or Alamo Drafthouse. This property captures the true essence of the park by bringing the outdoors into your living space. In the morning or evening, with the 3 french doors open, the breeze is spectacular. The property offers a tranquil setting embodied by all natural materials including cedar ceilings, soft cork flooring, wood and limestone counters, and a solid granite kitchen sink. 2nd living room is luxurious and peaceful with a 70" TV if a game or movie is in order. It doubles as a bunk room for large parties. Bathrooms boast pristine white stucco with sparkling Quartz rock flooring. This unit is the upper floor of a duplex with street level entrance. This is the top level of a duplex built in the 1960s by a local famous architect AD Stenger. Designed to be a perfect romantic getaway for two or a vibrant family gathering. Rates are based on 2 guests. $50.00 per additional guest per night. Pet fee per night $50.00 Pets and all overnight guests must be registered, no exceptions. Because of web site display difficulties.... HOLIDAY AND SPECIAL EVENT PRICING PROVIDED UPON REQUEST. If holiday and special events are listed specifically on this web site an "average" daily rate is displayed which can be confusing. ACL weekends please inquire. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Mother's day and Father's day weekends have a 4 night stay at a holiday rate. please inquire. . Check out Zen Zilker Park on Facebook. No parties. This rental complies with City of Austin noise and nuisance code restrictions and occupancy limits, which can be found below. These codes are applicable to all short term rentals in the city of Austin regardless of number of bedrooms or square footage.

It requires that not more than 6 unrelated adults may reside in a dwelling unit.

Our operating license is #V00000914555

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lisa (Owner)
Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english


based on 71 traveler reviews

DOWNTOWN Crazy FUN location! PARKSIDE-PRIVATE Boutique hotel-like experience
average rating of 4.971831 based on 71 reviews

Luxury at every level

  • 5 of 5

As a real estate Broker and custom home builder full time, my life is surrounded by real estate, the good, the bad and the scary.

Lisa's unit located on Lund St. was built and renovated meticulously with every attention to detail in mind. From the cedar plank ceilings to the natural stone floors, this home lays out as a piece of art. It is also sturdy enough to handle a family like mine, which is saying something (including my two little kids)!

I have only gratitude in my heart that we were drawn here from the pictures and how much we've already fallen in love with Zilker, Barton Springs and the surrounding area. No matter what I write here, your hopes for this home will be met and surpassed with your stay which is a rare gift these days.

We truly may never stay any other place again when visiting Austin...thank you for being a gracious host.

In Gratitude,

Ryan Kirkpatrick

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Zilker Park perfect

  • 5 of 5

Great location, wonderful host, beautiful property.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Look no further--perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Lisa has done such a beautiful job with this lovely home--she has considered everything you may need for your stay! Amazingly comfortable beds, picture perfect location, top notch amenities, thoughtful design for ultimate relaxation! We had a wonderful stay with our family and our friends and their family. We appreciate everything and hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Beautiful house and good place to meet up

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of college friends meet up for our annual trip. This house had plenty of room, a great view, and great location to explore Austin. It was also a much better choice than staying in hotels. We spent a good amount of time on the deck and in the living room talking and catching up. Great weekend and we'd all stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Austin Awesome - in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay exceeded our expectation (which based on the pictures were high). It could not be better located - close to downtown but nearly nestled in the bucolic beauty of Zilker Park. The house is gorgeous - everything from the finishes to the appliances is high end. The beds were so comfortable we were all hard-pressed to get up in the morning. Lisa was a perfect host and we felt welcome in every way.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this property. It is just as pictured - beautiful and well maintained. The outdoor deck was awesome. We really enjoyed our stay, and Lisa was so nice, helpful, and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Butler Park Pitch and Putt
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Chuy's/Shady Grove/Baby Acapulco's/Austin Java
Car: not necessary

This property sits 379 steps from the back entrance of Barton Springs, a 1,000 foot long, spring fed, natural limestone pool. Additionally, it is a stone's throw to Austin's urban jewels, Zilker Park and the Hike and Bike Trail which boast lush scenery and urban skyline views. These attractions consist of 360 acres on which visitors can ride bikes (bike rental half a mile away), hike, rent kayaks or canoes as close as 0.6 miles by foot, play volleyball or disk golf, fly kites, or stroll through the botanical gardens. While at the lake you can try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding, the world's fastest growing water sport. Barton Springs Road is home to many bars and restaurants, a putting range, a mini golf course, and a performing arts center. Nearby is the Zac Scott Theater, the Austin Nature and Science Center, the South Congress shops, home to First Thursday, and a spectacular view of the Congress Bridge bats each dusk between March and November.


Rates & Availability

Austin House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
August 14-17
Aug 14 2016 - Aug 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
August 21-24
Aug 21 2016 - Aug 24 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
August 28-31
Aug 28 2016 - Aug 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Halloween weekend
Oct 27 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 28 2016
5 night minimum stay
New Year's eve
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Cleaning $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 15.0%

ALL RATES BASED ON TWO Guests, add $50per additional guest per night. No fee for infants under 1 year of age. Pet fee is $50. per night per pet with an additional $50.00 cleaning non refundable. . HOLIDAY and SPECIAL EVENT RATES CAN BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST... If I list holidays specifically, the web site displays a very high average rate which can be deceiving. Cleaning fee $200 for parties of 6 or more. City of Austin code requires that not more than six unrelated adults may reside in a dwelling unit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Austin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Bright Mediterranean inspired design
  • Wake up to the weather channel in the spa-like master suite vanity area.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Walk-in closet
    Master Suite - 1 king , Double sinks, coffee bar, walk-in closet, and 2 balconies
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , See special notes for description of this bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single , 2nd Livingroom/bunk room has 52" TV . for MOVIES /Lounging!
  • The large Master suite sanctuary treats you to a king oversized low platform bed providing a unique high end/exotic atmosphere. Succumb to the luxury of coffee/tea or cocoa in bed with the private wet bar and Keurig system. Bedroom #2 boasts a vaulted wood ceiling and exotic canopy bed. Third bedroom is small but can either be a tucked away, snuggly escape just enough for two or can be transformed to be the perfectly attached nest for parents to have their little ones close. Bunk room with queen suspended bed, 2 comfortable xl twin and 1 normal twin.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming
This home is an upper and lower duplex. Both units completely remodeled with the greatest attention to detail possible. The lower unit is equally as stunning as this property and found under listing 3641254.

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