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Furnished One Bedroom In South Congress District (SoCo)

Bedrooms 1
Space 480 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

One Bedroom Apartment Close To SoCo

Bouldin Creek Treehouse is an entirely furnished apartment located in Austin’s famous South Congress District (SoCo), available for short-term rental.

The Treehouse sits atop a brand new architecturally contemporary home that was designed with the idea of breaking down the barriers between indoor and outdoor spaces. This design element is evident throughout the house and the apartment.

The apartment, located on the second floor, has a private entrance, 9’ ceilings and two large 8’x8’ windows opening up the apartment to direct sunlight and a view of two 300-year-old live oak trees and Bouldin Creek.

The apartment comfortably sleeps four in its living area, with a queen-size bed and sleeper sofa, a full bathroom and furnished kitchen.

South Austin, and the South Congress district in particular is the foundation of what makes Austin the cultural hub it has become in recent years. The Bouldin Creek Treehouse is just blocks away from downtown and in walking distance from the shops and restaurants on South Congress and South First streets. Additionally, the Treehouse is less than a mile from a grocery store, dry cleaner, gas station and has direct access to multiple freeways (I-35, HWY 71, HWY 290).

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Scott Creamer
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About Scott Creamer

Scott Creamer is a native Texan and owns Screamer Co., an Austin-based branding and advertising agency. He and his spouse, Tim Lee, have been together for 20 years. They both love art, design, and architecture. They have a dog named Shiner and a cat named Poquito.

Scott Creamer purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Scott Creamer chose Austin

This property is for fans of contemporary architecture. You'll be hard pressed to find a better example of architecture integrated into an natural landscape. Scott and Tim designed and built the house and apartment in 2013 with the goal of breaking down traditional boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces. From the overall design to the finishes, every decision was driven by the idea of bringing the outdoors in.

What makes this apartment unique

This property has a large yard, creek view, huge windows, is private and secluded yet in the middle of everything.


Bouldin Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Large full bathroom with walk-in shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom/Studio - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pullout couch sleeps two comfortably
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Private entrance, 9’ ceilings, two 8’x 8’ windows, immersed in nature, no close neighbors, on Bouldin Creek, access to walking/running nature trails, walk and bike friendly neighborhood. Do not recommend renting a car if your travel is going to be limited to central austin. There are multiple inexpensive travel options available, including taxis, uber and pedicabs.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(60 traveler reviews)

Furnished One Bedroom In South Congress District (SoCo)
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 60 reviews
Ann Arbor, Michigan

A Real Gem in the Treetops

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay on our extended visit to Austin! The apartment is a modern jewel set in the treetops. It is very quiet and you can even hear the stream in the side yard at night. In addition to being light filled, it is super clean, modern, and tastefully decorated. The bathroom is large and the towels are fluffy. It is also a short walk to great restaurants on South First and Congress. Scott and Tim couldn't have been more gracious and helpful. I would highly recommend staying here and definitely will be returning.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to your next visit . Scott
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Artistic home in the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place! The owners thought of everything and added their own style to the treehouse. Both 1st Street and South Congress are in walking distance and hubs of food and culture. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magical Property!

  • 5 of 5

The heritage Oak trees surrounding the property are incredible specimens. Our accommodations exceeded expectations. Comfortable bed, comfortable pillows. Overall decor tastefully done. Plus our host, Scott, was very accommodating. Couldn't ask for more. We really enjoyed ourselves and hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hidden jewel

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful although located in the middle of everywhere. We love it here. Time after time.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Houston, TX USA

Nicely decorated, clean and cozy

  • 5 of 5

Very clean rental with great location near SoCo.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable and in the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here! It was very clean and had everything we needed. This was our first time in Austin and the location was better than we could have hoped for! There was so much within walking distance. The property was gorgeous too! I highly recommend Scott's place!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amy's Ice Creams
Snack Bar
Jo's Coffee
"One of our favorite hangs, great people watching, all outdoors"
Guero's Taco Bar
"An Austin original "
South Congress Cafe
"Great brunch spot!"
"Rated one of the best Italian restaurants in the city!"
Wahoo's Fish Tacos
Lucy's Fried Chicken
Once Over Coffee Bar
"Popular neighborhood coffee house"
Sugar Mama's Bakeshop
"Cupcakes baked daily"
Elizabeth Street Cafe
"French Vietnamese food"
Torchy's Tacos - Trailer Park
"Gourmet tacos out of a trailer! "
La Barbeque -- CLOSED
"Don't be discouraged that is comes out of a trailer, opening soon on S. Congress Avenue"
El Mercado
Bouldin Creek Coffeehouse and Cafe
"One of the best vegetarian & vegan places in town "
La Mexicana Bakery
"Authentic Mexican bakery, open 24 hours"
Home Slice Pizza
"Best pizza in town!"
Service Menswear
"Good quality men's clothing"
Yard Dog Gallery
Uncommon Objects
"Crazy consignment store "
Allens Boots
"Where everyone goes to get their boots "
South Congress Books
"Very unique books"
"Men's and women's fashion, nice stuff"
Monkey See Monkey DO
"Crazy fun gifts"
Birds Barbershop
"Hipster haircuts for men and women "
Doc's Motorworks Bar & Grill
"Sports bar and restaurant "
Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen
Big Top Candy Shop
Spincycle Coin Laundry
Barton Springs Pool
Whole Foods Market Lamar
Texas State Capitol
Zilker Park
Magnolia Cafe South
Lady Bird Lake Trail
Austin City Limits Music Festival
Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Alamo Drafthouse Austin: Downtown
Amy's Ice Creams
Shady Grove
Violet Crown Cinema
Central Market
Lady Bird Lake Trail
Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium
Black Sheep Lodge
Polvo's Mexican Restaurant
Moonshine - Patio Bar & Grill
"Specialty donuts"
South Congress Avenue
"Several trendy shops with designer clothing and artisans goods not to mention a wide assortm..."
Stag Provisions for Men
"Great trendy mens wear store featuring a collection of upscale casual menswear. "
By George
"High end women's fashion with some menswear thrown in, an Austin original, 2nd location 1 mi..."
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Car: not necessary

South Austin, and South Congress Street in particular, is the creative backbone of Austin. Music, food, shopping; SoCo is everything that is great about Austin all right next to each other. Whether it's heart-stopping Texas BBQ at La Barbecue or authentic New York Pizza at Home Slice, there is something for everyone just minutes from the Treehouse.


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Tax Rate 15.0%

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