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Furnished One Bedroom In South Congress District (SoCo)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 480 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

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).

More Details

Owner
Scott Creamer
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
June 15, 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.

Amenities

Bouldin Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Large full bathroom with walk-in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom/Studio - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pullout couch sleeps two comfortably
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Furnished One Bedroom In South Congress District (SoCo)
average rating of 4.9365077 based on 63 reviews
Long Beach, CA
5

Perfection

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful, with lots of open space, and shade trees, but also still felt very private. The apartment was great! A perfect example of really good design. Though a small space, everything was chosen with purpose so it felt very open too. We had enough space for two of us and our luggage. The bathroom shower area was open and inviting, enough counter space, though I could have used 1-2 more hooks for our towels. Comfortable bed and sheets, air conditioning, wonderful view of nature.

The location could not be better! A very short walk to several coffee shops, restaurants, taco stands, shops. With how close we were to all of this, the property itself still felt very peaceful and away from it all. Seriously - perfection - a perfect mix! Also the owners were super nice and accommodating. I can't speak highly enough of this property.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Come back anytime. Shiner likes you. :-)
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5

Cool place in a great location. The owner is very nice.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and the owner was very helpful

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield Vermont
5

Excellent location to South Congress Street area (SoCo)

  • 5 of 5

Studio Apartment is just perfect...location and decor suberb. Nicely appointed whether eating in or out (which we did for every meal) because there are endless options for great eats. We'll stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Safe travels home and we'll see you next time! Scott
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
5

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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5

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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5

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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Map

Amy's Ice Creams
Snack Bar
Jo's Coffee
"One of our favorite hangs, great people watching, all outdoors"
Perla's
Hopdoddy
Guero's Taco Bar
"An Austin original "
South Congress Cafe
"Great brunch spot!"
Vespaio
"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"
Sway
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"
Co-Star
"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
Uchi
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
Gourdough's
"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
I-35
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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Rates & Availability

Bouldin Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,100
$3,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%

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