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

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Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights


Clarksville House Rental Photos and Description

Lovely four bedroom, three bathroom home a stones throw from downtown Austin

Enjoy an old Austin feel in downtown Austin's backyard. Immaculate home near just about everything Austin has to offer - SXSW, ACL, Formula 1 and COTA shuttle, Austin Film Festival, downtown district, Hike and Bike trail around Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, cool coffee houses, the flagship Whole Foods, eclectic shops, and some of Austin's finest restaurants (Clark's Oyster Bar, Jeffrey's, Winflo Osteria, Nightcap and Caffe Medici, just for starters). In the middle of it all, yet on a quiet street in the charming, hip and historic old Austin neighborhood of Clarksville.

The house features high ceilings, plenty of natural light, hardwood floors, a full open kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, two living rooms (both with flat screen TVs and one with a gas fireplace), two dining areas, a two car garage for super convenient parking (we’ll give you a garage door opener to keep in your car), a lovely back patio perfect for sipping coffee, and a utility room with a washing machine and dryer (and plenty of detergent!).

The house comfortably sleeps 8 people; a queen bedroom downstairs, and three bedrooms upstairs - the master, with a king bed (and a big bathroom with a jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower), a queen bedroom, and a bedroom with two twins. The upstairs, split level living room/den has a sectional sofa that could also be used for sleeping, but it should be noted that it’s an open-plan room without a door.

We have a lot of the comforts of home - wireless internet, a whole-house stereo, blow dryers, shampoo and soaps - and, most of all, strive to keep the house uber clean and well stocked with fresh towels and bedding.

We’re very happy, whenever possible, to accommodate early check-in and late check-out, and are available for any and all questions before and during your stay, both by phone and via email.


We are committed to helping our guests avoid potential scams, which are, unfortunately, all too prevalent. No vacation rental website - Homeaway, VRBO, - nor us will EVER ask you to pay via wire transfer, check or money order. If you receive an email asking you to pay via one of these methods (emails can be hijacked by fraudsters), it is a scam.

Only make payments through the official Homeaway, VRBO or websites with a credit card.

Please also note: The City of Austin enacted a new ordinance that limits maximum occupancy for short term rentals. The number of guests in your booking party cannot exceed 8 people (with no more than 6 of those people being unrelated), and at no time can there be more than 8 people on the property. No events, receptions or gatherings are permitted.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About Molly

I’m an almost Austin native (my family moved to Austin when I was six), and have enjoyed the city as a kid, a college student, a small business owner, and a mom.

I’ve lived out of the country for six years - time that I loved - but also time that gave me a new-found appreciation for this great town.

I have family living around the US and have enjoyed being a Homeaway guest over the last few years. I’ve made some wonderful friendships and now feel fortunate to have several “home away from homes” around the country.

I look forward to creating relationships and that feeling of home for our guests in Clarksville, in my own backyard.

Molly purchased this house in 2013


based on 35 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews

Just great!!! Best holidays...

  • 5 of 5

The property is superb. Centric, clean, well-equipped, all services, close to major attractions, etc. We enjoyed every inch of of it. Service from Molly (owners) is fantastic.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Arturo! You guys were amazing, gracious guests, and we were so honored to have you stay over the holiday.
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Couldn't have been better ....

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed four nights at this incredible property. The location was perfect and the house itself was very comfortable and had all the features we needed. Best of all was Molly - she was fantastic to deal with! We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home, Excellent Condition, Recommended

  • 5 of 5

The property is located close to many downtown activities in a residential setting. This is a spacious quality built home with all the comforts of home. The property manager is attentive, personable and pays attention to details. The home came with a fully equipped kitchen, entertainment center, fireplace with quality furnishings. We gave the property a five stars rating.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate you staying with us, and are so glad you guys were comfortable.
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Beautiful home in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

I had never been to Austin before and had a group of 8 adults. The house fit us perfectly and the location was unbeatable. walking distance to whole foods and other restaurants and 5-10 min cabs to anywhere else downtown. Molly was incredibly responsive, even answering questions well before our trip regarding restaurants and transportation. She was very easy to work with and was flexible with our check in and out time. The house had everything you could need in the kitchen, towels, shampoo etc. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you had a good time on your first trip to Austin - we feel so very fortunate that you found us! Thanks for being wonderful guests and such a pleasure to host!
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with plenty of room for all! It is in a very quiet neighborhood so please take note if interested in renting. Walking distance to shopping, restaurants, and watering holes. We loved it! Thanks to our wonderful host, Molly!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were just the best - thanks so much for booking with us and for being such conscientious and lovely guests. Thanks, too, for all the amazing sausages!!! Wish we could've made it to your tailgate - a million thanks for the invitation!
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Far exceeded expectations! Great home for a group traveling to Austin!

  • 5 of 5

This house was so much better than I even expected, even though the pictures already looked gorgeous. It was the perfect layout for my sisters, friends and I to have a girls weekend to Austin, TX. Molly was extremely accommodating and helpful. She left great tips/instructions and recommendations for us, as well as stocked the fridge with a variety of beverages. The house itself is laid out very well and felt spacious enough to comfortably host everyone in our group. The location to downtown Austin, 6th street and Rainey was ideal. For all of the options we looked into, this was by far the best location/experience/price-point and quality. You won't be disappointed! Thanks again Molly! :)

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so, so kind - and we so, so loved hosting you! We're so glad you had a good weekend in Austin, and really appreciate you booking with us and being such wonderful, gracious guests.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Restaurant
Clark's, Winflo, Jeffrey's, Nightcap, Josephine
Car: not necessary

Central location five minutes west of downtown in the eclectic Clarksville neighborhood. Perfect for ACL, SXSW, Formula 1, X Games (the house is just under two miles from the Circuit of the America's shuttle at the Austin Convention Center), Austin Film Festival, 2nd Street, 6th Street, and UT games, music, and theater.

Walk a few short blocks to Cafe Josie, Clarksville Pottery, Clark's Oyster Bar, Amy's Ice Cream, the Wally Workman Gallery, Winflo Osteria, margaritas at Z' Tejas, Wiggy's neighborhood wine and spirits shop, Shabby Slips home furnishings, Rounder's Pizza and Sweetish Hill Bakery.

Within one mile - or less - you're looking at the likes of Jeffrey's, Josephine House, Zocalo, Nau's Pharmacy for milkshakes and a taste of old Austin, Cippolina, Galaxy Cafe, Caffe Medici, the Whole Foods mothership, Waterloo Records, Fresh Plus neighborhood grocery store, Whole Earth Provision Company, REI, and Bookpeople, Austin's preeminent independent bookstore.

And within two miles you've got world-famous Barton Springs, Zilker Park and Botanical Gardens, Deep Eddy Pool, Magnolia Cafe (an Austin institution for pancakes 24/7), Fabi and Rossi European Kitchen, Mozart's Coffee Shop on Lake Austin, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden, Deep Eddy Lounge, 24 Diner, Counter Cafe, Wink, and much more...

.... to say nothing of all that Congress, the Downtown's trendy warehouse district, and Rainey Street have to offer. But more on all that when you get here!


Rates & Availability

Clarksville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Formula 1
Oct 21 2016 - Oct 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Thanksgiving 2015
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Holidays 2016
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 9 2017 - Mar 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 MotoGP
Apr 21 2017 - Apr 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 Food & Wine Festival
Apr 28 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
UT graduation
May 18 2017 - May 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 4th Weekend
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
ACL Weekend One
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
ACL Weekend Two
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

The number of guests in your booking party cannot be exceeded without written permission from the owner. At no time can there be more than 8 people on the property without written permission. No events, receptions or gatherings are allowed.

Please see rental agreement for full cancellation policy. We offer 100% refund if you cancel your reservation 90 days or more prior to your arrival, EXCEPT for event bookings (ACL, SXSW, Austin Film Festival, etc.). Details, in full, are in our rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Clarksville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The downstairs bedroom (queen) has a detached bathroom with a tub/shower combination. The master bedroom has a huge bathroom with a TV, jacuzzi tub, and walk in shower. The upstairs queen bedroom has an attached bathroom with a tub/shower combination. The bathroom also opens on to the hallway and can be shared with the people in the upstairs bedroom with two twin beds.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • There's one bedroom downstairs (queen) and three bedrooms upstairs (the master with a king, one bedroom with a queen and one with two twin beds).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

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