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Gar. Apt near UT; Sleeps 4; Ping-pong table, washer/dryer; walkable

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bed, 1 bath, w/ American Leather gel mattress Qu size sleeper sofa, sleeps 4

Centrally located - sleek and modern, one bedroom / one bath apartment, sleeps 4. Situated at the back of a large corner lot just off Hemphill Park in one of Austin's most charming historic neighborhoods (Aldridge Place), this garage apartment sits opposite a newly remodeled historic house (built in 1917). Positioned on the north side of a large lot, this garage apartment has a modern, industrial, urban vibe - built in 2006 by architect, Paul Lamb. All living space is on the second floor with large windows that look out to pecan and lugustrum trees – offering privacy and feeling of being in a tree-house. There is a generously sized, bedroom area with a reading nook, a comfortable queen-sized bed, and plenty of drawers to keep your belongings. Behind a modern, concrete, '3/4 wall' there is a living room space with an American Leather, super comfy (seriously) sleeper sofa with a queen size gel mattress. The apartment is equipped with a full kitchen (includes dishrack, pots, pans, silverware, bowls, refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, teapot, toaster, oven, and gas stove). Enjoy a book in the comfy window seat, work or play using free wireless internet access or enjoy a movie or show on the HD TV through AT&T Uverse . An alarm system is also installed should you wish to use it. This is the perfect place to visit friends and relatives, explore the university, enjoy a festival, tour Austin, or just get away and relax for a weekend. We are located just one block off Guadalupe -near campus, but far enough away to find some peace and quiet. Walk or bike to the university, or to one of the nearby restaurants. The Capitol building and downtown Austin are less than 2 miles away. We are less than a mile from a shopping center that includes Central Market and we are very close to the hospital district (Seton, St. David's, Brackenridge, Austin Heart Hospital, and several doctor's offices). Dell Children's hospital is fairly close as well. Within walking distance, you can enjoy a variety of North University or Hyde Park restaurants, bars, and shops. In addition to Central Market (less than a mile away), there is a charming neighborhood grocery store right around the corner - Wheatsville Coop (with all of your basics available plus lots of organic and healthy selections).


Owner
Kendall Levy
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, I speak a little Spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 5, 2017

About Kendall Levy

My husband and I have lived in Austin for 15 years and just moved to this neighborhood. And we love it! We have two kids (upper elementary) and a small dog named Baxter.

Kendall Levy purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Kendall Levy chose Austin

It's a very cool space: modern, attractive, comfortable and conveniently located in central Austin.

What makes this apartment unique

washer / dryer and ping-pong table in the garage; bikes available. There's also a large chalkboard wall in the apartment (which can be fun). We are walking distance from several bars, restaurants, and two grocery stores. The lit is very large so we have a yard for soccer and we are catty corner to a park that is great for strolling, playing soccer, walking the dog, or riding bikes. We are close to the university, but far enough away to enjoy some peace and quiet and we have plenty of room for parking.

Amenities

Central Austin Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Gar. Apt near UT; Sleeps 4; Ping-pong table, washer/dryer; walkable
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

a wonderful loft apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a great apartment. The photos on-line do not convey how spacious it is, nor do they give a true impression of the height of the ceilings. Everything works and the place is very comfortable. It's next to a green, leafy park and within walking distance of the university, so very well located for my own purposes. I highly recommend the Central Market for food shopping, about 15-20 minutes away on foot. The garage downstairs is in daily use by the Levy family, but you have access to the washing machine + dryer there at all times. Kendall was a very generous and thoughtful host. When it became clear I wasn't going to arrive until midnight, she put out some coffee and eggs so that I would have some breakfast the next morning. And when I left, she kindly let me stay a little overtime to get a late check-out. This rental is excellent value and I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great apartment with a lot of space a comfort

  • 5 of 5

During the annual SXSW event we where lucky to rent this apartment. The apartment is very spacious, we were with two, but it could easily fit four people. The beds are comfortable, the bathroom clean and the kitchen offers anything you will need. The neighborhood is very nice (clean, quiet, green), so it gave us the rest we need after a hard day of 'work'. The apartment is located just behind the university and only a 15 minute bike ride from the city center (but taking the bus is also a good option).

Kendall and her family make you feel more than welcome and are happy to give you any advise on what to do and where to drink/eat. We would definitely recommend this place to everybody!

Ps: Beware if Kendall and the kids invite you for a game of soccer, their skill level is way above the American standard and they will beat any opposing team ;)

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent stay.

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place to stay. Accommodations were great!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! It was great to meet all of you. Good luck with your next chapter:)!!- Kendall
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The most wonderful apartment in Austin! Perfect location. Has everything you need and more. We didn't want to leave. The owners were so helpful and communicated well. Only thing I could have asked for was a bigger bed as we are used to sleeping on a king and it was hard to adjust to queen size.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Hemphill Hideaway is a perfect getaway in Austin. We walked to several restaurants and in the summer! But they were easy strolls. The loft is amazing. The architecture and space constantly amazed us. The bed and pull-out bed were very comfortable. Kendall is a joy to work with and we couldn't have asked for a nicer visit. Especially since I grew up in Austin - when I come back to visit I would only pick Hemphill Hideaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great modern loft style apartment!

  • 5 of 5

The Levy family are wonderful folks. The apartment is clean and modern with plenty of room. Loft style, with stairs leading up to apt. The decor is beautiful and artistic. Everything is there to feel just like home. Next to a beautiful park, the quiet neighborhood is safe & close to campus, lots of trees and gardens, surrounded by adorable classy homes. Grocery and a few restaurants are within walking as well as a bus line to go down town.

One comfy queen bed, with lots of storage. Beautiful picture windows, and plenty of room to entertain. Perfect for a single traveler, or even two friends or two couples. Bathroom is nice and roomy. And kitchen is quaint with stainless steel new appliances. Room to park your car or bikes. Nice and private.

You will like your stay here, and they will make sure you have everything you need!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Spider house, Trudy's, Hopfields
Nearest Golf
1.3 Miles
Hancock Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.3 Miles
HWY I-35
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Trudys, Thai Kitchen, Changos, Blacks BBQ
Car: not necessary

Centrally located - sleek and modern 'Loft' / studio apartment with one bedroom / one bath - situated at the back of a large corner lot just off Hemphill Park in one of Austin's most charming historic neighborhoods (Aldridge Place). Sitting opposite a newly remodeled historic house, built in 1917, this garage apartment offers an interesting contrast to its lot mate: 'Cool' and modern, this 1000 square foot apartment was built in 2006. There is a generously sized, bedroom area with a comfortable queen-sized bed. Behind a modern, concrete, 'half wall' there is an American Leather, super comfy (seriously) sleeper sofa with a queen size gel mattress. The apartment is equipped with a full (though cozy) kitchen complete with dish rack (dishes, pots, pans, silverware included of course), refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, tea pot, toaster, oven, and gas stove. Enjoy a book in the comfy window seat, or enjoy free wireless internet access, HD TV with cable -including HBO. An alarm system is also installed should you wish to use it. This is the perfect place to visit friends and relatives, explore the university, enjoy a festival, tour Austin, or just get away and relax for a weekend. We are located just one block off Guadalupe - AKA 'the Drag', but far enough away to find some peace and quiet. Walk or bike to the university, or to one of the nearby restaurants or visit the Capitol or downtown Austin - less than 2 miles away. We are less than a mile from a shopping center that includes Central Market and we are very close to the hospital district (Seton, St. David's, Brackenridge, Austin Heart Hospital, and several doctor's offices). Dell Children's hospital is fairly close as well. Within walking distance you can enjoy a variety of restaurants, bars, shops, and a charming neighborhood grocery store - Wheatsville Coop.

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Rates & Availability

Central Austin Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
$800
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning $75

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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