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Lovely 3/2 in Barton Hills - walk to Lamar. Three miles to DT. Open SXSW!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 baths! Modern kitchen, king bed, beautiful back deck.

Welcome to The Westrock! This 1800 sq ft 3 bedroom, 2 bath house is in a tucked away in the Barton Hills neighborhood that offers a perfect family abode that is within 3 miles of everything that Austin has to offer, including downtown, Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool, University of Texas and it's also within about a quarter mile of The Barton Creek Greenbelt! Oh, and The Broken Spoke is literally two blocks away! Bring your dancin boots!

In the house you have a king bed in the master bedroom, a king in the second bedroom and two twins in the third. So you can comfortably sleep 6 people in beds. In the living room we have a queen sized fold out couch in case you do end up with 7 or even 8 people.

There are two full bathrooms, each with a shower/tub combo. The kitchen is gorgeous and open to living room, which get's a ton of sunlight. Enjoy the 46' TV in the living room that is connected with the AT&T Uverse U300 Cable package - so you can watch all your favorite shows when you're not dancing at 'the spoke.' This includes The Longhorn Network. HOWEVER: as of Feb 2015 we will have Google Fiber internet and TV!

78704ever: Come hang out in the most sought after zip code in Austin, 78704: 'It's more than a zip code, it's a way of life!'

The Broken Spoke: World famous honkey tonk dance hall, literally two blocks away! So bring your boots and get scootin!

So much good food around here, as well. Dozens of great restaurants within walking distance.

You're also within a couple blocks of an entrance to the Barton Creek Greenbelt - which is one of the natural crown jewels of Austin. You can literally hike for miles in the middle of town without even knowing you're in a city. Beautiful stuff and well worth packing a lunch and taking a nice long hike!

Public transport is easy and we have a private charter vehicle available as well.

Austin Short Term Rental License # OL 2012 123517

More Details

Property Manager
Jay Reynolds
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
May 7, 2017

About Jay Reynolds

I'm a born and raised Austinite and actually i've lived more on less in this neighborhood my whole life! I love the Zilker and Barton Hills area. There's really no where else i'd rather call home. Currently I live right around the corner from this property.

Jay Reynolds purchased this house in 2013

Why Jay Reynolds chose Austin

This is a fabulous three bedroom home in one of Austin's premier neighborhoods, Barton Hills. The location is perfect for exploring town and still having a quiet place to go relax and regroup.

What makes this house unique

We had a huge deck built in the back yard! Plus you can walk to lots of great eats. But the best thing: Zilker Park and the Barton Creek Greenbelt is a short distance away. Downtown is only 3 miles. New restaurants are opening within just a few blocks seemingly every day!

Guestbook comments from the manager

I was incredibly impressed with this beautiful house! We originally were going to rent hotel rooms for our party of seven, but knew we needed a place where we could all come together, and hotel rooms just did not provide that. This house is in an ideal location: less than two miles from Sunset Valley, a mile from downtown, and right off Lamar. We never had to travel far for anything we needed! I have rented houses before, but never one so well stocked with items. I always bring my own toiletries, kitchen essentials, etc., but that was not needed. They provided everything! The house was immaculate and beautiful with the most wonderful outdoor space. I will definitely be renting this house again!

(From TripAdvisor)
Feb 2013
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Amenities

South Lamar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Hallway Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master Bath features beautiful swinging doors through an archway! Both bathrooms have tub/shower combos.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom #3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , THIS IS THE LIVING ROOM
    Bedroom #2 - 1 king , King bed added Nov 15, 2014
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master bathroom private entrance from master bedroom
  • The master bedroom has a lovely king! The second bedroom has a beautiful king sleigh bed, and then there's two twins in the third bedroom. If you do need more room, there is a queen-sized pull out couch in the living room and we can provide an extra twin sleeping mat if need be.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
The Westrock is a fully furnished and well thought out vacation rental home. With two king beds and two twins and two full bathrooms, a family of 6 (or 7) will be very comfortable. We've tried to think of everything you'd need and we start you with organic coffee, filters, creamer and sugar. There's basic condiments in the fridge. The Westrock is equipped with central heat and AC, beautiful living areas, a brand new back deck, comfortable beds, fully stocked kitchen and plenty of linens and towels for you. There are TV's in the living room and master bedroom with full ATT Uverse Cable. This is a fabulous location to enjoy the best Austin has to offer, just a stones throw off of South Lamar (but far enough that there's no traffic noise), you've got dozens of fabulous restaurants and bars within walking distance! Read our reviews and you can see how happy our guests have been!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Lovely 3/2 in Barton Hills - walk to Lamar. Three miles to DT. Open SXSW!
average rating of 4.866667 based on 22 reviews
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Great house

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Westrock. The back deck is spacious, as is the kitchen. We appreciated the quiet neighborhood, too. Jay was very responsive and provided comfortable amenities. The house was clean and comfortable, and we had easy access to downtown, parks and the freeway. We would definitely stay here again! 💜

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Cute, cozy, and clean

  • 5 of 5

The condo that we were going to rent became unavailable, so the owner asked if we would like to stay in a house. There were just two of us, so we had more roomed than was needed. But, we thought it was a great house! Nice big kitchen, attractive bedrooms with two king beds and two twins, and a cool deck with fun lighting.

The location was good for our activities, especially since we were wanting to visit my cousin's new restaurant Eberly. It was just a quick drive down S. Lamar. The toiletries are always appreciated as well as the coffee beans. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Best stay ever

  • 5 of 5

My wife, sister and I stayed at the Westrock while visiting the grand babies, we all found it to be our new destination and home away from home. Very quite neighborhood and a great location for seeing all the Austin has to offer. We found the listing matched the VRBO description, was very well maintained and clean. High highly recommend this property to all my friend and family.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, TX
5

perfect house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with 3 little kids for a weekend trip to Austin. The house is as described, and very very clean. Good layout and very comfortable. Kitchen is wel equipped. The property is in a laid back residential neighborhood. We walked from the house thru the greenbelt to Barton Springs pool. A pretty cool urban wilderness hike! Tons of cool coffee shops and restaurants nearby.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 6 high school girlfriends stayed here for a 3-day weekend. The house was perfect for us! Kelly was wonderful to work with and even bought props for the pictures she took of us. She definitely went above and beyond just getting the house clean and ready for us. The open kitchen, dining, and living area made a perfect spot for hanging out together. We enjoyed the patio for morning coffee too. Home is well stocked with the basics, even coffee beans and grinder. We had plenty of driveway and carport space for our 4 cars. We're planning to stay here again next Spring.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Location, Home, Amenities - Great!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay at this home for my son's Austin wedding. House was clean and comfortable and in a great location. Enjoyed our stay and would come back again. Owners were wonderful to deal with. Beds were clean and comfortable - linens were nice. Kitchen was well stocked. Great deck in backyard and beautiful evening setting.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Broken Spoke
"The most famous honkey tonk in Texas...and it's literally a block away!"
Kerbey Lane Cafe
"24 hours of amazing food!"
Kerbey Lane
"This location is a block away!"
Torchy's Tacos - South
Torchy's Tacos - Trailer Park
Bouldin Creek Coffeehouse and Cafe
"Amazing vegetarian food!"
Baker Street Pub
"Great live music most nights of the week!"
The Saxon Pub
"Original live music at it's best!"
Whole Foods Market Lamar
"This is Whole Food at its largest and finest!"
Sway
"This food is amazing and the service is fabulous. Free valet too is nice!"
Polvo's Mexican Restaurant
"Interior mexican food, totally delicious "
Elizabeth Street Cafe
"Vietnamese food with a French Bakery....amazing combo!"
Nearest Airport
6.1 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Plenty of places to grab a beer or a cocktail!
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Tons of great golf and we can help set it up too!
Nearest Train
2 Miles
amtrak station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
71 (Ben White), I-35 and Loop 1 (MoPac)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bunch of restaurants within walking distance!
Car: not necessary

'The Westrock' is located just south of downtown Austin, in the Barton Hills neighborhood (one of Austin's finest!). The Barton Creek Greenbelt is just a couple block away and Zilker Park is about a mile and half away, all through the neighborhood!

Also, don't forget about Austin's most famous honkey tonk dance club: The Broken Spoke - less than two blocks away. You can even pull that off in your boots, I reckon!

Some nearby eats: Kerbey Lane Cafe, Torchy's Tacos, Papalote Tacos, Thundercloud Subs, Phoenicia Bakery and Deli, and dozens more.

Nearby drinks: Gordoughs Public House, Baker St Pub, Park Sports Bar, Pluckers.

Public transport is easy if you won't be having a car - there's bus stops just out on Lamar. Easy access.

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Rates & Availability

South Lamar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial Day
May 25 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
ACL Week 1
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$575
 
 
ACL Week 2
Oct 12 2017 - Oct 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$575
 
 
F-1
Oct 19 2017 - Oct 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
SXSWi
Mar 8 2018 - Mar 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
SXSWm
Mar 15 2018 - Mar 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,400
$4,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

CANCELLATION POLICY – You can cancel outside of 30 days (90 days for festivals) prior to your arrival date and receive a FULL 100% refund of your reservation deposit. If you cancel inside 30 days, you will be refunded 75% of your reservation amount. Once we have charged your full balance on the second monday prior to your arrival you are responsible for the full amount should you cancel.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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