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Location, location, location! Downtown home. 2 King Beds. Perfect for SXSW.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

Description

Clarksville House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6)

This beautifully furnished 2 king bedroom, 2.5 bath house (sleeps 6 adults maximum) is in the eclectic Clarksville neighborhood of Austin. It is one block off West 6th Street and within walking distance to most SXSW venues and ACL. RATES ARE HIGHER DURING THESE EVENTS. You have the best of both worlds here, a quiet neighborhood with easy access to everything Austin has to offer. We are within walking distance of many of Austin's top restaurants. The landmark Whole Foods Market (their first store) is 1/2 mile from our front door. For runners and cyclists, Shoal Creek hike and bike trail is a few blocks Northeast, and Zilker Park is just a few blocks South.

The house features include modern eat-in kitchen (with flat-screen TV), living room, and den with state of the art 4K UltraHD 55 inch flat screen and American Leather sectional downstairs; and two master suites (both with king beds) upstairs, both with flat-screen TVs. We have just put in granite counter tops in the kitchen and both bathrooms upstairs. A queen size Aerobed and a large sectional sofa offer additional sleeping options. Enjoy eating and entertaining outside on our private patio.

It is an owner-occupied house much of the year so it is very well furnished and decorated. Call Bob or Lisa with any questions.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Bob
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2016
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About Bob

Bob and Lisa are from Norfolk, Virginia. We own businesses in both Virginia and in Austin, and decided to move to Austin to become more active in our business here.

Bob purchased this house in 2012

Why Bob chose Austin

Clarksville is the best place to live (and vacation) in Austin. It is so centrally located. We had been looking at houses in this neighborhood for quite some time, and finally we lucked out when this house came on the market.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Location, location, location! Downtown home. 2 King Beds. Perfect for SXSW.
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews
5

A comfortable house in a great location with a welcoming host.

  • 5 of 5

The house was very comfortable, and looked and felt even better than the pictures suggested. It was great to have two bedrooms en suite; almost like separate apartments, the privacy was unusually good as we couldn't even hear things in other parts of the house. The beds were comfy, the dining room well designed, the sitting areas very relaxing.

This is a wonderful location in Austin. As city folk we appreciated that we could walk to coffee, groceries, good food, one of the best book stores in the country, as well as parks, walking trails and more.

The host was one of the best we've encountered on home rentals. Where others have long lists of dos and don'ts , this host was relaxed and gracious. We borrowed his bicycle, drank some bottled water, and felt relaxed and comfy. A

Overall a fine rental. The place was spotless, the neighborhood quiet and enjoyable, the house a welcoming place to hang out in or return to each night.The big tv had such a good picture we are going to buy one just like it soon.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house and great location in Austin.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for five weeks this fall. We had a wonderful time.

The home is very comfortable, clean and well-appointed and, as advertised, the location is great. We always walked to nearby restaurants (our favorites were 24 Diner, Cafe Josie and Galaxy Cafe), Whole Foods, REI, Enfield Drug and Fresh Plus grocery. Trader Joe's is walkable, but we did not. We found the neighborhood nice and friendly; there is a large, well kept park about 3 blocks away. For exercise, it is possible to walk to the local YMCA and to the hike-and-bike trail around Lady Bird Lake, but not trivial. The house has two attractive master suites on the second floor. The downstairs features an open living room, a delightful TV room and is roomy enough for moderate sized gatherings. There is room to sit outside and grill, if you are of a mind to, but not much usable yard space. Bob, the owner, was very friendly and responsive when we got in touch.

We would certainly stay again in this lovely home near downtown Austin.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Stay in Downtown

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I along with visiting family from out of state stayed at Bob's home this past weekend for four nights and we couldn't have been more pleased in every respect.

The home is ideally situated just off sixth street in a nice residential neighborhood and is very convenient to downtown Austin. Upon arriving we were immediately impressed with how well the home was maintained and it was immaculately clean!

There are two upstairs bedrooms both with ensuite bathrooms and the king beds were very comfortable.

Bob made it a point to stay in contact with us before and during our stay offering assistance for anything we might require or have questions about. He definitely goes above and beyond in making his guests feel at home.

I've had the opportunity to stay in several VRBO properties and have always been satisfied but I have to say that this was our best stay yet.

I highly recommend this home to anyone looking for a place to stay in Austin and would give it 10 stars if I could!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous home and fantastic location!

  • 5 of 5

This home, the property, and amenities were all top notch and located walking distance to great restaurants (we especially liked Winflo Osteria and Clark's Oyster Bar). Bob could not have been a more gracious host, making sure that we had everything we needed (including coffee and a complimentary round of drinks!). This was a wonderful rental experience and we would absolutely recommend this this place to anyone visiting Austin!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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5

Great option for SXSW or downtown event.

  • 5 of 5

My colleagues and I recently stayed at this property for SXSW Interactive. Its a great location and has everything you need to make your stay enjoyable. Bob was really great to work with and made every effort to make sure we had everything we needed...even down to some great local recommendations for shopping and dining.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great House in West Austin

  • 5 of 5

My wife, 24 year old son, and I took a last-minute trip out to Austin to visit friends and ended up finding a gem of a place to stay.

The home is updated, very well-maintained, and had all the necessities for a home-away-from-home. The pictures and description on VRBO are accurate, if not understated. The neighborhood in which this house sits was safe, quiet (except for the occasional train horn late at night), and welcoming. Parking was very easy, yet we found we walked as often as we used the rental car.

While the owner does live in the house when not rented, this place felt like more like a well-stocked vacation home than an owner-occupied house. There was plenty of space for our belongings in the dresser, as well as in the pantry and frig. That said, we really only used the frig and pantry for breakfast food, beer and snacks because there were so many world-famous BBQ restaurants just a short drive away that we opted out lunch and dinner.

I would stay here again for sure. Thanks Bob!

We liked this place so much that we've already recommended it to friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Austin-Bergstrom International
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Amtrak
Car: recommended

A taste of urban living in a quiet, classic Old Austin neighborhood. Great evening walks to many fantastic restaurants, including Z-Tejas, Cafe Josie, Jeffrey's, Winflo, Clark's Oyster Bar, Sweetish Hill Bakery, and too many others to list!! Zilker Park and the Shoal Creek hike and bike trail are only a few blocks away. Shops and art galleries abound. The land mark original Whole Foods Market is 1/2 mile away.

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
 
SXSW Interactive
Mar 10 2017 - Mar 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
SXSW Music
Mar 14 2017 - Mar 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 15.0%

All payments are non-refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Clarksville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Theme:
  • 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
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , New granite counter top with double vanities and mirrors.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Spacious shower with two shower heads. Granite counter top.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Both master suites have flat screen TVs. Additional guests may sleep downstairs on our queen size Aerobed or on the large sectional sofa.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • water tubing

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