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Book Zilker Cabin Central Austin (close to downtown) 2 bed/2 bath

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


About the property

Private Log Cabin In 78704: 2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom/ Sleeps 6

The Coolest House In 78704!

An amazing 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom house available in the heart of Zilker. It's a log cabin with all upgraded amenities you could ask for.

It's a perfect location within walking distance to Zilker Park, Barton Springs, Barton Creek Greenbelt, Lady Bird Lake, and local shops and restaurants ( 1 mile to Zilker Park). It's extremely Private, with a fenced yard and set back from the street. The home is located within walking distance to the music festival.

This bungalow is extremely private and is set back from the street. You will enjoy sitting outside on the covered deck and stone patio or relaxing in the open living room featuring a river rock fireplace and rough hewn beams.

The Master Bedroom features a King Sleep Number Bed, while the second bedroom has a queen bed. There is a sleeper sofa in the den, and a large TV with ATT U-verse. This is a dedicated rental; therefore, everything is designed for your comfort.

Available for event weekends. Please contact me if you are interested.

City Of Austin Operating License Code: OL2013085939

More Details

Property Manager
Stephanie MacKay
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017


Zilker House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , Claw foot Tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Sleep Number Bed, Ceiling Fan
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen , ceiling fan
  • Sleeper Sofa in the Living Room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
We are happy to provide the following to help make your stay more comfortable: 3 Flat Screen TVs and DVD Player, Office space with Wireless Internet, ceiling fans in every room, Towels, bed linens, extra blankets, alarm clock, activities guide, silverware, cooking utensils, plates, Kuerig Coffee maker, Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Laundry Detergent, Toilet Paper, Paper Towels. Pets: Well-behaved dogs may be allowed with prior owner approval additional housekeeping fee, and a fee of $15 per pet per day on the premises.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Book Zilker Cabin Central Austin (close to downtown) 2 bed/2 bath
average rating of 5.0 based on 42 reviews

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Zilker Cabin is such a great alternative to any Austin hotel. This home is located in a great neighborhood, convenient to EVERYTHING! The homes are close together but we heard nothing from any neighbors. Not so much as a dog bark. Very quiet and very friendly neighborhood. As far as the is adorable, comfortable, and impeccably maintained. Stephanie has it furnished with anything one could possibly need for their stay. We especially loved the 'Sleep Number' bed and Master claw footed soaking tub. Much thought has gone into every square foot of this cabin. Perfect for a short trip or a long one. This precious home will provide a luxurious getaway in a fun city!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a lovely house and amazing host

  • 5 of 5

We were truly impressed with everything about this house.

The location is great; we enjoyed the quiet neighborhood, and we we were able to walk to downtown and to the park nearby. The house is beautifully decorated, very comfortable and extremely clean. The host was very thoughtful and nice and we have only good words about the amenities of the house. It was a pleasant stay and we'd definitely consider it again for a future visit.

Thank you Stephanie!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Houston, TX, USA

What a gem!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the Zilker Cabin. My husband I went with my parents and our 5 month old daughter. Such a cozy & intimate place to stay while exploring Austin. The accommodations were wonderful, the location, superb, and Stephanie did such a good job prepping the place for our arrival. We would recommend the Zilker Cabin to anyone looking for a little getaway to Austin. It really does feel like home.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You all were SUCH a pleasure to host! Thank you so much! We truly hope you stay with us again!
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I took a long weekend and stayed in this home with another couple. The house is very clean and located in a very quiet, neat neighborhood. We didn't rent a car and were able to walk to a fantastic breakfast place, Snooze. Uber doesn't exists in Austin, so downloaded the app Ride Austin and were able to get picked up multiple times and dropped off in the city (across the river) for $20. The great thing about this house is that the only thing you see out of each window is bamboo. You don't even realize that houses are around you! I would definitely recommend this house. And by the way, the owner could not have been more accommodating and friendly. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are so grateful for your stay and truly hope you come back and see us again soon!
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Amazing house and Stephanie was a wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful as the pictures. It is well equipped and then some. Also it is within a 10 minute walk to Zilker Park and Barton Springs pool- so an excellent location as well. We have rented many houses and so I can honestly say this was the best house I have stayed in. We will be back! Thank you for sharing your home as a vacation rental..

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed having you stay at the cabin! It was such a pleasure! Thank you for leaving the house in such pristine condition. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, and really hope to have you back soon! Please come visit us again!
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Bainbridge Island

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed 4 nights at this lovely home, which is located at the end of a bamboo-lined driveway in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance Barton Springs Pool. The home's glossy wood finishes exude a cool tropical cabin vibe. The beds are comfortable, the linens are clean, the air conditioning pumps cold, and the house is orderly and well-maintained. The attentive owner has provided a coffee/tea maker (and coffees and teas), a water purifier for the refrigerator, as well as soaps and other amenities. Outside, there is a nice deck with a porch swing and a patio with an umbrella-covered table and chairs for enjoying a cold beverage. We would love to return on our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is such a fantastic review! Thank you so much. We truly enjoyed your stay, and hope that you find your way back to the cabin soon. Thank you again!
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Rates & Availability

Zilker House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
F1 2017
Oct 19 2017 - Oct 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Housekeeping $150
Tax Rate 15.0%

**Please ask about weeknight discounts**
15% tax has been added to all event rates
(CofA Occupancy Tax: 9% + State of Texas Tax: 6%)
Must be at least 25 years old to rent, 7 person maximum.
No wedding/private events on site.
A copy of Valid ID is required.
Check in 2 pm and Check out 11 am

Licensed through City of Austin STR program

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol
Zilker Park
Whole Foods Market Lamar
Alamo Drafthouse Austin: Downtown
University of Texas at Austin
Torchy's Tacos - Trailer Park
Amy's Ice Creams
Lady Bird Lake Trail
Bouldin Creek Coffeehouse and Cafe
Hula Hut
Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Shady Grove
Zilker Botanical Garden
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum


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