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Elliott Mitchell

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Adorable SoCo Cottage near Downtown, Zilker, great dining and entertainment!

42 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Austin Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

SoCo Cottage w/ 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, sleeps 2-4 w/ 700 sf, washer/ dryer

Enjoy this spacious, well decorated comfortable bungalow one block from South Congress in the HEART of SOCO. Close to Zilker Park, Barton Hills, Travis Heights, and Downtown. Great place to stay for Music Festivals, right in the thick of it! Walk to great restaurants, nighttime entertainment, attractions, eclectic shopping, and more! Sink into the Tempur-Pedic mattress for a great night's sleep, then wake to walk to the hike and bike trail along Lake Ladybird. On the way back, stop to enjoy a great cup of joe at one of the many outstanding coffee shops and bistros. Have lunch at an acclaimed SoCo restaurant or try a food trailer for an exciting change of pace!

ACL? Less than three miles. SXSW? Just blocks away to enjoy a multitude of entertainment options, less than two miles to downtown.

Of course you will enjoy all the comforts when you return from your adventures. Cozy well-appointed furnishings, a fully stocked kitchen, a 50' plasma HDTV in the living room with Blueray and Smart amenities, and that wonderful Tempur-Pedic bed and 32' LCD HDTV in the bedroom! What's not to like?

Keywords: Cottage, Apartment, Bungalo, Casita, Cabin, Flat, Home.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Elliott Mitchell (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

I loved this place! It was everything they advertised. Very clean and comfy. Very roomy. I loved the leather furniture and large TV. The kitchen was fully stocked and they even had a washer and dryer! And the bed was so comfortable. I didn’t want to get up! But you can’t stay in bed when you’re in the heart of SoCo. There are great restaurants, café’s, and coffee shops all up and down the street. I loved browsing in the various shops that are all different from each other. Everything from a world bazaar type shop to an old fashioned candy shop to the biggest costume shop I’ve ever seen! And the food trailers were something you don’t usually see. They had everything from BBQ trailers to cupcake trailers. Zilker Park was less than 3 miles away (an easy walk) and you could even walk to the entertainment district downtown if you wanted. Austin is known for its downtown nightlife. The neighborhood was amazingly quiet though. You’d never know you were that close to so much energy. The owners were extremely accommodating and responded to every request very quickly. They are really nice people, who are a lot of fun on top of that! I would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants a weekend (or more) in the best part of Austin. Well worth the price!
Aug 2011
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Reviews

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based on 42 traveler reviews

Adorable SoCo Cottage near Downtown, Zilker, great dining and entertainment!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 43 reviews
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time. This is the perfect location in Austin.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very satisfied

  • 4 of 5

Wonderfully comfortable. A place to relax comfortably. Just off of south congress.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It doesn't get any better than this!!

  • 5 of 5

This location was great. ....so close to SOCO. The bungalow was equipped with a full kitchen, great TV set, and private front patio. The mattress was very comfortable and the owners were great in every way. Wish I could give it 10 stars!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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It doesn't get better than this!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was spotless, well furnished, quiet and had a great porch that was private. The owners were friendly and helpful in every way. We plan to stay there again the next time we are in Austin. Bonnie and Wayne

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bonnie and Wayne! We really enjoyed meeting and visiting with you and your wonderful daughter Ellen . Please come back anytime! Sheri and Elliott
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We loved this cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was situated in a great part of SoCo. We were close to everything (shopping, dining, entertainment)! The cottage itself is absolutely beautiful. The owners, Sherri and Elliott, keep the place spotless. It's roomy and there's even a washer & dryer in the unit! Sherri and Elliott could not have been nicer (everyone we came across in TX was so nice!) and they were extremely helpful in recommending restaurants for us to try. We truly enjoyed our stay (5 stars!) and highly recommend this property for your next stay in Austin.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lisa and Jean! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here in Austin. We hope you will come see us again! Besides, there will be new restaurants to try! LOL! Sheri & Elliott
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Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here while in town for a wedding at Mercury Hall. The location is perfect for exploring South Congress. The cottage is exactly as pictured. Elliott and Sheri greeted us when we arrived and made a point to stop by on our last day there. They sent us an email ahead of our visit with all of the information we could possibly need for our stay - especially all of their restaurant recommendations. They were also extremely accommodating with our early arrival and late check out. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

We are located in the trendy area of South Congress, close to downtown, known as SoCo.

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Rates & Availability

Austin Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
ACL 1st weekend
Sep 29 2016 - Oct 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
$299
 
 
ACL 2nd weekend
Oct 5 2016 - Oct 11 2016
3 night minimum stay
$299
 
 
F1
Oct 19 2016 - Oct 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
$299
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
$850
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Ins. $50
Tax Rate 15.0%

Refund Policy is limited to 60 days before hand for ACL and F1 for partial refund.

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Amenities

Austin Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Tempurpedic
  • We have a queen tempurpedic in the bedroom and a queen blow up bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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