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Courtney Erickson

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, spanish

Gorgeous Vintage Tudor in Travis Heights / SoCo / Downtown Area

Bedrooms 6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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6 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms

Stately vintage Tudor rises above the rest in Travis Heights minutes from the shops, restaurants, and bars of South Congress and downtown. Beautiful 2-story rests on a 1/3 acre lot with a fenced yard, gravel patio and pool. Amazing renovated interiors with living areas on both floors! Gorgeous kitchen with expanded cabinets, marble countertops and center island. Walk along Stacy Park to the hike and bike trail at Lady Bird Lake or over to the Whip In for dinner or drinks. The music scene is a 5 minute car ride downtown, check out our favorite music venue Mohawk. This is truly the house for a 'local' experience! This is not a party house. Per the city of Austin 6 or more guests must be related. STR license 008063

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Courtney Erickson (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)
Gorgeous Vintage Tudor in Travis Heights / SoCo / Downtown Area
average rating of 4.62069 based on 29 reviews

Awesome house with a great private pool!

  • 5 of 5

This house is fabulous and the owner, Courtney, was extremely nice and helpful. Everything was super clean and updated. Plenty of towels, pool towels, etc. We did cook and the kitchen was wonderfully stocked - pots and pans, towels, paper towels, etc, everything. The pool is awesome! Courtney, you need to upsell the pool more! It doesn't look very big in the photo, but it's big! Also it was a little unclear from the listing and Google earth whether the pool was private or shared by the neighbors, but it's totally private. There were a bunch of already-inflated pool floats ready to go when we got there! So awesome. Love this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a wonderful time at the house

  • 5 of 5

The house was the perfect size for our large group. It was clean and the pool was fantastic. The location of the house was perfect for getting to Congress Ave where there were countless restaurants and boutiques and a short drive to Rainey St and 6th St for great nightlife. There were extra towels, 4 clean restrooms and laundry supplies. Courtney was very helpful throughout the process. She kept in contact with us as necessary leading up to our stay and answered any questions we had. Not only did she provide us with a document with many suggestions for things to do around town, Courtney was also available during the weekend to recommend a great take out place when we asked. All and all, our stay at the house could not have gone any better! I would definitely rent this house again if I am back in Austin.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House

  • 5 of 5

The house is nicely laid out and had plenty of beds. We weren't sure how big the pool would be based on the pictures but it was a good size and really great in the Texas heat. It's also really close to downtown which made fake-ubering in and out of the city really easy.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house for great friends to get together

  • 5 of 5

We have a reunion every year in different cities and Austin was next up on our list. We are so glad that we rented Courtney's home! The house is laid out perfectly for multiple couples to be comfortable and the number of unique, cozy shared spaces make you want to spend time at the house when you're not having fun in town. With the added bonus of a pool, great art and furnishings, and a welcoming chef's kitchen, we really could not be happier with our stay here.

Courtney was also just the best. We arrived a little early and she was able to accommodate our needs every step of the way. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Rent this house - you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely house with so much space!

  • 5 of 5

This house was terrific! 6 bedrooms gave us more space than we needed. Kitchen is gorgeous. Newly renovated bathroom on the main floor. Very close to downtown (although uber was shutdown during our visit and cabs are not very reliable in Austin, as it turns out).

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place & Good for Groups

  • 5 of 5

We visited with a large group and everything was great. They even came by the first day to fix an issue with the tubs. The pool area was nice, everything was clean and tons of space for everyone. We didn't do any cooking in the house, but the kitchen was also very modern and nice. Would stay again!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Austin Bergstrom
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Whip In
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Travis Heights is just a 10 minute walk from South Congress Ave. (SoCo) where you will find local restaurants like Perla's, Vespaio, Enoteca, Woodland and Magnolia Cafe. Play tennis at Little Stacy Park. Swim at Big Stacy Pool - heated, spring-fed, and free. Town Lake, bordered by 10 miles of hike/bike trails, is less than a mile away & also offers kayaking, sculling, and canoeing. At dusk (April - Oct.) catch the famous bat show from the South Congress Bridge. Across the bridge is Second Street for restaurants & shopping; Lambert's, La Condessa, Jo's, Mercury. Enjoy the nightlife in the Warehouse District, Sixth Street, and Red River. Explore the East side for more delicious food and drinks; Eastside Showroom, Liberty Bar, Shangrila, Eastside Kings Trailer. Swim in other spring fed pools - Deep Eddy or Barton Springs. Close the deal at the Convention Center. Explore the flagship Whole Foods. Catch a world-class performance at the Long Center. Visit the State Capitol. Entertain the kids at The Children's Museum. Enjoy Austin, then retire to your private retreat.


Rates & Availability

South Congress House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
Mar 8 2017 - Mar 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $180 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

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South Congress House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Rumpus Room
  • Secure Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main Level Bath 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main Level Bath 2 - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Bath - toilet , shower
  • Two bathrooms on the main floor, one down, and one upstairs.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Upstairs One - 1 king
    Upstairs Two - 1 queen
    Main Level One - 1 king
    Main Level Two - 1 queen
    Main Level Three - 2 double
    Downstairs - 1 queen
    Downstairs Living Room - 2 twin/ single , daybed with a pull out trundle
  • Two bedrooms on the top floor, two on the main floor, and one downstairs. Separate space downstairs with a daybed and trundle.
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Television ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
Two living rooms, large fenced yard (property is 1/3 acre), separate fence around outdoor pool.

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