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5BR/5BA Luxury Oasis in Downtown Austin!

Bedrooms 5
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, Sleeps 10

This 5BR/5BA large, historic landmark-home offers a secluded, lush setting with a pool in Downtown Austin. The house is tucked into Judges Hill, Downtown Austin's historic garden district. Set on a limestone bluff among estates dating from the mid-1800s, this one-story, midcentury modern home is framed by lush grounds and centuries-old oaks. A primary home during winter and spring, the home is furnished as such. The main house offers four bedrooms, two kings and two queen, and four bathrooms, two en-suite. Each bedroom enjoys views of the private grounds. The luxurious master has a 6-foot jetted tub and separate shower, and overlooks a secluded lawn. An office and two desk spaces with comfortable chairs cater to those mixing work with pleasure. A disc player system complements the living room grand piano. The whole-house and outdoor sound system has an iPod jack for your music. The attached apartment has separate entrances and includes a fifth (king) bedroom, en-suite bath and a full kitchen that opens onto a living room. A passage door to the main house can be locked for additional privacy. The main house has a large, fully equipped gourmet kitchen –perfect for hosting intimate events, and a dining room that seats as many as twelve. (Please ask our property manager about private chefs). You can also fire up the natural gas grill on the screened porch, and use the fire pit to make s'mores. This truly is your luxurious oasis. You won't need to leave the house for entertainment, though. The historic library at the west end hosts an amazing game room with a billiards table, a wet bar and a home theater with a 125” screen. Outside are the pool, spa and wooded gardens to explore. And the screened porch overlooking the pool is a really great place for a nap!

It's just nine blocks southwest of UT (yes, walk to the games!), 12 blocks north of Whole Foods' flagship store and 11 blocks west of the Texas State Capitol. A perfect home base for exploring Austin, you're also a short walk from the Blanton Museum, the Ransom Gallery, the Bob Bullock Texas State Museum, an IMAX Theatre, House Park Stadium, the AT&T Conference Center, Pease Park and some wonderful food. Casual neighborhood restaurants such as The Clay Pit, Austin Land & Cattle and the Dog & Duck Pub are a brief stroll away, as are fine dining options like Carillon, Wink, and Ella's. Downtown Austin is just 18 blocks square, which puts you close to the Hike and Bike Trail, the bat bridge on Congress Avenue, hip Eastside restaurants and Austin's world famous 6th Street entertainment district.

Our property is TurnKey Rental Certified. All photos and amenities have been verified by TurnKey staff. Our calendar and rates are 100% accurate. We strive to make it as easy as possible to stay at our property - you just drive right up and enter via our secure electronic lock. No more keys and no more security concerns with a unique code that works for your reservation only. We will notify you proactively when early check-in / late check-outs are possible and you'll receive the comforts of a luxury home when you arrive like a starter supply of shampoo, soaps, paper products and hotel-quality towels and linens. In addition, when you book we will send you our mobile app with property directions, details, unlock code and instructions. And if you need us, we are available 24 hours each day with live help. TurnKey Vacation Rentals uses the industry's most trusted brand of software to securely store all guest data - HomeAway Software for Professionals. All TurnKey Vacation Rentals follow local and state tax rules. Each reservation includes applicable taxes, a cleaning fee and a Property Damage Protection Program.

The City of Austin limits occupancy to six unrelated adults.

OL # 2013 010499 OL

More Details

Property Manager
TurnKey Vacation Rentals
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
May 30, 2017


Judge's Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 2 King beds, 2 Queen beds, 1 Sofa Bed bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

5BR/5BA Luxury Oasis in Downtown Austin!
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews

Wonderful and relaxing weekend in Austin!

  • 5 of 5

Celebrating 40th birthday in Austin in the heart of the city.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Big Spring

Gorgeous house, couldn't have been better!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for a 5 day getaway! The pool was amazing and the kitchen was great! All the rooms were so nice!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, TX

Awesome house

  • 5 of 5

Loved this house, was perfect for our needs (small business planning and management retreat.) The house is very unique.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Plano, Texas


  • 5 of 5

Interestingly, this home once belonged to the Dean of the University of Texas School of Business, and he used to tutor Michael Dell himself in the study. The large lot doesn't feel like it is close to a city, it feels like it's own private oasis. Yet you can walk just about anywhere. The home is meticulously maintained by the owners, complete with a beautiful player piano. My family had a great weekend in Austin and didn't want to leave. I truly felt like the owners were doing us a favor by allowing us to rent this home for a weekend.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Levelland, TX

Great location, historic home, decent experience

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Home was beautiful, clean, in good condition and in a very good location for accessing downtown and campus. A helpful walk through on arrival and otherwise great communication with one exception. I made an assumption (my fault) of 12pm check out time but received an email the evening before departure stating a 10am check out. I called and received a very short and firm answer of 'no' and that it was 'in my contract'. I've looked through all my communication and can't find the stated 10am check out. Not a huge deal but just threw our family's timing off and kicked us out an hour and a half before our lunch plans.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: TurnKey Vacation Rentals
Owner's Response: Hi Richard, thanks for the kind words and helpful feedback. We sincerely apologize for the miscommunication. Though the checkout time is in our correspondence, we are working on a solution to make that more clear up front. Thanks again! -The TurnKey VR Team
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Austin, TX

house overview

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

It was a great experience

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Todd! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Cheers! -The TurnKey VR Team
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Nearest Airport : Austin Bergstrom International at 12 Miles.

Nearest Motorway : Interstate 35 - North at 1.5 Miles.

Nearest Barpub : East 6th at 2.5 Miles.

Nearest Golf : Lions Municipal Golf Course at 2 Miles.

Nearest Restaurant : Uchi at 3.5 Miles.

Car: recommended.


Rates & Availability


  • All TurnKey Vacation Rentals follow local and state tax rules. City and state taxes will be added to all reservation rates. Each reservation also requires a cleaning fee, and the standard Property Damage Protection policy.
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