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Hip 2 Bd/2 Ba House in Bouldin/SoCo

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
** New outdoor sectional couch and misting fans. Guest room sectional couch w/chaise that converts to a full bed with a VERY comfortable memory foam mattress top. Bathrooms have large 12' waterfall showerheads recently installed. Updated pics coming soon! ** Newly renovated comfortable and modern 2 bed /2 bath right in the heart of the cherished Bouldin Creek neighborhood. Walk to South Lamar, South First, South Congress, Butler Park, Zilker Park and Lady Bird Lake. Just 3/4 of a mile from downtown bars and restaurants! I recently renovated this home with the latest technology and comforts - including apps to control lights, temperature and the security system and keypad door locks. Features Fiber Optic high-speed internet, luxury bathrooms (Dual Vanity, Dual Shower and Bath in the ...** New outdoor sectional couch and misting fans. Guest room sectional couch w/chaise that converts to a full bed with a VERY comfortable memory foam mattress top. Bathrooms have large 12' waterfall showerheads recently installed. Updated pics coming soon! ** Newly renovated comfortable and modern 2 bed /2 bath right in the heart of the cherished Bouldin Creek neighborhood. Walk to South Lamar, South First, South Congress, Butler Park, Zilker Park and Lady Bird Lake. Just 3/4 of a mile from downtown bars and restaurants! I recently renovated this home with the latest technology and comforts - including apps to control lights, temperature and the security system and keypad door locks. Features Fiber Optic high-speed internet, luxury bathrooms (Dual Vanity, Dual Shower and Bath in the Master), Smart Washer/Dryer, 3 Flat-Screen TVs, USB plug outlets and a California King-Size Memory foam bed in the master. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet equipped with ELFA shelves and drawers. We can comfortably fit 4, but also have a large sectional that can be reconfigured as a large bed for a few extra guests, also a nice double chaise in the patio should anyone want to sleep outdoors (screened-in). I do also have a few air mattresses that can be used for extra guests as needed for special events. This is a great home that was completely rebuilt and redesigned with the latest technology and new appliances. Large kitchen with modern stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, dishwasher, stainless-steel french door fridge and freezer, disposal and gas range with double-oven. I have a great backyard for grilling and entertaining. I have both a screened-in back porch (lit with christmas lights) that is accessible from the kitchen and master bedroom. The cement porch in the backyard has a large umbrella, picnic table, citronella candles and torches, propane mini-heater and propane grill. I have some bag-toss and bocce that we often set up in the backyard as well. I have high-speed fiber wireless and wired internet throughout the house, digital cable (AT&T U-verse), and a 65' Samsung Smart TV in the master bedroom, 60' Samsung Smart TV in the living room and a 40' Samsung Smart TV in the guest bedroom. All 3 TVs have Apple TVs and Uverse cable hooked into them. Guest Access Guests will have full access to the home during the duration of their stay. You will be given your own unique keycode which allows you to enter through any of the doors (one front door and two from the backyard). The security system and home automation is powered by AT&T Digital Life which I can grant you access to along with the Nest thermostat. Interaction with Guests I will likely not be present (in town) during your stay, but will be available should you have any questions or just tips about places to visit/eat around town. I've been an Austinite for about two years now and love this city! If there is anything I can do to help you enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the city - I am always happy to help! The Neighborhood Bouldin is a great neighborhood that sits conveniently south (1/2 mile) of Ladybird Lake and downtown but right between South Lamar (great bars and restaurants), South First (awesome food trucks, shops and restaurants) and South Congress (amazing food, shopping and bars). This is a quiet neighborhood that is family-friendly but also a lot of young folks around. Very unique homes in this neighborhood as you'll be able to tell from walking around. We even have a few celebrities that own homes right around us! There is a convenience store about a 3-minute walk (2 blocks) away with everything you'll need, and also a great Thai restaurant (Thai Fresh) that is also a wine bar/cafe and Gluten-Free bakery! Getting around Public transit is very easy from here. There is a bus stop a block away that will take you all the way downtown and even up to the UT campus. A ton of other convenient buses, none more than 10 minutes away. Also there are always a plethora of Car2Gos around the neighborhood. Other Things to Note I just recently renovated and a lot of the colors and styles were inspired by my time in San Francisco (I used to live in the Haight-Ashbury). So you'll find that it's a bright and vibrant place with a lot of modern amenities and convenience. I've had friends and family visiting for a lot of the major events in Austin (SXSW, Formula 1, Austin City Limits, FunFunFun Fest) and all have been convenient walking distance from my house. Everyone always enjoys their stay here as they can take in a lot of Austin from this convenient location and also relax in the house between excursions!More
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About the Owner
Stephen M
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
Interaction with guests
I will likely not be present (in town) during your stay, but will be available should you have any questions or just tips about places to visit/eat around town. I've been an Austinite for several years now and love this city! If there is anything I can do to help you enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the city - I am always happy to help!
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We drove out from California to Austin with our two kids and two dogs. It was a spontaneous trip and I found this home online. We've been to Austin many times and knew we wanted to be in walking distance to SoCo. This house is...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Getaway2540
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Stephen's house is such a great place to stay in Austin! We were there for a weekend and found so many great places to explore within walking distance - between SoCo, Bouldin Creek, South Lamar, etc. There are great restaurants and bars in walking distance,...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank kstevens563
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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Stephen’s home was perfect for our family! We especially loved the screened in porch and backyard. It was clean, comfortable (great living space), offered all amenities and was easily accessible to shops/restaurants along S. Lamar and S. Congress. There’s also a great Thai place and...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank EmiBarlow
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience for us to stay in this place. We stayed for SXSW as 10 days. Comfortable interior design of the house was the one of the most important thing. Other important thing was the location. It is so close to restaurants....More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank 456burcake
Reviewed June 8, 2018

I visited Austin with my sister and our friends and we had a great time! This house was really cool and funky, and it had everything we needed. Stephen was so great to work with, he gave us great recommendations for things to do/see and...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Virginia H
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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Does this vacation rental provide easy access to public transportation?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Bouldin is a great neighborhood that sits conveniently south (1/2 mile) of Ladybird Lake and downtown but right between South Lamar (great bars and restaurants), South First (awesome food trucks, shops and restaurants) and South Congress (amazing food, shopping and bars). This is a quiet neighborhood that is family-friendly but also a lot of young folks around. Very unique homes in this neighborhood as you'll be able to tell from walking around. We even have a few celebrities that own homes right around us! There is a convenience store about a 3-minute walk (2 blocks) away with everything you'll need, and also a great Thai restaurant (Thai Fresh) that is also a wine bar/cafe and Gluten-Free bakery!
Getting around
Public transit is very easy from here. There is a bus stop a block away that will take you all the way downtown and even up to the UT campus. A ton of other convenient buses, none more than 10 minutes away. Also there are always a plethora of Car2Gos around the neighborhood.
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