2BR House Vacation Rental in Austin, Texas

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Updated on Jul 3, 2020

King / Queen Beds, All Bills Paid, W/D - Downtown Austin & Texas Hill Country!

Located in: Austin
King & Queen beds, Washer/Dryer, 100% cotton linens, Google Fiber Wifi, Keyless Entry, HD TV w/ROKU to stream Netflix.

Home adjoins the beautiful Blunn Creek Preserve, and is within walking distance to St Edwards University and SOCO where some of Austin's most eclectic boutiques, restaurants & landmarks are just 1.5 miles away! Hike through Blunn Creek, relax at Jo's coffee on campus, or shop at nearby SoCo shops!

Experience Austin & Texas Hill Country! Newly remodeled home adjoins the beautiful Blunn Creek Preserve, and is within walking distance to St Edwards University. Some of Austin's most eclectic boutiques, restaurants & landmarks are just 1.5 miles away! Take a nice hike through the Blunn Creek woods, or relax at Jo's coffee on campus before shopping at SoCo shops. Convenient to SXSW, ACL Music Fest, Formula1, XGames, festivals, and bat watching. Fast, easy access to IH-35 & ABIA Airport (7.6 mi).

The space

Amenities include...
- Keyless Entry
- Hair Dryer, Iron, Ironing Board
- HDTV Television with Roku
- On-demand, tankless hot water for unlimited hot water
- Washer / Dryer
- Central Air Conditioning and Heating
- Patio with porch swing
- Outdoor Sitting Area

This is a wonderful place for solitude and rest, but it's also within 1.5 miles of the best shopping and nightlife Austin has to offer.

Interaction with guests

I hike the Blunn Creek trail daily and then go to Jo's for morning tea. Feel free to come along! I've lived in Austin more than 30 years, so don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions about the city, area events, must sees, or anything else that may help you enjoy your time in Austin.

The neighborhood

Experience Texas Hill Country Sunsets, wildflowers, and picturesque views of St Edwards University from Blunn Creek Preserve's Volcanic Overlook! Blunn Creek Preserve adjoins our backyard!!! The Blunn Creek Preserve is a little known, quiet place that is great for hiking, picnicking and bird watching. You may also see Mexican Free Tail Bats, owls, foxes, and bunnies. The preserve also has a mile-long wooded hiking trail that crosses Blunn Creek, and rocky hillsides covered with wildflowers during the Spring.

Saint Edwards University, Mary Moody Theater, Jo's Coffee House, Curra's Grill, Vinaigrette (my favorite), Magnolia Cafe, South Austin Flying Pizza, Habana Restaurant, The Great Outdoors, El Gallo and many other SoCo cafes and attractions are all just minutes away.

Getting around

It's best to have a car, but public transportation is just under a mile away. If you have a car, there is available guest parking on the street in front of the house. There are ride-share options in Austin and public transit options including CapMetro, Car2Go and B-Cycle bike rentals all within 1 mile. Silvercar is also available if you'd like to rent a car in Austin.

Easy access to the heart of SoCo (1.5 mi) and downtown (3 mi). The bus line is just under one mile away. Of course cabs are another option for getting to where you need to go. A cab from/to the airport (7.6 mi) is about $20.

Austin Destinations that rock...
* = recommended eateries
** = districts with many eateries
*** = highly recommended sites to see

Recommended Eateries:
* Jo's Coffee on St Edwards Univ. campus (0.3 mi) - for coffee & the view
* Curra's Grill (0.9 mi) - interior South American diner
* Vinaigrette (1.2 mi) - excellent food and outdoor seating under trees
* Magnolia Cafe (1.4 mi) - OPEN 24/7 terrific local diner
* Joe's Crab Shack (2.2 mi) - incredible view of the city and Lady Bird Lakeside Dining

The following districts have a wide variety of wonderful eateries including food trailers:
** SoCo Shopping & Restaurants (1.5 mi)
** Lake Austin (6.5 mi) - for lake view dining...
(Mozart's Coffee, and Chuy's Hula Hut)
** Warehouse District (3.4 mi)
** Barton Springs District (3.5 mi) -
(Chuy's, Shady Grove, Juliet Ristorante, and Green
Mesquite Barbecue, to name a few)
** Whole Foods Market - National Headquarters & Flagship (3.7 mi)
** Rainey St. Entertainment District (3.1 mi)
** Historic 6th Street Entertainment District (4.2 mi)

Points of Interest:
*** St Edwards University (0.3 mi) for the coffee and the city view
*** Auditorium Shores - concerts & festivals (3.1 mi)
*** Lady Bird Lake & Hike and Bike Trail (3.2 mi)
*** Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theater (3.4 mi)
*** Austin State Capitol (3.6 mi)
*** Zilker Park (3.8 mi)
Long Performing Arts Center (3.1 mi)
Historic 6th Street Entertainment District (4.2 mi)
Frank Erwin Center (4.7 mi)
University of Texas (5.6 mi)

Wonderful Spring-fed Pools...
Little Stacy Park (2 mi) - neighborhood spring-fed pool
** Barton Springs Pool (3.8 mi) - best dip in Austin w/ nearby eateries
Deep Eddy Spring-fed Pool (5 mi) - near the hike & bike trail

Easy access to IH-35 flyover makes getting from/to airport a breeze!
ABIA Airport (7.6 mi)
Formula One Race Track & XGames (11.5 mi)

Hospitals...
St David's South Austin Medical Center (2.7 mi)
Brackenridge Hospital (4.5 mi)
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