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Dani & Joel

Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks English

Stunning SoCo Mid-Century Modern - Minutes from Downtown.

36 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday townhome in Austin - Orange Door

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

NOTE: we have a 3 night minimum on weekends - please email or call before using 'book it'. We respond quickly.

* * Welcome to SoCo Spaces * *

'The Orange Door' (license # 102502) is a fun and stylish Mid-Century townhome nestled in historic, charming, Travis Heights. Relax and enjoy the light-filled, contemporary space tucked under a canopy of live oaks - just minutes from lively South Congress Ave. (SoCo) and downtown. Beautifully appointed with custom walnut cabinetry, stained concrete floors, stainless appliances, and modern, cozy furnishings. When you're ready to venture, there are abundant choices nearby sure to entertain every type of traveler - from fantastic restaurants and boutique shops to live music to hike and bike trails.


Both artfully designed bedrooms feature Queen-Size Beds, Memory Foam Mattresses, high thread count sheets and Organic Cotton Duvets. The Master Bedroom boasts a large Walk-In Closet. In case of extra sleeping requirements, linens and a pillow are provided for the living room sofa.


Indulge your culinary desires on the gas range, under a beautiful, stainless steel vent hood. The fully equipped kitchen features stainless appliances, coffee maker, toaster, blender, dishes and cookware. The Galley style kitchen with 'waterfall' island opens to the living room so you can cook along as you watch the Food Network. Or step out onto your patio and grill up a Texas BBQ.


• Wonderful walking neighborhood

• Large windows overlooking gorgeous live oaks

• Covered parking for 1 vehicle + free street parking

• Wireless Fiber Internet throughout the home

• Grace digital audio player with pandora etc.

• Vaulted Ceilings

• Outdoor patio off kitchen with seating and gas bbq

• Bike rental and delivery available through local bike shops


A stroll a few blocks west takes you to Big Stacy Park equipped with 3 acres of walking trails and a heated, spring-fed swimming pool. You'll also find a playground and wading pool at little Stacy Park - enough fun to entertain even the the tiniest travelers for hours. Walk a little further west and you'll be at vibrant South Congress Avenue (aka SoCo) — filled with fantastic restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and music venues.

The entertaining Second, Warehouse, and Sixth street districts downtown are a 5 minute bus/cab ride. There's even a convenient Capital Metro bus stop 1.5 blocks from the home. Also near are Barton Springs, Zilker Park, the hike and bike trail along Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake), Auditorium Shores, the Convention Center, the bats at the South Congress bridge, Whole Foods Market, the Long Performing Arts Center, the Capitol and much more.

**Please ask about our other listings on Homeaway and VRBO**

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Dani & Joel (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Dani & Joel

We've lived in Austin since 1999 and we love it. We enjoy traveling (as often as possible) and meeting the travelers that grace our vacation rentals. Our other passions include renovation, graphic design, film making, publishing, and wake-surfing on lake Austin.

Dani & Joel purchased this townhome in 2009

Why Dani & Joel chose Austin

The eclectic, walking-neighborhood, combined with the classic mid-century lines of the home had us hooked!

The proximity to downtown and South Congress is just one of the area's attractions. The neighborhood has gently rolling hills offering views of downtown, is filled with gorgeous live oak trees, and has many recreation opportunities.

What makes this townhome unique

• Located in one of the most coveted, eclectic neighborhoods in Austin- close to vibrant South Congress and downtown

• Proximity to fun and activities yet peaceful and quiet

• Less expensive, more private, and much larger than a hotel room

• Light filled, relaxing, and inviting space

• High-quality mattresses, bedding, and furnishings

• Covered parking + free street parking

• WiFi throughout

• RENT WITH CONFIDENCE: With 10 years of experience, Soco Spaces has always operated in compliance with the city of Austin legal requirements.

The City of Austin requires that Vacation rentals obtain a license for legal operation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are so very glad we found you and we have to come back soon! We will definitely recommend to others. Great location and neighborhood. Very cute decor and wonderfully comfortable space.

We loved it and had a great time celebrating a very special occasion.

Again, thank you so much!
Jan 2014
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based on 36 holidaymaker reviews

Stunning SoCo Mid-Century Modern - Minutes from Downtown.
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 40 reviews

Beautiful, Modern, and Peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I recently stayed at the Orange Door. What a beautiful spot. It is meticulously decorated (I took photos for ideas for my house) and it has everything you could ever need if you want to cook. We didn't cook while we were there so didn't get to test out the stove and the beautiful range hood. It is wonderful to have your own laundry room as well so you don't have to haul as many clothes with you. The location is perfect - just minutes to downtown and to several fun spots. The neighborhood is really nice and quiet and the neighbors are super friendly. Also, Dani is the consummate hostess. She quickly answered all the questions I had and gave great suggestions for places to eat and explore. I'd love to stay in the other places too. I highly recommend the Orange Door to anyone looking for a place to stay in Austin. You will not be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute, Comfortable, Great Neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at SoCo. Everything was clean, convenient, and comfortable. The surrounding neighborhood was amazing and it was just a few minutes drive to South Congress where there was an abundance of food and shops. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great value good location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the orange door 3 nights with another couple the beggining April. We were able to walk to south congress and lots of other areas which was a huge plus for us. The duplex was plenty big enough for 4 people and had everything we needed. It is decorated very modern but comfortable and was very clean. We enjoyed a glass of wine on the back patio under the bistro lights. I would reccomend this property to anyone visiting Austin!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is now my favorite place to stay in Austin. Tastefully decorated, immaculately clean, located in a beautiful neighborhood just minutes from SOCO. In addition, the owners are very quick to respond to any inquiries. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location! Location! Location!

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautiful and located in the perfect area. It was super close to South Congress which has some amazing restaurants, fun shops and great bars. The house itself was well-maintained and had everything we needed for the long weekend. Will definitely be staying again the next time we're in Austin.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Spent a week at Orange Door with my teenage son, grown daughter and elderly mother. Suited us all wonderfully. Just 4 steps with great railing for elderly G-ma. SUPER clean and well maintained. I have to have an outdoor space and there were two charming patios (front elevated patio could use a couple of chairs). Sitting on the back patio, in the most charming neighborhood under the live oaks, unbeatable! We used a rental car due to a wedding in Dripping springs with lots of wedding activities leading up, BUT it is very walkable to SOCO and the great shops and restaurants. Great choice for the wonderful city of AUSTIN!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6.8 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Whip in!
Nearest Train
2.7 Miles
Amtrak Station - AUS 250 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 7
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
South Congress Cafe
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Waterski, wake surf, or wakeboard on lake Austin

Located in beautiful, historic Travis Heights just a 10 minute walk from vibrant South Congress Ave. (SoCo). Several beautiful parks are near. 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. Cross the bridge to enter the Second Street for restaurants & shopping. Enjoy the nightlife in the Warehouse & Sixth Street Districts. Swim in more beloved spring fed pools - Deep Eddy & Barton Springs. Fly kites at Zilker Park. Catch a free concert at Auditorium Shores. 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 the excitement, then retire to your private retreat tucked away on a tranquil street.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Kayaking, Wake Surfing, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Austin, Texas Hill Country

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
ACL weekend #1
29 Sep 2016 - 2 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
ACL weekend #2
6 Oct 2016 - 9 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
Formula 1
20 Oct 2016 - 23 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
December special
12 Dec 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
SXSW Interactive
10 Mar 2017 - 14 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
SXSW Music
15 Mar 2017 - 19 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £55 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £136
Tax Rate 15.0%

PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL US BEFORE USING 'book it now'. We respond quickly.

Please note: 3 night minimum on weekends (with exceptions based on last minute availability)
Austin occupancy tax is 15%. No tax on 30+ night stays
Some pets allowed with prior approval. $50 for up to 7 days + $50 every 7 days thereafter.

All of properties are legal and licensed with the city of Austin.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Austin in Texas Hill Country

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub/shower combo with designer fixtures
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • living room sofa - sleeps 1 as a twin bed - pillow and linens provided
  • Queen size Beds (2) Both bedrooms have memory foam mattress. Linens and pillow provided for living room sofa.
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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