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Downtown oasis, walking distance to Capitol, UT, Zilker Park, music venues

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Perfect location in a quiet but vibrant neighborhood. Quintessential Austin!

Beautiful townhouse nestled among towering live oaks. 2 bedrooms, each with a queen size bed, 2 baths, and a double-bed size sleeper sofa in living room. Sleeps six comfortably. Small deck off living room with table & chairs. Awesome roof-top deck with views of the Capitol. Eat-in kitchen with range, refrigerator, dishwasher, coffee maker, blender, toaster, and all dishes, glassware and utensils. May be combined, pending availability, with Eleven Oaks Suite to provide accomodations for eight people. Both Your hosts, Janelle and Ted, are on call to meet any need. Eleven Oaks Townhouse is a strictly non-smoking property. Smoking is prohibited anywhere on the premises, indoors and out. Eleven Oaks Townhouse is not an STR party house. Occupancy is limited to six. Gatherings of people in addition to the renters is prohibited without the express permision of the hosts.


Owner
Ted Siff & Janelle Buchanan
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 July, 2018

About Ted Siff & Janelle Buchanan

We’re Ted, a publisher and parks advocate, and Janelle, a homemaker and actress, and we’ve each called Austin home for over 40 years. We know the neighborhoods, fun spots and beautiful places that make Austin so special, and can answer all your questions about where to find the best margarita, bat viewing, natural swimming hole, barbecue and special night out dining. Interested in music, dance, theatre, or museums? We can guide you to those venues as well.

Ted Siff & Janelle Buchanan purchased this house in 2004

Why Ted Siff & Janelle Buchanan chose Downtown

We both chose Austin to go to U.T. But we each chose Austin again to live, work and raise our family. We have grown up as Austin has. Austin is sophisticated but never snooty. You can find world class restaurants and bars, and you can wear your jeans and boots to visit them if you like. Just about any cuisine you prefer is available somewhere in the city, from Tex-Mex to Ethiopian. You can enjoy popular music at the hundreds of clubs around Austin as well as at the top-of-the-line Austin City Limits studio, not to mention the Austin Symphony and Austin Lyric Opera. Oh, and all those festivals: ACL, SXSW, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Moontower Comedy Festival, F-1 racing, and more. If you’re up for a drive, you’re just over an hour away from the Texas Hill Country, with its wineries, beautiful scenery, and German heritage. (Or go an hour east and check out central Texas’ old Czech communities. Have a kolache! Visit the Spoetzel Brewery in Shiner which, during Prohibition, stayed in business by producing near beer plus just a little of the regular kind for “medicinal purposes.”) Diverse? You bet. Friendly? Very.

What makes this house unique

The 11 Oaks Townhouse and its companion, 11 Oaks Suite, are in just about the perfect location – downtown, blocks from some of Austin’s best restaurants and clubs, and walking distance to UT and the Darrel Royal Memorial Stadium, gorgeous hike and bike trails, and great shopping. Because of its proximity to all this plus the Capitol, the Austin Convention Center and the Rio Grande campus of Austin Community College, the neighborhood is bustling during the day but quiet at night. The townhouse is comfortable, warm and welcoming.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Downtown in Austin

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom on first floor - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , fully equipped
    Bathroom on second floor - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , fully equipped
  • 2 full bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 2 bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Downtown oasis, walking distance to Capitol, UT, Zilker Park, music venues
average rating of 4.935484 based on 31 reviews
5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this house. Owners were great!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

nice quiet retreat

  • 5 of 5

nice quiet retreat in an excellent location

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great getaway spot!

  • 5 of 5

The place was great, very clean, close to downtown. Loved hanging on the rooftop, wish we had a couple more days to spend.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean and convenient.

  • 5 of 5

Came to Austin to visit friends. Everything you need and in a perfect location. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, very clean and up to date

  • 5 of 5

Great location with free parking. We were able to get to campus and 6th Street very easily. House is very clean and has up to date furnishings. The rooftop patio is awesome. Has a lot of usable space for the square footage. We would definitely book again. Thanks Ted and Janelle!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Location, location, location

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay if you are going to UT or downtown Austin. Everything is within walking distance and yet the home is on a quiet street with great ambience.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: not necessary

Besides Austin's many attractions, our property is an hour's drive from the Texas Hill Country, with its beautiful scenery, wineries, German and Czech heritage, the LBJ Ranch and Texas White House, and recreation opportunities such as Enchanted Rock. The Highland Lakes, where you can boat, fish and ski, are also only a short distance away. San Antonio is another possibility for a day trip; it's about 80 miles from Austin and has wonderful museums and restaurants and, of course, the Alamo and the Mission Trail. Visiting in the summer? Plan a day at Schlitterbahn, a huge water park, or tubing down the beautiful Guadalupe River followed by dinner and live music in Gruene.

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £68.02

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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