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Charming House in Historic Old West Austin Lic #040012 & 040013

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 2,080 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4/4 Ensuite with Luxurious Details

Maison Pemberton was built in 1937 in the historic neighborhood of Pemberton Heights in Old West Austin. The home was among the first to be built in the Colonial Revival Style, and is among the earliest examples in the Austin area. Pemberton Heights is noted for its expansive oak and magnolia trees, crepe myrtle and lush gardens.

Maison Pemberton was originally built as a 2-level duplex but was occupied by its first owner as a single-family dwelling. The recently renovated Maison Pemberton has restored the 2-level duplex features allowing it to be rented as an entire house or by level. Garden View, on the ground level, looks out through a picturesque garden window onto the terrace. Bird’s-eye, on the second floor, enjoys a beautiful view of the trees of Old West Austin. If you are interested in renting Bird's-eye refer to HomeAway property 3921973.

The Garden View level includes two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a full-sized kitchen, dining room and living area. The front bedroom, overlooking the rose garden, includes a king-sized bed with luxury linens, choice of pillows, and a private bathroom in an enclosed suite. The second bedroom includes twin beds looking out onto the terrace with ensuite bathroom. Both private bathrooms include rain-head showers with plenty of hot water! If you are interested in renting Garden View please refer to HomeAway property #3921939.

The full-sized kitchen is equipped for foodies, complete with a gas range, gourmet cookware (including knives), vintage silverplate utensils, china, stemware, wine chiller and recipe books.

The living room opens into the dining room and is complete with a gas fireplace, flat screen television with TIVO, sound bar, and DVD player. Books, games and movies are provided for our guests to enjoy during their stay. A full-sized washer and dryer are also included.

Bird’s-eye, on the upper level, includes two bedrooms each with their own private bathrooms. Overlooking the front lawn, the front bedroom includes a king-size bed with luxury linens, choice of pillows, and a private ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom is nestled next to a large oak tree with beautiful views of the terrace and garden. It includes twin beds with luxury bedding, choice of pillows, and an adjoining bathroom.

Bird’s-eye also includes a full-sized kitchen outfitted for people who enjoy to cook with a gas range, gourmet cookware, knives, dishes, stemware and recipe books.

The living room opens onto the dining room and includes a flat screen television with TIVO, sound bar, and DVD player. A stacking washer and dryer is also included.

Complimentary wifi is available throughout the entire house.

The terrace, with two outdoor dining tables and a five-burner gas grill, is a perfect setting for al fresco dining and entertaining.

Maison Pemberton guests park off-street in the rear of the property. Bird-s-eye and Garden View have their own private rear entrances directly off of the terrace and adjacent to the parking area.

Two bikes are available for use along with picnic baskets, beach towels and folding lawn chairs.

More Details

Property Manager
Ken & Mary Beth
Member since: 2015
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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

About Ken & Mary Beth

Ken McWilliams and Mary Beth Chalk enjoy meeting new people, traveling, learning about new cultures, creating memories, cooking and entertaining. Ken owns a custom window covering business and is the second owner of the Maison Pemberton property. Mary Beth is a healthcare innovation consultant with over 2M airline miles and degrees in marketing and interior design. Maison Pemberton is the result of their combined abilities and shared interests. Their photo was taken in Cortona, one of their favorite hillside villages.

Ken & Mary Beth purchased this house in 1996

Why Ken & Mary Beth chose Old West Austin

As long-time neighbors, Ken would often have "across the hedge" conversations with members of the Roberdeau family. In 1996, during one of the "hedge conversations" Ken learned that Carol had plans to sell the house that they had built in 1937 and in which they had raised their family. At the time, Ken was in the real estate business in Austin and saw an opportunity to purchase the property next door for use as a rental property. Prior to its renovation in 2014-2015 Maison Pemberton has been a long-term, duplex rental property.

What makes this house unique

Maison Pemberton offers the following unique benefits:

- While close to the major event venues it also allows you to escape to a quiet, restful setting in the evenings

- Situated in one of Austin's loveliest neighborhoods, Maison Pemberton will allow you to "live like a local"

- Due to the duplex configuration (including ensuite bathrooms), the property promotes flexibility and privacy for groups

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Old West Austin in Austin

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2080 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Every bathroom adjoins a bedroom and includes a large-sized vanity with storage below, a blow dryer, luxury bath linens, hand and body soaps, shampoo and body lotion. The glassed-in showers contain rain-head showers with good water pressure and plenty of hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Each bedroom includes ample storage for either unpacking or living out of your suitcase. In addition, the bedrooms all have high-end mattresses and luxury bedding with a choice of feather or non-feather pillows. The rooms each have a down-filled coverlet for the nights that are chilly or for guests who like sleeping under some weight. The rooms also have a ceiling fan and bedside lighting to allow for reading before bedtime. Electrical outlets are alongside each of the bedside tables making it easy to recharge your devices overnight.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Charming House in Historic Old West Austin Lic #040012 & 040013
average rating of 4.978261 based on 46 reviews
Houston, TX, USA
5

Beautiful home in prime central location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the weekend of our daughter’s graduation from college as we had several extended family members joining us. We thought it would be nice to have a place where we could relax throughout the weekend as opposed to just getting a block of hotel rooms. This 4 BR/4 BA was the perfect choice! Not only was it extremely well located in a gorgeous neighborhood, but every detail you can imagine was considered by the owners. Every room is thoughtfully decorated and the beds are so comfortable. In the bathroom, there were plenty of thick, fluffy towels and even additional toiletries in case you forgot something. The kitchen was well stocked with pots, pans and utensils if you prefer to cook some of your meals. We catered a family graduation lunch and the owners even graciously brought over an extra patio table for the terrace so we could have enough space for everyone to sit. They responded quickly to any questions or concerns we had! They also have extra details like a book with all sorts of suggestions for local places to eat or things to do in Austin. We will definitely rent their home again on another trip to Austin! The house can be rented as an entire house, or as a duplex (each floor has the identical floor plan with 2 BR, 2 BA, kitchen, dining and living rooms.) It was perfect for our celebratory weekend! Thank you Ken and Mary Beth, for all you did to make our weekend amazing!

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely property and we very much enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway from the SXSW chaos

  • 5 of 5

For a second year in a row, this house has been our calm in the storm that is SXSW. With all the craziness going on downtown, it's so nice to be able to head "home" at the end of the day and just relax. The house is amazing and we are so glad that we were able to come back and stay this year. Thanks for everything Mary Beth!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

High quality accomodation, well located in a wonderful section of Austin.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Davidson, NC
5

Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This has been my favorite HomeAway rental by far. A group of our neighborhood couples just completed a weekend in Austin for a few days of fun. The home is absolutely perfect, with beautiful appointments, great facilities and comfortable bedding. The hospitality was beyond expectations with responsiveness and help in making the most of our stay. Thank you Mary Beth and Ken you are great ambassadors for Austin!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

AMAZING house, location and owners!

  • 5 of 5

We flew in from Houston, Wisconsin, South Carolina and St. Louis, as a family, for a surprise 80th birthday party. Upon arrival we were greeted by the owner, a lovely note, few bottles of wine and some chocolates. The house was perfect, well kept, clean and great for a party of 7 (it sleeps up to 8). During our stay Hurricane Harvey arrived and many of our flights were canceled and our family couldn't return to their homes. The owners were beyond accommodating and understanding. They allowed us to stay, at no charge, for a day or two until we were able to get our travel plans sorted out. I would recommend this house to anyone that is looking for a quiet neighborhood, a historic home and extremely pleasant owners. We will be sure to rent again when we come back to Austin. Thank you so much for everything.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

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Josephine House
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Barton Springs Pool
Fed by spring water, this nature made pool is a one of a kind. The water remains a refreshi...
Zilker Park
A great event location in Austin.
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Gorgeous trail around Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin.
Zilker Park Boat Rentals
If you are looking to float or paddle down Lady Bird Lake this is a very convenient outfitte...
Cipollina
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Dirty Martin's Place
A true Austin/University of Texas hang out. Great burger and fry joint. Extremely casual a...
Hula Hut
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Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium
Amazing football experience! Even if you don't like football this is pageantry at its fines...
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Excellent museum providing the history of Texas and also home to an iMax theatre.
LBJ Presidential Library
A comprehensive and interactive exhibit on LJB's presidential legacy.
Texas State Capital
Beautiful limestone structured, loaded with history. Be sure to check into a private tour o...
Bats Underneath Congress Bridge
Incredible site to witness millions of bats depart from under the Congress Street bridge aro...
Mozart's Coffee Roasters
Beautiful setting for either morning coffee or early evening music sitting beside Lake Austin.
Abel's On the Lake
Sports bar on Lake Austin with roll up doors to allow you to enjoy the breeze off of the lak...
Uchiko
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Torchy's Tacos -- CLOSED
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Clark's Oyster Bar
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Hut's Hamburgers
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Ranch 616
Southwestern cuisine with a live music venue on the roof top. Locally owned and operated.
University of Texas at Austin
No words to describe how great . . . .
University of Texas Tower
The historic 27 story tower that was built in 1937. To reserve a tour you will need to pick...
Blanton Museum of Art
The Blanton is a member of Austin's Cultural Campus - a pedestrian friendly cultural destina...
Central Market
Central Market Cooking School - An assortment of classes offered in a classroom located abov...
Central Market
Central Market Cooking School - An assortment of classes offered in a classroom located abov...
Taverna
If you are heading down to an Austin City Limits taping this is an excellent restaurant choi...
Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Infamous! For tickets to see a live taping of the Austin City Limits go to http://austincit...
Austin City Limits Music Festival
Music festival attracts bands and fans from all over the world! The event takes place in Zi...
1886 Cafe & Bakery
Excellent brunch location in a historic hotel!
Antonelli's Cheese Shop
Specialty shop specializing in all things cheese! The staff are passionate about cheese and...
Asti Trattoria
Located in the historic and charming Hyde Park neighborhood, the eatery frequented by locals...
Franklin Barbecue
The meat is to die for and you will feel like you've died of hunger after waiting hours to g...
Perla's
SoCo oyster paradise with a Cape Code vibe. Fresh oysters served daily along with other fre...
Salt Lick Bar-B-Que
Authentic, Texas bar-b-que with an Asian twist on the slaw! Casual, fun outing with live mu...
Trattoria Lisina
A classic Italian restaurant set within the Mandola Winery vineyards. The Mandola tasting r...
Amy's Ice Cream
Crowd pleasing, locally owned ice cream! The closest location to Maison Pemberton is at 350...
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
A wonderful tribute to a woman who was committed to beautifying America. The best time to vi...
Circuit of the Americas
Very large venue with challenging logistics in terms of efficiently getting around the site....
National Museum of the Pacific War
Right up their with the Smithsonian in terms of the experience! It is a first class museum ...
Shoal Creek Greenbelt
Located at the foot of Pemberton Heights (a 5 minute walk from Maison Pemberton), the Shoal ...
Whole Foods Market - Lamar
The global headquarters of Whole Foods! Several in store dining options, including out of d...
Tarrytown Pharmacy Inc
Upscale pharmacy with all the basics and so much more!
Matt's El Rancho
An Austin institution with excellent Tex-Mex! Lovely patio setting for lunch or dinner. Be...
Fonda San Miguel
Upscale interior Mexican food like what you would find in Mexico City! They also have an ex...
ZACH Theater
Lovely theatre setting near Lady Bird Lake.
Bass Concert Hall
Venue for many performances in Austin.
Broken Spoke
A historic music venue in Austin! Casual bar atmosphere with live music and a dance floor.
Lions Municipal Public Golf Course
Nearby public golf course that's been around for a long time.
Grey Rock Golf Club
Public golf course that is relatively close to Maison Pemberton.
Morris Williams Golf Course
Public course that was recently upgraded.
The Domain
Lovely outdoor village setting with upscale shops and restaurants.
El Interior
Small, locally owned shop loaded with hand-made clothing and folk art from Mexico.
T Kennedy
If you enjoy wearing comfortable linen clothing in the Summers the inventory in this small, ...
Salt & Time
A full service butcher shop, salumeria, and restaurant featuring fresh cut meats from sustai...
Mount Bonnell
Short hike to beautiful vistas of downtown Austin and Lake Austin.
Lake Austin Spa Resort
One of the nation's premier spa resorts, check out their day services. The drive from Maiso...
Texas French Bread
Excellent breakfast and dinner! Please note that dinner is only served on select nights so ...
Tanger Outlet San Marcos
Great selection within this outlet shopping complex located approximately 1-hour from Maison...
Becker Vineyards
Lovely Texas Hill Country setting from which to do a wine tasting.
Fall Creek Vineyards
Beautiful setting for a Texas wine tasting located approximately 25 minutes from Maison Pemb...
Eddie V's Prime Seafood
Never disappoints! Great bar and happy hour discounts.
Toy Joy
A unique, locally owned toy store that's fun even for adults!
Nearest Airport
13.4 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Jeffrey's
Nearest Golf
1.9 Miles
Lions Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Mopac Expressway - Loop 1
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Miles
Texas French Bread
Car: recommended

Maison Pemberton provides a central location for most of the major events in the Austin area including the following:

2.1 miles to the UT Campus (including Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium)

2.3 miles to the Texas State Capitol (Blanton Art Museum and Texas State History Museum nearby)

2.5 miles to downtown Austin

2.9 miles to Auditorium Shores (Austin Food & Wine Show)

3.4 miles to Austin Convention Center/6th Street (South By Southwest)

3.5 miles to Zilker Park (Austin City Limits Music Festival)

9.6 miles to Travis County Expo Center (Rodeo and Republic of Texas Biker Rally)

13.4 miles to the Austin Bergstrom International Airport

16.3 miles to Circuit of the Americas (Formula 1 venue)

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £168.46
Damage Insurance £44.17

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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