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Judy Walsh

Member since: 2011
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Two Bedroom + Loft Super Close to Downtown

73 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday townhome in West End - Parkhouse A

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Austin STR License: OL 2012 103339

This home is steps from everything you want to do in Austin!

Whether you're in town for vacation or business, our Park House is your best choice. The casual comfort of this newly remodeled two bedroom duplex town home features all the amenities you expect... comfortable beds, luxury linens, clean and roomy living spaces, a well-stocked kitchen, outdoor seating, and wireless internet access.

Step out the front door and you're on downtown's west side. Walk to restaurants, entertainment, parks and groceries.

In town for UT stuff? Memorial Stadium is less than 2 miles away and we're right on the UT shuttle route. Downtown sightseeing is an easy outing too--you can walk to the State Capitol in just 10 minutes

If you're into the outdoors, one of Austin's finest treasures, Pease Park, is right round the corner, including access to Austin's vast hike and bike trail system.

Rent a two-bedroom unit, or for larger groups, combine this with the unit next door and have 4 bedroom and 2 lofts! See VRBO listing 374108.

Keywords: Duplex condo

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Judy Walsh (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Judy Walsh

After 25 years as a corporate executive, I have begun a new career as an innkeeper with my vacation rental in Austin. With my love of travel, and background in marketing and sales, it is the perfect fit. My husband Dennis and I have stayed in VRBOs for many years and so I have a good sense of what guests need and want for a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

We absolutely love the live music scene in Austin, and the youthful, spontaneous nature of urban living. We are avid bikers and spend a lot of time exploring the bike trails and paths around town. Everything we do is within a few mile radius of our home, including our vacation rental. That means we can make sure everything is in top shape for our guests, and respond quickly should any problems arise.

Judy Walsh purchased this townhome in 2011

Why Judy Walsh chose Austin

We moved here in 1982 and stayed for 17 years as we developed our careers and businesses, and started our family. In the late 90’s opportunity took us away for 10 years. In 2009, we chose to come back “home” to our favorite place to live, Austin, Texas., with its relaxed lifestyle, friendly hospitality, and edgy personality.

What makes this townhome unique

This is the perfect place to be in central Austin. Our vacation home is right on the west edge of the downtown core, just outside the historic Clarksville neighborhood. There is hike and bike trail access just around the corner, which is a fun way to explore around town. And if you want to go for a night on the town, the cab fare home is about $6.

The list of conveniences is endless, but we love it that Austin Java is right across the street, not only for coffee, but they also have great food for breakfast, lunch and casual dinner. A great selection of beers on tap is just 100 steps away at The Tavern. Plus, you can walk to Whole Foods, Waterloos Records where they sometimes have live music in the parking lot, Book People, and the Capitol.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The downstairs toilet that was reported as wobbly has been fixed and also has a new flapper.
Jun 2012
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Reviews

4.7
based on 73 holidaymaker reviews

Two Bedroom + Loft Super Close to Downtown
average rating of 4.7260275 based on 74 reviews
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Loved this house!

  • 5 of 5

Four of my girlfriends and I had a "college reunion" in Austin last weekend. The house was absolutely perfect! Super clean, great back porch (where we spent lots of hours drinking coffee and chatting!) Loved Austin Java and the Tavern, both right across the street, and we were able to walk to Whole Foods and check out the bars on 6th. Also went for a long run through Pease Park. Thank you Judy for an excellent weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it and would definitely stay here again.

  • 4 of 5

This was my first time booking on Home Away and was skeptical, but the house was great. We went for a bachelorette get away and there was plenty of space for all the girls. It was really clean and the beds were super comfortable. It was close to everything as well. We would definitely stay here again on our next trip to Austin.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place and Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were in Austin to move our daughter to UT. The location was wonderful. It was close to campus. It was large enough to relax after our busy days. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Everything was included in the house it was very comfortable and clean. Great location too.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for anything you want to do in Austin. Judy was great to work with and very helpful. I'll be coming back next time I'm in Austin!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home and great location!

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful home and great location! The beds were very comfortable and the place was spotless. The owner, Judy, was very helpful and responsive when we had a question. Kitchen looked very well equipped. We loved being across the street from Austin Java - a great place for breakfast. Also walking distance (about a half mile) to a large independent bookstore, Whole Foods and a numer of other shops and restaurants. Check out the Outdoor Gallery (aka Graffiti Park) a few blocks away. It's worth seeing.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Austin Bergstrom International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Tavern
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Lyons Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Mopac Loop 1 and I-35
Nearest Restaurant
Austin Java
Car: not necessary

What a sweet location! Check it out:

- 10 minute walk to West 6th, Whole Foods, Waterloo Records,

- Austin Java is right across the street

- Pease Park is around the corner, with playscape and trail access

- 1/2 block to Shoal Creek trail to Ladybird Lake hike and bike trails

- 1/2 block to The Tavern

- $5 cab ride to downtown entertainment

- 1.7 miles to Mopac Bridge and entrance to ACL fest

- 1.7 miles to Austin Convention Center

- 1 mile from State Capitol

- 2 miles to UT Memorial Stadium

- 2.5 miles to Lyons Municipal Golf

- 2 miles to Barton Springs Pool and Zilker Park

- 1.4 miles to Auditorium Shores

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in West End, Texas Hill Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
5 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
2 night minimum stay
£369
for 2 nights
From
£139
From
£156
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,139
£2,886
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
1 Sep 2016 - 5 Sep 2016
3 night minimum stay
£612
for 3 nights
From
£174
 
 
Austin City Limits
30 Sep 2016 - 2 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,270
 
 
Austin City Limits
7 Oct 2016 - 9 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,270
 
 
Formula One
21 Oct 2016 - 23 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,225
 
 
December Special
29 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£386
for 2 nights
From
£148
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£1,139
£2,711
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year's Eve
31 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£484
 
 
SXSW Interactive
10 Mar 2017 - 14 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,270
 
 
SXSW Wednesday
15 Mar 2017 - 15 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
£492
 
 
SXSW Music
16 Mar 2017 - 19 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,694
 
 
Springtime
20 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£438
for 2 nights
From
£174
From
£217
Fri,Sat
£1,226
£4,283
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
UT Graduation
18 May 2017 - 20 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£745
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£421
for 2 nights
From
£165
From
£209
Fri,Sat
£1,183
£2,798
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Booking £22 + Tax
Cleaning £57 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £228
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Additional 2% booking fee applies for international reservations. Minimum age is 25 years. Additional premium pricing may apply for other special events such as UT football games and holidays. Discounts do not apply for holidays and special events. Monthly stays require a $75 mid-stay cleaning. No refund for cancellations within 30 days.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in West End in Texas Hill Country

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Comfy Euro Mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Comfy Euro Mattress
    Loft - 1 Double Bed
  • King size beds (1) New Euro mattress, Queen size Beds (1) New Euro mattress, Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New Sofa Sleeper in living room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Wood Decking
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We're just a 10 minute walk to popular West Sixth Street, including Whole Foods, Waterloo Records, popular restaurants and the beginning of Austin's vast entertainment district. You get the convenience of a downtown hotel but you get so much more for less money--free off-street parking, extra sleeping capacity, full kitchen, and space to relax and enjoy your Austin experience. With Austin Java right across the street, you're just steps from that morning eye-opener and a tasty breakfast.

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