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Townhouse just 2 Blocks from SoCo! Walk to Bar, Clubs, Shopping and Restaurants

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2-level Townhouse Just 3 Blocks From Soco

Just 2 blocks from South Congress, great community pool, even yard. This is a great place to call home while you explore Austin.

Want a great Austin experience? Checkout this spacious 2 bedroom 2 bath, just 3 blocks from historic South Congress (SoCo). Walk to great restaurants, clubs and shopping. Downtown Austin is just steps away as well. There's even a great community pool & cabana to relax by this summer.

Very private floor plan with bedrooms on separate levels. There's no carpet on the property.

Pets are OK! There's a small unfenced yard out front and a community leash free dog park.

Cable, Internet, Full Size W/D.

Very Private! Easy access to All of Austin.

Have a special request? Let me know i can usually help.

More Details

Owner
Deacon
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 December, 2017

About Deacon

What's there to say, very laid back guy who loves Austin. I'm usually running the Hike & Bike trail, Stand Up Paddling the lake or watching live music somewhere in Austin.

Deacon purchased this townhome in 2013

Why Deacon chose South Congress

I've lived in just about every part of Austin. After 20 years there is no better Austin experience that living in the dead center of the action.

South Congress is center of the Austin Universe. From the food trailers to the off the wall antique stores to the restaurants and clubs it's the Austin you've heard about.

What makes this townhome unique

Walk there, stumble home.

Just 3 blocks from Congress you can walk there and stumble home, really.

I live across the street but you'll probably never meet me. I'm usually on the go.

Need a recommendation (cab, restaurant, bar, something to do) ask or send me a text. Been here 20 years so I know the city.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great location and very easy to check-in. He contacted me by email throughout my stay to insure everything was satisfactory.



Perfect location, with an easy ride to downtown. Even walked to a few good meals in the neighborhood.
Mar 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in South Congress in Austin

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Large bedrooms with great windows. They are on seperate levels for privacy. Both bredrooms have 30' LCD wall mounted tvs.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Townhouse just 2 Blocks from SoCo! Walk to Bar, Clubs, Shopping and Restaurants
average rating of 4.4 based on 21 reviews
5

Wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

This was a very comfortable place for us to stay - the beds were super comfy! Deacon, the owner, was so helpful and easy to reach. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location in South Austin

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for access to S.Congress , Downtown, and East Austin. Deacon was a great host--very responsive. Would definitely come back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lafayette, La
5

Elevator Saves The Day

  • 5 of 5

We booked knowing that my wife would be on a scooter/crutches because of a broken foot. Not many two bedrooms in Austin had two queen beds and were accessible for the mobility impaired. This unit fits both criteria. It is two stories, but has a FREAKIN' ELEVATOR. Finding that feature made our trip feasible.

The location is great. Quiet street with a few things in easy walking distance, and everything just a short ride away. Easy access from the interstate too.

The first floor bathroom has handrails.

The unit was clean and well kept. The minimal wear and tear was nothing to be concerned with.

Strong WiFi throughout the house.

Comfortable sofa and beds. Good water pressure and temps.

There was no access to dedicated parking but we were able to street park two cars directly in front of the unit, without any problems, all weekend.

The lower floor bedroom is right along a driveway to the back of the complex, but with our travel white noise machine, we didn't hear anything.

Good booking. Good value.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington, Kentucky
5

Great time in Austin.

  • 5 of 5

Clean and comfortable townhouse. Quiet neighborhood that was so convenient to downtown. I would definitely stay here again. What a great town - I hope to be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Missing Simple Things...

  • 2 of 5

The condo is in a good spot for Austin...but you will need to Uber or rent a car to get around. Unfortunately when we got there; no towels, no toilet paper, unclean dishes still in the dish washer. These to me are simple things that should have been right. We also had issues with the front door lock but luckily the owner was available via phone to give us an alternative code. Btw...the picture isn't the exact condo. Overall our experience could have been better.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newbury Park, CA
4

Good location, good value

  • 4 of 5

Location was in easy walking/RideAustin distance to everywhere that we wanted to go in Austin. The place is quite clean and in a quiet, safe neighborhood.

Some VERY easy details would make this place 5 star: trash cans in the bathrooms/bedrooms, full sets of towels for both bathrooms (rather than odds and ends), liquid soap dispensers for the sinks, maybe a few toiletries to get you started (like in a hotel?). Most places that we've visited (whether VRBO or AirBnB) provide this. Maybe take away the lamp that doesn't work in the "marlin" room?

Great bones, just a little tired.

(we actually were changed to a different unit in the same complex (which was not a problem, and the owner let us know in advance), but I'm assuming the situation is the same in this one)

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Austin Bergstrom
Car: not necessary

Just steps from South Congress and about 1 mile from Townlake and great running on the hike & bike trail. The home comes with 2 bikes so you can ride to great restaurants and clubs.

Make sure to check out a show at the Continental club and have a few drinks at the San Jose. There are too many places to recommend for dinner, just pick a place they're all great. From Mexican to Italian to hamburgers the food on South Congress is easily some of the best in Austin.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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