Premium Downtown Home/Walking Distance Austin's Best/Austin Magazine March-2017

Austin, Texas


This is today's take on a classic southern home. A potted faux palm tree adds a splash of color to a stunning living area with a black-and-white color scheme. A comfortable space to relax on fabric sofas and club chairs around a large flat screen TV and fireplace. The elegant dining room offers a wood table with leather chairs under a lantern chandelier. Meals will come from the gourmet-inspired kitchen with stunning honed granite counter tops and an island that seats seven. Stainless steel appliances and nearby Whole Foods take all the stress out of cooking, giving you more time to enjoy relaxing around the fireplace on the covered porch.
Ten can sleep comfortably in four bedrooms plus a private twin bedroom that is within the upstairs king master. Three additional bedrooms include one with three twin beds another with two twins and the downstairs master has a TempurPedic king mattress. All bedrooms have dressing tables with makeup mirrors and flat screen tv's.
You will find every corner of this historic house is appointed with upscale furnishings. You will receive the comforts of home with a starter supply of shampoo, soaps, paper products and hotel-quality towels and linen in all four bathrooms.

The City of Austin restricts nightly rentals to 10 adults per dwelling, if more stay, you will be charged $500.00 per night, per person in addition to your reservation charges.
All bookings follow local and state tax rules. Each reservation includes applicable taxes and cleaning fee.


Amenities

LOCATION TYPE

  • Downtown

SPORTS AND ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES

  • Cycling

CAR

  • Not Necessary

LOCAL SERVICES AND BUSINESSES

  • Fitness Center

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio

Suitability

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Non Smoking Only

Dining

  • Dining Area

Suitability Chkbox

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

SAFETY

  • Medical
  • Deadbolt Lock On Entryway
  • First Aid Kit
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Fire
  • Police
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Outdoor Lighting

Houses Rules

  • 03:00 PM
  • 12:00 PM
  • No parties/events
  • Smoking allowed
  • Pets allowed
  • Children allowed
  • Max occupancy: 10
  • NA

Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.

69 Reviews

    great stay

    5/5 Stayed Nov 1, 2019
    Submitted Nov 7, 2019

    Jan was great to work with. My friends and I really enjoyed the stay. Jan provided a handful of really great restaurant suggestions. The house was as-advertised, and just as beautiful is it is in the pictures. Overall, an excellent experience, and in a really walkable part of town.

    Great house. Perfect location.

    5/5 Stayed Oct 18, 2019
    Submitted Oct 24, 2019

    Would highly recommend for a large group or a couple of families visiting Austin.

    Beautiful place perfect for family getaway

    5/5 Stayed Oct 4, 2019
    Submitted Oct 6, 2019

    We loved this house. It is so beautifully appointed, It could be in a Tommy Bahama’s magazine. Everything we needed was thought of including a martini shaker. The location was perfect. Thanks for sharing your home. We had a wonderful time.

    Amazing Property

    5/5 Stayed Sep 27, 2019
    Submitted Oct 1, 2019

    Exactly as shown on line only nicer in person. I live here in Austin and the location cant be beat. Beautifully decorated and clean. I would rent again without question!

    Fabulous

    5/5 Stayed Sep 13, 2019
    Submitted Sep 18, 2019

    Couldn’t have asked for anything better!

    Amazing VRBO in the heart of Austin

    5/5 Stayed Jul 12, 2019
    Submitted Jul 18, 2019

    This was a beautiful place to stay for our girls weekend - we are all busy/working and this was everything we wanted - lovely amenities with a beautiful backyard space to relax in. Close to everything in Austin. The property manager was great and communicative and we had no technical difficulties. Would definitely stay here again!

    Great Austin home

    5/5 Stayed Jun 20, 2019
    Submitted Jun 27, 2019

    Jan was a terrific host and this home was beautiful. The beds were very comfortable and it felt like home! Highly recommend!

    Clarksville gem!We

    5/5 Stayed Jun 14, 2019
    Submitted Jun 19, 2019

    We had a wonderful stay at this beautiful property in the heart of Clarksville. The house was the perfect place for us to enjoy our son's birthday weekend. We will definitely ask to stay again.

    This place was perfect for our girl’s weekend!! The home is beautiful....even nicer than the oictur

    5/5 Stayed May 31, 2019
    Submitted Jun 2, 2019

    Jan was so accommodating and everything was absolutely perfect. The location was great....walkable to restaurants and bars. The back patio was perfect for a relaxing cocktail. And....the beds were so comfortable. Will definitely return!!!

    Great Austin oasis!

    5/5 Stayed May 23, 2019
    Submitted May 29, 2019

    Great home with wonderful outdoor deck. Beautiful neighborhood. Close to restaurants, bars, and UT. We really enjoyed our time in Austin at this location.

    Girls weekend

    5/5 Stayed Nov 14, 2019
    Submitted Nov 17, 2019

    Great house for girls weekend. Walkable neighborhood - great for Austin. Lots of sleeping and sitting space.

    Incredible Location & Wonderful Home

    5/5 Stayed Oct 10, 2019
    Submitted Oct 27, 2019

    We rented this property for a group 50th birthday celebration. The home is better than advertised. Great setup with the kitchen and sleeping arrangements were both plentiful and extremely comfortable. The 4 bathrooms were great! The home layout provides for plenty of space and privacy. Everything you need is supplied. Location off of 6th street is incredible. Great and easy access to all the eating and entertainment options - as well as a short walk/easy access to Zilker Park if you are in town for ACL. We loved the location - it is very centrally located to everything Austin has to offer. Finally, Jan is an incredibly helpful and active owner. We had a surprise cold snap come through on Thursday night, and she had already arranged for people to setup and run the furnace for us for the heat to kick on Friday morning . Jan gave us great recommendations for eating as well - and was so friendly and hospitable during our entire stay, it just made it so much easier for us to enjoy things. Thank you so much for all of your help and kindness during our stay. Would recommend this property and the wonderful owner without reservation - it is a phenomenal property with great room, great comfort and a super accessible location.

    Great house. Best location.

    5/5 Stayed Aug 8, 2019
    Submitted Aug 12, 2019

    Excellent

    617 Blanco

    5/5 Stayed Apr 19, 2019
    Submitted Apr 21, 2019

    The house was so beautiful, the beds were so comfortable and the decor was perfect. The location was so easy to walk downtown, right by Clark’s oyster bar, close to Whole Foods and we loved going to Irene’s! I highly recommend this house and we hope to be back soon! Thank you for having us!

    Cousin Review

    5/5 Stayed Apr 10, 2019
    Submitted Apr 17, 2019

    This house was a amazing fine! There were 10 women and it was so comfortable. The lay out and the king beds were perfect for us! Highly recommend. Walking distance to 6th St and Whole Foods. Jan was great to deal with. For our first cousin weekend this place will hard to beat.

    Great house! Great location!

    5/5 Stayed Mar 29, 2019
    Submitted Apr 3, 2019

    Our group thoroughly enjoyed our stay. House was very clean, well-appointed and offered an enjoyable and comfortable setting for our gathering. Very walkable to many shops and restaurants and nicely located for getting into and out of Downtown Austin.

    Amazing

    5/5 Stayed Mar 22, 2019
    Submitted Mar 24, 2019

    This was by far one of the best places we’ve stayed in for any traveling we have done! Thanks Jan!

    Great stay

    5/5 Stayed May 3, 2019
    Submitted May 16, 2019

    Wonderful house with lots of space and plenty of bathrooms. Owner was very accommodating and so nice. Would definitely recommend this house to anyone.

    Perfect

    5/5 Stayed Apr 4, 2019
    Submitted Apr 23, 2019

    Beautiful house for a large group! The photos reflect the home as it is in person. We had a group of 8 women and there was plenty of room for all of us. The house is beautiful and looks just like the pictures on HomeAway. The neighborhood is very walkable. There are lots of stores, restaurants, and grocery stores near by. We did not rent a car. You could easily order a one to take you where you wanted to go. The homeowner was very accommodating and easy to get ahold of when we had questions. We would definitely stay there again. Thank you, your home was lovely!

    Great House

    5/5 Stayed Mar 12, 2019
    Submitted Mar 27, 2019

    Jan's house was beautiful and within walking distance or a short taxi ride to everything we needed in Austin. She also made the check-in and out process incredibly easy. Zero complaints here. 10/10 would recommend!

    Great House for Groups

    5/5 Stayed Nov 9, 2018
    Submitted Nov 11, 2018

    Great location and great house! The beds were very comfortable and everything was very clean. Thank you so much for your hints and quick responses.

    Perfect house for a group!

    5/5 Stayed Oct 4, 2018
    Submitted Oct 8, 2018

    We stayed for a long week end with 5 couples for ACL. It was in a great location for walking to Zilker Park. The house is a little tight for 5 couples, as it really is 4 bedrooms plus a small bonus room (we were warned so it wasn’t a surprise), but the the overall house and location are fantastic and we had a wonderful time.

    Most amazing VRBO unit ever

    5/5 Stayed Sep 21, 2018
    Submitted Oct 3, 2018

    7 of us got together for a college roommate reunion. I literally can’t rave about this property enough. The location is perfect - we walked a ton, or took a short Uber. Everyone had their own bed, 4 lovely bathrooms made getting ready to go out a breeze and the areas for us to just hang were all so comfortable. Extra nice was that coffee was provided, linens and towels top quality, and the host was very responsive to any minor questions, even letting us check in early. Thank you for the best VRBO experience to date!

    Immaculate & cozy abode

    5/5 Stayed Sep 14, 2018
    Submitted Sep 22, 2018

    Rented this house for a few days with 8 people for a bacherlorette party. Jan was exceptionally accommodating to our group and the house was incredibly welcoming. Clean, well-stocked, centrally located and lavishly decorated! Would HIGHLY recommend as this was probably the nicest home I have ever rented for vacation!

    Most Beautiful Home with Charm & Details at every corner!

    5/5 Stayed Jun 22, 2018
    Submitted Jun 25, 2018

    This has been the most beautiful home I have ever rented! I can't believe the owners are willing to rent out such a beautiful home in such an amazing location! Jan, the home owner is fabulous and was easily accessible. you can walk to so many restaurants and bars. The home has so much detail and charm. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you could think of and they even provide shampoo/conditioner/soap in every bathroom! I cannot say enough good things about this house. If you want to stay in a beautiful charming home right next to all the action then book this place right away!

    Loved it!

    5/5 Stayed May 25, 2018
    Submitted Jun 15, 2018

    We had a WONDERFUL girls weekend stay at this house! It was absolutely perfect for us, everyone got their own bed. The beds are all INCREDIBLY comfortable, including all of the twin beds. Plenty of bathroom space and nice showers made getting ready with 9 girls a breeze. Very nice kitchen and lovely backyard area. Perfect location for a mix of walking to great local spots nearby and quick drive to everything else. There is a ton of seating in the common rooms which made hanging out as a group super easy and fun. Highly recommend!

    Everything about it was excellent.

    5/5 Stayed May 10, 2018
    Submitted May 14, 2018

    Excellent property . Best location

    Gorgeous home in the most convenient location

    5/5 Stayed May 4, 2018
    Submitted May 7, 2018

    This house is incredible and perfect for a large group travelling to Austin. Centrally located, walking distance to the flag ship Whole Foods. Elegant interior decorating. Five star stay.

    Relaxing stay at a beautiful home.

    5/5 Stayed Apr 19, 2018
    Submitted Apr 23, 2018

    Easy stay at a very convenient location. Comfortable and very well fitted out. Make sure to check on Clark's right at the corner to wine and oysters. Enjoy.

    Beautiful house, Great Location, Wonderful Owners

    5/5 Stayed Mar 9, 2018
    Submitted Mar 16, 2018

    We recently stayed here for a company retreat and workshop. The house was amazing, everyone felt so relaxed the moment we stepped in the doors. The location is perfect for those who want to be within walking distance to downtown Austin. The owners are quick to respond to any topic that came up. Definitely a little hidden gem in the city!

    Spectacular Home!

    5/5 Stayed Mar 1, 2018
    Submitted Mar 8, 2018

    I rented this home for a group of 7 women, and we couldn't have asked for a better place to congregate! The location is perfect for walking around downtown to boutiques, high-end chain stores, Whole Foods, restaurants and more. It is located in a quaint, safe neighborhood setting, yet one block from shopping. The home has been beautifully renovated and decorated - high ceilings, comfy furniture, lots of seating in the living area, dining room and kitchen, plenty of beds and bathrooms for all. It's very cozy, yet has plenty of space. It is immaculately kept, with high-end hotel-quality soaps/shampoo, sheets, towels and paper products. Also, Jan (property manager) is extremely responsive and accommodating. Every part of this rental experience was perfect! I cannot think of a way to improve upon it. The bar has been set very high for my future rentals! I'm already trying to find a reason to go back to Austin to stay in this house!

    We had a wonderful time.

    5/5 Stayed Feb 22, 2018
    Submitted Feb 28, 2018

    The house was inviting, beautiful, warm and cozy. Our family had a great time. The simplicity of renting the house from HomeAway online was perfect. The owner of the home was the nicest person, anytime I had a question she got right back to me. I would highly recommend staying here. It was home away from home for sure!

    Beautiful home

    5/5 Stayed Jan 25, 2018
    Submitted Jan 31, 2018

    Loved this beautiful house for my girls weekend in Austin. It is very well appointed and nice; an older house that has clearly been taken care of with everything updated. The seating is comfortable, and everything is well stocked. In particular, the beds are unbelievably comfy; we did not want to leave! And I liked the mix of bed sizes for a group of girls. Most houses have primarily queen beds which are less comfortable to share. Here you get a king or your own bed in a twin... worked perfectly for us. The back patio is also pretty cool, with a little fire place thing. Lots of seating. There was an issue with the plumbing downstairs, but Jan was super responsive and apologetic, and there are so many nice bathrooms in this house that it didn’t really impact our group. I will say one thing that is out of the owner’s control was the construction all around the block. They start up at like 7am on Saturday and make a fair amount of noise, but it looks like most of the structures are close to being complete so hopefully that won’t be an issue for much longer. House is located close to everything. It was a fun area and is a great launching point to walk around. Literally around the corner from the OG Whole Foods. I will be back for sure!

    Even more beautiful in person!

    5/5 Stayed Dec 26, 2017
    Submitted Dec 29, 2017

    Our family just finished our Holiday gathering at 617 Blanco. The home is gorgeous. The location is ideal. The "quirky" layout of the bedrooms provided privacy to each. And remarkable character! The beds and bedding were high quality and so very comfortable. Each bedroom has a flat screen TV. The bathrooms are quite large, and too have high quality linens. We loved it!!!!

    Great experience

    5/5 Stayed Dec 15, 2017
    Submitted Dec 17, 2017

    Very clean, owner was well organized and the house was 5 min from downtown. Will definitely be back

    Very clean, well stocked and great location!

    5/5 Stayed Nov 16, 2017
    Submitted Dec 6, 2017

    The property was so well done and updated. The beds and linens were so comfortable and luxurious. We had a party of 10 women and we all felt totally taken care of.

    Family gathering in Austin

    5/5 Stayed Nov 30, 2017
    Submitted Dec 6, 2017

    Had a lovely stay to celebrate our son‘s 30th birthday. Plenty of room for the family to gather and share time together. We walked to the many restaurants, parks and grocery stores nearby. Hopefully, the construction across the street will be completed soon. During the day, it got pretty noisy! Jan was wonderful to work with in organizing our stay.

    Perfect girls weekend!

    5/5 Stayed Nov 3, 2017
    Submitted Nov 6, 2017

    This house is in the perfect location and has just the right set up to make it comfortable for a group of 8-10 women. Having twin and king size beds made the sleeping arrangements comfortable for all of us. The back patio was a perfect gathering spot in the morning with wonderful k-cup coffee (with creamer provided). The living room had very comfortable furniture and the bathrooms were clean and spacious (for the size of the house). The house was not small, but the perfect size for a gathering. This renovated old home was very warm and inviting. I wanted to move right in! Shampoo, conditioner, soaps, and hair dryer were also available at this house. Jan was super accommodating for our group - allowing our check-in/out times to be flexible. I cannot say enough great things about this home - all of the details were taken care of! Our group of 8 enjoyed every minute of our stay!

    Perfect!!!

    5/5 Stayed Oct 19, 2017
    Submitted Nov 2, 2017

    This is the perfect place to stay when visiting Austin! We were a group of (10) girls and the house accommodated is so perfectly! There are so many bathrooms!! We were all able to get ready with ease everyday! The location is fabulous and very central. The decor was beautiful and we felt very at home each time we walked in the door. I would highly recommend this home to any large group visiting Austin!

    Beyond PERFECT

    5/5 Stayed Oct 12, 2017
    Submitted Oct 17, 2017

    There could not be a more perfectly put together home and was the ideal place for my daughter and her bridesmaids to prepare for the big day!

    Bungalow in the City

    5/5 Stayed Sep 2, 2017
    Submitted Sep 4, 2017

    This house is just lovely. It is clean and beautifully decorated and furnished. Not only that, it is blocks from Austin's main attractions. We stayed here with our three daughters and could not have picked a better house to rent for the holiday weekend. We'll book it again the next time we're in Austin!

    Gorgeous Home & Perfect Location!

    5/5 Stayed Aug 11, 2017
    Submitted Aug 15, 2017

    We stayed here for a girls trip last weekend, and this home was truly amazing! We had 10 girls, and this home was the perfect size. The beds were so comfortable, and the decor was top notch! The location was prime too. Steps away from great restaurants and a Whole Foods a couple blocks away! We have already talked about making this a yearly trip!

    great but need refund

    5/5 Stayed Jun 23, 2017
    Submitted Jul 6, 2017

    the house was great and we got an email saying we would get a $1500 refund for security deposit but it has not showed up on our credit card. we had that card hacked so we have a new number. who should I give that to?

    Perfect Vacay Rental!

    5/5 Stayed May 26, 2017
    Submitted May 31, 2017

    Absolutely loved staying in this house! We had 9-10 girls and just loved the space and cute decor. The owners are great also and were great at communicating. I would highly recommend staying here. :)

    Wonderful UT Graduation Weekend!!

    5/5 Stayed May 19, 2017
    Submitted May 29, 2017

    We were able to have our whole family together to celebrate UT graduation. We loved having the big living room and back covered patio to visit.

    Perfect weekend!!

    5/5 Stayed May 12, 2017
    Submitted May 19, 2017

    We had such an incredible time at this home for our Austin girl's weekend. The house was gorgeous and comfortable. Best of all, the location was ideal and we were able to walk to local restaurants, shops, and Whole Foods. The owner was very responsive to my inquiries prior to getting there and super helpful. Would highly recommend.

    Spacious, clean home in the heart of Austin

    5/5 Stayed May 5, 2017
    Submitted May 11, 2017

    I was excited to get away for the weekend with my girlfriends and looked forward to a comfortable home to put out feet up. We couldn't have asked for a better location, spacious home with wonderful amenities. Cleanliness is a very important part of my hotel/home rental stay and I was very impressed. I'm 7 months pregnant and was hoping for a comfortable bed. I was blown away by how comfortable the bed was. If you are looking to be close to the action, this is the location for you. It doesn't take long to get a car service to go out and the home is close to everything. Will definitely be renting again!

    Great House! & Great Location

    5/5 Stayed Apr 27, 2017
    Submitted May 1, 2017

    Visited Austin, along with some girlfriends and we had a wonderful time. Such a beautiful home with enough space for everyone. Great location with walking distance to great shopping and restaurants. We'll be back! Thanks for everything Jan!

    Beautiful home! Great for family stay in Austin!

    5/5 Stayed Apr 21, 2017
    Submitted Apr 26, 2017

    Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay - gorgeous house, plenty big enough for our family of 5 adults and 2 children and it was a great family reunion/vacation location! Close to a really nice neighborhood park for the kids, plus easy walk to great restaurants, Book People, downtown, and more! Really beautiful furnishings and fun porches - just a wonderful relaxing vacation spot in a great neighborhood!

    Charming, lovely house

    5/5 Stayed Apr 13, 2017
    Submitted Apr 20, 2017

    We had a fantastic time at this wonderful house. The rooms had the perfect amount of beds and configurations for our two families (two master bedrooms with king beds, and two rooms with a total of 5 twin beds). The downstairs master had to share a bathroom, but that wasn't a big deal. The beds were really comfortable, everything was clean and in good working order, and the decor was stellar! There wasn't a frying pan for morning omelettes, but one quick trip to Whole Foods (which is in walking distance) solved that. I would stay again in a heartbeat!

    Perfect House for a Girls Getaway

    5/5 Stayed Apr 7, 2017
    Submitted Apr 12, 2017

    My sister is getting married next month and I was put in charge of her Bachelorette Party. We're all in our mid-thirties and she wanted something tasteful, but fun. This house could not have been a more perfect location for such a weekend! There were nine ladies from all across the country who descended upon Austin to celebrate my sister. We kept saying that we felt like we were staying at one of our own homes - it was so comfortable. The attention to detail was exquisite and the space was just what we were looking for. Convenient and nestled in a beautiful neighborhood, this house is the perfect place to relax, catch up with friends and family, and create memories for a lifetime. We can't wait to go back!

    Fantastic House for a Girls Weekend!

    5/5 Stayed Mar 30, 2017
    Submitted Apr 4, 2017

    This was the perfect house to host 9 of us for our Girls Weekend. The house was beautifully decorated, cozy, very clean and in a quiet neighborhood. There were great restaurants and shops nearby and close enough to downtown that you could walk there. Our favorite feature was the gas fire pit on the back porch. It was a relaxing way to start each morning out there with coffee and end each night with wine:) I would highly recommend this house for your trip to Austin!

    Great place, perfect location.

    5/5 Stayed Mar 16, 2017
    Submitted Mar 22, 2017

    Well appointed, very comfortable home in a great neighborhood with easy access (mostly walking distance) to all Austin has to offer.

    Amazing home with lovely touches

    5/5 Stayed Mar 14, 2017
    Submitted Mar 16, 2017

    The house looked beautiful online, but felt like a luxurious home inside. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to come back again!

    Picture Perfect Stay in a Picture Perfect Home

    5/5 Stayed Mar 3, 2017
    Submitted Mar 8, 2017

    I fell in love with Jan's home at the very first picture I saw of it. I knew immediately that this was the ideal house for me and 7 other friends from High School to stay. And happily I was correct. The house played a starring role in a pretty amazing weekend celebrating us all turning 50. On the first night we had a vegetarian cooking lesson/demo (Jan can give you the name). 8 of us easily gathered around the island the chefs were so pleased to be working in such a nice kitchen and had all of the tools they needed to create some pretty amazing dishes. After the meal we moved out to the back porch and gathered around the fire pit and talked and laughed for hours. The beds were super comfy and everyone loved their rooms. We spent a lot of time exploring Austin on foot so was great to come back to Jan's home and flop on the couch and discuss where we would be off to next. Sometimes we decided to just stay put as we wanted to maximize our enjoyment of the house. We were 8 strong and opinionated women and to a person everyone LOVED it. Thank you Jan!! Oh and side note: Jan was super responsive to every question and was a pleasure to work with through the entirety of the process. Now I want to come back with my family. Highly recommend this home and Austin!

    Wonderful

    5/5 Stayed Feb 17, 2017
    Submitted Mar 2, 2017

    This was the best stay I have ever had in a vacation rental. The house is beautiful, and convenient to everything. The decor of the home is gorgeous, but still comfortable. My friends and I, who were in town for a quick long weekend getaway, had a wonderful time here, and I would be thrilled to stay here again. The owner of the house was great at communicating with me about the details relating to staying at the home.

    Charming Home

    5/5 Stayed Feb 24, 2017
    Submitted Feb 28, 2017

    This rental was a charming and beautiful home in Austin. We loved the location - perfect for walking and nearby shopping and restaurants. The beds were especially comfortable and the kitchen so divine for cooking and conversation. We really enjoyed the fire pit on the back porch. The owner was so accommodating and helped us with everything we needed.

    AMAZING

    5/5 Stayed Feb 2, 2017
    Submitted Feb 7, 2017

    Girls trip after 20+ years, we could not have asked for better accommodations! House is spectacular and in an amazing location. The owner was prompt in answering our call for 2 quick questions. Super easy check in and check out. Very friendly, courteous and helpful. Cafe Josie a block from the house, was awesome. Shopping, swedish bakery and coffee shops Whole foods 2 blocks away. 6th street walking distance, running path....cant even begin to say how perfect it is. Beds and pillows outstanding as well! MUST SEE and STAY, you will love it.

    Great charm and character all around

    5/5 Stayed Jan 19, 2017
    Submitted Jan 23, 2017

    Our group of 8 college friends thoroughly enjoyed our stay at 617 Blanco! The house is beautifully decorated and full of charm. We are coming home full of decorating ideas for our own homes (succulent plants, interior long drapes, a pecan tree out front!). We had plenty of space and the beds were very comfortable. We loved the outdoor fireplace and patio--especially since the weather was warm and sunny in the middle of January! We loved the location, which was convenient to great restaurants (Clark's Oyster Bar), interesting shops, and not far from the running path on the river. Jan was more than accommodating to all of our requests throughout our stay! She was easily accessible and very prompt when we needed anything or had questions about the house. I would definitely recommend this property to friends. Thank you Jan for a wonderful stay!

    Hidden Gem

    5/5 Stayed Jan 13, 2017
    Submitted Jan 20, 2017

    We recently rented this property after a VRBO search for Austin downtown homes. Our family was attending a memorial service for our Mother that weekend. We immediately knew this property met all our needs. It is within walking distance of Whole Foods, Sweetish Bakery, ZTejas and numerous other attractions in the area. The property is well maintained and beautifully decorated. It had all the comforts of home and served as a retreat for our family during a stressful weekend stay. The owner, Jan Currier was very accommodating and helpful. We recommend this property highly and would not hesitate to rent it again.

    Beautiful, comfortable home in a great location

    5/5 Stayed Nov 11, 2016
    Submitted Nov 14, 2016

    We rented this lovely home for a college reunion. There were 9 of us and everyone raved about the place. It's beautifully renovated and decorated. The beds were comfortable and the bathrooms were gorgeous. We had everything we needed! Also several restaurants were within a block or two which was a plus. Jan was easy to contact and great to work with too. We would love to come back and stay here again!

    Comfortable Craftsman Style Home - Near Everything You Want to Do in Austin, TX

    5/5 Stayed Oct 13, 2016
    Submitted Oct 17, 2016

    Me and four of my old college buddies decided to rent the Currier's property on 617 Blanco. This was primarily a trip to play golf at Austin area courses and see our Longhorns vs. Iowa State University on October 15th, 2016. We are a tough group to please since we value the creature comforts of our own homesin Rye Brook, NY, Dallas, TX and Orlando, FL. I had responsibility for booking the property ... here are the comments from my crew of 45-50 year old guys ... "Great House, Very Comfortable Beds, Furnished Nicely". Jan had great customer service and attended to our every need. We would recommend this property to others.

    Comfortable Convenient Luxury

    5/5 Stayed Oct 6, 2016
    Submitted Oct 10, 2016

    Jan has done a beautiful job putting together this vacation home. Lovely decor, sumptuous bedding, many little comfortable and convenient details. Covered patio in back with propane fire table made for nice evenings outdoors. She is fantastically accommodating and will go out of her way to make sure you have what you need and your stay is enjoyable. Great recommendations for food, activities and navigating the neighborhood and Austin.

    A highly upgraded, beautifully furnished home with luxury throughout, best owner to ever rent from!

    5/5 Stayed Sep 29, 2016
    Submitted Oct 3, 2016

    This home is absolutely incredible in every way! We were a group of 7 woman and felt very fortunate to have found this rental property. It is highly upgraded, impeccable in its decor and cleanliness and beautifully furnished with attention to detail in every room. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a great assortment of items for entertaining and a terrific large island for gathering and socializing. The large screen TVs in the living room and bedrooms offer full service cable that can accommodate anyone's viewing needs. The bedrooms are exceptional with luxury bedding and linens that are so comfortable you may never want to get out of bed in the morning. Each lovely bathroom has an ample supply of luxury towels, quality hairdryers and toiletries. The patio is a perfect spot to sit and relax, day or night. The specialty lighting in the patio at night is a treat. The location is ideal and in walking distance to so many things that Austin has to offer. I have rented vacation homes all across the country and I can honestly say that this home is truly THE BEST rental I have ever stayed in. It is deserving of more than 5 stars! Jan, the owner, is amazing! She is very prompt with every reply and so accommodating; she’s a pleasure to work with from start to finish. If one of Jan’s homes could be available in every city I vacationed in, I’d be thrilled - because this Austin home exceeded every expectation for our group! Thank you, Jan!

    A great place to stay for families or large groups.

    5/5 Stayed Sep 22, 2016
    Submitted Sep 27, 2016

    My colleagues and I stayed here for a film festival and the house was great. First off, the house itself has plenty of room and looks great. It's clear the owners have put a lot of work into it. The location is ideal for those looking to go out in downtown Austin. It's just a few blocks to West 6th St. and Whole Foods, but on a quiet street where you can avoid the crowds. I can highly recommend this house to any groups or families.

    Gorgeous house, perfect amenities, centrally located

    5/5 Stayed Sep 9, 2016
    Submitted Sep 12, 2016

    Recently hosted 10 friends in Austin. Great overall experience/interaction with the owner, from initiating the rental to flexibility on check-out time. The house itself had all the right things: stylishly decorated, outdoor space, large open kitchen, etc. Everyone complimented it!

    So Perfect! Luxury Stay in Austin!

    5/5 Stayed May 19, 2016
    Submitted May 22, 2016

    Wow! Upon walking into this home you could really tell the owners have paid great detail to making this home top notch! Luxurious bedding throughout with very comfortable beds in each room. Details like plenty of towels, keurig coffee, and lots of seating options for everyone made it so perfect for our extended family. The home was cozy yet had different spaces to spread out. The back deck was such a great bonus and we spent evenings out there having cocktails and telling stories. We also walked to Whole Foods and Graffiti Park, very convenient. Wonderful quaint neighborhood. We will definately come back to Austin and stay here!

    Absolutely Fantastic Stay, Great for Groups

    5/5 Stayed Apr 1, 2016
    Submitted Apr 6, 2016

    Stayed here with a group of 7 guys (ages 30-32) for a weekend and had a phenomenal time. Tastefully decorated and suitable for men, women of all ages and families alike, the house had plenty of beds for everyone to have their own, and the backyard covered patio with fire pit was fantastic during a light rainstorm. The house is in an amazing location in Clarksville with great access to Clark's Oyster Bar, Walton & Staple, and all that West 6th has to offer. The listing description was accurate, and I would say that everything was even better than the photos or details described. The owner (Jan) was quick to communicate and great to work with. I honestly could not have imagined a better place to stay and would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone. I want to personally thank Jan for helping to make this weekend possible and memorable.

    Cozy Classic in Clarksville

    5/5 Stayed Jan 31, 2019
    Submitted Feb 13, 2019

    Lovely updated Victorian house in great Austin location. Well decorated and well stocked. Living areas are cozy and charming. Owner also responsive-we had trouble connecting to the internet and they replied to our ask for help immediately. We would definitely book again.

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