December 23, 2017 - January 02, 2018
Our dates aren't set yet for travel, but we are hoping to be in NM over Christmas & New Years.
Austin TX - Modern,Spacious,Walkable Zliker Park
Our architect designed home is in an awesome location. In the Zilker neighborhood, close to downtown and walking distance to Zilker Park urban hike and bike trails and hiking in the woods; Barton Springs (natural cold water Springs & Park) and the South Lamar district with Alamo Drafthouse (amazing cinema) and numerous restaurants and bars.
Our house has high ceilings, lots of windows and abundant light. Views of trees throughout.
First floor has dining room, living room, kitchen and full bath. A large deck outside and charming garden with patio.
Second floor has two bedrooms with full baths.
One bedroom has a king size bed. The second bedroom has a queen size bed. The upstairs loft has a sleep sofa. (An air mattress could be set up if needed).
No carpeting in the house. Wood floors upstairs, downstairs concrete with area rugs.
Wonderfully quiet for an urban location. We have Google Fiber for WiFi and TV. Roku also available.
Other close by attractions are: Broken Spoke (fabulous authentic dance hall) for music and two- stepping; as well as Saxon Pub around the corner. Then for eating there’s: Matt’s El Rancho for Mexican and Torchy’s Taco for a variety of creative fillings and a local favorite, Kerbey Lane or Crepe Crazy. Then for more upscale there’s award winning Uche; Odd Duck; Barley Swine or Henri’s Charcuterie all within walking distance. Then the Whole Foods flagship store with multiple in- house restaurants is 10 minutes away.
- 1 Adults
- 0 Children
- 0 Exchanges made
- House Type: House
- Environment: In the city
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 3
- Sleeping Capacity: 5
- Living Area: 2 m2
In my house
- Pets - Not allowed
- Small children - Allowed
- Non-simultaneous exchange
- Home exchange
- Renting possible
- Free internet access
- Air conditioning
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Terrace or deck
- Park / playground
- No smoking
Our Destination Wish List
Nearest Airport: Austin Bergtrom International - 11.3 miles
The Zilker neighborhood is one of the nicest neighborhoods in Austin.
Close to Barton Springs Pool, Zilker park (where Austin City Limits is held), the hike 7 bike trail, hiking, parks, local shopping/boutiques, Hotel San Jose, Uchi, cocktails, lovely restaurants etc.
Near SOCO, South Congress Ave, Walking distance to many things.
- No occupations added.
- No children will be traveling with us.
- We do not have pets.
About Our Family
My name is Lauren I am helping my parents to list their home for exchanges.
They are Peggy & Gerry.
I also live with my partner & children here in Austin, so we visit the house on Collier quite frequently, it is a lovely space.
Peggy is a psychologist, who works with individuals, families and children. She specializes in EMDR therapy.
Gerry is a retired law professor and writer.
I am a dance artist, somatic movement educator and biodynamic craniosacral therapist.
We love the trust and care implicit in this exchange program, we believe travel should be affordable and accessible to all of us!