Dining table in the kitchen. Large kitchen island on right. Kitchen leads to the laundry room and back door.Taken from the driveway showing the house and the screened-in front porch
Room + bath in quiet neighborhood

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds
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Home is located in a blue collar residential neighborhood close to Lake Travis. The neighborhood is quiet and 1.5 miles from FM 620 between Lakeway and Steiner Ranch. You can get to South or North Austin location in 35-40 minutes.

The space

This listing is for the Master bedroom and en suite bath in small house in a far west Austin quiet blue-collar residential neighborhood. There is no public transportation within walking distance of the house., so you will need to rent a car or make other arrangements. Lots of restaurants and stores within three mile radius, and even more within a 7 mile radius.

There is a day bed for guests with a pull out trundle bed if there is more than one guest. There is a place to hang clothes in the closet, and drawers in the bathroom for storage. Extra blankets, towels, provided. You are welcome to use the washer/dryer and detergent is provided. The bathroom is part of the bedroom suite and is solely for the guest's use. The bathroom has a shower and bathtub.

Guest access

Guest will have private bedroom and en suite bathroom plus access to kitchen, porches, living room. Washer/dryer available for your use.

Interaction with guests

Hostess loves to visit, but also respects privacy of guests. Available for information on how to get around Austin and quickest routes, etc.

I provide breakfast fixings of coffee, toast, fruit and yogurt, instant oatmeal. The breakfast fixings may change based on what I have on hand. If you want additional items, please let me know and I will try to have them for you, although I cannot guarantee this. Some Airbnb hosts have an additional charge for meals, but for the simple things I provide there is no charge. There are nearby restaurants and food trailers that I am happy to refer you to.

Other things to note

- Wi-fi
- Vegetarian household (if cooking, please don't cook meat)
- No smoking allowed ... even outside (sensitivities at work)
- No pets as there are outdoor cats that live on the property (not indoors) and any visiting pets would disturb the equilibrium
- Table for computer available in bedroom
- House is kept tidy and comfortably clean
- Bedroom has a separate air conditioner if you like the temperature cooler than the temperature of the house

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 11AM
Check Out: 1PM
Room type: Private room

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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 11AM

Please remove shoes before coming into house.
No smoking.
I keep a tidy and quiet house, so please be mindful of that (Ex: no wet towels on the floor or marks on the floor or walls).
If you use the kitchen, please clean up after yourself.


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

5 Reviews

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Minh User Profile
May 2016
Donna was great, very attentive and made sure we were comfortable at all times. The place was exactly as described. Love the vibe of the place. Couldnt ask for anything more as our first experience!!

Subrata User Profile
May 2016
This is a nice place to stay. Dona is very caring and very knowledgeable about local Austin. I didn’t have any problem. I spent two nights. I enjoyed staying in her place. I prefer to stay here again.

Dean User Profile
May 2016
Donna was a great host and the house and room were perfect for my short stay in Austin. Everything was clean and quiet. Definitely recommend to anyone headed to the Lake Travis area.

Cliff User Profile
March 2016
The description was accurate - a quiet neighborhood, a clean house and neat bedroom with private bath. I was made to feel welcome without intrusiveness.

Eusebia User Profile
March 2016
Donna was very accommodating when I needed to change my dates. She welcomed me with her beautiful smile, and showed me around and to my room. The room was perfect and clean, just as described. I will definitely return soon.

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Austin, Texas, United StatesJoined in February 2010
Donna User Profile

I am a retired and active woman and live happily on an acre of land just west of Austin, Texas. I've lived on this property for 20 years and I love the community-minded neighborhood and the eclectic mix of neighbors. There are several buildings on my property including a house, a bungalow, and a cottage. My daughter and son-in-law also live on the property.

There is a gated fence that runs around all the property, and the landscape style is "natural." So there are cactus and cedar trees which is what we call "hill country" style. The neighborhood is quiet with mostly blue collar workers for neighbors. There is river front access about 2 miles away, and Lake Travis is about the same distance from us.

The subdivision we live in is called Apache Shores. Its nickname about 15 years ago was Outlaw Shores because of the independent-minded folks who lived out here. However, it is much, much tamer now as more families have moved into the neighborhood.

I would say that nothing is within walking distance, but there are lots of restaurants and shops within a short driving distance (3 miles). See my customized Guidebook on this site for more information.

Languages: English

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