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Peaceful, Historic Cottage Near Trendy South Congress

SuperhostGreater South River City, Austin, Texas
Airbnb Plus
Entire guest house hosted by Angela & Ian
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
Linger over morning coffee in the dappled shade of your leafy, private courtyard, with the sounds of birds and a bubbling fountain to greet you. Walk to South Congress Avenue and enjoy shopping, restaurants, and live music, then back to the cottage for a peaceful night's sleep. This early-1930s limestone cottage is an Austin Historic Landmark, standing on the grounds of the historic Louis & Flossie John House, a Mediterranean Revival-style Austin estate. The owners lovingly restored both the John House and cottage, with modern touches while keeping its original charm.
Linger over morning coffee in the dappled shade of your leafy, private courtyard, with the sounds of birds and a bubbling fountain to greet you. Walk to South Congress Avenue and enjoy shopping, restaurants, and live music, then back to the cottage for a peaceful night's sleep. This early-1930s limestone cottage is an Austin Historic Landmark, standing on the grounds of the historic Louis & Flossie John House, a Medi…
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Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Dishwasher
Wifi
TV
Bathroom essentials
Bedroom comforts
Coffee maker
Hair dryer
Iron
Heating
Air conditioning

4.94 out of 5 stars from 256 reviews
4.94 (256 reviews)

Location

Greater South River City, Austin, Texas

The cottage is in the established Travis Heights neighborhood, bordering popular South Congress Avenue. In the late 1800s, the area was planned as a quiet garden suburb in the picturesque style, with winding streets following the landscape.

Distance from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

11 mins by car without traffic

Hosted by Angela & Ian

Joined in July 2011
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The owner's residence is located on the estate in the historic stone home north of the cottage. Owners are available to provide guests with suggestions on restaurant options, live music venues and much more!
Co-hosts
  • Angela
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to enhanced cleaning protocol. Learn more
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm