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Historic Austin Home#




Austin, TX, US

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10 guests · 5 bedrooms · 5 bathrooms









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Historic ‘Carrington House’ with 5BR and 5BA (each bedroom has an en-suite!). The perfect vacation rental for larger groups wanting to immerse themselves in everything Austin has to offer. Near parks, UT-Austin, downtown (just one mile away), and more!
* TurnKey Vacation Rentals verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19. * Historic ‘Carrington House’, with 5BR/5BA, is the perfect vacation rental for larger groups wanting to immerse themselves in everything Austin has to offer.It accommodates up to 10 people, and there’s a totally detached and private guest house available for rent, as well, if your group is even larger (no shared walls)!This historic home boasts wide porches overlooking a large lawn, a pretty gazebo and patio furniture outside. Inside, you’ll find large windows, generous rooms and lovely furniture. At this vacation rental, you’re centrally located only 1 mile from the State Capitol and a block from gorgeous Pease Park, with views of nearby downtown Austin.Step outside and start exploring!INSIDE THE HOUSEThis historic home oozes grace and charm. From the expansive front lawn, with a gazebo sitting pretty, to the wide porches that run the length of the home, there are plenty of places to sit and admire the view.When you do step over the doorstep, you’ll be struck by the space and elegance of the interior. An open plan living area is stocked with inviting couches and armchairs around a crackling fireplace. If you run out of snacks, the kitchen is just next door!Eat at the long wooden table, with casual bench-style dining, or head outside where picnic-style seating.And at the end of the day, you have your pick of bedrooms. There are five to choose from, offering a variety of queen, full-size, and twin beds in spacious wood-floored rooms, each with its own en-suite bathroom:Master: One twin bed and one full-size.Bedroom 2: Two full-size beds.Bedroom 3: One twin and one queen.Bedroom 4: Two full-size beds.Bedroom 5: One full-size bed.THE LOCATIONThis gorgeous house is set in a fittingly beautiful location, adjacent to Shoal Creek and only a block from Pease Park with its many hiking and biking trails to explore. It’s a mere 8 blocks to the University of Texas, where you’ll find the LBJ Presidential Library for a slice of history, and plenty of nightlife for afterwards.And don’t miss the State Capitol, just one mile away in all its architectural beauty. You’re also near the bus route if you want to head downtown without worrying about parking, so the world of Austin is truly your oyster!Please note the city of Austin limits occupancy to six unrelated adults.STR # 2013-069582 OL THE TURNKEY PROMISEWith TurnKey, you’ll always find unique vacation rental properties that provide a consistent, fine-hotel experience – Every Home. Every Stay. Every Time.Access to your professionally cleaned, sanitized home is convenient. All properties have on-site devices for your security – these may include security alarms, decibel monitoring (which do not record voices), and exterior motion sensors or cameras.If you need anything before, during, or after your stay, our 24/7 local team is ready to help!



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4.0 (15 reviews)#














March 2016

Amanda R. The property and house were absolutely beautiful. I would recommend staying here based on location, size of house and style. The beds were comfy and the yard was beautiful overlooking part of the city.

My complaints are more so with the management company, which switched between when I booked and when I arrived for my stay. We asked for an early check-in and the access code did not work when we arrived. I had to call numerous times and did not hear back until 2 hours later. Next there were supposed to be 12 towels, one for each quest and we were not given enough. Communication went back and forth with me and the new management company who said we can only give you 12, but then never came to provide us the full amount of towels so my girls had to share towels the whole weekend. Coffee was stated to be provided, but they were whole beans and no grinder was provided. Half of the lounge chairs outside were also broken.

The house is beautiful and I hope the new management gets it together so guests can have a nice and relaxing stay. Thanks!!


October 2017

David P. Nothing fancy, and a bit further away from the action than we would have preferred (which we knew going in), but overall a great, reasonably-priced space for a big group, especially if you want to be close to UT. Having so many beds and bathrooms was very convenient, and the common area was comfortable. We found things to be very clean. Emails and texts with information were helpful leading up to our visit, and finding the property and checking in were all smooth. Thanks!


November 2017

Jane F. I met my sisters, daughters, sisters-in-law and some nieces in Austin to celebrate my 70th birthday. The Carrington House was perfect - very large (5 bedrooms and bathrooms) comfortable and well-equipped. I was a little worried that it was too close to a busy street (MLK Blvd), but that was not an issue at all - we could not see the road and could barely hear it. The neighborhood is very nice.

The house is within a mile or two of downtown Austin, Zilker Park, good restaurants on Lamar, Whole Foods, etc. However, it is really not close enough to walk to most of those places, so you do need car(s) or plan to use Uber/Lyft/taxis.

My only complaint was that when one sister and I, who were arriving early, asked if we could rent the place for one additional night for the price we would have paid for a hotel instead of the full rate, the answer was "we don't negotiate on price." Since there is a three night minimum, and the place was not rented within two days of our arrival, that seemed a little rigid.


January 2018

Lyn D. This is a lovely, old character home. Everything would have been great except we had no wifi for our entire stay. We did end up receiving a rebate, but it was a huge inconvenience as many of the guests needed to submit work online. The company did respond promptly to a plumbing issue which was greatly appreciated. With wifi fixed I would definitely stay here again.


Austin, TX, US

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