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The Tram House - Austin's Best Secret

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    Property description
    Austin
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    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    Overlooking Lake Travis in the Hill Country, this one-of-a-kind architectural gem is off the beaten-path and at the center of things. As you approach over tree-covered hillsides which drop to the midnight-blue water below, you’ll get more the impression that you are in the Greek Islands or southern Italy than in Texas.

    Since the Tram House can only be reached by tram, you’ll park at the base of the hill, climb into the tramcar, and let your horizon expand as you are carried 210 feet up the 55 degree hillside to the panoramic views of Lake Travis. Built in perfect alignment with the slope of the hill and standing at ‘treetop’ height, it is the only house east of the Rocky Mountains that requires a tram to access.

    The Tram House boasts three private balconies, custom-designed skylights, an...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Central Heating
    • Deck
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hot Tub
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Porch
    • Private Beach
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
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    • Elder Access:
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    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
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    • Suitable for Children:
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  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
    Default - - 2 nights
    $200
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    $1,000
    $3,000
    Summer Jun 1, 2014 Aug 31, 2014 2 nights
    $275
    $400
    $2,300
    $7,200
    September Sep 1, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 2 nights
    $275
    $325
    $2,075
    $4,000
    October Oct 1, 2014 Oct 29, 2014 2 nights
    $275
    $325
    $2,000
    $4,000
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    Fees
    • Pet: $80 / pet - Other
    • Cleaning fee: $80 / stay - Cleaning Fee
    • Tax rate: 6.0% of rental - Tax
    • Damage deposit: $375 / stay - Deposit
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Full Rate of $400/night and 3 might min applies to Holidays and special events such as SXSW & ACL. F1 is $550/night in 2014 - 3 night min.
  • Property location
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    Additional Location Information
    Nestled in Hill Country overlooking Lake Travis ; stunning views of sparkling blue water, marina facilities, and summer weather; walking distance to Hippie Hollow, Texas’ only “clothing-optional” park, and to Bob Wentz Windy Point Park, a waterfront “family-friendly” area. Proximity to restaurants and entertainment! Watch the sunset from the patio of the famous Oasis on Lake Travis, just two miles from the Tram House, or head only 25 minutes into downtown Austin, the Live Music Capital of the World, to the celebrated 6th Street. Famous area events include South by Southwest and Austin City Limits.
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John
TX
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

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Jaye Anna...
Red Oak, North Carolin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 for a stay in April 2013

My husband and I chose to celebrate our wedding anniversary in Austin, TX. The Tram House was a perfect location for this celebration. Riding a tram to access the house made it extra special. The house was perfect for many reasons: the house was a good size, the kitchen was equipped cookware and utensils, the bed was comfortable and we... more

KCGolfer2...
Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 for a stay in November 2012
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person found this review helpful

Long story short. The day we were supposed to check in my wife's mother passed away. The owner was nice enough to let us reschedule our visit. This seemed fair. But we contacted the owner after our stay for our deposit back. He said we did not give 2 weeks notice when my wife's mother passed away so he was... more

Management response:

I can't believe that this traveler was not happy. he neglected to mention that we allowed them to come back to the Tram House and stay the full length of... more

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Listed since : Mar 2012
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