The Forest

Unique East-Side Sanctuary, Short Walk to Downtown and Rainey St

3 BR
2.5 Baths
Sleeps 6

About

Offering extended-stay and monthly discounts!

The Forest is a 3BR, 2.5 BA situated on the trendy East-Side, just a short walk to all of the excitement Downtown and Rainey street have to offer. You’re a short walk to East Ceasar Chavez, where you will find a variety of restaurants, coffeehouses, bars, and uniquely-Austin shops. With this unbeatable location, you’ll get to enjoy Austin like the locals do – no need to spend your time waiting on Ubers – you’re within walking distance of the action!! If you don’t feel like walking, there are bikes and scooters for rent on almost every corner – another great way to get around town! Come see why downtown Austin is a favorite spring destination for time away from home.

+++ ABOUT THE HOME +++

--- BEDROOMS:

All 3 bedrooms and both full bathrooms are located upstairs. ½ bathroom is located downstairs

Bedroom 1 = Queen bed, TV, dresser, nightstand, French doors open to balcony with sitting area, en-suite bathroom

Bedroom 2 = Queen bed, TV, dresser, nightstand, beautiful stained glass

Bedroom 3 = Queen bed, TV, dresser, nightstand, chair

--- BATHROOMS:

Master Bathroom has walk-in shower and soaker tub with jets

2nd Full bathroom has shower/tub combo

½ Bath downstairs

--- KITCHEN:

Fully stocked with pots, pans, cookware, utensils, and everything else you might need for a nice, home-cooked meal. Keurig coffee pot, stainless steel appliances, refrigerator with ice maker.

--- DINING AREA:

Open floor plan connects kitchen, dining and living rooms. The dining area provides seating for 6

--- LIVING AREA:

Living area offers comfortable leather sofa, recliner, and leather rocker

--- WORK AREA:

Small desk is tucked away off the kitchen and offers the perfect spot for those needing to do some work while in town

--- OUTDOOR AREA:

There is a wonderful private sitting area in the front (which is technically the BACK) of the house, that is fenced and offers a great spot to relax with a nice glass of wine, or enjoy that first cup of coffee in the morning. Enjoy the shade while you watch the kids play in the tree house. Hard to believe you have a small private garden in the heart of Downtown Austin, but you do! Fun, fresh and friendly... just like the town! You will quickly come to find that there is NO shortage of things to do while in town! Book today.

+++ ABOUT THE AREA +++

--- ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS:

Downtown ATX

Sixth Street

Rainey Street

South Congress

The Warehouse District

East Austin

--- CONCERT VENUES:

The Frank Irwin Center

The Long Center

Stubb’s Bar-B-Que

Austin360 Amphitheater

Auditorium Shores at Lady Bird Lake

Austin City Limits Live

Bass Concert Hall

Circuit of the Americas (COTA)

and HUNDREDS of smaller venues, all over town

--- AUSTIN SHOPPING (OUTDOORS):

The Domain

The Arboretum

South 1st Street

2nd Street District

South Congress Avenue (SoCo)

“The Drag” (Guadalupe Street)

Round Rock Premium Outlets

San Marcos Premium Outlets

--- UNIQUELY AUSTIN GIFT SHOPS:

University Coop (Everything UT)

Parts and Labor

Toy Joy

Atown Boutique

Austin Gift Company

Prima Dora

Monkey See Monkey Do

Wild About Music

Lucky Lizard Curios & Gifts

---OUTDOOR DESTINATIONS:

Zilker Park

Barton Springs

Lady Bird Lake Hike & Bike Trail

Congress Avenue Bats

Mount Bonnell

Barton Creek Greenbelt

Zilker Botanical Gardens

--- AUSTIN SIGHTSEEING TOURS:

Austin Duck Adventures

Austin Eats Food Tours

Pubcrawlers

Live Love Paddle

Haunted ATX

Rocket Electrics

Be sure to inquire about current promotions and extended stay discounts - whether you're in town for work or play, this is the perfect spot for you! We look forward to having you as our guest!

Policies:

- If it is determined that linens or towels are damaged/missing during your stay (damage includes any type of stains, in addition to tears / holes), there will be a $250 replacement fee applied to the card on file.

- This home comfortably accommodates 6 people. Absolutely no more than 6 guests are permitted

Non-smoking residence

- No Open Flames inside the home

- Pets are strictly prohibited. "No pets" policy must be observed. The owners of this home have animal allergies and for their health, this home is kept animal-free. We are unable to host emotional support animals or pets and appreciate your cooperation and understanding.

- No events, parties or large gatherings

- Must be at least 25 years old to reserve home

- Photo ID may be required upon check-in

- City and State taxes, in addition to cleaning fee and standard Property Damage Protection Policy will be added to all reservation rates.

- For the safety of our guests, exterior property and dock are under 24/7 video surveillance

1207 E 2nd St, B Austin, TX 78702

Sleeping Arrangements

BR 1 Queen
BR 2 Queen
BR 3 Queen

Property Rules

Check In: After 3pm
Check Out: Before 10am
Smoking: Not Allowed

Amenities

AC and Heat
Air Conditioning
Bed Linens
Big Screen TV
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Central Air & Heat
Central Air/Heat
Clothes Dryer
Coffee Maker
Cooking Basics
Dishes And Silverware
Dishes Utensils
Dishwasher
Disinfected
Downtown
Dryer
Enhanced Cleaning
Essentials
Family Friendly
Free wifi
Full Kitchen
Hair Dryer
Hair-Dryer
Heater
Heating
High-Touch Surfaces
Hot Water
Ice Maker
Internet
Internet Access
Iron and Board
Kitchen
Kitchenette
Laundry
Linens
Linens High Temp Was
Living Room
Microwave
Non-smoking home
Oven
Patio
Private Entrance
Refrigerator
Self Check-In
Shampoo
Smoke Detector
Stove
TV
Towels
WIFI
Washer
Washing Machine
Wireless Internet
smoke detectors
streaming TV
High-Touch Surfaces Disinfected
Linens High Temp Wash
Wifi

Map

Videos

Frequently Asked Questions

PETS POLICY: If you book a pet friendly property, the following provisions (included in the rental agreement) apply:
We allow 1 small dog (40lbs) with $100 pet fee; ALL pets subject to approval
All dogs must be current on all vaccinations. (documentation from accredited Vet must be provided by Guest upon request). All pets must be treated with flea & tick repellent at least 3 days prior to arrival
Guests are responsible for cleaning up & disposing of all pet waste  
Pets are not allowed on furniture at any time and must not make excessive noise. Pets must be crated when left in the property unattended. Pets must remain on a leash when outside.
If pets cause any damage, or the property requires additional cleaning the guest will be charged the cost of any repairs or clean up. If a security deposit has been paid it will be deducted. If there is no security deposit then the guest authorizes their credit card to be charged directly for the repair or clean-up cost
HOT TUBS & HEATED POOLS: Some of our homes have hot tubs and/or heated pools. We make every attempt to ensure that the hot tubs are in service, hot, and ready for your arrival. However, there are times when a hot tub is out of service due to circumstances beyond our control. We do not charge extra for out hot tub amenities, and there will be no refund if a hot tub is not in service when you arrive. Likewise, if night-time temps are cold (below 50), it is unlikely that a 'heated pool' will be warm, so please be aware that night-time temperatures directly impact the temperature of the water in the swimming pool. Hot tubs are strictly for use by guests 18 and older, at the users own risk, and must not be used by guests with medical conditions that prohibit their use, or by guests who have been consuming alcohol or other cognitive-altering substances. Irresponsible use of the hot tub (leaving a hot tub uncovered, leaving jets running while not in use, spilling liquids in the hot tub, broken glass, etc) that results in extra hot tub maintenance after your departure will result in a charge of up to $250 for extra maintenance fees.
DOCK, POOL & PATIO: Tenant hereby acknowledges the premises they have reserved may include a dock (private or community) and the undersigned agrees and acknowledges that the dock and patio/deck can be dangerous areas, that the dock and deck area can be slippery when wet, and that injury may occur to anyone who is not careful. With full knowledge of the above facts and warnings, the undersigned Tenant accepts and assumes all risks involved to Tenant and all of Tenant's guests in or related to the use of the dock, community or private pool and patio areas, if applicable. Property Owner and Manager may not be held responsible for any injury that may occur. Additionally, Tenant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the released parties for any and all causes of action arising as a consequence of any incidents which might occur as a result of participation in any activities with or involving the released parties
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF LIMITED DAMAGE WAIVER (LDW): In order for LDW to cover accidental damages/expenses, all damages MUST be reported prior to check-out. If damages are not reported prior to check-out and discovered later, the tenant will be responsible for all repairs and replacement costs
HOLD HARMLESS: iTrip or the Owner, does not assume any liability for loss, damage or injury to persons or their personal property. Nor does owner accept any liability for any inconveniences, damage, loss or injury arising from any temporary defects or stoppage in supply of water, gas, cable service, electricity or plumbing, as well as due to weather conditions, natural disasters, acts of God, or other reasons beyond its control
COVID19: During the Pandemic there may be significant changes to operations and operating hours of tourist-related activities. Community pools may not be open, or have limited hours. Restaurants may not have indoor dining or limited outdoor dining only. City rules regarding  wearing masks and other safety equipment may apply. None of these or other similar restrictions are within our control are not a reason for a refund. Please consider investing in travel insurance
EQUIPMENT FAILURE: There will be no refunds or discounts due to air conditioning, heating or appliance failures. Failures will be repaired as quickly as possible
LINENS: Linens shall not be removed from the rental unit at any time. There will be a charge for missing and/or damaged linens
 

 

Policies & House Rules:
NO PARTIES, EVENTS, OR LARGE GATHERINGS! These are cause for eviction with no refund. Please be respectful of the neighbors at all times. Properties may include a noise alert monitoring system and other electronic devices to ensure that neighborhood noise and occupancy levels are respected. If we receive noise complaints and are required to come to the property to address, there will be a $250 fine charged to the credit card on file. Occupancy is limited at all times during your stay to the maximum 'sleeps' number stated in the listing. Do not invite additional people to the home
- Non-smoking residence; Smoking (including vaping/e-cigarettes) is not permitted anywhere inside our homes. This is a family friendly property and there will be additional charges if we discover any evidence of smoking in the home.
- Must be at least 25 years old to reserve home
- Photo ID may be required upon check-in if reservation occurs within 72 hours of arrival date
- City & State taxes, in addition to cleaning fee and standard Property Damage Protection Policy will be added to all reservation rates.
- For the safety of our guests, exterior property is under 24/7 video surveillance and electronic monitoring equipment is in place to audit noise levels
-  You may not exceed this property's maximum occupancy at any point during your stay. These are cause for eviction with no refund and may damage our ability to offer the home for future guests exposing you to liability. Please be respectful of our neighbors.
- Some of our homes have hot tubs and/or swimming pools. We make every attempt to ensure that the hot tubs are in service, hot, and ready for your arrival. However, there are times when a hot tub is out of service due to circumstances beyond our control. We do not charge extra for out hot tub amenities, and there will be no refund if a hot tub is not in service when you arrive. Likewise, if night-time temps are cold (below 50), it is unlikely that a 'heated pool' will be warm, so please be aware that night-time temperatures directly impact the temperature of the water in the swimming pool.
- We make every attempt to keep the pool as clean as possible, but at times leaves and debris may end up on the surface. This will not be cause for refund.
- We have pest control treat our homes every other month. There may be an occasional pest that finds its way inside - this will not be cause for a refund.
- Please consider investing in travel insurance. It is impossible for hosts to make refund assurances for every possible scenario so it is recommended that guests consider purchasing a travelers insurance benefit in order to protect your plans in the event of extenuating circumstances. If you have been diagnosed, medical record confirmation will allow you to file a claim for travel related losses with your travel insurance provider.
- Check-in time is 3pm; Check-out time is 10am
EARLY CHECK-IN: We aim to offer early check-ins whenever possible. We will text on the day of arrival when the home is ready for check in. Please make sure your mobile number is up to date in your iTrip account. This will allow us to offer an early check in
 
 
If you are staying in one of our 'pet-friendly' homes and are traveling with a pet, you must submit the pet fee prior to check-in. If you fail to disclose that you are traveling with a pet, or fail to remit the pet-fee prior to arrival, you will be subject to a $250 additional cleaning fee.
ABSOLUTELY NO MAINTENANCE may be performed on the home without prior approval. If it is determined that any type of maintenance work has been completed without the property owner/manager's knowledge and/or approval, this is grounds for a $1000 fine and immediate eviction without refund.

Reviews

So well Appointed!
5/5 stars
This is one of the most comfortable homes we’ve ever stayed in. Location is fantastic, and the owners so very generous and hospitable! Can NOT recommend highly enough! 10/10!
- Kathryn

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and will hope to have you back as our guest in the future. Thanks again and safe travels!

- Manager Response
Swanky East-Side Sanctuary
5/5 stars
My husband and I have stayed at so many vacation rentals over the past ten years. This home had more amenities then we’ve ever seen. A fully equipped kitchen, pantry and refrigerator. The owners go over the top to please their guest and make you feel like family. It was very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed all the art work and collections from their travels. The courtyard out front was delightful with all the natural flowers and the tree house was adorable. Right around the corner is a taco truck with delicious tacos. During the day we walked to Rainy Street without any problems. We highly recommend this wonderful home for your visit to Austin.
- Barbie

Hi Barbie, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay and will hope to have you back as our guest in the future. Thank you again and safe travels, The Team at iTrip

- Manager Response
Addison Get - Away
5/5 stars
The home was clean and inviting. We were comfortable inside or when sharing a meal outside on the patio. The location provided access to many different restaurants and coffee houses. So we walked where we wanted to go and returned to just hang out afterwards. The owner gave us a cozy place to recline and recover.
- Cherilyn

HI Cherilyn, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review - we are glad you enjoyed your stay and will hope to have you back as our guest in the future. Thank you again and safe travels, The Team at iTrip

- Manager Response
Austin Trip
5/5 stars
Great place, location was great, comfortable stay and we had a great time
- Gina
Austin was Awesome!
5/5 stars
The Forest was the perfect place with a lot of charm in a great location. We had five adults and the three bedrooms, all with larger beds, was great. Both the inside and outside spaces were great for visiting. The kitchen was well stocked with lots of little extras. The Cenote Cafe was only a block away which was great to stroll down to in the mornings for coffee or something to eat. There was a food truck on the same block, we didn't eat there but it sure smelled great. We highly recommend and would stay again if we are lucky enough to make it back to the area.
- Nicole

Hi Nicole, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay at The Forest and would love to have you back as our guest in the future. Thanks again and safe travels, Amy

- Manager Response
Long weekend in Austin
5/5 stars
This is the owners' permanent home and was fully equipped with all the amenities one could desire. Our four night stay was the most comfortable and home-like of any rental we have visited.
- Christopher

Hi Chris, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay at The Forest and would love to have you back as our guest in the future. Thanks again and safe travels, Amy

- Manager Response
Holiday Weekend
5/5 stars
We were in town for the holiday and thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful home. It was clean, beds were all very comfortable, and the location couldn't be beat! We enjoyed coffee each morning at Cenote, walked to Juan In A Million for breakfast tacos and rode bikes in downtown Austin. Loved the very thoughtful welcome gift left by iTrip Vacations, and appreciated their quick responses to our questions. Can't wait to come back!
- Dawn

Hi Dawn, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review - glad you took us up on our recommendations to visit Cenote Coffee and Juan In A Million while in town - two of our favorites! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and will look forward to having you back as our guest in the future. Safe travels, Amy

- Manager Response
Lovely Home
5/5 stars
My family was here for a long weekend and thoroughly enjoyed everything about the home from the cleanliness, tasteful decorations, well-stocked kitchen and comfortable beds, to the great location (walking distance to downtown and restaurants) and responsiveness from the management company. Check-in was simple, we had a nice welcome basket, and iTrip was very responsive. Highly recommend.
- Lynn

Hi Amy, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are glad that your family enjoyed your stay and we'd love to have you back as our guest in the future. Safe travels, Amy

- Manager Response
Family in town
5/5 stars
We had family in town and rented this home as 'over-flow'. It was perfect for our family - the home was very clean, spacious, well-stocked and in a great location! The communication with iTrip was exceptional. They were quick to respond to our inquiries, offered an early check-in, and left a very thoughtful welcome basket with wine, sparkling water, and various snacks. We highly recommend
- Cassie M.

Hi Davelyn, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. It's always nice having you and your family as our guests. We are glad your family enjoyed their stay and would love to have you/them back as our guest in the future. Thanks again, Amy with iTrip

- Manager Response
Nice home, perfect location
5/5 stars
We were in town for a wedding and had a nice stay at this home. The place was clean, offered plenty of room, comfortable beds, and a well-stocked kitchen. Walked to coffee shop in the morning, and could have walked to downtown very easily, had we not had the kids with us. We took a cab from the airport and got dropped off in the front of the home (entrance is in the rear). That was the only 'down' side to the entire trip. Loved the place and the location.
- Claire

Hi Claire, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at The Forest and hope the wedding was one to remember! Safe travels, Amy

- Manager Response
Weekend Getaway. 5-stars
5/5 stars
Had a great weekend at this 5-star property. Home was clean, beds were comfortable, location was great (walked everywhere while we were here) and check-in was seamless. Nice bottle of wine, sparkling water, fresh fruit and pastries were left by the host and an early check-in was offered. Had a wonderful weekend and can't wait to come back.
- Lynn

Hi Lyn, Thank you for taking the time to leave this very thoughtful review and always being such a courteous guest - we are glad you enjoyed your stay at The Forest and will look forward to having you back again in the future! Safe Travels, -Amy

- Manager Response

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