This house is your best option for your large group event vacation getaway! Not only will you feel like you are close enough to the action, but you still get the benefits of the picturesque Austin vistas in a very private area of Austin.
We welcome you to our home. As you’d expect because this is not a rental property, but our permanent residence, we’d expect our guests to treat the property with the same care and attention that we do as residents. Because of that we have established the following house rules:
•People other than those in the Guest party set forth above may not stay overnight in the property. Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest.
•Absolutely no shoes are to be worn in the house
oWe are a shoeless family. It is against our culture to wear shoes inside, and this maintains cleanliness in the house.
oPlease remove shoes in the garage or place them on the shoe rack provided directly inside the front door.
•Pets are NOT allowed under any circumstance
•Absolutely no smoking of any kind allowed in the house or in the back yard
oIf you must smoke only do it in the front of the house, away from any grass, or foliage, on the concrete
•Absolutely no usage of vaporizers are allowed in the house
oVaporizers are ok in the backyard or the front yard
•E-Cigarettes are ok in or around the house
•No burning of any kind in the front of backyard including the fire pit or smoker
oIt is very dry, drought like conditions in Austin and burning is dangerous at this time
•No children under the age of 16 permitted in hot tubs or pool at any time without adult supervision. When using the hot tub, remember there is a certain health risk associated with this facility. Use at your own risk. DO NOT STAND ON THE HOT TUB COVERS. Hot tub covers are for insulation purposes and are not designed to support a person or persons. They will break and you may be charged for replacement. Remember when not using the hot tub, leave cover on so hot tub will stay warm.
•If there is a storm or hurricane, no refunds will be given unless:
• The state or local authorities order mandatory evacuations in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning area" and/or
• A "mandatory evacuation order has been given for the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning" area of residence of a vacationing guest.
• The day that the authorities order a mandatory evacuation order in a "Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning," area, we will refund:
oAny unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered;
oAny unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten the stay, to come in after the Hurricane Warning is lifted; and
oAny advance rents collected or deposited for a reservation that is scheduled to arrive during the "Hurricane Warning" period.
•No removal or altering of any plugs or power strips in the house
oMany appliances and timers in the house are dependent on being plugged in, and you may not get the full value and function out of house
•No removal of plugs or tampering with cameras
oCamera devices will be unmonitored during your stay for your privacy
oCameras will only be monitored if there is a security alert or alarm sensor that goes off
•Security System must be armed every time you leave the house
oArming and disarming instructions located below
oIf you cannot figure out security system, please text or call the owner to arm/disarm
•Replace all items where you found them as used
oIf you use items please put them back where they belong
•Do not change any of the settings on any of the devices including the televisions or cable boxes.
oDoing so may compromise your experience during the rest of the stay
•Do not order any on demand programming or movies during your stay through ATT Uverse
oIf you are found to have ordered something you will be charged for it
oThere is an HDMI cable located in the treasure chest for your convenience for you to hookup your own computer to watch entertainment of your choice
•Do not delete any prerecorded programs on the DVR
•Downloading of illegal, copyright, or unauthorized material is strictly prohibited
oAll internet traffic is closely monitored by an administrator. Any illegal downloads can cause internet to automatically be shut down.
•Keep sound to a minimum in the backyard
oOur neighbors are very friendly and tolerant, so we do not want to disturb that
•Do not go in the back wooded areas and avoid the lower deck in general
oThe HOA and neighbors are very hesitant about avoiding disturbing wildlife, additionally for your own safety there are snakes, coyotes, and other potentially dangerous animals
•Do not light or use fireplace
oGas is malfunctioning and could cause danger to your personal safety in the house
•Do not touch or use antique record player
oIt is very fragile and currently not functioning
•Do not scratch wood floors
oThe wood floors are also fairly delicate. Be careful not to drag anything hard on the surface as it could leave scratches in the wood.
•Turn off all lights, water, and appliances if not used for extended periods of times
•If you open a window, be sure to reclose, and do not remove screens
Please note if anything is broken, broken during the rental, malfunctioning, or not working properly, please make a note of it on chalkboard, whiteboard, or post it notes.
•Such breakage may not necessarily impact your deposit, we would just like to know so we can fix for other guests and ourselves