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Natalie's room is adjacent to a very short hallway with the bathroom that is shared with the Oat Willie Room.Relax on the front porch or on either of the upstairs porches which have hammocks and comfortable seating.
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Inn at Old School Natalie's Room

Inn at Old School Natalie's Room

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2.5 baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2.5 baths

The space

Natalie's Room has high ceilings, long leaf pine floors, natural light and a stunning downtown view. Tastefully decorated with a full-sized bed and family heirlooms, the entry door has a built in ringer. This room shares a bath with the Oat Willie Room. Natalie Von Schenk, the room's namesake, was one of the principals of the German-American Ladies College and lived at the school. Her sister's family and descendants lived in the house for 100 years after the school closed.

Experience the century-old simplicity and ambiance of the Old School, a centrally-located historic home, whose broad, sweeping porches look out over the Austin landscape. The spacious rooms and grounds make the perfect site to host festivities. The location is easy walking distance to the Capitol, Sixth Street, restaurants like Franklin's barbeque, hip east side bars, and galleries.

A suite of three bedrooms upstairs will sleep six. The other two rooms are listed separately on Airbnb as the Inn at Old School Oat Willie's Room and Inn at the Old School (Kate's Room). Downstairs you will find the large East Room and one and a half baths. You may contact me about renting all four rooms together.

Amenities include wifi, parking, and flat screen television, large comfortable living room, inviting outdoor spaces with native plants and antique roses, spacious porches with rocking chairs, and welcoming cats. Relax and unwind in this unique space.

The Old School is also convenient to bus stops and light rail.


Free parking on premises
Air conditioning

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

22 Reviews

Eliza User Profile
April 2018
D’Ann was lovely and very accommodating! Location is perfect and the place is so charming filled with history.
Yoshitaka User Profile
March 2017
it was a great experience for me! she is kind and good person!
Ujjwal User Profile
October 2016
Awesome experience.... Walk able distance to 6th street, clean house, awesome host, good locality....perfect place to live if you are coming to Austin for the first time.
Melissa User Profile
October 2016
D'Ann's is the perfect place to stay! Gorgeous historical home. She's very accommodating and helpful with dining recommendations. Amazing location on the east side within walking distance to the cool spots. Will definitely stay with D'Ann on our future trips to Austin!
Melody User Profile
October 2016
We loved staying at D'Ann's beautiful home! It was about a 20-25 minute walk to downtown and had cute restaurants and cafes really close by. Everything was super clean and comfortable. She was very sweet and accommodating with our inconvenient flight times. Would love to stay her…
Cristal User Profile
September 2016
D'Ann made us feel extremely comfortable. Loved being able to walk out to restaurants, etc. We had a great time in Austin it being our first time.
Shawn User Profile
March 2016
Once again my stay in Austin was perfect. D'Ann is a wonderful host. She went out of her way to make sure my friend and I were comfortable. The location is perfect to see all of what Austin has to offer. I've now stayed in two different rooms at D'Ann's place and both were clean…

Hosted by D'Ann

Austin, Texas, United StatesJoined in November 2012
D'Ann User Profile
89 Reviews
I grew up in South Jersey outside of Philly. My family came from Wyoming and I like to visit there and go fishing each summer. I have been lucky to mother a number of children as a step mother, foster mother, adoptive mother and birth mother. My children have become teachers, cha…
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