About the Homestay
The highlight of the property is undoubtedly the enchanting backyard oasis. Step into a serene retreat where a meticulously landscaped garden, vibrant flora, and a charming patio converge to create a haven of relaxation and entertainment. The well-designed outdoor space offers a perfect setting for al fresco dining or simply unwinding in the open air. Whether basking in the sunshine or enjoying a starlit evening, this picturesque backyard is a seamless extension of the living space, inviting you to savor the tranquility and natural beauty that defines the essence of the property.
Please be aware that this will be a shared area where the owners and our 2 dogs will be in the house as well.
Note: The couch/bed is a Scandinavian Temper-pudic topped design. This IS NOT a typical pullout couch. The design is a completely different set up in that it is specifically for comfort and to open up the space in the room when needed.
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
The Lakes of Northtown subdivision in Pflugerville, TX, is nestled within a vibrant and inviting neighborhood. The surrounding area offers a harmonious blend of natural beauty and modern convenience. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the tranquility of nearby parks and green spaces, perfect for leisurely walks, picnics, and outdoor activities. The community is thoughtfully designed with tree-lined streets and well-maintained homes, creating a welcoming ambiance.
Beyond the subdivision, you'll discover an array of attractions that cater to various interests. The nearby Greenbelt provides a serene setting for relaxation, while the Domain offers an exciting shopping experience. If you're a food enthusiast, the local dining scene features diverse options, ranging from cozy cafes to flavorful international cuisine. Additionally, the Blanton and Bullock museums hosts events and exhibitions that showcase the region's heritage and artistic talents.
For those who enjoy an active lifestyle, [Recreational Facility] offers fitness opportunities and sports activities. The [Nature Reserve] is a haven for nature lovers, with its scenic trails and opportunities for birdwatching. With its strategic location, The Lakes of Northtown offers easy access to major roadways, ensuring that Austin's bustling downtown and its cultural landmarks are within reach for a day trip.
In summary, the area surrounding the Lakes of Northtown subdivision presents a balanced blend of natural beauty, local charm, and accessible amenities, creating a welcoming environment for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Bus Stop
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
a. Furnished room: All rooms are furnished. Tenants may not remove furniture belonging
to the room or bring in their own furnisher unless written consent has been granted. All
furniture including the bedding is inspected prior to occupancy. Any damage beyond
ordinary wear and tear may be charged to the resident and due as additional rent.
i. Common Areas: Tenant is to clean up after themselves or any guests in
ii. Personal rooms: Tenant should be clean, and carpet vacuumed out at least
once a month, no food or food wrappers/trash is to be kept in rooms at all. No
open containers of liquid are to be kept in room at all. If carpet staining occurs a
surcharge will be added to monthly rent to match increased cleaning or carpet
replacement fees that result. Surcharge is immediately due as additional rent.
iii. Kitchen: Tenant should clean after cooking. All dishes and cookware should be
cleaned after used and left to dry, then to be put up in proper area. Dishes and
cookware are to be kept in kitchen and used only for kitchen related purposes.
iv. Dishwasher: If used, dishes should be rinsed off before putting in and when full
needs to be turned on. When dishes are dry, they need to be put back in proper
v. Tenant agrees to turn off all lights, water and appliance when not in use or while
absent from the Premises.
c. Air conditioners: Air conditioner is set to automatically regulate Premises temperature
for the benefit of all Tenants. Tenant agrees not to manually change air conditioner
settings and to notify Landlord if issues occur. If air conditioner is manually overridden by
Tenant a surcharge will be added to monthly rent to match increased utility fees.
Surcharge is immediately due as additional rent. The following charges also apply to
those who supply their own air conditioners.
d. Storage: Tenant property storage will be confined to the interior spaces of the actual
living unit and garage.
e. NO SMOKING, NO CANDLES, NO INCENSE: no smoking is permitted anywhere in the
house. The presence of cigarette/cigar/pipe ashes, or smoke or the smell of burning
substances in a room will be construed as evidence of smoking in the room, even if no
smoking is found to be taking place at the time of inspection. Candles and incense pose
the same risk of fire as smoking and are also prohibited and may not be kept on the
premises. NO COOKING: No cooking in rooming units. No use of hot-plates, electric
frying pans, toasters, coffee-makers, grills or any other cooking or heating equipment
other than a microwave is allowed. Cooking in the premises puts all residents at risk of
fire, and will be treated as a fire code violation. No outdoor cooking is permitted.
f. LOITERING: No resident, or guest of a resident, may loiter at the entrance to this
property. No resident may block the street, make unsolicited comments or gestures, leer,
or otherwise prevent others from passing peacefully in front of this building.
g. GUESTS: No more than 3 guests at a time unless expressly permitted by the Landlord.
No overnight guests are permitted in the house. No guests are permitted in the house
between the hours of 9:00 pm to 9:00 am.
h. MINIMUM CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS: Residents must at all times consider their
neighbors. Residents must be properly covered in all common areas on the property.
Residents may not dress topless or bottomless, or wear anything that exposes their
private parts (intentionally or not).
i. NOISE: No loud music, yelling, foul language, door slamming, or any other noise that
disturbs other residents at any time. Any sound that travels through floors or the length
of a hallway is too loud. Residents will respect their neighbors and observe Quiet Time
from 9:00 pm to 9:00 am.
j. MAINTENANCE OF ROOMS: No accumulation of newspapers, food, garbage,
flammable materials, bodily waste, or other debris in rooms. If a resident fails to correct
an unclean or dangerous condition after written notice, the licensed owner and/or
landlord may (1) remove any accumulation from the room that attracts vermin or poses a
health or fire hazard and demand reimbursement from the resident (at a minimum rate of
$55.00 per hour; charged in half-hour increments) for the cost of removal which shall be
immediately due as additional rent and/or (2) contract for professional remediation of
the condition and demand reimbursement from the resident for the cost of such
remediation which shall be immediately due as additional rent.
k. VIOLATIONS AND FINES: All rooms are delivered to tenants clean and free of any
violations. If any room or common area is cited by any government agency for a fire,
building, or health code violation, and the cause of that violation is an act (or failure to
act) on that part of a resident, then it shall be the sole responsibility of the resident to
immediately correct the violation and/or pay the fine in full as additional rent. If fines are
imposed or a court appearance is required, the landlord may also require the resident to
testify by subpoena. In order to hold the resident responsible, the resident must first be
notified in writing of the violation, provided instructions on how to correct the violation,
and the date by which the situation must be corrected. If the violation requires the work
of professional contractors, then the licensed owner and/or landlord may contract for
such professionals and the actual cost shall be due from the residents as additional
l. HYGIENE AND BATHROOM USAGE: Residents must be considerate of their neighbors
when using the shared bathrooms. You must clean up after yourself after each bathroom
use and remove all personal property. Residents should restrict themselves to 15
minutes during high usage periods. Residents must wear proper footwear at all times for
their own protection as well as preventing the spread of infections (do not walk the
hallways barefooted). Do not leave hair, toothpaste, or other personal residue. Inspect
the bathroom for accidental spills before you leave. If paper towels are used for cleanup,
they MUST be placed in the wastebasket, not flushed down the toilet. Residents are
specifically prohibited from washing their laundry in the bathroom sink, tub, or anywhere
on the premises. When residents clean their cooking and eating utensils, they must wipe
all leftover food into the trash can in their room before they bring the utensils to the sink
to wash them. Personal property left in any bathroom for more than 24 hours will be
m. WASTE OF UTILITIES AND/OR SERVICES: Metered utilities, heating oil, or other
services must not be wasted, misused, or otherwise abused; (for example, but not
limited to) running an air conditioner while not occupying a room, tampering with
thermostats, or leaving devices running while not in room. If, after written notice, a
resident continues to waste utilities such as electricity, heat or water, then the licensed
owner and/or landlord may immediately assess charges which reasonable reimburse for
the waste and any consequential damages, which shall be due as additional rent.
n. PUBLIC SALES, ADVERTISING, AND BUSINESSES: No resident may place signs
offering merchandise or services for sale in their windows. Residents are prohibited from
offering merchandise for sale or conduct any business or enterprise on the property or
the sidewalk in front of the building. Residents may not invite clients, customers,
vendors, or any other business contacts to the building. No resident may conduct a
garage sale, yard sale, or any other event that invites the general public onto the
o. BORROWING AND SOLICITING: Do not lend or borrow anything with other residents.
The licensed owner and/or landlord will not assist any resident in gaining the return of
anything lent to or borrowed from another resident for any reason. it is a violation of
house rules to go door-to-door trying to sell anything or borrow money from other
p. TRASH AND RECYCLING: Residents are prohibited from placing their trash in the
hallways or the bathroom wastebaskets. Residents must separate trash in accordance
with the local recycling ordinance and put it in the proper receptacles provided on the
outside of the premises. Do not put large items at the curb as trash.
q. ABANDONED PROPERTY: If a resident moves out either voluntarily or as the result of
eviction any possessions left behind will be considered abandoned after 30 days and
become the property of the licensed owner and/or landlord who shall dispose of
abandoned property as it sees fit.
r. PARKING: Parking on the premises is for residents only on a first come, first served
basis. Parking on the premise is a privilege. Limit: one vehicle per resident. Spots are
limited, therefore no tenant is guaranteed a spot. Any vehicle parked on the property
must be registered, inspected, and insured; proof must be presented to the licensed
owner and/or landlord upon demand. Parking is at your own risk; the licensed owner
and/or landlord do not assume any liability for any vehicle or its contents. Do not block in
other cars. Trailers or commercial vehicles may not be parked on the premises without
express permission from the licensed owner and/or landlord; this permission may be
unreasonably withheld. Any vehicle that violates these rules may be towed and
impounded at the vehicle owners expense.
s. SECURITY CAMERAS: These premises may be monitored by surveillance cameras and
all activities recorded for the safety and security of all residents. The cameras may be
placed in any public area (common areas) of the building or on the property. Residents
are on notice that such cameras may be installed and agree to be recorded by them.
Any recording of activity in the common areas may be shared with any government
agency for law enforcement purposes and /or the licensed owner and/or landlord may
use such recordings as evidence to pursue civil, criminal, or eviction complaints against
residents, or trespassers. Tampering with the cameras, cables, or recording equipment
is a violation of the house rules and will be prosecuted as vandalism.
Your host is a non-smoker.
Smoking is not allowed.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 250 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.