With sweeping views of downtown Austin from the huge back porch, and stores, bars and eateries just an easy walk from the front door, the location of the house cannot be matched. The house was clean(not spotless),comfortable and well maintained, and it is obvious that much thought has been given to guests’ comfort. The air-conditioning works fantastically well, there is no shortage of hot water, and there is an ample supply of eclectic books to read. There is also a nice supply of extra sheets, blankets,towels and cleaning supplies, along with a washer and dryer. The living room features a large screen tv, with ready access to Netflix, Amazon and HBO, and has an extraordinarily comfortable sofa and great chairs. The bathroom, though old, contains everything needed for comfort- including individual shampoos, conditioners and soap bars (and that ever-present hot water). Despite the lack of a table, the kitchen is large, and has the usual appliances, including a great coffee maker, but lacks a dishwasher (not a problem if you bring the two-handed kind). Other than the front door, there are only two other doors in the interior- one for the bathroom, and one separating the two connecting bedrooms. Curtains provide some degree of privacy to the front of each bedroom, but not much. This only proved to be a problem during early morning hours, when whispering instead of talking allowed for sleeping guests to continue to slumber.
Although we didn't need to contact them, we received periodic texts from Turnkey checking on our comfort, and they seemed to be at the ready to help.
The only complaint we had with the property is that there were roaches (and palmetto bugs are roaches). During the last two days of our stay, we saw 7 large ones, all inside the house. Although the roaches may be found all over Texas, they can, and should be controlled in a guest house. But for these uninvited guests, I would give ChillVille a five star rating- the roaches brings it down to fou
On 07/11/2018 by Undisclosed