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Top Cottage locations in Austin, TX

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Central ATX House
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Austin, TX
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4 Acre Vineyard - A Space For Your Dream Event
  • $144/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Austin, TX
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Equestrian training facility on 17 acres, with home on site
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Austin, TX
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Allandale Modern Residence w/ great indoor/outdoor
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Austin, TX
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The Ultimate Outdoor Event Space In Austin
  • $144/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Austin, TX
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The Shore On Lake Austin
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Austin, TX
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East Austin Art Gallery
  • $195/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Austin, TX
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Cozy single family home
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Austin, TX
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Rare Lake Austin Home | Gorgeous Views & Boat Dock
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Austin, TX
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Shapira Artist Loft/House
  • $450/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Austin, TX

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Frequently Asked Questions about Cottage venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Austin?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Austin on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Austin?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Austin at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Cottage locations are available in Austin?
Right now, there are 176 Cottage locations available in Austin.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Austin bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Austin guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Austin locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Austin?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Austin. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Austin booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Austin?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Austin is $212 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Austin?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Cottage locations in Austin, TX?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $100 to $450.
Which Cottage locations are most popular in Austin, TX in 2024?
How do I book a Austin location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Austin reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Austin

Austin, the capital of Texas and the 11th largest city in the United States is a vibrant place filled with endless opportunities. It has world-class music venues, diverse culture, business centers, extensive parks, green spaces, and exciting outdoor activities. It was named the “Live Music Capital of the World,” boasting incredible live music venues and many celebrated yearly performances.

This bustling capital offers more than its booming tech scene, eclectic nightlife, and famous performance venues. If you want to be close to nature and spend a few hours or days in a beautiful, relaxing landscape, numerous cottage locations in Austin provide scenic views and a calming atmosphere.

Cottages have been an essential part of Austin's landscape for centuries. These small homes were initially designed to accommodate working-class families who could not afford larger homes or buy land outright but wanted a place to call their own. Today, they provide an interesting contrast to contemporary downtown buildings, creating a unique blend of rich tradition and modern innovation throughout the cityscape. They also make ideal settings for gatherings, relaxation, production, or parties.

Cottage Event Options in Austin

  • Catering
    Many caterers in the Austin area offer a variety of options for your event. You can choose a buffet, served meal, or cocktail reception. They can also provide the catering equipment and staff required to lighten your load.
  • Music
    Music can add a lot to your cottage event. It can set the mood and create a festive atmosphere. There are many different types of music, including jazz, classical, country, and rock. The type of music you choose will depend on the style of your event. There are many talented musicians in Austin, and you will surely find one that fits your style and budget.
  • Decor
    Event decor can range from simple to extravagant. Some popular choices include flowers, balloons, and streamers. Many companies in Austin can help you decorate your cottage event venue, providing everything from table linens to floral arrangements to create a beautiful and memorable space.

Cottage Event Vendors in Austin

  • Pascal's Catering
    Pascal's Catering is a reputed caterer in the Austin area, specializing in weddings, rehearsal dinners, cottage events, marina venue events, garden outings, corporate events, and private social gatherings. Trained in France, Chef Pascal Jeannin's diligence guarantees that each event will be unforgettable. With delicious menus, immaculate service, and attractive presentations, Pascal's Catering will impress your guests.
  • Strings Attached
    Strings Attached has been bringing the Austin community together since 1999 with its much-loved concert series in downtown Austin. With two decades of performing experience, Strings Attached can make cottage events memorable. They've even created tribute shows for some of the world's biggest names in music, like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, - and multiple mammoth Beatles tribute events that have played to thousands of people.
  • Enchantment Events & Decor
    Enchantment Events provides indoor decor for homes, cottage venues, garden venues, film studios, photo studios, businesses, and offices and also rents out custom decor. Additionally, they have stock items for events like baby showers, bridal showers, and children's birthday parties. Their quick fabrication ability ensures they can easily set up in any space or venue in Austin.

Pros and Cons of Cottage Events in Austin

There are many reasons to consider organizing your event in a cottage in Austin. However, there are also some potential drawbacks to consider before hosting your event at an Austin cottage venue.

Advantages

  • Austin boasts plenty of scenic cottage locations for events, from gardens and forest preserves to waterfronts and downtown areas.

  • Numerous rental options in the city fit any budget, from small, rustic cottages to more luxurious homes.

  • Many cottage properties include additional amenities like swimming pools, tennis courts, or game rooms, which can add value to your event.

  • While others are found in the countryside, some cottages in Austin are close to cultural attractions and nightlife, allowing guests to enjoy a lively evening after the event.

Disadvantages

  • Many cottage venues in Austin can book up quickly, so planning well in advance and making early reservations is essential.

  • Not all cottage homes are ADA-compliant, so you must inquire about accessibility before booking.

  • Cottages may not come with catering or event planning services, unlike traditional venues. You'll need to hire third-party vendors if you don't want to do everything yourself.

  • Depending on your event's location, guests may have to travel further than expected to get to your venue.

Tips on How to Organize Cottages in Austin

Preparing a cottage in Austin for an event can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. With the right tips and tricks, you can make sure your event is one to remember. Here are some helpful ways to organize cottages in Austin for any event:

  • Choose the right location: Before planning for your event, you must choose a cottage venue with easy access to transportation, plenty of parking spaces, and amenities such as electricity and WiFi. Consider all the factors before committing to any venue.

  • Consider the weather: Depending on when and what type of occasion you’re hosting at the cottage, consider weather conditions when planning your decorations and activities. Ensure you have adequate ventilation (if needed) or protection from rain/sunlight.

  • Create an event checklist: This will help keep track of all the items you need for a successful event, such as catering supplies, decorations, furniture rentals, etc. It will also give you an insight into any surprises that may appear during preparation, which can save time and stress during setup.

  • Maximize your resources: Take advantage of nearby parks and community centers, or use existing structures at the property, such as fire pits or outdoor kitchens. Using available resources will save money and enhance your guests' experience by creating a cozy atmosphere they’ll love.

  • Research local vendors: Identify vendors who provide catering services, entertainment acts, and other services. Look into their credentials thoroughly while paying close attention to avoid making a costly mistake.

Famous Locations in Austin

  • Lake Travis
    Formed in 1941, Lake Travis is a great location for water sports and other activities. It boasts lovely surroundings and crystal blue waters and is close to Austin. As a result, it has become one of the most popular lakes for recreational boaters. There are more than 15 marinas on the lake where you can easily rent all kinds of boats if you don't have your own. You will also find plenty of other water sports rentals available, from kayaks to jet skis.
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
    The Elisabet Ney Museum is a fantastic resource for learning about Austin's history. This stunning gallery, which houses an old church that has been converted into a museum, is located in the former home of Elisabet Ney. Elisabet Ney, who arrived in Austin in 1892, created many sculptures at her castle-like residence. The museum contains numerous busts and life-sized statues by Elisabet Ney and other artifacts from her life. Other shows examine Ney's meticulous sculpting technique. The museum is quite small, but it offers a fascinating look into the life of an early German woman who lived and worked alongside some of Texas' most renowned people.
  • Butler Park
    Visitors to Butler Park are treated to a beautiful urban oasis complete with stunning views of the Austin skyline. The park, located on Lady Bird Lake, also features a large amphitheater where many concerts and events are held throughout the year. Butler Park is perfect for an outdoor picnic lunch on a hot day. There's lots of room to play Frisbee or fly kites, and the pond creates a tranquil setting. You can also walk around the park or just enjoy the view from atop the hill, where you'll get a great panorama of downtown.