SXSW March 10-19, 2017
Rent the entire Writing Barn property or one of the three unique lodging spaces.
This rustic, but elegant, rental property is located in the middle of South Austin, on 7.5 acres of beautiful wooded surroundings. We’re no more than a twenty minute drive from the night life of downtown, but The Writing Barn has the added benefit of feeling like you’re in your own private oasis. Additionally, once a day shuttles to the conference area may be arranged for an additional fee.
The Writing Barn, $750 a night, sleeps 1 to 4.
The Barn features a floor to ceiling bookshelf filled with poetry, novels, picture books, and craft books. There is a galley kitchen with stove top, microwave, and small refrigerator (larger refrigerator on the porch). The bedroom has a sitting area and a queen-sized bed. The loft area has a comfy full-sized futon and an over-sized reading chair. The large screened in porch, dubbed the “party porch” has autographs from traditionally published authors who have visited the grounds.
The Cabin, $370 a night, sleeps 1 to 4.
A comfy, quaint hideaway that sleeps 3 to 4, (two day beds on ground floor and loft bed above) complete with unique lighting, an all white-bath, and a galley kitchen with refrigerator, oven/stove, coffee maker, microwave etc. There is a screened in porch for outdoor dining and writing.
The Book House, $1200 a night, has 5 bedrooms, 5 private baths and sleeps 1 to 12.
Features five bedrooms: the Pulitzer, Booker, Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz, each with their own private bath. Retreaters may gather in the common areas of the living room, with unique book accents, or on the full house wrap-around porch. The modern galley kitchen features all new appliances, including a dishwasher. The Book House sleeps 10 to 14, lap desks are provided for indoor or outdoor writing and there are yoga mats for peaceful contemplation under the live oaks. **Pulitzer and Booker have two full size beds, other rooms have two single beds. Each room has en-suite bath, with the Printz also having a tub.
Full Property Rental, $2020 a night, sleeps 1 to 20 people.