This is a rare property, a real treasure, because it offers so much. Few places have an 1860’s cabin and a wonderful modernized home addition on 3.194 acres beside a year-round creek only 20 minutes driving time from Lady Bird Lake. Additional acreage is available.
This ranch house compound was designed by Emily Little around the original 1860's homestead. The compound includes the main house, a studio with guest quarters and a Tiny Texas House which also overlooks the creek. The main house has 3 bedrooms, 2½ baths, a gourmet kitchen and open and flexible dining and living areas. The HCAD area is reported as 2688 sq ft, but the owner says it’s much larger, with the guest house being approximately 1000 sq ft.
The original cabin was caredfully reconstructed and reinforced when the clever and beautiful addition that was made to the homestead. Much of the original interior and character of the cabin is intact. and has been transformed into the living and dining areas and is in the core of the modern home. A gourmet kitchen on one side and three bedrooms on the other. The private and spacious master suite has a large walk-in closet and a lovely master bath with double-vanities and a private porch with great views of the creek. There are three full baths, a utility room and tons of built-in storage. Up to date fixtures and finishes are installed throughout the home.
Rustic yet elegant, the original materials have been reused in many places. Reclaimed Longleaf yellow pine is found many areas of the home including the custom kitchen cabinets, built-ins, and the floors of the kitchen, dining and living areas and master bedroom. A large windows and a long, gallery hallway with wall of windows lets in natural light and add to the sense of spaciousness. These windows and doors open to a private backyard oasis. The U-shaped house and studio with their covered patios surround the stunning pool area. Beautifully landscaped, it all feels like a relaxing vacation resort. Just beyond the pool area is a rock wall, below which are the banks of Bear Creek.
Main house: 1-story, 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths , vaulted & beamed ceilings, open kitchen, flexible living & dining areas, walk-in closets, storage, utility room. The gourmet kitchen has longleaf pine cabinets, a Sub Zero fridge, Interior spaces are approximately 2688 sqft per tax records. The oversized two car garage is connected to the house via a walkway.
Offered at $1,490,000
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