One of the best things about Austin – aside from the amazing tacos, incredible music, gorgeous weather and dangerously sexy nightlife – is the wide array of interesting homes spread out across the city. Certainly you have your standard cookie cutter variety homes (which are still better than your cookie cutter variety homes, Sacramento! Don’t act like you don’t even know!), but there’s also a plethora of homes with real charm.

We’ve partnered up with some of the finest real estate reps in Austin to showcase some of these amazing home each week. Keep in mind, though: real estate in Austin is selling like hotcakes at the moment, so we can’t guarantee these homes will still be on the market when you make your inquiry.

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So, wanna see some cool houses?

3206 Gilbert St.

Photo provided by Bramlett Residential

Photo provided by Bramlett Residential

The stats:
List price: $899,900
Beds/Baths: 4/3.5
Size: 2,402 sq. ft.

This historic home located in Tarrytown just oozes character. Sitting an 1/4 acre with plenty of shade, this home is as charming as a George Clooney interview. From the listing:

This historic home has salvaged windows from a 1900′s school house, shiplap walls, original hardwoods, wood burning fireplace, amazing master suite with walk through cedar closet & claw foot tub, a fish pond, and a rare 2 car garage.”

Also includes a guest apartment with full bath and kitchenette.
You can stay home and take a virtual tour of the home, or you can call Bramlett Residential at (512) 942-7770 to set up an appointment to see it yourself.

210 Lee Barton Drive #513

Photo provided by Spyglass Realty.

Photo provided by Spyglass Realty.

The Stats:
List price: $499,000
Beds/Baths: 2/2
Size: $1,369 sq. ft.

If closer to downtown is what you’re after, this gorgeous condo might be exactly what you’re looking for. Located between Barton Springs and Riverside in the Bridges on the Park neighborhood, it’s just a short walk away from the Colorado River.

Featuring building amenities such as a 24-hour concierge, pool (with hot tub) and a fitness center. The condo itself has wood flooring in the kitchen and living room and carpet everywhere else. Add in two covered parking spaces, huge closets and a huge living room window with shades that you can operate with a remote control like some sort of urban James Bond villain.

Take a virtual tour or schedule a showing with Spyglass Realty and see just how awesome this spot really is.

4714 Duval St.

Photo provided by Keller Williams

Photo provided by Keller Williams

The Stats:
List price: $799,900
Beds/Baths: 5/4
Size: 3,450 sq. ft.

If you’re looking for a house with character made for a large family, have we got something for you.

Located in Hyde Park, this five bedroom abode has hand scraped style wood floors, a kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances, two living areas and lots of flexible space. Also, the bathtubs in the bathrooms have jets. Jets!

It’s near both The Triangle and the University of Texas, both places you can drive to in the cars you can keep stored in the two car garage.

Take the virtual tour and see for yourself or give Christopher Aldridge of Keller Williams a call at 817-584-3236 and set up an appointment.

And, finally, for those of you who would like to live in a castle:

3700 Agape Ln.

Photo provided by Meyer Real Estate Group

Photo provided by Meyer Real Estate Group

The Stats:
List price: $1,595,000
Beds/Baths: 5/6
Size: 6,300 sq. ft.

Frankly, we’re so overwhelmed with this home, we’re going to just let the listing do the talking:

“This custom-built home by Russell Eppright is coveted for its proximity to Regents and St. Andrews Episcopal Schools, along with a phenomenal floor plan, high-end finishes, and Hill Country setting. The outdoor living area embraces its natural setting with a shimmering negative-edge pool/spa and view of the city skyline. Highly appointed with Viking appliances, dry stack flagstone, Alderwood cabinetry/doors. Game/2nd bedroom on main level. Executive-style office with built-ins, balcony, and city views.”

If this seems like the perfect home for you, give Ashley Stucki of Meyer Real Estate Group a call at 512.217.6103.

Come by next week, and every Wednesday, as we spotlight some of the best properties for sale in Austin.

Oh! And remember to tell ’em you saw it on Austin.com!

Cover photo by Flickr user Ryan Walker, creative commons licensed


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