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78730: 5024 China Garden Drive; River Place; Austin, TX - 05/13/13 01:14 PM
Click on picture for virtual tour! Lovely updated Newmark designed home in the Retreat community of River Place. Home partially backs up to greenbelt that is in the process of being turned into a nature preserve by Travis County. The other portion back up to a massive estate site and home in Westminster Glen; Bottom line: extreme privacy. This home has recently been updated to include stainless steel appliances, carpet, wood flooring in the bonus room and the list goes on. The home is roughly between either entrances to River Place and is conveniently located to the River Place Country (0 comments)
78730: 9301 Leaning Rock; Long Canyon; Austin, TX 78730 - 04/25/13 02:07 PM
Click on picture for virtual tour!!!!!!!!!! We present this luxurious “Low Country” Southern Living™ designed home, built by Russell Parker Custom Homes. This well-appointed jewel is privately placed amongst massive Live Oak trees on a truly flat acre estate site, which is extraordinarily rare in the area, which provides a huge asset for years to come. This 3828 square foot (appr) home has an additional 308 sf (appr) charming cottage ideal for a study, an art studio, the kids’ playhouse, a guest cottage, the man-cave, or whatever idea your creative mind can image. Exquisite detailing throughout to include 3/4 “ (1 comments)
78730: 9525 Big View Drive; River Place; Austin, TX - 11/16/12 01:04 PM
This magnificent home boasts true classic ultra-high-end Spanish architecture by Glenn George Custom Homes, and is reminiscent of ancient European Mediterranean villas. Intricate Spanish design details include but are not limited to stained roof soffits, oversized stained soffit-brackets, barrel roof tile, European mission-slurry finish over stone, Spanish tile step-risers, intricate stained concrete design, stained oversized wood base molding, stained interior doors and windows, immense wooden French doors with transoms, massive ceiling beams in several rooms, Venetian plastering, and Italian tile. This home was specifically designed for wheel chair accessibility with oversized stained wooden doors, wide hallways and walkways, and a “no-step” (1 comments)
78730: Tim's 4 Pts Bullet Points: July '12 - 08/02/12 09:04 AM
TIM’S 4-POINTS BULLET POINTS (thru July 2012) For the detailed 4-POINTS REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT and graphs/charts---CLICK HERE!!! Note the charts & graphs to see the dramatic changes from previous years. July closings were up an astonishing 58% from last year! Inventory still remains below any year since the real estate bust. Inventory picked up slightly, which signals more sellers are taking advantage of the new market Price ranges below $700k are near or in a “sellers’ market”; homes in the $800’s & $900’s have seen strong sales reducing inventory from very high levels to moderate high levels. As a market (2 comments)
4202 Plantain Gated natural Hill Country environment. Monreal custom home on 3+ usable acres nestled on a heavily treed lot. Home is over 4200 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 5 full and 2 half baths. Main level master suite with his and hers walk-in closets, office and 2nd bedroom with bath. Fine craftsmanship - crown molding, rounded corners, coffered ceilings, 8 ft doors, cased windows and hardwood flooring. Master suite features large walk-in closets and French doors. Other amenities include dual staircases, large walk-in pantry and game (0 comments)
4321 House of York Panoramic Hill Country views can be seen from almost every window in this stunning Russell Eppright custom home. Located in prestigious Westminster Glen Estates on a useable 1.17acre lot within minutes of exemplary schools, and Lake Travis, Lake Austin and Downtown. Outdoor features include a fabulous negative edge pool with spa and fountain, multiple covered and uncovered entertaining areas, a fire pit and plenty of additional yard space. Enjoy both privacy and panoramic views as you relax in this resort like back yard. Designed with active family living in (1 comments)
2715 Benevento---offered for $415,000 Come home to this Stunning one story Wilshire home nestled on almost half an acre in a cul-de-sac walking distance from Bella Vistas community pool and park. Panoramic views of the greenbelt! In the heart of the home, the gourmet kitchen features stainless appliances, six burner Viking cook top, granite countertops and center island. An ideal space to gather, the family room, accented by limestone fireplace, opens to kitchen and breakfast rooms. The perfect spot for dining with a view or winding down the day with a glass of wine, the back deck overlooks the yard (1 comments)
78730: 11708 Eagles Glen; Steiner Ranch; Austin, TX 78732 - 07/04/12 02:39 PM
11708 Eagles Glen Dr---offered for $712,000 Step Into Luxury! Every element of this home has been taken into consideration. From the rich wood flooring to the gourmet kitchen, this home will make you feel pampered. A grand winding staircase greets you as you enter and you immediately notice the custom features of this home. Even the art niches have been embellished with tile accents. Both the dining room and private office feature paneling detail. The kitchen is fit for a chef with commercial grade appliances and luxurious Knotty Alder cabinetry with glass in-lays. The two-story family room is comfortable for entertaining (1 comments)
9800 Toppel Cv---offered for $355,000 This stunning single story home is located on a corner/cul de sac lot in the prestigious River Place community. Over $80K in owner added upgrades make this meticulously maintained property a gem not to be missed. For more information on this home or any other of our homes, visit our website at www.BartlettRealEstateGroup.com No one but no lists and sells more homes in River Place than Bartlett Real Estate Group for the past 18 years running. (1 comments)
78730: Arguably the most mesmerizing panoramic views in Austin....for lease - 07/04/12 02:25 PM
Click for Virtual Tour Lease $4,500/month Arguably the finest panaramic views in Austin Bird's eye views over looking the River Place Golf Course to hill country views 20 miles in the horizon, to views to downtown Austin. Enjoy roughly 1000 square feet of patio watching fireworks from downtown Austin to Lakeway. There is no way to describe the view other than seeing the pictures, or better yet, seeing the home in person. Nightime is a viewing experience bar none. This exquisite European design offers dual master suites and finish details the most descriminating buyer will be overwhelmed by. This list (1 comments)
78730: 5702 Brittlyns Court, River Place, Austin, TX 78730 - 06/25/12 07:45 PM
Click on pic for virtual tour 5702 Brittlyn’s Ct ---offered for $562,000 Panoramic views and privacy! Located on approx 2/3 of an acre backing to the Balcones Preserve in the prestigious River Place community this single story home offers the best of Hill Country living. This uniquie property was designed by the award winning architect Alberto Jauregui and built by Fedrick Harris Estate Homes. Amenities include hardwood and travertine flooring, recessed lighting and architectural detail such as arches and niches throughout. The open and bright floor plan is designed with active family living in mind and features a gourmet kitchen with (0 comments)
Click on pic for tour 9800 Big View ---offered for $519,900 This well appointed Custom Classics home is on a .57 acre homesite overlooking Westminster Glen estate. This home is ideally located with easy dual access in and out of River Place and conveniently located between Sun Tree Park and Woodlands Park on Lake Austin. The side entry garage accentuates the curb appeal of this home and allows for added guest parking. Recent enhancement include newly installed carpet, painting inside and out, re-staining of the deck, wood flooring, and granite countertops in the kitchen. The easterly views are spectacular looking (1 comments)
click on pic 4320 Canoas Dr---offered for $545,000 This stunning Fedrick Harris Estate home is located in a private gated/golf course neighborhood within the prestigious River Place community. One of the largest homes in "The Greens" this home features formal living and dining rooms, family room and large game room. Side entry garage offers level access to the main level. Wood floors, high ceilings, art niches and built-ins add to the distinction of this beautiful home. Enjoy entertaining or relaxing on the large covered patio with slate flooring, wood ceiling with recessed lighting and ceiling fan plus built-in BBQ. Backyard (0 comments)
78730: 4310 Canoas; River Place, Austin, TX - 06/25/12 07:32 PM
Click on Pic for virtual tour Nestled in a secluded gated community that offers some of the finest luxury homes built by Fedrick Harris Estate Homes, “The Greens” sits on the edge of River Place Golf Course. This Tuscan style home on a premium .58 acre lot offers privacy and golf course and hill country views. The open design and attention to detail offer an inviting retreat in the River Place community just minutes from exemplary schools and Lake Travis and Austin. As you enter you will walk through a beautiful courtyard area separating the large guest casita with full bath (0 comments)
· 500,000 and below is NOW in a “SELLERS’ MARKET” (4-5 months of inventory or less) · We are seeing multiple offers and multiple back up contracts on several homes. Two sales resulted in 2 back up contracts, based on 5 offers; two others this month also have received back up contracts. A back up contract is an actual contract that goes in first position should buyer one fall out. We have not seen this type of activity since the late 90’s · Closings in the area for the (2 comments)
· $500,000 and below is within the lower portion of the normal market range of 4-7 months.....on the edge of being a “SELLERS’ MARKET” · Keller Williams closings are up 56% from last year! · Closings in the area for the month are as high as they have been since 2005!!! · Inventory in the 4 pts area is at a 6 year low. · Long Canyon is over ½ of last year’s sales just during the first quarter · Greenshores is still not taking off (0 comments)
Here are my bullet points for the real estate market in the 4-Points area. For extremely detailed excel spreadsheets and charts click on the 4 Points Real Estate Report Best February sales since 2007; March may mirror this. Substantial showings seen in January continues in February; Anticipate strong sales in March. Price ranges up to the $800’s are now considered to be within a normal market Greenshores hits an all-time high of 21 homes on the market Long Canyon sold more homes (4) last month than ANY month since 2006 6% of all the homes on (4 comments)
Click on Pic for tour... Custom Home in Prestigious Westminster Glen- Pool and Views $699,000 9401 Prince William Austin, TX 78730 4 Bed, 3.5 Baths
Custom Home w/Pool and Views under $700K! Located on over an acre in the prestigious Westminster Glen community this stunning custom home features a truly sought after combination of privacy and hill country views. Amenities include a Chef’s kitchen with a double pantry, pot and pan drawers, breakfast bar and center island. The main level Master Suite features Plantation shutters and access to the pool area. The Master bath features a steam shower (0 comments)
Click on Pic for tour.... River Place - Updated/Views/Immaculate 4013 Love Bird Lane Austin, TX 78730 4 Bed, 3 Baths
Stunning Hill Country Views! Located in prestigious River Place within walking distance of River Place Country Club this upgraded/remodeled home offers the best of hill country living. Amenities include hardwood flooring, crown molding, Plantation shutters and custom lighting. The open and bright floor plan is designed with active family living in mind and features a flexible room design able to accommodate many life styles. Large living areas and plenty of storage add to the distinction of this fine property. (2 comments)
Click on Pic for Virtual Tour River Place - Updated -Cul de Sac/Walk to Park $479,000 5202 Deerwood Ct Austin, TX 78730 4 Bed, 3 Baths Located in the prestigious River Place community at the back of a cul de sac and walking distance to the community park this updated/remodeled home offers the best of hill country living. Amenities include hardwood flooring, crown molding, custom lighting and built-ins. The open and bright floor plan is designed with active family living in mind and features a remodeled gourmet kitchen with granite counters, stone backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Multiple living areas (0 comments)
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