4804 Balcones Drive, Austin, TX






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NEW PRICE reduction of $45K. OPEN HOUSE - Saturday 6/15 11 am -1 pm. Welcome to this charming 1950s gem nestled in the heart of Austin, where the hill country begins and the city's original spirit thrives. The exterior is local white limestone from the Texas hill country, adding a touch of timeless elegance. Step inside and fall in love with iconic '50s features like built-in laundry hampers in both bathrooms, an original phone shelf in the hallway and pocket doors throughout the home. The kitchen is a blend of vintage charm and modern convenience, from the unique latches on the cabinets to the local granite countertops quarried in Marble Falls, with a new chef’s gas range. Natural light floods the interior through abundant windows, highlighting the custom built-in bookshelves in the living room and den. Situated above the street, this home offers serene tranquility, minimizing road noises, allowing you to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Outside, entertain guests with a large built-in barbecue and smoker, perfect for hosting memorable cookouts. Relax on the second patio at the top of the backyard, boasting stunning views to the east. Below, discover a basement area with a water supply, suitable for a studio or workshop, along with a separate storage room for added convenience. The garage has a separate 3-phase power outlet, previously used for a kiln, ideal for any hobbyist or DIY enthusiast. The front yard is adorned with a large garden featuring native plants and trees, conserving water and enhancing the natural beauty of the landscape. With recent updates inside and out, including fresh paint, this Austin original is ready to welcome you home in one of Austin's most desirable neighborhoods.

Facts & Features

ListingFeed abor
MLS® # 6820530
Price $1,150,000
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2.00
Full Baths 2
Square Footage 2,437
Acres 0.39
Year Built 1950
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Status Active

Community Information

Address 4804 Balcones Drive
Subdivision Highland Park West
City Austin
County Travis
State TX
Zip Code 78731


Utilities Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Fiber Optic Available, Natural Gas Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected
Features None, Curbs
Parking Attached, Driveway, Garage Faces Front, Garage
# of Garages 2
View None
Is Waterfront No
Waterfront None
Has Pool No


Interior Tile, Wood
Appliances Dishwasher, Free-Standing Gas Range, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Refrigerator
Heating Central, Forced Air
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 1
Fireplaces Living Room
# of Stories 1
Stories One


Exterior Features Barbecue, Garden, Lighting, Outdoor Grill
Lot Description Trees Medium Size, Views, Sloped Up
Roof Composition, Shingle
Construction Cement Siding, Frame, Masonry, Wood Siding
Foundation Pillar/Post/Pier

School Information

District Austin ISD
Elementary Highland Park
Middle Lamar (Austin ISD)
High McCallum

Additional Information

Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No
Contact Details (512) 576-8546

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