1108 Blanco St, Austin

$3,500,000

7 Beds
8 Baths
6,417 Sqft
.31 Acres
0 Garages

A chance to own history like this doesn’t come along very often. Constructed in 1889 for L.W. Culver, the Brava House was one of the very first Victorian homes built in Austin. This magnificent beauty is tucked away on a large lot, surrounded by mature trees, and located directly in the heart of town. Just take a stroll through the community to visit local restaurants, neighborhood shops, art galleries, parks, and the vibrant nightlife in Downtown Austin, and you’ll know there’s no better place to be. A beautiful covered front porch welcomes you inside the main residence boasting stunning architectural design elements from gorgeous wood flooring to intricate wood-cased windows, skylights, and multiple wood-burning fireplaces. Constructed over two levels, the main home incorporates 5 bedrooms with whimsical names such as “Garbo”, “Fitzgerald”, “Van Gogh”, “Monroe” and “Casablanca”. A living area, a full kitchen, and 5 bathrooms (several with clawfoot tubs) stay consistent in preserving the original vintage charm. Constructed in 2008, the back building hosts the main kitchen, a communal dining and living area, and an office and additional living quarters. The backyard is a haven of relaxation with an expansive trex composite deck with a built-in bench where you can sit and enjoy the views of the garden and the historic, tree-filled Old West Austin neighborhood. The Brava House grounds are meticulously kept with lush greenery creating both a private and serene retreat all
around the grounds. There is ample space for guest parking with alley access, a cowboy pool to enjoy on hot summer days, and a large storage shed. The Brava House is currently owned and operated as a boutique bed and breakfast, and its possibilities are endless! This is a RARE opportunity to plant roots in this historic community. P&L and additional information available upon request.

Essential Information
MLS® #3372514
Price$3,500,000
Bedrooms7
Bathrooms8.00
Full Baths7
Half Baths1
Square Footage6,417
Acres0.31
Year Built1903
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
StatusActive
Community Information
Address1108 Blanco St
Area1B
SubdivisionDivision Z
CityAustin
CountyTravis
StateTX
Zip Code78703
Amenities
FeaturesNone
ViewNone
WaterfrontNone
Utilities

Cable Available, Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Connected, High Speed Internet Available, Phone Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected

Parking

Attached Carport, Additional Parking, Driveway, Alley Access

Interior
InteriorWood
HeatingCentral
FireplaceYes
# of Fireplaces5
# of Stories2
StoriesTwo
Appliances

Dishwasher, Free-Standing Gas Oven, Free-Standing Gas Range, Gas Cooktop, Disposal

Cooling

Central Air, Ceiling Fan(s), Electric

Fireplaces

Bedroom, Living Room, Wood Burning

Exterior
Exterior FeaturesBalcony, Private Yard
WindowsBlinds, Skylight(s)
RoofComposition, Shingle
ConstructionHardiPlank Type
FoundationPillar/Post/Pier
Lot Description

Back Yard, Front Yard, Landscaped, Level, Private

School Information
DistrictAustin ISD
ElementaryMathews
MiddleO Henry
HighAustin
Listing Details
Listing Courtesy of Realty Austin
Property History
Price Reduced from $3,999,000 to $3,500,000
Price Reduced from $4,250,000 to $3,999,000
Price Reduced from $4,750,000 to $4,250,000
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Listing information last updated on November 27th, 2022 at 2:47am CST.