Historical Homes You’ll Love

From Taylor to Travis Heights and nearly everywhere in between, I’ve search and here are my top five homes currently on the market that were built from 1900 to 1930. These classic traditional colonial style homes are going to be sure to charm those that aren’t looking for the “modern” trends that we see everywhere we turn in the Austin area. I decided to keep this list to encompass price ranges below and above traditional “modern” homes, with one starting at $365,000 and reaching up to $2.7M.  As always, let me know if we can help you with a custom search to find the home that you are looking for.

1406 Enfield

1405 Enfield, Austin, TX

1406 Enfield RD, Austin, Texas 78703 – This Austin Landmark home is known as the Graham Bybee House located in prestigious Old Enfield. A nationally award winning interior design, this home has been extensively featured in local and national architecture/design magazines and has been painstakingly restored to preserve the 1922 “urban prairie” style, but complemented with modern design touches throughout. This is a must see home, and one of the more unique homes to hit the market. Austin Landmark Status affords significant property tax reductions.

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105 Laurel

105 Laurel Ln, Austin, TX

105 Laurel LN, Austin, Texas 78705 – Talk about walkability 86/Bikeability 91! This gorgeous, modern and move-in ready home is located in the highly desirable Aldridge Place. It is tastefully improved and updated with inviting interiors include pine and oak wood floors, 2 fireplaces, plantation shutters and wood blinds – and spacious kitchen w/tremendous natural light. My favorite feature is the incredible screened porch with fireplace designed by award winning architect Ryan Street within its private backyard oasis including a kitchen garden and limestone patio. The spacious .15 acre lot has a one car garage and very long paver-topped driveway,

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3701 FM 972

3701 FM 972, Georgetown, TX

3701 Fm 972, Georgetown, Texas 78626 – Peaceful country living awaits at this charming ~4.41-acre farmhouse estate. You’ll be greeted by a neighbor-friendly porch, suited for sipping tea and watching time pass. And for you movie buffs, this home was featured in the film “The Stars Fell on Henrietta!” There is so much space here including a perfect upstairs for kids. Recent updates include wood flooring, interior and exterior paint, landscaping. With no noted restrictions, there are lots of possibilities: ideal for family; build for a multi-generation property; perhaps a bed and breakfast; on-site small business.

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186 Washington St

186 Washington St, Paige, TX

186 Washington ST, Paige, Texas 78659 – This home was built in 1882 and still has many original features of the home. This is a great opportunity for someone who loves older homes and wants to own a bit of history! The architecture is also amazing. *Double covered front porches*Large yard*Screened porch off the back*Quiet country living*12-15 minutes from Giddings and Bastrop! Selling AS-IS!

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405 E Main St, Round Rock, TX

405 E Main ST, Round Rock, Texas 78664 – One of the most unique Historical Mansions in Texas. The Woodbine Mansion was built 1885-1900 by the original founding family of Round Rock the Nelsons. Amazingly unaffected by time this solid brick beauty still includes the original Barn and entire city block of land (1.6 acres). Home has 3 stories, 18 rooms, 4 and 1/2 baths, and stunning chandeliers throughout. The grounds include a 3 room guest house, a 2 car garage, pond, gazebo, barn, windmill and incredible mature pecan and Magnolia trees.

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