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709 Rio Grande

Austin, TX 78701
  • $3,990,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • MLS #: 2739728
UPDATED: 85 min ago
$3,990,000
  • 0
    BEDS
  • 0.19
    ACRES
  • 0
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 6,872
    SQFT
  • $581
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Multi-Family
Built:
1905
County:
Area:

School Information

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Property listed by Justine Smith of Allure Real Estate: (512) 518-0008.

Description

Explore the enduring charm of this 118-year-old historic residence once the private retreat of Gov. Joseph Sayers now called the Sayers House. Nestled along scenic Rio Grande Street, this architectural masterpiece, envisioned by Page Brothers Architects, is a testament to a bygone era, seamlessly blended with modern elements, thanks to its mixed-use zoning. Inside this prestigious property, you'll find captivating features that would have delighted Orline Walter Sayers, renowned for her artistic talents and hosting prowess. Original fireplaces, windows, flooring and woodwork preserve the historical integrity while offering modern convenience. This expansive 6,872-square-foot property has been ingeniously converted into separate apartments, thanks to its mixed-use zoning, offering a world of possibilities. The first floor has been designed for wheelchair accessibility, ensuring convenience. In the attic apartment, a unique piece of history awaits, with a fireplace mantel adorned with Masonic iconographya tribute to Gov. Joseph Sayers' association with the Masons. Beyond its historical allure, this property's mixed-use zoning opens up a world of potential uses. Imagine the possibilities, from a boutique art gallery to an intimate bed-and-breakfast, or even a unique event space that combines historical charm with modern convenience. Nearby amenities, include the Texas Capitol, Travis County Court House, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Lady Bird Lake Trails, and the vibrant W 6th entertainment district further enhance its appeal. Step into this exceptional residence where history and unique features converge, and where mixed-use zoning offers a world of opportunities for your vision to flourish.

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709 Rio Grande Austin, TX 78701

  • Price: $3,990,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: Days
  • Updated: 85 min ago
  • MLS #: 2739728
0
Beds
0
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.19
Acres
6,872
SQFT
$581
$/SQFT
1905
Built
Neighborhood:
Block 078 Original City
County:
Travis
Area:
Austin
Elementary School:
Mathews
Middle School:
O Henry
High School:
Austin
School District:
Austin ISD
Property Description
Explore the enduring charm of this 118-year-old historic residence once the private retreat of Gov. Joseph Sayers now called the Sayers House. Nestled along scenic Rio Grande Street, this architectural masterpiece, envisioned by Page Brothers Architects, is a testament to a bygone era, seamlessly blended with modern elements, thanks to its mixed-use zoning. Inside this prestigious property, you'll find captivating features that would have delighted Orline Walter Sayers, renowned for her artistic talents and hosting prowess. Original fireplaces, windows, flooring and woodwork preserve the historical integrity while offering modern convenience. This expansive 6,872-square-foot property has been ingeniously converted into separate apartments, thanks to its mixed-use zoning, offering a world of possibilities. The first floor has been designed for wheelchair accessibility, ensuring convenience. In the attic apartment, a unique piece of history awaits, with a fireplace mantel adorned with Masonic iconographya tribute to Gov. Joseph Sayers' association with the Masons. Beyond its historical allure, this property's mixed-use zoning opens up a world of potential uses. Imagine the possibilities, from a boutique art gallery to an intimate bed-and-breakfast, or even a unique event space that combines historical charm with modern convenience. Nearby amenities, include the Texas Capitol, Travis County Court House, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Lady Bird Lake Trails, and the vibrant W 6th entertainment district further enhance its appeal. Step into this exceptional residence where history and unique features converge, and where mixed-use zoning offers a world of opportunities for your vision to flourish.
Exterior Features

Attached Garage YN No Covered Spaces 0 Direction Faces West Exterior Features BalconyExterior Steps Fencing None Foundation Details Pillar/Post/Pier Garage YN No Levels Three Or More Lot Features Corner Lot Other Structures None Parking Features Additional ParkingDrivewayGravelOff Street Patio And Porch Features Front PorchPatioTerrace Roof Metal View CityPanoramic Waterfront Features None Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Appliances DishwasherDisposalGas RangeFree-Standing Refrigerator Cooling Ceiling Fan(s)Central AirWall/Window Unit(s) Fireplace Features BedroomDining RoomLiving Room Fireplaces Total 5 Flooring TileWood Heating CentralFireplace(s) Interior Features Built-in FeaturesHigh CeilingsFrench DoorsHigh Speed InternetInterior StepsMultiple Living AreasNatural WoodworkPrimary Bedroom on Main Laundry Location Main Level Unit Room Type BedroomBathroomKitchenBasementDining RoomLiving Room Window Features ShuttersWood Frames

Property Features

Accessibility Features Adaptable Bathroom WallsAccessible Approach with RampCentral Living AreaCustomized Wheelchair AccessibleAccessible EntranceSee Remarks Association YN No Community Features CurbsSidewalksStreet Lights Estimated Taxes 53890 Fema Flood Plain No Horse YN No Listing Terms CashConventional New Construction YN No Pets Allowed Call Pool Features None Property Condition Resale Property Sub Type Quadruplex Sewer Public Sewer Special Listing Conditions Standard Tax Annual Amount 53890 Utilities Cable ConnectedInternet-FiberNatural Gas ConnectedPhone ConnectedSewer ConnectedWater Connected Water Source Public



© 2024 Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS). All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein “AS IS” and without any warranty, express or implied.The information provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Data last updated: 2024-07-19T00:01:22.45.

MLS Grid  logoBased on information submitted to the MLS GRID as of 2024-07-19T00:01:22.45 (date and time MLS GRID Data was obtained). All data is obtained from various sources and may not have been verified by broker or MLS GRID. Supplied Open House Information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information. Click here for MLS GRID DMCA Notice
 
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Property listed by Justine Smith of Allure Real Estate: (512) 518-0008.