119 Hickory – Wonderful Weekley-Built Home with 3-Car Garage in Georgetown Village

01 Front

The blue home that makes you smile.

The Georgetown Village neighborhood has become sort of an icon of Georgetown.  How do I know that?  Because Austin agents are beginning to show this neighborhood to their clients.  A couple years ago, you had to bribe an Austin agent with free food to drive past Round Rock!  I’m not offering free food, but we are offering a stunning example of a David Weekley home built in 1999 (you know, the good ‘ole days when builders earned their reputation and stood out from the rest with attention to detail and exceptional quality).  This 1936-sf home has been meticulously cared for by a loving family for the past two years and now here’s a chance for someone else to add their personal touch to it.

02 Front

Like the porch, the swinging bench is an extension of the home – try it out!

119 Hickory was painted sky blue by David Weekley.  His affection for colors is one of his signatures.  With coordinating dark blue shutters and popping white trim and columns, this home stands out among traditional homes.  The “blue home,” as it is affectionately known to its neighbors,welcomes you with a large inviting porch.  Inside the foyer, your eyes will immediately look up at the vaulted ceilings and crown moulding.  It will also be hard not to notice the front dining room (easily transformed into an in-home office) to the side and the beautiful living room staring in front of you.  The living room and kitchen compete for your attention.  The living room tempts you with warm wood laminate floors, an unobstructed view to the back yard, and soaring ceilings above.  The kitchen is full of shiny toys like a 5-burner range/oven combo, an equally expensive two-tier dishwasher, a large bottom-freezer refrigerator, and matching microwave and faucet fixture with updated recessed lighting above.

05 Living

There is a term that describes what you see: Great Room

08 Kitchen

Updated appliances you’ll find in much more expensive homes.

09 Kitchen

Countertops and cabinets galore meeting right up to the stainless steel refrigerator (it stays!).

The cozy second floor has three bedrooms with high ceilings.  This keeps the second floor remarkably cool even in the summer.  Each bedroom is very large with large bathrooms and lots of storage.  The extra play area upstairs can be left to your imagination, but here are a few ideas that it can be used for – home work, reading, board games, or video games.

23 Game

Have extra space and don’t know what to do with it? Houzz and Pinterest are good starts.

24 Ceiling

View from the top.

The lot has its perks as well.  An extra wide lot may not seem like a big deal, but the owners have found great use for it.  The side yard has been blocked off for private garden use.  Expand on this idea, turn it into a dog run, place a tool shed here, or take down the fence and add it back to the back yard.  The builder also chose this specific home to build a 3-car tandem garage due to the extra large lot.  You won’t find many homes with a 3-car garage in this neighborhood and none in this price range!  Truly a valuable space for organizing tools, storing a recreational vehicle, or housing a long-term project. 119 Hickory is priced at $212,000.  For a private showing or more information, feel free to contact me here.

119 Hickory – Sellers Disclosure
119 Hickory – Upgrades

113 Orange Tree – Spacious Home in Central Location

01 Front

One of the larger homes in the neighborhood with five spacious bedrooms.

These days you won’t hear the phrase “bang for the buck” in real estate circles, at least not in central Texas.  Most of the home values have risen due to the influx of buyers from all over the country.  You’ll be lucky to find a 3-bedroom home in Georgetown that is move-in ready for less than $165,000.  Well today might be your lucky day (or unlucky day if you don’t act soon!).  113 Orange Tree is a 2,182-sf home with 5 bedrooms (yes, FIVE bedrooms) and plenty of common living space to accommodate the occupants.  4 of the bedrooms are on the second floor within 10 steps of the washer and dryer.  The 5th bedroom is a private bedroom on the first floor that can be doubled as a home office, game room, or any other flex room idea you can think of.  The kitchen is accompanied by 2 dining areas and 2 separate living spaces.  The best part?  The home is completely move-in ready and is listed at a non-eye gouging price of $168,000.  At $77/sf, this is one of the best bargains in Georgetown and you will be hard pressed to find something similar for less money.

04 Living

Large living room no matter how many kids live here.

06 Family

Versatile room can be used for living, dining, or enjoying your favorite book by the fire.

This home isn’t all about value.  The home is located in the Crystal Knoll neighborhood of Georgetown.  It happens to be right next to Georgetown High School, I-35, 130 Toll, downtown Georgetown, and San Gabriel Park.  It’s also one of the closest communities in Georgetown to commute to Jarrell, Temple, Killeen, and Fort Hood.  This is a golden opportunity to purchase an affordable home with plenty of room that does not add to your daily commute.  Upgrades in this house include new wood-look floors, base boards, paint, back door, hardware, and tile in the upstairs bathroom.  The back yard may not be the largest in the neighborhood, but it’s plenty for a trampoline, dog run, or above ground pool.  It’s also wide enough to throw a baseball or football.  If you just like to enjoy the view, it’ll make for quick and easy maintenance of green St. Augustine grass.

For a private showing or more information, feel free to contact me here.

113 Orange Tree – Sellers Disclosure
113 Orange Tree – Upgrades

701 Algerita – An Inexpensive Path to a Custom-Built Home

Ever feel like that little boy or girl on the sidewalk who happens to walk by the doggy in the window that’s too expensive?  A lot of my buyers tell me they want a custom-built home, but they just can’t afford it.  They want a home built to their specs, but priced for the masses.  Unfortunately, that is rarely a reality.  Until now.  701 Algerita is a custom-built home by reputable Georgetown, Texas home builder Rick French.  It was built in 2012 for a local fireman on a lot that backs up to a nice wooded lot in Serenada, which means you won’t be seeing your neighbor.  This gives it a nice private setting in the back.  The 2,002-sf home packs a huge punch – fully upgraded kitchen, stained concrete floors, plantation shutters on every window, luxurious dual shower heads in the master bathroom, 3 large bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and even a large flex room upstairs.

01 Front

Beautiful custom built home at an incredibly low price point.

The owner requested the builder to pay special attention to practical details in this home.  For example, a sliding drawer has been installed under the dishwasher.  This provides extra storage for large kitchen items, but more importantly raises the dishwasher so loading and unloading won’t hurt your back or knees.  A full bathroom and closet were added to the second floor so the game room could flex into a bedroom for a teen.  You won’t find these features in other homes.  Another practical additional is the foam insulation throughout the home.  This is a very energy-efficient home and costs the owner approximately $200/month in total utility bills!

02 Kitchen

Fully upgraded kitchen looks out to the living room and back yard.

Despite the excellent build quality and great design of this home, the privacy setting in the back is the main (and harder to come by) feature.  If you live in Georgetown , you know that a quiet lot without overlooking neighbors is considered a premium lot.  Most of these premium lots come with a price tag and/or a large maintenance cost.  Priced at $235,000, 701 Algerita is considered an amazing value by most.  Throw in the fact that there is no HOA, a manageable yet large yard, and located near I-35, this is a home that should be too good to be true.

24 Yard

Incomparable privacy comes free. Tool shed and hot tub do not.

If you’d like a private showing of this wonderful custom built home in Georgetown, contact me on the right.  See below for more information.

701 Algerita – Elevation
701 Algerita – Floor Plan Lower
701 Algerita – Floor Plan Upper
701 Algerita – Survey
701 Algerita – Upgrades

121 Silverstone – A Tree-Filled Lot That Would Make Zilker Park Proud

Have you ever walked into a beautiful custom built home only to step out to the back and see nothing custom about it?  Maybe you’ll see green grass extending from the covered patio and you’ll see an uninspiring fence that tells you and your neighbor how close you can get to their house without trespassing.  It’s almost as if the builder spent 99% of his time and resources on the house and 1% to fill in the back, then turns to you and says, “Here’s your amazing home, the rest is up to you.”  Some people may like that kind of home, but if you enjoy any amount of fresh air, you’re going to want more out of the back than just grass and fence.  Luckily, there are custom built homes in Georgetown for sale that do not neglect the very reason it sits on one of the biggest lots in the neighborhood (over 1.75 acres).  Welcome to 121 Silverstone, located in the highly desirable Westlake of the Woods in Georgetown, where a professionally landscaped yard matches the details and quality of a custom built home.

07 Front

All this land up front still allows plenty of landscaping in the back of this custom home.

Despite the tremendous amount of time, effort, and money spent on the landscaping, there is a separate feature that acts as the primary focal point to everything and that is the swimming pool.  A custom pool designed and built by Optima Pools is where it all begins.  Complete with waterfalls, ambient lighting, and a radius wall formed of Texas limestone, this can be seen from the portrait windows in the living room, but more importantly  hidden from the road and curious neighbors.  The mesa pearl surface sparkles in the sun and flows from a depth of 3 feet to 7 feet making it appropriate for all ages.  There is even a seated area for those who like to just dip your feet in the pool.

01 Pool

Custom built swimming pool filled with 17,000 gallons of privacy.

02 Pool

Hard to believe this privacy exists on a corner lot, but it does thanks to the extra acreage.

03 Pool

Don’t feel like getting wait? There’s more than one way to enjoy a swimming pool here.

Surrounding the custom pool is the professional landscaping strategically placed to maximize beauty and privacy.  With most of the trees and plants being native to Texas, they are highly drought resistant and require very little watering apart from the natural rain fall.  So don’t worry about high water bills or constant maintenance, it’s been taken care of for you. River rocks and large stones have been brought in to direct water drainage around the home and also provide a nice dry creek in the summer.

33 Back

The dry creek wraps around the rear of the home complimenting the native plants.

05 Patio

Extra wide covered patio gives you more great ways to enjoy the park-like view.

Let’s not forget the 3,233 sf of premium living space. Three secondary bedrooms share two full bathrooms, perfect for most families’ needs.  One of these bedrooms can be easily used as a home office.  The flex or game room is smartly located near the bedrooms to keep noise away from the master bedroom late at night or early in the morning.  An upgraded kitchen has an island consisting of a large granite slab that is open to the living room and breakfast area.  The portrait windows not only provide great views, but enormous amounts of natural light.  The formal dining room is just a few steps away from the double ovens making it easy to entertain during the holidays and a spacious master suite sits on the other side of the home for maximum privacy.  A semi circle pass through for visitors, an extra long driveway, and a three car garage make great space of this over-sized corner lot.

09 Living

Custom touches from wood floors to built-ins to crown molding.

12 Kitchen

This kitchen will make you look forward to prepping, cooking, and cleaning.

21 Game Room

Large flex room for the entire family.

Offered at $549,000, this home exemplifies what a custom built home in Georgetown should be.  More importantly is the location, as it leads to exemplary-rated Georgetown ISD schools.  See below for more pictures and information.  If you’d like to schedule a private showing of this home, just fill in your contact info at the top right.

121 Silverstone – Survey

121 Silverstone – Upgrades

Virtual Tour

 

131 Green Grove – Private Pool in Your Backyard

08 Front

Just wait ’til you see the rest of it.

If you could go back in time when Georgetown Village was first developed and have the very first pick out of every lot available to build your perfect dream house, 131 Green Grove would get the nod.  The combination of the following lot features is almost impossible to find in any other home in this wonderful neighborhood:

  • Backs to greenbelt
  • On a cul-de-sac/circle street with no through traffic
  • Faces an amazing park
  • Wide lot size to accommodate swimming pool and large yard
  • Deep lot size to provide an extra long driveway and additional parking spaces
  • Privacy from side neighbors due to mature trees and lot angle
  • Near the back of the neighborhood and away from heavily trafficked roads leading to and within the neighborhood
01 Pool

This can be you all summer long.

02 Pool

The stone patio can accommodate a lot of pool-loving family and friends.

10 View

Green views surround the front and rear of this beautiful home.

 Fortunately for us, the house that sits on the lot is just as rare and desirable.  One of the largest homes in Georgetown Village at 3,574 sf, this home offers three nice bedrooms, large open living spaces, and a game room the size of a small gym.  The flexibility of this house means adding extra bedrooms for larger families is super easy and most of all affordable with a full bathroom already available on the second floor.  We already know that a custom swimming pool, expansive stone patio, and a large rear deck make entertaining a joy.  You also have wide open living spaces looking out to the pool, a formal dining room connected by a butler pantry, a formal living, and of course the flex room upstairs.  Planning large parties will no longer be a stressful chore.

22 Living

Enjoy the greenery or pool, even from the inside.

31 Game Room

Possibilities are endless as this puts other “flex” rooms to shame.

The best part of this property is not found in its quantity with large lot and large sf home.  In fact, it is quite the opposite.  This home is designed and built by the reputable David Weekley.  The custom touches throughout show the builder’s and owners’ pride in this home.  Here are just a few:

  • Brick alcove in the kitchen
  • High grade granite counter tops
  • Custom built-in desk and book case in office
  • Central vacuum in every room with bonus dust pan in kitchen
  • Crown molding in the living room and master bedroom
17 Kitchen

Enough counter space and storage to match the size of this home.

20 Kitchen

This kitchen and open floor plan make parties and large gatherings a breeze.

For those wanting just a bit more, this home has it.  Offered at $395,000, the combination of lot features, home size, flexibility, and quality upgrades make this a rare find indeed.  Many people move into Georgetown Village because they like the amazing neighbors and highly rated schools. In all honesty, many of the homes in Georgetown Village play second fiddle to the location and neighborhood.  That all stops here.  With 131 Green Grove, you move in for the home and the highly desirable neighborhood is the cherry on top.

03 Rear

You may never want to leave your home again.

For more information and additional pictures, see below.  If you’d like to schedule a private showing of this home, just fill in your contact info at the top right.

131 Green Grove – Upgrades

131 Green Grove – Floor Plan

Virtual Tour

1022 Janae – Great Starter Home

Great curb appeal and very affordable home.

1022 Janae is a great starter home or downsize opportunity.  It has three good bedrooms, two full baths, an open floor plan, and a sliding glass door that walks you right out to the huge back yard.  It also includes a washer, dryer, and refrigerator to the next owner.  This is a no frills, move-in ready home for someone looking for a quiet street on a cul-de-sac, privacy in the back yard, and the option to make this home your own.

High ceilings and open floor plan in spacious living room.

The floor plan is perfect for wanting a bit of separation between the master and secondary bedrooms.  The master has its own walk-in bathroom and is situated away from the other bedrooms for more privacy.  The living room, dining area, and kitchen are the focal points of this home.  There are no walls or beams in the middle of the rooms so it is completely open.  Although the 1,144 sf seems low, the floor plan design feels much bigger and entertaining guests is a breeze.  Enjoy it the way it is, or add a couple upgrades to really make this shine.

Make this your very own retreat.

The back yard has a small concrete slab being used as a patio, but it sure does have room for more.  An extended covered patio, wood deck, and in-ground pool are all within reach.  Of course, you can leave it as it is if you enjoy the feel of thick St. Augustine grass underneath your toes.  It’s hard to find this type of yard in any home in Georgetown, let alone one that is priced so well at $125,000.

More info and photos:

1022 Janae – Upgrades
1022 Janae – Sellers Disclosure
1022 Janae – Survey

1018 Janae – Cute, Affordable 2/2

Are you trying to downsize?  Nothing says downsize quite like a 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom home, complete with kitchen, living, utility room, and dining area.  Do you like saving money?  Reduce your mortgage, utility bills, and taxes by purchasing a home that fits your lifestyle’s needs. Do you like to spend just as much time, if not more, outside than you do inside?  The huge back yard will allow you endless possibilities.  Are you tired of cars zooming by your front door and windows late at night? Say hello to your fellow cul-de-sac neighbors walking their dogs.

Beautiful wood laminate and ceramic tile are newly installed.

1018 Janae can be just the right town home for you.  It has been well-maintained for several years by the original owner.  Wood laminate and ceramic tile floors have been recently installed to replace carpet.  The walls have been freshly painted in every room.  The kitchen has added very recent and high-end stainless steel appliances, including upgraded kitchen sink hardware.  The storm door to the back yard is also very recent and does a great job letting in fresh light and air without the bugs.  The home was never a rental home and it shows by the condition of the exterior and interior.

Imagine the possibilities with a yard like this.

The backyard is enormous and can be used for anything.  Leave it alone and you have a park-like setting, except with healthier grass.  This prime location is seated near the end of a cul-de-sac and offers zero through traffic and plenty of privacy.  Priced at $118,000, it’s one of the lowest priced homes (if not the lowest) in all of Georgetown that needs nothing upon move-in.  This is completely ready to go for the next owner.

More info and pics below:

1018 Janae – Upgrades
1018 Janae – Sellers Disclosure
1018 Janae – Survey

144 Hickory – Space to Entertain, Inside and Out

Beautifully maintained home in excellent Georgetown Village neighborhood.

The charming home at 144 Hickory is located on a quiet street with a cute front porch and a huge yet inviting back yard. You never want to judge a book by its cover, but in this case the immaculate landscaping and condition of the exterior is exactly the type of pride and joy you will see on the interior. For you college die hards, the only thing that may turn you away is the Aggie symbols, but those can be easily replaced.

Hardwood floors - the most expensive upgrade has already been done for you.

Bamboo hardwood and tile floors greet you on the first floor. They have been professionally installed and well-maintained – meaning no scratches, cracks, or dents – and ready to be enjoyed by its next owner. The kitchen does not have stainless steel appliances or granite counter tops – two things most owners love to hand-pick themselves – but it as clean as a whistle.  It does have a nice free-flowing and open floor plan that will work for almost everyone.  Check out the video below to get a better idea of the floor plan.

For those who don't like to squeeze into their master bedrooms.

At 1,972 sf, this home gives you a large master bedroom with private walk-in bathroom, a formal dining room (or easily turn it into an at-home office), two large bedrooms on the second floor, and a nice loft area to read, watch tv, or work on kids’ projects. The home is a stone’s throw from the second largest park in the neighborhood and a 5-minute walk to the city pool and largest park in the neighborhood. It’s also conveniently located near Village Elementary School, one of the highest rated schools in Georgetown.  Priced at $194,000, this home is ready to be sold.

Pictures, info, and video below:

144 Hickory – Upgrades
144 Hickory – Floor plan
144 Hickory – Sellers Disclosure
144 Hickory – Survey

 

113 Silverstone – For Those Who Enjoy the Finer Things in Life

Custom home built by your imagination.

Imagine a home that has everything you ever wanted – the right floor plan, the right ceiling height, the right floor options, the right kitchen upgrades, the right curb appeal, the right colors, the right size. Everything is exactly the way you want it, where you want it, and how you want it. What do you call a home you move into and never want to move out of because the grass is greener on your side of the fence? Some refer to this as a dream home. Among real estate agents, we call this a custom home. 113 Silverstone is one such home.

How many upgrades do you see here? You'd be right if you said over 15.

113 Silverstone is a custom-built dream home located in the fantastic neighborhood of Westlake of the Woods in Georgetown, Texas. Its 3,600+ square feet leave plenty of space in each of the 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 living spaces, 2 dining areas, kitchen, and study. The single story floor plan feels like your favorite vacation retreat. The master suite is hidden in the rear of the home with a picturesque 8-ft wide x 6-ft high view of the gorgeous back yard. Beautiful, warm wood floors guide you to the master bathroom with a walk-in shower with dual shower heads, jetted tub, his and hers vanities and walk-in closets. Three secondary bedrooms share a large living space perfect for a game room, study area, or media/entertainment center. Guest accommodations include a 5th bedroom and full bathroom on the eastern wing of the home with a fully upgraded kitchen (stainless steel appliances, double oven, granite counters, tumbled travertine tiles, cherry wood cabinets, rock grotto, prep sink, etc.) serving as the central glue to the home.

Centralized flex room has lots of storage with two closets and built-in shelf.

Does a gourmet kitchen make food taste better?

Outdoor living space is well-accounted for with a large covered patio lined with tumbled travertine beneath and wood ceilings above. Relax next to the aurally soothing waterfall or allow the radiant heat from the bonfire-worthy fire pit surrounded by stone seating caress your face. Raised garden beds, 42″ rock wall, and additional outdoor entertaining area complete this spa-meets-nature environment. Masseuse not included.

A 3rd dining area in a peaceful outdoor setting.

Fire lovers and safety chiefs unite.

With an asking price of $565,000 ($155/sf), this is one of the best values in the neighborhood. Its direct competitors are either inventory (or “spec”) homes, or priced over $165/sf. Why? Most sellers are trying to capitalize on the buying frenzy and low inventory. The reasonable owners of 113 Silverstone have taken brilliant care of the home, feel it’s time to move on and believe this could be an amazing opportunity for the next owners to enjoy a wonderful home full of exquisite, luxury touches.

Pictures, video, and more information:

113 Silverstone – Floor Plan
113 Silverstone – Upgrades
113 Silverstone – Sellers Disclosure
113 Silverstone – On Site Septic

 

2725 County Road 248 – A Little Piece of Hill Country

Welcome to your own 2-acre piece of Texas Hill Country! You’ll need more space and foliage than this to fire off your guns, but at least you’ve got room for your horses, chickens, and other animals you want to keep. Best of all, the price is under six figures and you’re 15 minutes from the newest HEB in town.

Welcome home to the hill country!

2725 County Road 248 is priced at $90,000. Sitting near the middle of this flat land is a manufactured home built in the late ’90s that has been very well-maintained by a loving (and growing) family. Three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a kitchen that opens to the living room are laid out nicely in 1,120 sf. Walls have been re-painted, carpets have been steam cleaned, and all the major components (HVAC, septic, roof) are doing great! Consider this a move-in ready home that even comes with refrigerator, washer, and dryer each under 5 years old and zero signs of problems.

Big, country kitchen.

However, the exterior is where I think this home shines. The covered front porch is laid with concrete and is as wide as the home itself. It’s perfectly suited for enjoying your book or beverage while watching your children play near the trees or playscape in the fenced-in front yard. The front yard also wraps around to the enormous side deck. The side deck is partially covered making it an ideal spot for romantic “under the night sky filled with bright stars and moonlight” meals and desserts.

Huge covered porch is a great place to spend your day or night.

Lastly, the property is income-producing. There is a commercial sign that sits on the far corner of the property earning $35/month. It may not sound like much, but for a home like this, that’s like getting free electricity every month. Not many properties can claim that without the use of expensive and headache-filled solar panels.

Two acres allows for privacy even without many large trees.

Detailed Information:

2725 CR 248 – Upgrades and Repairs
2725 CR 248 – Survey
2725 CR 248 – Sellers Disclosure


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