Welcome to the High & the Low, a Curbed column chronicling most and least expensive homes sold in Austin in the past seven days. (Data was obtained from national real estate brokerage Redfin.) Let's find see how far the pendulum swung this week.
↑ 3705 Westlake Drive—The top sale is a 7,923-square-foot home on +/-270 feet of prime Lake Austin waterfront. The privately gated 1.8-acre estate has cascading terraces that open out to a manicured lawn, flourishing with oak trees, and a two-slip boat dock. The house has five bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms. Listed $7,900,000; sold $7,210,000.
↑ 140 Birnam Wood Court—Also in Westlake, this four-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bathroom home has an over-sized kitchen, multiple living spaces, and a private office, along with a deluxe backyard pool, kitchen, cabana, and entertaining area. in 5,833 square feet. Listed $2,199,000; sold $2,035,500.
↑ 1426 Preston Avenue—This custom-built, soft contemporary 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home in Old West Austin was the third priciest home sale last week. The 3,113-square-foot house has a large kitchen open to breakfast/sitting area, formal rooms, dark hardwood floors, high ceilings and private patios with an Argentine grill. Listed and sold $1,550,000.
↑ 2220 Leon Street #103—There are no interior photos for the West Campus condo listing, the lowest home sale of the week. The 316-square-foot condo is, unsurprisingly, an efficiency located extremely conveniently for UT students. Listed $75,900; sold $65,000.
↑ 12166 Metric Boulevard, Unit 135—The second least-expensive sale last week is also a condo, this one with one bedroom and one bathroom in 512 square feet. The North Austin unit is located in a condo association complex with swimming and tennis facilities. Listed $69,000; sold $66,300.