It's time again for the High & the Low, a Curbed Austin column chronicling the most and least expensive homes sold in Austin in the last seven days. (Sales information gathered from Zillow, Redfin, and Realtor.) Let’s see what buyers and sellers bought and paid for this week!
The biggest sale of the week an outstanding contemporary on Lake Austin that we featured in March.
Originally built in 1985, it was extensively remodeled in 2013 by Austin architects Furman + Keil, known for their rustic-modern residential design as well as their work on local restaurants such as Italic and Irene’s.
The redesign showcases some of the firm’s trademark dramatic gestures as well as the lake views. The 7,745-square-foot home has seven bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms and features walnut floors, high cathedral ceilings, and a gourmet chef's kitchen with commercial-grade, stainless-steel appliances.
The two-story fireplace and kitchen passageway, angled ceilings, and abundance of light make for make for a stunning, open common space, while the owner's suite turns on the restrained luxury with expansive lake views, a spa-like bathroom, and oversized closets.
↑ 2105 Island Wood Road Outdoors, there is, of course, much patio and deck space, a pool, and 190 feet of water frontage on the site’s two acres. If that’s not enough, there’s also a two-bedroom guest house with gym and media room.
The home hit the market on March 2, asking $8.99 million. It sold April 17 for $7.5 million.
↑ 12166 Metric Blvd #3014 On the more economical end of the spectrum, we head back to the familiar territory of Far North Austin, near an ACC campus, major employers, and Walnut Creek Park. The third-floor condo in question faces greenery and includes a balcony with an extra storage area access, laminate floors in living and dining rooms, and a fireplace. It has one bedroom and one bathroom and measures 657 square feet.
The home was listed on March 17 for $88,500 and sold for the same price on April 17.