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Vintage Travis Heights classic with modern updates asks $925K

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A 1942 home on a wooded lot offers lush backyard and room for more

Exterior photo of a wood-frame house with front-door steps surrounded by small trees and greenery. There’s a two-story space with a garage on first floor to the right.
1409 Alameda Drive
Via Realty Austin

The interiors of this two-story, wood-frame house have been renovated and brightened up in a contemporary style that looks well-executed if generic. Original features of the renovated vintage home, built in 1947 in Travis Heights, include hardwood floors and a fireplace, while a floating staircase made of steel and wood and an artfully tiled kitchen refresh the space.

The 2,213-square-foot home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master suite has vaulted ceilings and a large balcony that overlooks large heritage oaks in the backyard, where much of the home’s visual interest lies. In addition to the curvy, stone-stepped walkway and patio, there’s a 522-square-foot art studio/workshop with potential apartment conversion and an angled gable end that adds character as a balcony wall. Realty Austin holds the listing for the property, which is at 1409 Alameda Drive.