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A cozy South Austin home with an inspired redesign embraces the outdoors

Living room in a small house. One wall has built-in shelves with books and other items and artwork hug in the middle. A couch and a modern loveseat are arranged around a plexiglass coffee table. It has wood floors and a large picture window.
703 West Johanna Street
Via Engel & Volkers Austin

South Austin has been unveiling gems little and large lately. A charming, one-story home in Bouldin Creek falls into the cozy category at 736 square feet—but it’s packed with character and style.

Built in 1955, the house was redesigned in 2017 by lauded local firm Courtney Blanton Interiors. The layout takes advantage of generous decks front and back as well as a large backyard and screened-in porch. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom home has wood floors, custom built-ins, stainless appliances, and natural stone counters.

Located at 703 West Johanna Street, the home is listed by Engel & Volkers.

A small frame home with a low-angled roof. It has a covered front porch with contemporary wooden steps and half-wall planter. There is a smaller square steel planter in front, grass, bushes on the left, and staggered concrete pavers leading to the porch. Via Engel & Volkers Austin
Photo of a living room and kitchen with wood floor, partly divided by a wall. A couch and chair are arranged around a plexiglass coffee table with books on it. There’s large, ornate wooden armoire and modern bookshelves against the walls. Via Engel & Volkers Austin
Photo of a kitchen with wood floor, contemporary lower cabinets, and wood-block countertops. There’s an area rug with a stainless-steel restaurant-style island with suspended pot rack in the middle, in front of a modern stainless stove and vent hood. Via Engel & Volkers Austin
A bedroom with wood floors and a modern, spiky metal pendant ceiling light. It has a four-poster wooden bed in front of one of its two windows, a modern glass and metal nightstand, and a bench with a shaggy cover in front of the bed. Via Engel & Volkers Austin
A bedroom corner with a window on each wall. Both have bamboo pulldown shades. A bed with an upholstered frame under one window. There’s a small stool and pouffe at the end of it and a rug underneath. Via Engel & Volkers Austin
A screened-in deck with a beadboard ceiling and ceiling fan and vintage-style screened double doors. There’s a faded rug with a long wooden table on top in the center. It’s surrounded with modern, webbed chairs and has a modern metal stool at the end. Via Engel & Volkers Austin