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Vintage brick classic wants $850K

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Central Austin home built in 1922 with historic details

House shot from corner of front yard with bushes, grass, and trees in front and back.
1207 West 22nd Street
Via AustinHomeSearch

Austin has plenty of vintage, modest-sized, single-family homes (which we often call “bungalows,” for better or for worse). Those clad in red brick, with other features that read as “traditional” in a more middle-American way—such as this unostentatious but appealing one-story home—are fewer in number. Perhaps that’s why they pop out so readily on a real-estate scroll.

Technically, the 2,205-square-foot house is located in West Campus/West University—but it’s tucked away on one of those quiet, dead-end streets in a leafy enclave just east of Shoal Creek and North Lamar Boulevard, which tend to have a more serene atmosphere than those closer to UT.

As is the wont of vintage homes, it has high ceilings, French doors, oak floors, original window and door frames, and a brick fireplace. It features three to four bedrooms (or three bedrooms and a bonus room) and not one but three full bathrooms with nicely kept and/or well-restored vintage tile.

Much of the corner lot is taken up by the house and a back garage and storage space, but there’s an ample front yard with a sweet porch and mature shade trees all around. The listing is held by Susan Kramer of Chestnut Realty.

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