1 Shadybrook Cove, Austin

$2,250,000

4 Beds
3 Baths
2,320 Sqft
1.72 Acres
2 Garages

Solid 4BR-2 1/2 Bath stone/frame split-level house with pool is in excellent shape, but real value is in the land. 1.72 acres on a portion of Bee Creek which has water year-round most years. UT Professor of Botany Guy Thompson and his wife Eileen first saw this remarkable property in 1967; they bought it immediately, and by 1968 they had built their house and moved in. Their three children all agree this was a unique and magical place in which to spend a childhood. The Thompsons treated this property as a nature preserve, with plantings, trails, cliffs, and springs making the land here seem far from civilization. Bee Creek is a prominent part of the view from the back porch and patio. The house and pool are on the east side of the creek, which is in unincorporated Travis County. West side of the creek is in the City of West Lake Hills (no city taxes, though). At the rear of the property is a grotto (think miniature Hamilton Pool) which adds its own magic. This is truly a one-of-a-kind property which must be seen to be appreciated. One of only two properties that front on Shadybrook Cove.... Green, serene, secluded, private, quiet, and beautiful.

Essential Information
MLS® #6264156
Price$2,250,000
Bedrooms4
Bathrooms3.00
Full Baths2
Half Baths1
Square Footage2,320
Acres1.72
Year Built1967
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
StatusActive Under Contract
Community Information
Address1 Shadybrook Cove
Area8E
SubdivisionWestlake Highlands
CityAustin
CountyTravis
StateTX
Zip Code78746
Amenities
FeaturesTrails/Paths
Garage Spaces2
ViewCanyon, Hills, Creek/Stream
WaterfrontCreek, Stream
Has PoolYes
Utilities

Above Ground Utilities, Electricity Connected, Water Connected

Parking

Attached, Garage, Side By Side, Additional Parking, Storage, Workshop in Garage

Interior
InteriorCarpet, Tile
HeatingCentral
FireplaceYes
# of Fireplaces1
FireplacesFamily Room, Wood Burning
# of Stories2
StoriesTwo
Appliances

Cooktop, Dryer, Dishwasher, Exhaust Fan, Electric Range, Electric Water Heater, Washer

Exterior
Exterior FeaturesExterior Steps, Garden
RoofComposition
ConstructionFrame, Stone Veneer
FoundationSlab
Lot Description

Garden, Native Plants, Rolling Slope, Many Trees, Rock Outcropping, See Remarks

School Information
DistrictEanes ISD
ElementaryBridge Point
MiddleHill Country
HighWestlake
Additional Information
Date ListedNovember 18th, 2022
Days on Market18
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