Active

1012 E 8th ST

Austin TX, 78702

$1,998,500


$695.13 per sqft

Active

4 Beds

4 Baths

2,875 sqft

Residential

Built in 1904

Located in the historic Robertson Hill District of East Austin stands the award-winning George A. Peterson House, a true gem that seamlessly blends Victorian charm with modern living concepts. This stunning home offers a flexible floor plan designed to cater to various family sizes and lifestyles.

Upon entering the main house, you are greeted by spacious living areas, including front and back living rooms, and a Texas sized open kitchen with an over-sized floating peninsula perfect for gatherings with the family. The primary suite is a sanctuary of privacy, boasting a luxurious en-suite bathroom complete with a walk-in shower, claw-foot soaking tub, and dual sink stations. The secondary bedrooms offer privacy and separation, ideal for a growing family.

Thoughtfully updated with modern amenities while preserving its elegant period features. The original pine-leaf wood floors have been beautifully restored to complement the Queen Anne mill-work found throughout the house. With 11-foot ceilings and an abundance of natural light from bay windows and walk-out French doors, the home exudes a warm and light-filled inviting atmosphere.
Mindful of integrity value, plumbing and electrical have been updated where needed, including a new HVAC system.
The property also includes a separate fully equipped apartment and a spacious 3-car garage, offering endless lifestyle and income opportunities. Outdoor living is a delight with a sizable .22-acre lot, a charming stone courtyard patio, and a lush green turfed lawn.
Conveniently located within walking distance to downtown Austin and the vibrant entertainment districts of East Austin, this home is also zoned for renowned Mathews Elementary. The historical designation of the property also provides a substantial 70%+- annual tax savings.

The George A. Peterson House embodies the perfect blend of historical elegance and modern convenience, offering a unique opportunity to live the good life in the heart of East Austin.

3786462

MLS ID

May 4, 2024

Listed

June 9, 2024

Updated

Map

1012 E 8th ST
Austin TX, 78702

Interior Features

Total Stories

1


Bedrooms

4


Total Bathrooms

4


Full Bathrooms

3


Half Bathrooms

1


Interior Features

2 Primary Baths, 2 Primary Suites, Bookcases, Breakfast Bar, Ceiling Fan(s), High Ceilings, Granite Counters, Crown Molding, Electric Dryer Hookup, Entrance Foyer, Multiple Living Areas, No Interior Steps, Open Floorplan, Primary Bedroom on Main, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Washer Hookup, See Remarks


Appliances

Dishwasher, Disposal, ENERGY STAR Qualified Appliances, Microwave, Oven, Free-Standing Range, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Washer, Tankless Water Heater


Floor Description

Tile, Wood


Fireplace

Yes


Fireplace Description

Family Room, Gas Log, Wood Burning


Cooling

Yes


Cooling Description

Central Air


Heating

Yes


Heating Description

Central, Natural Gas

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.23 Acres


Exterior Features

Exterior Steps, Private Entrance, Private Yard


Lot Features

Alley Access, Interior Lot, Level, Trees-Large (Over 40 Ft), Trees-Medium (20 Ft - 40 Ft)


Roof

Metal


Sewer

Public Sewer

School Information

School District

Austin ISD


High School

Austin


Elementary School

Mathews

Other Property Details

Area Name

5


Taxes

$9,969


Tax Frequency

Annually


Garage

Yes


Garage Spaces

3


Parking

Alley Access, Assigned, Detached, Door-Multi, Driveway, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Off Street


View

No


View Description

None


County

Travis


Water Source

Public


Pool

No


Pool Features

None


Buyer Agency Compensation

3%

Listing History

Date

Event

Price

6/5/2024

Price Change

$1,998,500

-13%

5/24/2024

Price Change

$2,278,125

-5%

Courtesy of Keller Williams - Lake Travis

Listing Contact: (512) 992-3409

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