Estate Envy: Shaw Island

Uh….. Cypress exterior siding and walls of windows! This is not my first time fantasizing about calling Austin Texas home. Imagine the added element of water sports on top of the usual mental meanderings of furniture arrangements and dinner parties. 588 W. Lakecrest Drive, located on Shaw Island, this 3br/3ba home is perched on Lake Buchanan in Austin Texas, with a selling price at $450,000.

In reality, even the fantasy of this house is more home than I would ever want for myself. Instead – how bout you buy it!! We can be friends and you can invite me over for the weekend. I’ll leave my cute little early century bungalow in downtown Austin, to join you for afternoons of boating, fishing and sipping whiskey sours out of vintage tiki inspired mugs. I’ll bring my dog and my ipod but you’ll emphatically insist we listen to nothing but bossa nova records all weekend.

Vinicius de Moraes – Namorada


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  • yes M’am I felt like $450,000 was reasonable for the architecture alone! (compared to what I see sell for $450,000 in Los Angeles)… Anyway – I read that the lake is a little low due to some drought but that normally the water laps right up to those large boulders at the edge of the patio. PERFECT.

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