About the Property
- Historic 1902 Palmquist House
- Meticulously renovated, enlarged and updated in 2007
- 4-Star rating from the Austin Energy Green Building Program
- Lavish landscaping and gorgeous trees
- Great walkability to The University of Texas and the State Capital
- Private Market Pocket Listing
The 1902 Palmquist House is located in Austin’s architecturally significant and historic Swede Hill neighborhood, also known as The Swedish Hill Historic District. Framed by a canopy of gorgeous oak trees, the Crown Jewel of Swede Hill welcomes visitors in with its inviting porches and nostalgic character. The property is a pocket listing available for sale on the private market.
The home was renovated and enlarged in 2007 with the highest quality in mind. Elements like shiplap-style walls compliment the long leaf pine floors and thoughtfully placed accent lighting that contribute to this home’s unique personality. Updates contributed to this home receive a 4-Star rating from the Austin Energy Green Building Program.
Features including a new center island and top tier kitchen appliances were incorporated while consideration was taken to honor many of the old world charm elements in the home. Antique doors and hardware lend to the home’s original style while built-in bookshelves and detailed ceiling and wall treatments create symmetry and flow throughout.
The home is one story and includes three bedrooms, two full and one half bath, an office, media room or library and a family room as well as formal living areas. There are many spaces to enjoy inside of the home, but the outdoor spaces, location and setting of this home make it even more special and unique. Lovely oak trees shade the beautifully landscaped yard and porches offering the perfect setting to relax or enjoy the liveliness and personality the neighborhood.
The Crown Jewel of Swede Hill is located just East of downtown Austin within walking distance to the Texas State Capital and the University of Texas. The neighborhood has a rich history and offers a vibrant modern mix of restaurants and new East Austin hot spots. The combination of character, charm, history, modern updates and location this property offers is a rare find.
About the Agent
Kat Brooks knows fine living. Now a force to be reckoned with in the Austin luxury real estate community, Kat began her career in quite a different field: fine wine. After several years spent helping people pair wines perfectly with their meals Kat relocated to Austin where she continues to share her expertise with others. This time, it’s by pairing you with your perfect home. Since starting her career as a Luxury Home Specialist in 1999, Kat has found great success and personal fulfillment in helping others find a piece of the good life here in Austin. Her comprehensive knowledge of the Austin area real estate market and community life in the city and surrounding areas ensure that clients are at home in their new homes. Her specialty areas include Austin, Travis, Westlake, waterfront properties, ranches, and most things in between. When it comes to navigating home buying or selling, Kat takes a “full-service” approach and will do whatever possible to ensure a positive experience for her clients. “Not only is Kat a fabulous Realtor (R), but a wonderful resource and most importantly a friend. Kat’s expertise, kindness, flexibility and true understanding of our needs made our home buying experience unbelievably effortless,” wrote former client Marc Sachs in a recent testimonial. In addition to her career, Kat finds great enjoyment in giving back to the community that has given her so much. She currently serves as a member of the Christopher Guild – Center for Child Protection Services and on the board of the Central Texas Water Coalition. She also served on the Boards for the Texas Hill Country Food & Wine Festival, Any Baby Can, and The Long Center for the Performing Arts. “Each of these organizations provided me with new and challenging experiences that have translated into an acute awareness of the ever-changing events scene here in Austin,” Kat explains. As a treasured community volunteer, Kat Brooks is able to help Austin continue to grow into the vibrant city it is becoming and immerse herself in the communities she loves. Her certificates include ABR, CRS, CLHMS, EcoBroker and Luxury Home Specialist.
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