The days are getting longer, temperatures are on the rise and suddenly summer is right around the corner. So there’s no better time than now to start thinking about your outdoor space, or lack thereof. Whether you prefer lounging in the evenings with a glass of vino in hand or enjoy diving headfirst into the cool waters of your own luxury pool, these Austin homes offer the perfect place to beat the heat and enjoy some sunshine and summertime. Contact us to tour them today!
4804 Toreador Drive | Offered at $4,999,999 | Listed by Susan Doyle
This stunning estate patterned after the “Mani Castles” of Southern Greece features amazing downtown views and an incredible outdoor space. Complete with an expansive pool, stone gazebo with fireplace, and two balconies, you can enjoy a view of the surrounding wooded hills or bustling city.
1402 Wild Basin Ledge | Offered at $3,000,000 | Listed by Meridith Alderson
Less than 15 minutes from downtown Austin, this architecturally-inspiring home in Westlake is ideal for those wanting to enjoy their outdoor space in complete privacy. Situated on a hillside and tucked within trees, there are a variety of outdoor options that can be appreciated year-round. Swim laps in the heated pool, lounge on the oversized IPE deck, retreat to the pool cabana with outdoor kitchen, take in the breathtaking views on the third level covered porch, meditate in the quiet shaded garden with a lily pond waterfall, or enjoy a competitive game of shuffleboard under the lights on the upper terrace.
11613 Hollister Drive | Offered at $1,375,000 | Listed by Danielle Reali
Enjoy vacation-style living year-round with this one-of-a-kind home that features 120 feet of golf course frontage and views. Spanning .37 acres, this property’s showpiece lies in the stunning backyard that offers outdoor living at its finest. A covered patio boasting a cozy fireplace, sink, refrigerator and built-in grill is ideal when dining al fresco in the evenings while the sparkling pool and hot tub are perfectly positioned to provide privacy and long-range views of the golf course. There is even a pool cabana with full bathroom and storage!
2014 Goodrich Avenue, Unit A | Offered at $2,295,000 | Listed by Guy Oberg
This modern Zilker masterpiece has everything necessary for a fun-filled summer available in a precise little package. Spanning three floors, this contemporary home boasts 4 decks that seamlessly blend with the private yard, pool and 3-hole putting green. The balcony even offers brilliant views of the Austin skyline! Keeping our four-legged friends in mind, the turf is pet-friendly and includes a sprinkler system.
508 Furlong Drive | Offered at $2,850,000 | Listed by Heather Hudson
Nestled on a one-acre lot and backing to woods and a wet weather creek, this property has plenty of outdoor space for fun in the sun. An entertainer’s paradise, this mostly single-story home in the acclaimed Eanes ISD features a covered deck with built-in grill, beautiful pool and multiple lounging areas. With no rear neighbors, you can rest easy knowing privacy isn’t an issue.
4111 Hidden Canyon Cove | Offered at $4,695,000 | Listed by Robin Banister
This classic Chicago-brick home situated on just over an acre boasts an envious outdoor living space. Backyard barbecues and birthday parties are a must with the covered patio, outdoor Lynx cooking system with bar seating, sparkling pool and spa. Relax to the sound of a spring-fed creek on the multi-tiered and beautifully terraced yard or enjoy some friendly competition on the full-size sports court and bocce ball court.
8715 Mountain Ridge Drive | Offered at $1,100,000 | Listed by Kat McCoy
Summertime and s’mores go hand-in-hand and this beautifully updated single-story in coveted Westover Hills has everything you need for a fun evening at home. With .26 acres, the lush backyard features multiple sitting areas and a sunken brick patio with custom fire pit - an entertainer’s (and child’s) dream. Though large enough for children and pets to run and play, the yard is still low maintenance for those who prefer little upkeep.
The Avant and Thomas Residential Group specializes in luxury homes in and around the greater Austin area, including off-market opportunities. They are committed to helping their clients achieve their individual real estate goals, whether seasoned sellers or buyers, savvy investors, or first-time homebuyers.