3006 Scenic Dr, Austin, TX

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3006 Scenic Dr
Austin, Texas, 78703, United States
Status: Active

Welcome to Sunnyside – a historic gem nestled on a sprawling 1.776-acre estate lot in the idyllic neighborhood of Tarrytown. This captivating property, built in 1931, boasts a rich history as it once served as a quintessential Sunday House built by German settlers as their weekend retreat to get away from city life in downtown Austin. It’s hard to believe Tarrytown was once considered “the country,” but even today, when you step on the grounds, you experience the feeling of stepping back in time.

Enter the property off a hidden path on Scenic Drive crossing a railroad tie bridge over a tributary off Lake Austin. Once inside, a breathtaking entrance welcomes you to this captivating Victorian home, showcasing its enduring elegance and timeless character.

Steeped in history, this residence presents a captivating mix of vintage allure and modern luxury. Sunnyside has been meticulously maintained and cherished by its custodians, preserving the essence and history of the original home. The most recent renovations to this home were completed by the current owners, including updates to the kitchen and all bathrooms, the addition of a summer porch and new pool, and a refresh of the double guest house, which once served as the farm’s horse stables.

In addition to these updates, the property features a primary suite on the lower level with his and her water closets and a private bath and shower, providing a tranquil retreat. Upstairs, you’ll find three spacious bedrooms and a versatile flex space that can adapt to your needs. The formal living and piano room have been freshly renovated, maintaining the authentic charm of the 1930s with the original wood siding and timeless stone fireplace. This residence seamlessly marries the charm of yesteryears with contemporary comforts.

This exceptional property seamlessly integrates with the natural beauty of the 23-acre Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve, offering picturesque vistas of the lush landscape, winding creeks, and the renowned family of peacocks. For outdoor enthusiasts, the property provides unparalleled opportunities. You can explore scenic hiking trails, launch kayaks, and leisurely paddle through the canal to access the main body of Lake Austin.

Beyond its natural allure, this tranquil oasis bestows unparalleled serenity upon its residents. Nestled in Tarrytown, it offers a unique fusion of outdoor bliss and urban convenience. Take a leisurely stroll to nearby attractions like watching the sun rise at Mount Bonnell, indulging in an art class at The Art School in Laguna Gloria, sipping a glass of wine with friends at Flo’s Wine Bar, joining a friendly pickleball match at Westwood Country Club, and more, all within easy walking distance.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own a piece of Tarrytown history while enjoying the modern amenities of this exquisite home. Sunnyside is not just a property; it’s a cherished part of Austin’s rich heritage waiting to become a treasured part of your family’s future.


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