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805 Congress Ave
Austin, Texas TX 78701
Price: $18,000,000
Listing ID 3113259
Status Active
Bedrooms 3
Full Baths 4
Total Baths 8
Partial Baths 4
SqFt 14,025
Acres 0.090
Subdivision Block 097 Original City
Year Built 1871

Property Description:

Unique real estate opportunity two blocks from the Texas State Capitol Rich with iconic Austin history and flexibility of use, 805 Congress was first established in the late 1800s as the general store on Congress. In the early 1900s, it became the J.R. Reed music store which was a Steinway dealer for Texas. The building was restored, fully remodeled, and top 2 floors were added in 2000. This four-story building includes 10,050 sqft of living and entertainment space on the top 3 floors. An additional 3,975 sqft of unfinished space is located on the street level and could be used for commercial retail storefront, or more living space. The second floor boasts an entertainment hall equipped with a commercial kitchen, stage, bathrooms, and other rooms. The third floor is the main living space with two bedrooms, home theater, kitchen, dining and living room. The top floor is an owner's suite with a large bedroom, living room, Hollywood bath, gym and two outside areas front and rear. The large front balcony has a fireplace, kitchenette, and a beautiful view of Congress Ave. and the Capitol.

Primary Features

County: Travis
Half Baths: 4
Property Sub Type: See Remarks
Property Type: Residential
Subdivision: Block 097 Original City
Year Built: 1871


Appliances: Bar Fridge, Built-In Gas Range, Built-In Oven(s), Built-In Refrigerator, Convection Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, ENERGY STAR Qualified Water Heater, Exhaust Fan, Ice Maker, Microwave, RNGHD, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Tankless Water Heater, Trash Compactor, Vented Exhaust Fan, Washer/Dryer, Water Heater-Gas, WaterPurifier, WaterSoftener, Wine Refrigerator
Bathrooms Total: 6
Cooling Type: Central Air
Fireplace Features: Bedroom, Gas, Gas Log, Glass Doors, Living Room, Outside, Primary Bedroom
Fireplaces Total: 4
Flooring: Marble, Wood
Heating Type: Electric
Interior Features: Bar, Bookcases, Built-in Features, Ceiling Fan(s), High Ceilings, Central Vacuum, Chandelier, Granite Counters, Double Vanity, Dry Bar, Electric Dryer Hookup, Eat-in Kitchen, Elevator, Entrance Foyer, French Doors, High Speed Internet, Interior Steps, Kitchen Island, Multiple Dining Areas, Multiple Living Areas, Open Floorplan, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Smart Thermostat, Soaking Tub, Sound System, Storage, Track Lighting, Walk-In Closet(s), Washer Hookup, Wet Bar, Wired for Data, Wired for Sound
Laundry Location: Laundry Room
Levels: Three Or More
Living Area Source: Public Records
Main Level Bedrooms: 2
Number of Dining Rooms: 2
Number of Living Rooms: 2
Number Other Level Bedrooms: 1
Room Description: , , , , , , , , , 2 Bedrooms on 3rd Floor, Master Suite, , Master Suite, , Commercial Catering
Room Features: BICMK
Room Level: First, Second, Second, Second, Second, Third, Third, Third, Third, Third, Upper, Third, Upper, Upper, Second
Room Type: Storage, Great Room, Library, Office, Bonus Room, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Media Room, Bedroom, Primary Bedroom, Laundry, Primary Bathroom, Gym, Kitchen
Room Type Description: , , , , , , , , , 2 Bedrooms on 3rd Floor, Master Suite, , Master Suite, , Commercial Catering
Unit Style: Mid Rise (4-7 Stories)


Country: US
Direction Faces: West
Elementary School: Mathews
Elementary School District: Austin ISD
Extra Territorial Jurisdiction: No
High School: Austin
High School District: Austin ISD
Middle Or Junior School: O Henry
Middle Or Junior School District: Austin ISD
MLS Area Major: DT


Accessibility Features: Safe Emergency Egress from Home
Association: no
Intermediary: yes
MLS Status: Active
Property Match: APN
Security Features: 24 Hour Security, Building Security, Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Fire Alarm, Fire Escape, Fire Sprinkler System, Security Lights, Security Service, Security System Owned, Smoke Detector(s), Window Bars
Year Built Source: Owner


Buyer Incentive: None
Current Price/Living Area: 1283.42
Current Price/Lot Size SqFt: 4591.37
Disclosures: Seller Disclosure
Down Payment Resource: no
Estimated Taxes: 52000
Listing Terms: Cash, Conventional
Ownership Type: Fee-Simple
Possession: Close Of Escrow, Funding
Restrictions: Deed Restrictions
Special Listing Conditions: Standard
Tax Block: 97
Tax Exemptions: Homestead
Tax Filled Sqft Total: 14025
Tax Lot: 1
Tax Year: 2022


Attached Garage: no
Community Features: None
Construction Materials: Brick, Stone
Covered Spaces: 1
Exterior Features: Balcony, Barbecue, Gas Grill, Gutters Partial
FEMA Flood Plain: No
Fencing: None
Foundation Details: Slab
Garage: yes
Garage Spaces: 1
Horse: no
Horse Amenities: None
Lot Features: City Lot
Lot Size Area: 0.09
Lot Size Dimensions: 24.4 x 160 ft
Lot Size Square Feet: 3920.4
New Construction: no
Other Structures: None
Parking Features: Garage
Parking Total: 2
Patio And Porch Features: See Remarks
Pool Private: no
Property Attached: 1
Property Condition: Resale
Sewer: Public Sewer
Utilities: Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Internet-Cable, Internet-Fiber, Natural Gas Connected, Phone Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected
View Type: City, Downtown
Water Source: Public
Waterfront: no
Waterfront Features: None
Window Features: Double Pane Windows, Shutters

Zoning Info

Property listed by All City Real Estate Ltd. Co
© 2023 Austin Board of Realtors/ACTRIS MLS. All rights reserved. The information being provided is for consumers personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS┬« (ACTRIS). All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. The Austin Board of REALTORS┬«, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. Content maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. The listing broker's offer of compensation is made only to participants of the MLS where the listing is filed. Last updated on Wednesday, February 1st, 2023.

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