Good morning Steve and Rosemary,
It was wonderful speaking with both of you on Monday. I do hope Florida is as sunny as Austin is now. It is 80 degrees today and has been warm enough to play cards on the patio at night. I can’t say I’m missing the snow back in Kentucky. I want to share some exciting properties with you, the home featured below is 4,000+/-SQFT, features a guest home, 76 acres and 1800 feet of spring-fed Alligator Creek. Located down a paved county road at a 900 foot concrete drive, this home is ideal for those seeking privacy and open views. This house was designed with energy efficiency in mind, taking advantage of the surrounding 76 acres of native and improved grass, trees and panoramic views. Included in the acreage are rights to both sides of Alligator Creek… there aren’t any Alligators but it does feature a 12,000 gallon storage tank. Please find additional properties with Land & Home below, These homes are located in desirable areas near Austin with intriguing market statistics and leverage. The Spicewood Springs area has seen an increase in activity. It’s proximity to Austin, new avenues of transportation, low tax rates and lack of HOA dues, allow these homes to accentuate any lifestyle. Given the impending changes to the tax code, I believe our sellers are motivated. I am dedicated to finding the perfect property for your investment and lifestyle goals, what features in your current home do you value most? What additional features would you like in your new home? I will send you the land listings in an email to follow. In the mean time, I am happy to dig up dirt on any properties you may be considering now or happen to run across. To keep within your timeline we’d want all the information as quickly as possible.
I look forward to working with you,
REALTOR® GRI, CNE
512.574.2969 cell | 512.812.4412 fax | 512.222.6636 Office
Views: Hill Country ,Fields , Panoramic
Storage BuildingPorch:Open PorchSprinklers:In-ground
Multiple YardsProperty Tax:$7975.89 annually
Current HOMESTEAD, SENIOR TAX EXEMPTIONS, AG APPRAISAL
on acreage $7,891
Current HOMESTEAD, SENIOR TAX EXEMPTIONS,
|(+) Improvement Homesite Value:||+||$445,022|
|(+) Improvement Non-Homesite Value:||+||$0|
|(+) Land Homesite Value:||+||$24,000|
|(+) Land Non-Homesite Value:||+||$0||Ag / Timber Use Value|
|(+) Agricultural Market Valuation:||+||$484,086||$7,891|
|(+) Timber Market Valuation:||+||$0||$0|
|(=) Market Value:||=||$953,108|
|(–) Ag or Timber Use Value Reduction:||–||$476,195|
|(=) Appraised Value:||=||$476,913|
|(–) HS Cap:||–||$0|
|(=) Assessed Value:||=||$476,913|
|State Use:||Farm-Rnch-Imps Residence||Garage Type:||Garage|
|Lot Acres:||84.68||Garage Capacity:||MLS: 4|
|Building Sq Ft:||4,163||Garage Sq Ft:||1,792|
|Gross Area:||4,163||Roof Type:||Gable|
|Stories:||MLS: 2||Roof Shape:||Gable|
|Bedrooms:||MLS: 3||Interior Wall:||Stone|
|Total Baths:||Tax: 2 MLS: 4||Foundation:||Slab|
|Full Baths:||Tax: 1 MLS: 3||Floor Cover:||Carpet/Vinyl|
|Half Baths:||1||Year Built:||MLS: 2007|
|Current Listing Price:||$1,990,000|
|Original Listing Price:||$2,100,000|
|MLS Listing Date||04/08/2005||04/30/2002||09/28/2001|
|MLS Orig Listing Price||$850,000||$0||$0|
|MLS Listing Price||$850,000||$790,000||$790,000|
|MLS Close Date||06/20/2005|
|MLS Listing Close Price||$800,000||$0||$0|
|MLS Listing Expiration Date||07/09/2005||01/29/2003||03/06/2002|
Where exactly is Spicewood located?
Spicewood is located on the south side of Lake Travis, along Hwy 71. It is just west of the City of Bee Cave.
What is the average price of the homes?
The average price of a home in Spicewood is $443,000, with prices ranging from $199,000 to $4,750,000.
What is the average age of the homes?
The average age of a home in Spicewood is 10 years, with homes built between 1960 and 2008.
What is the average size of the homes?
Homes in Spicewood have an average size of 2,400 square feet, with actual sizes ranging from 864 to 6,100 square feet.
How long do homes stay on the market?
Homes in this neighborhood are currently on the market for an average of 44 days.
Why do residents choose to live there?
Some of the neighborhoods in Spicewood offer acreage lots, Hill Country or lake views, and access to Lake Travis.
What are some negatives of living there?
I suppose the folks who choose to live in Spicewood don’t consider it a negative, but it’s a bit of a drive to the grocery
store and shopping.
What are the public schools like?
The eastern side of Spicewood attends Lake Travis schools, and the western part of Spicewood attends Marble Falls schools.
How close are the schools?
Lake Travis schools are located 8 to 10 miles from Spicewood, and Marble Falls schools are located 1 to 12 miles from Spicewood.
Are there any private schools nearby?
There are a couple of private schools located in Spicewood.
Are there any pre-schools nearby?
Yes, there is a pre-school located in Spicewood.
What kind of amenities are offered?
Communities in this area vary greatly in what they offer. There are golf courses, parks, lake access, equestrian facilities,
and wineries in the area.
Are there any organized community groups or community activities?
There are neighborhood groups in several of the Spicewood neighborhoods.
What are the most sought after streets?
There are many choices of lifestyle in the Spicewood area, and I don’t think any one street is the most sought after.
What are the most popular neighborhoods?
Residents can enjoy lake living, acreage property, and everything in between. The most popular of those would be hard to
determine, as everyone is looking for something different.
Where do people go out to eat?
Some of the great places to eat in Spicewood include Backstage, Opie’s BBQ, and the Lake House Café.
Where do people shop for groceries?
If you live in Spicewood, the closest grocery is the market at the corner of Highway 71 and Pace Bend Road, or the market
at the corner of Highway 71 and Spur 191 (Hollingsworth Corner). For a larger grocery store, you can drive to Bee Cave or Lakeway.
Where do people workout?
People in Spicewood workout at the lake or may drive into Bee Cave or Lakeway for the health clubs.
What kind of organized sports are offered?
Lake Travis Youth Association organizes sports in the Spicewood area. They have basketball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse,
volleyball, softball, cheer, and tennis.
What is the traffic like when commuting to downtown?
Traveling from Spicewood is highway driving until you reach the City of Bee Cave. From there,
the speed limit is 55 to 60 MPH with traffic lights until you reach Westlake, where speed limits drop to 35 MPH.
How long does it take to commute downtown?
It takes 45 minutes to commute downtown from Spicewood on a typical day.
How long does it take to drive to the airport?
It takes about an hour to drive to the airport from Spicewood in average, daytime traffic.
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