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Funky Zilker cottage promises storybook living in 78704

Funky Zilker cottage promises storybook living in 78704

1610 Juliet St. front
Storybook cottage for sale in Zilker is conveniently located while still being removed. Photo courtesy of Realty Austin
1610 Juliet St. entryway
The home was built in 1933 and features original wood flooring. Photo courtesy of Realty Austin
1610 Juliet St. living
A large living room showcases a stone fireplace with original multicolored tiling. Photo courtesy of Realty Austin
1610 Juliet St. kitchen
Eclectic tiling in the kitchen creates a homey feel. Photo courtesy of Realty Austin
1610 Juliet St. master bedroom
The home is three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a separate one bed, one bath garage apartment. Photo courtesy of Realty Austin
1610 Juliet St. courtyard
Vines wind through a grotto-style patio. Photo courtesy of Realty Austin
1610 Juliet St. front
1610 Juliet St. is on the market for $1,499,000. Photo courtesy of Realty Austin
1610 Juliet St. front
1610 Juliet St. entryway
1610 Juliet St. living
1610 Juliet St. kitchen
1610 Juliet St. master bedroom
1610 Juliet St. courtyard
1610 Juliet St. front

Embodying the spirit of South Austin, this cozy cottage looks straight out of a storybook. Built in 1933 during the Great Depression, 1610 Juliet St. is one of the original homes of the Barton Hills neighborhood. With proximity to Zilker Park and Barton Springs, and a five-minute drive to downtown, the house is conveniently located while still being removed.

Encompassing three lots and a total of 2,395 square feet, the main house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a variety of locally sourced stonework throughout. There is a large living area with original wood flooring and a fireplace featuring original multicolored ceramic tiles. There’s a formal dining room and a simple kitchen with funky tiling.

Outside you’ll find impressive wooden gates that lead to the home, a stone wall that envelops the property, a grotto-style patio with a vine-covered pergola, and irises that have been blooming annually in the gardens since the 1930s.

If you’re not already sold, there’s an additional carriage house built in 1935 that highlights original wood flooring in its one-bed, one-bath space. Sunlight floods through the big windows, brightening up the garage apartment.

Listed by Jeff Pierce of Realty Austin, 1610 Juliet St. is on the market for $1,499,000.