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East Austin charmer boasts designer touches and recently reduced price

East Austin charmer boasts designer touches and recently reduced price

East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 front yard
1131 Poquito St. was recently reduced from $685,000 to $600,000. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 exterior front
The home was built in 1951 but has been updated by local architect Richard Weiss. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 patio
Three porches, including one in the front, offer ample space to enjoy the outdoors. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 front door
Reclaimed antique doors add vintage charm. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 dining room kitchen
The first floor features an open floor plan between the kitchen and dining room. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 kitchen
Updated appliances, a pop of color, and unique breakfast bar design makes us want to spend some time in the kitchen. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 living room
The living room leads to the covered back patio. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 patio first floor
The first story deck is slightly elevated from the backyard giving the sense that you're living in a tree house. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 bedroom master
The master bedroom occupies the entirety of the second floor. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 master bathroom
Bright tile, zero-entry shower, his-and-hers sinks, and a freestanding tub are featured in the master bathroom. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 patio second floor
The master suite also has a private balcony. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 bedroom
There are a total of four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 bathroom
Natural wood gives the home a slightly rustic feel. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 laundry bathroom
Interesting design elements, like the laundry room's wallpaper, add intrigue to the home. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 exterior backyard patio
Two balconies and a sizeable backyard make for one-of-a-kind city living. Photo by Vivid Image Real Estate Photography
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 front yard
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 exterior front
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 patio
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 front door
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 dining room kitchen
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 kitchen
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 living room
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 patio first floor
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 bedroom master
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 master bathroom
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 patio second floor
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 bedroom
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 bathroom
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 laundry bathroom
East Austin house home 1131 Poquito Street 78702 exterior backyard patio

The East Austin charmer at 1131 Poquito St. has boundless character and designer touches, and with a brand-new price, it's poised to sell. Originally listed for $685,000, the home was reduced to $600,000 on Wednesday.

Built in 1951, the abode was redesigned and expanded by acclaimed local architect Richard Weiss (known for his work on Alamo Drafthouse, Midnight Cowboy, Thai-Kun on Rock Rose, and more) and now features four bedrooms and three full baths. It boasts almost 2000 square feet and is deceptively larger than it appears from the street.

The first floor contains three bedrooms, an updated kitchen with a breakfast bar and center island, a covered patio, and reclaimed antique doors that add vintage charm. Fun wallpaper, interesting tile design, natural wood, and pops of color give this home — owned by a local designer — a one-of-a-kind feel.

The master suite occupies the entirety of the second level. The beautifully tiled bright bathroom features a zero-entry shower, freestanding tub, his-and-hers sinks, and a walk-in closet. There’s also a private balcony overlooking the home’s large backyard. Surrounded by arching trees, the view gives the sense that you’re living in a tree house.

Listed with Michelle Hendrix of Realty Austin, the home offers proximity to shopping and dining on East 11th Street, East Sixth Street’s entertainment offerings, and nearby green spaces like the Boggy Creek Greenbelt and Rosewood Neighborhood Park.