Weekly Austin Luxury Market Report for April 10th, 2015

From the Desk of Eric, your weekly Luxury Market Report.

The Austin market continues to be very active with 40 new listings this past week (up from the previous week), 7 closed sales, and 11 new escrows.  One of  the homes that just recently went under contract is a stunning 5 bedroom family home in Tarrytown on Matthews Dr. listed at $2.75M

4447 RIVER GARDEN TRL Photo courtesy Austin MLSIn Westlake  there are 11 new homes currently on the market with a total of 109,  including a $12.9 million home named the River Garden Estate.  Listed by Eric Moreland, this luxurious, gated residence is perched on the West Rim within the Summit.  Luxury builder Brian Bailey was inspired by Spanish Villas and was able to bring a bit of Spain to Texas. To see this home, or others, please give me a call.

 

Stay tuned for the next  Weekly Update; until then, check out some of the fun things happening around town this upcoming week:

All photos courtesy Austin MLS

30 things to do in Austin for Christmas

Do you have family in town?  Perhaps you are not feeling the Christmas Spirit this year.  Maybe you one of these items is a holiday tradition for you.  Here are 30 things to do in Austin for Christmas.
I’ve always wanted to go to the Wildflower center to see the Luminaries for instance.  This is the year I’ve added it to my calender.  Will I see you there?
Let me know what you decide to do in the comments, or tell me about something I’ve left out.  There are so many great things!
In addition, you may want to check out my very popular post about Austin neighborhoods with the best Christmas lights.
November 28 – December 26, 2014
ZACH TheatreNorth Pole Flyer

November 28 – December 21, 2014
Cedar Park

December 5, 2014
Austin City Limits
December 5, 2014
Downtown Round Rock
December 5-6, 2014
Lockhart
December 5, 2014
Georgetown, Texas
December 6, 2014
The Long Center

December 6, 2014
The Paramount Theater
December 6, 2014
Historic Downtown Elgin

22ND ANNUAL ART FROM THE STREETS HOMELESS ART SHOW AND SALE
December 6, 2014

Austin Convention Center

December 6, 2014
Congress Avenue

December 7-21, 2014

Zilker Park

Evita
December 9, 2014
Bass Concert Hall

December 10, 2014
Mexican American Cultural Center

Pat Green
December 11, 2014
Gruene Hall

Lost Pines Christmas
December 11-14, 2014
Bastrop

December 13, 2014
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

*FREE* HOLIDAY CONCERT WITH U.S. AIR FORCE BAND!

December 13, 2014
Lake Travis High School Performing Arts Center

December 13, 2014
Downtown Hutto

3rd Annual Festival Of Carols
December 13, 2014
French Legation Museum

December 14, 2014
COTA

December 14, 2014

Gruene Hall

December 16, 2014

Parmer Events CenterTrain
December 16, 2014
Austin City Limits

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Christmas Attic

December 18, 2014
Frank Erwin Center

December 19, 2014
Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

December 19, 2014
Frank Erwin Center

December 21, 2014
Frank Erwin Center

December 22, 2014
Dougherty Arts Center

December 31, 2014
Auditorium Shores

DR Horton homes at Rancho Sienna

The other day, while driving up Parmer, I kept going, and as I crossed 1431 it turned into Ronald Reagan Blvd, and soon I was at the new home development of Rancho Sienna.  So  stopped by the DR Horton model homes, and had a look around to learn more.  Let me just say that the DR Horton homes at Rancho Sienna are not to be missed if  you are looking for a brand new house
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