The dream of living on a serene, bucolic piece of land while still having access to the comforts and conveniences of city life isn’t just fantasy with this amazingly rare property: it’s a reality. Hidden in Sunset Valley—a small municipality just south of downtown Austin that treasures a quiet, friendly way of life—this gated 4.38 acre tract of land offers opportunities for peaceful, private family living in a way that few other properties in Austin can.
Buffeted on two sides by greenbelt and with easy access to the Sunset Valley trail system right out the back gate on the third side, this home and the invaluable land that surrounds it provides a unique experience in the heart of Austin. There is plenty of space for domesticated wildlife like horses, goats and chickens to be comfortably housed on property, and the native plants and animals that adorn the land supply endless amounts of enjoyment and beauty all year long. The large, fenced-in raised bed vegetable garden and the wet-weather creek that meanders through the grounds provide even more reason to cherish this legacy property for generations to come.
The home’s limestone exterior and lovely front porch that runs the length of the house are the perfect choice for the 2,146 square-foot, 3-bedroom 3-bath home, which is set toward the back of the acreage. With an open family room and an eat-in kitchen with a door that opens to the pool, waterfall, and covered patio space, this home continues to provide special amenities for experiencing natural, peaceful luxury. The owner’s suite is spacious, with plenty of room for a private living area or home office, and French doors leading to the pool. An additional downstairs bedroom and bathroom offer flexibility for family and guests, while the upstairs bedroom and bath are flanked by a cozy loft, a perfect retreat at the end of a long day. An unexpected bonus is the nearly 500 square-foot air-conditioned garage apartment, roughed out for a kitchen and bath, and ready for to be finished to the owner’s liking. The garage has higher grade power for workshop tools and equipment and plenty of space for all your hobbies.
From the secluded setting among native Live Oaks to the sprawling land and welcoming family home, to the unexpected proximity to schools and businesses, opportunities for a life well-lived at 45 Pillow Road are never-ending.