We have just confirmed that Fion Wine Pub, located in Steiner Ranch, has officially closed its doors. Through an email correspondence with the manager it was confirmed that they have permanently closed, citing issues with the current business model in that location.
This was a great restaurant and a cool place to enjoy a meal or a few glasses of wine. Steiner Ranch will surely miss having Fion Wine Pub in their neighborhood.
We have just listed a beautiful luxury condo in Kinney Lofts at 1209 Kinney Ave #6B. It’s not in the MLS yet, but it will be added very soon. This is a fantastic community located in the heart of Austin’s popular Zilker neighborhood, and homes in Kinney Lofts don’t come on the market very often.
UPDATE: 1209 Kinney Ave #6b is now uploaded into the MLS, with MLS# 3707494.
Pictures of 1209 Kinney Ave #6B
At 2244 square feet (per TCAD), this gorgeous luxury loft has it all! Upon entering, you are greeted by a spacious entryway with beautiful hand-layed cork flooring. On the first level, there is a large bedroom that could double as a wonderful home office (it even has it’s own private entry to the courtyard!), a full bathroom, the laundry room, and multiple closets for ample storage. Also on the first level is an oversized two-car garage that is wider than a typical garage, and tall too!
The second floor is the entertainment area, and there is plenty of space for it! This open-concept combines the living, dining, and kitchen areas as one enormous space. The kitchen is appointed with upscale finishes including granite counters, undermount sink, high-end fixtures and faucetry, and KitchenAid appliances. Also, the pine plank hardwood floors tie the whole space together in a way that redefines luxury and class. Don’t miss the cantilevered balcony overlooking the courtyard below and the very pretty half-bath, too!
On the third floor lies the spacious master retreat, complete with a master closet that is an absolute delight. The master bathroom features his & hers separate granite vanities, and a magnificent travertine walk-in rain shower. There is also a spacious secondary bedroom and a well-appointed full bathroom on the third floor too!
The best part about Kinney Lofts is the location! Living here means you are literally a few blocks away from the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park, from watching a new release film or the next indie favorite at Alamo Drafthouse, from the best sushi in Austin at Uchi, and so much more. South Austin has quickly become the “it” place to live in Austin, especially homes near South Lamar in the coveted 78704 zip code!
We have seen an increase in recent interest from prospective buyers of ShadowGlen real estate, located only 15 or so miles away from Downtown Austin. And it makes sense too. There is a lot of future growth coming soon to Manor. Combine that growth with the fact that Austin has been touted in nearly every recent real estate survey. Manor is only a short commute to Austin, and that commute is about to get even shorter.
With that said, here are our top five reasons to consider making a move to ShadowGlen right now before it’s too late:
Big businesses are coming this way: Wal-Mart, CVS, Auto Zone and a medical center are all on its way to Manor. Residents have been longing for more convenient shopping and are excited about these businesses coming their way! Big businesses like this also provide more jobs and help promote a more robust local economy.
The Manor Expressway will be completed in 2014, easing traffic woes and making it even more convenient to travel to and from Austin. ShadowGlen is currently about 25 minutes from downtown Austin, and I would like to predict that the Expressway helps reduce that already relatively convenient drive time.
The Capital Metro just opened their newest Park & Ride in Manor. This is great for those of you who would rather use mass transportation on your way to work (ie, you can text and email on your way into work since you aren’t the driver, and you save gas money!)
ShadowGlen will soon be getting its very own elementary school! Other master-planned communities such as Steiner Ranch and Teravista have their own elementary schools and those are now Exemplary-rated schools. We have high-hopes that the same would happen for ShadowGlen.
Rumor has it that the ShadowGlen Golf Course will be opened again soon!
With interest rates still so low and all of these great things happening in ShadowGlen, NOW is the time to buy before prices and rates start to slide back up! There are mortgage programs out there right now that cater to prospective buyers in areas like ShadowGlen, such as USDA and the MCC Bond. Contact us today for more information about ShadowGlen homes and the opportunities currently available for buyers in this great community.
Team Ensor has a new listing at 8000 Wykeham Dr, Austin TX 78749 — a beautiful home in south Austin. Residing in South Austin’s popular community of Woodstone Village, this home is located just off of William Cannon and Brodie — the heart of South Austin. This is the quintessential single story home, located just minutes from shopping and fabulous dining options. And if downtown Austin is your destination, simply jump on Mopac and you are there in a few short miles!
Children living in this neighborhood are fortunate to attend the exemplary rated Boone Elementary. 8000 Wykeham Dr is just two blocks from the school — a bonus for parents who want their kids to have a great education just minutes from home. Another plus for this family neighborhood is that it has kept its value over the past few years, which have arguably been the most difficult for real estate across the country. Houses in this neighborhood go fast, and I don’t expect this one to last very long. Come take a look today and you will see why!
Features of 8000 Wykeham Dr
This house has the perfect backyard and shade trees throughout the lot. The kitchen has been redone with lots of added cabinet space. The master bedroom is located away from the remaining two bedrooms making it the perfectin-law-plan. It has large windows with beautiful light and ceiling fans to keep you cool. Designer paint. New doors. Tile floors expect for the bedrooms. This house won’t last long!
We just listed SOLD 11501 Sunny Creek Ln, Manor TX 78653. Located in Manor’s master planned community of ShadowGlen, this home was built by Plantation Homes in 2005 and is loaded with upgrades and unique custom features. This home is located very close to the amenity center of ShadowGlen, complete with a huge pool pavilion and waterpark-quality waterslide. The legal description for 11501 Sunny Creek Lane is LOT 75 BLK U SHADOWGLEN PHS 1 SEC 5.
Features of 11501 Sunny Creek Ln
2248 Square Feet (per TCAD)
4 Beds / 2.5 Baths / 2 Car Garage with Custom Shelving
Built in 2005 by Plantation Homes
Kitchen Features Granite Countertops with Black Appliances
Durable Laminate Wood Flooring
Master Bathroom Features His & Her Sinks, Separate Garden Tub & Shower
Extensive Landscaping Including Extension from Covered Patio, Stone Pathways, and Lush Plants
Full Sprinkler System (Front, Rear)
Private Backyard on Cul-De-Sac Lot with Partial Fence Maintained by HOA
Backyard is Very Private From Neighboring Lots Due to Position on Cul-De-Sac
Pictures of 11501 Sunny Creek Ln
For more information about 11501 Sunny Creek Ln or to schedule a showing, please contact us today.