3 Beds
4, 4 half Baths
14,025 SqFt
0.09 Acre Lot
3,920 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Other
Year Built 1871
Neighborhood Block 097 Original City
Days on Website 139

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$18,000,000 – 805 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

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Property listed by Watters International Realty 512-646-0038 {attribution_contact}


This historic gem located at 805 Congress Avenue is not just a home, it’s an architectural masterpiece steeped in rich history and endless possibilities. Prepare to be captivated by this four-story building that seamlessly blends old-world charm with modern luxury. With a sprawling 10,050 sqft of living and entertainment space spread across the top three floors, the opportunities are truly limitless. As you step inside, you’ll find yourself transported to a world of endless entertainment possibilities. The second floor is an entertainer’s dream, boasting an expansive entertainment hall complete with a commercial kitchen, stage, bathrooms, and additional rooms perfect for hosting unforgettable gatherings or even launching your own creative venture. As you ascend to the third floor, prepare to be greeted by a living space that exudes unparalleled comfort and style. This is the heart of the home, featuring two lavish bedrooms, a state-of-the-art home theater, a gourmet kitchen fit for a culinary enthusiast, and a spacious dining and living area designed for luxurious relaxation. This floor effortlessly combines modern amenities with the charm of yesteryear. But the crown jewel awaits you on the top floor a captivating owner’s suite that offers a true sanctuary away from the world. This private retreat encompasses a generously sized bedroom, a sophisticated living room, a Hollywood bath that exudes opulence, a gym to keep you in peak shape, and not one, but two outside areas both front and rear. Step out onto the large front balcony, complete with a cozy fireplace and a fully equipped kitchenette, and soak in the breathtaking views of Congress Avenue and the iconic Capitol building. Location, they say, is everything and this home certainly has that in abundance. Situated just two blocks away from the majestic Texas State Capitol, you’ll find yourself at the heart of the city’s vibrant energy, surrounded by the very best that Austin has to offer.

Property Details and Features

Appliances & Equipment

  • Built-In Gas Range
  • Bar Fridge
  • Built-In Oven
  • Built-In Refrigerator
  • Convection Oven
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • ENERGY STAR Qualified Water Heater
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Disposal
  • Gas Water Heater
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Range Hood
  • Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
  • Water Softener
  • Trash Compactor
  • Tankless Water Heater
  • Vented Exhaust Fan
  • Water Heater


  • 4 half bathrooms
  • 4 full bathrooms
  • 8 total bathrooms


  • 3 total bedrooms
  • 2 bedrooms on main level


  • Built in 1871
  • 14,025 sqft living area
  • Brick
  • Stone


  • Seller Disclosure

Accessibility Features

  • Safe Emergency Egress from Home

Exterior Features

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Gas Grill
  • Rain Gutters


  • 4 fireplaces
  • Bedroom
  • Gas
  • Glass Doors
  • Gas Log
  • Living Room
  • Primary Bedroom
  • Outside


  • Marble
  • Wood


  • Slab


  • 1 garage space


  • Central

Interior Features

  • Wet Bar
  • Bookcases
  • Built-in Features
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Chandelier
  • Central Vacuum
  • Dry Bar
  • Separate/Formal Dining Room
  • Double Vanity
  • Entrance Foyer
  • Eat-in Kitchen
  • Elevator
  • French Door(s)/Atrium Door(s)
  • Granite Counters
  • High Ceilings
  • High Speed Internet
  • Interior Steps
  • Kitchen Island
  • Multiple Living Areas
  • Multiple Dining Areas
  • Multiple Closets


  • Laundry Room
  • Washer Hookup
  • Electric Dryer Hookup


  • Listed on 2024-02-20


  • County: Travis
  • Subdivision: Block 097 Original City


  • 0.09 acres
  • Area: 0.09
  • Dimensions: 24.4 x 160 ft
  • City Lot

Energy Saving

  • Water Heater


  • 1 covered space
  • Garage


  • Private pool


  • Closing & Funding
  • Close Of Escrow


  • Resale
  • City


  • Elementary School: Mathews
  • Elementary School District: Austin ISD
  • Middle School: O Henry
  • Middle School District: Austin ISD
  • High School: Austin
  • High School District: Austin ISD


  • Public Sewer


  • Annual Amount: $51,625
  • Year: 2023


  • Cable Available
  • Cable Connected
  • Electricity Connected
  • Fiber Optic Available
  • Natural Gas Connected
  • High Speed Internet Available
  • Phone Available
  • Sewer Connected
  • Water Connected

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