Historic Style Homes for Sale

Considering buying a historic home?  Here’s what you need to know about buying a historic home in Austin, Texas.

What is a historic home?

The City of Austin decides which homes are labeled historic.  Some qualities they may look for include whether the home:

  • Exemplifies a signature architectural style
  • Captures the essence of a specific historical period
  • Is associated with famous persons from the past
  • Is located in a designated “Historic District”

For a complete list of historic designation criteria, please refer to City of Austin guidelines.

Why buy a historic home?

There are several benefits to purchasing a historic Austin property. Consider these benefits:

  • Historic homes often have antique architecture and unique features such as pine wood floors, original light fixtures, antique fireplaces, and clawfoot tubs.
  • Historic homes are often located in areas of historical importance to the city.
  • Homebuyers interested in restoration may enjoy tax exemptions and low-interest loans.  For a specific list of tax benefits associated with Austin historic homes, please visit the City of Austin website.

What are some architectural styles of Austin historic homes? Some home styles you’ll find in Austin Historic districts include:

  • Neo-Classical Revival
  • 19th Century German
  • American Craftsman

Historic Style Market Statistics

Residential Listings: 93
Average Size (Sq Ft): 2,729
Average Year Built: 1936
Average List Price: $703,794
Highest Price: $4,500,000
Lowest Price: $89,000
Average Price / Sq Ft: $253
Highest Price / Sq Ft: $1,536
Lowest Price / Sq Ft: $53

Note : Statistics represent residential listings only. Search all Historic Homes Real Estate Listings here.

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411 Brazos St 220 - MLS#101385
  • $1,000,000
  • Pocket
  • MLS® #: 101385 
  • Brazos Lofts
  • 411 Brazos St 220
  • Austin, TX 78701
  •   2BD 2 BA 2697 Sq Ft
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin Exclusive

This Large, Historic 2700 Sf Brazos Loft Offers Options For Entertaining, Hosting Meetings, Displaying Art, Seeking Privacy And Much More. Configure The Space To Meet Your Goals! Currently With A Custom Office And Large Master Suite, It Could Beco...

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1202 Garden St - MLS#4465088
  • $2,150,000
  • Pending
  • MLS® #: 4465088 
  • Canterbury Square
  • 1202 Garden St
  • Austin, TX 78702
  •   3BD 3 BA 3000 Sq Ft 0.15 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin

4 Houses On 1/2 Acres (3 Lots) Make Up This Unique Property Just Minutes From Downtown.anchored In The Middle, Is An 1880’s Victorian Farmhouse With Nearly 3000 Sq Ft.3-craftsman Style Bungalows (updated With 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath And 821 Sqft) Surro...

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710 Colorado St #f-5 - MLS#3316380
  • $275,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 3316380 
  • Brown Bldg Lofts Condo
  • 710 Colorado St #f-5
  • Austin, TX 78701
  •   1BD 1 BA 637 Sq Ft
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin

Downtown Loft In The Historic Brown Building Is Just Two Blocks From The State Capital In The Heart Of The Business District And Walking Distance To The Arts And Entertainment. This East Facing Unit On The 5th Floor Has 10.5 Foot Concrete Ceilings...

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808 N Avenue H - MLS#5303441
  • $129,500
  • Pending
  • MLS® #: 5303441 
  • Muery
  • 808 N Avenue H
  • Elgin, TX 78621
  •   2BD 1 BA 1776 Sq Ft 0.31 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin

Small Town Central Texas Living W/short Drive To Austin. Upgraded 2/1 W/circular Drive-way On .31 Acres. Kitchen Renovated W/granite Counters & Travertine Backsplash W/under Cabinet Lighting. Large Laundry Room W/sink. Oversized 2 Car Garage W/600...

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210 Academy Dr - MLS#3229868
  • $4,500,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 3229868 
  • Fairview Park Add
  • 210 Academy Dr
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   5BD 3 BA 2930 Sq Ft 1.27 AC
  • Residential
Office: Austin-Options Realty

Btsa For Full P.o!one Of Austins Best Kept Secrets! Entire City Block 1.2 +/- Acres Approx Per Tax -1 Blk To Hot Downtown Soco. Security On. 3 Water Meters. Historical-victorian Estate W/views Thru Trees. Many Ancient Oaks. 1 Mini Tlype Treaty Oak...

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N/a - MLS#7260645
  • $3,900,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 7260645 
  • Coursey P Sur
  • N/a
  • Taylor, TX 76574
  •   6BD 3 BA 8728 Sq Ft 51.17 AC
  • Residential
Office: Howard Schmidt Real Estate

Historic Mansion On 51 Acres. Beautifully Preserved And Maintained. Additional 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home. Glass Conservatory With Full Commercial Kitchen. Large Pool And Pavilion, With Outdoor Kitchen. Full Functional Event Center Will Generate Subst...

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1710 Windsor Rd - MLS#5515510
  • $3,595,000
  • Pending
  • MLS® #: 5515510 
  • Enfield B
  • 1710 Windsor Rd
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   6BD 7 BA 6204 Sq Ft 0.4 AC
  • Residential
Office: Moreland Properties

Listed On The National Register Of Historic Places, This Grand 6br, 7ba, 6204sqft French Colonial Was Built In 1922 With A High Level Of Craftsmanship. Articulated Crown Moldings, Vintage Crystal Chandeliers & Perfectly Preserved Hardwood Floors E...

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N/a - MLS#5009385
  • $2,999,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 5009385 
  • Block 131 Original City
  • N/a
  • Austin, TX 78701
  •   3BD 3 BA 3850 Sq Ft 0.17 AC
  • Residential
Office: Keep Real Estate

Beautiful Historic Home In Downtown Austin. Live And Work In This One Of A Kind Home. This Home Was Taken To The Studs In 2006. Wood Floors, Pocket Doors, Crown Molding And High Ceilings Make This Home A Cherished Living Working Experience. Owner...

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1606 Pearl St - MLS#3721015
  • $2,750,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 3721015 
  • Division E
  • 1606 Pearl St
  • Austin, TX 78701
  •   7BD 5 BA 6359 Sq Ft 0.53 AC
  • Residential
Office: Kuper Sotheby's Itl Rlty

Huge Price Drop! 2 Parcels, .53 Ac. 4 Floors Incl Garden Level 2-1 Guest Apt/game Area, Attic Loft Bdr & Study. Museum Quality Leaded Glass Entry & Side Lights, Matching Windows In Formal Dining. ~10' Ceiling Main & 2nd Levels. 2 Extraordinary Ver...

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2200 Mountain View Rd - MLS#9404319
  • $1,999,999
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 9404319 
  • Tarry Town
  • 2200 Mountain View Rd
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   3BD 4 BA 3853 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
Office: Moreland Properties

Exceptional Quality, Designed By World Renowned Architect, William Hablinski. Classic, Timeless Design With Utmost Attention To Detail. Incredible Finish Out Including A Lutron Homeworks System. High Ceilings And Sophisticated Spaces Filled Wit...

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1030 Belvin St - MLS#1241230
  • $1,900,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 1241230 
  • H E Barber Add
  • 1030 Belvin St
  • San Marcos, TX 78666
  •   3BD 6 BA 7950 Sq Ft 1.6 AC
  • Residential
Office: The Damron Group Realtors

Belvin Historic District-this Elaborate Renaissance Revival Style Home Built In 1919. The Current Owners Have Preserved The Rich Historic Beauty Evidenced By Marble Flooring, Crystal Chandeliers, Wooden Floors, 21 Sets Of Original French Doors 4 F...

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402 Camp Craft Rd - MLS#6800752
  • $1,825,000
  • Pending
  • MLS® #: 6800752 
  • Oak Hollow Confirming
  • 402 Camp Craft Rd
  • West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  •   5BD 3 BA 4519 Sq Ft 2.65 AC
  • Residential
Office: Austin Silent Market

The Original "camp Craft" From The 1920s. Prohibition Era Party House, 20+ Foot Long Leaf Pine. Masonry Of A Different Era. Fantastic Inner City Westlake Estate Grounds. Build Your Luxury Home Here Within Walking Distance Of Everything. Downtown V...

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23 Applehead Island Dr - MLS#2944115
  • $1,775,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 2944115 
  • Applehead Island
  • 23 Applehead Island Dr
  • Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657
  •   4BD 4 BA 3654 Sq Ft 0.28 AC
  • Residential
Office: Coldwell Banker United REALTOR

Escape To A Luxurious Resort Lifestyle In A Relaxing Casually Elegant Retreat, Both Warm & Welcoming. Gather Family, Friends & Colleagues To Create Memories To Cherish For Years To Come. Spacious Covered Outdoor Terrace Overlooks Gently Flowing Ch...

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7 Old Stable Ln - MLS#2851549
  • $1,499,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 2851549 
  • Seven Oaks
  • 7 Old Stable Ln
  • West Lake Hills, TX 78746
  •   6BD 6 BA 4768 Sq Ft 1 AC
  • Residential
Office: New Home Solutions Realty

Exquisitely Private Westlake Estate On Gated Gb Lot W Towering Trees & Spectacular Views Of Tx Hillcountry All The Way To Dt! Santabarbara Style W Priceless Pieces Of Tx History Woven In Incl: Original Bar From The Historic Ut Club Fr 1800's, Fp M...

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207 Ne 8th St - MLS#2975689
  • $1,300,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 2975689 
  • Riverside Park
  • 207 Ne 8th St
  • Smithville, TX 78957
  •   8BD 11 BA 6453 Sq Ft 3 AC
  • Residential
Office: KW-Austin Portfolio RealEstate

Built 1899-1903 By Famed Texan, Murray Burleson, Of Cypress W/double Wrap Porches. 7 Fireplaces, Carved Mantles, Elaborate Woodwork, Original Louvered Shutters. Ornate Hand Carved Focal-point Staircase. Library W/stained Glass Windows From Rome. ...

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211 Park Ln - MLS#6317456
  • $1,200,000
  • Pending
  • MLS® #: 6317456 
  • Fairview Park
  • 211 Park Ln
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   3BD 2 BA 1816 Sq Ft 0.14 AC
  • Residential
Office: Urbanspace

Beautifully Renovated 1922 Bungalow Nestled In Austin’s Popular Travis Heights Neighborhood, Just Blocks From The Energy Of South Congress Avenue. Charming Historic Curb Appeal, Enchanting Live Oak, & Sweeping South Tx Front Porch Greet You Upon A...

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903 W 17th St - MLS#7189592
  • $1,199,980
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 7189592 
  • Hoey Add
  • 903 W 17th St
  • Austin, TX 78701
  •   6BD 3 BA 3184 Sq Ft 0.25 AC
  • Residential
Office: Austin Property Team

Rare Opportunity In The Downtown Area. 1930's Home. Same Owner Since 1979. Great History. Just Refinished Wood Floors. View Of Downtown Skyline From Balcony. Nice Sized Lot For The Neighborhood. Must See To Fully Appreciate All The Wonderful Feat...

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N/a - MLS#8331610
  • $1,150,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 8331610 
  • Terrace Park
  • N/a
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   2BD 2 BA 1695 Sq Ft 0.21 AC
  • Residential
Office: Denver Dunlap Real Estate

One Quarter Of A Block. Existing House On Property Is Historic, Not Livable. Large Corner Lot Perfect For Dream Home W/ Large Yard Or For Condos. One Of The Last Remaining Large Mf-zoned Lots In Clarksville! Walkable To Dt, Zilker Park, Town Lake,...

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1205 Bickler Rd - MLS#3922420
  • $1,095,000
  • Pending
  • MLS® #: 3922420 
  • Woodlawn Add
  • 1205 Bickler Rd
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   4BD 4 BA 2593 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
Office: Moreland Properties

Stunning Home In Travis Heights. Remodeled In 2009 With Historical Detail And High-end Finish Out For Modern Tastes. Light Filled Kitchen Opens To Living Area And Large Flat Yard, Seamlessly Blending Interior And Exterior. Spacious Downstairs Mast...

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4210 Avenue G - MLS#1810593
  • $995,000
  • Pending
  • MLS® #: 1810593 
  • Hyde Park Add
  • 4210 Avenue G
  • Austin, TX 78751
  •   3BD 3 BA 2200 Sq Ft 0.15 AC
  • Residential
Office: Gottesman Residential R.E.

Historic 1927 Craftsman In Hyde Park! This Home Is Featured In Austin Home Mag And Won The “people’s Choice Award” On 2014 Tour Of Remodeled Homes. 3 Beds, 2.5 Baths, 2 Dining, 2 Living Areas In 2,200 Light-filled Sf. Exquisite Details Include 100...

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803 S College St - MLS#2855383
  • $899,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 2855383 
  • Clamps Add
  • 803 S College St
  • Georgetown, TX 78626
  •   5BD 6 BA 6411 Sq Ft 0.3 AC
  • Residential
Office: Coldwell Banker United REALTOR

This Beautiful Historic Victorian Home In Downtown Georgetown Has Been Completely Restored & Updated While Keeping The Original Charm. Built In 1880, The John H. Leavell House Is Listed In The National Register Of Historic Places. It Has 6411 Sq....

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1508 W 9th St - MLS#2713049
  • $895,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 2713049 
  • Wendlandts
  • 1508 W 9th St
  • Austin, TX 78703
  •   2BD 1 BA 1245 Sq Ft 0.3 AC
  • Residential
Office: Keller Williams Realty

Amazing Opportunity In Historic Clarksville*original 1926 Built Home With Good Bones And Ready For Full Renovation/add On*very Large Lot For The Area 60' X 220' With Room To Build Your Dream Home*great Woodwork Inside, Tall Ceilings & Lost Of Wind...

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633 Eastview Dr - MLS#4950911
  • $865,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 4950911 
  • Stubblefield W Sur
  • 633 Eastview Dr
  • Georgetown, TX 78626
  •   4BD 4 BA 3855 Sq Ft 20.62 AC
  • Residential
Office: Kuper Sotheby's Itl Rlty

Do Not Go Up Driveway - Loose Dogs. Quintessential Farm And Country Two Story Overlooking Historic Georgetown And The Hill Country. Completely Renovated In 2003 With Reclaimed Long-leaf Pine Floors, Atrium Doors, Sweeping Front And Rear Porches. E...

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1124 Trebled Waters - MLS#7145436
  • $757,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 7145436 
  • Howard Ranch
  • 1124 Trebled Waters
  • Dripping Springs, TX 78619
  •   3BD 4 BA 3784 Sq Ft 0.96 AC
  • Residential
Office: Open House ATX

Lavish Single Story Home On A One Acre Home Site. 3 Car Garage In A Private Community With Historical Appeal.

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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from May 5th, 2015 at 7:45am CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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