1108 Garner

An existing cottage with a new two story home and pool house.

Material/Color Selections:

Lauren Ramirez with Housemill Design

Property Details

This unique property is situated on a large corner lot in the Zilker Neighborhood within an easy walk to Alamo Drafthouse, Odd Duck, Saxon Pub Music Venue, Zilker Park, Barton Springs, Lady Bird Lake, and downtown. An existing cottage built in 1932 surrounded by four large magnificent Heritage Live Oak Trees includes a new 2-story home fronting Margaret Street and a new pool house fronting Garner Avenue. A new oversized heated swimming pool/spa centralized between all three buildings is enclosed by a horizontal cedar fence creating a private backyard compound setting.

The main house consists of a large open modern-designed living, dining, and kitchen with an oversized island, professional appliances with built-in refrigerator/freezer/wine/frig columns, dual fuel double oven range, Quartzite and Granite countertops, large format brushed natural stone tile flooring, high cathedral Doug Fir ceiling, wood beams, and columns. A 4-panel western sliding door looks out onto the large covered porch connected to the cottage and pool. The high cathedral wood ceiling continues into a grand entry with a tall aluminum western pivot door, a wood floor staircase connected with an overhead walkway leading to a 2nd living area, and 2 private bedrooms/baths with wood flooring. Off the living is a quaint little treehouse-like corner sun porch looking out over the pool and backyard.

The master suite is on the main floor, situated at the back for privacy. Wood flooring in bedroom and natural stone bath floor. The bath includes a stand-alone tub, rain head shower with bench and separate handheld spray, private toilet, full-sized vanity with two sinks, and a separate large walk-in closet.

The laundry room is off the entry and includes a sink with a view to the front yard leading to the 2-car garage that features an aluminum glass panel overhead door with side-mounted operator and epoxy floors.

The exterior consists of Lueder Modern Format Limestone, smooth Stucco walls, and a standing seam metal roof.

Level 5 smooth finish drywall, high-efficiency gas-sealed furnaces with 2-stage AC systems, and Nest thermostats for each separate zone in the master, living, and 2nd floor. A Lutron system for smart lighting controls features remote controlling with a smart phone, consolidated switches, and LED recessed light trim. Prewired audio/video/speakers. Miele Appliances with built-in refrigerator/freezer, dual fuel 48” double over range. Walnut Kitchen Island/Refrigerator-freezer Pantry, Master and powder vanities. 3-Panel Western Sliding door. Navian tankless circulating hot water heater provides instant hot water to all faucets remotely concealed to protect from harsh cold weather. Whole House Liquid Cooled 60KW Gas powered Kohler Generator.

The pool house is connected to the main house and swimming pool by artificial turf through a covered porch and outdoor kitchen area. The game room features a high cathedral ceiling with exposed steel trusses, a western sliding door, natural stone flooring, a bathroom with a shower, a dry bar, and a separate entrance to Garner Avenue featuring a Doug Fir wood arched door. Includes Marvin windows and a high-efficiency ducted mini split air system as well as country format field stone and standing seam metal roof exterior. 

The main house and pool house are engineered reinforced suspension concrete foundations with drilled concrete piers connected into solid Limestone approximately 20’ deep. 

The fully restored 1932 cottage with refinished original old-growth pine siding, new wood-clad Marvin windows, and a standing seam metal roof. All new electrical, plumbing, HVAC, insulation, full kitchen, separate stack washer/dryer closet.  From an original concrete front porch are two original arched wood entry front doors leading to a private office and to the living/dining/kitchen. Private bedroom and bath are off the living room. Restored original pine wall siding, oak hardwood flooring, and an all masonry fireplace. A wood exposed living room staircase leads to an upper secluded floor with separate bath, living and niches with oak hardwood flooring which could be used as a hobby area or an art studio.