Beat the Heat – 7 Homes with Fantastic Indoor Spaces

Everyone knows that the summer months in Austin are hot but with so many unique and exciting things to do around the city, who wants to stay home? While the experience of kayaking across Lady Bird Lake and exploring the eclectic mix of boutiques and restaurants in the SoCo District are one-of-a-kind, some days are just too warm. That’s where this collection of homes by Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents come in. They each offer fun ways to beat the heat and places to quickly and easily cool off after a long afternoon spent enduring the Texas sun.

388 Cortona Drive | Listed at $4,800,000 | Jeannette Spinelli

This property’s got views from every perspective with a wisely laid out floor plan that is ideal for quiet family evenings or large gatherings. For discerning buyers who seek quality, this finely crafted Brian Bailey home has 5 beds, 5 baths and 5 living areas which include 2 game rooms, dual studies, family and living rooms. One of this home’s best rooms is the private wine room! Is there anything better than a chilled bottle of wine or glass of bubbly after a hot summer day?

366 Cortona Drive | Listed at $3,750,000 | Jeannette Spinelli

Stunning views abound in this completely renovated contemporary estate. Sleek finishes, expanded living spaces, and modern lighting all serve to create a truly noteworthy residence. During the hottest part of the day, retreat inside to enjoy a game of pool, or unwind with a relaxing massage in your private spa. Additionally, the pool and surrounding patio is a perfect spot to cool off in the summertime.

3403 Mount Bonnell Road | Listed at $2,795,000 | Buddy Quaid, Marielle Quaid & Eric Copper

Offering everything needed for summertime entertaining, this stunning, airy home boasts tall ceilings, a sleek, modern kitchen, and expansive balconies complete with scenic views of Lake Austin. Plus, when the Texas heat is too severe, you don’t even need to leave home to hit the gym since it features a full gym as well.

7332 Vista Mountain Drive | Listed at $2,445,000 | Kathleen Bucher

This beautiful, Hill Country retreat is complete with incredible views, hardwood floors, imported tile, and a gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances. Upstairs, enjoy the studio complete with a kitchenette for concocting refreshing cocktails. After a day of soaking in the Texas rays, this is the perfect place to come home to.

4204 Long Champ Drive | Listed at $2,290,000 | Jeannette Spinelli

Recently renovated and finely finished, this breathtaking, modernized property features an open concept kitchen and soaring living area with floor-to-ceiling windows. When looking for a fun way to beat the heat, the game room features a pool table for friendly competition and a wet bar to celebrate its outcome. The home’s back patio is also complete with a full outdoor kitchen, perfect for grilling!

1119 Ledbetter Street | Listed at $799,000 | Kathleen Bucher

Nestled on 1.23 acres of private wooded property that backs up to the beautiful Brushy Creek, this home features an open floor plan and large windows that allow tons of natural light to fill the space, while the stained concrete floors and stone fireplace help make it warm and inviting. Too hot to hit the pool? Not in this house! This home boasts a solar heated pool and spa in an air conditioned pool wing.

12517 Verandah Court | Listed at $799,000 | David Haynes

Not only is this home beautiful with its incredible craftsmanship, hickory cabinetry and tall, vaulted ceilings, but it’s also a perfect place for hosting and entertaining, especially during summer months! On nights when it’s too hot to gather outside, you can enjoy a movie night in the large, fully-updated media room.

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