11 Porches & Patios Worth Falling for this Season

The autumn season is upon us and, hopefully soon, the Texas weather will adjust to more easily accommodate outdoor living. So, whether lounging with the latest best-seller or relaxing with a refreshing cocktail in hand, these homes by Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents offer the finest in southern porches and patios that will take full advantage of the cooler weather to come.

4104 Shimmering Cove | Listed at $11,750,000 | Eric Copper

This spectacular waterfront estate in the gated community of Watersedge features 200+/- feet of prime Lake Austin waterfront. Exceptional attention to detail can be seen throughout the home’s interior and exterior. Outside, the covered outdoor terrace offers a kitchen and grill, allowing for year-round use and enjoyment, in addition to panoramic views of Lake Austin as the backdrop.

2301 Island Wood Road | Listed at $9,500,000 | Eric Copper

Come enjoy the epitome of Lake Austin living at this stylish oasis that offers 160 feet of prime waterfront and a nature preserve as the backdrop. It’s easy to escape the bustle of downtown when relaxing on the screened-in 3 slip boathouse and other outdoor areas. The only risk in owning this home may be that friends and family won’t want to leave!

2308 Woodlawn Blvd | Listed at $8,500,000 | Eric Copper

The Long Estate stands as a proud pillar on one of Austin’s most iconic and prominent streets in Old Enfield. Majestic and timeless, it has been a long-time host to world famous musicians, artists, politicians, and one of the finest private art collections in the world. Designed and built in 1940 by architect Louis C. Page, there was no expense spared. Can you imagine relaxing on the porch or balcony with a tall glass of sweet tea in hand?

211 Bella Riva Drive | Listed at $4,850,000 | Jeannette Spinelli

This magnificent waterfront estate sits on an extraordinary 2.8 acres overlooking the broad beauty of Lake Travis. The abundance of natural light combined with the white modern interior rooms creates a peaceful and inviting environment for friends and family. The updated terrace provides stunning panoramic sunset views across the negative-edged pool and sprawling lawn. At the waters edge, there’s even a private boat dock with lift and room for 2 jet skis.

4448 River Garden Trail | Listed at $4,350,000 | Eric Copper

Seated at the highest point within the Summit, this exclusive contemporary renovation by renowned architect Michael Hsu is a showstopper. With its unbeatable panoramic views of downtown and Lake Austin, the expansive outdoor living with a gorgeous pool is a true oasis.

706 Loma Linda Drive | Listed at $3,200,000 | Kathleen Bucher

This contemporary new construction designed by Dick Clark boasts exquisite attention to detail and top-of-the-line finishes. Enjoy unparalleled canyon views from the balcony or relax on the large back patio to the soothing sounds of the pool’s water features.

3908 Island Knoll Drive | Listed at $2,900,000 | Francie Little

Located in desirable Island on Westlake, this custom-built home reflects a French Country vernacular with exquisite finishes and attention to detail everywhere. Not only is the house beautiful on the inside, but the exterior of the home is something to marvel at as well. Featuring a stunning, villa-style courtyard with a covered patio that runs along the edges, this space is truly the perfect spot to relax with friends and family, read a book, or drink a little wine!

12717 Little Blue Stem Cove | Listed at $1,900,000 | Ronda Prothro

Located on the second tee in coveted Spanish Oaks, this pristine estate features oversized living spaces, gorgeous chef’s kitchen with large center island, and a wonderful covered back porch with built-in grill.

101 Yaupon Drive | Listed at $1,985,000 | Desmond Milvenan

True Spanish architecture meets modern comfort in this stunning Lake Oaks Ranch home located just off the Colorado River. Spanning 7.5 acres with over 176 feet of Lake Travis waterfront, there is plenty to enjoy outside. The outdoor veranda features a pool, spa, summer kitchen, fireplace and living area. So come enjoy exquisite quality and attention to detail.

301 Black Wolf Run | Listed at $1,050,000 | Ana Swanson

From an award-winning architectural plan from Austin Design Group, this home offers multiple stunning features including beautiful barn doors, custom stained wooden beams, and a spacious covered back patio that is perfect for Fall weather and get-togethers.

12208 Buvana Drive | Listed at $736,440 | Julie Gualandri

Fresh light and bright interior paint abound in this beautiful 5-bedroom stunner in Meridian. This home has everything you need and more for wonderful outdoor living. Enjoy relaxing on the covered front porch with a glass of sweet tea, or escape to the backyard covered patio with an extended deck for more privacy. Come see; you won’t want to leave!

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