UrbanLiving Inside410 is a lifestyle - More so than living in other parts of the San Antonio area such as between-the-loops or outside 1604. Inside410 represents historical properties, urban bustle and just a different feel.Today we are going to...
UrbanLiving Inside410 is a lifestyle - More so than living in other parts of the San Antonio area such as between-the-loops or outside 1604. Inside410 represents historical properties, urban bustle and just a different feel.Today we are going to focus on a quite listings situated at 415 W. French Ave. in the Historic Monte Vista neighborhood. This historically significant home was constructed around 1894 and is attributed to Atlee B. Ayres according to recent research by the San Antonio Conservation Society.It is not often that a home this impressive hits the market. In-fact, it was notated in the 1972 San Antonio Historic Survey that the property "Contributes substantially to the identity of the neighborhood and the street scene."This spacious 4 bedroom/2.5 bath with detached casita quarters harkens the luxury of yesteryear while providing modern amenities todays discriminating homeowners look for. Originally built for D.K. Furnish, a legendary Texas land and cattleman, this 4,428 square foot home boast a perfect example of Classical Revival architecture standing proud with massive 2-story ionic columns supporting the metal roof which extends generously over the double-deck surround porches.The lower level greets visitors with an impressive parlor complete with a gracious fireplace and a grand sweeping staircase to the second level. Very high ceilings and voluminous intricate wood-work adorn this modern escape accented with the a beautiful chandelier. The separate formal dining room with wainscoting and another fireplace offer the perfect space for gatherings while the second living area provides a more cozy informal atmosphere for visiting with family and friends.While the property retains a majority of its vintage character, the kitchen has been modernized with updated cabinetry, granite counters, island and the modern appliances expected in a home of this caliber. The bottom floor is buttoned up with a third living area on could consider a sun room, a half bath and a generous butlers pantry leading to the servants staircase to the second floor.Upstairs is situated 4 spacious bedrooms, two full baths and an oversized laundry room. The landing/loft area of this floor provides a 14-ft landing which could serve as an open office and to display art. There are multiple access points for the upper porch perfectly positioned for the evening breeze and has glimpses of the downtown San Antonio skyline.Throughout this property, one will appreciate the many windows as they flood the rooms with light and offer an unmatched architectural element rarely found in modern construction.The grounds of this estate property consist of approximately .44 of an acre. Owner improvements include custom landscaping, sparkling pool and renovation of the detached quarters. Covered parking both with the port cache separate garage area and an outdoor kitchen add to the usability of this home. This property is truly a masterpiece of architecture and design. Constructed during a time where craftsmen took pride in their work and materials were the best to be had. Old-Growth forest provided the wood for framing, floors and trim and pride of ownership was high.Life inside410 provides a unique lifestyle with fine dining at local favorites such as La Fonda on Main, Barbaro's and Capparelli's on Main as well as up-scale shopping at Kathleen Summers and top notch private education such as San Antonio Academy and Keystone School.
Central Air Conditioning
City / Town Street, storage shed, wood siding, mixed
Over 50 Years Old
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