1012 E 8th ST, Austin TX 78702

1012 E 8th ST, Austin TX 78702
  • $1,898,500
Residential Active
  • Single Family Residence
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bed
  • 3.5
  • Bath
  • 3
  • Garages
  • 2875
  • Sq Ft
  • 1904
  • Year Built


Located in the historic Robertson Hill District of East Austin stands the award-winning George A. Peterson House, a true gem that seamlessly blends Victorian charm with modern living concepts. This stunning home offers a flexible floor plan designed to cater to various family sizes and lifestyles.

Upon entering the main house, you are greeted by spacious living areas, including front and back living rooms, and a Texas sized open kitchen with an over-sized floating peninsula perfect for gatherings with the family. The primary suite is a sanctuary of privacy, boasting a luxurious en-suite bathroom complete with a walk-in shower, claw-foot soaking tub, and dual sink stations. The secondary bedrooms offer privacy and separation, ideal for a growing family.

Thoughtfully updated with modern amenities while preserving its elegant period features. The original pine-leaf wood floors have been beautifully restored to complement the Queen Anne mill-work found throughout the house. With 11-foot ceilings and an abundance of natural light from bay windows and walk-out French doors, the home exudes a warm and light-filled inviting atmosphere.
Mindful of integrity value, plumbing and electrical have been updated where needed, including a new HVAC system.
The property also includes a separate fully equipped apartment and a spacious 3-car garage, offering endless lifestyle and income opportunities. Outdoor living is a delight with a sizable .22-acre lot, a charming stone courtyard patio, and a lush green turfed lawn.
Conveniently located within walking distance to downtown Austin and the vibrant entertainment districts of East Austin, this home is also zoned for renowned Mathews Elementary. The historical designation of the property also provides a substantial 70%+- annual tax savings.

The George A. Peterson House embodies the perfect blend of historical elegance and modern convenience, offering a unique opportunity to live the good life in the heart of East Austin.

1012 E 8th ST, Austin TX 78702

Additional Details

  • Property ID 3786462
  • Price $1,898,500
  • Property Size 2875 Sq Ft
  • Land Area 0.228 Sq Ft
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 3.5
  • Garages 3
  • Year Built 1904
  • Property Status Residential
  • Property Type Single Family Residence
  • Flooring Tile,Wood
  • Fireplaces 1
  • Cooling Central Air
  • Elementary School District Austin ISD
  • Middle School O Henry
  • Laundry Location Main Level
  • Elementary School Mathews
  • Roof Metal
  • Property Condition Historic Design
  • Listing Terms Cash,Conventional
  • Foundation Details Pillar/Post/Pier,See Remarks
  • High School Austin
  • Levels One
  • Full Baths 3
  • Estimated Taxes 9968.91
  • Parking Alley Access,Assigned,Detached,Door-Multi,Driveway,Garage,Garage Door Opener,Off Street
  • Pool None
  • Lot Size Area 0.228
  • Sewer Public Sewer
  • Heating Central,Natural Gas
  • Patio & Porch Front Porch,Patio,See Remarks
  • Accessibility Features None
  • High School District Austin ISD
  • Lot Features Alley Access,Interior Lot,Level,Trees-Large (Over 40 Ft),Trees-Medium (20 Ft - 40 Ft)

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