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Crystal Olenbush

  • 714 Viola Street

  • $995,000 REDUCED
  • 4 Beds, 5 Bath, 3649 SQ. Feet, 0.41 Acres Residential San Marcos, TX 78666

The former Viola Street Inn is a remarkable two-story Victorian home This exquisite residence boasts four en-suites, including one on the main floor and three on the upper level each enjoy abundant natural light. The grand 20’ foyer has a custom-designed historic chandelier and two restored gas-burning fireplaces. The kitchen is integrated into the open-concept living & dining areas. It features a breakfast room, a granite island, with brand-new KitchenAid appliances, including a sub-zero side-by-side refrigerator & a 6-burner gas stovetop with custom glass panel cabinets and dual sinks. A spacious family room offers versatility & opens to a courtyard with a serene koi pond on one side and a private terraced side yard on the other. The interior has crown moldings handcrafted from reclaimed longleaf pine, antique baseboards, and intricate door trims sourced from various estates throughout South Texas. There's a fully equipped studio apartment above the connecting two-car garage with a private deck. The property also features a charming casita with a bedroom and a generous bath. Energy efficiency takes center stage with all-new energy-efficient double-hung, double-pane windows installed throughout the home. This contributes to a sustainable living environment, resulting in cost savings for homeowners. The landscaped terrace, framed by ancient oak trees, creates an outdoor space perfect for relaxation and gatherings. Custom iron fencing surrounds the entire property. The neighborhood offers both convenience and the charm of a small town within walking or biking distance to the town and Texas State University. This property has been featured on the Historic Home Tour & received the Landmark award. Whether used as a spacious family home, a charming bed and breakfast, an Airbnb, or a unique rental property, it presents numerous opportunities for its new owners.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #8107123
  • Price$995,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms5.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage3,649
  • Acres0.41
  • Year Built2000
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address714 Viola Street
  • Subdivisionnone
  • CitySan Marcos
  • CountyHays
  • StateTX
  • Zip Code78666


  • FeaturesNone
  • # of Garages2
  • ViewNeighborhood
  • WaterfrontNone


Natural Gas Connected, Underground Utilities


Additional Parking, Garage Faces Side


  • InteriorVinyl, Wood
  • HeatingCentral
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces2
  • FireplacesGas
  • # of Stories2
  • StoriesTwo


Built-In Gas Range, Built-In Oven, Convection Oven, Double Oven, Dryer, Dishwasher, Electric Water Heater, Disposal, Ice Maker, Plumbed For Ice Maker, Washer


  • Exterior FeaturesPrivate Yard
  • WindowsDouble Pane Windows
  • RoofMetal
  • ConstructionWood Siding
  • FoundationPillar/Post/Pier

Lot Description

Gentle Sloping, Landscaped, Many Trees

School Information

  • DistrictSan Marcos ISD
  • ElementaryCrockett
  • MiddleGoodnight
  • HighSan Marcos

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Price Change History for 714 Viola Street, San Marcos, TX (MLS® #8107123)

Date Details Price Change
Price Reduced $995,000 $130,000 (11.56%)
Price Reduced $1,125,000 $50,000 (4.26%)
Price Reduced (from $1,200,000) $1,175,000 $25,000 (2.08%)

Property Listed by: Coldwell Banker D'ann Harper

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