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Crystal Olenbush

  • 1205 Merlene Drive

  • $450,000
  • 2 Beds, 2 Bath, 1188 SQ. Feet, 0.28 Acres Residential Austin, TX 78732

LOCATION! Tired of the fray of city living? Welcome to a feeling of FREEDOM in this cozy 4-sides brick home located in the River Ridge neighborhood near the water and close to Steiner Ranch. A large front porch makes for an amazing spot to sit and read a book, wave to your neighbors or watch the sun go down over the tree covered hills while being kept cool by the incredible heritage oak tree in the front yard. Inside, the oversized living area opens to the dining and kitchen area. The kitchen has room to move with a window overlooking the backyard. Plenty of storage with the cabinets in the kitchen and dining areas. Two ample sized bedrooms including a primary bedroom with en suite tiled tub and shower combination. A second roomy guest bath also has a tiled tub and shower combination. A back door leads to a huge backyard shaded by an oak canopy. A new back fence provides plenty of privacy to enjoy gardening, construction projects or simply relaxing by an outdoor firepit in this quiet neighborhood. Low-maintenance yard. Walk to the water! You'll want to take daily walks by the lake to see the beautiful scenery. Need a place for your crafts or hobby? A 12' x 24' shed provides a generous work or storage space with electrical hard wired in. A rainwater collection system also conveys with the home with two 300 gallon tanks. Located blocks away from a Lake Austin boat ramp, this home makes the perfect second home getaway, investment STR or your own full-time paradise. Near Randall's grocery store, River Place and Four Points shopping centers. Award-winning Leander ISD including River Ridge Elementary, Canyon Ridge Middle School, Vandegrift High Schools.

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Essential Information

  • MLS® #9995164
  • Price$450,000
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms2.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Square Footage1,188
  • Acres0.28
  • Year Built1988
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StatusActive Under Contract

Community Information

  • Address1205 Merlene Drive
  • SubdivisionRiver Ridge
  • CityAustin
  • CountyTravis
  • StateTX
  • Zip Code78732


  • UtilitiesAbove Ground Utilities
  • FeaturesNone
  • ViewHills
  • WaterfrontNone


RV Access/Parking, Boat, Outside


  • InteriorCarpet, Laminate
  • HeatingCentral
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • FireplacesNone
  • # of Stories1
  • StoriesOne


Dishwasher, Free-Standing Range


  • WindowsNone
  • RoofComposition
  • FoundationSlab

Lot Description

Interior Lot, Level, Trees Large Size


Brick, Attic/Crawl Hatchway(s) Insulated, Concrete

School Information

  • DistrictLeander ISD
  • ElementaryLaura Welch Bush
  • MiddleFour Points
  • HighVandegrift

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Property Listed by: Exp Realty Llc

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