Location: Hyde Park — Austin, Texas
I live in a Metrohouse, which has been innovatively designed by combining two houses with an architectural feature. The two homes are connected with steel conduits across our driveway. Although we own our home outright, we are able to be considered a condominium for property tax purposes and this makes central Austin living much more affordable!
The house is 1570 square feet of indoor living space (even a darkroom under the stairs!), as well as several outdoor living spaces, including front and side gardens, an enclosed downstairs porch and an open air upstairs porch off of the master bedroom.
The thing that makes my Metrohouse unique, and the builder loves, is my inclusion of an eclectic style of vintage, shabby chic, and French motif within the industrial and quite contemporary features of the home. It blends very nicely and creates a cosy but contemporary lifestyle.
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