Home Tour: 7708 Forest Wood Rd.

Situated on over half an acre in 78745, 7708 Forest Wood Rd is a farmhouse lovers dream. Built in the ’50s, this house has lived an eventful life thus far. In 2010, an accidental fire broke out in the kitchen. Luckily, the 80-year-old owner wasn’t home at the time any d only part of the house was affected. Even so, the house went through an extensive rebuild to eliminate all traces of the fire, with attention to every single detail of the original house so that the owner could return to her home as she knew it.

The design layout, the fireplace, the hardwood floors, the front and south walls, and the carport are all original to the house. Everything else that had any fire or smoke exposure was replaced. As a result, you have a home with the charm of a 1950’s build with the modern efficiencies of a new build.

Upgrades to the home include:

  • Removed and rebuilt roof

  • Spray foam insulation in all walls and attic

  • Interior walls completely rebuilt with new wood

  • Replaced all windows with energy efficient windows

  • Soft-close cabinets and drawers

And that’s not even the coolest part. The property also contains an uncompleted back house that was built in the ’70s. With solid bones, ready-to-use plumbing, and wired for electricity, this bonus addition is a great place for a shop, studio, guest house, or office. The options are limitless!

7708 Forest Wood Rd., has been owned by the same family since it was built and has mostly remained unoccupied since the rebuild took place.

Take a look at the video above to see this unique beauty for yourself!

Listed by Gray Adkins, REALTOR®, GRI | Powered By Waterloo Realty

Gray & Air Rehab45 | Ep. 2 - Sole Jingle Horse

On this week's episode of Rehab45, Gray and Air tackle demolition of various rooms throughout the project to get the house prepped for the total transformation. Gray and Air work together with their partner to configure the layout of the kitchen, lighting and more. Stay tuned to see how the interior transforms and if their original thoughts carry through!

An Ode to Lajitas Hideaway

Hey guys! We know it has been a little quiet on the blog as we are preparing for the arrival of our little girl but we do have some fun updates to share with you very soon.

For today's post, we thought it would be fun to share this beautiful drone video, as an ode to Lajitas Hideaway that Gray closed for 108% of list price back in January. We absolutely loved working with these clients on this project. Every detail was thoughtfully crafted to create a truly unique and incredible home . If you are looking for some inspiring interior design check out here.

If you are interested in buying or selling in Austin or surrounding areas message us today to book an appointment with Gray. 

Listing Agent- Gray Adkins, Realtor®, GRI | Powered By HomeCity Real Estate

 

Gray & Air Wedding Pt. 1 - Getting Ready + First Look

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Happy November friends. It is so hard to believe that it's already almost been two years since the most magical week of my life. Even crazier is next year when we celebrate our 3rd wedding anniversary we will have our sweet baby girl with us, cue the sappy tears. For those of you who don't know Gray and I got married two years ago on November 28th, 2015. Now that we have an online space I wanted to share some of our favorite photos and memories from that day!

When I was planning our wedding, I was unsure if I wanted to do a first look with Gray before the ceremony, and I am SO incredibly glad we did. It honestly took the edge off the day a bit and it was so fun to see him looking all suited up and ready for the big hour not to mention we scored several great photos with just us two!  I hope that you enjoy looking through them, look out for parts 2 + 3 and our wedding recap video. :)

Venue: Hummingbird House | Austin, Texas // Photographer: Jenna McElroy Photography