Property Details

East Austin Country Casita

.083 Acres 660 Square Feet 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms Year Built: 1950

This East Austin Country Casita is a pier & beam home with a stylish remodel including updated energy-efficient windows, custom kitchen with vintage stove & butcher block counter tops, clawfoot tub, and original hardwood floors with 9 ft. shiplap ceilings. A custom steel privacy fence surrounds the front yard with relaxing shade, fruit trees and raised bed garden boxes provide a lovely outdoor space for lounge area and pets. Two blocks from gorgeous Ladybird Lake Hike/Bike Trail, 2 miles from Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theatre and all the fabulous restaurants and boutiques along E Cesar Chavez and coming soon, Whole Foods. Perfect for immediate move-in for you or a tenant and great alternative to condo living! 


  • Foundation leveled, new piers and sistered beams in 2005


  • Electrical wiring upgraded in 2010


  • Plumbing updated in 2010


  • Energy-efficient windows installed in 2010


  • Carrier 2.5 ton Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump system 23.8 SEER rating, and (3) individual air handlers with wireless remotes



  • 2 blocks from Lady Bird Lake’s hike and bike trail.


  • 9 ft high shiplap ceilings with fans in each room.


  • Clawfoot tub and stylish tiled bathroom


  • Mature trees and raised bed gardens in private front and back yards


  • Original hardwood floors


  • Lovely natural lighting


  • Screened-in back porch


  • Custom Steel Fence with front and back gated access


  • Off-street parking and backyard parking available.


  • Away from commercial and highway traffic, but easy access to I35 and 183


  • Friendly established neighborhood with wide variety of families.


  • Nearby kids playground and public swimming pool all within a short distance.

Celeste Quesada

A native Austinite, Celeste Quesada knows this town like the back of her hand. While using her real estate powers only for good, Celeste has a special interest in keeping Austin affordable for the creative class. She has a passion for historic homes and urban farming. As Austin swiftly evolves and grows, Celeste is right there with it, helping her clients navigate the dynamic, fascinating and sometimes challenging currents of its real estate market.

Celeste’s deep experience as a producer, creative director and champion of Austin’s cultural arts scene makes her an ideal real estate agent in this landscape. She’s a project management whiz kid, an architecture-and-design aficionado and a force of positive energy. In fact, the Austin American-Statesman named Quesada one of the city’s “Out and About 500,” which recognizes individuals who are “everywhere, all the time, often doing good and weaving the social fabric of Austin and her community service has been featured by Austin Chronicle, Austin Way, Edible Austin, Austin Monthly’s “I Live Here I Give Here” issue, and Tribeza as a local leader.

A longtime enthusiast of all-things-style—she boasts a monumental collection of Domino and Elle Décor magazines—Celeste is dedicated to helping her clients find their own sense of “home” while making smart investments in their future and in Austin’s.

Though she enjoys all her hometown has to offer, Celeste admits her favorite “haunt” is her own South Austin home, which she shares with her husband, musician/producer Adrian Quesada; their daughters, Amelie and Marcelle; two guinea pigs; two parakeets; and a chihuahua named Ana Empanada.

Deeply committed to all of Austin’s “cultural jewels,” Celeste has proudly served as an advisory board member for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, The Nature Conservancy, KLRU and Creative Action. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for I Live Here, I Give Here and also marks the third year Quesada serves as a philanthropic mentor for I Live Here, I Give Here’s program, See Jane Give.

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