Historic Monte Vista Masterpiece

126 Bushnell Avenue, San Antonio, TX, 78212, USA
Price Upon Request
MLS 1629996
Web code DHRN
Status Active

Key Details

Total Beds
Full Baths
Half Baths


Nestled privately behind a high stone wall, remarkable trees, and landscaping, this beautifully maintained, century-old beauty delights at every turn, providing the ultimate in ease and enjoyment of living. Constructed with brick and a Ludowici-tiled roof, the stately entry portico modestly introduces this distinctive residence upon arrival.

Once inside, an enfilade of gracious rooms showcases many original architectural features, including mahogany wainscoting, decorative plaster moldings, arched ceilings, illuminated art niches, and multiple unique fireplaces. Home was designed to highlight interior comforts with outdoor amenities on the two-acre estate just a few steps from each room. Rooms include a richly paneled...

reception area with a remarkable fireplace and adjacent powder room, formal living room and dining room with fireplaces, an intimate study with its own half-bath, a "secret" wine cellar, a unique solarium, butler's pantry with wet bar, the modernized kitchen and great room, and a charming breakfast room or office, all located on the first floor.

One second-floor primary bedroom includes fireplace, two luxury baths, and a sitting room and nursery. The second primary bedroom features an en suite bath and adjacent sitting room. There are also two additional bedrooms, sharing a hall bath. Four of these rooms open to a balcony overlooking the grounds, with a skyline view. Garden level features a generous screening and game room, convenient exercise room, full laundry facilities, a gardener's bath, and multiple storage and utility areas.

Exterior features include a fenced oversized pool, garden folly hot tub, loggia, brick walkways, gazebo, fenced bi-level pond with waterfall, walled garden, fountains, basketball court, parking court, three-car carriage house, and 1,050-square foot one-bedroom apartment above the garage.

Property is located on a block-through lot with a walled perimeter and two secure, gated entries. Located in the Monte Vista National Historic District, a short walk from Landa Library and Gardens, Trinity University, and five minutes from Pearl. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become the next steward of this magnificent legacy property.

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Hot Tub
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