6.35± Acres
Fayette County, TX

4214 Old College, La Grange, Texas

MLS ID: 2412488
Status: Active
Price: $1,849,000
Acres: 6.35±
Type: Single Family, Residential
Address: 4214 Old College
City, State: La Grange, TX
County: Fayette County
ZIP Code: 78945
Parcel Number: 32875
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4
SqFt: 2,926
Year Built: 1981


In the very heart of the Rutersville area of La Grange, with sweeping hilltop views and a home that faces the Southwest enabling you to more than enjoy the vivid country sunsets, you have arrived. Only a short distance from the antique corridor of State Highway 159 and a few minutes to Fayetteville, Warrenton, and Round Top. This property would make a great homestead, weekend property, or a short-term rental income producing opportunity. A rich history is embedded in this land and was once the location for the first institute of higher education in Texas. The Rutersville College was founded in 1837, by Martin Ruter of which the college and the township were named for. Also, a Texas Historical Commissioned marker setting states this property is the site of the first Methodist Annual Conference in Texas.

With abundant Oak/Pecan trees and a pond, the Austin-stone home has been enjoyed over the years by happy families. The staging of the sunset viewing is complete with white pillars that accent the front porch running the width of the home façade, with chairs in place for your morning coffee and enjoying the hilltop breezes and super views. Entering the front lead-glassed double doors, you will enjoy the high cathedral expanse, floor-to-ceiling windows, a north- walled rock wood-burning/gas fireplace, Saltillo tiled flooring and a spacious loft bedroom/bath area. A split floorplan with the Living/Dining/Kitchen living space area open via French doorway to the sunroom that also serves as a huge Dining Room and with access to the huge open-aired Pavilion covered outdoor space with outdoor cooking/entertaining pool side area to enjoy. Also convenient, an over-sized garage/workshop and plenty of room to add or build several guesthouses for family or short-term rental opportunity. Loads of storage, 3 walk-in closets (one is cedar lined), all tile/wood flooring, light-filled quiet country living enjoyment.

Call today to view this beautiful home and acreage.

Directions: From the intersection of Highway 71 Bypass/St Hwy 159, Travel North on 159 toward Round Top, approximately 4 or 5 miles to Rutersville, Right on Old College Rd. and the follow to the hilltop and the property is on the left. All showings to be accompanied and by appointment please.

Additional Information


Appliances: Dishwasher, Down Draft, Electric Cooktop, Microwave, Electric Oven, Refrigerator, Free-Standing Refrigerator, Washer/Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Wine Cooler, Wine Refrigerator
Bathrooms Full: 4
Cooling: Ceiling Fan(s), Central Air, Electric, Wall/Window Unit(s)
Fireplace Features: Living Room, Raised Hearth, Stone, Wood Burning
Fireplaces Total: 1
Flooring: Tile, Wood
Garage Spaces: 2
Heating: Electric, Fireplace(s), Hot Water
Interior Features: Two Primary Baths, Two Primary Suties, Bidet, Bookcases, Breakfast Bar, Cedar Closet(s), Ceiling Fan(s), High Ceilings, Chandelier, Granite Counters, Crown Molding, Double Vanity, Dry Bar, Electric Dryer Hookup, Eat-in Kitchen, French Doors, High Speed Internet, Multiple Dining Areas, Multiple Living Areas, Primary Bedroom on Main, Recessed Lighting, Storage, Track Lighting, Walk-In Closet(s), Washer Hookup
Living Area Source: Public Records


Covered Spaces: 2
Exterior Features: Barbecue, Gas Grill, See Remarks
Fencing: Back Yard, Gate, Wire, Wood, Wrought Iron
Foundation Details: Slab
Horse Amenities: Pasture
Horse: Yes
Lot Features: Back Yard, Front Yard, Gentle Sloping, Public Maintained Road, Rolling Slope, Sloped Up, Trees-Large (Over 40 Ft), Many Trees, Trees-Medium (20 Ft - 40 Ft), Views
Lot Size Square Feet: 276,606
Other Structures: Garage(s), Guest House, Workshop, See Remarks
Parking Features: Additional Parking, Garage, Garage Faces Front, Oversized, Workshop in Garage
Parking Total: 6
Patio and Porch Features: Awning(s), Covered, Front Porch, Rear Porch
Pool Features: In Ground, Outdoor Pool
Pool Private: Yes
Roof: Metal
Water Source: Well
Window Features: Drapes, Window Coverings, Window Treatments


Direction Faces: West
Elementary School: Hermes
Middle School: La Grange
High School: La Grange

Extra Information

Disclosures: Public Improvement District, Seller Disclosure
Green Energy Efficient: Thermostat
Chip Bubela

Chip Bubela

Schulenburg, Texas

(979) 743-4555

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