Newly Listed Homes For Sale in Waco Area | Local News

One of North Waco’s most special custom homes, located on a quiet, tree-covered street, built for a member of the Scott family in the Scottwood development. It is located up Lakeshore Drive and 19th Street, directly across from McLennan College, Lake Waco, and a stone’s throw from the TSTC, airport, I-35, and downtown. This is a 2,796 square foot single owner home, and this special development is secluded, protected, and surrounded by woods on all sides. The adjacent circular street and Scottwood Drive provide a great, secluded walking area, and there’s a shaded, neighbor-maintained walking path in the woods, as well as MCC’s lighted, padded path on campus just 3 blocks away. This home’s beautiful backyard backs onto 13 acres of densely treed woodland. This is a beautiful 100’x180′ property with seemingly endless woods as its backyard, viewed through 60 feet of 33 inch floor-to-ceiling windows across the entire back of the house from the master bedroom, through the glass vaulted 13′ den and kitchen adjacent to the family room/game room, all of which open with sliding doors to the patio that spans 80 feet the full width of the home. The 14’x22′ family room/playroom has one wall filled with floor-to-ceiling storage cabinets that have touch latches and hidden hinges, making them appear as a matching wall. The walls are made of pecan plank panels of varying sizes. It is a 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bathroom home with storage cabinets galore, especially in the bathrooms. Three bedrooms have built-in desks and the fourth has built-in clothes drawers. Two of the bathrooms have large walk-in showers uniquely combined with a separate bath next to it, allowing ample space for a separate shower and/or bath. All marble vanity tops in baths. The kitchen is U-shaped for convenient 4-sided access to cabinets, stoves, appliances, pantry and long counters, with a serving bar that feeds the breakfast area. All granite surfaces with a 5 foot sliding window, flush with the counter for serving on the patio bar and adjacent large outdoor natural gas grill. Lots of walnut finished hardwood cabinets. Large utility room with stainless steel sink, cabinets, under and above, hanging bar and clothes folding area, with a convenient hidden toilet serving this busy area of ​​the house, also making this room a half bath. There are hardwood floors and new rugs throughout the house. The house and chimney are classic Chicago “worn brick”. The fireplace is powered by natural gas for gas logs or wood burning. The arched den is hung with huge rough cedar beams and the floor length windows are also recessed and framed in rough cedar, a perfect match for the wooded backyard setting. The walls are multi-dimensional paneling in walnut planks. There is a portable 6’x12′ clear polycarbonate greenhouse that attaches to the house for winter storage of outdoor plants and is removable and stored flat on the garage wall during the three warmer seasons. The back yard is brightly lit by 10 spotlights on a light bar suspended and out of sight above the roof. The 609 square foot double garage and storage are very bright and the concrete floor is coated with an epoxy-based Hammerjax lifetime coating. There is a retractable staircase leading to the attic above the garage which is LED lit with step height for plenty of storage. The house is also fully lit with LEDs for cool, economical and efficient lighting. Lots of canned lights with dimmers to display art, accent walls, and vary mood settings. A truly personalized home with design features that remain current.

Laura J. Boyer