Uptown Lifestyle on The Katy Trail For Less Than a Half Million

The problem with living on the Katy Trail is that, as Jon Anderson pointed out, so many other people want to live there, too. That’s why there are so many high-rise buildings in planning phases that will line this popular city amenity. Of course, with all of those new buildings, and all of the demand, prices are going to get higher, too. So if you want to get into this area for a reasonable price, Brandon Travelstead of Dallas City Center Realtors has a great unit inside the Lofts at the Katy Trail — the only one with an attached garage — and it’s priced under a half million.

This two-story condo has three bedrooms, two full and one half baths, a great eat-in kitchen, and a lovely five-piece master suite with an enormous walk-in closet. Travelstead has listed Unit No. 28 at 4231 Travis St. for $479,900. HOA fees for this building are $436 monthly, and include maintenance, trash, and water/sewer. Travelstead points out that this end unit is the only one in the development with an attached garage — a huge selling point for anyone who travels a lot and prefers a secure place to load and unload luggage.

And as you can see, it has been fully renovated with hardwood floors throughout, upgraded designer lighting, new fixtures, two fireplaces, and built-ins galore. All of the closets are walk-ins, there’s a great dry bar — perfect for apertifs — and the kitchen configuration is great for a home chef with ambitions. 

All three of the bedrooms are upstairs, and the master has such a great look, with a vaulted ceiling and a pretty little fireplace. It’s no slouch in the size department, clocking in at 22 by 14 feet. The closet is immense, and the attached bath features a seated vanity, jetted tub, and separate shower.

The community vibe here at The Lofts is great, too, with a beautiful shared courtyard that gives you room to socialize. You’ll also love the walkability here. You’re one block from the Katy Trail, a short jaunt to Cole Park, super close to the West Village area and Knox Street, and — perhaps the most important factor of all — you’re a stone’s throw from the new Trader Joe’s. Count me in!