Austin Mediterranean-Style Homes for Sale

History of Mediterranean Design

An assortment of influences from Mediterranean countries, particularly France, Italy and Spain can be found in the architectural style and design that today carries the same name. This style of architecture in North America was extremely popular from the 1920s-1940s, emulating haciendas in the Spanish New World with red-clay tiled roofs, verandas and arches, and unsmoothed plaster to resemble the adobe design. The Mediterranean-style of architecture was popular in California, Florida, and Texas — states with many Spanish histories.

Over time, embellishments from other European countries such as Greece and the Balkans could be found in the houses. Asian flourishes from Cypress, Lebanon, and Turkey joined North African countries like Morocco and Tunisia in the fusion. To this day, many stylish and ornate homes that combine design elements from any of those countries are categorized as Mediterranean homes due to the blended cultural influences from those regions.

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This Private, Gated Estate Sits On A Lake Travi...


600 River Rd

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6,816 SqFt
  • 12.47 Acres


Austin, TX

This Private, Gated Estate Sits On A Lake Travis Cove And Has Approx. 700 Ft Of Waterfront. The Estate Has Been Beautifully Planned And Manicured, With A Network Of Stone Paths Winding Through Mature Trees Leading To The Water And Boat Dock. The...

Coldwell Banker United REALTOR

Details Make The Difference And This Stunning S...


208 Barbuda Dr

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 6,552 SqFt
  • 0.87 Acres


Austin, TX

Details Make The Difference And This Stunning Spanish-mediterranean Style Home With An Unobstructed Backdrop Of Lake Travis And Hill Country Views Does Not Disappoint. 3 Living Areas, Chef's Kitchen With Wolf Commerical Range And Oversized Island....

Kuper Sotheby's Itl Rlty

Incredibly Beautiful & Private Westlake Oasis W...


3401 Rivercrest Dr

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,150 SqFt
  • 0.83 Acres


Austin, TX

Incredibly Beautiful & Private Westlake Oasis With A Boat Slip On Lake Austin! Gracious Interior & Exterior Entertaining Spaces Including Several Covered Patios, Lounge Pool, A Flat Useable Yard & An Observation Deck With Stunning Panoramic Lake V...

Gottesman Residential R.E.

Stunning & Unique Luxury Home With Expansive Vi...


9809 Tree Bend Cv

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,233 SqFt
  • 0.45 Acres


Austin, TX

Open House: Friday, June 22 6:00pm-8:00pm

Stunning & Unique Luxury Home With Expansive Views Will Bring New Meaning To The Word “staycation”. Open-air Cabana With Outdoor Kitchen Next To A Negative Edge Pool & Spa Provide The Perfect Spot For Entertaining Or Simply Relaxing. French Countr...

Coldwell Banker United REALTOR

This Stunning Mediterranean Style Home Offers A...


1100 Ogden Dr

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,186 SqFt
  • 0.33 Acres


Austin, TX

This Stunning Mediterranean Style Home Offers A Privacy Level Which Is Hard To Find, Covered Decks Overlook A Gorgeous Natural Area With A Flowing Creek & Expansive Views. An Enormous Main Living Area With Walls Of Windows Is Open To Both The Dini...

Coldwell Banker United REALTOR

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Austin Mediterranean-Style Real Estate

Mediterranean architecture in Austin is typically Neo-Mediterranean, having borrowed main design elements such as stucco, rustic wooden beams, terracotta roof tiles, stunningly carved doors, arches over doorways, mosaics and ceramic tiles. Interested home buyers will also find large picture windows and verandas, wrought iron finishings and fixtures, and a color scheme of soft neutrals, added to a hacienda or ranch design.

Capturing the high end of the market, architects in Austin incorporate vaulted ceilings, open Chef's kitchens, opulent patios and courtyards, in-ground pools with mosaic floors, romantic verandas with wrought-iron fixtures, and covered outdoor areas to create a home with a seamless flow from indoors to out.

Mediterranean architecture's roots grew over centuries in the southern regions of Europe. Depending on the area of Europe, this style takes on a different flair.

Here are some styles you'll find in Austin Mediterranean-style real estate:

  • Spanish
  • Tuscan
  • Renaissance
  • Classical
  • Neo-Classical
  • French Revival
  • Italian Revival
  • Mediterranean Revival
  • Mission Revival

With such timeless and striking designs, Austin mediterranean-style homes have innate curb appeal, but you'll notice many homeowners make great efforts in growing their gardens into a romantic setting. Elegantly manicured grounds decorated with Cypress trees, palms, lavender and Jerusalem sage complete terraced gardens.

Benefits of Living in Austin Mediterranean-Style Homes

Austin Mediterranean-style homes benefit from Stucco for its sustainability factor as well as an excellent fire-resistant material. Thick stucco walls help to insulate these styles of homes, ideal for Austin's climate. Clay roof tiles are designed for warmer climates and will last for a century or more. Flooring is often made of granite, terracotta or marble tiles to keep the house cool. Kitchen walls are typically made of limestone materials to allow breathing.

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The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from June 23rd, 2018 at 7:01am CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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