14223 Running Deer TRL

3 BD | 2 BA | .51 AC| Workshop & Garage | 1635 SF | Built 2014 | Offered at $1,149,000

One-of-a-kind custom retreat accentuated by natural elements both inside and out in Apache Shores. Meticulously designed and executed by a custom home builder as his personal residence. Features Western Red Cedar and custom wordwork throughout. Strategically planned windows bask the home in natural light with views of the tree canopy from every room - a nature lover's paradise.


Quiet and private, the lot boasts a 3,475 sqft paver thru driveway, celestial outhouse, Oklahoma sunset flagstone patio, 1,000+ sqft of raised wood decking, 32'x32' detached garage/workshop, gated entrances, stainless steel drinking fountain, BBQ slate table, 36" round steel firepit, custom arbors, fenced vegetable garden, cobblestone paths, and landscape lighting.

Featuring 1.5" farm flooring throughout, the interior pier and beam home offers a tranquil oasis of exquisite detailing. From the Western red cedar Dutch front door with copper molding trim to the 48" Arizona river rock fireplace with Oklahoma Sunset flagstone and German antique glass fireplace doors, this truly custom home boasts several unique, custom features. 

Open kitchen features butcher block countertops, a 8' x 2' wide radius 42" high bar top, custom cabinetry with lower drawers and upper cabinets feature three German antique glass doors, Wolf gas range, Thermador 36" built-in refrigerator, custom cabinetry, under counter lighting, sanded slate flooring, Kohler porcelain-coated cast iron kitchen sink and more. 

Luxurious bathrooms include travertine accents, custom cabinetry and handmade shelving, Kohler fixtures, and more.

Workshop + Garage

The detached 1,024sqft garage offers the ultimate workshop. Garage features 12'6" ceilings, a 7'x5'6" lofted storage, automatic carriage doors, 20+ amp electrical outlets.

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Highlighted Features:


Exterior Features
✔️ Mature, native landscaping

✔️ 3475 sqft paver driveway, 535 sqft 12" wide concrete bands, 2,945sqft of pavers (12,256)

✔️ 305 sqft Oklahoma Sunset flagstone patio

✔️ 1,000+ sqft of raised wood decking

✔️ Running Deer gated entrance, two 48" high stone pillars, two 6' x 8" wide x 4' high mortise and tendon Western Red Cedar gates hinged to steel posts and one 20 amp electrical outlet to power gate openers, Christmas lights

✔️ Hunters Pass gated entrance, two 5' high stone pillars, one 20' x 5'6" high mortise and tendon Western Red Cedar sliding gate, and 20amp outlet

✔️ Metal roof

✔️ Vegetable garden gated with 4" x 4" arbor

✔️ Two, 1" frost-free hydrants in the yard

✔️ Landscape lighting - 27 low voltage (12V) landscape hard-wired lights controlled by two transformer/timers.

✔️ Running Deer TRL & Hunters pass maintained by Travis County

✔️ Fire hydrant at street

✔️ Cobblestone details in both ROW entrances

✔️ Jetty rock walls with barbless wire fence and rock ROW on Running Deer TRL and Hunters Pass for privacy

✔️ Entryway - two 24" x 24" x 42" high Arizona river rock stone tapered pillars with a 8" x 8" Western red cedar beam arbor and overhead lighting

✔️ Dog bowl, birdbath, wildlife drinking bowl carved from Texas limestone

✔️ Rain gutters

✔️ Four 11' triangle sun shades 


Garage / Workshop

✔️ Detached garage/workshop with two automatic carriage doors: 32' x 32' (1024sqft) with 12'6" ceilings and 100sqft of enclosed lighted storage with a 7' x 5'6" access landing

✔️ Garage has two 250-watt fluorescent light ceilings fixtures and 8-75 watt can incandescent lighting and electrical service throughout


Outdoor Entertaining

✔️ 4' x 8' outhouse with radius top Western red cedar door, 12-volt lighting, slate countertop, Kohler flush toilet, and waterfall sink plumbed to septic

✔️ Custom firepit

✔️ BBQ slate table at beer rock with black metal privacy screen and in-ground cement storage for five-gallon propane tanks

✔️ Beer rock has a 36" round steel fire pit, line with rose firebrick, 45" x 45" metal chimney and 12" x 12" x 8' long flues to go through the trees for safety and a firewood storage rack

Interior Features

✔️ Western Red Cedar mortise and tendon Dutch front door with copper molding trim

✔️ Doors are Western Red Cedar mortise and tendon construction with custom wood handles

✔️ 1200 sqft of 1 1/2" thick farm floors finished with Waterlox Truetone Tung oil

✔️ Bedrooms include Wester Red Cedar sliding mirrored wardrobe doors

✔️ 48" masonry fireplace has two 1/2" steel and German antique glass fireplace doors, one 6" outside air intake pipe and regulator for the air intake, Arizona river rock on the face and hearth, and hearth is capped with Oklahoma Sunset flagstone
✔️ Radius Western Red Cedar windowsills
✔️ Kohler porcelain-coated cast iron bathtub

✔️ Kohler porcelain-coated cast iron kitchen sink
✔️ Travertine tile in owner's suite bath, second bath, and laundry room

✔️ 10' ceilings in main home / 9' ceilings in hallway and bedrooms

✔️ Entryway coat closet includes two Western Red Cedar barn doors with copper insert panels

✔️ Tree-filled views from every window and door in the house

✔️ 252 sqft (9'x28') decked and lighted attic storage accessible in the hallway

✔️ 100 sqft enclosed lighted storage

✔️ Dining room - 6" x 6" Western Red Cedar beam arbor


Kitchen Features

✔️ Wolf GR304-LP 30" gas range, 4 burners, and oven
✔️ Thermador 36" counter-depth built-in refrigerator/freezer
✔️ Custom-built cabinetry with 3/4" cabinet grade plywood
✔️ Kitchen includes butcher-block countertops, 8' long x 2' wide radius 42" high bar top, copper privacy strapping below, 3" x 3" radius Western Red Cedar footrest, two under counter lights, and seats five
✔️ Sanded slate flooring in the kitchen

✔️ Five ceilings fans

✔️ Kitchen cabinets - lower cabinets are drawers and upper cabinets have three German antique glass doors and five wood doors

✔️ Kitchen lighting - under and above cabinet lighting, 3 ceiling can lights, one Edison pendant light, two alabaster pendant lights over bar, and two copper under bar lights

Home Systems
✔️ Copper plumbing (no PEX or PVC)

✔️ Two 30-amp electric water heaters under the home

✔️ Propane air conditioning & heating

✔️ 250-gallon propane tank

✔️ R-30 insulation in the floors and ceiling, R-15 insulation in all walls

✔️ Austin Energy, 200-amp electrical service to the garage, 100-amp sub-panel service to the house, 1/2" conduit underground for cable servicing

✔️ Windows are .23 SHGC double pane windows with argon gas

✔️ AC and heating through floor vents