1227 Ball Street, Galveston, TX
$ 1,390,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#58389757
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityGalveston
  • Area33
  • NeighborhoodGalveston Townsite
  • Zip77550
  • StyleFrench
  • Year Built1859
  • Taxes$ 15267
  • Price$ 1,390,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage4329
  • Lot Size0.2365 Acres
Data Source:
Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR)
Property Description

The Allardyce Cottage, a meticulously preserved historic home built between 1859 & 1860 on 2 lots. The main home boasts 3 bedrooms, 2 full & 1 half baths, with high ceilings, original longleaf pine floors, large windows & elegant crown molding. Stained glass windows provide old-world charm, while modern updates enhance its appeal. The outdoor space features a covered back patio, a brick paver courtyard with a stunning swimming pool, and an extended patio with a gas firepit & fruit trees. A 555 sq ft storage (currently used as a gameroom) with custom wet bar & half bath, along with 1car garage, offer entertainment options. Upstairs, a 320 sq ft efficiency apartment with kitchenette and full bath overlooks the courtyard. The property includes a detached 2 car garage with side street access, Zoysia grass & is enclosed by an ornate custom fence. Blending history & modern living for sophisticated living or a welcoming Air BnB or VRBO. Minutes from the beach, strand & Sealy Medical Center.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Gisd Open Enroll Elementary School Gisd Open Enroll Middle School Ball High School
Price History
5/22/2024 Listed $1,390,000

General Features

Interior Features Balcony,Dryer Included,Fire/Smoke Alarm,Formal Entry/Foyer,High Ceiling,Refrigerator Included,Washer Included,Window Coverings
Heating Central Gas
Roof Built Up,Composition
Fireplaces 1
Energy Attic Fan,Attic Vents,Ceiling Fans,Insulated/Low-E windows,Insulation - Spray-Foam,North/South Exposure,Storm Windows,Tankless/On-Demand H2O Heater
Restrictions Historic Restrictions
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 2
Year Built 1859
Subdivision Galveston Townsite
Style French
Stories 2
County Galveston
Tax Rate 2.0161
Property Type Single-Family
Yearly Taxes 15267
Census Tract 7243
Tax Year 2023
Status Active
Acres 0.2365
Directions From I-45 S,Continue onto Broadway Avenue J,Turn left onto 13th St,Turn right onto Avenue H,Home will be on the right.
City Galveston
Disclosures Mud,Sellers Disclosure
School District 22 - Galveston
Geo Market Area East End
DOM 30
Elementary School GISD OPEN ENROLL
Finance Available Cash Sale,Conventional
List Type Exclusive Right to Sell/Lease

Interior Features

Total Bedrooms 4
Fireplace Description Gaslog Fireplace
Floors Wood
Disposal 1
Dishwasher 1
Master Bath Desc Half Bath,Primary Bath: Double Sinks,Primary Bath: Soaking Tub,Secondary Bath(s): Shower Only,Vanity Area
Room Description 1 Living Area,Formal Dining,Gameroom Down,Guest Suite w/Kitchen,Living Area - 1st Floor,Quarters/Guest House,Sun Room,Utility Room in House
Range Type Gas Cooktop
Oven Type Double Oven,Electric Oven
Countertops Granite
Microwave 1
Kitchen Butler Pantry,Island w/o Cooktop,Pantry,Pots/Pans Drawers,Second Sink,Under Cabinet Lighting
Room Count 10
Sq Ft Total 4329
Sq Ft Source Seller
Bedroom Description Primary Bed - 1st Floor,Sitting Area
Beds Max 5
Cool System Central Electric
Total Baths 3.20

Exterior Features

Street Surface Asphalt,Curbs,Gutters,Pavers
Foundation Pier & Beam
Siding Brick,Wood
Private Pool Y/N Yes
Garage Description Detached Garage
Lot Size Source Appraisal District
Front Door Faces North
Dwelling Type Historic
Lot Size 10300
Water Sewer Public Sewer,Public Water,Water District
Lot Description Corner
No Of Garage Cap 3
Exterious Features Back Yard,Back Yard Fenced,Balcony,Covered Patio/Deck,Detached Gar Apt /Quarters,Exterior Gas Connection,Fully Fenced,Patio/Deck,Porch,Private Driveway,Rooftop Deck,Side Yard,Storage Shed


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 77550

AVG $560K
AVG $7,081
AVG 306
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1943