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All photos via The Davis Agency
Location: West Lake Hills, Texas
Hitting the open market for the first time ever, this 1959 midcentury ranch offers a bit of California modern in central Texas—with added bonus of defense against any Zombie apocalypse. In the backyard of the three-bedroom, three-bath home is a perfectly-preserved limestone fallout shelter. Built in 1961 by the first owner, a retired Air Force Colonel, the underground refuge still retains the original retractable cots, canned goods, and periscope. The main residence delivers the typical Eichler fare: post-and-beam construction, an open floor plan, and tons of glass walls.
For $1.2M, the property also comes with a carport and 275-square foot studio/guesthouse in the backyard, designed by Austin-based firm FAB architecture in 2009.