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Welcome to Unit 310 in The Tanglewood. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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The main living area follows an open floor plan with hardwoods underfoot and a wall of floor-to-ceiling window. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and custom built-in cabinetry. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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The large granite-topped island affords additional seating. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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The dining room is located at the far end of the main room. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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The condo comes with three balconies, this one located off the dining room. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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A view from the dining room back toward the living room. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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The entry welcomes owners with 12-foot ceilings and takes them to the living area, as well as to the three bedrooms. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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The master bedroom enjoys a private balcony. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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Another view of the master bedroom, this time looking toward the master bath. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
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Double vanities, Jacuzzi tub and oversized shower are just a few of the highlights of the master bath. Photo courtesy of © TK Images
The Tanglewood at 1616 Fountain View exterior day The Tanglewood was built in 2001. It is located near the corner of Fountainview and San Felipe in the Tanglewood area six floors
The Tanglewood at 1616 Fountain View Drive. Courtesy photo
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The Tanglewood at 1616 Fountain View exterior day The Tanglewood was built in 2001. It is located near the corner of Fountainview and San Felipe in the Tanglewood area six floors
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A spacious high-rise gem in the desirable Tanglewood area gives owners location, location, location with world-class shopping at The Galleria nearby and easy access to freeways and downtown.

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Condominium 301, located in the six-story The Tanglewood at 1616 Fountain View Drive, offers three bedrooms and two and a half baths. Enter the unit with hardwood floors under foot in a hallway with lots of space to display your art collection. Twelve-foot ceilings are found throughout the residence.

 At the far end of the room is the dining room with access to two patios and treetop views.  

The main living area follows an open floor plan with floor-to-ceiling windows on one side. The sitting room enjoys natural light and views. The kitchen is readily at hand, where a large granite-topped island affords additional seating. Stainless steel appliances and custom built-in cabinetry will please the chef of the house.

At the far end of the room is the dining room with access to two patios and treetop views. One patio is large enough for a few outdoor furniture pieces.

The hallway leads owners from the entrance to the bedrooms, where the master suite comes complete with a walk-in closet and a private balcony. Double vanities, a Jacuzzi tub and an oversized shower are just a few of the many highlights of the master bath.

Step outside
The Tanglewood complex provides 24-hour concierge service, a fitness center and a swimming pool with fountains surrounded by a deck for sunning and arbors for shade. The unit is allocated two parking spots.

Square footage: 2,440

Asking price: $489,000

Listing agent: Moni Bohnisch, John Daugherty Realtors

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