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About Pura Vida Homes

Pura Vida Homes is an Austin, Texas, homebuilder dedicated to building efficient,
elegant, modern homes. Focused on the neighborhoods of Austin’s inner city, Pura
Vida delivers desirable homes in the locations where Austinites want to live. Check
out our current inventory below, and please reach out if you have any questions or
would like to schedule a showing.

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Our Team

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Chris Werth

Chris Werth is the co-founder of Pura Vida Homes. With 28 years of experience in the homebuilding industry, Chris has managed and overseen the construction and sales of over 5,000 homes in the Greater Austin metro area.

 

As a division president for a fortune 500 company and later a top 20 national home builder, Chris sharpened his skills in acquiring land, developing neighborhoods, building successful teams, and overseeing all aspects of the homebuilding business.

 

A resident of Austin for over 15 years, Chris always dreamed of starting a homebuilding operation focusing on infill projects within the city. Pura Vida Homes is the result of that dream. As such, Pura Vida’s core principles include delivering high quality, sustainable housing for current and future Austin residents.
 
Chris lives with his wife of 30 years in Austin. Together they have one daughter, of whom they are very proud.

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Kris Sutton

Kris Sutton is the co-founder of Pura Vida Homes. With 14 years of experience in the homebuilding industry, Kris has managed and overseen the construction and sale of over 2,000 homes in the Greater Austin metro area.

 

As both a vice president of sales for a national builder and, since 2014, an Austin realtor, Kris gained in-depth knowledge of what Austin families expect from a homebuilder.

 

A resident of Austin for over 15 years, Kris has also been involved in the revitalization of over 30 infill homes in the Austin area and will continue to deliver high quality, sustainable housing for current and future Austin residents with Pura Vida Homes.


Kris lives with his wife in Austin and can’t imagine a better place to raise their two children.

 

Current Projects

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4708 Sinclair Ave - Rosedale

This elegant two story home features 2600sqft, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, with the master down. High ceilings, spa-like master retreat, a massive island, big open spaces, and luxurious, modern, fit and finish and a pool with an outdoor kitchen.  Complete Spring 2023

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2606 Greenlawn Parkway - Allandale

Another Sharon George designed masterpiece in the heart of Allandale!  This wonderful open floorplan features 3000sqft of living space on a single level, a massive outdoor living area including pool and a huge yard.  Estimated to be complete in Summer 2023

 

Past Projects

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2402 Hancock - Allandale -SOLD

Another Sharon George designed masterpiece in the heart of Allandale!  This wonderful open floorplan features 3500sqft of living space, a massive outdoor living area including pool and a huge yard.  Estimated to be complete in Summer 2022

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2404 Hancock - Allandale - SOLD

Right in the heart of Allandale, the Sharon George designed 3400sqft, 2-story home with a detached 3-car garage, pool, outdoor living space and multiple living areas is a going to be magnificent!  Estimated to be complete in Spring 2022

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4201 Shoal Creek - Rosedale - SOLD

This Jack Harter designed 4 bedroom home in Rosedale is a masterpiece! It features huge open spaces, designer finishes, amazing outdoor living space, a separate office, and game room.  Room for the whole family.

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1917 Pasadena - SOLD

This elegant two story home features 2650sqft, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, with the master down. High ceilings, spa-like master retreat, a massive island, big open spaces, and luxurious, modern, fit and finish are just a few of the highlights.

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6903 Daugherty Dr. - Allandale - SOLD

Located in the desirable neighborhood of Allandale, this elegant two-story home features 2,843 square feet, 4 bedrooms, and 3.5 baths. A master down and a 3-car garage on a private .28-acre lot round out this amazing family home.

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1208 Perez Street Unit A - East Austin - SOLD

Located just 3 miles from downtown Austin, this 1,654 square foot, two-story home features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths with a huge, open living and kitchen combined area downstairs.

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1208 Perez Street Unit B - East Austin - SOLD

Located just 3 miles from downtown Austin, this 1,011 square foot, two-story home features the perfect roommate plan with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths on separate floors.

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1919 Piedmont Ave Unit A, - Crestview - SOLD

Located in the greatly sought-after Crestview neighborhood, this 2,209 square foot home with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths features the master down and the 2 other bedrooms up, both with their own baths! Located on a corner lot with plenty of outdoor space, it’s a must-see!

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1919 Piedmont Ave Unit B, - Crestview - SOLD

Located in the greatly sought-after Crestview neighborhood, this 1,038 square foot home features 2 bedrooms and 2 baths on separate floors. Located on a corner lot with lots of outdoor space, it’s a must-see!

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1308 Perez Street Bldg 1 - East Austin - SOLD

Located just 3 miles from downtown Austin, this 1,654 square foot, two-story home features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths with a huge, open living and kitchen combined area downstairs.

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1308 Perez Street Bldg 2 - East Austin - SOLD

Located just 3 miles from downtown Austin, this 1,011 square foot, two-story home features the perfect roommate plan with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths on separate floors.

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4201 Shoal Creek - Rosedale

This Jack Harter designed 4 bedroom home in Rosedale is a masterpiece! It features huge open spaces, designer finishes, amazing outdoor living space, a separate office, and game room.  Room for the whole family.

Contact Us

14900 Avery Ranch Blvd Ste. 200-277
Austin, TX 78717

512-925-3996

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