Working parents with a chattering child tornado named Josie — who is quick to point out she is four AND A HALF years old — Elizabeth Fauerso and Chris Senn had grown weary of their restored 1905 Monte Vista home and all its stuff and unused space.
Josie’s bedoom in Elizabeth Fauerso and Chris Senn’s apartment at the Cellars at The Pearl. – Provided by Hearst Communications, IncThe pool area of the Cellars apartments at The Pearl. – Provided by Hearst Communications, IncThe living room of Elizabeth Fauerso and Chris Senn’s apartment at the Cellars at The Pearl. – Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc
a bedroom with a bed and desk in a room: Josie’s bedoom in Elizabeth Fauerso and Chris Senn’s apartment at the Cellars at The Pearl.
So they decided to downsize so they could upsize the amount of time spent together as a family. They landed in a two-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom, 1,438-square-foot apartment at the Cellars, the luxury apartments completed at The Pearl last year, with a terrace looking out on Hotel Emma and views of the San Antonio River to the west and the central green of The Pearl to the east.
Art in the dining room. – Provided by Hearst Communications, Inc
“Yeah, we had this 3,700-square-foot house on Agarita, a beautiful house that we bought in 2008, but we didn’t live in half of it,” said Fauerso, 44, who is the chief marketing officer for The Pearl, the mixed-use urban community just north of downtown.
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The Cellars, which opened in May 2017 after a four-year design/build process, features some of the most expensive apartments in San Antonio. One- to three-bedroom units range from around $2,000 a month to a 3,986-square-foot penthouse suite that goes for $14,100.
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Steve Bennett is a San Antonio freelancer.