Majestic neo-classical estate is positioned on a secluded hill in the Westlake area of Austin, on just below ten pristine acres. Enter through the private gates and drive along a tree lined lane composed of gray pavers before catching your first glimpse of this stately residence. Architect Charles Fisk, Builder Brian Bailey and whole host of artisans, craftsmen and designers have created a one-of-a kind masterpiece. Two formal elevations that bring to mind a Georgian Tidelands style with columned porticos combines beautifully with the Greek Revival style of the back exterior. An entire wall of Palladian style windows allows for sweeping vistas of the grounds, pool and Austin Hill Country. Featuring over 10,000 +/- square feet of internal living space, this significant home features five very large bedrooms, eight and a half bathrooms, seven awe-inspiring fireplaces and an additional apartment for guests or staff. The artistic elements that provide continuity of design include statuesque columns, deep crown molding, faux painting, marble and granite elements. Bold color choices warm the interior with luxurious fabric and paint choices in each room. Flooring selections incorporate limestone with diamond pattern granite inlays, Brazilian walnut hardwoods, marble and lush carpet. A stunning barrel ceiling with lavish colors tops off the second story for an Old World Venetian look. Numerous living areas encompass the first floor and provide extensive space to entertain or relax as a family. Formal great room and dining rooms flow into the remainder of the downstairs comprised of the family room, chef's kitchen, library and elegant master retreat. Multiple French doors allow you to walk out to the outdoor living area with an immense marble patio, substantial fireplace and infinity pool with forever views to Barton Creek Resort and beyond. The epicurean masterpiece kitchen has two Subzero refrigerators, two sinks, Dacor 6 burner stove, dual Thermador dishwashers and a warming oven. Large wraparound counter area engages guests in the cooking experience. Precast stone embellishes the cook top hood and natural stone wood-burning fireplace. Pantry, wine closet and Butler's area provide spaces for serving company, as well as storage. Luxurious appointments are abundant in the master retreat. "His and Hers" bathrooms are embellished with rich marble, granite, iridescent glass tiles and bronze accents. The cast stone impressive fireplace is warm and inviting on a cool Texas evening. Upstairs are four sizeable bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom and their own exclusive style. Balcony access and dramatic views that stretch for miles are hallmarks of theserooms. Enjoy the open sitting area separating two of the rooms with a cup of coffee and a coveted novel. This is a technologically modern home with every convenience at your fingertips. Completely networked and wired throughout for audio, music and internet access it also has security, central vacuum and "graphic eye" systems already in place. Incomparable attention to detail, classic touches and artistry are plentiful with the added inclusionof every technological home advantage for your lifestyle. A supreme mix of classical sumptuousness, comfort, privacy and up-to-date living are available in this superb estate.
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