Located in one of Westlake's most established neighborhoods, this grand estate is situated on the 15th Fairway of the prestigious Austin Country Club. Nestled amongst a heavily treed 1.22-acre lot, the manicured grounds and mature oak trees offer a welcoming haven to all who enter. Inside the classically elegant architecture, you will discover a stunning interior inspired by a European Manor, but with all the modern amenities.
Upon entering, the eye is immediately drawn to soaring ceilings richly detailed with the very finest woodwork and cornices. The grand foyer with its inlaid marble floors is flanked by a formal dining room on the right side and a charming sitting room on the left. There is an easy transition to the open concept great room and kitchen, where tongue and groove wood floors laid at a diagonal give a comfy cozy feel. A Thermadoor Professional 6 burner stove and warming oven, oversized quartzite island, wine fridge, and sub zero appliances make this kitchen a chef’s dream.
An after-dinner brandy and cigar may be in order as you retire to the media room off the kitchen which features coffered ceilings. A 192 inch retractable screen takes movie night to a whole new level! Rich mahogany walls, floor to ceiling bookcases and a pub-like bar make this room a wonderful escape for a friendly game of pool or a strategic game of chess. A large downstairs "owner's suite" includes a sitting area, luxurious bath, and direct access to the patio overlooking the pool. An adjoining room, accessible via the bathroom, is the perfect space for a nursery, craft room, or office.
The spiral staircase leads you to 4 large bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom, oversized closets and abundant storage. The 5th bedroom serves as the upstairs “owner's suite.” It includes a double-sided gas fireplace, enormous private balcony, sitting area, coffee bar, several walk-in closets, and a spa-like bathroom. These 5 spacious bedrooms surround a huge living area where family and friends can gather for a late-night game of cards. A generous secondary laundry room with built in ironing board, sink, and loads of storage round out the upstairs of this gracious home.
This property also includes a separate 718 square foot carriage house, perfect for your au pair or weekend guests, which includes a small kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and bar seating. A large covered porch gives these quarters the feel of total privacy though only steps away from the main house.
Want to get some exercise? No problem. Choose between the magnificent heated pool with several walk outs, putting green or indoor gymnasium featuring a regulation sized (heated & air conditioned) basketball court. A climate-controlled garage with four bays can be converted to hold up to 10 vehicles and includes an unbelievable amount of floor to ceiling storage cabinets.
Conveniently located near fine dining, high end retail stores and minutes from the iconic Pennybacker Bridge, this home is sure to captivate you. From relaxation to celebration and everything in between, this home has something for everyone!