From the moment you enter the gates and pull up the circular driveway, this luxury home and exceptional craftsmanship are evident in this pristine Balcones property. Situated on over half an acre lot and designed by Studio Steinbomber and built by Mulligan Construction, this stunning property masterfully blends functionally and design. With 9ft ceilings and an open floor plan, this home exudes a feeling of light and space. Featuring 5 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 2 half baths and plenty of living areas to relax or entertain. A light-filled entry opens to the heart of the home, the main level with a gourmet kitchen, luxurious living room with custom built-ins and a large dining room which flows seamlessly for casual yet upscale living. Rounding out the main level, additional spaces include two offices, two bar areas with two wine refrigerators, on demand hot water dispenser and sparkling water on tap, a butler's pantry, a mud room, guest bedroom with en-suite bath, powder bath and an exercise room.
The chef's kitchen is complete with top-of-line Wolf and Subzero kitchen appliances, an oversized island with quartzite natural stone counters, dual Bosch dishwashers, designer "Melt" light fixtures by Tom Dickson, a total of 3 convection ovens (one which is also steam oven), 36in gas and convection range, well thought out custom milled cabinets with an appliance garage, and filtration system for drinking water and purified ice water.
Upstairs the tranquil primary owner's retreat with spa-like bath features a separate walk-in shower, custom wood tub from Bath in Wood of Maine, Basalt natural stone tiles, recycled glass tile, double vanity with marble counters, heated mirror in the shower with dual jet fixtures, and an incredible walk-in closet plus additional storage space. Enjoy your coffee from the private balcony with views to the tree canopy, downtown skyline and UT Austin. Three additional bedrooms with well appointed and designed en-suite bathrooms with leather granite, Calcutta gold quartz, custom cabinets and walk-in closets round out the living quarters upstairs. An additional private balcony is located at the third family room providing light at sunrise or bask in the beautiful light at dusk. An additional laundry room upstairs serves the living quarters.
The lower level is a one-of-a-kind space that could be a large game room/media room, mother-in-law suite, office or nanny's quarters. It features a full secondary kitchen with all stainless steel appliances and full bath (which also serves as the pool bath) plus a powder bath, a wood burning fireplace and a third laundry area. On the lower level, the glass accordion doors create a seamless flow from the indoor entertainment space to the outdoor sparkling heated and chilled pool with an underwater speaker and surround sound throughout the oversized backyard and ample decks. Enjoy your pool year round regardless of the weather! The back yard offers an orchard and garden, beautiful landscaping, playscape and trampoline, and firepit with plenty of room to run around. This picturesque setting is meant to create a private oasis and offers an extension of your dining room to dine al fresco or entertain both intimate or large groups. The perfectly placed windows to the tree canopy and beautiful designer sconces create beautiful ambient light for a serene setting.
A smart home with easy access via applications and SPAN panel systems provide the ability to control the home from any location. The first home to install a Tesla roof in Austin, the home has the ability to generate enough energy to power through emergencies as well as offer an eco friendly and sustainable option to run your home while reducing your carbon footprint. More green features, include a reverse osmosis water system and UV light filtration.
A serene and private setting with natural surroundings and a stellar location in coveted Balcones, this gorgeous home is an entertainers dream with the easy flow of a well thought out living space. Easy access to Mopac and just minutes to downtown Austin and zoned to both exemplary public and private schools nearby. Don't miss this opportunity to live your life story in the heart of Balcones today!