Rare property situated between our vibrant downtown and gorgeous Lake Austin is a dream forever home or lock-and-leave for the wanderlust, near Central Market, Seton Ascension Healthcare, Covert Park at Mt. Bonnell, The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria, and award-winning Casis Elementary. This authentically Mediterranean oasis provides security, privacy, and the serenity of green space, all at once. The convenience of urban living is artfully coupled with the grand entrance and landscaping designed to create seclusion with the gated driveway and three-car garage, which includes free-standing cooled wine storage. Tucked away around the back is a peaceful haven with a...fountain and seating area plus a charming studio for the artist or avid gardener. A screened-in porch provides year-round outdoor living and serves as a covered patio for al fresco dining, rain or shine. Once inside the classic stone home, reflective natural light welcomes you to ascend the stylish staircase or continue along the main floor toward the casual entertaining area with custom built-ins, a modern wet bar, adjacent powder room, and plenty of space to gather for games or movies. Formal living and dining spaces feature additional built-ins and European-styled lighting and paneling that combines old world and modern for cohesive flow and feel. A well-equipped kitchen, laundry, and generous owner's en suite with its back-garden views and massive bathroom complete the ground floor. Let the curvaceous iron staircase railing guide you upstairs or install an elevator in the already existing elevator shaft to guarantee an easy ascent for all of your family and guests. Upstairs you will find Two additional en suite bedrooms separated by a versatile mezzanine with a Juliet balcony that can be enjoyed as a music room or library. We invite you to see for yourself and experience the possibilities of this exceptional home.
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