Step into a world of opulence and sophistication with this extraordinary home in Westlake Hills. “Il Monastero” was designed and built by the renowned screenwriter, Warren Skaaren, as his personal writer’s retreat and inspired by his travels to Tuscany. As you approach, prepare to be captivated by the grandeur of the exterior, which beautifully blends European villa-styled elegance with the charm of the Texas Hill Country. Step inside and be transported to a world of luxury and refinement. The interior of this home is a true work of art, with every detail meticulously crafted to perfection. The hand-carved Cantera stone staircase serves as the centerpiece, creating a dramatic focal point that sets the tone for the rest of the residence. This exquisite feature is a testament to the craftsmanship and attention to detail that went into the creation of this home. Designed to provide comfort and style, this flexible design adapts perfectly for entertaining guests or simply enjoying time with family. The 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms offer a luxurious retreat for everyone in the household. Outside, the meticulously landscaped grounds create a private sanctuary that will take your breath away. The exterior features a beautiful pool overlooking a private canyon and multiple outdoor patios, providing the perfect setting for outdoor gatherings or peaceful moments of solitude. For those who enjoy outdoor activities, the property also features a private sport court, perfect for staying active and enjoying leisurely pursuits right at home. Situated 15 minutes from downtown Austin, this home offers the best of both worlds – a tranquil escape from the bustling city, yet close enough to enjoy all the amenities and attractions it has to offer. This extraordinary residence, with its rich history and impeccable design, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of architectural brilliance that can rarely be recreated today.
Cable Available, Electricity Connected, High Speed Internet Available, Propane, Phone Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected
Attached, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Gravel, Gated, Kitchen Level
Canyon, Park/Greenbelt, Hills, Pool, Trees/Woods
Built-In Refrigerator, Cooktop, Down Draft, Double Oven, Dishwasher, Gas Cooktop, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Ice Maker, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wine Refrigerator, Wine Cooler
Basketball Court, Exterior Steps, Gas Grill, Outdoor Grill, Private Entrance, Private Yard, Rain Gutters, Sport Court, Uncovered Courtyard
Cul-De-Sac, Backs to Greenbelt/Park, Landscaped, Native Plants, Private, Sprinklers Automatic, Sprinklers In Ground, Trees Large Size, Trees Medium Size, Views
Property Listed by: Kuper Sotheby's International Realty
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