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Crystal Olenbush

  • 8800 Big View Drive

  • $7,500,000
  • 5 Beds, 6 Bath, 5428 SQ. Feet, 1.02 Acres Residential Austin, TX 78730

Experience lake living like never before at The Retreat on Lake Austin! Set amidst manicured lawns and impeccable landscaping on one of Austin's most highly sought-after streets, this spectacular Texas manor stands out with its timeless appeal. The home sits ideally on over an acre of prime Lake Austin waterfront, with over 100ft of frontage and a two-slip boat dock. The perfect primary residence to create new chapters with family and friends, or an ideal opportunity to fulfill the desire for your second home. The property offers an indoor-outdoor lifestyle as it exudes an atmosphere of relaxed sophistication. The interior is a true celebration of open space and light! The flow between the interior spaces serves as a frequent hub of camaraderie. You and yours will enjoy the expansive living room, breakfast nook, formal dining, wine cellar, wet bar, airy kitchen and more. The spacious primary suite occupying the west wing offers seclusion from the rest of the home, with tranquil views of the lake. As you make your way up the gracious landing, you will be captivated by views of Lake Austin and find an oversized balcony to relax and unwind. The secondary living room is well-appointed with a dry bar, wine cooler, and built-ins. The three additional guest suites and bathrooms are found on this level, each with its own characteristics and charm. Additionally, this property features a bonus guest casita with a full bathroom! Make your way to the outdoor living, which showcases the allure of living on Lake Austin! The pool and spa combo are embraced by the surrounding nature, with peace-filled views of the gently lapping waves of the lake. Take the winding paved pathway to the lake and boat dock, and breathe in the freshness of the Texas air. There is nothing more special than living on the lake! Come see what The Retreat on Lake Austin has to offer!

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Essential Information

  • MLS® #6923686
  • Price$7,500,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms6.00
  • Full Baths5
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,428
  • Acres1.02
  • Year Built2006
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address8800 Big View Drive
  • SubdivisionRiver Place Sec 17
  • CityAustin
  • CountyTravis
  • StateTX
  • Zip Code78730


  • FeaturesGolf, Park, Tennis Court(s)
  • ParkingAttached
  • # of Garages3
  • ViewLake, River
  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • WaterfrontLake Front
  • Has PoolYes


Electricity Available, Natural Gas Available, Phone Connected, Underground Utilities


  • InteriorCarpet, Stone, Wood
  • HeatingCentral
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces2
  • # of Stories2
  • StoriesTwo


Convection Oven, Double Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Refrigerator, Water Softener Owned, Self Cleaning Oven


Gas Log, Great Room, See Remarks


  • WindowsWindow Treatments
  • RoofTile
  • ConstructionMasonry
  • FoundationSlab

Exterior Features

Balcony, Covered Courtyard, Outdoor Grill, Private Yard, Rain Gutters, See Remarks

Lot Description

Sprinklers Automatic, Trees Large Size, Trees Medium Size

School Information

  • DistrictLeander ISD
  • ElementaryRiver Place
  • MiddleFour Points
  • HighVandegrift

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Property Listed by: Kuper Sotheby's Itl Rlty

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