Where do Austin’s elite live? We sought out five of the most expensive properties currently on the market for a glimpse into the top luxury homes in the city. With massive square footage, multiple living rooms, rolling hills, and lakefront amenities, these houses will leave your jaw on the floor. Did we mention the pools? Somebody grab us a fan and some smelling salts.
Perhaps one of these will be your next home. One can dream, right?
1. 905 Crystal Mountain Dr.
You cannot view this property in its full glory unless it is with an aerial view. The Barton Canyon Ranch is approximately 128 acres overlooking the hills of Austin. Entering through the home’s impressive stone gate, there’s over 1 mile of Barton Creek frontage on both sides of the property with 360 degrees of canyon views. Other amenities include an outdoor fire pit, pool, hot tub, helipad, pond, and four-stall horse barn with pastures and riding trails. The two-story main residence is 6,500 square feet with four bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths. This home is listed for $25 million.
2. 14425 Agarta Rd.
Commander’s Point Estate is a sprawling 31 acres of Lake Travis waterfront property. With more space than you could possibly imagine, the main residence is 10,500 square feet with four bedrooms, seven baths, three living rooms, an office, and media center. The guesthouse is 2,932 square feet with two bedrooms and two baths, and there’s even a manager’s house that is 1,647 square feet (bigger than most apartments in Austin). The property also boasts a helipad, seven-car garage, waterfall and koi pond, formal gardens, four-stall horse barn with track, and riding arena and trails. Other entertainment features include a swimming pool, hot tub, outdoor kitchen, basketball and tennis courts, and a double slip boat dock. Commander’s Point Estate is listed at $22.9 million.
3. 4433 River Garden Trail
This 3-acre lot is described as a “classic French country estate.” With views of Lake Austin, the downtown skyline, and Mount Bonnell, this one-of-a-kind property has a very grand and formal feel to it. The three-story home is 20,708 square feet and plays host to eight bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, and five half-baths. It has — wait for it — 15 living areas, five dining areas, and over 4,500 square feet of outdoor terraces. Built in 2006, this abode is in the heart of Westlake and listed for $14.9 million.
4. 3201 Westlake Dr.
Located on the banks of Lake Austin sits four acres of this private gated estate. The home is 10,608 square feet and contains six bedrooms and nine bathrooms. The waterfront property has two boathouses, gardens, an enclosed swimming area in Lake Austin, and a flat yard. Inside you’ll find a two-story foyer, elevator, exercise room, large dining area, wine cellar, wet bar, and more. The upstairs veranda overlooks the pool terrace, and a separate guesthouse is used for visitors. This home is listed for $14.2 million.
5. 4447 River Garden Trail
Live in luxury at the River Garden Estate, perched on one of the highest hills in Austin. Designed from a castle in northern Spain, the features of this massive home are meant for royalty. A large kitchen, home theater, exercise and sauna room, wine cellar and tasting room, pool and spa, two guest apartments, and a six-car garage are just some of the amenities found here. The house was built in 2001 and is 20,117 square feet contained in three stories. There are seven bedrooms and a total of 14 bathrooms. Additionally, there are 11 living and two dining areas. The least expensive home on this list, the River Garden Estate is on the market for $12.96 million.