Midcentury mod touches help this Austin home travel back in time
Lakeway, TX 78734
Neighborhood: Old Lakeway
Square footage: 4,858
The lowdown: Designed by UT alumnus Jack Dempsey in 1977, this is one of the most iconic and coveted midcentury modern-style homes situated within the first 13 residential tracts of prestigious Old Lakeway. Set on a quiet cul-de-sac with century-old live oaks, the fully glass-fronted home features 180-degree views of Lake Travis from all rooms, along with an updated wrap-around porch. The original large stone, steel, and wood structure of the home has been meticulously preserved, along with a unique and modern glass-paneled two-plus-car garage with epoxy floor and climate-controlled storage room. A porte-cochere entrance, leading to a stunning 20-foot vaulted foyer, includes breathtaking European marble floors and a steel and oak suspended staircase, complete with beautiful period chandelier lighting.
The large first-floor guest suite includes white oak parquet floors and European marble in the ensuite bathroom. The bath features original handcrafted cabinetry and updated quartz counters and vessel sinks paired with a marble and glass-enclosed Jacuzzi tub and shower. The second floor offers expansive vaulted ceilings, a floor-to-ceiling stone wood-burning fireplace, and large picture windows that provide abundant natural light. A gorgeous white birch-paneled bar — complete with wine refrigerator, ice maker, dishwasher, and sink — along with the vast living room and two dining areas, all flow naturally together. A guest bath with shower and a dry sauna adjoins to a guest bedroom/office, kitchen, and sun porch. The large, modern, quartz-countered kitchen, created for memorable gourmet dinners, includes over-sized ovens and cooktop, a warming drawer, and convection microwave.
Area amenities include creekside hike and bike trails, boating on beautiful Lake Travis, six golf courses, extensive tennis options, and a small aircraft airport, plus a community activity center, city park, playground, and community pool. It's only 15 minutes to the Hill Country Galleria, 30 minutes to downtown Austin, and 40 minutes to Austin Bergstrom International Airport.
This home is on the market with Alison Elliott of Kuper Sotheby's International Realty. Click here to see more photos, details, and to contact the agent.