Private gates open to an extraordinary residence.
Before entering double bronze canterra doors, the front entry features a 3 tiered fountain in the middle of the courtyard.
A dual water fall greets guests upon entry.
Mosaic medallions are strategically inlaid in each room.
Bronze colored Granite carefully selected and cut from a mountain in India was shipped over to grace the main floors.
The heart of the home and the soul of its decor sparkles in splendor above the main living room.
The 650 lb. shimmering Swarovski Chandelier heralds the exquisite beauty of rooms radiating from its center.
The owner's passion for detail is manifested at every elegant turn in this graceful mansion.
Music has played an exciting role in the history of this home, whether it is one opera singer or 3 bands during SXSW.
Smooth walls are framed with over a mile of intricately carved, imported moldings.
The second living area looks out to the beautiful backyard and pool.
Suspended above the formal dining room is another Swarovsky crystal wonder.
This chandelier glistens above making any special occasion something to remember.
Fully outfitted for master culinary efforts, the kitchen is separated by a wall of glass from an equally equipped catering kitchen.
Light from exterior windows bathe the granite counters gleaming above custom cabinetry in both areas.
Having two kitchens enhances the entertainment potential.
The breakfast area off the kitchen opens to the patio and pool.
The master bedroom wing provides the ultimate in definitive luxury.
The master suite has a gas fireplace and elevator access.
Pocket doors open to a large attached study or library with windows open to the view outside.
The master bath has double lavatories and double water closets.
Granite steps lead to an elevated jetted tub flanked by windows and two stained glass panels from Spain.
Gleaming surfaces on floors and glowing crystal chandeliers evoke the owner's joy of design.
The staircase is framed by custom iron work.
An elevator ride to the lower level opens to a large game room with a wet bar and full size refrigerator.
Behind doors is a huge, comfortable media room with a Sony projector and massive screen.
A bedroom and full kitchen could serve as nanny,housekeeper or guest quarters.
Full kitchen in nanny/guest quarters.
An elevator ride to the fourth level yields a magical surprise... A dance studio with mirrored walls, bamboo floors and, oh yes, a mirror ball.
An outdoor kitchen and plenty of entertainment spaces are framed by magnolias and fan palms.
The large upstairs patio looks out to downtown Austin.
The back yard and panoramic views are due east where sunrise greets the day and all is sheltered and shaded from the western setting sun.
Family or guests can relax by the Olympic size pool and cabana.
The grounds and outside living areas are finished with the same quality exhibited within this incredible home.
A vacation to any international resort could not offer more beauty, relaxation and privacy.
This complete outdoor experience includes a pool with 4 waterfalls, rain curtain and spa.
Outside living spaces include covered and uncovered patios, terraces and balconies.
Built to commercial standards, the structural bones of this magnificent home are as solid as the stone on which it is constructed.
The house is located at the end of a winding cul-de-sac in one of Austin's most prestigious neighborhoods.
Francisco Choi, founder of FTC Architects, who at one time worked under the legendary I. M. Pei designed the home.