8500 Calera Drive
Austin, TX 78735
NEW PRICE!**$70,000 BELOW APPRAISAL** $1,680,000
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+ 5 Bed | 5.5 Baths | 4 Car Garage
+ 5,866 SQ FT (Per Appraiser)
+ 1.568 Acres
+ Private Elevator
+ Exclusive, Gated Community of Calera, Barton Creek
+ Wine Cellar
+ Impressive Study/ Office with Built-Ins and Fireplace
+ Huge Backyard with Saltwater Swimming Pool with Tanning Ledge, Hot Tub and Covered Backyard Patio
+ Large, Open to Family Room Kitchen with Stainless Steel Thermador Stove and Refrigerator
+ Large Game Room with Balcony Over-Looking Pool
+ Hardwood, Stone and Carpet Floors
+ Automatic Membership to Omni Barton Creek Country Club
+ Short drive to Westlake, Central Austin & Lakeway, Hill Country Galleria
This exquisite home is situated in the privately gated, community of Calera, Barton Creek, tucked away on a unique, 1.568 acre Flag Lot giving great privacy. Calera is one of the premiere, gated communities in the world-renowned Barton Creek. This exclusive community is near St. Gabriels Catholic School and St. Michaels Catholic Academy, the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, as well as several acclaimed Barton Creek golf courses.
Upon arrival, youll be met with the open formal living and dining rooms. This expansive, interconnected space has plentiful natural light, and luxuriously subdued accents such as soaring ceilings, art niches, arches, decorative, wrought iron banisters and like so much of the rest of this home, bathed in natural light.
There is an impressive study with very high ceilings, designer colors, tons of built-in bookshelves, plenty of space for an executive sized desk but also has an additional built in desk with tons of storage options. If working isnt what you are into, this home was built for entertaining with the wine/ liquor room with a gate for safe keeping and bar area.
Any chef would adore this large, open to the family room kitchen including, stainless steel, Thermador refrigerator and 48 gas range, granite slab counters, a huge center island with a built a built-in breakfast counter, double walls ovens, tons of storage options, walk-in pantry and stunning views of the pool out back.
The large family room, as said before, is open to the kitchen and breakfast area and it wrapped in huge windows on the rear of the home, with built-ins and a large fireplace, this room is very relaxing. Both family and guests have plenty of room to work and play in this home. Off the family room, you will find a mother-in-law/ guest suite with its own door to the pool and a walk-in shower, and another door leading to the side of the home for an entrance that is just for your guest!
An expanse of windows on the rear of the home gives you easy access and views to the covered, wrap-around back porch, saltwater swimming pool, hot tub and private back yard highlighted by a beautifully manicured lawn, butterfly garden and beautiful landscaping.
Upstairs you will enjoy a huge game-room/ play-room perfect for game time or a relaxing movie with the family, wrapped in large windows with a balcony overlooking the sprawling backyard and swimming pool. You will also find 3 additional roomy en suite bedrooms, a study room with large built-in desk with storage options. There are two staircases on either side of the home for easy access or you take the elevator!
The private master suite is located on the main-level and contains a spacious jetted tub with glass tile accents and a wrap-around, full body, shower. The master closet is large enough to have a quite place to sit and decide what to wear today next to a window. The master bedroom itself is spacious and has gorgeous windows that allows for both seclusion and tranquility.
With private schools only minutes away, easy access to the shops and businesses of Bee Cave, southwest Austin and Westlake, and a short drive into central and the Lakeway region, 8500 Calera is truly a gem for any buyer.
Ask agent possible additional space, not included in the advertised square footage to build-out.