This Mediterranean style lake house was designed by Cornerstone Architects, located on Lake Austin, a water reservoir on the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. This luxurious home was designed to maximize views from the interiors to capitalize on the breathtaking lake views. Comprised of a total of 9,051 square feet of living space, the interiors feature authentic Mediterranean details, such as arched doorways, wooden ceiling beams and gorgeous terra cotta tile. Mediterranean style furnishings decorate the entire home, creating a warm, livable family home.
The exterior facade of this two-story property is comprised of stucco with a Spanish tile roof. Outside you will find plenty of cozy sitting areas, enclosed patios and an expansive swimming pool with a water feature and a spa.
Above: The swimming pool surround is comprised of Terra Cotta tiles sourced from San Miguel, Mexico.
What We Love: From the grand iron gated entryway to the home to the wonderful outdoor living spaces, this Mediterranean style home is a stunner. It’s lakeside views are captivating and lush landscaping gives it a tropical aesthetic. We love all of the fireplaces features throughout the home, both inside and out, adding to the home’s warm ambiance. Have a look for yourself and you will see what we are talking about!
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Above: The lantern affixed to the stucco wall of this cozy outdoor space is called “Bourbon Street Outdoor Lantern with Goose Neck Bracket”. Source: French Market Lanterns. The stucco on the fireplace was applied to give it a highly textural aesthetic.
Above: A cozy patio offers a small seating area, while a built-in cantera stone fountain adds a tranquil ambiance to the space. The entire patio measures in at 14′-10″ by 13′-6″.
Above: The fans in the living room are Minka Aire Napoli 56″ Ceiling Fan – Tuscan Patina (F705-TSP), source.
Above: The spacious kitchen features a wraparound island with authentic barstools purchased in San Miguel, Mexico. The dimensions of this space are 16′-10″ by 18′.
Above: A heart-warming fireplace in the bedroom adds to the cozy aesthetic of the space French doors leads out to a private balcony.
Above: The master bathroom features a built-in bathtub in an alcove with a gas fireplace added for ambiance. A window captures breathtaking views of the lake.
Above: Below the custom designed wood staircase with iron railing is a beautiful Antique Welsh oak dresser with brass handles and balluster twisted legs.
Above: Metal and glass french doors leads to an outdoor loggia, featuring a comfortable furniture arrangement centered around a cozy fireplace. The spacious outdoor living area measures 16′ x 45′.
Photos: Coles Hairston
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